2021 Conference Queries

Take a look at the queries submitted by conference attendees below. You can scroll through the queries or search for keywords of interest (surnames, town names, etc.) The most recent queries appear at the bottom of the page. Click on a query to bring up additional details, including the contact information for the submitter. If you know the answer to a query, please contact the submitter directly.

  • MCKEE, DENVERSophia Denver b. 1834 in Ireland. She had four sons with James McKee between 1851 and 1870. D. 31 August 1907, at the age of 73, buried in Bloomfield, CT. James McKee b.in 1824 in Ireland. D 1907, I assume also buried in CTLooking for birthplace of both Sophia Denver and James McKeeLinda Tullmann, lindatullmann@gmail.com-- click to view more --
  • TEFFT, DENISON, BROWNEleanor TEFFT, b. Stephentown, NY or New London, CT, 13 Jan 1780; dau of George and Rebecca (BROWN) TEFFT; d. Floyd, NY 18 May 1846; m. 20 Nov 1796 to Latham DENISON.Need proof of birth, marriage for Mayflower Society.Joyce Martin OConnell, EOMO@aol.com.-- click to view more --
  • HARNDENSilas (or Ebenezer), b. abt. 1808, Maine, m. 5 March 1835, Lincoln, Middlesex Co., MA to Lucy AUSTIN (b. abt. 1806, MA, dau. of Abner Austin and Betsy JEWETT). He died 25 Jan 1881, Centre Co., PA.Looking for his parents and all descendants of the couple's 4 children: Henry A. Harnden, b. Nov 1835, MA, George M. Harnden, b. Nov 1836, PA, Sarah A. Harnden, b. Nov 1839, PA, and John Baker Harnden, b. Dec 1841, PA.Elissa@PowellGenealogy.com-- click to view more --
  • DILLON, CRAVENJohn Dillon Jr., b. Ireland 15 Nov, 1850, son of John Dillon, Sr. & unknown; m. place uncertain, 1874, Julia Craven. Lived in Windsor, ConnecticutLooking for details of John Dillon, Jr.'s life, his mother's name and where in Ireland he came from.Jenny Hawran, JHawran@comcast.net-- click to view more --
  • FOSTYK, KARMOZYNMary Fostyk Karmozyn, b. Austria (Galicia) 1890, d. 1976. Father Iwan Fostyk, lived in Lyzanoska (?) Austria (Ukraine, near Krasne, in Ternopil province). Immigrated to US/Ellis Island Aug. 1, 1907, from Bremen Germany (ship Rhein). Married Marcin Karmozyn Aug. 1, 1908. Lived in Manville, Lincoln, RI. Two sons Walter and John.Would like to know: sisters? who did she come over with? Who were her parents? What town in Ukraine and what address? Other family in Ukraine?Deborah Karmozyn, P.O. Box 1563, N. Conway NH 03860 Cell: 917-902-8304, email dkarmo@yahoo.com-- click to view more --
  • Bergquist, Anders/AndrewLeft Sweden 15 July 1887. First child born 1894 along NY/CT Border.Where was he between 1887 and 1894 - last name Gustafsson or Bergquist at that point?cmakny@hotmail.com-- click to view more --
  • TruettSamuel Truett of Concord, b. abt. 1830, 1870 census in Boscawen in Penacook, N.H. by 1872 where he d. 4 Sept. 1900. m (1) say 1865 Irinda Annette _____; m(2) abt. 1882 Mary _____.Seeking Canadian origins and parents of Samuel Truettleave message for Rob at the Prancing Pony tavern-- click to view more --
  • Hannah (Perkins) NicholsMarried John Nichols in Hampstead, NH, 10 Dec. 1790Seeking Hannah\'s parentsdianeflorencegravel@gmail.com-- click to view more --
  • Margaret (___) Nicholsm Alexander Nichols (b 1727) of Londonderry NH. She d bef 5 Nov 1776 when he m Mrs Mary Pattin of Marblehead MA. Children Wm, John, James, Alexander, Anna.Searching for the identity of Margaret\'s parents.dianeflorencegravel@gmail.com-- click to view more --
  • McDiarmid, McCallenDuncan McDiarmid m Elizabeth McCallen in Fortingall, Co Perth, Scotland. Left Scotland abt Mar 1798. He d on voyage; she lived in Thornton, NHSearching for Duncan\'s parentsdianeflorencegravel@gmail.com-- click to view more --
