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Kokopelli (#47139580)
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Bio Photo Native American Member who enjoys research.We are more than happy to transfer ownership of any entries created if they are not related to our families already. Our interest our found in Walker & Odeiman family names and, The 1st Michigan Sharpshooters, Company K, of the Civil War, 1861-1865. A Native American regiment of Michigan who saw battle in The Battle Of The Wilderness, Spotsylvania and the Siege Of Petersburg.

A fire in Emmet County Michigan in Cross Village at Holy Cross Rectory burned all vital records to local cemeteries on February 23, 1970 To add to the confusion in researching our Odeimin ancstors, when a death certificate reads "Cross Village," as a place of burial, this could mean:

1) Old Indian at 6100 N Wadsworth Street in Cross Village. Today this is considered the Father Weikamp Cemetery and enclosed by a cyclone fence.

2) Holy Cross Parish Cemetery located just outside Cross Village on W. Levering Road.3) Old Indian Cemetery AKA, Anamiewatigoing located on Oak Drive. The Native American Cemetery at 6100 N. Wadsworth Street was condemed by the board of health in 1948. This small plot of land contains hundreds of Indian burials. Our ancestors are in fact, still there but the markers have been removed after the cemetery became full. It is still consecrated ground.

It is very likely that our Odeimin relatves are in the the old Indian cemetery, now known as Fr. Wykeimp Cemetery, If our relatives died before condemnation in 1948. Feel free to copy,use and share any image which we have published on any memorial.

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Jean Quentmeyer
RE: Gregory Lane Schwind
Sorry, I do not have it :-(
Added by Jean Quentmeyer on Oct 10, 2017 10:02 PM
Jean Quentmeyer
Gregory Lane Schwind
All I have on him is this: Perhaps Oakwood Catholic?

Find A Grave Memorial# 180045652

Gregory Lane Schwind - Grave Record
1949 - 2002: Oakwood Cemetery in Traverse City, Michigan

Gregory Lane Schwind was born on January 12th, 1949 and died on July 29th, 2002 at the age of 53. Gregory was buried at Oakwood Cemetery in Traverse City, Michigan and was a veteran of Vietnam.

Added by Jean Quentmeyer on Jul 30, 2017 9:33 AM
Leon Otashabona, 8802960
I noted duplicates of numbers of burials between Lakeview Cemetery and Holy Childhood of Jesus Cemetery. As you know, they are adjacent to one another. The majority of Holy Childhood entries appear to have been entered by the same FindAGrave member in 2004 and done from a burial register of the local Catholic church. This is the same parish that operated and maintained the nearby Holy Childhood Indian School. From the death certificates, it appears the two cemeteries may have been identified as Lakeview at one time or the local mortuaries didn't distinguish between Catholic and non-Catholic burial locations. The Lakeview Cemetery entries are not as uniform and a cross-sampling of burials shows different FindAGrave members under different dates (2005 to 2015 for those I looked at, now, even though the deaths were no later than 1961). The local historical group may be able to provide an answer.
Added by Celeste on Jul 14, 2017 4:48 PM
Worley Smith
Lucinda Campbell
Thanks for looking. I have no other ideas. I found the name on Find a Grave and her relatives said she was buried here. Glad to see another CW Buff out there.
Added by Worley Smith on Jul 14, 2017 12:25 PM
Leon Otashabona, 8802960
His Cert of Death is available on SeekingMichigan, but cannot be added to his FindAGrave page. There are two photos of the cemetery sign. One could be removed so the certificate (Leon Otashquabona) could be shared. -- Celeste
Added by Celeste on Jul 08, 2017 2:41 PM
Dan Castle
Harrison Castle

My Bad! You may remove Harrison Castle from your virtual cemetery as he served with Berdan's 1st United States Sharpshooters Co. K and NOT with the 1st Michigan sharpshooters. sorry for the confusion. Thanks. Dan
Added by Dan Castle on May 04, 2017 11:59 AM
Dan Castle
Co. K 1st Michigan Sharpshooters
I would like to add to your virtual cemetery my great grand uncle's memorial to this cemetery. The memorial number is 80696455. Thank you. Dan Castle
Added by Dan Castle on Apr 26, 2017 6:15 PM
Sandy Vandertol
RE: Samuel Geer
Thank you for adding the info to his page. I had a page for his little grandson in St. Andrew's cemetery in Grand Rapids and wanted to find the parents. One thing led to another and I found Samuel's wife and son living out in Oregon. It seems to be more humanizing when someone dies alone as Samuel did to give him family and a story.
Added by Sandy Vandertol on Sep 30, 2016 2:59 PM
Joyce McClain
Lee Otto
Lee Otto and Delia Bennett were divorced. Lee's death record said he was buried in the Northport Cemetery, Leelanau Co...but there isn't a record of his burial there. Delia married Walter Chippewa in 1921 Isabella Co...she died Feb 1940 in Isabella Co. There isn't a record of her burial.
Added by Joyce McClain on Sep 08, 2016 11:31 AM
wanda nevills
Thank you so much for the information on Greensky Hill Cemetery. I will put my Andrews in that cemetery. I wish they would put the old names of the cemeteries on with the new name it would help so much. I do has much research has I can to put these people were they belong. I just don't what them forgotten. Thank you so much fore the information if I run a cross another Susan Lake Cemetery I will know were to put them. Thank you wanda
Added by wanda nevills on Jan 30, 2016 4:31 AM
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