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J. Kelsey Jones (#47370830)
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Bio Photo I was raised in Wells Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania in the beautiful Seeley Creek Valley and still live in the valley 1/8 mile from where I was raised on the New York side of the state line in the town of Southport. My interest in genealogy and history began at a very early age and before I could drive my parents were transporting me to court houses and historical societies to do research. Very few thought of a kid as a serious prospect but I continued to evolve and while at nearby Elmira College I was often researching my ancestry and transcribing markers when I wasn't studying. My paternal side has only been here since the 1800's from England and Wales where as my maternal side goes back to the Mayflower (7 couples and the Hopkins family 3 times), early Dutch, French Huguenots, early Puritans, and early Germans. Most concentrated in New England and Sussex County, New Jersey and thence migrated to Wells Township in Bradford County, Pennsylvania where I descend from Bowman, Cory, Joralemon, Killgore, Noble, Pellet, VanKirk. I have published articles for several historical society journals and have done extensive research on the Loyalist families on the Susquehanna River prior to and during the American Revolution with an article titled "Loyalist Plantations On The Susquehanna." My community involvement extends on both sides of the state line - Past President and current Board of Trustees of Bradford County Historical Society and President Elect, Tioga Point Museum Board and past Secretary, Chemung County Historical Society Board, Chemung County Historian, Town of Southport Historian.
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Brian J. Ensley
RE: Greenwood Cemetery photos
You're very welcome- glad I could help!
Added by Brian J. Ensley on Dec 23, 2014 5:54 PM
Chris Hobson
Salome Rozell
I made a note about her birth year in her bio....The grave marker says 1823 so that is what I had to leave as a birth year.... I doubt her parents had two children within 10 months but it has happened before...
Added by Chris Hobson on Nov 16, 2014 2:34 PM
Laurie Updike
Thank you so much!
Added by Laurie Updike on Nov 15, 2014 6:08 PM
Lynne Howell
Clarence Germond Rockwell - Memorial #82451943
28 Dec 1913 at Armenia Twp., Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA
24 Feb 1914 at Armenia Twp., Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA

Thank you, Kelsey, for your prompt attention to this request.

Are you taking care of all of Rob Minteer's submissions in the Tri-County area now?

Lynne Bergquist Howell
Added by Lynne Howell on Nov 14, 2014 11:55 AM
Laurie Updike
The Updikes
Thank you so much for all your hard work. I so appreciate it!
Added by Laurie Updike on Nov 09, 2014 6:13 PM
Elizabeth Sheive Ayres
Thank you for taking time to get this picture for me, I know it probably wasn't easy since it is so old and on the ground. I do appreciate having the photo since I am unable to get there to see it myself. Thank you for bringing me closer to my family! Vonna
Added by Vonna on Oct 31, 2014 6:58 AM
Alexander Harris
Thank you so much for the obituary on Mr. Harris. Have added information to his bio !! Thanks !!
Added by Debbie on Oct 26, 2014 10:10 AM
RE: Joseph Sturdevant
You are very welcome!
Added by Sherri on Aug 30, 2014 5:10 PM
Carrie Miller
Jessie Finlayson
Oh my gosh, I am so pleased that you were able to find Margaret Drysdale and Jessie Finlayson's headstones. You have no idea how touched I am to have these photos - thank you!!! Carrie
Added by Carrie Miller on Aug 19, 2014 10:46 AM
Barb Kopshina
James Devine
Thank you for taking the photo! Barb
Added by Barb Kopshina on Aug 19, 2014 8:15 AM
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