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Lori (#47692683)
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Mary Cox Purkes # 83897821
Hi. I declined your edit to change her last name to Cox Purkes as we are only to list the last name at time of death and note other marriages in the bio. I found a more complete obit, her d.c., census and marriage info so you might want to check it out. I also added info on her 1st husband Charles Cox and added it to his memorial. I linked Charles and her together as spouses. It appears that Thomas Purkes remarried after Mary's death and died in Michigan, although he was from Taylorville and Kincaid area. He is buried in Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville and I linked him to Mary as well. Hope that helps.
Added by BjJ on Dec 03, 2016 6:34 PM
Johh Totten
You're trying to get me to link him as his own father.
Added by Lokelani on Aug 27, 2016 11:40 AM
RE: William Paul Hillman
Hello Lori.

First a little info on Willian Paul Hillman.

He was born in 1830 in Rhinau Alsace loraine.France.
His birth name being Helmel.
He and his brother Joseph and sister Marie Madelean arrived in NY in 1844. Possibly on a ship named The Baltimore.
William changed his name prior to being married in 1855. He spent his life in Guernsey and Muskingon Counties in OHIO. He was also in the union army from 1861-1863.
His brother Joseph stayed a while in PA, got married and his son Joseph Helmel was born.They ended up in Joliet Illinois.
Charles, his son migrated to Colfax Indiana, 1890-1900.

As for Cherry, I will take another look. I have been doing a straight line search on both sides of the family. I wanted to know how far back I could go. From England so it's pretty interesting.
Added by Frank on Jul 25, 2016 9:49 PM
William Paul Hillman
Hi Lori.

William Paul Hillman was my great grandfather.
My grandfather was Charles Hillman 1856-1924.
Really appreciate the web page. Thanks
Added by Frank on Jul 25, 2016 4:20 PM
Van Dusen
Hi, I think my message sent to you when I reported a problem with your request. If not, let me know, but I believe they send to the requester.

I searched the whole cemetery today and there is nothing with Levinus' name on it anywhere. I posted the photo you requested of Lydia's stone, but there is nothing for him at all here.
Added by Morpheus on Mar 27, 2016 4:27 PM
Babe Fain
RE: Anna Barbara Schone Fleischmann
I am related to the Blankenbuhler through Hannes Jerg (George) Blankenbaker (husband of Anna Barbara Schone; Hans Matthias Blankenbaker and Anna Maria Mechlin; Hannes Jerg (George) Blankenbaker and Mary Garrett; John Blankenbaker Jr. also known as John B Pickler and Jane Davis; Davis Pickler and Mary P. McNalin, John Pickler and Lydia G. Grace, George and Emily Martin Pickler, Lemon Albert and Ella Wilkes Pickler. My grandfather was Claude Leroy Pickler married to Elsie E Robbins and my father was Edgar Leroy Pickler married to Lois McDowall. Do you want to know when they arrived in America?
Added by Babe Fain on Nov 12, 2015 4:54 PM
RE: Wallbridge photos
It was my pleasure
Added by Khopper on Aug 17, 2015 4:44 PM
Wallbridge photos
Sorry about the stones being wet, The sprinklers were on and I cut the grass and cleaned them as well as I could in-between sprinkler turns. The grass was difficult to clean off wet.
Added by Khopper on Aug 16, 2015 5:23 PM
Babe Fain
RE: Anna Barbara Schone Fleischmann
My 5th great grandfather John Blankenbaker Jr. son of Hannes Jerg (George) Blankenbaker and Mary Garrett. Hannes Jerg (Geroge) Blankenbaker grand parent were Hans (Johann) Thomas Blankenbuehler and Anna Barbara Schone. Mary Garrett parent was Johannes Gerhardt. No mother names listed.
Added by Babe Fain on Aug 04, 2015 10:30 AM
Jo Ann Kaufman
date of birth discrepancies
Hi, Lori
Saw a note requesting a photo for that reason and had to mention this. Remember rule #1 for family history: all we know for certain about obituaries, death records and (as I'm now learning,) church funeral records is who DID NOT provide the information! Anything is possible and the clues may never connect. Rule #2 is related: who answered the door to the census taker? On June 1, the adults and probably oldest children were out in the fields getting the crops into the ground. Think about it... explains a lot.
Added by Jo Ann Kaufman on Jun 29, 2015 2:21 PM
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