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D. Larocque (#46972851)
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Bio Photo I have been doing genealogical research on my family and helping others since 1992. Any memorials that I manage are either family members, spouses of lost family members, or those that I have come across in my research which have been neglected. If they aren't family, don't hesitate to contact me for transfer!
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RE: Jacob Rossman photo
Most 1st and 2nd generation immigrants are buried in Greenwood. Have you been to Jacob had at least 11 children I can find. From Jacob, who are you descended from? Let me know if you need any family tree info and I email what I have.
Added by Pia on Jul 16, 2017 8:11 PM
RE: Jacob Rossman photo
Jacob's brother, Louis (originally Ludwig), was my husband's 3xggrandfather. I am not sure where picture originated. It was saved on his computer.
Added by Pia on Jul 16, 2017 5:07 PM
Mary Jo
RE: Persis Sumner Memorial #150768639
Sorry, would you care to relate your comment about Beloit? Your name is of French extraction?
Added by Mary Jo on Apr 27, 2017 9:07 PM
Mary Jo
RE: Persis Sumner Memorial #150768639
Please check her page, as I have added your message. If there is anything you would like to add or to have changed, please let me know.
Added by Mary Jo on Apr 27, 2017 8:31 PM
Dawn Timberlin-Whitesel
RE: John Ray, Jr./Possible Connections
Well that is very odd...Other than its different times of the year it does appear to be different cemeteries...The backgrounds do not match yet it is the same stone...I have not been out to Sly pond in a while but next time I will defiantly stop and double check that photo!

Added by Dawn Timberlin-Whitesel on Apr 13, 2017 12:38 PM
Anne Cady
RE: Comfort Johnson's daughter Sarah
The bio was sent to me by someone to add to the page. I get close to 100 edits and emails a day and don't keep track of who sent them. My focus is doing 100% photo inventories of old cemeteries. The only info on findagrave that I would count on to be proven is burial location and the info from the marker. The rest is often just garbage people found on places like ancestry family trees.
Added by Anne Cady on Jul 11, 2016 2:42 AM
Janet Muff
RE: Finel
Sorry to be so long in responding. I've had terrible computer problems since our arrival in VT and spent most of the day (remotely) with our computer guru in CA trying to fix the internet access issues. Now I'm keeping my fingers crossed that all is well.

I've seen the Pleasant Valley book, so no need to send it. But thanks very much for the lovely thought.

Working with Egbert Finel, I found him and his mother in Elizabethtown, NY, after the death of Ozro. The 1855 NY Census told me that Maria was the adopted daughter of the Blakes with whom they were living. Eventually I found the Pleasant Valley book, which confirmed the adoption and said that she'd gone with Egbert to St. Johnsbury, VT, where she'd remarried. More scouring of census records produced her married name Gilbert, which drove me nuts until I found a marriage record for Maria Gilbert to Oliver Badger . . . and so on and so forth! Almost like going on Mr. Toad's Wild Ride.

As you said, however, now the need is to do more research on her parents, Daniel Ray and Lydia.

Happy hunting!

Added by Janet Muff on Jul 08, 2016 7:35 PM
Janet Muff
RE: FINEL family
I have many ties to the Finel family in the sense that they were prominent in early Poultney history and I've been researching them for 15 years. They lived in what was known as Finel Hollow, where my husband's earliest ancestors lived, and they're all buried together in the small Finel Hollow Cemetery (aka Ward Cemetery).

I know that Ozro Finel, son of Harvey and Lucy (Whitney) Finel, was baptized as an adult in Poultney Baptist Church, on 9 Apr 1843, two years before his death.

I know that he purportedly married Maria Ray, the adopted daughter of Joseph Blake and Susanna Mansfield. I've never researched her identity, but if you have that information from a reliable source, I'd be happy to include it on his memorial.

Added by Janet Muff on Jul 08, 2016 9:48 AM
Janet Muff
RE: Sunderland, VT
I don't have the list from Sunderland; I have only a reference from the James Hayden Tufts letter to his cousin Will Glynn. He and Glynn were the ones who traveled all over VT, MA and CT and found the birth records for Jabez' children. Here's the excerpt from the letter:

"As to the record from Sunderland of the 'fifth town-meeting held at the house of Jabez Warren in 1764' . . . we agreed that it was Jabez Jr., who was 'perhaps the first settler' of Sunderland. For you recall the item . . . from the Boston Transcript saying that among the inhabitants of Sunderland in 1765 . . . were Lieut. Gideon Warren and 'Widow Warren and children'. We agreed that it would not be probable that this could refer to the widow of Jabez Sr. because her 'children' were at that date men and women of 35 or more years of age. It seemed likely that it was Jabez Jr. who died between Nov. 20, 1764, when the town meeting was held at his house, and 1765, when the lists of the inhabitants was made."
[Source: James Hayden Tufts letter to his cousin Will Glynn, dated July 22, 1942, Special Collections, Amherst College Library; transcribed by Janet Muff in July 2005.]
Added by Janet Muff on Jun 07, 2016 11:24 PM
Janet Muff
RE: Jabez Warren, Jr. and Mary Bissell
Yes, the DNA results almost certainly indicate that Jabez was not a Warren at all, but was related to Edward Gray. It could be the other way around - that the descendants of Edward Gray are actually Warrens - but their line is virtually ironclad and Jabez' origins are shrouded in mystery as you know.

By the way, I believe that Jabez Jr died at Sunderland, VT, not MA or Rutland Co Vt. Probably between Nov 1764 and 18 Dec 1765. The town meeting was held at his home in 1764 and on 18 Dec 1765, a report wa sent to Sir Henry Moore, Gov. of the Province of New York, listing the residents of Sunderland. Among them was Lt. Gideon Warren, and also "Widow Worrin & Children." This Widow Warren can only have been Jabez Jr's wife Susanna. No other potential widow had offspring that qualified as children; they were all much older.

Added by Janet Muff on Jun 07, 2016 9:53 PM
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