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Dan Tudor (#47977666)
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Most interested in the families in my family tree: Tudor, Shaw, Perrine, Jewett, Ferris, Mercer, Brown, Peck, Lockwood, Knapp.
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Jeffrey Tull
Stores family
Dan,

Yes it looks like we both have the same information for the Benjamin Stites families.

I can give you some detail on Bemjamin II and his other marriages. The first thing you should know is that his second and third marriages were illegitimate. He was not divorced from his first wife Rachael Waldon until 1798. Filed in 1796. He married again anyway to Mary "Polly" Mills in April 1784. They had two children that I know of John Gano Stites (1788-1853) and Mary R Stites (1791-).

In 1792 he married a third time to Hannah Warring. They had three children. Anne Watson Stites (1792-1875) William Stites (1797-1843) and Nathaniel Watson Stites (1799-1863).

There is a lot of documentation on his divorce at ancestry.com

Benjamin I is my direct line through his son Elijah Stites.

Regards,

Jeff Tull
Added by Jeffrey Tull on Sep 06, 2013 11:16 AM
Todd Whitesides
Deborah Ferris Stites
I've connected her with her parents. Unfortunately I cannot disconnect the link with Isaiah as I am not the one who made it. You'll have to contact the person who maintains that memorial. Is Deborah an ancestor of yours?
Added by Todd Whitesides on Sep 05, 2013 12:04 PM
Jeffrey Tull
Stites family
Dan,

I got a message from Allison Pierce about the Stites family, specifically Benjamin Stites and she hoped I would contact you directly to help sort this all out. I believe she has the wrong Benjamin Stites linked to Elizabeth Wilcocks Stites. Below is my message to her, Hezekiah is the brother of Elijah so the same would apply to him. Please let me know if you have documentation proving otherwise, this is my direct line of ancestors and I'd like to get it correct.

Allison,

I have linked Elijah Stites to Elizabeth Wilcocks, however I believe the Benjamin Stites you have attached as Elizabeth's spouse is actually Benjamin Stites Jr.

There is a lot of confusion on Benjamin Sr. and Jr. because one died in 1804 and the other in 1805, neither of which were actually born in 1734 as the memorial states, which adds to the confusion. Benjamin Stites Sr. is the father of Elijah, the husband of Elizabeth Wilcocks, was born 9 Feb 1725, and died 31 May 1805. His son Benjamin Jr. was born in 1748 and died 30 Aug 1804.

Benjamin Jr. is known as Major Benjamin Stites and was married to Mary Mills, Rachel Waldon, and Hannah Waring.

Nathaniel Warren Stites is correctly linked to Benjamin jr.'s memorial but Nathaniel's Mother is Hannah Waring. Elizabeth Wilcocks Stites is his Grandmother.


Added by Jeffrey Tull on Sep 05, 2013 11:52 AM
Allison Ferris Pierce
Hezekiah Stites
Thank you for the great documentation - link to father has been made. Will one of the other memorial managers be linking Benj. Sr. to wife Elizabeth?
Added by Allison Ferris Pierce on Sep 05, 2013 6:50 AM
Allison Ferris Pierce
Hezekiah Stites
Thank you for your response. Is there any source that specifically states the names of Hezekiah's parents and hopefully their birth dates? It's definitely tricky with same name fathers & sons.
Added by Allison Ferris Pierce on Sep 04, 2013 9:21 PM
Allison Ferris Pierce
Hezekiah Stites
Dan,
Do you have a official source link that tells the parents of Hezekiah, please? I am seeing all sorts of people listed on family trees as his parents, such as Benjamin & Rachael Mills Stites. Do you have a book on the Stites or a birth document link, perhaps? Also, in regards to the children, when I have links for children, I don't duplicate them above in the bio section. That's why the only children listed in the bio section of his memorial are ones who haven't been found & linked yet. Thanx!
Added by Allison Ferris Pierce on Sep 04, 2013 7:04 PM
Allison Ferris Pierce
Stites
Yes, certainly I'll try to help straighten things out. Give me a day or so to take care of it - thank you!
Added by Allison Ferris Pierce on Sep 04, 2013 5:22 PM
Michael Cummiskey
Ann Brown
Hello, I made the edits for Ann Brown. Thanks for the info!
Added by Michael Cummiskey on Nov 18, 2012 10:27 AM
 

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