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Sandra (#47198337)
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Bio Photo I have been interested in Genealogy for several years and enjoy discovering my ancestors.

The Family names I'm researching are:

Barber, Bell, Bethe, Clark, Cluggage, Davis, Esser, Gehret, Gemmill, Gerichs, Halwes, Humbert, Isett, Judy, McCarthy, Moyer, Murphy, Nix, Osborn(e), Riley, Schoedler, Steel, Stewart, Susott, and Whetsel.

Find A Grave volunteers have worked hard on documenting families which in turn leaves a legacy for future generations. If one person reconnects with their family & learns of their ancestral heritage via data, headstone photos or links on the site, then it's all worth the time.

Thanks to the Find A Gravers that have transferred to my account! Especially the ones with the big numbers that feel that memorials belong in the hands of family.

Wishing all smooth sailing with discovering your ancestors with no brick walls in your path.

Peace to all that are here and beyond.

P.S. I post & care for mostly my direct ancestor lines but I do manage memorials in Mount Olivet Cemetery (Chester County, Pennsylvania), Rosemary Cemetery (Sarasota, Florida) & South Whitley Cemetery (South Whitley, Indiana). Please check the virtual cemeteries on my profile for your family & ask for a transfer.






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Deborah Sitar
Helen McGlone
First thanks for all your hard work! Just thought you'd like to know your memorial for Helen McGlone in the Loper cemetery is a duplicate.
Thanks again...Deborah Sitar
Added by Deborah Sitar on Apr 29, 2016 2:47 PM
Claudia Pawson Goodman
Samuel J McGaughey
Thank You very much for the transfer of my Great Great Grandfather.
God Bless You,
Claudia
Added by Claudia Pawson Goodman on Mar 18, 2016 12:43 PM
Jenny Calvin
Gerichs
Hi Sandra,

I'm back with another question. I'm really confused about Philip & Margaret. I found Philip in IL in 1880 census listed as divorced, and Margaret is in IN with the children, listed as married. Then I found a marriage record for Philip Gerichs to Margaret Gerichs in 1885, and one for Theodore Lottner to Margaret Gerichs in 1888.

Phillip is in the city directories for 1865, 1866, 1870, 1874, & 1875. He & Margaret are both listed in 1886 & 1887, but then in 1888 Margaret is listed as widow. In 1893 Margaret is listed as widow of Philip. In 1895, 1896, & 1899, Margaret is just listed alone.

So I guess I have three questions: 1) Did they divorce before 1880 and then remarry in 1885? 2) Did Philip die between 1887 & 1888, or did he really live until 1901 as his tombstone indicates? 3) Did Margaret really marry Theodore Lottner in 1888? And if so, then why is she not listed as Margaret Lottner?

Thanks for any clarification you can give me!
Jenny
Added by Jenny Calvin on Jan 23, 2016 4:12 PM
Jeff Blakley
Gillham infants
I'm researching the ancestors of William J. Krome in Florida and was looking at his mother's side of the family, the Gillhams. I see that you have three infant Gillham boys who appear to be the same individual. The memorial numbers are: 69431962, 69432520, and 69431755. Could you investigate this and delete the duplicate memorials, if any? Thank you!
Added by Jeff Blakley on Jan 18, 2016 6:41 PM
Jenny Calvin
RE: George Gerichs #52162336
Thanks very much! It's so sad that Walter & Marie apparently ended up in an orphan home and then taken in by other families. Emory was in the State School for the Deaf.
Added by Jenny Calvin on Jan 16, 2016 7:07 AM
Jenny Calvin
George Gerichs #52162336
I am looking for more information on George Gerichs. I see in your bio that that is one of the surnames you are researching. Was he the husband of Artie Whetstone, or is there another George? I found Artie remarried in 1908 and assumed George had died, but maybe they divorced.
Added by Jenny Calvin on Jan 15, 2016 8:57 PM
The Goldens
Riley Family
My email is gracegolden@hotmail.com. I can send some info to your email, if you send me your address.
Added by The Goldens on Jan 11, 2016 4:13 PM
The Goldens
John W. Riley 44045283
Sandra, Don't know if you've ever found the parents of your John W. Riley as stated in his bio. Anyway, his parents are William Henry Harrison Riley 136950510 and Margaret Dunham Riley 136950683. I am indirectly related and can fill in some blanks if interested.
Added by The Goldens on Jan 10, 2016 6:17 PM
John Steele
Steel
Sandra,

I found some of your listings and am hopeful that we have an ancestor connection. Is there a way to contact you?

My Steel family is from Duncannon and begins no later than David Steel @1750-1804.

steele.john@gmail.com
Added by John Steele on Sep 15, 2015 11:15 AM
LaDana Riddle Knupp
Susott
Thank you for the information on the mistake. Always thankful for corrections in the family history. Would that I could get it right the first time around, such is life. Thanks again.
Added by LaDana Riddle Knupp on Sep 08, 2015 1:21 PM
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