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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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family finder
RE: Centenarian flowers
any flowers you see you like click on them and you can add them to your collection
Added by family finder on Apr 23, 2014 6:05 AM
Roy & Ann Hall
You're very welcome! I'm so happy to know that they're with family again. ;)
Added by MissT on Apr 22, 2014 5:28 PM
Kay Harrison
RE: Vernest Fisk
You're very welcome. Always glad to help a fellow
(or gal )genealogist.
Added by Kay Harrison on Apr 22, 2014 10:44 AM
Roy & Ann Hall
I've made the transfers to you. ;)
Added by MissT on Apr 21, 2014 9:48 PM
Harold D. Barry
RE: Joseph Masters
Hi Cindy,
My information for Joseph comes from the old family records passed down through my Barry lines.. These old records show both his parents were born in Ohio. His mother, my GG-aunt Mary (Barry) Masters, was born in Guernsey Co., Ohio... His father, Richard Masters Jr, was the son of Richard Masters Sr. who went to Ohio sometime between 1799 and 1806 from New Jersey..
Richard Jr.'s oldest brother, Robert, married Mary's widowed mother Elizabeth Oliver Barry/Masters, my GG-grandmother.. That is how Richard Jr. and Mary met...
As for the Virginia connection, is suppose it is possible but I doubt it, because I have found several mistakes even on the census.. I seen a census where Mary's sister Lucinda, clamed that her father was born in England, when it is well known he was from Maryland...
We'll keep looking for Amanda,
Added by Harold D. Barry on Apr 21, 2014 6:03 PM
Scout's Mom
RE: Elvire
You are very welcome.
Added by Scout's Mom on Apr 21, 2014 1:28 PM
Scout's Mom
I would say wife for sure.
Added by Scout's Mom on Apr 21, 2014 12:45 PM
RE: Charles Carsey
The first five bulleted items under "Suggest a Correction or an Addition" bring up forms to fill in. When you fill those in, the edit process works like I described in my earlier message. If you use the last bulleted item - "Suggest any other correction or addition" then your message is emailed to the memorial owner.

It took me a while to discover this change. It has only happened in the last few months. Have you looked to see whether you have any edits under the Edit tab on your Profile page? It's right to the left of the Contributor Tools tab. It's a good idea to check that fairly regularly because, like I said, if you don't respond within a few weeks, the edit is automatically enabled. I have found a few suggested edits that were wrong, and I was able to decline them.
Added by wjw on Apr 21, 2014 11:53 AM
RE: Charles Carsey
Now when you click on Edit, you get a list of choices for corrections or additions. Each of those choices gives you a simple form to fill in the corrected or new information. Those are pretty simple to fill out.

What makes this process different is that the edits made this way show up under the Edit tab on the memorial owner's Findagrave member page. (These edits aren't emailed to the memorial owner.) Then the person receiving the edits only has to click on Approve Edits to enable them. (There's also an option to decline edits if you think they're wrong.) This makes it very easy to process edits.

Another thing that I like about this process is that if the memorial owner ignores the edits entirely, then they eventually get automatically enabled without the memorial owner's intervention. (I don't know whether someone on the Find A Grave staff looks at the edits to make sure that they make sense.)

Added by wjw on Apr 21, 2014 8:05 AM
RE: Charles Carsey

The easiest way to submit edits these days is to fill out the forms on the Edit page. Easy for you, and much easier for the owner of the record!

Added by wjw on Apr 21, 2014 5:20 AM
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