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In search of family

I'm looking family members  back home in Arkansas by the name  jones or Webb. My grandparents were Charlie  and Hiley jones. Hileys maiden name was webb. My name is Kathleen Sherman.  Read More

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Hennis J. James of Guilford County, NC. Need names of parents and birth record if available

b. March 1831 in Patrick County, Virginia

m. 12/26/1848 Nancy Cornelia Summers in Stokes County, NC

10/21/1861 Civil War Military Company C, 45th Infantry Regiment NC

Residence from census records: Guilford County, NC from 1850 forward

d. 1909 and buried Lee’s Chapel, Guilford County, NC

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OKIE help

Grandmother Carry B Barnes born 1895 in Oklahoma ,can not find birth record. Nothing in OK
City or Tulsa. Thinking she was born at home.  Any body out there that might have any info.
 Thank you for any help..........Sincerely, Michele Barnes
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1920 Census Records aren't right

I just looked in the 1920 USA Census for my Mother who was born in 1913. I added her parents names and all I knew but the search came back empty. What do I need to do, Please??
Thanks,    Jerry
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Looking for the Mother oF Rose Anna Hartzell , My great, great, Grandmother.

Rose Ann Hartzell was born on October 30th in 1815, and died in 1889 . She was a Seneca of the Delawares full blooded Indian.  She was the spouse of Adam Rupp. Read More

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Joseph Lon Johnson, Jr.

Joseph Lon Johnson, Jr.

Born:  04-18-1921 in N.C.  -  Death:  10-12-1986 in High Point, N.C.

Need Burial Site, and any pictures.

Thank you.

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Edward Smithwick Robinson and father Archie Benjamin Cam Robinson

I am look for any information regarding Archie Benjamin Cam Robinson and his father Amacy Robinson.  They are my grandfather and great grandfather.  I am the daughter of Edward Smithwick Robinson born July 22, 1915 in Childress, Falls County, Texas. Read More

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Wanting to know Manerva Kimbler

She had Three daughters Named Betty, Lou, and Belau. Read More

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Waterhouse John and Julia Onondaga or Columbia County NY

Looking for more information on John Larkin Waterhouse (1817 to 1895) and married Julia Ann Green. She died in 1847 in Indiana probably after they moved there. I am trying to find a marriage date for John and Julia and any birth information on Julia. Her parents were supposedly a Moses H. Green and her mother was an Elizabeth. She may have had a brother named John.  Read More

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help find the father of clair (bontiel) schreffler

  Clair Schreffler is my grandmother and I have hit a brick wall when it comes to finding her father's birth date, birth place, marriage date, divorce date, death date, burrial place.  I have not been able to find any of these things.  None of the people in the family are still alive to give me any help.  The people at  Midwest Historical and Genealogical, Society, Inc. has pointed me in the right direction many times.  But they have run out of ideas that do not cost a lot of money which I do not have.  If you have any suggestion I would be most appreciated.

Fibrolin@aol.co is where you can reached direct.

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Looking for my great grandmother and great father who died in 1939 in an accident, what kind of accident and where are they buried

I am trying to find out information, which nobody in my family knows regarding my great grandmother and greatgrandfather, HAROLD AND MARGARET TOOMEY,THE FAMILY KNOWS THAT THEY DIED IN AN ACCIDENT IN 1939, BUT WE DONT KNOW ANY MORE INFORMATION AND WOULD LIKE TO FIND INFORMATION ON WHAT HAPPENED TO THEM, AND WHERE ARE THEY BURIED AND WHAT FUNERAL HOME HANDLED THEIR ARRANGEMENTS, THEY HAD 3 DAUGHTERS, MARGARET, PATRICIA, AND REGINA TOOMEY, HARRY WORKED AT THE PLAZA HOTEL IN NEW YORK CITY,MY GRANDMOTHER, PATRICIA WAS BORN IN BLISSVILLE, NEW YORK, MY NAME IS DANA FASICK JR., DFASICKJR@GMAIL.COM, THANK YOU.....
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Allen Bland 1800's

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Allen Bland in Illinois


I am looking for information on my Great Grandparents.


