|Dona McPhillips (#47087008)|
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I started the genealogy trail back in 1967 but got sidetracted by work etc. Only with my retirement,(2008), did I restart this passion. I trace my family, paint, write. In 2011, I traveled from state to state visiting the family graves. In spring of 2012, I finally made it to Ireland. |
I am particularly focused on doing findagrave biographies with photos of relations and getting them all linked.
My surnames are;, McPHILLIPS,LYNCH, SULLIVAN, McCABE, ROBERTS, BOLSINGER/BALSINGER, ARMSTRONG, KERNAHAN, FISHER, CRAFT, HIGGINBOTHAM, KEENER, CANTRELL, CHASTAIN, HAYES/HAYS, and WHITEHEAD. I've been helped by so many seasoned genealogy hunters across the states. What a great bunch of people do this!!!
If someone wants to copy my pictures I would like credit as being the source for them and it would be nice to have a heads up so I can check the facts that are presented about them. These people are my family so I appreciate this coordination and teamwork. Thank you.
IF ANYONE WANTS TO SEE MY FAMILY TREE ON ANCESTRY TO SEE HOW WE ARE RELATED JUST GIVE ME YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS AND YOU WILL GET TO SEE THE TREE FOR FREE. THIS WORKS WELL FOR THOSE WHO ARE NOT ON ANCESTRY AND DON'T WANT TO JOIN. mY TREE IS QUITE EXTENSIVE.
MY EMAIL ADDRESS AS GENTRACKER WAS HACKED! IF YOU HAVE THAT ADDR. FOR ME DISCARD IT!
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|Pat Bell||Alessandra Waldrep|
I am not related to her, if you would like this memorial please go to edits and ask for her.
Added by Pat Bell on Feb 05, 2017 7:31 AM
Dona, I believe my paternal line may have come from Tonagh. At this point it is my 'best theory' but, no proof as yet. I discovered St. Mary's of Latnamard during a visit in 2015 and I was very happy to discover your work on Find a Grave. Thank you for your excellent work! I would be interested in collaborating as I may also have McPhillips in my line (and possibly Kearns from the area). My email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
My public family tree is on Ancestry (McQuellon family) and my DNA results are on Ancestry, GEDmatch, and FTDNA.com. I'll be happy to share those kit numbers with you as well. My McQuillan/McQuillen ancestors were originally from Monaghan (as were others) and I'm on the 'quest' to discover more about their origins.
|Kevin Muehring||McPhillips Ancestors From Aghabog|
My McPhillips ancestors lived in the townland of Tonagh in the Aghabog Parish. I have my tree on Ancestry. I'd be interested in comparing our families to see if there are any similarities. My email address is email@example.com.
|Sandi Paulus||Isabel Balsinger|
Here's Isabel's Find-A-Grave link if you'd like to link her to your Memorial for John, her father.
|Sandi Paulus||John Bolsinger/Balsinger|
My 3rd GGF was John Balsinger (1812-1888), through his daughter Isabella, who married Oliver Perry (Fitz)Randolph. I'd love to check out your ancestry tree, with your permission. My tree is also free to view at Barnes - Ball Family Tree 110313.
My current focus for them is finding a marriage record for Isabel and Oliver (O.P.). They were married in Fayette County in 1850. I am planning a trip this coming spring to Fayette and Menallen Counties, and hope to fill out more details of their lives... especially property records. (I'm interested in hiring a few hours of a pro genealogist's time to help while I'm there, in case you know anyone in the area.)
I'd love to correspond with you and share info about the family.
Sandi Barnes Paulus
|Diana Keyes||RE: Julia Gosser relationship|
She married Patrick O'Sullivan--whose name was shortened to Patrick Sullivan when he came to the USA during the War of 1812. I suspect he was impressed by the Brits.
Are you familiar with him? He was born in Kilmachthomas, County Cork, Ireland.
Julia Gosse(r) was probably in the Red River colony and met Patrick Sullivan at some point. They wound up in SE Illinois together. He apparently had a military grant of land and worked as in the salines there.
Sound familiar at all?
|Diana Keyes||re Julia Gosser|
Hi! Julia Gosser was my g-g-g-grandmother! I have never been able to track her ancestors, have you? I only know 3 things about her: she spoke English with a thick German accent, she had red hair, and she was a woman of "indomitable spirit." I have spent quite some time trying to find her birthplace as well. My most recent find is that "Sinninicker" is under Lake Lucerne. I had wondered about that or an avalanche for some time. Any thoughts about these things?
Hi Dona, You can search East Side Cemetery yourself at: http://swwrpc.org/wordpress/east-side-cemetery-mapping-project/, scroll to the bottom for the link to the mapping. Then it will come up with a graph and actual picture of the Cemetery with a search bar at the top. Henry does not come up for me and I searched thru the Smiths also. It could be the first name was different, or another Cemetery. Good luck in your search!
|Delores (Rinehart)Turner||RE: Cathren Smith photo|
It's amazing how many are hidden
|Ace||RE: Clarification of photo uses|
Hi! I'm not really sure that Find A Grave and Ancestry have merged, but I know that searching on Ancestry brings up Find A Grave results (but not necessarily the photos).
Please use the following credit line.
• Photo © 2016 by JER 29:11 Pfotografe. Used By Permission. All Rights Reserved.
I maintain my copyright to ensure that my images do not end up being used for commercial purposes; they do not end up in the public domain against my wishes; to ensure the quality of my work remains intact; and for other professional and personal reasons.
If you read the short book about the origins of the poem "Footprints" by Margaret Fishback Powers (your library might have it or is able to obtain it through inter-library loan) it provides a very compelling reason to maintain your copyright.
Best wishes for a great day! Ace
Added by Ace on May 23, 2016 11:40 AM
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