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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, I have been researching my own ancestors in this area and one of the few pages that came up in a web search was yours.
There is a big family tree here that includes some of the people mentioned on your page, thought you might appreciate the info:!profile-6041243-info

Added by carrie on Nov 11, 2015 7:51 PM
Jan Wint DeRosia
confused abt William Davenport
can we e-talk about William and family? Jan DeRosia thanks
Added by Jan Wint DeRosia on Oct 23, 2015 3:06 AM
Petoskey History 1852-2002
Greenwood Cemetery Wreaths Ceremony
Hi, Jana. Just a quick note to say hello and I hope to see you December 12, 2015 at the Christmas Wreath Ceremony at Greenwood Cemetery. Hope all is well with you and yours!
Added by Petoskey History 1852-200... on Oct 22, 2015 9:27 PM
Hello there my old friend
Checking in with you and hoping that you are well. I am still working on the same old projects, Odeimins, Walker and Company K.

Check your PBS station for the following showing of the road to Andersonville on 29 Nov.

During the Civil War, a regiment of sharpshooters was being recruited to fight for the Union. Since Michigan's Native Americans were famous as skilled hunters, it was decided to recruit one company -- Company K -- from among the tribes in Michigan. Nearly 140 men volunteered for Company K in the 1st Michigan Sharpshooters regiment. Company K was sent to Virginia in 1864 and fought in some of the fiercest battles of the Civil War: The Wilderness, Spotsylvania and the Siege of Petersburg.

The Road to Andersonville documents the story of Michigan's Native Americans in the Civil War who served in Company K of the 1st Michigan Sharpshooters.

Added by Kokopelli on Oct 17, 2015 12:58 AM
Donald Crower
Margaret (Duncan) Grauherr
Exactly where is Cross Village Township Cemetery?
I would like to stop by sometime to photograph her headstone. Or, if you are in the area and could do it that would be great.
Thanks for any help. Donald Crower
Added by Donald Crower on Sep 30, 2015 8:35 PM
How the searching coming along on the Skoczylas ?
just was wondering if you may any head way. If my sister send me her tree I'll definitely forward to you. Have a wonderful weekend!
Added by {Remember} on Aug 07, 2015 12:48 AM
M. King
RE: Arlyle
Thank you Jana - it was a shock to be sure. She was doing great and all of a sudden she was gone. I am sure going to miss her - she was a wonderful gal.

M. King
Added by M. King on Aug 04, 2015 7:10 PM
RE: Skoczylas
He was born in 1918 died April 28 1920 in Lansing Michigan he was only a baby on my tree I got his name with Frank so not sure if it his son or different part of the family
Added by {Remember} on Jul 22, 2015 11:31 AM
Thank you for the edits on Skoczylas apparently got him mix up with my John Skoczylas in Lansing so most likely not related to me
Added by {Remember} on Jul 19, 2015 10:38 PM
RE: Arthur Lee Sobleskey
Hi Jana,

I transferred a memorial to you back in April and never responded to you. So sorry! You asked how long I lived in the Petoskey area... I was born in Cheboygan, but moved to Petoskey a small child and went to school there through graduation. I lived there until about 10 years after that. I have lived in Illinois for 10 years now.

Added by StellaMGW on Jul 19, 2015 5:33 PM
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