User deletion

EDIT:  Just again removed about 600 phony users from site.  If by chance you got deleted just sign up again.  Be sure to enter your name and what family/families you are interested in.  Any profile without that info gets deleted.

 

Hey, had a rash of phony user signups and had to delete people who were spamming.  If you got deleted by accident — sorry.  Just sign up again.  If you fill out the profile info and put in what family you’re looking for etc it helps me know you are a real person. You can also post a comment and when I moderate it I can tell if you’re a real person then too.  Thanks and again sorry if you got deleted and shouldn’t have.

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John Blagg 1801

In 1801 a John Blagg signed a petition to create anew county (probably Anderson) from Knox and Granger in Tennessee. source http://www.tngs.org/ansearchin/pdf/1992-3.pdf

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William Blagg War of 1812 Questions

So why does William blagg’s 1812 Land grant show Joseph Blagg BROTHER and other heirs?  There doesn’t seem to be a “Joseph” who is his brother anywhere else.  So, is Joseph someone’s middle name, a new brother or what?  “legend” says he and brother’s John and James had agreed to share any land grants etc among whichever survived the war.  Does this relate in any way to his son Israel Joseph Blagg or to the unplaced Israel Blagg?

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Court case for stealing 2 jugs of whiskey by Ezra Miller, probably George Miller’s brother.

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Lillian Blagg

A letter regarding Lillian Blagg from Blind Workers in U. S. Industries: Photographs and Letters from their Employers (1943):

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Blagg Family and West Family earlier connection???

The last post I made had a reference to Thomas West (Father of Thomas Renshaw West) living at some point in Jackson County AL.  Just noticing that this is the same area that we find the elder Israel Blagg on the Indian removal census in 1819.  No West’s are on that petition, but it’s an interesting connection.  I really need to map out these families travel route and see if maybe it will shed some light on who this “other” Israel is.

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Obituary -Thomas M West

Nephew of Thomas Renshaw West and Grandson of Thomas West.
Note the last paragraph about the eldest Thomas.   

Thomas M. West was born in Jackson County, Ala., August 19, 1828, and 
is one of thirteen surviving members of a family of sixteen children 
born to the marriage of Jonathan R. West and Nancy McIntire, who were 
also natives of Jackson County, Ala. They came to Arkansas about 1830, 
and here the father was ordained a minister of the Methodist Episcopal 
Church, and preached the Gospel throughout Northwest Arkansas and 
Southwest Missouri for forty years. He was presiding elder of the 
Arkansas Conference from 1857 to 1861, and was one of the few 
ministers of his doctrine who adhered to the old church when the 
Southern members withdrew. He was a strong Union man during the war, 
and was so persecuted on account of his belief that in 1863 he was 
compelled to leave home and go to Kansas. He died at the home of his 
son-in-law, Franklin Johnson, at Carthage, Mo., in 1874. His wife was 
a daughter of Rev. John McIntire, of Alabama, and was a noble and 
self-sacrificing mother. She was of a very energetic disposition, and 
for years spun and wove the clothing for her large family of children. 
Her death occurred at the home of her son, Thomas M., in Bourbon 
County, Kas., in 1863. Thomas M. West grew to manhood in Washington 
County, Ark., and, being the eldest son, took charge of his father's 
farm, and consequently received but little education. In 1860 he was 
married to Miss Alpha C. Cook; a native of Sevier County, Tenn., born 
in 1840, and a daughter of Samuel Cook, and in 1862 removed to Bourbon 
County, Kas., where he remained until 1866, when he returned to 
Washington County, and located on the farm where he now lives. He owns 
a good farm of ninety-three acres on Clear Creek bottom, and has a 
comfortable and pleasant home. His family consists of the following 
children: Jonathan C., Samuel C., Lemuel E., Rebecca E., Arthur M. and 
John T. H. Mr. West is a stanch Republican; is a member of Lodge No. 
101, A. F. & A. M., at Cincinnati, Ark., and a member of the Methodist 
Episcopal Church. His paternal grandfather, Thomas West, was the 
youngest of six sons, and when a young boy was bound out until he was 
twenty-one years old. He then married and located in Jackson County, 
Ala., and in 1830 moved to Washington County, Ark., locating near the 
Indian Territory, on a farm. He reared six sons and two daughters in 
Alabama, and died March 31, 1860, at the advanced age of one hundred 
years.
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Obituary Bertha Beatrice Brunner Tyson

Bertha “Bea” Tyson
Osage City- Bertha Beatrice “Bea” Tyson, 89, died Friday, Sept. 8, 2006 in Topeka.
She was born Feb. 23, 1917 at Pond Creek, Okla., the daughter of Ross and Mae Elizabeth Baker Brunner.  She lived her childhood in Oklahoma and in Osage City most of here adult life.
She was a homemaker.
She married Floyd Tyson Sr on Nov. 13, 1930 in Harrisonville, MO.  They were married 57 years when he preceded her in death on Ja. 9, 1988.
She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Osage City and was a Red Cross volunteer for many years and helped quilt ath the Osage City Senior Center.
Services were Sept. 11 at the United Methodist Church in Osage City.

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Obituary Thomas J Lassiter

Thomas J. Lassiter, 84, of Topeka, Kan., formerly of Valley Falls, Kan., passed away at his home on Sunday, January 16, 2011. Tom was born on the family farm near Valley Falls on October 14, 1926, to Thomas W. and Mildred H. (Armstead) Lassiter.  Tom served in the U.S. Army during WWII and later worked for the State of Kansas. Following his wishes, he will be cremated and had requested no services.

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Obituary Walter Evertton Long

KANSAS CITY, KAN. — Services for Walter E. Long, 85, Kansas City, Kan., were held Feb. 14 in Platte City, Mo. Mr. Long donated his body to the Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan., for research.

Mr. Long died Feb. 12, 1996, at Bethany Hospital, Kansas City, Mo.

He was born Sept. 5, 1910, in Wathena.

He was a retired service manager for Baldwin Pianos and Organs. From 1972 to 1982, he was treasurer of the National Federation of the Blind of Kansas.

Mr. Long married Lucille Curtis. She survives, of the home.

The family suggests memorials to the National Federation of the Blind of Kansas, 11905 Mohawk Ln., Leawood 66209.

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