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I am trying to trace two James brothers who moved to Washington State sometime in the late 1800's to early 1900's. Cecil W. James married Ella? Fredrick C. James married Rachel Miles, 30 Jan1888. Dwight Cutting, 4/97

Seeking any info about the family of Michael JENNINGS, b. 1853, Seneca Co., OH; m. Winnifred FANAHER c.1872 in Houston County, MN. Children born in MN: Thomas, b. 1872; Bridget, b. 1875; William, b. 1876; and Mary, b. 1879. The family moved to Washington c.1888 and Michael got a job with the railroad - possibly Union or Northern Pacific. Michael Jennings' parents were Thomas and Bridget REILLEY JENNINGS, both born in Ireland. Roger W. Jennings , 9/97

I am searching for children or grandchildren and name of wife of Robert S. JOHN, b. Ohio, 1918. His parents were Abbie and Gale John. He went to Washington to look for work in defense plant and we were told he married there in either l942 or 1943. I am doing my husbands family history and this would be a second cousin. Any information would be greatly appreicated. RoseMary Sawyer, 10/97

Looking for any info on Bernie T. Jones, b. @1862; m. Mary Taylor, b. @1862. Children: Jennie amelia, b. @1878, Mankato, MN; m. @1945 to Cordell Fuson of Pierce or Lewis co. WA. Bertha May, b. Mankato, Blue Earth co., MN; m. Karl Shiel in Lewis co. WA. Bernie was a school teacher ; moved his family to WA state @1888. Anyone familiar with these families? Thanks! Gayle Fuson, 12/97

Looking for information the family of James Jerome Keesling; also seeking date of death of his father, Hugo Kiesling, who died in King County, circa 1968. Scott Keesling, 2/97

I am searching for any Descendants of General KEY and Lilleyan KEY. Son, John KEY; dau. Willa KEY. John lived in the Seattle. I need any info about this family who moved to Washington State from Overton co. TN. Lyndon KEY, 8/97

Looking for a Lewis Nicholis KISHBAUGH, b. 15 Mar 1889, in Tunkhannock, Wyoming co, PA. Father: Royal Cory Kishbaugh. He settled in either the Walla Walla or Vancouver area of Washington and was probably in the lumber business. HAROLD H. KISHBAUGH, 5/97

Has anyone seen my KLINEs? Looking for Peter KLINE and mother, Esther "Hattie" KLINE. Peter was born 1835, presumably in Lehigh Co., PA., and is listed on the 1840 and 1850 census reports with his mother and siblings in Richland Township, Clarion Co., PA. According to family story, Peter moved to "Washington" and died some time before 1913. Could this be the state of Washington? And could Esther, born 26 Sep. 1803, have gone with Peter? Any clues as to these individuals' whereabouts greatly appreciated and will gladly reply to all. Todd Walker, 5/97

In ca. 1921-2 Alta Jane, Eliza and Franklin D. Lacy removed from Athens, TN to meet their brother, William Lacy, who had located in Seattle, Washington. William's wife's name may have been, Bertha. I obtained Alta's death certificate. She died at Orchards, WA in 1948. These were my grandfather's brothers and sisters. I would like to correspond with any knowing what happened to these Lacys. Gene Lacey, 5/97

Lakota Junior High
Trying to find the location of Lakota Junior High School. Exists somewhere near Dash Point. Does it exist and where exactly is it located? Shane Burley, 5/97
Response: Lakota Junior High School is in the Federal Way School District, 31405 18th Ave. South, Federal Way, WA 98003. Phone: 253-941-0100 / 253-927-7420. The school's address is: 1415 SW 314th, Federal Way, WA. Phone: 839-4500. Check Yahoo's map section to get a close view.

I would like to hear from anyone who has done any research on the Landers family. Will share what information I have, or would purchase any books which have been prepared on this family Thanks. Joe Landers, 6/97

Can someone help me look for a Martha Lassiter in Orting, WA? Martha J. Essary, b. @1848, Hardeman co. TN; m. Irby and then Lassiter. Living in Orting in 1936 when her brother Joseph Caleb Essary died. Parents were Benjamin and Elizabeth Graves Smith Essary. Will share information. Janna Mayfield, 12/97

Our dad died 4-10-96 at Spences Bridge in British Columbia. He was born 6 Oct 1912 or 13 at Maple Falls, Washington. We are looking to get a few copies for our records of his birth Certificate. His name is Rolland Earl Lindsey (We saw his birth ciertificate once and his 1st name was spelt we think Rolliege??? Earl Lindsey) His father's name was William Lindsey and his mother's name was Clara Goche. We are wondering where we need to get this information. We can provide a copy of his death certificate from Canada, and if you need more information, please feel free to write me. Jan Hanson, Apr 29, 1997

Looking for August Lindstrom born around 1850's in Marquette, KS. Last known he went to Seattle, date unknown. Married a widow in Seattle area. Lana Toburen, 5/97

