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|Julia G||Margaret Thompson|
I have a picture for Margaret Thompson. Her father is Captain Alexander Thompson (#125147624). It's an extremely old marker so I could not read any dates to enter into the search. I was able to see her father and mother (Amelia Dehart Thompson). I'm not finding a memorial for her. Do you by chance know if she has one? I found another Margaret Thompson #41750062, but she's linked up to completely different parents.
Added by Julia G on Aug 31, 2015 7:23 PM
|Julia G||RE: William Ruthven Smith|
Added by Julia G on Aug 31, 2015 7:12 PM
|Julia G||William Ruthven Smith|
I have a picture of Katherine Alexander Smith's grave marker in the West Point Cemetery. Her father is William Ruthven Smith (#133220714), but there's no link for her as a child.
Added by Julia G on Aug 31, 2015 6:56 PM
|Julia G||Thomas Henry Leas|
The other day when I took a picture per your request for Thomas, that same day I also had another request for the same person. That memorial is #151347221. I got a thank you and short story from a sweet lady who informed me that it was her fathers grandfather. I just sent her a reply telling her that she should check out your memorial for Thomas as it has family links to it.
Added by Julia G on Aug 31, 2015 6:52 PM
You are right. I deleted the second memorial...Sue
Added by Sue on Aug 31, 2015 1:27 PM
|GreenerPastures||RE: Toshi Tsukuno|
It is your call. The name is spelled Toshio in:
His wife's obit on her memorial page.
In the U.S., Final Accountability Rosters of Evacuees at Relocation Centers, 1942-1946
Japanese Americans Relocated During World War II
And also a school yearbook with a photo of him.
I would suggest putting in a request for a photo of his and his wife's headstone marker as he passed much earlier than her and she would have been in charge of the spelling for his marker.
|Sarah Vickery||RE: Lieut David Horn|
Love those photos - thanks so much!
|Donna Bloxton "Jesus Girl"||RE: Estelle Bloxton Eustace|
I hesitated about adding her real first name for that very reason. We in the family always knew her as Estelle or Aunt Tillie. THANK YOU for the beautiful job you did explaining about her name in her bio! I'm so pleased!
GOD BLESS YOU!
In our Lord Jesus' Love,
In love with our Lord Jesus,
The Resurrection and The Life,
Donna Bloxton (Estelle's great-grandniece)
|D. Goodboe||Re: Cordelia/Adelia|
Yes, and she shows up as Delia at least once too. She had an aunt Lorilda who shows up as Sesilda, Cesilda, Lorilia, and at least one other version. I know the surviving census records are version 2.0, being the transcribed sheets from the enumerators' field records, so twice the chance to get something wrong.
Add the fact Ancestry outsources their census indexing to foreign countries and the error rate bumps up. For this reason I often double-check names against the American-volunteer indexed census versions on FamilySearch to see if there's something a little different and more logical. Though with some names I realize there's never going to be consensus due to simple lack of records.
I appreciate the suggestion about the DC Belts but so far I've never found a connection. Also have the impression most of the Belts were a rung or two up the economic ladder from my Knights, etc., who were Methodist Episcopalians vs. the Belts who seem to be Presbyterians. Small differences but maybe not to them in those days.
|D. Goodboe||Re: Adelia Bell Knight Taylor|
Hi, sorry this is a bit long but it contains my one and only primary source plus my inferences. If you're more comfortable adding the alternate spelling in the bio as a note please feel free to do so. Adelia Taylor is a 1st cousin 3x removed to me but I don't care who has stewardship of her memorial page. It's just very nice to see it presented on Findagrave and thanks for doing so.
I realize there are two record sources for her middle name being Belt, but there are also two censuses showing her first name as Cordelia, which is not correct. She doesn't seem to have had a previous marriage before marrying Ben Taylor at age 20. The only record source for Adelia's middle name is:
District of Columbia, Select Deaths and Burials, 1840-1964 - Adelia Bell Taylor, FHL Film Number: 2115159
Reference ID: cn 155163.
However, private letters I've seen but do not own show the family had some connection with a Bell family in North Carolina. Adelia's grandmother Lucy Perry was a visitor to these Bells - I haven't been able to determine if they were friends or relatives - and the name Bell, without an "e" on the end, appears as a middle name for two of Adelia Taylor's nieces. Adelia's daughter Lucy Taylor married a Dr. Carey Linwood Bell of NC. I suspect he was known to Lucy because of long-standing family or friendship ties, such that young Lucy was able to meet Carey and eventually marry him.
Again, handle this as you think best, but it might be useful to someone down the line to see the middle name Bell referenced in some way. Thanks.
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