User talk:Dlbradley1


Welcome [20 November 2008]

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Bryan Bowlby

I've been a very active part of the research group for the Bowbly family organization since it's inception. I've never seen anything saying that Bryan Bowlby was ever in the US. Could you please give me your source for that information? I don't know of anyone who has information on the Junion Bryan. Could this be where the inconsistency comes from? Thanks so much for your effort on behalf of the family. Linda--Lmuessig 00:27, 20 November 2008 (EST)

Mayfield Edmondson 16 July 2008.ged Imported Successfully [22 July 2008]

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Mayfield Edmondson 16 July 2008.ged appears to overlap a previously-imported GEDCOM [30 July 2008]

The pages from this GEDCOM have not yet been generated because they appear to match pages from a GEDCOM you have previously imported to WeRelate.

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--WeRelate agent 23:14, 22 July 2008 (EDT)

Sorry it was the same file, did not think the first one uploaded until later...sorry I have not answer this before now...--Dlbradley1 22:10, 29 July 2008 (EDT)

Place Names [30 July 2008]

I am a volunteer administrator with WeRelate. I redirected your page on Warsaw to the already established page. Thanks for adding the additional information on Warsaw. I transferred the data to the established page. The new page is here Place:Warsaw, Benton, Missouri, United States. I hope you don't mind.

Note that on WeRelate the place title does not include the word county, so when you search to see if a page already exists; it is best to search for Warsaw in Missouri. Thanks--Beth 18:29, 29 July 2008 (EDT)

Thanks I am knew to the site and welcome any help...this is a great site and I am so glad I found it...--Dlbradley1 19:01, 29 July 2008 (EDT)

Glad you like it. Dallan is just getting started; much more to come in the future. Just ask or read some of the tutorials. The blue bar is the main menu. It is also interesting to select more>what links here to see all the pages that link to another page. And keep contributing, we appreciate contributions.--Beth 19:19, 29 July 2008 (EDT)

I have 3 more trees to add, but wanted to get my feet wet with how everything works first. These two trees are one on my mother and one on my father,...I have one on my wife's father, and one her Mother's, and a late friend's tree to add,...I have been telling others about the sight...and again thank you for all of your help... Donald--Dlbradley1 22:06, 29 July 2008 (EDT)

Great Work! [31 July 2008]

Hi, Thanks for contributing to the community knowledge base! This is what WeRelate is all about. I noticed that you were saving your pages a lot. Just FYI, if you use the Show preview button next to the Save button at the bottom of the text box, you can see what your finished project will look like and see the edit text box below. This is helpful if you want to see what it will look like or need to locate some part of the text that needs the formatting/spelling fixed. Anyway, the system saves every single saved version, so if you can always go back and see what it used to look like. Click on the History button at the top of the page to compare different versions. I would recommend doing a save about every 20 mins or so just in case the system goes down (power outage, phone outage, whatever). I edited some of your place pages and took out the "place stub" so your contributions would show at the top of the page. Let me know if you need any help.--sq 15:38, 30 July 2008 (EDT)

Thank you I have some more on the local towns here in the county that was in the same wright up...I just got a copy of it this week...telling how each of the local county towns got their names...writen in 1949 in the local newspaper...will try to do better on the edits...just forget somethings and go back to add them it is all so new and great to me...thanks again for your help...Donald--Dlbradley1 20:08, 30 July 2008 (EDT)

Place:Member Of The Lone Star Pentecostal Church [24 August 2008]

Hi, I was patrolling the place pages and noticed your "Place:Member Of The Lone Star Pentecostal Church." I am sorry but I needed to delete this page. Place pages are reserved for actual places. If we leave this page as a place page, it is added to the place database and the search system will try and match on it. I hope you understand. :-) If you have any comments or questions Please leave me a message--sq 21:22, 24 August 2008 (EDT)

La Montine [11 September 2008]

Hi, I just found out about this website and discovered your postings. My husband's father, Elijah Lamontine, was Lawrence Edward's brother. I have done quite a bit of research on both the Lamontine and the Archambault families and plan to get it on this site as soon as I can figure things out. My husband just received a package of things from his nephew. Included was the telegram advising Elijah of the death of Lawrence. How are you or your wife related to the La Montines? I talked to on of Lawrence's daughters before she died (she lived in Ramona), but wasn't able to find out alot. Please get back with me...I have lots to share. Suzanne--Slamontine 19:53, 11 September 2008 (EDT)

