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lgleason (#47917336)
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Bio Photo Lynn Ann (Brooks) Gleason
I began doing family research in 1969 after my grandfather died. I inherited a box of letters and old pictures and was so upset that I didn't know who the people were. I continued gathering family stories and information for 12 years, when I packed away my notebooks to raise my family. It just got too difficult to go to the library with a 4 and a 2 year-old.
My husband and I got "the bug" again, and started doing research online. I'm so glad that I started while I could interview our grandparents and my great grandmother! Those stories are priceless.
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RE: Pearl Linnie (LINGO) WATKINS
You are welcome.
Added by Robin on Jun 28, 2015 6:43 AM
Marilyn Kenyon, Psy.D.
Greene Kenyon
I removed the spouse for Greene Kenyon, as you requested, although I am unsure whether that was the correct move or not.

I got my information from the Kenyon Supplement, written by Howard N. Kenyon. It was published after his death, these were notes he had made correcting or amending information he provided in his book, American Kenyons, published in 1935. He referenced page 125 of his book:

[Page 125:
1752 Greene Kenyon m. Nancy ?, who later m. Joseph Webster.
17521 Roger Kenyon b. 16 Jul 1788; d. 12 Aug 1862; m. Freelove Dawley, dau. Oliver and Mercy(Sherman) Dawley.

There may have been other children. Greene's widow later married Joseph Webster. They took Roger Kenyon with them when they moved to Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania.]

You provide evidence that Joseph Webster married an Anna Kenyon in 1789. Do we know whether Anna Kenyon was Nancy Kenyon?

I don't know where Howard N. Kenyon got his information. I am only going on what he provided. It could have been incorrect. So, I have removed the link since there is some question about it. It doesn't answer the question of Roger Kenyon, who apparently went with Joseph and Nancy Webster to Pennsylvania.
Added by Marilyn Kenyon, Psy.D. on Mar 11, 2015 1:53 PM
Bob Pyle
RE: Susannah (PYLE) BROOKS

More than happy to share what I know (or think I know). I also know of two other amateur genealogists that do a lot of research on the family line that you would enjoy knowing. I circle back twice to Dr. John Pyle (1723-1804) because of cousins getting married.

Later, Bob
Added by Bob Pyle on Mar 05, 2015 1:37 PM
Beverly Rolf Miller
Phillip Schramm
No I am not related to him. Thanks for asking.
Added by Beverly Rolf Miller on Feb 26, 2015 7:35 PM
Gayle Foertmeyer Putt
RE: Pyle
Hi Lynn... as you can see, I don't get my messages often! Yes I recall (vaguely, haha) our past contact. Making any progress??
Added by Gayle Foertmeyer Putt on Jan 24, 2015 4:49 PM
Deborah Myers
RE: Vera (Polson) Brooks
My e-mail address is If you can scan the photos and send them it's possible that I can help identify them, or know someone who knows who they are. My mom's cousin who grew up in Randolph County and lives in Moberly is still living (and in her 90's). I have seen many photos of the Polson family (my grandmother's maiden name was Polson).
I have also seen the "virtual pet" website and have been in touch with Gary. I was able to identify all of the people in the photos, except the guy on the horse. :-)
Added by Deborah Myers on Jan 17, 2015 7:37 AM
Deborah Myers
Vera (Polson) Brooks
I loved the photo you shared of Vera. Her grandfather (Reuben R. Polson) was my great-great-grandfather's brother. I've been trying to put together the family on FindAGrave and sent a link edit to the person who created the memorial for Logan Polson requesting that he add Logan's parents to his memorial. Do you have any photos of Reuben Polson? I love trying to imagine what my GGgrandfather would have looked like. John E. Polson died around January of 1864 (likely in the Civil War) so we have no photos of him.
Added by Deborah Myers on Jan 15, 2015 2:05 PM
Travis Franklin
RE: Raymond A. Knittel
Not sure how it posted twice. Deleted one of them.
Added by Travis Franklin on Jan 10, 2015 10:07 PM
Cherie Barnes
no problem. I happened to still have the picture on my computer so I've added it per your request.
Added by Cherie Barnes on Dec 30, 2014 6:33 AM
Patty Burnett
Mary Jane Davenport Richmond
I have transferred her memorial to you since she is directly related to you and only indirectly to me, but we have a lot more in common. My maiden name was Brooks also and looking through your memorials i find a lot of my family names would be interested in conversing further with you and if there are others that you are more closely related related would be willing to transfer those also. Always good to find another cousin... My line is through
Marys' uncle William Noah Davenport.

Added by Patty Burnett on Oct 16, 2014 9:10 PM
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