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Greg Hetzler (#47780555)
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Bio Photo There is allot of work to be done.

When someone says they are a Tenth generation descendant, you may ask them who their other 255 6th Great grandfathers are. ; ). We have 128 4th Great grandparents, 512 6th Great grandparents and 8,192 10th Great grandparents. Last report I have located memorials for 13 of my 10th Great grandparent.


Glad to meet you.

I am on call for memorial photos. I live in Weddington, NC (Union County) This site has been great, as I seem to make new friends and meet many cousins that I may have not known otherwise. My hobbies include photography and genealogy, this site has my interest on both of these. Family ancestor lines keep expanding and I keep learning history.

A brief detour about ancestors discovered.

They are family members. They are immigrants, settlers, innovators, leaders, farmers, shoemakers, plumbers, cattle ranchers, horse brokers, locomotive engineers, planners, household mothers and fathers, stone masons, iron workers, foundry owners, grocers, merchants, infants, tailors, moulders, ice merchants, engineers, builders, developers, realtors, Priests, ministers, deliverymen, cabinetmakers.

Unknowingly, I lived places ancestors had previously settled. A 3rd Great grandfather had emigrated from Bavaria, Germany to Rochester, N. Y., where I was born. Another 3rd Great grandfather emigrated from Saarland Germany to Steuben County, N.Y., near where I went to college. A 6th Great grandfather lived and died in Addison, Vermont, 35 miles line of sight from where our three children were born and raised in Brookfield, VT. The builder of that home was a veteran of the War of 1812. The home was built prior to prior to 1800, the timbers were first growth Spruce, Ash and Maple. Beams over 40-FT, boards wider than 42-IN. Its first owner had moved from Connecticut in 1820, leaving the County my maternal ancestors lived. My 10th Great grandfather settled Stamford prior to 1680. Even now, where I live in the Carolinas, I learn of a Grand Aunt having lived 45 miles from our present home in the Carolinas.

The education continues with military heroics. Learning a 7th Great grandfather was KIA on board on Lake Erie during the French and Indian War in 1756, seeing many ancestors with service in the Revolutionary War. A 5th Great grand uncle, Joseph Turner, a Revolutionary War Veteran is buried in Fort Ann, NY at the Blossom Farm Cemetery. More, reviewing ancestors pension papers for the War of 1812. Reading service records of 2nd Great grandfathers who served in the duration of the Civil War. Hearing from a Great niece of his who has the sabre he used. The opportunity to hold a Great grandfather's military discharge orders from the Spanish American War. Opportunity to read commendations of a Father-In-Law's service in WW II during his 4 years and 4 months service from Northern Africa through Italy and finishes the campaign in Eastern Germany. Meeting a cousin whose Uncle served WW I and WWII as a Medical Doctor. Learning of the citations of ancestors' received during the Korean War. Not to ignore recent military heroes.

This is a journey. Listen to the stories they have.

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Mariner's Knoll Genealogy, USA
Margaret Didas' obit.
Where do you find back issues of the Springwater, NY. "Valley News"? They stopped publishing a number of years ago and the only obits I find of theirs are issues I've saved for some reason or other.

Hope you're doing well,
Joshua-Andrew Ward
Mariner's Knoll Genealogy USA
Added by Mariner's Knoll Genealogy... on Aug 30, 2014 12:40 PM
Mama Salmon
Added four pics to Livonia's Saint Michael's Cemetery

I am at my cottage on Conesus Lake and since the weather was less than cooperative today I thought I'd ramble among the gravestones at Saint Michael's Cemetery in Livonia. Of your photo requests I found 4 but had to leave after 20 minutes as the mosquitoes were turning me into dinner.

I will stop back in the morning and see who else I can turn up.

My best,

AKA "Mama Salmon"
Added by Mama Salmon on Aug 23, 2014 3:03 PM
Geo Clinton
Thilges Family
I'm sorry, I can't not help you. All the information I have on the Thilges family is on Find A Grave. Perhaps your connection to this family is in the old country but I do not have any information about them. Geo
Added by Geo Clinton on Aug 23, 2014 8:00 AM
John S. Sims
May I ask who your Spanish American War ancestor was and where he is buried? I would like to make sure he is included in the SSAWV graves registration project. Thanks for your recent comments to me.
Added by John S. Sims on Aug 03, 2014 1:53 PM
E. W.
Edith Czadzeck


You said that you were not related, but if you would like me to transfer her memorial to you so you can add the info you gave I would be glad to do it. But if not I would be more then glad to add it. Also she is not related to me.


Added by E. W. on Jul 24, 2014 4:26 PM
RE: Family Lnks Memorial# 13453268
Most of the memorials I have added are not family to me, I took headstone photos and added the names to Find A Grave hoping to help some one.

You can suggest any link you like, it is not rude, it is just adding family members together where they belong.

If you would like I can transfer the memorials to you
Added by Robin on Jul 16, 2014 1:29 PM
Joel Shore
RE: Raymond Family - Mount Hope
You're very welcome...and thanks for the info about the Raymonds. It is always interesting to learn something about the people who I am taking these photographs of!

I put up the photos for your new requests...and also for Forbes O. Allen (whose marker was there but not visible in the perspective shot that I had posted because it is behind another and flush with the ground; I did have another shot of the entire plot where his marker is visible that I put up for his perspective shot).

Added by Joel Shore on Jul 10, 2014 7:19 PM
Laura Plummer Ranville
RE: Memorial# 22103183
Hi Greg,

I don't know the meaning of that phrase 'enriched by the apron"? Can you tell me more?

Added by Laura Plummer Ranville on Jul 08, 2014 2:59 PM
Brian J. Ensley
RE: Lima NY
My Sister-In-Law lives in Lima. It's a very nice place. I especially like Honeoye Falls.
Added by Brian J. Ensley on Jul 08, 2014 7:32 AM
Brian J. Ensley
RE: Find A Grave Memorial# 131748883
It's an honor to help. I'm visiting my in-laws up here in NY. Even on vacation, I still have time for Find-A-Grave lol
Added by Brian J. Ensley on Jul 06, 2014 9:01 AM
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