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Queries - June/July 1997



EDISON, HOOLIHAN posted by LaRue F. Poyer on Monday, June 2, 1997
William Pitt EDISON married Ellen HOOLIHAN in mid 1800's. He was Thomas EDISON's brother. Need info on Ellen and her ancestors. William Pitt EDISON is my husbands great grandfather.
WOODWARD posted by Monica Woodward on Tuesday, June 3, 1997
Hi, I'm trying to find my grandfather's (Lloyd Edwin WOODWARD 24 Mar. 1906-25 Jun. 1963 Detroit) 2nd wife. Her name was Margaret "Peggy" (maiden name unknown) WOODWARD. She was living in Lansing in 1963. She isn't buried w/ Lloyd. I've found 3 Margaret's listed on the SSDI: Margaret WOODWARD 18 April 1905-Feb. 1976 Marysville,St. Clair,MI. " " 13 Oct. 1906-25 Aug. 1992 St. Joseph,Berrien,MI. " " 31 Jan. 1917-Jan. 1985 GrandHaven,Ottawa,MI. I have a photo of her dated 1952 approx. and she looks tallish w/ dark hair and on the 'zaftig' side. If anyone thinks she may be a relative...please let me know. Thanks.
CHURCH, MOE, NORTON posted by Jolene Kelly Pillars on Thursday, June 5, 1997
Carlila (Lila) C. MOE b. 29 Sep 1867 Grant Twp., Huron, MI to Joshua Roswell MOE and Hannah Josephine CHURCH. Married William John NORTON 25 Apr 1889 Grant Twp., Huron, MI. She died c. 1895 St. Clair, St. Clair, MI. Buried Gagetown Cemetery, Tuscola County, MI.
FINNY, GOWER, HARNER, HORTON, LUNDY, MACKLEM, WHEELER, WIXON posted by Dot Morris on Friday, June 6, 1997
Looking for any person related to any of the following: James William MACKLEM b.1794 Richmond, MI, m Ann LUNDY; William MACKLEM b. 1833, m. Ann FINNY,m. Eliza HARNER, m. Elizabeth HORTON; Mahala MACKLEM m. Joshua WIXON; Jane MACKLEM m. John GOWER; Catherine MACKLEM; William MACKLEM Jr. m. Viola WHEELER; Nora, Nelson, Maggie, Lillie, Lawson, Jessie, George, Frank, Carson, Walter, Marsh, Ellen, Thomas Henry; all MACKLEM children born in Sanilac County or Saganaw County, MI possibly at Brown's Landing mid to late 1800's.Would like to hear from any MACKLEMs. Snail mail D. Morris, 6177 Hoyt Ct., Arvada, CO 80004.
MCQUEEN posted by Phil Waggener on Friday, June 6, 1997
MCQUEEN. I am looking for information about my grandfather, Harvey George McQUEEN, born on Harsen's Island, St. Clair Co., 13 Sep 1844; died in Detroit 25 Jun 1918. I would like to know any information about him, including his parents and where they were born and died. We believe Harvey was a ship captain on the Great Lakes.
HEIDENFELD, HEIDENFELDT, SCHMIDT posted by Janice Taylor on Tuesday, June 17, 1997
I am searching for information on the HEIDENFELDT / HEIDENFELD family. Daniel HEIDENFELDT (b. 13 Mar 1818, d. 14 Feb 1897 in Illinois) and his wife Christianna SCHMIDT HEIDENFELDT (b. 1820 in Prussia, d. 19 Apr 1902 in Illinois) came to America from Germany in 1864. They settled in China Twp., St. Clair Co. MI. They had 3 children that I know of. William, b. 1852 in Prussia Julia b. 5 Feb 1855 in Brandenburg, Prussia d. 30 Jul 1935 in Cherokee Co. IA (she was my great-grandmother) Anna b. 1860 in Prussia I would especially like to find out what happened to William and Anna. Who did they marry and when and where did they die and who was their children?
BAKER, CRAWFORD posted by Terry Crawford on Sunday, June 22, 1997
CRAWFORD, George Ayers Born: Nov. 14, 1866 Williamsport, PA Died: Nov. 13, 1947 Port Huron, MI I am seeking information on my Grandfathers brother. George travelled to Port Huron (I believe) on his own but I have no date as to when. He is the son of Wilbur CRAWFORD and Suzanne BAKER CRAWFORD of Williamsport, PA. He had five brothers and sisters. Any info would be appreciated. Thanks!
