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Jana Marie Lashmit (#47372371)
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Bio Photo Parents:
John E. and Shirley J. (Burkhart) Lashmit.

Maternal Grandparents:
Jonas B. and Ruth E. (Snider) Burkhart

Paternal Grandparent's:
George F. Lashmit and Rose T. (Lechowicz) Lashmit

Am so glad I came across this site. It has lead me to relatives I never see or knew about, new friends and many I will never see.

I recommend everyone to get involved in genealogy as you will be amazed at what you can find about your roots and where it will lead you. It is a history lesson in itself..

To my cousin's Maurice and Kay, I am very thankful to have found you. You have been a tremendous help with our family history and I am very grateful.

I am also very interested in my Mother's side of the family. The Mennonite's and our distant Amish families. I am very intrigued in their ways and lifestyles.

Would love to find more about our Polish root's. I have very little information regarding my paternal grandmother's family: Rose Theresa Lechowicz. All the searches I have made become road blocks. Possibly due to the uprisings, wars etc., I am thinking maybe many of the documents were destroyed?

Same with our "Dutch" roots, the Alder's. Henry being my 2nd great grandfather and his brother John my great grand uncle. From Netherlands/Holland and lived in Kent County, Michigan.

Surnames I am interested in are:

My Father's side:

De La Chaumette, DeLashmutt, DeLashmut, DeLashmitt, DeLashmit, DeLashmett, DeLashmet, Lashmit, Lashmitt, Lashmett, Lashmet, Lashmutt, Lechowicz, Wiklanski, Gibes, Kozinksi, Alders, Rominger, Stuart (Stewart), Padgett, Nelson, Palazy, Zulkiewski (Zulski)...

My Mother's side:

Burkhart (Burckhart, Burkhard, Burckhard, Burkhardt) Snider (Snyder, Schneider) Brubacher (Brubaker, Brubacker, Bruppacher) Eby, Lehman, Gehman, Bontrager, Weber, Weaver, Detweiler, Gingrich & Gingerich, Wenger, Sherk, Gerber, Hostetter, Herr, Yoder, Bauman/Bowman, Martin, Good/Gut, Hershey (Yes I am distant cousin of "Milton Snavely Hershey")...

Would love to hear from more relatives!!

Last of all, if you don't see certain information on a memorial or an obit that doesn't show certain living relatives, it is because of privacy laws. Unless I have your permission I cannot add your name.

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Monika Kawka
Family from Poland
Hello Jane Marie,
My mother Elisabeth found your profile on this webside when she was looking for her Father's family roots. We know that Katherine Gibes and Kazimierz Anioł had three children: Sophia Wróbel, Jan Anioł and Aniela Sierleczko. Jan Anioł was my mother's great grandfather. If you want I would like to make contact with you and give you more informations about your family from Poland.

This is my e-mail:

Best regards,
Monika and Elisabeth
Added by Monika Kawka on Jan 22, 2017 1:29 PM
Sister Pollak
Please review her memorial. The obit is now under the bio and it would be good of you to delete it under photos. If you have a photo of her, it would add much to the memorial page. Thank you!
Added by Aavedt on Oct 02, 2016 8:24 AM
Kim Chibou
With respect I think Mary V Spencley Gwilt is the same person as Mary Violet Spencley Chase-Gwilt. Both buried in Lakeview Cemetery in Mackinaw City Michigan.
Added by Kim Chibou on Aug 10, 2016 8:49 PM
JoMae Brintnall Ruth
Find A Grave Memorial# 16159532
Are you a descendant of Cora V Fox. I saw that you added an obit to this memorial.

You mentioned Edwin and Lasena Slocum.

I am a descendant of Edwin Slocums and would like to connect.

Thank you,

Added by JoMae Brintnall Ruth on Jun 10, 2016 7:37 PM
Petoskey History 1852-2002
Hope you are well!
Hope you are well. Write when you can. Miss you! Hugs.
Added by Petoskey History 1852-200... on May 07, 2016 1:54 AM
Tom Glowacki
Hartley George White & Ida Gaumer
I see you created Find A Grave records for Hartley & Ida. As a FYI you might want to add that they are buried in the Old Section of the cemetery in Lot 500.

Tom Glowacki Hollister, CA
Added by Tom Glowacki on Apr 25, 2016 9:07 AM
Elfi Meister
Francisca "Frances" Meister Hoffman
Hello Jana, thank you so much for your work!
I'm a Meister relative from Germany.
The birthday of Francisca Rom Meister is 12 Sep 1963, born in Piendling, near Roding, Bavaria, Germany (I have a copy of her birth from the archives in Regensburg). Parents: Georg Meister and Magdalena Haberl.
She immigrated 19 May 1873 together with her uncle Peter Meister (1845-1931) (who married Anna Maria Helmberger in 1879)to Petoskey, Emmet, MI.
She married Mathias Hoffmann 19 Feb 1882, Emmet, MI.
-Barbara Frances Hoffmann (1887-1888)
-Francisca Ann Hoffmann (1892-1902)
-Johann Mathias Hoffmann (1893-)
-Margarita Barbara Hoffmann (1896-)
-Maria Hoffmann
-Francis Joseph Hoffmann (1904-1958)
-Theodore Emil Hoffmann
-Mathias Jr. Hoffmann

She lived 1880 and 1900 in Bear Creek, MI and 1910 in Granville, Platte, Nebraska.

Regards from Bavaria, Germany!

P.S.: if any relative is interested in more Meister information, let a message at Anton Meister
I will pass by from time to time.
Added by Elfi Meister on Apr 11, 2016 1:10 PM
Martha Diehl
Lechowicz Family
Hi Jana,
Mary Lechowicz was my grandmother. What ship did your great-grandfather sail on to the U.S.?
Martha Diehl
Added by Martha Diehl on Mar 31, 2016 7:39 PM
Judith D
Jennie Sytsma
Please do not include biographical information in the flowers section. It is against Find a Grave rules and will be deleted when found. I will be happy to add any information you might wish to add to the bio section. Just use the edit/other tab to send it to me. Thanks!
Added by Judith D on Feb 06, 2016 2:49 PM
Ronald L. Andrews in Cross Village
Jana, Hope you are well and miss your wonderful company ! Here is what is giving me fits. Ronald Lynn Andrews is in the Greenwood datebase but they have very little information on him. His DOD is supposed to be 19 Aug 1950 according to Emmett County Vital Records.

In a printout from Greenwood, he is supposed to be buried in Bayshore/Carpenter/Old Indian. However, LDS shows in in Cross Village.

Bottom line, is that I cant find an obit and see that you added some great information about him back in 2014.

He is not in seeking michigan for the year 1950.

Any Ideas?
Added by Kokopelli on Jan 23, 2016 9:37 PM
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