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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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Betty Frain
RE: Claude Manning - Union Leesburg
I can have this marked as being a memorial as opposed to being a grave. Or I would be willing to transfer if you are related.

Betty
Added by Betty Frain on Nov 02, 2014 3:29 PM
Betty Frain
Claude Manning - Union Leesburg
In answer to your question, yes I have seen the cemetery records for all the sites when I was writing the books on Union Cemetery. That is where I obtained the dates. I think there is also an obelisk or group stone for the children, but I have not idea why I do not have a photo. Maybe the info was only in the office records. Next time I am in Leesburg I will look again. I am not related to the Mannings.

Betty Frain

Added by Betty Frain on Nov 02, 2014 12:59 PM
Lori Stephens
Ronemous Engle Cemetery
Hi Ellen -
My direct ancestors at this cemetery are Philip Engle, Jr - Philip Engle Sr - Melchor Engle. I was at the cemetery 07/2011 to do some clearing, get pics/inscriptions and again a couple of weeks ago, 10/2014.
I've taken pictures of as many of the stones as possible. Other descendants cleared out the overgrowth from the Darke and Engle stones and I was able to get pics of those as well.
I've also transcribed as much as possible, including the poems with help from the 1930's transcriptions. Just wanted to let you know that I'll be sending thru updates, additons, corrections and pics in the upcoming weeks.

Thanks, Lori
Added by Lori Stephens on Oct 11, 2014 2:17 PM
Tim & Joyce Gibbs
RE: Uhler/Jerg Family
Thank you for the Correction Info, I have Fixed Dorthea's Surname to Jerg, but not sure where the Information is for her Husband I was using a Dell Computer at that time and it Crashed but also may have gotten the Information from Mary M Uhler-Crosswhite my Wifes mother and also could have some of it in a folder I will ask my wife when she gets home if she knows where we may have put the Family History Work, we just Recently Moved to a New house and are slowly going through Boxes :D

Timmy and Joyce Crosswhite-Rosado-Gibbs
Added by Tim & Joyce Gibbs on Oct 01, 2014 7:43 AM
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
Waco Graver
Mollie Manning Willis
Hi,we are in Block 5 taking pictures,hopefully we in a few weeks will be in 6.
Added by Waco Graver on Apr 08, 2013 8:57 PM
Nancy Kane
ronemous engle cemetery
Hi Ellen,
I am an Engle descendent of Melchor, and was looking at your pictures of the Ronemous Engle cemetery. I recently visited what I thought was the Engle cemetery in Shendandoah Junction, Jefferson Co. W. Virginia where there is 3 white tall crosses in a corn field. This location does not look like the pictures you posted, where was I? Your pics have a wooded area and tombstones, that was what I was looking for and did not find. Can you help me? I will look forward to your response. Thanks in advance Nancy Kane, Smithshire, Il 61478
Added by Nancy Kane on Oct 05, 2012 3:35 PM
Gordon S.
Eisenhour
Ellen, yes this photo can be used I'm sure. Credit should go to Marilyn Getty of California, MD, who is a descendant of Henry Emrick and Catherine Eisenhour. She did a ton of research and visited the area about 18 yrs ago.
Added by Gordon S. on Oct 04, 2012 5:25 PM
Bonnie Miller
RE: Louise Edrington Willis
Hi Ellen,

I just googled her name and was lucky to find it...In her book, she says she wants her ashes to be buried with her mom....so it all added up.
We are so lucky to be on her list of book signing relatives....she did us a great service.

http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/mclennan/cemeteries/oakwood/oakwood5.txt

Bonnie

Added by Bonnie Miller on Oct 02, 2012 2:20 PM
Bonnie Miller
Louise Edrington Willis
Hi Ellen,

I looked for Louise Edrington Willis in FindAGrave and never found one, so I decided to set one up for her....Without her wonderful Manning Book, this journey would have been so much harder.
Bonnie
Added by Bonnie Miller on Oct 02, 2012 12:48 PM
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