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Jean Jorgensen (#47179150)
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Bio Photo I have been taking photographs at cemeteries for a long time - of family members - from Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa and Wisconsin. Ever so gradually I enter them on Find-A-Grave. I am also compiling a genealogy story of the Olsen family that moved from Denmark to southern Nuckolls County, Nebraska, and also entering information for families of the Longbranch SDB Church, Nebr. and SDB Church, Nortonville, Kans.

Once at a cemetery, I photograph as many stones as I have time. Here in KS most are not related to me. If you come across one that you want to manage, let me know and it can be changed.

My family lines include: Burdick, Davis, Williams, Greene, Walker, Carpenter, White, Owens.
My husband's family lines include: Jorgensen, Olsen, Petersen, Riber, Frederiksen, Jeppesen, Iversen, Nielsen, Waggensen, Klitten, Christensen, Christiansen, and the list goes on.
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Sylvia Kennedy
I think I can say with some confidence that these are not the William and Sylvia Kennedys that you seek.
Sylvia's marriage certificate, unfortunately, does not name her parents. However, the following items documented above cannot be all be true if William is the same person.
Areno Babcock is still single and living with her parents in NE in the 1860 census. Sylvia was born that year in OH. William is listed as single when he married Jane Waterhouse in Ashtabula Co. in 1883. Your WIlliam is married to Areno in the 1885 NE census. William and Jane remained married until death parted them in the 1930's in OH. I was in contact years ago with a descendant of the Jefferson Kennedy family and as far as I know, none of them ever headed west. Hope this all helps.

Name: Areno Isabelle Babcock Kennedy
Maiden Name: Babcock
Event Type: Burial
Event Date: 1887
Event Place: Humboldt, Richardson, Nebraska, United States of America
Birth Date: 21 Feb 1864
Death Date: 12 Sep 1887
Affiliate Record Identifier: 99265330
Cemetery: Longbranch Cemetery

Name: Areno I Kennedy
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1885
Event Place: , Franklin, Richardson, Nebraska, United States
Relationship to Head of Household: Daughter
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Daughter
Schedule Type: Population
Page: 12

Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
John S Babcock M 56
Sarah F Babcock Wife F 58
A A Babcock Son M 20
Smalley C Babcock Son M 17
William Kennedy Son-in-law M 26
Areno I Kennedy Daughter U

Name: Areno B Babcock
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1880
Event Place: Franklin, Richardson, Nebraska, United States
Gender: Female
Age: 16
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Race (Original): W
Occupation: House Keeping
Relationship to Head of Household: Daughter
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Dau
Birth Year (Estimated): 1864
Birthplace: Nebraska, United States
Father's Birthplace: Ohio, United States
Mother's Birthplace: West Virginia, United States
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: T9
Affiliate Film Number: 0754

Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
John S Babcock Self M 51 Ohio, United States
Sarah F Babcock Wife F 53 West Virginia, United States
Ai A Babcock Son M 13 Nebraska, United States
Colfax S Babcock Son M 11 Nebraska, United States
Areno B Babcock Daughter F 16 Nebraska, United States

Name: Richard M. Phillips Birthplace: Church Hill, Ohio Spouse's Name: Sylvia Kennedy Spouse's Birth Date: 1884 Spouse's Birthplace: Jefferson, Ohio Spouse's Age: 22 Event Date: 20 Feb 1906 Event Place: Trumbull Co., Ohio Father's Name: David Phillips Mother's Name: Jane Griffith Spouse's Father's Name: Kennedy Marital Status: Single Spouse's Marital Status: Single

Name: William O Kennedy Birth Date: 1862 Age: 21 Spouse's Name: Jane Waterhouse Spouse's Birth Date: 1866 Spouse's Age: 17 Event Date: 11 Nov 1883 Event Place: Denmark, Ashtabula, Ohio Spouse's Father's Name: John Waterhouse Marital Status: Single Spouse's Marital Status: Single
Added by skye on Feb 19, 2015 4:02 PM
virgil chain
RE: Chain, William
Jean I had sent a request for info on the grave of William D Chain burried in Texas, supposedly in Trinity texas and you had replied

The records of the Jefferson County Genealogy Society indicate that there are three graves with the name of Chain: William and his wife, Matilda, and five month old, Oscar B. Chain. I will do what I can to locate their graves. I see the baby died in 1888.

Something's not right here: Matilda B. Case Chain was the wife of William Chain. She was born in 1844 and died in 1886; two years before Oscar was born and died. William Chain died in 1896.

Maybe Oscar wasn't Matilda's son, but that of a second wife for William, but he was buried in Nortonville because Matilda was. Then, when Wm. died he was buried there too. All kinds of sceneros. Photos of the graves could be helpful.
Added by Jean Jorgensen

Have you found the name of the cemetery maybe. I have been told they may not be marked graves. I was wondering. thank you for your time. Virgil chain
Added by virgil chain on Feb 10, 2015 8:30 AM
Peggy Bargen Duey
RE: Margarethe Petersen
You are very welcome. I see I made a mistake so would you please correct them? After Leth, remove _ and put parenthesis and after Hazelchrist put (sic) because in the edits for her memorial I found the correct town. thanks!!!
Added by Peggy Bargen Duey on Feb 09, 2015 7:18 PM
Betty L. Gonzales
Fred Bailey
Just to let you know that Fred Bailey died in May 1973, I will go to the cemetery and photograph his headstone if there is one in the next couple of days. Betty
Added by Betty L. Gonzales on Feb 07, 2015 2:00 PM
Peggy Bargen Duey
RE: Petersen, Ira
You are very welcome. Do you know about the Edit tab on your profile page? If not, please go there and accept the edits from me because some things have changed on some of your memorials. If you don't accept them in 21 days they will automatically be accepted, which might change correct info. thanks!!!!
Added by Peggy Bargen Duey on Feb 03, 2015 3:29 AM
Joyce Worthington Brewer
RE: Samuel Arthur obit.
Jean I don't know the names to each- just the picture. Since Sarah Hageman Arthur is the one at this time that I'm interested in mostly. But sure some of these daughter's must have pictures of this family. I really love the old pictures in my family-is why I'm interested in her obituary. Hopefully Ill come across one of the family members in the near future. Joyce
Added by Joyce Worthington Brewer on Jan 17, 2015 5:04 PM
Joyce Worthington Brewer
Samuel Arthur obit.
Hi, I see you have typed in Samuel's obit. and want to thank you so much for the trouble you went to do this for others. I note that there isn't one for Sarah (Hageman) Arthur his wife. Have you got it among your mothers clipping's of obit. and maybe haven't had time to do type it.?
She was the sister of my grt grandfather and was just wondering. thank so much for what help you have done. Joyce Worthington Brewer -
Added by Joyce Worthington Brewer on Jan 16, 2015 4:32 PM
George W Davis
I have unlinked Calvin Davis as father to My George W Davis.
Very coincidental
Tooooooo many Davisis

Thanks again.....Great find!!
Springboro OH
Added by J FRED MADDEN on Dec 26, 2014 8:23 AM
virgil chain
RE: Chain, William
could the baby be a grand baby?
Added by virgil chain on Nov 16, 2014 10:17 PM
Julie Blichmann
RE: Kate Sellers
Hi Jean!

Yes, it is sad when no headstone exists! Glad to be of help though!
Added by Julie Blichmann on Nov 14, 2014 3:40 PM
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