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Lamphere and Lanphere Vital Statistics from Online Newspaper Search

Posted: 8 May 2001 7:02PM GMT
Edited: 22 Jun 2001 6:27PM GMT
Recently I was afforded the opportunity to use a online newspaper search program. So I looked up the names of Lamphere or Lanphere. I looked mainly at the vital stats.; obits. and births. Here are my results. I hope that this can be of value. I have already found a key link in my search from this list; a gg-aunt. I am hoping that her children will be able to fill in a few missing links.

Good hunting.
Omaha World-Herald March 26, 2001, Monday
LAMPHERE-Lena, 89 of Omaha. Survived by sons and daughters-in- law, Donald and Charlotte, Richard and Lavonne; sister, Helen Emmi; 9 grandchildren; 11 great- grandchildren. Past Matron of Owaissa Chapter #296 OES. SERVICES 11 am Tues. at Roeder Mortuary, 50th and Ames Chapel. VISITATION 6-8 pm Mon. with OES Service at 7 pm. Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery. Memorials to Alegent Hospice.

The Times Union (Albany, NY) March 9, 2001, Friday
GRAFTON -- Marion A. LAMPHERE-Gapp, 95, of Grafton, died Wednesday, March 7, 2001. Born in Troy, she was the daughter of the late John and Harriett (Hammond) Foley and wife of the late Philip A. Gapp and the late Everett R. LAMPHERE. She was a nurses aide at St. Mary's Hospital in Troy for over 20 years before retiring. Marion was a member of St. John Francis Regis Catholic Church in Grafton, the altar society and a member of the choir and a member of the VFW Auxiliary. She is the mother of Mrs. Dolores A. Crandall of Grafton, John G. Gapp of Brunswick, Mrs. Sharon M. Coultry of Grafton and Madonna M. Kreiger of Virginia. Sister of the late Margaret Hogan and the late John Foley. She is also survived by 20 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 12 noon at St. John Francis Regis Church in Grafton. There will be no viewing hours and interment will be in Eagle Mills Cemetery in Eagle Mills, NY. For those who wish, donations may be made to St. John Francis Regis Church, Owens Road, Grafton, NY 12082. For guest book visit www.legacy.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Wm. Leahy Funeral Home, Inc., 336 Third St., Troy.

The Morning Call (Allentown) January 15, 2001, Monday
Services for David C. LANPHERE, 65, of 9th Street, West Easton, who died Thursday, will be at 6:30 p.m. today, Ashton Funeral Home, 14th and Northampton streets, Easton. Call 5-6:30 p.m. today.

The Times Union (Albany, NY) November 28, 2000, Tuesday
Births Samaritan Hospital Troy, LAMPHERE, Elaina Grace, daughter of Jacob LAMPHERE and Christine Honiker, Petersburgh, Oct.12.

The Times Union (Albany, NY) September 21, 2000, Thursday
ALBANY -- Genevieve B. LAMPHERE, 77, of Albany, died Tuesday, September 19, 2000 at Community Hospice at St. Peter's Hospital, after a long illness. Genevieve was born in Dunkirk, NY to the late Stanley and Kathleen Moch. She had resided in the Albany area for most of her life. Mrs. LAMPHERE was a longtime communicant of St. James Church in Albany. She was an avid bingo player. Genevieve is the wife of the late Dennis LAMPHERE. She is the beloved mother of Daniel LAMPHERE, Stanley LAMPHERE, Denise Hart and Virginia Celery, all of Albany, Marie Hankle of Troy and the late Blanche LAMPHERE. She is also survived by several brothers and sisters, 13 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Friday morning at 10:30 at St. James Church in Albany. There will be no calling hours. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Glenmont. At the family's request, memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice of Albany, 315 South Manning Blvd., Albany, NY 12208, in memory of Mrs. LAMPHERE.

The Times Union (Albany, NY) August 14, 2000, Monday
TROY -- Anna M. LAMPHERE, 91, formerly of Lansingburgh, died Sunday, August 13, 2000 at the Community Hospice of Rensselaer County in St. Mary's Hospital, after a brief illness. Born in Albany, she was the daughter of the late Edwin and Mary Hagar and wife of the late Harold E. LAMPHERE, who died March 15, 1972. A lifelong area resident, she attended Troy Schools. Mrs. LAMPHERE was a homemaker most of her life. She was a member of the Millis Memorial Baptist Church and the King's Daughters of Lansingburgh. Survivors include two sons, Howard H. LAMPHERE and his wife, Marion Albert LAMPHERE of Gull Bay, Putnam Station, NY and Wayne E. LAMPHERE and his wife, Lorna Howard LAMPHERE of Melrose; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Mrs. LAMPHERE was predeceased by her daughter, Carolyn M. Ketterson who died March 27, 1998. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the McLoughlin and Mason Funeral Home, corner of 109th Street and 3rd Avenue, Lansingburgh, with Rev. Dorman Avery officiating. Burial will be in Grafton Center Cemetery. Calling hours will be Tuesday 4 to 8 p.m. in the funeral home. Memorial contributions to the Millis Memorial Baptist Church, 612 Fourth Avenue, Troy, NY 12182 or Community Hospice of Rensselaer County, 295 Valley View Blvd., Rensselaer, NY 12144, would be appreciated.

The Providence Journal-Bulletin May 1, 2000, Monday
WESTERLY The funeral service for Roy A. Collins, 75, of 370 Shore Rd., who died at home during a fire on April 21, will be held tomorrow at 10 a.m. in Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home, 59 Spruce St. Burial will be in Wheeler Cemetery, North Stonington, Conn. Mr. Collins worked at Electric Boat General Dynamics for many years, retiring in 1986. He was the former husband of Anne (LAMPHERE) Collins of Westerly. Born in North Stonington, the son of the late Calvin and Hattie (Taylor) Collins, he had lived in Groton, Conn., before moving to Westerly. An Army veteran of World War II, he served with the 34th Division which captured an important German gunhold in Italy. He was a former member of the Moose Club in New London, Conn. Mr. Collins was a former Connecticut state archery champion and enjoyed bowling. He won several area horseshoe league championships. Besides his former wife, he leaves a son, Charles C. Collins of Westerly; a sister, Marjorie Gavitt of North Stonington; and two granddaughters. He was the grandfather of the late Ryan C. Collins, who died April 23 from injuries suffered in the same fire.

