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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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FELIX 5574
Mabelia Barton
She is on the same lot as The Sell and Williams families. In the lot right to the West of her there is a row of missing markers but those belong to The Leonard family. I had heard one time of these children but I know nothing else really. She is up in the old old section North of the highway, in which there are a lot of unknown graves and 4 potters' fields. There is no known information for any of the burials in 3 of those 4, almost all of whom were marked unknown in the lot book.
Added by FELIX 5574 on Dec 19, 2014 12:17 PM
Charlotte Warner

Thank you Mary. All taken care of.
Added by Scout on Dec 19, 2014 11:43 AM
Tim Leno
RE: Andrew Warner
Great idea!
Added by Tim Leno on Dec 01, 2014 6:57 PM
FELIX 5574
Rice Family
No relation to The Rice family. I recently had bought a copy of all the lot books for several cemeteries and I have discovered many more burials for several places that I think have went forgotten. I will transfer what ever ones you want, just let me know.

Added by FELIX 5574 on Nov 21, 2014 7:16 AM
#102086323 Harvey Austin Rice
Austin Rice was my gr grandfather, his siblings were:
Lucy Maria Rice, b. 1841
Otis Dwight Rice, b. 1843
Alvah Cheny Rice, b.1849
Miltom Gershom Rice, b. 1853
Sarah Emogene Rice, b. 1855
Ella Gertrude Rice, b.1861
Added by DORRIS SICKELS SMITH on Nov 20, 2014 5:57 PM
#102086373-Alma Reynolds Rice
Alma Rice was my gr. grandmother, she died 1-24-1933 Jamestwn Twp. Steuben Co. the home of daughter Gertrude Spade. (I was there). Alma was a daughter of William Albert & Margaret SILVERNALE Reynolds.
My gr. grandmother Spade, wife of Cyrus Spade was Sarah HENRY, not Arnold.
Added by DORRIS SICKELS SMITH on Nov 20, 2014 5:25 PM
L Hedgecock
Lulu Armstrong
Hi Mary,
I went to search for Lulu at Oakwood Cemetery in Farmington, but I did not find her with her parents.

I did, however, find the following family tree on You may have already investigate this, but I thought I'd pass it on:

Lulu A Armstrong

1882 2 Jul

1892 Age: 10
Ridgeway, Orleans, New York
Age: 10

1900 Age: 18
Northville, Wayne, Michigan
Age: 17; Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Daughter

Marriage to Glenn H Armstrong
1912 Age: 30

1920 Age: 38
Union, Madison, Ohio
Age: 40; Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Wife

1930 Age: 48
Millwood, Spokane, Washington
Age: 50; Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Wife

1935 Age: 53
Millwood, Spokane, Washington

1940 1 Apr Age: 57
Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States
Age: 62; Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Wife

1943 24 Jun Age: 60
Dearborn, Michigan, USA

1943 Age: 61
Spokane, Washington, USA

Oakland, Michigan

Laura Hedgecock
Added by L Hedgecock on Nov 12, 2014 12:08 PM
Ron Cole
Crippens in Rowley
thanks for catching my duplicates. I will delete mine and put all links and pix on yours
Added by Ron Cole on Oct 30, 2014 4:42 AM
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
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