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Gregory Speciale (#31762373)
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Bio Photo I was born in Hoboken, New Jersey and grew up in Hudson and Bergen County before settling in Sussex County. When I was a boy I listened to family members talk about the Italian, German, French, Irish and Native American (Mohawk) ancestry that runs through my blood. Growing up with no father and having a mother who supported five kids and worked three jobs was very tough on the whole family. I needed someone or something, I didn't know. I started hunting for snakes at the local cemeteries and found myself surrounded by tombstones that I really didn't pay attention too. Just about that time I saw a television series "Roots" by Alex Haley. I was amazed on how he traced his family all the way back to Africa, I was hooked! When I was in Basic Training at Fort Sill, Oklahoma someone told me about Geronimo's grave being on post, well I was excited and had to see it. I had served in the military for 8 years. When my father heard that I was in the Army he told my family that he needed to see me. It was a year and a half before Desert Storm. This meeting took place at his apartment in North Bergen and from that day on, I had my father's connection that I was missing my whole life. But life itself isn't fair and on the day I was supposed to see him in uniform, he suffered a major heart attack. That connection was broke forever and so I searched for someone or something once again to fill that void in my life. It took a couple of years but I had finally found that missing piece. It was genealogy and like a lightning bolt I was struck, big time. That lead me to findagrave.com, slowly but surley I now arrived to my Africa. I hold my dearest memories not only to humans but animals too. I had two loving cats in my life, Ginger and Kizzy.
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Patricia Overell
Joseph C Overell
Joseph C Overell, #11419048
The name should be spelled with an e, Overell
Dates are 1822-1906
Joseph was my husband's great-grandfather
Added by Patricia Overell on Mar 24, 2014 11:03 AM
jennifer
Pius Greb
Hi I am Pius Greb's 3rd Greatgrand daughter Jennifer Wohlfarth. I been searching for Annie and Pius grave's for a while. Do they have stones and where? There other son Harry Greb who was known as Edward Henry Greb before he took his brothers name Harry. He was the middle weight Champion of The World in the 1920's. He died in 1926 and Mildred died in 1923 they are buried at Calvary. I am new at this I started adding family just in the last two months. If you have any information I would love to talk to you Thank you for Adding them so we can always remember them. Pius daughter Ida Edward's is also at Calvary. You can find them on this sight. Can you Please tell me how to link them you can reach me at jenniferwohlfarth@yahoo.com thanks again
Added by jennifer on Mar 20, 2014 8:46 PM
Sentinal
Col. George Tisdale Roberts
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Col. Roberts parents were children of revolutionary war soldiers. His father Benjamin Roberts # 71646060 is the son of Gen. Christopher Roberts and his mother Sophia Hodges #71646061 is the daughter of Dr. Silas Hodges who served as a surgeon in the continental army, on the staff of General Washington. Thank you for all your work.
Added by Sentinal on Mar 16, 2014 2:33 PM
Carol & David
Lewis Osmun #20041893
Would you please connect Lewis Osmun to his parents, Joseph 125296053 and Elizabeth Osmun 125295982? Thank You.
Added by Carol & David on Mar 09, 2014 3:48 PM
joanne buckalew
Capt William H Craig
I just read your bio...first of all I'd like to say THANK YOU for your service to our country! Without men like yourself and many of our ancestors who faught for our freedom and rights who knows what our country would be today.
My Ancestors where some of the founders of Monmouth County, NJ and I am proud of their courage and drive to have a better life.
Capt William H. Craig 8649464 is a son of my ggg-grandfather, and I would love him to be connected to his parents and siblings. I will send it to you in an edit, I just wanted to send a note to you to Thank You for your service.
Added by joanne buckalew on Feb 21, 2014 9:37 AM
joanne buckalew
Capt William H Craig
I just read your bio...first of all I'd like to say THANK YOU for your service to our country! Without men like yourself and many of our ancestors who faught for our freedom and rights who knows what our country would be today.
My Ancestors where some of the founders of Monmouth County, NJ and I am proud of their courage and drive to have a better life.
Capt William H. Craig 8649464 is a son of my ggg-grandfather, and I would love him to be connected to his parents and siblings. I will send it to you in an edit, I just wanted to send a note to you to Thank You for your service.
Added by joanne buckalew on Feb 21, 2014 9:37 AM
Kenneth Seguin
Pvt John M.G. Beck, 14th NJ Inf
Would you kindly transfer Find A Grave Memorial# 12827311 on my great-great-grandfather, Pvt John Gustave Beck, 14th NJ Infantry, to me for management? He was born in 1931 in Germany, and died 29 Jul 1896 in Dayton, Montgomery Co, OH.

Thanks in advance,

Kenneth E. Seguin, Colonel, USAF (ret.)

Prosper, TX
Added by Kenneth Seguin on Feb 13, 2014 7:27 PM
Kenneth Seguin
Pvt John M.G. Beck, 14th NJ Inf
Would you kindly transfer Find A Grave Memorial# 12827311 on my great-great-grandfather, Pvt John Gustave Beck, 14th NJ Infantry, to me for management? He was born in 1931 in Germany, and died 29 Jul 1896 in Dayton, Montgomery Co, OH.

Thanks in advance,

Kenneth E. Seguin, Colonel, USAF (ret.)

Prosper, TX
Added by Kenneth Seguin on Feb 13, 2014 7:26 PM
Mary Beth
Elijah Worthington
Hello.

I see you have a memorial for my ancestor Elijah Worthington. I was wondering if you may be related.
Added by Mary Beth on Jan 09, 2014 4:55 PM
Mary Beth
Elijah Worthington
Hello.

I see you have a memorial for my ancestor Elijah Worthington. I was wondering if you may be related.
Added by Mary Beth on Jan 09, 2014 4:55 PM
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