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Mrs. Bee (#47112547)
 member for 6 years, 2 months, 1 day
Kim S
more information

Sorry I miss typed my email.
Thank you for any help!

I have been looking into my family history for my grandfather (Conrad John Fowler B: 23 Dec 1921).

His great grandmother was Deborah C (Linton) Fowler. Her parents were Dr. Lewis Linton and Sarah Kocher.

I found their find a grave page and I was wondering if you had any more information then what is on the Find a grave site. I was also hoping you had a few more pictures that might include Deborah as a child with her parents.

Any information would be great.

Thank you!

Kim Soule
302-465-1286 (call/text)

Added by Kim S on May 20, 2015 9:26 AM

Kim S
more information

I have been looking into my family history for my grandfather.

His great grandmother was Deborah C (Linton) Fowler. Her parents were Dr. Lewis Linton and Sarah Kocher.

I found their find a grave page and I was wondering if you had any more information then what is on the Find a grave site. I was also hoping you had a few more pictures that might include Deborah as a child with her parents.

Any information would be great.

Thank you!


Added by Kim S on May 20, 2015 9:25 AM

Debra Downing
Robert Lucas
Thank you for your time to take his photo.

Added by Debra Downing on May 12, 2015 9:20 PM

Sue Mairena
Hi Mrs Bee,
First of all thank you so much for all your time and effort. I was recently reviewing my 3X great grandfather John R Crump. His DOB and DOD are the same as the ones given to John A Crump in St Paul's. My 3X great grandfather is buried in Bethel Cemetery along with his wife Martha A Padgett Crump. Also Pvt John W Crump's parents were Daniel Overall and Catherine Crump.

Added by Sue Mairena on Apr 02, 2015 12:11 PM

Lynda Wilson
Charles Button
Mrs. Bee:

I find two memorials for this person

#37970051 - you are maintaining

Yours says burial is in Brewer Cemetery; the other says Maple Grove

While the marker looks identical on both memorials, I am unable to read the stone and I doubt it would say the Cemetery.

His wife Naomi # 37970059 says burial is in Brewer. Also maintained by yourself.

Do you have any information that will clear this up. I am doing a Kinne family tree.

Thanks for your help. Lynda

Added by Lynda Wilson on Mar 29, 2015 8:16 PM

pamela Martin
Benjamin Kimble, Tioga, Pennsylvania
Benjamin Kimble
Son of Jonathon and Elizabeth (Little) Kimble
b. 8-5-1741 Plaistow, New Hampshire
d. 8-23-1779 Tioga Point (now Athens), Pennsylvania
m. Sarah Little, daughter of Samuel and Dorothy (Noyes) Little, on 1761 in Plaistow, New Hampshire.
1. Jonathon Kimball, b. about 1765
2. Tamar Kimball, who married Abel Merrill of Warren, New Hampshire
3. Elizabeth Kimball, b. 1-27-1769; married Amos Little; d. 3-4-1843
4. Benjamin Kimball
5. Sarah Kimball
6. Abigail Kimball
(After Benjamin’s death, Sarah went on to marry Jonathon Poor on 6-2-1785 in Atkinson, New Hampshire.) Benjamin’s military record is described below under Source #1.

Source #1
SAR Membership #27626 provides Benjamin’s birth information, death information, wife’s name, and a description of his military service. If you are a member of, you can access it at the following link:

“Benjamin Kimball entered the service on May 25, 1775 as a Lieutenant in Capt. Samuel Gilman’s Company, Col. Enoch Poor’s 2nd New Hampshire Regiment.

Served at Ticonderoga, Saratoga, and White Plains.

Was Captain and Paymaster in Col. Cilley’s 1st New Hampshire Regiment when that regiment was taking part in General Sullivan’s expedition against the Indians.

Was killed by the accidental discharge of a fellow soldier’s gun while in camp at Tioga Point (now Athens, Pennsylvania) on August 23, 1779 and was buried with honors on August 24, 1779.”

Source #2
SAR Membership #5683 re-iterates the above, as well as the names of Benjamin’s parents. Again, if you are a member of, it can be viewed at the following site:

Source #3
Descendants of George Little, Who Came to Newbury, Massachusetts in 1640, by George Thomas Little, 1882 (page 90) provides family information regarding children, etc. Again, it is available through an ancestry link:

Added by pamela Martin on Mar 19, 2015 6:53 AM

Vivian Bauer
RE: Dickson family.
Ms Bee, I read your note today and thank you. I had an old email address on, but changed it today. I am hoping to be able to do more here at F.A.G. It sooths my broken soul. Thanks again, Vivian.

