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Deborah Morrison (#47930370)
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I'm a retired attorney, now living in Florida, but grew up in southwestern Pennsylvania. I'm descended from several early PA colonial families, including Updegraff (Op den Graff), Brown, and Clayton, and from several of the early settlers in southwestern Pennsylvania, including Morrison, Flick, Cunningham, Mason, Larimer and Sipe. I am also related to the Williams and Hayes families, both of which immigrated to Pennsylvania from Wales.
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Nancy Marron Asti
Larimer family
Hi, my Larimer ancestor is Margaret Larimer who was married to John Johnston. They settled in Ligonier area. I found out through ancestry DNA that I am related to Robert Johnston who is related to this branch of Larimers. John Larimer of Donegal's will says that he left stuff to his grandson Robert Johnston, son of John Johnston and Margaret Johnston. So I am guessing this is correct JOhn Larimer. I am trying to tie it all together. Do you have any Johnstons in you tree?
Added by Nancy Marron Asti on Dec 23, 2016 7:36 AM
Georgia Smith
RE: Graham/Vandamme/Bennett headstone
Thank you so very much for clearing this up for me. I'll make a note of this in my tree. Georgia
Added by Georgia Smith on Sep 03, 2016 8:44 PM
Georgia Smith
Graham/Vandamme/Bennett headstone
Hi, Do you know what the connection is with this family? I was looking for the stone for Clara and found her with the Grahams. I see the connection between Graham and Vandamme. I know that the lot was supposedly bought by an Edward Bennett, possibly her son. She was family of my uncles. Thanks for any help you can provide, Georgia
Added by Georgia Smith on Sep 03, 2016 4:48 PM
D'Anna Rotsinger Nemitz
Would you like
Would you like to manager her memorial,I like to have people with their kin they belong with family so I'll transfer her to you.
Added by D'Anna Rotsinger Nemitz on Apr 19, 2015 10:27 AM
D'Anna Rotsinger Nemitz
Loretta Linden
Thank you so much for sponsoring her memorial. It is very much appreciated.
Added by D'Anna Rotsinger Nemitz on Apr 19, 2015 8:55 AM
Bill Daugherty
RE: Rachel Williams, #115657776
Hi Deborah,

I just transferred Rachel's memorial to you. Glad to help out my Updegraff cousin, if we are not related through the Williams somehow. I did take the opportunity to update Rachel's memorial before I transferred it. You can make sure I did it correctly.

My great-grandmother, Mary Ella Williams Updegraff (Findagrave #61470575) is also buried in Grandview Cemetery in Johnstown. If you might run across anything else on her family, and could let me know that would be great. Below is my bio on her memorial. (Though looking at it now it doesn't quite make sense about Thomas and Clara Williams being born in Wales in the 1900 U.S. Census, and then I cite Thomas and Clara Williams in the 1871 Wales Census being born in England.) Their daughter Bertha was born in Risca, so that may relate to your family somehow.

Mary Ella Williams Updegraff's parents, according to her marriage license to George Updegraff, were Thomas and Clara J. Williams. According to the 1900 U.S. Census, both of Mary's parents were born in Wales. (The 1871 Wales Census lists a Thomas Williams, age 29 as a coal miner born in Lidney, Gloucestershire, England, with a wife, Clara Williams, age 22 born in Oxford, and their daughter, Bertha Williams, age 1, born in Risca, Monmouthshire, Wales, who may possibly be the same family.)

Bill Daugherty
Added by Bill Daugherty on Apr 18, 2015 10:55 AM
Sherlocks Cousin
Flowers in Scrapbook
Deb - Double check all your flowers in your scrapbook!!! I just found one of mine has been changed by who knows who! It was in my military flower section and it was changed to one of FAGs standard Forget Me Not flowers. I don't have any of their standard flowers in my scrapbook. I checked my Dad's memorial and saw where you posted one to my Dad's memorial (47212561). Pam
Added by Sherlocks Cousin on Oct 19, 2014 4:28 PM
Cheryl Ann Enyart
Bee Woods # 82971987
Thank you for Sponsoring Beatrice Woods' memorial. She was the sweetest friend I ever had. I learned so much from her... and her spirituality was my favorite part of her... Thank you...
Added by Cheryl Ann Enyart on Sep 01, 2014 6:45 PM
Sherlocks Cousin
Sent you an invite to my tree.
Added by Sherlocks Cousin on Jul 06, 2014 8:51 AM
Sherlocks Cousin
RE: 5th GGGrandparents-Larimer
Found your tree on!!!!! It's nice to have another paternal cousin working on family. I have one other and he's a Shoup and really good with his info.
Added by Sherlocks Cousin on Jul 06, 2014 8:42 AM
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