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Della M Shafer (#47045656)
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Bio Photo My husband Melvin* and I have been active in our own family genealogies for about 35 years and active in Sumner County, Kansas history and genealogy for almost 30 years. His roots are in the Milan area and mine in the Conway Springs area. We read, recorded and made books for the Milan Cemetery, the Spring Hill Cemetery and the Amish Cemetery in 2000, the Conway Springs Cemetery and the St. Joseph Cemetery in 2002, and the Mulvane Cemetery in 2005. We also enjoy doing lookups from the many transcriptions and databases we have done regarding Sumner County history and families.
I welcome being contacted about any errors found in the records I've posted and I will be happy to transfer ownership of memorials to those who are family members (or closer family members) of the deceased.
*Melvin passed away on April 7, 2009, so I'll be carrying on by myself now. Our first date was on his 15th birthday in 1947 and we were married on May 28, 1950.
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Dee Edmonds
My abscence
It's been a long time since I've been on here. A lot has happened in my life over the past few months and I needed a break. Hope things are well with you.

Added by Dee Edmonds on Jun 30, 2014 9:07 AM
In message below, "Hello, I *wanted* to write..." ;-)
Added by EveyBl on Jun 27, 2014 4:09 PM
Anna Enos Smith Warner (Eldridge)
Hello, I to write and thank you for posting the thorough notes on Anna Enos Smith Warner (Eldridge). She showed up as "Anna Eldridge" on the 1840 Census record of my ancestor, and I was having the most difficult time trying to find any connection! Backtracking, I found her living on her own with a very young girl on the 1830 Census, but the child was too young to be my ancestor. From the name, I postulated that she was the wife of Stephen Eldridge, but had abandoned that idea when I found Stephen still was still very much alive in 1830. This threw me for such a curve while trying to determine who this woman was! I now realize she is related to my ancestor through Sarah Sines. I also was perplexed about why I could not find a burial record for Anna. I do not know where she resided in 1850, but I would suspect in the home of another niece or nephew in Hancock County, Ohio. I can now add my own speculation to your notes. As Anna and Stephen chose to live apart, and as Anna was buried with the surname Warner rather than Eldridge, I suspect the marriage was not a happy one.
Added by EveyBl on Jun 27, 2014 4:08 PM
ron nielsen
RE: Winfield S. Scofield
I have 4 family members named Winfield Scott Scofield. This was from family records, as well as roots web and ancestry

I have 2 grandparents
1 cousin
1 uncle
Added by ron nielsen on Jun 15, 2014 2:13 PM
Dave & Pam Jindrich
George W. Olmstead
Thanks for the heads up. I've deleted the memorial for him in Minson cemetery. My info came from an apparently faulty interment listing.

Added by Dave & Pam Jindrich on Jun 12, 2014 9:29 AM
RE: Peter Space in Old Newton Burial Ground
Hello, Sorry, I don't have any other info on Peter Space. I share the grave info while searching for my own genealogy info. I created that memorial 5 yrs ago and don't have the exact source. It was an old list for local cemeteries. Have you tried the Sussex County Historical Society , maybe they can assist you. There is also the Space Farm in Beemerville { Wantage} NJ, they have a zoo and museum there, been there since the early 1900's. Best wishes.
Added by DakotaRoseZ on Jun 05, 2014 5:27 AM
Jan Summers
Mears Family
Hi Della, thanks for the further updates for John and daughter Anna. Best regards, Jan
Added by Jan Summers on May 19, 2014 9:55 PM
Jan Summers
RE: Mears
Hi Della, Thank you but I am not related to the Mear family. I came across Mary when I was researching her sister Louise and trying to make some family links. I posted some biographical information for Mary and John on the edit page. Best regards, Jan
Added by Jan Summers on May 10, 2014 11:26 PM
Jan Summers
Mary Romine Mears
Thank you for making the updates to her memorial. Best regards, Jan
Added by Jan Summers on May 10, 2014 6:32 AM
Janis Hendrick
Laura Best Heidinger
I updated her listing in Mt. Erie "Old Yohe" Cemetery in Wayne Co IL with all your suggestions. Thanks for entering the family links numbers too.
Added by Janis Hendrick on Apr 25, 2014 8:41 AM
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