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Mary E. Warner (#47253369)
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Bio Photo This work that I am doing on Find A Grave is in honor of my mother (Kathryn E. Crippen, GRS, 1915-1973) and my father (Russell Lewis Warner, GRS, 1912-1980). I am bringing their written stories, relationships of our extended Warner and Crippen families to today's Warner [Bachelor, Foote, Gr/Ch/Croninger, Humphrey, Lincoln, Moseley, Nurse, Rawson, Romney, Russell, Webster, Wolcott, Young, etc.], and Crippen [Bush, Fuller, Paddock, Standish, Slider, Stelzer, etc.] families and anyone else who has an interest in colonial history, early upstate New York, the settling of the Northwest Territory, and later the western USA.

Russell's name stands for excellent research and his gathering of information through the original hand-written census ledgers, plat books, walking through cemeteries, hunt-and-peck typing style (long before home computers and the Internet), taking photographs of headstones, visiting the older folks for family lore, etc., thereby freely leaving a legacy for all of us, as we become acquainted with our ancestors.

I am sharing on these pages (as much as I can) the extraordinary amount of research that my parents did. Their collected work was given to the State Library (30 or more boxes) in Lansing, Ingham, MI. The LDS has filmed it for world-wide distribution. The library in Lansing, MI has also made microfilms. Many serious genealogists have made use of my parents' research.

I have not had the privilege of seeing their body of research work, and have had to recreate, generation by generation, the Memorials on these pages.
After his wife's death in 1973, Russell completed her research on the Mayflower Society's "Myles Standish" Vol. 14, as primary compiler. His research is published in the "Silver Cover" hard-back book, and his authorship and contribution is so noted. Kathryn was a descendant of the Mayflower passengers Captain Myles Standish and Edward Fuller through her Crippen line. After thorough research, he wrote an article that was published in "The American Genealogist," (TAG) 50:4:240 (1974), "The Ancestry of Content (Standish) Crippen," pgs. 240-244.

Russell was a mentor to Rosemary Bachelor, a Moseley-descendant cousin. She has made a life-time career for herself from genealogical pursuits and publishing, receiving a Pulitzer Prize for her efforts. Russell was a family historian for the David-6 Calvin Warner Jr., and his wife Olive Rawson reunions that have now gone on for 99 consecutive years (1915-2014) in Michigan every August.

Russell and Kathryn traveled back east to MA and CT and made certified copies of Mary (Boltwood) Warner's "Last Will & Testament" (dating back to about 1710), and also David-5 Calvin Warner Sr.'s "Last Will and Testament" (dating back to 1831, Walworth, Wayne, NY).

Russell-10 was a 10th generation, lineal descendant of ANDREW-1 WARNER Sr. from England, who with his wife and several children came to the Crown's New England wilderness in 1632-33, helped found Hartford, CT, and settled, finally, in Hadley, CT.

WARNER Lineage: myself, Mary-11 E. Warner, Russell-10 Lewis Warner, John-9 Calvin Warner, Calvin-8 Franklin "Frank" Warner, Charles-7 Warner, David-6 Calvin Warner, Jr., David-5 Calvin Warner, Sr., Jesse-4 Warner Sr., Samuel-3 Warner Sr., Lieut. Daniel-2 Warner Sr., Andrew-1 WARNER, Sr., who sailed on the ship Lyon to the Massachusetts Bay Colony from Broad Oak, Essex, England, in 1632-33.

Thanks to, I have "traveled" to many more cemeteries than my parents did. I believe that in some respects I have taken the various family lines further than they did--but it was only possible through their early efforts of research and recording that I could do this. Thanks mom! Thanks, dad! And MANY thanks to the volunteers who graciously transferred Memorials of my family lines to me.
"The Descendants of Andrew Warner" book, pub. 1919:
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'Cuz: Got lot's of returns today. What fun and have you been busy!!?? Hope all is well,.
Added by Max on Oct 22, 2014 4:55 PM
Rick MacDonald
After checking your lineage, we're not really cousins. I connect through Fannie Cox.
Added by Rick MacDonald on Oct 21, 2014 12:05 PM
Rick MacDonald
James Olen Warner
Mary -

In your entry for Olen Warner, you have the following:

2. Bonnie M. Warner B-1939; m. 1) (_) Willinger and 2) Johnson.

I believe her only husband is Willinger. Johnson, KS is where she lives.

By the way, we're some kind of 5th cousins or other.
Added by Rick MacDonald on Oct 21, 2014 12:03 PM
RE: The Sliders
You're welcome.
Added by Pat on Oct 20, 2014 7:51 AM
RE: Thanks!
I have removed the duplicate on Bernice Warner. I was having issues this morning with the upload tool, so I'm glad you caught that. Also, I was unable to find Donald L Warner. If he is near his parents, he may not be marked. If you find that he is nearby, I'm happy to go back out there and take a picture of the plot for you.
Added by KC on Oct 12, 2014 4:03 PM
The Soule Family
Thank you so much for all the hard work that you posted on Find A Grave. I am related to the Soule Family on my paternal side. I had some of the information that you have posted and it all matches up exactly. But you have so much more that I had & it will be a great help in adding to my family tree. I thank you so very much for all you have done.
Eventually the Soule name was changed to Soles in late 1700's or early 1800's. The part of the family that is mine moved to Southern Ohio, then early 1900's moved to NW Ohio. If I can help with anything please let me know.
Craig Russell
Added by Craig on Sep 24, 2014 7:07 PM
Margaret Moseley
I went back to Willow Glen Cemetery, checked with the Caretaker. He has a record of Margaret Moseley being buried in Section 2. There is a central monument with Moseley, Sager, and Sutfin listed, with each name and dates inscribed. There are also individual markers for them also with names. There is no name or individual marker for Margaret Moseley. I'm wondering if she might belong to one of the other Mosely Families and she isn't really buried where the records show. These are old records so there could have been a change that we haven't found as yet. Since I have already put the main photo on Margaret's memorial, there is no need to put one there again. However, I did photograph all of the names and dates of that monument.

Added by TomW on Sep 17, 2014 1:56 PM
Tony D
RE: Memorial transfer
You are very welcome, Mary. I appreciated your very detailed instructions on where to find Bobby's grave.
Added by Tony D on Aug 23, 2014 4:20 PM
RE: Sanford cemetery, Livingston Co., MI
I guess no one kept records for the Sanford Cemetery. But if they're not buried there, then someone put headstones to remember the people or so they could perhaps visit a headstone? If you'd like the Memorials transferred to you, let me know. I'm not related to anyone in the Sanford Cemetery. I just do this as a hobby of sorts to help others who can't get to the cemeteries. Then I decided to do some research on some of the people named on the headstones and added what I could to help others in their search for relatives and ancestors. We've never met.

Added by Pat on Aug 19, 2014 9:12 AM
RE: Photo of headstone
You're welcome. So far, I've added photos to other's memorials or have made memorials for: Elizabeth (Slider) Boyd, Mary (Slider) Miller, Augusta (Stelzer) Slider & John Q. Slider, Bella Slider, Ellen (Hadsall) Slider, Floyd & Edith (Shaller) Slider.

Added by Pat on Aug 19, 2014 8:34 AM
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