Monthly Archives: March 2009

Lots of Blogs….

Hi Everyone, I just wanted to let you know a little more about our various and sundry blogs: Echo Hill Ancestors is our blog on the Shane, Walker, Boss, Daly, Hogan and Arbuckle Families.  URL is: The Graveyard Rabbit … Continue reading

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Baby Picture – Francis Leo Shane

Hi Everyone, After posting the birth information for my dad, I discovered this picture of him as a baby… maybe about 5 or 6 months old? Francis Leo (Frank) Shane, son of Robert Shane and Susan Samels Picture is the … Continue reading

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The Marriage of Robert Nolan Shane and Susan Clara Samels

My paternal grandparents, Susan Clara Samels and Robert Nolan Shane were married February 17, 1892 in Sand Springs, Iowa. Robert was 29 and Susie 24 when they married. I was able to get some basic information from the Delaware County … Continue reading

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Monday Madness – Peter Arbuckle

Peter Arbuckle was born November 16,  1869 in  Wellington County, Ontario, Canada and died December 25, 1949 in the Minnesota State Hospital in Fergus Falls.  He was the 10th of 11 children born to Robert Arbuckle and Jane (Jean) McNiven.  … Continue reading

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Births and Deaths of Susanna and Willie Shane

Susan and Robert Shane were parents to three children, my dad and his siblings Susanna and Willie.  Sadly, neither Susanna nor Willie lived beyond childhood and are buried at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Monticello, Iowa.  Susan (Samels) Shane made a … Continue reading

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The Birth of Frank Shane

My dad, Frank Shane was born in Monticello Iowa on September 17, 1897 the son of Robert Nolan Shane and Susan Clara Samels.  Dad’s full name was Francis Leo Shane but he always went by “Frank” or sometimes F.L. Shane.  … Continue reading

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Descendants of William George Walker

William George Walker, b. abt. 1820 in Ireland. Married Margaret Amelia Daly December 11, 1841 at Woodstock, Ontario Died abt. 1877, Fordwich, Huron County, Ontario Child of William George Walker and Margaret Amelia Daly: William Alexander Walker, b. March 19, … Continue reading

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Descendants of Alexander Daly

************************************************** Alexander Daly, born abt. 1789, in Ireland, died 6 October, 1868 in Ontario married Jane (unknown) born abt: 1791 in Ireland Children of Alexander Daly and Jane (unknown): Generation I Ann Sophia Daly,* born abt. 1821 married (1) Frizelle, … Continue reading

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Descendants of Andrew Jackson Boss

Generation I Andrew Jackson Boss, born c. 1839 in Lewis County, N.Y., died March 25, 1891 in Detroit (Lakes) Minnesota. Married Zilpha M. Shipman, daughter of Thomas H. Shipman and Elsie M. Wait, July 18, 1856 in Michigan Generation II … Continue reading

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Brothers and Sisters

********************************************************** Ride a Cock-Horse Ride a cock-horse to Banbury Cross, To see a fine lady upon a white horse. Rings on her fingers, and bells on her toes, She shall have music wherever she goes. *********************************************************** This charming picture  of … Continue reading

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