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Name: Jimmy Bayless <jimmbay1@gmail.com>
Date: 2014-08-22
How I found this page Engine Search
What I like best about this page Herritage
What I would like to see on this website easy access
Comments:
I have much family info, pic's etc. on Briggs,Gardner Foster,etc...
Please contact me as we'd like to donate some items..
jimmbay1@gmail.com~Jimmy lee Bayless

 

Name: Blake Montero <bellfleet@yahoo.com>
Date: 2014-07-28
How I found this page Saginaw Library
Comments:
Looking into Mothers Family. Her father was John Campbell. He was a WW1 Veteran and was born in Saginaw. We are going to be in Saginaw on Aug 4th and would like to find as much as possible.
 

Name: Diane Needham <dianeneedham@comcast.net>
Date: 2014-07-17
How I found this page Newsletter
What I like best about this page very infomative
Comments:
MESSAGE for Betty Coleman re article in Feb. newsletter
I think that Charles B. Lockwood was s/o Charles D. Lockwood and Charlotte. She died 11 Mar. 1846 and is buried in West Highland Cemetery, Highland Twp., Oakland Co. Charles D. never succeed in life and was always having problems.
Charles D. Lockwood, b. NY, 1822, d. Poor Farm, Shiawassee Co., Caledonia, 1872, m. 3 times (at one time was a minister)
1) Charlotte, d. 1846, possibly mother of Charles B. Lockwood
2) Harriet Maynard, mother of Lester, divorced
3) Mary Jane Nicholson, mother of Mary, Frances, Jerusha, and Lincoln. Perhaps the daughters died in an epidemic and Mary Jane went insane as a result.
In the 1860 census for Venice, Shiawasee, MI, there is a Charley Lockwood, 39; wife, Mary J., 30; and daughters: Mary, 5; Frances, 3; and Jerusha, 1. In 1870 Charles, 45, is listed as a pauper living in the county poor house in Caledonia, Shiawassee Co. with wife Mary, 40, insane, and son Lincoln, 8, Charles registered for the draft in Venice.

 

Name: Karen Jerow-Petetson <kintalk@chartermi.net>
Date: 2014-07-17
How I found this page a copy a past issue of SGS newsletter
Comments:
July 17, 2014

Good Morning,

I have a copy of the SGS newsletter from Feb. 2004. Vol 27, No. 5. On page 346 you had an article named LIVING IN 2002.
Contributed by Pearl VanBuskirk via Newaygo Co. Hist. & Gen.soc. Jul/Aug 2002.

We are seeking permission to re-run the article named "Some of the reasons you know you/re living in the year 2002 when......... Would also like to change that date to 2014.

We also have a page in our Delta Pedigree Newsletter that is Just for Fun.

Thank you for your consideration.
Karen Jerow-Peterson
kintalk@chartermi.net

Delta County Genealogy Society
P.O Box 442
Escanaba, MI 49829

 

Name: Elaine Biddle <elainebidd@gmail.com>
Date: 2014-03-06
Comments:
I would like a few pages copied from back issues of Timbertown Log. I am interested in receiving: Vol 25:2, pp 31-34; Vol 25:3, pp 55-56; Vol 24:1, pp 6-7.
Of course, I will either pay for the service or make a donation to your organization. Let me know the cost. Thank you. Elaine

 

Name: Pat Warner <patwarner@rocketmail.com>
Date: 2014-02-23
How I found this page googling
What I like best about this page The Franconian transcriptions
Comments:
Thank you so much for the transcriptions of Franconia to America information. I knew from church records that my husband's ancestor, Maria Trenkenschuh, was from Wilhelmsdorf, but didn't really know which one. This information matched the
birthdate that I had, so was great information for me!

 

Name: Barbara (McCauley) Lovejoy <bclovejoy@msn.com>
Date: 2014-01-27
How I found this page Googled "michigan genealogical society"
What I like best about this page Great info
Comments:
It appears that some of the info needs to be updated. For example, it looks like the last newsletter was in 2009.
 

Name: Patricia Scofield <scofield@tdl.com>
Date: 2013-12-08
How I found this page former member
What I would like to see on this website recent information
Comments:
I want to learn more about the Nelsons including Thomas Nelson and William Henry Nelson
 

Name: Annette Blount <prosper4706@yahoo.com>
Date: 2013-10-01
How I found this page internet
What I like best about this page the information
What I would like to see on this website I am not sure
Comments:
no comment
 

Name: Cynthia Gerber <ckgerber51@gmail.com>
Date: 2013-09-06
How I found this page genealogy search
What I like best about this page genealogy references
What I would like to see on this website not sure - looks great!
Comments:
A plea: My great grandmother Myrtle Mae Taylor is listed as being born in Saginaw on Dec.1, 1883. I have no other information on her, other than both her parents were listed as born in Michigan also. Is there a document in Saginaw that can be copied? Thank you!
 

