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T Linn (#47003249)
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Bio Photo I am a 13th generation American - just plain American - no hyphenated nationality in front of "American"!! I did a DNA test in late 2014 and the results indicated I am 100% European with origins from England, Scotland and Ireland along with some Western and Central European [i.e. Germany] and a touch of Scandinavian.

I caught the genealogy "bug" over 12 years ago, but one of my sisters has been doing our family genealogy for over 30 years. It is addictive! and thrilling when we find information.

My sister and I research our family lines, including on our father's side from the southern states: Linn, Galloway, Laster/Lassiter/Lasiter, James, Hysaw, Caldwell, Jeansonne/Johnson, Ritter, Edelmeier, Steen, Stelly, O'Rear, and Newman. Our direct Linn line has been in America since c1772, but other lines that married into the Linn's were in America as early as 1635. Most of these families came from Ireland and Scotland although research is showing that the Edelmeier, Ritter, Steen and Stelly lines came from Germany settling in Louisiana in 1721 and by the mid 1700's (Ritter's).

On our mother's side from the northern and east coast states, we research the family lines of Beebe, Sides, Lincoln, Borden, Hickox, Upson, Starr, Plumb, Warner, Sensabaugh, Clapp, Haskins, Williams, Brigden, Train and McComb. Our mom's direct Beebe line has been in America since 1649, but her Starr line came in 1634. With the exception of the Sensabaugh line, the rest of these families were in America in the mid 1600's. The majority of these lines are English with the exception of Sensabaugh which came from Germany and possibly initially settled in Canada, but were in America by 1810 on the east coast.

If you find a relative that I have entered or even a friend, I am more than willing to transfer management of the page to you (other than my own ancestors and relatives). Just send me an email asking for the transfer and please let me know your relationship to the person, their FAG memorial # AND your member ID # (PREFER that you use the 'Edit' button to contact me).

I think it is important to share genealogy information and am thankful to all those who have shared information with me which is why I am willing to share info with others. I try very hard to put a good description on my memorials so you can get to know the person rather than just a name.

You are also very welcome to use any pictures I post on findagrave for your personal genealogy or to post on Ancestry.com, but please indicate where you found the picture and give credit to whoever took the picture.
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Chad Eugene Schneider
RE: Charles Steen, Sr.
Oh my goodness gracious....it's people like you that make me keep following this, my passion. You have so much detail and knowledge.

I've been doing this for awhile and I know that you have to take some of those Ancestry records with a grain of salt.

I know that Daisy is the relative of yours but I was also wondering, if you could tell me, about her son, Bernard. Apparently the woman that he married that bore him my friend's mother, Angela, was named Amelia. I don't know if you know anything about Bernard (or any generation below Daisy and Marshall). The ancestry records have Bernard married multiple times. But, I know that 2 people might be the same person with just the names reversed....hard to tell.

My friend's mom, Angela Morgan, was born in 1957 and the wives that are listed for him were marriages before this time. And it also has them in Florida, Minnesota, Texas, and of course Louisiana.

How do you decipher the real from the false, LOL?
Added by Chad Eugene Schneider on May 31, 2015 9:27 PM
Diane L. Webb
RE: Hugh M. Free m. Ada L. Matson
No problem. Will look forward to your message.
Diane Webb
FAG47297921
Added by Diane L. Webb on May 31, 2015 8:05 PM
Chad Eugene Schneider
Charles Steen, Sr.
Hi there,
I have sort of started looking for ancestors of my friend, Vincent. His mother was Angela Howard nee Morgan. Angela's father was Bernard Morgan (1922-2001). Bernard's parents were Marshall & Daisy Morgan nee Steen (I think). As many ancestry records can be wrong, I was wondering if you know if I have the right Bernard Morgan. Did the Daisy Steen in your family, that you know of, marry a Marshall Morgan?
Added by Chad Eugene Schneider on May 31, 2015 1:27 PM
Lee McGinnis
Stählin/Steahlin
My 2nd great grandfather was a Steahlin and I have been looking at getting more information on his father's side of the tree. I have it going back to Johan Georg Stählin. Any information on this would be great.
Added by Lee McGinnis on May 13, 2015 3:05 PM
Linda ~ In Loving Memory Of My Son ~ Harold
Your Welcome!
Added by Linda ~ In Loving Memory ... on May 03, 2015 2:14 PM
Diane L. Webb
RE: Hugh M. Free m. Ada L. Matson
Toni:
It is in Find A Grave.com you have the Memorial for
Cleo Lila Irene Free Lincoln #61445258 daughter of Ada L.Matson, Quinn m. Hugh M. Free 29 Jan. 1903 Mason Co., MI. She was the daughter of "Lute" Lucius B. Mattison and Rosetta Violet Babcock.

