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Zim (#47821831)
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Bio Photo Would anyone be able to translate this headstone?
I don't have a clue and would like to get this person posted. Thanking you in advance.

I enjoy family history and when I discovered Find a Grave I was quite thrilled. Unfortunately none of my relatives were posted.

My mission was to get my relatives posted and while I was at it I posted the people around my relatives. I keep expanding the circle hoping the effort will help someone.

If you see your relative I would be happy to transfer management to you(except for my immediate family). Please don't assume that they are my family if they are linked to spouses or children. If I am sure they are related I link them.

I am not fussy about copyrights to my pictures posted on find a grave. Please feel free to copy them.
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Hannah Bentz
Hey there. I accepted the edit. It may be in Oakland Singles section but I will check it out next week when I can look around more closely. Talk to you later. :)
Added by Albertico on Sep 05, 2014 10:23 PM
Hannah Bentz
Hi Janet! How are you? I accepted all the edits except this one. I can't remember how far down this marker was and I even took some landscape images but I can't tell where the "Duquesne" section begins/ends and where the "Oakland Singles" section begins/ends (according to the map). I took many others and now I might have to go back and figure them out as well. Hopefully, I'll be able to do this next week and then I'll let you know. I did see that photo you attached of the death certificate. I guess they didn't differentiate between Oakland and Oakland singles in those days. Very neat how you find this stuff. Thank you for posting that, too! Cheers! :)
Added by Albertico on Sep 05, 2014 10:07 PM
Nancy Rupp
Would you turn management of Elizabeth Gillespie(108438140) and Ananius Gillespie(108433434) to me. They are my great grand aunt and uncle.

Thank you

Nancy Rupp
Added by Nancy Rupp on Aug 31, 2014 1:22 PM
Mike Bigley
RE: martha anderson 109614867
Not sure. I haven't run down any of Eskel's census records yet. Based just on the birth date, it's possible that they were married at one time and she died young. My Eskel Anderson had a different wife when he died. I will keep this memorial in mind, and if she's the right person, I'll ask for a transfer from you. Thanks very much for checking!

Mike Bigley
Added by Mike Bigley on Aug 31, 2014 10:46 AM
RE: Richard Lawrence
Thank you, Zim. I wouldn't have put up my page if I'd been smart enough to notice yours first! Thank you in the name of all the people past, present and future that contributors like you help. (Uncle Lawrence was awesome!)
Added by E. on Aug 23, 2014 7:10 PM
abt Catherine and Cecelia Larkins
Hi , I noticed the picture of Catherine and Cecelia Larkins grave at St Marys Cemetery in Lawrenceville PA , I was wondering if you had more infor on them ? and/ or on Charles (1847-1917)and Catherine(1849-1923) Larkin ? Thanks
Added by Justlooking on Aug 20, 2014 10:50 AM
RE: Voegtly Cemetery
Hi there. Hope all is well with you.

The old plant, ah yes Del Monte. They deal in pet food now I believe and not much is produced there as far as I know. So sad.

Going through renovations? Oh dear. I know that can be a headache. I hope it goes smoothly for you and when ever you have time to copy the map is fine by me. I don't want to be any trouble at all.

Hope your enjoying this weather. I went out the other day when the weather was in the 70s, wow, such a difference than when it's hot n humid, lol. I actually wanted to stay out longer but couldn't. Talk you later.

Albertico :)
Added by Albertico on Aug 17, 2014 3:11 PM
RE: Voegtly Cemetery
Thank you for the information on Voegtly Cemetery.

Makes sense for the unknown marker and very nice that they did that. Where is this "unknown" marker located?

I've seen lots of Voegtly's at Mt Royal. In various sections, too (Northland and Crescent). I found 4 more Voegtlys today in the Crescent section.

I will check out that link you provided.

Excavation :O and cemetery underneath a parking lot?! Eeek!

Where was the old Heinz Plant located? It's not the same one that stands now at the present location?

Always a pleasure. I like these topics. :)


Added by Albertico on Aug 12, 2014 2:00 PM
RE: Re: Buch/Cooper
I found some information on the internet that suggests that the Voegtly Cemetery from Troy Hill was moved to Mount Royal.

It says this, "Mount Royal originally was named Mount Greenwood Cemetery. The first burial at Mount Royal took place the day the cemetery opened, May 1, 1901. There have been approximately 28,000 burials during the past 100+ years. Mount Royal maintains the cemetery records and the grounds of the Voegtly Cemetery (Troy Hill). When Mount Royal opened, several families moved graves of their deceased loved ones from Voegtly to Mount Royal."

I thought this was interesting. The Voegtly markers are in the Northland section and Crescent 1, too I believe. Also, there's a huge, tall marker, too in the Northland part, you can't miss it, and to the sides and front of it are the Voegtly markers. That might be in Northland 4. The other Voegtly monument is in Northland 5, near the Sollbergers. The Voegtly markers are in a circle. The circle outline is made out of cement. It's neat but it's been a while since anybody pulled the grass away from the markers. I keep saying I want to do it but I'm waiting for the weather to cool a little. There are quite a few markers there lol.

I don't think there is a designated Voegtly section like the Oakland section, I kinda think they are spread out but seeing the Voegtly markers makes me think that maybe there are other markers that came from Voegtly are near or with the Voegtly markers.

I didn't know about the family being responsible for maintaining but it makes sense. If the family doesn't do their bit/part to maintain then I guess it's up to us volunteers to do what we can.

I also bought a little brush, soft bristles, too. It's quite handy and does the job well. I've been tempted to bring cutting shears or something to cut down excess growth, debris, etc but wasn't sure if that was a good idea. There are a few markers, well quite a few that are under trees and I'd like to trim what I can away from the marker.

I messaged you from my email address. I hope you got it.

Always a pleasure.

Added by Albertico on Aug 10, 2014 8:37 PM
RE: Jean Lombardozzi
Thank you for finding that information. Will the Catholic Cemetery Association give me that information as to the whereabouts of Donna and her mum? Hmmm, I wonder if I can just walk in or something, as in person. I'd love to try and find them.

Shortcuts, :O deplorable is right! That never even crossed my mind. I'm still in a bit of shock here. Even with shortcuts, I thought there were protocols that they were suppose to follow but I guess when there is a time factor, that all goes out the window, lol. What other cemeteries has this happened to?

St. Mary's at Mount Royal, that is the very edge between East Lawn and South Lawn, right? I wonder which St. Mary's and who would know.

I haven't even ventured there yet. There is still so much of Northland section and Oakland section that I'm interested in. Forest Hill, too. I also like to explore that smaller Northland section as well. Mount Royal used to seem like a huge place but once you get to know the layout of the place, it seems small with lotsa hills, lol.

I enjoy talking with you as well. Let us surely KIT.

Cheers! :)

Added by Albertico on Aug 10, 2014 6:31 PM
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