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Cliff Blanchard (#47954981)
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Bio Photo I learned about genealogy from my mother. Long before the computer, she wrote letters locating her family. It's been over 30 years since I started filling in our tree. Currently tracing: Blanchard, Lanham, Carson, Carter, Coleman, Ashby, Williams, Taylor, Lindsey, Bough, Allen, Bogusz, Boyd, Grant, Yocom, Batchelor and Wallace trees. I've walked cemeteries in Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky. I'm a member of the Wabash Valley Genealogy Society, Clay County Genealoigal Society, and Cemetery Committee. Recently became a member of the Sons of the American Revolution, and as a newspaper and a portrait photographer, I love taking photos.

Before posting a Memorial, I research the person as much as I can, which helps fill in some missing information. I try to link family members, which helps tracing other relatives. It's a simple procedure, and really helps in research. If I've posted something wrong, please let me know. I'll correct any mistakes in a timely manner. I will transfer memorials that aren't family. Just ask me!

Census and obituaries can be a good source, however, like anything else they contain errors. I've found errors in names, dates of birth, death, and locations.

As a retired Air Force Master Sergeant, I try to find fellow servicemen, so they can be properly remembered.

(November 5, 2013) My daughter, grandson and I took a trip to Ohio County, Kentucky guided by my Find-A-Grave friend, Helen McKeown. Our goal was to find more family connections, and we did. We visited: Milton Taylor Cemetery, Morton Cemetery, Sunnyside Cemetery, West Providence Cemetery, Centertown Cemetery, Waltons Creek Cemetery, Carson Cemetery and Beulah Cemetery. I saw where my father went to school in Centertown, and lived. (Both are now gone). We found several Revolutionary War connections.
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Kim Van Den Bosch Jones
RE: Zenor Cemetery
Thanks for the info. I'll see where we get with it and let you know.
Added by Kim Van Den Bosch Jones on Aug 02, 2014 9:54 AM
Kim Van Den Bosch Jones
RE: Zenor Cemetery (Bowling Green)
Do you know if the county/town is required to keep up the cemetery if there are military persons buried there? I have a letter that someone sent my papaw (in-law) stating that 2 of the Ormans served in the Civil War and have military stones. Jim (husband) that they were required to keep up the cemetery. I am going to call and inquire about that.
Added by Kim Van Den Bosch Jones on Aug 02, 2014 9:12 AM
Kim Van Den Bosch Jones
RE: Zenor Cemetery (Bowling Green)
Thanks for the directions. Found it this morning. My husband is going to go back in November or march ehen there isn't so much growth.
Added by Kim Van Den Bosch Jones on Aug 01, 2014 12:42 PM
Kim Van Den Bosch Jones
RE: Zenor Cemetey (Bowling Green, Indiana(
Thanks. Yes, we are in Spencer until Saturday. My husband and I tried to find it yesterday. That's basically where we were, but it looked like private property and I didn't know if we needed to get permission. Thought it was probably in the woods.

Will try again tomorrow or Friday.

Added by Kim Van Den Bosch Jones on Jul 29, 2014 6:57 PM
Kim Van Den Bosch Jones
zenor cemetery bowling green in
Hi...I am in bowling green trying to fin d this cemetery because our orman ancestors are buried there. My hhusband and I have been up and down the road but cannot find it. Are you anle to share hoe you were able to find this cemetery? vdbjones
Added by Kim Van Den Bosch Jones on Jul 28, 2014 4:02 PM
Rhonda Tincher
Charles Valentine Neier
You are right, I am a Neier descendent. My 4TH Great-grandfather Daniel Neier was married 5 different times, and divorce was not a problem for him.
Charles was married to Permelia Alice Nicholas. Daughter of James Nicholas and Rhoda (Long) Nicholas.
Their children were:
Viola Lydia Neier
Clay Harry Neier
Darrell Truman Neier
Iva Isabel Neier
Infant Neier

They had lived in Kansas awhile. They came back. It says that Permelia Alice Nicholas is buried in Croy's Creek Cemetery. But it does not say where he is buried. I will have to go to the library in Owen County to check out Carolina Church cemetery to see what is going on.

Thanks for informing me, Rhonda
Added by Rhonda Tincher on Jul 25, 2014 6:24 AM
Jean-Luc Coubronne
RE: Emil Urbain (FAG#128202032) Cottage Hill Cemetery
Hi Cliff,

I have sent my additions and corrections to Find A Grave concerning Julie Stéphanie COLMANT (Julie S. URBAIN).
I have also added her tombstone on (in the green square "medias", at the top of her page).

Added by Jean-Luc Coubronne on Jul 11, 2014 4:37 AM
Sunny L Lindley Johnson
Thank you
Hi again..
Wrote you before but message must have gone into outer space, as don't see it. :)
Thanks for the transfer of the Matherly memorials and for the links!
You certainly have an impressive military background..thank you for your service!
Not doing too bad for my age..70 this year!
Thanks again and take care. Sunny

Sunny, I transfer both Robert L. Matherly (#107065351) and Betty J. Brown Matherly (#107271947) to you. I also linked them for you, so you can added, or change whatever you need.

According to your bio, you were envolved with the government. If you read mine, I spent a few years in the Air Force. I worked at the Pentagon with the Defense Intelligence Agency, and I know my way around Vietnam. I'll be 73 this year.

Good luck on your retirement, and hope your health is better.
Added by Sunny L Lindley Johnson on Jun 18, 2014 3:54 PM
Melva M. (Girton) Sloan
Clive Melvin Girton (#129802502)
Clive is my 3rd cousin; I never knew him. But thanks for the offer. - Melva
Added by Melva M. (Girton) Sloan on May 31, 2014 10:41 AM
Melva M. (Girton) Sloan
Clive Melvin Girton
Are Poff and Clearview the same cemetery? There are duplicate memorials for Clive Melvin Girton, one for each of these cemeteries.
Added by Melva M. (Girton) Sloan on May 30, 2014 7:05 PM
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