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sbechman (#47032650)
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Bio Photo I have been researching my family lines for several years now, having inherited work that several prior family members has assembled as a working base.

My major family lines include Bechman, Letterman, Walters and Deputy. My family branches run through much of southern Indiana since its founding as a state, primarily Jefferson, Greene, and Johnson counties. Several go back to colonial days, even back to the original Jamestown, VA British colony. I have been lucky enough to trace two of my family lines back to England and Germany.

I live in Los Angeles, California with my family.

Those are guinea pigs on my shoulders. My spouse thought they made a funny picture.
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After looking at the obit, I see that Wayne Township must be in Bartholomew County. I recognize the minister's name and congregation. I think the newspaper was probably named "The Columbus Republic" or "The Evening Republican" at that time. There is a Wayne Township in Bartholomew County!
Added by djhwatkins on Apr 12, 2017 3:13 PM
Louis Stark
DAR Patriot, Conrad WALTERS

ID: I113
Name: Conrad WALTERS Sr. (II) +
Sex: M
Birth: 15 FEB 1755 in Cumberland, PA
Note: alt. Loudin County,VA
Death: 19 FEB 1831 in Hardin County, KY
Burial: Middle Creek Baptist Cemetery, LaRue County, KY
Ancestral File #: AFN : M6TL-4S
Note: - D.A.R. Patriot Index - Centennial Edition, Part 3, copyright 1994, page 3088
"(Walters), Conrad Jr: b 1755 d a 2-21-1831 KY m Grace Wildman Sol VA"
- Conrod "Coonrod" Walters is of Dutch decent and a native of Pennsylvania.
Grace Wildman is of English decent and a native of Virginia
This family arrived in Kentucky about 1780. They lived in the forts for protection from the Indians.
Coonrod was a Captian in the Wars with the indians.
There were ten children known of this union.
- Lt in PA militia; Cpt in KY militia
- Six Generations of LaRues and Allied Families, page 48
"I. C d - John Rust (Died about 1833) : Married, in Jan., 1815, Grace Walters (born March 18, 1794), a daughter of Conrad Walters, Sr. (B. 1755 D. 1831), who served with Penn. troops in the Revolutionary Army. She was a sister of Conrad Walters, Jr., the husband of Margaret LaRue Walters (II. D). After the death of her first husband she was married (in 1834) to Moses Thomas, who lived on Rolling Fork, and after his death she was again married (in 1845) to Henry W. Thomas, who lived near Hodgenville."
- possible previous marriage with 4 children.
- Came to Kentucky from VA per 1850 Larue County census for son Conrod.

"Larue County, Kentucky History and Biographies" - Mountain Press:
Coonrod and Grace (Wildman) Walters natives, respectively, of
Pennsylvania and VA. They came to Kentucky about 1780, and first
lived in forts for protection from the Indians in the wars with whom
Coonrod Walters was a captain. He was of Deutch and his wife of English
decent, and they reared a family of ten children...
Added by Louis Stark on Jun 29, 2016 1:38 AM
Louis Stark
RE: Conrad Walther, b.1712?
I believe this is your missing generation :

Conrad [middle name?] Walters
Born 1755 in Pennsylvania, USAmap
Son of Conrad Walters and Nancy Ann (Redman) Walters
[brothers or sisters?]
Husband of Grace (Wildman) Walters married [marriage date?] [marriage location?]
Father of Andrew Walters and Conrad Walters [add child]
Died before February 21, 1831 in Hardin Co, Kentucky, USAmap
Added by Louis Stark on Jun 29, 2016 1:23 AM
Carol Vowels
#102807122 Lanora Victoria Deputy
Lanora's middle name is Violetta instead of Victoria. Documentation from the attached group photo you have on the memorial, from Jennings Co. historical society website. Also, from photo posted on from a descendant.
Added by Carol Vowels on Oct 18, 2015 9:42 AM
Pat Kiser
James & Marion Adams
I added gravestone photo's for them. They are buried next to their parents in McKeever cemetery,
Jasper co IA
Added by Pat Kiser on May 09, 2015 9:12 PM

Just wanted to tell you that Beniah, Rhoda, and W.Henry Sharp who you have requests in for are already added to Milford Oddfellows cemetery, in Milford, Kent Co. Delaware.

They were reinterred from their farm into this cemetery.

I had added their pics several months ago. I didn't know you had them listed in another cemetery until I accidently stumbled upon your requests while looking for someone else.

Added by gennie on Sep 07, 2014 2:25 PM
Geof Wyght
Added some Beckmann photos but could not find Cecilia. Will look again.
Added by Geof Wyght on Sep 08, 2013 10:40 AM
Pamela Byers Wrenn
Gabriel Thomas (Jr.)
He has been linked with his father. Thanks for providing the information. Pam
Added by Pamela Byers Wrenn on May 24, 2013 7:09 AM
Pat Bechman
She has a marker now! I have replaced the memorial from the funeral home with her permanate stone now. And like the others, she has a cement cover over the entire grave.
Added by Kestryll on Mar 20, 2012 12:27 PM
Sharon Kay Dean
Friedersdorff transfers
I think they are all transfered now. You are very welcome. As we see more we will post and transfer. try for local history cem info and such.
Added by Sharon Kay Dean on Mar 15, 2012 11:24 AM
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