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Karen Forbes Thompson (#47032562)
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Kathy Phelan
Henry Swisher
I'm also related to Henry Swisher. My great grandmother was one of a set of twins born to Henry and Hester.

I've had difficulties finding many of great grandma's siblings. I looked for her twin for ages and discovered he was buried next to her in an unmarked grave in Pleasant View Cemetery.

My mother spent all her summers on the farm in Monroe Co. with my great grandparents (Samuel and Malissa Swisher McCoy) but never met the twin brother or any other member of the family. I've always found this rather odd.

Unfortunately I never discussed the Swishers with my grandmother.

Do you have any additional info?

Kathy Phelan
Added by Kathy Phelan on Jul 15, 2015 11:55 AM
S Everman
Alexander Moorefield
You have sent an update of Alexander's DOB and Place of birth. I don't have any info about that - I'm finding different DOB and Alex has even has WV, Kentucky and Tennessee as place of birth. Could you let me know where/how you got the given dates and place of birth? Once I know that it's 100% correct I'll be very happy to edit his memorial and my files;-)
Added by S Everman on Mar 20, 2015 1:47 PM
K. Staubitz
Ballard Family...
Hi there. I saw you left flowers on the memorials for Elias, Evelyn, Forbes and Wilhemina Ballard. Are you a family member or friend of these people? If so I will transfer the memorials to you as they are not related to me. Thanks. Have a nice day!
Added by K. Staubitz on Mar 06, 2015 10:20 AM
Steven Smith
William C (P) Hankins
I saw that you left a floral tribute on this memorial stating that you were a 2nd great niece. Can you tell me how you are related? He was my 3rd great grandfather.
Added by Steven Smith on Dec 07, 2013 2:40 PM
Georgie Ann Hankins
RE: Margaret Hankins Forbes Kirkendoll
Thank you, I will look forward to hearing from you. Georgie Ann
Added by Georgie Ann Hankins on Oct 10, 2013 6:54 PM
Georgie Ann Hankins
Margaret Hankins Forbes Kirkendoll
Hi Karen, I have been researching our Hankins tree for over 30 years. Another researcher sent me to Centerton Cemetery to look at a possibility of a Hankins buried there might be who I am looking for. In my quest for Mary Elizabeth Hankins m 1) Julian Bedford Pequette 2) Mr. Williams, she was born 26 May 1856 Garden Grove, Iowa and died 18 Jan 1921.
The date of the Mary Hankins in Ind is so close to the data I have perhaps she went back to her maiden name but my instincts tell me this isn't so. However, I pulled up all Hankins in this cem. to search their trees. I see where Maragaret Hankins Forbes Kinkendoll is your grandmother and buried their.
Is this Mary E. Hankins kin to your tree? Who are Margaret's parents?
I Have a vast Hankins tree in Indiana I am still connecting for our Hankins book and would like to correspond with you. Our Hankins left Lawrence Co Ohio around 1830 into Madison and Henry and Delaware Co. My direct line went into Iowa while others stayed in Indiana.
How close is Morgan county to Madison Co Ind.?
Trying to be exactly correct on all of my research.
Georgie Ann Hankins Waddell
Added by Georgie Ann Hankins on Sep 26, 2013 8:48 PM
Mark McCrady
Betty Jean LaFary
Hi Karen, I made the edits to Betty Jean's memorial. Have a good day
Mark
Added by Mark McCrady on Sep 22, 2013 9:30 PM
Kathy Phelan
Alice Swisher
Karen

Can you give me any info on Alice Swisher buried in Hilldale Cemetery?

I'm still trying to track down the Swishers. You might want to look at the listing for Henry Swisher in Highland Cemetery in Morgan Co. A Find A Grave friend found Henry and Hester Guy Swisher's marriage record. They were the parents of my great grandmother and Thomas James Swisher as well.

I still believe all the Swishers are in Morgan County - somewhere!!!

Kathy Phelan
Added by Kathy Phelan on Jun 12, 2013 12:12 PM
Tim Burk
Nelson AH Cramer
Hi, my name is Tim Burk and I wanted to ask you your relationship to
Henrietta. She was my 3x Grandfather's daughter. memorial #Memorial# 29620221 to whom I am trying to find his burial site and was hoping that you might know.
Would you connect Hennrietta to his memorial?
Added by Tim Burk on Feb 09, 2013 9:45 AM
Sandra Hayes
Noel Crabell
Memorial# 28596014 - The tombstone in Stephens Cemetery shows the last name of Crabill

Sandy
Added by Sandra Hayes on Apr 14, 2012 2:32 PM
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