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treerpgmo (#47324296)
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Genealogy has been a serious business for me since I was in grade school. I documented and discovered that my 3rd great-grandmother Laura A. (WHITMARSH) MILLER's parents Horace WHITMARSH & Clarissa Mitchell (WARNER) WHITMARSH were both Mayflower descendants. I tracked the surname GILMORE back to Capt. James GILMORE of Rockbridge Co, Virginia. (Thanks to the late Shelby GILMORE for his ground breaking research in the 1960-70s.) Turns out that he was present at the Battle of Yorktown where poor Cornwallis discovered that yes he would be famous but no not for something to land him in to #10 Downing Street. Other discoveres include proving Mennonite ancestry via the BINKLEY orig BINGELLI and STAUFFER lines.

Corrections & Questions: Use the S.A.C. for corrections and please differentiate facts from from suppositions and might be for the benefit of other researchers. Also if it's a question that I don't have an instant answer for that requires further research remember that the facts are the foundation for the solution. Correction and question e-mails should NOT be deletion requests as those requesting deletions are considered a nuisance and are treated accordingly. Include your e-mail address in the S.A.C. and you must have your messages visible to the public. If you are requesting links include the findagrave code number after each person.

Transfers: Most of the the virtual graves I manage are blood kin in some way. I don't transfer direct ancestors or very close relatives of my grandparents. For others that can happen if you are more closely related than me.

First: leave some kind of flower on the virtual grave in question. Use the correct e-mail (NOT a message on my profile) that includes your e-mail address (required) and tell me how you are related. If the person is someone I'm not related to I usually transfer these type immediately. (Unless you ask if you have other relatives buried in the same cemetery. In that case I might need that virtual grave as a reference point for easy access because non-relatives will not be in my internal database.) I probably know very little about a non-relative so someone who is a relative should manage them.

Second: If I am related but you are a closer relative to that person --- I will look at my internal database --- I may have questions for you! I may have active research that I conducting on that person and/or his/her near relatives. So just because I don't transfer a relative immediately doesn't mean no if I don't say no. Before I transfer a relative I back check my internal database to make sure what I have there matches findagrave. If you send in the "correction" additional facts, crosslinks to parents or other updated data I need to fix BOTH areas. I have also been known to transfer a group of graves for the same family. If I am doing a group transfer I also back check each cemetery to see if there are other relatives of the person who don't have virtual memorials but should. All of this takes TIME which is a precious commodity and when it is done it should be done right the first time.

The type of transfers I absolutely will not do are any type of these three:

#1 Any of my direct ancestors and other close relatives of my grandparents.
#2 To people who are bulk collectors of virtual graves that do not transfer outside of guidelines.
#3 To people who have harassed others on findagrave.

These are direct line known surnames to my 7th great-grandparents. Note that on those from Norge I am trying to use "farm" names because surnames were not generally required by law till about 1900 in Norge. American & Canadian states/provinces are abbreviated in all caps. Other countries are spelled out preferably in that nation's first language. When you see a surname repeated that is because it is actually more than one unrelated surnames with the the surname coming closest to this current time listed first. Several of these families can be accessed through my multiple virtual cemeteries. Most of these, but not all, are public:

Missouri: Mercer County, Lindley and Harrison Twsps and also the neighboring townships of Clay Twsp in Harrison County and Hamilton Twsp in Decatur Co, Iowa: I do have a particular interest and expertise in this area as four of my great-grandparents were from this area. If you need help in this area ask. What I don't know I most likely know who you need to talk to.

Maine: Hancock County, Swan's Island: Make sure you see for any virtual grave in this area that I either entered and/or left a candle on. This is the source for all of the information, including links to parents, gravestone photographs or documentation of the lack of one. If the person in question had the surname JOYCE or married one then they either were themselves or married a direct descendant of the SAMSON, STANDISH, and ALDEN families.

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Gladys Hendrix
I tried changing the order of her husbands. I tried this 4 times. It continues to say Vern is the first husband and Gardner 2nd. Do you have any suggestions? You also wanted her place of death to be Diamond. Do you have a source for this that I may site? If you should happen to have her death certificate or obituary that would be great. Thanks for any help!
Added by eulaexpress on Oct 12, 2017 12:23 PM
Rhonda Tincher
RE: Cottage Hill Cem, Dick Johnson-Posey Twsps, Clay Co, Indiana
I added the picture to William Hutson. Thanks
Added by Rhonda Tincher on Oct 08, 2017 11:38 AM
Rita Jannusch McKenzie
John Waller 1673-1753
You state on his memorial, that he is descended from royalty in England. Could you provide me with the source of that information? It really interests me.

Added by Rita Jannusch McKenzie on Oct 04, 2017 11:51 AM
Eileen West Junker
RE: George Brown # 58319913
I can't send the actual documents on here but this is what I have:

George Brown - b. ca 1783; married 1811 - about 28 years old per 1850 Census.

