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Janice (O'Bryan) Byington (#46607209)
 member for 12 years, 7 months
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Bio Photo I have loved recording my family history for about 40 years and teaching the last 15.

My Children's PATERNAL: Byington, Carr, Molland, Holkins, Gallaway, Norton, Terry, Williams, Hall, Frisbie, Swetland, Butler, Donaldson, Piper, Little, Burdick, Munsee, Moore Also: Kofoed, Bell, Jensen, Munch, Christensen, Booth, Panting, Crook, Madsen, Larsen, Garwood, Davies, Kerby, Lane

My Children's MATERNAL: O'Bryan, Whitworth, Kochendarfer, Schluneger, Mize, Robinson, Hall, Copeland, Rogers, Philips, Baer, King, Pratz, Lebo, Nooner, Reynolds Also: Harper, Gowan, Smith, Putnam, Brock, King, Boniface, Pitcher, Spooner, Griffin, Brassell, Allen, Dolby, Robbins, Murray

Some of the memorials I manage are family, but it never hurts to ask to have a memorial transferred. Please include your relationship to the deceased when you make your request by using the EDIT button on the memorial you wish to have transferred. If you are related in any way it will probably be yours, unless it has been promised to another (or my family), in which case, the closest related person will get it. In my opinion, the Golden Rule trumps the guidelines, and hoarding is just stingy and small. I firmly believe family should be with family. Thanks for understanding.

Mistakes happen, I'm famous for finger errors and welcome any additions or corrections. When asking for a memorial correction, addition, or transfer, PLEASE use "Edit" then "Suggest A Correction" on the memorial you wish to have updated instead of posting message's on this page. Thanks

Most photos I add have been sent to me with permission from others over the last 40 years and will try to credit them when possible. If you find a photo that you claim as your property I will remove it at your request. My objective in adding photos is to honor these people and to aid fellow researchers with their genealogy, never for profit. You may use my personal photos as long as you give me credit and you are in no way profiting from them.

See this website for pointers for taking headstone photos.
http://blog.billiongraves.com/2013/02/7-ways-to-become-the-photographer-every-genealogist-loves/

I am very thankful for all the work those who create memorials have done on the behalf of others, like myself, so we may pay respect to our deceased family members, no matter how far.

I would also like to thank all of the wonderful volunteer photographers. You are doing a great service to digitally preserve these cemeteries, helping to preserve the memory of those that have gone before us.

"Thank you" seems such small words, considering the time, effort, and personal sacrifice that goes into making this great site.
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D. L. Lee
RE: Lucy O'Bryan 67973612
You are very welcome, I stumbled upon this cemetery in the evening, and the sun was directly behind their marker. That is the reason for such tight cropping. Hopefully someone will be in this area in the early morning when the relief of the stone can be captured. D. L.
Added by D. L. Lee on Sep 17, 2016 8:57 AM
William R. Ward
John Arthur Foster
Please merge your duplicate file. He is buried in San Diego. Thank You
Added by William R. Ward on Jul 31, 2016 8:14 PM
Anonymous
RE: Augspurger Cemetery
Janice,

Thank you for writing back.

It's just that there are two Augspurger Cemeteries, in Trenton, OH. The Augspurger Cemetery on Find a Grave has both names of those in Chrisholm and those of the Augspurger Cemetery on Sycamore Rd.

There should be a soultion to this mix-up.

A family member
Added by Anonymous on Jul 08, 2016 7:05 AM
Anonymous
Augspurger Cemetery
Janice,

I have found a list of names of families buried in the Augspurger Cemetery in Trenton, OH. The names I'm adding come from the 1914 Church Messenger Vol 1, #12.

I am sure that two names you have listed are not in the Augspurger Cemetery but are buried in the Chrisholm Historic Farmstead which has a family cemetery. The two are Christian Augspurger (1782-1848) and his wife Katherina (1784-1847). This was their home.

Chrisholm is not listed as a Cemetery in Butler Co, OH. I don't know why but will try to find out.

One of the family
Added by Anonymous on Jul 05, 2016 1:47 PM
Dixie Armstrong
Anna Baker O'Bryan Gould
Hi Janice,

You have created a duplicate memorial, not knowing that Anna O'Bryan remarried. Anna's original memorial was made in 2009 and there is a photograph of the headstone.

Original Memorial # 39109005
Duplicate Memorial # 113362603

Anna's 2nd husband was John Gould. As a child, she lived with him and his first wife Harriet. I think with further research, one will find that Harriet was probably related to her parents. One of Thomas O'Byran and Anna Gould's children can be found living with Charles Gould in the 1900 census. Charles was a son of John & Harriet Gould. I know this sounds a bit confusing --- I've documented/sourced it on Ancestry.com

Kindly,
Dixie
Added by Dixie Armstrong on Jul 04, 2016 7:30 AM
Valerie
Donald and Mary Shannon
If you can call Resurrection Cemetery 323 887 2024 and get their grave locations, I will be happy to take a photo next weekend.
Valerie
Added by Valerie on Jul 03, 2016 4:59 PM
Roseann Nalley- Cahoe
RE: Martha Caroline (Edlen) O'Bryan # 110262627
Did some checking found Ky death for Charles listed him in Howardstown believe his 1st wife
was already there. made some edits and found some of the kids.
Charles #166231524
Lavinia Lafollette #117232654
just in case the edits have not been made on
the kids I found
#98646221 #58067130 believe there to be about 11 children.


Hope this helps

Roseann
Added by Roseann Nalley- Cahoe on Jun 29, 2016 10:33 PM
grandmacarol
RE: Walnut Grove Cemetery, Boonville, Cooper, MO
I'm afraid I can't take credit for piecing the stone together. I simply took a photo of what I found.

As for the other grave, I can only say that over the past few months I visited Walnut Grove quite a few times and attempted to take pictures of every stone in the cemetery (in all honesty, I probably missed a few with some of the "rows" that weren't laid out well). I've already added every photo that was legible enough to identify its owner. There were over 100 that I could not do that for. The only possible way to identify them may be by consulting a rare illustrated book about the cemetery, and as yet, I've been unable to find a copy.
Added by grandmacarol on May 26, 2016 12:09 PM
Patricia Edmonds
RE: Neveh Zedek-Rose City Lodge Cemetery
Yes would be happy to do that. Would you please check back in with me to remind where to send this as I am traveling and undoubtedly will forget!!!
Added by Patricia Edmonds on May 21, 2016 7:44 PM
Jean Kayser
RE: Elvira E (Harper) Dolloff # 137900030
Hi Janice, here is the email exchange below. It looks like she is not at Mt. Hope in Solon.

Jean,
Please double check the last name. I do have 4 graves with that last name but they are all empty and purchased in the late 1990's. Thanks!
Sheila

5/14/2016 7:04 AM >>>
Hi Sheila, I am hoping you can help me with one more grave location. I couldn't find this one at Mount Hope Cemetery:

Elvina E. Harper Dolloff
Birth:
1830
Maine, USA
Death:
Feb. 21, 1907


Can you check her burial location at Mount Hope Cemetery and whether she has a marker?

Thank you very much!

Jean
Added by Jean Kayser on May 16, 2016 7:32 AM
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