|Mike Cronk (#47300132)|
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Many...but not all...of the memorials I have posted are of family members. I would like each of these memorials to eventually be as rich and detailed as the people whose lives they commemorate. |
In many cases I don't have any photos of an individual, or the BEST photo of an indvidual. If you do, PLEASE post them in their memorials! If you have obituaries, biographical sketches or first hand accounts, I am happy to add them. If there are errors that need correcting, PLEASE let me know. If you are an interested family member, I would enjoy hearing from you.
ALSO, if there are existing 'Find A Grave' memorials for other UNLINKED family members out in the world, please LINK them to the rest of the family, or contact me about linking them together. Linkage is one of the wonderful features of 'Find A Grave.'
'Find A Grave' offers us all a fantastic opportunity to memorialize and chronicle all the strands of our individual family history...and make it accessible to our extended family. It is an opportunity to both honor those family members that have gone on ahead and also celebrate our own heritage.
My mission of heart is to honor each of my Michigan emigrant forbearers by commemorating their final resting places and those of as many of their descendants as I can locate. Needless to say, this ultimately involves thousands of individuals who share a common blood line...and many branches that have since left Michigan for other distant points.
NOTE: Anyone is welcome to use any gravestone photographs I have taken. No prior permission is required.
On the side of my father, MAX WILLIAM CRONK, those early Michigan forbearers are:
JACOB CRONK (1792-1869), and his wife, ELIZABETH "BETSEY" (CRONK) CRONK (1793-1880), #53750695, buried in Riverside Cemetery, Hastings, Barry Co., MI - Came to Michigan in 1858, from New York State
LUCY L. CURTIS (1828-1900), #53750317, wife of LEVI CRONK (1816-1902), #53750147, buried in Riverside Cemetery, Barry Co., MI - Came to Michigan in 1858, from New York State
LEMUEL LEWIS, SR. (1801-1863), #20501574, buried in Hastings Twp. Cemetery, Barry Co., MI. His first wife and my ancestor, SARAH BANCROFT, died before coming to Michigan. Lemuel came to Michigan between 1852-1856, from Ohio, with his second wife, AGNES ANNIS KEELER (1818-1899), #20501566
WILLIAM SCOTT MELOY (1817-1903), #53759237, and his wife, FANNY PATTERSON (1815-1890), #53759421, buried in Riverside Cemetery, Hastings, Barry Co., MI - Came to Michigan between 1841-1843, from New York State
LOTHROP MOSS (1815-1872), #53677658, and his wife, MAILA DOTY (1819-1884), #53681330, buried in Richfield Union Cemetery, Davison, Genesee Co., MI. - Came to Michigan in May of 1852, from New York State
HARVEY DOTY (1793-1862), buried in Pine Grove Cemetery, Davison, Genesee Co., MI (War of 1812 Veteran & Descendant of Edward Doty-Dotey of the Mayflower). His wife and my ancestor, APHIAH AUSTIN (1801-1852), #45592730, died before the family came to Michigan and is buried in Tower Cemetery, Porter Center, Niagara Co., NY. Harvey came to Michigan in May of 1852, from New York State
VANRENSSELAER TYLER (1794-1887) (War of 1812 Veteran), and his wife, REBECCA DEWEY (1800-1860), #54291298, buried in Harwood Cemetery, Washtenaw Co., MI - Came to Michigan in 1829, from New York State (They are my earliest Michigan ancestors)
DARIUS DOUGLASS (1797-1868), #54288714, and his wife, SARAH HALSTED (1797-1844), #54288762, buried in Forest Hill Cemetery, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw Co., MI - Came to Michigan in September of 1835, from New York State
On the side of my mother, VIRGINIA ELIZABETH PETTIT, those early Michigan forbearers are:
DAVID PETTED (1814-1873), #53886743, and his wife, ELIZABETH O'BRIEN (c1825-1859), #53886779, buried in St. Andrew's Cemetery. David was in Michigan by 1837, from Ireland, having arrived in New York aboard the 'Rhode Island' on 28 March 1834.
