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Joan of VA (#46993634)
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as of Dec 20, 2013

My Paternal Grandmother was Ella FRAANKENFIELD born 1885 in Luzerne co., PA and my Grandfather was George A. LIVINGS born 1868 in Cumberland County, England, who arrived in America in 1870, with his parents George LIVINGS and Mary (KANE) Livings

My Paternal GG-Grandparents were Robert Boyce FRANKENFIELD (1850-1923) and Mary Jane VANDERMARK(1855-1920) of Luzerne co., PA

My Maternal Grandparents , who lived in Cambria co., PA were, Gilbert (David Gilbert) HOLLIS and Bessie BEERS Hollis.
I'm including my Grandfather's 2nd wife Dora Lillian (HOLLEN) McQuinn- Hollis, since our families overlap, and I'm related to some of the same HOLLEN families and she was the only Grandmother I knew.

My G-Grandparents were Samuel BEERS and Sarah E TROXELL, d/o Alexander TROXELL and Matilda Jane GATES, also of Cambria co., PA

My husband's Paternal Grandparents were Salomon SANCHEZ and Maria Sarah ARAGON of Anton Chico, Guadalupe co., New Mexico.

His maternal Grandparents were Leon Christian NELSONand Estella BARELA(Varela)of Anton Chico, Guadalupe co., New Mexico

Maternal Grandparents-
David Gilbert Hollis #25793493
Bessie Matilda (Beers) Hollis #25793492

Maternal Great-Grandparents-
David Hollis- #28762873
Anne Elizabeth (Kessler) Hollis- # 28762928

Maternal 2nd Great Grandparents-
William Hollis
Susan Catherine (Boring) Hollis

Paternal Grandparents-
George Livngs- #28212463
Ella (Frankenfield) Livings- 28212484

Paternal Great-Grandparents-
Robert Boyce Frankenfield- 9788083
Mary Jane (Vandermark) Frankenfield #9788097

Paternal 2nd Great-Grandparents-
John Frankenfield #28212274
Anna or Susan(Wolf) Frankenfield #28716912 (relationship chart)

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S Dillon
RE: Dovie Oshell
The tombstone only has the information you describe but Dovie was my Great Grandmothers sister. I have a copy of Dovies death certificate that can be found on

Added by S Dillon on Aug 29, 2015 5:47 AM
Pamela Bolinda Pate
RE: Dessie Troxell
I Must have deleted the photo after putting it on find a grave. . The next time I am up there, I will try to locate her again.
Added by Pamela Bolinda Pate on Aug 27, 2015 9:15 AM
Gaye Selover Funk
RE: John Mink
I hope your new computer came with an automatic backup system! And that you copy to an external drive at least weekly. Sounds like you've got quite a job ahead of you.
Added by Gaye Selover Funk on Aug 27, 2015 9:06 AM
Sara Weamer
RE: John D. Smiley
David was married to Mary Miller, but I have his birth as 1790, in County Derry, Ireland. They came to America, and settled in Graham Twp, Indiana County, PA. I have them as having 8 children: Nancy, Samuel, Elizabeth, Ellen, Mary, Susan, Hezekiah, and John D. Smiley. I also have names of spouses for these people.

Also: John D Smiley married Mary Ayers, but she had been married before. His first wife, Charlotte Raney, died, then he married Mrs. Mary (Ayers) Reese, born 1835.

Added by Sara Weamer on Aug 26, 2015 4:45 PM
Sara Weamer
RE: John D. Smiley
John was the son of David and Mary (Miller) Smiley. David Smiley was the son of Samuel Smiley and Elizabeth Bailey Smiley of County Derry, Ireland. Samuel was born in 1760 and died on April 24, 1834 in Beccaria Twp., Clearfield County, PA. Elizabeth was born in 1764 and died April 26, 1835. They are both buried in a tiny cemetery in the woods (the old Ball Cemetery) in Utahville, PA. I have actually found this cemetery and visited their graves. The headstones are still there, though Elizabeth's has been broken, repaired, and broken again.

John 'D' Smiley's son John Harvey Smiley was my great grandfather. I find it very curious that John Harvey Smiley's granddaughter (my mother) married a man named John Harvey.

Hope to hear any additional information you care to share; if you need information I can supply I will be happy to do so.

Sara Harvey Weamer
Added by Sara Weamer on Aug 26, 2015 4:14 PM
Pamela Bolinda Pate
RE: Dessie L Troxell
I am having trouble locating 61003458. Will be glad to transfer photo if I cam locate that #. How is the name listed on that memorial?
Added by Pamela Bolinda Pate on Aug 25, 2015 8:27 AM
Lena and Dennis
Horace Gray
I believe that Horace Gray is buried in Cedar Crest Cemetery, Trucksville. There is a photo there of the headstone. Trucksville is close to Shavertown.
Added by Lena and Dennis on Aug 22, 2015 12:35 PM
Janet Welch
I want to thank you for all your research and information you have posted on Find A Grave. My Great-Grandfather was John Iset Lightner, married to Nancy (Nannie) Elmira Beers. Your information is so interesting. Thank you again. Jan
Added by Janet Welch on Aug 06, 2015 9:42 AM
Pamela Bolinda Pate
Bobbi Jo "Beaner" Matthew.. Beaver Valley Cemetery you have 2 entries
Added by Pamela Bolinda Pate on Jul 24, 2015 7:44 PM
Pamela Bolinda Pate
more duplicates
schafer 29679711 29679774

rettinger 88389171 88389163 88389159

88389150 I attached photo to this one

moore 102808382 102808393

wm motherbaugh motherSbaugh not sure which spelling is correct 96966014 35273254

rebeccamotherbaugh motherSbaugh 35273186 96905999

Please correct as appropriate. Your efforts are appreciated respectfully submitted
Added by Pamela Bolinda Pate on Jul 24, 2015 8:53 AM
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