Sarah/Nancy Ann Stripling

F, (1716 - 1791)
FatherJoel (Progenitor) Stripling
MotherMary (?)
Relationship5th great-grandmother of Anita Jean Cooper
     Sarah/Nancy Ann Stripling was born in 1716 at St. Pauls Parrish, Stafford (now King George) County, Virginia. She married Bushrod (1) Doggett, son of Richard Doggett and Elizabeth Bushrod, on Oct 6, 1737 at St. Pauls Parrish, Stafford (now King George) County, Virginia. Sarah/Nancy Ann Stripling died in 1791 at Culpepper County, Virginia.

Karl Friedrich Schlessiger

M, (Sep 14, 1939 - Jun 11, 2021)
FatherPaul Schlessiger
MotherMary Sue Medford
Mida Williams and Karl Schlessiger 1972
     Karl Friedrich Schlessiger was born on Sep 14, 1939. He died on Jun 11, 2021 at age 81. Karl Friedrich Schlessiger, 81, of Canyon Lake, TX passed away on June 11, 2021 at his home with his wife and children by his side. He was born September 14, 1939, in Corpus Christi, TX to Paul William and Mary Sue (Medford) Schlessiger.

In his youth, Karl was active in 4-H, football and baseball and loved riding his horse, Old Bill. Upon graduation from Lyford High School, he attended Texas A&M University. In 1964, he was drafted into the U.S. Army and was awarded the Good Conduct Medal and a Marksmanship badge. Afterward, he enrolled at Texas College of Arts and Industries in Kingsville, Texas where he received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree. He married Mida on June 10, 1972, and at the time of his death, they had been married forty-nine years and one day. Karl spent his career as an agricultural loan officer, and in 2003, he and Mida moved to the Texas Hill Country. Over the last seventeen years of his life, Karl enjoyed spending time with his three grandsons, attending their school and sporting events, and being proud of them every step of the way.

He is survived by his wife Mida, daughter, Heidi Peltier (Christopher) of New Braunfels; son, Nathan Schlessiger (Jessica), of Bulverde; grandchildren, Ethan Peltier, Rory Peltier, and Cash Schlessiger; sisters, Kathryn Ann Kurz of Pleasanton, and Paulette Reed Pyron of Hondo, and brother, Larry Schlessiger (Patti Dru) of Center Point. He is also survived by nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

A Graveside service will be held at Hill Country Memorial Gardens in New Braunfels on Thursday, June 17, 2021 at 11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Karl’s honor to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or Hope Hospice of New Braunfels.

Thomas McClure

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FatherJohn (son David 1) McClure d. Apr 3, 1782
MotherElizabeth Gill b. Dec 13, 1706, d. Sep 23, 1785
Relationship5th great-grandfather of Anita Jean Cooper
     Thomas McClure was born at Brookfield, Massachusetts. He married Zilpha Leech, daughter of Samuel Leech and Lidia Mason, on Nov 4, 1762 at Sturbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts; [per Sturbridge, MA Vital Records book: name spelled LEACH (see Leech), Zilpah (dup. Leech, dup. int. Zillah Leech)]. Thomas McClure died (no proof of this date and place has been found: Aug 10, 1794, Middletown, Rutland County,Vermont.)
     He served during Revolutionary War on Apr 20, 1775 appears with rank of Private on Lexington Alarm Roll of Capt. Joseph Hooker's Minutemen Co., Col. Ruggles Woodbridge's Regt., which marched in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775, from Greenwich to (blank). Town to which soldier belonged, Greenwich. Length of service, 11 days. Remarks: April 20, 1775, date of marching. Not given. Lexington Alarms; Vol 12, page 137. He served during Revolutionary War on Jun 15, 1775 appears with rank of Sergeant on Muster Roll of Capt. Walker's Co., Col. Danielson's Regt., dated August 1, 1775. Time of enlistment, June 15, 1775. Time of service, 1 mo. 2 weeks 4 days. Town to which soldier belonged, Brimfield. Remarks: Probably meant for McClure. Sylvanus Walker's Co. He served during Revolutionary War on Oct 1, 1775 appears with rank of Sergeant on Company Return of Capt. Sylvanus Walker's Co., Col. Timothy Danielson's Regt., dated (blank). Town to which soldier belonged Brimfield. Remarks: Not given probably October return, 1775. Probably meant for McClure. He served during Revolutionary War on Nov 6, 1775 appears among signatures to an Order for Bounty Coat or its equivalent to money, due for the Eight Months Service in 1775 in Capt. Silvanius Walker's Co., Col. Timothy Daneileon's Regt., dated Roxbury, November 6, 1775. Payable to Capt. Walker. Remarks: In camp. He served during Revolutionary War on May 12, 1777 appears with rank of Private on Return of Lieut. Col. Jaby Hatch's (Boston) Regt. Remarks: Service with detachment commanded by Maj Andrew Symmes drafted to serve for 5 weeks in guarding stores at and about Boston, under Maj. Heath, agreeable to orders of Council of May 12, 1777. He served during Revolutionary War on Jul 8, 1777 appears with rank of Sergeant on Muster and Pay Roll of Capt. Nehemiah May's Co., Col. David Leonard's Regt., Time entered, May 6, 1777, Time of discharge, July 8, 1777, Time of service, 72 days. Town to which soldier belonged: at Ticonderoga. Remarks: Travel included 200 miles home. Not given. Co raised for 2 months. Roll dated - So. Brimfield. He may have come to Ohio with a party of Sweets, Withams and Rices circa 1796.

