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BENJAMIN BRESEE b. 1806, Crawford Co, PA
Posted by: eric meikle (ID *****2868) Date: March 09, 2003 at 17:37:25
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i just wrote this in an e-mail & thought it should be posted. it's part of two of many family papers & bibles i recently inherited, written between 1850 & 1950.

1 thomas & priscilla douglas immigrated in the latter part of the 17th century (18th?) from scotland & settled in woodcock twp, blooming valley, crawford co, pa, not far from the miller bridge on the blooming valley road, a farm "now" known as the clyde bradshaw (@1900) or wm wagner (@1950) farm. they had 3 sons, 5 daughters (the 5th is never named), & are buried on the farm.

2 edward douglas lived on his father's farm, married mary wykoff, and had 5 daughters.

3 eliza douglas married ben bresee & had 10 children

4 lucinda married orville hodge & later thomas chipman (her first cousin by on of her maternal aunts)

4 elma married ann nodine & had 2 daughters

5 maud married george crawford

5 edna married burton armstrong "and lives in town"

4 luther married twice, had one son who died young

4 elizabeth married george hutchinson & had 3 children

5 adelaide who died young

5 charles

5 amos

(marula/maruld douglass baldwin was a neice of both elizabeth & george hutchinson, they raised her from 3yo when her mother died)

4 ann married jess jones & had 5 children

5 seymour

5 lo?ell

5 sophia

5 jennie?

5 unknown but had 2 sons

6 clyde jones of woodcock twp

6 earl jones of woodcock twp

4 adella married henry bunting & had 5 children

5 elma dorus 1858-1948 married phila may alexander 1/1/1855 & had 5 children

6 myrtle belle 4/2/1889 married edward t lee 12/23/1908 & had 1 son

7 maurice edward married betty davis 7/5/1941 & had 3 children (my line)

6 dorus ray 9/4/1890 married cressie jackson & had 1 daughter who died with her mother @7yo, remarried ester peterson & had 3 children

7 betty rae

7 edmund

7 dorus ray jr

6 elma ross 9/28/1892 married bessie brown 1917 & had no children

6 mildred married arthur martin 1916 & had 2 daughters

6 ? "on next paper"

5 shellos almon 1860-1950

5 luther wesley 1863-

5 worth clement 1866-

5 bessie adelle (watson) 1875-1952

4 sophia married isaac smith & had 3 children

5 earnest

5 ezra

5 effie

4 emma married chas gray & had 3 children, all died, later married gardner blake

4 naomi married wm wilson & had 2 children

5 fred

5 mark

4 eunice died at 20yo

anyone interested in deciphering this or adding on?


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