I am looking for anyone researching the surname, SKINNER, and in
particular for Cornelius Skinner from NJ/PA/KY. I believe he is the father
of my g,g,g,grandfather, Henry Henderson Skinner, b. 1796 in KY. I would
appreciate any information on Cornelius that you may have. I recently
discovered a microfilm for KY Wills in which the name Cornelius Skinner
appears. Thank you for any help you may be able to give. Joe Kleiner,
Looking for descendents of HAMPTON or KNOWLES families that resided in
Barry County, Hastings Tsp. from about 1845. Most older members were born in
NY, some were in PA for awhile before coming to MI. Some names that I have
are Jesse HAMPTON, Albert HAMPTON, William W HAMPTON, Charles B. HAMPTON,
Elmer E. HAMPTON, Walter S. HAMPTON, John HAMPTON; Hollis Burchard KNOWLES,
Asa KNOWLES, Leslie KNOWLES, Frederick KNOWLES, Henry KNOWLES, Alfred S
KNOWLES, Herbert KNOWLES, Frederick KNOWLES, William A KNOWLES, George
KNOWLES; Thank You.
Looking for any information on Edward LONG -m- Lillie SOUCIE. They lived
in Huntspur (?) Michigan. One daughter Lillian buried in Manistique, MI b.
Nov,1906 d. Sept.,1907. Where is Huntspur? I've tried looking it up on maps
and no luck!!
HOOGERHYDE: I am looking for info on my Grandmother, Lena HOOGERHYDE and
her family. Her father's name was Dave HOOGERHYDE. I do not have DOB or DOD
information on either although Lena would have lived between 1880's and
1930's and Dave between 1850's to early 1900's. I believe they are related
to the some of the Hoogerhyde's of Michigan, possibly the Grand Rapids area.
Lena Hoogerhyde married Edwin Smits, my grandfather and they lived in
Portland, Oregon. They had three children; Virginia Smits-Deblin, John SMITS
and Harold David SMITS, my father who was born in Portland, OR on June 23,
1911. I would appreciate hearing from any Hoogerhydes, or relations to see
if there might be a connection. Thank You!
I am trying to find the Town of (Dowajiac ?) in Michigan, that is
supposed to have existed in cir. 1911. I have record of a Norval Francis
FARR and his wife Lilly, who moved there from Niagara, CAN., but I can't
seem to find any existence of this town.
Am looking for descendants of HOWE, FIELD (FIELDS),and CHASE families.
All came out of N.Y. state in the 1800's migrating weat. Some settled in
various parts of Michigan Retha Chase Doane rethactd @ aol.com
ZANT Family of Grand Rapids MI. I have Jan Zant's Citizen Papers - State
of Michigan County of Kent. On April 25, 1876 he applied for the papers. I
am looking for all relatives and information about Jan Zant and his family.
He had a daughter Anna, sons: Nicholas, Rudolph, John C. and Louis. I have
Trying to locate information on my great-grandfather Benjamin C. BADER
or possibly Benjamin Franklin Bader. He was born in Michigan in 1834. His
father was Mickael Bader who was born in New York. Benjamin died October 3,
1886 in Nebraska. Ben was married to Ann WILLIAMS. They were married in
Wisconsin and Ann was from Avonshire, Wales. I would love to hear from
anyone who could provide me information or let me know who to contact.
Looking for info on "Remleyville". This was a town near Lancaster,
Pennsylvania, in late 1800's, or early 1900's. Researching surname of REMLY.
Told family came from ancestors in this place. Can you tell me anything
about this town? I was told that a house shaped like a "Boat" belonged to
REMLY/REMLEY relatives. Could they have been Palatine Germans that arrived
by boat from Holland? This would fit family lore, if true. Thanks for any
I am looking for information on the family of Henry WILLIAMS and Mary
BRAILEY. They were married in Eaton County on 2 July 1874. Both resided in
Oneida. Children were; Minnie Adell (b-11 August 1875 in Eaton County),
Edith and Blanche. Also had an adopted son named Allen. Mary BRAILEY may be
the niece of Oliver BRAILEY who lived in Ingham County, Michigan.
WOLFGANG, Henry: The Michigan Soldiers and Sailors Alphabetical Index
lists one Henry WOLFGANG of The Second Michigan Infantry, Vol. 2, Civil War
1861-1865. Is there anyone who can connect with this particular WOLFGANG?
