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Sharon McConnel,
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Surname Message Contact Date Posted
Williams Seeking info on death of my mother, Heather Williams, wife(?) of Stuart or Stewart Williams. Stu was buried in the Emmet(t) Cemetery in the mid (?) 1990's and had my mother's ashes buried with him. I'm not sure of his name, or if they really were married. My mother accidentally died in Caldwell in 1990, Stu a bit later. Lori 04/15/07
Hansen Information of Nels and Augusta Hansen. They had a ranch in Letha. The original family homestead was later sold to the Jack Woods family. Barbra 03/17/07
Beal / Beail I am looking for descendents of Lorenzo Beal of Ola, Gem Co.

Pat 10/28/06
Sweet Helping an old friend whose last name is Sweet whose relatives founded the town of Sweet, Idaho. Karen 06/24/06
Evans, Sprague Researching Thelma Sprague who was living in Bramwell Idaho in 1920. She married Harold Evans in 1921 in Emmett. I have heard that she was born in Pearl. Any information on her family would be appreciated.

Linda 02/24/06
Hooper, Stevens, White, Wolf Was looking at Pearl cemetery page and was surprised to see the name WILMOT on the inventory. My interest was the HOOPER's. Legend has it my wife's grandmother Pearl was named for her place of birth. Family on 1900 census for Boise, Jemina died 1901 (in Pearl?), James H. Died 1905, both bur. Boise. Children Pearl adopted by WHITE, sister Florence and brother John adobted by WOLF. Pearl m. W. B. STEVENS Aug 1917, Boise.

Steve 11/16/05
Dawes Searching for Obit or gravesite of Margaret Dawes d. 18 Jul 1920 while living with her daughter and son in law - Philemon "Watt" and Nancy Polly. They also died in Emmett- Watt, 1947 and Nancy 1928. Dawn 10/22/05
Hall, Evans, Moulton, Wills Researching the family of: John Charles Hall, died October 22, 1952 in Emmett, Gem Co. Idaho and Amanda Isabelle Moulton, dau of Clayton Tiffen Moulton, died November 4, 1964. Their children were: Clayton Tiffen Hall, Lottie May Hall-Evans, Herbert Eugene Hall, Marie Sarah Hall-Spoor, Mildred Evelyn Hall-Wills Michael 09/17/05
Ritzius I am searching the Ritzius family living in Gem Co., Idaho in 1930. They were:

  • Vesper
  • Sadie
  • John D.
  • Zinna
  • Glenna
I would appreciate any information on this family.
Marion 09/17/05
Moulton Researchingthe Moulton family of Emmett, Idaho. Michael 09/17/05
Butler, Walker Researching descendants or ancestors of Anderson Walker (b.1832 IN, d. 1901 ID) and Margaret Butler(b.18 IN, d.1900 ID) (both buried at Walker Cemetery, Washington Co., ID) Please contact me so we can help each other. Thanks! Lori Lori 08/13/05
Martin Nathaniel Martin, an early settler in Gem County, supposed to be a tombstone for him in Emmett Cemetery. James Madison Martin was one of his sons. Does anybody have knowledge of this Martin Paul 08/06/05
Burril, Pope Martha Ellen Pope: b 12-28-1852 and William Burril, b. 5-1-1842 Linda 07/01/05
Joy, Thomas JOY, Robert B, b Feb 29, 1896 in TX. Also known as Rose Bud Joy. He worked with cattle in Valley & Gem County. He was lastseen by his children about 1949. He left the house and it was heard that he was in Wyoming. His first wife, Sadie, left him when his 3 children were age 5 and under. Their names are:
  • Uzonia
  • Rex Sidney
  • Connie Faith
He then married Eunice Thomas, Daughter of Harvey and Ida M Thomas. To this marriage were 7 children:

  • Harvey Jr.
  • Mary
  • Thomas
  • Rita
  • Cyrilla
  • Byron
The Thomas's did live in Round Valley and then moved to Emmett.
Barbara 06/25/05
Walterhus Found on the web the following people listed in Emmet,IOWA:
  • Nellie Walterhus born 1875
  • Albert T. Walterhus born 1894
  • Nels Walterhus born in 1870
With their residence in Emmet, Iowa in 1900.
Julie 06/25/05
Reed, Wilson My great,great, grandfather and mother were James Albert Wilson and Martha Lydia Wilson. Also looking for info on Charles Reed. Marianne 03/19/05
Cadwell, Peters Seeking information on Frank Peters and wife, Martha Jane (Caldwell) Peters. At least two sons died in or near Emmett, ID. Known to have lived in the area are App Lee (or Lee App) died 1975 and Baxter Martin (died George and Irene. Frank and Martha were from Hawkins Co., TN Dolores 01/30/05
von Harten Besse von Harten, daughter of Rush and Luella von Harten of Pearl, was my gradnmother. I am looking for any information about them or any other members of the family Susan 01/07/05
Montour or surrounding areas I am seeking information about a murder that may have taken place in the Montour area. This would have been possably 1925-1930. May have been over a dispute over grazing of sheep, or a deal involving livestock. Two people arrested, but later acquitted. Tim 11/29/04
Hall, Ingle Seeking information on a Helen L. (Ingle) Hall who m Robert D. Hall. She was born Oct. 9, 1875 in Kansas. In obits for two of her brothers, in 1944 and 1945, she was listed as living in Emmett, Idaho. She was my grandfather's sister. Helen Lucretia Ingle Hall married Robert Deskins Hall in 1905 - was in Emmett in 1944 and 1945 Clara 11/15/04
Mullenax (Mullenes, etc...) Seeking info on George Mullenax who, with wife, son, and son's family were in 1910 census in Brownlee. George died in 1912 in Sweet - The rest of the family moved to Coeur d'Alene. Thanks. Susan 10/01/04
Johnson, Marker, Rivers, Schreiner I have marriage record for Floyd & Elizabeth (Johnson) MARKER. I have marriage record for George & Mary Leon (Rivers) SCHREINER. I need marriage record for Floyd & Mary Leon Marker... Betty 5/23/04
Ancher, Hensen, Marcher Searching for ancestors of Jens Pedersen MARCHER born May 12, 1805 Øestermarie, Bornholm, Denmark died August 29, 1885 Manti, Sanpete County, Utah. Married (1) Malline Kirsten Olsen ANCHER about 1830 (2) Ellen Margareth HANSEN on April 7, 1849. In 1852, Jens, Ellen (2nd wife), Peder Jensen Marker (son) and Helen Kristen PEDERSEN (step-daugher) emigrated to America aboard the "Obotrit" then "Lion" and finally crossing the Atlantic aboard the "Forest Monarch". Betty 5/20/04
Mollart, Rivers Searching for William RIVERS born November 1836, somewhere in England, died February 1885 Cassia County, Idaho. Need to know his middle name which is thought to be MOLLART. Betty 5/20/04

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