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GCHDRAKE (#47541041)
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Bob Orr
RE: Culp family
Bessie Palmer (1871 - 1940)
2nd cousin 2x removed of wife
Elizabeth Hull (1839 - 1907)
mother of Bessie Palmer
Elizabeth Deighton (1807 - 1890)
mother of Elizabeth Hull
Robert Deighton (1770 - )
father of Elizabeth Deighton
Charlotte Deighton (1804 - 1845)
daughter of Robert Deighton
William Gilford Diton (1831 - 1915)
son of Charlotte Deighton
Marion Ferney Diton (1880 - 1961)
son of William Gilford Diton
Helen Pauline Diton (1916 - 2006)
daughter of Marion Ferney Diton
Judith Ann Senf (1941 - )
daughter of Helen Pauline Diton
Paul Robert Orr
You are the husband of Judith Ann Senf

Added by Bob Orr on Jan 18, 2015 5:59 PM

BjJ
RE: William Drake
You're welcome! Interesting about his birthplace, and yes, so many folks had their reasons for "changing history", haha, that it is sometimes difficult to disprove rather than prove. Sure is nice you have the ship's log and it is a helpful addition to his memorial.

Added by BjJ on Jan 13, 2015 8:10 AM

grainne
RE: Noah William Drake
So terrific to hear from you!! I would love to have a picture of Grandma Drake. E-mail is gmcmillan1@tampabay.rr.com. Grandma was called Aunt Ellie. No one ever talked about Grandpa Drake. Some trivia about Grandma Drake. She was raised as Catholic, but apparently never was crazy about that religion. For many years she belonged to Dunkard, Brethern type churches. We found her lace bonnet in our Mother's things. Agnes Marie was oldest child of my Uncle Andrew and his wife, Bertha. Do you know if any of their children are still alive? I saw Bill and Andrew at Agnes Marie's funeral, but don't know about Florence Ellen. I guess you have seen Bob Drake's headstone on my site.

Added by grainne on Jan 03, 2015 11:04 AM

grainne
RE: Noah William Drake
Good morning Cousin - I am not ignoring you, I am just slow. James E. Lyons and Sarah Catherine Clarke arrived in Boston from Ireland on or about April 6, 1853. There were five known children born of their marriage. James and Sarah are my great grandparents. My grandmother, Mary Ellen Lyons was 4th born of their 5 children. Mary Ellen Lyons married Frederick Mathias Drake, Jr. All I know about my Grandfather Drake is that he could walk into a grove of trees and tell how much lumber was there for whatever purpose needed. My Grandparents Drake had 8 children - Noah William was 5th born; Florence Margaret was 8th born and was my Mother. She was known Margaret or Peg. My Uncle Noah Drake enlisted on May 2, 1918 at Ft Thomas, Kentucky in the Army during WW 1, assigned to Butchery Company, 316 Quartermaster Corp. Uncle Noah was Honorably Discharged on September 20, 1919 as a Private. All that means is I am a proud 3rd generation Irish-American. Grainne is Grace in Gaelic. On a more sad side, Are you aware that our Cousin Agnes Marie Drake died July 14, 2012; Doris Jean Siders, Conley died October 2013?
I hope this information is helpful. Do you know the ship name and/or actual date my Great Grandparents Lyons arrived in Boston? Will appreciate any information you would like to share with me. Thanks for keeping in touch. Wishing you and your family a wonderful 2015.



Added by grainne on Jan 03, 2015 9:25 AM

atom88
Thank you for Jacob Snavely graveyard photo
Thank you for Jacob Snavely graveyard photo

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=pv&GRid=74049927&PIpi=102731344

I believe this is him:
Jacob Schnebeli
1710 May 1781

https://familysearch.org/tree/#view=ancestor&person=MCXS-4JX&spouse=9891-6NS

This is my ancestor and I would like to know more about the burial ground photographed. If you know more information such as where it's at and any more tombstones in the graveyard I would be interested in learning more.

