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JKMartin (#47405118)
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I am a professional genealogist and have been doing genealogy for over 21 years. The family lines I have extensively researched have been Seth Martin, Jabez Ham, Johann Jacob Frisch, Christian Klemm, Johan Lorez Schenk, Wiles, James Dempster, Judy Upham, and many others. I have finalized my research by completing books on 7 several of the above. I really enjoy helping others to trace their past. Instead of just entering names and dates like many do, I try to enter information about that person and link family members together. This helps when someone is trying to locate an ancestor. If I can't locate the family members, then I do enter just the dates. I also believe in keeping family with family so if there is someone that you want transferred who is a family member, just ask and I will be glad to do so.
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Nancy Harrison
Mary Ann Cowman Harlan
Thank you for your note regarding the death date correction. I'm not sure how I input that incorrectly. Thanks for letting me know.
Added by Nancy Harrison on Oct 23, 2014 12:16 AM
Janet S. Alvis
Coach McClain
Thank you for honoring Coach McClain and posting his entire life! He was well-loved, honored and is now sadly missed in my hometown...
Added by Janet S. Alvis on Oct 23, 2014 12:14 AM
Danna Sanders
John Pippitt & Elizabeth Tallant
Thank you for transferring my 2nd great grandparents to me!
Added by Danna Sanders on Oct 16, 2014 3:15 PM
Regarding Gad Coot Hopewell Daniels - MS
I would really love to know what you have on Gad Coot Hopewell Daniels' wife, Mellie. My husband is a descendant of his oldest daughter from his first marriage, Daisy. Her mother is Mellie. We have not concluded her last name or marriage date like you've got, so I'd really love to see your research!
Also, we have pictures of Daisy and her sister. They look part Native American so any info you have on Mellie would be amazing! Daisy always told her family that she was part Indian. Hope to hear from you!

Added by rhwh92 on Oct 09, 2014 6:42 AM
Mary Moeller
RE: Church Pratt
by the way i thank you and all the other volunteers out there who even though we are all human and make mistakes (me too) you still contribute your time and energy to helping others... i have met many family through my research and a lot of them are closer to me than my own family.. i'm the black sheep. so thank you for the effort
Added by Mary Moeller on Sep 28, 2014 4:45 PM
Mary Moeller
RE: Church Pratt
thank you. not having a good day
Added by Mary Moeller on Sep 28, 2014 4:16 PM
Mary Moeller
Church Pratt
According to the records i have and Church Pratt is direct ancestor his parents are John and Mary pratt. he was born in ohio. they came from virginia. the one you listed as their daughter mary emma is their granddaughter. for the reason i listed on her memorial. john's son (church's brother) john married a mary sweet in fulton county. for john and mary to have had mary emma they would have been in their mid 60s ... not a problem for the guy but not possible for the woman. Church is the youngest. he was born in 1849 in Ohio when they were migrated to Illinois ... well journeying to Illinois. Church married the daughter of Huston C. Demorris a well known fulton county physician of that time.
Added by Mary Moeller on Sep 28, 2014 12:28 PM
Yes, thank you for the clarification ~ I see you have some listed as A'hearn...if the Athearn's I have are your line, I would be happy to transfer ...I'm not related to them ~ Shirleen
Added by history4sure on Sep 27, 2014 3:35 PM
Frank Athearn
Hi again - I'm a bit confused on your last edit, JK ~ I previously listed him dying in Fulton County, but you posted an obit which reads that he died at Bartonville State Hospital, Bartonville; and that was in Peoria County, not Fulton County. Please clarify. Thanks, Shirleen
Added by history4sure on Sep 27, 2014 2:32 PM
Hello J.K.: Thank you so much for the edit on the birth year for Frank Edward Athearn - I appreciate the help, but believe his Draft Registration vital data is probably more accurate.

The obituary information did give me a "place of death" for him, and also a spouse's name so I used that info, thanks again. Cheers~ Shirleen
Added by history4sure on Sep 27, 2014 1:37 PM
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