Name: kathleen brennan <kathyirishrose@yahoo.com>
Date: 2013-06-26
How I found this page heard st vincent's was still operating
Comments:
I was in the children's home in the early 60's
 

Name: TOM ALLISON <PHOTOFIND@VERIZON.NET>
Date: 2013-04-21
How I found this page WEB
Comments:
NEED A CONTACT PERSON....OR E MAIL ADDRESS

 

Name: Robert Bryson <rrbryson2@att.net>
Date: 2013-04-08
How I found this page Computer query
Comments:
Looking for info on HENCK and KRUEGER families of late 1800's - early 1900's
 

Name: Bonné Carole Woods-Watts <harleymamma20007@yahoo.com>
Date: 2013-03-17
How I found this page Searching for Genealogical Societies in Michigan
What I would like to see on this website Perhaps, Marriages, Births & Deaths in the County
Comments:
I'm searching for my Woods/LaRocque/Phoenix/DuC***** George Woods/DuBois son of Anthony Woods/DuBois and Virginia DuC***. She married 2nd Frank/Fredrick Phoenix in either NY or Michigan. Her first 2 sons by Anthony Woods were born in NY (Anthony Jr in Liverpool (1855) and George in Oswego (1857).
 

Name: Patricia Krummack Owens <pattypackrat@prodigy.net>
Date: 2013-03-14
How I found this page surfing from facebook
What I like best about this page information
What I would like to see on this website more historical stories
Comments:
Do you have available researchers in the genealogy dept? Thank you. Patricia Owens
 

Name: Nancy J Monsma <orchid712001@yahoo.com>
Date: 2013-03-09
How I found this page Facebook-Gen-MI page
What I like best about this page I have not formed an opinion as yet
What I would like to see on this website My past relatives
Comments:
I am looking for James SOMERS of Chapin, MI. I am looking for his wife and any other wives(?) PLEASE help! I am wondering why my Great Grandmother and her Mother would go by the name of CONNER and not PEAVY (Ira A.(?)). Thank you. I have been to the Saginaw City Library and have not found much on the SOMERS or PEAVY line.
 

Name: theodore hofmann <t.hofmann@quaritch.com>
Date: 2013-02-03
How I found this page ancestry.com
Comments:
NIcely presented
 

Name: DJ Goss <RobisonFamily100@aol.com>
Date: 2013-01-28
How I found this page Looked it up
What I like best about this page List of Deaths
What I would like to see on this website Obits
Comments:
Would like to know if there are any services provided to out of state people who would like to aquiire the obits on family members deaths?

 

Name: Ted Ulmer <tedangola@bex.net>
Date: 2013-01-23
How I found this page referred by Bavaria Group member
What I like best about this page Found the villiages of my ggreatgrandparents
Comments:
This site was worth my time rersearching.
 

Name: James Williams <jamesfall4@aol.com>
Date: 2012-11-20
How I found this page Hoyt Library
Comments:
Attempting to find information about Henry Jacob Medler. born March 29, 1883 to Jesse and Mary (?) Medler. Henry was the brother of Gertrude and Grace Medler. Henry was placed in the orphange by his parents. Not sure of the circumstances. I found Henry eventually living with his sister "Gertrude," who recently was widowed and her three children when he was 16.
 

Name: John Staub <johnpstaub@yahoo.com>
Date: 2012-11-19
How I found this page internet search for ancestors
Comments:
I've stumbled across your site. Would someone be able to help me access the information regarding Konrad Distler. I believe this is my 2ggrandfather who immigrated to Cincinnati, Ohio along with brother Johann Adam Distler. There are two entries for Konrad Distler, I believe they are the same individual. Please help me to access the records/info you refer to in your database!

Regards,

John johnpstaub@yahoo.com

 

Name: glenn shaw <glennshaw@alaska.net>
Date: 2012-11-15
What I would like to see on this website contact info...telephone numbers
Comments:
am looking for death record or evidence of death of Amos Shaw in Saginaw region about mid 1860's.
 

Name: Dean Peloso <nynydp@aol.com>
Date: 2012-11-12
How I found this page searching internet
Comments:
I have been researching my Italian relatives that lived in Saginaw (Pellettier Family) and I find your site very helpful
 

Name: RICHARD PLATT <richard.platt@marist.edu>
Date: 2012-11-01
How I found this page FAMILY RESEARCH
What I like best about this page NAMES
What I would like to see on this website CONTACTINFO
Comments:
I AM RESEARCHING MY GRANDMOTHER,SUSANNAH BEEMAN (MAIDEN NAME) WHO WAS RAISED IN SWAN CREEK. WOULD LIKE TO EMAIL ANNA MAY MADAY.
 

Name: K Aspden <kaspden1@jhu.edu>
Date: 2012-10-09
How I found this page search
What I like best about this page online data
Comments:
Thanks!
 

Name: Donna Creamore <katybug@shaw.ca>
Date: 2012-09-17
How I found this page random search
What I like best about this page roster of orphans
What I would like to see on this website more info
Comments:
Looking for my mother and sister who were put in an orphanage for Detroit Michigan area in 1930 after their father died of tb in the state sanitarium. Names are Ethel Ruth Faris b 1927 in Canada, and Eileen Joy Faris b. 1929 in Canada. The father was Erskine Faris b. 1902 Kansas, worked for Ford Motor Company. Wife is Mabel Faris (nee Gebler) b 1907 in Canada. word is after Erskine died, Mabel dropped them off at an orphanage and left the state. Grandparents came and adopted them from the orphanage. Any help in direction would be appreciated.
 

