I need help w/ my husband side of the family.My mother-in-law is 79 and can't remember quite everything.Her grandmother was Mary Joslin born in Michigan, abt. 1865? to Cynthia Seldon and ? Joslin.Mary Joslin married a Julian Lapp abt 1883, who deserted his wife and daughter, going back to Canada and changing his name to Brown.
Mary's mother, Cynthia Seldon had a twin sister name Celia.I think she had a brother named Jim and their father's name was Ben.Cynthia married, 1st - Joslin, 2nd - Sheridan, 3rd - Thorp.Cynthia had 2 or 3 daughters besides Mary, who all died at a young age.1880 Orange, Ionia, Michigan Federal Census shows a Cynthia Thorp married to B. Wyatte Thorp, and L. Thomas Sheridan, R. John Sheridan, & W. Cynthia Sheridan living with them and listed as step-children.