The Providence Journal-Bulletin April 16, 2000, Sunday, Westerly
MARGARET E. THOMAS, 88, of Marblehead, Mass., a native of Westerly, a homemaker, died Thursday at Salem Hospital, Salem, Mass. She was the wife of the late Samuel W. Thomas. Born in Westerly, a daughter of the late Arthur and Isabelle (McLellan) LANPHERE, she lived in Marblehead for 63 years. Mrs. Thomas had served as an air-raid warden during World War II. She enjoyed spending time with her family. She leaves two daughters, Gail E. Okello of Marblehead and Margaret I. Keith of Chiefland, Fla.; and nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. A graveside service will be held April 29 at 1:30 p.m. in Waterside Cemetery, West Shore Drive, Marblehead.

The Times Union (Albany, NY)
SCHAGHTICOKE -- James C. LAMPHERE, 64, of Hemstreet Road, Schaghticoke, died Friday at the Saratoga Hospital following a long illness. Born in Albany, NY on April 25, 1935, son of the late Dennis and Edith Reynolds LAMPHERE. He retired in 1994 after a career of 28 years with the Albany Fire Department where he was a 1st class hoseman. He served in the US Air Force from 1951-1955. A communicant of St. Peter's Church in Stillwater, he was a member of the Fire and Police Retirement Association. Survivors include three brothers, Harry Lamphier of Eagletown, OK, Frederick LAMPHERE of East Greenbush, Frank Deegan of Valatie; three sisters, Eddie (Bessie) Brothers of Gilboa, Gladys Hladik of Schenectady, Patricia Stack of Ballston Lake, also survived by many cherished nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brothers, Daniel, Norman F., and Lester LAMPHERE; sister, Alice M. Fields and Marion Mae Martin. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m., Tuesday March 21st at St. Peter's Church, North Hudson Ave., Stillwater with the Reverend James O'Neill, Pastor, officiating. Relatives and friends may call Monday from 4-8 p.m. at the Dunn Funeral Homes, Inc., 121 North Hudson Avenue, Stillwater. Interment will be in Saratoga National Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Camp Good Days and Special Times Inc., Mendon Avenue Albany, NY 14506 or to the American Cancer Society in his memory.

The Morning Call (Allentown) February 12, 2000, Saturday
Nora L. LANPHERE, 87, of Palmer Township died Friday, Feb. 11, in Easton Hospital. She was the wife of the late Ross LANPHERE. Born in Tupelo, Miss., she was a daughter of the late Allen and Mary (Taylor) Jumper. Survivors: Daughter, Shirley Nielsen of Palmer Township; sisters, Marilyn Roberts of New Albany, Miss., Eulamae Caldwell of Benton, Ark., and Oveta Mays of Jackson, Miss., and two grandchildren. Services: Private. Arrangements, Morello Funeral Home, Easton.

1999 The Providence Journal Company The Providence Journal-Bulletin November 8, 1999, Monday
Middletown Helen V. LAMPHERE, 92, (11/3)
SUNDAY NEWS (LANCASTER, PA.) March 28, 1999, Sunday
Kristel L. Trewitt, Columbia, and Scott D. Hess, Conestoga, announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Thomas Trewitt, Washington, N.J., and Debra LAMPHERE, Hampstead, N.C. She graduated from Towanda High School and Empire Beauty School. She is employed by Patricia's Hairstyling Center, Millersville, as a hairstylist. Her fiance is the son of Elvin and Sue Hess, Conestoga. He graduated from Penn Manor High School and is employed by Stephen Rineer Builder, Pequea, as a carpenter.

The Times Union (Albany, NY) March 5, 1999, Friday
BALLSTON SPA -- Earl R. Quantock, 89, of Cass Court died Thursday at Saratoga Hospital. Born in Schenectady, he was the son of the late George F. and Lydia LAMPHERE Quantock. He was educated in Lansingburgh schools. Mr. Quantock had been employed for 37 1/2 years as the representative of the Firestone Tire Rubber Co. to area bus companies. He later was employed as a school bus driver for the North Colonie School District and retired 25 years ago. He was a member of the Shenendahowa Senior Citizens and was a former husband of Clara LaPorte Quantock. Father of Maj. Earl G. Quantock, US Army Retired of Keesville and C.S.M. Neil D. Quantock, US Army of Waterford; brother of Mabel D. Walters of Troy, the late Kenneth G. and Raymond F. Quantock; grandfather of LTC David E. Quantock, US Army of Ft. Lewis, Washington, LTC Mark R. Quantock, US Army of Alexandria, Virginia, Mr. Eric S. Quantock of Plattsburgh, Mrs. Lori Curtin and Mrs. Julie Zeller of Waterford. Also survived by 11 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Philip J. Brendese Funeral Home, 133 Broad Street, Waterford. Interment will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Waterford. Friends may call Friday 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Malta Ambulance Corps in care of the funeral home office.

The Providence Journal-Bulletin February 23, 1999, Tuesday
CHARLES D. LAMPHERE, 89, of 147 Maple Ave., a boiler-plant operator at the Naval Education and Training Center in Newport for many years, retiring in 1971, died Friday at Newport Hospital. He was the husband of Helen V. (Sullivan) LAMPHERE. Born in Charlotte, Mich., Mr. LAMPHERE served in the Marines after World War I. He served in the Navy during World War II and the Korean War. He later served in the Navy Reserve. Besides his wife, he leaves many nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated tomorrow at 9 a.m. in St. Lucy's Church, 909 West Main Rd. Burial will be in St. Columba Cemetery, Brown's Lane.