Name: Dueane Hansberger, Sr <no email address>
Date: 2012-06-07
Comments:
This is my first time to this page. I find it easy to read.
 

Name: Judith P. Clapp <jpandjpclapp@chartermi.net>
Date: 2012-05-02
How I found this page internet search
What I like best about this page information available
What I would like to see on this website access to the Saginaw newspaper database
Comments:
This is the second time this week that I have discovered that a library where my ancestors lived has an online newspaper database. The catch is that you need a non-resident library card. The Saginaw non-resident Library card is only $50 but the Battle Creek card is $125. This is clearly more than I want to pay! Why do the libraries feel that they even have to charge for these databases? I can understand that they don't want out of town people borrowing books that they may not return but why charge for an internet database? What is the purpose of putting a database on the internet if only a chosen few can use it?
I belong to "Genealogy Bank" for a fee of $69 per year. They not only have the Saginaw News, 1881-1922 but they have hundreds of other newspapers as well including current obituaries.
I think the libraries are doing a disservice to the public that they are supposed to be serving.
Judith P. Clapp
Grand Haven, MI

 

Name: Joy <joygrl_203@yahoo.com>
Date: 2012-04-24
How I found this page searching
What I like best about this page documented history
What I would like to see on this website more description of where the information came from
Comments:
I found my great great grandmother under her maiden name (which I didnt know)traveling with her two children who were under her future husbands name. What a wealth of information!
 

Name: Diane Johnson <whatastitch@comcast.net>
Date: 2012-04-17
How I found this page looking for cemetary info
What I like best about this page what a wealth of information for me!
Comments:
I was born in Saginaw and recently learned that my great grandfather, John C Frahm, was the building superintendant of Hoyt Public Library for about 30 years (1920 ish)! Am looking for more info on the Runge side of the family and will continue to use your resources. Thank you so much!
 

Name: dana barrett <danasue95@yahoo.com>
Date: 2012-04-09
Comments:
Doing research on family Louis sharrow trying to find out if he was Indian he was married to Emily Jacobs. Of Saginaw. If you could help that would be great. Thanks. He's buried Kent grand rapids.
 

Name: Laura Mikulecky <lauramik@embarqmail.com>
Date: 2012-04-03
How I found this page Google
Comments:
I was referred here by Carol Niederquell, Secretary for W. L. Case & Company
 

Name: Jeanine White <jlwmichigan@gmail.com>
Date: 2012-04-03
How I found this page at Saginaw Hoyt Library
Comments:
I was just browsing at the Library on their website and found your site.

Ten years ago I met Yvonne Domson who helped our Weston Family with some research at that time.

We now have begun a new project to look up ancestors and make a book for our family, hopefully ready by Aug, 2013.

My cousin Suzanne and I have been visiting the Hoyt Library about once a week for a few weeks, driving up from the Flint area.

Thank you from both of us.

 

Name: Mary Nuechterlein <fharesearch@airadv.net>
Date: 2012-03-26
How I found this page marked in Favorites
Comments:
Charles Bublitz, 4220 N. Portsmouth, Saginaw MI 48601 is looking for help. His friend wants to find a surviving relative for a Bible with family records (Clinton County, Dallas MI & Westphalia MI). The last records were for the family of William Christian Miller & Caroline nee Licht (also spelled Light, Ligt, Luecht, Lücht). Frankenmuth Historical has made a transcript <fharesearch@airadv.net> if anyone thinks they may know a relative.
 

Name: Scott Heckel <sheckel20@aol.com>
Date: 2012-03-07
How I found this page Looking for Ancestor's
Comments:
Actually looking for information on John Heckel, and wife Maria Catherine Keptzer Heckel who I think came from the Wurttemberg area to North America, specificaly Lancaster County, Pennsylvania in 1848- 1849.

Any help would be appreciated.

 

Name: J Auth <pastdigger@gmail.com>
Date: 2012-03-03
How I found this page Bing search for Ulsenheimer
Comments:
May be a new lead for my family's genealogy.
 

Name: Norman Swarts <n.swarts@sympatico.ca>
Date: 2012-02-05
How I found this page Google
Comments:
Hi
Can you put me in touch with others in your society who may be doing work with Schwartz/Swartz/Swarts. The time period would be 1790 to present. The problem in those time were the wooden cross' which didn't last long as their are about 300 unknown graves in the immediate Saginaw area.

The net coverage can only go so far and now I am looking for others who may have an interest in the same.

