Barbara, My grandfather was your father's brother. I am the grandson of William FranklinDingle.My father is James Samuel Dingle. I would like to know if you have some of the family history.I was told that Mary Ann Franks Dingle ,who was married Thomas Dingle,was related to U.S. Grant.I have tried going back but can't get past Mary Ann and Thomas.If you could help me I sure would appreciate it.Tell your brother John,Buddy said hi!! If you want to talk to me ,give Gloria in Richmond a call and she will give you my number. Waiting to hear from you.