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|I have been studying the genealogy of our family for over 30 years. My mother-in-law got me seriously interested in genealogy by giving me the book "History of the Hershey Family" by Scott Funk Hershey. The book traced the history of the Hershey family. She is listed in the book and it followed her direct line, as well as others, back to the 1600's. In addition to Hershey, our family includes the Kellogg, Corrie, Johnson, Nickerson, Cheney, Rees, Poppen and Albrecht families to name only a few, some famous and a couple infamous. We are connected to a lot of families buried in the Wabash Presbyterian Church Cemetery, where my mother-in-law is interred along with her parents, grandparents and great-grandparents. Other family members direct and indirect are interred in cemeteries located in Crawford, Edwards, Lawrence, Richland and Wabash counties in Illinois as well as in South Dakota, New York, Indiana, Kansas, Ohio and other states and countries.|
Some of the information/obituaries I post on my memorials, or pass on to other contributors, may be found in the Lawrence County (IL) Public Library's genealogy department.
I am happy to transfer any memorials that are not a part of my family.
Today is April 22, 2015. On March 23, 2015 I had to leave Kansas for Decatur, Illinois due to a family emergency and birth of my great-granddaughter. I arrived home yesterday and I appreciate your patience as I catch up on all requests.
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|jamia79||RE: Arthur Weiler|
Thank you-I appreciate it. Have a great day!
Added by jamia79 on Apr 23, 2015 6:06 PM
Got them- thanks so much!
|Dale O. Stillwell Jr.||Blanche and Webb Litherland|
Dear RLNT/Genea Logos,
Thank you for caring for the duplicates.
|CarolER49||RE: Richard & Minnie Sutfin|
Numbers are 130084000 and 130084019
Thanks so much!
|CarolER49||Richard & Minnie Sutfin|
These are my paternal great-grandparents. I have pictures of them and their headstone. I'm asking for permission to post them to their site.
Thank you for your consideration.
Check your Edits Tab on your contributor page.
May God bless.
Added by TLHallam on Apr 07, 2015 11:29 AM
I have just finished photographing Saint Mary's cemetery in Mt. Carmel, IL. My first objective was to match photos to existing memorials without headstone photos. Secondly, I created new memorials from freshly taken photos.
In this second process I have created duplicate memorials, because of different spellings of last names or something else.
My question is: How do you suggest we correct the duplicate memorial problem?
May God bless.
Added by TLHallam on Apr 07, 2015 11:08 AM
Thank you so much for the generous transfers, I look forward to adding family links and photos. Best wishes, Bob Lerch
Added by R Lerch on Mar 26, 2015 11:44 AM
|John P OCONNOR||RE: John Hitchcock, Jr Memorial # 134983779|
Hello! Thanks for the reply. And I guess having his contributor number would be helpful...Sorry! His number is 25684516. Thanks, and I will inform him of the presidential connection!
|John P OCONNOR||John Hitchcock, Jr Memorial # 134983779|
Hello and thanks for all your work at Find-A-Grave. You mention that you are willing to transfer memorials when they are not members of your extended family. I'm writing for 2 reasons. First, if John Hitchcock, Jr is a family member of yours, then I have to say, "Nice to meet you, cousin!" If not is reason 2....and I realize this is beyond the FG "Guidelines"...I'd appreciate a transfer. John Hitchcock is a 7th grand uncle as he descends from Deacon Samuel Hitchcock, my locally infamous 8th great grandfather, Deacon Samuel Chapin, an early founder of Springfield, MA. John's mother, Hannah was his daughter. Samuel's memorial is at #7153097 where you can see the impressive Saint-Gaudens statue rendered as representative of the Deacon. it was commissioned by Chester Chapin, a wealthy "family member" in the late 19th century. (There's a duplicate added 10 years later at #112531249!) Hannah's is at #54533539.
14 year contributor
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