Thank you for your time

Norman Swarts
76 Centrepark Dr.
Ottawa Ont. K1B 3E1
(613) 824-7912
n.swarts@sympatico.ca

 

Name: Thomas I. Waun <thomaswaun@hotmail.com>
Date: 2012-01-04
How I found this page TV mention
Comments:
I am a decendent of Thomas Mathewson and Caroline Smith-Mathewson of Birch Run,Twp. Thomas was first Twp. Supervisor of Birch Run, Twp. 1852. I'm interested in whether Caroline was related to Jacob Smith, founder of the City of Flint.
 

Name: Barbara Mannlein <bsmannlein@comcast.net>
Date: 2012-01-03
How I found this page playing around or roootsweb w/ variations of the name Lichtenstadter
What I like best about this page all the db you link to:
What I would like to see on this website specific addresses and or URL's. AND DATES-anthing posted should have a date.
Comments:
I found three records of interest. But, I an confused as from where to order them.



Name.........................Status.... City..................Destination...Notes.......Reference

Lichtenstetter, Heyum .......... Leutershausen........................1834.....1853: BA Ansbach
...............................................(LG.).....................................................Abgabe1930,
...........................................................................................................Nr. 427/521

<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<


Lichtenstetter, Sara............... Leutershausen......................... 1833......1857: BA Ansbach
...............................................(LG.)......................................................Abgabe1930,
............................................................................................................Nr. 4181


<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<


Lichtenstetter, Samson..single......Leutershausen....N America..............Krs.A.Bl.f.Mfr.1867
...................................journeyman....by Ansbach.................................Bl.Nr.13 v9.2.67/206+
....................................furrier..............................................................BA Ansbach,
............................................................................................................Abgabe1930,
............................................................................................................Nr. 424


Am I correct that the first 2 of can be ordered from the Ansbach branch of the archives?

But what about Samson? From where does his record get ordered?

 

Name: Pamela Wile <pamelawile@eastlink.ca>
Date: 2011-12-27
How I found this page internet search
Comments:
Hello, I am researching a Carmichael family that originated in Nova Scotia. Edmund C. Carmichael who died in 1879 was my 2nd gr grandfather's brother. I am looking for his wife Emma and any children. Was Emma the one who died in Bridgeport, CT? If not, when did she die? Did they have children? Are there any descendants living in Michigan? Is anyone researching this family? I would love to correspond.
 

Name: Regent, Clan Young, Southern Nevada <Clan.Young.Nevada@gmail.com>
Date: 2011-12-01
How I found this page research
What I like best about this page potential
What I would like to see on this website Young Family History
Comments:
Seeking Young Family history. James & Barbara Young immigrated to Saginaw from New Brunswick about 1882 +/-. They immigrated with their Canadian born children, Alfred James or James Alfred, William H., Daniel, Robert S., Jane, & Bessie. Their Saginaw born children included Martha, another Bessie, and Lillian. James & Barbara were married in 1866 at Bass River, Weldford Parish, New Brunswick. Barbara was born May 4th, 1846. Her father was Andrew Stewart. Her mother was Mary Campbell.
 

Name: Sharon <sec41246@gmail.com>
Date: 2011-11-25
How I found this page Trying many different search terms to get a way to conact a cemetery in regards to which Oakwood Cemetery my cousin is buried in
Comments:
None at this time as I'm just now starting to look at your website
 

Name: Marsha LaHue <mlahue@cfl.rr.com>
Date: 2011-11-21
How I found this page I was born in Saginaw
What I like best about this page I'm new so can't comment yet
What I would like to see on this website east access! (good so far)
Comments:
I'm finishing up family histories of the local Stranahans, Weineckes. Can you recommend a GOOD researcher who can help? Darlene Hudson helped me years ago; is she still working? Thank you. (I'll send results if you like on te Strans & Wein
Can I access the Saginaw newspapers back to 1851?

 

Name: Gerhard A. Fuerst <G1st@aol.com>
Date: 2011-10-19
How I found this page by sheer chance
Comments:
I am doing Fuerst family research, and am still trying to trace some names.
In the listing under F I found at least one Fuerst who is related to me...with a common ancestral source.
How can I track & trace the reference source for more information?

 

Name: Roy Clement Jr <royclementjr@gmail.com>
Date: 2011-10-13
How I found this page Surfing
Comments:
I am looking for anything pertaining to the Huebnere Family
My wife grandmothers maiden name was
Johanna Matilda Fredricka Huebnere she was one of Theodore
Roethke's Aunts.

 

Name: Robert Zeberlein <bobzeber@verizon.net>
Date: 2011-10-12
How I found this page Google Search
What I like best about this page Source for Emigrants database
Comments:
Explanation of Reference notations for State Archive Nuremberg: 19th Century Emigrants
 

Name: Dick Eberlin <deberlin@roadrunner.com>
Date: 2011-09-04
How I found this page routine name search
What I like best about this page finding ancestors
Comments:
What a surprise to find records of my g-g-grandmother, her child, and hwer two brothers as emigrants to America, from original German sources. Too bad more such lists aren't online, but thanks for including this one.
 

Name: Aimee Martin <aimeemartin@aim.com>
Date: 2011-09-01
How I found this page Looking for my Grandmother's Gravesite
What I like best about this page I found where she is buried
Comments:
I would like to thank the Mayers for photographing my grandmother's grave. I would have never known where it was had it not been for them. Thanks a million.

