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Nancy Leshikar Hébert (#47194409)
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Bio Photo "He who careth not from whence he came careth little whither he goeth." - Daniel Webster

This is a quote my father, T'Odon Charles Leshikar attached to the front of one of his family trees. He was passionate about recording names, dates, relationships of family members. At every family reunion he spread out his sheets encouraging everyone to see where they were and make sure the correct spelling, date of birth, marriage and death of every one was included. The last week of his life we spent retyping and entering corrections on all his trees (the numbers are impressive!) and then sent copies to each of his first cousins - including a distant cousin in Czechoslovakia (Czech Republic).

Using these trees, I am trying to track down and source each and every family member as well as add the newer ones. Finding the graves, seeing the headstones, sharing information, showing relationships and from one spot being able to leave a remembrance - my father would have loved websites like Find A Grave.

And then there are the treasures to be found –

This is the inscription from the headstone of my ancestors Josef Jirasek and Rosalie Balcar Jirasek who brought their family from Czechoslovakia to Texas in 1867.

"Here rest, a couple who loved each other,
after a long and arduous journey
through the byways of the world.
Laid here for their eternal sleep.
Completed is your life. Rest in Peace."

Please do not post death certificates on the memorials I have created. I feel strongly that this is not the place for them.
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Sherry Goolsby, Genealogy researcher
#51203304
Re: Amos Lewis Bracken, Sr.

Hi Nancy,

Could U transfer Amos Lewis Bracken to me? I am his great-granddaughter. My Find A Grave #47340731.

Thanks,
Sherry
Added by Sherry Goolsby, Genealogy... on Oct 15, 2014 6:31 AM
C. L. Hines
Vinson
There is a Thomas C. Vinson and wife in the same lot as John Vinson, is this yours? B.1887-1961

Chas.
Added by C. L. Hines on Oct 09, 2014 9:41 PM
Jackson B. Weller
Duebbe Family
Hi Nancy,

Malinda Duebbe Bittner (117093691) is my gg-grandmother, I have some links you might be interested in adding. You have her mother Isabel Wehrmann Duebbe (44918786), Malinda's father is Wilhelm Dubbe (78729646). Another sister of Malinda's is Maud Sophronia Hergotz (26214739) she went by Sophie. Also, Isabel's father is Johann Wehrmann (77609879) his birth date is listed as 1781, it is actually 1791. Hope this helpful. Thank you for all the work you are doing.

Jackson Weller
Added by Jackson B. Weller on Jun 28, 2014 10:02 PM
D L Carrier
Grave Correction
Myrtle Virginia Eidelbach Stalmach (Memorial# 122778286) My Grandmother is in
Oak Hill Cemetery
Flatonia
Fayette County
Texas, USA

Added by D L Carrier on Jun 08, 2014 5:36 AM
Nancy Ligi
Marek
Hello Nancy,
I am Nancy Marek, my grandparents came from Tura Luka, Czech. I know very little else about them.My grandfather's name was John Marek B 1885, grandmother was Elizabeth Provaznick. They settled in Danbury ct. No one ever kept any records, and all family members are deceased.I never knew if they left people over there. Any help I would be so happy to hear from you.
thanks for any info,
Nancy
Added by Nancy Ligi on May 14, 2014 2:42 PM
Phil Grimmett
Milton Dusek
I bought a canteen that had Milton's and 2 other names on it. You may or may not know that Milton was a Death March survivor. The other 2 names were Jack Elliott, who survived with Milton, and Richard Dysinger who unfortunately died in the camp. They were in different units but were all 3 shipped to the same camp in China from Bataan. The name of Bataan was also carved on the canteen.
Added by Phil Grimmett on Mar 10, 2014 1:25 PM
Becky
linking family members
Can you link some children to their parents? The parents are James Melburn Furr #50769669 and Pinkie P Furr #66819946.

The children that need to be added to them are
Iowene Harmon #32863910
Alice Louise Provan #66820117
Mary Nan Furr Hilburn #43544275
Joy Furr England #34294071

Thanks.
Added by Becky on Nov 22, 2013 6:45 AM
Danny Leshikar
Lesikar family
Nancy,
Thank you for the recent proposed changes.
Will you please add Rosalie Lesikars maiden name of Dusek. Could you also add Jan & Rosalie sons, Vincent, Frank, & Joseph?
Thank you.
Danny Leshikar
Added by Danny Leshikar on Nov 17, 2013 9:40 PM
Michelle Urban
RE: Andrew O'Neal
Nancy
You are very welcome. Thank you for the lovely note. I enjoy being in cemeteries and hope that my photos help someone find family they are looking for.

Regards
Michelle
Added by Michelle Urban on Aug 15, 2013 5:02 PM
Michelle Urban
Andrew O'Neal
Nancy,

I think a little while ago you requested a photo of Andrews stone & I replied that I was unable to find it. Well I went back & did another walk around the cemt. & found it. Posted photo on his memorial.

Regards
Michelle
Added by Michelle Urban on Aug 15, 2013 1:31 PM
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