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Bio Photo I am a Daughter of a Union Veteran of the Civil War. (DUVCW) My Great Great Grandfather, John Delong fought in the Civil War. I am unable to find his grave. He died in Spencerville, Ohio on June 17, 1895 at the age of 84. I volunteer at the Grand Rapids, Michigan Home for Veterans.

I am an United States Air Force Veteran.

Also I am the secretary for the Grand Rapids Civil War Round Table. And I am a director on our newly formed group, Friends of Michigan Veterans' Homes. We raise money for the little extras for our Vets in the Homes.

It is hard for me to pass a cemetery without stopping. Lucky for me, my husband has the same interests.

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Mary Joan
Major Leonidas S. Scranton
Is there a family history, obit or bio for Maj Leonidas S. Scranton # 84217921 in any of DUVCW records? If not, Where in Kent County would I need to go to look for his family history? I would be interested in knowing the names of his parents.
Added by Mary Joan on Sep 23, 2015 3:50 PM
Linda Haney
Hello: Thank you for all your work for our veterans; especially those who fought for our Union. I note that you are a member of the DUV. I would like to invite you to consider also joining the NSDU - Henry S. Jenks Chapter ( This hereditary society also accepts collateral lines so one can honor a veteran who perhaps was unmarried and left no descendants to join societies that only accept direct lines. Nice to see all your work! Linda Haney, Regent, Henry S. Jenks Chapter NSDU
Added by Linda Haney on Sep 22, 2015 10:18 AM
Eileen Schmuker
RE: Ronald L Sukstas
Glad I could help.
That's a huge task, keeping track of your classmates. They are fortunate to have you.
Added by Eileen Schmuker on Sep 08, 2015 7:09 AM
Timmy Campbell
The Rynberg's are buried in Plot: Block P, Lot 269, Spaces 1-6. I know who is buried in 1-4 and 6, but who is buried in space 5? Do you know?
Thanks, Timmy
Added by Timmy Campbell on Sep 03, 2015 11:38 AM
Timmy Campbell
Edna Scheufler Rynberg
Memorial # 79483610
Edna Marie Devree was married to 1) Henry Warber in 1902, 2) Oscar Scheufler in 1908 and 3) to Charles Rynberg in 1930. She was the daughter of Isaac Devree and Adelaide Morrison. I have her marriage records if you would like. Charles Rynberg was a Great grandfather to our family. She was not the daughter to Charles Schufler and Anna Maria Blickle. Her second husband Oscar was their son though.
Added by Timmy Campbell on Sep 02, 2015 1:53 PM
Jeanette Stevens
Mae Boven
Hi, just wondering if you are related to Mae Boven? She was my husband's great grandmother. Her maiden name was Gilfillin and her first husband's name was Harry Paul Stevens. They had two children, Maurice and Pearl. Her grandson is my father-in-law and he is still living.

Jeanette Stevens
Added by Jeanette Stevens on Aug 23, 2015 1:53 PM
Joan Carlson
RE: Thomasma headstone
It's for Violet Thomasma 73084341 and LJ Lewis. I see the photo there too, and that is correct. You could remove it from her father's memorial 82146929.
Thank you!

Added by Joan Carlson on Aug 22, 2015 9:08 AM
Joan Carlson
Thomasma headstone
Somehow a photo of Lewis Thomasma's headstone got put on Johannes's memorial:
Added by Joan Carlson on Aug 22, 2015 7:54 AM
Tonya Wyatt Splawn
Shelby Monday #14504463
Can you please transfer this memorial to me. He was my great uncle. Shelby Monday #14504463.

Thanks so much
Added by Tonya Wyatt Splawn on Aug 07, 2015 7:23 AM
Kathy Lutzke
I've completed research on Sarinda and John Lounsberry. It's possible that John is in my blood line but I am unable to connect him with my Lounsberry family at this time.

Could you please add the information below to Sarinda's (50331190) bio. It will help everyone who is researching this family.

Thanks much,
Kathy Lutzke

OBIT: Mrs. Lounsberry died at the residence of her son on Tuesday where she has been suffering for a long time, and death was a relief. The funeral services were conducted on Sunday by the Rev. Mr. Reid. She leaves three daughters and one son to mourn her loss, who have the sympathy of the community. Mrs. Lounsberry was 62.

Reference for Date and Age of Death: Savinda Lounsberry

Census Records:

Name: John Lounsbury
Gender: Male
Age: 29
Birth Year: 1832
Birthplace: Upper Canada
Marital Status: Married
Home in 1861: Bayham, Elgin, Canada West
Religion: Baptist

Name: Cyrinda Lounsbury
Gender: Female
Age: 25
Birth Year: 1836
Birthplace: Upper Canada
Marital Status: Married
Home in 1861: Bayham, Elgin, Canada West
Religion: Baptist
Film Number: C-1018-1019
Page Number: 39

Name: John Lounsbery
Gender: Male
Age: 38
Birth Year: abt 1833
Birth Place: Ontario
Marital Status: Married
Religion: Methodist
New Connexion
Origin: German
Province: Ontario
District: Norfolk South
District Number: 11
Division: 01
Subdistrict: Houghton
Household Members:
John Lounsbery 38
Surinda Lounsbery 36
Elizabeth Lounsbery 69 (John's mother)
Eliza Lounsbery 12
Addyman Lounsbery 9
Harriet Lounsbery 6
Ella Lounsbery 1

Name: John Lonsberry
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
Age: 48
Birth Year: 1833
Birthplace: Ontario
Religion: Methodist Episcopal
Nationality: English
Occupation: Farmer
Province: Ontario
District Number: 163
District: Elgin East
Sub-District Number: D
Subdistrict: Malahide
Division: 2

Household Members:
John Lonsberry 48
Sarinda Lonsberry 45
Eliza A. Lonsberry 22
Addyman Lonsberry 20
Harriott Lonsberry 16
Ella V. M. Lonsberry 12
Nettie L. Lonsberry 7
Elizabeth Walters 86 (Sarinda’s mother)
Added by Kathy Lutzke on Jul 28, 2015 10:33 AM
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