  • Christina HodgkinsonChristina Hodgkinson, b. ca. 5 January 1788, d. 5 September 1865 in Grantham Twshp, Canada West. Married to Robert Hodgkinson, mother of 10 (?) children. May have been born in central NY to a Loyalist family.Looking for maiden name and parents\' names.Email to bjszczep@comcast.net-- click to view more --
  • Catherine (__) DoddsWife of Robert Dodds of St. Catharines, Ont., born ca. 20 April 1818, poss. in or near Martintown, Glengarry, Ont. Presbyterian. Maiden name reported as Grant or Irving. Married ca. 1840 in ??, mother of Hannah, Isabella, Margaret, Alexander, John H., Gilbert M., Martha Agnes, and Warner H. Dodds. Died 12 June 1872 in Yarmouth, Elgin, Ontario.Seeking parents\' names, place and date of birth bjszczep@comcast.net-- click to view more --
  • Antonina (née Naciążek) Zarzycka Born ca. 1828, m. Ignacy Zarzycki ca. 1849. Mother of Marianna, Paulina, Tomasz, Józef, Florentyna, Aniela, Jan, Joanna Walentyna, Karol, Roman Aleksander, and Leonard Zarzycki, all born in Bronisławy, Sochaczew, Russia (now Poland), bap. in Rybno parish. No BMD records for Antonina herself were found in Rybno, however.Parents\' names, place bjszczep@comcast.net-- click to view more --
  • Murre/Muri FamilyJoseph Murre/Muri (ca. 1825-1905) m. Walburga Maurer (ca. 1833-1886) ca. 1863 in Bavaria. Parents of Mary, Anna, John F., Josephine, Aloysius Joseph, and Frances Walburga. Immigrated to Buffalo, NY, 1869.Place of origin in Bavaria and parents\' names for Joseph and Walburga.bjszczep@comcast.net-- click to view more --
  • Margaret (____) Nicholsm Alexander Nichols (b 1727) of Londonderry NH. She d bef 5 Nov 1776 when he m Mrs Mary Pattin of Marblehead MA. Children Wm, John, James, Alexander, Anna.Searching for Margaret's parentsdianeflorencegravel@gmail.com-- click to view more --
  • HORN, CHARLOTTENeed proof of parentage of both my third great grandparents. Need names of parents of Charlotte HORN born in Shapleigh, Maine January 8, 1800. Married John Kennard, Jr. in December 1823 also in Shapleigh.torriecat15@gmail.com-- click to view more --
  • KENNARDJohn Kennard, Jr. was born somewhere in Maine July 4, 1797. Perhaps in Cornish.Need proof of parentage of John Kennard, Jr. born in York county Maine in 1797. Died in Brighton, Somerset, Maine in April 1853. Not in Maine cemetery records.torriecat15@gmail.com-- click to view more --
  • BROCKWAY, bETSEYNeed confirmation that Betsey Brockway of Marlow, NH was daughter of Ephraim and Esther (Calkins) Brockway. Not daughter of Jonathan and Phoebe as published.Betsey was born in 1785 (as recorded in her marriage record in Marlow, NH.) She is NOT the Betsey born in Lyme, CT in 1773.torriecat15@gmail.com-- click to view more --
  • SIMPSON, WILLIAM William Simpson came to US with wife, Annie Bancock around 1790 to 1800. Two daughters born in Boston 1812 and 1814. Seen in Boston City records.Need English or Scottish parentage of William Simpson and his wife, Annie Maria Bancock. Boston, circa 1800.torriecat15@gmail.com-- click to view more --
  • Clark, Joseph S. - New YorkJoseph S. Clark **1870 US Federal Census Year: 1870; Census Place: Cherry Valley, Winnebago, IL; Roll: M593_; Birth date: abt 1848 Birth place: New York; Residence date: 1870; Residence place: Cherry Valley, Winnebago, IL, USA **1880 United States Federal Census Year: 1880; Census Place: Rockford, Winnebago, IL; Roll: 261; Family History Film: 1254261; Page: 141B; Enumeration District: 227; Image: 0593. Birth date: abt 1847; Birth place: New York Residence date: 1880 Residence place: Rockford, Winnebago, IL, United States **Marriage-12 Sep 1876, Winnebago County, IL, USA Carrie Elizabeth Ryther IL, County Marriage Records, 1800-1940 **Children-Leah Elizabeth Clark, b. Dec 21, 1877, Rockford, Winnebago County, IL, **Divorce-Between 1880 and 1884 in IL or WI. Possible locations: Rockford, IL; Cherry Valley, IL; Winnebago County, IL; St. Croix, WI; Madison, WI. **Death-unknown Looking for birth location in New York state around 1848, names of parents, other residences, divorce, and death date/location.g_zierdt@msn.com-- click to view more --