Looking for a Hugh DOUGHERTY; one listed on page 144 of 1860 St. Clair
index. Married Ruth BLANCHARD on Apr 18, 1858, in St. Ignace. Need birth
place info, as well as parents. (We know he immigrated from Canada on April
7, 1855.) Ruth was the daughter of John BLANCHARD (DOB Sep 26, 1799) and
Anna True Hoyte BLANCHARD. Ruth and Hugh had a daughter Helen who was born
on St. Helens (?) Island. (I tried to look up St. Helens and St. Ignace but
only got html codes.)Thx
I am researching the families of Cyrus LONG and Matilda (BUSSLER) Long.
They were married in School Craft, MI on December 31, 1874. After they were
married they lived in Elkhart County, IN. However, I am looking for other
Long or Bussler family members that could have been living in the School
Craft (Prairie Rhonde) area. One possible person would be Gideon Long. Cyrus
and Matilda had one child that was born in School Craft, MI. Anyone with
information on this family please contact me. Thanks!
I am trying to find death, burial and parents for Jonathan MILLER. He is
reported to have died in Michigan in 1875 leaving a widow Sarah Ann Auble
Miller and one daughter 5-6 year old Mary Miller. Sarah and Mary returned to
Tompkins County, NY. Sarah and Jonathan reported married in Tompkins County
in 1866-67. Any help or suggestions appreciated. They may have lived in
Michigan in 1870 as I can't find then in Tompkins or surrounding counties in
NY. Diane Bassette Nelson email@example.com
I am looking for any information to a Robert WALTERS who was married to
a Lillian GROSS. Their births were around 1900. They were originally from
New Jersey (supposedly). Gave birth to a child in Wayne County in 1927 at
the Marr Maternity Hospital. The child was named Meyra and was given up for
adoption. The child was my mother. Any info would be very helpful.
Looking for anyone researching AVERY Family of Sanilac (Oxford county
On) Orin lived Croswell died age 101 in 1930. Alanson died at Croswell,
civil war vet, John bur Carsonville cem Washington Twp, Henry 1833-1897 (13
children) Daniel, 1841-1880 of Worth Twp all descendants of Groton AVERY
Clan Robert Moore 77 Metcalfe St Thomas
Seeking info on the SHANAHAN family who left County Kerry, Ireland to
Canada and to the US i the first families with the Peter Robinson Expedition
in 1825 i others followed, some to Canada, some to Michigan - ----
firstname.lastname@example.org i Fred Shanahan Shannon 1331 N W 9th Street Grand
Rapids, Minnesota 55744
Looking for information on Eli VEST born NY state known to have lived in
Ann Arbor around 1810 to 1840. He had 12 children one of which was John S.
Vest my great-grandfather who also had a son named John S. Vest who was my
Julia CORY born about 1836. A child of Sarah WISEL. Other children John,
Philip, Dorey, and Josephine. Julie married William BUCK and is my great
grand mother. Josephine married VANDERCROOK ( in the lumber business) Owned
a lumber mill and Sarah WISEL died with them. All information would be
Looking for the parents of Rose Irene (BELL) Garner. She was born in
Mulliken, MI. Her parents are Clara E. (PLUMB) and Frank BELL. Rose was born
10 Jun 00 and died 12 Jul 70 in Flint, MI. Clara E. Plumb is thought to have
been married "several times."
Looking for marriage record of Hugh DOUGHERTY and Ruth BLANCHARD, St.
Ignace, MI, April 18, 1858. Need anything at all about Hugh. Thanks. Also,
looking for census record of St. Helens/Helena/Helene Island. Period 1860.
I'm looking for any information on (my Great Grandmother) Celia Mae
DONOVAN's family. She was born 20 June 1900 in IL to Loretta WAGLE and
Charles DONOVAN. She married Charles William GRUBB on 9 Sept 1916 and she
died in May 1960. She died at San Antonio Hosp. Kenton, Ohio. She had been
hospitalized do to burns she received from a fire at their home, weeks
before. She and Charles are both buried in the Claibourne Cemetery -
Claibourne, Ohio. Her obituary states that she was preceded in death by a
brother Roy DONOVAN; and survived by two sisters: Florence
DONOVAN/MONTGOMERY and Opal DONOVAN/MAY, both of Alpena, Michigan. Celia and
Charles W. GRUBB's children were : Mary Pearl, Opal Mae, Irene, Midge and
Roy GRUBB. My mother say one of the Roy's, (either Roy Grubb or Roy
Donovan), given name was Leroy David, but she doesn't remember which one.
I'm new to genealogy and will greatly appreciate any info or suggestions. I
also have descendent information I'm willing to share. Thank-you!
