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Sarah Gillespie (#47892270)
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Dawn M Princehorn
RE: Ruth Irene Howells Gillespie
Hi Sarah - Thank you so much for responding. I am not related at all. My daughter in-law's best friend, Nancy, is related. I am helping her do research on her family lines. This all started because Nancy has a rare genetic disorder.

I started searching because Nancy knew her mother, Donna J. Kimble died of the same disorder. Donna was the daughter of Edith Howells and Harry B. Kimble.

Ruth Irene Howells was Edith's older sister. So Ruth and Edith were sisters. If I figured this out correctly your father, Dale, and Nancy's mother, Donna, would have been 1st cousins.

There is quite a history of mother's dying young. Mary Elizabeth Gittins Howell died when Edith was only two weeks old. Edith died when her daughter, Donna was less than three years old and then Donna died when Nancy was only 31.

I believe all three died of the same genetic disorder.

Like you, I haven't been able to find David J. Howells beyond being listed on his wife's death certificate which lists them as living in DuBois, PA.

David was married first to Mary Jones. What is interesting is that Mary didn't die. That marriage was annulled a few days before he married Mary Gittins.

I would like to communicate with you more, if you desire to do so. My personal email address is

Added by Dawn M Princehorn on Sep 04, 2015 4:20 PM
Dawn M Princehorn
Ruth Irene Howell Gillespie
I am trying to find more information on Ruth Howells who was your father's mother.

I do know that Ruth was the daughter of David Howells and Mary E. Gittens.

Can you supply any information?


Dawn Princehorn
Added by Dawn M Princehorn on Aug 25, 2015 11:07 AM
Gaylene R Gillespie Korthouse
We are happy to have Gaylene's memorial managed by a relative! Thank you for adopting her. If we have any others, please write back!

Added by PATTY McFERREN-BLANTON & ... on Aug 10, 2015 6:35 PM
You asked for some transfers and inadvertly deleted them while reading my mail on my ipad. Please send another request.
Added by MSue on Oct 16, 2014 4:05 PM
RE: Trumbull's
Sarah, somehow your request to "Mare" to transfer her memorials for Trumbulls to you ended up in my public message inbox. Strange! There is nothing from you in Mare's public message list, so you may want to retry contacting this contributor.
Added by Tevye on Jun 21, 2014 6:17 AM
Nancy J. Hochmuth
RE: Harry Whipple
Thanks for the note. I am Marion Whipple's daughter. Uncle Harry was a brother to my father.
Did you by any chance ever hear them talk about a Cherokee Grandmother? I am trying to find her.
Added by Nancy J. Hochmuth on May 09, 2013 5:45 PM
RE: 96016940
Please use the edit button on her page.
Added by CABrown on Jan 16, 2013 12:48 PM
jenny gregerson rose
RE: Bethel and Harry Whipple
Hello sorry to be so late in replying. I linked baby Whipple to his parents. I also went alittle further and found his birth and death dates as well.I also found his name William James. I found Bethels obit. Would you add this to hers if you would like Bethel Larson(maiden name) Born in Warren Pa to Carl and Belle Bly Larson August 22,1927 and passed away December 13,2010 in Clarendon Pa. Thanks
Added by jenny gregerson rose on Jan 10, 2013 2:00 PM
Victoria Cripps-Sauer
Brockway Cemetery
I was oh SO wrong about cemetery - do you happen to know exact location of cemetery? Like a road name or anything as I am headed that direction over the holidays and could possibly stop and try to get your pictures for you...
Added by Victoria Cripps-Sauer on Dec 19, 2012 4:32 AM
Victoria Cripps-Sauer
I didn't mean to sound rude in my last message - sometimes I tend to just type and not think about how it will come across.
Added by Victoria Cripps-Sauer on Dec 18, 2012 9:32 PM
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