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Janice (#47845710)
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Bio Photo Genealogist and historian of higher education, with special interest in 19th century and early 20th century American higher education administrators, my own family tree, friends' family trees, and Cleveland area history. I've taken many photos in nearby Standing Rock Cemetery in Kent, Ohio, and in mid-2015 I completed a multi-year full sweep of that cemetery (photos of each stone... although it is always possible I missed a few.) In July 2012, I entered memorials for all readable headstones (not already represented in Find A Grave) in St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church cemetery in Garfield Heights, Ohio where my family has a lot of history. I've also taken photos and worked in Calvary Cemetery and Lake View Cemetery in Cleveland, and other cemeteries in Cuyahoga and Portage counties as well as places I just happen to visit. If you see errors, typos, or incorrect links - my apologies! Please let me know so I can correct them.

As a practice, I generally don't link memorials I manage to floating memorials (no cemetery assigned) unless there is documentation that the individual does not have a grave (e.g. burial at sea, cemetery washed away.) It's kinda cheating to make a memorial just because you know someone died, but you don't know where the burial took place, so please respect those who do the hard work of matching people to gravesites by records or by foot. After all, the site IS called FindaGrave, so don't add memorials if you didn't... well, you know... find a grave. :)
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Bill and April
RE: Clara Buswell
Our pleasure. So interesting to learn something about her. Thank you for sharing! All the best, Bill and April
Added by Bill and April on Jun 10, 2016 9:59 AM
William Stark
RE: John Dolejs, Woodland Cemetery
Good point, my error, however, can you find and U.S. Census listings for him at all, much less any showing that he indeed had children?
Added by William Stark on Jun 09, 2016 7:57 AM
Michael Imler Dopson
RE: Gladys Fry
Thanks Gladys, I expanded the head stone to get the husband's names and what ever else I could read. He was Kenneth E. Fry, Jr., month/day un-readable but his birth year was 1934 and the marriage entry says May 31, 1958.
Added by Michael Imler Dopson on May 30, 2016 1:44 PM
Wittich, John L. 144683971
Thanks for the info. I added it to his memorial.
Added by LindaC on May 29, 2016 4:53 AM
Jackie R.
Ezra Quier
Hi Janice, Thanks for adding all the info about Ezra Quier. Sorry the edit was sent before I could correct the submission last night. I thought I'd caught it. FYI, In the Portage Co. tax lists, Deerfield Twp. became Atwater Twp. between the 1814 and 1816 taxes, so his birth would have been in Atwater. I'm researching Enos Davis, John Hutton and William Marshall in Atwater so if you have anything on them, I'd greatly appreciate sharing. Also, thanks for all you're doing on Find-a-grave. Best, Jackie R.
Added by Jackie R. on May 03, 2016 8:10 AM
Michael Imler Dopson
RE: Gladys Fry
Janice this going to sound very stupid, Fry, I believe was her married name, could you let me have her maiden name or her husband's complete name so I can find her---
Added by Michael Imler Dopson on Apr 24, 2016 1:11 PM
Sharon Lavash Hawkins
RE: Marion Talbot
You're very welcome!
~ Sharon
Added by Sharon Lavash Hawkins on Apr 14, 2016 7:19 AM
Michael Imler Dopson
RE: Gladys Fry
U let me know if I can ever help you. Back abt. 1992 I started a group of Imler Bone Chasers, never had the idea what I was getting into---the group grew to abt. 425 members in the next 10 years, but due to death and aging several have gone on. The group has stabilized at abt. 150, goes up as new folks join and drops again for reasons above. We are in all the lower 48, the two W. Prov. of Canada and S.E. Germany and Switzerland (they are our European Bone Chasers)--a GEDCOM is abt. 260 Mb now and growing, takes about 1-2 hours to down load and the name count is approaching 280,000 in the file--all were hand entered by me from data provided by others. We are predominately in the five county area of Blair, Bedford, Cambria, Somerset and Huntingdon with others scattered out in other Pa. Counties and Central and East. Ohio.
Added by Michael Imler Dopson on Apr 14, 2016 6:51 AM
Ken Keller
RE: Mary Voigt photo
Your Welcome :)
Added by Ken Keller on Apr 12, 2016 4:06 AM
Michael Imler Dopson
RE: Gladys Fry
I understand your reasoning, but I have found out often if there are no descendant children then the last to go is never reflected upon the head stone and the departure date goes blank. Do I know if he Husband, Mr. Fry has gone on---No, but if I had his first name, and his D.O.B. as shown on the Head Stone I would query S. S. records and a couple of other items and find out. Our genealogy group is private and we do not publish our work outside of the group---so, if you ever find out the First Name and his D.O.B. I would be grateful. For your info our group of 425 members have at least one Family Line that we share, sometimes more than one and that is Imler and we are related to Gladys Marie (Keefer) Fry as well as about 15,000 other Fry Folks. So, you can see our interest.
Added by Michael Imler Dopson on Apr 11, 2016 6:07 AM
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