LaMontine [12 September 2008]

Don, I started entering a page for Lawrence's parents and my father-in-law, and then decided it might be better to do a GEDCOM. I'm wondering if I should do it on Charles & Eugenia Lamontine (their parents) instead of on Lawrences. It looks like you downloaded yours and I don't want to mess things up. Mine goes back on the Lamontine, Peltier & Archambault lines and forward on Lawrence and Elijah's. Also, Lawrence uses a different spelling than we do. I am wondering if you can merge things on this. As you can tell, I'm not too swift on this stuff. By the way, I have a picture of Lawrence (they called him Ed down here) that I will dig up and add to your page.

Suzanne--Slamontine 23:25, 11 September 2008 (EDT)

Lamontine [13 September 2008]

--Slamontine 15:30, 13 September 2008 (EDT)

Lamontine [13 September 2008]

Don, Feel free to merge our pages. I tried sending a Gedcom; thought I followed the instructions, but a message came back that whatever I sent was not recognized as a Gedcom. So I said, forget that, and just started entering things manually (and I'm still not sure that I'm even doing that right!). Anyway, right now I am only entering the basics and will add more details later.

I think my date for Lawrence's death is correct. Just this week, I came into possession of a telegram dated 9/28/60 from Leon LaMontine to my father-in-law reading "Father passed away the twenty seventh to be buried Friday 9AM at Romona Calif." I will scan it and email you a copy for your file.

I will be 68 next March and have been retired since 2002. I've been into genealogy since the late 80's and volunteer one afternoon a week at the local Family History Center. I figured since I used their facilities so many years, I could help them out be volunteering some. I usually go up to Salt Lake once a year to do research.

My home email address is: and phone number is 575-623-0678.

Suzane--Slamontine 15:42, 13 September 2008 (EDT)

Lamontine [14 September 2008]

--Slamontine 11:24, 14 September 2008 (EDT)

[14 September 2008]

Hi Don,

Enjoyed visiting with you yesterday. Well, I finally got my GEDCOM uploaded ok. The name of the tree is Lamontine/Peltier/Archambault.

I think you got Lawrence's page merged with the first one I put in. I'll let you merge it again with the new tree and then I'll go in and delete the old stuff I put in. I think I'm finally getting the hang of this program.

Lawrence's mother, Eugenia Archambault was pure French (born in the USA). One of my brother-in-laws said that she could speak fluent french. Lawrence's father was part Pottawatomi Indian. I'll eventually be putting alot of information on them later on.

Suzane--Slamontine 11:31, 14 September 2008 (EDT)

Place pages [24 September 2008]

Hi, I standardized the place page titles for the pages you created. Place name hierarchy is very strict because the search engine uses the place names. For a place like your cemetery, since it wasn't located in a country, the system will treat the cemetery as if it were a separate country. Also, I create a page for Place:Okemah, Oklahoma, United States. But, I am fairly certain that we have a page for each county, so I assume that it has been absorbed by a current county or renamed. Would you please go to Place:Okemah, Oklahoma, United States and fill in the appropriate information. Thanks, :-)--sq 18:12, 23 September 2008 (EDT)

all of these are the same place I try to merge them but I could not, Thank you

  • They should be: Okemah, Okfuskee, Oklahoma, United States
  • Place:Okemah (okfuskee County), Oklahoma, United States

Redirects to: Place:Okemah, Okfuskee, Oklahoma, United States

  • Modified: 29 Jul 2008

Place:Okemah, Okfuskee, Oklahoma, United States Type: City

  • Watching: Solveig, Dlbradley1

Modified: 29 Jul 2008 Place:Okemah, Oklahoma Redirects to: Place:Okemah, Okfuskee, Oklahoma, United States

  • Modified: 1 Dec 2006

Place:Okemah, Oklahoma, United States Type: unknown

How should I list a cemetery...under Place...I feel this is very important for others to be able to find the burial place....

