RE: Edit of Gray information, Ottawa,Mn. Richard, Thanks for your reply. I would be happy to assist in any way I can. Accuracy is tricky, and I have found that even headstones are not infallible. So as you are surely aware, the more sources available the greater chance for correct information. I appreciate your attention to detail.
Edit of Gray information, Ottawa,Mn. I appreciate your effort in providing this information and have some corrections to suggest regarding the Grays, my relatives via Lillie Gray Haines, my grandmother. The name for her father is Conard, not Conrad. It is clearly visible on the headstones but easy to mistake. Also, the daughter that died in 1863 was Orie, not Oril. I hope you can make these corrections to the data on the Find A Grave site. Thank you.
RE: Lowery Thank you so much for all your efforts! If a lot of your relatives are at that cemetery...a lot of the rest are probably relatives of my children! :) Again, thank you. Maybe I'll hear from you again sometime. Marilyn
RE: Lowery You are so kind!!! I just happen to be an "Old Gal" without a car so its a little hard to run around and check these things out sometimes! Again, thank you so much. :) Marilyn
PS It turns out that they (AG & Willmuth) are part of the "first famalies" of Ottawa. I think AG is grandfather to CDW Scott, who built one of the first churches in Ottawa. This is getting kind of exciting!
Lowery Mr Bennett...I was wondering if I might ask a favor of you. I have traced A G Lowery to my family recently. He would be my childrens 3rd great grandfather. BUT...I can't seem to find his wife anywhere. Is there a way to find out if she is in the Ottawa cemetery with her husband and maybe not have a headstone? Her name was Willmuth or spelled similarly to that. Her last name was Monroe (Monrow). I would so appreciate your advice and expertise on this. Thank you, Marilyn Pregler
Benjamin Franklin Fisher Happy Anniversary! You've been on Find A Grave for three years! Thank you so much for your work in Ottawa Cemetery. You found my third Great Grandfathers gravestone! Thank you so much! I was in LeSueur County some 15 years ago, searching with my father and grandfather. They would be so happy to know there is a marker for this Civil War Veteran! I hope to return to see it in person, but seeing this picture completely MADE MY DAY! Thanks so much for your work! Jennifer Montgomery
Robert E and William G. Winegar families Richard, Thank you for uploading photos of all the Winegar family graves in the Ottawa, MN cemetery. Robert and William Winegar are very distant relatives of my husband, and I was pleased to find them all on FindAGrave.com. Thank you for your work. Are you a relative of the Winegar's? Sincerely, Ann and Bob Winegar
RE: JM Abbott Hi Richard, Thanks for the quick reply. If you look at the original image of 1850 census for Sharon, Potter Co., PA, you'll see the Carpenter name is for the family living next to the Abbotts. I do not believe they were related. Mary Abbott had been head of her household for some time, moving to Sharon from Tioga Co., PA. In researching the other census records, Jerry was born in 1834 so he was 47 when he died. The 4 must have weathered to look like a 1.
It's the father's name that I have been searching for, so if it was on the stone, this is new and welcoming information for me. If you are able to locate the stone and take a picture before it becomes completely illegible, that would be a treasure indeed.
In searching through family files posted on ancestry.com, one compiler states that Julia's maiden name was Downs, but I only found this once.
Thank you very much for time and attention. V West
RE: JM Abbott Assumming this is Jerry M. Abbott who was married to Julia at the time of his death, would you be able to tell me where the note about his parents name came from? (i.e. John D. Abbott and Margarette). Any information would be greatly appreciated. Please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks, Victoria West