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Cherie_in_OC (#46910407)
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Bio Photo Feel free to contact me using the EDIT button on the Memorial you have a question about (quickest way) or you can leave a public message.

Am related to 90% of Memorials I've posted and may have more info on the individual(s) including info for relatives I have not yet posted. Feel free to ask.

I "inherited" a number of Myers memorials from Saranac Cemetery in Saranac, Ionia Co, Michigan. I've added info to them and would dearly LOVE to transfer them to family members. (01 May 14 - Went back through Myers memorials and did more connections and added more info.) Use the box at the right to search for Myers in my list.

A HUGE thank you to those who have transferred memorials to me and...

If YOU are a relative of someone I have posted, I am MORE THAN HAPPY to transfer ANY which are not 1) in my direct pedigree line; 2) my immediate family. Use the EDIT button on the memorial to contact me.

I am blessed when I can share my work with others and welcome questions and/or corrections. If I've made a transcription error...let me know, politely, if you find one.

NOTE: Photos that I own/have taken and posted here have been copied and placed on other sites without my permission. Please ask and I will most likely allow it based on:
1) where it is being posted and
2) proper attribution given, i.e. "posted by Cherie in OC on Find A Grave" ONLY so that anyone wanting more info can contact me. I have been in the position of asking someone about a photo and have been told they didn't know anything about it, they just copied it and couldn't remember from where!

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Lois Ann Rosche Price
Mary Elizabeth Gramer Rhoades
I have made the correction. Thank you for pointing it out to me.
Lois Price
Added by Lois Ann Rosche Price on Sep 02, 2014 2:51 PM
Teresa Jackson
Thank You!
I want to Thank you for asking me to update the Death Place for Minnie Shaw.
Thanks again,
Teresa Jackson #46981906
Added by Teresa Jackson on Aug 31, 2014 11:30 AM
My Labor of Love
Nellie Persis Tatroe (née Sisson) Blain
Thank you for the information on Emmet Ervin Tatroe (86173849). With that information, I was able to find his wife Nellie's grave. Here's the link to that:

I'm not related, would you like these memorials transferred to your care? Let me know.

Take Care,
Added by My Labor of Love on Aug 28, 2014 9:46 AM
RE: Lloyd & Floyd Robbins
P.S. It also helps to know that the birth and death records in Michigan during this time period were taken much like census records. A town clerk or township supervisor would go door to door once a year and ask who had been born or who had died in the household in the past year. That's why people are missing in those records, as well as info is often correct. There are some cases, like one of my great-great-grandfathers, where info is recorded twice, in different counties. After the info was recorded in the county libers, it was copied and sent to the state libers. What is on FamilySearch is the state liber info. It's actually 3rd-generation copy. The first copy is what the clerk or supervisor would have recorded on. Who knows what happened to those original records? The second copy is when it was recorded in the county libers. The third copy is the state libers. So again, lots and lots of room for error!

Lloyd's birth was actually listed as "Floid" in the state level Oceana County records. Floyd's birth was actually recorded in the Newaygo County birth records Volume 2, page 191 (even though he was born in Oceana), probably because the family lived in Newaygo County at the time of the recording. Their father was a schoolteacher in one room schoolhouses, so they moved around a lot. My great-grandfather's birth actually was never recorded.

Chapter 3, Vital Records of Michigan Genealogy: Sources & Resources, Second Edition, by Carol McGinnis is very helpful and goes into detail about these records and this time period.
Added by Miriam on Aug 26, 2014 5:05 PM
Lloyd & Floyd Robbins
Hi, Cherie,

Floyd Arthur Robbins was the eldest son of my 2nd-great-grandparents, Angelo Merrick Robbins, Sr. and Mary May Kimball (a.k.a. Lula Weaver). He was born 12 Jun 1893 in Newfield Township, Oceana County, Michigan, and died of pneumonia on 4 April 1916 in Ensley Center, Ensley Township, Newaygo County, Michigan.

Lloyd Ray Robbins was Angelo and Lula's second son. He was born 12 August 1894 in Hesperia, Michigan (probably on the Oceana County side - Hesperia straddles the Newaygo-Oceana County border) and died 30 March 1978 in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan.

They are the older brothers of my great-grandfather, William Bryan Robbins, Sr.

Thanks for your message. I know the Floyd-Lloyd thing can be quite confusing! As a matter of fact, Lloyd was accidentally enumerated as Floyd on the 1910 census, while living with his Uncle Edwin Robbins in Grand Rapids. Floyd himself was enumerated with their parents on that census. :-)

Miriam J. Robbins
Spokane, Washington
Added by Miriam on Aug 26, 2014 4:54 PM
Rebecca Drumm
Charles Sigler
I went ahead and changed Charles's birth place to Pennsylvania. Information on death records is not always correct.
Added by Rebecca Drumm on Aug 23, 2014 1:53 PM
Janet Stout
Robert and Lillian Barton
Thank you for the additional information on them. I have added the information to their entry in Mears Cemetery. Janet
Added by Janet Stout on Aug 23, 2014 6:28 AM
Laura Plummer Ranville
RE: Clista and Monty Miller
Oh, Cherie, thank you. That's so nice of you to stop to send thanks that way. You made me smile!

Added by Laura Plummer Ranville on Aug 22, 2014 5:33 PM
George Salisbury
Thanks for the obit for George Salisbury, which I've added to his memorial. I just love reading those old newspapers. :-) Alice
Added by Alice on Aug 17, 2014 9:42 AM
Thanks for the additional info for Joseph Vanderhoof. I see you added a flower stating "cousin". I am a direct descendent of Joseph's sister Margaret Lavinia Vanderhoof May. Which family line are you? We must share the same 3rd GGrandparents, Henry and Mary Vanderhoof....
Added by BjJ on Aug 16, 2014 8:43 AM
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