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Family Bible Information on Folletts

Submitted by Lynda & B.J. Ozinga, August 9, 2001

These facts came from an old Bible that belonged to Cora Bowers. Typed on the front "Cora Steward Bowers". The information was sent to me by Barbara Field Ogders, who obtained it from Mildred Schwab July 4, 1989, who obtained it from Goldie Decker McMinn (1896-1980),of Pratt, Kansas: Goldie was the Grandaughter of Frances C. Flansburg Decker. Lynda & B.J. Ozinga

Lydia Read born 1794, died 1864
Fathers name Read, Mother's name Blackmer
First husband John Follett
Three (3) Follett children born to Lydia:
Oliver b 1816
Mary b Nov 8, 1819 married William Flansburg
Esther b 1821 married Hiram Stanley

Second Husband Nathaniel Mead
His first Wife (Ganoung) died 1825
There were three (3) Mead Children born to Lydia
Charles
William
Hannah born 1838
Hannah married Squire Edwards, Fredonia, Chatauqua Co
Daughter Carrie Edwards

Mary Follett married William Flansburg in Delaware Co, NY, 1839
Resided in Delaware Co for several years, moved to Fredonia, Chatauqua Co, NY 1847
Moved West to Henry County, Illinois 1856

Daughter Esther A. b July 21, 1842 Delaware Co, NY
John D. b Sept 5, 1843 Delaware Co, NY
Frances C b 1845 Otsego Co, NY
Arthur H. b Sept 25, 1847 Chatauqua Co, NY
Lydia Louise b April 6, 1851 Chatauqua Co, NY
Mary Jeanette b April 10, 1853 Chatauqua Co, NY
Alice Isabel b July 4, 1855 Chatauqua Co, NY
Elva D born July 14, 1860 Henry Co, Illinois



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