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Darrel D LeSueur
RE: Great Grandparents
My great great grandfather and grandmother were John LeSueur (no middle name) and Caroline LeGresley LeSueur. They are from the Jersey Islands and converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormon Church) and came to America 1855. They went by river boats and also horse and wagon across the United States, starting on the East Coast and ending up in Utah. John and Caroline's two sons John Taylor LeSueur and William Francis LeSueur (my great grandfather) moved their families to Arizona in 1879. I live her in Arizona along with many other LeSueurs. The LeSueur name is very well known here since William Francis LeSueur and John Taylor LeSueur helped settle the town here in Mesa, Arizona. The street in downtown Mesa that the Arizona Temple sits on is named LeSueur Street.

Added by Darrel D LeSueur on Apr 17, 2014 11:47 AM

Darrel D LeSueur
RE: LeSueur Family
That's great. Do you know who your great grandparents are?

Added by Darrel D LeSueur on Apr 16, 2014 6:07 PM

Jim Morell
John LeSueur
Thanks for the update. I also corrected the year of John's birth from 1913 to 1813 - apparently a typo from the original writer.
Stay well.
Jim Morell

Added by Jim Morell on Apr 16, 2014 10:44 AM

Eric Witt
Direct descendant of John Booth
Through the research of my father and I and with the help of ancestry.com we found John Booth to be my 7th great grandfather.

Added by Eric Witt on Apr 15, 2014 11:30 AM

J. Hardaway
RE: Daniel Booth
The Booth connection is interesting. I will look at them some more. I have ordered the Michael Curtis Hunt Bible from LDS. I am hoping "Yubana" is actually Juliana (I call her Julia Ann). She is my great x3 grandmother. Hopefully the Bible copy is handwritten and not transcribed.
Also, have you run across the Simmons name? I suspect Michael Curtis Hunt was married to a Simmons, but maybe Mary Ann Dixon was a second/ first wife, or her maiden name is actually Simmons.

Added by J. Hardaway on Apr 14, 2014 8:29 AM

virginia
Thomas T. Harper
The Executor for Wilkins Harper Sr will, was Thomas T. Harper. Do you know who he was? He also was a bondsman for when Ann married John Harvey in Dec 1828. Wilkins (the son) wasn't able to serve. I don't have the actual will,but just a court document about the executor.

Added by virginia on Apr 13, 2014 2:14 PM

virginia
RE: Wilkins Harper, Sr.
Did Wilkins Jr. die that same year? I can't figure out how Ann Harper by Dec 1828 was married to John Harvey. I guess I'm asking how we can be so sure which Wilkins (Jr or Sr) married her?

Added by virginia on Apr 13, 2014 2:09 PM

virginia
Wilkins Harper, Sr.
I have the marriage information on the 2nd marriage, to Ann Farley (which I got from the Lawrence Co Archives, Moulton Alabama. He died within 6 months it seems as she remarried by the end of 1828.


Lawrence County Archives, Moulton. Alabama.

Marriage 3 ring notebooks, copies of original marriage licenses from courthouse.

[Printed license, with handwritten information]

Marriage Bond:
The State of Alabama. Lawrence County.

To any of the Judges of said state, any Justice of the Peace of said county, or any ordained Minister of the Gospel legally authorised:
These are to authorize you, or any of you, to solemnize the rites of Matrimony between Wilkins Harper and Ann Farley of said county, agreeable to the statute in such case made and provided.
Given at the office of the Clerk of the County Court of said county the 29th day of January 1828. Andrew C. Horn, Clerk.
====================================

Marriage License Wilkins Harper to Ann Farley January 29, 1828

Executed on the 21st Jan'y 1828. T. Saunders
Recorded in Marriage License Book C Page 148

Know all men by these presents, That we, Wilkins Harper and Charley Person of Lawrence County, State of Alabama, are held and firmly bound unto the Governor of said State, for the time being, and his successors in office, in the sum of two hundred dollars, for the use of said State --for the due payment whereof, we hereby bind ourselves and our heirs, jointly and severally.
Witness our hands and seals this 29th day of January 1828 The condition of the above obligation is such:
That the said Wilkins Harper hath this day prayed a License from the Clerk of the County Court of Lawrence County, to be married to Ann Farley. Now if there is no lawful cause to obstruct said marriage, then the above obligation to be voicd, otherwise to remain in full force.

