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Diane Zabel (#46890112)
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I will gladly add information that someone wants added to a memorial that I have made. I will transfer to DIRECT relatives (parents and grandparents). I do need information before transfer is made though, your membership number, your name, etc., and how you are related.

Please use edit tab for any corrections. It makes it easier to make revisions. Links, revisions and corrections sent in messages may not get taken care of very quickly.

For any memorial I have added I will make family connections. I can only connect to parents, not children. It is quite impressive to see how far the family line can go. I thoroughly enjoy my work with find a grave.

Before asking for a transfer, PLEASE read the FAG guidelines and rules. If you are requesting a transfer, PLEASE tell me how you are related so I can determine if the transfer will be made.

Due to the large number of people requesting transfers just so they can control a distant family member, I'm limiting my transfers to IMMEDIATE FAMILY, meaning parents, siblings, and grandparents, and I would appreciate being ASKED nicely to transfer instead of receiving demands. Please realize that you can't expect to have every single family member page in your care as there are thousands of contributors on this site and trees do overlap. I do not control every one of my relation on FAG, and don't expect to. I'm just happy to have them there so I can refer to them if needed.

It is my hope the work we are doing, will benefit the next generations in their family tree search.

Thank You every one that have/will email me corrections.

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Werner Howald
Louise Racker
Hi Diane, I was going over certificates for Los Angeles and came across a Christian or Christopher Racker .
I myself don't know for sure if this is her maiden name, but I went ahead and posted this certificate on her Memorial # 35459928 , then I'll take it down. Thanks Werner
Added by Werner Howald on May 22, 2017 9:35 AM
Jeanne Heineman
Poock genealogy
Diane-I have noticed that you have stated that your Mom had a Poock genealogy book. My grandmother was Dorothea Poock Happel and was wondering if I could see this to make sure I have not forgotten someone. There are over 1200 people in my book. Thank you Jeanne Happel Heineman. I am on facebook if you want to leave me a message or phone 563-920-3827. Thank you
Added by Jeanne Heineman on May 01, 2017 5:45 AM
Harold & Bonita Meier
Margaret Niemann
Diane who ever Leslie is has messed up she has Margaret in Eldorado St Peters not Richfield . This is incorrect. Not sure of the out come. Wrong kids linked to Mom. Bonita Meyer Meier
Added by Harold & Bonita Meier on Apr 29, 2017 11:49 AM
Harold & Bonita Meier
Ruth Dreier
We need to find the # 2 husband. J Tomlinson has her on with 3 last names put on way after you so I linked to you being yours was put on correct. Thanks Bonita Meyer Meier
Added by Harold & Bonita Meier on Mar 26, 2017 1:53 PM
RE: Henry Freeman Sr
Hi Diane - Yes, I am the 9th generation in this country, since Henry's father John Edward. There is a book called Ancestors and Descendants of Lewis Ross Freeman and it starts with Henry and his father coming to the US.
Here is the whole book that you can read online if you are interested. We begin on p. 12 of the pdf.
Ancestors and descendants of Lewis Ross Freeman : wit

Here is how my lineage works

My Freeman Lineage – I am the 9th generation from John Freeman.

Robert Duane Freeman 1949-
Father Richard Francis Freeman 1920- mother Maxine Beryl Powell 1918-1994
Father Richard McNamee Freeman 1877-1954 mother Edna O’Reilly
Father Henry Menard Freeman 1839-1891 mother Sarah Broderick, Andover, NJ
Father Elihu M Freeman 1813-1870 mother Maria Menard, Andover, NJ
Father Jonathan Freeman 1769-1844 mother Phebe Faitoute, Whippany, NJ
Father James Freeman 1749-1778 mother Catherine Brooks, Woodbridge, NJ
Father Samuel Freeman 1708-1778 mother Mary (Stone?), Woodbridge, NJ
Father Judge Henry Freeman 1670-1763 mother Elizabeth Petit(Baignoux/Benue/Benew), Woodbridge, NJ
Father John Edward Freeman 1639-1736 mother Ann (unknown), Philadelphia, PA
The last two, John and son Henry, moved from England to Philadephia in 1682, the first American Freemans. One account says John died of drowning while unloading goods in the Delaware River upon his arrival in Philadelphia. Another says he died in Philadelphia in 1736. Henry moved to Woodbridge NJ where many Freemans are to be found in the Presbyterian cemetery.

