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From: James Shuman <>
Subject: Re: [BRE] Frances Alice Cripe
Date: Wed, 22 Oct 2003 19:04:13 -0700
Some CRIPE researchers DO include the family of Emanuel F. CRIPE and
Frances MIKESELL. The data I am looking at includes a listing of
their children, but it lists Alice without the name "Frances."
Further, I don't have information on any of the spouses or children
of Emanuel and Frances. Others may have some of that info.
What we CAN help you with is providing links to the CRIPE ancestors
as well as those of Frances Mikesell. Both of those lines are pretty
tangled up at that point, because HIS mother was the sister to HER
father -- and her mother was a CRIPE!
I have a question for you: Who was "Uncle Role and Aunt Alice"
mentioned as the family with whom Daniel Dontje stayed after his
At 8:56 am -0400 10/22/03, Habibs wrote:
>I am looking for information on my great-grandmother. I
>am just starting my genealogy trail, so please take pity on me.
>This is the information I have:
>Francis Alice Cripe was the daughter of Emanuel F. Cripe and Frances
>She was born in 1865. She married Benjamin Dontje in Marshall Michigan
>on 6 July, 1892.
>She bore 4 children, the twins Emanuel Charles & Cornelius I (1893),
>Minnie Armantha (1894), and Daniel J. (1895, My grandfather).
>She died in July 1896.
>According to family stories the children were sent to live with
>relatives near Goshen. Emanuel Charles and Cornelius lived with their
>grandfather Cripe. Minnie lived with Aunt Sadie. Daniel stayed with
>Uncle Role and Aunt Alice.
>In the various forms of Cripe Genealogy her name is not listed as a
>product of Emanuel F. Cripe and Frances Mikesell.
>She married out of the Brethren. Would she therefore not be mentioned?
>Although I have to think that may not be the case if the family took the
>children until Ben remarried.
>Or is the information I have incorrect and she had a different name?
>Living in South Carolina limits my access to materials about the
>Brethren, even though growing up in Michigan I was aware of them.
>Thank you for any help.
> Diana Habib
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