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Shanna Avery (#47834520)
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Laura Moore
RE: Caleb Hobbs grave
Shanna thank you. Interesting enough, I found some stuff on his siblings this morning. It seems the parents died before 1900 in Indiana and left minor children. I found one that was a ward of the court to a Mary.....that I am thinking may be her sister. Intriguing family....yet often the same story it seems of my family. Parents died young leaving the children to be raised by grandparents or siblings. I will keep you posted.

I also found out that Caleb and Thankful were only married two years. Thankfull died of cancer. Maybe one day I can find a picture.....that would be the icing on the cake!!!

Thank you again and Happy Thanksgiving!!!
Added by Laura Moore on Nov 21, 2012 5:40 PM
Laura Moore
RE: Caleb Hobbs grave
Thank you so much Shanna. I will keep you updated on the progress as we research Caleb and Thankfull.

I have much to be grateful for this day. Not only was this a total surprise to me, but on my other side of the family, I was able to connect to a cousin I have not seen nor heard from in 47 years. I have contact with his two sisters, but they have told me has distanced himself from the family. I learned last night he was on FB and sent him a friend request.

I believe I am here to find and gather my family, both those that are living, and those that have gone on before me. Jimmy was the last of us 8 cousins I had not idea how to find. Now that I have contact, the work begins to bring us all back together maybe one last time for a family picture. Pretty amazing journey for a little 7 year old girl that only wanted a family and to be loved in this life. It has been a journey....and man what a ride!!!

Thank you again for your kindness. Laura
Added by Laura Moore on Nov 20, 2012 7:37 AM
Laura Moore
RE: Caleb Hobbs grave
Shanna....now that I know what cemetery they were buried in, I have added them to the Chase Township Cemetery. So when you get a chance if you could add photos...I would be forever grateful!!! Thank you again for all you do!!! Laura
Added by Laura Moore on Nov 19, 2012 6:51 AM
Laura Moore
RE: Caleb Hobbs grave
Shanna what an angel you are!!! And yes please send me a picture of Caleb and Thanfull's cross's you made. Let me tell you what I know about Caleb. He was a brother to my great grandmother Sarah Hobbs. I found him in the census with an Ellen and then seemed to have lost him. I found his marriage record and it was to a Thankful E Gilbert Jobbits. Went back and found her in them in the census under Thankfull E Hobbs. What a great name and story for Thanksgiving week huh?

Some people at my church wanted to learn how to do research, but their families have been traced for generations upon generations. They have four children and they wanted to learn so I gave them one of my lines, Caleb's.

I truly believe our ancestors communicate with us from the other side when they are read to be found. I searched so diligently for Caleb to get as little info as I could, but today you provided a lot more. Caleb and Thankfull's angel on this earth. Thank you again for all you have done and in contacting me. I never would have known this had you not done so. Many hugs and gratitude...Laura
Added by Laura Moore on Nov 19, 2012 6:38 AM
Rick
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Hi, Shanna Lynn . No family of mine as I Just try to help others where they are not in Ludington to get there own pictures for them selfs . Or do not know where to look as I just do my best to help with my older sister on the other side of the state with me on the west side . Well I tryed two times to write you a letter but it came back to me . So this time I am trying findagrave . Happy I could help you . Bye Rick
Added by Rick on Jun 30, 2012 2:04 PM
 

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