Dicey Brown b. ca 1812 - married Henry Black in Oldham Co, KY in 1832. I have the actual documents for these marriages. James Wilson Brown signed the Marr. bond.

James Wilson Brown b. ca 1813 - married in 1835 - ca 22 years old.

Frances "Fanny" Brown Ludlow b. Apr 1815 per 1900 Census - Marr. in 1835 - ca 20 years old.

Elizabeth Brown Smith - b. ca 1818 - Marr. 8n 1835 - ca 17 years old - Consent of both parties given, so they were both under age.

Thomas Brown - b. 16 May 1822 per find a grave and Census records.

Per 1830 Census George and Mary "Polly" Brown had at least 9 children

Dicey, Frances, and Elizabeth were all married in Oldham co, KY and all marriage bonds say "Daughter of George Brown.

If you will send me an email address where I can attach the records and send to you, I will be happy to do so.
Eileen West Junker

All three of the girls
Added by Eileen West Junker on Aug 28, 2017 10:04 AM
Karen Arnel
RE: Malachi Lile #55891279
Thank you very much. Last week I went to MidCont. Libr in Independence and spent about 9 hours searching this and Wed was spent in Ray County visiting the Court House and the Genealogy Society. Everyone was very helpful - - - but no one had Malachi as the father of George Washington.
What is very frustrating is - someone HAD to have the source documents for the children. The question is how do I find THAT/THOSE source documents. It's the only way I can prove the relationship to DAR.
Anyway, here's my applicant's response to your information:

"It is very difficult to keep these Henrys straight. I think our Henry b. 1730-50 is the son of the Wake Co. Henry he is talking about. There is also a Henry Hugh Lile-a great hunter-who is a cousin, I think. He is often called Hugh. As I understand it, our Henry left Wake Co. about 1750.

According to the research done by David Liles:
1690-Henry m to Jean Jones
1711-Henry Jr m. Eliz. Lewis
1730-40-MY Henry is b and married Deb. Haughton- left JOHNSTON Co. -went to Watauga
Their children are George, Henry, Malachi - b1778- and Deborah."

Thanks again!
Karen Arnel
Added by Karen Arnel on Aug 27, 2017 1:55 PM
Eileen West Junker
RE: George Brown # 58319913
Do you have an email address on your member page where I can send you the information? I have a lot of info I can send you. Thanks for your response.
Eileen Junker
Added by Eileen West Junker on Aug 27, 2017 12:29 AM
Eileen West Junker
RE: George Brown # 58319913
Do you have an email address on your member page where I can send you the information? I have a lot of info I can send you. Thanks for your response.
Eileen Junker
Added by Eileen West Junker on Aug 27, 2017 12:23 AM
Eileen West Junker
George Brown # 58319913
My name is Eileen West Junker and George Brown is my 4th great grandfather through his daughter, Dicey Brown, who married Henry Black. I just recently found the first name of Dicey's father and have been searching for the other family members. Dicey's marriage record, Copy of the actual marriage bond, said that Dicey was the daughter of George Brown. They got married in Oldham Co., KY in 11 Sep. 1832.

I just found several members of the Brown family in Gregg, Morgan Co, IN. George and Mary were also living there in 1850 and I just now found his website on Find a Grave.
I notice you have a different last name for his daughter, Elizabeth Brown, verified by her marriage license. She married Allen Smith in Oldham Co., KY on 26 Oct 1835 and I have a copy of her death Certificate showing she died June 25, 1901 in Morgan Co, IN. It lists her father's name as George Brown b. in Virginia and her mothers name as Mary Wilson b. in Virginia. Buried in Hall Cemetery.

I would be very happy to send you the documentation if you want it. I also have documentation on Georges daughter, Frances Brown, and his son James Wilson Brown. I am so happy to find this website. I have been working on Henry and Dicey Black since back in the 1990's and finally found the info on Dicey's family.

You can reach me at

Thank you so much.
Eileen West Junker
Added by Eileen West Junker on Aug 25, 2017 2:49 PM
Dorothy York Krueger
Elizabeth Bennett 1723-1756
Hi I am a recent F A G Contributor and I found iformation on a free website. There is a ID #9MPM-TYZ. Family Search put the date of 1723 in Abinhton,Plymouth, Mass. as her Birth year. in checking further another member of Family Search by the name of Bennitt J Norton, email has added John Bennett 1680-1721 as her Father & Elzabeth Lincoln Thaxter 1692-1762 as her mother. Hope this information helps on your search for Elizabeth # 63360841. Dorothy York Krueger
Added by Dorothy York Krueger on Aug 21, 2017 3:13 PM
Karen Arnel
Malachi Lile #55891279
I've been helping a lady join DAR. To do that, we must connect son George Washington Lile, b. Nov. 1819, to father Malachi Lile, b.1778. We have not found source documentation that proves it. Is it possible you have any source information for the children listed on Malachi's memorial? Thank you for all your work!
Added by Karen Arnel on Aug 15, 2017 10:16 PM
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