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Arlene Nagle Boyle (#48247132)
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Leroy Nagle
Records show Leroy is buried beside Louise, We are not sure if there's no stone, or the red stone is his. It is completely unreadable. This is all the info we can get. As you can see we have Louise's.
Added by Bethalene on May 25, 2014 5:06 PM
One more...
Just in case you need a little more information for Dorothy. You can never have too much right? :)

Here is the entry for the marriage, from Indiana, Select Marriages, 1780-1992:

Name: Dorothy Messersmith
Gender: Female
Marriage Date: 13 Nov 1827
Marriage Place: Fayette, Indiana
Spouse: William Byram
FHL Film Number: 469764
Reference ID: p 52

Name: William Byram
Gender: Male
Marriage Date: 13 Nov 1827
Marriage Place: Fayette, Indiana
Spouse: Dorothy Messersmith
FHL Film Number: 469764
Reference ID: p 52

Source: Source Information: Indiana, Select Marriages, 1780-1992 [database on-line]. Provo, UT,

Original data: Indiana, Marriages, 1780-1992. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013.
Added by rnf68 on Apr 29, 2014 10:25 AM
Dorothy Messersmith Byram
Hello again,

I was just doing a little research about the name and came across some information that I thought may be helpful. The timeline seems to fit. It's an entry for a marriage in Fayette County, Indiana.

Byram, William & Dorothy Messersmith, 11131827 (p. 52)

I also came across this memorial that is linked to yours:

There is also a thread on from 2006.

One entry states, "My information sources have given me a William Peter Byram, 1776, VA, 1855, IN, m.13 Nov 1827, Connersville, Fayette Co. IN, Dorothy Messersmith (b.20 Apr 1810, Wythe Co., VA, d.28 Nov 1883, Polk, City, Polk Co., IA, bur Polk City, IA, d/o Peter Messerschmidt & Dorothy Lilley.
In 1850 William was in Van Buren Twsp, Clay Co., IN. He was a tobacco farmer. Their children were: Peter L., b.1828, John M., b.1830, Anthony, b.1832, Mary Ann, b.1837, Emily, b.1840, Adam J., b.1843, Grant, b.1844, Ellen Missouri, b.1848, and W. John, b.1856."

Also, there is an entry from 1997 on USGen web as follows: "Ann Nussbaum Tue May 13 12:56:09 1997
BYRAM I am researching the family of William BYRAM and Dorothy MESSERSMITH who were in Indiana c. 1828. They had 11 children, Peter,John M, Anthony, Mary Ann, Andrew J., Emily, Adam, Grant, Ellen Missouri, Margaret D., and W. John. Was Mary Ann BYRAM married before she married Henry R. NUSSBAUM, 21 Feb, 1861 in Iowa? She had a son, William, who was born 30 Aug 1856. William was blind from an illness at the age of three."

These references tie it all together. I hope this helps.
Added by rnf68 on Apr 29, 2014 10:22 AM
Photo requests
Hi Arlene,

I haven't forgotten your two photo requests that I claimed. The weather isn't cooperating here. Just as soon as we have a sunny day, I'll get back over to the Polk City Cemetery.

Added by rnf68 on Apr 29, 2014 9:26 AM
Lisa Hergert-Turpin
Henry and Mary Swift
Big thanks for the photos you've provided.
Added by Lisa Hergert-Turpin on Oct 31, 2013 2:02 PM
Marcie Birk
Estalee Sutherland Allnutt
Thank you for fulfilling my photo request. I never expected someone to do this so quickly. I appreciate it.
Added by Marcie Birk on Oct 31, 2013 12:33 PM
Martha Halden
Ruth I Simmons Gravestone
Thank you for taking your time to go to the cemetery and photograph the gravestone of Ruth I Simmons.
Added by Martha Halden on Oct 31, 2013 12:21 PM
Mike Serpa
RE: Photo of Andrew J. Byram
Hi Arlene,

I'm glad you liked the photo of your great-grandfather! It must be exciting to see a photo of a family member for the first time. I got a little excited reading you message.

There is a larger version of this same photo at Type in his name in the search box. Click on the the 75.5mb option under his photo.

Thanks for writing,

Added by Mike Serpa on Oct 06, 2013 8:39 AM
Roxanne Riggan
A J Byram
I transferred management to you, He is your ancestor Now family has found him. Roxanne
Added by Roxanne Riggan on Oct 05, 2013 9:28 AM

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