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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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Deb Jennings
RE: E.A. Warner
Added by Deb Jennings on Jan 11, 2015 5:49 PM
Pattie Ford
Martin Burton Crippen
I only wish for you what you so deserve!

Added by Pattie Ford on Jan 10, 2015 1:24 PM
Martha Churchill
John H. Warner of Saline
I found an item in the Saline Observer where John Warner advertised he wanted to sell the Exchange Hotel. The newspaper was dated March 31, 1881. What do you know about this hotel and Warner's relationship to it? I saw a census record in 1880 in Saline where John was living in a hotel along with 20 others. One of them, Alice Warner, 21, may have been John's wife? What do you think?
Added by Martha Churchill on Jan 04, 2015 6:01 PM
Tim Leno
RE: Andrew Warner
Thank you!
Added by Tim Leno on Jan 02, 2015 11:16 AM
Merlin Thompson
The info is quite good. A May V. Thompson died Mar. 17, 1907, Battle Creek, Mich. Death Cert. can be found at Her parents were Ira Underwood and Amanda Reed. She had no children. Perhaps the Martha Thompson is a second marriage for Merlin. Her maiden name probably being Beardsley--see 1920 Fed.Cen. A Martha Thompson is buried in Multnomah Park Cem.; she died in 1922 which could help explain Merlin being without a wife on 1930 Fed.Cen.
Added by NJR on Dec 30, 2014 7:02 AM
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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
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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
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