Looking for a Timothy Lish who married Carrie Starkey. I do not have any dates or places. Thank you for your help.
Viola Prickett
Seeking information about John Lemuel "Lem" LOVE. He was born 1875 in Dixon, Solano Co., CA. Came to Oregon with family in 1880. Among places lived were Spokane and Kennewick, WA. May have been others. Married Louella Golden in Goldendale, WA in 1898. Divorced where? when? He may have remarried. Barbara Cady, 4/97

I am looking for my mother's parents: Maudie Chelsea and Harvey Lundberg and her brother Harvey Leonard Lundberg Jr. She last saw them around 1945. Julie Denney, 4/97

Looking for info on William D. McCabe, b. 1847 in Ripley co. Indiana. He and his mother and father (Alexander and Rodah Knapp McCabe) and a brother Perry Hill McCabe, came west after 1860. Perry H. d. in Polk co. Oregon in 1903. William d. somewhere in NW Washington. He had at least 2 children: Ivy Pearl and Ed. This family does not show in the Indiana census after 1860, but I know they spent a few years in Missouri before coming west. Any info greatly appreciated. Betty VanLeer, 2/97

I'm looking for information on Allie McConnell. All I know was that her father's name was James, and she had 2 brothers & 2 sisters: Ral?; Charles; Olive; Cora. I believe they lived in Colfax [Whitman co.] WA. Allie, b. 1885; d. 1934, believe in Buena [Yakima co]; m. C.C. Spitznogle. Would love info on any of these people. Deni Christler, 12/97

Desperately seeking information on children/descendants of GUY R. McCORD, 1877-1931 and FRANCES V. DAY, 1889-1966. Guy McCord b. WI to MYRON HAWLEY McCORD and SARAH ETTA SPACE. Frances V. b. Ohio to EDWARD & ANNA B. DAY. Children: Guy; Frances; ,BLANCHE m. OSCAR F. MARTIN; BONNIE JEAN, m. WM. PATRICK BROOM; BETTY, m. ROLLAND E. BLINE; BERYL, m. DONALD MORTON. Obituary states Frances moved to Yakima in 1906 and resident of area until her death. Betty BLINE d. in 1985 in Seattle, King, WA. Beryl MORTON d. in 1971 in Tacoma, Pierce, WA. I'm eager to exchange information and will appreciate any assistance! CJ Scherwinski, 10/97

Would like to exchange information with anyone researching the John R. McCORMICK family who was residing in Whatcom Co. WA beginning about 1890. Wife Martha; Children: Mary Ellen, James M., Catherine, Emma, Georgia, Viola, Samuel and Thomas J. Surnames connected with children were CRAWFORD, CRATSENBERG, WILKSEY, SISSON, GOHEEN, ELLIS, NEWKIRK, and NOBLE. Ruth J. Hary, 5/97

I am searching for any inf re: Willie/Willis Mcdonald/Mcdaniel who migrated to WA abt 1870-1900. Father, William Mcdonald/Mcdonald; mother, Savilla Rising, from Steuben county, New York. Any inf. appreciated. joella jones, 7/97

Family from the Everett area: Carrie McSTOTTS married Ervin Jerome WEBLEY, then moved to Ephrata, but the WEBLEY'S, while in Everett gave birth to Mattie Lowella WEBLEY,in 1897, who is our grandmother, don't know if MCSTOTTS lived in Everett for long time or not, anyone having info on this family please contact me. Carolyne Provo, 2/97

Looking for any information on Franklin Fillmore MADISON, b. 8 Sept 1881 in Idaho; m. Ordelia Harriett PALMER, b. 14 Jan 1882 in Genessee, ID on 1898/99 in Othello, WA. They then moved to Latah Co, ID for @10+ years and then back to Othello where they had two children, Fillmore Franklin, 1916 and Louise May, 1918. By 1920 they were living in the Palouse area of Whitman Co. I hear he was a farmer and moved around that area alot. Any information is appreciated. Elona Wafstet, 10/97

Could someone help with an obituary or funeral notice for Clifford Manthey, d. March 7, 1930, in Hoquiam General Hospital, buried in Aberdeen. I would also like information on his parents: Julius Manthey and Ada Grummitt. Know nothing of Julius othat than he left Australia, 1918-1920 to join the House of David in MI. Ada, I believe, m. another 3 or 4 times before she died in December 1986, in Seattle. Husbands: Danleskerlund; Donlad Askerlund; John Holt; Herman Wegner. Jackie Buttress, 12/97

I am looking for the desendants of Carl MARGELL who immigrated to the US in 1871. In the Snohomish County area, the desendant family was Helen Matilda MARGELL b. March 31, 1877 in OH, but grew up in Chase, WI, m. Godfrey KOLB and they lived on a farm near Snohomish @1903. Children: Edith Gertrude, 1904; Roy Godfrey, 1905; Margaret Helen, 1907; Katherine Marie, 1909; Hazel Beatrice, 1911. Would like to get the MARGELL Family History as it applies to the Johann SCHWARTZ, Caroline HAMMLER, Gottleib/Gottfried/Friedrick REGAL, and Elizabeth WARNER families. Paul Beauregard, 10/97

