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Subject: Re: [PAERIE] Records/1900..anyone interested?
Date: Sun, 30 Sep 2007 21:02:01 -0400
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Erie - Meadvill United Methodist had a district Superintendant a few years
back now retired named Jerry Gray, I think he's still in Erie

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From: "Florence Boyles" <>
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Sent: Sunday, September 30, 2007 4:11 PM
Subject: Re: [PAERIE] Records/1900..anyone interested?

> Hi My great grandfather was born 1849 Christoper T Gray they both look to
> be in their 20's in the photo and his name was fredrick whitney they were
> on a base ball team in waterford, Pa or in hayfield crawford county my
> greatgrand father was there when he was small and placed with a family of
> Keayl when his father John Gray he died in and about 1850's I would say
> the pic was taken in the late 1860's early 1870's I tried to find fred in
> the census in waterford but he disapeared some where and in the late
> 1800's and then early 1900's he was in the census living with my great
> grandfather after he my great grandfather married a mary boyd. I got the
> picture from the waterford historical society. It came in with some
> picture from the MCCray family photo's and were given to them for safe
> keeping. They had 2 copies and gave me one of the pics the origional's not
> a tin type but on cardboard It is a very nice pic and I made copies of it.
> thank u Flo
> Nancy Moore <> wrote: Hi Flo
> I do have a Fred Whitney - Frederick P. but he was born in 1853 and seems
> to be in Iowa by 1880 census. How late in the 1800's..... How old is the
> Fred in the picture - I would love to find photos.... I have a whole album
> of unnamed tintypes...... except a few nonfamily members and my great
> grandparents who someone labeled at a later date ... sigh - but then
> again I have photos that are unlabeled also!!!
> Thanks for any help
> Nancy
> On Sun, 30 Sep 2007 07:23:51 -0700, Florence Boyles
> wrote:
>> Hi I have a picture of Fred Whitney and my great grandfather when theu
>> played ball in the late 1800's have an extra one if you are interested
>> Flo
>> Nancy Moore wrote: I am interested I am
>> looking for Whitney names from Waterford.
>> Timothy W Whitney is one but he died in 1904 - in his obit were mentioned
>> Rev. A. A. Horton, of Jamestown, N. Y., and Rev. J. E. Roberts of the
>> Waterford M. E. church
>> I am interested in A.A Horton - I think I have a picture of a descendant
>> of his...
>> Thanks
>> Nancy
>> On Sat, 29 Sep 2007 09:03:29 -0700, wrote:
>>> Hi, all: I'm trying to go thru and process my records on various things
>>> before "the end" comes!!!! (I'm not planning on a specific time!!!)
>>> What I do
>>> have in my files is the following:
>>> Now, I must preface this offer with the fact that an old fellow
>>> somewhere
>>> back in Erie, Waterford area gave these to me with regard to my kin,
>>> Edwin
>>> BRIGGS of Waterford....I think it has been enough years back that I
>>> would not be
>>> giving away a precious set of data that he entrusted just to me!
>>> Minutes of the Erie Annual Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church
>>> held at Punxsutawney, PA September 12 - 17, 1900
>>> the Sixty-Fifth Annual Session
>>> About 34 pages in all (17 pages, two sided)...listing of ATTENDEES
>>> IF anyone would like to "copy" these and put them on our Erie web site,
>>> I
>>> would be only too happy to send them to you.
>>> Then, I've just noticed that in all these papers is: the 1884
>>> Minutes!!!
>>> and, 1885, 1886, 1888, 1889, 1890 (conference rolls), 1891, 1892, 1893,
>>> 1894,
>>> 1896, etc.
>>> Those of you that are authorities on copyright matters, could you please
>>> check this out before we put them on any website: They are all stamped
>>> with the
>>> wording:
>>> Property of Commission on Archives & History
>>> Western Pennsylvania Conference
>>> United Methodist Church
>>> Now, I don't know when that was stamped on, and how long does the
>>> ownership
>>> extend, if so? I would think that any individual with a copy from his
>>> gr-gr
>>> grandpa's records could put this on a web site, etc....but who knows how
>>> these things go???
>>> At any rate, the offer is out here. Maybe our webmaster could offer us
>>> some
>>> advice, etc.
>>> Regards,
>>> Barb By.
>>> Paradise, CA
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