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|Nikita Barlow||Nellie Sheridan Wilson|
You may want to check out the Somerset, Ohio, news articles and website re: Nellie, who was an extraordinary woman. Said to have been Gen. Phil Sheridan's favorite niece, she defied convention to become Somerset, Ohio's first female postmaster in 1889, at the age of 19. At that time, women could only hold "male" positions as long as they remained unmarried. This double-standard proved problematic when Nellie and Thomas Charles Wilson fell in love a decade later. Wilson, a wealthy, Harvard-educated local merchant, respected Nellie's desire to remain her position, and the couple did not marry until 1913, when he was literally on his deathbed, suffering from Bright's disease. He died on their wedding night, and the widowed Nellie had to fight to recover her job. The couple were of different faiths (Nellie was Catholic and her husband a Methodist) which may account for their not being interred together.
|Priscilla||Correct Mother's Name|
George Sheldon Jones, Sr (Memorial # 64125731)
was my 2nd great grandfather.
His mother's maiden name was Adah Harmon. The indexer could not read the writing. His father's name was Barnabas Jones. They are buried in the Ray's Corner Cemetery, Lenox, Ashtabula, Ohio.
I would like to take care of this and other linked graves, if you will allow me to do that.
|J Hope||RE: Royal George Stewart|
I tried to look up Charlotte Stewart Lillich with no luck. Do you have information on her?
Added by J Hope on May 19, 2016 5:32 PM
|J Hope||RE: Royal George Stewart|
thank you so much for your assistance. I appreciate it. My mom and I are making a trip to these cemeteries and this information has helped. It will be a big trip for us. thank you
Added by J Hope on May 19, 2016 5:18 PM
|J Hope||Royal George Stewart|
Please forgive. I have been looking up too many names and I am getting them mixed up. I noticed you had done a lot of research on this person. Are you related? He is my great great grandfather. I am new to find a grave so just learning the ropes. I see people ask to have information transferred. What does that mean? thank you
Added by J Hope on May 16, 2016 6:34 PM
|christa Hendricks||George Paul Hendricks|
I was wondering how u knew my father I see u on his memorial thank you
|John Ferree Marks||Transfer request|
I was wondering if you wouldn't mind transferring my family members that you have found and documented over to me?
You work is invaluable and as a result have a very grateful family. Thank you for considering my request and also motivating me to do the same for other families in the area where I live. Thank you. John
|J Hope||Royal Pierce Chubb|
I noticed you have added a lot of information regarding this family. Are you related in anyway?
Added by J Hope on May 14, 2016 5:59 AM
|Laura Lynnie||THANK YOU!|
You have created an awesome resource, of which almost every detail checks out. I would love to know your relationship to Norman E. Hills. He is my maternal great-grandfather through his daughter Alice Hills Williams.
|Jim S||Memorial #159481224|
Could you get in touch with me regarding the abive memorial that you put up? It's my mom and I'd like to know your sources for some of the info in it.
Added by Jim S on May 11, 2016 5:46 PM
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