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Jeff Vitter
New Orleans | USA
Post # 80
06-24-2022 | 09:59 PM

Re: Family tree

Thx for your note. Jacob John Nell is related by marriage to my wife Sharon Vitter. Here are the various connections:

https://vitter.org/familytree/ connections.php?altprimarypersonID= &savedpersonID=I1785& secondpersonID=I2&maxR=99& showTxt=true&compactBox= false&sortpathsby=marriages& maxL=75&loggedOnly=&showGend =true&primarypersonID=I45669& tree=vittertree1

Regards,

-- Jeff

Tiffany Dinsmore posted on 06-24-2022 | 12:09 AM:

Family tree

Hey there! It appears my google search of a relative of mine brought me here! I’m not sure where he fits in your family’s tree. Jacob John Nell and son Samuel Nell are related to my Grandpa Robert Leo Nell.
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Tiffany Dinsmore
Georgia | United States
Post # 79
06-24-2022 | 12:09 AM

Family tree

Hey there! It appears my google search of a relative of mine brought me here! I’m not sure where he fits in your family’s tree. Jacob John Nell and son Samuel Nell are related to my Grandpa Robert Leo Nell.
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Deborah M.
VIENNA | United States
Post # 78
06-22-2022 | 01:44 PM

Huber heritage

Conrad Huber - 1530-94, appears to be our most recent common ancestor. His daughter Katrina V Huber married into the Baer clan from which I descend.

Deborah

Sharon Weaver Vitter posted on 04-21-2022 | 07:44 PM:

Re: Baron Bertoldus Huber 25GGF

Thanks for your message, Deborah. We would love to get any info that you have. Baron Bertoldus or Berholdus Huber is my 25th great grandfather as well, so you and I are at least 26th cousins! Actually we're no doubt much more closely related.

You can click on this link to get a graphical representation of my lineage to Baron Huber.

Which is the lowest point on the chain that appears as well in your lineage? That will give us a better upper bound on how closely we're related.

You can send the info you mentioned to us at admin@vitter.org.

Thanks for writing,

Sharon

Deborah Reyher posted on 04-21-2022 | 12:12 PM:

Baron Bertoldus Huber 25GGF

I just discovered my link to the Huber family in France. Baron Bertoldus Huber, born in 1132, was my 25th Great Grandfather. His father, also Bertoldus, born in 1112, is as far back as I have been able to trace. I would love to share information with you, especially about the women marrying into the family over the generations.

Many thanks!
Deborah Reyher
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Stan Herrin
Post # 77
06-19-2022 | 04:33 PM

Sarah Herrin - your ID I19199

I would like to know more about Sarah Herrin Stogsdill. The information you have listed for her - birth (1775) and birthplace I have found in the 1850 census. Where did you obtain information about her death date and father? You have her living in Pulaski Co., KY in the 1800's

My John Herrin, b 1782, married in Pulaski Co., KY in 1801 and I am looking for possible links.
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Jeffrey Vitter
New Orleans, LA | USA
Post # 76
04-28-2022 | 09:10 PM

Re: Michael Dresdner

Roy,

Thx for your note. Michael Dresdner is the 3rd great grandfather of Sandy Wolff Zimmermann, the wife of my cousin Karl Zimmermann. You can click here for a graphical display of the connection in my family tree to Michael.

Regards,

-- Jeff

Roy Hiller posted on 04-28-2022 | 03:09 PM:

Michael Dresdner (~1818-1880) my 2nd great grandfather

I am very interested in learning how you are connected to Michael Dresdner's line. I have been researching my family's ancestry for over 20 years and have not run across a Wever or Vitter connected to the family line.

Regards,

Roy
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Roy Hiller
Nashville, TN | United States
Post # 75
04-28-2022 | 03:09 PM

Michael Dresdner (~1818-1880) my 2nd great grandfather

I am very interested in learning how you are connected to Michael Dresdner's line. I have been researching my family's ancestry for over 20 years and have not run across a Wever or Vitter connected to the family line.

