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jerseygirl (#47114670)
 member for 7 years, 10 months, 24 days
Tracy Kuback
Mary J Sleith
I believe Mary J Sleith is my great-grandmother and was interested in seeing if you are related and potentially could have more information regarding my heritage. Sadly, my father passed away last year and I have no one on his side to help gather information. Any help you can offer is welcomed!

Added by Tracy Kuback on Dec 19, 2016 8:33 AM

RE: George Raab #67027911
Hi. I just wanted you to know there is no such cemetery as Bay Shore Cemetery. Only Oakwood and St. Patrick's.

Added by Aislin on Nov 24, 2016 2:46 PM

RE: George Raab #67027911
Obituary - George Raab died May 16, at the age of 65. He was the husband of Mathilde (Nee Zang) Raab. He reposed at Sullivan Funeral Home, 42 Second Avenue, Bay Shore, New York until Thursday May 18 when religious services were conducted by the Rev. Arthur Steinke of the Grace Lutheran Church of Central Islip, at 10 a.m. Committal services and cremation were at Washington Memorial Park, Coram.

(Islip Bulletin., May 25, 1967, Page 10)

Added by Aislin on Nov 07, 2016 9:34 AM

Mike Weeks
RE: James Edward Monahan 49267071
Pam - not a brother at all. Do the following to see how to link a name to a memorial:

Go to your profile page;
Click on Help with Find A Grave;
Scroll down to the section labeled "Submitting Information ..." (4th section);
Scroll to the bullet "How do I add a link ..." and click on it;
Read the instruction and give it a try.

Note: copy/paste the appropriate "coding" into the bio versus attempting to re-type it yourself.

It might take a few attempts for it to look right in the bio section.


Added by Mike Weeks on Sep 24, 2016 4:15 PM

Mike Weeks
RE: James Edward Monahan 49267071
Pam - glad to help, and great you could grab a copy of the accident off BTW, the other naval officer killed has been entered on findagrave, so if you wish, you could link the name of ENS D. P. Werner to his memorial (#57226600) when you display the news article.

Added by Mike Weeks on Sep 22, 2016 8:34 PM

Mike Weeks
RE: James Edward Monahan 49267071
I fond a specific hit on by using his full name. Also narrowed it by entering the year 1946. If you don't have direct access (a Google search with the same key words should get a link and a few displayed words from the article), let me know. I think I can capture the page and send it to an email address as an attachment of some type. Mike

Added by Mike Weeks on Sep 16, 2016 11:59 PM

Mike Weeks
RE: James Edward Monahan 49267071
Reading the obit for Patricia (65119467), it clearly states her Navy husband, James, died in 1946, in a plane crash. There's a newspaper account of the accident taking place in New York; plus additional NYC records of his death.

I don't believe there's a "second" James E. Monahan, who dies in Ohio, in 1946, also the result of an aircraft accident.

The only mix up were the parents, and that appears to be straight now. :)


Added by Mike Weeks on Sep 14, 2016 5:25 PM

Mike Weeks
RE: James Edward Monahan 49267071
Pam - It looks like the relationships are straighten out. Thanks.

My bad, as I should of stated "placed" instead of "sent", since you're correct, there's no message sent if someone places an edit request.

BTW, if you wish to add the cause of death; LT. Monahan was involved in a fatal aircraft accident when approaching the Naval Air Station, located at Floyd Bennett Field.


Added by Mike Weeks on Sep 13, 2016 1:21 PM

Mike Weeks
ames Edward Monahan 49267071
Hi - I've sent a series of edits regarding this memorial - the locations and parents are mixed up, and should be instead assigned to a James E, Monahan #53616775 (of NJ); he's a child of Robert & Edna.

I've submitted to you the correct parents for LT J. E. Monahan, USNR, of Wisc. (see the headstone photo).

If you have any questions, just ask, the records are available - which is how I discovered the mix up. Cheers, Mike

Added by Mike Weeks on Sep 08, 2016 10:57 PM

Confusing Question
You left a message asking me if I was an administrator on this site. What site? Did you have a question?

Added by Chris on Aug 26, 2016 7:45 PM

al stitt
RE: Edith (Wahl) Essex Find A Grave Memorial# 73724243
Hi, You're very welcome, glad I was able to help. I do not have any info on who Edith's biological parents were. I do have a transcribed copy of the 1885 NJ. State Census for her. She was living with Anthony and Louisa in New Providence, her age was listed as between 5-20 years old. The only other people living in the household were Joseph and Mary Wahl. Since both of them were aged "over 60" I would think Joseph is Anthony's father, but I am not sure Mary is his mother, but perhaps a 2nd or 3rd wife of Joseph.
Since Edith was living with Anthony and Louisa in 1885 I would think her birth parents may have died sometime between her birth and 1885.
I do have copies of the 1850, 1870, and 1880 census' for Anthony, as well as a copy of his marriage to Louisa in 1872.
I would be happy to email this info if you would like to have it. Al

