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EddieM (#47083914)
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Photos 4 You
RE: Samuel and Anna Baker
You are welcome! We were
glad to help.
Photos 4 You

Added by Photos 4 You on Jan 14, 2017 5:48 AM

BjJ
RE: Joseph Zeigler
Yes please leave the photo. Thank you for your note and glad I was of some help!

Added by BjJ on Jan 12, 2017 1:57 PM

BjJ
RE: Joseph Zeigler
I found a Joseph D. Zeigler on the Illinois Civil War musters. He was a 1Lt in the 114th IL US Infantry, mustered in 9-18-1862. Native of Waynesboro, Franklin Co., Pa., living in Springfield, Sangamon County, IL, at the time of enlistment at age 20. The PA connection helps perhaps.

Added by BjJ on Jan 12, 2017 10:50 AM

BjJ
RE: Joseph Zeigler
It appears the photo may be correctly matched but of course I cannot say for sure. In the 1881 Bios of this county, Joseph's father Henry was stated to be from Franklin Co., Pa. You can read that info here:
http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilmaga/sangamon/1891bios/zeigler.html

I have no other info regarding this man or his family other than what is already posted and the above info but can look around for any other tibits a bit later.

Added by BjJ on Jan 12, 2017 10:45 AM

Laurie
RE: Gersch Memorials
Thank you and Merry Christmas!

Added by Laurie on Dec 19, 2016 5:55 PM

Laurie
RE: Charles Gersch
Thank you for your work too. It is fun to walk the cemeteries.
I would love to have Charles, Augusta, Minnie and Augusta the little one, Transferred to me.
I am not sure if there are others in that cemetery of mine, but if they are, I will write again.
46496608
Laurie

Added by Laurie on Dec 19, 2016 12:53 PM

Laurie
Charles Gersch
By the way, are you related to him?

Added by Laurie on Dec 19, 2016 10:07 AM

Laurie
RE: Charles Gersch
Charles Gersch is the son of Ludwig Gersch who is born 22 Apr 1827 and Henrietta Ritter 8 Jul 1826
He is the brother of my great grandfather Gustav Friedich Gersch 1850-1903
Charles first wife is Augusta Poegel 13 Feb 1862-25 Dec 1862 and his second wife is Minnie Schwartz, 1858-1943-- both are on the same monument.
Web: Illinois, Select Deaths Index, 1877-1916
VIEW RECORD
Name Chas Gersch
Birth Year abt 1856
Age 52 Yr
Death Date 21 Apr 1908
Death Place Chicago, Cook, Illinois
URL http://www.ilsos.gov/isavital/deathsrch.jsp

I think the monument is either wrong or the date is not seen correctly. I have walked and recorded many cemeteries and others have seen the dates differently and I then can see the correct year.

Added by Laurie on Dec 19, 2016 10:06 AM

PMS Sillix
RE: Margaret Sillix Photo Credit
Glad you are alright with the photo credit.

I will keep my eye out for your Minter and Lozier updates.

Good hunting and have a happy Thanksgiving, Patricia

Added by PMS Sillix on Nov 21, 2016 4:23 PM

PMS Sillix
RE: Margaret Sillix
Good morning. Thank you for the transfer. It is nice that another unknown child is found.

If you look at Margaret in my tree you will see I have added the headstone picture. Is this form of photo credit acceptable to you or would you like something different. It is very easy for me to change.

http://mv.ancestry.com/viewer/b59dda22-d31f-45ae-8408-c3565d996198/103044600/280047049663?_phsrc=fFs8741&usePUBJs=true

Havve a good day cousin.

Regards, Patricia

Added by PMS Sillix on Nov 17, 2016 10:59 AM

PMS Sillix
RE: Julia Lozier Sillix
Hello Cousin: Thank you for the transfer.

I searched for information on Julia regularly, and only recently found much. Her last name eluded me for years. Now, thanks to you, I know her resting place.

I don't have any information on the child. Their daughter Catharine Elizabeth Sillix Bowen was supposedly born May 1, 1851, but that information came from a death certificate not a birth. I will keep looking.

