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Natalie14612 (#46918309)
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Bio Photo I was born in Syracuse, NY, and raised in Utica. It wasn't until 2008 that I learned the identity of my biological family and began a fascinating genealogy search of my Scottish and English heritage. I have since visited areas in the US where my ancestors lived and am in the process of assembling a huge family tree.
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Paula (Platt) Rettle
re: mariah hilyer
I got to the bottom of it, and is wrong. I found this, and it shows her parents as William and Dianna Hilyer. I am so sorry for all the trouble!! It has been interesting! (Maria L. Hilyer, dau. of William
and Dianna ( ) Hilyer, b. March 9. 1848 in New
Yorki d. June 22, 1943 at Belmont, Portage Co.,
Wis.) Take care, Paula
Added by Paula (Platt) Rettle on Jun 05, 2016 4:44 PM
Paula (Platt) Rettle
RE: re: relation
This is the page. We have been looking at it, and it doesn't sense that her last name is Hilyer. I'm sorry to bother you. I think I have to research this more thoroughly as something isn't adding up.
I don't know if this hyperlink will work, but this is where it shows them being her parents.

I have to get up early, so I can't spend anymore time on it for now. Take care, Paula
Added by Paula (Platt) Rettle on Jun 05, 2016 4:31 PM
Paula (Platt) Rettle
RE: re: relation
Mariah Hilyer would be her maiden name as she was married to Thomas Benjamin. It is just confusing as my son did a trial to, and it has Mordecai and Margaret as her parents. I always hit a dead-end when trying to find her parents. She was born in 1848 and died in 1943. Thank you for all your help. It could be is wrong. Paula
Added by Paula (Platt) Rettle on Jun 05, 2016 4:19 PM
Paula (Platt) Rettle
RE: re: relation
Yes there is a Thomas Benjamin also. In fact, he was married to Mariah Hilyer. I found this in my search. On it has Mordecai Benjamin and Margaret Hursh as her parents. I found this while searching:

Thank you for the prompt response!
Added by Paula (Platt) Rettle on Jun 05, 2016 3:59 PM
Paula (Platt) Rettle
re: relation
Hello. I have been tracing my family tree. My mother was a Benjamin (Mary Ellen), her father Earl Benjamin. I have traced the tree to Mordecai Benjamin, but confused. It shows on they only had one daughter, Mariah Hilyer (Maria Hillier), yet I found on MyHeritage, they only had one son, Gaylord W. Benjamin. And, now this says he had 14 children. Do you have any more information? My email address is: I appreciate it. Thank you, Paula (Platt) Rettle
Added by Paula (Platt) Rettle on Jun 05, 2016 1:00 PM
Stuart Strout Woodside Skolfield
RE: Benjamin family- Steuben Co
Please go to the memorial that you want information on and in the upper right hand corner
click on edit. There you can put in your information, and that will take me to the memorial directly. I receive over 100 requests daily. Please understand. Your Friend, Stuart
Added by Stuart Strout Woodside Sk... on Jul 04, 2011 6:58 PM
RE: DO Mills

I apoligize for my delayed response. Unfortunately I don't have very much info on Darius' parents. All that I do have is that their names were James Mills and Hannah Ogden. James was a prominent resident of North Salem, New York.

You might want to try contacting the North Salem Historical Society to see if they have anything on them.

I'm sorry I couldn't be of anymore help.

Best wishes,
Gerald M. :)
Added by G.Photographer on Aug 17, 2009 12:00 PM

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