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Wes Hart (#47141587)
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Bio Photo When I first started looking for family a number of years ago now; I had no idea who my family was or where they came from other then Kentucky. I told people when they asked that were were just American Mutts. What a group of mutts they turned out to be. Most of my ancestors were here well before the American Revolution. While their name's rarely appear in the history books, they were part of the founders that helped shape the USA that we live in today. Or maybe they are in some of the history books, if you know where to look.
Much of my research is from the kindness of others. I try to list my sources and give credit where it is due. If I miss someone, please let me know and I will give you credit.
Many of our ancestors graves have been lost over time and many the old records are now gone. I try and include to the best of my ability where our family is likely to be buried and who they are related to.

Mistakes can and do happen. For that reason, I am always open for helpful corrections, additional information and transfer requests. Please use the "Edit" tab then "Suggest a Correction" tab on the memorial pages or contact me directly.
As for me; I was born in Eastern Washington State, lived in Arizona for a number of years and now reside in Western Montana.
I am a descendant of Peter and Dority Hart (ca 1740) Grayson CO VA/Ashe CO NC, Peter Winne that arrived in Albany NY from Holland about 1650, several Winthrope Fleet members. Last but not least a number of Palintine Germans, English Scots and Irish with far too many names to list here.

I ask a simple request of other members. Please do not use your Bio to post Find A Grave guidelines that are already covered on this site under "Help with Find A Grave" FAQs. Nobody posts rules, regulations and terms of service for a web site on a grave biography. Why do so on your own bio? A bio is supposed to be about a person, not about rules and guidelines.

Thank you to Find A Grave for letting me post family information and all of the hard work posted by it's members. No one person can do all of this by themselves.
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C.A. Brooman
RE: Anna (Tracy) Stanbury
Thank you! I'll take a look at it and see if he mentions the sources.
Added by C.A. Brooman on Jun 20, 2017 12:12 PM
C.A. Brooman
RE: Anna (Tracy) Stanbury
No luck on Google or Amazon. Maybe self-published?

I was thinking that maybe it was part of either History of Scotch Plains Baptist Church or Colonial and Revolutionary History of New Jersey First Series. The former is available through Ancestry, but seems to have only deaths and meeting minutes.

The latter doesn't seem to have births or baptisms, either.

Maybe there is more to the church records, but Ancestry doesn't have them.

Added by C.A. Brooman on Jun 17, 2017 11:26 PM
C.A. Brooman
RE: Anna (Tracy) Stanbury
Yes, you are right. It does say that. I think that son Jonas took after dad in buying property all over the place. He ended up being a land speculator.
Added by C.A. Brooman on Jun 08, 2017 8:09 PM
Sue Tanner
Hi, I got 3 Bain photos the other day. Check out Private Julius V., Woodrow and Myron R. Bain
If you wish me to transfer to you, PLEASE remember to include your Find A Grave # so that I don't have to look it up. Sue
Added by Sue Tanner on Jun 03, 2017 8:57 PM
C.A. Brooman
RE: Anna (Tracy) Stanbury
My mother's notes say that the Stanbery women (mothers and daughters) were extremely well educated, wrote many letters, etc. She said that boys were educated at home. Recompense's sons were well enough educated by their mothers that they could (with further education, no doubt) become doctors, lawyers, etc. I'm sure that with Recompense's considerable wealth (it seems from his will) they could buy all the books they needed.
Added by C.A. Brooman on Jun 03, 2017 12:05 PM
RE: Affie Vanderpool
Hi Wes -

there must be some connection to the Meeks then in VA.

I hope to reduce my real work hours this next week and spend some quality time researching family. I will work on the Meeks. Please feel free to email me if you have additional info. Would love to compare notes!

Edmonds, WA
Added by Tami on Apr 28, 2017 12:04 AM
RE: Affie Vanderpool
How funny about your sun. We had more rain today....

My Meeks go back to Virginia also. Thomas Meeks died 1826 and was married to Susannah George, who died about 1841. They had 17 children that I know of.

My line is through Samuel Wolston Meeks, son of Thos and Susannah, and he was born 1805 in West Virginia. He left VA and went to Ohio. Was married to Sarah Bartlett in 1826 in Harrison Co. West VA. They then went to Allen Co. Ohio. Samuel died there in 1878.

It is most likely my Meeks line is related, but my Samuel is not a direct desc of Joe. There was a line of Joseph's in the family however, but it was a common name.

I will have to study the other lines further. Oh another project!

Which line is your Meeks from? I have Meeks cousins in Oregon, But nearly everyone who came west went to Oregon...

Edmonds, WA

Added by Tami on Apr 23, 2017 9:31 PM
RE: Affie Vanderpool
ha ha - yes record rain. There was an hour of sun and I ran to the cemetery. It was raining right before I took the picture and began to rain almost as soon as I finished finding the lot and took the pic.

I will try to find a temp marker for her when the ground is not so muddy. I am certain there may be one.

I think everyone is blaming Washington State for all the rain coming their way!!

Edmonds, WA
Added by Tami on Apr 22, 2017 9:13 PM
Affie Vanderpool
Hi Wes - I found the grave location for your Affie Vanderpool in Evergreen Cemetery in Everett, WA. Memorial # 61791347. There is currently no visible marker.

I believe however, there is likely a temp marker that may be buried under the grass a bit. When our record rainfall quits a bit, I will probe and see if I can find her temp marker. It was policy for the cemetery to place a temp marker, and then easier for them to add the permanent marker when it came in.

In the meanwhile, I will add a pic of the grave area tonight when I take it off the camera.

Best Regards,
Edmonds, WA
Added by Tami on Apr 22, 2017 7:00 PM
Sandy Vandertol
RE: Elizebeth Cleaver Woolsey
I'm working the angle on Elizebeth's husband Charles right now, and just landed on his Civil War records and pension made out to Elizebeth.
Added by Sandy Vandertol on Apr 12, 2017 8:47 AM
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