Regards,

Roy
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Sharon Weaver Vitter
New Orleans | USA
Post # 74
04-21-2022 | 07:44 PM

Re: Baron Bertoldus Huber 25GGF

Thanks for your message, Deborah. We would love to get any info that you have. Baron Bertoldus or Berholdus Huber is my 25th great grandfather as well, so you and I are at least 26th cousins! Actually we're no doubt much more closely related.

You can click on this link to get a graphical representation of my lineage to Baron Huber.

Which is the lowest point on the chain that appears as well in your lineage? That will give us a better upper bound on how closely we're related.

You can send the info you mentioned to us at admin@vitter.org.

Thanks for writing,

Sharon

Deborah Reyher posted on 04-21-2022 | 12:12 PM:

Baron Bertoldus Huber 25GGF

I just discovered my link to the Huber family in France. Baron Bertoldus Huber, born in 1132, was my 25th Great Grandfather. His father, also Bertoldus, born in 1112, is as far back as I have been able to trace. I would love to share information with you, especially about the women marrying into the family over the generations.

Many thanks!
Deborah Reyher
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Deborah Reyher
Post # 73
04-21-2022 | 12:12 PM

Baron Bertoldus Huber 25GGF

I just discovered my link to the Huber family in France. Baron Bertoldus Huber, born in 1132, was my 25th Great Grandfather. His father, also Bertoldus, born in 1112, is as far back as I have been able to trace. I would love to share information with you, especially about the women marrying into the family over the generations.

Many thanks!
Deborah Reyher
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Jeff and Sharon Vitter
New Orleans, LA | USA
Post # 72
04-07-2022 | 11:36 PM

Re: Weaver family history

Wayne, many thanks for your post!

We actually read through your book Dust Between My Toes: An Amish Boy's Journey a couple of years ago, as we were developing the website vitter.org. We were very impressed. Jeff tried to contact you at the time, but was unable. You're in our family tree! Here's your individual page:

http://vitter.org/familytree/ getperson.php?personID=I29701& tree=vittertree1

You're Sharon's 5th cousin 1x removed, through two different paths, as you can see by clicking on the following link:

http://vitter.org/familytree/ connections.php?altprimarypersonID= &savedpersonID=I1785&secondpersonID= I2&maxR=999&showTxt=true&compactBox= false&sortpathsby=marriages&maxL= 75&loggedOnly=&showGend= true&primarypersonID=I29701&tree= vittertree1

Your great grandparents Emanuel and Amanda Weaver were 2nd cousins. In fact, Amanda was the triple 3rd cousin of Emanuel's second wife Anna Weaver and was the 2nd cousin of Emmanuel's third wife Sarah Raber, as well as the 2nd cousin 1x removed of Sarah Raber's first husband Samuel C. Miller! There was a lot of intermingling among Amish families. We note that there are multiple recent connections between the Coblentz and Weaver families. Who were Lavina's parents BTW? According to what's in our family tree, your great aunt Susanna (née Weaver) Coblentz and her husband Moses Coblentz had children Roy, Paul, and Katie Coblentz. Was Lavina related to them?

We'd be very interested to add the info about your kids and grandkids, as well as any corrections you may have to our family tree. On our public website, we keep private any dates and other information (other than names) about living individuals, unless they prefer otherwise.

Here's some info Jeff got about Jacob Weaver (Sharon's 4th great grandfather and 1767 immigrant from Switzerland) from Dalonda Young, whom you may know:

"Leroy [Beachy] has visited the village in Switzerland where Jacob Weaver 1748–1820 was born. The village name is Kyburg, a settlement and former municipality in the district of Pfäffikon in the canton of Zürich in Switzerland. (I had to google this). It is most likely that Jacob’s father was also born here."

Jeff has Leroy's contact info and has been meaning to contact him. We hope to see him at this month's SAGA meeting (our first!).

