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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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Petoskey History 1852-2002
Get Well Wishes
Hope your dad and all of your are doing fine. Hugs.
Added by Petoskey History 1852-200... on Dec 07, 2014 1:04 PM
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RE: Hope all is well!
Jana, I hope all is well and healing continues. My best!
Added by Petoskey History 1852-200... on Nov 15, 2014 12:53 AM
Petoskey History 1852-2002
RE: Re: Your Dad and You
Prayers and best wishes contine for your dadís healing!
Added by Petoskey History 1852-200... on Nov 14, 2014 12:40 AM
Herbert Gootee
Paul Knowles
I don't know if you are aware or not but Paul Harrison Knowles was son of Perry Knowles and Matilda Lou Alice Gootee. They were married in Yell Co., Ark.. May be of interest, maybe not.
Added by Herbert Gootee on Nov 07, 2014 8:23 AM
RE: Grandfather
He is still living and residing in Levering :)

A family book would be fabulous!
Added by steph on Oct 30, 2014 11:48 PM
My grandfather is Elmer LaTocha, son of Chester and Wanda LaTocha.

Elmer did not have any children of his own.
Added by steph on Oct 28, 2014 3:32 PM
Petoskey History 1852-2002
RE: Re: Your Dad and You
Jana. Hope all is well. About out of here. Check you email!
Added by Petoskey History 1852-200... on Oct 24, 2014 11:52 PM
Petoskey History 1852-2002
Re: Your Dad and You
Trying to reach you. Hope all is well. I am wondering if I have the wrong email for you. Please write, or leave me a message here. I have good news! Also wondering if your dad is in the hospital, and if so, how he is doing. Best wishes.
Added by Petoskey History 1852-200... on Oct 13, 2014 4:00 PM
Please contact me at regarding the corrections you sent me. I'd love to discuss them further.
Added by ElaineO on Sep 13, 2014 8:01 PM
Jeremy Ball
RE: Ransom Crandall
Hi Jana,

I am about 30 miles away from Grand Rapids, but I'm currently without a vehicle.

If any of your ancestors have memorials on Findagrave, requesting a photo could help you verify whether or not they are buried in the cemetery that the records indicate. A volunteer could go out and try to take a photo for you.

Sorry I can't be of more help,

Added by Jeremy Ball on Sep 09, 2014 5:36 PM
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