  • Cunningham, AlexanderAlexander was born prior to 1800 and died after 1837. His nickname was Sandy. His parents were Alexander Cunningham (1763-1826) and Jane Stark Cunningham (1770-1844). His father was born and died in Goffstown, NH. His mother was born in Dunbarton, NH. He had a child with Betsey Kimball (1802-1888), Byron Marvin Cunningham (13 Jan 1836 in Manchester, NH- 27 Aug 1883 in Manchester, NH). I have letters written from Alexander to Betsey dated between 1835-1837 from Opelousas. LA where he said he was coming home to see his son and marry Betsey. ( he was working to earn money to bring home)I'm looking to find any info on Alexander Cunningham, Jr. Birth dates, death dates, did he actually make it home to Manchester/Goffstown NH? Did he die on the ship back from Louisiana? Did he go out west in search of gold (family story)? Did he stay in Louisiana?lziman@ne.rr.com-- click to view more --
  • Looking for ParentsIn NY by 18000Subj: Capt James Goodday of NYC, 1777-1837 Researching James Goodday, shipmaster, b 1777 Sandwich, MA, m Phebe M, dpl Trieste in 1837 aft accident on his ship John Jay. Sailed from Port of NY. Captured by British during War of 1812; records in British Archives give his place of birth. Marianne Gaertner Email MLGaertner@aol.com.-- click to view more --
  • Barnum, Sarah MB 12 JUL 1829, Danbury, CT. Married Jared Marvin Bouton 27 Mar 1845.Looking to confirm parents’ names. cannot find birth certificate to confirm other records are inconsistentloreato@snet.net-- click to view more --
  • Mudry, Stephanb 28 JUL 1863 • Austria Hungary, Parents George and Susie (?)Looking for mother’s full name and siblings of Stephan.Loreato@snet.net-- click to view more --
  • Fletcher, BREESEElizabeth FLETCHER, born circa 1804; married Charles Pierson BREESE in what was then Tioga Co., New York, on 28 Feb 1829; died in Chemung Co. (carved from Tioga Co.) on 8 Dec 1876.Seeking her family of origin. She was supposedly born in Montpelier, Vermont, but so far I have been unable to track her to a family in Vermont or elsewhere.lovelandfamilyhistory@gmail.com-- click to view more --
  • MITCHELL, VEEDERSally Ann MITCHELL was born circa 1812; married Barney VEEDER; lived in Oswego County, New York, from marriage until her death on 20 Jul 1884. Known children: Fannie Maria; Barney; Sally Ann; Robert Nelson; Jane/Jennie; Lorancy Lena Susana; James Ryer; Margaret/Minnie.Seeking Sally Ann's family of origin & all descendants of her children. Sally Ann was supposedly born in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., New York, to James & ___ Mitchell.lovelandfamilyhistory@gmail.com-- click to view more --
  • GILMAN, HALDEMANSarah Ann GILMAN, born circa 1813; married Thomas Jefferson HALDEMAN/HALDERMAN/HALDASMON/etc on 2 Jul 1834 in Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., Ohio; lived in Hamilton Co. until her death on 28 Jun 1886. Known children: Mary; Angeline "Angie"; Thomas Jefferson (twice); Robert Allen; Adelaide "Addie"; Walter Birch; Charles; William.Looking for Sarah Ann's origins & all descendants. Sarah Ann was supposedly born in New York City.lovelandfamilyhistory@gmail.com-- click to view more --