We have a story about Jacob Weaver (which we call a history) on our vitter.org website:

http://vitter.org/familytree/ histories/WeaverWay.php

It includes a video of Sharon's brother Don's visit last year to Jacob's gravesite in Somerset County, Pennsylvania. We have been unable to definitively trace the Weaver line in Switzerland beyond Jacob. Any info you have on his ancestors would be most welcome.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Regards,

-- Jeff & Sharon (née Weaver) Vitter

P.S. We see that you're from Rockingham County, Virginia. Some of Sharon's Kauffman relatives (named Coffman) moved there from Pennsylvania in the 1700s. There's a history about her Kauffman ancestors and Mennonite roots on our website.

wayne m weaver posted on 03-27-2022 | 09:51 PM:

Weaver family history

As a young Amish child I grew up familiar wth my family history from Jacob Weaver the 1767 immigrant to the present. I grew up as a child knowing all of my paternal weaver ancestor names. They started with Jacob and in sequence included Samuel, Peter,Benjamin, Emanuel, Attlee, Monroe my father and myself Wayne. There are now three additional lines of decendents from my marriage to Lovina Coblentz, after her death I remarried but had no more children. My present spouse is LaVina Miller. The most up to date geneology for Swiss German Anabaptist immigrants is I believe SAGA. You can find ready access through your browser. I am an 84 year old retired physician. I was with several of Leroy Beachy's European Amish Mennonite guided tours including the one to Kyberg, Switzerland. As a child I was familiar with The Martyr's Mirror. In it George Weber an old man from Kyberg, was put in Othanbaugh prison in Zurich, around 1639, for his Anabaptist faith. The first immigrant Webers from Switzerland were verly likely first or second generation descendents of his. They were likely Palatines caught in Louis the 14th wars against all the Reformed non Catholic groups. maybe in the large refugee groups that were csught in London. Many of them ended up being helped to immigrate by Queen Ann of England. It appears likely our Jacob of 1767 was another generation or two after those first Webers earlier forced out of Switzerland.
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wayne m weaver
Rockingham co Virginia
Post # 71
03-27-2022 | 09:51 PM

Weaver family history

As a young Amish child I grew up familiar wth my family history from Jacob Weaver the 1767 immigrant to the present. I grew up as a child knowing all of my paternal weaver ancestor names. They started with Jacob and in sequence included Samuel, Peter,Benjamin, Emanuel, Attlee, Monroe my father and myself Wayne. There are now three additional lines of decendents from my marriage to Lovina Coblentz, after her death I remarried but had no more children. My present spouse is LaVina Miller. The most up to date geneology for Swiss German Anabaptist immigrants is I believe SAGA. You can find ready access through your browser. I am an 84 year old retired physician. I was with several of Leroy Beachy's European Amish Mennonite guided tours including the one to Kyberg, Switzerland. As a child I was familiar with The Martyr's Mirror. In it George Weber an old man from Kyberg, was put in Othanbaugh prison in Zurich, around 1639, for his Anabaptist faith. The first immigrant Webers from Switzerland were verly likely first or second generation descendents of his. They were likely Palatines caught in Louis the 14th wars against all the Reformed non Catholic groups. maybe in the large refugee groups that were csught in London. Many of them ended up being helped to immigrate by Queen Ann of England. It appears likely our Jacob of 1767 was another generation or two after those first Webers earlier forced out of Switzerland.
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Jeff Vitter
New Orleans | USA
Post # 70
03-06-2022 | 10:18 PM

Re: Early Kauffman Family

Scott, thanks for your message and for reaching out! The spreadsheet you sent comparing the different versions of Kauffman genealogy was very helpful.

I'm intrigued to find out how your research eventually pans out. The big open question — as you note — is if and how your 7th great grandfather Michael Kauffman (1675–1718) is connected to the other Kauffman immigrants in Pennsylvania.