Family

Zilpha Leech b. May 5, 1738, d. Feb 12, 1823
Children

Zilpha Leech

F, (May 5, 1738 - Feb 12, 1823)
FatherSamuel Leech b. 1720, d. circa 1775
MotherLidia Mason b. circa 1716
Relationship5th great-grandmother of Anita Jean Cooper
     Zilpha Leech was born on May 5, 1738 at Medfield, Suffolk County, Massachusetts; [name spelled Zilpha Leech in Medfield MA Vital Records book]. She married Thomas McClure, son of John (son David 1) McClure and Elizabeth Gill, on Nov 4, 1762 at Sturbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts; [per Sturbridge, MA Vital Records book: name spelled LEACH (see Leech), Zilpah (dup. Leech, dup. int. Zillah Leech)]. Zilpha Leech died on Feb 12, 1823 at Washington County, Ohio, at age 84 cemetery book says died at age 85 or 86 years.

Family

Thomas McClure
Children

John (son David 1) McClure

M, ( - Apr 3, 1782)
FatherDavid 1 (Progenitor) McClure b. circa 1690, d. before May 15, 1745
MotherAgnes (?) d. before Feb 1, 1758
Relationship6th great-grandfather of Anita Jean Cooper
     John (son David 1) McClure married Elizabeth Gill in 1730 at Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts; name is spelled ELISEBATH. John (son David 1) McClure died on Apr 3, 1782 at Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

Family

Elizabeth Gill b. Dec 13, 1706, d. Sep 23, 1785
Children

Elizabeth Gill

F, (Dec 13, 1706 - Sep 23, 1785)
Relationship6th great-grandmother of Anita Jean Cooper
     Elizabeth Gill was born on Dec 13, 1706 at Massachusetts. She married John (son David 1) McClure, son of David 1 (Progenitor) McClure and Agnes (?), in 1730 at Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts; name is spelled ELISEBATH. Elizabeth Gill died on Sep 23, 1785 at Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at age 78.

Family

John (son David 1) McClure d. Apr 3, 1782
Children

Peter Rice II

M, (Sep 24, 1700 - Feb 20, 1759)
FatherCaptain Peter Rice b. Oct 24, 1658, d. Nov 28, 1753
MotherRebecca How b. Feb 4, 1668, d. May 13, 1749
Relationship6th great-grandfather of Anita Jean Cooper
     Peter Rice II was born on Sep 24, 1700 at Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, British Colonial America. He married Dinah Wolcott on Sep 22, 1730. Peter Rice II died on Feb 20, 1759, drowned at Warren (formerly Western), Worcester County, Massachusetts, at age 58. He was buried at Pine Grove Cemetery, Warren, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

Family

Dinah Wolcott b. circa 1707, d. Mar 6, 1785
Children

Dinah Wolcott

F, (circa 1707 - Mar 6, 1785)
Relationship6th great-grandmother of Anita Jean Cooper
     Dinah Wolcott was born circa 1707. She married Peter Rice II, son of Captain Peter Rice and Rebecca How, on Sep 22, 1730. Dinah Rice died on Mar 6, 1785 at Warren, Worcester County, Massachusetts, and was buried at Pine Grove Cemetery.

