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Pitzer Family Cemetery, Marion County, WV Pitzer Family Cemetery, Marion County, WV
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County: Marion
USGS Quad: Grant Town
Coordinates: 39.5557N  80.2294W
Maintained by: Mr. Robert Longstreth
Land owner: Mr. Robert Longstreth
Date added to WVCPA register: July 2005
Condition of cemetery**: Good (January 2005)
Accessibility: This cemetery is located in Lincoln District of Marion County, about 4 miles directly west of Grant Town, north of Upton.
** Condition of cemetery as observed on the given date -
may not be representative of care at other times of the year
Scale: Excellent - Good - Fair - Poor - Abandoned

Last Name: First Name: Born: Died: Inscription: Photo: Source:
Billingslea Curtis F. September 1872 1 November 1883 "Son of J.E. & C. Billingslea"
"Aged 11Ys 2Ms"
Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher, Philip Pitzer
Curtis F. Billingslea (as spelled on his grave stone), was the son of John E. Billingsley (as spelled on his grave stone) and Caroline (Pitzer) Billingsley.
Billingsley Elbert C. 1867 2 March 1883 "Son of J.E. & C. Billingsley"
"Aged 16 Ys __Ms 10Ds"
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Billingsley J. E. 1841 1933 [Husband and wife - shared stone]
"His Wife"
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Billingsley Caroline 1837 1910
  John E. Billingsley (his parents are unknown) married 3 September 1865 in Marion Co., WV, Caroline Pitzer, daughter of Anthony and Elenor Caroline (Dawson) Pitzer.  To this union two children were known to have been born: Elbert C. and Curtis F.
Martin Bertha 1871 9 September 1874 "Aged 2Ys 10Ms" (?)
[rest of inscription illegible in photo]
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  Bertha Martin, daughter of Zepheniah J. and Garlinda "Gertrude" (Youst) Martin, lived only three years. 
Martin Garlinda 12 February 1839 5 January 1876 "Wife of Z.J. Martin"
"Aged 36Ys 10Ms 21Ds"
[rest of inscription illegible in photo]
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Garlinda "Gertrude" Youst, daughter of Aaron and Sarah (Pitzer) Youst, married Zepheniah J.L. Martin, son of Samuel and Chloe Ann Martin.  Garlinda and Zepheniah had four children: Clara Mazell, Willey Gaul, Bertha and Sarah E. 
Martin Willey Gaul 11 November 1867 6 June 1910 [Son of Zepheniah J. and Garlinda Martin]   Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher, Philip Pitzer
Pitzer Anthony 1 September 1799 13 April 1892   Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher, Philip Pitzer
Anthony Pitzer, son of John and Elizabeth (Price) Pitzer, married first, 27 April 1826 in Monongalia Co., (W)Va., Jemima Dragoo, daughter of Peter and Ann (Prickett) Dragoo.  Anthony and Jemima had one daughter: Ronna.  He married second, 6 October 1836 in Monongalia Co., (W)Va., Elenor Caroline Dawson (her parents are not known). Anthony and Elenor had 7 daughters: Caroline (Pitzer) Billingsley, Eveline (Pitzer) Morris, Margaret B. (Pitzer) Youst, Jemima, Henrietta "Hattie" M., Mary and Elizabeth.
Pitzer Coonrod 15 August 1835 26 February 1855 "Son of F. & M. Pitzers"
"Aged 19 Years 6 Months 11 Days"
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Coonrod (or "Conard" as some have recorded) Pitzer was the son of Richard and Mary (Rice) Pitzer.
Pitzer Cora M. 17 April 1867 15 April 1916 "Daugh. of J.F. & M.M. Pitzer" Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher, Philip Pitzer
Cora M. Pitzer, daughter of John Franklin and Mary M. "Amanda" (Bell) Pitzer.  It is thought that Cora married John C. Toothman, but no proof of this has been found.  No children have been recorded for them.
Pitzer Elenor Caroline Dawson 15 August 1806 26 June 1891 "Wife of A. Pitzer"
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Elenor Caroline Dawson (her parents unknown) married Anthony Pitzer, son of John and Elizabeth (Price) Pitzer.  To this union came 7 children: Caroline (Pitzer) Billingsley, Eveline (Pitzer) Morris, Margaret B. (Pitzer) Youst, Jemima, Henrietta M. "Hettie", Mary and Elizabeth.
