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Donna Schauss (#47686427)
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Bio Photo Born & raised in NJ, Moved to Indiana when married 1976. 2 adult children, one married. LPN 1976 til 2004.
1st g'child (boy) was born the 1st wk of Jan. 2016. This has greatly reduced my time taking pics at cem's & working with records on findagrave. Only been taking pics at Maple Grove when I'm there changing family flowers. Updated 4/10/2016.
ANCESTRY.COM trees: SCHAUSS, TRAUTVETTER (includes: LIBBERT, CASTLE, INGRAM, ANGEL, SPLITTORF for ex. Both trees are linked by LIBBERT family), biological EMMONS (includes GREAVES), adoptive SWAN/FREEMAN (FREIERMUTH), in-law's family: HERBERT
MY GRAVE STONE PICTURES ARE DONATIONS TO THE WEB SITE. Please put Source for anyone's pic that is copied from findagrave. Ex: Photo Source: & can add mem pg # - SEE FINDAGRAVE Q & A's.

PORTRAITS - Request to not copy these pics. Can attach pics to ancestry trees using my pics from my trees - on This keeps the owner (me) attached to the pic.
Pic's taken at cem's below. Entire Cem's done
Also have provided copies of my pics for member Lynn's Spencer County Cem Project on GenWeb.
-- Spencer County, IN
WRIGHT (Huff Twp, not Maxwell)
--- Warrick County
ANGEL (Angel Mounds)
BELL (African American)
ZOAR WARRICK (Trautvetter family stones)
--- Vanderburgh County -
PARK LAWN - ongoing since 2013
Nov 2015: Cut back on amt of pics taken but cont. to get records from library & post or send edit req's for plots (sec. & row).
Messages: I appreciate & enjoy reading all the kind words. But I delete them on occ. So I want to let members know that I do accept messages.

"Please do not include the names of living or surviving relatives in the biography, unless you have their permission."

"Please do NOT add photographs from obituary notices (unless you, personally took the photo), as they are protected by copyright law."

Discovered another reason for not posting pics that we didn't take. Whenever an obit pic is added it records as "PHOTOGRAPH TAKEN" ON OUR PROFILE. So for the members who do this a lot, their "Photos taken" is showing way more pics than they actually took. Gives me another reason to not copy & post the portraits from the grave stones any more. The 1st reason is since members copy for their ancestry trees & don't add the source per findagrave copyright policy.
My (non family) pics of grave stones are posted for public use but NOT the family portraits. They can be added to your trees from my trees on Do NOT copy from findagrave. I've found on ancestry without source of pic. -- Thanks.
Jan 2016

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David Southwood
2 Phillipena Schauss
There were at least two Phillipena Schauss.
She had a cousin also named Phillipena that
did not live very long



Added by David Southwood on May 25, 2016 2:50 PM
David Southwood
Actually I'm not sure Phillipbena on the grave
is correct. I've seen the name Phillipena
but not Phillipbena. I think Bena was just
a nickname.
Added by David Southwood on May 24, 2016 4:46 PM
Carol Kaye
Pirtle Bates
Thanks for the info.
Added by Carol Kaye on May 17, 2016 4:55 AM
Age SB # 89923973
Age on Bio showing SB means Stillborn.

Added by Graves on May 06, 2016 10:12 AM
Will S
I have made your updates. Thank you
Added by Will S on May 04, 2016 8:42 PM
Bill Bloom
Clyde Ludwig Chester Rural followup
Hello Donna. I have confirmed that Clyde is not in Chester Rural and have asked Find A Grave to mark it as a cenotaph. I haven't had any luck finding where he is actually buried. I suspect he somewhere in North Carolina. Thanks for asking me about him.
Added by Bill Bloom on May 04, 2016 4:01 PM
Linda Y
You can edit the above. The duplicate is removed
Added by Linda Y on May 02, 2016 6:25 AM
Bill Bloom
Clyde Ludwig Chester Rural
Thank you for the suggestion. I created Clyde's memorial based on the stone's inscription. The paper cemetery records that I have don't have his name in lot 197, but the others are. So I didn't guess which grave - he could be in grave 4, but he could also be in grave 1 with his wife Sarah. I'll check at the office next time I am there.
Added by Bill Bloom on Apr 16, 2016 11:27 AM
Bill Bloom
RE: Phillips Family Stone
You're welcome Donna - very glad to help. Please let me know if you need anything in the future.
Added by Bill Bloom on Apr 16, 2016 9:18 AM
Kevin Rich
RE: Kevin Robbins
No. Thank you. His sister may want the transfer, but she is very new to Find A Grave. Thanks again.
Added by Kevin Rich on Apr 10, 2016 5:57 AM
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