Thank you,

Added by atom88 on Dec 25, 2014 5:57 PM

Thomas
Frank C Drake (#113864894)
Death was Aug 18, 1882. Thomas

Added by Thomas on Jun 12, 2014 2:10 PM

Thomas
Frank C Drake (#113864894)
Frank C Drake died as an infant, born Apr 19, 1882 and died Aug 18, 1992 according to death records. Thomas

Added by Thomas on Jun 12, 2014 2:09 PM

genie-in-az
Kreider
Thank you for the George Kreider headstone photo in Lancaster, PA :-)

Added by genie-in-az on Jun 05, 2014 4:34 AM

GerbLady
Warren Boyer, Jr
Thank you! There was question on the dates on this one (had to make a few days adjustment on the DOB) but this clearly shows there ARE two Warren Boyers in there. By all means, add Sr. in! You found him. And appreciate the offer to take a closer photo - but no need. That marker is clear as a bell in the photo you took. Appreciate you taking the time to resolve another question!

Added by GerbLady on Dec 27, 2013 5:42 PM

No Reins
Alice Reed memorial
Sorry, I have no further information on the infant, Alice Reed. The information that I have came from cemetery records

Added by No Reins on Dec 01, 2013 6:06 PM

Don Green
Culp details at Inglewood
Hi Gordon,

Added all your info with one exception. Since I transcibed these stones and saw a birth year of 1834 (I hope) for Oliver, rather than 1832, I left that year. Thanks for the info. Happy to transfer if you wish, since direct line.

Don

Added by Don Green on Nov 17, 2013 4:28 PM

Larry Olson
Hannah Link
Good Morning,
My name is Larry Olson and I'm on the Forest-Llewellyn Cemetery committee and were just starting to go through the records and make corrections. I noticed a photo you have on Hannah Link 62105322 that has the wrong group of Links to her. Mary E.(Link)Finch was the daughter of Lewis & Hannah Link. Mary Finch daughter was raised by her uncle Samuel E. Link according to her obituary.

Added by Larry Olson on Sep 27, 2013 6:42 AM

Pat
RE: sherwood graves
No, I'm not related--just happened to take the photo. I'll be happy to transfer any memorials I may have created for your relatives; just let me know which ones you might want.

Added by Pat on Sep 08, 2013 1:42 PM

Loretta Castaldi
RE: Drakes at Woodland
Hi,

I'll definitely transfer all memorials to you. Please send me the Find A Grave #s and I'll initiate the transfer.

Best,
Loretta

Added by Loretta Castaldi on Apr 21, 2012 12:31 PM

Candy
RE: Elizabeth Zirkle Shaffer
I'm sorry, but I do not know anything about the Zerkle/Zirkle family. I live just down the road from this cemetery, and I do know that she is buried in a small row with the rest of the Shaffers who are buried there. I have photos of their stones if you wish to request them.
From what you have told me, it certainly sounds like this is the same woman! How exciting!
If you think this is the right one, let me know & I will add her maiden name and any other info or links you think is important.
Have you contacted Sandi Koscak? She is a great Champaign Co Genealogist. I checked her website and didn't find anything on this Shaffer/Zirkle family, but that doesn't mean that she might not have other sources not online. I highly recommend contacting her to see what she has to say. Her email is:
sandi.j.koscak@gmail.com

Good luck!!
Candy

Added by Candy on Feb 17, 2012 10:37 AM

Bruce Watson
RE: Ross/Hopkins
Gordon,

Glad you were able to enjoy the trip down memory lane! You're right about that being a beautiful church, and I hope to go by there some day myself if my travels take me in that direction, or at least close by.

I think the photos you took are fine, so don't worry about the Picasa link at this time.

Thank you for your offer to go back by some other time for the missing headstones. Ann (Ross) Hopkins is the direct family link (she's one of the missing headstones) but it sure is great to find the rest of her family.

Thank you again for your time. I've been out a few times on volunteer photo shoots myself; it's great isn't it?

Bruce

Added by Bruce Watson on Jun 28, 2011 8:59 AM

Bruce Watson
Ross/Hopkins
Thank you! I'm very grateful for you taking the time to head out to Lancaster and get the grave photos of the Ross/Hopkins side of my family, and so quickly!

Welcome to Find-A-Grave!
Bruce

Added by Bruce Watson on Jun 27, 2011 7:13 AM

BjJ
RE: William Henry Drake
Oh, what a sweet and kind note you just sent me. I am so happy to have been able to provide those photos for you. Yes, please visit Springfield and Oak Ridge one day. It's a beautiful historic cemetery and one that I love to visit. Let me know if there's anything I can do for you in the future!

Added by BjJ on Jun 24, 2011 11:32 AM

 
 

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