I am looking for information on my Great Grandfather Eugene Monroe Hines.

Thank you,

Aimee M. Martin

 

Name: Martha K Fox <deal1fox1@aol.com>
Date: 2011-08-21
How I found this page hunt & peck
Comments:
I have Michigan State College Wolverine yearbooks - 1950-1953...In good condition. Our family is from Saginaw County, MI.

Are you interested in these resources for your library?

 

Name: Eva Romero Castanon <evawlkngvmy@aol.com>
Date: 2011-07-03
How I found this page Google
What I like best about this page list of children at StV
What I would like to see on this website where this people are now
Comments:
I now live in Fl but would really like to know where the people I knew are alive and how thay are
 

Name: Gretchen Gaensbauer Breese <gretchenbreese@comcast.net>
Date: 2011-05-14
How I found this page I'm looking for information about my ancestors who lived in Saginaw.
What I like best about this page It's wonderful to know an area to dedicated to discovering its past.
What I would like to see on this website Links to specific information.
Comments:
I would like to know how I can get more information about my ancestors in the Saginaw area.
Is there a place where all the information is kept? I saw on one site that my great-great grandfathers came from Germany in about 1851. Unfortunately, I couldn't quite figure out the reference information.

 

Name: jean pendell <jjpendell0001@att.net>
Date: 2011-04-30
How I found this page newsletter
What I would like to see on this website Check the membership rates as the single membership is listed at 2 different amounts.
Comments:
Just visited Olive Branch cemetery this past week and was so pleased to see the sign up and be able to find it! My Letterman ancestors, Anna & Augustus, are buried there.Thank you for putting the newspaper article about it on the website. What an accomplishment for the committee and Judge Boes! Jean Dyer Pendell
 

Name: jack barney <sailor842@yahoo.com>
Date: 2011-04-26
How I found this page PERSI family search
What I like best about this page don't know yet
What I would like to see on this website how to get an individual article
Comments:
Looking for the article "Barney family Bible 1751-1808"
PERSI says it is in Vol. 1, Num. 4 Sum 1973. I'd like to know the cost to get it.

 

Name: Stacy <Stacmae@aol.com>
Date: 2011-04-06
How I found this page Internet
What I like best about this page St Vincent Information
Comments:
I am looking for any and all information on Emil Colpean 2/9/1890-8/5/1961. My grandmother was placed in the St. Vincent home and has no memory of him. Her brother's state that he use to come stand outside the fence and watch them play. She is now 80 and would like to know what her father looks like and how he passed. Emil's parents were Charles H Colpean and Louise Sandhoff previously of 915 Cronk Saginaw. If anyone can offer any information I would greatly appreciate it. Between my sister and I we have done some massive research, however, we are new to this!
 

Name: Mary Nuechterlein <fharesearch@airadv.net>
Date: 2011-03-30
How I found this page Googled Saginaw Genealogy
Comments:
Can you help me find a home for a King Family ring binder of research that someone found in a storage locker they bid on (near Lapeer). It was compiled by Raymond Elliott King (b. 1962 in Pontiac MI) and his father Lawrence H. "Larry" King (b. 1937 in Detroit) and begins with charts based on "The Descendants of Francis Tenney of Rowley" (also includes Hane family)?
 

Name: Dennis W. Zabel <dzantiques@wowway.com>
Date: 2011-03-14
How I found this page researching Frederick Zabel
What I like best about this page lots of on-line searchable info
Comments:
I believe Frederick Zabel to be my GG uncle, but haven't proven it yet.
 

Name: Judith P Clapp <jpandjpclapp@chartermi.net>
Date: 2011-02-26
How I found this page google
Comments:
I have been a member of the society for several years. Saginaw County has one of the best genweb sites that I have seen; also the Saginaw Pictures site is very helpful.
Is it possible to receive the Timbertown Log/newsletter by email? It would save the society money and then I could save an electronic copy instead of multiple paper copies that I am running out of space to store.
Judy Clapp
Grand Haven, MI

 

Name: kelli scorsone <kscore2000@yahoo.com>
Date: 2011-02-06
How I found this page through Hoyt Library
Comments:
I am interested in joining SGS
 

Name: Janice Adomeit <adomeit@charter.net>
Date: 2011-01-29
How I found this page Through the Library Link
What I like best about this page new to site, I have found the Saginaw Public Lib. Obituary Info very helpful
Comments:
Under website links, Obituaries 101 link is broken. Will comment more after I have used the site more. I know that some of the links that I have clicked on through the library website have been very helpful.
 

Name: Brian Clarke <clarke_be@hotmail.com>
Date: 2011-01-23
How I found this page Through Public Libraries of Saginaw site
Comments:
Researching family of Charles W. Henning, sausage manufacturer of Saginaw 1890's to 1950's.
 

Name: Brian Clarke <clarke_be@hotmail.com>
Date: 2011-01-23
How I found this page Through Public Libraries of Saginaw site
Comments:
Researching family of Charles W. Henning, sausage manufacturer of Saginaw 1890's to 1950's.
 