I have a few online documents that may be useful to you in your quest. You may well already be aware of them, but in any case I'll mention them in case they can help you...

The first is my annotated online version of Charles Fahs Kauffman's legendary work on Kauffman genealogy. I made several comments and corrections in the margins. For example, the Isaac Kauffman of Section B in CFK's book is not who CFK thinks he is, but instead he is very likely the brother of the Andreas (Andrew) of Section A. (See the marginal comments at the beginnings of Sections A and B.) The brothers Andreas (Andrew) and Isaac are 2nd cousins to my wife Sharon's 6th great grandfather Isaac Kauffman (1685–1798(?)), who was the husband of Anna Streit, son of Täufer Isaac Kauffman, and 1737 emigrant with his family to America. They share the same great grandparents Niklaus Kauffman (1593–1624) and Elisbeth Blank (1591–1645).

Regarding your 6th great grandfather Michael Kauffman... In case you haven't seen it, check out the history we put together of Sharon's Kauffman ancestors, entitled Mennonite Beginnings. It also describes the recent, surprising Y-DNA analysis showing that Michael Kauffman is not connected via paternal lines to the Kauffmans mentioned above. While that discovery may be disappointing to you, it's important to note that Y-DNA analysis tracks only father-son links, so it is still possible that Michael is a direct descendant of one of the Kauffman lines. For example, Michael could be a great grandson of Niklaus Kauffman and Elisbeth Blank through Michael's mother or grandmother. Such a descendancy would not be trackable via Y-DNA analysis since it involves a father-daughter link. It's curious to note that, tho not connected via Y-DNA, Andreas (Andrew) of Section A and your 6th great grandfather Michael were brothers-in-law since they married sisters Elizabeth and Anna Kneisley, respectively!

You asked about the birthdate 14 March 1675 I ascribed to Michael Kauffman in my tree. I will be deleting all but the birthyear 1675 so as to distinguish him from the Michael who is the son of Michael Kauffman (1648–1692) and Elsbeth Hirsing. (I'm not sure which Michael was born on March 14, but not likely both!) I will also remove Andrew from their family and add Andrew (born circa 1690) as a brother of your 6th great grandfather Michael Kauffman (born 1675), which agrees with the 1709 census mentioned in the Y-DNA analysis of Michael Kauffman by Ellen Levy Coffman that I reference in the "Mennonite Beginnings" history. Her article sheds much light on the situation.

Our Ancestry.com site is always updated, but I likely won't get Vitter.org updated until next week. I hope this info helps. We'd be very interested to work with you to help resolve the mystery!

Regards,
-- Jeff

Scott Kaufman posted on 03-06-2022 | 03:10 PM:

Early Kauffman Family

Michael Kauffman KCL-C
Male 1675 - 1718 (42 years)
Person ID: I29526

I believe that I am a 7th great grandson of the sbove Michael in your database and the 6th GGS of I54708 Martin Kauffman 1708 who both came to Lancaster PA in 1717. I have followed my line through Ancestry, the Kauffman Coffman Linage book and from DNA and the Kauffman project on FTDNA site. I love the way your site is organized with hyper-links and basic information on each page including siblings, spouses and children plus commentary where available.

Your attention to the DNA trail for this particular line is significant to me. I understand that the linkage has been imperfect between this Michael and the European line. Everything about the Kauffman story suggests to me that we all devolve back to Erlenbach-im-Simmental. But some of the history points to Germany. I have always assumed that we must have traveled through Germany to depart Rotterdam for Philadelphia and our Michael's path may have been almost generational. Thus, the appearance of being German. But everyone around him and those Kauffmans arriving the same year in 1717 surely must have been related. Hence, I would like to place him in the line of Niklaus - I27634 or his father Jacob I27796 a solid Swiss Mennonite line.

I would also like to think that all the KCL Kauffmans, especially those who appeared in Lancaster, around1717, are brothers, cousins, fathers and sons. That fits neatly to my grandmother's family lore that we descended from three brothers from Hessen Germany.

