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Margaret Sopp (#46619622)
 member for 12 years, 7 months, 25 days
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Bio Photo Genealogy has been my hobby since I was a teenager. I research all of my lines with equal passion.

However, I have the most information on my Sprankle-Sprenkle-Sprinkle family. That is because I research all the Sprankle-Sprenkle-Sprinkle branches. Thanks to the Sprenkel DNA Project, we have learned that virtually all Sprankle-Sprenkle-Sprinkle families in this country are part of the same family. Note that these surnames are also spelled Sprankel-Sprenkel-Sprinkel-Sprinkles. One branch uses the Sprengle spelling.

Nearly all of the memorials I create or manage at Find A Grave are for people who are on my family tree. Rarely do I create memorials for individuals who are not connected to me in some manner. And, each memorial I create or manage is special to me.

Find A Grave is such a wonderful concept, and it is a marvelous resource for genealogists.

Please do not add death certificate images to the memorials I create. I feel that a death certificate is a rather private thing, and it is not appropriate to display it on a memorial (plus, as I read on someone else's profile, posting a death certificate is "just plain tacky").

Also, please do not leave "flowers" with additional information or corrections. We contributors do not receive notification of "flowers" placed on memorials we manage. If you have additions or corrections, use the "Edits" feature.

[To Find A Grave Admin: In the case of my demise, please transfer all my memorials to my cousin Don Ludwig (#48084204)].
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RE: Zulena Shillinger
Hello Margaret,

They are separate cemeteries. My father was born and raised in Connersville and I've been to those and several others surrounding them over the past forty years.

I found her burial location here:

This is the information on the website:

Fayette County Public Library
Obituary Finder

First Name: ZULEMA
Middle Name/Initial: G.
Maiden Name: BUTIN
Date of Death: 05/26/1912
Birth Date:
Survived By:
Other: AGE 38
Cemetery: CITY
Obituary Source: EVENING NEWS
Source Information: P2 C3 5/27/1912
Obituary File:
Other File:
Added by #47687047 on Jan 13, 2017 11:58 AM
RE: Philip Sprinkle
Little Philip assumed I knew. He and Chris are "still reeling"... I have a good photo to post. amy
Added by Amy on Jan 12, 2017 9:45 AM
Philip Sprinkle
Margaret: I just found out about the death of Philip, my first cousiin, sad to hear the news. Apparently I am the red-headed step-child, as no one called me with the news. Keep up your good work. My direct email is -- ms amy wils at g mail dot com
Added by Amy on Jan 12, 2017 9:33 AM
Frances Smith Boughey
Find A Grave Memorial# 32023537,

Thank You for the updates.

Added by J R N on Jan 10, 2017 2:07 PM
Rita Zipfel
Walter Battershell
Thank you for the correction explanation.
Added by Rita Zipfel on Jan 08, 2017 12:15 PM
Susie Bullock
Beech Grove Cemetery
You had left the message below on Ms. Clyde (#46994776) There are three Beech Grove Cemetery in Anderson Co TN .Find A Grave does not need to merge these cemetery.

1. Beech Grove Cemetery
Rocky Top
Anderson County

2. Beech Grove Cemetery
Beech Grove
Anderson County

3. Beech Grove Cemetery
Fork Mountain
Anderson County

Knight Memorials
Weird. Are there two cemeteries in Anderson Co. named Beech Grove or were two created when there is only one??? Thanks for the heads up. Maybe FindAGrave would merge the two memorials. Mine have all the links, etc. Don't want to lose those!
Added by Margaret Sopp on Jan 03, 2017 2:50 PM

Thank you

Added by Susie Bullock on Jan 04, 2017 6:51 PM
Marcia McKown Hummel
RE: Chambers, Lydia Mary Alice
Aha! That explains it. Thanks so much for getting back to me!
Added by Marcia McKown Hummel on Dec 29, 2016 12:16 AM
Mary Jo
RE: Rachel Downey
Happy to help! Sent you an obituary for Alexander Downey through the other edit selection. Hope this helps.
Added by Mary Jo on Dec 28, 2016 8:59 PM
Mary Jo
RE: Edward P. Downey
You are welcome! Just found ones for Rachel. Thank you for requesting the edit, as I try to add obituaries for those first.
Added by Mary Jo on Dec 27, 2016 5:56 PM
David W. Lee
RE: Mary Bird Sprenkle
That is certainly a possibility worth checking into. I have never been able to come up with a Bair/Sprenkle marriage to fit the family legend, which is why the George Sprenkle and Mary Bird marriage got my attention, but I continue to seek answers.
The first time I find George Bair is in 1840 in Miami County, Ohio. All records pertaining to his children indicate that he was born in York or Adams County, PA. To make matters even more interesting, he disappears after the 1860 census with no will, grave, or second marriage to be found....another mystery!
Thanks again for your input and quick reply. Please keep me posted if you come up with any other ideas or suggestions.

Added by David W. Lee on Dec 26, 2016 4:42 PM
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