The Providence Journal-Bulletin December 27, 1998, Sunday
DORIS I. "DOLLY" BENWAY, 83, of Woodbine Street, died Friday in Rhode Island Hospital. She was the wife of the late Raymond Benway. Born in Taunton, a daughter of the late Francis F. and Beatrice (Howe) Brown, she lived in Cranston most of her life. She was a member of the Church of the Transfiguration, where she served on the Episcopal Church Women's Guild and the Altar Guild. She was a member of the Edgewood Women's Club, the Order of the Eastern Star, Pawtuxet Chapter 16, and the Hobnobbers of Warwick. She leaves a son, Donald R. Benway of West Palm Beach, Fla.; two daughters, Gail B. LAMPHERE of Cranston and Doreen R. Brownell of McKinney Texas; a brother, Robert G. Brown of Cranston; six grandchildren and a great-grandson. She was a sister of the late Walter S., Francis F. and Eunice M. Brown. A Memorial Eucharist will be celebrated Thursday at 11 a.m. in Church of the Transfiguration, Broad Street. Burial will be private.

TELEGRAM GAZETTE (WORCESTER, MA.) December 17, 1998 Thursday
Charlotte M. Conrad, 73, of 101 Chadwick St., died Tuesday in Memorial Hospital after an illness. She leaves an aunt, Marjorie Conrad of Norwich, Conn., and cousins. The daughter of Fred W. and Florence M. (LAMPHERE) Conrad, she lived in Leicester before moving to Worcester in 1971. She graduated from Leicester High School. A bank clerk for 45 years, Ms. Conrad worked for Leicester Savings Bank, and at Shawmut and Fleet banks in Leicester and Worcester. She retired in 1989. As a young woman, she enjoyed candlepin bowling and roller skating. No funeral service has been planned. Burial in Pine Grove cemetery, Leicester, will be at the family's convenience. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. Morrison Funeral Home, 1131 Main St., Leicester, is directing arrangements.

The Buffalo News May 2, 1998, Saturday
A missing Jamestown teen-ager was found Friday. Christine LANPHERE, 13, had been missing since March 23, and posters bearing her picture had been put up in businesses. Jamestown police said the teen was spotted in an apartment on East Second Street at about 12:30 a.m. She was turned over to Child Protective Services. No charges were filed.

The Times Union (Albany, NY) May 18, 1998, Monday
TROY -- Milford G. Cahrenger, 86, of Third Avenue, Lansingburgh, died Sunday, May 17, 1998, at St. Mary's Hospital, Troy, after a long illness. Born in Troy, he was the son of the late Myron and Ruby LAMPHERE Cahrenger, and the husband of Eleanor Judkins Cahrenger of Lansingburgh. A Troy resident for over 60 years, he formerly lived in Grafton. He was a graduate of Lansingburgh High School. Mr. Cahrenger was a truck driver for many years at the Menands Market. He retired 20 years ago. He then worked part-time for the Rensselaer County Commission on Economic Opportunities (CEO) at the Lansingburgh Branch of the Troy Public Library and the Troy Junior Museum. He was a lifelong member of the Millis Memorial Baptist Church in Lansingburgh and served as trustee for the past 40 years. Survivors in addition to his wife include a son, Larry E. Cahrenger of Waterford; two daughters, Joyce E. Vealey and Jill A. Gillespie, both of Troy; 11 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday from the McLoughlin Mason Funeral Home, 109th St. and 3rd Ave., Lansingburgh, with Rev. Dorman F. Avery, officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Troy. Calling hours are 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the Millis Memorial Baptist Church, 612-4th Ave., Troy, NY 12182.

The Times Union (Albany, NY) February 8, 1998, Sunday
CARLISLE -- Mr. Chauncey D. Van Alstine, 84, formerly of Crommie Road, died Saturday, February 7, 1998 at the A. O. Fox Hospital in Oneonta, NY. Mr. Van Alstine was born November 27, 1913 in Weedsport, NY, the son of the late Chauncey and Bessie (LAMPHERE) Van Alstine. He was a graduate of the Weedsport High School and later attended Hudson Valley Community College, Troy, NY. Mr. Van Alstine resided in East Greenbush until moving to Carlisle in 1980. He retired as an inspector for New York State Weights and Measures in 1973. Mr. Van Alstine was a veteran of the United States Navy serving from 1942 to 1945. He worked at the WROW radio station for a time, also. Mr. Van Alstine was a member of the Free and Accepted Mason Lodge #624 of Sharon Springs, and #394 of Cobleskill. He was also a member of the Amatuer Radio Organization, Quarter Century Radio Organization and the Experimental Aircraft Association. He was predeceased by a sister, Marcia Bampton of Tacoma, WA. Survivors include his wife, Verda (Shufelt) Van Alstine, whom he married July 12, 1953, of Cobleskill and one sister, Hilda Finkbeiner of Witherbee, NY; one niece and four nephews. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 10 at the Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home, 68 Elm St., Cobleskill. Officiating will be Rev. Bert Mayne of the Carlisle Presbyterian Church. Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, where a Masonic service will be held at 7:00 p.m. Spring interment will be in the Warners Cemetery, Warners, NY. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Assoc., Northeastern New York Chapter, 85 Watervliet Ave., Albany, NY 12206-2083.

The Providence Journal-Bulletin November 13, 1997, Thursday
HOWARD A. "HOWIE" LAMPHERE SR., 77, of Myrtle Avenue, a retired General Electric supervisor, died Tuesday at Kent County Memorial Hospital in Warwick. He was the husband of Doris I. (Schramm) LAMPHERE. Born in Providence, a son of the late Walter A. and Alfonsina (St. Jacques) LAMPHERE, he lived in Cranston since 1954. He worked in production control for the General Electric's Monawatt Division for 40 years, retiring in 1982. He was a member of the Quarter Century Club and the Warren Club of General Electric. He was a former member of the board of directors for the Cranston Center, Dyer Avenue, Cranston, and a former member of the Knights of Columbus West Warwick Post. He was a baseball coach for the Cranston Little League's Smith Hardware team. Mr. LAMPHERE was a World War II Navy veteran and a communicant of St. Mark's Church, Cranston. Besides his wife, he leaves a son, Howard A. LAMPHERE Jr. of Williamstown, N.J.; a daughter, Deborah A. LAMPHERE of Cranston; three brothers, Russell LAMPHERE of Cranston, Edward LAMPHERE of Hollywood, Fla., and James LAMPHERE of Warwick; four sisters, Margaret Forester of Davies, Fla., Althea Holt of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Florence Seely of Fort Myers, Fla., and Kathleen Christensen of Cranston; and four grandchildren. He was the father of the late Michael W. LAMPHERE and Mary Doris LAMPHERE. The funeral will be held Saturday at 7:45 a.m. from "Woodlawn," 600 Pontiac Ave., with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9 in St. Mark's Church, Garden City, Cranston. Burial with military honors will be in St. Ann's Cemetery, Cranston.