Nevertheless, I would like to tighten up my story with the best evidence available and wonder if you could help point me to your sources and conclusions. One being our Michael's birthday of 14 Mar 1675 as this birthday is shared with a Michael K7312 son of 1648 Michael K731 and Elsbeth Hirsing in the AAMG and squarely in the Niklaus and Johann Michael (I27632) line also in AAMG. But lacking the DNA connection. Maybe our 1717 (b. 1675?) is an adopted, prior or illegitimate son of Elsbeth? But if not, why the common birthday? For your tree you have Michael and Elsbeths children as Andrew, Barbara, Christian and Christina in contrast to the AAMG who have 1675 Michael K7312 (no Andrew) Barbara, Christian and Christina. Very intriguing.

I am trying to sort out comparisons in key trees, including yours, to see what makes sense. And I wonder if you might look at my comparisons or offer your insights on this challenging connection.

Scott Kaufman tree comparison

Any response is welcome. And I really appreciate what you have accomplished with your online Vitter-Weaver tree.

Thanks so much.

Scott Kaufman
sckaufman@gmail.com
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Scott Kaufman
Brookeville | United States
Post # 69
03-06-2022 | 03:10 PM

Website rating: 5 of 5 stars
Early Kauffman Family

Michael Kauffman KCL-C
Male 1675 - 1718 (42 years)
Person ID: I29526

I believe that I am a 7th great grandson of the sbove Michael in your database and the 6th GGS of I54708 Martin Kauffman 1708 who both came to Lancaster PA in 1717. I have followed my line through Ancestry, the Kauffman Coffman Linage book and from DNA and the Kauffman project on FTDNA site. I love the way your site is organized with hyper-links and basic information on each page including siblings, spouses and children plus commentary where available.

Your attention to the DNA trail for this particular line is significant to me. I understand that the linkage has been imperfect between this Michael and the European line. Everything about the Kauffman story suggests to me that we all devolve back to Erlenbach-im-Simmental. But some of the history points to Germany. I have always assumed that we must have traveled through Germany to depart Rotterdam for Philadelphia and our Michael's path may have been almost generational. Thus, the appearance of being German. But everyone around him and those Kauffmans arriving the same year in 1717 surely must have been related. Hence, I would like to place him in the line of Niklaus - I27634 or his father Jacob I27796 a solid Swiss Mennonite line.

I would also like to think that all the KCL Kauffmans, especially those who appeared in Lancaster, around1717, are brothers, cousins, fathers and sons. That fits neatly to my grandmother's family lore that we descended from three brothers from Hessen Germany.

Nevertheless, I would like to tighten up my story with the best evidence available and wonder if you could help point me to your sources and conclusions. One being our Michael's birthday of 14 Mar 1675 as this birthday is shared with a Michael K7312 son of 1648 Michael K731 and Elsbeth Hirsing in the AAMG and squarely in the Niklaus and Johann Michael (I27632) line also in AAMG. But lacking the DNA connection. Maybe our 1717 (b. 1675?) is an adopted, prior or illegitimate son of Elsbeth? But if not, why the common birthday? For your tree you have Michael and Elsbeths children as Andrew, Barbara, Christian and Christina in contrast to the AAMG who have 1675 Michael K7312 (no Andrew) Barbara, Christian and Christina. Very intriguing.

I am trying to sort out comparisons in key trees, including yours, to see what makes sense. And I wonder if you might look at my comparisons or offer your insights on this challenging connection.

Scott Kaufman tree comparison

Any response is welcome. And I really appreciate what you have accomplished with your online Vitter-Weaver tree.

Thanks so much.

Scott Kaufman
sckaufman@gmail.com
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Cindy Jo Lambert
Pratt | United States
Post # 68
02-22-2022 | 12:48 PM

Website rating: 5 of 5 stars
Awesome

This site is a labor of LOVE. Thank you for taking the time and having the dedication to work on this amazing site. I can't wait to look over everything and take it all in.

