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Colleen K. (#46831435)
 member for 8 years, 4 months, 15 days
Sharon Beth
RE: Marian Clark Fields

My Parents: Pansy Fields and Ralph Shuck

My Maternal Grandparents: Carter Fields and Nannie Jarnigan

Carter and Nannie had 12 children.

I am the youngest 1st generation grandchild of Carter and Nannie.

Marian Clark Fields is my Aunt by marriage. She married Perry Fields, my Mother's brother.

Added by Sharon Beth on May 06, 2014 10:27 AM

Sharon Beth
Marian Clark Fields
Hi Colleen,

Please disregard my edit request for Marian Clark Fields. Another cousin manages her memorial page, and I was able to do a direct edit through her.

Thank you for all the work you do here on Find A Grave, I know our ancestors would appreciate it also!


Added by Sharon Beth on May 02, 2014 9:04 AM

Charles Burton
OMG please delete the previous message from me, lol, puter got ahead of me or was it the cat jumping on my keyboard,lol!

I was going to be adding that info to him, but you beat me to it! I am tangled into that group as my Prettymans webbed into the Marshes and Burtons etc. Like someone on my page left me in a message "any family that has been in Sussex for l00 years is ALL tangled together"!! And OH that is SO TRUE!!

THanks you for the info :)

Added by gennie on May 02, 2014 8:02 AM

Cathy Ruddell
Clark/Ruddell & Townsend
Hello Miss Colleen:
First I must say thank you for all the hard work you've done in searching and putting together so many records and family history! Well done and I've learned a lot through your contributions on here.
Maude Ann Clark was the wife of my GGrandfather's (Thomas A. Ruddell) brother William Albert Ruddell. In my search to learn more about Tom, I learned about William which opened a lot of new doors of info. But in my research I've come to a road block and have lost track of what became of William after 1942. I only have a WWII registration card showing his address as "County Farm, Bridgeton NJ Cumberland County". He was in his 60's by this time, no employer, lists no next of kin and then vanishes! Do you have any idea as to what happened to him? I know his marriage to Maude went sour (as divorce is a curse amongst us Ruddell's), but I don't have a clue as to what happened to the poor fellow. No death certificate or record can be found on my part.
Also, my GGrandfather Thomas, married a Rhoda (Stephenson) Townsend (my GGrandmother) in DE. Her parents were Daniel and Rhoda. I am very honored to possess her family bible which is loaded with info on the family. Could these Townsend's be of any relation to yours?
If you could get back to me at your earliest convenience, I would be so grateful. I thank you in advance for your time and look forward to hearing from you! You may also contact me directly through email at Thanks again!

Added by Cathy Ruddell on Apr 28, 2014 8:48 AM

David Farmer
RE: Related?
I am a great grandson of Maude Munsey Zion who was the first child of Kellogg & Louis Munsey and a sister to Elizabeth "Lizzie" Munsey.

Added by David Farmer on Apr 19, 2014 8:46 PM

David Farmer
Bonnie, was wondering if we are related. I noticed you are maintaining the memorials for several of my relatives in the DaVault Cemetery in Lee County. I am a great great grandson of Kellogg and Louisa Munsey.

Added by David Farmer on Apr 03, 2014 7:44 PM

c d
RE: Townsends in Berlin Cemetery

Glad I could help. Do you think there might be more in the S. Jersey area?


Added by c d on Mar 30, 2014 2:19 PM

c d
Townsends in Berlin Cemetery

Just wanted you to know I added some photos of Joseph B., Sarah, Myrtle, and Reuben Townsend.


Added by c d on Mar 18, 2014 2:08 PM

David Reeves
Bernard L Stuetz/Elizabeth Bowman Stuetz
Hello Coleen;

I stumbled across your memorial for Bernard and it filled several holes for me! This was one of those you look for years and find nothing and then one day, bam! moments

I descend from the Bowman line. Elizabeth Marie Bowman Stuetz would be my gr gr aunt, daughter of my Gr Gr grandparents Johan Bernhard Bauman and Marie E Vogelman Bauman

If you have an account on ancestry and could invite me to your tree I would love to look and see if you have information I dont. My ansestry ID is Davidr756 You can email me at

Thanks, look forward to hearing from you


Added by David Reeves on Mar 17, 2014 9:00 PM

Jane Hamilton
RE: Thanks
Yes, you certainly did send a very nice thank you for the Maull transfer. Jane

Added by Jane Hamilton on Feb 20, 2014 7:52 AM

Sally Jarvis
RE: Find A Grave Memorial# 68618743
Thank you so much, Colleen. This person is in my husband's line, and we both appreciate it.

Added by Sally Jarvis on Feb 19, 2014 7:10 PM

Sally Jarvis
Find A Grave Memorial# 68618743
I noticed you have a copy of the death certificate posted with this memorial. May I download a copy and use it in my family records? Is posting it on Ancestry allowed?

Added by Sally Jarvis on Feb 10, 2014 10:30 AM

Jane Hamilton
RE: Ruth Maull
Hi, You are quite welcome. It was a notice found while helping Chuck research the 10th and 6th street Union Burial Grounds. Jane

Added by Jane Hamilton on Feb 02, 2014 5:30 AM

Thanks, Colleen, for all your help. Please let me know if I can transfer any memorials to you as families belong together. I will be returning to Millsboro Cemetery in spring when weather warms to complete photographing the cemetery - not quite half completed.