The Providence Journal-Bulletin November 5, 1997, Wednesday
BRUCE DENISON FOWLER SR., of 3230 North Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando, Fla., a finish carpenter, died Oct. 24 at home. Born in New London, Conn., a son of the late Clarence and Lillian (LAMPHERE) Fowler, he lived in Florida for five years. He leaves five sons, Michael Fowler of Westbrook, Conn., James Fowler of Plainfield, Conn., Bruce Fowler Jr. of Los Angeles, Jeffrey Fowler and Gregory Fowler, both of Fall River; two sisters, Nancy Woodrow of North Providence, Mary DeStefano of Rockville, Conn.; four brothers, James Fowler of Cranston, Nelson Fowler of Show Lou, Ariz., Wayne Fowler of Norwich, Conn., and Philip Fowler of Plainfield, Conn.; and nine grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Jane Dimon. The funeral was private.

The Providence Journal-Bulletin March 11, 1997, Tuesday
THOMAS W. FLINT Sr., 56, of Newell Court, a maintenance mechanic at Electric Boat, Quonset, for 10 years until retiring in 1987, died Sunday at Kent County Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of Helen A. (LAMPHERE) Flint. Born in Providence, a son of the late Trevor W. and Helen A. (Cyrulik) Flint, he was a lifelong Coventry resident. Mr. Flint was a Navy veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Ionic Lodge No. 28 F AM. He was an avid saltwater fisherman. Besides his wife, he leaves three sons, Thomas W. Flint Jr. and John S. Flint, both of Coventry, and Alfred D. Flint of West Kingston; a brother, Stephen A. Flint in Pennsylvania; and five grandchildren. The funeral service will be Thursday at 9 a.m. in the Frank R. Gorton Sons Funeral Home, 721 Washington St. Burial with military honors will be in the Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, Exeter.

The Boston Herald December 12, 1996 Thursday
A Massachusetts trucker was brought back to Washington state yesterday to face charges of shooting a woman to death after posing as the Red Sox equipment manager. Blue-eyed, long-haul driver Paul Michael Goyette of Berkley is scheduled to be arraigned Monday for the slaying of Elizabeth Laura LAMPHERE, who was the primary care-giver for her terminally ill mother. LAMPHERE, 27, of Kent, Wash., disappeared Sept. 23 and friends quickly organized a search party, fearing she fled out of depression. One day before she vanished, LAMPHERE had allowed doctors to remove her mother from a life support machine. LAMPHERE, 27, the mother of an 11-year-old boy, was last seen on Sept. 23 leaving a gay bar with Goyette in Kent, a town just south of Seattle, according to LAMPHERE's friends. The mother died Oct. 3, a month before LAMPHERE's partially nude body was found in an irrigation ditch behind a moving and storage company in Kent. She had been shot in the head at close range with a small-caliber handgun.

Two of LAMPHERE's friends said they last saw her alive, leaving a gay bar in Kent with a man named "Paul." The friends overheard LAMPHERE telling the man she was a lesbian, but she could be intimate with "the right man (who) came along and said the right things." After LAMPHERE disappeared, police distributed a photograph of her and a description of "Paul." Kent resident Deborah Dyer recognized the description and called police. Three days before LAMPHERE vanished, Dyer said a man matching the description tried to woo her in a Kent bar. She said the man had bragged he was a former professional baseball player and handed her a card identifying him as Red Sox equipment manager Joe Cochran.

Police contacted Cochran, who advised them a United Van Lines trucker had stolen his business cards several years ago and was using them to pick up women in bars. When police contacted United Van Lines they were told the driver was Goyette and that he was in Kent at the time LAMPHERE disappeared. Goyette was arrested in St. Louis Monday and police say they found evidence at the murder scene that ties the trucker to the slaying. Goyette is being held on $ 2 million bail.

The Providence Journal-Bulletin September 24, 1996, Tuesday
JENNIE M. DUBY, 66, formerly of Commodore Street, died yesterday in the Philip Hulitar Hospice In-Patient Center. She was the wife of the late Edward J. Duby Jr. Born in Foster, a daughter of the late William and Giacomena (Bottiggi) LAMPHERE, she lived in Providence most of her life. She leaves two sons, Edward C. Duby of Pawtucket and Stephen P. Duby of Warwick; three daughters, Sandra M. Hall of Greenville, Lori J. Bailey of Providence and Denise D. Daniels of San Diego, Calif.; five brothers, Frank and William LAMPHERE, both of Scitutate, John LAMPHERE of Providence, Victor LAMPHERE of Cranston and Richard LAMPHERE of East Providence; three sisters, Barbara LAMPHERE in Connecticut, Irene Ardente of Cranston and Grace Bates of Attleboro; and 13 grandchildren. She was sister of the late Maude Thibodeau and Sarah Bass. The funeral will be held Thursday at 8:30 a.m. from the Russell J. Boyle Son Funeral Home, 331 Smith St. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

The Providence Journal-Bulletin July 30, 1996, Tuesday
MELVIN D. LAMPHERE, 74, of 3897 South County Trail, Kenyon, a textile worker for Kenyon Piece Dye for 25 years before retiring, died Saturday at home. He was the husband of the late Blanche R. (Baker) LAMPHERE. Born in Sterling, Conn., he was a son of the late Henry D. and Nora M. (Carr) LAMPHERE. Mr. LAMPHERE was an Army veteran of World War II. He was an avid gardener and enjoyed stone work. He leaves two daughters, Theresa LAMPHERE of Kenyon, and Margaret Benoit of Richmond; a son, Joseph LAMPHERE of Griswold, Conn.; two sisters, Mary Faucher and Estella Snow, both of Wakefield; and four grandchildren. The funeral will be held today at 10 a.m. from the Avery Funeral Home, Main Street, Hope Valley. Burial will be in the Wood River Cemetery in Wyoming, R.I.