Thank you again.
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Sharon Weaver Vitter
New Orleans, LA | USA
Post # 67
02-21-2022 | 11:02 PM

Cheyenne, thanks for writing.

It looks like we're cousins via both the Weaver and Kauffman lineage. You can find several histories we wrote about my Weaver and Kauffman ancestors on our Relativity Research page. (See the Weaver side for those histories.)

We'd love to get more info from you about your lineage to Johann Heinrich Weaver and Johann Michael Kauffman so that we can add you and your family to the family tree. Please feel free to send us any info you can share. You can contact us at admin@vitter.org.

My own lineage to 5th great grandfather Johann Heinrich Weaver is a little uncertain. I'm sure that Jacob Weaver and his wife Magdalena Oberholtzer are my 4th great grandparents. But we're not certain Jacob's father is Johann Heinrich. Here's what we have on Johann Heinrich's page in our family tree:

"We currently list Jacob Weaver's parents as Johann Heinrich Weaver and Anna Gertrude Sasse, but it unlikely that they are actually Jacob's parents. They are listed as being born in Zurich, although some other accounts on the web list them as being born in Virginia, which is very unlikely. Johann is said to have died in 1855 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, also unlikely if he is the father of Jacob, who was very young in 1855 and who emigrated to America in 1867. In addition, if they were parents, their names would be prominently represented in the offspring of Jacob and his wife Magdalena Oberholtzer, which is not the case. We list them as Jacob's parents, but they are likely not his parents."

Johann Michael Kauffman is my 8th great grandfather and has quite a story, including taking part in the Peasant's Rebellion of 1653.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Sharon

Cheyenne (Weaver) Vaughan posted on 02-20-2022 | 11:49 AM:

Thank you for compiling this extremely comprehensive website!

I am a distant, distant relative but was able to use the Kauffman records (Johann Micheal Kauffman) to trace my mother's maternal lineage.

While here, I noticed that my father's paternal lineage was also present (Johann Heinrich Weaver)! It was neat to discover that my parents weren't the first Weaver's and Kauffman's to marry. I found two other instances from 1840 and 1909.

Thanks!
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Cheyenne (Weaver) Vaughan
Dayton, OH | United States
Post # 66
02-20-2022 | 11:49 AM

Thank you for compiling this extremely comprehensive website!

I am a distant, distant relative but was able to use the Kauffman records (Johann Micheal Kauffman) to trace my mother's maternal lineage.

While here, I noticed that my father's paternal lineage was also present (Johann Heinrich Weaver)! It was neat to discover that my parents weren't the first Weaver's and Kauffman's to marry. I found two other instances from 1840 and 1909.

Thanks!
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Jeff Vitter
New Orleans | USA
Post # 65
02-04-2022 | 09:53 AM

Re: PGT Beauregard

Hi, Carol,

Thanks for your note. General P. G. T. Beauregard was married to my sister-in-law Wendy Vitter's 3rd great aunt. I don't think there's a connection on the Weaver side. I think you're right about Adina: I don't know where that info came from originally. I can't verify that Adina ever existed, so I have removed her from the tree.

Regards,
-- Jeff

Carol posted on 01-11-2022 | 04:08 PM:

PGT Beauregard

Love your site!

My question is: Where did you get the information for Adina Beauregard born 1864 and died 1864? It is listed on the Weaver side.
If I’m correct Caroline Beauregard was in New Orleans in 1864 which was under occupation at that time. She passed away in 1864 after a long illness.
Just asking???
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Jeff Vitter
New Orleans | USA
Post # 64
01-27-2022 | 12:16 AM

Re: a correction to Nicolay genealogy

Mary Jo, thx for your note!

I made the fix for your grandmother's name. And we now have Kay F. Sellers' works online at vitter.org:


We have the first two works linked on vitter.org to all the various people mentioned in them. (We're still working on the links for the third work.) But since those first two works contain info about some living people that is not in the public domain, the detailed pdf files are not viewable on the public site.

