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Kent Gebhard (#47001358)
 member for 7 years, 2 months, 10 days
I added the biographical information. Thanks

Added by WOLFCREEKFOX#2 on Jun 22, 2015 6:58 PM

Gebhards Dowagiac MI
Well, once again I stumbled across some of your family when exploring today. Pictures added and new memorial added for George Cook, sibling to Elizabeth.

Added by Kathy on Jun 21, 2015 6:10 PM

Don Calhoun
3 Edits
Man...That's 3 edits you sent to me today.
Go-Graver, Go......
-Just Being Funny-

Added by Don Calhoun on Jun 15, 2015 3:11 PM

jeff hughes
RE: Augustus P. Clarke
sorry I did not keep the info

Added by jeff hughes on Jun 04, 2015 10:01 AM

Geo Clinton
Charlie Wickmann
Thanks for the wonderful biography. I have added it to his memorial. Georgea

Added by Geo Clinton on May 28, 2015 7:32 AM

Lee Ashmore
Morgan G. Millard
Abiathar5 Millard married my Tabitha Hopkins. Their daughter Phoebe6 Millard married Nathaniel Fillmore and named their son Millard7 Fillmore, 13th President of the United States. William A.7 Millard b1799, father of Morgan G.8 Millard, and Millard7 Fillmore b1800 have a common great-grandfather.

Added by Lee Ashmore on May 26, 2015 1:46 PM

Lee Ashmore
Millard Cemetery
Wow! That response was above and beyond the call of duty! Thank you so much and yes, there are definite ties to my Hopkins & Millards. I left flowers and a note above yours on Morgan G. Millard's memorial. Take a look.
Thanks again for all of your research!

Added by Lee Ashmore on May 26, 2015 12:16 AM

Lee Ashmore
Millard Cemetery
I'm curious to know why this cemetery is named Millard, as I have Millard ancestors in my family.

Added by Lee Ashmore on May 25, 2015 11:31 AM

Sharon K.
RE: Southside Cemetery, South Dakota,
Thank you so, so much. The picture helps a lot. Her memorial seemed so empty before. Have requested a picture of the tombstone as well. Hopefully, someone can soon help with that.
Sharon K.

Added by Sharon K. on May 23, 2015 12:31 PM

Larry Wales
Johnathan Boynton
Hi Kent, The cemetery reading had two Jonathan's in two different plots ,beside each other. I'll have to check it out. One has a double stone with Luvan Boynton. Probably one is the father and one is a son. with mixed up dates. Any way, I'll delete one and check it out when I'm there again. Thank you, Larry

Added by Larry Wales on May 21, 2015 8:14 PM

Sharon K.
Southside Cemetery, South Dakota,
The picture you took of the Southside Cemetery is a good one, however, it is not showing up on each memorial as some do. Is there an edit that you can do to release your photo to each memorial? If not, please, post it to Georgene Crissman Kilpatrick as one of her photos.
Thank you.
Sharon Kilpatrick
Find A Grave Member # 47553707

Added by Sharon K. on May 18, 2015 8:43 PM

czech gal
RE: M. Melvina Svec

Added by czech gal on May 11, 2015 5:04 PM

William LaFollette Jr
RE: Loanery Louvinia Lafollette Davis
Thanks Kent, She is in good hands :)

Added by William LaFollette Jr on May 10, 2015 2:55 PM

Wm Kenny
Thank you for the obituary. It has been added.

Added by Larry on May 09, 2015 10:56 AM

Ray Allen Brabston
RE: Brabson family - Union Hill Cem. Sevier Co., TN
Hi Kent,

Thank you for the info. I updated/posted info from your response.

No relation. I live here and have been working on the genealogy of all Brabston - Brabson - Brabazon
for several years now.

Best Wishes,
Ray Allen Brabston

Added by Ray Allen Brabston on Apr 21, 2015 7:00 AM

Ann Taylor
Kitty Ging
Hello, I have no clue where she is buried, but my best guess would be possibly NY NY. That is where she and her twin sister were from. She had/has a twin named Julia (same first name as Claus Blixt's wife)Her name is spelled differently depending on where you see it. Catherine Ging, Katherine Ging, and Kitty of course. Not sure what her legal first name is C or K.
Claus was so repentant of his act. As the prison said he went "quite mad" over the guilt. He is the one who told the police he committed the crime. Harry was furious. Said in his final interview "if he had killed Claus like he planned he wouldn't have been caught"

Added by Ann Taylor on Apr 14, 2015 12:00 PM

Patrick Remington
Riley Stone

I noticed that you've got information about my ancestor (Great Great Grandfather) Riley Stone. I've been doing research on this part of the family for about 40 years, and am excited to see that you have information (and a photo) that I have never seen!

I will continue to review your site, and look forward to hearing more.

Here's some information that I have about "James Riley Stone"

James Riley Stone, was born on May 27, 1822 in Smithfield,
Madison County, New York. No record of his parents has been
found, but it was written that they were of Welsh and English
heritage and that they came to New York from Connecticut.

