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Ruth Griffin (#47382961)
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Kenneth Gilbert
RE: Mary Corning
What I will do is add it to the bio. We'll let others make up their minds. I looked it up on ancestry and did see Preston as the family name. I also back looked up Pressen--and that and a bunch of variants have Preston in parentheses after that in the old MA Vital Records. I found the marriage reference to which you refer--but it would be easy, given the "long s" of the day that looked like a f, to mistake the t for a long s.

Added by Kenneth Gilbert on Apr 21, 2016 10:51 AM

Kenneth Gilbert
Mary Corning
Maiden Name: I have Preston from another member. Do you have a source for your version? I realize spellings were iffy in colonial days, at best. There is nothing on the marker to indicate either as a preferred name.

Added by Kenneth Gilbert on Apr 21, 2016 9:34 AM

EndMyLineMuir
Goldie Howard
Thank you for agreeing to add the info on Goldie working at the chicken broiler plant near Malvern. Such tidbits help bring our ancestors to life, I find.

Added by EndMyLineMuir on Feb 20, 2016 8:42 AM

M. Richards
Holiday Greetings!
Ruth,
Sending warm wishes for the holiday season from my house to yours. May you have a Happy Christmas and a Healthy New Year. Thank you for remembering my family members with such delightful tokens and kind words.
Blessings,
Mary Richards

Added by M. Richards on Dec 24, 2015 10:26 AM

Sandi Evilsizer Koscak
James Goodpasture Warren
As you see, there is no debate of this marriage.
They had no children that I can see. She also remarried to a CLAPP. I have 50 years of research experience, so you may not be able to dig up anything other than speaking directly to a family member. NO need to spend a lot of time. The CADI shows no kids, so I will just let it go at this point.. Just wanted you to know he was married before

Added by Sandi Evilsizer Koscak on Dec 22, 2015 7:38 AM

Sandi Evilsizer Koscak
RE: James Goodpasture Warren
Name James Goodpasture Warren
Event Type Marriage, first
Event Date 16 Apr 1923
Event Place Los Angeles, California, United States
Gender Male
Age 26, b MO, salesman Shell Oil Co
Birth Year (Estimated) 1897
Father's Name R F Warren, MO
Mother's Name Betty Belles MO
res 414 W 6th St, Riverside, CA
Spouse's Name Gertrude Banks
Spouse's Age 33, second marriage, widow
res 2306 1/2 W 10th , LA
Spouse's Gender Female, b ND
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated) 1890
Spouse's Father's Name Thos Nuckles, WV
Spouse's Mother's Name Nancy Reel, IL
Page 247
(They were divorced by 1930 he says in the census)

Added by Sandi Evilsizer Koscak on Dec 21, 2015 11:13 AM

Sandi Evilsizer Koscak
James Goodpasture Warren
You called this person Uncle Jim".. Do you know anything about his marriage to my family, Gertrude Nuckles? They married in 1924 but by 1930 they were divorced. I cant see where they had any children... Do you know anything about her?

Added by Sandi Evilsizer Koscak on Dec 20, 2015 12:16 PM

Jerry Spillers
RE: Tex Anna Wheat
It was worth the effort. Enjoy the memory.

Jerry

Added by Jerry Spillers on Jul 25, 2015 9:03 AM

Jerry Spillers
RE: Tex McNellis Crist
I will take care of this on Monday 7/13/2015. Thanks for the info.

Added by Jerry Spillers on Jul 12, 2015 9:43 AM

JanW
RE: Gibson Family
There is now a map on Find A Grave for the Marion Cemetery to help you find it if you are in the area again! In the summer, the building is usually open and it has an index and map of of the cemetery sections. I,ll get area photos too, to help locate the graves.

Added by JanW on May 01, 2015 11:16 AM

JanW
RE: Gibson Family
Hi Ruth. I emailed you a couple articles. I don't recall if I added B & I 's info from records or a photo I didn't get around to posting. I'll be back to the cemetery in a couple weeks and will look! So glad I could help! Will transfer those memorials to you! Jan

Added by JanW on May 01, 2015 10:57 AM

L Oppy Lyons
RE: Elisha Kendall Oppy
Thanks. I corrected Elisha's page.

Added by L Oppy Lyons on Jan 18, 2015 5:40 AM

Brenda Knight Smith
Tillotson O'Brien
Beautiful photo! Thank you so much.

Added by Brenda Knight Smith on Dec 29, 2014 9:58 AM

Cheri Coe
RE: George Groce, II
Hi Ruth,
I posted a picture of for a George Groce stone, but I can't tell which one it is. I believe it's the one you requested, but wanted to take a closer look.

