|Betty Paulsen (#47136232)|
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With a New Year here, I want to thank everyone for their advise to me. I appologize for getting things wrong. I am not used to being on here for awhile and will try and learn to do better. I still have more obituaries, but unless a family members wants it, I won't put it on here. I will try and read more on what should and should not be put on here, so I don't a fend anyone. Thank you for letting me a part of this team to help out.|
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Since his stone and his MI death certificate both have F. as middle initial, I am going to leave it as the sources have it.
Added by Scout on Jun 18, 2015 5:41 PM
|Jeanie||Uncle Jim Roe|
Thanks for the newspaper article. I've added it to his bio.
Added by Jeanie on Jun 16, 2015 6:07 AM
|Bill E. Doman||Lee Massey Obit.|
Hi Betty: I am referring this back to you per my Personal Find A Grave Bio., Paragraphs 4-7, and will gladly transfer the memorial upon your request. Have a good day.
|Stephen Kronberg||RE: Stephen N. Johnston|
Betty - Sorry, I have nothing further for Stephen Johnson, I did find a death record for him which I addded to his bio. No parents or spouse are listed, which are normally present. Johnson is a very common surname here, I have added over 50 here at Acacia. James Parmenter is not related to me. Regards, Stephen
The PDF file is about 10MB, so I should be able to send it via email, but I don't have an email address for you.
|Salvarsan||HOM vs HORN|
Sorry, his statement was directed to the Commissioner of Pensions.
|Salvarsan||HOM vs HORN|
I got the pension package today. The first 30 pages clearly spell the surname as "HORN".
Then there is this entry from Jacob, himself:
My name in the certificate is spelled "HORN", it should be spelled "HOM". You will see by my discharge that it is "HOM".
Jacob C. HOM"
I think that clears it up! "HOM" it is.
|L. Tobeck||RE: Mary Ann Johnston|
Can you give me the memorial number so I can locate this person please. Thanks.
|Roland R. Wilkinson||RE: Ida Koch Harris|
I was married to Ida's grand daughter Cheryl Mingus and as her and her husband William Harris got older and unable to do many things for themselves we moved them in with us in Vancouver. Cheryl and I divorced in 1981 and they both lived with Cheryl and our daughter Selena until their deaths. Get a hold of me for additional info.
Roland R. Wilkinson
|Salvarsan||Jacob HORN vs HOM|
While I am certain that Jacob used "HORN" during all of his military service, I now believe that the correct spelling is probably "HOM".
I usually consider a military pension application to be the "gold standard" for facts, because it requires so many individual sworn affidavits. But it is possible that his surname was misspelled during his first service - and he was "stuck" with that spelling - at least as far as the Army was concerned.
To help get to the bottom of this, I have ordered a copy of his first pension application package. Hopefully, he addressed the (mis)spelling in the application. It could take 6-8 weeks.
I'll let you know what I find.
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