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Doy G (#47055060)
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Bio Photo I live in Yakima, WA. I've been pursuing family history seriously for almost 30 years -- almost as long as I've been married to my wonderful husband. He is not so much into genealogy, but is a good sport about my "addiction", even to the point of helping me look for relatives in cemeteries when we travel. I love meeting cousins, too.

Main family names: Boone, Mayfield, Short, Tate, Savage, Hughes, Graham, Slater.
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Gaye Hill
Mary Jane Sutton HARBIN
Hello Doy G,

Yes - there are several records of Mary - Mary J - and then full name including maiden name:

Milton G. Harbin was working the system!

I sent for his Civil War records as indicated on his tombstone as to the unit and company he was with, BUT I also found him in a book, "North Carolina Troops - 1861 to 1865, Vol. IV, Infantry" and therein he is listed with Company D, 6th Regiment, N.C. Mtd. Infantry and I wrote to the author and enclosed the copies I had sent for and he determined that it WAS the same person and that he would place a correct in his notes IF there were to be any future printings.

***The Civil War pension was claimed under his service in Co. C, 2nd Reg't N.C. Mtd. Inf. -
Certificate #478253 Milton G. Harbin
Are you married? Please state your wife's full name and maiden name.
yes - Mary J. Harbin - Mary J. Sutton
When, where and by whom were you married?
Laurel County, KY August 1st 1878 Rev. Wiley Burris or Barris
What record of the marriage exists?
Laurel County, Ky Clerk's office
Were you previously married? If so please state the name of your former wife and the date and place of her death or divorce.
yes - Mary E. Harbin died April 15th, 1878 Laurel County, Ky
Have you any children living? If so please state their names and the dates of their birth.
yes - R. W. Harbin - March 17 th 1867
C. L. Harbin Aug 21st 1868
Mary M. Harbin Feb 3rd 1871
Alice A.? Harbin Aug 5th 1873
W. C. Harbin May 6th 186(?) cannot read trails off the original paper and is not on the copy
S. J. Harbin March 24th 1877
Milton G. Harbin Jr. Aug 25, 1879
R. A. Harbin April ? (not legible, trails off the original copy)
H. S. Harbin Oct 9th ? - faded
M. E. Harbin June 2, 1896
Henry H. Harbin Aug 4, 18???
This was on May 4th, 1898 signed Milton G. Harbin


Act of April 19, 1908
Declaration for Widow's Pension
State of Kentucky
County of Laurel
On this 17th day of February 1916 personally appeared before me a Notary Public within and for the county and state aforesaid, Mary J. Harbin aged 72 years a resident of Pittsburg, Ky. who being duly sworn make the following declaration for the purpose of obtaining a pension under act of Congress approved April 19th. 1908, That she is the widow of Milton G. Harbin who was enrolled under the name Milton G. Harbin on the 26th day of September 1863, s a Corporal in company C. 2nd Reg't N.C.. Inf. in the civil war and was honorably discharged on the 16th day of August 1865. And who died
at Pittsburg, Ky., on the 11th day of February 1916.
*****That she was married under the name of Mary J. Sutton to said solider at London, Ky., on the 1st day of August 1878 by W. C. Barnett.***

That there was no legal barrier to said marriage. That she had not been previously married. That said solider had been previously married to one Mary E. Engle who died April 15, 1878. He was not married to any other party. That she has not remarried since the death of said solider. That said solider left the following name children under 16 years old at the time of his death, viz. none
That she has not heretofore applied for pension, that she hereby appoints A. P. Settle of London, Ky., her true and lawful attorney to prosecute this claim, that her post office address is Pittsburg county of Laurel State of Kentucky.
Mary J. Harbin

Mary Jane Sutton is the 2nd great grandmother of Gaye Johnson Hill.

So this is my direct line from my father's side.

Gaye Hill

Added by Gaye Hill on May 03, 2016 8:32 PM
Emma (Savage) McGinnis #138496869
Doy, thank you for your request to add Emily as a nickname for Emma (Savage) McGinnis #138496869. As I see that you have the Savage name listed in your bio, I'm wondering how we may be connected. Emma's is my - soon to be 96 year old - mom in law's grandmother. This is the line: Emma (Savage) McGinnis (1858-1901), her daughter Ada Marie (McGinnis) Marney (1891-1963, then Frances June (Marney) Colby, born 1920. Any info that you can share would be great! :) Sunny
Added by Sunny on Apr 12, 2016 2:45 PM
RE: Sarah Elder Elliott
Thank you, Doy! I'm happy to have Sarah under my wing. Things are a little crazy for me right now but I will send you a note soon. I understand how things get busy!

Added by Lee on Apr 04, 2016 7:43 PM
Tricia the Spirit Chaser🌺
RE: Celestial Emaline Redfearn
Yes, I don't usually agree with "trees" from another website. The other maiden name I have been given, and am currently checking, is Redfearn. So she was supposedly a Redfearn who married a Redfearn. We'll see how it checks out.
Added by Tricia the Spirit Chaser&... on Mar 28, 2016 6:35 AM
Tricia the Spirit Chaser🌺
Celestial Emaline Redfearn
I received your edit to add her maiden name was "Sinclair". Could you please send your sources for this information? I have received 2 edits with different last names for her maiden name. I will also do my own research on this subject, but if you would send sources, I would certainly appreciate it.
Added by Tricia the Spirit Chaser&... on Mar 27, 2016 5:36 PM
Peggy Schul Biever
Jerry Myer Liebau
I received your request to show Jerry's first name as 'Jeremiah'. After contacting his great grand daughter, she confirmed that his name is Jerry Myer Liebau, not Jeremiah. I will leave his name as it is.
Added by Peggy Schul Biever on Mar 18, 2016 9:18 PM
BJ Boliver
Savage family
Do you have information about Andrew Jackson Savage's sister Cynthia Jane b. 1854? She married many times - first to John McMahan in 1870. Would like to chat with you!
Added by BJ Boliver on Dec 27, 2015 10:42 AM
RE: Joseph B. Danner
The link between Joseph B. Danner and Nancy is in Nancy's memorial. So you could change it in her memorial at 57447302.

I sent you an Edit to unlink her from Joseph, so you could also go to the Edits tab on your FindAGrave page and Accept the Edit.

I know it is confusing sometimes!
Added by RabbitTrack on Dec 05, 2015 7:15 PM
RE: Joseph B. Danner
I sent you an edit to remove Nancy. I hope that helps!

Here is the 1870 census

JB Danner 42
Mary Danner 38
James Danner 16
Joseph Danner 12
Elizabeth Danner 10
Mary Danner 7
Cordelia Danner 2
Jennie Danner 2/12

Home in 1870: Brown, Washington, Indiana
Post Office: Campbellsburg
Does that look correct to you? I know how easy it is to get the wrong family.

I saw this link online about the Danner family. I wonder if they are related.
Added by RabbitTrack on Dec 05, 2015 3:21 PM
Shari Hanson Frey
John Neville: 73658899
Thanks for the info on the 1860 census! I've updated his memorial.

Best regards,
Added by Shari Hanson Frey on Dec 03, 2015 8:15 PM
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