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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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Bill and Bunny
John Hartman photo
Thank you
Added by Bill and Bunny on Jun 08, 2015 4:19 PM
Keziah Kimber
Thank you for adding the photos to Keziah's memorial and especially for the transcript. It is very much appreciated. ~nan
Added by Nan on Jun 05, 2015 12:29 PM
Your Lifes History
Fitzsimmons clarification
Thank you for clarifying the difference in the Fitzsimmons cemeteries. I will do my best to make corrections on any memorials I have created in the past.

Added by Your Lifes History on Jun 03, 2015 8:41 AM
gene digger
Burley-Strange Memorials
Thank you for accepting and implementing the submitted edits for Robert Hollister Burley and his wife, Ellen (Strange) Burley.
Added by gene digger on May 13, 2015 9:46 PM
Dave Lehman
Eleanor Strock (#79212554)
Thank you so much for your time and effort in obtaining the grave photo for Eleanor. Are you related to her?
Added by Dave Lehman on May 11, 2015 7:51 AM
Transfer Page
Good Afternoon,

Would you be willing to transfer Mary Abbott Bradford's memorial page? It is #121748853. She is my four times great-grandmother.

Added by Michelle on Apr 22, 2015 3:58 PM
I found this, but am not sure it matches other then the dates the Robert Kilgore.... maybe you might know ... cemetery is not Alta so I don't know.

Published in The Telegram Elmira, N.Y. Sunday, May 18, 1919

Robert Kilgore died Friday, after a long illness, at a hospital in this city, [Elmira] aged eighty-eight years. He is survived by two sons, Floyd B., of Elmira, and Isaac A., of Nebraska; a brother, Coe Kilgore, of Kearney, Neb.; and a sister, Mrs. Sara Morgan, of Elmira. The funeral was held at the home of his sister Mrs. Sara Morgan, No. 622 Winsor avenue, at 2 p.m. Sunday. Burial in the family plot at Alta, Pa.
Added by donna on Mar 11, 2015 5:42 PM
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Nancy Woodford.
Added by Conservative Patriot on Feb 07, 2015 6:08 PM
Deborah A Smith
RE: Tuttles - Rock Hill Cemetery
as far as I know, and according to the headstone, Edward and Ella's mother's name was Marriett Harndon Tuttle. It is possible she also went by Mary.
Added by Deborah A Smith on Jan 29, 2015 8:00 PM
Jobs Corners Cemetery
I would like to Thank You for all the wonderful work that you do. I greatly appreciate all your corrections, information and beautiful photos that you have taken and added for the Memorials of the ancestors I have listed at Jobs Corners. You are amazing !! Thank you so much !! Debbie.
Added by Debbie on Jan 06, 2015 4:52 PM
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