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Mary Jane Evertz (#47235203)
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Brittany Lisson
RE: Matthew Dunn
You;re so very welcome. I am not a family member. I am just in the area and was able to get the photo for you. :)
Added by Brittany Lisson on Jun 08, 2016 7:59 PM
barbara powell-valenza
RE: origin of photos
I'm just trying to determine if you got the random pictures off or if you know the individual. If you know the individual or the family, I was interested in seeing if you can fill in some blanks.
Added by barbara powell-valenza on May 22, 2016 2:45 PM
barbara powell-valenza
origin of photos
greetings -

I'm interested in the origins of 2 of the photos on the Find-a-grave website for Sylvan Lester Powell. One is a group family photo and the other is the person in his army attire. Can you help with this?
I'm a new member to Find-a-grave - Is most of the info put up by volunteers that get the photos and info from

Added by barbara powell-valenza on May 21, 2016 9:02 AM
Tombstone Tourista
RE: aden
Oops, my mistake. Sorry
Added by Tombstone Tourista on Apr 01, 2016 1:29 PM
J.R. Pfaff
Cresse Memorials
The memorials for Mary and Orville Cresse in the Cold Spring Presbyterian Cemetery have been updated as requested. If you would like any further information added or if you would like to manage the memorials please do not hesitate to let me know.

Thank You,

J.R. Pfaff
Added by J.R. Pfaff on Mar 14, 2016 12:44 PM
Steve Staruch
RE: Gemberling update
Thanks Mary Jane - I've deleted mine. All set!
Added by Steve Staruch on Feb 27, 2016 1:01 PM
Steve Staruch
Gemberling update
Hi Mary Jane - hope you're doing well.
I've been working on the Gemberling family lately, and just added a memorial for William B. Gemberling at the Union cemetery in Selinsgrove. When I went to add links, I see you have a memorial built without a cemetery. I can confirm he's buried here from my own transcription of the cemetery. If you'd like to move him, I'll delete mine. Your memorial is #153966429.
Added by Steve Staruch on Feb 27, 2016 6:02 AM
RE: 38854788 Schmeyer
Genealogy is such a fun hobby and I appreciate the question. Happy holidays! Bill
Added by WNS on Dec 16, 2015 2:49 PM
RE: 38854788 Schmeyer
After re-reading pages 177-184 of Ianne Smyer's biography of Johannes Schmierer, in which she also discusses the Pennsylvania families, there just isn't any hard evidence that's been found to link him to JJS.

I'm not saying there definitely is not a relationship, but that no hard evidence has been found to support the belief and there is hard evidence to believe otherwise. For example, we know, thanks to Ianne, that by comparing his signature throughout his life that Johannes Schmierer immigrated to the U.S. in 1755 on the ship Neptune.

Ianne is a retired (?) lawyer who did a splendid job of research. Many documents are shown in her book. I believe the book is available at the Catawba County Historical Association, although perhaps no longer for sale? At one time it could be ordered through amazon, but that was quite a few years ago.

"John Smyer: Plain Deutsch Pioneer" by Ianne Smyer, Catawba County Historical Association Press, 15 College Avenue, Newton, NC 28658. (c) 2002. ISBN 0-9702776-1-X.

Happy hunting, Merry Christmas and thanks again!


Added by WNS on Dec 15, 2015 7:27 PM
RE: 38854788 Schmeyer
Thanks. The two symbols to insert are @ after roots and a period (.) after blueridgehost.

I don't list my email explicitly on Find A Grave because I think bots harvest emails here for spam. So it's in this form:

Once we can swap emails, I have some immigration records to share with you that show why I suspect that Maria Barbel Doll was JJ's mother, not his wife!


Added by WNS on Dec 14, 2015 1:47 PM
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