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J E Strotman (#47246249)
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Started doing this after the death of my first parent. I found it impossible to find people to tell them of her passing. Then experienced a letter to her, 2 yr after the passing.

This got me to wondering what else I didnt know about my own family and so started digging and running into relatives that were doing the same. I startd in 1994, but they had been doing it before that and kept me encouraged.

Ive met so many wonderful people in my search, and love the stories that have come from it. Im still learning but will share what I have if you want to come along on the journey
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RE: St Joseph Cemetry
Sorry, I didn't read your message until now. How did it go?
Added by Russell808 on Oct 26, 2015 11:01 AM
Edward Rodrigues
RE: Marie Rita Campainha
Julia as I looked closer to the photo for Pauline Sylvia Campainha I noticed that Marie Rita is buried in the same grave. I transferred a copy of the photo to the memorial. Thanks for all your help.
Added by Edward Rodrigues on Oct 05, 2015 12:05 PM
Edward Rodrigues
RE: Marie Rita Campainha
Julia I did make the memorial per family information provided. I myself do not know where exactly she is buried at the cemetery. Her twin sister is Pauline Sylvia Campainha. Someone took a photo of her grave and posted it to her memorial. I thought they would of been buried together since the died days apart. Any help would be great. I wish I could give you more information.
Added by Edward Rodrigues on Oct 05, 2015 11:55 AM
Kathy Neal King
RE: Logan aka Loggan
No, I do not know of any. I have walked this cemetery many times and taken pics of every stone. There is a Bob DeLozier who lives near Logan's Chapel & is supposed to know all about it. Maybe you could find him in the phone book & call him or send a letter to him in care of Logan's Chapel Methodist Church (someone would see to it that he got it).
Added by Kathy Neal King on Aug 12, 2015 10:28 AM
Mary Russell
RE: Pauline Byrd Logan
Pauline was my first transfer! Glad to help you! Mary
Added by Mary Russell on Jul 19, 2015 5:39 PM
Saint josephs cemetery
I wonder if any kind of seeds could be dispersed there like wild flowers that can blanket the ground and choke out the weeds. Considering how dry it can get there and gets no suplamental watering i dont know what would work
Added by Z on Jul 08, 2015 2:39 PM
RE: Mr & Mrs Logan
You're very welcome!
Added by Kelly on Apr 20, 2015 7:50 AM
Peter Longcor
Hi, I took a photo of Peter S Longcor marker in Bowmans Grove Cemetery. The quality is very bad I will stop again and try for a better shot. I also located a Mary L Longcor "mother" 1870- 1934 and a Walter Longcor and 1895- 1959.
Added by red on Apr 14, 2015 7:04 PM
Michael Parsons
Longcor Family
Do you have a copy of the George Ira Herrick chart?
It's was compiled in 1918 for the Hughes family but is full of Longcor information. It's hard to read and a bit confusing. If you can send me an email address that I can send it to it's well worth it.
there are 10 pages to it and each page is about 3 to 4 meg. I only have photo's of one of the scrolls. The original 3 scrolls are in the Kalamazoo Mi. Museum. The other 2 scrolls deal with the Hughes family only.
Added by Michael Parsons on Apr 12, 2015 3:35 PM
Michael Parsons
Salem Longcor

Salem IS a descendant of the Longcor's of New York. The Longcors of Michigan are also related. In fact you can find the Longcor family as Loncher, Longcor, Longcoy, Longcore, Lonker, Lunker, Longcur, Lonkert, Longeor, Lo*Gcor, Longacre, Lonyeor, Longeor, Loncher, Lonccor, Longcos on Census sheets and Death Certificates all across America. There all descendant from Johann Michael Langhaar.

As far as the cemetery not having any record, ask yourself, what was the quality of record keeping back in 1865? About 140 years ago. The cemetery will tell you that there are many graves that they do not have records of. So to assume my memorial is erroneous is completely with out merit.

It was 1900 before Death certificates were required and that was not really enforced till about 1920, depending on what State you were in.

There is No marker. I walked the cemetery looking for one back in 1991. What I did have is a copy of part of a letter written by a "Kate" Longcor that was given me by the daughter of Ollie Gladiolie Parsons, the one that married Sherman Soule, the Grand Daughter of Anthony Longcor, brother of Salem.

Salem lived between the Williametta river and the Snake about 1/2 mile from the "Burial Ground" South of Salem. The family was having trouble making it since Salem passed and were lamenting moving.

The Williametta is still there and easy to find. The Snake River is a different matter. There is a water way just East of the cemetery. Today it's not called "Snake".

"Kate" Longcor is a bit of a mystery. It maybe a nick name or the wife of a Longcor, were not sure. The letter was sent to Anthony "Dock" Longcor, my Great Grand Father.

The only "burial ground" that fits is the one Salem is memorialized in.
I have nothing to indicate the Longcors from Michigan knew the Longcors from Clark Co. Mo. I also have nothing that indicates they didn't. If they did know each other they may not have known they were related.

Salem Longcor 99515673 is the son of Peter Andrew Longcor of Iowa 72255427, the son of Abraham Longcor of New York102774613.

Bryan Asher Longcor of Oregon 24547245 is the son of Gabriel E. Longcor of Michigan 52102416, the son of John Longcor of Michigan 91648909, the son of Abraham Longcor of New York 102774613.

All this is very well documented and agreed to by several branches of the associated families.

Added by Michael Parsons on Apr 12, 2015 11:06 AM
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