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DSON1492 (#46855689)
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If You have any EDIT or change for a memorial click on EDIT on the upper right hand side of the memorial, DO NOT send a public message for any Links, birth or death changes or duplicates....

I am creating these memorials and adding pictures to help others Only, my source is mainly from the pictures I take.
I believe everyone should have a way to be contacted through a public message.

My Twin Son
Find a grave # 15123713
THANK YOU All For Visiting his Memorial.
Our Granddaughter Memorial 64442314

I Have Enjoyed Genealogy for over 20 years and found I am related to the following Family's, I know i am leaving some out!

Leonard,Hitchcock,Petri,Eversole,Kennedy,Kenneday, Cannaday or Canaday, Spencer,Hedgecock,Coffin,Paddock,Stalker,
Allen,Cobb,Willard,Garlinghouse,Bennett, Gerves,
Cox,Jones,Rogers, Shurtleff,Bonnell,Littel,
Winslow,Peircefield,Chandler,Webb, Tucker
Leonard,Ross,Osborne,Stanborough,Palmer, Spier,
Dalliber, Kuenkin, Buchanan, Scott, White, Miskell or Mikesell

I Also found that I am a direct descend from over 20 Revolutionary War veterans and Have had family serve during every war since this Great country was founded. God Be With Our Veterans!
We also Found I that we are Mayflower Descendant's, Also descended from The First Settlers of Nantucket Island. and found several towns named after some of my family, "Burnsville" Indiana, and the town of "Wynn" Indiana.

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Jennifer Thompson
RE: 8th Indiana graves & Thomas W. Coffin
My work was on the Eight Indiana Infantry, not Cavalry.
Added by Jennifer Thompson on May 30, 2017 6:19 AM
RE: Elizabeth Ellen Spencer
Wow....what a way to go.....

There is an obit out there that she was standing over her stove with a pot of grease and boiling water when she apparently fainted, throwing these items all over herself. Then her death certificate says the same:

"Extreme burns on body producing "septernia?" Burns by hot water.......she never regained consciousness. She was about 67 years old.....
Randolph, Indiana...

Added by McMolly on May 29, 2017 1:44 PM
RE: Lizzie Owen
Elizabeth Ellen Owen
7 Mar 1849, Ohio, to 28 Feb 1916 Washington, Randolph, Indiana.

Married Nelson Spencer 1850-1917
84939295 is his Find A Grave code

I know of two children:
Owen Spencer Horner 1883-1902 (female)married Mr. Horner...

and son John H. Spencer 1887-

ok, enough..
Added by McMolly on May 29, 2017 12:59 PM
RE: Jennie Hawkins
Hey!!! I noticed that too. I'm slowly trying to get this family straightened out. U think the person that entered them never bothered to look each one up to see if there were duplicates! Man oh man! What a mess! I have to work from multiple screens with ancestry on one and Find A Grave up on two screens, then there's so many of them it just complicates matters.

I take it you don't have access to ancestry. ..

I'll have to get back to you on Lizzie but yes, I saw that. In my head is Terpening but I'm not sure if that name goes with her...

More fun to come!

Added by McMolly on May 29, 2017 11:37 AM
Granite Gazer
Martha Louise Cannan Towell
Thanks for the quick response. I really appreciate it!
Added by Granite Gazer on May 28, 2017 7:00 AM
RE: Sarah Hawkins
Cool! I am related through the Comer family.

Yes, it was a mess and still is. Maybe together we can straighten this out. They listed Wright being a maiden name in the middle name box so you can't search for her that way. I did send a couple edits.

But keep watch please, so we can straighten it out.

I want to ask this other person:
"Do you know what you're doing, and Don't you check your work when completed?"

Added by McMolly on May 27, 2017 1:25 PM
Jennifer Thompson
RE: 8th Indiana graves & Thomas W. Coffin
My book on the Eighth Indiana has been published in a four volume series entitled, Above Us or Around Us. Volume I: The Story of the Bloody Eighth tells the history of both the three-month and three-year Eighth Indiana Infantry regiments from April 1861 to August 1865. Readers will learn how they chose their motto "Above Us or Around Us," how they earned their nickname "The Bloody Eighth," and what occurred during each battle. They will also learn about the soldiers' family ties, claims to fame, and tragic endings. This volume includes poems about the Battle of Cedar Creek and poems written by James Whitcomb Riley, whose father, uncle, and favorite teacher served in this regiment, and includes regimental correspondence. Volume II: The Men of the Bloody Eighth A-K and Volume III: The Men of the Bloody Eighth L-Z continue the story of the Eighth Indiana Infantry through the biographies of the soldiers and contrabands who served in this regiment. Readers will learn about the regiment's Medal of Honor recipient, the soldier who made and sold the first ice cream cone in the world, James Whitcomb Riley's teacher and relatives of James Whitcomb Riley and Carrie Nation, the soldier who held ten patents for his inventions, and the soldier related to Presidents William Henry Harrison and Benjamin Harrison. Two soldiers in this volume named the town of Windfall, Indiana. One soldier and his brother built the first threshing machine in Indiana. Several soldiers experienced close encounters with death or PTSD, which led to suicide. Some became murder victims or committed murder. These biographies will leave a lasting impression on readers as they learn more about the men of the Bloody Eighth. Volume IV: The Story and the Men of the Bloody Eighth in the News includes the newspaper articles that provide reports during the war and about brigade reunions after the war. The articles also help readers learn about tragedies, special events, and the deaths of the soldiers in this regiment. Readers can also follow a Tennessee murder trial. The men of the "Bloody Eighth" lived up to their motto "Above Us or Around Us" and are men to be remembered for years to come. This series is now available on
Added by Jennifer Thompson on May 26, 2017 9:05 AM
Carol Hopper Bader
RE: Rolla Robert McCombs
Thanks for your research on Rolla McCombs. I agree with you that the Rolla I want died in 1960. I appreciate your kindness.
Added by Carol Hopper Bader on May 24, 2017 2:08 PM
Myrtle Ennis
RE: Carl
thank you so much for the transfer-most appreciative m m ennis
Added by Myrtle Ennis on May 19, 2017 4:23 PM
Kathy G.
Hutchens tombstone pictures
Thank you.
Added by Kathy G. on May 16, 2017 10:46 AM
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