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Pitit Fi (#48108504)
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I create memorials for family and family friends that don't have a memorial because I think FAG is a wonderful genealogy tool. If I create a memorial for one of your relatives and you'd like it transferred just let me know and I will transfer it. I will keep the memorials for my direct ancestors,unless you are closer relation.

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Anna Jaech
RE: # 84561583 Ferdinand Kennett
Please don't put words in my mouth. I neither so or implied such a thing. I told you I am working with a small group that is doing work for the MO Historical Society which does not accept deeds, wills, etc secured over the Internet. I am old. I don't have time to go around insulting people.
Added by Anna Jaech on Apr 23, 2017 10:11 PM
Anna Jaech
# 84561583 Ferdinand Kennett
The history I have for this family, including the Hempsteads, was not produced for Find-A-Grave. It is a massive collection prepared for the files of the Missouri Historical Society. I was one of several researchers. We did not use the Internet for research purposes. As The only retired person, I was able to spend several months. Oh my, it's a gruesome story that begins with John Smith T (legal name), father of Ann Smith T who married John S. Deaderick: Parents of Julia who m. Ferdinand Kennett. It was for her he built Selma.

Very little of Ferdinand's story is placed on Find A Grave. He was one of the Missourians that Lincoln received reports on - daily or weekly. Hundreds of slaves were available to him during the war. He worked them in his shot towers, producing lead shot which he shipped thru Arkansas to the CSA. He was the primary provider. He did not die in the arms of his slave as they drifted in the river. He went to Galena, IL with little time to spare. Helene's father was prepared to help him flee north. (Galena is also a lead producing area. Several Kennetts lived there.) The presentation of his will was a sham.

I can well believe that the tombstone is for Mortimer's son. If you present evidence from the cemetery, I will take down the story. I was shocked to find it there because Kennett had a fear of having his body mutilated after death. It is interesting to me that he's not the only bigamist I've found in Helena in that time frame. One was in my extended family.

I am an ardent researcher of the Civil War and Reconstruction - not of the battles; but of the trials of the citizens. In no way do I have a specific interest in Ferdinand Kennett.

Best regards, Annie
Added by Anna Jaech on Apr 23, 2017 4:36 PM
Edd Marks
RE: Dance Family Cemetery
Have you had any luck finding the Dance Cem on Jacks Branch? We are planning on coming down next week and would like to find it.
Added by Edd Marks on Feb 17, 2017 1:59 PM
Edd Marks
RE: Dance Family Cemetery
A Dance descendant in Washington state says that Frank Hussung knows where the Dance Cem is on private property. I believe he was on the committee to fix Bethel Church. If you can contact him maybe we can find the cem.
Added by Edd Marks on Jan 05, 2017 9:22 AM
Edd Marks
RE: Dance Family Cemetery
Thanks for that information. The choices given in Pendleton Co did not include what I was looking for. Have not been to the cemetery and was told most of it has been destroyed. I plan to be back down there in the spring to do some more hunting. If you can find it please let me know. I also have a granite grave marker to put at Coleman Reed Asberry's grave.
Added by Edd Marks on Jan 01, 2017 11:24 AM
James (Jim) F. Kelly
RE: # 142163789
Thank you, I have authorized correction.
Added by James (Jim) F. Kelly on Dec 19, 2016 9:39 PM
Mary Ann Shields
unmarked Lanter graves
I see you have the graves for Larkin and Margaret Lanter. I am looking for wife and children of Elbert (Larkin and Margaret's son). They are buried in Roanoke but there are no markers to be found. Do you have any information about any of these people?

Thank you,
Mary Ann Shields
Added by Mary Ann Shields on Sep 16, 2016 9:04 AM
Angela Smith
RE: #141516052
Your so welcome. I'm still going to look for Richard Oder. I also have family at Pythian. When i go back I will look for Russell Angel. Probably not until the fall. It's been very hot and humid these last few days. I also have the Lovelace family on my side.
Added by Angela Smith on Aug 05, 2016 7:22 PM
Becky Doan
RE: 137601124
I don't know.... I dug for awhile this morning. There is info in the DFA book Vol. II about the marriage and kids, but not her birth/death dates. All the trees on Ancestry list it one way, which is probably where I got the info, so I added a note that it came from there and may or may not be accurate....
Added by Becky Doan on Jul 05, 2016 10:38 AM
Becky Doan
RE: 137601124
Will check tomorrow. I see that one husband was born in 1802, and another in 1898!
Added by Becky Doan on Jul 04, 2016 9:20 PM
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