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Rosetta (#46558106)
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Bio Photo Lots of information about our family was on the verge of being lost, so I began researching both my and my husband's extended families plus families from the small towns we both came from.

Family connections expanded. I received much material for the Dare/Twitty/Baker family from Dare researcher M.Doris Provart Gower, who graciously agreed to my sharing with you. Darnell-Hollaway/ Holloway family got help from Evah Hollaway Lager Picard, Grace Norris Hollaway and Lee Ann Hollaway Bailleu.

The Zahn/Brand/Schneider Kukuck & Voigt family was assisted by Talisman Temple Barbosa, Mary Farley Cummins and David Peipho. The Steinberg/ Koerner family has research from cousins Don & Janet Dickason, Lois Steinberg Adams and Ruth Koerner McCabe.

The extended Martin/Snelling/Shupe family come from my interviews with family members and the research of Terry Harper of Albion, IL, a fellow family member.

The Witt/Hoffman/Franks family has material from Mary Ann Franks O'Neill, Eleanor Hensen Kerber and the website of John Franks.

The Gerken-Helmers (Meyer/Martens, Brandt) family is mostly mine with help of cousins Mary Ann Hill and Eunice Martens Blissard.

Other individuals added information for their extended family. Most of them are credited in their additions. St. John's Lutheran church of Anchor, IL has a public website which gave much data for my great-grandfather and those families who lived near my childhood home.

Now I can share what I've found with others and get even more accurate data. I have used the best information I have, but will gladly correct errors and add or subtract material or transfer memorials if requested by someone closer.

Happy family researching!!
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Barbara Stein
RE: New system
I'm afraid that Spring means work!! Keep warm!

Barb
Added by Barbara Stein on Feb 23, 2015 3:19 PM
Barbara Stein
RE: Dr. Harry Puckett,
You are welcome. I think it is a new system. I stumbled on to it and found a list of edits that I needed to check on. Have a good day!

Barb
Added by Barbara Stein on Feb 23, 2015 3:14 PM
Barbara Stein
RE: Dr. Harry Puckett,
Did you click your "contributor tools" under your name in the left hand box and then click on the edits in the top right hand corner. Nettie's # is #121328181. For some reason, findagrave messages are not always coming through in an email. You may find other messages in the edit box for you to check on. If you have any questions, let me know. Thanks.

Barbq
Added by Barbara Stein on Feb 23, 2015 2:43 PM
Barbara Stein
RE: Dr. Harry Puckett,
She is buried in Hillsboro Cemetery, Hillsboro, OH. I sent the edit for her last night. If you check your pending edits, you should find it. Thank you.

Barb
Added by Barbara Stein on Feb 19, 2015 10:50 AM
Rita Collvins Mayfield
Nora Piper Knox
I was happy to be able to send the marriage information. Nora's grandmother was Nancy Jane McKinney. She was the sister of my 4th greatgrandfather, so the connection is a bit distant. I don't actually need to manage the memorial, but I do really appreciate your offer. I can send the links to her father and mother, William R and Mary A Piper. They are in the same cemetery. Caution must be taken with Nora as there is another Nora Piper buried in Iowa, daughter of William, same age and on her bio it says her parents removed to Iowa from Illinois. I almost confused the two, but thank goodness there were enough resource records to sort the two out. It would be so easy for a mistake here. Some folks on Ancestry have not searched it out thoroughly and does have them connected in error. This is a common problem in the online trees. As I always say, verify, verify and verify again. LOL Thank you for adding the bit of marriage information. I will use the automatic linking for Wm and Mary. That way it will only take one click.

Thanks again for everything,
Rita
Added by Rita Collvins Mayfield on Feb 02, 2015 3:33 PM
Sam Brainerd
RE: Emma Snelling Mayes Brainard
Thanks for your quick reply. I just registered with Find-a-Grave after using it as a visitor for many months, so yours was my first comment.

I just checked the 1990 Supplement to the 1908 Brainerd-Brainard genealogy and found an Emma Mayes! But she didn't marry George Brainard some time after 1924, as you were told. Instead she married Hezekiah Willard Brainard (1864-1935), as his second wife, on Dec. 22, 1930, in Olney, Richland Co., Ill. (not too far from wayne Co.) Hezekiah was the father of George Brainard, b. Aug. 31, 1893, in Flora, Clay Co., Ill.

So you were close! It turns out that this Hezekiah Willard Brainard was the first cousin of the Blanche Emma Brainard who went by the names "Emma" exclusively and died on Dec. 30, 1942, down in Metropolis, Macca Co., where she always lived.

Unfortunately, I do not yet have a death date for Emma Mayes, but she certainly was the widow "Emma Brainard," 60, who lived in Enterprise, Elm River Township, Wayne Co., Ill., in the 1940 census. Her daughter Alta Trotter and don-in-law George Trotter were enumerated with her!

I happen to be working on this very line of the Brainard family for a revision of the genealogy, so I might find out more soon. Your Find-a-Grave memorial tells me who Emma was, which I would have had trouble figuring out, since she married into the Brainerd family under her married name.

Thanks!
Sam Brainerd
Added by Sam Brainerd on Jan 28, 2015 10:21 PM
ROTC11
Zahn Family
I am related via the Roeder line to both Fred August Roeder and Dora Zahn as well as Lena Roeder and John Zahn. would you have any info relating to their marrriges or weather the Zahns stayed in touch with the Roeders?

Thank you
Daniel
Added by ROTC11 on Jan 24, 2015 4:45 PM
Bob & Nancy Cannon
Ruth Christensen
Wrong number for father:
Fred Pretzlaff 7100229
Added by Bob & Nancy Cannon on Dec 17, 2014 11:01 AM
Lynda Wilson
Wurmnest, Sylvester & Mary
Thanks for trying. Have a Merry Christmas
Added by Lynda Wilson on Dec 13, 2014 3:30 PM
L. Forbes
RE: Jeanne Pfister
Rosetta I am of no relation but thank you for asking. Would you please change her maiden name - you have Jeanne Veronica Livingston Pfister
Should be Jeanne Veronica Hancock Pfister.
Her fathers name was Hancock, it was her mother's maiden name [Livingston]
Thank you
L Forbes
Added by L. Forbes on Oct 08, 2014 8:53 AM
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