Name: Nancy Bonifield <nbonifield@centurytel.net>
Date: 2011-01-22
How I found this page friends suggested it
What I like best about this page your variety
What I would like to see on this website names of collections that you have on line
Comments:
Hello,

I am being told by a friend that you may have information on Endline,(Johann)Christoph. I understand that that he was born May 7 1826. I just do not understand what I have that says where. I have a print out but can not make sense of it.

He was a memeber of the Beaver Zion Luthern Church.

Can you help me? If you have information what does it cost so I can send the money for it.

Nancy Bonifield

 

Name: Fran Luebke <franluebke@wi.rr.com>
Date: 2011-01-10
How I found this page gersig
What I like best about this page database of Central Franconia emigrants
Comments:
Within two minutes of going to this site that was in a post from gersig (Jewishgen), I was able to identify a missing Lindenthal who would have been a nephew to my great-great grandmother. I have his Father's information from Feuchtwangen but only M or F for children! I found others whom I knew came but Emil was a surprise! I also found that another relative appears in the NYC boat records, settled in Michigan, but does not appear. He may have illegally left. Great resource.
 

Name: Warren Zwoerner <wajody@bigpond.com>
Date: 2010-12-30
How I found this page looking for relatives
What I like best about this page found some relatives
Comments:
My forebears came to australia in the 1840"s and I"ve always wondered if some of my surname went to north america. Looks like they did and it would be great to hear from someone who carries the name.
 

Name: David Kandel <dlkandel@earthlink.net>
Date: 2010-12-22
How I found this page Google search
What I like best about this page State Archive Nuremberg: 19th Century Emigrants
Comments:
Found Maria Elisabetha Caroline Kandel from Markt Erlbach but couldn't understand the reference (1837: Reg.v.Mfr.K.d.I.1900, Nr.4989)
Can you help me?

 

Name: Clinton Smith <SPGenealogist@aol.com>
Date: 2010-12-16
How I found this page Browsing
Comments:
Always wonderful to see quality work being done. Enjoyed the website. One of Saginaw's founding pioneers, Capt. Anthony Ralph Swarthout is my 4th Great Grandfather ;)

 

Name: karen valeck <xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 2010-12-16
Comments:
Please remove my email address on a prior signing of your guestbook. If I do a search on my name, the email address pops up for the general public to see. thanks
 

Name: Angel Canete <angelcan@aol.com>
Date: 2010-10-15
How I found this page web search
Comments:
I was one of the first Cuban Kids relocated to St Vincent's Home in ealy 1962. Great memories of St Vincent and the nuns. Please keep up the good archiving job!
 

Name: Nichelle <Bloomfield>
Date: 2010-10-12
How I found this page searching saginaw Genealogy
What I like best about this page divorce index
What I would like to see on this website more info
Comments:
Thank you for putting the divorce index on here, I found alot of family info I did not have.
 

Name: Robert Wahl <bobwahl@comcast.net>
Date: 2010-09-13
How I found this page web browsing for geneeology information
What I like best about this page I was born in Saginaw and hope to find some family informatio
What I would like to see on this website naturalization records
Comments:
I am told that my great-grandmother, Elizabeth (Lindner) Zimmerman was naturalized sometime around 1925-1935 and was living in Saginaw at the time. The Michigan Naturalization records do not show anything for Saginaw County. Any Suggestions? Thank you, Bob
P.S. my Aunt, Arlene Hoffman still lives in Saginaw - her husband was Wilbur Hoffman (Schaeffer Hat Store)

 

Name: Anita (Rouse) Schmidt <schmidt.a@verizon.net>
Date: 2010-08-22
How I found this page Family has been in Saginaw Co. since 1867
Comments:
I would like to add a query to your newsletter.

I am researching Jeremiah Ferguson, b. 1794 and died 10 May 1859, Flint, MI. He married Sally Jane Olmsted (1806-20 Oct 1887 Birch Run, Saginaw, MI).

She was daughter of Jeremiah Olmsted and his wife, Mercy Wells of Northampton and Hope, NY. Their children were born in Waterloo, NY. Jeremiah Ferguson was my great great grandfather.

Thank you for your assistance.

Anita Schmidt
Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness Volunteer
Thousand Oaks, CA

The two words are too small to see.


 

Name: Shirley Slanker <sslanker@comcast.net>
Date: 2010-08-13
How I found this page Google
Comments:
I am looking for the birth record of my late father-in-law Wilson Ludoi Robert Slanker born July 26, 1987. His father was Elmer Ludoi Slanker and his mother was Violet Wilson. Can you direct me? I believe he was born in the Saginaw area.
 

Name: Jennifer Ewing <jgewing@gmail.com>
Date: 2010-07-16
How I found this page Joseph Woods Sr. history of Lalena Woods
Comments:
In the history of Lalena Woods by Joseph Woods Sr, a reference is made to Alice Schiesswohl having a reference to Frank Uline and an account of what happened to him after his arrest for child abuse abt. 1910. I am Frank's great, great granddaughter and would like to know the story as horrible as it may be. Frank's oldest daughter, Sadie was married to Guy Woods in 1909 which is where the connection to Lalena Woods comes in.

