|Jim Shearer (#46589264)|
| || member for 11 years, 6 months, 16 days|
| [Add to MyFriends]|
|Bio and Links|
I am an retired electrical engineer who got into family research a few years ago. Now am an adict on finding family history I live in Michigan, which itself is a font of history, and have found that my family were pioneers and have famous connections, much of which I hadn't known about. Taking pictures of headstones connected to the family has helped tidy up family relationships, since with the headstone dates, a person can go and look up old newspapers for more data. Along with some other sites like ancestry.com, findagrave is a nice way to leave some of that history to be found by others.|
|Messages left for Jim Shearer (82)||[Leave Message]|
|Jana Marie Lashmit||RE: Mathias Kruzel|
Thanks for the changes. Appreciate it. Does get somewhat confusing trying to figure out some of the family when names are so differently spelled too.
As for Joseph and Josephine Kruzel, I will search around and find out more info on if he was married twice to two different Josephine's. Possibly she was married twice??
Thanks also for the many transfers of the families I requested in the past.
Will keep you posted when I find for info...
|Jana Marie Lashmit||Catherine Kruzel- Sobleski|
Meant Joseph's sister Catherine married John Sobleski.
|Jana Marie Lashmit||RE: Fabian Kruzel|
I do not see Joseph's parent's listed in his obit.
The Sobleski son you are referring to was Joseph's daughter's husband. Catherine Kruzel married John Sobleski.
I found this on the LDS family search:
Name: Joseph Krusell
Age (Expanded): 45 years
Birth Year: 1845
Spouse's Name: Josephine Hoboski
Spouse's Age (Expanded): 45 years
Spouse's Birth Year: 1845
Spouse's Birthplace: Germany
Event Date: 21 Jul 1890
Event Place: Cross Village, Emmet, Michigan
Father's Name: Mathaias Krusell
Mother's Name: Francis Karamell
Spouse's Father's Name: Mike Mcdonnel
For Fabian's parent's it lists Matthew and Martha Karomel. So I am thinking her name must've been Martha Frances or Frances Martha????
Thank you for your reply.
|Petoskey History 1852-2002||RE: Mrs. Homer...etc|
Thanks, Jim. I understand. I also enjoy the research and very much appreciate having you to consult with on our various departed friends in the Little Traverse Bay area. I believe the biography on Mrs. Homer was originally written by me prior to the discovery her biography already existed. I then deleted mine and sent the information to person who had originated her memorial, and he posted it for me. It would however be great to have more information about the family. They first came to my attention via a newspaper article sent to me about Mr. Homer. I vaguely remember the Emmet Lunch either through being their or from my ancestors recollections. Not sure. If you have additional information, i am sure the originator (Tom ?) would add it. He is good about such matters. Thanks again!
|Petoskey History 1852-2002||Mrs. Homer|
Thanks, Jim for the updates! I deleted the other one.
|Michelle Engle||Engle graves|
Thank you so much for adding these, I don't know a lot about my ancestors my father and I haven't been close so i have to do studying on my own, these help a lot! My grandpa George was wonderful to me but he was my only source of help so i am now on my own...
|Petoskey History 1852-2002||RE: Dorothy Behans|
Hello, again. This is what I had for Dorothy. I will also send my copy for Jim. I thought this might make it easier if you have not already completed her biography.
Name: Behan, Dorothy Marie
Date of Birth: 6/27/1921
Date of Death: 7/14/2005
Cemetery: St. Francis, Petoskey
With her family by her side, Dorothy
Marie Behan left this world
peacefully at her home in Vero Beach,
Fiorida. Born in Detroit, as a young girl her
family moved to Boyne City, where
she graduated from Boyne High School.
After moving to Petoskey in 1943, she
met the love of her life James Francis Behan.
Together they raised nine children. She took
part in a number of businesses, but is best
remembered as an excellent tailor and as co-owner
of the popular home and furnishing business known as PUMCO. Dorothy and Jim were happily married for 41
years until his passing in 1984.
She is remembered not only as a
gracious and loving wife and grandmother,
but a person with whom people quickly fell in love.
She was known for generosity,and
strength of character and fondly recalled
for the wonderful meals she prepared
for her family and friends. She was survived by many family members and friends. The complete obituary can be read at Petoskey's Greenwood Cemetery Genealogical Site: http://www.gwood.us/
|Petoskey History 1852-2002||RE: Behan Family|
I just realized I had not included the Behan’s in my Chamber of Commerce/Business People. I think the ones I have in mind are owned Pumco’s (Dorothy and Jim) and many other businesses. They invested also. There was also Ed Behan’s Tweed Shop, and a radio announcer by the name of Behan (perhaps owner of WMBN. Any ideas how we could enhance their memorials? I would guess that Greenwood would have obituaries on all of them.
|Petoskey History 1852-2002||RE: John Karamol|
Oh, Jim. This is terrific! (Sorry about the mix-up on the names-I worked with the Karamol names for so long last night my brain jammed.) I am excited and looking forward to see what you do with on the bios, and hope you add your personal information about the candy store. I have added virtually, a number of the Karamol family to the Petoskey History-1852 to 2002. (I think they are all yours.) I knew of the family from when I was a kid, but am amazed at how deeply engrained they were in our business community. Please take a look at how I have used them and perhaps you will come up with ideas that will improve “Our Chamber of Commerce/Business Owners.” Thanks again!
|Maurice Eby||RE: Stephen Moser|
Yes, that would be nice. Maybe I will find some more links. Maurice
|[View all messages...]|
Privacy Statement and Terms of Service