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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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Carma Muir Golding
RE: Jacob Shupe, Sr.
The tombstone states that this Jacob was 68 when he died, so that matches the 1788 birth date, as he died 26 May 1856.
Thanks again!
Added by Carma Muir Golding on Mar 16, 2015 6:58 PM
Carma Muir Golding
RE: Jacob Shupe, Sr.
Added by Carma Muir Golding on Mar 16, 2015 6:47 PM
Carma Muir Golding
RE: Jacob Shupe, Sr.
The Jacob Shupe this memorial is for is Jacob Shupe, born 1788. Someone has changed his birthday. Are you the one who put the birthday on? If so, can you just change it to 1788, so it can be correct. It was correct back in Oct 2014.

The other Jacob Shupe, born in 1798, is this Jacob's brother, John's, son.

These two keep getting mixed up. This John married Mary Magdalene Phillippi. The Jacob born in 1798 married Delila Moyes.

Added by Carma Muir Golding on Mar 14, 2015 6:20 PM
RE: William McKee Jr.
This is all I have for documentation.
Genealogical Serendipity Vol. 1, Doliante. 1965. Alexandria, VA Page 202 "X. William Mackey, Jr., b. c1795, prob. in Pendleton Dist., S. C.; d. Jan. 4, 1835, Warren Co., Tenn. He is buried near his parents on the home farm [Pleasant Cove, Warren Country, Tennessee]. He appears to have married and had issue, as he was listed in 1830 Census for Warren Co. (p.188): 2m (under 5) 1m (5-10) 1M (20-30) 1f (20-30). There are a number of deeds on the books in Warren Co., Tenn. in his name. No details." Also Tombstones are pictured with inscriptions opposite page 193. The location of the tombstones, as of 1964, was on "the old Palo McVey" farm. The farm is located in Pleasant Cove which is about 5 miles from McMinnville, Tennessee.
Added by Anonymous on Mar 07, 2015 6:56 PM
Barbara Stein
RE: New system
I'm afraid that Spring means work!! Keep warm!

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!

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.

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.

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,
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.

Sam Brainerd
Added by Sam Brainerd on Jan 28, 2015 10:21 PM
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