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Nancy Leshikar Hébert (#47194409)
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Bio Photo "He who careth not from whence he came careth little whither he goeth." - Daniel Webster

This is a quote my father, T'Odon Charles Leshikar attached to the front of one of his family trees. He was passionate about recording names, dates, relationships of family members. At every family reunion he spread out his sheets encouraging everyone to see where they were and make sure the correct spelling, date of birth, marriage and death of every one was included. The last week of his life we spent retyping and entering corrections on all his trees (the numbers are impressive!) and then sent copies to each of his first cousins - including a distant cousin in Czechoslovakia (Czech Republic).

Using these trees, I am trying to track down and source each and every family member as well as add the newer ones. Finding the graves, seeing the headstones, sharing information, showing relationships and from one spot being able to leave a remembrance - my father would have loved websites like Find A Grave.

And then there are the treasures to be found –

This is the inscription from the headstone of my ancestors Josef Jirasek and Rosalie Balcar Jirasek who brought their family from Czechoslovakia to Texas in 1867.

"Here rest, a couple who loved each other,
after a long and arduous journey
through the byways of the world.
Laid here for their eternal sleep.
Completed is your life. Rest in Peace."

Please do not post death certificates on the memorials I have created. I feel strongly that this is not the place for them.
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John George Bubak, Sr
Hi Nancy,
I'm not directly related to the Bubak family, but I was looking to find them in the church books of the Czech Republic online, and I found John's baptism record. I'm 99.9% sure it's him! He was listed as "Joannes". It says he was born on January 10, 1832 in Mnichovo Hradiště, Czech Republic to Michal Bubak and Anna Flora(?). Their family number is 259. His younger sister, Anna, who I was originally looking for a birth record of since she had a birth date on her gravestone, and I found her baptism record very quickly. Her date of birth matched perfectly! She has the same family number (259) and same parents as John.

I also found Michael and Anna Flora(?)'s marriage record in the church books of the same town. They were married on January 18, 1831.

If you'd like additional information, please let me know.

Neal St. Martin
Added by Neal on Aug 10, 2017 11:11 AM
Mrs J Rabenaldt
Fredrich Kruger
I am glad to see that, you also, are concerned with correct spelling. I was having trouble locating Friedrich Kruger on findagrave and it was due to the fact that the first "i" was left out of his name as recorded on his gravestone.

Two of my great-great grandparents were Gustav and Louise Grosskopf. Gustav's older sister was Fridericka Grosskopf Kruger. You have noted that Fridericka Kruger was not the mother of Friedrich Kruger's oldest child and I am wondering what you used as the basis for that statement. I am also wondering where you found the information that Fridericka's maiden name was Grosskopf since it is not on the gravestone. Are you also a descendant?

Are you related to the Leshikar family who lived in Taylor in the early to mid-1950s?

Thanks for the information!
Added by Mrs J Rabenaldt on Jan 05, 2017 3:56 PM
J.Stilwell Hall
Weddingtons are on my husbands side of the family. I have him listed as Gilbert Baker Weddington and I was wondering where you came up with James as first name, especially since he has a brother named James. Just didn't want people to search for him and not be able to find him if his first name is Gilbert. Thank you.
Added by J.Stilwell Hall on Oct 24, 2015 12:24 PM
Request for Transfer of management
Would you transfer the management for my uncle Joseph Franklin Metcalfe Jr #55639830 and my aunt Barbara Ball Metcalfe #55639756 to me #47284222. I created & manage the records for our other family members, including their only child who has since died (in 2013). Thank you.
Added by CMMM on Oct 04, 2015 11:41 AM
Aaron Leddy
Mahala Tennessee Henson Matthews

I am trying to find out more info about Mahala Tennessee Henson Matthews and her parents. If you have any info, please reply.

Thank you!

Aaron Leddy
Added by Aaron Leddy on May 18, 2015 8:38 AM
Sherry Goolsby, Genealogical Research
Re: Amos Lewis Bracken, Sr.

Hi Nancy,

Could U transfer Amos Lewis Bracken to me? I am his great-granddaughter. My Find A Grave #47340731.

Added by Sherry Goolsby, Genealogi... on Oct 15, 2014 6:31 AM
C. L. Hines
There is a Thomas C. Vinson and wife in the same lot as John Vinson, is this yours? B.1887-1961

Added by C. L. Hines on Oct 09, 2014 9:41 PM
Jackson B. Weller
Duebbe Family
Hi Nancy,

Malinda Duebbe Bittner (117093691) is my gg-grandmother, I have some links you might be interested in adding. You have her mother Isabel Wehrmann Duebbe (44918786), Malinda's father is Wilhelm Dubbe (78729646). Another sister of Malinda's is Maud Sophronia Hergotz (26214739) she went by Sophie. Also, Isabel's father is Johann Wehrmann (77609879) his birth date is listed as 1781, it is actually 1791. Hope this helpful. Thank you for all the work you are doing.

Jackson Weller
Added by Jackson B. Weller on Jun 28, 2014 10:02 PM
D L Carrier
Grave Correction
Myrtle Virginia Eidelbach Stalmach (Memorial# 122778286) My Grandmother is in
Oak Hill Cemetery
Fayette County
Texas, USA

Added by D L Carrier on Jun 08, 2014 5:36 AM
Nancy Ligi
Hello Nancy,
I am Nancy Marek, my grandparents came from Tura Luka, Czech. I know very little else about them.My grandfather's name was John Marek B 1885, grandmother was Elizabeth Provaznick. They settled in Danbury ct. No one ever kept any records, and all family members are deceased.I never knew if they left people over there. Any help I would be so happy to hear from you.
thanks for any info,
Added by Nancy Ligi on May 14, 2014 2:42 PM
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