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Helen L. Smith Hoke (#46540075)
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Bio Photo 2015 season is about over here in Ohio. Soon everything we be white. This is the time of year that I get more done on the computer with genealogy. Still transfering all my data into one tree. Hope to finish that this winter. Hope everyone is well and makes it thru the winter with lots of clues to follow next spring.
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JanetJanet Cobb
susan wise 1832
Helen,,Im a Cobb,n Vt..I ran into a susan wise on
message board,,she was asking info on Josiah Proctor & susan chamberlain,who came from mass to Vermont,,They are related to me..Can you help me with whom she is??Im unable to locate info on her..My parents Maurice Cobb& Pearl slade..My dad was married befoe,,Olive Herrick,in Pawlet vt..1931..Inot if this is same susan wise????Thank you
Added by JanetJanet Cobb on Feb 29, 2016 10:22 AM
Spencer & Destini Smith
RE: Hatfield and Evans names
I'd definitely like to check it out. How do I go about doing that?
Added by Spencer & Destini Smith on Feb 22, 2016 4:18 PM
Spencer & Destini Smith
RE: Ransom Smith
Mr ransom smith is buried in Clarence smith cemetery in Kentucky. He is in my memorials that I maintain if you would like to view it to see if we have any connection because I am completely lost on my Smith line at the moment. His parents were James Winton Smith & Delila Harlow Smith.

James Winton Smith's parents were Henry & Mary Smith, as far as I know at least
Added by Spencer & Destini Smith on Feb 22, 2016 4:11 PM
RE: William Bowman
I failed to ask you on my last message. Since you mentioned your distance to the family, would it bother you to go ahead and transfer the memorial to me?

And again I greatly thank you for the offer of your information dating back to Cornelius! I am very excited to see them. I have a book entitled Not for you, Lottie which was written about my great-grandmother, Charlotte Clementine (Hamilton) Bowman that is a very touching story of her upbringing. It doesn't go back that far, so I am sure I would enjoy what you have.

Have a great day and thank you again.
Paula Renee Bowman Booker
Added by Paula on Feb 22, 2016 11:14 AM
Spencer & Destini Smith
Ransom Smith
Which line does your ransom smith come from?
Added by Spencer & Destini Smith on Feb 19, 2016 9:32 PM
Joan& Virg
Proof of middle name Hiram
The scan of the death certificate of
Joseph Hiram Smith is now on my memorial for great Grandfather. it shows his middle name and proves who is parents were.
By the way James Elias Smith IV
was commonly called Elias due to his father, grandfather and great grandfather having the same name and so is parents are listed just as Elias Smith and Sarah Singleton.
Would you please correct the family tree on him in your family tree info on ancestry?
I'm very happy to have this come up so that his info can be corrected anywhere it needs to be.
I was told that his kidney problem came about after he was kicked in the kidney by a horse while he was putting on a horse shoe.
Thanks and I wonder what relationship he was to you and who you descended from down to you
--don't have you in my tree on ancestry.
Best Wishes
Joan Craven Willis
Added by Joan& Virg on Feb 16, 2016 5:04 PM
Joan& Virg
Joseph Hiram Smith
Sorry -you are absolutely wrong --great grandpa was Joseph Hiram Smith and that is definitely his grave. You have the wrong middle name for him or you have the wrong parents for your ancestor!!!
(didn't check to see if you are a relative or not)
Great Grandma Alice, his wife, signed his death certificate as the RN who nursed him as he was dying and she listed his parents as Sally Singleton and Elias James Smith on his death certificate - she knew his parents personally too. I have a copy of that death certificate.

I knew great grandma Alice very well -- she didn't die until I was in my teens and she told me about great grampa Joseph Hiram Smith and the family history and she knew her first husband's middle name and knew his parents.

Also my mother went out to the grave as a teenager and took the tombstone photo in black and white and I have since then visited the grave and got it in color. Blue cemetery next to Blue firehouse where he volunteered -see picture in fireman suit.

Please correct your ancestor tree before anyone picks up your wrong info whether it is the middle name or his parents that is wrong.
and of course his death certificate does show it as Joseph Hiram Smith. I will put a scanned copy of it on this memorial.
my grandmother is Ada, mother is Evelyn.
Joan Craven Willis
Added by Joan& Virg on Feb 16, 2016 1:54 PM
RE: William Bowman
I would love that! Would it be something you could email me? I have names dating back that far & had Cornelius and his wife Susannah listed, but not yet with a lot of information which I would love knowing more abut.

I live in TN and my Pappaw Ernest Murlin Bowman lived with us after Mammaw died in 1987. He was one of the families moved due to the TVA flooding to Maynardville, where several Bowmans still reside.

I would be interested in knowing our connection thru our relatives. Great to meet you!
Added by Paula on Feb 15, 2016 4:12 PM
kevin johnson
Hi,my name is kevin.
Hello.I am looking for an ancestor Named David Evans.My mother was Edna Keaton,Daughter of George Washington Evans my Grandfather.My Great Grandfather is Paris Treat Evans.My Great,Great, Grandfather is Harrison Evans.His father my Great,Great,Great Grandfather is David Evans I think.I can not find any document that links David Evans to Harrison Evans.Can anyone help me with this and thank you in advance.I am an ancestry member.
Added by kevin johnson on Jun 26, 2015 7:46 PM
Jillian Smith Gustafson
RE: Find A Grave Memorial# 117277665
Thanks for the reply Helen, I know a fair bit about Thomas' life but unfortunately can't confirm who his parents are. Elizabeth's maiden name is Laughlin (and I do know her parents). The family lore is that there was a relation to President Buchanan - his full name was Thomas Frame Buchanan Smith. My father's middle name was Buchanan.
Added by Jillian Smith Gustafson on May 11, 2015 3:06 PM
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