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Marvin Hilts (#46820413)
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Bio Photo My "dead people" (approx 350) listed in my Virtual Cemeteries are family members, those who married into the family, and a small handful of their relatives; they are linked together as much as possible to facilitate family navigation. The other listings, most of which are not in my Virtual Cemeteries, are ones I thought may have been family, friends, veterans, or are just interesting.

In addition to Hilts, my grand-parents' surnames include Blossum, Butler, Caskey, Conyers, Drake, FitzRandolf, Ganton, Gibbs, Gulick, Huffenus, Krizanitz, Lindsley, McWilliams, Merrylls, Smith, Trotter, Walker, Warner, Wood, and Wooden, to name a few, and Charlemagne is my 35th Great-Grandfather.

My wife Peggy and I live in Blairstown, NJ, 25 miles west of Ledgewood, parts of which are listed as "The Hilts District" in Morris County atlases from the latter part of the 19th century. There was a Hilts School in Ledgewood, and Netcong's Post Office is located on the corner of Main St. and Hilts Lane.

As an interesting side-light, two of my grand-children are direct descendants of Mayflower passengers William and Mary Brewster.

Thanks go to my third cousins Letha and Diane from whom I received a large portion of these data.

A deciphering guide to the "cousin" maze can be found here.

I invite relatives or anyone with comments or corrections to email me.
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Betty Cochrane
Robert Drake
Robert Drake is also my 9th great grandfather. I have researched the Drake line back to William Drake, born 1175, my 21st. great grandfather. It has been great fun and I reached the end of the line there. Would love to exchange information, if you wish. Until later, cousin. Betty Rains Cochrane betty.cochrane@gmail.com
Added by Betty Cochrane on Sep 13, 2014 10:20 AM
tina quay
Rev John Drake
thank you for the information you have put up on him.. found out he is my 9th great grandfather and I am trying to find out as much as I can on his family and such.. thank you ever so much and please feel free to add me and email me.. thank you
Added by tina quay on Feb 04, 2014 1:27 PM
Joyce Ellen Hosking
Cochran, James
Hi Marvin, I was not sure if you email address is current.
My best friend's Grandmother is James Cochran's sister, Katherine.
You can contact me through email for more information.
I am very interested in any information you may have about Katherine's siblings.
Thank you.
Joyce Hosking
Boonton Township, NJ
Added by Joyce Ellen Hosking on Dec 02, 2013 10:25 PM
Kathleen
Griffin
Thanks so much for the transfers, and my sincere apology for the multiple requests. I really should only do this in the morning when I have my wits about me, instead of late at night!
Added by Kathleen on Sep 21, 2011 9:24 PM
Celeste Simmons
Ann Amanda Stephens
I found her headstone. Thought you would like to have it uploaded!
Added by Celeste Simmons on Jun 21, 2011 8:17 PM
P. J. B. Kiesel
richard lundy.
thanks for finding Richard lundy Grave. can you Get his Grave Picture For me.he was born 1692.and died 1772. and also his wife shoud be next to him Elizaberh Large. Lundy born 1695 Died 1745 thank you for your time and the good work. sincerly peggy
Added by P. J. B. Kiesel on Apr 28, 2009 9:09 AM
Michele Turick-Hand
Photo request
There was no headstone for Rebecca, so I took a general "area" photo. Was just reading your comments, and all those names mentioned are actually nearby. I even live on a street named after one family mentioned. Small world. Have a great day.
Added by Michele Turick-Hand on Aug 04, 2008 8:22 AM
Kelly Drake
Drake family...
I think your family may be mine but I am not sure...Would love to talk to you about it....drakek214@yahoo.com Thanks!!! :)
Added by Kelly Drake on May 09, 2008 2:02 PM
David McKie
Phebe Merring's online memorial
Thank you for fulfilling the request

David McKie
Added by David McKie on Apr 23, 2008 9:14 PM
Mary Jo C. Martin
Hello, cousin!
Thanks for listing the memorials of Rev. John Drake and his wife, Rebecca Trotter. I enjoyed reading your biographies. I am descended from their son Benjamin and his wife, Mary Runyon.

Best wishes.
Added by Mary Jo C. Martin on Mar 13, 2008 10:35 PM
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