Family

Peter Rice II b. Sep 24, 1700, d. Feb 20, 1759
Children

Ambrose Garey

M, (May 30, 1768 - Mar 25, 1846)
FatherCorporal Ebenezer R. Garey b. circa 1732, d. 1795
MotherLucy Collins b. Feb 5, 1735/36
Relationship5th great-grandfather of Anita Jean Cooper
     Ambrose Garey was born on May 30, 1768 at Lebanon, New London County, Connecticut. He married Mary Woodruff between 1787 and 1788 at Connecticut. Ambrose Garey died on Mar 25, 1846 at Windham Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, at age 77. He was buried tombstone says 77 yrs, 9 months, 25 days at Upper Fassett Cemetery, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania.
     "In 1762 settlers from New England came to the Wyoming Valley, but were driven out by the Indians. It was not until after the Sullivan expedition in 1779 that families were able to establish a permanent settlement in the Tunkannock area. In 1842 Wyoming county was created from part of Luzerne County. The name "Wyoming" is derived from an Indian word meaning "extensive meadow", with its glistening streams, gently rolling hills and tranquil valleys. Wyoming County is undoubtedly one of Pennsylvania's most scenic counties. It was here, not far from the banks of the Susquehanna River that Ambrose and Mary made their home and raised their children.
' The 1800 Federal Census enumerated him as head of household in 1800 Lebanon, Windham County, Connecticut. He served during War of 1812 in 1812 served as Private. The 1830 Federal Census enumerated him as head of household in 1830 Windham Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania; Garey, Ambrose, head, males: 1 male 15-20 (James W.); 1 male 60-70 (Ambrose.) He left a will on May 28, 1831 at Minahaus, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania; to my wife Poilly; youngest son James; other children: Seymour, Ebenezer, Lucy Bowman, Margaret Fassett and Mehitable Burgess; executors Jasper Fassett and John Fassett; filed Aug 31, 1846. The 1840 Federal Census enumerated him as head of household in 1840 Windham, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. He changed to Wyoming County in 1842 (from part of Luzerne County). in 1842 at Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.

Family

Mary Woodruff b. Nov 21, 1767, d. Dec 15, 1850
Children

Mary Woodruff

F, (Nov 21, 1767 - Dec 15, 1850)
Relationship5th great-grandmother of Anita Jean Cooper
     Mary Woodruff was born on Nov 21, 1767 at Canada. She married Ambrose Garey, son of Corporal Ebenezer R. Garey and Lucy Collins, between 1787 and 1788 at Connecticut. Mary Woodruff died on Dec 15, 1850 at Windham Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, at age 83.

Family

Ambrose Garey b. May 30, 1768, d. Mar 25, 1846
Children

Corporal Ebenezer R. Garey

M, (circa 1732 - 1795)
FatherStephen H. Garey Jr. b. Feb, 1690/91, d. Feb 12, 1749
MotherMary Mercy Gilbert b. Oct 13, 1684, d. 1782
Relationship6th great-grandfather of Anita Jean Cooper
     Corporal Ebenezer R. Garey was born circa 1732 at Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts. He married Lucy Collins, daughter of Benjamin Collins and Elizabeth (?), circa 1754 at Lebanon, New London County, Connecticut; no date listed in Connecticut Vital Records. Corporal Ebenezer R. Garey died in 1795 at Lebanon, New London County, Connecticut.
     He served during French and Indian War where he served as corporal of the Lebanon Company, commanded by Captain Josiah Barker in the Campaign of 1758.

Family

Lucy Collins b. Feb 5, 1735/36
Children

Lucy Collins

F, (Feb 5, 1735/36 - )
FatherBenjamin Collins b. circa 1688
MotherElizabeth (?)
Relationship6th great-grandmother of Anita Jean Cooper
     Lucy Collins was born on Feb 5, 1735/36. She married Corporal Ebenezer R. Garey, son of Stephen H. Garey Jr. and Mary Mercy Gilbert, circa 1754 at Lebanon, New London County, Connecticut; no date listed in Connecticut Vital Records.

Family

Corporal Ebenezer R. Garey b. circa 1732, d. 1795
Children

Stephen H. Garey Jr.

M, (Feb, 1690/91 - Feb 12, 1749)
FatherStephen H. Garey Sr. b. 1650, d. circa 1691/92
MotherPatience (?) b. circa 1670, d. between 1696 and 1764
Relationship7th great-grandfather of Anita Jean Cooper
     Stephen H. Garey Jr. was born in Feb, 1690/91 at Charlestown, Massachusetts. He married Mary Mercy Gilbert, daughter of Eleazer Gilbert and Elizabeth Crane, on Nov 9, 1711 at Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts. Stephen H. Garey Jr. died on Feb 12, 1749 at Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts.

