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carol sellers (#47246318)
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Kathryn Peters
James Matheny
One more possibility popped up: There is an uncle of Morris Matheny who was also named James. It was in fact the uncle in whose household Edmond Perry was raised, not the brother. I haven't traced any of the uncle's connections yet, but given the age difference, one of his daughters might have married/had an affair with a Rose and then married a Perry and died young, leaving Edmond to be raised by the grandparent, James. I will look into the marriages and family connections for that family group! Thanks for sending the DNA info!

Added by Kathryn Peters on Jul 27, 2014 12:44 AM

Kathryn Peters
RE: Ezra Rose
No, it doesn't bother me in the slightest. Those things did happen and I expect they still do, though nowadays they just show up on Jerry Springer and slug it out. In fact, Ezra's daughter Dorothy (and this was NOT talked about in the family, I found out by accident) was sweet-talked and seduced by a local man who happened to be already married. When she found herself in trouble, my gg-grandfather came to the rescue and married her, and their first child looked nothing like the rest of the family. (Oops, I guess Ezra is my ggg-grandfather, not my gg-grandfather, I miscounted the generations)

However, I can connect the Matheny family to the Rose family for you. Don't know if it helps, as it wouldn't be the Y-chromosome DNA...
My file shows a Moses Matheny (1804- ) m. Rebecca Phillips. Their son Morris Matheny (1832-1915) m. Mary Ann Rose, and Morris and Mary Ann had at least one son George C. Matheny. Mary Ann Rose was a daughter of William Rose and Mary Martin, and was a sister of Ezra's. James Matheny was the older brother of Morris and might have adopted any children that Morris and Mary Ann were unable to provide for, among other possibilities. For example, possibilities include: Morris and James had a LOT of sisters, one of whom might have married a Rose and died young in childbirth or might have had a relationship with a Rose that resulted in a teen pregnancy. OR James Matheny might have been his wife's second husband and he adopted a child from her first marriage... Living that close in a small community means there were probably lots of intermarriages between the families. I would have to do some more research to check out those other possibilities!

Added by Kathryn Peters on Jul 26, 2014 10:36 AM

Kathryn Peters
RE: Ezra Rose
Hi, Carol-- yes, Ezra Rose is my gg-grandfather. I do not have a picture of Ezra or his wife Susannah Higgins Rose or of the parents of either. The only person I knew who might have had a picture of them was my great-aunt Mary. Mary and her daughter have both passed away, and I'm not sure whether any of the old pics survived or were passed down to Mary's granddaughter. I sent an email to her and am waiting to hear! I have only managed to find genealogical data on one line among the parents of Ezra and Susannah. (Not William Rose's line, unfortunately.) I will send you a direct email with that, as it is too long for a message here!

Added by Kathryn Peters on Jul 26, 2014 6:17 AM

Connie Clark
RE: Andy Ryan grave
Carol, you are very welcome , it was our pleasure . Added one to spouse and the other Ryan we found . Best Wishes, Connie

Added by Connie Clark on Jul 23, 2014 4:02 AM

Carol Lewis
Perry Family
Sorry, no.

Added by Carol Lewis on Jul 20, 2014 7:18 AM

RE: Nancy Sellers
This is the only stone in the cemetery that says Sellers, however there are ALOT that are unreadable so Phoebe and William may be in there.

Added by Shamra on Apr 25, 2014 5:53 AM

George Sellers
You are very welcome, I also have a photo of the other side which says Nancy Sellers but I haven't had time to add that one as well, will do as soon as I can :)

Added by Shamra on Apr 24, 2014 10:37 PM

Jeanne Robertson Coronado
RE: Irvin Lee Memorial
Carol, I am sorry for not getting back to you sooner but over the last 2 years there has been many changes in my life which included losing my husband of over 30 years in November of 2012. I have up dated Irvin Lee's memorial for you by adding his parents links. Sorry it has taken me so long.

