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Margaret Sopp (#46619622)
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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, personal thing, and it is not appropriate to display it on a memorial.

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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Sally Emerson
Harriet Sprinkle Cochran
According to the California death index, Hattie died in San Bernardino Co, not Los Angeles. I know she is buried with her family in Evergreen cemetery in Los Angeles.
Sally Emerson
Added by Sally Emerson on May 19, 2016 9:27 AM
Donna White
RE: Sprinkle
Here is another sprinkle that is not linked to parents..
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=161371963

I put in edits to link Zelma and Von's son Harmon G. to his parents. Harmon and his wife had a son Von Sprinkle who fairly recently died..will put in edits for him also..
Added by Donna White on May 16, 2016 1:42 PM
Donna White
re: Zelma Goodman sprinkle
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=102058122

I got her obit by email and added it as a jpg. donna
Added by Donna White on May 16, 2016 1:06 PM
Donna White
Clara Gavin
Hi Margaret, I corrected the bio for Clara...that was an error on my part. Thanks for catching that. As for Lida/Lyda/Lydia...I think it is just different spelling. I went by the gravestone spelling because i think if you pay a lot of money for a stone that will be there forever, you want it to be right (or how you want it spelled for family). For findagrave purposes, the memorial name is supposed to match the gravestone to avoid duplicate postings also.Clara's husband died by falling out of bed (broken femur)... donna
Added by Donna White on May 16, 2016 10:14 AM
Donna White
RE: Sprinkle
I am a descendant of Michael Sprinkle down to Lydia Sprinkle Smith (wife of George Smith)...if I remember right...my ggg grandparents..so my DNA match to Elijah Leinaar is through Michael, not through Garnette..which is a side line to my line.

Here is my mom. My Sprinkle line goes back through the Gavin lineage.Gavins to Clara Sheaf Gavin to George Smith/Lydia Sprinkle...if I remember right..
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=111704855
Added by Donna White on May 16, 2016 8:48 AM
Donna White
RE: sprinkle
Hi,,I am guessing that you linked her into the main Sprinkle line. Thanks a bunch. I put in an edit to link the first wife to Von sprinkle. So I match that cousin Elijah Leinaar at Michael Sprinkle...so the DNA matches must go back fairly far. Maybe just sometimes the "luck of the DNA draw" when it goes back that far. donna
Added by Donna White on May 15, 2016 10:08 PM
LindaP
RE: Sprinkle
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dorsey,_Maryland

Everything links back to the cemetery where I found the Sprinkle family. It could be that Samuel and Mattie are there and grave markers have disappeared.

The other possibility is that the church/graveyard was moved when they built the new Marc station and accompanying industrial/business park.

There are so many "Trinity" churches in the area and of every faith.


Added by LindaP on May 15, 2016 11:59 AM
LindaP
Sprinkle
Okay, just got back from the Pfieffer corner location and there are no Sprinkles or any variation thereof.

The two Trinity cemetery's (one has like 10 names and the other 113 or so...are the SAME cemetery, ck out the pics.

You mentioned a cemetery in Dorsey, MD do you know the name of it? There are so many small cemeteries that are hidden, I'm thinking your Sprinkles are close by.

Will keep trying

Added by LindaP on May 15, 2016 9:13 AM
Donna White
re: Hellen Sprinkle at greenlawn
I have edits in to link Hellen (Columbo) Sprinkle to her husband in Canton, Ohio. I had mistakenly linked her as a child of Charles L. Sprinkle and his wife . Now have edits to unlink that and link her to her husband.donna
Added by Donna White on May 15, 2016 8:19 AM
Donna White
re: Elijah Leinaar
is Elijah Leinaar in your DNA matches? He is fairly high up on my list of matches. I can't find a George Smith Jr. son of George Smith and Lydia Sprinkle. Seems almost as though Charles L. Smith son and George Smith Jr. are the same person. Charles L. Smith is buried beside someone who matches his wife in dates but the wife's death certificate lists her as George Smith's wife..donna
Added by Donna White on May 15, 2016 8:11 AM
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