The Providence Journal-Bulletin April 24, 1996, Wednesday
MORTON E. LAMPHERE, 80, of Harkney Hill Road, who worked at Majestic Motors, West Warwick, for 20 years until retiring, died Monday at Kent County Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of Margaret J. (Phillips) LAMPHERE. Born in Trenton, N.J., a son of the late Morton E. and Florence (Shippee) LAMPHERE, he lived in Coventry since 1953. He also retired from the Air Force as a master sergeant after 20 years of service. He had been a recruiter in West Warwick for 10 years. He was a member of the Coventry Men's Club and the AARP. Besides his wife, he leaves two daughters, Jeanne L. Wilson and Susan D. Gregory, both of Coventry, three grandchildren and a great-granddaughter. The funeral will be Friday at 10 a.m. in the Frank R. Gorton and Sons Funeral Home, 721 Washington St. Burial will be in Mapleroot Cemetery.

The Providence Journal-Bulletin August 16, 1995, Wednesday
The Rev. Robert R. Liese Sr., 66, of 2803 Seymour Lane, Springfield, Ohio, former pastor at Trinity Luthern Church in Hopkinton, died Thursday in Springfield. He was the husband of Patricia (Bowser) Liese. He was the husband of the late Audrey Ida (Link) Liese. Born in Groton, Conn., a son of the late Frederick and Etta Mae (LAMPHERE) Liese, he lived in Westerly for several years. Mr. Liese was a clinical chaplain at Fort Wayne, Ind., and at Community Hospital in Springfield before retiring in 1993. He also served as a pastor in Missouri Valley, Iowa, East Greenbush, N.Y., and Indianola, Iowa. He served for three years in the Army. He also worked for seven years for the Pfizer Co. in Groton. Besides his wife he leaves four sons, David Liese of Circle, Mo., Ronald Liese of Ashaway, Daniel Liese of Westerly and Martin Liese of Bradford; two stepsons, Timothy Pickard and Dean Pickard Jr., both of Springfield; four stepdaughters, Frances Walls, Kimberly Simpson, Lieloni Black and Karil Picard, all of Springfield; a brother, Donald Liese of Titusville, Fla.; a sister, Violet Liese of East Greenbush, N.Y.; nine grandsons and six step-grandchildren. He was the father of the late Robert Liese Jr. and the brother of the late Frederick, Herbert and William Liese. The funeral will be held today at 10 a.m. at the Trinity Luthern Church, High Street, Ashaway.

The Providence Journal-Bulletin May 28, 1995, Sunday
MILDRED LAMPHERE-ST. PIERRE, 75, of Apple Blossom Lane died Friday at St. Joseph Hospital in North Providence. Born in Scituate, a daughter of the late Walter E. and Evelyn M. (Lizotte) Bass, she moved to Cranston 17 years ago. Mrs. St. Pierre leaves two sons, Frank R. St. Pierre of Smithfield, and Alfred R. St. Pierre of Downey, Calif.; a daughter, Beverly St. Pierre of North Providence; a brother, Walter E. Bass of Providence; three sisters, Lila Lovelace of Warwick, Dorothy Charboneau of Cranston, and Catherine Crossman of Danielson, Conn.; a stepbrother George Winmar of West Warwick; 9 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Loretta Gonsalves, Ruth Mullin, and Leroy Dailey. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 9 a.m. from the Anderson-Winfield Funeral Home, Route 44, Greenville Common, Greenville, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 at St. Philip Church, Putnam Avenue, Smithfield. Burial will be in Highland Memorial Park in Johnston.

The Providence Journal-Bulletin January 23, 1994, Sunday
Married Dec. 19 in Johnston were Carol Louise LAMPHERE and Larry Torti. They visited Naples, Fla., on their wedding trip. They live in Chepachet. The bride is the daughter of Mary LAMPHERE of Warwick. The bridegroom is the son of Emanuel and Irene Torti of Johnston. Matron of honor for her sister was Therese Faiola. Larry Torti Jr. was best man for his father. The bride graduated from Central High School. The bridegroom graduated from Roger Williams University. Both are employed at Torti Paving. She is vice president and he is president.

New Hampshire Sunday News January 16, 1994 Sunday
The following weddings or engagements were published in the New Hampshire Sunday News of Jan. 16, 1994. Lisa Joanne Smith and Timothy J. LAMPHERE.

The New York Times April 10, 1993, Saturday,
Charles W. LANPHERE, a former Ramada hotel executive who built a chain of hotels and resorts based in Dallas, drowned Sunday while fishing near his lakeside home in Wood County, Tex. He was 54 years old and lived in Dallas. Mr. LANPHERE was president of the Registry Hotel Corporation, which he founded in 1974. It operates a chain of hotels and resorts under that name in Naples, Fla.; Scottsdale, Ariz., and Bloomington, Minn., among others. He also was the founder, in 1971, and the president of the Hospitality Management Corporation, which manages the Sonesta Villa Resort in Orlando, Fla., and the Holiday Inn Don Fernando de Taos in Taos, N.M., and other properties from California to Maryland. He was a native of Ardmore, Okla. He graduated from the Oklahoma State University School of Hotel and Restaurant Administration and a training program offered by the Marriott Corporation in Washington. He joined the Ramada Inn Corporation as a general manager in 1963. The following year, he was named a vice president at Ramada's Phoenix headquarters. He left Ramada in 1971 to form his own management concern in Dallas. Mr. LANPHERE is survived by his wife and business partner, the former Sue Ralston; three children by a previous marriage, Charles Jr. of Dallas, Kim of Naples, Fla., and Kari at Oklahoma State University; two stepchildren, Kent Casey of Dallas, and Kelly Casey of Phoenix; and a sister, Linda Scheve of Marietta, Ohio.

