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Bob Ottinger (#47263661)
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Recently I have started tracing my family tree, and in searching for the burial locations for my ancestors my family and I have found a fun and enjoyable hobby. My nine year old daughter views it as a treasure hunt. She even wants her own camera so she can take pictures by herself instead of using/sharing mine. Now as we go through towns she asks if there are any cemeteries that we need to stop at.

My favorite "treasure" that we have found was by accident. While searching through a rather large cemetery for a distant relative we found my grandfather. He had been killed in a car accident two weeks before my mother was born. I never knew when, how or where he died until I started tracing my family, and no-one was left who could remember where he was buried. At first when I saw the headstone I thought it was my uncle, as he was a junior, but I just kept looking at the date and knew that it wasn't right. Finally it dawned on me who he was.

I hope everyone out there is having just as much fun as we are. Good luck in your treasure hunting.
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LMM
Johanna Wendorf
Bob, Even though this is late...Thank you so very much for the photo. So many things have prevented me from working on this that I have a few moments to try and catch up.
LMM
Added by LMM on Aug 28, 2015 12:30 PM
Marshall Bruce
Eugene Gappa
Bob-- please delete the listing for Eugene--mem 92327052. Eugene is buried in the Northern Wisconsin Vets cemetery which is about 4 miles away. He is buried in sect CE marker 109. Any questions--please contact me.
...marshall
Added by Marshall Bruce on Aug 16, 2015 9:41 AM
Amy
Johann Amend
I added Johann Seb Amend: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSmcid=47845797&GRid=148248358&

I'll be happy to transfer this memorial to you.
Added by Amy on Jun 24, 2015 4:51 PM
Amy
Amend- Burlington Cemetery
I walked about a quarter of the cemetery. I found several Amend markers, but no luck on Francis with the dates you indicated. I found a Francis J 1901-1902, but there is already a find a grave for him. This cemetery has many markers that cannot be read. I'll try to get back and look at the rest of the cemetery, but I was in the section he would most likely be buried in.
Added by Amy on Jun 24, 2015 4:10 PM
El Memorializer
William Amend
Transfer complete.

Kathy
Added by El Memorializer on Jun 12, 2015 8:41 PM
MJD
Clark graves at Cambridge Memorial
May I ask the source of information that has the three Nathan Clark graves at this cemetery? I noticed there are no pictures of stones, so I am wondering how you determined these people are buried there. Thank you much....
Added by MJD on Jun 12, 2015 4:06 PM
Carol's Genealogy Stuff
Dora E Jordan Hogan and daughters Nell and Lois
Thank you for adding all the information and processing the links. ~~Carol
Added by Carol's Genealogy Stuff on Jun 11, 2015 8:46 AM
TD
Viola Dehne Stock
Thanks for the quick updates. There's one more because i accidently linked her to another relative instead of her parents. Sorry 'bout that. The correct parents have been submitted,
Added by TD on Jun 07, 2015 7:55 PM
Kucelire
Anna Adamec memorial 133706768
I think that Anna Adamec is still alive. I found an article in the Clark County about her celebrating her 100th birthday in December 2013. See:

http://www.wiclarkcountyhistory.org/5data/112/112168.htm

Anna's husband Anton was my mothers first cousin.
Added by Kucelire on Jun 04, 2015 11:11 PM
Theresa O
Bartlett
Hi, the above is at least one of the photo requests you have in Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery in Springfield, PA. If you would call the cemetery office and post the locations, we volunteers would be happy to fulfill it. Thank you!
Added by Theresa O on Jun 04, 2015 11:10 AM
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