Added by lolo1951 on Feb 01, 2014 5:40 PM

RE: Laura (Dehorty) Campbell
I made the update manually since you left your caps lock on. Now, kindly, do not send me anymore edits, messages or Suggest A Corrections. Thank you.

Added by Dave on Feb 01, 2014 12:36 PM

RE: Marie Amiot
I have read this message & corrected Marie's web page to add her first name & maiden name.
I have walked the cemetery & recorded some of the headstones. There is no info on her at the historical society, where I get most of my info.
When a person passes at the Home & buried in the Home Cemetery, they do not have to provide information to the newspaper. Thus, no info listed on the web site.
If you have information that you would like for me to add, I will gladly do that. Be sure it pertains to her.
Thank you

Added by JMS on Jan 31, 2014 6:12 PM

Jane Hamilton
Ruth Maull
Hi, I have added Ruth's maiden name to the post.
Am going to transfer it to you. As to the correct Union Burial Ground, there were two with close to the same name 10th St Union and 6th Street Union.
At the time I was helping another researcher with the one Union and it was extremely confusing.

Added by Jane Hamilton on Jan 29, 2014 5:18 AM

Denise Stuetz
Stuetz Family member
thank you so much for all that you have found!
My name is Denise Stuetz I'm daughter in law to John Stuetz. Your mother Dorothy is his sister :)
I've beeb having trouble finding pictures. I really don't like asking john because it upsets him some. I would like to one
Day have everything to past to my children. My husband has no idea about anything from the stuetz line and has always wanted to know.

Added by Denise Stuetz on Jan 23, 2014 8:11 AM

Kansas Clarks
Thank you for all of this information about the Clarks. William Clark (17604950) had three children (Albert Dill Clark, Sarah Ann Clark Whitby, and my great-grandfather, Thomas Roe Clark) who moved to southeast Kansas in the 1880s or 1890s. I had begun to despair that I would ever go farther back than William, because I had been told by more than one of Mom's cousins that there had been a courthouse fire in Delaware and the records further back were not available. Thanks again for all of the information and pictures you posted, but I am curious about where all of this came from.

My mother (Helen Ruhamah Thomas) had told me for years about a trip that her mother (Emma Jean Clark Thomas) and grandfather (Thomas Roe Clark) took to "Baltimore" to visit Clark relatives, but she doesn't remember if she ever knew the names of the cousins they visited. (I am pretty sure that they took a train to Baltimore to visit relatives in Maryland and Delaware, but am guessing that it happened before Grandma graduated from high school in 1910.) I am sure that I now have information on some of the people my grandmother visited.

Thanks again for the information. If you have any questions about the Kansas branch of the family, please let me know. billh

Added by billh on Jan 01, 2014 5:33 PM

Marie Amiot
I will do some checking on Marie before I add the information you requested. I have her maiden name as Wollen. Was she married before the Amiot?
I work with the Historical Society & they have a book from the Illinois Masonic Home with information on the people that are there. Let me do further checking & then I will add your info. Please be advised, I do more digging before changing information. Once I have checked this out, I will transfer to you.
Thank you for understanding.

Added by JMS on Dec 29, 2013 3:12 PM

ron baublitz
Trevelyan Townsend
I just looked at the Pennsylvania, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985 for Trevelyan Townsend and it is as I put it. I also made a enhanced picture since the names are similar. if you can tell me where your info came from I will be glad to change it. ron

if you would like to see the picture I have I will gladly send it to you but would need a email address

Added by ron baublitz on Dec 27, 2013 5:48 AM

Janet Personette
Zechlin in Silverbrook
Colleen, If you would like transfers for any of your family, please just ask. Also, if Angela manages any family pages, I am sure she would transfer them to you in a short time.

Added by Janet Personette on Dec 24, 2013 5:04 PM

Janice Melton Knotter
Augustus Lowery Lasater
Find a Grave #67472108
Would you care to link him to his father William L Lasater #55160151 and to his mother Amanda Patrick Bennett #55160269

Added by Janice Melton Knotter on Oct 03, 2013 5:56 PM

M. Curry
Curry/ Wetzell
Hi Colleen, i was wondering if you had any info that could me get past this geneology brick wall.Your gr gr grand aunt Frances Wetzell- Curry is married to a John L Curry and in the 1880 census they are living on Coral st. My 5x great grand parents John A Curry and Eliz. are living right next to your relatives . Are they related in some way?I know there were a few Curry's on Coral st. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Added by M. Curry on Oct 02, 2013 9:13 PM

Wendy Wilkins Valdez
Postill Family
Did your 3G grandfather John and son George H have other kin in the area named Richard and James? Richard would have been born about 1794 and James in 1822, both in England before coming to Delaware and then Philadelphia. I descend from James' son John R. I found them in the 1850 Census in Philly, but nothing since for the parents, James and Sarah or their three youngest sons, George Henry, Thomas M and James Pernell. Thanks!

Added by Wendy Wilkins Valdez on Sep 03, 2013 9:14 PM


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