Back to Mary Ann Sillix Bitner. On several of her children's vital records Mary's maiden name is listed as Hoffman, Huffman, Huff, Hoff.

Thank you again for the transfers, I will take good care of them.

Regards, Patricia

Added by PMS Sillix on Nov 14, 2016 4:10 PM

PMS Sillix
RE: Mary Ann Sillix Bitner
Mary Ann Sillix Bitner preceeded her mother Catharine Minter Sillix in death. In Catharine's will she bequeathed Mary's portion of her estate to Mary's children.

Checking census records for Mary I found her with her husband, Tobias, and her children matching that listed in her mothers will.

Bequest to Mary's Children:
1. Daughter-in-law Harriet Nouse Bitner, wife of James Andrew Bitner
2. George W Bitner
3. Lucinda Bitner Weber
4. Sarah C Bitner Homer
5. Son-in-law: Jacob Homer, husband of Sarah
6. Martha Jane Bitner Nouse
7. David Clark “D C” Bitner
8. William Bitner
9. Mary E Bitner Weimer

Regards, Patricia


Added by PMS Sillix on Nov 13, 2016 5:31 PM

PMS Sillix
RE: Catharine Minter Sillix
Thank you for the transfers and the sponsorships. Is is a wonderful gift.

In a prior message I was trying to say that I think both Mary Magdalene Hoffman 1817–1916 and Mary Ann Sillix 1823–1873 were the biological daughters of Henry Hoffman. Henry did not die until February 2, 1824, about two months after Mary Ann was born.

If there is ever anything I can do to aid your searches please let me know.

Regards, Patricia

Added by PMS Sillix on Nov 12, 2016 10:39 AM

PMS Sillix
RE: Thomas and Catharine Sillix
I see from your message that much of the Minter information I have found over the years can be attributed to your efforts and research. Again, thank you.

Do your know which Barbara was my gg-grandmother's mother?

Regards, Patricia

Added by PMS Sillix on Nov 11, 2016 2:42 PM

PMS Sillix
RE: Thomas and Catharine Sillix
Hello Cousin:

I was going to ask about the excavation; thank you for the information. Your tenacity is truly inspiring.

I have not been able to find where Henry Hoffman was buried. I have linked Mary Hoffman Menchey’s memorial to her mother’s. According to a newspaper notice Henry Hoffman died 2 Feb 1824 in Adams County, Pennsylvania. That death date would most likely make Mary Ann Sillix the biological daughter of Henry Hoffman not Thomas Sillix. What do you think?

Good luck with your battle with Find a Grave. I have been trying for over a year to get them to merge two cemeteries that are actually the same cemetery.

Regards, Patricia

Added by PMS Sillix on Nov 09, 2016 1:42 PM

PMS Sillix
Thomas and Catharine Sillix
If you don't mind I would like to add your headstone pictures to my family tree. Regards, Patricia Sillix

Added by PMS Sillix on Nov 08, 2016 10:28 PM

PMS Sillix
Dozier
Could the Dozier surname you are researching also be Lozier? Martin Sillix (son of Thomas and Catharine) married Julia Anne "Juliane" Lozier, the daughter of George and Elizabeth (Magner) Lozier.

Regards, Patricia Sillix

Added by PMS Sillix on Nov 08, 2016 10:20 PM

PMS Sillix
Thomas and Catharine Sillix
Thank you, thank you, thank you. I was so surprised and pleased to finally know the resting place of my great, great grandparents, Thomas and Catharine Sillix. When visiting a friend in Ohio about 10 years ago I searched the cemeteries in Nashville where I found several relatives, but did not get to the cemeteries in Millersburg. I did find Catharine’s will at the Holmes County Historical Society in Nashville. That find, that proved all the information I had put together on the family, was what really set me on a prolonged search for my family. The link to my tree on Ancestry is:
http://person.ancestry.com/tree/103044600/person/280023703806/facts
If you are not related I would very much appreciate it if you would transfer their memorials to me.
Thomas Sillix Find A Grave Memorial 170870171
Catherine Sillix Find A Grave Memorial 170870212
Regards, Patricia Sillix, Find A Grave contributor 46891836

Added by PMS Sillix on Nov 08, 2016 10:13 PM

t_town_ks
RE: Hanthorn
Thank you for the photos, I appreciate it. Yes I did as you suggested.