Pitzer Fred Lee 18 November 1876 19 February 1897 "Son of J.E.H. & Rhoda Pitzer" Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher, Philip Pitzer
Fred Lee Pitzer, son of John E.H. and Rhoda Ellen (Bainbridge) Pitzer, lived 20 years, 3 months and 1 day. 
Pitzer Hettie M. 12 February 1846 21 February 1926   Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher, Philip Pitzer
Hettie M. Pitzer (or Henrietta as recorded), daughter of Anthony and Elenor Caroline (Dawson) Pitzer lived 80 years and 9 days.
Pitzer James A. 19 June 1852 14 February 1919 [Husband and wife - shared stone] Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher, Philip Pitzer
Pitzer Margaret R.  15 April 1858 6 March 1939
  James Albert Pitzer, son of Joel S.R. and Rebecca B. (Robinson) Pitzer, married Margaret R. Hawkins (marriage date unknown).  James and Margaret had seven children: Della M., Roy, Daniel Ross, Elias, Walter, Jessie and Cody. 
Pitzer Jemima 19 March 1844 2 August 1884   Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher, Philip Pitzer
Jemima Pitzer, daughter of Anthony and Elenor Caroline (Dawson) Pitzer, lived 40 years, 4 months and 14 days.  No further information has been discovered regarding Jemima.
Pitzer Joel S.R. 8 March 1807 28 February 1868   Click for photo of tombstone
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Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher, Philip Pitzer
Joel S.R. Pitzer, the son of John and Elizabeth (Price) Pitzer, married Rebecca B. Robinson 15 August 1837 in Harrison Co., (W)Va.  Joel and Rebecca had six children: John Franklin, Mary Elizabeth, Amelia C. "Milly", Sarah Levena, Anthony Wilson and James Albert.
Pitzer J.F. 4 July 1837 29 October 1926 "CO. F 12TH W.VA. VOL. INF."
[Husband and wife - shared stone]
"His Wife"
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Pitzer Amanda Bell 1843 1922
  John Franklin Pitzer, son of Joel S.R. and Rebecca B. (Robinson) Pitzer, married 29 April 1866 in Marion Co., WV, Mary M. "Amanda" Bell.  John and Mary had four children: Nora Jane who married Newton Toothman, Dove who married Albert L.B. Dudley, John A. and Cora M. who is believed to have married John C. Toothman.
Pitzer Mary  1801 16 February 1843 "Wife of R. Pitzer" Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher, Philip Pitzer
Mary Rice (her parents are unknown) married 23 October 1823 in Monongalia Co., (W)Va., Richard Pitzer, son of John and Elizabeth (Price) Pitzer. Mary and Richard had nine children: Anthony Asbury, Elizabeth Ann (Pitzer) Dragoo, Eunice (Pitzer) Poling, John Harmon, Jemima, Coonrod, Sarah E., Richard S. and Benjamin Sedgwick. 
Pitzer Rebecca  9 June 1812 21 February 1879 "Wife of Joel Pizer"
[rest of inscription illegible in photo]
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Rebecca B. Robinson (her parents are unknown) married on 15 August 1837 in Harrison Co., VA, Joel S.R. Pitzer, son of John and Elizabeth (Price) Pitzer.  Rebecca and Joel had six children: John Franklin, Mary Elizabeth, Amelia C. "Milly", Sarah Levena, Anthony Wilson and James Albert.
Pitzer Rhoda Ellen 17 September 1857 10 May 1884 "Wife of J.E.H. Pitzer"
"Aged 26Y 7M 23D"
Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher, Philip Pitzer
Rhoda Ellen Pitzer (maiden name unknown), married on 17 February 1876 John E.H. Pitzer, son of Anthony Asbury and Elizabeth Ann (Morris) Pitzer.  To this union four known children were born: Ida Carrie, Fred Lee, Charles Sidney and Clyde. After Rhoda's death, John married a second time to Sarah Almer Miller (her parents are unknown).  John and Sarah had one child: Mark Miller Pitzer.
Pitzer Richard 13 June 1801 14 September 1879 "Aged 78 Ys. 3 Ms. 1 D."
[rest of inscription illegible in photo]
Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher, Philip Pitzer
Richard Pitzer, son of John and Elizabeth (Price) Pitzer, married first Mary Rice, then on 16 July 1845 in Monongalia Co., (W)Va. married Joanna Toothman, daughter of John and Sarah (Windsor) Toothman.  Richard and Joanna had two children: Louisa Virginia and Martha Jane.
