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James Morgans (#46904517)
 member for 10 years, 3 months, 4 days
Rick Platt
William W Aspinwall
I read with great interest your memorial for William W. Aspinwall.

I'm trying to determine if he married my GG grandfather's sister, Mary C. Merz, in 1885.

She was listed in her mother's estate by her maiden name in 1884, but in 1885 showed up living in Dayton, then Indianapolis with her husband William W. Aspinwall.

She disappears thereafter. Any insight you have would be appreciated.

Added by Rick Platt on Dec 19, 2014 11:36 AM

Heather Taylor
George W. Coe
Hello. I'm Heather Taylor. I saw your post about George coe being your cousin, and it looks like I have found a family member, whereas he was a many great grandfather to me. My family owns and frequently visits the Glencoe ranch where his homestead is. If you know any of the Perry's, Nina Perry Taylor is my great grandmother. Would like to hear back to learn more about my family.

Added by Heather Taylor on Jul 27, 2014 8:02 PM

Kay Hicks
Haines, Lewis, and Morgans families
You and I share 3 families. I was not surprised to find the Lewis and Morgans families together which are my Mother's family, but I was surprised to find Richard Haines listed by the same person, as he is from my Dad's family.

Richard Haines married to Mary Carlisle is my 7th great grand uncle. Joseph Haines, his brother, is my ancestor.

Pvt Ebenezer Lewis is my 4th great grandfather.

Margret Eliza Lewis Morgans is my 2nd great grand aunt. Her brother Nathaniel Lewis is my great great grandfather.


Added by Kay Hicks on May 02, 2014 6:51 PM

Linda Cox
Julia Delilah Purl Bond
P.Lee, Here is the link for Julia Delilah Purl Bond to Thomas Jefferson Bond. They were married May 20, 1827 in St. Francois County, Missouri.

Added by Linda Cox on Sep 23, 2013 8:51 PM

David Williamson
RE: Roving Bill Aspinwall
Dear James,

Thanks for your kind words. I would be very interested in seeing a copy of "Roving Bill's" letter to Sarah and any other information you might have. I would also be glad to try to answer any of your questions. References to "Roving Bill" in the book will help you piece together at least some of his road adventures. Right now I do not have the book in front of me, but I'll go back over my notes and see if I can come up with some other suggestions for you and get back to you privately.

David Williamson

Added by David Williamson on Sep 12, 2012 5:00 PM

David Williamson
"Roving Bill" Aspinwall

Thank you for your "Roving Bill" Aspinwall post on Find A Grave.

I first became interested in "Roving Bill" while writing the history of the 47th Indiana Volunteer Infantry. After finding excerpts of "Roving Bill's" newspaper article on his experience at the Battle of Champion Hill ("My Foe and Friend Had Crossed the River") in Grady Howell's "Hill of Death", I decided to find out as much as I could about him. After obtaining a complete copy of "Roving Bill's" article, I perused all the secondary sources that I could find and was able to include his entire article, add a bit more on his relationship with Rev. McCook, and compile a short, albeit incomplete, biography in my history of the 47th Indiana. It pleases me greatly that his obituary and the photo of his tombstone help to fill the information gaps and complete his biography. And, of course, I was very pleased to learn that he had been married and left at least one descendant who wants to keep his memory alive.


David Williamson, PhD
Author of "The 47th Indiana Volunteer Infantry: A Civil War History", McFarland & Co., Publishers, 2012.

Added by David Williamson on Sep 11, 2012 8:10 PM

Linda Cox
RE: Julia Delilah Purl
Thanks for responding so quickly, James. Men running off other men must run in the family. Sometime after Nathan Oliver Allen, Sr. died in 1888, Sarah Caroline Bond Allen remarried. Family legend says he was abusive. My grandfather, Nathan Oliver Allen, Jr., and two of his older brothers, Ham and Wes, came after him with guns and told him if he did not leave they would shoot him. So he left and filed for divorce. After the divorce, she took back the name Allen! This was in 1900. Thank you for the information. I had some of it but not all.

Added by Linda Cox on Mar 13, 2012 6:05 AM

Linda Cox
Julia Delilah Purl Bond

Julia Delilah Purl Bond is my gg-grandmother. One of her daughters was Sarah Caroline Bond Allen who was my g-grandmother. One of her sons was my grandfather nathan Olive Allen. Will you please tell me how we are connected? Thanks,
Linda Cox

Added by Linda Cox on Mar 12, 2012 7:28 PM

Donna Barnes
Odd Fellows Cemetery
Well, I see you got back from your trip. Hope you had a good one! Thanks so much for transferring your Morgans from one Odd Fellows Cemetery to the other. I appreciate you consenting to do it!!!

Added by Donna Barnes on Mar 17, 2011 2:22 PM

Donna Barnes
Odd Fellows Cemetery
There are two Odd Fellows Cemeteries listed on Find A Grave for Burnet County, Texas. I'm contacting the four contributors that have memorial pages in the smaller listing for the Odd Fellows Cemetery (12) and asking if you'll transfer your memorial page over to the other Odd Fellows Cemetery (502). It would sure help clean up the cemetery listing for Burnet County, Texas PLUS stop any confusion. I have entered the ones that are in the smaller listing of the Odd Fellows Cemetery (12) into the other Odd Fellows Cemetery (502). However, when you transfer yours over... I'll be more than happy to delete mine. Hopefully, you will honor my request to help consolidate these two Odd Fellows Cemeteries.

Many Thanks!!!
Donna Barnes

Added by Donna Barnes on Mar 09, 2011 5:51 PM

Katie Morgans, M.D.
There are no dates on the stone. There are two more stones in the same row with her to the north. One is Mother and the other has the surname Hill. Must be her parents. I didn't write down the information, if you want it I will get it.

Added by Judie on Oct 21, 2010 8:17 PM

RE: Morgan Morgans
Don't worry, I have not given up. I sent a letter to a guy, John King, who lives near there. I asked him to take a look. He is new to Find A Grave and I think he will be a good hunter of stones. M.M. IS in the cem. I saw him! Sunday I was feeling a bit worn out. I must have walked right by him. I will go back soon if John doesn't get it and find that Morgan Morgans ! lol

Added by Xanarama on Sep 28, 2010 5:57 AM

Morgan Morgans
Ok. Mr. Morgans was hiding from me yesterday. I thought I would be able to quickly find him but....I didn't. I know I saw him on the previous Sunday but yesterday he was not to be seen. I know I didn't dream seeing him. I will release my claim because I do not have plans to head out there within the next week or so. Maybe someone else can go out there. I am not giving up but for now I must release.

Added by Xanarama on Sep 27, 2010 8:39 AM

RE: Morgan Morgans
No problem, James. I will be there on Sunday unless we get storms again. I like the statements ffrom the obit. It makes sence he was a memeber of IOOF.

Added by Xanarama on Sep 21, 2010 5:57 AM

Morgan Morgans
You aren't going to believe this but I was just at this cemetery and I sw Morgan Morgans marker. I remember giggling to myself thinking "first name same a the last". I will go get a photo this coming weekend for you.

Added by Xanarama on Sep 19, 2010 5:48 PM

Marshall Purl
Hezekiah Purl
Hezekiah Purl was my G/G/Uncle I have more information on Hezekiah Purl if your interrested.
James Morgans how do we relate?
my E-Mail address is
Marshall Purl

Added by Marshall Purl on Jul 08, 2009 12:06 PM


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