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David Farnsworth (#47084889)
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William Lynes Children
William Wallace Lynes
Sarah E. Lynes Fansworth
Andrew J. Lynes @ Ada, MN
Mary J. Lynes Ham (Hamm?) @ Lexington, MA
Nettie Lynes Peterson @ Nashua
Josephine Lynes Hartson
Amos A. Lynes
Eva A. Lynes Blaser

One infant daughter (20 months.)

3 surviving sisters:
Lydia Hovey
Mary Ballard
Lizzie Phillips

Added by FBHanson on Nov 26, 2016 4:33 PM
William Lynes (Sr.) additional information
Hi David. It's growing colder in the north so I guess it's genealogy time. I picked up a booklet filled with Lynes related newspaper articles/clippings dating from the late 1800's.

I'll include highlights of Wm. Lynes' obit from 1896: Age 15, he moved traveled to SW NY to Cattaraugus cty remaining there for "a score of years". Age 23 married Emily Perry. At age 35, family moved to Sharon, WI after several years, moved & settled near Independence, IA. a few more moves & in 1862 they came to Fremont twshp, Butler cty where they farmed a number of years. In the early 1890's he sold the farm & moved in with their children. William spent his last years caring for his wife Emily, also in poor health brought about "by many years of pioneer life".

Funeral services were conducted from the Baptist Church by Rev. P.M. Smock, assisted by C.A. Pedicord.

David, these are just a few pieces of info if you want to insert any into your original write-up.

You may all ready have a lot of the info in this book. It has been compiled by Lida A. Lynes, continued by Edna Lynes Swinton (since 1928) & given to me by Janet Elaine Lynes Gall (2016).
Added by FBHanson on Nov 26, 2016 4:15 PM
Sue Wehnert Guss
I have Death Certificates for Abram and James Bird Farrand but cannot upload them because there are too many gavestone photos. Can you convince anyone to remove one of those photos from each memorial page?
thank you.
Sue Guss
Added by Sue Wehnert Guss on Oct 18, 2014 11:45 PM
Rebecca Hill 126158921
Thought you might be interested in knowing I have added an obit for Rebecca Hill. According to the obit she is buried at the Dell Rapids Cemetery. There is no record of her in the sexton records.

Best of luck!


Added by dells on Mar 10, 2014 1:56 PM
Root Sleuth
Payne family
Hello, I have a strange request. I noticed you placed several memorials of Payne family members in the Spring Valley cemetery. My Perkins family lived in Spring Valley in the 1800's coming from New York and are also buried in this cemetery. My question is... in several of the Minnesota territorial census' (1857 & 1860 to be exact) my Perkins family had a Hannah Payne living with them. Her approx birthdate was 1785 in New York and she must have died sometime after 1870. Could she be part of this family you posted on find a grave? I am skeptical that she is related to my family as the maiden name of my grandmother was Maxwell and not Payne.
I was a little excited to find a Hannah Payne connected to the Laura Ingalls Wilder line but quickly decided this was not the same Hannah. If you can shed some light I would appreciate your input.
Added by Root Sleuth on Oct 15, 2012 1:25 PM
James Seidelman
Leslie F. Burch
Always glad when someone finds a relative and I'm able to transfer.
Added by James Seidelman on Aug 26, 2012 10:19 PM
Bob Fuller
Warren Rue Simbric/Flora Smith
I am researching the Edward Simbric/Clara Fuller descendants. I really appreciate the biog etc that you have posted with some of these families. They are very helpful to me. Clara Fuller is my 2nd cousin once rem'd. I did notice you mentioned in Flora Smith Simbric memorial 34676912 that she may have married in Waverly. I found a marriage record on that show her & Warren were married 19 Mar 1914 in Cook Co., IL. I thought you might be interested in that info. Again, thanks for all the good posts.

Bob Fuller
Added by Bob Fuller on Dec 26, 2011 7:25 PM
James Stamp Meriwether
Recently I was searching for my Grandfather's cemetery plot. I have never visited his grave since Alice had him moved from Key Stone Heights to Cocoa Beach Fl. I was very surprised of all the information that was on his site, all the way to my materinal grandmother. How are you related to Alice Meriwether? They were both a big part of our life when they live in Key Stone.
We visited them often. He was my mother's father.
Any information you can give me will be appreciated. I am planning on visiting his grave soon. I want to contact his other 3 grandchildren to see if they want to meet there also.
Beth Sullivan
Added by Anonymous on Nov 14, 2011 7:02 AM
Bernice Griffith Knoke
Phebe and Charlie Farnsworth
Were there other Farnsworths that lived in Plainfield? I can't remember just right, but did Phebe and Charlie live on a farm or out of Plainfield? I just remember it being so quiet there. It was wonderful seeing your pictures of them after such a long time. It's just interesting how certain people make such an impression when we are young.

Did you know that I had a great uncle who died in the house on Main Street. His name was Frank Griffith. He committed suicide, or so the story goes, in his mother's house in 1923. There was even an inquest, but I wonder about the result as he was trying to take everything away from his mother Florence Ketchum Griffith after Adam Patterson died with no will. Shortly after that the rest of the syblings and their moved to Waterloo, Iowa. I have the newspaper account and it's just interesting.
Added by Bernice Griffith Knoke on Aug 26, 2011 8:13 AM
Bernice Griffith Knoke
Farnsworth/Griffith Connection
I remember going from Waterloo to Plainfield with my parents when I was little to put flowers on graves at Willow Lawn. We always stopped for lunch at Phebe and Charlie Farnsworth's home. While the adults talked, I used to go outside and swing on their glider. I remember them being the nicest people.

My father was originally from Plainfield and had grown up there. He was the son of Joseph George Griffith Sr. who was raised in a house on Main Street.

I always looked forward to seeing Phebe and Charlie as she was a wonderful cook and they were both so kind. This would have been back in the late 1940s and early 50s.

Added by Bernice Griffith Knoke on Aug 24, 2011 3:58 PM
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