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JanisCJ (#47095198)
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Bio Photo All requests for information changes of any kind must come through the Suggest A Change function of the Edit tab of that specific memorial.

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This account was shared by my husband David T. Jones until his passing on 24 Feb 2014. His memorial is #125581979.

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Laura Mattson
RE: Mercy Kettle
Thank you for the response. Feel free to email me at my personal email address I learned yesterday that there was a courthouse fire destroying all records in Licking County around 1873. Therefore, marriage records, etc, have been destroyed. I am going to visit Licking county next month to see if I can find anything in the genealogy library or some local churches perhaps. It just seems odd that I can't locate siblings, information about parents, or anything else about her.

Laura Mattson
Added by Laura Mattson on Oct 19, 2016 3:09 PM
Laura Mattson
Mercy Kettle
My name is Laura Mattson. Mercy Kettle is my 4Xs great grandmother. I am trying to research her ancestral line. I cannot locate a birth certificate or marriage certificate to my 4Xs great grandfather Jacob Lambert. I know they were each married prior to marrying each other. I know they had children by their previous marriages. I know he married 2 more times after she passed away. I know her son's name by her first marriage is William Bartlett. I believe her 1st husband's name is David or Davis Bartlett. I also can't find any information about him. It appears that William died without having any children although he was married. I can't find any siblings or the parents for Mercy either. I see that you have listed Vermont as her birthplace, but one of her children identified New York as her birthplace. Do you have any information about Mercy Kettle or her early life? Thanks in advance for any help you can provide.
Added by Laura Mattson on Oct 18, 2016 11:55 AM
Terry Ferris Vaughan
RE: 53180275
Sorry to hear about your surgery. Do you have my email address?
Added by Terry Ferris Vaughan on Oct 05, 2016 3:14 PM
Terry Ferris Vaughan
RE: 53180275
Hi janis

I never heard back from admin. Is it still possible for you to send me a copy of the Hopewell Survey & what ever video you mentioned in a previous message?

Thank you so much.

Added by Terry Ferris Vaughan on Oct 02, 2016 5:32 AM
RE: James Bell
Source is Richard DeLauder (Compiler), "Cemetery Records of Knox County, Ohio, Volume 1," Knox County Genealogical Society, 1991; p 375.

There were at least 2 additional children from his first marriage (Rowena): Edwin W Bell (1842-1905; Memorial #70947586) and Rev Benjamin T Bell (1848-1927; Memorial #84751455).

There was at least one child from his second marriage (Phebe): Charles Sumner Bell (1866-1924; Memorial #76155408)

I'm not at all related. I do genealogy research focused on Knox County, OH.

Thank you for your work!

Added by CaroleB on Sep 15, 2016 7:58 AM
James Bell
According to cemetery records, James is buried at Fairview Cemetery in Knox County, not Hopewell. His second wife, Phoebe J (Wright) Bell is buried beside him.

Would you like to move his memorial or should I create a new one?
Added by CaroleB on Sep 14, 2016 7:23 AM
John Blakemore Sellers
Virginia Castries Prichard Davis is buries at the Old Grayson Cemetery. I'll process your request once she in is that cemetery.
Added by John Blakemore Sellers on Sep 12, 2016 1:52 PM
Keeper of the Stars
RE: Balcums
Hello,Janis,Thank you so much for the transfer of Samuel and Caroline Bolcum! My husband was born just outside of Redfield (Florence)NY. All his family is from the area on his mother's side of the family. He attended school in Redfield for a time. I have been to the area for family reunions. His parents moved to New England when he was about 11. I am certain if we were to walk through the cemeteries up there we would find many relatives. Again,I thank you for the transfers. Thanks for all that you do for Find A Grave! Blessings,Susan♥
Added by Keeper of the Stars on Aug 20, 2016 7:20 PM
Keeper of the Stars
Hello,Janis,You have two memorials that are my husband's 3rd great grandparents; SAMUEL BOLCUM # 74933294 and his wife,CAROLINE (POWELL) BOLCUM # 74933427. Would love it if you would kindly transfer them to me. Thank you, Susan
Added by Keeper of the Stars on Aug 19, 2016 9:54 AM
RE: Memorial #88376853 George Lewis (1705-1795)
Thank you Janis for your reply. Yes, I was aware that anyone can add to a memorial without notification to the owner. I apologize if you felt that I implied otherwise. Kat indicates that she does not know where the photograph came from, she found it somewhere on Ancestry and attached it to your post. One of the reasons I hoped you might have other supporting evidence. It appears that you are well aware of the confusion and pitfalls associated with tracing the Lewis line. More than once I have abandoned that line and went onto another for a time. Look forward to hearing from you some time in the future. We come to WV every year for a family reunion, it would be a bonus to seek out George when we are next there. Sorry to hear about your accident; best wishes for a complete recovery. Perhaps we are cousins! A new avenue to explore.
Added by Lirumica on Aug 17, 2016 9:54 PM
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