Rosetta Violet Babcock was the niece of my great grandfather Henry Truman Babcock of Denver Twp.
Newaygo Co., MI.

Diane L. Webb
FAG47297921
dwebb8@cox.net
Added by Diane L. Webb on Dec 28, 2014 6:31 PM
Diane L. Webb
Hugh M. Free m. Ada L. Matson
Hi T. Linn:
I have been working on my Babcock family in Newaygo Co., MI. My great grandfather Henry Truman Babcock had a brother Z. Taylor Babcock m. Clarissa R. Dake
(1st cousin) and they had daughter Rosetta Violet Babcock. Her first husband was "Lute" Lucius B. Mattison #53715315 married around 1885 Michigan
(not in Newaygo or Oceana Co., MI. maybe Wexford Co. or Mason Co., MI.) They had two
daughters before they separated.
They were 1. Ada L. Matson, Quinn, Free, Bissell #100704388 and 2. Eva Sophia Mattson, Moore
#140369527.

I have asked Patti Ford to correct Hugh M. Free his 1st wife name in biography of Hugh M. Free in Find A Grave
to Ada NOT Ida.

Ada L. Matson m. 1/h Richard Quinn 30 May 1898
Hart, Oceana Co., MI.
Divorced 15 May 1902 Mason Co.
m. 2/h Hugh M. Free 29 Jan 1903
Mason Co., MI. Had two children:
Cleo and Arnold Free
(divorced?)
m. 3/h Harry M. Bissell 18 Nov 1913
Thompsonville, Benzio Co., MI.
She is buried in Lakeside Cemetery, Muskegon,
Muskegon Co., MI.
I thought you might like to have this information
if you are working on this family. Rosetta Violet
Babcock, Mattison, Gilbert, McCoy, Hernes
children with Mattison and McCoy husbands.
Thank you,
Diane L. Webb
FAG471297921
dwebb8@cox.net
Trabuco Canyon, CA.
Dake-Babcock Genealogy Newaygo Co., MI.

Added by Diane L. Webb on Dec 28, 2014 12:27 PM
phillipswow86
mathis
i saw your comment on someone related to my friend joshua mathis. im working on building his tree for him and would love to talk to you if you get a chance. my email is phillipswow86@gmail.com
Added by phillipswow86 on Dec 21, 2014 1:01 PM
Jim
RE: Ogg Family Headstone Pics
You're welcome - have a wonderful holiday season!
Added by Jim on Dec 17, 2014 1:09 PM
Marguerite
RE: Susan (Dutton) Beebe
Hi Toni - This is the link & contact info for Attica Twp., Michigan. http://atticatownship.org/contacts/
Can you contact them as a family member and have Susan's headstone "raised" or perhaps they can refer you to a monument company to have her headstone repaired. I'm recovering from breast cancer & headstones are very heavy to lift. Also, I believe it is improper to go into a cemetery and start digging up headstones misc. so contacting the caretaker would be the right thing to do. I often photograph headstones which have fallen over so the family can have them repaired & preserved.
Added by Marguerite on Sep 30, 2014 10:03 PM
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