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|Anonymous(59)||James Convers #11569979|
James was the son of Edward Convers (1) 1696-1784 and Elizabeth Cooper 1699-1776.
|President Christou||Owings Cem.|
Hi, What is the address of the Owings Cemetery you have posted to?
Thanks for transferring the memorial, he wa a second cousin.
His mother was a Norvell.
Added by Jenorv on Apr 12, 2017 11:18 AM
|Kathryn Maxwell||Catherine McCord Shearer|
Thanks for the transfer of my Grandmother's memorial. Kathy
|Rebecca Kreeger||John BRACE #11471965|
"Why do we mourn departing friends;
Or shake at Death's Alarm?
'Tis but the voice that Jesus Sends
To call them to his arms."
Isaac WATTS (1674-1748) Lutheran Hymn
|Carol Hermann||Eva & Michael Sprenger|
Thank you for creating and updating the Sprenger memorials. Your work on Findagrave is truly appreciated.
All the best,
|Sally Davis||Rhoda Parsons & Nathan Camp Marriage|
Rhoda Parsons (Memorial #9509268) and Nathan Camp (Memorial #9509255) are my 7th paternal great grandparents and I wonder if you would please tell me your source for their marriage. Many thanks.
Thank you for the edit on Delia Aten.
Added by Betsy on Mar 17, 2017 1:49 PM
|JRH||Isaac Cole Family Tree book|
Your entry for William Cole(Find A Grave Memorial #8900256)mentions an Isaac Cole family tree book.
Do you have any information on this book, or where to find it?
JRH -- Cole descendant
Added by JRH on Feb 26, 2017 7:06 PM
|Richard H. L. Chichester, III||John Whittelsey #11547021|
Would you be willing to post as part of his bio?
John Whittelsey, b. Dec. 11, 1665, in the house beside the ferry at Say Brook Point, Conn.— the first born Whittelsey in America. On this time-honored spot he spent his life. He was a shoemaker by trade and kept general merchandise for sale; it is also probable that he loaned money in small amounts at a good rate of interest. He served the colony in both political and military offices. [Old Saybrook Records, Vo1. I.] On the 9th day of May, 1693, married Hannah Long, who was born on the 11th September, 1665, at Say Brook, Conn., and who was the widow of Simon Large.
At a meeting of the General Court, holden at Hartford, on the 19th of May, 1696, was made deputy or representative for Say Brook, reappointed consecutively until 1704. The name is found among the list of those made "freemen" on the 5th of April, 1704. Served as "Townsman" during the year of 1705. [Colonial Records of Conn., 169610 1705. Saybrook Records, Vo1. I.]
"The General Assembly on the 11th day of May, in the seventh year of the reign of our sovereign, Lord George of Great Brittain, etc., King, Annoque Dom. 1721." "This assembly do establish and confirm Mr. John Whittelsey to be Lieutenant of the first company or trainband in the town of Saybrook, and order that he be commissioned accordingly." Was appointed to act as constable to collect the county rates in 1725 and served as such. [Colonial Records of Conn., 1717 to 1725, P- 234.]
"Lieut. John Whittelsey departed this life ye 2d day of July, 1735," in his 70th year. His Will, dated Dec. 19, 1730, was probated July 24, 1735. Mrs. Whittelsey died on the 6th of January, 1752, in her 80th year.
Their children were:
1. Hezekiah, b. Mar. 24, 1694; d. July 23, 1705.
2. Joseph, b. August 21, 1695; d. Dec. 23, 1695.
3. + John, b. Nov. 1, 1696; m. Sarah Williams.
4. + Ruth, b. Sept. 24, 1699; m. Josiah Dibble.
5. + Martha, b. Sept. 3, 1701; m. Samuel Kirtland.
6. + Temperance, b. Aug. 30, 1703; m. James Wright, Jr.
7. + Hezekiah, b. Apr. 28, 1708; m. 1st, Priseilla Jones; 2d, Mrs. Lydia Watrous (nee Bushnell).
8. David, b. Feb. 20, 1710; d. Nov. 10, 1728.
~Genealogy of the Whittelsey-Whittlesey family; Charles Barney Whittelsey; C. B. Whittelsey, 1898; pg. 29.
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