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Dave H (#47580547)
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Bio Photo 1. As I am not related to almost all of the memorials I manage, I welcome transfer requests
2. Some information posted has been submitted by others so I may not have answers as to the source material.
3. Feel free to use the gravestone photos that I have posted. No need to credit me.
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SueHue
RE: Carl Schoenhutte at Forest Home Cemetery, Cook County, Illinois
Thank you for the mention of the name Charles. You are correct in that Carl or Karl is the German equivalent of the English Charles. I had forgotten that. Thanks for the reminder. I also show a birth date for him of December 1840 in Hannover. Is this correct in your records as well. Thanks. Susan
Added by SueHue on Dec 16, 2014 7:30 PM
jane austin
RE: George Knopf, Forest Home Cemetery, Cook, Illinois
Hi, Dave. Thanks for your prompt response to my edit requests. My relationship to the Knopfs is genealogically insignificant, but sociologically huge. George's niece Helen, daughter of his sister Catherine, married into my mother's Hintz family in 1890. I found that their graves were unmarked and that not only were the Knopfs and Hintzes getting married, their burial plots adjoined one another. Both families' graves are spread all over Chicago's North Shore, and I'm working with cemetery staffs to make sure we get them all in the right places with the right spouses and children. It's been quite an undertaking as I have discovered that at some point, they just stopped putting markers on graves. I'm sure there's more to that story...

Helen's father-in-law, Peter Hintz (1830-1912), is my great great grandfather and the patriarch for my mother's branch of the Hintz family. From his home in Denmark, he immigrated to rich farm ground that now supports the affluent North Shore suburbs of Cook and Lake Counties, IL. His children and grandchildren continued their migration westward in search of cheaper farm land. Most are in Minnesota, but love brought my grandfather, the son of his youngest known child, to northwest Iowa where three girls and three boys were born to him and his wife. My mother was the middle of his three daughters. My last aunt passed away just weeks ago.

So here I am. I lived in Northbrook during the 1980's and I always wondered about the Hintzes in that area, and would often ask people if they knew if there was a link. No one knew of one. With the help of today's internet connectivity with others like you on Findagrave, I've learned that I'm probably related to all of them and have some ties to the Road and the many businesses and people bearing that name. ;)

There were a few along this tree I'm climbing that are historically more important to my families. The Knopfs and the Hintzes were important to each other. They have large adjoining plots at North Northfield Cemetery which we are working to untangle, and it's a fascinating journey.

Well. That was a ramble wasn't it? :) Sorry. I've been working on this family for several weeks and it's all starting to fall into place. So the short answer is - they're kin, but not close kin. I'm more about the sociology of this journey, so the relationships are more important than the blood. I have a number of Knopfs that I've needed to track to their graves' door, so to speak, so I'd love to have management of kin as well. If someone comes along who has a closer blood tie and finds that important, I can live with that. :) I won't give up Helen Bertha or her mother because that's my close kin, but the rest is simply my fascination with the whole group process thing. :)

Thank you for your offer, and for the path you helped to lay for me to follow!

jane

Added by jane austin on Dec 14, 2014 1:30 PM
olga kroeders
RE: Anna Teerling
No problem. I am happy to do.
Added by olga kroeders on Dec 13, 2014 1:56 AM
olga kroeders
RE: Anna Teerling
Hi Dave,

Ive done a little researching and I know more now.

Siert Teerling was born on 17/04/1865 in Warffum, Groningen, the Netherlands. He was married on 24/03/1888 in Eenrum, Groningen, the Netherlands to Anna Havinga and in the same year they emigrated to the USA. Anna was born 27/12/1869 in Den Andel, Groningen, the Netherlands. They are the people on the graves.

My Anna was married to Jan Teerling, a brother of Siert and they also emigrated to the USA.

on Find A Grave Memorial# 134866050 it is not Anna Toonder Teerling but Anna Havinga Teerling.
Added by olga kroeders on Dec 12, 2014 12:16 AM
Brett Mollenhauer
Otto Mollenhauer
Hi Dave,

I was wondering if you could please transfer the memorial of my Great, Great, Grandmother and Grandfather to me. It is under Otto Mollenhauer in Waldheim (Forest Park).

Thank You, Brett Mollenhauer
Added by Brett Mollenhauer on Dec 10, 2014 1:26 AM
olga kroeders
RE: Anna Teerling
Hi Dave,

Thanks for your reply. It could be another Anna but then I am still interesed because Iam researching the Toonder family
Added by olga kroeders on Dec 09, 2014 2:14 AM
olga kroeders
Anna Teerling
Hi Dave,

I had a question about # 134866050

Anna is according to my sources born on 16 november 1876 in Warffum, the Netherlands, not 1869. I cannot find a grave for het husband Jan Teerling. Do you know if he has a grave next to Anna?

Keep on the good work.
Added by olga kroeders on Dec 08, 2014 4:03 AM
Marilee Mouser
Sarah E. Ball
Dave, thank you!!! You found the youngest sister of my gt-gt grandfather, John William Mouser. If you'd like to transfer her to me, THANK YOU!! I'd like to link them all! Marilee Mouser
Added by Marilee Mouser on Dec 04, 2014 9:11 PM
N Lyons
RE: Margaret Krueger at Forest Home Cemetery
Margaret Ottmann Krueger, Mrs. Fred (1853-1921),married 1879-10-23, buried Forest Home, Cook County, IL #136138330
Frances Krueger is their daughter. See Fred's death notice.
Margaret was daughter of Gesine Elfrink Ottmann Dammerman (1825-1903)who is buried Greve Cemetery, Cook County IL and J. D. Ottman (1813-1854)also buried Greve Cemetery, Cook County, IL #43384259
Margaret siblings as follows:
Annie Ottmann Sunderlage, Mrs. William(1846-1868) buried Greve #43364643
Catherine Mary Ottmann Schuneman, Mrs. John H. (1848- 1930)buried Fairview Cem, Cedar Falls, Black Hawk County, IA #80136692
Eliza Ottmann Homrighaus, Mrs. John (1850-1928)married 1873, buried Fairview Cem, Denver, Bremer County, IA #62212351

N. Lyons
Added by N Lyons on Dec 02, 2014 8:28 PM
Peter Hakze
John Niewald
Dave, thanks for transferring and so fast.
Added by Peter Hakze on Nov 29, 2014 2:30 AM
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