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Carolyn Schwab (#46985190)
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I became fascinated with Vermillion County many years ago. My people settled there in 1839. They travel in groups and came from Caledonia County, VT. I have visited the area 3 times. I started borrowing the microfilm with the old newspaper Hoosier State to find information on my various families. It started in 1868. I then decided to abstract information on all the families to help others with their research. I have completed books through 1895 and plan on continuing through 1900. I am trying to add as many obits to entries on Find a Grave as I can. I have various lists for many of the cemeteries in the area. My people settled in Helt Township which includes many cemeteries that I don't have complete lists for. I also abstracted the Wills through 1927. I will check for you if you send me the name. I wish I lived closer, but I live just north of San Francisco.

I just copied a film on early New Jersey Cemetery readings. I am in the process of updating and adding to Find a Grave.

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Hallie Smeltz Martinson
Stephen F. Buckley
i am in hopes you would transfer Stephen F. Buckley to me. I have been hunting for any information about him. He is my great uncle. Thank you, Hallir
Added by Hallie Smeltz Martinson on Oct 03, 2015 10:32 PM
Charity Davis
JD (member #46776820)
Hi there, I was wondering if you might transfer the memorial for Charity Davis (Memorial# 72779423) to me? Her husband John Bruer Davis is my GG Uncle. Many family are buried in Vermillion County, Indiana as well as Illinois and Ohio. Please let me know if this is possible. Thanks!
Added by JD on Sep 27, 2015 11:02 AM
Keziah Sayre Glaspell DuBois
Thank you for the two marriages for her. I have added them.
Added by Carol on Sep 20, 2015 6:11 PM
E Johnson
RE: Casper
Thank you for checking into the Alpheus Casper problem and for making the correction! This now seems to work fine.
The younger brother also called Alpheus, born 30 June 1874, had three children. I think he died between 1930 and 1940.
Also thank you for your film transcription and for making these memorials.
Best wishes,
Liz J
Added by E Johnson on Sep 20, 2015 11:25 AM
E Johnson
Find A Grave Memorial# 106321503
Carolyn, Thank you for the meomrials.

I was confused by your Find A Grave Memorial# 106321503, noting that Alpheus Casper (son of LD & M Casper) was born 1874 and died age 8, 5 mo. I have him as an adult in the census, with wife Rachel, and a son Earl b. 1900!

1900 Hopewell, Cumberland, New Jersey
Alpheus Casper June 1874 25 M3 NJ NJ NJ Farmer
Rachel C Casper wife Feb 1874 26 M3 1/1 NJ NJ NJ
Earl Casper son May 1900 0/12 NJ NJ NJ
George Parnell Aug 188514 Servant B NJ NJ NJ Farm Laborer
[same page as (uncle) Henry R Casper & his son]

I recently requested a photo of the stone, and someone went out to the Friesburg church cemetery today to find it. He reports that there IS no stone that he could find, after walking the cemetery 3 times today. Then checking further in genealogical resources, my contact notes:

The inscription on the find a grave site says:
Son of L.D. and M. Casper
Age 8 years, 5 months

If the dates were not on the stone and the researcher looked up a birth they would have found the 1874 date and adding 8y 5 m came up with a death date BUT

Lewis Danzenbaker Casper had a son named Alpheas L (for Laurence or Lawrence in Deerfield Township on 8 Sep 1861 (NJ Birth records). An Allie Casper, son of Lewis Casper, died in Hopewell in 1869 (NJ Death records) which is about 8 y 5 m from 1861.

Lewis and Mary W had a son 30 Jun 1874 in Hopewell and named him Alpheus which I assume is your relative who lived into the 1900ís and for whom I found all sorts of trails.

So please will you correct the memorial to reflect the correct birth and dates for this Alpheas L Casper.

Thank you very much,

Liz J
Added by E Johnson on Sep 19, 2015 3:39 PM
Edna Lovesky
Howard Potter Lewis
Could you please transfer Howard Potter Lewis Memorial# 109860868 to me my Number is Edna Lovesky (#46500395)He is my 2nd great Uncle. Thank you very much.
Added by Edna Lovesky on Sep 17, 2015 11:09 AM
Edna Lovesky
RE: Lewis
Thank you for your help.
Added by Edna Lovesky on Sep 15, 2015 9:10 PM
Edna Lovesky
RE: Ethe Jane Lewis and Family Graves
here is my name an Number Edna Lovesky (#46500395)
Here are John Homer Lewis and wife and 3 children's names and memorial #'s for you.
John Homer Lewis--Find A Grave Memorial# 92524535
Maggie K Nichols Lewis--Find A Grave Memorial# 92524564
Ethel J. Lewis--Find A Grave Memorial# 136272932
Fred Otis Lewis--Find A Grave Memorial# 46871412
Ralph E. Lewis--Find A Grave Memorial# 136272847
Thankyou very much. Edna Lovesky
Added by Edna Lovesky on Sep 15, 2015 2:12 PM
Edna Lovesky
Ethe Jane Lewis and Family Graves
Could you please transfer the find a grave information of the above family members for she was my great aunt and her father John Homer Lewis was my great grand father. Thank you Edna Lovesky
Added by Edna Lovesky on Sep 14, 2015 1:35 PM
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Ephraim Mulford
Thank You!


Added by Our Family History on Aug 29, 2015 7:26 PM
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