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Jan 14, 2005
from Nichols Leon Cripe
nickcripe50 @ yahoo.com
Entered a search for the CRIPE name and
found this site. Haven't much time right now to check it
out, but will be back later for a more indepth look.
Jan 14, 2005
from Margot A. Gifford
maglag @ worldnet.att.net
I was thrilled to find your web site via google this
afternoon. My husband has two lines back to Ralph
Earle. One is Ralph, William, Nathaniel,
Patience who married Nathaniel Wallace. The other line is
Ralph to his daughter Mary who married (I believe) John
Wickham who was drowned at sea shortly after. She next
married Thomas Cooke. However, I have not yet found proof
of this. For years I have tried to learn more about Henry
Lake and his wife Alice, and here you have it
all laid out with also a wonderful story about Alice's
trials. So many women were abused in those times.
Jan 15, 2005
from Catherine A Ritter
kitsmeow @ charter.net
I believe I am a decendant of Casper Huffert
born aug 31 1762, died nov 1825; Sarah Saloma Huffert
born Dec 6 1796 Rockingham, Va, died march 1 1777,
husband Daniel Henricks. Daniel Henricks
was the father of Leah Henricks, my great-great
grandmother. She became Leah Henricks Sell, wife of
Daniel D Sell. I am enjoying looking at the site to
confirm dates and such. Thank you. Catherine Alice Sell
Feb 01, 2005
from Conni Riley
connir @ peoplepc.com
I'm looking for any Huffords of
Hendricks or Putman Co., Indiana. My Great-great
Grandmother was Mary Francis Owens who was married to
George W. Hufford. She was the sister of Commodore Perry
Owens, lawman of the wild west. I have some information
and pictures I'd love to share. Thank you. Conni
(1846-1917) and his wife Mary Francis Owens had two
sons: Robert Hufford and Commodore Perry Hufford.
George was the son of Henry, son of George, son of Christian.
Feb 01, 2005
from DeRay Scholz
derayandcat @ yahoo.com
I am the great-great grandson of Dora A. Hufford (Mrs.
Harry Bricker) of Carroll Co., Indiana. She was a
daughter of David D. Hufford, who was a
son of Andrew H. Hufford, who was a son of Abraham Hufford. Thank you so much for all of the information
about the Hufford family. It has helped my research
tremendously. I am now hoping to get more information /
pictures etc. on David D. Hufford and his daughter Dora's
families. Thanks again. DeRay Scholz
Mar 19, 2005
from Virginia Phillips Ott
dvott @ frontiernet.net
Alice, I am still looking for my Susannah or Susan Hufford
who married William Phillips October 20, 1821, in
Washington Co., MD. I only have date of her birth as c
1798-1802. Maybe someone will read this and have some
answer for me. Thanks
Mar 23, 2005
from Jefferey L. Shields
Jeff.Shields @ troy.ohio.gov
Great Grandson of Sarah Creager who was the daughter of
Gideon Creager and the granddaughter of John Carl Creager
who was the son of Christian Creager who
was the son of Adam Creigher and Christina
May 19, 2005
from Conni Riley
Connir @ peoplepc.com
Hello, I have information and pictures on the Hufford
family of Hendricks County Indiana. I hope to share.
Thank You, Conni
Jun 01, 2005
from Ramona Hufferd Rohr
nrohr1 @ cox.net
Glad I found your site. I am a descendant of Emanuel Hufford
and Elizabeth Beasley Hufford.
Jun 07, 2005
from Jyl Hufford Ravan
JylRavan @ yahoo.com
I am the daughter of James Alan Hufford.
He passed away over twenty years ago. I was not raised by
him so I have very little info to go on. He was the son
of Ray and Everlee Hufford. His brothers are Tom and Bob
Normally, with no
dates and no place names, I couldn't help. However,
Everlee's first name is so unusual that she pops up
on the records: Everlee (24, b. Iowa) and husband
R.L. Hufford (33) are on the 1925 Iowa state census,
with their 11-year-old son Wm. R. According to the
compilation of information from that census,
Everlee's parents were Wm. Dick-Peddis (b. abt 1857
in Scotland) and Alice McGrorty (b. in Kentucky).
Everlee and R.L. were living in Storm Lake, Buena
Vista Co., Iowa.
Also according to the
1925 Iowa state census, R.L. was born in Iowa, and
his father was Wm. Hufford (b. abt 1867), and mother
was Effie Lewis (b. abt 1870, Kentucky).
There's a match for
them on the 1930 census: Ray L. and Everlee A.
