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J A Winter (#47656998)
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Bio Photo I have had an interest in genealogy for many years. Only in my retirement have I had the time to pursue our family's history. I have put together a ‘book' on my Richardson, Gregg, Thorpe, Sherrard and Moore heritage. The Richardson side was a little easier due to a book that was written in 1876 by John A Vinton, "The Richardson Memorial" that followed three Richardson brothers, Ezekiel, Samuel and Thomas, who left England in the 1630s, establishing their new homes in the area of Woburn, Massachusetts. Samuel is the brother who is my ancestor. Vinton's research took me from the immigration of Samuel, to my Grandfather's oldest brother Earl, who was born in 1873. My task was to research from that point in time to the present. My Grandparents' ancestry also included the Thorpe Family, coming from England some 200 years after the Richardsons, in 1828, and the Gregg, Moore and Sherrard Families who came from Northern Ireland.
I have researched my Dad's family, Okesson or Akesson as it was in Sweden. Dad's Mother and Dad arrived in Jamestown, NY in 1903.
I am now researching my husband's family and finding their history quite interesting, too. They were German immigrants from Bavaria, Hessen, Prussia, Alsace Lorraine and Switzerland in 1830s and 40s, settling in and north of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Their names are Eichenlaub, Winter, Gebhart, Huttinger and Walter.
I belong to two genealogical societies here in Southwest Florida. The members are great in helping each other to do research and in promoting the preservation of our ancestors' histories. I found the following on a post card in Amana, Iowa on one of our trips which, to me, sums it all up:
‘Behold the work of the old…
Let your heritage not be lost,
But bequeath it as a memory, treasure and blessing…
Gather the lost and the hidden,
And preserve it for thy children' - Christian Metz 1846.

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Dave Hansen
RE: Robert A Wheeler
I'm glad I could assist.
Added by Dave Hansen on Jan 20, 2015 3:27 PM
Russ Pickett
RE: memorial transfer
You are more than welcome Joan! :-)
Added by Russ Pickett on Jul 10, 2014 3:25 AM
Russ Pickett
Pvt Robert A Wheeler
He is yours ... :-)

Thanks My Friend,
Russ Pickett 46575736

(He is also noted on the above webpage with a link to his grave)
Added by Russ Pickett on Jul 09, 2014 6:45 AM
The barrett family.
Yes either one will work, for them to contact me or I can contact them. And yes I am direct relative of the Barrett's.
I was just there the last week getting information.
but, I had only a few hours to work. I have been trying to get there for a long time.

Added by JJH on Aug 27, 2013 12:02 AM
Edmund and Matilda Taylor Barrett
I was working on my Barrett line and noticed the pictures you have added to Edmund and Matilda Barrett's memorial's. You said they came from The Old Barrett History Ledger Book. Is it possible for me to buy a copy?

Added by JJH on Aug 26, 2013 8:01 AM
RE: Eleanor Christy Mann


You are welcome for the photo of Philip W. Mann.
He was living with his mother Elenora Winters Mann on the 1940 census. His first daughter was living with his brother Edward C. Mann.

Would you like the link to Elenora Winters 1880's census?

I use the follwoing links often.®ion=UNITED_STATES

Thank-you for writing!

Added by G.C. on Jul 17, 2013 4:47 PM
RE: Eleanor Christy Mann!/hmatisse2

Hi DA,

I sent you the photo and the link in E-mail.

I also posted the photo of Philip W. Mann
with wife Mary. They are about fourty-three old when they have the baby.

Please if you can access my facebook, let me know, if you don't mind. I also posted some
links to few of the censusus, you may be interested in.

I hope you are a member of Facebook.

Added by G.C. on Jul 16, 2013 5:35 PM
Eleanor Christy Mann,651916&dq=a+daughter+to+philip+mann+and+mary+mann&hl=en

Eleanor Christy Mann is the daughter of ...
(birth announcement) on the link above, 1950 :)

Philip W. Mann, may have named his daughter after his mom, my guess. Eleanor is from his second marriage, IMO.

I find this interesting, because I was not looking for genealogy for you, but for myself, and things started to connect, just not for me.

The photo that I have is Philip W. Mann, I do not have the date. His first daughter, told me that he was a wonderful man. The first daughter by the first marriage does not want to be named.

Added by G.C. on Jul 15, 2013 7:22 AM
Philip W. Mann
Dear JA,

My aunt's, first husband, is Philip W. Mann, b. 1907-died 1985. I believe, Philip, is the son of
Ellenora and James Mann.

James Mann and Ellenora Mann, are on the 1910
Pennsylvania census:

Edward C 8
Anna E 4
Philip W 2

If you would like a photo of Philip and Mary,
I would be happy to send you, the one I have.
Mary is the second wife, my aunt was the first.

Added by G.C. on Jul 14, 2013 2:23 PM
Cathy Belcher
Mueller Winter
Hi Joan,

I am emailing you concerning the Muller WInter family at Saint Michaels. I wanted to let you know in case the mail goes to your spam folder.

Thank you!
Cathy Belcher
Added by Cathy Belcher on Aug 07, 2012 12:23 PM
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