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Kahpo (#47817554)
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Bio Photo If you find a relative among those I have listed and would like editorial control over their memorial page, I will gladly submit a transfer request.

I do not delete my memorials in favor of newer created memorials so please don't ask. The deleting of memorials causes issues for those who have linked to them.

Feel free to use any of my photographs for your personal use however you choose, no need to ask or give credit.

"Dear is the spot where Christians sleep, And sweet the strains that angels pour. O ! why should we in anguish weep ? They are not lost, but gone before."

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Andrew Daft
Thank you!
Added by Andrew Daft on Jun 28, 2016 6:09 AM
David & Barbara Truxal
Nina Violet Jensen Osen Memorial #156873323
Thank you for the transfer of Nina her husband Olav and daughter Mildred. Keep up the good work and thanks again.
Added by David & Barbara Truxal on Jun 25, 2016 3:40 PM
Bobbi Keefe Rollins Johnson
Thiel memorial# 95442264
Thank you so much for the photo of Georgiana's final resting place. She had a very tough life.
Added by Bobbi Keefe Rollins Johns... on Jun 09, 2016 10:12 AM
todd hansell
William Lawson
Thanks very much for the transfer. I made connections and gave him a bio. I may ask for one more.

Added by todd hansell on Jun 09, 2016 4:12 AM
Tamara Bentz
Thank you!
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O'Brien memorial transfers
Thank you very much for the transfers. Very much appreciated. annabanana
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Sharon Hurricks
Orabelle Jenkins
Thanks so much for the transfer. I have a lot to enter on it.
Added by Sharon Hurricks on May 03, 2016 11:32 AM
Re: John Collins, Jr.
Thank you so much!!!!! for transferring our John Collins, Jr. to me. I've already typed in a write up I have of him, that was in one of his father's home town newspapers. You may enjoy reading it. Do you know of anyone in the area that researches archive records from that area? I'd like to retrieve his death certificate and newspaper articles that pertain to them and/or the mining going on there.
Added by Susie on Apr 23, 2016 2:04 PM
Dan Oh
George Vanderslice
Sent this to the owner as well.

This obituary as well has his wife's maiden name as hause.

Please cut and paste to the bio section:

Daily Local News, West Chester, Chester County, Pa.
May 22, 1906

George W. Vanderslice, aged 40 years, died at his late home, South Fifth avenue, Coatesville, Sunday. Death was due to blood poisoning, which developed from a scratch on his leg by a piece of scrap iron. Besides his wife, who was Miss Hattie Hause, he leaves four children: Annie, Helen, Alice and Raymond, all at home. He had been associated with the Lukens Iron and Steel Company for nearly twenty-nine years, and was an active member of Brandywine Fire Company, No. 2, also of the American Mechanics and Knights of Malta and the Presbyterian Church.

Wilson Vanderslice, his father, is still living, John Vanderslice, Robert Vanderslice, Mrs. William John, Coatesville, and Miss Ella Vanderslice, of Lancaster, are brothers and sisters. The funeral will be held to-morrow. Mr. Vanderslice was a member of the old Star Band.

May 24, 1906


The funeral of George W. Vanderslice took place yesterday afternoon from his late home, No. 87 South Fifth avenue, and was largely attended by relatives and friends. Services were conducted by Rev. Charles Straw, pastor of the M.E. Church, also by the Knights of Malta, Messsrs. William Meguigan and Isaac Thompson, of the Commandery, speaking. Mr. C. L. Huston, the deceased's employer, also spoke and the choir of the Baptist Church sang. The deceased was laid to rest in Fairview Cemetery by the American Mechanics. The American Mechanics, Knights of Malta and Brandywine Fire Co. No. 2, attended the funeral in a body.

Many floral tributes were contributed as tokens of esteem, among them being "Gates Ajar" from Brandywine Fire Co.; wrath of sweet peas and carnations from the family; pillow of roses and sweet peas from American Mechanics, pillow of roses from Mrs. Vanderslice, Maltese cross of red and white carnations, large pillow of roses from fellow employes with the words "Our Foreman" thereon, two crosses of roses and numerous cut flowers.
Added by Dan Oh on Apr 15, 2016 10:43 AM
Dan Oh
Martha Vanderslice
You requested a tombstone image of this burial:

Since I can't get that, I sent the following to the owner of the entry for inclusion.

Please cut and paste this obit to the bio page. I question the maiden name "Ruth" based on the obit and the Death Certificate. I think it should be Hause. I just noticed someone was asking for a tombstone photo and thought I'd offer this. I'm not family.
Oh, it also confirms the burial date as Oct 7 supporting your comments.

Daily Local News, West Chester, Chester County, Pa.
October 4, 1918


Mrs. Martha W., widow of George Vanderslice, died suddenly at 9 o'clock last night at her home, 87 South Fifth avenue, of heart disease. Mrs. Vanderslice was formerly Miss Hause, Philadelphia. Mrs. Vanderslice is survived by these daughters and sons: Mrs. Paul D. Graef, Mrs. Harry Graham, Raymond, Claymont, Del., and Anna, at home, and one sister living in Philadelphia. Mrs. Vanderslice was a member of the First Presbyterian Church.

VANDERSLICE- In Coatesville, on October 3, Martha W., widow of the late George W. Vanderslice in her 53d year.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral from her late residence, 87 S. 5th avenue, on Monday, October 7. Meet at the house at 2 o'clock p.m. Interment at Fairview.
Added by Dan Oh on Apr 15, 2016 10:16 AM
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