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Latest Activity: Apr 21
My 2nd ggfa was George W. Risner b. 1816 TN. However, he anglicized his very German name (shortened it and revised it) to spell it Risner. And, after DNA testing results, he is not actually a…Continue
Started by Clydene Williams Cannon Apr 21.
I have been unable to find parents of Isaac Cox mar. Mary Wise; they moved from Greene Co, PA to WV (then VA) around the mid-1800's. Would like to connect with anyone who has info about this line of…Continue
Started by Brenda Cox Stetson Oct 28, 2012.
Hi Everyone,My most wanted family member is William Avery.Here is what I know from Census Records and his Head Stone.Name: William AveryBirth: 1812 (according to Head Stone)Married: Clorinda Bailey…Continue
Started by Michelle Gimelberg. Last reply by Jim Avery Oct 4, 2012.
My 3rd grtgrandfather ... I have lots of stuff on him, some siblings, and downline but cannot find out who his parents or his upline are. MIGHT be Richard Otway and might have been in Dinwiddie Co.,…Continue
Started by Sharon Zingery Aug 30, 2012.
I had a major breakthrough on my Pennsylvania ancestors recently. Over the years I ran into break walls trying to go beyond my Great-Great Grandfather, b. 1828, d. 1909, Lancaster County…Continue
Started by Anita Wills. Last reply by Martha Gale Torregrossa Jul 19, 2012.
I am looking for information on Nancy Jane Manuel/Emanuel and her husband Johnson Brewigton of Sampson County, NC. Nancy's daughter was Polly Ann Brewington married to a Bennett Jackson, his name…Continue
Started by Martha Gale Torregrossa. Last reply by Deloris Williams Jul 19, 2012.
Looking for Louis Smith (my grandfather) reportedly born in Indianapolis, IN 1884—but no record—& his parents. Mother was known as Tillie, no father's name. Lived in Davenport and Des Moines, IA.…Continue
Started by Kay (Smith) Gregory-Clark Jul 2, 2012.
Seeking information about the children and grandchildren of Clyde Middleton, born about 1898 in Webster county, MS. Clyde is/was my uncle. I do not know the year that he moved to the Chicago…Continue
Started by Jimmy Wayne Middleton. Last reply by Jimmy Wayne Middleton Jun 22, 2012.
I can not trace back past my grandfather, George Allen Lafield born March 12, 1874 in Shurbonne? or Sherburne, Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana. He died a week after my parents were married (July 5,…Continue
Started by John Allen Ellis. Last reply by Family Griot Jun 20, 2012.
Generation No. 11. GEORGE SHRINER was born May 15, 1886 in Leisenring No. 2, Fayette Co, PA, and died November 1964 in Brownsville, Fayette Co, PA. He married (1) HELEN ROSE RUSSIN, daughter of MIKE…Continue
Started by Julie Carr. Last reply by Julie Carr Apr 13, 2012.
Right now the one ancestor that is my HUGE BRICK WALL is John Thomas Jones from either Wales or London - as records show both. He married Jessie Hayes and emmigrated to Canada circa 1906. He was born…Continue
Started by Cheryl Jones. Last reply by Cheryl Jones Mar 12, 2012.
I am looking for my gg grandmother, Esther Robinson b. abt 1830, NC. She was married to Essex Mathews b. 1829, NC. I found them married in Magnolia, Duplin County, NC in the 1870 Census and I found…Continue
Started by Alice West-Ferguson. Last reply by Alice West-Ferguson Mar 5, 2012.