Allen Bland born about 1820

married Hannah Wadkins in 1859


I believe this is Allen's 2nd wife


Marriage certificate - Edgar County, Illinois August 28, 1859


Census Record - 1860 Grandview, Edgar County, ILL


Allen age 34 – Day laborer - born - Virginia (b: 1826)

Hannah age 28 - born – Virginia (b: 1832)

Rebecca age 10 - born – Illinois (b: 1850)

Mary age 7 - born – Illinois (b: 1853)

John Buchanan age 1 born – Illinois (b: 1859)


Census Record – 1870 Sidney, Champaign County, Illinois


Allen age 50 – farmer - born – Virginia cannot read or write (b: 1820)

Hannah age 45 born – Illinois cannot read or write (b: 1825)

John age 12 born – Illinois cannot read or write (b: 1857)

William age 4 born – Illinois (b: 1866)

Baby age 3 months born – Illinois (b: 1870)


Census Record – 1880 St Joseph, Champaign County, Illinos


Hannah age 42 born – Virginia both parents born VA (b: 1838)

William A age 13 born – Illinois both parents born VA (b: 1866)

James A age 9 born – Illinois both parents born VA (b: 1870)




1. John Buchanan Bland Death Certificate - October 31, 1933 Springfield, Sangamon County, ILL


Birth – July 3, 1857

Birthplace – Urbana, Champaign County, ILL

Father Unknown – father birthplace Unknown

Mother Unknown – mother birthplace Unknown





2. William Allen Bland – Death Certificate – April 25, 1921 Decatur, Macon County, ILL


Birth – March 7, 1866

Birthplace – Champaign County, ILL

Father Unknown – father birthplace Unknown

Mother Unknown – mother birthplace Unknown


3. James Albert Bland – Death Certificate – May 16, 1945 Decatur, Macon County, ILL


Birth – June 30. 1870

Birthplace – Sidney, Champaign County, ILL


Father – Unknown – Father birthplace – PA

Mother – Unknown – mother birthplace – VA



Possibilities:


Hannah Bland Obit:

Decatur, Macon County, ILL

Anna Bland

February 5, 1896


Allen Bland

Census Patton, Ford County, ILL 1865



Rebecca, Mary, John Buchanan - Allen's children from 1st Marriage


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Looking for my great grandmother and great father who died in 1939 in an accident, what kind of accident and where are they buried

I am trying to find out information, which nobody in my family knows regarding my great grandmother and greatgrandfather, HAROLD AND MARGARET TOOMEY,THE FAMILY KNOWS THAT THEY DIED IN AN ACCIDENT IN 1939, BUT WE DONT KNOW ANY MORE INFORMATION AND WOULD LIKE TO FIND INFORMATION ON WHAT HAPPENED TO THEM, AND WHERE ARE THEY BURIED AND WHAT FUNERAL HOME HANDLED THEIR ARRANGEMENTS, THEY HAD 3 DAUGHTERS, MARGARET, PATRICIA, AND REGINA TOOMEY, HARRY WORKED AT THE PLAZA HOTEL IN NEW YORK CITY,MY GRANDMOTHER, PATRICIA WAS BORN IN BLISSVILLE, NEW YORK, MY NAME IS DANA FASICK JR., DFASICKJR@GMAIL.COM, THANK YOU.....
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James Roberts abt 1863 to 1910

I am trying to find information about my great-grandfather. All the information that I know for sure is from the 1900 census.  

husband James Roberts born abt. 1863 in Illinois
wife Mary born abt. 1857 in Arkansas
Son William E abt. sept. 1892 in Indian Territory
son Benjamin abt. Nov 1894 in Indian Territory
step son Columbus Verils (Vails, Vales) abt. sept. 1882 in Indian Territory
step son Freddy Verils (Vails, Vales) abt. Feb. 1885 in Indian Territory
step son John Verils (Vails, Vales) abt. Jun 1887 in Indian Territory

I have found family trees on ancestry.com that show his parents to be:
James Alexander Roberts born abt. 1829 in Alabama
Lucinda Cole born abt. 1833 in Tennesee
but I have not been able to substantiate that.

  

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obituary and/or cemetery for Charles Edward Kelly?

Hello - I have been searching, without any luck, for an obituary for Charles Edward Kelly ( b. Abt 1903 - likely in Clark County, WI, d. 11 Jul 1962 in Wauwatosa, Milwaukee County, WI.  He lived much of his life in Marshfield, Wood County, WI.  He was married to Florence Elizabeth Eernisse, and they had 4 children - Shirley Ann, Marjorie "Marge" Jane, Robert "Bob" Charles, and Constance "Connie" Caroline.  Florence and he later divorced, sometime after the 1940 census (I don't have an exact date).  I don't know if he remarried.  His grandson told me that he's buried in Milwaukee County, though he doesn't seem to have a cemetery name.  Charles was the son of Sperry Rockwill Kelly (sometimes "Kelley") and Edith Elizabeth Voss.  Any help is greatly appreciated! Kindest regards - Amy Read More

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Lyke family

Looking for information on Andrew Lyke (Like) born abt 1808 and died aft 1880. His wife was Margaret Frieze (believe this is the spelling of the last name) with the same birth and death dates. We believe they are buried in this county, but are not sure. Can only track them to 1880. Any help would be wonderful. Thank you! Read More

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Lyke family

Looking for future information on Andrew Lyke (Like) born 1808 died aft 1880. Wife was Margaret Born 1808 and died aft 1880. I believe her last name is spelled Frieze. Believe that they lived in Kinderhook and then moved to Columbia County. Later they moved to Onondaga County  Read More

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Looking info about my grandmother Ann Lee Lawler, Fowe Corbran and ?