Hufford in Iowa, Polk Co., Des Moines, with sons
William R. (5) and James A. (1 year and 4 months),
both born in Iowa. Date of census was April 12, 1930.
In other words, son James A. was born in about
December 1928. Ray reported that both of his parents
were born in Iowa. Ray was working as a salesman,
selling road machinery. Ray and Everlee had been
married for about seven years.
Ray's WW I Draft
Registration Card shows his date of birth as March 7,
1892, in Farmington, Van Buren Co., Iowa. In 1920,
Ray was in Arkansas working as a civil engineer.
Ray's parents show on
the 1900 census in Iowa: William, b. March 1866,
Iowa; and Effie, b. Feb. 1869, Iowa. William and
Effie had been married for ten years, and William
worked as a teamster.
According to the 1925
Iowa state census, William's father was John, born in
Indiana, and his mother was Naomi Cox.
1900 Iowa census: John
W. and Naomi Hufford were in Van Buren Co. Naomi was
b. Apr 1843, Ohio.
Iowa cemetery records
show that Naomi (Cox) Hufford was born April 1844 and
died July 13, 1900.
William Loren Hufford, b. Mar 1865, as the son of
John Wesley, born 1843 in Scott Co., IN, died 1924 in
Van Buren Co., Iowa. OneWorldTree also shows John
Wesley as the son of Hezekiah Hufford and Permelia
Thomas Brewster. And OneWorldTree connects Hezekiah
as son of John Hufford, who was the son of John who
was the son of Christian born
1716 in Schwaigern, Germany. There are three
generation connections in there that are not my
research and that I've not checked, and I've done
work only on the straight-line Hufford ancestry;
however, below is what OneWorldTree shows for Jyl's
father, with his mother's full name showing as Alice
Jun 15, 2005
from Richard M. Everhart
octoberfam @ earthlink.net
I am a decendant of Christofer Christian Hofford,
born 1803 and buried in the Mt. Zion Cemetery at
Sycamore, Ohio [Wyandot County]. The cemetery was donated
to the E.U.B Church by my great-great-grandfather Conrad
Hufford, son of Christofer Christian Hofford. A section
of that cemetery is set aside for any decendant of
Christian Hufford [b. 1803] who wishes to be interred
there. I have seen one of the few remaining volumes of
the 1909 Hufford family histories which is currently in
my brother's possession. It is truly a scholarly and
complete literary work. Thank you for the excellent
compilation on the Hufford family.
Conrad. Page 169 of
the 1909 HUFFORD FAMILY HISTORY. Here's his line:
Conrad, son of Christofer, son of Casper, son of Christian born
1716 in Schwaigern, Germany.
The cemetery is now
known as Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. It's in Tymochtee
Township, on the southeast corner of State Road 103
and County Road 37, between Tymochee and Sycamore.
Jul 02, 2005
gorlin @ comcast.net
Alice! Glad to see the family line in such detail! I am
the granddaughter of Ralph Eugene Lane.
Descended from Isaac and Hannah, through their son Allen
I believe. Anyway, I would love to fill in any blanks you
might have about the other branches although you
certainly seem to know what you're doing! Feel free to
contact me anytime, Cousin! Sincerely, Shellie
Jul 22, 2005
from krista rogers
kjr39 @ aol.com
I was doing a search on Ida KITTS, and
your info came up, and also your Hoosier roots, i.e. Ripley
Co. and up north. Ida Bell KITTS; first married
name was MURPHY; second married name was HORTON. I just
found out the KITTS part. She was born in 1884, not sure
where. Had a son Claude MURPHY in 1900. Then she married
Cecil Earl HORTON in Indiana. His family was of the
Ripley Co. area, then Jackson Co., ending up in Marion
Co. (Indianapolis) where they raised their family. This
had been a deadend; for a while I thought she was born a
MURPHY, but I found my Uncle Claude's marriage
certificate, and that's how I found the name KITTS. I may
be shooting blanks, but it never hurts to look or to ask.
Thanks. Krista Rogers
Aug 09, 2005
from Conni Riley
connir @ peoplepc.com
Hello, I'm still looking for information on the Hufford
and Owens family of Indiana. I'd like to find out more on
Commadore Perry Owens, Lawman of the Wild West. Thank you
for taking the time to help me. Without you I'd be lost.
