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Jana Marie Lashmit (#47372371)
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Bio Photo Parents:
John E. and Shirley J. (Burkhart) Lashmit.

Maternal Grandparents:
Jonas B. and Ruth E. (Snider) Burkhart

Paternal Grandparent's:
George F. Lashmit and Rose T. (Lechowicz) Lashmit

Am so glad I came across this site. It has lead me to relatives I never see or knew about, new friends and many I will never see.

Some people don't understand how much gratitude it gives someone to research their roots. Or they are skeptical if certain people are truly related. Until you research, find records etc. you will never know so do not pass judgement.

I recommend everyone to get involved in genealogy as you will be amazed at what you can find about your roots and where it will lead you. It is a history lesson in itself..

To my cousin's Maurice and Kay, I am very thankful to have found you. You have been a tremendous help with our family history and I am very grateful.

I am also very interested in my Mother's side of the family. The Mennonite's and our distant Amish families. I am very intrigued in their ways and lifestyles.

Would love to find more about our Polish root's. I have very little information regarding my paternal grandmother's family: Rose Theresa Lechowicz. All the searches I have made become road blocks. Possibly due to the uprisings, wars etc., I am thinking maybe many of the documents were destroyed?

Same with our "Dutch" roots, the Alder's. Henry being my 2nd great grandfather and his brother John my great grand uncle. From Netherlands/Holland and lived in Kent County, Michigan.

Surnames I am interested in are:

My Father's side:

De La Chaumette, DeLashmutt, DeLashmut, DeLashmitt, DeLashmit, DeLashmett, DeLashmet, Lashmit, Lashmitt, Lashmett, Lashmet, Lashmutt, Lechowicz, Wiklanski, Gibes, Kozinksi, Alders, Rominger, Stuart (Stewart), Padgett, Nelson, Palazy, Zulkiewski (Zulski)...

My Mother's side:

Burkhart (Burckhart, Burkhard, Burckhard, Burkhardt) Snider (Snyder, Schneider) Brubacher (Brubaker, Brubacker, Bruppacher) Eby, Lehman, Gehman, Bontrager, Weber, Weaver, Detweiler, Gingrich & Gingerich, Wenger, Sherk, Gerber, Hostetter, Herr, Yoder, Bauman/Bowman, Martin, Good/Gut, Hershey (Yes I am distant cousin of "Milton Snavely Hershey")...

Would love to hear from more relatives!!

Last of all, if you don't see certain information on a memorial or an obit that doesn't show certain living relatives, it is because of privacy laws. Unless I have your permission I cannot add your name.

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John and Julia
There Ya gooooooooo
Added by mourninglory on Jul 25, 2014 4:06 PM
Epsilon at Springvale
RE: Lashmit/Petoskey
Dear Jana,

Sorry it took so long to get back with you, but I've been trying to research your question.

I also looked at the Emmet County death records, Greenwood Cemetery online records, LDS records and called the Emmet County Clerk Office. I found:
one female child d. 10/19/39
one female child d. 6/12/43
one female child d. 6/12/43
one infant child d. 10/11/43

The Emmet County Clerk's office tells me that although there is one female child d. 6/12/43, listed in Liber 5, Folio 4, and one female child d. 6/12/43, listed in Liber 5,Folio 10 they are not necessarily two different children. It will require a trip to the clerk's office to look them up as they will not do any research for you.

Also, the online Emmet County records does not show one female child d. 10/11/43, but Greenwood Cemetery records does. I'm guessing there were a set of twins, one died at birth and one at four months.

I know this doesn't clear anything up. To make matters worse, they are buried at St. Francis Xavier Cemetery. The church is not very forthcoming when it comes to handing over burial records. I was raised Catholic (from this church) and have struggled to get family records from them. My "in", Fr. Hegener, passed away in 2009.

I have lots of other Lashmit stuff as my husband's aunt Kathryn was married to Ellis Lashmit. Let me know if you straighten this mystery out or would like any other info I might have.

Added by Epsilon at Springvale on Jul 24, 2014 12:27 PM
Jim Shearer
Joseph Hoffman
I agree with your findings on Joseph. I just posted his obituary and it states he married Elizabeth in 1881. So I updated that in his bio.
You are welcome to copy his obituary for any use.
Added by Jim Shearer on Jul 23, 2014 7:06 AM
RE: Transfered
I know what your saying..........i believe family belongs to family..........and it is best they do the management and get the info on there to help family connect............
Have a great day
Added by mourninglory on Jul 23, 2014 3:56 AM
Ok i transfered Walter and you.
Family belongs with family.........glad to give you their memorials so you can do all the things that need to be done...........
Added by mourninglory on Jul 22, 2014 5:49 PM
John/Jackie Cassidy
RE: Jackie
Thats awesome. What a small world. We just ran in to brother John recently at stroll the streets in Boyne.

Jackie's maiden name is Hogan. She graduated in 95. She knows the parents and brother John of course. We used to show cars until 2007.
Added by John/Jackie Cassidy on Jul 21, 2014 2:54 PM
Theron & Helen Smith
Matthew Balasa
I have now linked his parents to his memorial.
Glad to do it for you. Helen
Added by Theron & Helen Smith on Jul 21, 2014 9:38 AM
Jean Quentmeyer
RE: # 95923110
Hi Jana

No, I am not related. I just did work on that cemetery adding names to Find-a-Grave as I found them. Sorry,
Added by Jean Quentmeyer on Jul 21, 2014 7:05 AM
RE: # 133110566 Bonnie Boyer
Great! I just realized this is public. Nothing to hide, but it is always better to err on the side of caution. Thanks.
Added by PHS on Jul 20, 2014 11:10 PM
RE: # 133110566 Bonnie Boyer
I just got off the phone. I didn't know Bob's sister, or if I did I can't remember her right now. i'm sorry to hear of her passing as I was of Bob. Sympathy to you and yours.Thanks for telling me. More in a few minutes.
Added by PHS on Jul 20, 2014 10:44 PM
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