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Cindy Elschide (#47170270)
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Bio Photo Hi, I am Cindy Elschide. I began doing genealogy in 2000. Since then I have expanded my family tree in one place back to 1080 and in others several generations also. I started out with just a few names and now my house is over run with (about 30) 3 inch binders and tubs of papers, folders and pictures etc. I always say I get more fun going to a cemetery and finding an ancester's grave than most people do going to an amusement park and riding the roller coaster.
My husband & I have been known to center a vacation around cemeteries, libraries and courthouses. With visits with family and a little bit of site seeing thrown in.
My father's line includes Brooks & Haybron(southern Ohio); Gandee, Harper, Shafer or Shaver, Tanner, Hinzman, Raines and more (West Virginia); the famous Indian Scout Jesse Hughes who has many things written about his life; and I am cousins with Presidents Washington and Herbert Hoover.
My Mother's line includes Collard (originally from Belgium), Curwick, Kerouac (Jack Kerouac, the author and including being related to Madonna and Celine Dion); Newells' from Cambridgeshire England and Snows from East Riding Yorkshire England; Brownfields, Sallee's & Cox from Ohio, and other places of ancestors are Netherlands, France, Italy and more.
My husband's line includes Peter Kappis/Cavis a Germany Mercenary in the Revolutionary War; Peter's son who was the Engineer for the John Bull Train which currently sits in the Smithsonian in Washington DC; Ehlschides from Germany; His grandmother Helen Robertson was born in Scotland (her grandfather died while building the Firth of Forth Bridge) and his grandfather (Gerald McCann)was descended from Irish (Boyle and Corbett)who fled the potato famine to come to Canada.
I had visited the Find a Grave site before but just recently realised that I should have been adding to it--a long time ago! I find it has brought great enjoyment to me to share the photos I take with everyone on the web in hopes that they help others.
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Barb (Kister) Morris
RE: William David Sallee
Sallee family is my sisters husband family. If you would like to view what she has, I can send you her contact info. She lives in Paso Robles, CA.
Added by Barb (Kister) Morris on Oct 18, 2017 10:51 PM
Barb (Kister) Morris
Correction, not my family. Transferring memorial.
Added by Barb (Kister) Morris on Oct 18, 2017 7:36 AM
Barb (Kister) Morris
William David Sallee
Sorry, William David Sallee is in my family tree. I would like to keep it. Are you family to me?
Added by Barb (Kister) Morris on Oct 18, 2017 7:31 AM
Dora Rye
To get the location of a grave in the Cook Walden Cemetery in Pflugerville, call the Cook Walden office at (512) 251-4118.
Added by MG on Oct 13, 2017 9:37 AM
Karen L Chamberlain
RE: Frank Douglas Chamberlain II
Hi Cindy,
I added the family changes. I worked with Frank Douglas II (my husband's grandfather) on genealogy for many years in the 1970-1990's. How do you fit into the family?
It's confusing because Fred breaks the sequence. FDCII thought it'd be best to label them this way though none of the numerals are legal.
The lineage is:
Charles Fitch & Lucinda King
Frank Douglas I & Annetta Daniels
Charles Frederick 'Fred' & Ethelwin Jones
Frank Douglas II & Vera Anna Park
Frank Douglas III & Carol Ann Heaston
I added a family photo to Charles Frederick's site that shows Fred, FDC2, FDC3 and my husband, one of the twins. I'm slowly adding photos and updating & linking all the family sites. I have a 4 gen family photo but am learning how to add names unobtrusively via photoshop. We'll see how that goes.

Added by Karen L Chamberlain on Aug 17, 2017 9:01 PM
Franki Renaud
Wanda Rae Hixson Hoffman
Wanda was my maternal grandmother. I spent most of my life until she passed very close to her. I'm not exactly sure how or if that makes us related, but hello anyway.
Added by Franki Renaud on Aug 14, 2017 2:57 PM
Peter Cavis 49912623
Hi Cindy, Peter Cavis is my 5th great-grandfather through his daughter Susan Cavis Lord. I see on Susan's husbands memorial (John C Lord 42024016) you reference he is the son of Isaac Lord and Sarah Hett. I was wondering where you found this information. Any assistance is appreciated. Thank you. Chris
Added by Chris on Jun 11, 2017 8:58 PM
Momence Genealogy Corner
RE: Ivan Brownfield
I'll double check for you but I think it was correct. Thanks for being so prompt on updating!
Added by Momence Genealogy Corner on Jun 10, 2017 1:50 PM
Mrs. E
RE: Sarah Motter
Hi Cindy,

My great grandmother was Sarah Jane Motter. She married Ray Heiser Winbigler. Their son Frank Aquila was my grandfather on my mother's side. How are you related to the family?

Sorry it took so long for me to respond to you-I simply never thought to click on the message tab until tonight!
Added by Mrs. E on Apr 14, 2017 12:11 AM
Glenda Barry
Bonnie Atwood
Hi Cindy,

Thanks for sending the info about the death certificate. Do you want me to transfer her over to your care? Let me know at your convenience.

Have a good day!

Added by Glenda Barry on Mar 27, 2017 2:36 PM
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