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April 7, 2007

Genealogy: Family Search Web site reaches 150 million names

The Family Search Web site announces that it has reached 150 million names on its free genealogy database at This database has grown by 19 million names per year since it was launched in 1999.

One feature of the online databases is the Pedigree Resource File, or PRF. Family files in the PRF are submitted by visitors to the Web site. To submit files, a user has to download the free Personal Ancestral File genealogy software at the site, or submit the information using a GEDCOM file from another genealogy software program.

A new search feature on the advanced search screen allows users to check a “show all events” feature to view extended generational information that they were unable to view before to this addition. The advanced search screen is at


• I am searching for descendants of Henry C. Truman and Margaret Bright of Parke County, Ind. Henry Culver Trueman was born in 1807 in Ann Arundel County, Md., and died Oct. 10, 1840, in Lodi, Parke County. Margaret Mary Bright was born in 1803 in St. Mary’s County, Md., married Henry in 1827 in Oldham County, Ky., and died Nov. 10, 1871, in Parke County. Their children were Margaret Elizabeth Trueman (married Aaron Orahood and Prier Cates), Cordelia Trueman (married George Hayworth), Lucy Ann Trueman (married Daniel Cook), Matilda Trueman (married Elijah Thompson), Benjamin H. Trueman (died young), James C. Trueman (married Elizabeth Jenne and Mary V. Surbaugh). I have a lot of information I am willing to share. Contact Beth Rasmussen, 20642 N. 134th Way, Sun City West, AZ 85375, e-mail

• I am looking for John Walker, born around 1820 in Indiana or Missouri. He married Barbara Ellen Reffett. She was only 16 and he was about 50. John had a son with him when he married Barbara. His name was Ozias Walker. John died in Missouri where his people lived. John was half Cherokee. Some of John’s children remained in Clay County, Ind., and died there. One son, William, whose mother was Barbara, was a member of the Redman’s lodge in Clay County. If you have any information on these Walkers, please contact Judy Cotter, 951 Baker Cemetery Road, Williford, AR 72482, e-mail

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