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Michael (#46985251)
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Bio Photo I love doing Genealogy. I started around 2001 before the loss of my grandma Mosteller. I have a tree on ancestry with over 8,500 names on it. Sronce/Scronce/Schronce/Shronce from at least 25 states. Other names I have are Mosteller, Morgan, Crump, Alexander, Clark, Reinheart, Reynolds, Cline, Taylor...and others. If there is any way I can help and have time I will.

There are many other spelling also (I have seen none of the others on tombstones and would love to know if that is the way they spell their names as of now and their relationship to me)...The original spelling is Schrantz (which means a split coat or someone who was around kings)...Other spellings include Schrontz; Schrance, Schronse; Shrontz; Swronce; Seronce; will add more as I remember them...

The best reference guide I have come across is the book "Leaning towards the Scronce's". This was a very very helpful book, but filled with many mistakes and pitfalls. The Author Christopher Boyles - His grandfather helped do a lot of the leg work for this work and many people was interviewed.

Han's is shown as being the first Schrantz from our line to come to America his arrival was in 1747 and originated from Germany...Prussia as it was known then. From further study I found the Schrantz clan was originally from Bern Switzerland, starting around 1500.
From the book, It is speculated that Hans had a Son that later followed his father to America, they both settled in Philadelphia County, PA for some time. Nicholas ended up moving several times first settling in Lincoln County Kentucky then moving to Lincoln County North Carolina and then back to Lincoln Kentucky. In each state, his family stayed and started their own families. Not much is known about Nicholas children or any other Children of Han but there are several other Schrantz/Sronce/Shronce that show up in the 1790 and 1800 census that I could only surmise are his brothers/cousins/uncles.


My grandfather
Noel Sherman Sronce

My grandma
Gladys Morgan Mosteller

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Victoria Taylor-True
re Charles Osborne 103331855
Hi...this memorial belongs in Osborne Family Cemetery in Galax

would you move it over..
Added by Victoria Taylor-True on Apr 02, 2015 12:22 AM
Linda Carpenter
RE: Scronce Family
Not sure if I answered this, My Husband is related
Added by Linda Carpenter on Mar 25, 2015 9:42 AM
Mike Huffstetler
RE: Thanks Mike for the great pictures
You are welcome. It took a while but we got them
Added by Mike Huffstetler on Mar 11, 2015 11:25 AM
RE: Thanks so much for the great photo!
You're quite welcome. Glad I could help out.
Added by T.A.S. on Feb 23, 2015 12:13 PM
ID Military in Westlawn-Hillcrest
We are currently working to identify anyone buried in Westlawn-Hillcrest Cemetery Omaha NE that has served in the military. If you have a loved one buried there or know of someone, please send us a message. We place flags on the graves for Memorial Day. This project is sponsored by Centennial Masonic Lodge #326.

If you can send us the names, we will be sure to include them on our list to get a flag.

Thank you for the help with this ongoing project.


If you have already received this message, please accept our apologies for the duplicate message.
Added by C.C.Diamond on Nov 23, 2014 10:57 AM
Elizabeth Marlow O.
Pinckney Henderson
Information added, any other information please do not hesitate to send.
You have been credited with the bios.
Many thanks, Eliz
Added by Elizabeth Marlow O. on Nov 13, 2014 9:03 AM
I found this date of death for..
# 34526707
Mauney, Catherine 72 years August 22, 1844
BEAVER DAM LUTHERAN CEMETERY - GASTON COUNTY, NC. Have not gotten a chance to see if I can find the grave marker to take a picture for you.
Added by Sherry on Nov 04, 2014 8:35 PM
Craig Thweatt
RE: Thank you for the great photo
Michael I think this is the first time I have ever seen this Surname in a cemetery and I have been in a bunch also
Added by Craig Thweatt on Oct 10, 2014 9:08 PM
Mike Huffstetler
RE: Michael Doris Scronce
You are welcome It was a pleasure to help you with some of your requests. It looks like on the picture there was a nameplate there at one time one screw is missing and one broke off not sure if it was caused by lawnmower or something else you can contact the Cemetery and ask if she is buried beside him or who was the number is Phone: (828) 322-8646

Added by Mike Huffstetler on Oct 06, 2014 9:41 AM
DD Talton
RE: Thank you for the great photo
You are welcome! I'm glad to help out.
Added by DD Talton on Sep 30, 2014 8:38 AM
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