Dlbradley1 09:50, 24 September 2008 (EDT)

Family:Leonard_Bradley_and_Mary_Boone_%281%29 [2 March 2012]

Hi, I am going through duplicate pages and found ours over lap. Hi cuz! Could you look at Family:Terry Bradley and Unknown (1) I think this should be merged with one of your pages. Thanks, --sq 14:56, 10 November 2008 (EST)

Family:Terry Bradley and Unknown (1) and Family:Terry Bradley and Mary Keeling (1) looks to me as the same Terry it looks like we are kinfolks...So I merged the two check it out if you disagree get back with me and we will correct anything that is wrong...your cousin--Dlbradley1 15:25, 10 November 2008 (EST)...

Great, thanks.--sq 00:59, 11 November 2008 (EST)

Leonard Keeling Bradley was born in Surrey County,North Carolina went to Kentucky and then to Huntsville, Randolph, Missouri. His wife is Mary(Polly) Boone, daughter of Samuel and Mary Day Boone, Daniel's brother. Look in any Boone Ancestry Book or at So guess I'm a cousing also: Leonard Keeling Bradley>Terry Bradley>Martha Frances Bradley St.Clair>Harry Keeling St. Clair>Harry Keeling St.Clair, Jr>Susan St.Clair b. in 1944.--Slauben 15:52, 2 March 2012 (EST)

Person:Robert Brus (3) [19 November 2008]

Would you please take another look at your edit to Person:Robert Brus (3)? It seems that you've created a link to editing the page, which I doubt is what you had in mind.  :)--Jrm03063 10:08, 18 November 2008 (EST)

Thank you for catching that mistake....I have corrected it and got the link I meant to have put...I do not know how that happened... but that is what is so great about working together...If you find any other mistakes let me know...--Dlbradley1 23:11, 18 November 2008 (EST)

Thomas Bowlby [30 December 2008]

Great work on this line. I'd like to put you down as a source in appreciation of all you've done in my own information if you don't mind. Would you please give me your personal information? Linda Huff Muessig--Lmuessig 00:40, 20 November 2008 (EST)

Thank you for the kind words, how can I be of help to you?....What I know about the Bowlby family I have personal email is send me and email with what all you would like just put WeRelate in the topic...--Dlbradley1 17:03, 20 November 2008 (EST)

The Bowlby family group is a very active group and has been for many years. Most of the research done can be found online or by contacting group members. I've been involved for a long time. The web page to sign up to is located at: Linda Huff Muessig--Lmuessig 02:02, 30 December 2008 (EST)

[5 January 2009]

I noticed you have information on my Uncle Wilbur Clark and his wife Ethel Wade Clark. Do you have information on more of the family? My father was Clair Jesse, Wilbur's youngest brother.--Scrapscot 19:02, 29 December 2008 (EST)

Sorry all I have is what I have posted in WeRelate..they just tied into the distant family --Dlbradley1 16:14, 5 January 2009 (EST)

I'm ready to go!!!! [22 January 2009]

Hey There,

 Can't wait to get started,  I'm going to be working on some pictures.  I would LOVE for Granny to have a joint page.  I'm working on something to write about both of them. Until I get acclimated to the website I'll probaly work thru you.  

Thanks, Ashley Blackburn--Ashblkky 09:42, 22 January 2009 (EST)

William Edmiston [25 January 2009]

Hi Donald

I notice that you have an article for William Edmiston, son of Robert Edmiston, and who settled in SW VA around the time of the Revolution I'd like to include, and expand on your article as part of the Southwest Virginia Project on this site. This would entail some restructuring of your article to match the overall look and feel of the SWVP, and probably some additional information about him and his family. If you would prefer to keep the article as written I'll create another article on him specific to the SWVP. Let me know what you wish.

