My husband's grandmother was Azelia CAULKINS EASTERBROOK FORTNER CHENEY. She died of Huntington's in 1993. She was born in Steuben County, New York. I think her parents were Mary FORD (or possibly HOWARD) and Archie CAULKINS, although I believe she was raised by John CAULKINS (Archie's brother) and Lillian HOWARD CAULKINS (Mary's mother whose maiden name I believe to be FORD). It is unclear as to whether Archie and Mary were married (since he was technically her step uncle). I am not sure if the disease came from her mother or father's side of the family, but of Azelia's 6 children, it is known that 4 have the disease and are currently battling it.   I thirst to know more...


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