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Jim and Elizabeth (#47230507)
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Bio Photo We have been tracing our family trees for a number of decades. As part of that research, we have walked a number of cemeteries photographing the gravestones. Jim's genealogy centers on Mason County, WV and Elizabeth's family comes from the western New York area.

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Warren Dersam
Re photo of Warren Dersam's gravestone. I believe you have the wrong photo on his memorial. The names do not match. Thank you for your help...Mickey
Added by Mickey on Feb 23, 2015 4:37 PM
Diana St. Clair Huber
Blanche Dewey Burdick

Thank you for the info on Blanche. I have made the changes except for the date of birth which is the same as her marriage date. Do you have a date of birth in 1907 which is on her headstone?

Added by Diana St. Clair Huber on Feb 17, 2015 8:15 AM
Sharon Webb
Bonnie Slayton Wray
My Aunt, daughter of John S Slayton and Hannah Owens Graham Slayton
Added by Sharon Webb on Feb 15, 2015 5:07 PM
Cindy Cornwell McCachern
Also for the photo of Charles Cornwell's tombstone.
Added by Cindy Cornwell McCachern on Feb 08, 2015 5:16 AM
Cindy Cornwell McCachern
Thank You
Thanks for the photo of Jerome Cornwell's tombstone. I sure appreciate it.
Added by Cindy Cornwell McCachern on Feb 08, 2015 5:16 AM
New York Cemeteries for Duffie, Pollard & Collins families
Hello Elizabeth,

I think I am finished on linking the extended family of Molly Mary Massey Dustin Collins which, means I should not be sending you more edits. Thank you for processing them without asking for confirmation of proof of records as some contributors have.

Molly Mary Massey was the oldest daughter, second child of Jonathan Massey and Betty/Betsey Woodbury. Her older brother Daniel (why he shows up as half sibling on her Find A Grave, I do not know?) was the father of Daniel who married Lucinda Bradley, niece of my 3rd GGF.

Daniel Massey, her brother, migrated to Ontario, Canada and he founded the Massey Manufacturing Company in 1847. His son Hart assumed sole ownership of the company and made it into a paramount manufacturing company of farm equipment in Canada. The Massey family of Toronto, Ontario became a predominate family and also were active patrons of the arts. Hart Massey grandsonís by his son Chester were Charles "Vincent" Massey (Governor General of Canada 1952-1956; the first Canadian to hold this position) and Raymond Hart Massey (the actor). The Massey family of Ontario, Canada are very well documented.

As, I mentioned before I was not related to Massey family linage directly, per say, but I found the Canadian Massey family interesting and I figured it was time to look up Daniel Massey siblings a bit more.

Thank-you for all the work you have done.

Best wishes,

Added by MEB on Jan 31, 2015 8:33 PM
RE: Duffies in Hope Cemetery, Perry, NY
Hello Elizabeth,

You are welcome and I am glad I could help. I am just doing an extended Massey family research of which Sirena and Olive Pollard are granddaughters of Molly Massey who married Stephan Duston and then a Mr. Collins.

It is possible that the children of Olive and Mathew Duffie were buried in the plot with Sirena because there was space there, even if they were not her children

From my research, Sirena and Mathew Duffie had one son, Francis M Duffie (B: c. 1847, New York). Olive and Mathew had six children of which I found five Find A Grave memorials and requested linage for. The only one that I have not found a death record or burial for is Martha E "Mattie" Duffie (B: c. 1857), married Lorenzo D Barnard and had three daughters.

I am not related to this Massey family, just an interest in them.

Added by MEB on Jan 30, 2015 2:38 PM
RE: Dahn Family
Re: Dahn family in Maplewood Cemetery, Marilla, New York.
Hi, Elizabeth,
Yes, I *think* that Henry Dahn is my husband's great-great-grandfather. [His great-grandfather is Charles Dahn.] It appears that John Dahn is one of Henry's sons. 1880 U.S. census: living in Marilla, Henry Dahn born 1828 Germany, married to Rica Dahn born 1829 Germany. Children all born in New York: Charles 1859, August 1861, Frank 1865, Frances 1867, Anna 1868, John 1870, Emma 1873, and Mary Morris 1860 (married to Frank Morris).
Hope this helps,
Added by Sally on Jan 30, 2015 12:02 PM
renee rappold
Carrie Reulein
Hello, Carrie Reulein bu: Folsomdale Cemetery, Folsomdale, Wyoming Co., New York #58030327, you have 4 months, Would you be able to tell me where or how you found that.
Added by renee rappold on Jan 26, 2015 5:14 PM
Elizabeth Prosser
Wyatt Pamer's death date
Wyatt did not die until 1850 or early 1851. He received his last pension payment in March 1851, but is not in the 1850 census. He also made affidavit in mar 1847 as to his sister Sabra's marriage in Stonington CT. Also his father was Jonathan Wyatt Palmer.
Added by Elizabeth Prosser on Jan 21, 2015 3:47 PM
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