Looking for any information on Carl MARTIN, b. 23 Oct 1890, d. Dec 1970 according to the Social Security Index. Last residence was Mattawa, Grant, Washington. Parents were George Arthur MARTIN and Emmas JENKS MARTIN. Lived in Wintrop, Iowa in 1924. His brother was Glen MARTIN and sisters, Leona and Lois. James A. Nethery, 9/97

I am trying to locate an order of nuns that were located at or near what was then known as Maryhill Castle in the state of Washington along the Columbia River. They were there sometime around the late 1800's or early 1900's I need to find out some of their history. Where they came from? Country? etc. They came in contact with an ancestor of mine sometime around the early 1900-s. Donna M. Wilson, 10/97

Looking for families who have ties to western NC, especially Jackson County or Haywood County. Many folks from this area went to Washington to work. One of the Mills family moved to Everett. Many othere lived in neighboring counties. Any ties appreciated. Earl Wood, 5/97

I just found out that there was a possibility that there were some of my Miller family in and around Port Orchard, WA. If any of the follwing information sounds familiar, please let me know.
Duane Miller, b. after 1930?
Leo Miller, b. 23 Mar 1904, possibly Aberdeen, SD; d. 9 Feb 1977, Tacoma, WA; m. Marion
Joseph Miller, b. 1828, Mannhiem/Monheim, Russia; d. 1924, Aberdden, SD
Children of Leopold:
Catherina, b. 17 Oct 1893, Russia; m. Stangl;last known address (lka), Las Vegas, NV, 1977.
Anton, b. 21 March 1897, Russia; d. 4 June 1978, Tacoma, WA; m. Elvie?; Children: Edward; William; Anton; Marion ZubakSaschke.
Stephen J. b. 25 Jan 1899, Russia; lka: Salem, OR.
Clarence, b. 17 Nov 1901; d. 1930, Aberdeen, SD.
Leo, b. 31 Mar 1904, Aberdeen, SD; d. 9 Feb 1977, Tacoma, WA; m. Marian; only known child: Duane Miller of Port Orchard, WA. Leo, buried at Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Tacoma, WA.
Jack, b. 12 July 1905; lka: Salem, OR
Lena/Magdalena, b. 1 Nov 1906, Leipzig, Saskatchewan, bapt. 23 Nov 1906; m. Morris; lka: Tacoma, WA, 1978
Frances, b. 8 Aug 1908; bapt. 15 Aug, Leipsiz, Saskatchewan; d. ? before 1978, not listed in Leo's Obit.
Joe/Joseph, b. 8 Mar 1910; bapt. 11 Mar; lka: Woodburn, OR 1978, but may have d. Anaheim, CA 17 Aug 1988
Frank, b. 15 Apr 1915; lka: Yankton, SD, 1978
Anna, b. 23 Oct 1902; m. Jackson; lka: Portland, OR, 1978. Thanks for help. Kelly Mitchell, 12/97
Looking for information on THOMAS MICHAEL MOCKLER, b. Nova Scotia, Canada, 1856. In 1882, traveled to California; in 1886 he homesteaded in Lincoln County, WA. In 1896 sold land holding of about 2000 acres and moved to Nezperce, ID where he operated a large hardware business. Died in 1908. Don Mockler, 5/97

Looking for information on my father's family. His name was Walter Emerson Moore. He was born somewhere in the state of Washington. (he was very proud of that).. His father's name was Joseph Longfellow Moore. Joseph's mother was a Blackfoot Indian. The family moved to New York during the Depression. I believe my father was born around 1919. Sorry for the paucity of information, but that's all I have. Can you please help me?
Matthew Moore, 2/97

We are trying to find out our family history for my son; hope that you can help. My mother's name is CORA ARLENE CAMPBELL MUNSON; b. Nov 12, 194?. I think that she is 53 years old. Her father's name was Tom Campbell. He had no middle name and it was just Tom. Her mother was Neva (?) and died from a hanging when my mother was about 3 years old. My mother m. Jerome Marlow Munson on Sept 1, 1962 in Puyallup. My son has tried all he can to get help, but my grandfather wasn't that nice of a person and kept no records so I am at loss in helping him, too. If you can help I would really appreciate it! Thank You so much! wendy, Apr 28, 1997

I am researching my mothers family and would like to locate the Myatt family bible believed to be in the possession of on of the descendants of Blanch Myatt Lich. Are there some of her descendants out there that can tell me anything about this bible. Also would like to correspond with any descendants of Isaac Headley and Mary Elizabeth Pierce. My mother was Evalena Rose Myatt before her marriage to Charles Dewey Ingalls June 14, 1917. Other family names from Bellingham area are Tolle, Patterson, Dunkle, Peters, Fergeson, Froberg, Riley, Brandt, Hansen. Peggy Ingalls Burnett, Apr 18, 1997

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