BTW you're in the family tree. You're correct: You're Sharon's 3rd cousin 1x removed. We'd be very interested in any information (names, dates, places) you can share about the younger generations, such as your grandkids, great nephews/nieces, etc.

Regards,
-- Jeff

Mary Jo (Lane) Hawkinson posted on 01-13-2022 | 01:52 PM:

a correction to Nicolay genealogy

Thank you so much for the great site! I have enjoyed perusing it. John Jacob Nicolay II is my 2nd great-grandfather. I think that makes Sharon and I third cousins once removed. Kay Sellers shared much information she gathered in the latter part of the 20th century with me. Barbara Sappenfield (who lived to be 98--wife of Columbus Edwin Nicolay--had been one of her sources). I did notice one error in the Nicolay genealogy you have posted online. My grandmother's name was Arley Neona Nicolay (she m. John Spencer Lane), not Arles Neola. At least that is what my research has concluded. But who knows? I might be wrong. As a French student I realize that Arley & Arles are pronounced the same. My father wrote in a diary where he recorded important dates that her name was Arley Naomi! We even named a daughter Naomi in honor of her only to find out that her middle name was Neona. If I recall correctly this was on a wedding invitation/announcement. Her tombstone just has "Arley N. Lane." I have some more info on our line of the family, too. I tried to contact you via your private button, but it didn't work for me. I also messaged Sharon on Facebook, but haven't heard back yet. Thanks again for sharing all your hard work! Hope you both are well!
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Mary Jo (Lane) Hawkinson
Manhattan | KS
Post # 63
01-13-2022 | 01:52 PM

a correction to Nicolay genealogy

Thank you so much for the great site! I have enjoyed perusing it. John Jacob Nicolay II is my 2nd great-grandfather. I think that makes Sharon and I third cousins once removed. Kay Sellers shared much information she gathered in the latter part of the 20th century with me. Barbara Sappenfield (who lived to be 98--wife of Columbus Edwin Nicolay--had been one of her sources). I did notice one error in the Nicolay genealogy you have posted online. My grandmother's name was Arley Neona Nicolay (she m. John Spencer Lane), not Arles Neola. At least that is what my research has concluded. But who knows? I might be wrong. As a French student I realize that Arley & Arles are pronounced the same. My father wrote in a diary where he recorded important dates that her name was Arley Naomi! We even named a daughter Naomi in honor of her only to find out that her middle name was Neona. If I recall correctly this was on a wedding invitation/announcement. Her tombstone just has "Arley N. Lane." I have some more info on our line of the family, too. I tried to contact you via your private button, but it didn't work for me. I also messaged Sharon on Facebook, but haven't heard back yet. Thanks again for sharing all your hard work! Hope you both are well!
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Carol
LA
Post # 62
01-11-2022 | 04:08 PM

PGT Beauregard

Love your site!

My question is: Where did you get the information for Adina Beauregard born 1864 and died 1864? It is listed on the Weaver side.
If I’m correct Caroline Beauregard was in New Orleans in 1864 which was under occupation at that time. She passed away in 1864 after a long illness.
Just asking???
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Jeffrey S. Vitter
New Orleans | United States
Post # 61
12-09-2021 | 06:37 PM

Re: Abner D. Miller

Brandy, thanks for your note.

I saw in FindAGrave.com that I was missing at least two other children of Abner: Daniel and Susanna. Are there others as well? Any info you can send would be appreciated.

BTW, FindAGrave.com lists Abner's deathdate as 1933. Which is right?

Thx,
-- Jeff

Brandy Hailey posted on 12-09-2021 | 04:01 PM:

Abner D. Miller

Hello,
Abner D Miller (1856-1938) is my 2nd Great Grandfather. I noticed in your tree, you do not have all of his children listed. I would be happy to help with that.
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