Family

Mary Mercy Gilbert b. Oct 13, 1684, d. 1782
Children

Mary Mercy Gilbert

F, (Oct 13, 1684 - 1782)
FatherEleazer Gilbert b. 1649, d. Mar 29, 1701
MotherElizabeth Crane b. Aug 14, 1663
Relationship7th great-grandmother of Anita Jean Cooper
     Mary Mercy Gilbert was born on Oct 13, 1684. She was born in 1691 at Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts. She married Stephen H. Garey Jr., son of Stephen H. Garey Sr. and Patience (?), on Nov 9, 1711 at Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts. Mary Mercy Gilbert died in 1782 at Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts.

Family

Stephen H. Garey Jr. b. Feb, 1690/91, d. Feb 12, 1749
Children

Benjamin Collins

M, (circa 1688 - )
FatherAbraham (Progenitor) Collins b. circa 1639
MotherPhoebe Farrow b. May 7, 1650
Relationship7th great-grandfather of Anita Jean Cooper
     Benjamin Collins married Elizabeth (?) Benjamin Collins was born circa 1688 at Wells, York County, Maine.

Family

Elizabeth (?)
Child

Elizabeth (?)

F
Relationship7th great-grandmother of Anita Jean Cooper
     Elizabeth (?) married Benjamin Collins, son of Abraham (Progenitor) Collins and Phoebe Farrow.

Family

Benjamin Collins b. circa 1688
Child

William Carney

M
Relationship5th great-grandfather of Anita Jean Cooper
     William Carney married Prudence Comstock.

Family

Prudence Comstock
Child

Prudence Comstock

F
Relationship5th great-grandmother of Anita Jean Cooper
     Prudence Comstock married William Carney.

Family

William Carney
Child

Stephen H. Garey Sr.

M, (1650 - circa 1691/92)
FatherArthur (Progenitor) Garey
Relationship8th great-grandfather of Anita Jean Cooper
     Stephen H. Garey Sr. was born in 1650 at England. He married Mary Manuell on Aug 14, 1673 at Charlestown, Massachusetts. Stephen H. Garey Sr. married Patience (?); 2nd wife. Stephen H. Garey Sr. died circa 1691/92 will was proved January 16, 1691/92 and in this instrument he mentions his wife Patience Gary, 'now with child'; Volume 6, page 141 of the Miscellaneous Records of Middlesex County Probate Court.
     He was an early inhabitant of Charlestown, Massachusetts and lived in Taunton, Massachusetts.
"In early life he was a servant to the Honorable Richard Russell of Charlestown and it is evident that a still earlier date he had been indentured to Captain Richard Sprague (1605-1668), also of Charlestown, who mentions him in his will of 1668. 'Stephen Gary, my servant by indenture, whose time is not expired'."

Family 1

Mary Manuell
Child

Family 2

Patience (?) b. circa 1670, d. between 1696 and 1764
Child

Patience (?)

F, (circa 1670 - between 1696 and 1764)
Relationship8th great-grandmother of Anita Jean Cooper
     Patience (?) was born circa 1670. She married Stephen H. Garey Sr., son of Arthur (Progenitor) Garey; 2nd wife. Patience (?) died between 1696 and 1764.

Family

Stephen H. Garey Sr. b. 1650, d. circa 1691/92
Child

Eleazer Gilbert

M, (1649 - Mar 29, 1701)
FatherThomas Gilbert b. 1612, d. 1676
MotherJoan Combe b. 1613, d. 1691
Relationship8th great-grandfather of Anita Jean Cooper
     Eleazer Gilbert was born in 1649 at Taunton, Massachusetts. He married Elizabeth Crane, daughter of Henry Crane and Tabitha Kingsley, on May 23, 1682. Eleazer Gilbert died on Mar 29, 1701 at Taunton, Massachusetts.

Family

Elizabeth Crane b. Aug 14, 1663
Children

Elizabeth Crane

F, (Aug 14, 1663 - )
FatherHenry Crane
MotherTabitha Kingsley
Relationship8th great-grandmother of Anita Jean Cooper
     Elizabeth Crane was born on Aug 14, 1663. She married Eleazer Gilbert, son of Thomas Gilbert and Joan Combe, on May 23, 1682.

Family

Eleazer Gilbert b. 1649, d. Mar 29, 1701
Children