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Nathan Haines (#46775496)
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Bio Photo If you notice any mistakes in my info on any pages I made please let me know and I will fix it.
If you want to use my pictures in your family research files or whatever it is fine with me.
If I have added any pictures to any pages that do not look too good and you would like a better picture of the gravestone be sure and ask and I will see if I can possibly get a better picture.
I am a direct descendant of the Richard Haines who left England aboard the ship "Amity" in 1682. He died on the ship and his wife and kids settled in NJ. Richard was my 6th Great Grandfather. There are a lot of Haines in the US from this Richard. Nathan Haines of OH was my Gr Grandfather. Ebenezer Haines who married Rebecca Berry was his father. Nathan Haines married Sarah Iiams in Grant Co., IN. I have also done a lot of research on the Iiams name. My Grandfather E. Morton Haines was born in Grant Co., IN in 1865 and moved to OR in 1892 where he lived out his life. I have a lot of family connections to Grant Co., IN.
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Diane
Nieland - updates
Hi Nathan, Thanks for letting me know about the edits. I forget about them and it doesn't send reminders or notices so I don't think about them. I just tried to get into them to make the changes and it wouldn't let me - so I put "ignore" on them and will let you make the changes.
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Added by Diane on Jul 23, 2014 10:42 AM
MaryAnn Sall
RE: Haefs vs Hoefs
I did a bit more research. My great great grandfather Carl Friedrich Hoefs arrived in America in 1866. He had two sons Hermann and Charles who both went by Hoefs all their lives as far as I can tell. Of Hermann's sons two went by Hoefs and two, Charles and Elmer, went by Haefs. My grandfather Charles was literate and knowing him, I would say that he would have corrected any clerk's mistake. I think he made a conscious decision to use the Haefs spelling for his surname. He probably disliked the mispronunciation of his name more than the misspelling. And concerning the gravestones in Canby, Hermann and Augusta's daughter Hulda and my grandpa Charlie were the only family members in Oregon at the time of their deaths and must have arranged for the headstones. So the Haefs wing of the family did decide on the spelling! All this is fascinating, thank you, for calling it to my attention. My genealogical studies are full of these name anomalies and each case seems to have a story.

Happy hunting, MaryAnn
Added by MaryAnn Sall on Jul 23, 2014 9:42 AM
Dominique Potier
William H Demorgan
Thanks Nathan for your picture, unfortunately I can't tell if he was an airborne during the WW2 . If one day you find his obit could you contact me ?

Thanks

Domi
Added by Dominique Potier on Jul 23, 2014 12:32 AM
Dominique Potier
Robert M Cubelic
Thanks Nathan for your picture, unfortunately I can't tell if he was an airborne during the WW2 . If one day you find his obit could you contact me ?

Thanks

Domi
Added by Dominique Potier on Jul 23, 2014 12:30 AM
MaryAnn Sall
Haefs vs Hoefs
Well, my mother was a Haefs, daughter of Charles and granddaughter of Herman. I don't know if I have the definitive answer but I have a couple of guesses. First, I think the name in Germany was originally Höfs which became spelled Hoefs in America using the usual substitution of oe for ö. However the pronunciation is closer to Haefs than Hoefs. So there are two possibilities for the conversion from Hoefs to Haefs, first, maybe some of the family members wanted the spelling and the pronunciation to be closer aligned or second, the name became Haefs when census takers or other clerks wrote down what they heard. I know that some family members kept Hoefs all through life and others used Haefs. I was unaware of this when my grandfather was alive, so I never asked him about the matter. Sorry that I could not be of more help.

Oh, about the grave stone, I guess that the Haefs wing of the family got it made, but who knows!

MaryAnn
Added by MaryAnn Sall on Jul 22, 2014 9:34 PM
Lynn Stoops Chapel
RE: Rebecca Newby Richardson
GOOD!! Glad you caught the error and brought to my attention
Added by Lynn Stoops Chapel on Jul 22, 2014 9:02 PM
Lynn Stoops Chapel
RE: Rebecca Newby Richardson
Nathan
I sent another correction please make the edit and then it should correct. I HOPE!!
Added by Lynn Stoops Chapel on Jul 22, 2014 8:50 PM
Diane
Haefs vs Hoefs
Hi Nathan, I've transferred what you have requested. I like your idea about adding pictures - love the old pictures and I try to add whenever I can.
D
Added by Diane on Jul 22, 2014 4:45 PM
Diane
Herman Haefs vs Hoefs
Hi Nathan,
Always good to hear from you! I am willing to do what you think is best but if you would like a transfer of the site/s thats no problem either since you are working on them. I understand, I have some lines that I connect and then connect to others lines several times - its crazy!
I've been adding to familysearch information - am beginning to love that site along with ancestry.
Let me know what you want to do with the site.
Thanks!
Added by Diane on Jul 22, 2014 4:26 PM
Karen Johnson Grady
RE: Emery Jennings Bryan
Photos are always nice, but not necessary - at least for me. I am only very distantly related, and do not need a transfer, but thanks for asking. I just like to provide additional info for memorials if I have it, especially linking up the families. Thanks for updating it!
Added by Karen Johnson Grady on Jul 21, 2014 7:47 PM
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