The New York Times January 25, 1981, Sunday
Louise Gorton Woolworth, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Griswold Woolworth of Lancaster, Pa., was married yesterday to Gilbert Hicks LAMPHERE, son of Mr. and Mrs. Renfield Dews LAMPHERE of Indian Head Park, Ill. and Bridgeton, Me. The ceremony was performed in St. Christopher's Episcopal Church, Lyford Cay, Bahamas, by the Rev. George E. Andrews of Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich. He was assisted by the Rev. Gilbert Thompson of St. Barnabas Episcopal Church in Nassau, the Bahamas. The bride, an alumna of Miss Porter's School and Smith College, spent her junior year at Dartmouth College. She was presented at the 1976 Lancaster Assembly. Her father is chairman and president of the Woodstream Corporation (formerly the Animal Trap Company of America), manufacturer of recreational products in Lititz, Pa., and chairman of the Hampden Color Chemical Company in Springfield, Mass. Mr. LAMPHERE is an alumnus of Deerfield Academy, of which he is a trustee, and Princeton University. He was graduated as a George F. Baker Scholar and a Loeb Rhodes Fellow from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration. He is a vice president of the mergers and acquistions department of Morgan Stanley Company. His father is controller of the supply division of the United States Steel Corporation in Chicago. Sally Woolworth Lynch was her sister's matron of honor. Richard Howell Witmer Jr. served as best man.

The Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk, VA) March 25, 2000, Saturday
Infant Brandon Wayne LANPHERE, son of Brandon N. and Janet Priscilla LANPHERE, died March 23, 2000. Services will be private. Kellum Funeral Home, Bonney Road Chapel, is in charge.

The Washington Post January 21, 1999, Thursday
Theodore Frederick Krokus, 60, a Naval Sea Systems Command engineer who was a specialist on lubrication and pumping systems for various combat vessels, died of complications of lupus Jan. 19 at Inova Fairfax Hospital. Mr. Krokus, a native of Brooklyn, N.Y., attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute before starting his career with the Department of the Navy in 1962. He lived in Oakton and Lahmansville, W.Va., where he had raised Angus cattle since 1970. Survivors include his wife, Patricia Lou Sites Krokus of Oakton; their daughter, Pamela Anne Pica of Stafford; a sister, Anne Marie LAMPHERE of Pittsboro, N.C.; two brothers, Robert Krokus of Arlington and John Krokus of Boulder City, Nev.; and three grandchildren.

The Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk, VA) August 5, 1997, Tuesday
Jay Freeman LAMPHERE, 70, died Aug. 3, 1997. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Laurel Memorial Gardens. Twiford's Memorial Chapel, Elizabeth City, is in charge.

The Washington Times March 30, 1990, Friday
Gregory Donn LAMPHERE, 35, a project manager for a Washington architectural firm, died March 26 of complications from AIDS at George Washington University Hospital. Mr. LAMPHERE, a native of Cadillac, Mich., received a degree in landscape architecture from Michigan State University in 1979 and came to Washington to work at Melvin Mitchell Architects. He later worked at Skidmore, Owings Merrill and, in 1987, joined Swanke Hayden Connell as a project manager. Mr. LAMPHERE was a member of the Society of Architectural Historians, the D.C. Preservation League, the Dupont Circle Conservancy, the Dupont Circle Citizens Association and the Capitol Club. He is survived by his parents, Jack and Mary LAMPHERE of Midland, Mich.; a sister, Laurie Rios of Shreveport, La.; two brothers, Lyndon LAMPHERE of Honolulu and Allan LAMPHERE of Midland. A memorial service was held yesterday at the Church of the Epiphany in Washington. The family suggests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of contributions to the AIDS Foundation, c/o the Whitman Walker Clinic in Washington.

The Washington Post February 11, 1981, Wednesday
Willard H. LAMPHERE, 77, a retired information officer with the Department of Agriculture, died of cancer Tuesday at his home in Falls Church. He had been a resident of Northern Virginia for more than 40 years. Mr. LAMPHERE was born in Dunnell, Minn. He grew up in Cascade, Mont., attended Montana State College and graduated from the University of Idaho with a degree in agricultural science in 1926. He taught in high school at Lewistown, Mont., until joining the Montana Agricultural Extension Service as a county agent in 1930. Later, he was agricultural information officer for Montana State College and editor of its monthly Agricultural Outlook. Joining the Agriculture Department here in 1939, Mr. LAMPHERE was information officer for field administration in the Agricultural Adjustment Administration, a predecessor of the Agricultural Conservation and Stabilization Service where he served until retirement in 1969. He was gone briefly in 1947 to be agricultural representative of the Great Northern railroad in St. Paul, Minn. Mr. LAMPHERE, who had received a number of merit awards from the Agriculture Department, specialized in growing dahlias. One of the varieties he originated, Stevie D, was named for his grandson and its grown nationwide. He was a member of the American Dahlia Society and the National Capital Dahlia Society. After he retired, he worked as a volunteer with the Fairfax County Red Cross and Meals on Wheels. He had been an active member of Rock Spring Congregational Church in Arlington for 37 years.He had helped develop the Fairfax County Girl Scout camp on Aquia Creek. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, the former Helen Hillsburg, of Falls Church; a daughter, Elizabeth Anne Drab of Huntington, Conn., and two grandchildren. The family suggests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of contributions to the Hospice of Northern Virginia, Inc.

The Associated Press State Local Wire September 23, 2000, Saturday
The Rev. G. Robert LAMPHERE, who held ministerial positions throughout Montana and worked against hunger, has died of heart failure at the age of 67. LAMPHERE, a Methodist clergyman, died Wednesday in Missoula, his home since 1997. His Montana ministerial career dated to the 1960s and included work in Great Falls, Cascade, Carbon County, Corvallis, Laurel, Billings and Bigfork. He left Montana for a time to attend California's Claremont School of Theology, and received a doctorate in 1975. LAMPHERE was a board member for food banks, helped organize the breakfast program for school children in Billings and served as a Rocky Mountain College trustee. Survivors include his wife, M. Joyce, of Missoula, and son, David, of Albany, N.Y. A memorial service is planned Oct. 3 at Hope United Methodist Church in Billings. Garden City Funeral Home of Missoula is handling arrangements.

DENVER ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS November 18, 1999, Thursday
LORETTA MAY BERTLES, 78, of Thornton died Nov. 13. Services were Nov. 17, with burial at Highland Cemetery. Mrs. Bertles was born in Marysville, Kan., on May 3, 1921. She married John Bertles, 1940. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband; daughters Carol, Cathy, Judy Aerne, Janet Wood, Mary Winholtz, Ann LAMPHERE; sons John, Joe, Pat, Steve, Jean Ferrel; 25 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.

