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SM (#46597451)
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For over 45 years I have worked on my family histories. Sometimes, as a "get-away" from my own research and frustrations I walk through a cemetery and record my own census of readable tombstones. I record the dates and inscriptions just as they are engraved on the memorial.
So, what I have recorded is usually my own work efforts and research.

Memorials are created with respect and honor and are not intended to offend.

Should you have additions/corrections to my entries or if you would like your family member or friend transferred to your care, please let me know--
If the memorial is not my own relative or close friend, I consider ALL requests for memorial transfers. I'm not going to quibble over the ancestry and how many times removed you are from the person in the memorial. I'm happy to transfer memorials. Likewise, I appreciate similar considerations.

(And - I'm not in a numbers race to see how fast I can post obituaries or how many memorials I can post)
Seems some entries are made before the family has an opportunity to return from the cemetery !

I wish you success as you look for those who have gone before.

BY THE WAY -- when I find my personal pictures- many I personally took -- lifted and re-posted on other sights -- It angers me that there isn't acknowledgment of the source.
After all, I am very proud of my ancestors.

I don't care if you use my personal pictures in your online family trees but at least have the courtesy of making a connective link to the original on FindAGrave, and/or including credit to FindAGrave member SM #46597451.

Of course, I would cannot imagine anyone would use my personal pictures for personal financial gain.
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David McInturff
John & Anna McEndarfer
Thanks so much for the quick transfers. I appreciate that.
Added by David McInturff on Jan 31, 2015 7:21 PM
Thank you
I agree this is not the family I am looking for. Now I just have to convince the other family members to change their research.
Added by smokeysf on Dec 23, 2014 9:22 AM
regarding 9110677
You have Hannah Robertson and a row of markers. People have suggested that Mary Matilda Robertson was her daughter. Mary Matilda is buried in San Francisco though. I notice you have a Mary buried next to this family. Can you give me any more information?
Added by smokeysf on Dec 22, 2014 3:25 PM
Geraldine Barnett
RE: Darrow
That is great. That always adds to the memorial for when others are seeking them. geraldine
Added by Geraldine Barnett on Nov 19, 2014 10:03 AM
Geraldine Barnett
Thank you. Related?/friend will b glad to transfer to your care. geraldine
Added by Geraldine Barnett on Nov 18, 2014 4:00 PM
Cheryl Ayres
Re: Delores C Ellis
Believe it or not but Delores C. Ellis is a male.

1920 Census

Charles O Ellis Head M 37 Indiana
Bessie E Ellis Wife F 31 Indiana
Dolores C Ellis Son M 17 Indiana
Roseana Ellis Dau. F 15 Indiana
Alfred D Ellis Son M 12 Indiana
Ersie Marie Ellis Dau. F 10 Indiana
Francies H Ellis Son M 8 Indiana

1930 Census

Delores C Ellis Head M 29 Indiana
Laura L Ellis Wife F 28 Indiana
Elizabeth I Ellis Dau. F 7 Indiana
Alice M Ellis Dau. F 6 Indiana
Delores Ellis Jr. Son M 3 Indiana
Richard D Ellis Son M 0 Indiana

1940 Census
Noble Twsp,Wabash,Indiana

D C Ellis Head M 38 Indiana
Laura L Ellis Wife F 37 Indiana
Alice Ellis Dau. F 16 Indiana
Junior Ellis Son M 13 Indiana
Richard Ellis Son M 10 Indiana
Francis Ellis Son M 8 Indiana
Added by Cheryl Ayres on Nov 12, 2014 3:39 PM
Kelly Breitenfeldt Peterson
RE: Paugels

Thank you for the speedy reply. I have been able to located John in the 1940 census and know that he passed away around 1949. Specifically what I'm looking for is the exact date he passed away or where he is buried. I will continue to look! :) If you run across anyone doing genealogy on the Paugels family certainly send them my way so that we can compare notes.

Thank you again!
Added by Kelly Breitenfeldt Peters... on Nov 03, 2014 7:25 AM
Kelly Breitenfeldt Peterson
Paugels Family
I see that you have posted a grave for Minnie Paugels Clarkson. I was wondering if you had any information on her father (John Paugels)? I have been searching for some time for more information on his death date and place. Are you related to the family? I would certainly be willing to trade information with you.

I look forward to hearing from you,

Added by Kelly Breitenfeldt Peters... on Nov 02, 2014 10:13 AM
Alonzo Rosman Dunbar
Thank you for making the edits and adding the additional bio name change info. I am Whitewater Rosman related, by marriage of Alonzo's brother, Eugene. The additional info will definitely help anyone trying to figure out the Dunbar name change & relationship.
Added by INDIANATURTLE on Oct 14, 2014 5:45 AM
Peter Diehr
Phebe E. Cissne #17022576

I read the monument as "Phebe E. died May 9, 1856"; the biographical text says 1886.

I looked closely because 1886 doesn't fit with the other children.

Best Regards, Peter

Added by Peter Diehr on Sep 01, 2014 10:35 AM
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