  • MACKOON / PERRYLuther MACKOON (MACON) of Swansea, m. Prescilla PERRY of Tiverton, RI in Swansea MA, 1815. need parents of each and to verify desc. of m. Trying to connect to sibs Elizabeth, Ruth and Hezekiah MACON of Seekonk, MA and E.Prov, RILee Ashcraft leeash@comcast.net-- click to view more --
  • BOOTH (SMITH), NANCYNancy Smith Booth b. 9/17/1793 (find a grave says 10/4/1792) in NY or Mass. m. Elisha (not Elhu) Booth 7/8/1815 probably Booth NY or nearby. Children - Huldah Minerva, Steven Decatur, Sackett, Sara Rebecca, James Thompson. d.3/17/1860. Buried in Woodin Corners Cemetery, Russia, Herkimer, NY Looking for Parents and birth Place. Have handed down lineage listing them as Jeremiah Smith Jr. and Rachel Hathaway but can not find any documentation.jancleahy@gmail.com-- click to view more --
  • Sophronia Abbott JacobsAlthough some state her birth as 23 Feb 1816, there are no birth records in Chester Births to 1850 or in the Chester Baptist Church records held in Berkshire Athenaeum in Pittsfield. Sources for birth records about 1816 in Chester, Hampden County, Massachusetts for Sophronia Abbott Jacobs.Sherry Wilmes wilmessh@gmail.com-- click to view more --
  • John Cook son of Elias Cook and Anna CleavesI am looking for birth sources for John Cook (likely born 1785 in Massachusetts) son of Elias Cook and Anna Cleaves. John Cook eventually moved to Nova Scotia and married Elizabeth Callahan. Information found in book Cook Descendants: Inlaws and Outlaws by Patricia Lumsden. No source cited.I am looking for birth sources for John Cook, in particular his place of birth and proof of his parents names. Erin Apostolos rinba@metrocast.net-- click to view more --
  • MARTIN, LEWISFrederick MARTIN b 16 Dec 1834, Philadelphia, PA d 02 Sep 1902, Cranford, Union, NJ m Sarah Emma LEWIS b 31 Mar 1838, New York (?), NY (?) d 25 Oct 1913, Westfield, Union, NJ Searching for Frederick’s parentscliffdmartin@verizon.net-- click to view more --
  • meta behounekb. ca. 1938 Chicago, IL d/o Frank Behounek and Alice Budach. m1 David Wold ca. 1957-1969. m2? Sonny Young ca. 1972. AKA Meta (Pugh) Wold. Possible dd. ca. November 2005. Also liv. in N. Ft. Myers, FL.Looking for dd. and dpl.Email valeriebaginski@hotmail.com-- click to view more --
  • Mary Emmoline Whisnant-Woldb. ca. 1907 Mortimer, NC d/o Joseph D. Whisenant and Malinda Tolbert. m. David Wold 1927 Catawba, NC. Twin sons b. 1928 Chicago, IL. One twin dies 1930 Newton, Catawba, NC; child's surname "Wall"; informant "Mrs. David Wold".Looking for dd. and dpl.valeriebaginski@hotmail.com-- click to view more --
  • Mikołaj Ignacy Baginskib. ca. 22 Jul 1881 in "Monong, IL" possibly Minonk?Seeking birth certificate or baptism record.valeriebaginski@hotmail.com-- click to view more --
  • Moran/CampbellJohn J. Moran and Andrew Moran, born in Ireland were brothers who settled in Massachusetts. Andrew Moran married Nora Twomey iin Charlestown, MA They had daughters Elizabeth Josephine and Margaret Mary . The girls were half sisters of Mary Catherine McSweeney. Looking for Descendants of Elizabeth (Moran) and John J. Campbell married in 1940 in Charlestown , MA. Judy Izenberg jsaizenberg2021@yahoo.com-- click to view more --
  • Elias V LockeElias Varney Locke b. abt 1816 m. Betsey Huntress 11/5/1938 in Strafford, NH. They later lived in Pittsfield where they had 5 children. Looking for parents of either one.geoff@lockegenealogy.org-- click to view more --
  • DanielsJohn Daniels of New London, CT received his first grant of land in 1663; his parents and origin are unknown. In the last year, advanced Y-DNA testing has determined that descendants share a common ancestor with the Daniels line in Chester County, PA, who immigrated there directly from Ireland in the 1720's to 1730's.Looking for more Daniels cousins. I have an email group of descendants and also administer the John Daniels of New London CT project at FTDNA . Anyone who has taken a DNA test is welcome to join. Please contact me if you would like to be added to the group.kwilson3698@charter.net-- click to view more --