Lewiston, ID. Morning Tribune September 4, 1999
AUSTIN, Texas -- Dorothy McCown, 89, a longtime Moscow resident, died of causes related to age here Aug. 18. She was born April 1, 1910, at Palouse, Wash., to Allan and Arleigh LAMPHERE. She grew up at Palouse and graduated from high school there. She attended Washington State College, now Washington State University, at Pullman and received her bachelor's degree in English. While at WSU, she was a member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority. She married Joseph McCown Sept. 3, 1936, and spent most of her married life in Moscow. She worked as an office manager/receptionist for Dr. Durbin, a local ophthalmologist in Moscow. She was a lifelong member of St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Moscow and P.E.O. She was an avid sports fan, often traveling to follow the Idaho Vandals. She was also active in politics and worked for several charitable organizations. Her husband died in 1981 and she moved to Austin two years ago.

DOROTHY MCCOWN, Dorothy McCown, age 89, passed away August 18, 1999, in Austin, Texas. She was born April 1, 1910, in Palouse, Washington, to Allan and Arleigh LAMPHERE. She married Joseph McCown, September 3, 1936, and spent most of her married life in Moscow, Idaho. Two years ago she moved to Austin, Texas. She devoted her life to being a wife, mother and grandmother. A graduate of Washington State College, now W.S.U., she received a bachelor degree with a major in English. While at W.S.U., she was a member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority. She was a lifelong member of St. Marks Episcopal Church in Moscow, Idaho, and P.E.O. She was an avid sports fan, was active in politics, and worked in several charitable organizations. She is survived by her only daughter, Dr. Kathleen MacPhee and her husband, Robert Morris, two sons, Dr. Joseph Dana McCown and his wife, JoAnn, and Dr. Allan McCown and his wife, Claire. She has eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Survivors include a daughter, Cathleen MacPhee; two sons, Joseph Dana McCown and Allan McCown; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. A memorial service was held in Cedar Park, Texas. A graveside service will be held at the Freeze Cemetery near Potlatch at 1 p.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Rick Dunham of St. Mark's Episcopal Church will officiate. The family suggests memorials be made to the American Cancer Society. Short's Funeral Chapel of Moscow is in charge of arrangements.

The News Tribune (Tacoma, WA) June 03, 1997, Tuesday
Amy F. (Wright) Gallagher Amy Frances, 81, passed away on June 1, 1997. She was preceded in death by husbands, Frank Wright and Edward Gallagher. She is survived by five children, Kimber Wright (Sherry) of Port Orchard, Christy Godwin (Albert) of Tacoma, Patricia LAMPHERE (William) of Quincy, WA., Colleen Henry (David) of Lakewood, and Rosemarie Lewis (Dennis) of Santa Maria, CA; along with nine grandchildren and five great-grand- children and many close and dear friends. Amy's love of life and people will be missed by all who knew her, as she was a friend and confidant to all. Vigil Services, Wednesday, June 4, 1997 at 7:00 p.m. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated Thursday, June 5, 1997, both at St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Remembrances may be made to the Tacoma Policeman's Retirement Fund, c/o Eugene V. Brame, 2250 E. 34th St., Tacoma, WA 98404 or Hospice of Tacoma, 315 Martin Luther King Way, or the charity of your choice. Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home. 584-0252.

The Seattle Times July 24, 1995, Monday
MARGARET LENNON, RAN PACKING FIRM, LIVED HER LIFE WITH SPUNK , It must have been spending her girlhood on a dairy farm in North Bend - and scampering up Mount Si whenever the mood struck - that gave Margaret M. Lennon so much energy and spunk. That, and being married to kindred competitive spirit Ray Lennon, her high-school sweetheart. Alongside her late husband, the lively woman with the "marble-blue" eyes ran Lennon Packing Co. below Pike Place Market, reared children, grew vegetables, and decorated her house for every possible holiday. "Especially St. Patrick's Day," said her daughter Colleen Lennon of Seattle. "She was so proud of her Irish heritage." Mrs. Lennon died July 17 of cardiopulmonary problems. But she'd made the most of her 80 years. In her spare time, Mrs. Lennon visited, shopped and traveled, able even in advanced age to run her offspring ragged in New York City. "You didn't rest on her vacations," said her daughter, Maureen LANPHERE of Seattle. With her husband, Mrs. Lennon owned six Thoroughbred racehorses. She also co-sponsored local semiprofessional baseball teams and attended major sporting events whenever she got the chance. The white-haired matriarch pursued all her interests with class, and she liked having her way and being in the center of things. "She loved clothes," LANPHERE said. "Someone said it was ironic that her funeral Friday was the first day of the Nordstrom sale." Mrs. Lennon had a lifelong affection for animals. She adopted many cats and dogs left at her door. She tried constantly to better her deteriorating health, becoming an inspiration for others. She also made friends easily. "She could start a conversation with a park bench," Colleen Lennon said. "Mom loved a good joke and could laugh," LANPHERE said. "She had a bit of the Irish devil in her." Other survivors include daughter Patricia Hutton and three grandchildren, all of Seattle.

The News Tribune (Tacoma, WA) December 05, 1997, Friday
Births: PROVIDENCE ST. PETER HOSPITAL, SIMPSON/LANPHERE: John and Julie, Olympia, boy, Dec. 1.
Omaha World-Herald March 26, 2001
LAMPHERE-Lena, 89 of Omaha. Survived by sons and daughters-in- law, Donald and Charlotte, Richard and Lavonne; sister, Helen Emmi; 9 grandchildren; 11 great- grandchildren. Past Matron of Owaissa Chapter #296 OES. SERVICES 11 am Tues. at Roeder Mortuary, 50th and Ames Chapel. VISITATION 6-8 pm Mon. with OES Service at 7 pm. Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery. Memorials to Alegent Hospice.

