Author Archives: Bryan

About Bryan

I have been working with the Main family genealogy since December of 2009 and with my own personal family genealogy since 2008.

New documents added

I was contacted about some documents that I was given by Winfield Mayne of Iowa. Most of them deal with his family that fought in the Civil War. They are about the Battle of Kirksville and the Mississippi Marine Brigade. … Continue reading

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I have updated the database, there are more names, a lot of updates with new information and hopefully I’ve fixed the information that’s been sent to me. Please let me know of any changes you may find.

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New updated program

So thanks to my brother Chris we now have an updated version of the program to run the Main family database. Please let me know of any problems you may encounter. I will update the information as soon as I … Continue reading

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Database problems

So it seems there’s a problem with the database currently. I’m hoping to sort it out soon. I’m also hoping to put a whole new database up with corrections and additional information that I have found in the last year … Continue reading

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Georg Mehn descendants book set

I have found that the self publishing company LuLu does a very good job at printing books for a reasonable price. With almost 32,000 names in the Mehn family database a printed set of books would run around 2800 pages. … Continue reading

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Here is a list of the marriage licenses and receipts that I have scanned in. If you go to the Mehn/Main family tree and then All Media you can find them listed there. Feel free to use them as you … Continue reading

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Marriage licenses

Thanks to Bob Fout I have been give about 30 marriage licenses for the Main family that took place in Frederick county. I will scan them soon and post them to the proper people. The majority of them come from … Continue reading

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McFarland family book

Today I was told of a book called “The Book of the Generations of William McFarland and Nancy Kilgore 1740-1912″ which details at least some of the Main and McFarland families. There’s even an physical description of Robert McFarland and … Continue reading

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I have added a few photos to the Main family cemetery section. I will need to get back out there and see how it’s holding up and get some better photos of all the stones.

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William Henry Main Sr and Flora Carpenter

This photo is reportedly of William Henry Main Sr and Flora Elizabeth Carpenter on their wedding day25 February 1920. This photo sent in by Bernard Carpenter.

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