  • TorrantJames Torrant was born in Ireland About 1845. The surname is extremely rare; it is possible that the surname was Tarrant in Ireland. He immigrated to Canada at a young age, based on census records. James married Mary Morrill and resided in the Sherbrooke area. One son, Isaac John Torrant lived in Simsbury, CT & Westfield, MA.I am looking for the place of origin and parents of James Torrant.kwilson3698@charter.net-- click to view more --
  • BOWEL, SHANNONElisabeth BOWEL/BOWELL & Robert/Robin SHANNON/CHANNON/CHANLIN/SCHENNEL/etc married in Schenectady, New York, in May 1750. She is listed as "of New York" and he as "of Scotland," both listed as living in Schenectady at time of marriage. Known children: George; Thomas; Elizabeth Margarita/Margarietje; Robert; William; John; Michael; Alexander.Looking for origins of both Elisabeth & Robert. Was Elisabeth's surname originally the Dutch surname BOL/BOLS/BOEL?lovelandfamilyhistory@gmail.com-- click to view more --
  • KRAMPETZ KRAMPITZ STRELAUOtto Adolph KRAMPETZ, AKA Adolf Otto KRAMPITZ b. 1878, Germany; Imm. 1893; d. 1959, Yonkers, Westchester, NY. m. Karolina STRELAU b. abt 1876, Germany; Imm. 1896; d. 1952, Yonkers, Westchester, NY.RELATED to KRAMPITZ in CT ???? SEARCHING for parents of O. A. Krampetz in Germany.nancyjeanr65@gmail.com-- click to view more --
  • GEORGE WALSHBorn c. 1920. Lived in Quincy, MA 1932, probably near St. Chrysostoms Episcopal Church, Quincy, MA. Looking for descendants to pass along Boy Scout photo album. Aholmes5379@gmail.com-- click to view more --
  • Farrell, Farren O'FarrellJames H Farrell, Born 11 Jan 1834 ST Mary's Cork City, Cork Ireland. Parents William Farrell and Margaret NE; Johnson Departed Dublin June 1851 for New York City Any history of his time in Cork City Cork Ireland Grandparents name or occupation etc.Crlktsls@yahoo.com-- click to view more --
  • Sears- Cape CodSearching for the descendants of Richard Sears of Plymouth Colony- ca 1633. A new family tree has been developed- https://tinyurl.com/y4qofsonWe would like to add more branches to the tree- nearly 8,000 Sears descendants so far.LRSears@gmail.com or www.SearsR.com-- click to view more --
  • FULLER, PORTER, FROST, CALKINS, DEANCornelius FULLER b 1710 Barnstable, Mass, son of Matthew Fuller b 1663 Mass and Patience YOUNG. Migrated to Colchester, CT, as a child. Moved to Hebron, CT, then Dutchess Co, NY. His likely children, by two wives: Amos b1731, Robert b ca1733/37, Lemuel I b1735, , Cornelius Jr b 1739, Lemuel II b ca 1744, Elijah b ca1744, John b 1746, and David b ca 1748. He migrated to Dutchess Co, NY, with Frost, Porter, Dean, Calkins, Sprague of Hebron, Colchester, and Lebanon (CT) about 1742.Seek collaboration with descendants to identify wife #2 of Cornelius. First wife was Patience Chappel who died about 1733. Second wife perhaps from Hebron, Lebanon, or Colchester, CT - name not known.genpaschke@yahoo.com-- click to view more --
  • ELDREDGE maybe ELDRIDGE, HORACE B.Born abt 1820. m. 2 Feb 1840, Becket, MA to Laura SMITH, dau. of Zenas SMITH Looking for birth info. Could be Foster, RI, Killingly, CT or Sterling, CT. Also looking for death info. Likely between 1870 and 1873. Likely in Becket, MA or Monson, MALorraine Roberts: lmroberts340@gmail.com-- click to view more --
  • REEVES, ELIZABETH AnnBorn 1828 PEI, Canada , m. James Jardine 1846, PEI Canada. 3 Children: Thomas 1847-1901 John 1849-1893 Christopher 1851-1930Death recordjmbonner@hotmail.com-- click to view more --
