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Pat Gardner (#47447986)
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I am a 80 year old woman, mother of seven children and grandmother of 28 grandchildren, scattered from Virginia to Washington and points in between. I am an avid genealogist and love helping people find their ancestors. Some surnames which I have in my line are: Glenn, Bingham, Love, Presnell in North Carolina and McNeill, Beverage, Adkison, Cloonan in West Virginia and Virginia.
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Dennis York
RE: Isaac Henry York, #138657610
Thanks Pat your contact.

Isaac Henry York is a 4th Great Grandfather of mine. The other creator is Tammy York Orman who has fraudulently claimed kin to the Jeremiah York descendants of whom Isaac Henry York is a descendant. I have had numerous email contacts with Tammy who is very uncooperative, rude, argumentative and refuses to make corrections to her many errors. Read the negative attitude on her Bio. She often goes off line for long periods of time and frequently refuses to answer or accept any edits.

Tammy apparently is more interested in just posting tombstone photos with minimum bios with too few correct relationships. Most often she posts incorrect data she apparently acquires from the internet unverified. According to YDNA testing she is from an entirely different genetic York family. Her York family is from the Baltimore Maryland in 1660. Tammy has no connection with the Jeremiah York family all the way back to England. So to progress with his multiple families I have had to create an accurate Find A Grave memorial for Isaac Henry York to properly honor him.
Added by Dennis York on Mar 28, 2016 2:27 AM
Melissa Fravel
RE: James Badgett #86553405
Thank you for the information he was my Great Great Great Grandfather
Added by Melissa Fravel on Mar 27, 2016 1:58 PM
RE: Hepsibah Hirst Branch #24389368
Hi David and Pat,

You suggested that Hepsibah Hirst Branch has different parents than who she is linked to. Please let the person who entered Hepsibah memorial know to change it because all parent links are made through the childs memorial, not through the parents. I believe Kathryn Gebczyk made Hepsibah memorial.

Thank you,
Added by Rhonda on Mar 13, 2016 1:20 PM
Gary Myers
RE: Ellis Hughes #70860204
Ellis and wives transferred. The printer at the library was not working when I was there and therefore no copy of Ellis' obit. If you really want one, go to Elkhart (IN) Public Library obituary data base. They will mail you one for a small charge. AS I said the obit doesn't amount to much - and is typical of an obit done by a second (or 3rd wife ?) who doesn't have accurate history of the husband.
Added by Gary Myers on Mar 05, 2016 7:24 PM
Gary Myers
RE: Ellis Hughes #70860204
I had chance to look up Ellis Hughes' obit today. Only a paragraph long and with discrepancies from my entry. Obit says he was born WVA and only came to Elkhart County area about 1883. My data ( of an unknown source) has him born in Elkhart County - and he served in an Indiana Inf. Reg. during the Civil war. Obit goes on to say he died at 82 (about correct) and was survived by a wife (no name given) and by a son Isaac presently living in Iowa (in 1923).

This is a random Find A Grave entry for me, not family, and I have no interest in trying to sort out the obit and your data with what has been put into his memorial in Find A Grave to date. So --- if you wish I will gladly turn over management of his memorial to you or we can both just let it ride as is.

Added by Gary Myers on Feb 29, 2016 7:42 PM
RE: Lawrence Church #124832874
Thank you for the updates--much appreciated!
Added by Deb on Jan 09, 2016 3:51 PM
RE: Claiborne Franklin Acuff #82129869
Hi Pat,
Thanks so much for the information for the children of Claiborne and Nancy.
I have put it on Claiborne's memorial page and transferred both him and Nancy to you. They aren't related to me, at all.
To get them properly added, and edit needs to be sent to each child's memorial page owner, with the numbers for each parents memorial, but you probably know that.
Thanks, also for the kind words, and for your work in research. Is sure to help someone to find their relations.
Added by PShannon on Nov 20, 2015 2:06 PM
Robert C. Peurifoy
RE: Bessie Bingham, #60544573
Thank you for the information on Bessie Bingham. It is always nice to have family linked together.
Added by Robert C. Peurifoy on Sep 06, 2015 3:21 PM
Thomas L. Harman
RE: John Henry Presnell, #74309801

Thank you for catching that error. I had John's mother correct in my files, but erred in the linking.

It has been corrected.

Added by Thomas L. Harman on Jul 04, 2015 2:40 PM
Kim Friel Drake
Charles & Goldie Beverage

Thank you for the additional information. The memorials have been updated.

Kim Drake
Added by Kim Friel Drake on Apr 27, 2015 8:08 PM
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