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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.

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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Hi and Happy Mothers Day

I sent you couple transfers Hope that okay?? I was researching my sister's tree and thought you may want them? I came across you have relatives in Bliss
But I couldn't find the babies parents ;-(
Added by MjRich on May 10, 2015 2:33 PM
RE: Baughman in Harbor Springs
Welcome ;-) let me know if I can be of any assistance Have a great weekend!
Added by MjRich on May 08, 2015 6:59 AM
Baughman in Harbor Springs
I transfer the last two I had over to you. I think the child may be John or Clarence's?
Added by MjRich on May 07, 2015 12:06 PM
Sarah Lock
Gibes-Bifoss Book
Hello, I wanted to ask you the name of the book your cousin wrote about this family. Klara Epifonoksi was my great Grandma's sister and Im having trouble find a lot of info regarding my Great grandmas family. I thought this book may help me. If you know the name or where I may find a copy that would be great. Thank you.
Added by Sarah Lock on Apr 28, 2015 4:57 PM
Lashmit Family
Hope you are well and running down those leads !! Keep up the hard work !!
Added by Kokopelli on Apr 21, 2015 10:13 PM
Arthur Lee Sobleskey
Hi Jana,

I just transferred Arthur's memorial to you. Not a problem. Hi from Wheaton, Illinois! However, I am originally from Petoskey and I miss it there :)

Have a great day,
Added by StellaMGW on Apr 16, 2015 1:24 PM
Petoskey History 1852-2002
RE: John Thomas Lechowicz
Dear Jana, So nice to hear from you. Yesterday, I suddenly realized I didn’t have your Uncle John in my virtual cemetery entitled “OUR COTTAGE OWNERS/ROSEDALE RESORT.” I have been sponsoring––placing hearts––on all who fit this special and unique category (although knowing John, it was unlikely he ever saw himself as a “resorter.”) You will recall I had made a memorial for him early on and then discovered you had already done so. I love how you wrote about him––honored him––and his sister (yours and your brother’s mother.) He was such a neat guy. He was not only my friend, but of my maternal grandfather. I left a note for him also. Hugs and a happy Easter to you and yours. Hope we meet for coffee this summer!
Added by Petoskey History 1852-200... on Apr 03, 2015 8:12 PM
Mary Ann Cechini
RE: Helen and John Gibes
No you are doing a great job. Thanks for your hard work in keeping this updated.

Mary Ann
Added by Mary Ann Cechini on Apr 01, 2015 1:03 PM
Jim Shearer
Mathias Kruzel
I believe it is confirmed that Fabian, Theodore, Katherine and the other parents are Mathias (Mathew) Kruzel and Frances (Franziska)Karamol (Kormol). I found the marriage record of Martin Kruzel. The parents names are close enough to those shown in the marriage records of Joseph and Theodore that I believe it is confirmed. I have changed the memorials I'd noted the names and also my ancestry page.
Have a nice day, Jim
Added by Jim Shearer on Mar 08, 2015 11:02 AM
Jim Shearer
Joseph Kruzel
Thanks for the hint. I found Joseph's marriage record to Josephine Koboski and it lists his parents. Looks like I'll be making some changes as to parents shortly. He must have been married to two Josephine's. The first one died in 1888 and then married Josephine McDonnal in 1890 and she had been married to a Koboski. Any way that's the way I read it.
Added by Jim Shearer on Mar 05, 2015 10:44 AM
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