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Kartchner Brothers (#46947734)
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Bio Photo Researching the descendents of Christopher J. Kartchner and Prudence Ann Wilcox - both of Philadelphia.

Brothers, Gary & Michael, have been doing genealogical research independently and jointly for many years.

Michael is still focused on the family line of our Great great grandfather, William Decatur Kartchner [two wives and 22 children - we are descended from the first son of his second wife]. Michael can be emailed at

After completing his research [narrowly focused on the direct lineage of their parents]

Gary has branched out into discovering more about William's two sisters, Margaret [who married James Webb] and Sarah [who married Thomas G.W. Pigg] and about William's brother, John Christopher.

The remaining brother, Peter W, his surname seemed to have evolved into "KETCHNER" -- still needs to be researched.

Gary can be contacted at

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John C Kartchner [jr] (33)
Margaretta P Kartchner W... (87)
Maternal Line (30)
Peter W Ketchner [Kartchn... (57)
Sarah A Kartchner Pigg (250)
Wm D Kartchner & Elizabe... (49)
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Kathy Burr
Missing mother
SJB SHAMP and Etta SHAMP are buried in Dry Cedar Cem., Garfield Co, NE...

SJB would be Skyler Jr

Etta d. 1911

Did I help?

:) k
Added by Kathy Burr on Aug 02, 2016 7:28 AM
Kathy Burr
Pearl Miska
thanks SO much for the correction!!!

:) k
Added by Kathy Burr on Aug 02, 2016 7:12 AM
Shirley C McKenzie
Jacob Israel Casteel, Pioneer Memorial Cemetery, San Bernadino
I have been connected to this family through dna tests and still have no idea where it will take me.
But the information you have provided is fascinating and has enhanced already the story of a family of which I know nothing.
I cannot wait to continue to read about the Casteels and their life's journey. Shirley (Cartwright/Rogers) McKenzie, Memphis, TN.
Added by Shirley C McKenzie on Jul 29, 2016 3:42 PM
Phyllis Hazen/Stoneseeker
Agnes Tarpy
Gary & Michael,
I sent an edit with an obituary of Agnes. I had also sent an edit for her death year. Your 1950 date is correct...I had typed the wrong year! Sorry for the confusion!
Added by Phyllis Hazen/Stoneseeker on Sep 05, 2015 4:10 PM
Chuck Taylor
Irven Monte Peck
Has a daughter, Shirley Darlene, also buried in the same lot. Post a photo request if you desire a photo. Thanks. Chuck
Added by Chuck Taylor on Jun 12, 2015 10:31 AM
Dorothy Cox-Woodruff
Joseph M. Scott (50531556)
You are taking care of his memorial in Antle Cemetery. Do you know when he got married to Susannah Kartchner? The reason I am asking is because I think Joseph M. Scott (50531556) was married 1st to my cousin Hester (Hessa) Cox (50453234). Hester and Joseph M. were married November 8, 1860 in Jasper County, Iowa. I would like to link him to my cousin.

Added by Dorothy Cox-Woodruff on Jun 03, 2015 3:24 PM
James Greenfield
Josephine Reese Arnold
Gary, I am sorry but I have no further information on Josephine, You might want to check with The Los Angeles Times newspaper obits. and also The Long Beach Press-Telegram obits.
Added by James Greenfield on Feb 21, 2015 4:12 PM
RE: Reese Markers
I'm happy to help. If you find more detail on garden & plot, I would be happy to go back out there for you. One thing I noticed that might help is that the obit on Helen indicates Fairmount Mortuary. If that is the case, they are likely at Fairmount Cemetery. I know the Fairmount volunteer that can help, if you find that they are buried there. Just let me know.
Added by KC on Jan 25, 2015 7:38 AM
Apologies for the inadvertent duplication. The memorials I created for Forest Lawn are from a copy of their database, misspellings and all. So, when uploaded to Find A Grave, if the name was slightly different, it didn't show as a duplicate. I've transferred the memorial to you, so you can copy any information you might like (generally, plot info is what most people want). Then, feel free to delete if you like. We've got a great group of volunteers for Forest Lawn Cypress, and they are always willing to photograph, so feel free to request.
Happy holidays and best wishes.
Added by Pam on Dec 16, 2014 1:21 AM
Nettie Bell Titmus Show
Transfer complete. Glad I could add this memorial. Peace.
Added by Alberticoღდ on Aug 17, 2014 4:03 PM
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