Seeking info and descendants on my Great-Grandfather who was born in
Michigan. His name is Frank Lee HANE and was born in Nov. 1862. Left
Michigan when he was about 15? and resided in Tullahoma, TN. Owned a
blacksmith shop. Was married to Mary KELLY and had 6 children. Any info
would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance Ronnie Hall, Tullahoma, TN.
MacKENZIE - Looking for information about the following individuals:
Irving MACKENZIE b. 9/18/1905 d11/28/1980. Irving was born in Laurium, MI,
died in Traverse City and was buried at Lake View Cemetery in Calumet. He
was married to the former Rita Love of Detroit. Irving had a brother,
William and a sister, Bernice (Arnold), Irving was the son of William
MacKenzie and Bertha BROWN. I am assuming that his wife (Rita LOVE) has also
passed away, and is probably buried next to him. Any information is greatly
appreciated. Please contact me if you would be willing to provide "contract"
Researching FORD family primarily in Sanilac Twp. Thomas FORDb.1811d.10-
20-1891 came to MI from Ireland via New York. Arrived in Sanilac Twp in
1850.Wife Catherine HART b.1813d.1909.Children Margeret (NY), Ellen (NY)
Mary J. (NY)B.1849D.1909, Eliza (NY). William (Sanilac Twp)1854B.12-17-
1908,Johanna(Sanilac Twp). Thomas b.??D.5-22-1915. Will share info also
researching in Sanilac City: FORD, MATTHEWS, SHEA, HART, BACON, DIEM, BRUNK.
Researching James HART b1804 in Ireland d.9-18-18-84 . Wife Mary HART
b.1810d.12-5-1871. Both died in Sanilac county and are buried at St Mary's
Cemetery in Sanilac Twp(M-46).Both born in Ireland. any info re: above is
appreciated. Will share my info also. Thanks
seeking information on "Geneva HOWE" born:about1875-1885 in Howell, MI.?
mi. first marriage to "RUNYON" second marriage to " John Martin STUEBER"
lived in Niles Michigan. Five children :Esther
Anna---Rosie--Geneva--Alice--John. Alice was raised by a family named "HESS"
IN Niles, MI. Darlene Meador
Seeking any information GONDER, John and ARCH, John list in the 1860
census. 1860 Census: Camden Township in Hillsdale County of Michigan p 530
line 11 John Gonder 40 M Farmer Ohio Sarah 35 F New Jersey Wm Reyley 17 M
Ohio James 15 M " " John 13 M " " Daniel 11 M " " Phebe 8 F " " Rosana 6 F "
" Vonley 2 M Michigan 1860 Census: Camden Township in Hillsdale County of
Michigan p 529 line 34 John Arch 56 M Farmer New Jersey Phebe 54 F " " Lydia
22 F " " Joseph 16 M Ohio John 12 M " " Ruth 10 F " " Charles 11 M " " Note:
Arch still living next door after move from 1850 OH
UNRATH ~ I am searching for information on a William UNRATH born in the
late 1800's in Michigan. He was married three times and the names of those
women were Blanch Goodwin, Rose Prime, and Gertrude Taylor. Anyone who has
researched the UNRATH surname from Ohio, please contact me. Thank you.
I have a family history that says my grandmother and grandfather, Aurora
Delphine MAILHOT and Richard George Dallas TRETHEWEY were married in the
garden of my grandmother's home in Isle Royale, Michigan. I would like to
know in what county Isle Royale is? They were married Sept. 6, 1904, would
it be possible to get a copy of their marriage certificate?
Seeking any info. on Frank or Franklin Deforest SMITH b 7 May, 1861 MI,
d 26 Aug 1940, m 8 Apr 1892 to Maud POWELL b Jan 1873, ILL. Frank was
married before Maud and had children , believe she may have been Indian.
MOORE Looking for any information on Lydia Moore dau of James Moore and
Rachel HOLDER b c1832 Kingston N. Brunswick. Came with family to Oxford
County Ontario c 1844., age 19 in 1852 West Oxford Twp. census. Was listed
as age 29 born N. Brunswick, servant, in 1861 Census of Sarnia, Lambton Cty
Might have gone to St Clair or Sanilac Counties as her sisters Caroline
(Silas )Thornton and Susan (Truman)Thornton moved from Oxford to St Clair
and to Sanilac and then to Iosco and Alcona counties. Her Brother Walter
Moore lived Marysville St Clair County and Her sisters Jane and Sarah
(Britney) lived Lambton County Even the slightest info or thoughts most
appreciated as I have been completely "dead ended" for the past 10 years
Robert Moore 77 Metcalfe Street St Thomas Ont N5R 3K6