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Ellen (#47172556)
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Bio Photo I live in Maryland but my heart and much of the family I am researching is in Pennsylvania. The majority of my family is of German origin, emigrating in the early to mid 1700s. On my father's side I have a particular interest in the following families: Stine/Stein, Rittenhouse, Smith, and Hauze. On my mother's side I am deeply vested in Virginia/West Virginia and the Hite and Manning families, as well as the Strouse family in Pennsylvania.

I have more detailed copies of photos uploaded to this site and welcome requests. If the memorial I have uploaded is not related to my family, I would be pleased to turn over ownership to a family member.

Photos on Find a Grave should never be used without permission, and the source should always be credited.

My policy is that others may use the photos of MEMORIALS I have posted for personal use, but do require that the source of the photo(s) be stated as that both credits my work and also provides provenance for the photo. Simply reference that it is a photo posted on FAG by Ellen and give the date.

Please DO NOT use portraits unless you are immediately related.

Thank you.
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Frankling Piers Stein/Stine
Thanks for the info Ellen. Yes, I think it's obvious they were aiming for Franklin Pierce - probably a bit of a language translation. Glad to receive all you good, new data.
Added by GLENDA EISENHOUR on Sep 13, 2014 10:24 PM
Wayne Raschdorf
Stine Surname
Hi Ellen,
I'm looking for a tie in with my Stine line that connects into PA and I believe it is Lebanon County as I remember my Grandmother Gertrude saying. My best guess is with Daniel Stine b. 15 May 1834.

Daniel and Ellen had two children: Fredrick and Henry (#102862675). In the 1870 Census Fredrick's birth is listed as Nebraska 1861. A Daniel Steine is listed with the second Dragoons in Fort Laramie, Nebraska territory in the 1860 Census age 25 and born in PA. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you, Wayne
Added by Wayne Raschdorf on Sep 06, 2014 12:40 PM
Gary Strouse
Peter Strouse

Do you know if Peter is the son of of Ludwig Strouse? I base my question on a text written by John Yerg between 1905 and 1915:
Text: One Branch of the Strouse Family, that of Grandfather Ludwig Strouse, came from Berks county to Lewis township, Northumberland county, in the thirties or fourties and settled Strousetown, named after him, and now called Schuyler. He was a blacksmith by trade and carried on the business, assisted by his sons, Adam and William Strouse. His son Peter Strouse, I did not know, as he left the neighborhood and settled in Schuylkill county. I had a visit from one of Peter's daughters, Hetty Yerger, in 1862, while her husband was in the Union army. Lewis Strouse will remember that.
Grandfather Strouse died about 1850, two years before I came to the neighborhood, but Grandmother Strouse I knew well. She died in 1859, if I remember rightly, and Rev. Albert preached the funeral sermon. We were all taken in sleds and sleighs from the old home. She died at William Strouse's , who inhereited the old homestead in return for keeping the old lady.
The Strouse Family consisted of six children, three boys and three girls- Adam, Peter, William, Hetty, Lucy and Catherine.

Gary Strouse
Added by Gary Strouse on Jul 04, 2014 4:10 PM
Gail Saeger
RE: Permission to copy photo?
Hi Ellen,
Not sure what photos u are talking about but u can copy the photos as long as I'm given credit for them. Thanks, Gail
Added by Gail Saeger on Mar 17, 2014 4:53 PM
Karen Ferency Baker
Added by Karen Ferency Baker on Jan 21, 2014 10:01 AM
Hi Ellen:

I don't mind use of my photos on but would prefer that they be credited to "Longswamp." Thank you for asking!

Added by Longswamp on Nov 09, 2013 8:51 PM
Romaine Stauffer
Amos Good
Find A Grave Memorial# 23688745

Do you have something to document that this Amos Good in Lehigh County is the son of Henry and Ann (Stirk) Good?
According to Lancaster County deed T8-529 dated April 1, 1852, related to the settlement of the estate of Amos's grandfather Peter Good, Amos was living in Naiperville, DuPage County, Illinois. His uncle Jonathan Good was also living at the same place in Illinois.
Added by Romaine Stauffer on Sep 09, 2013 11:55 AM
RE: Engle edits
Thank you.

I have about 1,000 or so links, can you send me the one for Engle that has the 1776 stone reference. I will see what I can find our for you.
Added by Gloria on Aug 05, 2013 12:45 PM
K Robinson
RE: Christofel and Eva Stein

You are welcome! :D It is so nice when someone has the little piece that it is driving you crazy to not be able to find.

Yes, I am a Stein. Jacob Stein (1757), son of Johannes of Pinegrove is my 5 g-grandfather.

Hope you learned a lot at your conference!

Kaye Lynn

Added by K Robinson on May 11, 2013 12:28 PM
K Robinson
Christofel and Eva Stein
Thanks for your work on the Steins. I have been researching them on and off for several years. I noticed that there is no last name for Christoph (or Christofel)Stein's wife Eva. It is Eva Stroh. (My records do not include the Maria that shows on her Find A Grave entry.)

"Stein, Johann Heinrich s. Christoph and Eva, born Stroh; b. Aug. 1, 1807,; bap. Aug 16, 1807. Sp. Eva Elisabeth Schmidt." p. 71
"Stein, David s. Christoph and Eva, born Stroh; b. Nov. 25, 1814; bap. Sept 30, 1816; Sp. John and Elisabeth Achi." p. 109
(from Bethel Moravian Church Record, Lebanon, Pennsylvania.Repository:LDS Family History Library
Salt Lake City, Utah LDS film #0383298 Item #4

I may have more info if you are interested.

Kaye Lynn
Added by K Robinson on May 10, 2013 9:53 PM
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