|Laurie (Thompson) Mercer (#46586183)|
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I have been researching my family and my children's line since 1999. I love volunteering to take photos. I am mainly researching the following names: Thompson and Mercer (GA, OH, PA), Schrader (PA), Arnold (GA), Satterfield (GA),and Criger (IN).|
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|Jackie Cavallin||RE: Marion Simonson|
I'm not related. You like taking photos, I like to link deceased families together and share their bio's.
Thanks again for updating her page.
Thanks much, it is always a pleasure to talk with you!
Thanks for the exchange!
The numbers are 91295485, 91295439, 116342247, 91295590, and 116342319. I am going through the cemetery and collecting as many of the graves as I can and am trying to make sure the information is as complete as possible. Hope you are having a great day and may there be sun somewhere near you, it is gloomy here. Thanks again,
|vera stober||John and Olive Hardy|
Thank you for your time and effort!
|Larry E Gosnell||Mercer|
I meant to say John Mercer and Ruth Garett in the previous message.
|Larry E Gosnell||RE: Ruth G Mercer|
Your right. I looked again today and sure enough there is a Muskingum Co, Ohio marriage for John Gosnell and Ruth Garett 30 Nov, 1842 and the Muskingum Co, Ohio marriage for John Mercer and Ruth Gosnell was 28 Nov, 1842. Just two days apart. Strange but I stand corrected. Sorry for my confusion. Good luck.
|Larry E Gosnell||Mercer Garrett vs Mercer Gosnell|
Thats fine Laurie. I never disputed the off spring of John Mercer and Ruth. I looked at all the census info from 1850 to 1900, on the couple and I agree with all the children. The only thing I dispute is the marriage of a John Mercer and a Ruth Garrett in Muskingum Co, Ohio 1842. I've looked at the familysearch actual marriage document image. I have it on my computer. That marriage was between John Mercer and Ruth Gosnell. There was and is no marriage record actual image for a John Mercer and a Ruth Garrett. Whoever did the indexing for the Muskingum Co Marriages made an error and entered Garrett instead of Gosnell. Please feel free to share the online link with me for the familysearch marriage record image for Mercer and Garrett. Anyway....good luck with your research.
|Larry E Gosnell||RE: Ruth G Mercer|
I'm pretty sure Ruth was the oldest child and daughter of my gggg-gf Nicholas Gosnell and wife Sarah McIntyre. They lived in Spencer Twp, Guernsey Co, Ohio 1830 1840 which was just 6 to 10 miles from where John Mercer and Ruth Gosnell Mercer eventually lived in Meigs Twp, Muskingum Co, Ohio. They had 5 boys and two unidenified girls. The first girl being born 1819-1821. Allen Charles Gosnell b- 1822 muskingum, my John J Gosnell b-1823 muskingum and three other brothers all born muskingum. There was another daughter that I think must have died early.It's been a real brick wall for me too!! I'm excited about this new find and about possibly being related to the Mercer clan.More research required. I do have a jpeg image of the marriage record where it clearly says Ruth Gosnell not Ruth Garrett. I can send it for your review if you would like. I'll email you later for sure. firstname.lastname@example.org
Larry Earl Gosnell
|Hixburg23958||RE: Maud Jordan - Ivy Hill Cem IOW Va|
I am not related that I know of, but I am sure that going up the tree I might find the connection! We are just too of a kind, I enjoy the photography of the graves and by looking on the website Familysearch.org, I can find more information about the people, which I just jot down and add as an courtesy to anyone interested. The website also takes the information from Findagrave and references it. I have always wondered about genealogy, and until my husband passed from an accident, felt I should detail his, for my 11 year old son. He even helps me in some of the cemeterys but still can't make sure the focus is great so you can occasionally a fuzzy shot. I like the Ivy Hill one too, and mostly because the town's people have mostly stayed put and not really migrated, it is, I guess, a interesting puzzle and when pieces fit, it makes me feel I accomplished something. :)
|Ken Hutchinson||Lewis Nock|
Laurie, thank you for the photo of Lewis Nock's marker. I appreciate your help.
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