MICHIGAN, INDIANA, MISHAWAKA, April 20, 2000, Thursday
Lanphere, George C., 67, of Barryknoll, Granger, died Tuesday; Palmer Funeral Home, South Bend. May 2, 1932 - April 18, 2000 George C. Lanphere, 67, residing on Barryknoll, Granger, Ind., died at 12:55 p.m. on Tuesday, April 18, in Saint Joseph's Regional Medical Center, South Bend, Ind. He was born on May 2, 1932, in Kimball, Neb., to the late Lysle and Anita (Schlichting) Lanphere. He was also preceded in death by two sons, Jeffery and Calvin Lanphere; and by a brother, Tom Lanphere. He had resided in this community since 1977, coming from New Hampshire. On June 26, 1965, in Braintree, Mass., he married Kathy Sawyer. Mr. Lanphere is survived by his loving wife of 34 years, Kathy Lanphere; two daughters, Beth (Jamie) Dahlkemper of Fort Wayne, Ind., and Jennifer (Brian) Lanphere-Geraghty of Boulder, Colo.; and by a grandson, Kelly Geraghty of Boulder. Mr. Lanphere retired in 1997 as manager of South Bend Associates following 20 years of service. He taught a computer course in the Masters Program and in the Business College at Indiana University-South Bend for many years. George was a member of Clay United Methodist Church, South Bend, the Elks Lodge, and Potawatomi Kiwanis Club. He was an Air Force veteran and served his country well during the Korean Conflict. Memorial services for George Lanphere will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 22, in Clay United Methodist Church, 17646 Cleveland Road, South Bend. Rev. Herb Buwalda and Rev. Sam Brookshire, pastors of the church, will officiate. Cremation will take place. The family will receive friends from one hour prior to the memorial service. Contributions in memory of George C. Lanphere may be made to The Center for the Homeless, 813 S. Michigan, South Bend, IN 46601; or to Reins of Life Therapeutic Horseback Riding of Michigan, 55200 Quince Road, South Bend, IN 46619.

Wisconsin State Journal May 25, 1998, Monday
2 DIE IN CRASH IN SAUK COUNTY Two people died Saturday when their car rolled over in western Sauk County, authorities said. Terry Frankfourth, 38, of Rock Springs, and Kelly Lamphere, 31, of Melrose Park, Ill., were pronounced dead at the scene by Sauk County Coroner Betty Hinze.

Star Tribune (Minneapolis, MN) June 19, 1992
Elmer Lamphere could see the twinkling lights of downtown Minneapolis from a 40-acre plot of land he bought in New Hope in 1945 and decided that anything that close to Minneapolis "has to be worth something." He later bought another 40 acres that became the Midland Shopping Center. He also owned 20 acres in Golden Valley that were turned into a strip of small businesses. Lamphere, 90, one of the original land developers in New Hope, died Thursday at North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale. "He wasn't afraid to get up and talk to the City Council to get things done," said his son, Harold, of New Hope. "He'd call people at 10 o'clock at night or 5 in the morning if he needed something done." Lamphere lived in Minneapolis until he was orphaned when he was 10 or 11 years old. He was sent to live with relatives in South Dakota; his sisters were sent to relatives in Iowa. He was a traveling salesman when he saw a newspaper ad for 40 acres of land at Medicine Lake Rd. and Winnetka Av. N. He bought it. "New Hope was a township then," his son said. "There was nothing out here. There were no homes, just farmland. I thought he was crazy to buy a chunk of clay. But I guess. . . ." When Lamphere subdivided the property in about 1955, neighboring farmers didn't want a sewer line. But he persuaded the president of the New Hope Township board to support a $ 3 million referendum, and it passed. He also persuaded the FHA to approve mortgages for the homes in his subdivision. In the late 1950s, Lamphere bought the land that would become the Midland Shopping Center. When he retired from his sales job in 1962, he built an apartment building across from the shopping center, at 2900 Winnetka Av., and managed it until 1978. He also owned other land in New Hope and Golden Valley. Although he and his wife of 68 years, Mae, had spent winters in Florida for more than 25 years, they still lived in their original (but remodeled) farmhouse on Lamphere Dr., named in the couple's honor. Besides his wife and son, Lamphere is survived by a daughter, Joan Konop, of Maple Grove; 10 grandchildren, and 28 great-grandchildren. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Gearty-Delmore Funeral Chapel, 3888 W. Broadway, Robbinsdale. Visitation will begin an hour before the service.

I hope that this list can help out some searching for our extended family of Lampheres.
David Lamphere

Lena Lamphere

Posted: 13 May 2001 9:24AM GMT
Edited: 24 Jul 2001 9:58PM GMT
David: I thank you for your research. I was shocked by your first entry, as Lena Lamphere was my great aunt and our family was always close to her, but no one notified us that she had passed away. I read the rest of your posting and could not locate any other family member, but I do appreciate your posting this research. Ann Lamphere

Lena Lamphere

Posted: 14 May 2001 6:48PM GMT
Edited: 22 Jun 2001 6:27PM GMT
I know that this was a huge posting with lots of text to wade through. I am sorry that you had to find out about a close family member through a genelogy chat board, not really the most comforting. Many times in our search for ancestors it is easy to look at them as just a number or to "fill in the blanks", and forget that they were a living, loving person.

I also had a family member on this list, and was fortunate that I could locate her children. They helped put her life story in context with other family members that at least for me helps to paint a picture of a very special family. As I delve deeper into thier history, distint personalities emerge and I find myself, though I never met them, a part of thier family.

Best quit before I get too sappy.
DL

Re: Lamphere and Lanphere Vital Statistics from Online Newspaper Search

Posted: 20 May 2003 1:42PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 4 May 2004 12:53PM GMT
Hi,

I was just looking through your posting and saw my Aunt halfway through it. I am trying to find out more about the Lamphere side of my family as well. My mother was a Lamphere and I only have info on her parents, such as birth dates and death dates. I'm not sure what you have found or if we are even related but drop me a line if you are interested in sharing finds and info.

Cheers,

Judi

Re: Lamphere and Lanphere Vital Statistics from Online Newspaper Search

Posted: 12 Feb 2004 3:07AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 26 Feb 2004 3:33AM GMT
i read your mesage on ancestery this side is orinanaly from n y and george was the father calib was a son and moved to ill (portland town ship } in 1841 his son george went to warren county ill and one of his other sons went to iowa and i understad thats when they went west
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