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Martin Weybright (#47169053)
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Historian and genealogist. I have been doing genealogy on both sides of the Atlantic for over 27 years. My work on Find A Grave is NOT a hobby, but a service to others.

I majored in history at Duke Univ., did graduate work in history at the Univ. of South Carolina, graduated from the Univ. of Florida Law School and practiced law for 30 years, much of it in the land title industry. I have an EFM certificate from the School of Theology, University of the South.

Through my mother, I am a ninth generation member of the Weybright (sometimes spelled Waybright) Family in America, a member of the First Families of Ohio and a direct descendant of Capt. Martin Weybright III, of the Lancaster County (PA.) Militia. who is on the DAR patriots list and paradoxically was a member of the pacifist German Baptist Brethren (Church of the Brethren). His father, Martin II and grandparents, Martin I and Margaretha, had arrived in Philadelphia in 1730 from Germany aboard the ship Loyal Judith and settled in Lancaster.

My grandfather, W E Durr, M.D. practiced in Glencoe, Ohio, from after World War I until his death in 1947. In the course of his practice, he delivered many babies, including my mother and one of my brothers. I have over 1,300 of his Physician's Birth Records, but there are probably many more records that I do not have. I put these birth records into 4 spiral bound books and gave the original books to the Ohio Genealogical Society's Library in Mansfield, Ohio, gave one copy to the Genealogical Section of the Hutton Library in Barnesville, Ohio, and kept one copy for myself.

Through my great grandfather, Cornelius "Neal" Rice (1844-1933), I am a member of Civil War Families of Ohio. During Sherman's March to the Sea, he was captured at Irwin's Crossroads, Georgia, taken to the county courthouse/jail in Sandersville and then to the county jail in Milledgeville, then the state capital of Georgia. He escaped from the jail and walked home to Greenville, Ohio.

Through my father, I am a first generation American and a dual citizen of the USA and the Republic of Ireland.

Names in my family tree are: Calvert, Varty, Moore, Durr. Rice, Burgan, Weybright or Waybright, Koontz, Fetter, Mehring and lots more.

Places in my tree are Stuart and Bradenton, Florida; Belmont, Darke, Miami, Montgomery, Holmes & Wayne counties, Ohio; Ohio County, West Virginia; Carroll County, Maryland; Lancaster, Somerset & Adams counties, Pennsylvania; Suffolk, Norfolk, Middlesex, Worcester & Plymouth counties Massachusetts; Counties Armagh, Antrim, Down, Dublin & Monaghan, Ireland; the West Riding of Yorkshire, England; Southern Germany, and more.

Denominations in my tree include: Episcopal, Christian Science, Presbyterian, Lutheran, Methodist, Moravian, German Baptist Brethren (today's)Church of the Brethren}, Roman Catholic, etc.

Places I've lived, worked or spent time in are Manatee, Alachua, Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie & Indian River counties, Florida; Suffolk, Norfolk, Middlesex, Worcester & Plymouth counties, Massachusetts; Belmont, Darke, Montgomery & Erie counties, Ohio; Rutland County, Vermont; Chautauqua County, New York; Durham County, North Carolina; Richland & Sumter counties, South Carolina; Counties Armagh, Antrim, Down, Dublin & Monaghan, Ireland; London, England; etc.


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Please use the EDIT function on a specific memorial for ALL MESSAGES, requests, TRANSFERS, DUPLICATES, etc. concerning a particular memorial. DO NOT LEAVE A MESSAGE ON THIS PAGE FOR SUCH THINGS. They will be deleted.

Transfers, I am flexible on transfers. For a transfer request, please use the Edit button on the memorial, then Suggest and state your relationship, if any, etc; this is the only way I'll handle it; otherwise your requests will go unanswered. Don't use the message board below for such things pertaining to a specific memorial.

ALSO, please do not keep sending me proposed changes that I have already declined, UNLESS you have proof to back up the change.

All Messages and requests to me should be civil and polite. No sarcasm please!<

Remember please that Find A Grave serves the general public, not just genealogists. Please don't send me corrections with gen speak shorthand in them (for example, s/o, m/i/l, mil, gggf, etc). Please spell them out.

Think outside the box.

If you ask me to add info from the photo of a grave marker, especially an old one, please give me the exact dates, etc., that you want added, so that I am spared having to try to decipher the marker.

NAME PREFIXES: If a person has more than one prefix, please add the most significant one, e.g. if a person served as a private for a few years and practiced medicine for 30 or 40 years, the prefix "Dr." would be more significant than the prefix "Pvt."
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RE: Dale David Sease
Thank you for the transfer!

Annette Stewart
Added by Annette on Jun 15, 2017 11:28 AM
Gregory A Power
Your listing has extensive information so I wondered if you were related or possibly a friend of Gregs? I am trying to reach his former wife Linda, if you have any information would you please email me? It is very important...Thank you!
Added by Steward on Jun 15, 2017 8:10 AM
Mary Alequin
Thank you for past his memorial to me.
Added by Mary Alequin on Jun 15, 2017 7:20 AM
Related? Memorial #127050554
Hi - I saw that you were the creator of memorial #127050554 - would you happen to be related to this person? I have come across a hardback book that was printed about this person in 1972, and would like to get it back to family if possible.

Thank you - just let me know!
Stacey Olsen
Added by solsen8 on May 27, 2017 10:48 AM
s e folmar
RE: Susanna Dixon
Hey, thanks. I didn't know that.
Added by s e folmar on May 14, 2017 6:36 PM
Raven Smith Millwood
Birth- Nov. 22, 1960
Added by Raven Smith Millwood on Apr 25, 2017 12:47 PM
Family Trees
Royce "Lamar" and Mildred Ann (Harmon)
Thank you for your entries at Hillcrest Cemetery for Aunt Mimi and Uncle Lamar.

Their son, Franklin "Lamar" Harmon will be joining them tomorrow. Although he was cremated, his ashes will be buried in Aunt Mimi's grave.

Again, thank you; your entries are greatly appreciated.

Added by Family Trees on Apr 21, 2017 5:31 PM
Marie Helena Jerger Garrett
Thanks for letting me know that Marie Helena Jerger Garrett is interred in Riverside Memorial Park in Tequesta, FL. I have made the change on her memorial page.
Added by retiredlady on Mar 31, 2017 2:39 PM
RE: Marjorie & Byron Wood
You're welcome
Added by 🎇Colleen on Mar 30, 2017 1:08 PM
Claire Durr Suckel
The pic of Claire Durr Suckel, and her son is with her mother. Her mother-in-law was my great-aunt.
Added by IronCross1984 on Mar 21, 2017 3:31 AM
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