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James E. Welch (#47006151)
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William Bradford 8G Grandfather
Francis Cooke 9G Grandfather
John Cooke 9G Uncle
John Billington 9G Grandfather
Francis Billington 8G Grandfather
William Brewster 11G Uncle
Love Brewster 1Cousin 11Removed
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William Orcutt and Susanna Edson
These are my 8th great grandparents; I think, lol.
I am so confused though as to who Susannah, born in 1618, Orcutt's mother is. I am seeing 3 wives for him;
Mary Lane md in 1617; Susanna md in 1616 and Susanna Bickley md ? Are the 2 Susanna's the same person??

Hoping you can help me with this!

Thank you, Sharon McIntosh Mathews
Added by Sharon MATHEWS on Sep 21, 2017 5:07 PM
Paul Barton
Ebenezer Welch #84553909

I'm Paul Barton #48021873.

Ebenezer is my wife's 3rd cousin, 7 times removed.


Find a grave gives the birth location as Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts.

Biography attached to him gives his birth as Bristol, Hartford, Connecticut.


Added by Paul Barton on Jun 16, 2017 10:17 AM
Paul Barton
John Welch #84554067

My name is Paul Barton #48021873.

John is my wife's 3rd cousin, 7 times removed

John married first in Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut, Friday, September 11, 1772, Abigail Dibble, born: Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, 16 March 1699/1700, died: before April 1729; Daughter of Benjamin and Mary (Benjamin) Dibble.

John married second in Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut, 11 April 11, 1729, Sarah Abbe born: Windham, Windham, Connecticut,11 March 11, 1699, living in 1754; daughter of John and Hannah (______) Abbe.

The problem is Abigail's marriage date makes her 72 years old.


Added by Paul Barton on Jun 16, 2017 9:55 AM
Steve McKaskey
Ebenezer Fitch
You left a note - A descendant of Pilgrim William Bradford.and a picture of the cover of the book Mayflower Descendants

Is the E.Fitch link listed there? He is my GGF.
I am working on proving my ancestry to William Brewster and would be thrilled to find another possible Mayflower ancestor!

Added by Steve McKaskey on Jun 13, 2017 10:05 PM
Joseph Swisher

This might not help solve the Swisher Family puzzles but

John Foster Poorman's Son David C Poorman married Catherine Lilly. Their dau Minnie Mae married Simon Peter Swisher.

John Foster Poorman's Daughter Margaret Poorman married Edward Johnson. Their Son Thomas B Johnson married Sarah Haines.

Sarah Haines is the Daughter of James P Haines and Nancy Packer.

Nancy Packer is the dau of Jesse Phipps Packer and Sarah Linnes Swisher,

Sarah Linnes Swisher (my GGG Aunt, Half? Sister to my GGG Grandfather Michael)

Sarah Linnes Swisher is the Daughter of Joseph Switzer/Swisher b 1767 Pa d 1853 Ohio. Joseph lived in Centre County for sure from 1802-1826 when Sarah married Jesse. Joseph was in Holmes County Ohio in 1830.

I have a 4th Cousin Match to a Desc of Simons Sister and I have a DNA Match to the Family of Sarah Haines.
Added by Joseph Swisher on May 12, 2017 12:04 PM
Roger Whiting
John Adams

Thanks for adding the bio information to my 6x great grandfather's memorial, John Adams. We appreciate it. Can you list me as the person who provided the bio information?

All the Best to you.

Roger Whiting
Added by Roger Whiting on Apr 06, 2017 1:22 PM
Roger Whiting
Ebenezer Adams


Thanks so much for the transfer of Ebenezer Adams to my care; certainly didn't expect this. Happy to get his bio information added, the transfer is quite a bonus.

Thanks again for your kindness and consideration.

Added by Roger Whiting on Feb 28, 2017 8:45 PM
Paul Hough
Michael Waddell
Thank you for your effort in looking Michael Waddell's stone.

Added by Paul Hough on Feb 21, 2017 7:05 AM
Christian H. Heck et al
James, thank you for your time and effort in obtaining then sharing you photo of Christian and family's tombstone. Words cannot fully express the gratitude felt for your efforts. Again, many thanks!!!

Added by Karma on Feb 15, 2017 5:43 AM
Thadd & Mabel Jackson
Thanks so much for finding my 2nd great uncle, Thadd Jackson, and his wife Mabel in the Jersey Shore Cemetery. I really appreciate your help!
Added by BustedFlipper on Feb 14, 2017 8:04 PM
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