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Walt (#47235581)
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I am seeking to identify and locate "all" of my grandmothers and grandfathers that have lived in the colonies or USA. I also try to include my Aunts, Uncles and first cousins for each generation. My direct Cary ancestors first arrived in VA about 1663, they moved to MD in 1668, then on to DE, then through Ohio and now rest in peace in IL.
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Mara Cales
RE: Bertha Truax Davis
If you send me an email address I will send all links I have for censuses, marriages ect to you on the truaxes.
Added by Mara Cales on Nov 13, 2016 8:39 AM
Mara Cales
RE: Bertha Truax Davis
Walt while working on transfer information from family search i got a hint on Bertha older brother Charles Wesley Truax, Find A Grave Memorial# 91949270. Census 1880 list him as second child of Joseph Truax and Mary Creighton. First is John Alva Truax,Have not found his grave site yet.
Added by Mara Cales on Nov 11, 2016 7:38 AM
Mara Cales
nice to meet you, sort of. James Melvin Truax was my great-grandmother's brother. Her name is Bertha Polena Truax Davis. She and her sister married Davis brothers,Snowden W Davis and Jacob Frances Davis,Jr for Eva. Bertha is also buried in Oakwood # 57118725. Although the tombstone has her date of birth wrong.
Added by Mara Cales on Nov 09, 2016 8:38 AM
Bonnie Jones
Walt, send me your e-mail again so that I can write you about finding her grave. I thought I had it but my e-mail came back undeliverable. Just send me a note on James Jones' memorial, 122106946. Thanks.
Added by BjJ on Sep 07, 2016 3:48 PM
Stephen Cantrell
Elbert Jordan 138445260
Found his obit. Looks like it gives a slightly differnent place of birth than his draft card. Haven't really had a chance to dig into it. I know you were interested.
Added by Stephen Cantrell on Sep 07, 2016 9:54 AM
Carol Bold
RE: Iola Pierard
Hi Walt. Well things are getting interesting here. I really don't know too much about my Aunt Iola except what I passed to you before but I am interested----I don't know anything about the name Burns. Iola Carter Pierard, had a son named Henry. She was either a half sister or something to Eleanor Wyatt. Henry or Sonny as I knew him was about 12 years older than me, about the same as my brother (I came along late). I just always considered him my cousin didn't even know his last name was different from mine. Aunt Iola and Sonny were dark skinned--I didn't think about that difference either because my mothers parents were from Italy and they were a little dark as well. Sonny passed away several years ago and I his wife has also passed. I may have to see if I can locate any of their children-they are in California. Keep in touch. Have a wonderful weekend and take care. carol
Added by Carol Bold on Sep 04, 2016 1:27 PM
Carol Bold
RE: Iola Pierard
Hi Walt. My Uncle Victor Pierard married Iola Carter. That was her married name and the maiden name was Peeck (not really sure of the spelling) Don't know of any other Iola Pierard's from Gillespie. My other aunts were, Reba, and Gertrude (aka Gertie) cb
Added by Carol Bold on Aug 31, 2016 8:24 PM
Mike O
James Joseph O'Donnell
Walt, As you have in depth background on the McLaughlin family, can you assist me with the parents of James Joseph O'Donnell. He was the husband of Catherine G. McLaughlin O'Donnell.
Added by Mike O on Aug 25, 2016 6:06 PM
Mike O
RE: Sr. Mary Claver
Walt, I guess that makes us cousins at some point. My wife, Irene O'Donnell and I recently moved from So Cal to Phoenix. We are working on the Find a Grave and Ancestry sites with our son Brian and my brother Thomas. Currently we are trying to build the O'Donnell branch of the tree. Any suggestions? Also I have reached out to Angel Peck-Rodriguez regarding the Peck family, as my Grandmother Catherine worked for a Peck family in the 50's as a cook.

I am impressed with your work on this site. Please keep in touch. My e-mail address is
Added by Mike O on Aug 25, 2016 2:01 PM
Mike O
Sr. Mary Claver
I found a public message on your bio regarding Sr. Mary Claver.

Sr. Mary Claver is my Grandmother's biological sister. Are you also related to Sr. Claver?
Added by Mike O on Aug 19, 2016 6:37 PM
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