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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, then moved to MD in 1668, then on to DE and finally IL.
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Oliver and Emilie Pahlmann
Hello, I recently found a small stack of postcards from 1909-1911 from Oliver to Emilie Weber. Thanks to your posts on Find A Grave, I think I've identified them as Oliver and Emilie Pahlmann, who must have been courting at that time. I thought their great-grandchildren or great-great-grandchildren might like them. Are you in touch from anyone in their line?
Best wishes,
Added by Amber on Oct 15, 2014 12:59 PM
RE: Miller family updates
Walt, thanks for your note! Since I am devoting most of my time to several other cemeteries and not Mechanicsburg, I would be happy to transfer to you any and all of those of interest to you in that particular cemetery. Just let me know! Thanks.
Added by BjJ on Aug 31, 2014 2:21 PM
Teresa Germann-Garside
William I. & A. J. NICHOLS
William memorial #133264427
A. J. memorial #133263915

Came across these names and added them, didn't know if they are your relations, if you want them I can make the transfers...
Added by Teresa Germann-Garside on Jul 24, 2014 11:10 AM
Patrick O'Neil
McLaughlin Link
Hi Walt. I believe I'm related to your third great grandfather, William H. McLaughlin. One of his daughters, Charlotte, married Thomas Conlin. I can trace than lineage to my maternal grandmother, Mary Helen Conlin O'Neil. Do you know anything about William McLaughlin's parents or the parents of his wife, Isabella? Thank you in advance for any help you can provide.
Added by Patrick O'Neil on Jul 19, 2014 8:23 PM
C Heilig
Dixon Family

I have transferred management of the memorial for Berenice Dixon Nelson to you after identifying her as the daughter of Roy and Winifred. She is buried next to them at Mount Hope.

There are also adjacent tombstones there for Susan M. Conner (128793452) and Nancy Ann Reed (128793472). They both have the inscription of "Dixon" on their tombstones. If you would like management of their memorials please let me know.
Added by C Heilig on Jul 19, 2014 6:43 AM
C Heilig
RE: Dixon memorials

I am glad I was able to help you. I will transfer the memorials to your management. The website is continuing to have some problems since the hacking incident last week, so let me know if you don't receive the transfer, or if there is a problem when you look at them.

Continued good luck with your research and if I can be of further assistance, please let me know.

Added by C Heilig on Jun 23, 2014 4:28 PM
C Heilig
Roy and Julia Dixon

I have approved the additional information you provided for the Dixon memorials. If you are a relative of the Dixons and would like management of their memorials, I would be more than happy to transfer them to you. Just let me know. I am simply a volunteer documenting Mount Hope Cemetery and am not related to the Dixons.

If I can help you in any other way, please let me know.

C Heilig
Added by C Heilig on Jun 23, 2014 5:30 AM
Alan Woodrum
William J. Liggett Obituary
Hi Walt,
I was at the Danville Library today and found the obituary for William J. Liggett in the Friday October 29, 1915 Commercial-News:

"William Liggett Died Thursday P.M.
Coal Miner Passes Away At The Home Of His Sister After Long Illness.
William J. Liggett, for many years a coal miner, died at the home of his sister [Maggie May Liggett Smoot], South Bowman Avenue, opposite Douglas Park at 11 o'clock Thursday night, following a long illness. He had been a sufferer from dropsy.

He was a native of Illinois, having been born in this state forty-eight years ago. He never married.

Rev. Hartley will officate at the funeral. Interment will be at Greenwood Cemetery; but the time has not yet been decided upon."
Added by Alan Woodrum on Apr 19, 2014 7:09 PM
Alan Woodrum
RE: William Liggett
Hi Walt,
I was wide awake at 4AM this morning; so did some genealogy searches.....I found that William Liggett Sr. (1836-1901) was with the 135th IL Inf Company K. His daughter, Maggie Smoot took delivery of his headstone on 4 Aug 1928. Nancy Liggett's maiden name was Lucas (parents probably Enoch and Hannah Smith Lucas). I found
William Jr. in the 1900 census; single, living with his parents and working as a coal miner.
The 1910 census shows William still single, working in the mines and living with his mother, brothers Charles and Ralph and sister Florence Jones and her daughters Lottie and Ruth Jones. I have found a William Liggett that passed away on 29 Oct 1915 and was born 5 Jul 1867 and buried in Greenwood Cemetery.

Williams mother Susan, brothers Ralph, John C., and Edward, along with sisters Maggie Smoot, Mary Cottrill, and Florence Jones Felbaum are all buried in Greenwood.

Added by Alan Woodrum on Apr 17, 2014 10:21 AM
Hi Walt!
Thank you so much for adding info to Mary! I am a Prettyman and luckily have TONS of them here locally!!
Guess that makes us KIN,lol!
We are blessed to also have a Prettyman cousin who left SC to move to Arizona and she also works in a museum that has TONS of Prettyman info! The ones who went "west".
I am adding from BIBLES but haven't gotten to the ones in Goshen yet.
Added by gennie on Apr 14, 2014 8:28 AM
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