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Mary E. Warner (#47253369)
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Bio Photo ***Please visit memorial #69152382 as this amazing woman has passed and is a "fallen graver". Thank you***

This work that I am doing on Find A Grave is in honor of my mother (Kathryn E. Crippen, GRS, 1915-1973) and my father (Russell Lewis Warner, GRS, 1912-1980). I am bringing their written stories, relationships of our extended Warner and Crippen families to today's Warner [Bachelor, Foote, Gr/Ch/Croninger, Humphrey, Lincoln, Moseley, Nurse, Rawson, Romney, Russell, Webster, Wolcott, Young, etc.], and Crippen [Bush, Fuller, Paddock, Standish, Slider, Stelzer, etc.] families and anyone else who has an interest in colonial history, early upstate New York, the settling of the Northwest Territory, and later the western USA.

Russell's name stands for excellent research and his gathering of information through the original hand-written census ledgers, plat books, walking through cemeteries, hunt-and-peck typing style (long before home computers and the Internet), taking photographs of headstones, visiting the older folks for family lore, etc., thereby freely leaving a legacy for all of us, as we become acquainted with our ancestors.

I am sharing on these pages (as much as I can) the extraordinary amount of research that my parents did. Their collected work was given to the State Library (30 or more boxes) in Lansing, Ingham, MI. The LDS has filmed it for world-wide distribution. The library in Lansing, MI has also made microfilms. Many serious genealogists have made use of my parents' research.

I have not had the privilege of seeing their body of research work, and have had to recreate, generation by generation, the Memorials on these pages. Too, I have had to find the cemeteries and ask for headstone photos. Not always an easy task.
After his wife's death in 1973, Russell completed her research on the Mayflower Society's "Myles Standish" Vol. 14, as primary compiler. His research is published in the "Silver Cover" hard-back book, and his authorship and contribution is so noted. Kathryn was a descendant of the Mayflower passengers Captain Myles Standish and Edward Fuller through her Crippen line. After thorough research, he wrote an article that was published in "The American Genealogist," (TAG) 50:4:240 (1974), "The Ancestry of Content (Standish) Crippen," pgs. 240-244.

Russell was a mentor to Rosemary Bachelor, a Moseley-descendant cousin. She has made a life-time career for herself from genealogical pursuits and publishing, receiving a Pulitzer Prize for her efforts. Russell was a family historian for the David-6 Calvin Warner Jr., and his wife Olive Rawson reunions that have now gone on for 99 consecutive years (1915-2014) in Michigan every August.

Russell and Kathryn traveled back east to MA and CT and made certified copies of Mary (Boltwood) Warner's "Last Will & Testament" (dating back to about 1710), and also David-5 Calvin Warner Sr.'s "Last Will and Testament" (dating back to 1831, Walworth, Wayne, NY).

Russell-10 was a 10th generation, lineal descendant of ANDREW-1 WARNER Sr. from England, who with his wife and several children came to the Crown's New England wilderness in 1632-33, helped found Hartford, CT, and settled, finally, in Hadley, CT.

WARNER Lineage: myself, Mary-11 E. Warner, Russell-10 Lewis Warner, John-9 Calvin Warner, Calvin-8 Franklin "Frank" Warner, Charles-7 Warner, David-6 Calvin Warner, Jr., David-5 Calvin Warner, Sr., Jesse-4 Warner Sr., Samuel-3 Warner Sr., Lieut. Daniel-2 Warner Sr., Andrew-1 WARNER, Sr., who sailed on the ship Lyon to the Massachusetts Bay Colony from Broad Oak, Essex, England, in 1632-33.

Thanks to, I have "traveled" to many more cemeteries than my parents did. I believe that in some respects I have taken the various family lines further than they did--but it was only possible through their early efforts of research and recording that I could do this. Thanks mom! Thanks, dad! And MANY thanks to the volunteers who graciously transferred Memorials of my family lines to me.
"The Descendants of Andrew Warner" book, pub. 1919:
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David and Laura Phelps
I think an error was made. Laura was born in 1795 per her gravestone and there fore was 5 years older than David and not 25 years as stated.
Added by rootseeker on Sep 13, 2017 2:57 PM
Ken Helmer
Olive C McWhinney Helmer
Hi Mary! I'm happy to say that I've recently located the final resting place of Olive and Walter's youngest daughter: Pearl Mae Helmer Eastman Rutledge 73378917. Her father Walter W Helmer's obituary had listed as a surviving daughter a Pearl M Eastman of Anderson IN. Her husband Roy N Eastman of that city died in 1944, and she remarried to Earl Arthur Rutledge in 1948. He was still at that time a serviceman stationed in Los Angeles. They may have relocated back to Minnesota after he left the service - they're both buried in Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis. Check out the marriage license on Pearl's page that I found.

I'm still looking for the number three sibling of the five, who is listed as Nellie B. on the 1895 Minnesota state census. Mrs. L A Zimmerman of Hibbing MN was listed as a surviving daughter on Walter's obituary. I'm assuming the "L A" is Nellies's husband's initials. But no luck yet ...

Added by Ken Helmer on Aug 27, 2017 9:10 AM
Laurence Hanby Warner in Nebraska
Hi Mary...first, thanks for your wonderful work on FAGR. 2nd... his memorial has a note the 1930 census was not yet found. I believe the family was in Ft Collins Colorado from about 1927, thru the 1930c their return to Banner County NE for the 1940 census. The 1930 shows daughter Barbara being born in CO

Also..regarding his wife Mable Ruth McKee Warner, b 1892 Ohio apparently..DO you have any info or hints as to her McKee family? I am tracking a family that has roots in CT, then somehow WI, then OH, then MO and maybe even IA in the later years.

ANY info would be most appreciated.

Sue McKee
Added by SueMac2 on Jun 02, 2017 10:21 AM
J Butz
William Henry Howard
I put in an edit for his birth and death dates and death locale, based on his death certificate. It also includes his parents, John Howard and Mary Dwyer, and wife Nettie Jarvis Howard. Informant for the death certificate was Clarence Howard
Added by J Butz on May 24, 2017 11:15 PM
Mayflower Decendant
I would appreciate your graphic for Mayflower Decendants if possible
Added by rgbarb on May 17, 2017 5:18 AM
I knew something had to be wrong and I am truly sorry to hear of Mary's death.
Her distant'Cuz,
Added by Max on Apr 25, 2017 6:10 PM
Matthew Warner
Sorry to hear of your passing Mary, I wish I could've met you.
Added by Matthew Warner on Mar 31, 2017 8:30 PM
Bushong Weiss
So Sorry to hear of her passing..Hugs to all.
Added by Bushong Weiss on Mar 31, 2017 2:46 PM
Jennifer (Barnes) Devine
Mary Warner
Mary passed away on march 27, 2017 at home. I am taking over her find a grave and research. Please contact me, Jennifer Devine, her granddaughter and give me some time to get back to you.
I am in the midst of making her find a grave as I type.

Thank you all.
Added by Jennifer (Barnes) Devine on Mar 31, 2017 12:27 PM
Mary, I sent you a couple of requests but I have not heard anything from you for some time. Just checking in and wondering if all is well and you are OK.
'CUZ Max
Added by Max on Mar 28, 2017 11:13 AM
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