Saturday, December 6, 2008

William J Thomas & Wife, Mary Elizabeth Williams Thomas

William John Thomas was born on 12 February 1828 in the Town of Steuben, Oneida County, New York and died in Wild Rose 12 January 1901. His wife Mary Elizabeth Williams Thomas was born in Wales (probably Betws-y-Coed according to family tradition) about 1829 and died 12 January 1883 in the Town of Rose. They settled in the Town of Rose in the early 1850's. They are buried in the Caersalem Cemetery.

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

John Hart Family

The John Hart Family. Back row: Mrs. W. E. (Mary Hart) Davies - 1860-1942, Mrs. Arthur ( Belle Hart) Sigford - 1864-1933, Wesley Hart 1887-1949. Seated: John Hart -1837- 1920 is holding Wesley Sigford -1887-1949, James Ellery Hart- 1876-1962 and Mrs. John (Marion) Hart -1841-1912. Mrs. W. E. Davies lived in the house on Highway A that is Birdsong. John Hart was born in England and his wife was born in Vermont. He was a farmer.

Allen Anderson Family

Allen Anderson Family of the Town of Mt. Morris and later the Town of Rose. Allen Anderson was born 6 November 1855 in Mt. Morris and called Elling. His parents were Lars (Lewis) Anderson and Maren Torjesdatter. His first wife was Gertrude Johnson whom he married on 5 June 1884. They had James Lewis Anderson born in 1888, Mabel Helene (1890-1891), Henry Maurice born in 1893 and Clarence Gilmore born in 1895. Gertrude died in 1900 and Allen took Inga Holt as his second wife 18 November 1902. They had a child Oscar Harvey who was born in 1904 and died in 1905. The picture shows Allen, Gertrude, James and Henry. Allen Anderson was a farmer. Allen died November 20, 1931.