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RE: Johan Doerr
I am sorry, but an Ancestry tree is not an acceptable source, unless the tree owner documented their records citing specific PRIMARY sources. What source did the tree-owner give for the birthplace?

I just perused a handful of those trees and so far have found three completely different alleged places of birth for him and three different sets of alleged parents. One tree had him hopping back and forth from Germany to PA and having children simultaneously on both continents. Another tree had him being born to a mother who was three years old, and one had him immigrating to America 100 years after he died.


Added by Zella on Feb 04, 2016 7:00 PM
Johan Doerr

Received your SAC for Johan Doerr. Could you please provide a source for his place of birth?


Added by Zella on Feb 03, 2016 10:20 AM
Jan Franco
RE: Timothy Benton
I have two Timothy Bentons. Would you please send the number so I can correct.
Added by Jan Franco on Jan 19, 2016 3:26 PM
Jan Franco
Timothy Benton
sorry, already did edit for him before I read your email. Please tell me what to correct.
Added by Jan Franco on Jan 17, 2016 9:21 AM
L Evans
RE: Phebe Miles
Good Morning,
I think it should be left open until a record turns up... new records are being added all the time on Ancestry... she may turn up in a Google search in a book. The problem for me if we "add" a date is that FindaGrave is a "source" and we would be putting a date out there that may not be accurate and then people pick it up as fact.
Added by L Evans on Jan 07, 2016 8:28 AM
L Evans
RE: Phebe Miles
Hello Again... I put link on her memorial, but even within that source there is a discrepancy .... the Millennial record has year of birth as 1697... the tree record has her birth year as 1693.
Thanks :)
Added by L Evans on Jan 06, 2016 11:39 AM
L Evans
RE: Phebe Miles
Thanks for getting back to me.... did they have a source or is it "tradition"? If you have link to the tree I will go and look .... I try really hard to protect the integrity of people's information, as Findagrave is used as a "source" and is owned/linked with Ancestry.... "lore" and "tradition" are often not correct :)
Many Blessings & Happy New Year,
Added by L Evans on Jan 03, 2016 7:51 PM
L Evans
Phebe Miles
I posted this note at the bottom of declined edit... i just wanted to make sure you knew why :) "AWAITING SOURCE FOR EDIT OF MAIDEN NAME.... MADE NOTE ON HER MEMORIAL".
Happy New Year,
Added by L Evans on Jan 02, 2016 9:55 PM
L Evans
Phebe Miles
Thank you for writing... could you please share a source for her maiden name of "Davis" so I can put it on her memorial?
Merry Christmas,
Added by L Evans on Dec 22, 2015 9:12 AM
Sharon Haskin Galitz
Solomon Atkins
You suggested I delete or merge the two Solomon Atkins memorials in Ild Riverside Cemetery in Middleton, CT. My Solomon, Find A Grave 73298785 is not a duplicate as he was born 55 years before the other one. Solomon born 25 July 1678, died 5 October 1748 was married to Phebe Edwards (1689-1779)

The younger Solomon could be a son, but did he die on the same day as his father?

