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Helen Cook (#46860575)
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S M Down
Sarah A (Smith) Doak
Hi Helen, Sarah Doak was my G-G-Grandmother's step-sister. Do you have any documentation for her maiden name of Smith? (especially a marriage license for her marriage to Matthew, or a death certificate?) We have a little information on the family in New York, but not much. Any information would be deeply appreciated! Thanks!
Added by S M Down on Jul 25, 2014 8:17 PM
J.Smith
RE: Cora Owen
It would be my pleasure to do so.
Added by J.Smith on Apr 12, 2014 2:06 PM
J.Smith
Cora Owen
I have a picture of her headstone if you are interested. I would upload it, however, you already have hit the 5 picture limit on her memorial. If you would like it, let me know when one has been deleted and I will gladly upload it.
Added by J.Smith on Apr 12, 2014 12:51 PM
Della Coen Lipe
Memorial #18494818 Mary Frances Parker Kenney
Please tell me where the names of the parents came from. They are SO wrong! Mary Frances was on the 1880 census with her parents:
1880 AR, Benton Co., Walnut Twp., Fam. #113:
PARKER, Haley S., 32, TN TN TN
PARKER, Sarah E., 29, IL TN TN
PARKER, Leona A., 12, IL TN IL
PARKER, Mary F., 10, IL TN IL
PARKER, David F., 5, IL TN IL
PARKER, Henry R., 3, IL TN IL
PARKER, William H., 2/12, AR TN IL

Mary Frances "Fannie" was the older sister of my grandfather, David Franklin Parker. The names of Mary Frances' children is correct, but not her parents' names. Mary Frances was born in Franklin Co., IL where all of Haley's children were born. She and none of her siblings were ever in Winnebago Co., IL. That is in extreme NORTH IL, whereas Franklin Co. is in extreme SOUTH Illinois.
Mary Frances' mother was Sarah Ellen Gargus (Garrigus), dau. of Franklin Gargus also of Franklin Co., IL.

The SUPPOSED parents, H. R. Parker and his family were indeed in 1880 Winnebago County, but the census clearly shows his Mary was "Mary K".

Just because Ancestry.com makes a supposed connection, does not mean it is correct. And this is one grievous example of that. I have found many such erroneous "connections". Thank you.

1880 Harlem, Winnebago, Illinois, Page: 57D; Enumeration District: 220:
H. R. Parker 46
Sarah Parker 36
Whitman Parker 12
Mary K. Parker 11
L. S. Parker 6
J. S Parker 4
L. N. Parker 2

My Mary Frances was nowhere near Winnebago Co., IL in 1880.

I DO NOT want this memorial transferred to me, but I would like to see a correction made. Please check out the above censuses yourself and decide whether the information in the memorial is correct or not.

Added by Della Coen Lipe on Apr 11, 2014 1:14 AM
Elkco
RE: Dorothy Killian
Glad to help. Thanks for all you do to promote family genealogies.
Added by Elkco on Apr 08, 2014 6:37 PM
Doris Neystel
henwood family
Helen Cook,are you relation to the Henwood family ?My great grandfather was William Leiv Henwood,son of Henry Clay Henwood. My sister and I are coming to Ill. in April to try and find ancasters,looks like Oakridge Cemetery is full of info.Would apprec.any info you might have


Thank you,
Doris Neystel dlneystel@clearwire.net
Added by Doris Neystel on Mar 29, 2014 9:56 PM
Linda Dukes
RE: Arminta Jane Dukes Daniels parents
no need to transfer, I am just updating some things.
Jennifer and daughter don't sound like my line. mine is from VA to NC to TN to MO/and beyond... thanks :-)
Added by Linda Dukes on Feb 20, 2014 1:50 PM
Sherry Goolsby, Genealogy researcher
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Thanks for the transfer.

Hope U have a great day.

Ur Find A Grave friend,
Sherry
Added by Sherry Goolsby, Genealogy... on Feb 19, 2014 2:41 PM
Leon Barton
Ray Don Christiansen
The memorial for Ray Don Christiansen has been transferred. I knew Helen and Junior as I worked in a store in Johnson and they did business with us. They were fine people.
Added by Leon Barton on Feb 16, 2014 6:46 AM
Leon Barton
Ray Don Christiansen
Ray Don Christian has been linked to his mother. I would be happy to transfer this memorial to you if you are interested. He must have been family.
Added by Leon Barton on Feb 15, 2014 8:05 PM
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