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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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Amos B Hauze
Hello Ellen, thank you for the note and I have changed the death date on the memorial to read Jan 22 1929. Thank you for adding such a beautiful photo of Amos and Fannie....Pat
Added by Patricia on Jul 25, 2014 3:21 PM
Romaine Stauffer
Henry Good
Hello again,
Can you give me the reference numbers for the Orphans Court records for the children of Henry and Ann (Stirk) Good? Or the estate settlement?
Henry Find A Grave #85205416
Thanks. I seem to have lost your personal email but you used to have mine.
Added by Romaine Stauffer on Jul 22, 2014 2:59 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
Upon further research I found there marriage record, she is a Thomas- just not a George & Peggy Thomas
Added by ditdit on May 26, 2014 10:23 AM
D'On Reid
Isaac and Catharine Kline Bast
Dear Ellen,
I believe our family are direct descendants of this couple that you have documented with pictures of their grave etc. You list their 11 children on this site and I was wondering where you found their names. I have been looking for many years for the parents of Rose Hannah, sometimes referred to as Rosanna Bast. She is buried next to her husband Andrew McClurg at Fernwood cemetery in Philadelphia PA. And they are our Great Great Grandparents. You list one of the children of Isaac and Catharine as Rosa Ann. I think there is a huge chance that she is our link, but wondered if you could share with me where you found the information to list the 11 children. I would appreciate this soooooo much! Thank you in advance!
D'On Reid
Added by D'On Reid on Apr 03, 2014 6:19 AM
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
jane Mangum

Please look and see if this is better. Thanks for your correction. If you find other errors, please let me know. Jane

Added by jane Mangum on Dec 10, 2013 4:02 PM
jane Mangum

Please look and see if this is better. Thanks for your correction. If you find other errors, please let me know. Jane

Added by jane Mangum on Dec 10, 2013 4:01 PM
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
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