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GCHDRAKE (#47541041)
 member for 6 years, 3 months, 1 day
re: Wava Jean Nancarrow
I found the Social Security Application for her at Ancestry. Her maiden name was Walker, the name you submitted was one of her married names. Go to her memorial. You may want to remove your edit.

Added by Lorraine on Dec 18, 2016 1:28 PM

Frances Allen Titsworth
RE: MJ Duncan
Sorry, that wasn't finished before I hit send.


I also enhanced the photo so maybe you can read it better. I guess the death date is buried. If I lived closer, I would go and retake it for you, but I live about 2 hours away.

Added by Frances Allen Titsworth on Sep 22, 2016 12:18 PM

Frances Allen Titsworth
RE: MJ Duncan
I enlarged the photo and it looks like it reads:

M J Duncan

Added by Frances Allen Titsworth on Sep 22, 2016 12:15 PM

RE: Manchester, Dearborn, Indiana, USA
I'm not sure that I have ever photographed there. I did a spot check and saw the name "Barb" as a photographer on the ones I checked. Believe she's a local, or at least our paths have crossed on some of my Canfield relatives down in Dearborn County, before.

Added by dhintx on Apr 05, 2016 4:42 PM

Jeff Walter
RE: Elizabeth Walters

If your mother's parents are Elsie & Henry Walters then we are related. My last name is Walter (no s) although there were cousins of my father's who married into the Walters family. Elsie Walter's maiden name was Simmler. She did have a daughter named Elizabeth. If this fits then I have the family traced back to Switzerland, arriving in Paterson, NJ in 1879.

Jeff Walter

Added by Jeff Walter on Dec 12, 2015 3:32 PM

RE: Walters in Calvary
Thanks, Gordon. I just claimed all of them. I'll upload the photos later tonight.

Added by Marcial on Dec 08, 2015 4:36 PM

New pictures
Gordon, I am a perfectionist so I went back this afternoon and replaced the first 3 pictures of Edith Walters memorial with images in which the afternoon sun light shines on the stone making the engravings so much easier to read and the monument itself looks more beautiful.

Added by Marcial on Dec 05, 2015 2:00 PM

Walters memorials
Gordon, would you please click on the "Request A Photo" button on each of the 6 memorials so that they would show up on the list and I can get credit for them? You should also type a short note on each of them saying that "Marcial has already taken the photos" or something similar although I will be alert to claim those memorials before anyone else sees them. They are 155667611, 155667799, 155616015, 155668335, 155616120, and 155667533. Thanks.

Added by Marcial on Dec 04, 2015 6:43 PM

William Edward MaGuire, Jr.
I uploaded the photos this morning. You are right, he's buried in a "public space".

Added by Marcial on Dec 04, 2015 11:43 AM

Walters memorials
I found 6 memorials. I'll take care of them this evening. They are 155667611, 155667799, 155616015, 155668335, 155616120, and 155667533.

Added by Marcial on Dec 04, 2015 11:39 AM

Elizabeth Bessie Walsh Walters
This is the one I was referring to but her name is not on the headstone, which doesn't mean that she's not buried in those 2 graves. The Elizabeth Walters on the stone died Sept. 4, 1912.

Added by Marcial on Dec 03, 2015 7:51 PM

The other Walters on the headsone
Gordon, I see that you created memorials for your other relatives buried with Edith (at least I just saw one of them). I that's ok with you, I can upload the same photos to those memorials.

Added by Marcial on Dec 03, 2015 3:02 PM

RE: Walters in Calvary
Your message made feel good, sincerely.
Photography has been a hobby since I was a child, but now with my F.A.G. commitment, my interest in photos reached another dimension that I had never explored before. If you ever come to Calvary Cemetery, please let me know and I would take you to your family resting places.

Added by Marcial on Dec 03, 2015 2:57 PM

Hans E.
Hello Gordon,

I did a search on the inscription for Wilhelmin Sparbrodt Drake's monument that you pointed me to and it brought up this page and and something that I can't completely translate, perhaps you can help:

- her inscription:
Wilhelmine Drake aus Vosshagen geb. Sparbrodt aus Hellerhausen geb. 1. Juni 1829 gest. 21 August 1905

Wilhelmine Drake from Vosshagen (maiden name: Sparbrodt from Hellerhausen)
Vosshagen and Hellerhausen are small parts of the village of Wüsten (today: Bad Salzuflen-Wüsten)
Vosshagen = Kirchheider Str. 84
Ruhe sanft, die Du so treu gewirkt im Leben,
und Deines Fleisses Lohn wird Gott Dir geben.

Rest in peace, ye who served so well in life
for God will reward your diligence

the page I found, I don't fully understand the quote:

"Ehem. Oberwüsten Nr. 2
Frederick Dracke od. Drake auf dem Voßhagen 1535 i. Reg. ist frey, gibt I.G. 1 Gfl Schatz,
heute Kracht, Kirchheider Straße 84,
Geburtshaus des Vaters des Regierungspräsidenten Heinrich Drake"

former adress: Oberwüsten No. 2
Oberwüsten was also a part of the village of Wüsten long time ago

i. Reg. ist frey, gibt I.G. 1 Gfl Schatz,
(??? - I do not know, what this means, but I'll try to find out)

heute Kracht, Kirchheider Straße 84,
Geburtshaus des Vaters des Regierungspräsidenten Heinrich Drake"
today the adress is "Kirchheider Str. 84" It is the birthplace of Heinrich Drake's father who was an important polical person in the district of Lippe after WWII.

at Google-maps you will find a pictures of these adresses.
Place: Bad Salzuflen
street: Kirchheider Str. 84
street: Hellerhausen


Added by Hans E. on Sep 29, 2015 12:51 PM

Hans E.
RE: Thank you...
Hi Gordon,
I'll try to find out more and also try to translate into English, but I'll need some help from a friend.

