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Amanda Smith (#47209103)
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Bio Photo I have been interested in Genealogy for as long as I can remember. I love finding out new information everyday, I love unfolding the past. I live in Bedford County, Pennsylvania. If I know where the Cemetery is and can find it, I will gladly take some photo's for you. Some of the last names of my family are Wolf/Wolfe, Grabill, Smith, Valentine, Mulhollen, Paulson, Gindlesperger, Amick, Hoover, Blackburn, Barefoot, Dull, Russell, Bender, McConnell, Gordon, Shaffer, Young, Imler, Feather, and many many more.

If you would like to use ANY of my photos please ask permission or at least site who and where you got the photo from.

I put a lot of time and energy into this research of my family and of others. If I ever use anyones photo's from I ask permission and/or give them credit for taking the photo. I have recently found SEVERAL of my photos popping up as a hint on my family tree and they are photo's I have taken and added to but they are just as if the person took the photo themselves. They are NOT giving me the credit for the photo.

If you are having a misunderstanding on the guidelines of this site there is a help area. Where you can find all the information.

This is what I put in the photo's description when adding it to let say my family tree on

Ex: Amanda Smith added this photo 11-30-11 on

all you have to do is copy and paste it into the only takes a few seconds!

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Russ Ware
Incorrect Parents
Ms. Smith, In the memorial for George Way, #67255900, you have the wrong parents listed for George. His father was Harry Clay Way & his mother was Beatrice K. Diehl Way. Also, on all the official documents pertaining to his death, they all show he was killed in Korea not North Korea. I thought you might be interested in this information. Russ Ware
Added by Russ Ware on May 20, 2016 12:31 PM
Gerald Davis
Thank you for the obituary for Gerald Davis! Are you a relative of his? His wife Elsie is a cousin of mine via the Roudabush family.
Added by turkeys4me on May 18, 2016 10:55 PM
Andrew E Dibert 19886555
please remove the scanned obit, they are not permitted by findagrave rules. If you wish to transcribe and send it, it can be added that way.
Added by Kat on May 14, 2016 4:59 PM
Mary Might
Catherine Smith Adams
Hello! I noticed you left detailed information for Catherine Smith Adams (Memorial #61781613), obituary plus a death certificate. This person may be in my family tree. Do you know if she had a son/steps-son named Uriah Adams?
Added by Mary Might on May 12, 2016 6:01 AM
addition to memorial
Thanks Amanda.
Added by bluebelles on May 08, 2016 3:51 AM
Mary Bisel and Noah Biasel?

The more I study this family the more complicated it gets.

It is begining to look like there were two Mary’s who married Noah Bisel’s and at least two different Noah Bisel’s. Plus there is another on who married an Easter Catherine Miller. Wil let this rest for now and come back and look again with fresh eyes.
Added by thunderbirdsmhs on May 06, 2016 1:36 PM
Julie Bushong Smith Reimann
RE: Rebecca Barefoot
That would be great. I think some well-meaning Barefoots found that the names matched up and assumed everything, then they went together and got the grave marker. I've read somewhere that James Barefoot's marker is there somewhere near Rebecca's marker, but it's probably buried. I hope someday the family gets a new marker for both Rebecca and James and can give homage to their pioneer heritage, albeit a little more humble heritage! Thanks.
Added by Julie Bushong Smith Reima... on May 06, 2016 5:00 AM
Noah Bisel 1830–1901 Memorial# 67261056
Amanda, (Found my glasses) I started this list from the data I have in my tree And it is for sure something that is going to take a while. So that we are not duplicating our efforts, may I suggest that I work on this for now and then get back to you when I feel that i am finished.

I find Find A Grave very confusing and some time back I even quit and turned my Memorials over to Find A Grave. If you are interested I would be pleased to turn all the findings over to you for entering them.

Mike G. Alsdorf
La Sotte Servolex, FRANCE Find A Grave is not a very good messaging system for communicating this type of data.

PS Also looks like I need to do some work on my tree relative to which children where from which of Noah' wives!

Noah Bisel 1830–1901 Memorial# 67261056

Easter Catherine Miller 1835–1924 Memorial# 141791857
John H Bisel 1855–1932 Memorial# 50391675
Joseph Merlin Bisel (1887 - 1927)* Memorial ????
Wesley W Bisel (1893 - 1964)* Memorial ????
Netta B Bisel 1888– Memorial ????
Henry Harrison Bisel 1894–1964 Memorial ????

David O Bisel 1856–1930 Memorial ????
John Carmackel Bisel 1858–1928 Memorial# 20643599
Vincent E Bisel (1878 - 1940)*
Luretta Jane Bisel Kingsbury (1880 - 1956)*
Elesta Mae Bisel Milnes (1881 - 1965)*
Anna Mary Bisel Dinn (1884 - 1971)*
Florence E Bisel Waltz (1886 - 1969)*
Lillie Myrtle Bisel Long (1889 - 1967)*
John R Bisel (1896 - 1979)*
Ida Bisel 1869– Memorial ????
Ella F. Bisel Memorial ????
May G. Bisel Memorial ????
Unnamed Bisel Memorial ???? (as of 1880 census)
Spouse & Children

Mary Wright 1833–1863 Memorial# 67261039
Mary Bisel 1854– Memorial ????
Benjamin F. Bisel 1856– Memorial ????
George Bisel 1860– Memorial ????
Nancy Anna Bisel 1861– Memorial# 24947105
Martha Lee Bisel 1869– 1933 Memorial# 20664891
George Bisel 1871–1911 Memorial ????
Added by thunderbirdsmhs on May 06, 2016 1:49 AM
RE: Find A Grave Memorial# 67261039
Thank you for your kind reply, I will also work on this and write you direct.
Added by thunderbirdsmhs on May 05, 2016 11:29 PM
RE: Find A Grave Memorial# 67261039
Please forgive me, but I have misplaced my glasses and will heed to get back to you once they're found.

Sorry, Mike

PS Do you have a copy of the message you refer to re Memorial# 67261039. That would help me. Yjanks

RE: Find A Grave Memorial# 67261039
The memorial number you gave me is for Mary Bisel, I'm not positive on how the George Bisel information obtains to Mary's memorial. If you can clarify that would be great. Thank you.
Added by thunderbirdsmhs on May 05, 2016 1:03 PM
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