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COMSTOCK, GIFFORD, WALDRON. THOMAS, WAITE, NORTON, WESSELS

COMSTOCK, GIFFORD, WALDRON. THOMAS, WAITE, NORTON, WESSELS

Posted: 31 Jan 1998 12:00PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 1 Sep 2001 3:51AM GMT


According to a death notice for a third great grandfather DANIEL C. COMSTOCK, he passed away August 1869 in "Cyene Prairie," Wis. From family records, we know that he died in Dane Co., WI. Where is Cyene Prairie???? Related families are: WALDRON, GIFFORD, THOMAS, WAITE, NORTON, WESSELS. Any information relating to: the location of Cyene Prairie, or the surnames listed above would be appreciated.

Re: COMSTOCK, GIFFORD, WALDRON. THOMAS, WAITE, NORTON, WESSELS

Kathleen Jenkins (View posts)
Posted: 29 Mar 1998 12:00PM GMT
Classification: Query


I wonder if Cyene Prairie would have any relationship to Syene Road on the South West side of Madison.

By the way I have a Abigail Jenkins b. 1841 who married a George Comstock in Fitchburg, Dane County. Any relation?

lation?

geneology

Posted: 23 Nov 1998 12:00PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 24 Mar 2003 4:31AM GMT
Surnames: Gifford, Cuff, Lawrence
hi, my name is Rhonda and I am a cousin of the cuff-gifford line. I would like to have contact with you.

Sun Prairie

Posted: 24 Aug 2000 12:00PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 30 Sep 2001 8:33PM GMT
Surnames: Gifford
I am guessing that Cyene Prairie is referring to Sun Prairie, Wisconsin. It is a community (in Dane County) near Madison. I am related to Coral White Gifford (Civil War Vet)who lived in Dane Co (Oregon township).

place names

Posted: 25 Aug 2000 12:00PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 29 Jun 2001 6:26PM GMT
To find old places names in Dane Co. I would try the following: Cassidy, Frederic Gomes, Dane County place-names, Publisher: Madison, University of Wisconsin Press, 1968.
Sandy Kintner

Re: COMSTOCK, GIFFORD, WALDRON. THOMAS, WAITE, NORTON, WESSELS

Posted: 25 Jun 2001 7:00PM GMT
My gr-grandfather, Calvin II, is Dan's brother. Calvin II was born in Dane County, WI (near Madison) on 11/19/1877. I checked out ancestry.com's 1880 WI census for Sun Prairie and Village of Sun Prairie. There were no listings for Comstock.


Anyway, here's what I know:

My gr-gr-grandparents are Calvin Enos and Sara Cosmtock. Both were born in Canada. They had 3 kids that I know of: Dan, Calvin II and Addie.

I don't know if Addie had any children but Dan's kids' names are Dottie (married a Gleason), Mattie (married Jess Edwards), Effie, Andy, George and Bill.

My gr-grandfather, Calvin II was born in Dane County, WI (near Madison) on 11/19/1877 and died in Scio, Oregon in May of 1940. He lived in Senneca, Missouri for a while. Maybe Joplin as well.

He married Isabel Amanda Waldron on 01/06/1904 in Huron, SD. Isabel was born in Huron in 1886 and died in Bowman, ND on 11/28/18.

They had 9 children:

Iva Merle (married Wm Hewitt)
Orville (married Ada)
John Sterling (never married)
Donald Evans (married Blanche Yarrow)
Walter (married Frances)
Calvin Enos III (married Mildred Jensen)
Phillip (died in infancy)
Electa (Lec) Anne (married Sid Teigen)
James (died in infancy)

Do you have any additional info regarding Dan and Calvin II's family or their father's family (Calvin's and Sara from Canada)?


Wil Bowser
Minneapolis, MN

Re: COMSTOCK, GIFFORD, WALDRON. THOMAS, WAITE, NORTON, WESSELS

Posted: 11 Jan 2013 7:06PM GMT
Classification: Query
Are James Thomas and Almyra Comstock, daug. or David Comstock, buried in Forest Hill Cem. Madison in you genealogy? Virgil O. Matz vmatz@tds.net
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