(The following records are speculative: There was an unscrupulous genealogist in the last century who would manufacture family trees for prominent families, and ours was one. Here is a bit about him:
Gustave Anjou and the Family Histories Too Good To Be True
Gustave Anjou (1863-1942) wrote a number of expensive and fake family histories in the early 20th century. Robert Charles Anderson's 1991 article "We Wuz Robbed!" in the Genealogical Journal of the Utah Genealogical Association, lists four warning signs that a family history may in fact be an Anjou work of fiction.
1. An intricate map of connections between many New England immigrants.
2. Unusual geographical leaps.
3. Many proper citations of documents which do in fact exist.
4. Invented documents which form the research basis of the well-connected New England immigrants. Anjou would create churches and then forge the appropriate records, especially to graft his client's lineage on to a famous or noble family tree.
Family histories on the FREEMAN, BLAISDELL and SHAPLEIGH families were actually printed, although many more Anjou genealogies were and are in circulation. The website America's First Families has a list of Anjou surname histories, some of which made their way to the Family History Library.
Writing on the AFF website, Ryan Jackson explains that hoax pedigrees like the ones Anjou created are one reason that most genealogical or pedigree societies don't accept listings from family histories as sources. "A family history is not a source," writes Jackson. "Only the sources given to prove a statement should be quoted as the source."

So these are the previous records that are unproven.
Father William Freeman 1593-1657 mother Mary Orell, Betchworth, Surrey, England
Father Martyn Freeman 1540-1595 mother Elizabeth Lawrence, Leigh, Surrey, England
Father Edward Freeman 1517-Unk. Mother Elizabeth Mansh
Father Lawrence Freeman 1485-1518 mother Anne Frebodyle, Northampton, England
Father John Freeman 1442-1487 mother Dorothy Isham, Northampton, England

I've put many of my ancestors on Geni here If my family doesn't come up do a search for Robert Duane Freeman and you can go back from there.

Let me know if I can be of further help.
Added by bobbiker on Mar 23, 2017 5:02 PM
Nicholas Sondag & Elizabeth Ann Weber
I believe the parents of Elma Margaret Sondag Mangrich (1923 - 2016)* and Irma C. Sondag Frost (1928 - 2006)*
Nicholas Sondag
Birth: May 5, 1895
Death: Apr. 10, 1979

Elizabeth Weber Sondag
Birth: May 13, 1898
Death: Jul. 15, 1993

All are buried in:
Saint Mary's Cemetery
Black Hawk County
Iowa, USA
Added by Judee on Mar 14, 2017 3:26 PM
Amelia Phillips
I have a question for you about the picture of her headstone.
Where is there a mention of Lafayette Phillips? The only pic shown says nothing about Lafayette. Also would like to know if she is buried next to her second husband, Harvey Phillips or if the stone pictured might say Harvey on the opposite side?
Saul Arkwright
Added by Saul on Mar 02, 2017 4:48 AM
Shari J
Katherine Taylor # 14171634
I have a correction for this memorial. She was the daughter of John Mundinger and Phebe Crispell. She was living with her daughter Anna Taylor House in Hopkinton when she died.
Added by Shari J on Feb 21, 2017 12:42 AM
Tina Mallory
Find A Grave Memorial# 28282085
Thank you so much for adding the information to this memorial.
Added by Tina Mallory on Feb 02, 2017 9:48 PM
Find A Grave Memorial# 27454071
Bertha Schumacher
Birth: Apr. 23, 1891
Death: Nov. 1, 1903
Bremer County
Iowa, USA
Find A Grave Memorial# 27454071

Bertha would have been only 12 years old from the above dates. Could this have been his sister instead of his wife?

Added by Judee on Jan 22, 2017 4:28 PM
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