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Jan Wisdom Lange (#47586771)
 member for 6 years, 2 months, 2 days
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Bio Photo I became interested in genealogy several years ago and recently retired and it has become a bit of a passion. I am building on excellent research done by my father about 20 years ago so I had a running start.

Please check the Orphan Virtual Cemetery for those who are not in my family tree. These folk need to be reunited with their families.

If you are a distant relative and find anything that I have posted, please feel free to copy for your own use. I have collected quite a bit of documentation and I am happy to share with others working on the same relatives. The collection has been a labor of love and if I can save anyone a few steps, I'm thrilled to do it. If you are descended from anyone on my memorials, please let me know. I'd be glad to transfer anyone who is not in my direct line so you can honor your family member. And I may be able to direct you to other well documented family trees I am aware of. Plus, I love meeting distant relatives I never knew about and together we have been able to solve many mysteries. Amazing how the pieces are so spread out and fit so well when they come together.
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Terri Johnson
B West
Thanks for lerptting me know! I deleted mine.
Added by Terri Johnson on Jul 19, 2017 10:52 AM
Janet Duley
Hi Jan,
Thank you for the timely email! Your information was in regards to Mary Edith Deilks Moon #107297294.

Her husband was listed as Robert Moon and the link on the website showed this Robert Moon # 88161090.

As it turns out, neither of these people are in my direct family tree. Thank you for all of your work on this.
Added by Janet Duley on Jul 12, 2017 8:11 PM
Janet Duley
Robert Moon
I don't know if you added the photo or someone else, however, the info for Robert Moon says his left arm was amputated and the photo of Robert and wife Mary Edith Moon shows him with both arms.
Added by Janet Duley on Jul 11, 2017 3:21 PM
Gloria Kidder
Floria Starr
Hi!, Jan
Good to hear from you. I no longer have the ability to transfer photos. I am transferring her to you hoping you can add the photo to your memorial.
Thank You.
Added by Gloria Kidder on May 26, 2017 9:19 PM
Catherine Lois Bisbing Manges
#99967922 - Just an FYI - This is my husbands Great Grandmother and all of our records show the last name as Bisbing, not Bisbine. She was the daughter of Thomas Bisbing and Roseanna Ling both from Pennsylvania
Added by Janette on Feb 10, 2017 9:56 AM
Tanya Bonstein Johnson
William Bovard Bonstein
Thank you Jan for putting up a picture of William Alexander Kimble. I have the same picture also. William Bovard Bonstein I and Selena Ann Lewis were my great-grandparents. But I think William Kimble and the rest should be up here too out of respect. The work you do is very much appreciated. If I can help with anything just let me know. I am a member of ancestry, your free to check everything out on my site and if you can use anything, please help yourself.
Tanya Bonstein Johnson. [my father was William Bovard Bonstein III, my grandfather was William Bovard Bonstein II]
Added by Tanya Bonstein Johnson on Dec 14, 2016 8:06 PM
E. Woodrow
RE: James Hughes West #81286460
Sorry - I thought I sent it to the person who was listed there as the one in charge of it. I'm not sure who is. I will find out and let them know. Thanks for getting back to me.
Added by E. Woodrow on Oct 14, 2016 12:46 PM
deanna french
Riley; Valentine R. Goodrich Civil War Veteran
May I use the photo of the monument that you contributed to the Find A Grave Memorial for Valentine Goodrich, to post on the Vermont Civil War site? (

You will receive credit for this.
Thank you for your consideration.
Deanna French
Added by deanna french on Sep 17, 2016 9:12 AM
Geoff Oosterhoudt
re: George West's spouse(s)
Jan - on your page for Joseph West (#75697457), you list Joseph West's and Jane Owen West's children, including George West. I am not sure where you got the info about his marriage to Betty Templeton, but William Wade Hinshaw lists the following (in his Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol. VI., p. 1012):

1791, 11, 11. George & Sarah James. Daniel James, Surety. Married by Nathaniel Shrewsberry, Nov. 20

This listing is given for Bedford County, where George had requested membership in the South River Monthly Meeting.The membership info is given in Hinshaw's Vol. VI., p. 344:

1791, 6, 18. George rq mbrp; matter deferred again & again (George requested membership)
1792, 7, 21. George recrq (George received on request)
(BTW, the dates for membership should be listed using the Quaker calendar, not our own. Thus, George requested membership 18 Aug 1791, received 21 Sep 1792.) Thanks for all of your work!
Added by Geoff Oosterhoudt on Aug 30, 2016 1:58 AM
B Mowen
Thanks for accepting my edits.
Added by B Mowen on Jun 06, 2016 4:54 PM
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