  • Thomas Gibbs of VT, abt 1790-1973Thomas Gibbs, b abt 1790 MA, mov Pittsford VT bef 1810, m. Delia Bisbee 1810 Rutland VT, mov abt 1826, Norfolk NY, m. Betsy Aldrich abt 1832 poss Franconia NH or Norfolk NY, d 1873, Irasburg, VT.Researching to ID father.Bill Sherman ElmRoots1@gmail.com-- click to view more --
  • Youngman, ThomasBorn NH; m. 1787 Tirza Honey. Moved between VT and Lower Canada 1787 to 1820. VRs establish daughter Betsy (m. Simeon Whitcomb) but not daughters Lucinda (m. John Jones, d. Iowa) and Sally (m. John Jones, d. VT). SEARCHING for proof of relationship between Thomas and daughters Lucinda and Sally or between Betsey and her sisters.kajimom2012@gmail.com-- click to view more --
  • Davis, SamuelBorn 1721 MA and died 1797 Bradford VT. Son of Samuel Davis/Davies (b1700) and Mary Fowler (b1694). Have found many discrepancies in this Davis family line.When and where did Samuel Davis Sr. and wife Mary die? Who were HIS parents?kajimom2012@gmail.com-- click to view more --
  • INMAN, SMITH in RI/ massElizabeth INMAN b. ca. 1789 prob RI married Ephraim SMITH b. 1790 Smithfield RI. Children, all b. Smithfield, dates approx.: Emer/ Emor 1818, Elijah 1820, Ephraim 1822, (prob) Brown 1823, Mary Taft 1825, Daniel 1828, Rachel Melvina 1830, Ann Eliza 1833, Harris Jackson 1837. Emer and Brown went to Illinois. Sary INMAN, bur. w. Elizabeth, m. 1829 Uxbridge, Mass., Sweeting TAFT. Possible father Joseph INMAN bur. nearby but no proof of connection.Who were the parents of Elizabeth INMAN?Acelinebarrett@aol.com-- click to view more --
  • William Tanner the Deserter/AdultererWilliam H. Tanner born about 1853 in Foster, Rhode Island or Killingly, Connecticut. Married Nellie Etta Fish Jan 1, 1876 and left her in 1878. They lived in the Voluntown, Griswald area of Connecticut. Divorce finalized in 1879 via Brooklyn, Connecticut Court. William and Nellie had 2 kids: William Avery Tanner born 1876 and Edith Agnes born in 1878. 1.). What happened to William H Tanner? There are no records of him after he is named as father of 2 kids. He disappears 2.) Who were William's parents? Have not been able to find his birth record in Foster, RI or Killingly, CT or surrounding areas. Thank you!Robyn Choate tmchoate@aol.com -- click to view more --
  • SearsSearching for descendants of Richard Sears of Yarmouth, Plymouth Colony circa 1639. Much work has been done and can be viewed here- https://archive.org/details/searsgenealogicalcataloguevoligen16Sears family members- https://www.facebook.com/groups/SearsFamilyAssociationLRSears@gmail.com-- click to view more --
  • McKenna, Bernard J.b. Nov 1858 Boston, MA s/o Patrick J. and Elizabeth (Carney) McKenna. Seeking info for poss. marriage of Bernard bet. 1880-1900; also for death ca. 1930's. eekelleher@yahoo.com-- click to view more --
  • Powers, Mary A. (nee Aldworth) b. ca. 1857, Ireland; d. 1 Oct 1935, Boston, MA, w/o Patrick J. Powers, b. 1853, Ireland; d. Feb. 1916, Boston, MASeeking info for parents of Mary A. Aldworth and marriage (US or Ireland) of Mary A. and Patrick J. Powers.eekelleher@yahoo.com-- click to view more --
  • George's Brick WallGeorge McAlpine enlisted Rev War Dunbarton NH 1782 (NO info before). Married Susannah Cross Hopkinton NH 1786. 2 boys - Daniel Frazier & Moses Cross McAlpine. George died NH 1796. She married 2nd Isaac Libbey or Putney. Bounty Land application with son Daniel Frazier McAlpine.Looking for any info re. George McAlpine before Rev War. Appeared out of the blue! Have researched everything available to date and tried different spellings. Any help appreciated!Dayna - dldrake@cox.net-- click to view more --