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Kelley Ward (#46862905)
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Bio Photo Texan by birth and heritage.

Genealogy seems to run in our bloodlines, my father, David Martin Ward Sr. spent as many years, if not more, researching his bloodlines. DNA brought us a surprise or two, but there is nothing like having the blood bear out research!
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Carolyn Ivy Shimek
# 76941465 Marie Marthe Chauvin DeVince
I am asking once again that you check the parents of this Marie Marthe Chauvin who married Valentin Alexandre DeVince. Page 105 of Love's Legacy by Jacqueline Olivier Vidrine shows proof that her patents are Jacques Chauvin and Marie Anne de la Vergne. Being a committed genealogist, I know that you want to have all facts correct. There is also a cemsus of 1724 in the book "The Census Tables for the French Colony of Louisiana From 1699 to 1712" by Charles R. Maduell, Jr. which on page 44 #11 shows Chauvin de Lery age 50 native Montreal, Canada, 3 boys age 13, 15, & 11. There are no daughters listed.and his wife had already died. So if Marie Marthe was their daughter she would be about 10 since you show her birth as 1714 and would be listed on this census. The year 1724 is shown on page 43. Please correct these parents on Marie Marthe's Find A Grave page.

Thank you for your kind attention.
Carolyn Shimek
Added by Carolyn Ivy Shimek on Jan 25, 2015 7:14 AM
eliazbeth parks
Thomas WARD.
Kelley I have written to you before.If you are the one who has posted all this information on Bridgett and Thomas Ward let me advice you your information is wrong. I have luke Thomas Ward Will. It is dated May 30 1796, Bertie Co. N.C. My 4th ggrandfather Luke Jr was in charge of his will. Luke Thomas Ward was not in VA and that is not where he was buried at. His Son John Ward died 1848 Ark. He is listed with the historical Society. He was a REV. War. Vet and is buried on His land. He married Roxilanna Kornegay. She died 1813. He left Tenn, for Ark. I am afraid the information you have on my lines are not correct. You may go to the internet and typ their names as they appear in my note here and see information. There is probably about Ten John Wards in this time period.,Please respond to this, Thank you again for reading this.Our Dna does not match the Line of Thomas and Pheby Hill lines. This mean the Y Dna which is the man.
Added by eliazbeth parks on Jan 23, 2015 2:49 PM
eliazbeth parks
Thomas Ward and Bridgett Draughon
Kelly Ward, I am of the Luke Thomas Ward born around 1730 Died May 30 1796 Bertie Co. N.C. Married to Bridgett Draughon. This is his correct name. His will names my 4th ggrandfather Luke Thomas Ward jr.born 1752 Duplin Co. N.C. Died 1821 Hempstead Ark.MArried Rebecca Drew 1795 Duplin Co. N.C. LukeJr. was the Excut. of his father and mothers will. Luke Sr Will names his wife Bridgett Ward daughter of Walter Draughon and Bridgett Brown. Names daughter Penelope Ward who married Anthony Drew the brother of Rebecca Drew Ward, Name Daughter Elizabeth Ward Pollock who married William Pollock. Names Mary Ward Kornegay who married Jacob Kornegay. Bridgett Ward Will was probated in 1828 Bertie County. Bridgett Will and Luke Thomas Ward will names all the children, Letitia Ward oldest married Cullen Cornely, John Ward born 1745 Duplin Co. N.C. died 1846 Ark. married Roxilana Kornegay. Had 17 children Moved to Tenn along with his brother Luke Jr in 1797. Both moved to Ark in 1818. The Brother Luke Jr born 1752 died in 1821 Hempstead Ark. Mary Ward married Jacob Kornegay, Elizabeth married William Pollock then Penelope married Anthony Drew. The name you have for Luke Thomas Ward and Bridgett Ward son John is not their son. He is listed above. The Thomas Ward you have listed that married Hill is of the Micheal Ward Sr. Line, I have research his line thoroughly and cannot see any connection and the dates do not give room for Luke Thomas Ward to have any children by her nor can I find one connection to My 5th ggrandfather and mother. I really think you might want to research these lines and see for yourself. I would be glad to send you the wills of each if it is used in the correct manor. Thank you for reading this. In either case the information that you are passing around is not correct and it is miss leading people. Thank you again.
Added by eliazbeth parks on Dec 23, 2014 6:31 PM
Carolyn Ivy Shimek
Parents of Marie Marthe Chauvin
In Jacqueline Olivier Vidrine's "Love's Legacy" on page 105:

30 January 1736 one bann published, dispensed with two banns. Jean Gregoire Volant and Marthe Chauvin, widow of VALENTIN DEVIN, daughter of deceased JACQUES CHAUVIN AND MARIE ANNE LAVERGNE.
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There is a second entry on page 345n:

Valentin Devin married Marthe Chauvin before 1732. He died in June 1735. A son named Valentin was baptized in 1734. 1:77k86,103. 112'gn 2"45,51

This is the proof that Marie Marthe Chauvin's parents are not the ones listed on this FindAGrave.
Added by Carolyn Ivy Shimek on Nov 23, 2014 3:43 PM
Carolyn Ivy Shimek
Francoise Claire Allaire
Francoise Claire Allaire was married to Philippe Bienvenu 5 July 1699 was the mother of Pierre Antoine who was baptized 22 Mar 1703.

Archives Departemental du Morbihan, Les Registres de Ploemeur.

Attakapas Gazette Vol. XV # 1 Spring 1980 page 2

Pierre Antoine's first wife was Francoise Rabut, widow of Pierre Durand and of Pierre Melet, and they married on 3 Jun 1726 in Kaskaskia, Illinois.

Louisiana Historical Quarterly, Vol. VIII. page 175
Added by Carolyn Ivy Shimek on Nov 23, 2014 3:20 PM
eliazbeth parks
John Ward
Kelley. John Ward the son of Luke and Bridgett Ward died in 1846, Ark. He married Roxie nick name, Kornegay. MY 4th ggrandfather was Luke Thomas Ward jr. born 1752 Duplin Co. N.C. he died 1821,Hempstead Co. Ark. I think you have the wrong lines attach to my Bridgett Draughon Ward who is my 5ht ggrandmother. I have her fathers will also. Both Luke SR. and Bridgett have the same children listed in their wills. My 4th ggrandfather is mention in both. Sorry, but you need to correct this as soon as possible.
Added by eliazbeth parks on Sep 14, 2014 6:15 PM
eliazbeth parks
Luke Thomas Ward
Hello, I would like to know who establish the lines of My 5th ggrandfather. Luke Did marry Bridgett Ward who is the daughter of Walter Draughon. According to the records of the other wives you have the dates of his children and the dates of the other children you have and marriages do not add up at all. Would like to see how you came about this with proof. I have research many Wards lines and know them well. I have luke Ward;s will and there is not any other children listed in his will at all. His true date of birth has never been establish. The Thomas Ward who married one of your wives listed here is of the Michael Ward line. I have Bridgett Draughon Wards will .Probate is 1825. There where three Thomas Wards who died in 1796 Bertie. Co. Luke Thomas Ward died in May of 1796. I cannot express how important that the correct information be posted on the www.findagrave because it certainly can sure miss lead many people.
Added by eliazbeth parks on Sep 14, 2014 6:10 PM
marjorie adams
Now looking at #60972038.
Appreciate your efforts to add info to f-a-g. However, if your are not adding a tombstone as verification, PLEASE add the source for your data. There is so much wrong info out there (which is copied ad infinitum) that we need a source to be able to validate your info.
Thank you.
Added by marjorie adams on Sep 06, 2014 8:01 AM
If you would like for me to manage Robert H J Wardlaw, I will. # 55271539

Do you have any information on his daughter
Minerva Wardlaw Treadwell
Birth 17 DEC 1849 in Pvt Home, Chambers, Alabama, United States
Death 7 Mar 1877 in Dorsey Co now, Cleveland, Arkansas, United States

Added by jjohnsfamilytree on Sep 01, 2014 4:24 PM
Warren Watts
Alkire Graves
Do you have location for grave of John Alkire (60627469) and his wife, Christina McCann Alkire (60627553)? You list them buried in Forrest Lawn Memorial Gardens, Jan Lew, Lewis County, WV. They are my 5 th Great Grandparents.
Added by Warren Watts on Aug 06, 2014 1:37 AM
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