I know the places in Wüsten and Vosshagen, because my mother lived in Wüsten for some years and I'm working in nearby Bad Salzuflen. The distance Bad Salzuflen - Wüsten is only 3 miles :-) and I know a lot of (old) people there.


Added by Hans E. on Sep 22, 2015 10:50 PM

Hans E.
RE: Drakes - Falkenhagen
Hi Gordon,
at the cemetery in Wüsten (Bad Salzuflen) there is one more "Drake" gravestone.

Regards from Germany

Added by Hans E. on Sep 21, 2015 11:18 PM

Hans E.
RE: Hermann Drake - 24 Mar 1740 - Bad Salzuflen, Lippe
Hi Gordon,
thank you for your mail. I'll try to find out more information for you soon. I saw the name "Drake" very often in the area of the "Lippe" district. Lippe means the towns of Detmold, Lemgo, Bad Salzuflen and the smaller villages around.
Have a nice day and we will stay in contact.

Added by Hans E. on Sep 20, 2015 11:07 PM

Noah Drake
I never heard anyone say he had any children. I never heard of anything about a child being buried in Dayton. Do you have a copy of a Birth Certificate? If so, what is name of the child's Mother?

Added by grainne on Sep 16, 2015 7:45 PM

Bob Orr
RE: Culp family
Bessie Palmer (1871 - 1940)
2nd cousin 2x removed of wife
Elizabeth Hull (1839 - 1907)
mother of Bessie Palmer
Elizabeth Deighton (1807 - 1890)
mother of Elizabeth Hull
Robert Deighton (1770 - )
father of Elizabeth Deighton
Charlotte Deighton (1804 - 1845)
daughter of Robert Deighton
William Gilford Diton (1831 - 1915)
son of Charlotte Deighton
Marion Ferney Diton (1880 - 1961)
son of William Gilford Diton
Helen Pauline Diton (1916 - 2006)
daughter of Marion Ferney Diton
Judith Ann Senf (1941 - )
daughter of Helen Pauline Diton
Paul Robert Orr
You are the husband of Judith Ann Senf

Added by Bob Orr on Jan 18, 2015 5:59 PM

RE: William Drake
You're welcome! Interesting about his birthplace, and yes, so many folks had their reasons for "changing history", haha, that it is sometimes difficult to disprove rather than prove. Sure is nice you have the ship's log and it is a helpful addition to his memorial.

Added by BjJ on Jan 13, 2015 8:10 AM

RE: Noah William Drake
So terrific to hear from you!! I would love to have a picture of Grandma Drake. E-mail is Grandma was called Aunt Ellie. No one ever talked about Grandpa Drake. Some trivia about Grandma Drake. She was raised as Catholic, but apparently never was crazy about that religion. For many years she belonged to Dunkard, Brethern type churches. We found her lace bonnet in our Mother's things. Agnes Marie was oldest child of my Uncle Andrew and his wife, Bertha. Do you know if any of their children are still alive? I saw Bill and Andrew at Agnes Marie's funeral, but don't know about Florence Ellen. I guess you have seen Bob Drake's headstone on my site.

Added by grainne on Jan 03, 2015 11:04 AM

RE: Noah William Drake
Good morning Cousin - I am not ignoring you, I am just slow. James E. Lyons and Sarah Catherine Clarke arrived in Boston from Ireland on or about April 6, 1853. There were five known children born of their marriage. James and Sarah are my great grandparents. My grandmother, Mary Ellen Lyons was 4th born of their 5 children. Mary Ellen Lyons married Frederick Mathias Drake, Jr. All I know about my Grandfather Drake is that he could walk into a grove of trees and tell how much lumber was there for whatever purpose needed. My Grandparents Drake had 8 children - Noah William was 5th born; Florence Margaret was 8th born and was my Mother. She was known Margaret or Peg. My Uncle Noah Drake enlisted on May 2, 1918 at Ft Thomas, Kentucky in the Army during WW 1, assigned to Butchery Company, 316 Quartermaster Corp. Uncle Noah was Honorably Discharged on September 20, 1919 as a Private. All that means is I am a proud 3rd generation Irish-American. Grainne is Grace in Gaelic. On a more sad side, Are you aware that our Cousin Agnes Marie Drake died July 14, 2012; Doris Jean Siders, Conley died October 2013?
I hope this information is helpful. Do you know the ship name and/or actual date my Great Grandparents Lyons arrived in Boston? Will appreciate any information you would like to share with me. Thanks for keeping in touch. Wishing you and your family a wonderful 2015.

Added by grainne on Jan 03, 2015 9:25 AM

Thank you for Jacob Snavely graveyard photo
Thank you for Jacob Snavely graveyard photo

I believe this is him:
Jacob Schnebeli
1710 – May 1781

This is my ancestor and I would like to know more about the burial ground photographed. If you know more information such as where it's at and any more tombstones in the graveyard I would be interested in learning more.

Thank you,

Added by atom88 on Dec 25, 2014 5:57 PM

Frank C Drake (#113864894)
Death was Aug 18, 1882. Thomas

Added by Thomas on Jun 12, 2014 2:10 PM

Frank C Drake (#113864894)
Frank C Drake died as an infant, born Apr 19, 1882 and died Aug 18, 1992 according to death records. Thomas

Added by Thomas on Jun 12, 2014 2:09 PM


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