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Macomber (#46980260)
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Bio Photo I'm an Academic Instructor and Librarian with a MLIS, working on a Doctorate in Education. For the past 13+ years as a on again-off again hobby, I have been working on family genealogy that was started by my mother in the 1970's. Working through old documents and well preserved photos that other family members would have thrown. I was lucky that my mom was an archivist. I have digitally scanned a lot of old photos.

THE MACOMBER DEBACLE
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The Macomber family is an old name that starts with two brothers William & John that came to Plymouth in 1628. I have traced my Macomber side of the family back to my earliest Macomber ancestor that I confirm, my 4G Grandfather Joseph Macomber. Beyond that is only names & dates out of Everett S. Stackpole's 'Macomber Genealogy' 1908. After Joseph all fathers and sons are named either William or John dating to the 1600's in Devonshire, England. For this reason I have stopped going back any further than Joseph until I can confirm the story behind his ancestors in a source other than Stackpole's book.

I have traced my family names back to their places of origin:
Scottish (Lowe), Irish (Marr), English (Macomber), German (Leist & Laun) & French Canadian (Belanger).

MANY of my interments are relatives of mine - please contact me if you see a familiar name - we just may be able to make a connection!


Other Family names:
Bell, Coleman, Easterly, Fitz-Randolph, Furbeck, Ogden.

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Currently working to add memorials and grave photos for Block 5 Hillside cemetery Redlands, CA. Volunteer for Redlands Historical Society. Project started 1/12/09.

250 posted. 140+ to add. 4/4/2010
:( That computer died but I think the good volunteers at hillside have completed my section, block 5 for me. 7/25/2013

All memorials I have other than those listed in the project for Hillside or Perris Valley are family members either distant or closely related.


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MRS
RE: Mary taylor
Prairie du Chien Wisconsin Newspaper called The Courier Press, January 31, 1928.
Added by MRS on Feb 26, 2014 6:48 AM
Scott Easterly
Easterly's Grandson
What a surprise it was to see my grandfather, Glenn, in the photographs you posted. Where did you get them? I am Jack's son, Scott, and have always been interested in my history. Recently I visited Jay Easterly's son, Dale, age 88, and his son, Greg. Jack's sister, Marian, fortunately is still alive at 91. I believe one of your photos includes Marian not Lola, Glenn's wife. We continue to farm the land Glenn and Lola started farming in 1921. I will try to get some more information and would like to know what relationship the Easterly name has to you. Hope to hear from you.
Sincerely,
Scott Russell Easterly
Added by Scott Easterly on Feb 24, 2014 9:11 PM
Bonny Sweat
Merry Christmas!
Merry★* 。 ˚ ˚ ˛ ˚ ˛
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˚ ˛ ˛ ˚ | 田田 |門| ˚And a happy new year!
Added by Bonny Sweat on Dec 22, 2013 12:48 PM
Dave
RE: Bogarts & Colemans
Thank you for your response, it was worth a shot
Added by Dave on Dec 18, 2013 7:04 AM
Dave
Ancestors
My name is Dave Minnich. Catherine Bogart Coleman is my G G Grand Aunt. Her brother Thomas C Bogart is my maternal G G Grandfather. I was wondering if there were any pictures of the Bogarts in your archives of pictures. Namely Catherine, her brothers and sisters, her father, and so on.
I have enjoyed looking at the Coleman history you have posted, and have integrated some of it in my family tree
Thanks very much
Dave
Added by Dave on Nov 02, 2013 3:30 PM
Donna & Wayne Cain
Letty Kelly
Hi Macomber,

Thank You for the transfer.

Donna Cain
Added by Donna & Wayne Cain on Oct 22, 2013 11:40 AM
Donna & Wayne Cain
Transfer the Kelly
Hi Macomber,

Thank You for the transfer.

Donna Cain
Added by Donna & Wayne Cain on Oct 18, 2013 10:10 AM
Toni Jo Bennett
Colemans & Whiteakers
Hi John. I am another Coleman/Whiteaker descendant and would like permission to use some of your photos on my family tree. Thanks in advance.

Toni Jo Bennett
Added by Toni Jo Bennett on Oct 01, 2013 5:35 PM
Dori & Ed Chrisp
Matilda (Mack) Coleman 28946878
Hello
Thank you for the transfer of Matilda (Mack) Coleman 28946878 to our care. We appreciate you taking the time to help us, with our Coleman/Mack family.
Thank you.
Dori Chrisp
Added by Dori & Ed Chrisp on Aug 16, 2013 9:54 PM
Dori & Ed Chrisp
Matilda (Mack) Coleman 28946878
Hello
Just a quick note to let you know we added a photo of the new cemetery stone for Matilda (Mack) Coleman and her son Emmett to their memorials.
Dori Chrisp
Added by Dori & Ed Chrisp on Aug 16, 2013 8:48 PM
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