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Meghan Dewhurst-Conroy (#46861492)
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jane austin
Migration - Ohio to CA
I got your note regarding the migration pattern of families from Belmont County, OH to Iowa to Pasadena, CA. This is indeed a common occurence, particularly in the Quaker community. Those who ended up in Altadena were often buried there in the Gentle Friends Cemetery which was eventually absorbed into the Gentle Friends section of Mountain View. There are also a large number of Quakers buried in the Alpine section of the same cemetery. It is not exactly adjacent to Gentle Friends (sometimes known as Old Friends), but it's very near by.

Thank you for the edits! :)

Added by jane austin on Sep 04, 2017 3:51 AM
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Elma Cowgill
Hi, Meghan,

I got your note regarding Elma Cowgill., and I completely understand where you're coming from, as the census records do show the family in Iowa. However, the Hinshaw records show her birth in Ohio, and while the general populace confuses Iowa and Ohio quite readily and her parents are from Ohio, I'm going to leave her birthplace as is until a definite birth record surfaces that shows her born in Iowa. It would have been not at all unusual for a daughter to return to the parental fold as the birth of a child came closer. I will grant you that it seems logical, even probable. But with the usually-reliable Hinshaw disputing that, I have to give it precedence over census records.

Let me know if you turn up a different birth record. I wasn't able to do so. It will usually show up under the parents' marriage records, but I have not found one for her here in Iowa.

Added by jane austin on Jun 18, 2017 1:45 AM
jane austin
RE: Matilda Frances Reed Hall 174621044
The photo is in! Dates are good. Send me your edits and we'll see how she hooks up! :)

Added by jane austin on May 07, 2017 7:26 AM
jane austin
RE: Matilda Frances Reed Hall 174621044
Okay thanks! I will check this out further. Interesting that there are Cowgills at Mountain View, too. The name just jumps out at me. I'll get back to you. Love that you love linking! Death while visiting and not being returned home for burial is fairly common here, so you may have an excellent point. What really bothers me is that I cannot make the California Death Index pop up for her.

Tomorrow is another day. ;)

Added by jane austin on May 06, 2017 3:01 PM
jane austin
Matilda Frances Hall 174621044
Hi, Meghan,

Thanks for your edits for Ms. Hall. I have been unable to substantiate any information you've entered. Would you please share your sources?

I have also requested a photo of Ms. Hall's grave, and that may give us some additional clues.

Any information you have would be welcome, but until I can get a handle on her, I'm not able to accept the edits at face value. I need some sources to properly identify her.

Thanks so much for your time and suggestions! I'd love to find her family now that we've found her grave! :)

Added by jane austin on May 06, 2017 1:46 AM
Jakob and Clara Zientek
Would you like me to transfer Jakob and Clara Zientek to your account?
Added by Mr. TCC on Dec 19, 2016 2:43 PM
Mary Price Blowers
thanks Meghan for sending the info, which I have added to his bio.
Added by genieresearcher on Jun 30, 2016 5:59 PM
Phebe Jane Bolon Wilson
I am kindly requesting that you connect Phebe Jane Bolon Wilson, Memorial #64304190 buried in Belmont Co., Ohio at the Southern Cemetery to her parents below by their memorial #.

Her parents are buried at Mount Horeb Cemetery, Belmont co., Ohio.
Mother: Margaret Calhoun Bolon, Memorial #50896705
Father: Hiland (Hilan) Bolon, Memorial #50896623

(you will find Hiland & surname of Bolon spelled various ways in researching this family)

Thank you very much. Sandy Calhoun
Added by sandy on Apr 19, 2016 6:34 PM
Beverly Sprowl Teibel
Dale Lucas
Thanks for the heads up.
Added by Beverly Sprowl Teibel on Apr 10, 2016 12:19 PM
Rick Foster
Thanks for the corrections - I don't follow guidelines about transferring and you are welcome to them if you want. Submit edits with each person and I will transfer them
Added by Rick Foster on Mar 24, 2016 6:15 PM
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