Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Edith Helen Getchell Barber, seventh cousin four times removed

Born October 26, 1878 in Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

Died September 22, 1951 in Massachusetts.

Buried in South Leyden Cemetery, Leyden, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

Daughter of John Howard Getchell and Grace Lucy Harper.

Married William Albert Barber in May 1902 in Leyden, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

Children: Robert Lawrence, Ida May and Albert Getchell.



Photo via Bonnie Miller

Saturday, April 20, 2019

George Albert French, seventh cousin four times removed

Born November 24, 1845 in Mount Holly, Rutland County, Vermont.

Died May 12, 1864 in Spotsylvania, Spotsylvania County, Virginia.

Buried in Pleasant View Cemetery, Ludlow, Windsor County, Vermont.

Son of Melvin Howard French and Mary Hannah Richardson.

George was killed in action at the Battle of Spotsylvania during the Civil War.






Photo via Jim Warren

Saturday, March 30, 2019

Alice Hall Kerr, ninth cousin twice removed

Born October 21, 1895 in Catonsville, Baltimore County, Maryland.

Died May 23, 1973.

Buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina.

Daughter of William Hall Kerr and Alice Maude Gatchell.

Alice was a physical therapist, and never married.




Saturday, March 16, 2019

Jasper Gilkerson, Sr., fifth cousin once removed

Born February 12, 1925 in West Virginia.

Died April 16, 1982 in Ross County, Ohio.

Buried in the Samuel Damron Cemetery, Ferguson, Wayne County, West Virginia.

Son of Hansford Gilkerson and Lou Mathews.

Married Angeline Clark in 1951.

Children: Maxine and Jasper, Jr.





Photo via CITY4SQUARE

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Ruby Chaffin Dierdorff, fourth cousin twice removed

Born September 21, 1925 in Webb, Wayne County, West Virginia.

Died July 2, 2013 in Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia.

Buried in White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursville, Cabell County, West Virginina.

Daughter of Christopher Chaffin and America Perry.

Married Richard Raymond Dierdorff.

Children: Joe Allen and Donald Ray.

Ruby was a nurse.


Photo via Robin Hager