Thanks Q 18:23, 24 January 2009 (EST)

Use it if you can and I would appreciate any added information...I have a lot of roots in Southwest Virginia down to my Great Grandmother...about 5 generations of my up line lived in Washington County Virginia--Dlbradley1 19:52, 25 January 2009 (EST)
Thanks! I will probably use your article as the starting point for a series on all of the Edmondson/Edmiston's in SW VA during the revolutionary period. Q 21:02, 25 January 2009 (EST)

Person:John Edmiston (5)


Did you have any problem with my marking Person:John Edmiston (5) for "Speedy Delete"? I believe this is a duplicate entry. Q 02:11, 7 February 2009 (EST)

William Edmiston [18 February 2009]

Hi Don

I believe that the name used for a person article should reflect the spelling used in the records contemporary with the person. In the case of William Edmiston, that's clearly "Edmiston", though I think a case could be made for "Edmondson". I've commented on this on the page for "William Edmonson" as redirected by user DeliJim. He may or may not have had a good reason for that change. Q 12:43, 18 February 2009 (EST)

David of Elk Creek [28 February 2009]

Don, please check this out.

Talk:Edmondson Family of Rockbridge County Virginia I suspect this is of more interest to Jim than to you, but it may tie into something you are familiar with. Q 19:31, 28 February 2009 (EST)

Mysource Fix [2 March 2009]

Thanks for the correction. I presumed that it had been inserted by another hand. Since its credited to you, removing it seems to be at your discretion. I also noted your comment on the watercooler, and will add in my 2 cents as well. I believe we are pretty much in agreement on this. I think the issue will soon resolve itself, but there are some important points to make, triggered by your comment. Q 18:44, 2 March 2009 (EST)

King's Mountain [12 March 2009]

Don, you might want to take a look at Analysis:Edmiston's at King's Mountain. I find that I keep looseing track of which Edmiston was which. I knew there were several of them in the battle, and several were killed, but I hadn't really tumbled to the fact that there were seven members of the extended family present. Q 19:29, 12 March 2009 (EDT)

Nicely done [7 April 2009]

Noticed the added features on William Buchanan's page. Looks good:) 16:30, 6 April 2009 (EDT)

Don, not sure what you're referring to (on the alt birth date), feel free to correct any dates you feel need to be corrected. I may have missed the date in a merge.


Jim--Delijim 23:35, 6 April 2009 (EDT)

Gipson-Skimahorn families [12 August 2011]


I recently found your information on the WeRelate site. My great grandmother, Ella Gipson, was an older half sister of Emma Cleveland Gipson. Ella's mother was Emmaline Skimahorn who was John William Gipson's second wife but he also fathered all of Rebecca Skimahorn's children. She was a younger sister of Emmaline.

I have quite a bit of information on the Gipsons and Skimahorns available on my site that I will be happy to share with you.--Nana29801 13:34, 18 April 2009 (EDT)


my grandmother Hattie dee pawnee jane skimahorn was her sister--Dequi58 09:00, 11 August 2011 (EDT)

she is in the pitcure with her sisters here--Dequi58 09:57, 12 August 2011 (EDT)

Way marker [13 June 2009]

I've seen transcripts of this way marker before. The list of those killed is not entirely accurate. Comparing the list in the transcriptions to Moss 1990 shows that some of the names have been garbled (ie, Rees Bowen shows up as Rees Brown. Some of those listed are also said to have been at King's Mountain, but Moss could not confirm this, let alone the fact that they died there.

See the recently added Killed at King's Mountain for details. Q 13:02, 13 June 2009 (EDT)

[16 June 2009]

I changed a few things on my parents page. William Chaney is not his name, his mother named him W.C. and my mothers name has an "h" on the end. Okemah. I thought I would explain the W C thing, people are always trying to name him William hahaha. Thank you for your help. Vickie Scott--Vickieandjay 21:35, 15 June 2009 (EDT)

Edmiston to Edmonson? [24 June 2009]

Don, I noticed that you changed the spelling of a couple of Edmiston's to "Edmonson" on the following pages:

Since I'm an old subscriber of EFAB and also read much of Dr. Jones' work on this family, I'm familiar with the age-old debate of "Edmiston" vs. "Edmondson" in terms of the early spelling of the name, but I wonder why the change to "Edmonson", which is probably the least-common of the spellings...... Isn't "Edmiston" considered the preferable spelling? Please advise, thanks and best regards,

Jim--Delijim 19:23, 23 June 2009 (EDT)

Most likely a typing error because I agree with you on the spelling.....glad you caught it....that is the great part of working one goes without mistakes....I know I make my share....--Dlbradley1 10:23, 24 June 2009 (EDT)

