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dek_tx (#47124601)
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Please note that my memorials are my relatives, with the exception of one or two. If you are a closer relative to anyone I have on here, such as great granddaughter, etc, I will be happy to transfer the memorial to you as long as it isn't my direct ancestor.

MY NARRATIVES AND PHOTOS ARE COPYRIGHT PROTECTED AND ARE NOT TO BE USED ON OTHER SITES, INCLUDING ANCESTRY.COM.

I don't mean to sound hateful, but I have traveled extensively in the U.S. and Europe to research my lines. I've also DNA tested my family and some cousins in the pursuit of finding remote connections.

I've been interested in my genealogy since I was a child. My father was the family historian, and I have taken over where he left off. Only this time DNA is part of my research.

Although my father's grandparents came over from Bohemia in 1881, his mother's maternal line, and all my mother's lines were here in colonial times. So, one part of me is in only a 3rd generation American, and the other part is an 11th generation.


My grandfather Frank Kruta was adopted by his stepfather James Kruta. His biological father remains unknown until a Y-DNA match is found.

My father's lines are the Braums, and Zemans who originated in Bohemia and immigrated through Ellis Island around 1876. They went to Chicago, Nebraska, and Oklahoma.

His maternal lines are the Yagers and Velmans (Veulemans) from Missouri via Germany and East Flanders, the Barlows from the Germanna Colony in Virginia, and the Singletons and Siberts from Kentucky, Indiana, and Missouri, and Yoakums and Keeneys from West VA. Dwight Yoakam is a 7th cousin

My mother's maternal lines are the Greenes, Bruners, Tarrants, McCurrys, Russells, G'Fellers, Hubers/Hoovers (Amish/Mennonite), Mercers, Taylors, Browns, Painters from Greene County, TN. There's a 250 year history back there since that's where my grandmother was born. Also, the Watkins from Sullivan County, TN, the Tarrants and Manloves from Dover, Delaware. We share a common Manlove ancestor with the branch who married into the du Pont (chemical company) line, and the Allisons from Maryland.

Her paternal lines are the Burns from Scotland to Pennsylvania, the Smiths from Tennessee, and the Cloyds and O'Banions from Kentucky.




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Marilyn Smith
RE: But it's not George and Martha
Yes I had doubts before on those names from maybe dates or something. Yes, I agree with you on the info. SOme get the craziest info and have them all mixed up. I'll copy that info you gave me so I don't do it again but then I'll lose the piece of paper.
Added by Marilyn Smith on Jun 11, 2017 10:13 PM
Marilyn Smith
RE: argghh..not him
Ok yes, I see not the right ones. I'll keep working on getting the DC from Nebraska. Thanks for your input. Sounded good!
Added by Marilyn Smith on Jun 11, 2017 10:01 PM
Marilyn Smith
RE: John Smith
Thank you so much!!! Of course. I usually do that around here in Oregon. I'll call tomorrow and find out where I go to get that in Nebraska. This is the best info ever. I have been overthinking it so much but I did have a note someone wrote on some scraps of paper that George and Martha (with a question mark)!
Added by Marilyn Smith on Jun 11, 2017 9:57 PM
Marilyn Smith
McCurrys
My husband's great grandfather is John Smith married to Nancy Jane McCurry. I'm not trying to steal any info but was wondering if you have any hints you could give me in searching for John's side? I do not have Ancestry. I haven't gotten that far. I've only been doing family history for about five years and I don't have tons of time. His (my husband's) grandfather was born in Romeo Tennessee. I have all of them in Nebraska but no brother's for John. I have called the Greene Co court house and they said to contact a T Elmer Cox History & Genealogy Library. But their web site said they are cut back a lot now. I apologize if my questions are inappropriate for your public message area. Thank you for taking the time to read this.
Added by Marilyn Smith on Jun 11, 2017 7:52 PM
NWMGS
RE: 137354832
WE ONLY AR ENTERING THOSE MEMORIALS AND PHOTOS
THAT DO NOT HAVE A MEMORIAL. WE DO NOT WANT TO KEEP ALL THESE MEMORIALS. IF SOMEONE SENDS A CORRECTION WE FIGURE THEY A MUST EITHER KNOW OR ARE RELATED AND WE TRANSFER THEM THE MEMORIAL.
Added by NWMGS on Mar 01, 2017 6:33 PM
Honor
RE: 96942643
They were found on her Ohio DC.
Added by Honor on Jan 13, 2017 2:45 PM
Richard Parker
Snodgrass
Hello,

I cann't find any connections to Robert Snodgrass.

If you have any buried in the Snodgrass Cemetery in Bates County, Missouri, I might have a connection there. This cemetery is located on the Henry and Bates County line on Highway H which runs from Montrose, Missouri to Bulter, Missouri.

Also there is a small Snodgrass Cemetery in Henry County, Missouri just outside the Montrose Wildlife Refuge. Most of the tombstones are gone now.

Richard
Added by Richard Parker on Jan 05, 2017 10:47 AM
Larry & Helen in Ok.
RE: Rachel Tilford
Please send me Rachel's Find A Grave# I can't find her. I guess I have wrong number written down.
Thanks - Larry
Added by Larry & Helen in Ok. on Jan 04, 2017 11:50 AM
Eric Taylor
Photo removed
Mary "Polly" O'Banion Cloyd, and John Cloyd photo removed.
Added by Eric Taylor on Jan 04, 2017 10:46 AM
SMG
Amanda Fox 50336795
"There's a page for her 19463892. She was married to Elbert Fox. "

After extensive research - some facts coincide but too many do NOT - although they are both named Amanda, I'm not convinced they are one and the same.

Thanks for your input.
Added by SMG on Dec 31, 2016 4:19 PM
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