|Don Kelloway (#47656126)|
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I am a direct descendant of several notable ancestors through my father's side of the family including:|
* Lieut. Joseph Kellogg (1626-1707), who emigrated to America prior to 1653 and became an early proprietor of Hadley, MA. He is my 9th great-grandfather.
* James Cutler (1606-1694), who in 1634 landed at Watertown, Colony of Massachusetts, North America. He is my 10th great-grandfather.
* Deacon Samuel Chapin (1598-1675), who emigrated to America in 1638 and is one of the founders of Springfield, MA in 1641. He is my 11th great-grandfather.
The oldest ancestor I am aware of is Nicholas Kellogg (1488-1558), who was the son of Nicholas Kellogg, Lord of Audley. He is my 13th great-grandfather.
My wife is a direct descendant of:
* George Soule (1593-1679), who is one of the Mayflower Pilgrims, who landed in America in 1620. He is her 10th great-grandfather.
* John Alden (1598-1687), who is one of the Mayflower Pilgrims and said to be the first person to set foot on Plymouth Rock in 1620. He is her 11th great-grandfather.
Other notable persons in our family tree include:
* Harry Foster Chapin (Musician) is an 8th cousin once removed of my paternal grandmother
* Mary Chapin Carpenter (Musician) is an 8th cousin once removed of my paternal grandmother
* Will Keith Kellogg (Founder of Kelloggs Cereal) is a 4th cousin 5 times removed of my father
* President William Howard Taft is a 7th cousin twice removed of my great-grandfather
* President John Adams, Jr. is related (17 steps)
* President John Quincy Adams is related (18 steps)
* Warren Buffett (Investor and philanthropist) is related (23 steps)
* William Bradford (Mayflower Pilgrim) is related (23 steps)
* Clinton Eastwood, Jr. (Actor) is related (24 steps)
* Norma Jean Baker (Actor) is an 8th cousin once removed of my wife's grandfather
* Orson Welles (Director) is an 8th cousin once removed of my wife's grandfather
* Richard Tiffany Gere (Actor) is a 9th cousin of my mother-in-law
* Dick van Dyke (Actor) is a 9th cousin of my mother-in-law
* Barry van Dyke (Actor) is related (22 steps)
As I have worked towards building our family tree the "Find A Grave" web site has been an invaluable source of information. And because my hobbies include photography and genealogy, I am gladly volunteering my efforts to try and photograph gravestones in my area.
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Thanks very much for posting these photos. I appreciate your time and efforts. I live a long way from MA in the midwest.
|Marlene Baptista||Joseph Baptiste grave|
Thank you Don for the photos!!
|Jim Easom||grave pictures|
Don, thank-you again for adding the pictures for Warren and Granvilla Wilson in the Spring Brook Cemetery in Mansfield, MA. I appreciate it.
|Deborah Black Phenix||Luella Ardrey|
Thank you Don! Greatly appreciate your time and effort. May I ask your permission to use your photo in my genealogy program?
Deborah Black Phenix
|Jim Easom||grave pictures|
Thank-you very much Don for the grave marker pictures for Louise Hodges and Warren Skinner in the Spring Brook Cemetery in Mansfield, MA. I appreciate it. I have added bios for all the others on the stone. If I submit picture requests can you add the pictures you have on Warren Skinner's bio? thank-you.
|Bob||Henry H. Hartwell & Sophronia Augusta Towne Hartwell|
Thank for the great photos. Your work is much appreciated.
Added by Bob on Sep 11, 2016 3:55 PM
|JWR||Oliver Clapp family marker photo|
Don, Thanks so much for taking the fine photo of the Clapp family. And for all your work for Find A Grave. JWR
Added by JWR on Sep 11, 2016 2:19 PM
|Bob||Sophronia Augusta Towne Hartwell|
Please move your photos over and include on her husband's memorial: # 157669967 Henry H. Hartwell.
Added by Bob on Sep 10, 2016 10:02 PM
|Bob||Ella Maria (Freeman) Pratt|
Thank you very much for the photo of the Ella Maria Freeman memorial. Good to see the flag on the more recent photo. Beautiful photo.
Added by Bob on Sep 10, 2016 7:05 PM
Thank you so much for the great photos. I was able to create memorials for the family and connect them.
Thanks so much
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