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Vickye Blatherwick (#47619061)
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Bio Photo Mayflower Connection: I descend from the following
Degory Priest, Francis Eaton, John Alden,Priscilla Mullins, Myles Standish, Peter Brown, Francis Cooke, George Soule, Isaac Allerton, Richard Warren, through my father, Member 27436, Society of Mayflower Descendants.

My uncle, Carl Glee Smith Jr is memorialized at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial in the Philippines. His life was lost during Typhoon Cobra, December 18, 1944 when three ships went down, USS Hull, USS Monaghan and his ship the USS Spence. I have attempted to leave notes at each of the memorials for the 793 sailors who lost their lives that day. I also see many other memorials that no one has left flowers or honored them, I am also honoring those as I have time. There are over 44,033 memorials at that cemetery. May God bless the thousands of families who suffered loss during WW II.

I am attempting to link many of Smith burials in an effort to help those who are just starting their family search venture. Descending from four Smith branches is a challenge. At the present time, I am linking Smiths from several states from Vermont, New York,Ohio to Illinois, Nebraska and Kansas. From Virginia through Kentucky to Arkansas. From Georgia, Arkansas to Texas.

In addition, I am documenting my Jones from New Hampshire, through Ohio, Illinois to Nebraska.

A few of my family lines are Blatherwick, Farrow, Gilbert, Wood, Kelsey, Evans, Blake, Cady, Watkins, Stewart, McCormick, Jones, Stiles, McDermott, Hoffman, Smith, Black, Brazle, Roth, Martin, Cole, Morgan, Oswalt

If you use my personal photos, please give me credit for the photo, this includes family photos posted as well as cemetery photos. Thank you.

I will consifer transferring memorials that are your direct family, but not my family line. I am not into numbers and am happy to share my work. I love to link family members and to know a bit about the person.
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James Richards
William Earnest Ditto
Vickye,

I did not link him to his grandfather. The memorial is owned by Annette Ditto, she probably made the link and would have to make the change.
Added by James Richards on Sep 19, 2014 5:10 PM
JOHN (DICKY) HARDIN
RE: Fannie May Coleman Ditto 107339013
NOT RELATED. USE TO ALWAYS STOP BY TO TALK WITH AND BUY A BAG OF CANDY.
Added by JOHN (DICKY) HARDIN on Sep 19, 2014 2:57 PM
William Lipscomb II
Nebo Cemetery error correction
Thank you Ms. Blatherwick for the error correction at Nebo Cemetery, Henderson Co., Tennessee. I know you put in a lot of time to help people. It is much appreciated.

Sincerely, William Lipscomb II
Added by William Lipscomb II on Sep 17, 2014 3:00 PM
Laurie Wilson
Hilliard
Correction I do see it Glenda's was first she just put in wrong cemetery. I will let her know. Thanks Laurie
Added by Laurie Wilson on Sep 15, 2014 8:29 AM
Laurie Wilson
Richard John Hilliard
I looked and don't see the duplicate, maybe it has been deleted. Thanks Laurie
Added by Laurie Wilson on Sep 15, 2014 8:26 AM
Connie WEEAKS Pace
S.N. Blatherwick
Vickye,
I have been looking at your memorial for Samuel Nelson Blatherwick. Do you know if, he had another spouse? I am related through the Westbrook family. I found a marriage record for S.N. Blatherwick to Smithy nee WESTBROOK for 19 Oct 1875 in Brazos Co., TX. I also see the memorial for the infant child that died in 1876 exactly nine months after my marriage record. It makes me think this is my line and that Smithie possible died in childbirth.I would appreciate any help you can offer. I am also related to Weeks, Curd and several other families in Brazos Co., TX. Thanks, Connie
Added by Connie WEEAKS Pace on Sep 12, 2014 6:07 PM
C. Gilbert
RE: Marriage Record
I do not know where Warren and Annie married. My husband is their grandchild. I found birth info. on William Anthony Gilbert 1928-1987 (uncle) born in Harris county TX. I had a copy of that cert. but computer crashed and lost.

https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VDDW-FXG

Marriage could have been in Tennessee, Alabama or Texas.


Added by C. Gilbert on Sep 12, 2014 3:49 PM
Carrol Cortez
Walter Torrence
I added the family connection for Walter and Nannie. My grandfather was Percy Torrence, Walter's brother. If you have any information for Walter, I would be happy to add it or I could transfer ownership to you so you can add it. Please let me know.
Added by Carrol Cortez on Sep 01, 2014 12:22 PM
Donny Edwards
Edwards Family
Dear Mrs. Blatherwick,
I'm looking for any information on Edwards family and came across this site and saw you had create this spot for them. I am the son of Jerry Edwards who is the son of Jay Edwards, my grandfather I never knew, he died before I was born. I also never got to meet Jay Thomas, he was killed when I was 7 months old. Any information would be greatly appreaciated.
Thank You,
Donny Edwards
Added by Donny Edwards on Aug 28, 2014 12:12 AM
William Lipscomb II
Suggest error correction
Dear Ms. Blatherwick,

On Find a Grave website in Nebo Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee, my great, great, great grandmother Seana Whitney (Brooks)Lipscomb died April 29, 1899. However, the Find a Grave website has the death written as April 29, 1829. The date of 1899 can be plainly seen on the photo of the headstone. Will you please let someone know? Thank you very much.

Sincerely, William W. Lipscomb II
Added by William Lipscomb II on Aug 22, 2014 5:38 PM
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