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J M Schumann (#47147114)
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Bio Photo Family research has interested me since I was in grade school and we had to make a little family tree for ourselves. Photos have always been one of my favorite parts of the puzzle-either photos of people or their graves or places they lived. Our main family lines are Blanford, Booth, Buss, Calhoun, Castle, Champlin, Cheeseman, Chesebrough, Cochran, Danner, Denison, Epler, Ferguson, Hrobsky, McDowell, Messenger, Miller, Noyes, Painter, Parsons, Riffel, Robidoux, Schumann, Silgman, Smith, Stanton, Stewart, Tracy, and Viets.

My wife has a page here for people buried in local cemeteries who are not our relatives.

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Elizabeth Christensen
RE: Franz Popritz
You are certainly welcome. I was amazed at how many stones are gone in this cemetery. It's very sad.
Added by Elizabeth Christensen on Oct 07, 2016 8:05 PM
Emory Grant 117349697
I was surprised to see women in the class as well. It wasn't often women even went through the 8th grade years later.

Joseph Quarles is also in the class. I believe he was a Capt. in the Union and ended up being a Senator. Don't quote me on that as it comes from my memory.
Added by kat on May 26, 2016 5:30 AM
Lorna Lee Mansfield nee Jourdain
Castle Gathering
Our Castle line links like this:
Hastings Castle (17911863) married Mary Noyes Champlin
(17931891) and they had 7 children: William B. (18161907); Mary E. (18181903); George H. (18241891, my line); Elizabeth A. (18261910); Christopher C., Sr. (18281904); James U. (18331916); & Erastus S. (18361914, your line).
We're having a Castle gathering in Manteca, CA, June 10th to share genealogical information and get acquainted. I don't know where you're located, but would love to have you join us. If you're interested please contact me:
My Ancestry link is which will take you directly to Erastus in my tree is:

Added by Lorna Lee Mansfield nee J... on May 25, 2016 12:40 PM
Emory Grant 117349697
Just added a photo for Emory. I believe he was in the first graduating class of Kenosha High School. I listed all the people in the photo as it was listed on the captions. I found this photo in the Kenosha Civil War Museum. Sorry it isn't a better photo.

If you do not want it in your memorial, feel free to delete it. If you can't, just let me know.

Added by kat on May 24, 2016 3:30 PM
John McGlothlin
RE: Shelhorn sources
I'd like to email if you are comfortable with that: jmcglothlin at charter dot net

It will be easier.

I think your Julius Ludwig "Lewis" is my guy. He shows up variously as Louis and Lewis and with the last name spelled several ways. I've got him tracked all the way from 1850 to his death in 1922.

I've got him as born in Oct 1834 (from 1900 census in Rulo, Nebraska). He married a woman named Mary (b. abt 1840; don't know maiden name)- and probably married about 1865 judging from birth year of the first child, Mary. You can see them on the 1870 census in Summit, Wisconsin which is where Johann Casper also lived. His daughter Mary is my wife's grandmother.

Added by John McGlothlin on Feb 29, 2016 3:43 PM
John McGlothlin
Shelhorn sources
I am curious how you got the information on Johann Casper Shelhorn's memorial (42615944)relating to first name, parents, immigration, and wife's maiden name.

BTW, I'm pretty sure I have a son who's not on your list. My wife descends from him so that's my interest.

Added by John McGlothlin on Feb 29, 2016 9:50 AM
Bonnie Kies
Abigail Doane Lothrop
Memorial# 71742682 Just wanted to say Thank You. Have added and credited as said :)
Added by Bonnie Kies on Jan 18, 2016 10:51 AM
Bonnie Kies
Abigail Doane Lothrop
Memorial# 71742682 Abigail Doane Lothrop Hi Schumann I would like to ask if I may to use your Photo of Abigail on my family tree (ancestry). I will be sure to credit you for the Photo as well as Findagrave and the creator of the Memorial. Thank You Very Much. Bonnie :)
Added by Bonnie Kies on Jan 17, 2016 2:40 PM
Laura Kessler Hershey
Conewago Chapel
Hi again!! Thanks for getting back to me!! I will have to call the church or even just go there! I really don't live that far from it. I hope you can find Mathias Riffel's burial place!! I KNOW how you feel!! Mathias and Christina Riffel are my great (X6) grandparents!! Are we related!! Thank you for your help and your kindness!! Happy Thanksgiving to you also!! God Bless! Laura
Added by Laura Kessler Hershey on Nov 21, 2015 2:09 PM
Nancy Coffey
Upper left corner
A bunch of hooligans if I ever saw one. LOL The photo reminds me of a Norman Rockwell painting & I loved Norman Rockwell. They are all adorable.
Added by Nancy Coffey on Oct 06, 2015 8:06 PM
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