Conni Riley connir @ peoplepc.com
Aug 29, 2005
from Nancy Annette Cripe
nclunaire @ aol.com
I typed "Cripe" into Google on
a whim. What fun to find all this information about
people related to me! I am a descendant of David
Cripe, who settled in N. Manchester, Indiana, in
the 1830s or '40s. I can't remember his exact lineage
from Jacob Greib, but I have access to
it. My great-grandfather was Henry Cripe (married Anna
Long); my grandfather was John "Perry" Cripe
(married Hazel Frey); my father was Daniel Cripe (married
Doris Moore). I, and many of my family members, still
live in the N. Manchester area. Most of them are still
members of the Old German Baptist ("Dunkard" or
"Old Order Brethren") church there, which was
built on David Cripe's land. I have pretty complete
genealogy information on my line of Cripes, if anyone
wants it, but it is all in print form at this point
(compiled by a relative in Goshen, IN, Dora Royer, I
believe). I also have access to a number of photos of
some of my Cripe, Long, and Frey ancestors.
Sep 17, 2005
from Nicholas Leon Cripe
nickcripe50 @ yahoo.com
Just stopped by for a visit.
Oct 08, 2005
hbecae @ msn.com
I've been slowly searching for information about my Cripe
family and felt like I was hitting brick walls. I am
fascinated by your work. I came across this, finally,
when I read several comments about your site. HOW in the
world were you able to straighten out all that
confusion?! Thank you for the considerable time it must
have taken on your part. I have finally traced my family
line back thru the generations and am working on the
'sides' now to fill them out. My family came from IN to
IL in the mid-to-late 1800s (I'd have to get my Family
History book to make sure) and settled in Macon &
Piatt Counties. My family came from David & Hannah Replogle,
Peter David & Elizabeth Saltzman, Menno & Pearly
Mae Shaffer, Louis & Edith B. Wood, my dad, me. Are
you too busy to answer some genealogy questions at a
later time? Carol.
Oct 12, 2005
from David Norman Cripe
grumpypainter01 @ aol.com
Been doing the family for about 2 years, off and on. It
is facinating but very frustrating at times. I am at a
stand still for the lack of recorded family history, and
my best and just about my only family source passed on a
couple of months ago. Other than that, I have two left,
and they are both in there 90s. The other thing is that
on my father's side they were very closed mouth of the
happenings of the family. I was told, "We never
washed our laundry in public." So the stories never
did get passed down. For instance, I just recently found
out how my grandfather died. It was from a genetic heart
problem, and I have the same problem. He passed in 1941
before I was born. Having that info would have helped.
Any how I get a little fired up at times when it comes to
my genealogy. Have a good morning. Dave
Oct 25, 2005
from Gerald F. Hufford Jr.
jhufford @ verizon.net
Just looking at some of the family names my father talks
Nov 23, 2005
from Mary Fran
Hi Alice, I really enjoyed the photos of your father!
Especially the one where he's sticking his tongue out and
the one with Fern Marie! I'm glad I wasn't just imagining
the improvement I saw in his color this past June. I also
enjoyed reading about the Kinyon Street days and all the
friends the family had there. I call him periodically and
we talk of family, old friends like Dutch and Don, the
Warsaw Gun Club; he talks of Great-Grandma Beard, and he
always asks me when he's going to have more visitors, and
he especially asks about Aunt Naomi, which I passed along
to her. Have a good Thanksgiving. Mary Fran
Dec 04, 2005
from Shirley McMahan
Shirlsgens @ aol.com
Found your site while looking up "Link"
genealogy. I am a Link descendant from
John Jacob Link, etc. Some of the names listed on your
site are also found in the Link genealogy, such as Creager
and Hufford. If you want further info.
on Link genealogy, I will try to help out. Thanks again
for your clever site.
Dec 07, 2005
from Sara (Hufford) Smith
SmithCajun @ aol.com
Found your site by "google-ing" my maiden name.
I'll have to check my Hufford family
book to see if your genealogy is related to mine. My
grandfather was Paul Hufford, married to Mary Belle
Rogers, who resided in Miami County Ohio at the time of
his death in the late 1980s.
Oh, yes. Same
Huffords! Here's the findagrave memorial page for
your Mary Belle: Mary Belle
Rogers Hufford. And here's
Paul's line: Paul, son of Jacob, son of Daniel, son
of John, son of Philip, son of Christian born
1716 in Schwaigern, Germany. Begin at Mary Belle's
tombstone link, go to Paul's, and you can go
generation by generation and see the ancestral
tombstones all the way back to Philip's wife who was
born in 1756 and died 1811.
Dec 27, 2005
from Bob Hukill
Bhukill @ charter.net
looking for info on George Hukill who
died around 1940s in Shafter, Calif. He had four
children: William, George, Opal, Bobby. Nice job on your
website. Thanks for any help. Bob
The best researcher I
ever came across on the HUKILL line is Steve Dennehy.
He has posted frequently on genforum.com/hukill/. Good luck!