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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 98 consecutive years (1915-2013) 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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Patrick Adam Warner
Yes, you have my permission to use the photo. Please use this line:

2013 by LKat on Find A Grave. Used with permission.

Thank you very much for being considerate in asking if you could use the photos
Added by LKat on Jul 23, 2014 3:56 PM
J Witkowski
RE: This new rule, that earlier rule ...
Thanks for the note. No the guidelines have not changed.

Memorial Naming Conventions
Maiden name of a married individual, if known (otherwise leave blank); the maiden name is automatically italicized and should only be used if the individual was married and took the spouse's last name as their new last name. If the deceased was never married, then the last name should be placed in the "Last Name" field, NOT in the "Maiden Name" field.

I think not that they have merged with Ancestry more members are using the site that haven't read all the guidelines. (I'm finding a lot more Burial Unknowns where they are trying to create a memorial to match their family tree.)


This new rule, that earlier rule ...
I have had any number of kindly, well-meaning folks send me Edits about the different maiden names when they are unknown. They insist on my entering "Unknown". I had always left the maiden name blank if I did not know it. I am now confused. may have instituted a new rule wanting "Unknown" added without updating the earlier guideline. Wonder what the Forums have to say. I don't have time to join them.

Thanks for any other Edit you may have sent me. Keeps me on my toes!
Added by J Witkowski on Jul 17, 2014 9:59 AM
Bob L.
RE: David Oliver
You're welcome. I'm glad I could fulfill your photo request. Bob
Added by Bob L. on Jul 11, 2014 11:06 AM
RE: Silas Phelps Sr. Lineage
Hi Mary,

I'm not really related to the Phelps family. I'm only related to one with the marriage to an aunt of mine but I have almost nothing for the family so I'm afraid I cannot help anyone with that line. Sorry I could not assist more.
Added by Smith on Jun 28, 2014 11:12 AM
Dan & Karen Read
RE: Photo
It was my pleasure getting the photos, I have been by the building many times, but never went inside. I had no idea what I was missing.
Added by Dan & Karen Read on Jun 28, 2014 9:48 AM
Joan M. Smith
Your very welcome.
Added by Joan M. Smith on Jun 25, 2014 7:50 PM
Pamela Jenkins
RE: Robert Richard Oliver
Yes i am sill active.I did have surgey,and a death in my family.Thank you for asking.
Added by Pamela Jenkins on Jun 24, 2014 7:32 AM
Joan M. Smith
Orlando Wallace Warner 36306685
If you are related to Orlando I would be glad to transfer his memorial over to you. I'm not related to him. Joan in Utah
Added by Joan M. Smith on Jun 20, 2014 9:06 PM
I have added photos to Sophia Pembrook's memorial that are supposed to help give an idea of where Sophia and 6-year-old daughter of Enos are buried; however, there are no headstones. Another photo shows her grave in relation to Shaw's plot. I hope these are helpful. Sorry for the delay.
Added by Alison on Jun 08, 2014 9:34 PM
I have been looking into the Pembrooks of Summit View Cemetery, Ottawa Illinois (per your request) and I first stopped at the LaSalle County Genealogy Guild for burial records and according to the records there, Alson Landon Pembrook was born 1860 and died Nov 2 1861 buried at this location within that cemetery B2 L5. Two other Pembrook records: Sophia (died Nov 4 1861, wife of Enos, 72 years at time of death) and unnamed Pembrook (dau of Enos, 6 years at time of death on April 23, 1848) are listed as having no stone but both are buried in block 4 lot 9. No records of Enos Pembrook however. I will make a visit to the cemetery soon to see if I can give you better news. Stay tuned and keep your fingers crossed! ;)
All my best, Alison
Added by Alison on Jun 05, 2014 2:09 PM
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