Anne Lee Lawler married my grandfather around 1917 in Los Angeles.  Ann Lee was born in Saline, Missouri. Ann Lee was in Bakersfield, California in 1916. Her parents were Eli and Maggie (Morris) Lawler. Ann Lee and Orval Dennis Fowe had 2 sons, Charles and Orval Glenn (who was my father). After Orval Dennis Fowe died on Feb. 28, 1920, she married ? (maybe John) Corbran, in Los Angeles. Ann Lee and ? had Ernest and Benjamin. After ? Corbran dies in about 1935 she married ? Bertslinger. I don't know the if the correct spelling of Bertslinger, is right. I do not know where she lived, maybe in Compton, California or around that area when she died. I don't know where she is buried, but Orval Dennis is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery, Compton California. I don't think she had a Social Security card. She worked as a domestic in different homes.. Read More

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Josiah Darling d. 21 Sept 1868 in Morristown, Lamoille, VT copy of Probate file

Hello,
I was wondering if anyone in the area would be willing to get a copy of the probate/will for Josiah Darling, who died in 1868. I am trying to verify the names of his children and where they were living when he died. I am willing to pay for this - just trying to find someone to help with it.

Thanks, Theresa Hubbell
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Andrew J McLean (need only his DOD/Place of Death) His grave/his wife/children/parents/siblings all found & fully researched.

Andrew J McLean
Find A Grave Memorial# 112246153
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=112246153

Andrew's last known census 1880 with his wife Abby.   Muskegon Michigan Fed/State - there is no 1890 census that I could find anywhere to see if Andrew was alive for the 1890 census.  Having a 1990 Muskegon Census would narrow down the DOD or state that his wife and he were divorced. 

Andrew's wife Abby remarried in Oct 1893.  So either Andrew divorced his wife or died between 1880-1893.   Abby's 2nd marriage was not happy. There are 1901/1902 Muskegon newspaper articles about Charles Harlan Squires in contempt of court for leaving his wife destitute.   Abby Squires is buried next to her first husband Andrew. 

1.  The cemetery manager cannot find the date of burial on Andrew although he is buried next to her.  I have her email confirming that fact.   So no DOD from there.

2.  The Muskegon County Vital Records too my money and said no Andrew McLean/McLane/McLain/McClain died between 1880-1893 in Muskegon.  So no DOD there.  I am not sure Muskegon Vital Records is trustworthy.  It is iffy if the clerk looked effectively to see if an Andrew J McLean/McLane/McLain/McClain died in Muskegon.   No DOD here.

3. I had a friend go to Andrew/Abby's cemetery to get Andrew's DOD from his headstone.   There are narrow rectangular holes in the ground...all in a neat row where their headstones used to be.   They were stolen.  So his DOD could not be gotten from the headstone.

Andrew McLean's census spelled his name wrong several times.
1860 and 1870 is McLane.  1880 is Mc Lain (exactly like this).  1890 is missing.  Fire destroyed fed 1890 Muskegon census and I cannot find a Michigan state 1890 Muskegon census.

One World Tree lists Andrew's DOB as 8 September 1839 and that he died of cancer of the lip.  Could not confirm ...except that is fits the census dates.  His mother lived in Howell Livingston County New York at time of Andrew's birth so that is his assumed place of birth.  His father is buried there. 

If anyone can find the date of death/place of death for Andrew J McLean, it would solve a huge mystery.    treelover4@yahoo.com



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Obituary and/or death info from 1937

Looking for death info, obituary and/or newspaper article re Forrest (Forest) Manning.
Born July 12, 1926 in Minnesota and died May 5, 1937 in Klamath.  Family history states he died as the result of a bicycle accident. He is listed in the Oregon Death Index with a certificate number of 134. Mother was Leona Schultz Manning and father was Peter Manning.
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looking for elbert starks children mother,name was mattie

children were ,alma,lillie mary ,Lucinda,lucille,leon, Jacob,l.c. and elbert starks jr. Read More