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Mary E. Warner (#47253369)
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Bio Photo This work that I am doing on Find A Grave is in honor of my mother (Kathryn E. Crippen, GRS, 1915-1973) and my father (Russell Lewis Warner, GRS, 1912-1980). I am bringing their written stories, relationships of our extended Warner and Crippen families to today's Warner [Bachelor, Foote, Gr/Ch/Croninger, Humphrey, Lincoln, Moseley, Nurse, Rawson, Romney, Russell, Webster, Wolcott, Young, etc.], and Crippen [Bush, Fuller, Paddock, Standish, Slider, Stelzer, etc.] families and anyone else who has an interest in colonial history, early upstate New York, the settling of the Northwest Territory, and later the western USA.

Russell's name stands for excellent research and his gathering of information through the original hand-written census ledgers, plat books, walking through cemeteries, hunt-and-peck typing style (long before home computers and the Internet), taking photographs of headstones, visiting the older folks for family lore, etc., thereby freely leaving a legacy for all of us, as we become acquainted with our ancestors.

I am sharing on these pages (as much as I can) the extraordinary amount of research that my parents did. Their collected work was given to the State Library (30 or more boxes) in Lansing, Ingham, MI. The LDS has filmed it for world-wide distribution. The library in Lansing, MI has also made microfilms. Many serious genealogists have made use of my parents' research.

I have not had the privilege of seeing their body of research work, and have had to recreate, generation by generation, the Memorials on these pages.
After his wife's death in 1973, Russell completed her research on the Mayflower Society's "Myles Standish" Vol. 14, as primary compiler. His research is published in the "Silver Cover" hard-back book, and his authorship and contribution is so noted. Kathryn was a descendant of the Mayflower passengers Captain Myles Standish and Edward Fuller through her Crippen line. After thorough research, he wrote an article that was published in "The American Genealogist," (TAG) 50:4:240 (1974), "The Ancestry of Content (Standish) Crippen," pgs. 240-244.

Russell was a mentor to Rosemary Bachelor, a Moseley-descendant cousin. She has made a life-time career for herself from genealogical pursuits and publishing, receiving a Pulitzer Prize for her efforts. Russell was a family historian for the David-6 Calvin Warner Jr., and his wife Olive Rawson reunions that have now gone on for 98 consecutive years (1915-2013) in Michigan every August.

Russell and Kathryn traveled back east to MA and CT and made certified copies of Mary (Boltwood) Warner's "Last Will & Testament" (dating back to about 1710), and also David-5 Calvin Warner Sr.'s "Last Will and Testament" (dating back to 1831, Walworth, Wayne, NY).

Russell-10 was a 10th generation, lineal descendant of ANDREW-1 WARNER Sr. from England, who with his wife and several children came to the Crown's New England wilderness in 1632-33, helped found Hartford, CT, and settled, finally, in Hadley, CT.

WARNER Lineage: myself, Mary-11 E. Warner, Russell-10 Lewis Warner, John-9 Calvin Warner, Calvin-8 Franklin "Frank" Warner, Charles-7 Warner, David-6 Calvin Warner, Jr., David-5 Calvin Warner, Sr., Jesse-4 Warner Sr., Samuel-3 Warner Sr., Lieut. Daniel-2 Warner Sr., Andrew-1 WARNER, Sr., who sailed on the ship Lyon to the Massachusetts Bay Colony from Broad Oak, Essex, England, in 1632-33.

Thanks to, I have "traveled" to many more cemeteries than my parents did. I believe that in some respects I have taken the various family lines further than they did--but it was only possible through their early efforts of research and recording that I could do this. Thanks mom! Thanks, dad! And MANY thanks to the volunteers who graciously transferred Memorials of my family lines to me.
"The Descendants of Andrew Warner" book, pub. 1919:
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Tony D
RE: Memorial transfer
You are very welcome, Mary. I appreciated your very detailed instructions on where to find Bobby's grave.
Added by Tony D on Aug 23, 2014 4:20 PM
RE: Sanford cemetery, Livingston Co., MI
I guess no one kept records for the Sanford Cemetery. But if they're not buried there, then someone put headstones to remember the people or so they could perhaps visit a headstone? If you'd like the Memorials transferred to you, let me know. I'm not related to anyone in the Sanford Cemetery. I just do this as a hobby of sorts to help others who can't get to the cemeteries. Then I decided to do some research on some of the people named on the headstones and added what I could to help others in their search for relatives and ancestors. We've never met.

Added by Pat on Aug 19, 2014 9:12 AM
RE: Photo of headstone
You're welcome. So far, I've added photos to other's memorials or have made memorials for: Elizabeth (Slider) Boyd, Mary (Slider) Miller, Augusta (Stelzer) Slider & John Q. Slider, Bella Slider, Ellen (Hadsall) Slider, Floyd & Edith (Shaller) Slider.

Added by Pat on Aug 19, 2014 8:34 AM
Theodore Rawson
Could you please take a look at Memorial 105795930
for Theodore Rawson buried in Rollin Center Cemetery. His death age matches what you have on Memorial 84890335 for Theodore in Palmyra Village, plus Elizabeth is buried in Rollin as is their son William Henry Harrison Rawson. Further, if Theodore was born in 1784 and was 84 years old, that would have put his death in 1868 which matches the burial in Rollin. Thank you :-)
Added by Cherie_in_OC on Aug 15, 2014 4:01 PM
Gina Barram
RE: Birth Certificate
Father is Charles K. Warner birth place Michigan and mother Jennie Warner birthplace New York.
Added by Gina Barram on Aug 12, 2014 4:16 PM
Gina Barram
Birth Certificate
At a recent book fair, I found a pristine condition birth certificate for Melissa O. Warner June 22, 1887. I would love to send it to a family member. Any suggestions?
Added by Gina Barram on Aug 12, 2014 2:55 PM
RE: The Warner family
Thanks Mary!
Added by Brenda on Aug 11, 2014 10:46 AM
Patricia Z
RE: The Bronkema markers
You're welcome!
Added by Patricia Z on Aug 06, 2014 3:54 PM
George Moser
edwin berdan - 79360731
Hello Mary - I just added an obituary to this memorial page - you may want to change the photo order
Added by George Moser on Aug 03, 2014 7:06 AM
William Krotts
RE: Moseley
Sounds like it might be from when Isaac Peck Moseley visited from Michigan. I believe there is a write up in the local paper. Will try to produce that info.
I've a picture of the clan on & around the front porch of the Fenner farm. It is the earliest picture I have of grandfather Charles Enos Moseley. (Leslie Fenner married Ruby Davis, which is how I am related to both Fenner and Davis clans.)
- Wm Robert Krotts
Added by William Krotts on Aug 02, 2014 11:04 AM
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