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Susie (#47375864)
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Bio Photo Hi! PLEASE ONLY USE THE ADDITIONS AND CORRECTIONS TAB (TOP/RIGHT CORNER OF A MEMORIAL)Corrections ONLY WHEN REQUESTING ADDITIONS OR CORRECTIONS. Thank you.

I became interested in Genealogy as a HS teenager, when these three factors came about at the same time: 1) I relocated to Champaign Co., OH to reside with a sibling. Initially and merely out of pure boredom, I became interested in cleaning up an old, uncared for cemetery that was on our way to town and within Concord Twp., where I resided, specifically on and within the Hamlet of Eris. 2) The 1977 television mini series, ROOTS, came on; and 3) my Birth Certificate (that I'd never seen or knew of the names on it), had arrived in the mail in order for me to obtain my driver's license. All three events came together like a tornado and thus I began my 35 + year passion for GENEALOGY and love of history. It also lead me to the opportunity to be employed as a Probate Deputy Clerk for 12 years in Ohio, restoring several Cemeteries, helping to Charter two Genealogical Societies (Champaign Co., OH and one in Green Co., WI. I'm currently a member of several Southwestern WI genealogical and/or societies, but actively in Green, Lafayette and Iowa. I'm so thankful we now have F.A.G., which keeps me busy contributing names and information onto, for our future generations.

That Birth Certificate lead me to Mineral Pint, Iowa County, Wisconsin for my mother's Maternal side, who were all Irish Catholic and Scotch/Irish: COLLINS/CALLAN, GILMORE,RYAN,CROW(E),McARDLE,CUNNINGHAM,CALHOUN,DUNBAR... and her Paternal English side: JACKSON, HARRIS, STEVENS, HEATH.... and West Virginia for my father: HEATHERLY, REEL, BOLTON, STOCKWELL, ANGLIN,McCLUNG,CARTER/CARDER,HOGBIN...,the majority of those took me back to Barbour, Harrison, Randolph and Greenbrier counties of West Virginia until the industrial revolution hit the mid west, and my grandparents, Wm. Boyd & Bertha (REEL)HEATHERLY left the mountains of Keyser, Mineral Co., WV, where their first child Edna was born, (Dec 20, 1906), struck out ca 1906-1910 for East Moline, Rock Co., IL, where my father, Carl Raymond Heatherly was born in 1910, where the industrial revolution was booming, as well as all through out the Great Lakes and throughout the Midwest. Last year (2013), I learned he was first married to Shirley (Hutchinson/Hutchison)Riebe, the widow of Walter A. Riebe, Sr. Shirley and Walter had a dau., Iris Riebe b. ca 1930. *Last
My Foster Family names include: CALL, NICHOLS, PATTERSON, GOODWIN/GORDAIN, HARDY, NEVEL, O'BRIEN and CRAIG, prime rely of Rock, Dane, Richland, and Racine Counties of Wisc. and some of Winnebago Co., IL.

*Prior to Huricane Katrina, I'd been in touch with my Calhoun cousin, Eunice Cunningham Calhoun Wymand, only to first loose her with her passing and then to loose track of her descendants when Katrina struck. Eunice's mother was my Gr. Gr. Grandmother's niece. Sadly I was not able to get my photos and Eunice's immediate family updated or assist them in identifying the box of photos that her son said he had. Can anyone help me to get back in touch with them again? Susie


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Lynniep2000
RE: RE:LaVern James Opelt d. 13 Aug 1978 Grayslake, Lake Co., IL
I didn't get any emails from you.
Added by Lynniep2000 on Aug 22, 2014 12:53 PM
Lynniep2000
RE: RE:LaVern James Opelt d. 13 Aug 1978 Grayslake, Lake Co., IL
Did you get the email I sent to you?
Added by Lynniep2000 on Aug 22, 2014 8:18 AM
Lynniep2000
Dessert
I found Idella and Elmer and added them to Find a Grave also requesting photos. I will send over their obits this morning.

Lynn

Not sure why you cannot email because my email is running fine :)
Added by Lynniep2000 on Aug 19, 2014 5:18 AM
Lynniep2000
RE: Opelt
I did not find an obituary for him in the Milwaukee newspapers but the one missing is 2/6/1994 which is a Sunday edition. They are online at http://news.google.com/newspapers#M (The Milwaukee Journal or The Milwaukee Sentinel).

Sorry I couldn't find anything :(
Added by Lynniep2000 on Aug 17, 2014 6:30 PM
Lynniep2000
Opelt
Susie,
Shirley is interred in an outside crypt - thus all of the stones surrounding her. There was no Lavern next to her or around her. I did look but did not take an area photo as the sun was at an odd angle and those are like trying to shoot in a mirror, you have to be careful or you will get your reflection projected on the picture.

According to the Arlington online records, Shirley is the ONLY Opelt buried there. If you have a date of death for Lavern I will see if I can find an obituary but when checking on Ancestry, there appear to be several but not from Wisconsin.

Sorry... Lynn
Added by Lynniep2000 on Aug 17, 2014 4:41 PM
Katherine Sampico West
Sampico Family
Hello, My name is Katie and I've been researching and gathering the Sampico family tree. On Nikita Ramone Sampica Hatfield's`page you explicitly asked to be contacted. So I am. I am the granddaughter of Nikita's aunt - June B. Sampico- I am the daughter of June's only son Robert. Do you have or need info we might talk about? Thank you!
Added by Katherine Sampico West on Aug 15, 2014 7:29 PM
Jade Schmitt
RE: Hibernia Donohoo
Hi Susie,

Yes, please feel free to send me any obits you'd like added to the memorials.

Thanks!
Jade
Added by Jade Schmitt on Aug 11, 2014 10:24 PM
Jade Schmitt
Hibernia Donohoo
Hi Susie,

Could you send me more info on your source for Hibernia's death date? It's off 30 years from the date previously on the memorial. I didn't create the memorial (it was passed to me by a contributor who was about to pass away), so I do not have the background knowledge to know which date is correct. Just wanted a little more info before I approve the change.

Thanks!
Jade
Added by Jade Schmitt on Aug 11, 2014 1:12 PM
DKMac
Jacob Ketter 109726893
Good Morning Susie,
So I'm working my way through the Ketter family. I have Jacob Ketter b. 1851 d. in NE (son of Heinrich 'Harry' Ketter and Anna Mathias m. to Mary (no other info). This 12 year old wouldn't be Jacob's son would he?
Dianne
Added by DKMac on Aug 10, 2014 12:01 PM
DKMac
Adam Burghardt
Hi Susie,
Adam (105943433)is my gr grandfather. If he is not part of your family, would it be possible to transfer him to me? Also, did you come across a grave for Marguerite (ca 1808-aft 1870)? She is Adam's wife.
Thanks
Dianne
Added by DKMac on Aug 06, 2014 8:54 AM
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