Added by Vivian Bauer on Mar 09, 2015 12:09 PM

Vivian Bauer
Dickson family.
I just wanted to tell you that you did such a wonderful job on making your postings so interesting, that I was wishing for more.... Thank you for your entries.

Added by Vivian Bauer on Mar 04, 2015 7:58 PM

RE: Chaya Kawalek Zion
Hi Mrs. Bee,
Thanks for the feedback! I'm pleased to be able to add translations and other info to Find A Grave memorials.

Added by Tevye on Feb 12, 2015 1:57 PM

Leslie Vaughn
Alonzo McCombs
Thank you for reporting the duplicate memorial for Alonzo Jessie McCombs. It was his 216 page file on Fold3 that led me to findagrave and this memorial. Thank you for your commitment to quality memorials. I am hoping the other person will allow the merge.

Added by Leslie Vaughn on Jan 27, 2015 9:56 PM

Steven M
RE: Julius Adolphus deLagnel (#66694693)
If this is indeed the man who graduated from West Point, he was about 41 years old at the time of his death (information from Cullum's Register). While I'm not completely sure about the year 1799, it seems far more likely than 1744. It's possible that his records and those of a similarly named relative were mixed up.

I also found a Confederate general with the exact same name (#10853), and I'm looking to see if he's related to this man.

Added by Steven M on Jan 26, 2015 10:08 AM

RE: Edward McDaniel
Thanks so much for making the change - it's much appreciated.

Added by imagal49 on Jan 26, 2015 8:31 AM

Kathi Lynn King
William James Harrison
I sent you corrections for William J. Harrison in Richland Cemetery Allegheny County Pa. I attached his death certificate to the memorial so all of the information I sent you could be verified.

Added by Kathi Lynn King on Jan 15, 2015 8:10 PM

James W Keene
This is information that my cousin looked into for James W Keene Find A Grave Memorial# 66211516.
Finding this information answered several questions. JWK's wife Alcinda Ann Dodson married 2nd John Thomas Bladen. JWK and Alcinda had one daughter: Ellen Keene born in 1853. JWK's father was Moses W Keene and his mother was Margaret Dodson.
The James W. Keene who lost his life in the fire of November 17, 1855 is the same James W. Keene who was the first husband of Alcinda Ann Dodson. I spent a couple of hours in the Virginia Room of the Fairfax County Regional Library yesterday. I found the articles in the Alexandria Gazette that the person who put the information on Find A Grave used as her source. Apparently, Alcinda and James settled in Alexandria after their marriage. Although one of the Gazette articles gives his occupation as selling wood, he was, by trade, a bricklayer. I'll give you a little information on the fire in which James lost his life. Shortly after midnight on Saturday, November 17, 1855, the night watch in Alexandria discovered a fire on the third floor of a building on the north side of King Street between Fairfax and Water (now Lee) Streets. James was a member of the Friendship Fire Company, one of several fire companies to respond to the fire. The fire had been brought under control by about 4 am and a number of fire fighters were on the first and second floors of the building when the west wall of the structure suddenly collapsed. The wall brought down the second and first floors of the building. A number of the fire fighters were injured and seven were killed. Among those killed was James W. Keene. On Monday, November 19, the largest funeral ever held in Alexandria took place. According to the Gazette, James, along with three other fire fighters, were interred in the Methodist-Protestant Cemetery on Wilkes Street in Alexandria. As a point of interest, the fire was a case of arson. It had been set in order to collect insurance money for a business in financial trouble.
What confirms that Alcinda's James and the James killed in the fire were one and the same is found in the publication Alexandria (Arlington) County, Virginia Death Records 1853-1896 by Wesley E. Pippenger. The entry reads as follows: "Keene, J. W., W, M, 16 Nov. 1855, Alexa., accident, 23 y, M&M Keene, P. William Co., bricklayer, A. Keene, widow". What it says is J. W. Keene, a white male, died on November 16*, 1855. He was killed by accident in Alexandria. He was 23 years old and his parents were M (Moses) and M (Margaret) Keene. He was born in Prince William County, Virginia, was a bricklayer by trade (an article in the Washington, D. C. newspaper, The National Intelligencer, gave his occupation as bricklayer as well) and the information was provided by his widow, A. (Alcinda) Keene. Other than an incorrect date of death (the 16th instead of the 17th) everything fits. The Gazette puts his burial place as the Methodist-Protestant Cemetery and, although he has no stone, I see no reason to doubt he is buried there.
This was indeed an exciting find for me and my cousin!
Eileen Seeley (2nd Great Granddaughter of Alcinda Ann Dodson Keene Bladen)

Added by Eileen on Dec 31, 2014 12:06 PM

Steven M
Julius Adolphus deLagnel (#66694693)
I'm not sure that the year of birth mentioned on his memorial page is accurate. Shouldn't it be 1799 instead of 1744?

