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The Lost Stanley ?

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

Is this the illusive Stanley ? He died, I think, in an insane asylum. Well, I know that he was locked up, how he died, haven´t a clue.

Samuel Carbis, Family Tales

Monday, August 16th, 2010

15 Jan., 2010 :: Virginia Carbis photo Thanks for the comment.  It sounds like we must be cousins of some kind.  If you have any information on Virginia’s parents, Samuel Carbis and/or Mary Ann Logan  I would love to hear from you.  According to family lore, Samuel Carbis ran away from home in England as [...]


Monday, August 16th, 2010

This is a view of the Cheat River running north and south. Route No. 50 runs east and west across the top over the Cheat River. Route No. 72 runs north and south Route No. 72 is on the very western edge of “Lead Mine” which is under Route 50 on Route No. 38 Route No. [...]

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Monday, August 16th, 2010

Hi C., Jeepers, you ask tough questions ! As far as I know, there are no Smiths in my family. Lots of (Quaker) Browns, but no Smiths I cannot send the names of Hannah and Robert’s siblings, as everything simply seems to stop there ( both born about the mid to late 1770′s). I canceled [...]

GOOGLEEARTH_IMAGE.JPG Furnace Hill on a Cedar Creek branch. c

Monday, August 16th, 2010

Sue, Do you have SMITHs in your family? If so, send me the names. Also, send me the names of Robert and Hannah’s children. Do you have the names of Robert and Hannah siblings? I can give you SMITH connects to the KERLIN family. There was a tailor shop around one of the Washington and [...]

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Monday, August 16th, 2010

C., I am simply stunned . It is utterly beautiful ( my eldest daughter was so impressed by the beauty of this area that she still says that she would like to live in Virginia one day) but there is nothing there. Wait, there is running  water and Furnace Lane and Furnace Run suggest iron [...]

GOOGLEEARTH_IMAGE.JPG Furnace Hill on a Cedar Creek branch.

Monday, August 16th, 2010

The end of Furnace Lane ends at Furnace Run, the dark green strip on the right that seperates the tree line with the grassy area. Going south (down) Furnace Run joins Fall Run that flows from Cedar Creek as branches. GoogleEarth_Image.jpg 84 kB   Weergeven   Downloaden  

GOOGLEEARTH_IMAGE.JPG Furnace Hill-Branch of Cedar Creek

Monday, August 16th, 2010

This is a potential site for Furnace Hill in land description. GoogleEarth_Image.jpg 119 kB   Weergeven   Downloaden  

GOOGLEEARTH_IMAGE.JPG North Braddock Lot No. 5

Monday, August 16th, 2010

This is the “other” Lot No. 5 at approximately 52 North Braddock Street. To your left/west is the parking area that comes through from North Washington Street (St. Martin’s Lane). The dividing line between these two Lot No. 5s would be the line we previously drew on the first visual that appears to be an [...]

GOOGLEEARTH_IMAGE.JPG North Washington (St. Martin’s Lane) Lot 5

Monday, August 16th, 2010

On your right/east would be the Lot 5 that faced St. Martin’s Lane (now North Washington Street). Pictured from the parking area going (up/north) towards West Amherst Street. GoogleEarth_Image.jpg 58 kB   Weergeven   Downloaden