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Tom Donahue (#47182363)
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I have a passion for family research. My family is from the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area and Lancaster County, Pennsylvania area.

Interested in the following surnames: Donahue/Donohue, Steel/Steele, Booz,
Stier, Stokley, Lockard, Kroft, Metzler, Kauffman, Spence and Wiltbank.

I welcome and encourage corrections and additions to memorials that I have created. For transfers please state relationship.

Any photos that I have taken may be added to your family webpage without further permission.
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Cyndi
Rachel Steel Morrison # 60649873
I do not believe that she is the mother of my Wm Morrison,# 60652033, you asked that I add this info to his memorial. Can you provide some documentation to verify this ?
Cyndi
Added by Cyndi on Nov 24, 2014 10:07 AM
Marilyn Roth
Benjamin GEHMAN 86313290
This is in regard to Benjamin GEHMAN #86313290. His mother should be Anna BERGER (1709, Switzerland - 1746+, Corgémont, Switzerland).

His parents Christian GEHMAN (Feb. 1706/7 - Apr. 1789, #78189039) of Oberthal, Canton Bern, Switzerland, & Anna BERGER married in Höchstetten, Canton Bern, Switzerland, 24 Nov. 1730. At Corgémont, Switzerland, 23 Feb. 1745, there were Anabaptists Christian, 38; his wife, 35; and children Anne, 12; Christian, 10; Daniel, 5; & Benedict, 11 mos. Anna's parents Ulrich & Magdalena died at Corgémont, where Anna also died, ca. 1746+. Christian remarried, to Anna SCHONAUER about 1750. This correction should also apply to Daniel (1739/40 - June 1836) #57699237.

It's no wonder you were confused. Christian who m. Anna BERGER was a cousin of Christian, b. Nov. 1706, who married Anna, maiden name unknow. Both wives died and the Christians remarried, one to another Anna. Then two sons of one married daughters of the other.
Added by Marilyn Roth on Nov 19, 2014 9:00 AM
Marilyn Roth
Anna BERGER, not SCHONAUER
I believe that Benedict GEHMAN was the one who was aged 11 months on 23 February 1745, Corgémont, Switzerland, with parents Christian, 38, & Anna, 35; & siblings Anne, 12; Christian, 10; & Daniel, 5.

Anna, 35, was Anna BERGER, married 24 Nov. 1730, Höchstettten, Switzerland. Anna [BERGER] GEHMAN died about 1746/9, & Christian m2. Anna SCHONAUER, but their only child known to survive was Abraham (1760 - 2 May 1808).
Added by Marilyn Roth on Nov 16, 2014 1:45 PM
Cyndi
Chesnut Level old and new
Thanks for finding Mary Pegan in the new, not old cemetery. I made the correction, thanks for your help and taking a wonderful picture !!
Cyndi
Added by Cyndi on Nov 16, 2014 1:11 PM
andanother1
Re: Henry H. Eshleman!!!
Hi Tom, First, please allow me to apologize for tossing the "B" in the mix yesterday. I'm ordinarily very particular about the SACS I submit, and I really did throw that one in quickly, even knowing better, as I was adding the Barr info.

I rechecked my records for the Eshleman family this morning and found it was in need of some major correction and updating -- more than a few confusions with other Eshlemans of similar names and dates.(The "B" was from an 1898 Lancaster County Directory... Eshleman, Emeline ..wid of Henry B.) Yes, wrong Emma.

On the other hand, I couldn't be more thrilled! Thank you! I think you're exactly correct about Henry H-- son of Jacob H and Maria Huber Eshleman. In fact, I've now made the suggestion in our family tree. The records really are a perfect match for Henry(husband of Emma Barr)-- I'd bet on them! Thank you again!
Added by andanother1 on Nov 15, 2014 11:21 AM
Antoinette Waughtel Sorensen
Rebecca D Miller Waughtel
Thank you for transferring this to me. I have uploaded her certificate of death but will have to figure out how to turn it around. Evidently I uploaded the wrong copy of it.
Added by Antoinette Waughtel Soren... on Nov 08, 2014 3:02 PM
Dana Dancy
RE: Elizabeth King
I have had this happen also. I just enter the information in the "caption" of the gravestone photo.
Added by Dana Dancy on Nov 06, 2014 5:47 PM
Dana Dancy
Elizabeth King
Thanks, I moved her burial to the New one.
Added by Dana Dancy on Nov 06, 2014 3:50 PM
Antoinette Waughtel Sorensen
EDITH MAY WAUGHTEL
Thank you for transferring the above to me.
Added by Antoinette Waughtel Soren... on Nov 06, 2014 11:59 AM
Antoinette Waughtel Sorensen
RE: Edith May Waughtel
Thank you. Sometimes I can print off the picture and hold it up to a light and "figure" out the dates, etc., but can't do it on this one.
Added by Antoinette Waughtel Soren... on Nov 06, 2014 8:44 AM
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