The Bertha Nelson Family Home PageUpdated September 6, 2000
|We're researching the following surnames & family lines: ARNETT, BLAKENEY, COMBS, CONTE, CROTEAU, HATCH, JANTZ, JENT, KELLY, KING, MANN, MURPHY, MURRAY, NELSON, PARKIN, ROBINSON, SCHMIDT, SULLIVAN, WATERS, WING, YONTS.|
If you have any info. on any of the families or individuals below, please contact us.Willing to share info. we have with relatives & fellow genealogists.
ARNETT, MARY: (b. 1870?), m. William M. Yonts (b. 1870?); had 1 child: Roy Edward Y. (b. 1900); Letcher Cty, KY.
BLAKENEY: New England Blakeney line.We've traced to Thomas R. Blakeney Sr. (b. 1844, Dublin, Ireland), m. Helen (Ellen?) Murray, had 3 (?) children.
COMBS: Relations: John Soldier C. (b. 1775?), m. Margaret Nantz; Jeremiah Long C. (b. 1822?), m. Sarah Sally Kelly; bore James Madison C. (b. 1847), m. Susan Combs; Letcher Cty, KY.
CONTE: earliest traceable ancestor: Silvio Bruno Conte Sr. (b. 1894, Ponza, Italy; d. Oct. 10, 1975, Detroit, MI).In Richwood or Huntington (?) WV, Silvio m. 1st wife, Bertha Nelson, & had 4 children: Frances (b. 1925; m. name: Sullivan); Lucille Amelia (b. 1920; m. name: Arman); Harold (b. 1921); & Joseph Benjamin (b. 1923).After 1925 Silvio m. 2nd wife, Dulcie A. (maiden name unknown), had 8 children: Mary (m. name: Militello); Augustino; David; Silvio Jr.; Eugene; Amelia (m. name: Rybarciyk); James; & Daniel.Currently living in Detroit, MI area.
CROTEAU, ROSÉE D.: b. in Quebec, Canada (?) possibly in mid-1800s.M. Paul Wing Sr. (b. Quebec; d. 1918 in MA), had 1 (?) child: Sara Rose W. (b. 1898).
JANTZ: of Alsace region of France/Germany.Jantz (or Jans) are the ancestors of the American Yonts (also spelled Younce, Younts, Yon, Yontz, Yantz, Yonce).
JENT: M. Into Yonts family.Relations: Noah J. (b. 1870?); Sina May J. (b. 1905); John J. (b. 1890?); Lige J. (b. 1880?); & Tishia J. (b. 1890?); Letcher, Knott, Perry Counties, KY.
KELLY, SARAH SALLY: (b. 1822?), m. Jeremiah Long Combs (b. 1822?), had 1 child: James Madison C. (b. 1847 in Perry Cty, Ky; d. 1902 in Carr's Fork, KY).
KING family: we've traced back to Edward Abbey King (b. 1875?), who m. Mary Jane Robinson (b. 1875?).Both b. in CT (?); had 1 son: Edward Lee K. (b. 1894, MA).
LYNCH, ROSE J.:b. 1868 in MA, m. John William Blakeney Sr. (b. 1869 in MA); had 10 children.
MURPHY, MINNIE (?): b. 1875 (?), m. Timothy Sullivan (b. 1875?), & had 1 (?) child: Mary Agnes Sullivan (b. 1894).
MURRAY, HELEN (or ELLEN) b. 1850 (?), Ireland (?), m. Thomas R. Blakeney (b. 1844 in Dublin, Ireland; d. 1934 in MA), had 3 (?) children.
NELSON, BERTHA: b. in Ireland, in the 1890s (?), & d. in the 1930s (?) of typhoid fever, perhaps in PA or WV (?).She m. Italian immigrant named Silvio Bruno Conte, & lived in Richwood & Huntington, WV, & Harrisburg, PA (see Conte above).
ROBINSON, MARY JANE:b. 1875 (?), m. Edward Abbey King (b. 1875?), had 1 child: Edward Lee K. (b. 1894).
SULLIVAN: Timothy Sullivan (b. 1875?), m. Minnie Murphy (b. 1875?), had 1 child: Mary Agnes S. (b. 1894, MA or CT).
WATERS: female whose surname was Waters (1st name unknown).B. 1850 (?) in New Orleans, LA.Husband's surname, King (1st name also unknown); had 1 son: Edward Abbey K. (b. 1875?).
WING family: we've traced to Paul W. Wing Sr. (b. 1840s? in Quebec, Canada).Descended from English Quaker, Stephen W. (b. early 1600s?), who settled in Sandwich, MA.Paul m. Rosée D. Croteau (French-Canadian?).
YONTS: of Letcher Cty, KY.Relations: William Morgan Y. (b. 1922); Roy Edward Y. (b. 1900); Sina May Y. (b. 1905); Harold Lloyd Y.; Robert Bryan Y.
We also have family trees on the SCHMIDT family line (Germany), PARKIN family line (UK), HATCH family line (UK), & the MANN family line (UK); descendants later settled in Utah (& became Mormons).Also seeking info. on 3 individuals, surnamed REYNOLDS; b. in Detroit, MI area and adopted; birth names were: VALERIE K. (b. 11-23-1947); BECKY L. (b. 1-12-1950); GARY E. (b. 3-23-1951).