|Fred Downs (#46545149)|
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|My DOWNS ancestors came to Cooper Co., MO shortly after the Civil War ended. My GGG grandfather, George Haven DOWNS, was born 12 Sep 1794 in Strafford Co., NH. He died 14 Jan 1872 in Cooper Co., MO & is buried in the New Lebanon Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Cooper Co., MO.|
Grandfather George married my GGG grandmother, Olive PINGRY, on 13 Apr 1817 in Coshocton Co., OH. Grandmother Olive was born 20 Jun 1795 in Strafford, Orange Co., VT. She died 6 Sep 1867 in Michigan Twp., Clinton Co., IN & is buried in the Brandon Cemetery, Michigan Twp., Clinton Co., IN.
My GG grandfather, Sylvanus P. DOWNS, was born 25 Aug 1826 in Newcastle Twp., Coshocton Co., OH. He died 21 Feb 1900 New Lebanon, Cooper Co., MO & is buried in the New Lebanon Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Cooper Co., MO. Grandfather Sylvanus married my GG grandmother, Nancy Jane TAYLOR, on 2 Nov 1848 in Bartholomew Co., IN. Grandmother Nancy was born 21 Jun 1829 in Decatur Co., IN. She died 6 Aug 1906 in New Lebanon, Cooper Co., MO & is buried in the New Lebanon Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Cooper Co., MO.
My GGG grandparents, George & Olive DOWNS, moved to Clinton Co., IN about 1830/31. They lived there until they moved to Cooper Co., MO after the Civil War.
My ancestors in Missouri include the following surnames: DOWNS, PINGRY, CORDRY, ARMSTRONG, STEELE, PRICE, KING, FOSTER, LULL, BORDEN, DAVIS, WILLIAMS, SPENCER, SOLE, & JACOBS.
I will be happy to exchange info with anyone researching any of these individuals.
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|grandmacarol||william and nancy king in Antioch|
I visited Antioch Cemetery in Cooper county today. I have uploaded photos to your memorials for William and Nancy. If you have other memorials there--either ones you created or others in which you have an interest--I'll be loading more pics in the coming days.
|Helperkw||Philena Waters #6628413|
Fred, do you happen to know why the burial stone photo posted on this memorial has the woman's last name as Cooper. I thought it was Downs.
Added by Helperkw on Oct 23, 2014 5:44 PM
|Deborah Stewart ||Nancy Boren|
My ancestor is Nancy Boren. Has there been additional research on this pioneer woman?
|Mary Jane (Meroney) Taylor||Iona Boren|
Please add DOD of 1991.
Mary Jane Taylor
|Joan Kobernik Hoeft||James Turner son of Matthew & Harriett|
I put on James Turner and his family that are Terrace Heights Cemetery here in Yakima, WA. Would you like a transfer?
Here is the source:
Thank you !!! Your efforts to create informative memorials is so valuable to all who come after you . You give me hope and so many avenues to pursue in researching the Haupts of Carbon county. THANK YOU !!!!!
|Timmy McKinney||RE: Correction to my previous message|
The name Slinker is most likely correct. I had seen that name before in a couple of places. One was the LDS website which probably got the information from the same marriage record you found. I am glad you found it.
|Judy Gautier||Gravestone of Edward Long CSA with 18th TX Cavalry|
Edward Long's Grave on Find A Grave
The Eighteenth Texas Cavalry, also known as Darnell's Cavalry Regiment, was organized at Dallas, Texas, on March 15, 1862.
If the Edward Long described on this stone died in 1859, before the Civil War began, I don't see how this could be the same person as Edward the son of John Long.
Please enlighten me. Edward Long is in our direct line, too and we have been trying to make some headway with info on him and his wife.
Thanks so much. Judy Gautier
|Rebecca Wright||James Rankin Goodall|
Thanks for responding...I have the info about their marriage, etc. I wrote a bio on Louisa's memorial page if you want to check it out!Mem.#28488726. There was a family story that James had been shot, or something like that, but I've never been able to confirm or deny the story, so it remains a mystery as to his early death.
If I ever do find any further info on James , I'll be sure and let you know!
|Rebecca Wright||RE: Louisa M. Harrison|
Thank you for adding the link, I appreciate it. I was wondering if you have any information about James Rankin Goodall? I have been working on my family history for many years and have never found any information about why he died so young, at just 25. He and Louisa had only been married a little over a year.
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