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Sharon Hicks GieseTemplin (#47303031)
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Bio Photo Researching family lines of Darrow, Hicks, Pursley, Adams, Raniger and Bonds, Templin and extended family lines from New York to Texas (Pioneer trail). Including Ellisor, Whitmire, Ballew and Sevaly. Recently, the Abneys' of Derbyshire, England.
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Bonnie Sisson Manning
RE: Sarah Ann Kelly Adams # 68241633
Hello Sharon

I am sitting here in Mer Rouge Louisiana with Miss Fay Bowe - whose info I used to set up the original Memorials for:
Sarah Ann Kelly Adams #68241633
William A Daniel # 70857930
Harvey G. Adams 71827875
Who are all buried in the Bonne Idee Cemetery in Morehouse Parish.

Miss Fay has a huge collection of family history and has many questions about the Kelly and Adams family.

Will you call ME at 714-773-2273 or email me at and I will be a go between.

Thanks a heap
Bonnie Sisson Manning

Added by Bonnie Sisson Manning on Oct 08, 2016 3:33 PM
Memorial 94268801 James Marlin
I think this James Marlin is one of my ancestors as well. I am descended from James Marlin born ab 1794 in Rutherford Co.,TN who married Nancy Taylor around 1816.They moved to Texas on land granted through the Robertson Colony, along with his brother John Marlin and his family. Their father was William Marlin, their mother was named Rachel William Marlin's father name was James and the description you wrote on this James Marlin's memorial leads me to this possible conclusion.
My email address is
Added by dtpolasek on Aug 09, 2015 8:08 AM
Joyce Edgar Phipps
RE: Minerva Pounds Kellar # 35712698
Sherry, feel free to use the photo. I am only slightly related to Minerva C. Pounds but it is a relationship I am very proud of and researching it was really great plus I had a lot of help coming my way. Here is my lineage to Minerva.
Mary Alice Hendricks, my great grand aunt married William Benjamin Green who was the son of Francis Marion Green and Felicia Asenith Kellar. As you know Felicia was the daughter of William M. Kellar and Minerva C. Pounds. Hope that made sense. If you would like, I can send you a larger photo than the one on findagrave.
Added by Joyce Edgar Phipps on Jul 22, 2015 11:01 AM
Davine Roberts
Abneys and Hicks
Hi Sharon,

I would like to compare notes with you on your Hicks connection. I have the Abney info way back for many generations, and I started the Society of Descendants of Lady Godiva about two years ago based on Dannett Abney being a "Gateway Ancestor" and connecting to many royal lines in England going back many centuries. If you want or need any more info on any of these lines, please contact me at

I noticed you have a Hicks line, and I do, also. My Hicks line is back to NC and to VA in the 1600s and 1700s. I would like to compare notes with you, if your Hicks line connects with the VA Hicks.

B. Davine Moore Roberts
Added by Davine Roberts on Jun 26, 2015 1:11 PM
Clara Malak
Bonds Family and Others
We may share a common interest in some of your families, Bonds in particular. I would appreciate hearing from you.
Added by Clara Malak on Mar 26, 2015 4:43 PM
Jesse McWhirter
Archibald Marlin b.1750
Archabeld Marlin would be one of our connections if we could his parents.

Logan County Records 1778
The indians, numbering 10,000 within a 200 mile radius of Nashborough,
continued firing upon the settlers causing numerous deaths and burning
their homesteads which made life very precarious on the Cumberland
frontier. A year after signing of the Comberland Compact, only about
one-forth of settlers remained. More than fifty had been killed and with
their crops destroyed, their cattle killed and their food and gunpowder
nearly depleted, the rest left for safer quarters in Kentucky.The following
court record in Logan Co. Ky., dated January 15, 1782,
The following court record in Logan Co., KY dated January 15, 1782,
states. "Elanor Potts, James Harbison, William Arnold, Elizabeth Loe,
James Little, Catherine White, Edron Angliin, Littlepage Proctor, WILLIAM
ROBERTSON, THOMAS FERRIER, Robert Mccain, Richard Perry, Jacob Castleman,
Benjamin Castleman, Abigail Johnson, Mary Collins, Mary Cates, Mary
McCormak, ARCHIBALD MARLIN, Thomas Hamilton, John Hamilton, John Robertson,
Added by Jesse McWhirter on Mar 20, 2015 4:06 AM
Jesse McWhirter
RE: Find A Grave Memorial# 94268806
All first generation McWhirter's have the middle name Marlin.

Do you know of a Margery Marlin/Marling

page. 32
"MARLING MARGERY. New London. Pennsylvania
Aug. 20, 1769. Nov. 28, 1769.
To sister Sarah wife of James Stones 5 shillings, to Agnes Ferrior bed and bedding, to Agnes wife of Robert Crawford 5 shillings, to Elizabeth wife of William McWhorter 5 shillings. John Robinson with whom I have lived this 20 years to have remainder if any, also Executor.
Wit: Cathrin Shmiser, Mary Gubby, John Scott."
Added by Jesse McWhirter on Mar 20, 2015 4:00 AM
Jesse McWhirter
Find A Grave Memorial# 94268806
Do you know if her last name is correct? I have a ancestor Archibald Marlin who married Martha Ferrier I am searching for his parents. He came here to Tennessee in 1778 with William McWhirter 1720-1802.
Added by Jesse McWhirter on Mar 19, 2015 6:33 AM
Patty Reece
RE: Darrow Tree
My grandmother was born Bettie adelia brown. She changed her name to Elizabeth when she got married. She was the daughter of Ruth Darrow and harold brown. I posted a picture of them on find a grave if you haven't seen it. My grandma lived with us until she passed away. Are you on ancestry. I just did the DNA test.
Added by Patty Reece on Feb 05, 2015 11:00 AM
Patty Reece
Darrow Tree
This is my grandmother's parents. Are they related to you?

Patty Reece
Added by Patty Reece on Feb 03, 2015 9:01 PM
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