Wilkins Harper
Ch. Person

Added by virginia on Apr 13, 2014 4:11 AM

J. Hardaway
RE: Curtis Hunt
I went to Hancock County a few weeks ago and got the will of John Hunt. He names his wife Rebekah and children, one of which was Michael C. Hunt, then later down the page, he calls him "Curtis".

Added by J. Hardaway on Apr 12, 2014 4:36 PM

Margie Warren
Teague-Dorsett-Hackney
Hi Carol,
Thank you so much for all the work you have done on the above families in Chatham Co, NC. I really appreciate having all this information. I will definitely give you credit.
Margie Walsh Warren
Kearney, NE

Added by Margie Warren on Apr 12, 2014 1:22 PM

Annette Gee Ford
Batt Wyche
Hi Carol
Batt Wyche was my 3x great grandfather through his daughter Nancy Christian Wyche who married Elias McElveen. I have found records online that indicate that he is buried in the McElveen Cemetery in Montgomery Co., GA and other records which state that he died in Decatur County, GA. I doubt that at the time of his death, he would have been taken to Montgomery Co. from Decatur Co. for burial. Nancy Christian Wyche McElveen did live in Decatur County, and I presume he could have been living with her when he died. Have you done any research since you posted his death on Find-a-Grave? I would appreciate any information you could give me on the family--especially grave locations. Annette Ford
My Geneology:
Annette (Gee) Ford, daughter of Austin McElveen Gee, son of John Smallwood Gee, son of Bolivar Hopkins Gee and Margaret Susan (McElveen) Gee, daughter of Nancy Christian (Wyche) McElveen and Elias McElveen.

Added by Annette Gee Ford on Apr 10, 2014 1:30 PM

Jimmy Hunt
Hi
If you are interested I maintain a family website at this link http://jimmyhunt.tribalpages.com

The John Hunt b 1791 was from William Hunt Family 1763 brother to Esli Hunt b. 1759 feel free to email me at jimmyhunt93@yahoo.com

Added by Jimmy Hunt on Apr 07, 2014 3:52 PM

J. Hardaway
Curtis Hunt
Hi, I run across your memorials a lot when I am looking for my own family. I know we must be related, especially through the Boddie family. I am especially interested in Michael "Curtis" Hunt 76006506. I see you have listed names from a family Bible. Did you transcribe them yourself? The name "Yubana" is so odd and I am wondering if it is actually "Julia" or Julia Ann. I am sure Julia Ann Hunt was a sister of Rebekah Hunt. They married McKinney brothers. Could you please tell me where this Bible might be so that I could see the actual writing myself? Thanks so much!!
Please contact me at JNHardaway@bellsouth.net.

Added by J. Hardaway on Apr 07, 2014 7:44 AM

Robert Wacaser
Many Thanks
Just wanted to thank you for the Britt transfer. I really appreciate it and thanks for adding them to this cemetery in the first place. Your time and kindness is appreciated.

Again, thanks,

Robert Wacaser

Added by Robert Wacaser on Apr 06, 2014 8:23 PM

Jean Hudson
memorials
I see you name Georgia girl on my family findagraves....Dowlen, Hunt Hudson.
Do you connect to us?
Jean Hudson
St. Louis

Added by Jean Hudson on Apr 02, 2014 6:07 PM

Karen Thomas
Burton Cemetery & Williams Cemetery
Both of these cemeteries should be on the Montpelier estate. Do you know if there are 2 separate cemeteries there? Robt Burton gained ownershhip of Montpelier thru his wife Agatha Williams, whose father Judge John Williams received it as a wedding gift from his father John Williams [b 1704]. Am thinking these two cemetery listings should be one?? I know that some of the earlier Williams' were buried at Montpelier. Can you help me out on this??? Thanks, Karen Thomas

Added by Karen Thomas on Apr 01, 2014 5:07 PM

PJ Maylandt
Mann Family
Hi - Do you know if John J. Mann had a son James M. Mann born 1817? JamesM is my gg grandfather.
Thanks
PJ
willowe98@aol.com

