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Looking for information on Charles A. Lecount & his wife Helen L. Gates .They were married April 22, 1888 in Lake County Florida. Need information on all the family. Appreciate any help with this. Addie P Howell email@example.com
My name is Candi Rowe Giddens and I am trying to find information of my great, great grandfather William J. Ward who was once the Sheriff of Lake and Sumter County. Any information you could provide would be greatly appreciated. This was my paternal grandmother's, maternal grandfather. I currently live in Grand Island and my parents live in Sumter Co. (where they have lived since I was 4 years old). My husband was a former LCSO Deputy and is now with Fla. Dept. of Law Enforcement. So I thought it interesting that I married someone in law enforcement - since my great, great grandfather was a Sheriff. Thank you for your time and attention. Candi Giddens
Looking for an obituary for Helen Kifolo who died in Leesburg Regional Medical Center, Leesburg, Florida.
**Admin note: She is not listed in the obits.
I have recently purchased property in what was at one time called Higley, Florida, where I plan to build my family home. I would very much like some more information on this town of Higley. Correspondence can be forwarded to firstname.lastname@example.org Thank you, Dan Keeling
I am looking for information about a Daniel Webster Ward that resided in Lake County, Fruitland area sometime in the 1950's. He died in the '70's or '80's. My understanding is he operated or owned an orange grove.
I would like to locate a high school classmate of my husband. His name is Millard Fillmore Harris III. I believe he lives in Astatula. He attended high school in Utica, New York at Utica Free Academy in the early 1950s and would be about 66 years old. Please reply to email@example.com
Hello, I am researching my family on my paternal grandfather's side. His name was Isaac Sapp and he moved to Minneola, Florida with my grandmother Alice Rae (Lucas) Sapp in the mid 1920s. Isaac died after being the police officer there in Minneola for about 20 years in 1968. Alice died in Minneola in 2000. They raised 8 children there. Isaac's mother and a sister also moved to the Clermont area around the same time. His mother's name is Sophronia Bussell Sapp. If anyone has any information about this family, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. They all moved to Florida from Irwin County, Ga. I am particularly interested in knowing who Sophronia's husband was along with any other info that could be provided about her family. I should also add that Isaac was born in Irwin County, Ga. in 1899 and Sophronia was born in Ga. in the late 1860s to early 1870s. Thank you, Tonya Sapp Equevilley
I am searching for information about the Slade family of Groveland. Eunice Slade Pike was buried in a cementary there by a Little Frankie Slade. Her father (Eunices' was shown on the marker as H I Slade. Edge funeral home buried her in 1930. Any information will be much appreciated. Florence McAfee Lynnroymc@aol.com
I am looking for my birth family from Lake County, Florida. I was born in Clermont, Florida, February, 9 1976. I was 4 years old when I got adopted. I know that I have other brothers and sisters that were adopted,too. My adoptive parents lived in Birmingham, Alabama. I had a horrible life growing up with my adoptive parents. Now I am starting the adoption process myself, and I hope to have them by Christmas. Please if any body can help me I would appreciate it a lot . God bless you! Sincerely, Lisa Smith Home-706-866-1474
Carl James Jackson and family lived in Paisley Florida (Lake County) precient # 3 in the 1930's -40s.
I AM LOOKING FOR A JOE HENNY, THAT WAS A MILK MAN IN EUSTIS FLA. AROUND 1954-55. HE WOULD PROBABLY BE IN HIS 80'S NOW.I WAS TOLD BY MY LATE MOTHER GENE MCCAUSLIN THAT HE WAS MY FATHER. JUST CURIOUS ABOUT WHAT HE WAS LIKE.COULD I BE THE MILK MANS DAUGHTER? contact email@example.com
Dr. Mildred E Marsh Mt. Dora High School Monteverde Coed High School Time frme: 1929-32. Can anyone help? Would love to see a yearbook from either one of the schools for that time period. Also, to find relatives of Dr. Marsh.
Searching for my mother's sister. Betty Lou Waters birthname and then adopted out of Mt. Dora and adopted name was Betty Lou Turner. Was returned to Mt. Dora several years later and mother lost contact. DOB appx 1951. Thanks for your help Leesa
Searching for information on the Walker family that lived in Groveland around 1920. Henry and Mary and their seven (known) children Ralph, Lula, Ellis, Minnie, Ruby, Willie and Clarence. Henry's parents were John and Lida, they are buried at Empire Baptist Church, Groveland. Thanks, Michelle Walker
Looking for more information on Orville Stambaugh d. Lake Florida February 22,1983. Would like to know where he is buried, maybe get his obit and also would like to know more about his family. Thanks Schannon McCloud
I'm trying to locate Sherry L. Eakers she may be Sherry Stevens now. The last known address is in Leesburg. She used to live in Richmond Hill, Georgia. I'm not sure when she left that area but I know it was back in the mid to late 80's when she moved there. Any information would be helpful or if she could contact me at 912-964-5539, or Chloe7810@yahoo.comThanks, Clarissa Tillman
Looking for family info on Leesburg founder Evander Lee and wife Susan. Who was Evander's father ? Was it Harry Lee ? My mother rode in the founders day parade in the late 1920s or early 1930s with her grandmother born Bertie Lee. Bertie was given keys to town as daughter or granddaughter of founder. I would appreciate any information abouth this family or these events. I do not know who Bertie Lee's parents were. Please respond with any info to Tere Woodall - firstname.lastname@example.org and please make sure subject reflects Lee geneology. Thank you.
