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Retired banker. First love is my wife, and second love is genealogy (my wife may not agree with this order)and then history. I'm trying to identify and prove as many Rev. War Patriots to which I am related; so far about 37. The fun is the chase.

I have always found cemeteries fascinating; so much history. When you view a headstone, you wonder what the person was like? Make the National Cemetery at Arlington, VA, one of the 100 places you see before you die.

Also, we like to travel in our motorhome and make short trips, for lunch or coffee, in my 65 Mustang convertable.

We live in, what some believe, is one of the nicest places in California; the Central Coast, San Luis Obispo south to Santa Maria. The Climate is always mild, and with the exception of an occassional earthquake, an easy place to live.

Live a little, laugh a lot, life is good.

Surnames in my family:
ANKNEY [Lamsborn, Germany/Pa],
BENFORD [Westmoreland Co,PA; Warren Co, IL],
CALVIN [Hampshire, Virginia],
CHORPENNING [Holland/Pennsylvania],
COY [Maryland; Hardin Co,KY]
CUNNINGHAM [Lancaster Co., Pa; York Co,SC; Buncombe Co,NC],
FELGAR [Germany/Pennsylvania],
FULLER [Windham Co., Connecticut],
FULTZ [Russell Co., Virginia; Carter Co,KY],

HAYNES [Harrisburg, Lancaster, PA; Rowan Co, NC; Maury Co, TN; Livingston co, MO; Kern Co, CA],

HUBBARD [Sunderland, Franklin, Massachusetts],
HUGGINS [Lancaster, PA; Rowan Co., North Carolina],
IRWIN/IRVINE [Ireland, Pennsylvania],
JACKSON [Cedarville, Greene Co, Ohio],
MAIN [Stonington, New London, CT; Mercer Co, IL],
MILLER [Huntingdon Co., PA; Mercer Co, Illinois; Livingston Co,Missouri],
MITCHELL [Deerfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts],
MOORE [Woodbridge Twp., Middlesex Co., NJ],
PALMER [Greenwich, Fairfield, CT],
PATTON [Carlisle, Chester(now Cumberland Co),PA],
PENICK [Scotchtown, Hanover, Virginia],
PHILLIPS [Stepney Parish, Somerset, Maryland],
PULLIAM [Lunenburg Co., Virginia],
ROWLETT [Henrico Co., Virginia],
RUSSELL [Lunenburg Co., VA, Livingston co,MO],
SCHNERR/SNARE [Germany/Huntingdon Co., PA],
SHAFFER [Westmoreland Co, PA; Page Co, IA]
SHEKELL/SHECKEL [St James, Anne Arundel, MD],
SLOAN [Rowan Co., North Carolina],
SNYDER [Maryland;
SPROAT [Lancaster,& York Co's, PA, Livingston Co,MO],
WALKER [Perry Co., Indiana; Greene co,KY]


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