PATRICK O'BRIEN (1775-1871), and his wife, ELIZABETH ____?____ (1785-1843), #53779115, buried in St. Andrew's Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI (They are my 4X-gr-grandparents and the oldest set of ancestors I have in Michigan) - Came to Michigan in the early 1840's, from Ireland
PATRICK GORMAN (1800-1875), #55917738, and his wife, ROSE TURRELL (1822-1869), #54604184, buried in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Parnell, Vergennes Twp., Kent Co., MI. Came to Michigan between 1854-1856, from Ireland via New York State
JOSEPH STEINEBACH (1846-1918), #53546500, and his wife, MARY VOGT (1855-1946), #53546538, buried in St. Mary's of Hannah Catholic Church Cemetery, Hannah, Grand Traverse Co., MI - Joseph had come to Michigan by 1874, from Germany
JOSEPH VOGT (1815-1889), and his wife, BERNADETTA BOTT (1830-1907), #31380911, buried at Visitation Cemetery, North Dorr, Allegan Co., MI - Came to Michigan in 1865, from Germany via Canada
PETER SCHMIDT (1819-1892), #53623356, and his wife, KATHARINE GOELZ (1819-1902), #53623544, buried in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI - Came to Michigan in 1855, from Germany, having arrived in New York aboard the 'Louisiana', 26 November 1855.
ANNA WINZIG (1861-1940), wife of AUGUST PETER SCHMIDT (1852-1938), #53623035, buried in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI - Was in Michigan by 1891, from Germany via Cincinnati, OH (Anna was my last ancestor to immigrate to Michigan)
In the spirit of goodwill, I am happy to transfer 'Find A Grave' memorials (provided that they have no tie-in with my own family lines) to other individuals who do have a family connection. Creating the 'Find A Grave' memorials is its own reward in knowing that I will be providing this information to possible farflung family members...as so many people, in far away places, have provided for me.
TRANSFER PROCEDURE: When making a request, please DO NOT use the public message board on my site.
1. For ease of transfer, please select the 'EDIT' tab at the top right of the individual's memorial.
2. Then, select 'SUGGEST A CORRECTION OR PROVIDE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION' and make your request known.
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|Lynn Simon||Donald W. Reynolds #101291480|
Hi Mike, could you please either transfer this memorial of my dad's cousin to me or would you link him to his parents on F.A.G?
Millie Gorte Reynolds #54178102
Ernest A. Reynolds #54177864
I am current working thru each family, adding them to Find A Grave if necessary and contacting the memorial managers of those already recorded so I can link the parents and children. Thank you, Lynn
|Carolyn Troupe Stoll||RE: Arthur Stoll|
Thank You Mike. I really don't have any information on Beretta
Well, now I just had to stop doing my work (I work from home) and went to see that obit for Emma Wallis Gregory! It's great. Thanks so much and, trust me, I will be reading through these newspapers in the near future. Liz
|Liz Wright||Lowell Newspaper(s) help|
Thanks SO much for this info. I will look into what they have SOON. I'm so excited. It's tips like this that are like a box of chocolate truffles to a chocoholic! Appreciate your remembering me more than you can know. Gratefully, Liz
Thanks so much Mike - you're the best
Added by Pam on Feb 09, 2014 9:25 AM
|Merf||RE: Louis Woodward Fuller|
You are welcome! Also added funeral records for his parents.
Added by Merf on Jan 30, 2014 12:33 PM
|Carolyn Troupe Stoll||RE: Praetorius|
Arthur Edward Stoll was my husbands father.
He married Berneta after his first wife passed
|Carolyn Troupe Stoll||Praetorius|
Thank you for the obit. information on Albert and
Louise. I will go back in my tree for the rest of their info. and add it to findagrave. I have been so busy that I have not gotten back on my memorials. Will try and add a picture of grave stone and picture of them. I have never tried to look for the obits. for family. Did you go to the library for them? I have the Stoll family I would
like to find them for, any hints?
Carolyn Troupe Stoll
|Judith D||RE: Maxwell Loughrin - Woodlawn Cemetery|
Sorry, don't know them, just another cemetery entry I found. Why don't you hang on to them, maybe a relative will wander along someday. Thanks anyway! Happy New Year!
Added by Judith D on Jan 01, 2014 9:34 AM
|Judith D||Louis L "Bud" Hyde|
Thanks for the info! Would you like a transfer? I'm not related, just entering from cemetery records.
Added by Judith D on Dec 31, 2013 4:36 PM
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