Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Del Groves (#47084264)
 member for 6 years, 3 months, 16 days
[Add to MyFriends]
Bio and Links
Bio Photo I have been researching my families since 2000 which consist primarily of (paternal) Fortney, Groves & Summers and (maternal) Armstrong, Boylen & Fawley.

The majority of memorials I have created are of my relatives. However, I have created some memorials for unrelated folks whose headstones I just happened to photograph while visiting a particular cemetery. If I have created a memorial that you'd like transferred to you, please send a note via normal channels under the 'Edit' tab of the memorial with a comment stating your relationship to that person.

Headstone Photos: permission is hereby given to relatives to use my headstone photos for their personal use. You can right click on a photo and select to Save to your computer.

If you are or think you are related to me, please contact me by email and/or visit my website.
 Contact:
or
Leave Public Message
 Website: http://ourfamilysaga.com
Contributions to
Find A Grave
 • 1,022 Memorials Added
 • 1,371 Memorials Managed
 • 3 Memorials/Week
 • 825 Photos
 • 18 Photo Requests
 • 84 Volunteer Photos Taken
 • 3 Virtual Flowers
 • 3 Fame Ratings
 • 1 Friend
Search Contributor's Records

 
First NameLast Name

Find A Grave Friends
Darrell Groves
Messages left for Del Groves (199)[Leave Message]
K White
Elihu Summers
Del,

I don't have any record for his parents. However, I do records of Mary's parents. I found that her father was John L. Cupp (1809-1880) and Mary Wilhelm (1812-1890). I looked for Elihu's birth records, but I'm sure they were lost in the courthouse fire in Preston County during his lifetime. I don't have any other way of finding out. Although, I did find death records for Mary Wilhelm Cupp; there is no documentation linking her to Mary Frances Cupp Summers.

Hope this helps,
Kiersten
Added by K White on Apr 05, 2015 9:07 PM
K White
Mary Frances Cupp
Hi, I was looking at your bio on Chancy Summer's page, and I noticed you were looking for a more exact death date for Mary Frances Cupp. She is in my grandmother's family bible as dying in 1904, although I don't have any more accurate records of it.
Added by K White on Apr 05, 2015 6:15 PM
Patty Ringer Brown
RE: Cemetery location?
Taken from Janice Cale Sisler's book. She states she and Benjamin noted the tombstones April 1, 1972.
She list address as Pleasant district, Valley Point...off Rt. 26.
Added by Patty Ringer Brown on Mar 05, 2015 6:59 PM
Corine Hardman
RE: Virginia Rachel Ringer Fortney #87636033
It came up on ancestry.com as one of the hints. and then the U. S. Find-a-grave came up.

I have to go back to see where I got the name from. Sometimes I get crossed eyed and do strange things. But that was how I came up with her name. Wonder what her headstone says.

Added by Corine Hardman on Mar 05, 2015 4:44 PM
Corine Hardman
RE: Virginia Rachel Ringer Fortney #87636033
Hi.

I added the Ann.


US Find-a-Grave has her as
Virginia Rachel Fortney
Birth 9 Jan 1852 - Preston County, West Virginia, USA
Death 2 Jun 1938 - Valley Point, Preston County, West Virginia, USA

That is where I got the Virginia from. I knew everything else should the Virginia dropped. Also 1852 Preston birth record has her as Virginia Rachel Ann.

The records will drive one crazy - birth, marriage, death etc one person but different names. First and middle names switched.

Corine
Added by Corine Hardman on Mar 05, 2015 4:15 PM
Jenorv
Norvell Elliott Miller
Thanks for the correction, I made changes. I don't know how that happened. He was a distant cousin.

John Norvell
Added by Jenorv on Feb 20, 2015 12:51 PM
Waucondacarol
Summers Davis # 129333360
Thanks for sending the obituary. I have added.
Added by Waucondacarol on Feb 19, 2015 12:24 PM
Martha Neighbors
RE: Norvel James Fortney #12465679
Hello Del!

Mr. Fortney is my wife Oneta (Currence)'s sister Ruth's husband's father. She said that all she remembers about Norvel is that he was the oldest Fortney around.

I just checked on ancestry.com and the West Virginia Vital Research (www.wvculture.org) website and I could not find any additional info about the individuals you mentioned.

Good luck to you in you research, always, and,

Happy Hunting!

Calvin
Added by Martha Neighbors on Jan 31, 2015 6:34 PM
Shirley
Lucille Summers
I was too fast with the key!!!

I found here James and Lucille were together after their marriage until she died so I doubt he was married to Katria unless the contributor has prove that I did not locate. That is very possible. The census records has him listed as Tom in several years. Guess you know all this! Happy researching.
Added by Shirley on Jan 28, 2015 1:13 PM
Shirley
Lucille Summers
I have been working on the question you asked.

Edmund had been added to her memorial. I am not aware where that information came from. They were not married as far as my researching goes.

About Katria Curry...I can not find where she and James Thomas Singleton were married.....James Thomas Singleton and Lucille Summers were married July 25, 1920 in Graham, Young County, Texas.
Added by Shirley on Jan 28, 2015 1:02 PM
[View all messages...]
 

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service