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barbara sterling (#47067092)
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Bio Photo My family noted for are Turner/Hose/Nesselrodt/Nazelrod/Ritchie/ my husbands side. Sterling/Purcell/Poulson.
pic is my mom Nellie Hose Turner
We Are The Chosen Author Unknown
My feelings are in each family we are called to the ancestors.To put flesh on their bones and make them live again, To tell the family story and to feel that somehow they know and approve.To me.doing genealogy is not a cold gathering of facts but,instead,breathing life into all who have gone before. We are the storytellers of the tribe. We have been called as it were by our genes. Those who have gone before cry out to us; Tell our story,So,we do. In finding them,we somehow find ourselves. How many times have I told the ancestors you have wonderful would be proud of us? It goes beyond just documenting facts.. It goes to who I am and why I do the things I do? The bones here are bones of my bones and flesh of my flesh.It goes to doing something about it. It goes to pride in what are ancestors were able to accomplish.How they contributed to what we are today. It goes to respecting their hardships and losses,their never giving in or giving up. Their resoluteness to go on and build a life for their family. It goes to deep pride that they fought to make and keep us a nation. It goes to a deep and immense understanding that they were doing it for us. That we might be born who we are.That we might remember them. So we do.With love and caring and scribing each fact of their existence. Because we are them and they are us. So, as a scribe called,I TELL THE STORY OF MY FAMILY. It is up to that one called in the next generation, To answer the call and take their place in the long line of family storytellers. That is why I do my family gealogy.
When I first started my family resource. it was with great honor and respect to remember those who were my dearly closet family members. honored person's to served my country to keep me free.friends and most of all that that gave me live my dear loving parents. Noah and Nellie Turner.In the close five years that I have been searching for my family. friends I also wanted to add those whom I did not help others who's love ones they may not be able to locate.this time the search for my love ones over the past few years has become more difficult then I expected, all thou, I still hope and pray by the will of God that I will beable to add or help anyone whomay want resource on a friend or family member that I have all ready added.but please do not ask me to transfer any of my family or closes friend. and picture maybe copied, but not transferred, and hope that its not for a sale to someone eles. remember you copied it FREE.when I started this I was in company with a very dear niece. who so enjoyed this.and helped me to get 2013 along this past years I have losted afew close other relatives., that were apart of my life. or just there to talk to.this year alone I losted a dear niece.two great nephews.a niece has lost her mother-in-law, another niece has losted her father-in-law. what may behold in store for the rest of the year only the Lord knows.i look say here as I have so many times before. my resource is not to be counted my names or pictures. but remembering, honoring. missing terribly.theses family names for me are Turner's and Hose's are from Hardy Co,Wv,and my Sterling family is from Crisfield MD of the Eastern Shore.

