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family name change confusion:(

When my family (ggggrandparents and their children) came over from Ireland, their name was possibly McGinty, McInty, Ginty, or Genty. All I know for sure was my gggrandfather had changed the name to Guinty. Of course, you have to take into account census takers who got sloppy, immigration records that were almost illegible, people who just plain didn't know how to spell, etc,etc... total frustration! Anyone have any ideas?

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Find A Grave

Find A Grave is great! It's free, and a great research tool. You can even put virtual flowers on the graves of your relatives! I've found many ancestors on this site.

Francis Guyton Gravesite

From Find A Grave:
Birth: Aug. 11, 1848
Death: Jan. 15, 1906

Married M. E. McAlister March 12, 1868

Family links:
Children:
Jasper F Guyton (1876 - 1880)*

Spouse:
Martha Eliza McAlister Guyton (1850 - 1922)

*Point here for explanation

Burial:
Academy Baptist Church Cemetery
Blue Mountain
Tippah County
Mississippi, USA

Francis SAUNDERS-late 1600's Married in 1701?

I am looking for info on Francis Saunders, b. around 1660,1670, m. about 1701, had a son named John. I need to know more info. If you have anything, I would appreciate it!

Geneology Book Links

So I found this site called "Geneology Book Links", you can search hundreds of books by surname. Loads of information and you can actually read some of the books online. Just search google with the title. Really great site! I found this book written in 1872 on the Saunders line I am researching. Turns out it's a geneology book written by family members.

GGGrandfather William MANNING

This is the obituary for William Manning, father of Edith Manning:
Peabody Gazette-Herald, Peabody, Kansas, dated Sep. 19, 1895, page 5, col. 4
Obituary; Wm. Manning, one of the early settlers of this vicinity, died at his farm home, southeast of Peabody, on Thursday, the 12th inst., aged 50 years, 27 days. The deceased was born in St. Louis, and lived for many years in southeastern Iowa, from whence he moved here in 1873 and located on the farm. He was prominently and favorably known, and a large number of friends gathered to attend the last sad rites. The funeral was held at the Fairplay Church, Friday afternoon, Rev. J.L. McKay officiating, and the body was interred at the Stone Church Cemetery, in Summit township. The deceased leaves wife and eight children; three boys and five girls, who have the sympathy of all in their bereavement.

GGGrandmother Margaret (BEERE) MANNING

The obituary for Margaret Beere Manning:

Peabody Gazette, Thursday, Feb. 14, 1901, page 5 col. 5
Obituary; Mrs. Margaret Manning was born Sep. 15, 1842 in the city of New York. Removed to Iowa in the year 1846, thence to the state of Kansas, Sep. 4, 1873. She was united in marriage the same year to William Manning. Eight children were born unto them, three sons and five daughters, all of whom survive their father and mother.
Death has visited the family the second time, the father having a a few years ago.
His widow, Margaret Manning, departed this life Feb. 7, 1801, at her home southeast of Peabody, in Butler county, Kansas, at the age of 58 years, 4 months and 22 day. Her death was sudden and a great surprise to the entire community, that dread disease, lagrippe being the cause. There were six children at her bedside when death came: Mrs. Maggie Bentz, Mrs. Jessie Guinty, Esther, Mamie, Edith and Willie.
Edward being in Iowa and Harry at school in Saline, did not arrive until after the mother's death.
The children were all present at the funeral services held at Fairplay M.P. Church, except little Edith who was very sick and not able to be present. One sister and a brother of deceased were also in attendance from Iowa.
Five of the children are members of the Fairplay Church and seven of them are members of the Sabbath school.
How sadly bereft are these dear children of a kind, patient and noble mother. The entire community mourn and sympathize with them. These children will ever revere the memory of a mother's love, who showed us all by her daily example what it is to be noble and good.
A large concourse of sympathizing friends attended the funeral, which was preached in the church from Psalms 39th chapter and 4th verse by Rev. W.H. Manary. Her remains were laid to rest beside those of her husband in Whitewater cemetery. May our Heavenly Father comfort all who mourn.
What is lagrippe?