BROWN, HENDERSON posted by Bob Harris on Thursday, June 26, 1997
HENDERSON, James (1771-1853). James HENDERSON was married to Betsy BROWN (1774-1831) and we found them living in Mooretown, Ontario, Canada in the 1830's. They rented land from the Chippewa Indians. When they died, they were buried in Hillside cemetery, St. Clair. Their children were Rufus HENDERSON, b. 1798, James HENDERSON, b.10 Mar 1801, Elizabeth HENDERSON, b. 24 Aug 1806, Anson HENDERSON (my Wife's gg grandfather), b. 1 Mar 1809, and John HENDERSON, b. 1811. We are trying to trace this family back the to the U.S. and find out were James HENDERSON and Betsy BROWN came from.
CUMMING, ROBERTSON posted by Anna Hefner on Monday, June 30, 1997
CUMMING, William and David. William CUMMING was born June 25, 1835 in Trafalgar, Ontario, Canada. He married a Betsy ROBERTSON. Died December 31, 1919 in Michigan. Don't know if had children or not. David CUMMING was born June 26, 1842 in Halton Co, Canada. He married a Matilda ROBERTSON. He died Jan 31, 1923 in St. Clair Co. Michigan. He had children He may have been a doctor. Any help would be appreciated.
FAY, KRUEGER posted by Pamela Carico on Friday, July 4, 1997
Looking for a birth certificate for John Charles FAY b: 1870-1880. Need to know his parents names. He married A. Amelia KRUEGER and their first son, John, was born in 1893 in IL, 2nd son, Edward David, born in Knox Co., OH and a daughter b: in IL. All help is appreciated.
CLARK, MCGOUGH, MURDOCK posted by Rita Jacobs on Saturday, July 5, 1997
William MCGOUGH m. Letitia MURDOCK: children Henry and Jane; moved to St. Clair Co 1860's. Seek ancestors and date and place of death for Henry and Letitia Daughter Jane mar. Waters (Wallace) CLARK; moved to Huron Co 1870. Where did Waters (Wallace) die and when?
GILBERT, WIGGINS posted by Jim Mol on Monday, July 7, 1997
I am looking for information on a Maryette GILBERT born 9-7-1846 in St. Clair county, Michigan died 3-23-1922. Her father was Nathan GILBERT, died 8-13-1886 and her mother Susan, died 5-26-1873. She married an Amos Aratage WIGGINS who died 1-6-1930, in Cheboygan, Michigan. He was born on 8-28-1837 in Williamsburg, Ontario, Canada and came to the US, was thought to have fought in the Civil War as a Michigan Volunteer.
MCINTYRE, THURTLE posted by Arnold Edwin Krause on Tuesday, July 15, 1997
MCINTYRE: I am searching for any information on George MCINTYRE, Sr.? who lived near Jeddo, Michigan. Some McIntyre names associated with this area are: Norman MCINTYRE: He had a son, Hugh, This family moved west to an area near Doland, South Dakota. George MCINTYRE, Jr. married a Sarah Ann THURTLE, her parents lived near Lakeport, Sanilac Co., MI. I have all of this family as they came to Saskatchewan, Canada.
CAMPAU, SIMMONS, TACIA posted by JoEllen Lang on Wednesday, July 16, 1997
TACIA / SIMMONS: Looking for information on a Joseph TACIA who came to St Clair County from Canada about 1866 with his wife Julia Ann CAMPAU. She died in 1868. There were numerous children and one is a Joseph TACIA born abt 1854 and married a Alice SIMMONS daughter of Franklin SIMMONS and Mary Ann ? They are from Ontario Canada. Am seeking any info on the TACIA and SIMMONS surnames. I am willing to share what info I already have.
HAGADONE, SHARAI, WHEELER posted by Debbi Manni on Wednesday, July 30, 1997
SHARAI / WHEELER / HAGADONE I am looking for information on Tenas, Diana and George SHARAI and their parents. Their father, Louis SHARAI drowned in the St. Joseph River in Berrien Co. Their mother, Cordelia WHEELER SHARAI might have remarried to a Henry HAGADONE (?) and relocated in St. Clair Co. George SHARAI was a Civil War Vet. Any information would be greatly appreciated. I have the genealogy for Louis SHARAI that I can share.