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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. Too, I have had to find the cemeteries and ask for headstone photos. Not always an easy task.
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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Erv & Patty Hudson
William Wilder
There is an obituary printed in the Boulder Daily Camera posted on Monday, February 12, 1894 for Maj. William F. Wilder. I will try to email it to you but please let me know if you don't receive it and I will type it out and get it to you by some other means.
Patty Hudson - member #47932711
Added by Erv & Patty Hudson on Feb 26, 2015 2:14 PM
Rodney Belcher
No I am not related. I am just doing research for the Ypsi Historical Society and I am trying to tie together all the pioneer families of Ypsi. I believe that these Warners were the German branch, but not sure. Thanks for responding...I assume with my research we will probably be "bumping" into each other occasionally! :)
Added by Rodney Belcher on Feb 11, 2015 12:25 PM
Robert Yarrington
RE: The Tetter's
I posted the obituaries and all other info I have on the memorials.
Added by Robert Yarrington on Feb 11, 2015 12:22 PM
Robert Yarrington
Alvin Tetter edits
I didn't see your edit request until after I had transferred Alvin to you. I did catch the Sr. to Jr. before I saw the request and made that change. Would you please delete your request, thank you. I told you his wife was in my family tree. I was wrong. I had her maiden name as Nichol but found that it was Scholten instead. An interesting fact is that her parents married in 1930 and see was born in Sept of 1931 then divorced in 1932. It appears they remarried some time in or before 1935 as the 1940 census shows them in Royal Oak, Michigan form 1935 thru 1940 (they may have been there before 1935). City directory records show them in that same place thru 1956.
Added by Robert Yarrington on Feb 11, 2015 12:03 PM
Robert Yarrington
RE: Tetter

Sorry, I noticed that I made a duplicate of Alvin's memorial but wanted to do a little research before I deleted it. I haven't transferred yet as I want to research him to make sure he's not one of my relatives. I did notice his wife Ruth, is in my family line. I've spent so much time recording data into the cemetery on Find A Grave that I haven't had much time to track my family. So far about half of the family names in Downing Cemetery are in some way linked to my family. Please be patient as it may take me a couple days before I make the transfer.
Added by Robert Yarrington on Feb 10, 2015 7:17 AM
Tammy M.
photo requests
I live about two miles from the Cemetery if we get a nice sunny day I will go over and ask at the office where they are and get pictures of them for you. I was photographing the cemetery but there were so many not listed I had to add them so I can upload my photos easier from my phone as I take them.
Added by Tammy M. on Feb 09, 2015 9:40 AM
Tammy M.
Cecil and Emily Lane
I didnt get a transfer request but I saw your message that you are related so I transfered both memorials to your care. It made my day to be able transfer them to family.
Added by Tammy M. on Feb 08, 2015 4:15 AM
Tammy M.
Family History
I believe we share some common lineage in the CT Warners. Thank you for the edits on my memorial. Are You related to Cecile Lane? If so I would be happy to transfer to you. One of my brick walls is William Bush of West Unity Ohio and Shepherd, MI Father of Geneva "Jennie" Bush and first Husband of Emily Ream.I see you also share an interest in the Bush Family and wondered if you had any info on this elusive gentleman?
Added by Tammy M. on Feb 07, 2015 7:49 AM
Joe Chester
Transfer of James Eddy
Thank you for the transfer! We're also linked by Warners through the marriage of Cordelia Warner to David Slawson; Slawsons are a dircet paternal line for me.

Regards, Joe
Added by Joe Chester on Feb 05, 2015 8:15 AM
RE: William A. Atwater, FAG#25755796
Thanks so much for your quick update with those census records. Glad to help out...Deb
Added by Debenedict on Feb 03, 2015 1:15 PM
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