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Marilyn (#46811150)
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I really enjoy helping out others find their families as some other volunteers helped me. Also I can't see making a trip to a cemetery to find one or two relatives and not documenting as many graves as I can.

But PLEASE don't ask for transfers if they are not your direct relatives.

Any corrections are welcome. My eyes are not what they use to be!

And hopefully all the many, many additional information requests are for your relatives only. I'm the one doing the leg work, sometimes in dangerous neighborhoods. I'm in my mid-60's I can't run too fast anymore so the thought of someone sitting in front of the computer researching other people's relatives without being asked kind of irks me. If you want to document others relatives, by all means get out there with a camera and start walking the cemeteries and submit them to Find A Grave!

And I definitely will not change dates or spellings of what is on a gravestone. If there is a mistake I will, however, put it in the notes section.
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Melissa Farmer
Adolph Semrau
Correction....lol He is my 2nd great grand Uncle!
Added by Melissa Farmer on Oct 14, 2014 1:41 PM
Melissa Farmer
Adoloph Semrau
Thanks for having a photo of Adolph...He is my 2nd great grandfather and I know little about the Semrau side of my family. Thanks again!
Added by Melissa Farmer on Oct 14, 2014 1:40 PM
Carol
RE: Wischnofsky/Senusky
Go to www.mel.org in the lower black area click on databases then scroll down to Heritage Quest. Click on census. Look at 1880 Wischnofsky. All the family members are listed. Including the twins Johanna and William. In later census you will find William in Jackson Prison for shooting his wife Georgie in the head and killing her. In later years he is paroled and lives with Johanna (Married name Thanes). After 1880 the last name is spelled Senusky. They all lived in Detroit. The ship they came over on was The Star of Hope. Thought I saved that info but may have lost it when I had computer problems. I think they were listed as Wischnofske on the manifest. There's another census with them listed as Senusky. I'll keep looking. Carol
Added by Carol on Sep 19, 2014 4:28 PM
Carol
RE: Wischnofsky/Senusky
Dave Barber contacted me thru ancestry.com He lives in the New England area but visited me while in Mi visiting relatives. Reinherd Senusky was his great-grandfather and Robert Senusky (Reinherd's brother) was my great-grandfather. After the trip he emailed me that he had found the different spelling of the last name. It's not easy to find. When I find it I will let you know where it is. As I'm sure you can relate to, right now I seem to have everything except time and money. Hope not to be as busy next week and will get back to you soon.
Did I read in your profile that Crestwood in Grand Blanc is one of your cemeteries? Could have been someone else. I live 10 minutes from there.
Thanks for all your help.
Carol
Added by Carol on Sep 19, 2014 3:57 PM
Carol
RE: Trinity Cemetery, Detroit
The awful day that Detroit was flooded my son drove me to the Trinity and Woodmere. We picked the day long ago and did not pay attention to the news before we went. I have family in both but it was too muddy to look where I wanted to. Got some random photos because there are so many requests for them hoped to hit some by chance. Saw on many you already did them and deleted mine. Added a friend's family (Nappo). Sorry I am generating so much extra work for you. Am addicted to seekingmichigan.org and have other sites. Just did the Schewe family this AM. Stones were so interesting and I was compelled to connect the family members. Yesterday did the Rohr family ... it's like eating chips I just can't stop. Senusky, Papke, Stringer, Irvine are my family members. Look at Ida and Emma Rohr's headstone with siblings. I had to find their parents. Sorry the web site causes you extra work.
Carol
Added by Carol on Sep 03, 2014 8:45 AM
Stephen Cantrell
Gennrich family (my ancestors)
Thank you Marilyn!! Thank you so much! Living in Illinois, it seemed impossible to get pictures of my grandmother's parents and grandparents. As a photo volunteer to Find A Grave, you solved that problem. And in case you didn't notice, you also helped put to rest the question of the exact spelling of the family surname coming from Europe! Thanks again for the photos of Frank, John, and Mary Ann. Have a Blessed Day!
Added by Stephen Cantrell on Aug 04, 2014 8:04 AM
Rich
RE: Wm. and Henrietta Gumz
I have the photo for William and Lorraine. Are you going to add them?
Rich
Added by Rich on Apr 19, 2014 9:48 AM
Rich
Wm. and Henrietta Gumz
Hi Marilyn
Sorry about the angle of the photo but an Evergreen over hangs the stone. Also it looks like their son William P. 1903 - 1983 and his wife Lorraine E. 1899 - 1966 are in front of them.
Added by Rich on Apr 16, 2014 4:54 PM
Doug Haak
Ferdinand Wollens
I can't believe I found Ferdinand Wollens. His real surname is Wollenschlager, and he immigrated to Canada in 1882 with his mother Wilhelmine. Ferdinand married Bertha Kropp in May 1882 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Ottawa, Ontario. I have a photo of Ferdinand, wife and daughter if anybody is interested.

Doug Haak
Ottawa, Ontario

e-mail: sonnekatz@hotmail.com
Added by Doug Haak on Apr 05, 2014 4:58 PM
JTK
Belfi SAC
Just curious if you're still active. I submitted some SACs and haven't seen a response yet. I's be more than happy if you'd rather transfer these to me. They are my Grandma P's sister & brother-in-law.
Added by JTK on Mar 26, 2014 7:40 PM
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