Added by PJ Maylandt on Apr 01, 2014 11:49 AM

Anna Santillan
HILL family cemetery
Hey I'm trying to fill a photo request for this cemetery, but there isn't a map link. If you could give me directions or something that'd be awesome. Once I get there, I can add the GPS so that it shows up on a map. Its in Troup Co Ga, in the Long Cane area. Thanks

Added by Anna Santillan on Apr 01, 2014 6:15 AM

Scott A. Steinbrink
McCurdy Farm
Is it on Mccurdy ct in stone mountain?

Added by Scott A. Steinbrink on Mar 31, 2014 8:09 AM

Candace Smith
New SouthWales
Hi..yes thats the place...it is toward the bottom of the list when you scan down. Thanks for adding it. C

Added by Candace Smith on Mar 30, 2014 10:11 AM

a_rainey9348
RE: Maddox/Maddux
Yes those Maddox belong to me. My family owns that cemetery now I assume. All the land around it belonged to Samuel and Eleanor originally. Their children farmed it after their deaths. Eleanor left a will naming her children and left them parts of the estate. It puzzles me that she wouldn't have had a headstone. Samuel and Eleanor were originally from St. Mary's Massachusetts. My grandparents are buried there and all my family will be as well. My grandfather was the one that made the markers for the graves that had only one name. The odd thing is that there aren't very many Maddox buried there. My grandfather was James Anderson. His father was William Anderson whose mother was Sibba or Sylvia Maddox the daughter of Davis.

Added by a_rainey9348 on Mar 28, 2014 7:15 PM

a_rainey9348
Maddox/Maddux
Hi! I happened to be looking at your photo requests and stumbled on your virtual cemetaries. I'm relatively new to find a grave and it amazes me as to what i've been able to find out. Especially when you find people that share the same relatives. I'm a direct descendent of Samuel Maddox who is Davis Maddox father. Samuel and Eleanor are rumored to be buried at Maddox cemetary although the graves must be unmarked. Finding records to say where they are buried at is on my to-do list. Are you on ancestry? Your user ID seems very familiar. I'd love to swap stories with you when you get a chance.
Amy

Added by a_rainey9348 on Mar 28, 2014 1:04 PM

Suretta Blair
Benjamin F & Nancy Collier
Hi Carol,

Thank you for all you do for findagrave & its members. You are doing a great service for so many.

I have been doing research on the Benjamin F. Collier family the last four years. According to my research, I am the great, great granddaughter of Benjamin F & Nancy Collier & the great granddaughter of one of their children, Martha L Collier. In 1859 Martha married John B. Jones. Martha was the mother of my grandmother, Mary Speed Jones.

On the 1850 United States Federal Census Benjamin F, Nancy & their family are listed as living in Coosa County, Alabama, Family #581. They are shown as having 6 boys and 2 girls (one of which was Martha). Therefore, I would appreciate it if those children could be listed on their findagrave website.

Thank you so very much!

Suretta Blair

Added by Suretta Blair on Mar 26, 2014 3:09 PM

jtrsenior
Benjamin Harris (1732-1812)
I received your request to add Benjamin's father (link) and it is done. DAR documents say Benjamin was born and died in Greensville County, Virginia. Both Greensville and Southampton Counties were established after he was born.

I've put Greensville County in as his birth and death place.

Since you have a personal interest in the Harris line, if you wish, I will transfer Benjamin Harris, Absalom Harris and Joseph Jeter to you for management.

I have lost your email address so I had to resort to this venue.

Jim

Added by jtrsenior on Mar 26, 2014 8:44 AM

mylove
thompson, harris, rogers,
Hi my name is Teresa I found you threw sarah hunt rogers it was very strange when we seen her picture we have been searching for our native American ancesters and this picture could honestly be my twin. my kids and many family members could not believe it wasn't me these names are in my tree however I cannot connect sarah with them I did see her on a census that they were on would you be interested in helping I have names and dates all around Georgia thanks for all your work god bless teresa

Added by mylove on Mar 22, 2014 10:31 AM

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