Added by t_town_ks on Sep 29, 2016 12:49 PM

t_town_ks
RE: Hanthorn
I am interested in the Colvin line and SHE is interested in the Hanthorn, yes made a mistake mine were 2011, so I hit send before thinking, I refused to give my email out just for that very reason; we had a local person send out over 1,000 emails in 1 day, the court issued an order on that, they were arrested and charged, I am so sorry; I was just trying to go along and felt I was being harassed by HER, had to do her work that I asked for; hopefully, the next day, the next month get better, OK?

Added by t_town_ks on Sep 26, 2016 9:57 PM

t_town_ks
RE: Elizabeth Hardesty Colvin Hanthorn
Sorry but now yours becomes a duplicate of mine, as mine was put in 2012; could you please transfer pics to mine?
So sorry about the problems, the angst and miscommunications; all I asked was for HER to tell me what (1) document has both names to show that they are the same person, to let me find it; no I have to go and duplicate all the extra not-really-needed research she has done to find what I asked for and she already had it, just would not tell me about.
Because the obit I have does not show the second marriage or children even (What? Why? I know the Colvin one was very high politically and socially, perhaps she thought it was a downgrade, who knows?) As well has her Colvin son's has nothing about half-brothers or half-sisters.

Added by t_town_ks on Sep 26, 2016 7:26 PM

Mary Counts Lichtenwald
RE: Thomas Hanthorn
Is it ok if I send this back to you

Added by Mary Counts Lichtenwald on Sep 26, 2016 12:06 PM

Mary Counts Lichtenwald
RE: Allen County
Me again! Eddie - yes, I would like you to reinstall or recreate the memorial for Elizabeth Hardesty Colvin Hanthorn. I have been adding her site to her children, so when you have the site back up, I will add whatever has not transferred over to the existing page. Please let me know what else you might need.

Thank you so much for your offer and then it will be with her husband, Thomas Hanthorn, which I believe is your page also.

Mary Counts Lichtenwald
daughter of Ethel May Hanthorn

Added by Mary Counts Lichtenwald on Sep 26, 2016 7:07 AM

Mary Counts Lichtenwald
RE: Allen County
Thanks, Eddie.

I won't upset the person in charge of the memorial any more. If you would send the pictures to me so I can add them to my Ancestry.com record for Elizabeth, I would be grateful. My e-mail is: maryliz630@aol.com. This one really did try my patience. She still seems to refuse to give Elizabeth her proper name even tho' she had all but one of her children with Thomas Hanthorn. One son was an attorney in Indiana. I have over 20,000 people in my tree - not saying I might not have some errors in a few - starting out we are not always as good or careful as we should be, but time does give us lessons. I correct things when I find them. And when I work in Find A Grave, I have facts in front of me. I have not figured out how to send attachments on this public message site. The source she quoted is one I have had for a long time and one I thought she would not accept. But I did have things I could have sent her. One day, I will be sure Elizabeth has her proper respect and her proper name.

Thanks to both e-mails. And I may make use of your allen co. site. For now I rest assured your tombstone is the one and have her right. It can be confounding!

Added by Mary Counts Lichtenwald on Sep 25, 2016 3:46 PM

Mary Counts Lichtenwald
Elizabeth Hanthorn
Eddie -

Is it possible you still have the cemetery pictures for her? If so, would it be possible for you to send them to me?

My e-mail is maryliz630@aol.com.

I would appreciate having them for my page.

Just an FYI:

The following is a link to a family history which mentions the relationship. Elizabeth Hardesty Colvin Hanthorn's sister, both daughters of Henry Hardesty and Elizabeth Matheny Hardesty, married into the Branstetter family.

http:www.anamericanfamilyhistory.com/Branstiter%20Family/BranstetterJohn1804.html

I really am not crazy!

Mary

Added by Mary Counts Lichtenwald on Sep 23, 2016 8:13 AM

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