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Lynne Mall (#47097861)
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I have been doing genealogy research for over thirty years. I am currently writing a book about my ancestors that served in the Civil War. I am happy to share any Civil War information with others. I have researched many New York, Wisconsin, Ohio and various other regiments.

Family names I am working on: Seaman/s, Churchill, Putney, Jennings, Vanston. Will be glad to share information with anyone working on these families.
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Marilyn Kosanke
RE: Vanston Family
I do not have any additional information for you. I only researched the Vanstons in Dallas County, Texas.
Added by Marilyn Kosanke on Sep 22, 2014 9:46 PM
nancy robison
RE: Seamans
Thank you for pointing out I used Thomas' death date as Mary's. I will correct that.
My Seamans didn't move to the U.S. until after the Civil War, 1880's. And they were mostly females, 3 males and 4 females. One male died young, one moved to Michigan in 1873, and the other son didn't serve. I have not looked for any other Seamans who served in the Civil War. They were American Canadians from the 1830's to the late 1800's.
Thanks, Nancy
Added by nancy robison on Aug 12, 2014 10:03 PM
Lauren Marie Westgate Hargrave
RE: Christiana Vanston Minot
Sorry, No I don't. I am related to the Minot side of the family. Good Luck in your search! Lauren
Added by Lauren Marie Westgate Har... on Jul 26, 2014 6:54 PM
Diane Mills
Seamans
Dear Lynn,
We dug up what ended up being just a regular fieldstone. Then I noticed that the sun was just right and LOOK--Mary Seaman's stone is very easy to read (I replaced the other photo). My husband probed around and he felt no other stone (no stone found for Harriet)
Added by Diane Mills on May 04, 2014 1:13 PM
Diane Mills
Harriet Seamans
Dear Lynn,
I'm going to have my husband dig up a stone portion embedded in the unpaved driveway nearby, when we get a chance. I won't forget (I didn't say anything because we haven't had a chance to do it yet) Then we or you can do further checking if there's no inscription on it. I am getting ready for our museum dinner tonight right now (fixing appetizer trays). Talk to you later, Diane
Added by Diane Mills on May 03, 2014 8:42 AM
Diane Mills
No stone in Hudson, Mich.
Dear Lynn, We found about ten percent of total graves in Maple Grove have no stones. That's why it's taking so long to get the cemetery book done.

Often it's the last one to go in an area that ends up with no stone. For instance, James J. Hogaboam, author of our book on Hudson called The Bean Creek Valley, 1876--he died last out of all his family members buried in Hudson and he has no stone inscription (the family has a monument with their names on it, but not his) There are several other prominent pioneers here whom we found have no stones, either.

Apparently the City of Hudson has record of your ancestor being buried there with her husband and daughter. Hazel Monahan, curator of the Hudson Museum checked our data against city records. But you could still call them to double check, if you wish.
Added by Diane Mills on May 01, 2014 7:06 PM
Diane Mills
Harriet
Harriet has no stone at all and is not included in the 1941 cemetery reading done by the DAR. They mistakenly left off that corner of Block B.

The stone says Mary.
Added by Diane Mills on May 01, 2014 5:47 PM
Diane Mills
Mary Seamans
Look at this one
memorial number 128909805
Added by Diane Mills on May 01, 2014 5:39 PM
Diane Mills
Mrs. Seamans
Dear Lynn,

The stone next to Mr. Seamans (the CW soldier) is marked "Mary." So I added the daughter Mary's memorial--if you want it's yours.

My husband is working on a cemetery book for the Hudson Museum, so that is where I got the info.

I had to 'dirty' the stone with soil to faintly see "Mary"!
Added by Diane Mills on May 01, 2014 3:11 PM
Gary Fritz
Wm. Seamans
Lynn-I made the change. Thanks for bringing it to my attention.
Added by Gary Fritz on Aug 08, 2013 6:08 PM
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