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Jon H. (#47817928)
 member for 4 years, 9 months, 13 days
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Bio Photo I have been involved in genealogy for 30 years now. I have only more recently gotten involved in documenting family headstones. Many of my ancestors on my mother's side of the family (including two 4x great grandfathers and one 4x great grandmother) are buried in Woodmere Cemetery in Detroit. The memorials that I have created to date are mostly my own relatives - although many of them are distantly related.

My latest family tree project relates to the expansive Harbart family, to which I am indirectly related through the 2nd marriage of one of my great great grandmothers. However a very dear family member asked for my help with this family, and I am now hopelessly hooked. There are hundreds (likely thousands) of descendants from just one man - Erdmann Harbart, who lived 1726-1813 in the Thorn/Torun area of Prussia (now Poland), and who had at least 17 children from 2 wives. Many of these descendants emigrated to the United States, and those that didn't were forcibly resettled in Germany after World War II. Only a small number remain in present day Poland.

If you would like to use one of the photos that I have posted here on this site, please feel free to do so, but I would greatly appreciate it if you would give me credit for the photo when using it on other sites. All of the photos I have taken are already posted on, so you should be able to find the pictures there (my family tree is publicly viewable).
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RE: William

Thanks for a quick response. The bronze marker I was referring to was the WW II marker.

I can find no documentation that he was in the military, so that was why I questioned the WW II marker by the headstone.

Added by Linda on Sep 28, 2016 5:00 AM
William "Wilhelm" Bayer #11759888888939
Hi Jon,

I am working on a DAR project from Brownhelm Cemetery dealing with veterans.

By any chance do you know if William Bayer served in the military? I see he has a WW II metal marker, but sometimes they are incorrectly placed.

If he was in the service would you know what branch and what war?

Thanks for any assistance.

Added by Linda on Sep 27, 2016 7:39 PM
RE: Sampson pic
you are welcome
Added by Renee on Sep 06, 2016 6:29 PM
Irene & Baby Sampson
I have the photo for Irene & Baby Sampson at Woodmere Cemetery, Detroit. There was a request out there last year, but probably got dropped when memorial was transferred. Can you put in a request for them?......I will fulfill it.
Added by Renee on Sep 04, 2016 11:34 AM
Kurt Johnson
Irene Voight
Of course. Transfer made.
Added by Kurt Johnson on Jan 05, 2016 12:12 PM
B. Felix
RE: obit for Fred Harbart
You're welcome.
Added by B. Felix on Dec 31, 2015 4:40 AM
Gerald Hall
RE: photo request for Memorial# 155405717
Hi Jon You're welcome. Sorry I deleted the photo, but I'm returning today to get your other request for Irene and Daniela, however I don't have her section location.
Added by Gerald Hall on Dec 19, 2015 5:47 AM
Patricia Ibbotson
Georgia Becker
What is your source for the date and place of death on Georgia Becker?
Added by Patricia Ibbotson on Dec 18, 2015 6:49 AM
Beverly Sprowl Teibel
Benjamin Gregg
Thanks for the heads up on him!
Added by Beverly Sprowl Teibel on Nov 18, 2015 3:15 AM
Edward H. Miller
Hello: I have added HERMAN as Edward's middle name, as requested. Thank you for the information...
Added by Chris on Oct 13, 2015 8:05 AM
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