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J L (#47748347)
 member for 2 years, 8 months, 13 days
RE: Bill Schmidt
Sounds good. I though you could put what you thought was best. You did a nice job! Thank you.

Added by Julie on Oct 10, 2014 4:30 AM

T Chrismer
thanks for letting me know about the dupe

Added by Max on Oct 01, 2014 11:21 AM

RE: Jennie Smith - St. Joseph cemetery
Please disregard the edit. The information was obtained from rootsweb; since they can be messy, I only try to use what information appears credible. It is sourced as being from the Smith Families Book by J. Staub. Here is the link:

They list 13 children of Peter K. and Elizabeth Smith. However, the 1900 census says that Elizabeth had 14 children with 7 living. Those living would be Sylvester (died 1912), Francis (died 1941), William (died 1936), JENNIE (died 1943), Virginia (alive at time of 1900 census), Alverta (died 1956), and Emma (died 1902).

Dying in infancy, as they do not show up on any census records, are Vincent Emmanuel (eldest child, born 1854, does not appear on any census data), Sarah Ann (born 1859, does not appear on 1860 census), Mary Alice (born one month after the 1860 census was taken, does not appear on 1870 census), Louise Sarah (born 1861, not on the 1870 census), John Edward (born 1864, not on 1870 census), and Andrew Joseph (born 1868, not on 1870 census). Josephine Agnes survived to adulthood, but must have died before 1900.

So Jennie and Virginia are two separate persons, which I did not realize as Jennie was not on the list from the Smith Family Book.

Jennie is 2 in 1860, 8 in 1870, and 15 in 1880.

Virginia is 1 in 1870, 10 in 1880, and 35 in 1900.

So there's obviously something funny going on with the census data, leaving aside the fact that Alverta fails to appear in any of census records.

So the present data is inconclusive. I apologize for making the edit without doing a little more research, but it appeared credible at the source. I really am thankful that the census lists how many children are living and total as this is not the first time that little bit of information has proven useful! Without it, I might have concluded that since the ages were so varied with possible overlaps, that Virginia was an alternate name for Alverta and there were only 13 kids. Unless that is the case and there still is another child unlisted somewhere.

Peter K. Smith's 1908 obituary states that he has two daughters surviving, "Miss Kate at home and Miss Sadie of New Oxford," but unless these are nicknames, then I believe them to be in error as nowhere does it mention Jennie and Alverta who obviously survived him.

Thank you for taking the time.

Added by rockdoc on Sep 19, 2014 3:41 PM

Marilyn Sanders
photo request
I am requesting permission to use the photo of Maudy B. George # 113968139. I will give you credit for the picture. Thanks!

Added by Marilyn Sanders on Aug 23, 2014 4:18 PM

Jerry Morris Mounts
Benjamin Morgan
Thanks for that info, I will check into it and see what I can find, I will let you know. Thanks again


Added by Jerry Morris Mounts on Aug 15, 2014 9:14 AM

Jerry Morris Mounts
Benjamin Morgan
Thank you so much for the input, it does my heart good when I add something to a profile that may help someone find a clue.

Thanks Again


Added by Jerry Morris Mounts on Aug 15, 2014 8:42 AM

RE: James Morgan
You are most welcome. I want the memorials to be as complete as possible. Thanks for letting me know.

Added by jbmgs on Aug 15, 2014 7:21 AM

Carol & Doug Eastway (John 3:16)
Thank you so much for the information you sent for
the Yamamoto's. Very much appreciated. Carol

Added by Carol & Doug Eastway (Joh... on Aug 14, 2014 3:30 AM

dupe deleted...thanks.

Added by Travelingal on Mar 26, 2014 4:14 PM

Joan R (Prien) Gedeon
Scott Beatty
I tried to add his 2nd wife, Ruth Wines, however, Find A Grave would not let me. I added her in the bio section along with her memorial number. Sorry!

Added by Joan R (Prien) Gedeon on Mar 24, 2014 5:52 AM

Charles Martin
I have no info on earlier life...
only knew him after death of his wife..
and he never talked much about his family
sorry am no help here....

Added by for10e on Mar 20, 2014 8:06 AM

Charles Martin
Thanks for the links....
I was unable to locate them when I
created the site.
- do miss the guy....

Added by for10e on Mar 19, 2014 3:13 PM

Greg Raike
Burel D. Wines
Links have been made. Thank you for the information.

Added by Greg Raike on Mar 17, 2014 11:55 AM

Catie & Will
Shadday Family
You're welcome,
Catie and Will

Added by Catie & Will on Mar 17, 2014 5:54 AM

Carl Roark
RE: Wilma Dow Dickerson
You're welcome and thank you for the additional information.


Added by Carl Roark on Mar 05, 2014 10:01 AM

B. Martinez
Jessie Myers
I have added the link to Golvin Wines to Jessie Myers as you suggested.

Added by B. Martinez on Feb 27, 2014 2:03 PM

Eva Beeman
You are welcome for the updates.

Added by Linda on Feb 20, 2014 7:23 PM

Bill and Sue Payne
George and Noney Riffle
Hello J L,

My goodness, you have added to my family! I knew about George, who was probably the cause of his mother's death within a few months of his birth. I have never seen any mention of Noney Bishop Riffle, and she would have escaped the censuses.

Thank you!


Added by Bill and Sue Payne on Feb 14, 2014 10:39 AM

Bill and Sue Payne
Riffels in Fountaindale Cemetery
Hello J L,

Thank you for offering to pass the Riffels on to me. I think only Laura #115374715 remains to be changed. I very much appreciate the photos and information that you've already posted. I cannot read the inscription on her tombstone. I do have a note in my family papers that mentions Laura.

I saw your message earlier but am just now reunited with my computer or I would have answered you sooner.

Thank you again.


Added by Bill and Sue Payne on Feb 10, 2014 4:27 PM

Catie & Will
RE: Bertha Mullinix
You are welcome,
Catie and Will

Added by Catie & Will on Feb 09, 2014 5:12 AM

William Taber
Thanks for the updates on this family in Floral Park Cemetery

Added by William Taber on Feb 05, 2014 8:24 AM

Bonnie Thompson Henricks
RE: Joseph Smith
Thank you for transferring one of our GGG-grandparents Joseph Smith - am looking forward to adding information. I appreciate that you added the memorial - it is always so helpful with my ancestry searches to find one. Bonnie Henricks

Added by Bonnie Thompson Henricks on Jan 21, 2014 2:05 PM

Thanks for the correction. I linked them. Norma

Added by Norma on Jan 19, 2014 7:07 AM

Eleanor Major Race
I'm glad the memorial here in Greene, NY was able to help you located Eleanor. I mad the family links as requested and included your # as reference for the information

Added by Nate on Jan 16, 2014 7:19 AM

Mary Anne Cone - McGivern
Cone Family
Tehre were 16 children of Michael Leo Cone and Mattie Ferguson Cone

Charles A

Thelma (Wines)
Mary ( McKee)
Gertrude (Eppinghoff)
Nellie (Jones)
Elizabeth Ann (Hightower)

Added by Mary Anne Cone - McGivern on Nov 15, 2013 7:53 AM


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