Thank you,
Jennifer Golden Ewing
Urbandale, IA
515-276-5919
jgewing@gmail.com

 

Name: Shirley B. Alexander <sba@bitstreet.com>
Date: 2010-06-28
How I found this page Mary in Genealogy at Hoyt Lib
Comments:
Rosalie Kaufman added my gr-gr-grandfather's info for Brady Hill Cemetery to FindAGrave.com: GILBERT BIRDSALL [1784-1864] stating that he was "Son of Gilbert." That phrase is the "missing link" to several generations back in the BIRDSALL line. It's not in the info online at Public Libraries of Saginaw. How do I 'document' that phrase for my family genealogy? It must be somewhere in Saginaw for her to find it. Can you help me find it?
 

Name: Laura Horgan <horganann07@gmail.com>
Date: 2010-06-15
How I found this page saginaw public library
What I like best about this page obituray index
Comments:
Hi is there a way I can find out about Catherine McGuirk Hart and her husband Timothy Hart and their descendents?

 

Name: Mary Richardson <mrichson@ix.netcom.com>
Date: 2010-06-01
How I found this page SGS member
Comments:
Researching McCULLOCH, McBRATNIE, PARKER, DAY, PURMORT, RIPLEY, WILLIAMS, BEACH, HUNT, PALMER, URE, GRAHAM, and many more who connect to these families.
 

Name: Carol E Harmon <carolharmon65@hotmail.com>
Date: 2010-05-01
How I found this page Through a message on message board
What I like best about this page A good site
Comments:
I will probably find this site useful in my searches
 

Name: Karen Valeck <karenjean50@sbcglobal.net>
Date: 2010-04-26
How I found this page internet
Comments:
looking for info on "damsen" "valeck"
 

Name: Cheri E. Woodman <cheriw363@yahoo.com>
Date: 2010-04-15
How I found this page Looked up Saginaw Geneology Society
What I like best about this page I just found it
Comments:
Now I have to learn to use it.
 

Name: Diane McCartney <damccartney2@yahoo.com>
Date: 2010-04-06
How I found this page have know about it
What I would like to see on this website naturalization papers for Saginaw County
Comments:
good site
 

Name: Dennis M. Morriso <grayson2016@yahoo.com>
Date: 2010-03-25
How I found this page Browsing
Comments:
I am looking for information on what was in the area of Stephens and Gratiot between 1850 and 1900. Would you have any information?
 

Name: Jim Herzberg <jimherzberg@hotmail.com>
Date: 2010-03-20
How I found this page link from historical society
Comments:
I am a genealogical researcher. I am curious about the large number of Herzberg families in the Saginaw area. I am not related because I am descended from a German-Jewish family which settled in Philadelphia, PA.
 

Name: Elizabeth <n8ajmason@aol.com>
Date: 2010-03-08
How I found this page member
What I like best about this page the members are working hard to get more information on the site!
Comments:
Publications of the Saginaw Genealogical Society

SAGINAW DAILY COURIER 1870 - 1876 $35  add $5 for postage
DEATHS, BIRTHS, MARRIAGES
Compiled By Mary Felton
628 pages with index
The 8 1/2 X 11 book consists of 628 pages plus an every name index.  

VETERANS OF WORLD WAR I $35  add $5 for postage
Transcribed By: Mary Felton ~ Darlene Hudson
942 pages with index
The 8 1/2 X 11 book consists of 942 pages plus an every name index. 

Make check payable to ~ Saginaw Genealogical Society
505 Janes Avenue
Saginaw, MI 48607

 

Name: Jane Reiseck <jreiseck@hotmail.com>
Date: 2010-02-28
How I found this page searching Michigan
What I would like to see on this website cemetery records for Roselawn Gardens Cemetery
Comments:
I am researching the DIENERS of Sagniaw, they lived at 1534 Vermont St., Saginaw, Michigan.
Would appreciate any help you could give me. They are buried at Roselawn Cemetery, Saginaw, Michigan.
I live in Calif. and have very little information.
Thank you for any help you could give me.
Jane Reiseck

 

Name: William M Melick <billymelick@hotmail.com>
Date: 2010-02-13
How I found this page surfing
What I like best about this page everything
Comments:
my dads name was wallace paul melick.D.O.B: 03/31/1923 of Saginaw...the son of William ross Melick;D.O.B.12/28/1881 who moved from canada as a child to saginaw. How can I find out my great grandfathers name? Thank you and God bless......


 

Name: Julie Tack <tackja@gmail.com>
Date: 2010-02-10
How I found this page Betty Coleman
What I like best about this page Photos, membership information
Comments:
I am so glad that this has become a reality.
 

Name: Rebecca Redmond <redmondrk1@yahoo.com>
Date: 2009-11-22
How I found this page By the search engine looking for Saginaw info.
What I like best about this page It has alot of info.
Comments:
I am interested in getting copies of Divorce Records, that I found on your site. Could you please tell me how I could get them. Thank You.
 

