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Ellen (#47172556)
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Bio Photo I now live in Massachusetts and am enjoying the opportunity to learn about my early ancestors here. My heart and much of the family I am researching is in Pennsylvania. The majority of my family is of German origin, emigrating in the early to mid 1700s. On my father's side I have a particular interest in the following families: Stine/Stein, Smith, Hauze, Burkert, and Flick. On my mother's side I am deeply vested in Virginia/West Virginia and the Hite and Manning families, as well as the Strouse family in Pennsylvania. See my Virtual Cemeteries for direct ancestors.

I have more detailed copies of photos uploaded to this site and welcome requests. If the memorial I have uploaded is not related to my family, I would be pleased to turn over ownership to a family member.

Photos on Find a Grave should never be used without permission, and the source should always be credited.

My policy is that others may use the photos of HEADSTONES I have posted for personal use, but do require that the source of the photo(s) be stated as that both credits my work and also provides provenance for the photo. Simply reference that it is a photo posted on FAG by Ellen and give the date and memorial number.

Please DO NOT ever copy PORTRAITS unless you are immediately related or a direct descendant. Again, reference that it is a photo posted on FAG by Ellen and give the date and memorial number.

Thank you.
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Ruth Andrews
I added your "unpopular" edit, with an explanation in the Bio section. Perhaps a researcher will see it and come up with the goods. Thanks for keeping it accurate,

Kristen Cart
Added by Kocart on Jun 24, 2016 6:16 PM
Anne Shurtleff Stevens
RE: Lydia Loring Lincoln Dayton 72946874
Transferred to you by now.
Added by Anne Shurtleff Stevens on May 19, 2016 3:11 PM
Carrie Campbell
RE: George Jewel Micott
Ellen, Thanks so much for the reply, Yes this was indeed a sad story that many homes went through in those's war years and even more so when Lucille lost their child at birth right before George went oversea's. His story puts flesh on just the bare facts in a family tree. From the records it appears he survived the crash of the heavy bomber and was interned in a prisoner war camp [makes the story of Unbroken come close to home]. I do have family up in Bethlehem and have just come back from a family funeral the other weekend. I have Boyer Family buried in Grandview in Allentown besides and family over in the Catasauqua cemetery, Fairview. Carrie C.
Added by Carrie Campbell on May 15, 2016 8:53 AM
Barb Beverage R
RE: Captain William Thomas followup
Went back to look at sources for William's birth. It was hand-written by his father, Joshua, for his pension application. All the children's births are written there, day, month & year - no place. I agree that a 1792 / 1793 year would fit the census, but, the primary record cites 19 Sept 1791. The family did resided in Lincolnville & Camden prior to the islands, so Lincolnville birth would fot/
Added by Barb Beverage R on May 03, 2016 4:12 PM
Barb Beverage R
RE: Captain William Thomas followup
Hi Ellen

First, I don't know if you have used this as a source, but Cyrus Eaton in his "History of Thomaston, Rockland & South Thomaston" really messed up the Thomas families. I can give you a nutshell here. If you like me to e-mail you a family grouping, you can send me the address & I will delete it off the public forum immediately.

Capt William Thomas is indeed the s/o Joshua Thomas Jr (1753 - 1819) & Mary Burgess (1759 - 1840). Joshua & Mary's children are: Capt Peleg Thomas (1788 - 1867), Capt Willam Thomas (1791 - 1885), Capt Seth Thomas (1785 - 1854); Capt Benjamin Thomas (178` - 1819); Joshua Thomas 3rd (1783 - 1784) & Deacon George Thomas (1787 - 1885).

The sons' births are all over the place, from Duxbury, Mass to North Haven to Lincolnville to Camden.

Your William, according to her daughter Maria's death record, was born in Lincolnville on 19 Sept 1791. He married Charlotte Smith on 27 Nov 1821 on North Haven. She was the d/o Jonathan Smith Jr & Lydia Wooster. (Jonathan served during the Revolutionary War). She was b 31 Mar 1795, North Haven; d 25 June 1884, North Haven.

William resided on North Haven (western side), but did much of his shipping out of Thomaston & Rockland. In 1844, he was co-owner of 133-ton schooner "New York" with Hewett & Beverage; co-owner of 400-ton ship "Medora" with Knott Crockett, built by his brother. In 1845, Captain of 299-ton bark "Alvarado" again built by brother, owned by Knott Crockett. In 1847, he was co-owner of 124-ton schooner "Sea Gull" with Crockett & I Gregory, and in 1848, he was Captain of the 136-ton schooner "H C Lowell".

Does this help? Barb
Added by Barb Beverage R on May 03, 2016 3:41 PM
Barb Beverage R
RE: Captain William Thomas followup
Hi Ellen

I do have a bunch of information on him & his family. Let me look to see what I have. I do have pictures of his ships, too. I'll get back to you & will share whatever I have.
Added by Barb Beverage R on May 03, 2016 3:21 PM
Paul Ring
William (Capt.) T. Thomas

I have put the memorial back into its' original condition before a suggested edit was accepted from another researcher. Please contact Barb Beverage R (#48220899) for more information. ~ Paul
Added by Paul Ring on May 03, 2016 5:37 AM
Lawrence H. Grunert
Elizabeth Andrews Eames
Ellen, I think I have your questions answered reguarding Elizabeth. I had some digging but I have the list of all ? children and in proper order on her mothers memorial # 161644334 and connected her to Joseph but I don't think he is in the right cemetery as all records state Hingham and at that time frame they rarely traved that distance to bury them. Thank you for your question as now we have a more complete memorial....Peace.....Lawrence
Added by Lawrence H. Grunert on Apr 25, 2016 9:41 AM
James Bianco
my photos
Ellen, you may use any photo I have uploaded for whatever purpose you find useful! Jim
Added by James Bianco on Apr 24, 2016 7:13 AM
RE: Policy on photos
I don't check my edits often enough--I will do them now. Thanks for the reminder.

Added by Kocart on Apr 21, 2016 4:48 PM
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