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Joanne Gross Vaughn (#46482187)
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To whom it may concern, my bio is my bio, I have been a findagrave member for quite a few years. I am not a name collector like others, but I am territorial and would like to be able to place memorials up for people in my area (Ashland, Fountain Springs, Gordon, Girardville, Lavelle, Locustdale)that are in the local newspapers and funeral home websites, but alas I can't, someone from far away keeps putting them up.

If you are going to put memorials up and if the info is provided in the obit (aka-bio), please enter it. Don't just leave the places born & died blank because it is quicker for you to enter them and grab them before someone else does.
Do it correctly or don't do it at all.

I know my area (North of the mountain) of Schuylkill county very well and what I don't know I make sure to find out.

And UPDATE, UPDATE, I am slowly but surely adding cemmie records for a certain cemetery in my area, I have the letters A, B,C,D,E,F,G,H,I, & J done so far.
I have also transcribed the St Paul's Lutheran Cemetery in Middleport, Pennsylvania
Helped with Odd Fellows in Girardville; St Joseph's (Old & New), Ashland; and St Mauritius (Old & New), also Ashland. Sts Peter & Paul, Port Carbon. With more to come as time & weather permits. Upcoming Citizens Cemetery, Lavelle.
Big Thanks to fellow deceased Findagraver- Keith McKain, for entering all the pictures and memorials that you did for me.
If it were not for you entering them for me, those 2700 plus memorials in Schuylkill co area wouldn't be up there now and Big Thanks to FAG, for turning them over to me to maintain.
And also hats off to Tim Gruber & Robert Miller, whose numerous memorials I also manage.
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D Giese
RE: George Schreppel #117808547
Thank you. I don't know if they have a headstone or not.
Added by D Giese on Feb 10, 2016 12:32 PM
Kristin Peterson Crist
Transfer of Memorials
Hello Joanne,
I would love it if you would transfer the following memorials over to me. They are my mother's family. I have been researching for the past eight years and am happy to see that Ancestry.com is now including Find A Grave in their research and am trying to catch up. I came across these memorials tonight and was ecstatic to find them. I would greatly appreciate it. Thank you, Kristin

Memorial# 43796351 Steven O Skocik
Memorial# 43796350 Christine Skocik
Memorial# 43796349 Leroy T Skocik
Memorial# 157330341 TSGT Edward H Skocik
Memorial# 157330378 Rosemarie T. Skocik
Memorial# 119282655 Helen Skocik
Memorial# 117842743 Thomas J Skocik
Added by Kristin Peterson Crist on Feb 04, 2016 5:46 PM
rjenkins
RE: Schumber/Shomper
Sorry about the slow response, forgot about this. His grandfather Adam is probably a distant uncle of mine (the info goes back before the 1850 census so it's a little tricky)

I know he had two daughters Levina and Dora but I think I had trouble tracking them after he died.
Added by rjenkins on Jan 26, 2016 9:36 PM
MELINDA POOLE
RE: Elizabeth Stine Wood
I am not, but my daughter-in-law is. I have done work on her genealogy. The photos I took were taken when I went with her to spend a week visiting her relatives in West Virginia. Any questions that I might can help you with, feel free to email me directly.
Added by MELINDA POOLE on Dec 31, 2015 3:13 AM
Janice Tomaschefsky
Iber A Fetterolf
His wife Florence Umlauf share the same headstone, wuld you be kind enough to link them together. Florence was born Mar 6 1900 and died Mar 22 1995 in Locustdale, Schuykill, Pennsylvania, she is the daughter of John R Umlauf b Sep 27 1876, d June 17 1952. They may be buried in the same cemeteryThank you,
Jan
Added by Janice Tomaschefsky on Dec 29, 2015 1:51 PM
Steven Daknis
Gertrude Scheuren Kroutch
Thanks for alerting me to the duplicate record. I've deleted mine and I've sent you update requests for Gert's parents, Joseph and Katherine (Bosche) Scheuren.

Steve
Added by Steven Daknis on Dec 15, 2015 10:18 AM
Researcher
RE: Charles Kiehl
Joanne, I am very much related. And am in shock right now. Your message just notified me of Chuck's passing. He is my cousin. If you could be so kind, may I request that his memorial be transferred to me? I was planning on getting my Christmas card out to him. I will be attending his funeral. Thank you so much.
Added by Researcher on Dec 09, 2015 4:16 PM
LadyDragon
RE: Margaret Clews
Thank you!
Added by LadyDragon on Dec 03, 2015 1:31 PM
Janet K
Florence A. Beury Wagner memorial
Thank you for your suggestion to update the memorial for Florence A. (Beury) Wagner to change her name to "Abbie Florence Beury" based on her daughter Cora (Wagner) Grove's 2005 obituary.

I looked into this and confirmed that she is listed as "Florence A." on her tombstone and in her obituary, and as "Florence" on her marriage record and on all of the censuses. Her middle name (or even her first name in the German tradition) may have been Abbie (or some variation of it), but she apparently went by "Florence" throughout her life. I'll check into this further and add a middle name if I can confirm one.

Thank you for all of your work at Find a Grave, Joanne!

All the best,
Janet

REF: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=108549554
Added by Janet K on Dec 01, 2015 12:11 PM
Researcher
RE: St Joseph's Cemetery, Ft Springs
I note that the cemeteries are two separate cemeteries and the descriptions are transposed.
Added by Researcher on Nov 23, 2015 7:30 PM
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