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Phebe Orvis Diary Entries and Biographical Info.

6 May

“Religion and Piety in the Journal of Phebe Orvis” is from the Vermont History magazine, Volume 77, No. 1, Winter 2009.

Phebe Orvis married Samuel Eastman in 1823 in Vermont.


Livesey Family of Bamber Bridge, England

6 May

This article is from Family History Monthly magazine, No. 124, DEC 2005.

I ordered this article to see if this family is connected to my Livesey family. Reuben Livesey and Alice Prince of Preston, Lancashire, England (married 1873). I will have to check further on this, unless a cousin can tell me!

Joseph Ellison On the Building of Suburbs

6 May

This article is from the magazine Bod-kin of Bradford, County Yorkshire, England. Volume 4, No. 6, JUN 2002.

Benjamin Walker Ellison was from this area, being born there in 1841. His father Walker and his grandfather Benjamin are also from this area. I do not know how Joseph Ellison is connected, but it is a probability that he is.

William Sinkey, PA, Answer to Query

6 May

The article below is from the Daughters of the American Revolution Magazine, Volume 70, No. 9, SEP 1936.

William Sinkey is the father of my ancestor Matthew Sinkey who married Nancy Huston circa 1828 in either Pennsylvania or Licking County, Ohio. Matthew and Nancy’s daughter, Eliza Sinkey (b. 21 AUG 1843 Licking Co, OH) married Millen Ralston. Millen and Eliza Ralston are my great-great grandparents.