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Cindy Elschide (#47170270)
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Bio Photo Hi, I am Cindy Elschide. I began doing genealogy in 2000. Since then I have expanded my family tree in one place back to 1080 and in others several generations also. I started out with just a few names and now my house is over run with (about 30) 3 inch binders and tubs of papers, folders and pictures etc. I always say I get more fun going to a cemetery and finding an ancester's grave than most people do going to an amusement park and riding the roller coaster.
My husband & I have been known to center a vacation around cemeteries, libraries and courthouses. With visits with family and a little bit of site seeing thrown in.
My father's line includes Brooks & Haybron(southern Ohio); Gandee, Harper, Shafer or Shaver, Tanner, Hinzman, Raines and more (West Virginia); the famous Indian Scout Jesse Hughes who has many things written about his life; and I am cousins with Presidents Washington and Herbert Hoover.
My Mother's line includes Collard (originally from Belgium), Curwick, Kerouac (Jack Kerouac, the author and including being related to Madonna and Celine Dion); Newells' from Cambridgeshire England and Snows from East Riding Yorkshire England; Brownfields, Sallee's & Cox from Ohio, and other places of ancestors are Netherlands, France, Italy and more.
My husband's line includes Peter Kappis/Cavis a Germany Mercenary in the Revolutionary War; Peter's son who was the Engineer for the John Bull Train which currently sits in the Smithsonian in Washington DC; Ehlschides from Germany; His grandmother Helen Robertson was born in Scotland (her grandfather died while building the Firth of Forth Bridge) and his grandfather (Gerald McCann)was descended from Irish (Boyle and Corbett)who fled the potato famine to come to Canada.
I had visited the Find a Grave site before but just recently realised that I should have been adding to it--a long time ago! I find it has brought great enjoyment to me to share the photos I take with everyone on the web in hopes that they help others.
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Eric Leindecker
RE: Hannah Brownfield
Why not call the cemetery and talk to Larry FULLER at 513-921-1216. I think if you only have a few questions he may look while you have him on the phone. Hannah and Isaac were in his records as being there in Section 1.
Added by Eric Leindecker on Jul 24, 2014 9:23 PM
Eric Leindecker
RE: Hannah Brownfield
Hi, No markings other than the family name. I always look on all sides. The cemetery caretaker told me where to look. I saw no other memorials, just the big one that I took a picture of. Sorry. . . . I have to assume they are there, just not individually marked.
Added by Eric Leindecker on Jul 24, 2014 9:12 PM
RE: Mahala Pahlau
You are very welcome.
Added by RickC on Jul 17, 2014 7:23 PM
RE: Harrison & Juanita Cook
Cindy, Thank you for transferring Juanita Edith "Miller" Cook's grave site to me. I have added what I know and hopefully someone will reach out to me. It would be a dream come true if I was able to me someone from my birth family. Have a wonderful day and God Bless! Rita
Added by Rita on Jul 09, 2014 7:26 PM
Janice Krantz
regarding post
you left a post on my brothers grave For Diana.
What is the meaning of this.
Added by Janice Krantz on Jul 06, 2014 10:53 PM
sue chappell
RE: Kerouac in Illinois
Thanks I will do that.

Added by sue chappell on Jul 01, 2014 9:30 AM
Luci G
Thank you for the transfer. That was very kind. :) I understand from my aunt that Frances and Ira Bereman had an estranged relationship until very late in life and that may explain why they are buried in different cemeteries. We know that Ira's gravestone in incorrect. It says that he was born 10 years after he was actually born. We are unsure why this mistake was made.
Added by Luci G on May 24, 2014 9:26 AM
Robert Ponda, sr
RE: Herschal Thrall
If indeed Herschal is special to you, I can certainly give the add on to you.
Added by Robert Ponda, sr on May 22, 2014 6:08 PM
Joanne Swart
Roy Hixson Memorial
Thanks for transferring Roy Hixson's memorial to me and also for posting a picture of his gravestone. Thanks again. Joanne
Added by Joanne Swart on May 20, 2014 6:54 PM
RE: Flora Innes
Flora Innes - Which Cemetery is she in - The short answer is I am probably not related - I do transcription and if I find a Cemetery list I get it into Find A Grave as nest I can - On the way I often find other collateral information which I then add - If I am lucky others see it and corroborate the dates - I am usually purposely vague in my entries until I have a stone or other validating factor.

If you have more on Flora I am happy to add it in

Added by Joanna on May 17, 2014 12:45 AM
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