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George Woodman COLEMAN was born 7 Apr 1850 at Dover Point NH, died 1950
at Webster City IA after spending the greater part of his life in that
area. I am descended from his son Benjamin F COLEMAN from his first
marriage to Dora SHROCK. On her death he remarried and moved to Webster
County and raised a second family. I have almost no info on that family
and would like more. The only clue I have is the name GRAFFUNDER as
somehow related. He also had a sister who lived in the area in 1950. I
have a picture of him and sister on his 100th birthday and a picture of
him and some unnamed relatives on the same occasion. Any info will be
Gary Hankins GHankins(a)sciti.com
I'm looking for fellow descendants of Ft. Dodge, Webster Co. Phelan's. My
g-g-grandfather James Phelan (b.1809) and his spouse Anastasia Carroll
(b.1817) came from Ireland in 1865. They had 9 children. One of those was
James C. Phelan (b.1853) who married Mary Looby (b.1855c) and had 4 sons who
survived to adulthood. Their names were Leo, Raymond, William, James. The
son named James married Cornelia Ives of Ft. Dodge. J.C. & Mary (Looby)
lived part of their lives in Ft. Dodge, part in Kalo, IA, part in Cedar
Rapids. From all those sons surely there is a surviving genealogist in the
Hi, I'm new to the list hope I'm in the right Co. Searching for info on
Edward Wheeler born abt 1835,Pa and his wife Elizabeth. They were on the
1880 census for Webster City. Edward died between 1900-1910. I have no
info on his wife. Any help would be great..
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