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bstedman (#47053505)
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RE: Moses Goodell

Thank you for catching that. I welcome the extra set of eyes.
Added by Scout on May 03, 2015 7:33 AM
RE: Louisa Stedman Woodhull
The information about Dr. John J. Stedman's parents comes from The Pictorial and Biographical Record of LaPorte, Porter, Lake and Starke Counties, Indiana.

His death certificate says his father is Joab, but I think someone gave his grandfather's name instead of his father's name.

When I first started researching Louisa Woodhull, I didn't know her maiden name, but noticed a Dr. John J. Stedman in her husband's household. I tracked Dr. Stedman in the census to Michigan, Indiana, and Chicago. I saw he was in Hillsdale with Ichabod Stedman who was in Effingham with the Woodhulls, but I still didn't know whether they were related. I went to the Edgewood area and found Louisa's obituary in the Effingham Democrat, Nov. 30, 1908. It said "Mrs. Woodhull, one of the oldest settlers here, died at the home of her brother, Dr. Stadman, at S. Chicago, Ill...."

I was disappointed that there were no other family members listed and not even a first name for the doctor, but I looked again for Dr. John J. Stedman in the census and found he was living at the same address where Louisa Woodhull died, so he's the "Dr. Stadman" in the obit and her brother as I suspected. I also found Louisa living in Webster in the 1875 NY State census listed as sister-in-law of George Leavens. I found his wife Nancy Clarinda was a Stedman. Looking at someone else's tree on the internet I saw that Stephen Van Renssalaer and Ichabod and the two other boys were brothers, so I was able to piece together that Louisa and Clarinda were two of the missing sisters from the 1830 census.

Louisa Woodhull was the step-mother of Dr. Canning Woodhull who married Victoria Claflin. In 1855 Victoria was briefly living in the same house as Louisa. Victoria divorced Dr. Woodhull and married second Col. James Harvey Blood. Victoria and Col. Blood divorced and he married my great-great-grandmother Isabell Morrill Fogg who was his third wife. I'm descended from Col. Blood's step-son Frank Fogg, so I'm no relation to the Stedmans or the Woodhulls, at least not a close one if there is a relation. Victoria Claflin Woodhull ran for President of the United States in 1872 so I track down many of her relatives trying to get a fuller understanding of her history and the history of my great-great-grandmother's husband.

Glad I was able to help your husband find out more information about his family.
Added by MShearer on Apr 30, 2015 10:35 PM
Rebecca Jackson
RE: Ken Showers
I'm not very good at it, but I try to help.
Added by Rebecca Jackson on Jul 29, 2014 7:18 PM
Colleen Sanders Broyles
RE: Marshall Hills
Thanks so much for the kind words! I've updated the memorial and added links as well. Are you related to Mr Hills? If so I will gladly transfer just send the request. I think that I must of sent updates to the original contributor and she transferred it to me instead of doing them but I'm not related to these folks. Let me know :)
Added by Colleen Sanders Broyles on Mar 22, 2014 7:41 AM
Dave Dimmick
Randolph Dimmick
Been doing some research on a GGUncle of mine Randolph Dimmick. His brother Loren was my GGGrandfather. Been trying to find out who their father was for several decades. No Luck.
Margaret (can't remember her last name) posted some very useful information about Doll. Is he your Uncle also? Anyway come to find out Doll deserted the 44th Ind. with William Holderbaum who could be another Uncle as Loren Dimmick married Racheal Holderbaum my GGGRandmother. HUMM
I have a cousin Deann who has copiled a great deal of family history and if you are by chance a relative we would share whatever we have.
Thank You for remembering Uncle Doll. I plan to do the same. I have a thing about Veterans. :)
Enjoy the Day, Dave Dimmick
Added by Dave Dimmick on Feb 17, 2013 7:52 PM
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Added by michelle kain on Mar 15, 2012 11:58 PM
Larry&Sharon EASTERDAY
RE: Vandivers in Sullivan County MO
I doubt that from the 1860 census and the names of the children. There is a lot of confusion re these people.
Added by Larry&Sharon EASTERDAY on Feb 18, 2012 9:30 PM
Larry&Sharon EASTERDAY
Vandivers in Sullivan County MO
Thank you for the Photo of Susan (Mary Susan [Grindstaff]) Vandiver later Hayes. I have added some info on FG
Added by Larry&Sharon EASTERDAY on Feb 18, 2012 10:14 AM
Margaret Ehgotz
Thank you for the picture of Margaret's stone.

Added by KChaffeeB on Nov 15, 2011 11:15 AM
Shirley Williams Rienecker
Thank you for finding and posting the picture on Black's grave.
Added by Shirley Williams Rienecke... on Nov 15, 2011 7:35 AM
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