A Stone Mason: Riley began his career in farming
and later worked as a stone mason. The Stone family was ever
one of distinction in New York state, and as a stone mason,
Riley had few peers in his profession. Many monuments of his
skill and handiwork are still to be seen at Peterboro, New
York. James Stone married Pamela Coe Ellinwood on March 29,

The Civil War: During the dark days of the of the
Rebellion, he recruited Company F, of the 157th New York
Volunteer Infantry, and was commissioned captain of his
company, being mustered in as such September 19, 1862. He was
in the Army of the Potomac, and took part in the battles of the
Wilderness (Chancellorsville) and at Gettysburg.

Prisoner of War: At the battle of Gettysburg, he
was taken prisoner and sent to Libby Prison. He spent about 11
months there and was then transferred to Macon, Georgia, where
he died August 12, 1864. "After one year spent in Libby prison,
during which time he endured untold hardships, he was
transferred to a prison near Macon, Georgia, where he died
August 12, 1864, at the age of forty years. He was a brave
soldier and was greatly respected by his men as well as his
fellow officers. James died from "disease contacted in the
service of the United States" while in a rebel prisoner of War
Camp, on August 12, 1864 near Macon, Georgia. He was 42 years

The following was obtained from Donna Dorrance Burdick. It is
published in a book about Smithfield "page 13, Snipets, Volume
2" "Not so many years ago, a "stone arch" bridge spanned Oneida
Creek in the Village of Peterboro on the Oxbow Road. When it
was dismantled in 1977, the bridge was believed to be the
oldest bridge in the state. It had previously been repaired in
1894, 1937 or 1938, and 1943. There is a story that colonial
coins were buried in the structure when it was built. The
Madison County Historical Society owns a Susan Dixwell Miller
"blueprint" photo of this bridge. The keystone was salvaged
and can be seen at the Peterboro Area Historical Society's
museum. Its inscription reads: Erected A.D. 1854 by R.S. James
Riley Stone was most frequently known as J. Riley of simply
Riley Stone. It was he, a mason living in Pleasant Valley, who
cut and laid the stone for the bridge. The stone was drawn to
the location by ox team and horses.

In 1861 and 1862, Stone served as Supervisor of the Town of
Smithfield. On 12 August 1862, J. Riley, aged 39, enlisted at
Hamilton, New York, in Company F, 157th New York Volunteer
Infantry. He was mustered as Captain of that company on
September 19. On the first day of fighting at Gettysburg, 1
July 1863, Stone was captured by the Confederates. He was
first sent to Libby Prison in Richmond, Virginia. Later he was
transferred to the officer's prison at Macon, Georgia.

One of Riley's fellow prisoners at Macon was Frank Place of
Cortland, New York. Place was Captain of Company C, 157th.
Prior to Place's parole in March of 1864, Riley asked him to
deliver his watch and other valuables to his family in
Smithfield. This Place (later Major Place) agreed to do. James
Riley died of starvation on 12 August 1864 and was buried at

He left a widow, Pamela C., and five children in Smithfield.
Four sons were named Willis C., James A., Orna P, and Orlando
Lincoln. The daughter was named Mina L. The family moved west
where the sons became successful businessmen, doctors, and
lawyers. Many years later, James A. Stone, a lawyer in
Wisconsin, brought his daughter to Peterboro to show her the
bridge that his grandfather had built.

Added by Patrick Remington on Mar 20, 2015 7:58 AM

119608356 119616863
Thanks for the information. It has been added to the memorials.

Added by pomnik on Mar 09, 2015 7:15 AM

Brent Richardson
Ellen Thayer Correction
Actually, Ellen was the daughter of Corodon/Gorodon/Corydon Tullar and
Abigail Fuller Scott. The information from the book by Bezaleel Thayer is incorrect. Bezaleel Thayer was distantly related to Ransom Thayer and his parents knew him and were raised in the same town (Mexico, Oswego County, New York). Also, do you know of Ransom and Ellen's son Fred M. Thayer he was born on 31 August 1884 in Dakota Territory and died between 1885-1898 in South Dakota. I haven't found a burial location as of yet. He could be buried with his mother in Redfield.
Brent Richardson
Sheldon, North Dakota

Added by Brent Richardson on Feb 17, 2015 11:01 PM

UNA {Remember}
Stephen Bogue
I wanted to let you know that I rec. the bio and have added on Thank You!

Added by UNA {Remember} on Jan 27, 2015 11:24 PM

Michael Webster
Ishmael Lee
Thanks for the info. I updated his memorial.

Added by Michael Webster on Jan 20, 2015 7:48 PM

Nicholas Luck
157th New York Roster
Hello, what publication is shown in the photograph left on the memorial for Daniel M. Torry? I had an ancestor, John Woodcock, in the 157th New York, Company F.

Added by Nicholas Luck on Jan 17, 2015 9:34 PM

Mary Ramsdell
It is of personal preference that I do not list children in the bio section of a memorial page. This should be done by linking the children to the parents.



Added by dells on Jan 15, 2015 10:29 AM

Eugene Sage
Thanks Kent

Added by pomnik on Jan 07, 2015 5:02 PM

Links and edits made. Thanks for sending the information and for posting the lovely photo of Inez. I do appreciate it!

Added by paths2present on Jan 07, 2015 11:42 AM


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