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jim gillis (#46829573)
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Bio Photo I got the genealogy bug when my great-aunt's grandson sent me a photo of my 2nd great-grandparents on their 50th wedding anniversary with the entire family. Only 4 people in the photo were identified. Since that time I have contacted relatives I did not know I had. I have also been able to identify everyone in the photo now. I have done research not only on my surname but grandparents, 2nd great-grandparents on both sides. I especially love doing research on my mother's parents because Parke County has a great website. I am at a stand-still on my own surname as I don't know exactly where in Prussia my 2nd great-grandfather was born. I always love to get in contact with new "cousins".
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RE: Pvt Robert Smith

Just looked and the photograph and it is the right way on my iPad, maybe your computer settings are showing it differently


Added by Charlie on May 23, 2017 11:48 PM
James Snow
RE: Caulkins graves and Jennie Miller
You are welcome!
Added by James Snow on May 23, 2017 6:30 PM
Gillis photos posted yesterday
yesterday I posted photos for Elizabeth and Bennet Gillis. I checked the cemetery database and apparently they have stones that I did not find when I went yesterday. so oops. I will remove the photos and go again to find the correct location and photo as I now know what style of stone that I am looking for.

Are these family or part of the Gillis "study"?
Added by Islandergirl on May 23, 2017 9:02 AM
Sandra Sprinkle
RE: Coombes
You are very welcome! Glad I could help!
Added by Sandra Sprinkle on May 13, 2017 4:49 PM
Lewis Holcomb
Barney Gillis
Hello, I am sorry for your loss. I have transferred the memorial to you.
Added by Lewis Holcomb on May 12, 2017 12:52 PM
Thank you so much Jim for your generosity. Take care.
Added by Sheila on May 07, 2017 7:38 PM
Glenda Barry
Sarah Stewart
Hi Jim,

Thanks for the info, I have added it. Let me know if you want a transfer.

Added by Glenda Barry on May 01, 2017 7:03 AM
Tina Galey-Horrall
RE: Malinda and William Cook
Oh I really am over the cold!!! And the rain is becoming too much too😊 Hopefully warmer clearer weather is on its way! I have loads of sites to locate...I do not stay focused when I'm cold!
Take good care of yourself!
Added by Tina Galey-Horrall on Apr 06, 2017 6:06 PM
RE: Joe Derr Hardesty
Good morning Jim, no, did not find any military records on him except the two drafts. As I mentioned:
WWI is Joe Derr Hardesty
WWII is Joe Derr
view of his signature reveals the E in Joe on both is a backward 3 so have to say, it is of the same man.

Also, according to the death certificate, informant his nephew Cleo - he is marked Never Married and NO is checked in the "armed forces" section.

Have yourself a very nice day and catch you another time. Warm Hugs, cousin Dott
Added by kdxdot on Apr 06, 2017 7:24 AM
RE: Mary D Mater or Mather #81208555
I noticed the number of Mater spellings also...not sure what to make of that.

I know that Thomas Mather comes from "my leg" of the family....
his dad is James Mather #145332721

However I will be looking at this spelling to see if any I cannot find might have used it....I think it possibly comes from a pronunciation and then spelling, but not sure because so far none of the others on that list are mine....except her son LOYAL DIXON MATHER

her dad, Phleming Dixon Johnson #72581617 is in this cemetery.....that helps to know I have the right girl

thanks for your help
Added by JANET (Simmerman) BARNABY on Apr 05, 2017 1:21 PM
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