|Bill Siddall (#47142982)|
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|Board member of Oakland Rural Cemetery, Town of Porter, Niagara County, New York State.|
Board member of the Town of Porter Historical Society.
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|Grace K. (Crewe) Austin||39962021 DIEZ|
Bill the Find A Grave # for Benjamin's mother Lillian Pearl NICHOLS Wagner is: 157831570, she is also the mother of Helen DIEZ Fletcher who you also have # 399627730 I don't see a William DIEZ JR. who died in 1907 as an infant BUT if you have him, he too is a child of Lillian & her 1st husband William DIEZ who died in 1916. REASON I'm getting these all completed is for the 200th Anniversary Celebration of OUR Ancestor ROBERT NICHOLS who settled here in 1816 Lillian was one of his descendants. Celebration is being held June 4, 2016 at the Cambria Fire Hall IF you know of anyone related to this PIONEER have them contact me: email@example.com for details
|Grace K. (Crewe) Austin||3996021 Benjamin C. Wm Diez|
Bill could you please add the parents for Benjamin as father: William C. Diez #39962017 and his birth mother is located at Oakwood as Lillian Pearl NICHOLS Wagner, I'll have to get back to you with her Find A Grave #. Thanks Grace
Thank you for updating his memorial, much appreciated.
Added by Lavelle on Dec 01, 2015 11:10 PM
|scotdeerie||RE: Pauline Sullivan|
I know what you mean. I entered the sisters and brothers in the bio section of Agnes, too, because of the limitations of the linking. Glad to help. We're still trying to decode Agnes' headstone but we're having great fun doing it on Cemetery Oddities on Facebook. I actually volunteer at Oakwood so I just have to get into their books and do a little detective work to solve that little headstone mystery.
My name is Chris Snyder. I am a fellow Find A Grave member from Marshallville Ohio. My wife and I are traveling to New York this weekend for a little get-away and also to see some family history.
My 4x great grandfather was Lyman Whittaker - born 1805 in New Hampshire, died 1873 in Porter. He and his wife are buried in the Tower Cemetery. - My first question- is this cemetery accessible since it appears to be behind someone's house?
Lyman came to Porter in 1840 and was a carpenter.
My 3x great grandfather was John L Whittaker - buried at Oakland Rural cemetery.
born 1830 in New Hampshire
died 1882 while visiting my 2x great grandfather in Cleveland
his wife was Emeline Huntington Whittaker - I have been able to locate her grave
According to the source below- John was a town constable in Porter for 18 years.
Biographical and portrait encyclopedia of Niagara County, New York
Son Elbert moved to Cleveland and is buried there with my family
Son Fletcher Whittaker married an Esther Bale, owned a grocery store and was postmaster in Lewiston according to several records on Ancestry.com
I am also trying to locate their graves.
Any assistance, advice, recommendations would be appreciated.
I know this is short notice. I'm hoping to visit the Porter Historical Society while in town.
|Grace K. (Crewe) Austin||Koepke # 44225753|
Bill, this is WILHELM FREDERICK KOEPKE Jr. the son of IDA CREWE & Wilhelm Frederick Sr. he was born June 09, 1878 in GERMANY, married the former Louise Werth (she died Feb. 03, 1960) and the had 5 children per the 1925 census of Lewiston. Wilhelm was 41 years old when he died in Lewiston NY on Dec. 22, 1939, his obit was on page 17 of the Niagara Gazette. He is part of MY "CREWE" family and he is also related to MY "SIECK' family who have the largest stone in the St. Johns Cemetery. I'm going to add his obit to your site. Please add this info and mention it came from me. Make his connection to his wife also. His parents are buried in the St. Peters Cemetery at North Ridge located behind the church there. HE is a grandson of the CREWE'S on the back side of the SIECK stone. Thanks Grace
|Philip Kohler||Gertrude Bodekor|
I am trying to locate Gertrude Bodeker and wanted to hopefully confirm this person is she. The person I am looking for has the maiden name of "Graff" Born about 1903 in Tonawanda to Jesse and Mary Graff. Do you have any information on her maiden name or if at one time she lived in Monroe, Michigan? Phil Kohler firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanks, Bill! Sorry for all of the confusion initially between the two names of the same cemetery; I guess we learn as we go along. Findagrave is a such a wonderful site--thanks for all you have done to document the lives of all these loved ones!
I just went through my photos more closely and lo and behold I did get a photo of the Lane's grave; it was just very hard to read so I didn't realize I had it :p
I scoured section 5 for your Lane's but to no avail. I will go back when it's not freezing for a closer look. If it is not a standing headstone it may have been covered by the snow. Hope I can find them for you next time!
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