It was the first day of Census,and all through the land.The pollster was ready,a black book in hand.He mounted his horse for a long dusty ride;His books and some quills were close by his side;
Along winding ride down a road barey there;Toward the smell of fresh bread wofting up through the air.The woman was tired with lines on her face;and wispe of brown hair,She tucked into place.
She gave him some water,as they sat at the table.
He asked of her children.the best she was able.The oldest was twenty,the youngest not two.She held up a toddler with cheeks round and red;his sister she whipsered was napping in bed.
She noted each person who lived there with pride.and she felt the faint stirrings of the wee one inside.He noted the sex,the color,the age. The marks from the quill soon filled up the page.At the number of children.She nodded her head.and he saw her lips quiver for the three that were dead.The places of birth she never forgot,Was it Kansas?or Utah? or Orgean? or not?They came from Lithuania of that she was clear.But she wasn't quite sure,Just how long they been here. They spoke of employment of schooling and such.They could read some. and write some.though really not much;
When the questions were answered his job was done.So he mounted his horse.and rode toward the sun.We can almost imagine, his voice loud and clear May God Bless you all for another ten years. TO Those of you who keep reviewing my resources. ido not know how you can seek someone out who is trying to honor and remember their love one. several times i have bben ask to remove several of my immate family members.because considered dupleted. have you took a real hard look at mine as their there for remembrance not number like i believe all of yous who do big count numbers, mine are not there for num,bes but remember, i suppose not even 1/2 of yous dont even know all the people that yous add for numbers. well mine is not the case, all pics resouce and obits etc are all my finding and doing, by visiting, talking to such as family, friends, i have visited several of thses cemeteries thru the years, such as it may be of yous who add my family with a name poss headstone, why dont you check mine with full family resouce, and i do not have e-mail, nor do i use it.
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ken brown
Sterling Family
Hi Barbara,
My great-grandfather was James H. Sterling. His daughter, Edna Jane was my grandmother. I was hoping to get some help on the family tree past James H. I think his parents were Noah C. and Mary Anne but I'm not sure. Any help would be great.
Thank you, Ken Brown
Added by ken brown on Jul 29, 2015 9:37 PM
Christine Sylvester
I found Dailey in the 1930 census as Dailey so I don't think he changed his name. My great great grandfather was George Washington Cook 1827-1911 was the son of John Cook 1800-1848 along with a sister Elizabeth Eliza Cook 1835-1915. She would have been my gr gr aunt. She married Bthina Hose and they had Tempie Hose who married Shockey and had Dailey. That is my line. If Stephen Shockey ever calls me maybe I can find out more but at least I know who Ida Armentrout was married to. It was really a matter of curiosity as I was tracing Ida. Usually a husband is mentioned but for what ever reason Dailey was not mentioned in her obit. You are not on ancestry are you
Chris sylvester
Added by Christine Sylvester on Jul 22, 2015 7:51 AM
Christine Sylvester
RE: Shockey
Hi Barbara,
We have talked before but Dailey would be my 4th cousin. In Ida Rebecca Armentrout Shockey's find a grave,it lists Stephen Shockey as her son. On his marriage license, it lists Ida armentrout as his mother and Dailey w Shockey as his father. I have not found her marriage license for the shockey marriage. It also lists(on Find A Grave) her children by first husband Robert Hott. This is a puzzling family. I have sourced her marriage to Hott,1926 with Dailey being born 1927 . Stephen was born 1953. Then Dailey is shown married to Eva and I have no idea when they were married. All I know is the info given on stephen's marriage license. I was just looking to see which shockey Ida Armentrout married. She would have been Hott at that time. So maybe you can shed some light on this as you are closely related . If any of this is confusing,welcome to the club.
Chris Sylvester
PS thanks for your quick answer.
Added by Christine Sylvester on Jul 21, 2015 4:35 PM
Christine Sylvester
Dailey Shockey
On Stephen Shockeys marriage license it lists his parents as Ida Armentrout and Dailey Woodward Shockey. Could you shed some light on this?

Chris Sylvester
Added by Christine Sylvester on Jul 20, 2015 7:55 AM
Richard Simpson
RE: Nesselrodt
Hello and nice meeting you too. Sorry for the late email. But just been thinking of the past family and seeing how I could add more to them.
Richard, Geneva's " Neva " son.
Added by Richard Simpson on Mar 09, 2015 6:59 PM
James Henry Ford Sterling
Barbara, It has been over a year since I have emailed you. Do you have any more updates on James Henry Ford Sterling or his relatives?

We recently moved and I have not located the pic you asked me about of his son, (my maternal grandfather) James T. Sterling, Sr. (1901-1982) but will get it to you when I locate it.

Thanks for any updates or help in my family research.

Donna Sizemore
Added by Donna on Feb 14, 2015 10:49 AM
Kathy Thompson
RE: Ford and Sterling
I believe that my family is looking at the famous car person, Henry Ford.
Added by Kathy Thompson on Jan 03, 2015 5:07 AM
Kathy Thompson
RE: Sterling/Ford
I think I answered my own question. I was asleep this morning. I wish I knew which Ford Maggie Tyler married. If you find out, would you please contact me.
Added by Kathy Thompson on Jan 02, 2015 6:50 AM
Kathy Thompson
RE: Sterling/Ford


I am from Fernandina Beach, Fla, which is 35 miles northeast of Jacksonville, Florida.
My uncle was Wallace Stine Sterling, who was the son of James Henry Sterling and Katherine Burke. Before he died, he told the family he was related to the famous Ford family.
The question I have for you is this: James Henry Sterling is the son of John L. Sterling and Maggie Tyler Ford. James Henry is not adopted!from the Ford family?
I am trying to clear up a mystery and you are the first person that I have found with some kind of an answer.
Kathy Thompson
Added by Kathy Thompson on Jan 02, 2015 6:13 AM
Kathy Thompson
Re: James H. Sterling

I am interested in James H. Sterling and Katie Burke. You mention that John Sterling and Maggie Tyler are the parents of James H. Sterling. I am related to Wallace Stine Sterling. He was my uncle. There is a rumor that the Ford family is connected. The files on Ancestry are so twisted about Maggie that I am confused. Some say that John married a Maggie Ford and some say Maggie married a Cox. Is there a Ford connection in this family??
Kathy Thompson
Fernandina Beach, Fl

Added by Kathy Thompson on Jan 01, 2015 9:25 AM
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