Thanks Don, I really don't care too much whether it's "Edmiston" or "Edmondson", but I have most of the earlier generations as "Edmiston" in my file, because if I have different spellings, it makes it very difficult to match up duplicate families in my files.... I'm sure you probably have a similar problem with them, too. I have so many Edmiston/Edmondson families in my files, it is very difficult to keep them straight... :)

Have a great week,

Jim:)--Delijim 11:50, 24 June 2009 (EDT)

Ancestry Magazine [17 November 2009]

Don, I am a writer for Ancestry Magazine researcing a story onm WeRelate. I know you communicated with Dallan, the site's founder, last summer. I am also in touch with Jim Veregge. I hoped I could be in touch with you about WeRelate via my regular e-mail, I wondered if you've had experience with any other family history wikis and how they compare with WeRelate. What do you like about WeRelate? ow long have you had collaborators such as Jim at the site? What are the advanatges? What new findings have you made? What corrections have you made? What city/state do you live inb? What sort of work do you do? And what is your age? Could we reproduce one of your pages from WeRelate with the story? Thanks for any elp. Howard Wolinsky for Ancestry Magazine--Hwolinsky 12:14, 17 November 2009 (EST)

Living people [12 February 2010]

I came across this family Family:Jerry Tallon and Ida Tallon (1) and it looks like their children and grandchildren are living. Could you please remove them? (See WeRelate:Policy#Living_People). Also, it looks like Ida's record isn't using her maiden name. Thanks.--Amelia 11:12, 12 February 2010 (EST)

Hello [28 April 2010]

Hi, I'm a new member of WeRelate and thought I'd let you know that my roots are in Hopkins County also. I dropped out of the Hopkins County Genealogy Society about ten years ago because I just had too many memberships and I moved to Tennessee. I've started putting my family on WeRelate. I'm in the Hopkins Co Pioneers Vol 171-175. Would like updated info on Society. Family is from Pine Forest. Thanks, Pam Pollard.--Txbluebell6 12:54, 28 April 2010 (EDT)

Great, I believe you will enjoy WeRelate, I have been on it for almost 3 years and love it...the Society has moved to 14 Court Street right across for the Court House, our mailing address is still: Hopkins County Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 51, Madisonville, Ky 42431...dues are $20 a year, our hours is 1-5 PM TU,WE, TH, and on FI 10 AM till 3 PM...we meet once a month on the 4 TU night of the not have to be a member to attend..if I can be of further help let me know..

Gene Society [29 April 2010]

Opps, I think I have the wrong state.. I'm from Hopkins County Texas, not Ky. Sorry. But I'm going to enjoy WeRelate just the same. Pam--Txbluebell6 21:21, 28 April 2010 (EDT)

BUCHANAN [15 December 2010]

Hi from Australia, I am a researcher of BUCHANAN of that ilk with descendants and Colaterals, From 1930 on I drop the female lines; the research is of Anselan and descendants, which includes lines to two american Presedants

Also STEWART of Balquhidder,Perthshire, Scotland, and descendants

can I send a gedcom file to this site?

regards Johblow--Johblow 19:22, 28 November 2010 (EST)

yes you can add the file, go to home page and follow the upload instruction...--Dlbradley1 16:58, 15 December 2010 (EST)

stanley h dunn family [15 December 2011]

This is my grandfather and I have been trying to find out any info I can on his family history. Can you help? Thanks Aleta Gibson Sweatman daughter of Mary JoAnn Gibson (Dunn)--Leafyg89 12:08, 15 December 2011 (EST)

Calvin Baker [24 February 2015]

It is impossible for Calvin Baker to have married in Colesville, Broome Co., New York, in 1824 since he did not remove to that place from Schoarie, Schoharie, New York until the mid 1830's.

Looking at where you live and the Baker/Root connection I thought perhaps you might be related to Clifford and Josephine Root?--Gnlgynut 14:25, 8 May 2012 (EDT)

Clifford and Josephine Root: My brother George Gene Bradley was married to Sylvia Root daughter to Clifford and Josephine Root till his death in 1974...--Dlbradley1 00:55, 24 February 2015 (UTC)

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