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Dawn Comstock (#47057186)
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Bio Photo I grew up in Jackson Co., MI on the northside of town. Most of my grandmother's (on my mom's side) descendents orignally settled in that area. The Smith, Hatton and Barnes families came from England to NY and then eventually settled in the Rives Jct/Tompkins area. The Oesterle (Frey and Ziefle) family came from Germany to NY and settled in Chelsea, MI; while the Stull (Lutz, Cover & Spayde) family came from Germany >PA >OH and then settled in MI.

Most of my grandfather's (on my mom's side) descendents remained in AR, but my grandpa along with his parents (Ratliff) and siblings migrated to MI in the 1930's; his Uncle Grace's family moved there as well. Grandpa's descendents migrated from TN >NC >MO and then into Arkansas prior to the Civil War (Campbell, Brown, Lundy, Kerr & Underwood).

My father's side of the family originally came from England. The Comstock's, (Clarke, Snyder, Hilliard, Thorpe, Holmes, Jones, Daniel & Elderkin) were some of the first to settle in Plymouth colony, MA. They then migrated to CT/RI/NY before making their way to the Parma/Springport area of Jackson County, MI. They were among some of the first families to live in MI.

Find-A-Grave does a great job. It has been my privilege to contribute information or photos when I can. I've contributed family information as well as adding memorials & photos locally from the Warsaw, Kosciusko Co., IN area where I currently live. However, it has appeared that Warsaw is well covered by volunteers, so I have branched out to the surrounding county of Wabash and will likely visit Whitley & Marshall counties in the future.
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John Henry Clowes
I am lost as to what you are saying - the Birth date is July 6, 1899 on the memorial.
Let me know what you want me to do.
Added by Names in Stone on Feb 22, 2017 10:56 AM
Shelia Frederick
Dorothy Tackett's
Added by Shelia Frederick on Jan 24, 2017 6:22 AM
Mike Evans
RE: Frederick Steller

Yes, Frederick Steller was assigned memorial #19595008. Sorry I referred to you as "Dean" in my previous email. Don't know where I got that...another "senior moment"! Thanks.

Mike Evans
Added by Mike Evans on Nov 01, 2016 7:31 PM
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Ira Cox

Are you related to Ira Cox? If so we must be related.

Thank You and God Bless

Roger A. Cox Sr.
Added by Viet Vet on Sep 16, 2016 3:00 AM
Karen A. Astling
shirley and lloyd mishler
R u related to these two people buried in Fairview?
Added by Karen A. Astling on Mar 13, 2016 5:06 PM
Giddeon King
Grave # 32325418


Are you related to this Giddeon King?
He is my first cousin 3X removed.

I would enjoy hearing from you if you are related.

Do you know when his spouse died and where she is buried?
Do you know if they had any children?

Added by Linda on Feb 06, 2016 2:03 PM
I was curious as to where you were able to get the information for Lola Belle Frontze (76557277). Her father (Jeremiah) was the brother of my GGG Grandmother (Mary Ann Frontz Wonsetler). I am always looking for new information sources as this family has been very difficult to trace. Thanks for your help!

Added by chuck3482 on Dec 16, 2015 3:39 AM
RE: phyllis
Dawn, Did you see a Phyllis,,,Hummer, Dimig, Mikesell, Rhoades?,,,in finding Minnie...
Added by mark on Nov 21, 2015 8:44 PM
RE: Arlo Lester Hummer
Dawn,,,,Where?!!...(we've Been searchIng
Added by mark on Oct 29, 2015 9:05 AM
RE: Arlo Lester Hummer
Dawn, we've been looking for her,, would you please tell me where!! And go ahead and connect them if you can!! Thanx
Added by mark on Oct 29, 2015 8:57 AM
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