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Ellen (#47172556)
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Bio Photo I now live in Massachusetts and am enjoying the opportunity to learn about my early ancestors here. See my Virtual Cemeteries for direct ancestors.

If the memorial I have created is not related to my family, I would be pleased to turn over ownership to a family member.

Photos on Find a Grave should never be used without permission, and the source should always be credited. This is consistent with FAG guidelines. Attribution credits people's work, and also provides provenance for the photo.

My policy is that others may use the photos of HEADSTONES I have posted for personal use, but users should reference that it is a photo posted on FAG by Ellen and give the date and memorial number.

As a courtesy please DO NOT copy PORTRAITS unless you are immediately related or a direct descendant. I gives me the creeps to see my close relatives on strangers' trees. The same reference request applies as appropriate.

If you send me an edit and I don't respond right away, please send me a message; FAG does not alert us to edits and someitmes I miss them. Please provide sources for your changes unless they are obvious, especially links. People trust and copy FAG data, and the effects of making an error are hard to undo. I appreciate your understanding.

Thank you.
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Jennifer Boone
Abraham and George Shellhammer
info was provided by a fellow genealogist. Let me know if you need me to change something
Added by Jennifer Boone on Jul 18, 2017 4:27 PM
Ruth-Ellen Burack Flanagan
Mitchell Shulman
His father's name on his headstone is Joseph. His obituary that was in the Telegram and Gazette (Worcester, MA) says that he is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Shulman. That is where I got the information. It is possible that Joseph and Harry are the same person, but I am not a relative so cannot say for sure.
Added by Ruth-Ellen Burack Flanaga... on Jul 08, 2017 6:50 PM
RE: Ruth Andrews
Usually such an assumption tracks back to an old book. It might be a more recent mistake, but the old book might be the key. Have you checked online for out of print titles?
Added by Kocart on Jun 27, 2017 12:03 PM
RE: Ruth Andrews
I have not researched her myself. One day perhaps I will, but I suspect her information (if it exists) is somewhere in an archive or library in Mass. I don't live anywhere near there unfortunately. Good luck with your search!

Added by Kocart on Jun 26, 2017 11:32 AM
Ruth Andrews
I have edited the biography section. I believe the maiden name accidentally came in during a routine edit update and I missed it. I am leaving it as it is to help people looking for possible Tobey ancestors and the explanation is in the bio. Thanks for your most helpful correction!

Kristen Cart
Added by Kocart on Jun 25, 2017 3:14 PM
Patricia Shirock
RE: Philip Jacob Shellhammer

I did not get an e-mail from you, but if you send me your e-mail address I'll be glad to send you the information I have regarding Elizabeth Cunfer's background and why I believe she was part Native American. It's too much to send here , but I can send it as attachments. I would be glad to have your opinion.
Added by Patricia Shirock on Jun 13, 2017 5:56 AM
Dalice Fadden
RE: Lenanna and Maria Schellhammer
Yes, I am quite sure what I send is correct since I didn't copy from anyone else.
I see there is an Isaac Shellhammer (1811-1895) who died in Kansas. I wonder if he could be the Issac you are looking for.
Added by Dalice Fadden on Jun 12, 2017 6:49 PM
Dalice Fadden
RE: Lenanna and Maria Schellhammer
Hi Ellen,
I'm afraid I can't help you with Isaac. About 30 years ago I was hired to do research on this SCHELLHAMMER family. This was before home computers. Some of the historical societies didn't even have copy machines back then. Isaac has always been a dead end for me. I know he was married twice and the father of at least 8 children. Have you tried using the resources from Ancestry. They sure make researching a lot easier than it use to be.
Added by Dalice Fadden on Jun 12, 2017 6:02 PM
Barry Foster
RE: Wendell Temperly 95905211
I am to please, Ellen! No, I just happened to see it and figured I better get on it before my usual procrastination kicked in.
Added by Barry Foster on May 30, 2017 6:28 PM
Barry Foster
Wendell Temperly 95905211
I've deleted the reference to the 1971 marriage on Wendell's biography. Thanks for the clarification.

Barry Foster
Added by Barry Foster on May 30, 2017 4:45 PM
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