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Chris Hobson (#48052107)
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Self employed..I will go take photos during the summer and fall.. Winter time it depends on the cemetery...I can do Potter or Mckean county easy enough...Historian for Bell Run Cemrtary which isn't far from Shinglehouse,PA. 16748
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Janet Wright Garrett
RE: John Prindle's wife, Emma Lunn
I do not know yet what became of Emma. My g-grandfather, George Prindle parents are John Prindle & Emma Lunn on George's marriage license. You had mentioned previously that the Lewis surname was from an1908 marriage record for the one Prindle couple. I have Emma's parents as Ebenezer Lunn & Sarah Harding which is from Sarah's DC in 1906.
Added by Janet Wright Garrett on May 17, 2015 1:07 PM
Janet Wright Garrett
John Prindle's wife, Emma Lunn
Hi Chris, on John Prindle’s memorial, #115830279, in his bio you have his wife’s name as Emma Lewis. As we have discussed previously I have her name as Emma Lunn. I now have a copy of their son Walter’s death certificate and on it it states that his father was John James Prindle, and his mother was Emma Lunn. Walter Prindle’s memorial is #145375618. If you’d like me to send you a copy of the DC let me know. Thanks.
Added by Janet Wright Garrett on May 15, 2015 9:23 PM
Tim Lunn
RE: Lunn Photos
I want to apologize to you for flying off the handle about this when you first asked. You have been very helpful to me with my work and I don't know why it upset me as much as it did. You may use any pictures I have, just please run it by me first what you want to use so I can make sure all info. is accurate.
Added by Tim Lunn on May 11, 2015 11:40 AM
Faith Hurd
Barry Lee Elliott
Barry served in the United States Navy he served is 4 years and had Honorable discharge
Added by Faith Hurd on May 09, 2015 8:34 PM
RE: Transfers
Thanks Chris. Appreciated. I will update them this week and post obits.
Added by CemWalker on May 04, 2015 7:21 AM
Justin Masters
Additional info on Henry T Graves
Chris, first off, thank you for your work on Find A Grave!

You have a Henry T. Graves listed, and some notes about additional wives. Henry's entry is at

I thought you might be interested in info found at and look at entry #1867 for additional info on Henry. The date of his birth and death conflict with your info, and it lists an additional wife. The middle initial of his 1st wife is different than what you have as well. Hard to tell what's correct.

Do you have further info for his wife Samantha Norton?
Added by Justin Masters on Apr 25, 2015 12:13 AM
Eloise A Dorman
Josiah D. Staysa #110597260 additional
Chris, I recently located a death record for Josiah. He died in Santa Clara Co., California on Nov 11, 1900 and his remains were sent to Mountain View, the town he had been living in since about 1896. That cemetery, begun in 1861, no longer exists. The land was deeded to the town in the 1930's and grave markers were turned face down, and covered with soil. The area is now called Pioneer Memorial Park. According to what I read on line, all burials were left in place. However, I have not found out if there is a list of the original burials there. At least there is now a death date for Josiah, theough we still don't know if his remains are in California or Pennsylvania, as you feel is likely.

Thanks again for your work in locating and preserving the information on these families.
Added by Eloise A Dorman on Apr 15, 2015 1:53 PM
Bill Weishaupt
Hi Chris

Would like to add this family to Gpa Marshall Gensamer 128787969.

128787969 Marshall Gensamer - Chris Hobson
xxxxxxxxx Blanche Ellinger wife will add

144248768 Lon Lyman child (our Dad) - Bill Weishaupt
144245474 Aletta Braden wife - Bill Weishaupt

Appreciate a transfer. If not will give you the website with the details. Thanks for helping me do this.

best wishes
Bill Weishaupt 47764421
in Florida

Added by Bill Weishaupt on Apr 04, 2015 7:00 AM
Barbara Robertson
Mayme E. Lawton Giles
Find A Grave Memorial# 107858635

Mayme actually died in 2012, not 2011CUBA - Mayme E. Giles, 78, of 9300 Bradley Ave. passed away Monday (March 26, 2012) in Cuba Memorial Hospital's Palliative Care Unit after a long, but courageous battle with cancer.
Born Jan. 8, 1934, in Shinglehouse, Pa., she was a daughter of Clifton H. and Mildred Brace Lawton. On Feb. 9, 1952, in Cuba, she married William F Giles, who predeceased her May 7, 2005.
She was a graduate of Cuba Central School, Class of 1951.
Mayme was employed as a packing clerk for Alcas Cutlery in Olean for many years, retiring in 1996.
She was a member of the Cuba United Methodist Church, where she was involved in the United Methodist Women's ministry, the Retirees Group at Alcas and Local 5429 United Steelworkers Union.
For many years, she wrote beautiful poetry that she shared at family functions, bringing a smile to everyone's face as she read. She also enjoyed singing gospel music, car rides in the country with her husband and family, as well as gardening.
She is survived by a brother, Clifton Edward (Evelyn) Lawton of St. Cloud, Fla.; a sister, Roseleah Holden of Olean; a beloved cousin, Michael (Robin) Mazurkiewicz of Eldred, Pa.; and was blessed to have many nieces and nephews with whom she shared her life.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by a sister, Thelma M. Gladden, in January 2000.
Friends will be received at the Mark F. Rinker Funeral Home & Memorial Service Inc., 9 Bull St., Cuba, from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday and from 10 to 11 a.m. today (March 30, 2012), at the Cuba United Methodist Church, 49 E. Main St., at which time funeral services will be held. The Rev. Sonya ""Sunny"" Mauser will officiate.
She will be laid to rest alongside her husband in Cuba Cemetery, Cuba.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Cuba United Methodist Church, 49 E. Main St., Cuba, or to the SPCA Serving Allegany County, Route 19, Wellsville, 14895. Online condolences may be sent at
Published in The Olean Times Herald on Mar. 30, 2012
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Added by Barbara Robertson on Mar 29, 2015 8:45 AM
Betty Harmon
RE: Rose Harmon
I thought of that but waiting for some time to pass before I do since, Rose Mary just died on March 1st.
Added by Betty Harmon on Mar 16, 2015 2:51 PM
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