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Leanne M. Meyer (#47177893)
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My interest in genealogy started late in life even though my Mother did it for over 40 years.

I found it interesting, but was not much interested until a cousin started asking me questions I could not answer. So I went to the boxes of paper my Mom left me and started sorting and entering the information in to program. Well you know the rest of the story!

When My poor Mom started gathering all her family history, there was no computers to go to for help. She made many trip across the county to find her information and even a trip to England to try and trace my Grandmother's family.

All interesting, but very tedious work, but she made it much easier for me, all I had to do was sort through hundreds of pieces of paper work and organize it into a program. Thanks Mom!

My family tree consist of Wemple, Dakin, Denstaedt, Meyer, Keller, Fliemen, Boone & Froom families. Lots of German and lots of dutch. What a combo!

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RE: Homer Dakin
I'm working through my Michigan deaths (or those buried in Michigan) to get at least two proofs for everyone (death certificate, Find A Grave memorial and/or obits) so you may see more of these in the future.
I find my paid online newspaper subscriptions really the best thing I've ever paid for online.
Added by kaj9488 on Oct 11, 2017 12:27 PM
Carol Riner Everett
Lena May Skinner Stanley
Regarding Lena May Skinner Stanley (# 110398681) - her parents are Charles D Skinner & Luretta Jane Griner, as supported by Census data and Lena's marriage records.
Added by Carol Riner Everett on Oct 05, 2017 7:17 PM
Barbara (Feldkamp) Burns
Somers, William
Are you related to William A. Sommers buried in Ford Cemetery in Bannister, MI? It looks like it might be his wife that is family.---Yes she is my GGG Aunt!! So I would perfer not to transfer this. I could only transfer his (William A. Sommers) to you if that is OK with you.
Added by Barbara (Feldkamp) Burns on Sep 13, 2017 2:53 PM
Elayne Armstrong
Mary Martha Denstaedt (1893-'93) & Wm E Denstaedt (1924-'86)
Hi Leanne!
Thank you for all the information on the Denstaedt family. Much appreciated.

Find A Grave Memorial# 61894105: Mary Martha Denstaedt's mother Alice Smith is my 1st cousin 2x removed. Mary Martha died from Icterus Neonatorum (jaundice in newborns).

Find A Grave Memorial# 76775455: Also could I have your permission to post the photo of my 3rd cousin, William E Denstaedt(1924-1986) on my tree in Ancestry? I'd like to share it with relatives invited to my tree. Let me know.
Thanks! Elayne Armstrong
Added by Elayne Armstrong on Aug 27, 2017 9:53 AM
Stuart Crane
RE: Henry Otis Boone
Hi Leanne,

Thank you for snooping around and offering to find out more. Also, thank you for the edit.
I will be delighted if your cousin uncovers a snippet or clue on John "Jack" Boone.
My unsubstantiated info shows Mary Kernohan's parents died in 1884 within a month of each other.
After that, I am afraid I only have muddled information. Mary's young married parents both had emigrated from Ireland during one of the potato famines and settled in West Nissouri, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada. They had many children. Mary's mother, Ellen Robinson Kernohan, shows dying in Ontario Feb 19, 1884. Her father, Hugh Kernohan, may have died in March 1884. I am unable to verify this. I apologize.

Please don't feel compelled in researching further on my behalf, unless, you enjoy the revealing of the mystery. I personally find this work satisfying and I sense a glimpse of the great lives and souls that struggled before us. I respect their efforts in the hope and love for life and each other. Most of these folks led tough lives. Thank you for carrying on their spirit of pursuit of the prize.

Stuart Crane

ps: Presently, I reside in Kentucky. However, most of my family was from Michigan and my parents and both grandparents sets are buried and scattered in Michigan.
Added by Stuart Crane on Aug 23, 2017 12:06 PM
Stuart Crane
Henry Otis Boone
Hi Leanne,

I am envious of the wonderful work that your mother and you have accomplished and presented for your family. Absolutely wonderful.

My great grandmother, Mary Kernohan Crane Boone tragically died in 1901 in Brant, Michigan. She widowed Henry O Boone. They had one son, John "Jack" Boone. Did your Mom's notes or your research find out what became of him? I found him till 1920 in Detroit living with extended family of Floyd and Ellen Boone and baby Gerald. However, I have little success confirming anything beyond that 1920 US Census.

If you don't know anything more, please, no worries. I am curious and I secretly hope his life as an adult was not overly difficult.

Best wishes,

Stuart Crane

ps : if time provides and you don't mind editing Mary's Find A Grave memorial, Mary Kernohan's parents were Ellen Robinson and Hugh Kernohan. She was born in Canada on May 9, 1867. Again, it is not required of you to tidy, but, like you, at least I sense from you, your reverence and love for your family. As you have written: every German, Dutch, English and Irish one of them. Ha! Cheers to you Leanne.
Added by Stuart Crane on Aug 22, 2017 9:05 PM
Timothy Ory
RE: Bolt
You're welcome. Happy to be able to oblige.
Added by Timothy Ory on Aug 21, 2017 9:06 PM
charles dunlap
RE: George Edward Laws
We may be talking about two different families but here is what I have:
George Edward Laws married Virginia Delight Hubbard (My side of family) on 9/14/1912. They resided in Belding,MI.
Their children:
Dorothy Janet Laws
Born: 12/11/1913
Died: 8/21/1914 (8 months,9 days old)
Buried: Greenville, MI
Margaret May Laws (Karr)
Born: 1/8/1915
Died: 9/1/2009
Martha Elaine Laws
Born: 1920
Died: ?
Raymond Laws (Twin with Howard)
Born: 2/19/1927
Died: 1/6/2008
Howard Laws
Born: 2/19/1927
Died: ?
I had no info on George Laws parents-may have been an edit done by others and I did not pay attention to it.
I have a photo of both Raymond & Howard from the Hubbard side of the family if you would like it.
Chuck Dunlap
Added by charles dunlap on Jun 23, 2017 10:17 AM
RE: Clara Dakin
Legacy 9 came out a couple of weeks ago and has a place in the individual entry for the Find A Grave memorial number.
I'm sifting through everything to get the numbers entered and came across Clara's parents and saw your note on that memorial.
Always glad to help when I find information it appears you do not have.
You have the most complete Dakin family file I know of. Hope that someday it will go into the Mason library genealogy room.
Added by kaj9488 on May 19, 2017 11:51 AM
Karen Urbani
RE: Franz Frantz
Hi Leanne,
We have mutual ancestors, I believe, and you are a godsend to those of us no longer in the Detroit area- your gravesite photos and detailed histories are really appreciated:)
You mislabeled Gregory as another George.
Gregory Frantz (1902-1955) was my maternal grandmother Josephine Frantz's big brother. He had 2 brothers named George, one who died aged 10 in 1909, and George Arthur born 1910. I put some pictures of each of them on my Wieske Family Tree on Ancestry today, which I am happy to share.
How are we related? I see some Meyers on our tree, but not you, and I don't see a Tree of yours on Ancestry.

Yours in sleuthing,
Karen Urbani
Added by Karen Urbani on May 07, 2017 12:51 PM
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