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Perhaps someone is interested in this. It came through on my Darke Co., OH
----- Original Message -----
From: "Torres, Jane Ellen" <jetorres(a)indiana.edu>
Sent: Monday, December 02, 2002 10:59 AM
Subject: DCO- Book offer - Sebring Collections
> Hello All,
> I was asked to forward the following information regarding the reprint
> of the Sebring Collections. --Jane
> Sebring Collections
> Third Reprint
> A Comprehensive Genealogy
> Sebring Collections is a comprehensive collection of genealogical data
> on the Sebring and related families. The two compilers of this book
> spent many years in research to accumulate accurate information, using
> sources such as The Holland Society of New York, the New York
> and Biographical Record, birth, death and marriage records, census
> records, correspondence and many other sources too numerous to mention.
> All are identified by footnotes on the pages where they occur.
> The history of the family begins with Roelof Lukassen Seubring of the
> Netherlands and the emigration of his five children to New Amsterdam
> in the mid-1600's and follows the family of Jan Roelofse Sebring and
> Adrianna Polhemius with descendants as known in 1975.
> Other families explored in some depth include: BENNETT, CORSON, EDWARDS,
> HARTZELL, HUMES, HARRIS, POLHEMIUS, STRYCKER,WICKHAM and VAN VOORHEES,
> among many others. Previous genealogies of Sebring families are also
> The Original Book
> Prior to the publishing of the original book in 1975, hundreds of
> families verified the pages on which their family records appeared.
> Four-hundred fifty copies of the book were sold by 1976. As more
> Sebrings and Sebring descendents learned of the book, requests for
> copies have continued to be received for it. Laura Sebring Paulus,
> daughter of John C. Sebring, co-compiler of the book, provided the
> First Reprint along with Whipporwill Publications, Inc. of 100
> copies in 1987, and a Second Reprint through Windmill Publications
> in 1999.
> This Reprint
> To fulfill ongoing requests for the Sebring Collections received by
> Mrs. Paulus since 1999, her daughter Barbara has coordinated a third
> printing of the book. This will be an exact facsimile of the original
> pages, bound in long-lasting library binding in dark blue, similar to
> the original. The book will withstand usage and will be an attractive
> asset to the home library as well as a continual source of information
> on the SEBRING and related families.
> You may find more informaton and an order blank at:
> (use the pull down menu to navigate the pages)
> Thank you-Barbara Paulus
> Special Christmas Offer!
> FREE SHIPPING
> Sebring Collections, Third Reprint
> We still have several copies of the latest reprint of The Sebring
> Collections. It makes a great gift for a family member, or as a tax
> deductible donation to the genealogy section of your local library.
> This SPECIAL OFFER is
> One-Time Only
> FREE SHIPPING Until the end of the year 2002
> To receive your book(s) by Christmas, you must order by December 15th
> You can order the book ($70 each) on our website
> Or Order Instantly Right Now with PayPal:
> If you cannot access the website-please reply to this email or mail your
> payment of $70 for each book, and your shipping address to:
> Barbara Paulus
> PO Box 139
> Bonner Springs, KS 66012-0139
> Email requests for brochures or questions about purchasing the book to:
> As always, please email Laura Sebring Paulus with questions about the
> content of the book (I'm not an expert on that yet!) at:
Sorry to be late in getting back with you. I have been in Indiana helping to care for my sister who is terminally ill. I will forward your query to the LABOYTEAUX Discussion List and to Arlene (Wimmer) Hill. Perhaps she or someone on the list can help you better than I can.
----- Original Message -----
From: Leslie F. Coleman
Sent: Wednesday, November 27, 2002 7:32 AM
Subject: Peter Laboyteaux & Keziah Sebring genalogy
I am writing as a result of the site you posted in January 1999 reference the Shields, Hancock & Laboyteaux Families.
Though I am writing about an entirely different subject, noting the route of the Shields & Hancock families, into Preble & Butler counties in Ohio, it reminds me of my Quaker ancestors. The Stubbs settled in those two counties and I believe some of my Gordon ancestors resided at one time in Hamilton County. Though I do not believe Graves is in my Stubbs family line, I know the Graves family name is prominent in one of the lines. I have a distant cousin who has studied his Graves line.
The reason I am writing:
I recently learned that a G.G.grandmother, the former Mary Curley, was the daughter of William & Catherine (Stryker) Curley. I have learned considerable about the Stryker and Curley families. The mystery I have involves Catherine (Stryker) Curley's mother.
Catherine's father was Jacob Stryker (1767-1840) and her mother was said to be Hanna Laboyteaux. I have found sites that state Hanna was the daughter of Peter Laboyteaux (1737-1811) and Keziah Sebring (1743/44-1814). However I have found sites where the Hanna who married Jacob Stryker is not shown as a daughter of this couple. I also have found a list of children born to Peter & Keziah which does not show a Hanna as a daughter.
I just found a site which shows the following - which has different dates for the couple and refers to Peter's Will:
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"Laboyteaux, Peter, son of Peter and Mary, b. 1737, m. Keziah Sebring, d. 14 Sep. 1813. His Will is dated 5 Aug 1813. Children: Hannah b. France, Jemima b. abt. 1764 Middlesex Co. N.J., Mary, Abiah, Phebe, Dorothy, Katherine, Peter, John, Joseph. Laboyteaux, Hannah, dau. of Peter & Keziah, b. France, m. Jacob Stryker abt. 1790, about 1800 they moved from, Branchberg, Somerset Co. N.J. to Ovid, Seneca Co. N.Y, by 1830 they were in Johnson (should be Johnston), Trumbull Co., Oh. Hannah probably bur. Laboyteaux Cemetery, North College Hill, OH."
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Apparently Peter & Keziah (Sebring) Laboyteaux died in Hamilton County. Do you know anything about Peter" Will? I am interested in finding if the Will indeed does make reference to a daughter Hannah and if it does indicate her married surname is Styker.
(I have found a site that states Jacob Stryker died at "Mecca" Ohio. That town was in the township of Mecca, in Trumbull County. But I have also found a site that speculates he was buried in the Laboyteaux Cemetery in Hamilton County.)
Leslie F. Coleman, Fridley, MN
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