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Dennis R. Davis (#47039832)
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Bio Photo A resident of Erie County Pennsylvania for 55 years. Have been researching my family since 1976. A descendant of James McCray who left Scotland and Ireland, settling in Concord Twp., Erie Co., Pennsylvania about 1795. I have visited and researched several cemeteries in Crawford, Erie, Venango and Warren Counties in Pennsylvania as well as cemeteries in Chautuaqua and Cattaraugus counties in New York State. I Am willing to share experiences as well as family information to those that are interested. My e-mail address is: Feel free to contact me. Friends and family know me best as Rusty, a nickname given to me at birth in honor of my Father's brother, Russell G. Davis who was killed at St. Lo France serving his country during the D-Day Invasion WW II.
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janis phillips
Dean Cummings
Hi Russ! I noticed that Dr. Nathan Cummings of Cambridge Springs is not listed as the father of Issac Cummings father of Dean Cummings, just thought I'd ask! Janis, grgrgranddaughter of Dean Cummings
Added by janis phillips on Jun 29, 2015 8:20 PM
Hiram essinger #39085947
Thank you for linking Hiram to his mother. Have a great day!
Added by Sherman-Thomas on May 18, 2015 9:02 AM
Wendy Fenn

Can you please add the photos on memorial# 5969427 to Isaac's wife Jane Skelton Find A Grave# 5969428


Wendy Fenn
Added by Wendy Fenn on Apr 22, 2015 5:42 PM
Mary Benedict Grindol
RE: Eva May Borstorff Alexander #68880282
Thank you for the transfer.
Added by Mary Benedict Grindol on Apr 17, 2015 7:19 PM
Judith Wilcox Szczesny
George W Sheely

Thank you for the transfer. I did delete my memorial and added the bio and information to your memorial.

Question. On another memorial sometime ago I sent you extensive info on Sarah Francis, under an edit. Did you ever get it?

Added by Judith Wilcox Szczesny on Apr 17, 2015 5:44 PM
Judith Wilcox Szczesny
George W. Sheeley
Hi Dennis,

I noticed that you made a memorial for George W. Sheeley on June 15, 2011, 71376098. When I was entering my Sheely family, in 2013, did not type in Sheeley to double check to see if they were entered under that spelling. Unfortunately both spellings do not come up when checking to see if a memorial has been already established.

Please look at the SHEELY memorials that I entered in the Pine Grove Cemetery in Corry, PA, including one for George W. Sheely, 107594163l. I had a lot of info on him as I am a direct descent of his brother John M. Sheely, my great grandfather. Would you be willing to transfer George to me and I will put my info on your memorial if you want "credit" for it and delete the one I entered.

My grandfather: John M. Sheely - 107387453 - once you go into him, you will see the links to the different family members along with pictures and bio.

Note that I do have the 2005 Burial Book for Pine Grove in Corry, PA and would be happy to check any burial that you may have any questions on.

Thank you in advance,

Judith Wilcox Szczesny
Member # 48085894

Added by Judith Wilcox Szczesny on Mar 26, 2015 12:30 PM
Mary Benedict Grindol
Eva May Borstorff Alexander #68880282
I believe I have duplicated this entry. If you will look at Find A Grave Memorial# 129143131 you will see that I have slightly more information than you. Can I ask where you got the surname spelled "Alexander?" You can see from my entry, I knew very little about her married name, i.e. the correct spelling. I am hoping you have more information. If you are not related, I would appreciate your transferring management to me. My Find A Grave volunteer number is #47366522.

Mary Benedict Grindol or
Added by Mary Benedict Grindol on Mar 19, 2015 7:53 PM
Barbara Hunter-Holmes
Zelotus Alfonzo Birchard # 38617111
Hi Dennis,

I'd like your permission to use your photos in my Ancestry family tree. I think I found your tree listed in Hints but I wanted to make sure if it wasn't yours.

The families are distant ancestors, in-laws of in-laws, etc. :)

Thanks so much,

Added by Barbara Hunter-Holmes on Jan 19, 2015 7:14 PM
Gravestone Incorrect?
John Cannon, New Richmond Cemetery - Find A Grave Mem. #53494208 -- I'm unsure if this John Cannon is the son of Stoddard and Polly Heminger Cannon of Chautauqua Co. NY. That John Cannon enlisted at age 35 in Sheridan, Chautauqua Co., NY. He served in the Civil War for 10 months in Co. C, 85th NY Infantry and was discharged in 1862 due to disability. In the 1900 Census of Richmond, Crawford, PA he is a farmer living with his niece, Amelia Miller as his housekeeper. He was born in Aug. 1826 as shown in that census.

There WAS a John Cannon who served with Co. G, 111th PA Infantry. He joined at age 15 in Philadelphia and was discharged from there in 1865. He would have been born about 1846.

So which John Cannon is buried here??? Is the gravestone military info. wrong? I would need to see either actual burial records or an obit. confirming that MY John Cannon was buried here. Since you first created this memorial, do you have access to records to clear up this confusion?

Thanks for any help. - K. M. Thomas
Added by KT on Jan 11, 2015 6:43 PM
Cyrenius Brown
My 4th great grandfather, Cyrenius Brown, b. 1774 in CT died in Warren County PA in 1840. Are there any cemetery books that you have access to from Warren County that would have recorded where he was buried? A daughter of his, Hannah Pelton Brown Arters, was buried in Warren County, Youngsville Cem., but the cemetery was not old enough for him to have been buried there I think. (I don't think he was buried in Chautauqua, NY.) He was married to Experience Barnstable but I have no info as to where his wife was buried. I read your profile, and decided to ask for you help. Thanks for all the good work you have done for Find A Grave. My 3rd g grandfather, son of Cyrenius Brown, is listed on Find A Grave, Daniel B. Brown, and he died in Michigan, # 19475417. I saw where you added photos for a Brown family that may have been related to my Brown family.
7 sons of my 3rd g grandfather Brown served in the Civil War, GAR. My g grandfather Steiner and many other ancestors on Find A Grave lived in Venango County PA. I live in Texas. Too far for me to visit now.
My best!
Alice Felgner if you would like to reply to my e-address
Added by Alice on Jan 11, 2015 5:38 PM
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