Pitzer Sarah Alice 26 February 1855 1 January 1903     Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher, Philip Pitzer
Sarah Alice Wells, daughter of Richard, Jr. and Teressa (Lough) Wells, married 20 January 1906 in Marion Co., WV, Anthony Wilson Pitzer, son of Joel S.R. and Rebecca B. (Robinson) Pitzer.  Sarah and Anthony had four children: Georgia Ethel, Maude M. (Pitzer) Talkington, Claude S. and Lola M.
Pitzer-Toothman Elizabeth Ann Morris 1827 10 August 1894     Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher, Philip Pitzer
Elizabeth Ann Morris, daughter of H. Clark and Sarah (Henkins) Morris, first married about 1850 to Anthony Asbury Pitzer, son of Richard and Mary (Rice) Pitzer.  Elizabeth and Anthony had four known children: Richard Clark, Mary C., Minerva Ellen who married Thomas Welch, and John E. Pitzer.  Secondly, Elizabeth married 6 January 1860 Eli Toothman, son of Michael Toothman and Babary (maiden name unknown).  Elizabeth and Eli had two children: Elzina and Lewis "Louis".
Poling Boyd Blaine 6 December 1860 25 September 1889     Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher, Philip Pitzer
Boyd Blaine Poling, son of Richard and Elizabeth J. (Youst) Poling, married Mary Catherine (maiden name unknown).  Boyd and Mary had four children: Blaine Boyd, Aaron Blaine, Nellie Elizabeth and Lizzie.
Poling Elizabeth J. Youst 26 September 1831 31 January 1881 "Wife of Richard Poling"
"Aged 50Ys 4Ms 7Ds"
[additional illegible inscription]
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Elizabeth J. Youst, daughter of Aaron & Sarah (Youst) Pitzer, married 12 March 1854 to Richard Poling, son of Peter and Joanna (Toothman) Poling.  Elizabeth and Richard had four known children: Alice V., Felix Alonzo, Boyd Blaine and Mary Helen. 
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NOTE: if her age at death inscribed on the stone is correct, Elizabeth's birth and death dates do not match her age. Family researchers seem to be somewhat divided on these dates, but if the inscriptions on the stone is assumed correct, her birth date would be 24 September 1830. 
Poling Lizzie 15 April 1886 16 September 1886 "Daugh. of R.B. & M.C. Poline"
[rest of inscription illegible in photo]
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Lizzie Poling, daughter of Boyd Blaine and Mary Catherine Poling, lived only 5 months and 1 day.
Poling Mary E.  22 January 1837 9 March 1896 "Wife of Richard Poling" Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher, Philip Pitzer
Mary E. Clayton (her parents are unknown) married 24 April 1888 Richard Poling, son of Peter and Joanna (Toothman) Poling.  Mary was either the second or third wife of Richard Poling.  His first wife was Elizabeth J. Youst, and the other one, "Rachel", is mentioned in the book "History and Genealogy of the Poling Family" by Clerissa H. Tatterson.
Poling Richard 28 February 1829 17 November 1899 "Aged 70 YRS 8 MOS 19 DS" Click for photo of tombstone
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Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher, Philip Pitzer
Richard Poling, son of Peter and Joanna (Toothman) Poling, married 12 March 1854 Elizabeth J. Youst, daughter of Aaron and Sarah (Pitzer) Youst.  To this union came four known children: Alice V., Felix Alonzo, Boyd Blaine and Mary Helen (Poling) Wagner.  Richard married second, on 24 April 1888, Mary C. Clayton.  He later married a "Rachel" (marriage date and her maiden name are unknown).
Talkington Daniel L. 1873 September 1917 [Husband and wife - shared stone]
"His Wife"
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Talkington Maude M. 28 September 1873 21 April 1928
  Daniel Loey Talkington (parents unknown) married 12 May 1894 in Marion Co., WV to Maude M. Pitzer, daughter of Anthony Wilson and Sarah Alice (Wells) Pitzer.  Daniel and Maude had two children: Goldie and Fred.
Toothman Burtis Clark 19 January 1898 16 March 1921 "Gone But Not Forgotten" Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher, Philip Pitzer
Burtis Clark Toothman, according to his WWI Draft Registration and 1900 Federal Census records for Marion County, WV, was the eldest son of Festus Luther (b. Feb. 1873) and Maggie (b. Dec. 1874) Toothman.
