Monthly Archives: January 2013

Alexander Carson and Mary Ann (Jacobs) Carson~~My Ancestors

Alexander Carson married Mary Ann Jacobs on June 5, 1848 in Hamilton County, IN. Alexander was born 1821 in Butler County, Ohio and died Dec. 20, 1868 in Hamilton County, IN. Mary Ann Jacobs was born 1825 in Indiana and … Continue reading

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Bill Wills and Company~~My Ancestor

I have just received a book, entitled, “Bill Wills and Company,” written by his wife, Hazel McLeod Wills. Bill was governor of Vermont from 1941 to 1945. Mrs. Wills wrote that Bill wanted to have an autobiography, but he never … Continue reading

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Ida May Stockmaster Miller Dunaghey

Ida is my 2nd Great Aunt. Our common ancestor is my grandfather Frederick Charles Stockmaster. Ida was born in Sept of 1878 in Newark, Licking County, Ohio and died January 1958 in Pinellas County, Florida. Ida’s father was John Stockmaster, … Continue reading

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Newspaper Articles Highlighting Michael L. Sullivant’s Life

To go along with my Fanny Willes Sullivant post, I have included several newspaper articles chronicling Michael L. Sullivant trials and tribulations along with his achievements as a farmer. ~~~~~~~~~~~ Mrs. Fanny Sullivant, wife of “farmer king” of Ford County, … Continue reading

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Fanny Willes Sullivant~~My Ancestor

Fanny Willes is my 1st cousins 4 times removed. Fanny Willes was born June 22, 1832 in Bedford, Ohio. Her parents were Luther and Fanny (Willey) Willes. She died Sept. 23, 1905 and her final resting place is in Green … Continue reading

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How the Willes Family Came to Potsdam, St. Lawrence County, New York

My 3rd Great Uncle, Bela Willes read a notice in the newspaper and decided to join a commune starting up with promises of land and everyone treated equally in Potsdam, St. Lawrence County, New York. The rest of his immediate … Continue reading

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Submit Peck Cook Wheatley~~~My Ancestor

Submit Peck is my 6th Great Grand Aunt. Our common ancestors are: Benjamin Peck Jr. and Mary Sperry My Line: Elizabeth Louise Burritt England Thurston Martha Stockmaster Burritt Frederick C Stockmaster Grace Louise Carson Stockmaster  Orrenda Willes Carson Wilder Willes … Continue reading

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