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Melinda Gould (#47017402)
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Bio Photo I live in San Francisco where I have been working on my family tree for many years. My paternal grandfather was born in Michigan where his family migrated in 1836 from New York.
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Christie Trapp
RE: Abigail Kingsbury Abbot
To answer your question about being related, the answer is sort of. She is a collateral line that I ended up following when I was/am researching my Clark lineage. Opps, hit the send button too early.

Anyway, Abigail's daughter Sarah Gould married into the Davison line when she married Paul Davison. They had a son named Norman who became a Judge and he married Huldah Brown. They had a son Oliver Perry Davison who married Mary Clark. Mary is my 2nd great grand aunt. Mary's sister, Rebecca married Samuel Perry, and they are my 2nd great grandparents. I suspect that the Oliver Perry Davison might be named after Rebecca's first son, William Oliver, or at least the middle name with the Perry being connected to the Perry family, but that is just a guess. Or he could be named after Oliver Perry who married Sarah Jane Hummer.

But then again, he might have been named after the "famous" Perry - Oliver Hazard Perry of which I have found no family connection to yet because my Perry's are stuck in New Jersey around the Revolutionary War time period and I can't get the family north into Rhode Island or anywhere in Massachusetts, Maine or other locations which Oliver's family ties fit. However, I can make the connection to Oliver Hazard Perry to my husband's family as Oliver would be my husband's 4th cousin 7 times removed! Small world isn't it. My husband and I are 10th cousins - related to Francis Eaton and Christian Penn of the Mayflower.

Are you related? If so how?

By the way, you need t change Abigail's surname to Abbott as I have found no source, yet, that only spells it with 1 T.

Added by Christie Trapp on Mar 11, 2016 2:58 AM
Christie Trapp
RE: Abigail Kingsbury Abbot
To answer your question about being related, the answer is sort of. She is a collateral line that I ended up following when I was/am researching my Clark lineage.

Added by Christie Trapp on Mar 11, 2016 2:44 AM
RE: Jonathan Gould and Sally Davison
Hi Melinda:
I was researching my ancestry and traced it back to these true pioneers. I used several sources, most of which I found on
The sources I searched through were copies of newspaper articles, some history books about Livingston County and Lima in particular.
There seems to be quite a few articles concerning them and their families.
Jonathan Gould was the great uncle of the wife of my second great grandfather.
Sally Davison Gould was the maternal grandmother of the wife of my second great-grandfather.
Genealogy opens so many doors!
Hope this helps you in your research.
Added by jazzman717 on Feb 23, 2016 10:44 AM
Denise Drake Horton
RE: James Clyde Wright
I fixed but the subscription is free you just have to sign up for it. The newspapers on there are searchable and if you have any relations from in or around Radford or Pulaski County, it's a great resource. Denise<><
Added by Denise Drake Horton on Dec 04, 2014 1:04 PM
Andrew L.
Pine Plains Cem., Madison Co., NY
Hello, You have two Anna Bettingers in this cem, thought you'd like to know.
Added by Andrew L. on Sep 03, 2014 2:17 PM
Tracy C.
RE: H W Travis
It is a shame about the stones, however, I believe they could be cleaned, so hopefully they are not ruined. Thanks for the "thank you". Always very much appreciated.

Added by Tracy C. on Aug 06, 2014 5:30 PM
Gould Family
Here is the Memorial number for William Budd Gould, John and Merenda's son,112415497. I have the most info on William Budd Gould. I also have that 'Jack' Gould's parents were Dr. David Gould and Catharine Budd. I got that off a genforum comment of Jane Stigleman 21 Jan 1999, which said it came from family papers. I have no further proof, but I think it is probably correct since the name of Budd is found down my family line. I looked at Reubin's memorial and while I don't see any obvious connections the area and time frame certainly fit. However, I haven't done a lot of work on the Goulds either. I'm going to send an email with an unknown Lockport picture; maybe you'd recognize it. Wouldn't that be a delight!
Added by DKMac on Jun 24, 2014 6:15 AM
Gould family
I'll give you a bit more info to make the job easier. John Jr., was the son of John 'Jack' Gould and Elizabeth Luttz. They came from NJ to Lockport, NY area. John Jr married Merenda Bridge and I think she is the daughter of Benjamin Bridge and Mariam Miller. John and Merenda had 10 children. My 3rd gr grandmother, Fanny, was a sister to Merenda. I have autograph books with Gould signatures in them and at least one picture of Goulds - William Bud Gould,their 2nd son.
Added by DKMac on Jun 23, 2014 8:20 PM
Gould family
Are you related to the Merenda and John Gould Jr (1787-1864)family from Lockport, NY?
Added by DKMac on Jun 21, 2014 6:04 AM
Spirit Baker
RE: Barzilla Sherman
Hello Sweetie,

I have been thinking of you all almost daily. I forget what the chat room was called and keep forgetting to Google to try to find you all. I was covered in some 2 dozen ticks, my pup, Kaiya, got abt 4 dozen while trying to find this cemetery. A lady mislead me, intentionally or not, idk, so we wandered for 2 hrs and aft seeing we was covered in ticks is when I decided to leave and found the cemetery. I may go back with a shovel and pesticide and try to dip up some head/foot stones that must be buried there but not any time soon. We still have awful weather, got snow 2 days ago. My cousin, Terry Akin, took the original photos. She has since passed away unexpectedly, think in 2011, because she was suppose to come back to the state, believe 2012, and we was to meet. And my Sarcoidosis is active again, got sick 4 months ago. Four new nodules in each lung but I'm doing well enough.

Take care my friend and tell everyone I said hi esp Cathy. I have been finding a lot of Sherman/Shearman's. Oh, just found a Patience Sherman/Shearman who divorced a David Wordell, he is buried in Rufus E Wordell Cemetery, Westport. I haven't found her, she must have remarried as she was still young. It is her parent's that are buried in this cemetery.

spouse: Patience Sherman/Shearman
born: 1812
died: 17 Jan 1899, Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts
her parents: Lloyd Sherman, Susan Sherman
Olive D Wordell
born: 1831
died: 08 Oct 1896, Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts
spouse: Gideon H Howland
George F Wordell
born: 1834
died: 14 Jul 1903, Dartmouth, Massachusetts
Residence: Dartmouth, Massachusetts
occupation: Farmer
United States Census, 1840

Take care,
Added by Spirit Baker on Apr 19, 2014 10:44 AM
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