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Bill Lavery (#48126425)
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Bio Photo Hello: I am principally interested in finding links to the Kimberl(e)y, McCarthy, Lavery and Peters families.

The KIMBERLY/WODDARD family came up from the USA to the Perth, ON, area around 1818. Some stayed in the Perth area and others spread throughout Ontario. Some then went to Saskatchewan and BC.

The MANTLER family, originally farmers in the Ukraine,emigrated to the USA. Some came up to Saskatchewan from Texas and S. Dakota around 1901 after the disastrous hurricane in Galveston, Texas, in 1900.

The PETERS family came from the Crimea, through England to Canada. They settled in Saskatchewan and Manitoba.

The MCCARTHY family moved from Bandon, Cork, Ireland, to Ottawa, ON, in the 1840s and then my branch of the McCarthys moved to Winnipeg and some, later to BC. Another branch moved from Ottawa to Kenora, Tulsa, Denver, Los Angeles and Albuquerque. Some remained in the Ottawa area but, so far. living relatives have been hard to trace.

The LYON family moved from London, England, to Ottawa, Ontario, and then moved to Winnipeg, Manitoba.

The LAVERY/TURKINGTON family, moved from Magheralin,County Down, south of Belfast to Winnipeg in 1911 and others to Treherne, Manitoba, in 1928. A few of the Canadian branch of the family remain in Manitoba but some are in Ontario, British Columbia & Oklahoma. Some of the Laverys, however, remain in N. Ireland not under the name "Lavery" as they are the descendants of two female lines.) Bill Lavery, May 22, 2013
(Recently a branch of my Lavery family which emigrated to Baltimore, Maryland, in the 1800s and whose descendants are still living there has been discovered. Jan. 2014)
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Harold & Wanda Blackwell
RE: Harold & Wanda
I really do appreciate all the trouble you have gone through to get us some pictures.
The signs that you were picking up was that of your political candidate and did they win?
Would be glad to give you recognition on any of the photos I use, no problem.
Don't know what size camera you use but would you send me the original size. Makes it easier to work with.
My email address is on my profile but I'll add it here also.

Thanks again!

Added by Harold & Wanda Blackwell on Oct 22, 2015 5:36 PM
Harold & Wanda Blackwell
RE: Photos
No problem with the Jays. I guess I'm in good shape cause either one wins I'm ok. Since I'm still a Canadian my loyalty is probably stronger on the Jay side. Don't tell anybody it's our secret.
Added by Harold & Wanda Blackwell on Oct 22, 2015 8:40 AM
Harold & Wanda Blackwell
Cemeteries by Micksburg
Hope all is going well with you, been a bit since we chatted.
I'm trying to find two cemeteries on FindAGrave but have not had any luck. On a satelite map one is the Presbyterian Cemetery just west of Micksburg on the Micksburg Line. The arch over the cemetery says 'Presbyterian Cemetery' and my GPS readings are 45.670572, -77.046296. The other I can not read a sign but the GPS is 45.661569, -77.035276. Not sure but I hope I didn't get the GPS locations swithed. If I did I know you will get them right.
Please lrt me know what you find. If you go there and you find a stone for Daniel McIntyre please photograph himm and any family and I will make requests for what you find.
Harold Blackwell
Added by Harold & Wanda Blackwell on Oct 22, 2015 8:08 AM
Darla Cochran Coburn Greer
Thank you!
Thank you so very much for taking the picture of Charles Patterson's tombstone :-) I really appreciate it!!
Added by Darla Cochran Coburn Gree... on Aug 28, 2015 2:21 PM
Susan Paypom
Thank you very much to Bill Lavery for posting the headstone pictures of my sisters grave.

I was hoping the adoptive mother would send me some pictures or someone who known that family, as the only picture I had of my sister is now destroyed,

So if you know of someone who has any pictures of her when she was 6 , I would really appreciate this,

Thank you again

Susan Paypom
Added by Susan Paypom on Aug 24, 2015 9:55 AM
Darla Cochran Coburn Greer
You are the best!
Bill, Thank you so much for taking a volunteer picture for Christina Patterson's Memorial# 149712786 and all of the others you do. You are awesome :-)
Added by Darla Cochran Coburn Gree... on Aug 21, 2015 4:00 PM
Darla Cochran Coburn Greer
Thank you!
Bill, Thank you so very much for taking a picture of Robert Graham's memorial #149707282. I really appreciate you taking the time to do this for everyone :-)
Added by Darla Cochran Coburn Gree... on Aug 21, 2015 3:58 PM
McVean Headstone photos
Thank you for the wonderful headstone photos of James & Edna McVean.
Added by jaynetty on Aug 15, 2015 11:42 AM
Garth Woodward
sometime this month I will be back in Treherne, and I will take close-up photos of the Latimer stone that show the dates better. There are some Latimers in the Rossendale Cemetery as well, which I photographed last year. They are related to these Latimers
Added by Garth Woodward on May 07, 2015 12:58 PM
Garth Woodward
if you click on the picture several times larger versions of the picture will come up. There are still a few more Latimer pictures to come...
Added by Garth Woodward on May 06, 2015 8:40 PM
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