Added by Steven M on Dec 20, 2014 1:02 PM

James W Keene
I will do a bit more research but I think James W Keene was married to Alcinda Ann Dodson. They had a child in Ellen Keene in 1853. Your info on his death makes alot of sense as to why Alcinda was married such a short time during her first marriage.
Alcinda went on to marry John Thomas Bladen.
I will ask my mom if she has ever heard this story. Also have a relative that has done alot of research on the Keene/Dodson/Bladen families so I will check with him alos.

Added by Eileen on Nov 27, 2014 11:44 AM

Robin Arvickson
Levi Mapp
I'm working on a volume of grave locations for veterans of the USCT. Could I have your permission to use the picture you posted of Levi Mapp's grave in this compilation? I will cite you as the source.

Thank you.

Added by Robin Arvickson on Nov 06, 2014 6:11 AM

Larry Wales
RE: John Davis #134891287
You're welcome, a question for you though,about Col. Danforth Keyes. My 6th great-grandfather, Nathan Wales, was married to a Sally (Sarah) Keyes, whose father was Ephraim, DAR. #A065380, one of Nathan and Sally's children was named Danforth,
wonder if there was a connection? Thanks again, Larry.

Added by Larry Wales on Oct 24, 2014 7:45 PM

Larry Wales
John Davis #134891287
I don't believe this is John H. Davis, but rather he is John P. Davis, D.11/23/1832 age 72 B. about 1760. Source: Linkpenduam> genealogy> USA> NY> Chenango Co.> vital records> Chenango Co. vital records> vital records of Chenango Co. NY. before 1880> Norwich pg. 172> misc. cemeteries part 1> Davis Family Plot. Different John, regards, Larry

Added by Larry Wales on Oct 23, 2014 6:46 PM

RE: Sameul Bateman
I have read your note on MP Cemetery in Alexandria. My family has been in Alexandria since before the Civil War. Samuel was my great grand uncle; his three sisters were Laura Ashton, Emily Frances and Mary Savenia Bateman, my great grandmother.

All are buried within MP Cemetery; Laura with her McKenny husband and some of her family; Mary with her Bailey husband and some of her family; Emily with Samuel and her mother Cecelia Dishman Bateman, my second great grandmother.

Other family members buried in Alexandria are in the Penny Hill, Bethel, First Presbyterian, Trinity, Union Cemetery, Alexandria National Soldiers, St. Mary's, St. Paul's and Ivy Hill Cemetery, plus quite a few in Mt. Comfort.

I appreciate your work in the MP cemetery, it is sadly neglected. Would you consider transferring the MP cemetery records you oversee for these folks to me?

They are in my "Schilling" family tree on Ancestry if you want to confirm. In the meantime, I'll try to continue to add links and information. Thanks, Eric Schilling

Added by EDS on Oct 01, 2014 6:56 PM

RE: Estella Thurber
Parents: Ira Clinton Thurber (b.Nov 1871) and Jennie Estelle Hamilton (b. ca 1877).

Sibling: Glenn H Thurber

Grandparents: Hiram B and Lucinda Peterson Thurber.

1880 census Ira Clinton living w/parents & siblings in Farmington, Warren, PA.
1900 census they are living in Allegany, NY
1905 census they are living in Olean, NY

Ira Clinton Find A Grave #12228641 Lakeview Cemetery, Jamestown, NY.

Family Tree source: Janette's Family Tree on This has information on Jennie E Hamilton. This tree is very informative.

Good Luck, Kathy

Added by Kathy on Sep 29, 2014 6:44 AM

RE: Estella Thurber
I will get back to you on her parents. I have to look them up again. I do know they moved to Chautauqua County. Father is buried there. If I remember correctly, parents split up after her death. Will be in touch. Kathy

Added by Kathy on Sep 27, 2014 9:39 PM

Penne Magnusson Cartright Hannum
RE: John Hannum
Thank you so much, now need to figure out where he is buried! Thanks.

Added by Penne Magnusson Cartright... on Sep 27, 2014 9:44 AM

Cloyes/Clayes family
I see you have a memorial or so on the Cloyes family. If you are interested, I did a pretty extensive report on the family last year. I descend from Peter's brother Thomas. The early generations of the family have a pretty tragic history between early Indian wars and the Salem Witch trials. If you are interested, I would be willing to share.

Added by DKMac on Sep 21, 2014 10:33 PM

RE: Mary McDonald photo
You are welcome. You have my permission to use the photo in your application.


Added by Jeff247 on Sep 20, 2014 9:29 PM


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