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Jay Wright (#47711501)
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Bio Photo Personal: Grew up in Indiana-polis. Army veteran. Married. Retired in Central New York.

Professional: BSJ, MSJ, Northwestern Univ; PhD, Syracuse Univ; post-doctoral MSL, Yale Law School. Professor, Syracuse Univ, 1967-2011; Professor Emeritus, 2011 to date.

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RE: Elbert Vandervort Update
Added by fourtime on Jun 25, 2015 2:27 PM
Elbert Vandervort Update
Could you please add this to Elbert Vandervort
He was residing in 1920 in Salem, Illinois with wife and children John and Florence 1920 US Census
According to SSI Index his wife Lulu {Coffin} Vandervort born March 10, 1883 Illinois-resident of Salem, Marion Co Illinois died Nov 1970. Lulu Vandervort {LDs does not give place of burial however}

Find a grave for their son John:
John Coffin Vandervort 1914-2008

Hope this is helpful
Added by fourtime on Jun 25, 2015 11:25 AM
April Coggins
Email with PDF attachment
Hi Jay,
I am sending you an email with a couple of PDF attachments. The attachments are news clippings that I think will interest you.

Added by April Coggins on Jun 17, 2015 7:14 AM
April Coggins
Miles H. Blackburn
Hi Jay,
I read your memorial for Miles Blackburn this morning. What a surprise as I am just now working with this record! Anyway, I found a short article in The News-Herald of Highland County, OH in which Jonathon Ruse (memorial number 21504460) was given guardianship of the person and estate of Miles Blackburn on November 13, 1890. So, Miles died after 1890. He is missing from the 1900 census, so in my opinion, Miles died between 1891 and 1900.

I am still trying to determine the relationship between Jonathon and Miles. Jonathon's sister Elizabeth married a Fenner and Miles stepson William Walter Kidd married a Fenner.

Added by April Coggins on Jun 16, 2015 7:30 AM
Kay Harrison
How very true and using help once in a while. I sure appreciated your's.
Added by Kay Harrison on Jun 09, 2015 10:22 AM
Kay Harrison
Thank you for pointing out this error to me. I have gone and made the correction and burying him in the right place. :-)
Added by Kay Harrison on Jun 07, 2015 5:45 PM
Mary Russell
Mary Mundy
I corrected her spouse's initials. Thanks for catching it!
Added by Mary Russell on May 16, 2015 12:41 AM
keeper of the records
RE: Farrington family
Checked our index records this am and there is no Jacob Farrington. If you would like to be on the cemetery newsletter mailing list you can send me your address at:
This goes out once a year with updates on what is happening at the cemetery.

mary ann
Added by keeper of the records on May 10, 2015 7:48 AM
keeper of the records
RE: Farrington family
No I am not related. I am actually Secretary for Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. We are trying to update and make our records more accessible. I will look to see if we have anything on Jacob in our index file but if he is not buried in Mt. Pleasant it is highly doubtful. That is a long time to be searching but being a genealogist myself I know it is not out of the ordinary.

mary ann
Added by keeper of the records on May 09, 2015 6:24 PM
Ignatius 25344133
Thanks for making the timely edit Jay. Can we clone you :)
Added by Sheila on May 07, 2015 4:32 AM
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