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Vivian (#46939563)
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Bio Photo The surnames I am researching include Piper, Gordon, Case, Lowerre, Cordier, Baker, Hodge and Cuddeback, among many others. I am as interested in my collateral branches as I am in direct lineal ancestors. I have a deep connection to the early pioneers and settlers of Sullivan, Orange and Ulster counties of New York.

I will gladly make updates/corrections to any of the memorials I have added to Find A Grave and will transfer those that are not in my family tree. Just be patient as it may take me several weeks to respond. You can use the Edit and Transfer tabs or contact me via email.

The work I have done on this site, and hope to continue, is strictly a genealogical labor of love. When I am in a cemetery looking for my own family I am happy to take photos of other gravestones. Many of the entries I have made come from obituaries or news items that I come across in my research, and therefore may not have a photo attached. I strongly believe in adding such biographical data, even though it may not be accurate, because it sometimes provides that elusive clue, or even a place to start. In many cases I've added memorials but have not had time yet to transcribe the obituary. You are welcome to contact me to ask if I have an obit in my files.
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Pat J
Edits left
When you get a chance, I left you some edits to approve., thanks,
Pat
Added by Pat J on Aug 12, 2014 8:35 PM
Pat J
Yippee!!
You made me so very happy, by approving my edits!!

Thanks! Pat
Added by Pat J on Jun 29, 2014 9:29 PM
Pat J
Edits
Vivian,
When you have a chance, I sent you a few edits that should be in your file to review. Appreciate it when you could accept them!

Thanks!!

Pat Johanson
Added by Pat J on Jun 12, 2014 8:52 PM
Grant Davis
RE: Maria Allen Thompkins
Vivian,

Thank You for you response on Maria Allen Tompkins. Spent time on the Allen Family yesterday. Finally tied Lydia A Allen (65661327) to her daughter Elizabeth (83424081), and found other members of the Allen Family.

Regards, Grant
Added by Grant Davis on Jun 11, 2014 11:16 AM
Grant Davis
Sarah Allen
I believe Elizabeth Sherwood Allen went mostly by Betsey Sherwood Allen. I checked the Fulton Post Card site. Found two entries:

Alson - Tompkins P -reth Sherw (could not tell what it was)
Monticello NT Republican Watchman
1829-1831 - Grayscale - 0407 pdf
(checked the page as well but part was unreadable)

Sherwood Alson Tompkins
Monticello NY Republican Watchman 1829-1831 Grayscale 0403 pdf


Regards, Grant
yship@aol.com
801-580-2915
Added by Grant Davis on Jun 10, 2014 1:54 PM
Grant Davis
Betsey Sherwood
Betsey Sherwood was the name used on her tombstone, I believe as he wife of Reuben Allen.

Regards, Grant
Added by Grant Davis on Jun 10, 2014 12:04 PM
Grant Davis
Maria Allen Thompkins
I would like to prove that Maria Allen was the daughter of Reuben and Elizabeth Sherwood Allen. It seems like it could be but just need a little more proof that it is. If I could find her obituary that would help, and I will look in Fulton Postcards for it. Thank you for all you do. Regards, Grant Davis
Added by Grant Davis on Jun 10, 2014 11:54 AM
bobandterryg08
MITTEER
Hello Vivian
Could you tell me please which Tombstone Darius Richard Mitteer is Buried in? You have 2 of them on here. 116181068. one says Richard Mitteer with 1st wife and the other one says Darius Richard Mitteer with 2nd wife when she dies.
Thank You So Much
Theresa
Added by bobandterryg08 on May 21, 2014 2:32 PM
Leann Dittman
Hi!
Thanks to all of your great work, I figured out that we are related by marriage. Your GGGG Grandfather Caleb was the uncle of George W. Baker who married my G Grandfather's sister. Thanks for all the pictures and information; it helped me figure out my mother's father's side of the family. Can you link my mother (79976420) to her father, James E. Griffin (26699726).
Added by Leann Dittman on Apr 11, 2014 6:46 PM
Anna Helt
Crawford Family
Dear Vivian, So happy that you took photos at wurtsboro cemetery. I am trying to find out who Mary Crawfords 1873-1890 parents are and also Robert Crawford 1901. I am working on my husbands Moms side of the family and it would be wonderful if maybe you might have this information. Thank you in advance. A >Helt
Added by Anna Helt on Mar 29, 2014 12:55 PM
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