GINTY baptisms

Ginty, Betsy
Baptized Date: 2/22/1857
Townland: Kincuillew
Parents: Thomas Ginty and Margaret McGuinness
Sponsors: James McGuinness , Catherine Carty

Ginty, Owen
Baptized Date: 4/14/1857
Townland: Carrowreagh
Parents: Owen Ginty and Bridget Kilroy
Sponsors: James Ginty , Honor Quinn

Ginty, Michael
Baptized Date: 10/19/1857
Townland: Clooncune
Parents: Pat Ginty and Mary Cowley
Sponsors: Peter Ginty , Mary O'Hara

Ginty, Bryan
Baptized Date: 4/4/1858
Townland: Kilmacteige
Parents: Bryan Ginty and Bridget Brett
Sponsors: Michael Ginty , Anne Lavin

Ginty, Thomas
Baptized Date: 6/12/1858
Townland: Culleen
Parents: James Ginty and Mary Marren
Sponsors: John Marren , Anne Ginty

Ginty, James
Baptized Date: 6/17/1858
Townland:
Parents: Pat Ginty and Mary O'Hara
Sponsors: Pat O'Hara , Kathy O'Hara

Ginty, Daniel
Baptized Date: 9/15/1858
Townland: Kilmacteige
Parents: Pat Ginty and Mary Ginty
Sponsors: Ned Quinn , Margaret Morgan

Ginty, James
Baptized Date: 5/7/1859
Townland: Carrownlobaun
Parents: Tom Ginty and Mary McGuinness
Sponsors: John McGuinness , Kathy Ginty

Ginty, Anne
Baptized Date: 8/25/1858
Townland: Killure
Parents: Ned Ginty and Mary O'Hara
Sponsors: Pat Ginty , Anne Morgan

Ginty, Bridget
Baptized Date: 11/27/1859
Townland: Carrowreagh
Parents: James Ginty and Mary Ginty
Sponsors: Michael Ginty , Bridget Murphy

Ginty, James
Baptized Date: 2/12/1860
Townland: Belclare
Parents: James Ginty and Anne Grady
Sponsors: Mary Battle , Mary Stenson

Ginty, Peter
Baptized Date: 6/26/1860
Townland: Kincuillew
Parents: Pat Ginty and ?? O'Hara
Sponsors: Pat Ginty , Anne Ginty

Ginty, Patrick
Baptized Date: 6/30/1860
Townland: Coolrecuill
Parents: James Ginty and Mary Marren
Sponsors: Michael Marren , Bridget Stenson

Ginty, Mary
Baptized Date: 7/15/1860
Townland: Kincuillew
Parents: Michael Ginty and Kate Howley
Sponsors: Thomas Howley , Kate Howley

Ginty, Anthony
Baptized Date: 10/1/1860
Townland: Clooncarney
Parents: Pat Ginty and Mary Connelly
Sponsors: Peter Connolly , Mary Neary

Ginty, John
Baptized Date: 01/12/1861
Townland: Belclare
Parish: Kilmacteige
Parents: Michael Ginty and O'Hara Ellsie
Sponsors: Pat Ginty , Margaret O'Hara

Ginty, Michael
Baptized Date: 02/02/1861
Townland:
Parish: Kilmacteige
Parents: Bryan Ginty and Brett Bridget
Sponsors: Pat Heneghan , Grace Devitt

Ginty, Mary
Baptized Date: 05/04/1861
Townland: Kilmacteige
Parish: Kilmacteige
Parents: Pat Ginty and Quinn Mary
Sponsors: Edward Quinn , Bridget Quinn

Ginty, Mary
Baptized Date: 05/22/1861
Townland: Carrowreagh
Parish: Kilmacteige
Parents: James Ginty and Ginty Mary
Sponsors: Anthony Ginty , Mary Ginty

Ginty, Elizabeth
Baptized Date: 08/20/1861
Townland: Cullen
Parish: Kilmacteige
Parents: James Ginty and Marren Mary
Sponsors: James Marren , Anne Nicholson

Ginty, Michael
Baptized Date: 09/22/1861
Townland: Castlerock
Parish: Kilmacteige
Parents: Denis Ginty and Gallagher Sarah
Sponsors: Michael Gallagher , Ellen Gallagher

Ginty, Mary
Baptized Date: 02/19/1862
Townland: Belclare
Parish: Kilmacteige
Parents: Pat Ginty and Grady Anne
Sponsors: Martin Grady , Mary ??

Ginty, Elizabeth
Baptized Date: 01/01/1863
Townland: Kincuillew
Parish: Kilmacteige
Parents: Patrick Ginty and O'Hara Sarah
Sponsors: Denis ?? , Mary Howley

Ginty, Mary
Baptized Date: 02/20/1863
Townland: ??
Parish: Kilmacteige
Parents: Michael Ginty and O'Hara Atty
Sponsors: James McDonnell , Anne O'hara

Ginty, Margaret
Baptized Date: 04/05/1863
Townland: Castlerock
Parish: Kilmacteige
Parents: Denis Ginty and Gallagher Sarah
Sponsors: Michael Gallagher , Kate Kilbride

LDS Baptism Record 12792.