Added by Jeanne Robertson Coronado on Jan 06, 2014 11:10 AM

DeLila Ralston
RE: Lyle Arnold Grave
Lyle & Nellie Arnold are my grandparents. I live in Effingham, but I go put flowers on their grave regularly. I'm kind of new to being able to add pictures and info on Find A Grave, so have a lot to learn yet. I could have took more pictures of other tombstones while I was there, if I realized there was others wanting pictures. I'll have to watch for that now when I go to the cemeteries.

Added by DeLila Ralston on Dec 17, 2013 3:02 PM

Glenda Reeder Hamblin
Ms Sellers
I have been very ill for an extended period of time and not able to keep up with memorials. I see that you tried to contact me, to do something with a memorial I have made. I assure you that I am thrilled to work with anyone who needs it and if you will get me the info I will do all I can to use it to please your needs/wants.

Have a blessed day...

Added by Glenda Reeder Hamblin on Dec 04, 2013 7:21 AM

RE: Charles E. Gordon
Your very welcome. Im very familiar with that cemetery and its close to where i grew up. Im very glad i could help! :-)

Added by Historybuff on Nov 21, 2013 7:47 PM

RE: Butterfly
Thanks for letting me know you have had no success with the Butterfly. Have you tried the Find A Grave forum to see what can be done? Most of us try hard to be accommodating, so it is a shame when someone is not a good cooperator.

Added by Susan on Aug 21, 2013 7:02 PM

I am trying to reach the butterfly and wondered if you had any luck finding her. I believe she has a mis-placed memorial.

Added by Susan on Aug 21, 2013 6:51 AM

Jordan Family Cemetery
The Find A Grave site does not give where this cemetery exists in Cumberland County. Cumberland County is 1,217 square miles in size. We would need an exact location. The site just says in Cumberland County.

Added by Peter on Jul 20, 2013 5:34 PM

Carl/Hazel Ivey
Carol, Sorry about the previous entry to you, my fingers got carried away! Thanks for letting me know the correct name for Hazel Ivey #39746023. I appreciate it!

Added by debmcdaniel on Jul 07, 2013 8:09 PM

Carl/Hazel Ivey

Added by debmcdaniel on Jul 07, 2013 8:07 PM

Marilyn Walker
RE: jane Gordon Memorial
Very welcome, good luck on your research.

Added by Marilyn Walker on Jun 24, 2013 4:31 PM

Glenda Ragan
John Joseph Gosney
I'm a Placer County Historian working with the old Placer Hospital records. I found his hospital record that had a memo that he had passed and the information about his daughter having him interned in the Old Auburn Cemetery. Back then it was call I.O.O.F. cemetery. I sent a message to the cemetery office and requested a plot no. for him. Glad you know where he is. Take care and have a great weekend.

Added by Glenda Ragan on Jun 15, 2013 9:02 PM

RE: J Lockard
Thank you. Glad I could make your day! :-)

Added by Sheena on Apr 05, 2013 8:23 PM

RE: J. Lockard
Glad I could help :-) working on the photo now. I also uploaded one of the back of his stone

Added by Sheena on Apr 05, 2013 1:29 PM

J. Lockard
I found him ;-) he's one that was just re-attached!

Added by Sheena on Apr 05, 2013 11:00 AM

RE: Livingston cemetary
I will look but there are 5 other cemeteries in the area, 2 have no markets. There is also an active restoration of Livingston. As of right now, there is a pile of stones that have broken over the years that are being re-attached and re-carved.

Added by Sheena on Apr 01, 2013 8:11 AM

RE: Livingston cemetary
I didn't see him but I will be going back this week so I will look again :-)

Added by Sheena on Mar 31, 2013 6:23 PM

happy Easter!
I was out at Livingston Cemetery in Marshall IL today :-)

Added by Sheena on Mar 31, 2013 11:32 AM

Rhonda Combs
RE: Rueben Crutcher
Julia was my ggg grandmother
I am Rhonda daughter of Shirley,
daughter of Shelby, son of Edna,
daughter of Cornelia, who was the
daughter of Julia.
I see in my information by Charlene
Moore that she obtained some family
information from you. :D Isn't it nice
to share and connect?

Added by Rhonda Combs on Mar 17, 2013 1:25 PM


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