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Janet McColley Franklin (#46939738)
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Bio Photo Hi,

I've been doing genealogy since 1979 after my dad died. I realized I didn't know much about the family.
I'm from Indiana but after my husband died I moved to Kentucky where my sister lived. So now I spend time putting family info on here and work on my tree. I feel it's an act of love and I can come visit any time I want.

My children are my pets. After my two passed away, Fefe was almost 18 and Trixie was 16. I rescued a HavaMalt who was like 2 months old and named him Charlie Chan. I also have a cat named Scooter Pie. He picked out his name himself. I tried naming him different names but they didn't seem to fit and he didn't respond to any of them. One day I was looking at some scooters and thought that would be a cute name. I yelled out Scooter!!! and he came running to me. Now I have also Mommacat, she was abandoned here at the trailer park and she had kittens, she was malnourished, loosing her hair and too skinny to be feeding kittens. Sadly only one survived and she has made herself at home with me. Her name is Sophie. I think she's about 3 months old right now.

I also write poetry and make jewelry, flower arrangements.

I'm researching McColley/Sosbe, Neal/Baughman, Trees, Hills, Trowbridge, Branyan, Hook, Yemmons, Johnson, all kinds of spellings for Sosbe, plus more. It was exciting to find out I'm related to Cindy Crawford and also Drew Carey.

Thank you all for putting a memorial on my family's graves, they are appreciated God bless.


Also if I have any family and you are closer related to that person, I will be happy to transfer them to you.
And if you have any info I'll be glad to add it.
God bless and keep you,

Janet McColley Franklin
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Cecile King Harrell
RE: Phoebe Elizabeth Davis Simmons
Hello Janet, I would appreciate a picture of the reunion. Thank you.
Added by Cecile King Harrell on Aug 13, 2017 5:44 AM
Cecile King Harrell
Phoebe Elizabeth Davis Simmons
Hi Janet, can you tell me how you are related to Phoebe Elizabeth Davis Simmons? She is my ggg grandmother on my mother's side of family.

Thank you, Cecile
Added by Cecile King Harrell on Aug 02, 2017 6:05 AM
Catie & Will
Jesse McColley
Hi, We are related to Jesse's third wife, Dora. Jesse was a step-father to her son Ernie. She had the child before marrying Jesse and no one ever knew the name of the father, including Ernie.
Catie and Will
Added by Catie & Will on May 29, 2017 5:11 AM
K Edwards
RE: Hazel McColley
Thanks for the additional info...i thought that ight be the case, but wanted to make sure. all the best
Added by K Edwards on Apr 16, 2017 1:43 PM
James Cowin
RE: Tennant Hungerford
you can add it if you want.
Added by James Cowin on Feb 19, 2017 7:03 AM
James Cowin
RE: Tennant Hungerford
go ahead and put picture of tombstone on.
Added by James Cowin on Feb 16, 2017 7:56 AM
Yes, do let me know so children can all be linked to them. Wouldn't you suspect she is with other children buried in Nebraska and he possibly with children in Indiana? have you tried to phone the cemetery? If a DC exists that shows funeral homes that would help too but I imagine you've already done all that foot work.
Added by genieresearcher on Oct 09, 2016 5:39 PM
Hello Janet, no I am not related, however came upon a name in Wheeling WV "Naegele" which , as you can imagine, is found spelled a variety of ways. Sarah Melissa McColley married Franz/Frank Joseph Naegele/Nagele. Then I try to find her parents and family, which is how I came to your McColley memorials. She is also daughter of Amos and Louisa Lovett. You can read her bio on memorial 171001385. Wish I could find where their parents are buried to 'reunite' the family.
Added by genieresearcher on Oct 09, 2016 3:06 PM
Cheryl L. Buckler
RE: Garl Trees
You are most Welcome- I think we must be cousins thru the NEALs. I like your photograph! Cheryl
Added by Cheryl L. Buckler on Jun 13, 2016 10:38 PM
Beverly Bender (Snyder)
RE: Nancy B Diamond Renz
You can transfer, my mom-in-law is a Renz from Toledo, I have had a lot of luck getting her tree done, and have created a book. She saw it for the first time today, I think I made her day.

Thanks in advance! Bev
Added by Beverly Bender (Snyder) on Jun 13, 2016 8:24 PM
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