From the Barbour collection:
Connecticut Town Birth Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection) about Solomon Atkins Name: Solomon Atkins[Solomon Adkins] Gender: Male Birth Date: 25 Jul 1678 Birth Location: Middletown Parent Name: Josiah Parent Name: Elizabeth His gravestone in the Old Burying Places established in Middletown in 1650 (upon the west bank of the Ct. River) says: "In memory of Deacon Solomon Adkins, who died Oct. 1748, in his 71st year. Isaiah 3d ver. 10th. Say ye to the righteous that itshall be well with them. "died at age 71 according to tombstone, Deacon in his church Probate Records Vol XV page 281-2-3Adkins, Solomon, Middletown. Invt. f953-05-03 Taken 16 Nov, 1748 by Ephriam Adkins, Jonathan Allin and William Rockwell. Will dated 13 Sept. 1748 I Solomon Adkins of Middletown, in the County of Hartford, do make this my last will and testament: I give unto my eldest son Samuel Adkins 46 acres of land, lying in the south range of lotts, that is to say: that part of my land there that didbelong to Richard Hubbard decd. and Samuel C ornwell, Sen. decd., together with the dwelling house and the barn that I built on sd. land, to him forever. I give to my 2nd son, Solomon Adkins, the equal half of my land that lyes in the third division, on the west side of the Great River, that I bought from James Ward Sen. and Ephriam Wilcocks; and the equal half of my land in sd division that lyesby the West River, and of that land that I bought of Charles Hamlin, and of the remaining 8 acres that I bought of Deacon Joseph Tibbals of Durham, lying in the south tier of lots, and of my 2 bogg meadow lotts, each containing 1 1/2 acres, onelying at a place called Brown's Point and the other lying near Bacon's Landing so called; and the whole of eight acres of land I bought from Giles Hall, Esq. and the dwelling house and the barn when my sd son Solomon now dwells, to him his heirsand assigns forever. I give my youngest son, Jabez Adkins, and to his heirs forever, all my land called my pasture, containg 8 acres, lying between the land of Jabez Hamlin, Esq. and James Ward Sen.; and the equal half of the land that lyes in the west division, onthe west side of the Great River, and of that land I bought of Charles Hamlin; and the remaining 8 acres that I bought of Deacon Joseph Tibbals of Durham, lying in the south tier of lotts above mentioned. I also give to my two youngest sons, Solomon and Jabez, all my husbandry tools and utensils, to be equally divided between them. I further give to my son Jabez Adkins, and to his heirs and assigns forever, all my land called barn lott, as wellwhat is in my improvement as what is in the improvement of my son-in-law Allin Ward, together with the dwelling house standing thereon, in which my sd son-in-law now dwells. And the reason I have not given to my sd. son-in-law the land now underhis improvement and the dwelling house where he now dwells, is because I have been obliged to advance considerable sum of money to answer his obligations. I give to my wife Phebe all and every part of my household goods and family provisions and stock of creatures, to be at her dispose. I give to my four youngest daughters, Rebeckah, Phebe, Esther and Abigail, to each the sum of 100L old tenor, including about 40L or 50 L which will appear by my account which I have given to my daughter Rebeckah and shall be accounted as so muchof her 100L to be paid by my sd three sons in equal parts. And I do hereby authorize and fully impower my two eldest sons, Samuel & Solomon, to sell and give lawful conveyance of all my homelott and buildings thereon , and divide the produce thereof among themselves and all the rest of my children, toeach an equal share, including my daughter Hanna (not to debar my wife having gthe improvement of my dwelling house during her pleasure). And further, I do hereby give to my youngest son Jabez Adkins all my apparrel and my gunn, sword andamunition. I appoint my eldest sons, Samuel Adkins and Solomon Adkins, executors. Witness: Ebenezer RockwellSimon DeWolfe, William Rockwell, Solomon Adkins, lsCourt Record, Page 80 Dec. 6, 1748 The last will and testament of Solomon Adkins, late of Middletown decd, was now exhibited by Samuel and Solomon Adkins, executors, with inventory. Proven and ordered to be recorded. Pg. 43, vol XVI Nov. 28, 1751: Solomon Adkins, one of the executors to the last will and testament of Solomon Adkins decd. exhibited an account of debts and charges, whcih account this Court allowed. The sd. executors now move that distributionbe made: Whereupon this Court appoint William Rockwell, Johnathan Allen and Samuel Merriman of Middletown, to make distribution of the real and personal estate according to the last will of the deceased. Dist. File: March 26, 1753: To the widow, to Rebeckah Plum, to Phebe Adkins, to Esther, To Abigail, to Solomon and the heirs of Jabez Adkins.
Added by Sharon Haskin Galitz on Oct 15, 2015 6:58 AM
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