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Sue Lapp (#46801997)
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I got hook on genealogy after talking to my Grandfather (George E. Deskins) about the "Good Old Days" and how he had a story about everyone and everything. I started by researching only my immediate family but it has escalated to years of research, meeting wonderful people, hearing amazing stories and with much help from other dedicated researchers. After joining FAG it keeps getting better and better.
I hope that all of realize that we all are related and should treat everyone the way we want to be treated.
My main research is on all the Deskin, Deskins and Deskines lines, but I also do Jackson and Matney
This wonderful tool of FAG is out of this world, I want to thank all the fabulous people that have help me in so many ways. I would not of had the opportunity to meet many of my relatives, as well as others if not for FAG. There is no way I can ever thank many of you, researcher before me, people willing to share info as well as photos and their lives.
I would also like to make a point, this is not a genealogical site, but it gives us a wonderful opportunity to connect our relatives, showing really how small our world is, so I hope that some that feel they don't want to transfer for whatever reason and this is your right, perhaps think that MOST of us, do not do it for numbers but because we appreciate the honor of caring for our relatives like I do. When I hear about my relatives even thou I have never met them, it's like knowing them. Hope this makes sense.




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Elaine Toomey
RE: 32326520
You sent the info to the wrong person! My memorial was for Annie Bullard!
Added by Elaine Toomey on Mar 22, 2015 6:53 PM
John W
RE: Thanks
I added the same photo to Miltons memorial. There is and inscription between their names: WED 4-18-44.
Added by John W on Mar 19, 2015 5:10 PM
Jennifer Garrett
RE: Herman Deskins
My mother (Ruby Mutter), told me that Herman used to have a pair of bronze baby shoes from the time he married Ethel that he kept put up and no one could mess with and he would never say who they belonged to.Don't know if this is a story you wanted or not but thought I would share.
Added by Jennifer Garrett on Mar 13, 2015 6:57 PM
Jennifer Garrett
RE: Herman Deskins
The story of Herman having 2 sons was not known even by my mother until Ethel died in December. Herman's brother said they live in Indiana I believe but I was given no names of the boys or the mother. I will try to call Earnest Deskins tomorrow and ask for more information or nothing else see if it's ok to give you his number, he can be a cranky old man sometimes lol.
Added by Jennifer Garrett on Mar 13, 2015 6:50 PM
Jennifer Garrett
RE: Deskins
I have pictures on my family tree on ancestry. I have plenty of pictures of Herman. He resides in the cambridge house in Bristol, Tennessee. he lived with me and my family for a year, but he can no longer walk. But I go see him just about daily,he turned 91 on December 21.Herman and Ethel had no children together her four children (my mother included) were by her first marriage to Evertt Mutter. I have been told by his brother Earnest that he has two sons, this I just learned when my grandmother passed away. So he did not raise them as his if he does have 2 sons.His mother was Susie Florence Addair father was John Wallace Deskins. His brother Thorton passed away while Herman was in my home 2years ago. He has a brother J.C. Deskins whom lives in Atwell west Virginia which is where Herman was born he never left Atwell until he married my grandmother in 1971. ( I have a copy of the marriage certificate). Earnest lives in Virginia his wife Hazel and my Grandmother were sisters. His sister Betty lives in west Virginia. Those are the one's I can contact. There is also sisters Marie and Margaret one of them lives in Florida. I have pictures on facebook if you use fb. Sorry if this seems sloppy but I'm on my cell phone.
Added by Jennifer Garrett on Mar 12, 2015 7:18 PM
Jennifer Garrett
RE: Deskins
Millie, Ethel was the name she went by, was my grandmother. Herman Deskins whom is still alive is her husband. I would help you in anyway I could.
Added by Jennifer Garrett on Mar 11, 2015 3:27 PM
John Tippet
RE: Thanks
I am related to the Picklesimers I transferred to you but only distantly. I have been researching the descendants of Johan George Bechtelsheimer and all his descendants (all spelling variations) for more than 10 years. Point your browser to http://www.johntippet.com/ to see some of what I have compiled on this family.
Added by John Tippet on Mar 07, 2015 8:17 PM
Tom Rader
Louisa Leedy
I am somewhat related but very distant. According to my records Louisa was born in Pike County, ky.

Father John Leedy born 1/9/1843 Tazewell Co va died 12/9/1923 Pike Co Ky.

Mother Susan Hester Helvey Born unk died bef 1913 Pike Co Ky

g-father Uriah Leedy born 1802 Wythe Co Va died 1869 Tasewell Co Va

Husband William Deskins born 1867 Ky died bef 1949 Floyd Co Ky

Tom
Added by Tom Rader on Mar 07, 2015 5:29 PM
Delcia Clifton Alderson
Ronnie Allen Webb--99950692
hi
would you connect Ronnie Allen Webb--99950692 to his dad---Harman Major Webb---143415113.
thanks so much
Delcia Clifton Alderson
Added by Delcia Clifton Alderson on Mar 06, 2015 10:00 PM
Emi Hatcher
RE: Question
Well, it is "rumored" that my grandma got pregnant as a teenager, then put the baby on a man that wasn't the dad, and he still doesn't know to this day.

The real dad (my real grandpa) is rumored to be a Deskins of the Urbana, OH area in the late 50's, according to my Aunt. My mom is the one who told me of this tale at first, and she heard the rumor from my Grandma's parents, who really would've known.

But there's no way of really knowing without a DNA match. The name my Aunt gave me was an Elmer Deskins, again, heard through a grapevine and could be false.
Added by Emi Hatcher on Mar 01, 2015 5:49 PM
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