My name is Sharon Walker and I am researching the Reeves Surname. My Grandfather ancestors were Ora Hume Reeves and Ora Orastus Reeves. My ancestor Uncle was Leo Ballew Reeves and he was born in Lake Co. July 6, 1889. Leo's parents were Ora Hume Reeves and Mary Isabelle Butts. Any information that you may have or anyone else that might be researching these same names, would be most appreciated. Thank you, Sharon Walker
Simpson family resided in Mount Dora, Fl. They are my great Uncle and Aunt. I do not remember his name, we called my Aunt "Mattie". I was told he was mayor of Mt. Dora for many years. They had one son, Jack Simpson who at one time was in real estate.
It starts with my great- grandfather Jimmy O'Neal. He was married to Aggie Sinclaire or (Sinclare). He had brothers named David, Arthur, Samuel, Roger, Leroy, sisters Vascola, Lillie Ann, and Lavenia. Any info would be great. This family lived around theTwin Lake Florida area. Great- Great grandaughter Rose M. Wright
I'm interested in Umatilla about 1914 or so. Have you ever heard of the novel Christy, authored by Catherine Marshall? It was made into a TV series. In researching, I found out that Catherine Marshall's parents, who were Presbyterian ministers, lived in Umatilla sometime after 1912, for a short period of time. I'm doing research on them, and I want to know if they pastored a Pres. church there during that time, or perhaps worked in a Pres. mission. Thanks for any light you can shed.
Looking for descendants of W. Edward HALL and Jessie Hackney GORDON who are in Mt Dora, FL from abt? 1860 - 1965. Have family pictures to identify from a Mt Dora family reunion abt 1920. email@example.com
I am searching for any information on Benjamin Waits. He is my great grandfather and was living in the Montverde area around the turn of the century. My mother was his first child and was born January 5, 1906 in Montverde. One of his grandchildren is alive but says she doesn't remember where he was buried but it may have been in Lake County. My name is Oliver David Harper, my e-mail address is OllieDave@AOL.com Oliver D. Harper, P.O. Box 1977, High Springs, Fl 32655 Many thanks for any information regarding the Waits family of Montverde.
I am looking for the family members of a Scot Armstrong that served in WWI from Eustis, FL. Please contact me at my email address. Samhawk982@yahoo.com Thanks
I am trying to find information on Edward E. Smith (1898-1993) who I believe lived in Leesburg. thanks, Ed
I am looking for any information on James T. Merrick, born in 1823, married to Priscilla Carmony in 1848, and to Mary Ballinger in 1869, died in 1912, and was burried in Coles County, IL. Brothers were George M., and John C. Merrick. Parents George and Elizabeth. Mary Merrick , E-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org
I am researching the Fussell surname in Lake County. My great grandfather William Jacob Fussell lived in Eustis at the time of his death on October 29, 1946. I would like to hear from anyone with an interest in the Fussell surname as part of their direct line, or as an allied family who married into another surname. I have information on my Fussell line and many allied families who married into it, dating back to the 1600s in England and forward to current day. My goal is to share and compare genealogy reports and sources and documentation with others. Claudia Newell Jacksonville, FL.
Looking for a Bartlett family in Lake County 1890-1920
Have found a death notice on Edward Bartlett, d. 9/2/1892 in Monclair, Florida. Was a retired army officer. Believe son was William Rathbone Bartlett b. 1873. Family notes say son was living in Tampa 1908 / family living in Leesburg and Tampa 1917.. Sheilah
I am looking for anyone who might have knowledge of the Crossley family out of South Carolina. Cora Lee Crossley was my grandmother and she married my grandfather Taylor Thorne Alexander. She had one brother named Oliver, and a sister named Mary; Mary had a daughter named Edith who last we knew was living in Brownsville, TX. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated. Contact: Robin Henry at email@example.com
Looking for information about the Galileans Children's Home in Leesburg or Yalaha, operated by John Vogel in Corbin Co, KY. Closed very late 50's to early 60's.
Looking for newspaper obituaries for: John P. Rivers, died Feb 24, 1962 in Eustis, Lake County, FL. Inda M. Rivers, died Jan 21, 1965 in Eustis, Lake County, FL. They are buried in crypts at Greenwood Cemetery in Eustis, FL. All help will be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
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Last Updated by Fran Smith on Tuesday, 16 December, 2003