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Debra A. Felger (#47138953)
 member for 5 years, 9 months, 20 days
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Bio Photo I live in Columbiana County in Northeastern Ohio. Since I started my family history research, I have been amazed at the unknown family members I have found so close to my home. I want to honor them by adding them to this site. Thank you to all who place flowers on their memorials. I am a member of the Columbiana County and Mahoning County Chapters of the Ohio Genealogical Society.

Researching: Felger, Naughton, Stanyard, Miller, Bailey, Lind, Lynn/Linn, Sherry, Cranston, Forney, Stallsmith, Hauptmann, Huch, Hull, Stump, VanFossan/VanFossen, Thoman, Summer(s), Baker, Hartje, & Rukenbrod (to name a few).

NOTE: I am working closely with my cousin, Joseph Chaplow, and some of my entries are his family. Preference on transfers will go to him.

"Genealogy, begins as an interest, becomes a hobby, continues as an avocation and in the last stages, is an incurable disease."
Author Unknown

I found this on the profile of another contributor: A fellow by the name of Banksey is credited with a quote. What he said goes something like this: You die twice. Once when you stop breathing... and a second time... later on... when your name is said for the last time.

PLEASE DO NOT USE MY PERSONAL PHOTOS. Any other use or republishing of them is not permitted. It is a violation of FindaGrave guidelines. If you have an interest in someone, please email me. However, you may copy any headstone picture I've added for your own family tree use. The exception would be using my photos when creating a duplicated FindaGrave memorial. This is not allowed and is against the guidelines. A notation that I was the photographer would be appreciated, if only to assist others who may want to contact me about family. I've received a lot of help in obtaining family headstone pictures from other researchers and want to pay it forward. Thank you.

Please check the cemetery before you make an entry to avoid duplications. I welcome any corrections to information I have entered. I try to be as accurate as possible, but sometimes receive conflicting information. Please don't be surprised, shocked, or outraged by an error. I'm human. Please use the suggest a correction tab on the individual memorial. It's easier for me that way.

I have absolutely no interest in numbers, so I usually transfer out-of-guidelines unless it's someone in my family or the requester does not transfer their own entries in that manner. I will only transfer my family members according to the guidelines. Just a reminder: Regarding transfers, please remember...just because you are related to someone doesn't mean someone else isn't. Please see F-A-G guidelines regarding transfers. *"The goal is not to "own" every memorial of those to whom you are related. The ultimate goal should be to have meaningful, accurate memorials that honor those who have passed away, regardless of who created the memorial or who maintains it."

I ask you to remember that the members of this site are volunteers, both for entries and photo requests. They spend time and money to do this out of a love of the past, to memorialize those who have gone before, and in remembrance of beloved family members. It requires cooperation and teamwork. If you don't like to do these things, I respectfully ask that you choose another hobby.

***Please remember this precious child and his family: Camden Fairchild.***

***Please remember this young man, a Fallen Graver, who loved what he did and helped many people: Coady Hatlen. He is missed.***

Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. Matthew 5:4

"Do not stand on my grave and weep,
I am not there, I do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow.
I am the diamond glints on snow.
I am the sunlight on ripened grain.
I am the gentle autumn rain.
When you awaken in the mornings hush
I am the swift uplifting rush
Of quiet birds in circled flight.
I am the soft stars that shine at night.
Do not stand at my grave & cry;
I am not there, I did not die."
~Mary Frye

Scatter me not to the restless winds
Nor toss my ashes to the sea.
Remember now those years gone by
When loving gifts I gave to thee.
Remember now the happy times
The family ties are shared.
Don't leave my resting place unmarked
As though you never cared.
Deny me not one final gift
For all who came to see.
A simple lasting proof that says
I loved and you loved me.
(by D.H.Cramer)
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RE: Joseph Bova Jr.
Thank you for double checking. Thank you for removing it. You always to such a great job.
Added by Paula on Mar 23, 2015 3:08 PM
Patricia Zeis
Harper - Oakdale
Hello, Debra,

I believe you are correct that the cemetery was changed for James after my memorial was created, inasmuch as the text states that the creator had no idea where James was interred. In any event, I deleted my bare-bones memorials for Martha and James after transferring the grave photos.

Thanks for the work you do. I am happy to make any edits you suggest, as I know they are well-researched.

Best regards,

Added by Patricia Zeis on Mar 23, 2015 11:40 AM
bob wilson
RE: Frederick Kuegle
Your very welcome. I'm glade i was able to help you. Have a awesome day and take care.
Added by bob wilson on Mar 19, 2015 6:40 AM
Rachel Gillooly
Patrick Gillooly and Ruth
These are the grandparents to one of my 4th cousin Michele Gillooly Dees.

I have more information. Please transfer to me
Added by Rachel Gillooly on Mar 11, 2015 10:58 PM
Linda Bunch
Uriah W. Bailey
# 138201317, are you sure this is right. I have his mother's name as Rebecca & wife as Augusta Stroup, they were married in 1873. Also I have his name as Urias.

RUEBEN BAILEY (JACOB2, JOHANN ABRAHAM1, JOHANNES ABRAHAM (BOHLI)A) was born 1811 in Lordstown, Trumbull County, Ohio, and died April 29, 1894 in Newton Falls, Trumbull County, Ohio. He married REBECCA. She was born 1821, and died April 12, 1869.

Added by Linda Bunch on Feb 19, 2015 2:59 PM
Dianne C. Carman
RE: Transfers
I think that's the whole clan...if I missed one let me know.
Added by Dianne C. Carman on Feb 18, 2015 5:14 PM
Dianne C. Carman
Hazel James
Hi Debbie,
I made the additions for you. I see she is related along with a few others. I'll manage them if you're overloaded. If you want to pursue the family connections I'll be happy to send them on over.

Been a bitter winter for us. How are you holding up through it? I know you had some health issues. If I can do anything for you up here (not till Spring) I'll be happy to help.

Regards, Dianne
Added by Dianne C. Carman on Feb 18, 2015 1:51 PM
George Rettinhouse
Looking for parents or further linage for George Rettinhouse.
Thank you
Added by Dian on Feb 18, 2015 12:02 PM
Linda Bunch
RE: Bailey Family
You are correct..
Added by Linda Bunch on Feb 16, 2015 10:59 PM
Marge & Bob
Thank you again so much for the quick response and for the transfer of John Conkle
Added by Marge & Bob on Feb 16, 2015 7:36 PM
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