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Hans Nielsen (#46948446)
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Bio Photo My reason for contributing to Find a Grave is to document my family. The first, arrived in Colonial America in 1621, and the last to come in 1865. They came from Scotland, Ireland, England, Germany, Holland, and Denmark.

My families history is the story of time in America 150 years before the Revolutionary War and of Manifest Destiny.
From Virginia, and Maryland, and New York, on to North Carolina and into Tennessee, on to Missouri, Florida, and Texas, Ohio, and Iowa, Arizona, Utah, and California. Coast to coast in a little less than 400 years.

My gg grandfather Rasmus Nielsen departed from Copenhagen, Denmark, on May 8th, 1865. He left Denmark to avoid conscription into the Danish army during the Danish-Prussian War. This was three days before my gg grandfather James William Newsom was paroled at Gainesville, Alabama as a prisoner of war after the surrender of the troops of Nathan Bedford Forrest. Rasmus found out when the ship arrived in New York Harbor that the Civil War was over.

I read somewhere that a person dies three times.
First, when they render their last breath, second, when they are laid to rest, and third, when the last person to remember them, utters their name for the last time.

Find a grave is a great way to preserve the memory of those that have come and gone before us.
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S Mulrey
Henderson Overby
Henderson's page is # 98505562
Added by S Mulrey on Sep 28, 2014 7:21 AM
S Mulrey
Henderson Overby
Hi, I have just posted a copy of his Bible record which I found several years ago at the Dallas Public Library. The Bible record has a lot of information about the Overby family including more children than you have listed. Henderson was my 4th great grandfather thru his daughter Caroline Royster Overby (by first wife Elizabeth).
Regards, Sharon
Added by S Mulrey on Sep 28, 2014 7:19 AM
The Mikado, et al.
Not to be overbearing, but
Chaney Foutch, niece

and

Mariah Newsom

living with

S.P. and Martha A. Wiles

1880 LCT Census

Chaney's living with Newsoms in 1870.

This HAS to be her. Just wondering if you came across Chaney A. Foutch, wife of Joseph Christopher Mills. It does seem to explain her first name!!

Zee
Added by The Mikado, et al. on Sep 05, 2014 1:11 AM
The Mikado, et al.
Another Note on Foutch/Newsom
Chaney Foutch, listed as a niece, living with Martha Wiles.


I noticed your note here:

"...Old Mammy Mariah who helped raise the family, went to live with Aunt Martha WILES at the death of Grandfather..."

So did Chaney, evidently.

Though her mother might have been remarried and not yet dead...

Thanks!

Zee
Added by The Mikado, et al. on Sep 05, 2014 1:06 AM
The Mikado, et al.
Lewis Newsom's Daughter
Hi!

Noticed you have under Lewis:

Mary Steelman FOUTCH 1st Daught. Born 1842 d.12/1/1919

I believe Mary Elizabeth Newsom married James S. Steelman, Jr., H.H. Foutch, and then possibly S.P. Prosser.

Where did you find her death info?

She appears to be the daughter of Channie/Chaney Foutch Mills, my great-granduncle's first wife.

Thanks!

Zee
Added by The Mikado, et al. on Sep 05, 2014 1:04 AM
Carol
Lt. James Barrett
I read in "The Civil War in Arizona," by Andrew E. Masich that Lt. Barrett had been born in Ireland. He enlisted in the US Army in 1854 and he was 5' 9" tall with brown hair and gray eyes (pp. 4-5). His only known relative was his sister, Ellen Brady of Albany, NY who never claimed his body, so it was left at Picacho Peak when the other two were moved. At one time it was known where he lay, but the exact location has been lost over time (pp.41-42). He was 28 when he was killed so he had been born c1834. In 1928 a memorial was placed at the believed site of his grave, but it was vandalized so it was moved inside the entrance to Picacho Peak State Park (pp. 138).
Added by Carol on Dec 10, 2013 12:27 AM
cressel/stowers
phot req
ref your photo req in evergreen cem in jacskonville fl for william newsome, i would love to get it but they have over 77,000 people buried there and if i go in they want to charge me 2 dollars a look up and they know my voice now, so i can't call, so if you call and get the section i should be able to find him...donna
Added by cressel/stowers on Oct 09, 2012 9:44 AM
Dorothy Flannery
Thanks
Thanks for the Ashby family photo..They are my family on my mom's side..
Dorothy
Added by Dorothy Flannery on Sep 11, 2010 2:27 PM
 

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