Toothman Cora M. Pitzer 17 April 1867 15 April 1916 [See entry for Cora Pitzer above]   Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher, Philip Pitzer
Toothman Elizabeth Pitzer 7 May 1827 10 August 1894 "Wife of Eli Toothman"
"Aged 67 Ys. 3 Ms. 3 Ds."
Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher, Philip Pitzer
Elizabeth Pitzer (her parents are not known) married early to Eli Toothman, son of Michael and Babary Toothman.  It is recorded in the Virginia 1860 census the following children: Waitman b. 1841, Andrew b. 1843, Louisa b. 1845, Nelson b. 1848, Emery b. 1852, Mary C. b. 1854, and John E. H. b. 1857. There are two more recorded after 1860, Elzina b. abt 1862, and Lewis "Louis" b. 1869.
Toothman Sarah Windsor 1782 29 April 1859     Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher, Philip Pitzer
Sarah Windsor (parents unknown), married 1805 in Monongalia co., (W)Va., John Toothman, son of Johannes Diederich Toothman/Dutchman and Barbara Rice.  Sarah and John had three known children: Joanna (Toothman) Pitzer, Ara Mary (Toothman) Poling and William who married Mary McDougal.
Toothman Wilbur "Bud" Neeson 5 April 1858 1 December 1930 [Son of Bartlett J., Sr. and Jemima (Pitzer) Toothman]   Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher, Philip Pitzer
Veach John, Jr. 4 July 1836 7 June 1917 [Husband and wife - shared stone]
"His Wife"
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Veach Mary J. 15 September 1836 24 April 1892
  John Veach, Jr., son of John, Sr. and Rebecca Veach, married Mary J. (maiden name unknown).  No children are recorded for this couple.
Veach John, Sr. 12 June 1800 22 June 1857   Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher, Philip Pitzer
Veach Rebecca 1799 25 June 1883 "Wife of John Veach" Click for photo of tombstone
  John Veach, Sr. was married to Rebecca (maiden name unknown).  John and Rebecca had two known children: John, Jr. and Samuel.
Veach Samuel 2 March 1834 2 October 1923 "Co _____" [illegible in photo]

[Husband and wives - shared stone]

Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher, Philip Pitzer
Veach Sarah L. 22 October 1846 27 September 1905
Veach Susanna 29 May 1832 10 August 1888
  Samuel Veach, son of John, Sr. and Rebecca Veach, married first 27 September 1855 in Marion Co., (W)Va., Susanna Youst, daughter of Aaron and Sarah (Pitzer) Youst.  Samuel and Susanna had three children: Martha, John A. and Mary Jane.  Samuel married second, on 11 January 1889 in Marion Co., WV, Sarah Levena Pitzer, daughter of Joel S.R. and Rebecca B. (Robinson) Pitzer.  There were no children from that union.
Wagner Mary Helen Poling 8 February 1864 15 May 1894     Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher, Philip Pitzer
Mary Helen Poling, daughter of Richard and Elizabeth J. (Youst) Poling, married Summer L. Wagner (date and place unknown).  Mary and Summer had two children: Margaret and Hazel.
Youst Aaron 1800 20 June 1879 "Aged 77 Years"
[Rest of inscription difficult to read]
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Youst Sarah Pitzer 1810 6 February 1886    
  Sarah Pitzer, daughter of John and Elizabeth (Price) Pitzer, married 8 October 1829 in Monongalia Co., (W)Va, Aaron Youst, son of John, Jr. and Susanna (Dawson) Youst.  Sarah and Aaron had 11 children: Wesley, Elizabeth J. (Youst) Poling, Susannah (Youst) Poling, Dr. Jorier, Mary Ellen, Rachel C., Garlinda "Gertrude", Ella Adaline "Delia", John Wesley, Frances Helen and Jonas Lloyd.
Youst Ella Adaline 1843 24 March 1862 [Ella Adaline "Delia", daughter of Aaron and Sarah Youst]   Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher, Philip Pitzer
Youst Elza Waman March 1869 29 February 1880 [Daughter of Emory and Margaret Youst]   Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher, Philip Pitzer
Youst Emory D. 26 September 1839 5 August 1903 "Aged 63 Yrs 10 Mo. & 5Dys" Click for photo of tombstone
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Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher, Philip Pitzer
Emory D. Youst, son of Lemuel and Mary (Dudley) Youst, married 19 May 1867 in Marion Co., WV Margaret B. Pitzer, daughter of Anthony and Eleanor Carline (Dawson) Pitzer.  Emory and Margaret had one son, Elza Waman Youst.