Added by al stitt on Jun 28, 2016 9:56 AM

al stitt
Edith (Wahl) Essex Find A Grave Memorial# 73724243
Hi, My name is Al Stitt, I am writing in reference to the above posting. Recently I was looking into the family of a friend whose 92 year old mother is related to Edith (Wahl) Essex and her Husband John Edmund Essex. I noticed there was no reference as to where they were buried. In doing some research I found that John died 1/23/1907 and was buried on 1/26/1907. Edith was buried 6/23/1907. They are buried in the same grave in The Evergreens Cemetery in Brooklyn NY.
Also known as: Cemetery of the Evergreens, Evergreens Cemetery. I received this info by calling the cemetery this morning. Please feel free to update their dates of death and burial location to your posting if you wish.
Contact info shown below for your convienience.
Thank you helping me find them.
Sincerely, Al Stitt


The Evergreens Cemetery
1629 Bushwick Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11207-1849


Cemetery hours:
Open 7 Days a Week 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.
Office: Open Monday thru Friday 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM, Saturday 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM.

Added by al stitt on Jun 27, 2016 1:28 PM

Jim B
William B Hoffman

I see a photo you posted of William and Ella (Hildebrant) Hoffman and I'm new to this site so not sure how you come in contact with the photo. I'm their great grand son.


Added by Jim B on May 28, 2016 3:44 PM

RE: Crowley Family
Hi Pam,

Well, it is possible there is a relationship somewhere along the family line, although those names don't directly sound familiar. My Crowley family was a large family. Lots of siblings/ancestors. Appreciate what you find. Thanks.

You can find my family tree as the Pohl family tree. I am on Ancestry. my screen name on ancestry is JPohl256.



Added by JBPOHL on May 19, 2016 4:03 PM

Crowley Family
Hi Jerseygirl,

I am researching the Crowley Family from NJ. Specifically, William Henry Crowley Born 5 Nov 1902 D 1929 - Not sure of specific date. You provided a posting here for Henry Crowley with Birth and death dates that are the same. Could this be William Henry Crowley and how are you related to the Crowley family from NJ?


Added by JBPOHL on May 19, 2016 2:32 PM

Fran Bundy
You are welcome.

Added by Fran Bundy on Apr 21, 2016 11:14 AM

S. Walker
RE: Ralph and Eleanor (King) Peterson
I tried to find the marker to fill the photo request you have for their daughter Patricia Freeman, but she was not found in the parent's plot or vicinity. Do you know if she has her own plot located elsewhere within the cemetery?

Added by S. Walker on Apr 17, 2016 5:16 AM

Sandra Walczak
RE: Elizabeth Basista
Thank you.

Added by Sandra Walczak on Feb 17, 2016 8:40 AM

Lee Ashmore
Elizabeth (Olmstead) Marchant Upright
You posted a photo of her on her findagrave memorial #27043315. I'm curious where you got it and if you're related. I've been looking for her a long time as she somehow connects to my Merchant/ Hopkins.

Added by Lee Ashmore on Feb 02, 2016 4:00 PM

Leslie Blackburn
Lucy Conway? Donohue
Saint Gertrude RC Cemetery Blk-13 Gr-1006 I have Lucy's maiden name as Pierson. You have it as Conway. Please help me understand what is correct. Email me at please

Added by Leslie Blackburn on Jan 15, 2016 1:25 PM

ARNDT - Pilgrims Rest, Milwaukee
Please send me an email when you can. I'd like your opinion on the best way to handle a few of these memorials. I made a mistake and created some duplicate listings through the submit a spreadsheet option. These memorials now have photos and external links to other family members. Thanks!

Added by Adam on Dec 17, 2015 3:02 PM

Mark Hall
Hall, Apgar, New Jersey
Hey Jersey: We live in NC mountains and lived in GA most of my life. Born Flemington. I'm a Hall and just started looking into all this Hall and Apgar history, genealogy, etc. very interesting. I have tons of bibles, pics, etc. You look like my cousins. C ya, Mark Hall

Added by Mark Hall on Dec 11, 2015 6:01 PM

Jim Grybowski
William Sendell
You're welcome! If you make a page for his wife, I'll upload the photo to her page.

Added by Jim Grybowski on Nov 08, 2015 4:05 PM

Check vs. Chek
Hi! I had a case where half the family used one spelling, while another used the other! Thanks for letting us know. You might want to put a disclaimer msg. on the memorial for her and her husband, e,g.

(for bio section)

LAST NAME SPELLING DISCREPANCY: The grave marker spells the last name as "Check," but the other members of the family spell their last name as "Chek." IF YOU HAVE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION TO SHARE, PLEASE CLICK ON “EDIT” TAB, ABOVE.

That might do it! :)


Added by PATTY McFERREN-BLANTON & ... on Oct 28, 2015 2:27 PM

Jen Shaffer
RE: Penninah Hickok
Thanks! I might have more Hickok information for you, if you're researching that side. I sent an email, so check your spam if you don't see it.

Added by Jen Shaffer on Oct 20, 2015 9:29 PM


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