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A. L. Topping (#46874247)
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Family history research specialist that works to enhance the Memorials of loved ones and whom I take a personal interest in researching.

Areas of knowledge and expertise:

Greek immigrants and their families


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Beverly Smith Leach
Virgin family in Greenup Co KY
Found your Find A Grave mem # 39192607 on Eli Virgin. Saw how thorough it is. Do you have such info on his uncle, Thomas Virgin?
Beverly Smith Leach
Added by Beverly Smith Leach on May 28, 2016 10:49 AM
Nathan Haines
Sarah Jane "Jennie" Little Jordan
I added your note to Sarah Jordan's page.
I linked her page to her parent's pages. Her parent's have very little info on their pages and I did not send the person who made those pages any edits to improve that.
The person who linked Sarah's son Roy Weedman linked him as both Sarah's son and her husband!! Groan. I sent him an edit to fix that mistake.
I tried to find William Triplett but did not find him.
I added an obit to Sarah's page if that helps.
Nathan
Added by Nathan Haines on Mar 27, 2016 3:14 PM
Ricky Carpenter
RE: Initialized graves
Sorry for the late reply. I do but most are of my family. Was there anyone in particular your are looking for?
Added by Ricky Carpenter on Feb 15, 2016 9:42 AM
John CR Broughton Duff
Henry Duff's descendents
Dear Mr. Topping,
First of all, thank you for the work you do. I have been searching for information about my Grandfather, Henry Duff for nearly my entire life. My father, Charles Amos Duff of Marietta Ohio was his son. Dad was born 23 November 1920. My Uncle John Virgil Duff, was born in May 1922. Like my Uncle Edwin & Aunt Lotte (short for Charlotte), Dad and Uncle John (who was known as Pete as a boy) also went into the Washington County Children's Home, where they stayed until 1940. Lucy May Shook was their mother too. She rarely visited them at the Home.

Don't be sad about them having to live in the Home. Dad & Pete loved it. I have lots of their photos of them growing up there and they had nothing but praise for Mr. Alfred G. Marcus and his Wife who ran the place. I still have the amber handled safety razor that Mrs. Marcus gave Dad when he graduated from Marietta High School.

I was aware that Aaron Duff and Ann Treadway were Henry's parents, but beyind that, I know nothing about them. Family folklore says that Aaron was a Scot who emigrated to America in 1832 and that Anne was one of the Baltimore Treadway's. I note from some of your other records that Ann was actually Mary Ann and that her father was from New Jersey.

My Dad died in 2002 and Uncle Pete passed in December 2013. Dad was living in Scotland with me and Uncle Pete had lived his whole life less than a mile from the Children's Home. Dad and I visited him there on numerous occasions and in 1993 we all went in search of Henry's grave in Scot's Town Cemetery but we never found it.

I would like to correspond with you to learn as much as I can. my email address is: jcrduff@aol.com

I live in the Isle of Skye in the Hebridean Isles off the West Coast of Scotland.

Uncle Pete was aware of Henry's relationship with Arah Burford but to my knowledge never knew that they were married. We had also not known about John Henry Duff, who would have been dad's half brother.

I grew up hearing stories about Henry Duff - called "Fiddlin' Hen" as much for his mastery of the fiddle as for his philandering. Dad had memories of helping Henry at a Still in the woods making white lighting and selling it in Mason jars.

We also do not have any photographs of Henry Duff. If you could put me in touch with any of his descendents via Arah Burford Duff, perhaps they might have some pics of him? Also, do you know if Henry is actually buried in the same lair as Arah? She was obviously proud of being a Duff, else his name would not appear on her headstone. Perhaps some of her grandchildren might be able to fill in some of the blanks for us.

Thanks again for your work. You cannot imagine how pleased I was when I found the results of your research.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Best regards,
John CR Duff
Added by John CR Broughton Duff on Dec 19, 2015 9:41 AM
Oscar Meadows
Virgin Genealogy
Prior message should have read: I descend from Elzy Virgin h/o Sarah Downs. Still living in Greenup County, KY. Wondering if anyone from Eli's line has DNA tested? ovmeadows@gmail.com
Added by Oscar Meadows on Dec 10, 2015 2:42 PM
Oscar Meadows
Virgin Genealogy
I descend from Elzy Virgin d/o Sarah Downs. Still living in Greenup County, KY. Wondering if anyone from Eli's line has DNA tested? ovmeadows@gmail.com
Added by Oscar Meadows on Dec 10, 2015 2:35 PM
John R. Bowman
Hannah Pew-Hufman picture
I have a wedding day picture which shows Salathiel Rush and Melissa Hufman-Rush on their wedding day. Check out findagrave, Hannah Hufman for her picture.
Added by John R. Bowman on Sep 27, 2015 8:39 AM
Sandra Rush
PVT WILLIAM KOON
IAM THE GREAT GREAT GRANDDAUGHTER OF PVT WILLIAM KOON,IAM THE GRANDDAUGHTER OF ADALINE HESSON WONDERING IF THERE ARE ANY PICTURES OF THESE PEOPLE WILLIAM ADALINE ISABELLE,DO YOU KNOW WHERE ISABELLE IS BURIED?I HAVE INFORMATION ON ADALINE HESSON DENNIS IF YOU CARE FOR IT.THANK YOU
ksrush@frontier.com
Added by Sandra Rush on Jun 11, 2015 6:08 PM
Sandra Rush
PVT WILLIAM KOON
IAM THE GREAT GREAT GRANDDAUGHTER OF PVT WILLIAM KOON,IAM THE GRANDDAUGHTER OF ADALINE HESSON WONDERING IF THERE ARE ANY PICTURES OF THESE PEOPLE MILLIAM ADALINE ISABELLE,DO YOU KNOW WHERE ISABELLE IS BURIED?I HAVE INFORMATION ON ADALINE HESSON DENNIS IF YOU CARE FOR IT.THANK YOU
Added by Sandra Rush on Jun 11, 2015 6:02 PM
sueanna kyle
koon ,greathouse,haught,mcmullen,family
Added by sueanna kyle on May 25, 2015 11:33 PM
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