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|I have always liked puzzles. When my daughter asked me why certain persons attended the same weddings, funerals, and family events that we did, it was time to organize and put together our puzzle. Unfortunately the night my father brought family information to start his lineage, he had a heart attack and died before we could begin. So our personal 'History Mystery' had a slow start. By good fortune and sheer luck I was connected to a distant cousin in North Carolina and it has been an addiction ever since. Now my grandchildren are assisting. And life goes on and the puzzle never ends.|
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|Corey & Douglas Marshall-Steele||RE: grateful|
Thank you for the kind words - and very happy to be able to help! As always, please let me know if you would like transfers / photo requests. Always happy to return loved ones to loved ones. My best, Cor.
Thanks for the info on Cora. I updated her middle name. I transferred her memorial to you. It should be with someone who remembers her and can add to it if need be.
Thanks again and have a happy New Year.
Added by Sherry on Jan 06, 2015 12:45 PM
|csnyderheaton||RE: Garnet and Mary|
thank you ....very very much again for all of your work..maybe my grandfather was a machinist there in his earlier years. He did graduate from college as an adult (as opposed to right out of high school) so perhaps they sent him after 1940..sometimes wish I could ask my grandparents these things but of course that is not possible..thank you again for all of your work and the information!
Thank you for all of your work! So fun to read :) I wanted to mention though that my grandmother (Mary Gsell Snyder) passed away in 2002 (month/date are correct...year is off a bit)....and my grandfather (Garnet O. Snyder) is listed as a machinist with the PA railroad..he was the office manager of Chambersburg yard, PA railroad rather than a machinist. Again...thank you super much for all of your work..it is so informative to read about everyone :) I believe also to add a bit that my grandmother also had a sister Katherine (no clue of middle name or married name) Gsell and a brother Arthur Gsell (in addition to the siblings Fulton, Lillian in the listing). Arthur was married at the time as his death a few years ago to Sallie ..they lived in Hagerstown..I believe that she was his second wife though as they married very late in life...they were dating my entire life so I never met the first wife (or knew her name..I do believe that they had at least a son who lived in California as he visited my grandparents once when I was there). Again..thank you so very very much for all of your work!!
|Will SchieberWill-S||Martin Family|
I was was very pleased to see the find-a-grave entry for Jacob Martin [Jr. I think], who I believe is my 2nd great granduncle. Don't know how far your research has gotten you, but you may have information about the Martin family that I do not have.
I would be pleased to share what I have, Much of my information came from family records with the rest from internet sources. Please let me know if you want to go further on this.
I have Jacob's birth date as 28 Oct 1816, but your date of 28 Dec 1816 may be correct. You may perhaps have something on Jacob, Jr.'s father, who I assumed was born in either Pennsylvania or Maryland in 1786.
Any help appreciated.
p.s.: My grandmother was Edna Martin Schieber.
Thank you so much for the additional info! Everything has been updated.
Added by Laura on Oct 06, 2014 5:52 AM
|Corey & Douglas Marshall-Steele||Helen Elliott|
PS - I've just posted the pics of the folks who are buried around Helen - including her 2nd husband Walter and let me know if you'd like transfers if they are loved ones. Cor.
|Corey & Douglas Marshall-Steele||Helen Elliott|
Whew - I finally found her! The problem in locating her (and quite a few other requests) is that there are two Saint Stephens Cemeteries in Delmar. The one where Helen (and Walter) stones are is the 2-section Saint Stephens PARK Cemetery which until recently was not teased out from the bigger multi-acre Saint Stephens Cemetery which is down the street. I've posted the pictures but you may wish to change her burial to Saint Stephens Park Cemetery, Delmar (link is here: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSiman=1&GScid=2545408&GSfn=&GSln=Elliott)
My best, Cor.
|Judy H||photos added|
I had three photos for Ellis - - the parents joint headstone, and then one headstone each for (I assume) their two sons.
Don't freak if you got a message that I deleted a photo - - - the parents' headstone was showing at the bottom of the memorial page, and I wanted it to be the top photo, so I deleted it and then re-added it.
Added by Judy H on May 29, 2014 8:02 PM
|BJ Harshman||Anna K. Burger|
Thanks for your patience until I could get back to you. I've transferred Anna K. Burger to you.
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