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|James Vallen (#46918124)|
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|I was born and raised in Wadsworth, Medina, Ohio and graduated from high school there. I attended college at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah and the University of Akron in Akron, Ohio graduating from the latter in 1988 with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting.|
I was lucky to get the genealogy bug when I was but eighteen years old and therefore I had the opportunity to speak with many family members before they passed on. I was also fortunate that a lot of my family history for no less than four generations and most for at least six generations lived in Medina, Summit, Portage and Stark Counties and so it wasn't such a challenge to find a lot of the information.
I'm even luckier that I currently work (2007) in Salt Lake City, Utah, one block from the LDS Church Family History Library, the largest depository of family records in this world and can head over there at lunch time. It's just hard to leave when I need to. That facility is incredible.
I think the Find A Grave program is incredible to help preserve records for those to come and help them so they don't have to incur the costs of having to travel everywhere they would need to gather this information.
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|LaDana Riddle Knupp||RE: Howard Riddle|
I don't have time to go back in my correspondence to see who sent the info. So if you have a death certificate stating that he is buried there that is fine. I have removed my posting.
|LaDana Riddle Knupp||RE: Howard Riddle|
Hello, My research is done on live and the information I have in my family data base does give only the place of death. But also I was sent some of the info. by another cousin.
If you have confirmed that he is buried in Alliance I will remove my posting of the memorial. thank you.
Rachel Kuder and Alfred Taylor married in 1881 according to a newspaper article in the Medina County Gazette, dated June 3, 1881, page 3. But I couldn't find them in the Medina County marriages. I work at the Medina Library and just posted a blog on Robert Whipp. http://mcdlgenealogyspot.blogspot.com/2016/03/robert-whipp.html
Added by Kathy on Mar 16, 2016 2:37 PM
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Thank you for doing the edits. Are you related to them also???I know we are connected thru Sickles. Thanks Gail
|Alan barber||Family connections|
Please connect her father Titus Howe memorial # 44525794 to the family
|mlsrn||Laura Thayer Bailey|
1st thanks for you work on Find A Grave. I found out that I have several relatives buried at Schroon Lake. They are all related to my Great Grandmother, Lavina Thayer who is buried at Elgin Cemetery, Elgin, Minnesota. I believe there is an error on her memorial. It states that Laura is the daughter of Edgar Thayer and his wife Elizabeth Lake. Edgar and Laura are actually siblings. There father is Gridley Thaxter Thayer who is buried in Bodarc Cemetery in Sioux County Nebraska(1819-1897.All we know of Gridley's wife is that she is buried in Minnesota somewhere 1827-1880 and her name was Mary E. ?/
Thought I'd just let you know. Mark Salisbury
Added by mlsrn on Dec 27, 2012 9:35 AM
|Margaret Gunn||RE: Margaret Haught|
Hi Jim, Since Maxine was your family, I have added the info and transferred Maxine and her husband to you.
|Dawnan Hopkins||RE: Thank you|
OK, here goes:
Abel Vallen, father of
William Vallen, father of
Enos Vallen, father of
Gertrude Vallen (1873-1953)
Mother of Earl Foster Miller (1893-1974)
Father of Mildred Louise Miller (1918-1987)
Mildred was my husband's grandmother on his father's side.
So, how does that tie you to my husband?
|Dawnan Hopkins||Thank you|
Thank you for the information on Abel Vallen and William Vallen, including photos. Abel was my husband's fifth great grandfather. I am just now researching this branch of the family, so your data is very interesting and enlightening.
|Jean (Sheline) Enyart||Minnie Harriet Hartman Ebert|
Please make the following correction.
Minnie Harriet (Hartman) married John Henry Ebert. Not, Joshua Hartman, he was her father.
You did a great job with the bios.
Doing research for a friend Roger Hartman.
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