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Lorraine Hess (#46506721)
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Bio Photo I am the daughter of Nellie Ethelann Willis whose 1st husband was Homer Steaphen Swearngin. Homer is buried in Asbury Cemetery, Keytesville, Chariton County, MO but has no gravestone. Homer was not my father. My father was Elisha Howard Lair who was Nellie's 3rd husand. Nellie is buried in Jacksonville East Cemetery, Jacksonville, Morgan County, IL, and my father, Elisha Howard Lair is buried on the grounds of the Alton Mental Health Center in Alton, Madison County, IL. After both my parents died, the 4 children(including me) produced from their union were placed in an orphanage in 1951 and adopted to 3 different families--all in the Jacksonville, IL area. When I retired in 2001 I started the project of finding the burial locations for my family members. Since 2001 I have written 31 family genealogy books and my autobiography. Currently I am researching the Tuttle/Tuthill family as an on-going project for the next several years.
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Barbara LeClaire
Harry Tuttle
Sorry scratch the last message. I have removed my memorial because the correct one is at: Burial:
Westview Cemetery
Atlanta
Fulton County
Georgia, USA
Plot: Section 38
I have handed off the corrections to Joe Stoner. See Find A Grave Memorial# 142537792.
Thank you
Added by Barbara LeClaire on May 22, 2017 8:34 AM
Barbara LeClaire
Good research
Re: Harry Milton TUTTLE #84836920
I edited his date of death according to the following records, which you may copy and enter in his bio section of his memorial:
DEATH:
U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
Name: Harry Tuttle
SSN: 256-16-1006
Last Residence: 30060 Marietta, Cobb, Georgia, USA
BORN: 13 Apr 1892
Died: Sep 1970
State (Year) SSN issued: Georgia (Before 1951)

Georgia, Death Index, 1919-1998
Name: Harry M Tuttle
Death Date: 30 Sep 1970
County of Death: Cobb
Gender: M (Male)
Race: White
Age: 79 Years
County of Residence: Cobb
Certificate: 028398
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But: Harry Milton (1891-1919) Would not be the same person. See Headstone. Can not add this, but thank you.
Added by Barbara LeClaire on May 22, 2017 8:20 AM
LWESR
RE: Dorcas Jane Travis Tuttle
I agree it's very difficult to sort out the many members of the Travis and Tuttle families who populated Cortland Town during the 19th century.

One of my best sources is "Descendants of Garrett Travis of Westchester County, New York"
compiled by Maxine Phelps Lines
It identifies the daughter of Jacob Travis and Catherine Gardiner as "Martha Jane", not "Dorcas Jane" and states she married James Horton Tuttle.
Jane Tuttle died in 1836 and is buried near her father Jacob in Yorktown (Find A Grave Memorial# 55063216). This corresponds with Jacob's 1850 will which states his daughter Jane was deceased by that time.
Added by LWESR on May 02, 2017 12:11 PM
Gene Baumwoll CSW
David Montross
Thank you for your edit..I will link his parents.
Added by Gene Baumwoll CSW on Apr 14, 2017 7:30 AM
jean
Harley Tuttle
I found his death certificate and it also has 14 Mar 1881 as his date of birth.
Who knows how his obituary got the wrong date?
I've found many errors on death certificates, etc.
Added by jean on Apr 07, 2017 5:04 PM
jean
Harley Tuttle
I entered the correct birth date for him...thanks for the information.
Added by jean on Apr 07, 2017 4:52 PM
Lorene
Tuttle Family Exeter Cemetery
Hello Lorraine,
Thank you for sending questions regarding the Tuttles. It made me take another look at the information that I had and I was able to make some additions and corrections, accordingly.
I appreciate the time and effort that you spend on Find A Grave and the help you give to all.
Thanks again,
Lorene
Added by Lorene on Mar 22, 2017 10:40 AM
Barbara Houston Klabunde
Bridget Moran Conroy
I have been taking photos of ST Bernards Cemetery while doing research for my husband family (and because I live 3 blocks from the cemetery) and I have taken a photo of The Conroy's grave stone - Bridget's memorial is #155996097. Would you mind if I add the photo to your memorial?
Added by Barbara Houston Klabunde on Mar 08, 2017 6:58 AM
LadyGoshen
George MacCullough Grier
hello, I received you request for links. However, I've thoroughly documented this cemetery and researched the family at Orange County Genealogy Society and there is no evidence that George is buried in Slate Hill Cemetery. There are also no empty areas around the other two headstones.

Please indicate the source for this burial. I will decline the links until the grave is found.
Added by LadyGoshen on Nov 26, 2016 8:08 PM
Family Searcher
RE: Michael Dugan #38712815
Thank you.

No need for further discussion.
Added by Family Searcher on Nov 15, 2016 5:12 PM
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