Youst Felix R. 1848   "CO M 4TH W.VA. CAV." Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher, Philip Pitzer
Felix R. Youst, son of Lemuel and Mary (Dudley) Youst, may have died in the Civil War as his marker indicates that he was in Co. M of the 4th W.Va. Cavalry (Union). 
Youst Frances Helen 1849 14 February 1862 [Daughter of Aaron and Sarah Youst]   Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher, Philip Pitzer
Youst John, Jr. 1776 13 August 1850 "Aged ___" Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher, Philip Pitzer
John Youst, Jr., son of John, Sr. and Catherine Eunice "Snuiche" (Snook) Youst, married Susannah "Susie" Dawson, daughter of Charles and Ruth (Piles) Dawson.  To this union came 9 children: Aaron, Henry, Catherine, Charity, Lemuel, Enoch, Uriah, Elisha and William.
Youst John Wesley 1846 17 November 1874     Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher, Philip Pitzer
John Wesley Youst, son of Aaron and Sarah (Pitzer) Youst, married 4 February 1869 in Marion Co., WV, Lorinda Belle Dudley (her parents are unknown).  To this union came three daughters: Allie Cary, Minnie May and Sarah H.
Youst Jonas Lloyd 1 June 1858 28 December 1861 [Son of Aaron and Sarah (Pitzer) Youst]   Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher, Philip Pitzer
Youst Margaret B.  11 September 1840 1 September 1922 "Wife of E.D. Youst" Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher, Philip Pitzer
Margaret B. Pitzer, daughter of Anthony and Elenor Caroline (Dawson) Pitzer, married 19 May 1867 in Marion Co., WV, Emory D. Youst, son of Lemuel and Mary (Dudley) Youst.  Margaret and Emory had one child, Elza Waman.
Youst Marshall 1842 15 September 1859 [Son of Uriah and Susannah (Poling) Youst]   Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher, Philip Pitzer
Youst Martha 1852 10 April 1853 [Daughter of Uriah and Susannah (Poling) Youst]   Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher, Philip Pitzer
Youst Mary Ellen 1837 28 December 1861 [Daughter of Aaron and Sarah (Pitzer) Youst]   Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher, Philip Pitzer
Youst Minnie May 1871 3 December 1874 [Daughter of John Wesley and Lorinda Belle (Dudley) Youst]   Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher, Philip Pitzer
Youst Rachel C. 29 January 1840 30 December 1861 [Daughter of Aaron and Sarah (Pitzer) Youst]   Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher, Philip Pitzer
Youst Sarah H. 2 October 1874 15 February 1875 "Dau of J.W. & L.B. Youst"
"Aged 4 Ms 13 Ds"
[rest of inscription illegible in photo]
Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher, Philip Pitzer
Youst Uriah 18 August 1812 30 July 1892   Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher, Philip Pitzer
Youst Susannah  1824 2 January 1865     Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher, Philip Pitzer
Susannah Poling, daughter of Jonas and Phebe (Headley) Poling, married 4 March 1841 in Monongalia Co., (W)Va., Uriah Youst, son of John Jr. and Susannah "Susie" (Dawson) Youst.  Susannah and Uriah had two children: Martha and Marshall.
Youst Susannah  1776 2 September 1864 "Wife of John Youst"
"Aged 88 Years"
Click for photo of tombstone Source: WVCPA contributor and family researcher, Philip Pitzer
Susannah "Susie" Dawson, daughter of Charles and Ruth (Piles) Dawson, married 17 October 1799 in Monongalia Co., (W)Va, John Youst, Jr., son of John, Sr. and Catherine Eunice (Snook) Youst.  To this union came 9 children: Aaron, Henry, Cathering, Charity, Lemuel, Enoch, Uriah, Elisha and William.

 

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Dates in Red are not inscribed on the tombstone and have either been calculated based on death date or are as a result of research on the individual.

The majority of the information and photos on this page were provided by Pitzer family researcher, Philip Pitzer.  The photos were taken by Marion Co., WV researcher MaryA. "Dede" Burnell for Philip Pitzer in the winter of 2004.  For further information and the latest updates on research into these families listed on this page, visit Philip's family research website.

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