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Bio Photo Charles Finnell (1762-1842) is buried outside the village of Mount Airy in Randolph County, Missouri. Born in Orange County, Virginia, he served as a teenager in Washington's army and was present at the British surrender at Yorktown. Later, as a Baptist preacher, he helped found churches in both Kentucky and Missouri.

I am one of Charles Finnell's many descendants.

Please contact me if you'd like to swap info or to correct biographies I may have gotten wrong.

I will happily transfer ownership of memorials of folks I'm not closely related to. Let me know.

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dawn bosserman
RE: Claude Miley
Hello David,
Unfortunately I never met John Finnell or I wasn't old enough to remember. I would have been about 3 years old when he died. Actually the only relative on my grandmother Ruth (Miley) Poetzman that I remember is her sister my great aunt Tirzah. I'm hoping to be able to locate more information so that I can add/link their info to their parents.
I've only started researching my family's history and find it quite interesting. I will be looking for some old pictures to upload to their (findagrave) memorial.

Thank you,
Added by dawn bosserman on Mar 20, 2017 8:54 AM
dawn bosserman
RE: Claude Miley
Claude Leroy Miley was my great great grandfather.
I found in the 1910 census the info on his children at that time. My grandmother Ruth Ophelia (Miley) Poetzman was born in 1912 and believe she was the youngest child. Info from the 1910 census lists these children:
Paul L Miley (age 10, aprox b: 1900)
Veryl E Miley (age 8, aprox b: 1902)
Tirzah L Miley (age 6, aprox b: 1904)

I'd appreciate if you could add these 4 children's names to Claude's memorial. I will continue searching for more info on Claude's and Luella's children to create their own memorials.

Thank you,
Dawn (Poetzman) Bosserman
Added by dawn bosserman on Mar 19, 2017 9:03 AM
Lisha Bikle
Memorial #146820455
Would you please consider transferring this memorial for Frances Louise Minnick Vance to me? She is my maternal grandmother. Thank you so much!
Lisha Bikle, Find A Grave contributor #47687483
Added by Lisha Bikle on Mar 08, 2017 6:04 AM
RE: David Moreland
Thank you for adding the obit!

Added by daisy on Mar 04, 2017 6:56 AM
Berry Canote
RE: Evelyn Penton
Hi David!

Thank you for the transfer!
Added by Berry Canote on Dec 31, 2016 9:29 AM
MJ's FamilyTree
Abner Allmon Jenkins
Thank you for taking the nice headstone photo.
Your service is very much appreciated.
Added by MJ's FamilyTree on Dec 06, 2016 4:50 PM
Linda J. Morris
Carl Thoma Yeakley
Thank you o very much for the cemetery name and ect. I tried for a long time to find someone in his line doing their tree. I am from a different line and I guess, the only one interested in the "whole tree". Nice to find you.

Added by Linda J. Morris on Dec 03, 2016 9:27 PM
Nancy Meadows
Hi Dave,
Hope you are enjoying being in the midst of the holidays!
I am looking for who Martha Isabell Finnell, born about 1862 MO, married John W Hickman in 1878 in Chariton Co. Trying to find her, her parents, just about anything. Wondering if she might be Howell Finnell's daughter, but dates don't match. I got her name from an ancestry tree.
Appreciate any help you can give!
Added by Nancy Meadows on Nov 28, 2016 9:30 PM
Rebecca Sheehan-Plotkin
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I enjoy reading old newpapers (Library of Congress website) and trying to match the people to articles or obits I find in them. I believe I have done so for Virginia Sampsell.

Thought you might find this interesting.
Added by Rebecca Sheehan-Plotkin on Oct 05, 2016 10:39 AM
RE: Virginia Lawler Dryer
You're welcome. Sorry it took me so long to reply.
Added by Tulsa90 on Aug 18, 2016 3:24 PM
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