The Elizabeth Groce you recently requested isn't on the plot.
I'll repost it soon, and let you decide.
best,
Cheri

Added by Cheri Coe on Sep 25, 2014 4:29 PM

CMcCombs
RE: George Washington Howard
Go ahead - I have too much to keep up with already!
Yes, we do make a great team :) I didn't make it to the reunion this year, but the cemetery work is still going on. All the fencing has been replaced, the right of way and driveway are a done deal and the sign should be going up real soon. My cousin has worked extremely hard to completely restore it. We are compiling information for the plat to go to the historical society. No sense losing all that we've gained!

Added by CMcCombs on Aug 10, 2014 4:27 PM

CMcCombs
RE: George Washington Howard
Did you see where I found Lottie? You can now attach her number as another of his children. We're making progress!!!

Added by CMcCombs on Aug 10, 2014 1:33 PM

RVDroz
RE: John and Laura Fellows
You are welcome. I was happy to do it.

Added by RVDroz on Aug 09, 2014 5:45 PM

Ragina
RE: Clara Sims Whitlatch
I don't think they divorced, but perhaps they did. At any rate I believe there was trouble between Clara and Charles first wife and children. He spent a few years in Fort Madison Prison and he and Clara were married after that, but his obituary when he died in a coal mining accident didn't mention her as his wife.

Added by Ragina on Jul 22, 2014 4:22 PM

Ragina
RE: Charles M Whitlatch 90861205
She didn't divorce Charles Whitlatch, they were married when he passed away. The next man she married, Charles E Clair, had been in prison. I have been looking and not sure if they divorced or not as of yet... He was in prison during the 1920 and 1930 census for Fort Madison and my mother remembers her marrying a man from prison and her family didn't like it as far as she remembers. So understand if you want to do some more checking, but I am pretty sure we have the right Amanda Sims.

Added by Ragina on Jul 18, 2014 2:59 PM

Ragina
Charles M Whitlatch 90861205
Wife: Clara A. Sims remarried after Charles' death, married Charles Clair, but he died before she did as well and she is buried under her maiden name in Greenwood Cemetery, Marion County, Iowa Find A Grave#47651165 I can't submit the edit in the edit area as his parents are still a pending edit.

Added by Ragina on Jul 18, 2014 11:55 AM

M. Richards
RE: Eliza Jane Fleming Moore
Ruth,
Yes, you may use her photo just credit me. (2003-2014 Mary "Corky" Richards on Find-A-Grave) You have my permission to use any Fleming or Moore photo I have posted (with credit of course). So many of the tin types, sketches and photographs have come from old trunks, old tin boxes, cigar boxes, inside family Bibles and other containers folks were throwing away. Also in the family I'm known as the picture keeper. When someone passes after folks take what they want, I end up with Bibles, books, old letters, funeral cards, envelopes and boxes of photos, etc.
I have had people steal what I post and some claiming the photos were actually someone else. I have worked hard for over four decades to categorize, date, and put families into groups. The last two decades I've scan photos, birth, marriage, funeral cards, obituaries and death certificates into the computer. It hurts me when I see this information abused. I'm not in this for profit or glory. I just want as complete and accurate a record, as possible to pass on to future family researchers.
Ruth, you have been of great assistance to me. I need people to point out my errors, I'm only human. So thank you for all you do for Find-A-Grave and especially me.
Bless you for visiting my son's memorial page. His tragic, sudden death is still too difficult (after 43 years) for me to talk or write about. Someday perhaps.
Blessings in all your endeavors,
Mary Richards
PS: still looking for more (no pun intended) photos for you. ;)

Added by M. Richards on Jun 26, 2014 8:49 AM

Samantha Cleveland
RE: Stephen Willes
You're very welcome!! Glad to help!

Samantha :)

Added by Samantha Cleveland on Jun 24, 2014 7:20 AM

Thomas F. Scully
RE: Rowell Family
Hi, I am not related to Rowell family. I and several others are doing a project to record all the Beverly cemetery burials in FINDAGRAVE, that is how I came across your family.
My computer is currently in the repair shop for another week or so (I'm at the public library right now) but when I get it back, I will send along what information I have.

Tom Scully

Added by Thomas F. Scully on Jun 23, 2014 9:57 AM

Nadeen Sobottka
RE: Sophia Cary
Hi Ruth, I made a notation that the stone was inscribed incorrectly. Do you have a correct birth date for her? Regards, Nadeen

Added by Nadeen Sobottka on Jun 15, 2014 5:42 PM

Dawnee Phay McCulley
RE: Joel Hollingsworth
I would love any information you have. Joel is my 4th great grandfather. I took the birth info from The Hollingsworth and McCoy Families
Author: Hulda A. Wright
Call Number: R929.2 H741


Thanks! Dawnee.

My personal email is dawneephay1@aol.com

Added by Dawnee Phay McCulley on Jun 15, 2014 5:18 PM

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