Name: Mary Sue Schnell <saginawsue@aol.com>
Date: 2009-11-13
How I found this page received SGS e-mail
What I like best about this page database of divorces
What I would like to see on this website other databases/indexes
Comments:
Thanks for all the work done to get this web page up. Keep it up.
 

Name: john cammin <cammin@sbcglobal.net>
Date: 2009-10-05
Comments:
Testing, Testing! Good job !
 

Name: Darlene Hudson <darlhudson@yahoo.com>
Date: 2009-10-05
How I found this page Caroline sent link
What I would like to see on this website Saginaw info, lots of it
Comments:
Searching MIKULEWICZ, JURAS, KOZUBAL, MULARZ, WYZKIEWICZ, BABINSKI, ZYHOWSKI, GEIBEL, KEPPLE, DRAVES, HAMAN, OLESKY, POGORZESKI, and many more I can't think of right now
 

Name: Diane McCartney <damccartney2@yahoo.com>
Date: 2009-10-04
How I found this page emailed to me by Carol
What I like best about this page websites to use
Comments:
Didn't know about this its great.

Diane McCartney

 

Name: jfox <jmf322@verizon.net>
Date: 2009-09-23
Comments:
I object to having to sign in just to see what the site looks like.
 

Name: Wendy Negley <wendynegley@yahoo.com>
Date: 2009-08-15
How I found this page Rootsweb
What I like best about this page area I'm interested in
What I would like to see on this website vital record data, any genealogical data for Saginaw Co.
Comments:
Searching Hudson,Cookson,Lane, and Kay families who all came to area in mid 1800's
 

Name: R Wurtz <bobbieno@comcast.net>
Date: 2009-08-13
How I found this page rootsweb
Comments:
just passing by.
Thanks

 

Name: Bennie L. Phifer III <blp3rd@fuse.net>
Date: 2009-08-12
How I found this page RootsWeb Review - 12 August 2009
What I like best about this page List of Publications
Comments:
Researching the African American PHIFER/FIFER family and other related families from in and around Arkadelphia, Malvern, El Dorado, Hot Springs, Little Rock and Pine Bluff, Arkansas. Also PHIFER’S who resided in Ashley, Clark, Dallas, Garland, Hot Spring, Jefferson, Ouachita, Pulaski and Union (PHIFER & FLETCHER)counties in Arkansas as well as PHIFER’S residing in the States of California,
Georgia, MICHIGAN, Ohio, Oklahoma and Texas.

CLARK COUNTY, ARKANSAS SURNMES:

ANDERSON, BAILEY, BELL, BIZZLE, BLEVINS, BLEVENS, BROWN, BROWNING, BUCKLEY,BURTON, BUTLER, CARTER, COLEMAN, COTLEDGE, DAVIS, DIXON, EDSON, FIFEN, FIFER, GARRY, GENTRY, GILLAM, HARRIS, HENRY, HILL, HINKLE, HOLMES, HOWELL, HUDSON,HUNTER, JACKSON, JOHNSON, JONES, KELLY, KENNELL, KNOX, LAMBERT, LANE, LAWTON, LITTLE, LATHRIDGE, LOTHRIDGE, MATLOCK, MAYS, MEADOR, MITCHELL, McCLOUD, McCLURE, McELROY, McGEE, McGHEE, McLAIN, McNEIL, McNEILL, McPEAK, PEAKE, PERRY, PFEIFER, PFEIFFER, PHIEFER, PHEIFER, PHIFER, PHIFFER, QUARLES, RICHARDS, RILEY, ROBERTS, ROSS, ROUNDTREE, ROUNTREE, RUSSEY, SLOAN, SMITH, SPEARMAN, STEPHENS, STITT,
TENSLEY, WALTER, WASHINGTON, WATT, WEAVER, WESSON, WHEELER, WHITE, WILLIAMS, WINFIELD, WINGFIELD, WRIGHT.

 

Name: David Brozo/BRAZEAU <brazeaubrozo@comcast.net>
Date: 2009-08-12
How I found this page internet
What I like best about this page Family in Saginaw
Comments:
My Brazeau and Geremain Family were in the lumber business in the mid 1800's. I know about the Lumber Mill and their home on Washington. They were also in the furniture business. In Grand Rapids, I believe. Looking for more info, in particular, the relationship between the three Edward Germains all living next to each other.
 

Name: Arthur G Souter <arthurgsouter@centurytel.net>
Date: 2009-08-12
How I found this page Ancestry newsletter
Comments:
Can not make a good answer to your questions, as I just found the link. I will be looking for my Uncle Aaron KEELEY and his family.
 

Name: Duane R. McCrorie <dncmc@cableone.net>
Date: 2009-08-12
How I found this page Rootsweb newsletter
What I like best about this page Nothing
What I would like to see on this website Search capability
Comments:
Nothing works!!
 

Name: Carolyn <carolinsaginaw@yahoo.com>
Date: 2009-07-30
Comments:
Testing Guestbook