Sharon Smith

AncientFaces Member since Jan 05, 2006

About: I started out on my family history when I was a young girl (sorta). My gramma lived next door and I loved to stay all night with her. She didn't have a car and since all the family lived nearby, we would just walk to visit them. Gramma would wear me out, I couldn't keep up. She gave me pictures of her family when I was young, but didn't realize the importance of putting the names on them or the year. I got sidetracked alot over the years, work, raising children, taking care of my parents and now my children are grown and parents are gone, my husband is fishing or deer hunting constantly, so when I am not at work, I have my head buried in books at the library or on the computer. Most of my family is french and came from France to Canada on my mother's side and on my father's side, his family came from Switzerland/Germany. They came to Pa. then to Ste. Genevieve, Mo. and onward to Washington Co., Mo. My husband's family are from all over, but the ones I've spent most of the time researching settled in St. Francois Co., Mo. and later moved to St. Louis, Mo.

Researching: Taylor, Cook, Smith, Staples, Snyder, Boyer, Goza, Sappington, Mcnally, Fowler, Settle, Haile, Marsh, Maurer, Hartzell, Lore, Politte, Portell, Trokey, Thebeau, Salikee, Degonia, Nephew, Woerheide, Iiams

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From L-R: Myrtle Hartzell born March 7, 1904, father Samuel Hartzell born January 20, 1867, Bruce Silas Hartzell born August 5, 1909 (my father), mother,...
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Mary Lucille DeGonia & Ernest Wm Nephew: Lucy married William May 7, 1877. Lucy was born September 1859. William was born August 15, 1851 in France. They...
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Samuel was born 20 January 1867 in Shibboleth, Washington Co., Mo. Samuel married Ella Josephine Nephew on 21 December 1900 in Potosi, Washington Co., Mo....
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Samuel Hartzell and his brother-in-law, James DeArment at Shibboleth, Washington Co., Mo. Samuel was born 20 January 1867 in Shibboleth, Washington Co.,...
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John and Lucinda (Pait) Hartzell. John was born 27 September 1881, Lucinda was born 22 January 1892. They lived in Scott County, Mo. and had 5 children,...
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John Benjamin Hartzell born Nov. 1852, Washington Co., Mo. Married to Nancy Belle Wall on March 2, 1879. Had 3 children: John Marshall, Bruce, Henry Silas...
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This was in some old photos of my parents, Bruce and Hattie Hartzell from Washington Co.,MO. My grandmother, Ella Nephew's sister, Bertha was married to...
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I don't know the Harper's, but they were friends with my parents, Bruce and Hattie Hartzell of Washington Co., Mo. Frank Harper had a brother, Alonzo who...
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I am not for sure if Grant Hartzell was related to my family, but his picture was in my grandparent's (Samuel Hartzell and Ella Nephew) album. Samuel and...
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I found a picture of James Samuel Brown and Nancy Milam with several other people standing and sitting on he front porch of a house. It also has Logan Co.,...
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Sharon Smith How sad.
Nov 01, 2015 · posted to the photo Ida Cukierman