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Joe Nihen (#46889066)
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Tom Nelson
RE: Jesse Gangwer
Hey Joe! No, I was just Fagging his son Harry and wanted to link him to his dad Jesse - and that's how I discovered the dupe. So I hope you guys can work this out. Both memorials have neat stuff so a "merge" would be most appropriate here, I believe. Again, here is Harry's death certificate. Did the outfit you are researching come from Wyoming County, Pennsylvania? Just curious. Thanks, Tom

Added by Tom Nelson on Feb 03, 2015 12:18 PM

Deborah Rudy
Haines/Hain
I added dozens of memorials and photos for all existing headstones to Center Union, but alas no headstone for Jacob H. could be found. There was a pile of old, small headstones around one of the cedar trees, it may be in that pile. But it was far too frigid to try to lift and look at them this weekend.
I added several GAR soldiers and was sucessful in looking up their regts. If you want the names, just ask.

Added by Deborah Rudy on Jan 19, 2015 3:28 PM

Deborah Rudy
Jacob Hain in Center Union
Later tonight you might want to take a look at what I'm adding for his wife and at least one child in Center Union cemetery. You have him as Haines, perhaps because of war documents, but his wife's & son Walter headstones have "Hain".
I'm also adding a Billows pic (GAR)as soon as Dennis B. moves it from the other listing for this same cemetery.

Added by Deborah Rudy on Jan 17, 2015 4:52 PM

Beth Quigley O'Brien
RE: Rufus Potter
Always glad to help preserve history. You & your family have a safe & happy holiday season, too.

Added by Beth Quigley O'Brien on Dec 22, 2014 6:19 PM

Joan Cavanaugh
RE: George McIntosh
Joe,

Always happy to do my part. Merry Christmas to you and your family.

Joan

Added by Joan Cavanaugh on Dec 22, 2014 3:38 PM

Amanda Delena
RE: Joseph R. College
You're welcome! Anytime Joe.

Amanda

Added by Amanda Delena on Dec 16, 2014 11:21 AM

Chris
Michael Bartholomew
What a generous spirit you have. Thanks for taking the time to make his memorial and the transfer.

Added by Chris on Nov 06, 2014 11:26 AM

Zella
Eureka!
Well....maybe not. I checked Hall's "Burial Records of Union Servicemen". It says A.J. Smith is buried "Smith Graveyard - Clover Creek". Problem is - both Smith cemeteries lie near Clover Creek (the waterway). If it is referring to the hamlet of Clover Creek, however, then it is the one in N. Woodbury Twp, which is the one you already have him in. (I am waiting for the cemetery fix thread to re-designate that one, as it still reads Williamsburg, but is two counties away). Anyway, for now, I think you can leave Andrew where he is. Maybe put a note in the bio about Hall and Clover Creek.

Z

Added by Zella on Nov 02, 2014 12:18 PM

Zella
RE: Andrew Smith
Joe,

I have added the Woodbury Township Smith cemetery, using the Andrew Smith memorial that my contact sent to me. It obviously not the Andrew you are looking for, as the man is really too old to be a Civil War vet; also, both of those Pa. Burial Cards say the grave of the CW Andrew is unmarked. I have one more source to check - will let you know what I find.

It would be helpful if I could identify the CW fellow on the 1860 census, but I cannot pinpoint which Andrew he is, if any.

Here is the Woodbury one:

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2558636

Added by Zella on Nov 02, 2014 11:30 AM

Zella
RE: Andrew Smith
Joe,

I am in contact with my 'cemetery guru' in Blair County and am trying to track down your Andrew Smith. The cemetery you had listed I believed to be the one in North Woodbury and I got it mapped and added the known burials. However, I found out there is indeed another one closer to Williamsburg. I am awaiting GPS info from my contact, at which point I will be adding that cemetery. I think your Andrew belongs in that one, but am trying to get more info. I will keep you posted.

Zella

Added by Zella on Oct 31, 2014 11:13 PM

Indiana Bill
RE: Isaac Baker
Thank you. I"m sorry the photo wasn't the best. As you can tell by the photo, his gravestone is almost completely covered by moss or the like. Most of that graveyard is under tree cover and with the wet spring/summer we had this year, most of the flat stones that get little sunlight look like his. Perhaps I'll get a chance to go back and get a better shot of his gravestone next spring. I was surprised that he didn't have a military gravestone or some indication of his service on this gravestone. My great-grandfather fought with Company F, 47th Indiana Regiment. His memorial is #54203625 if you would like to take a look. Continued good luck with your Civil War research.

Added by Indiana Bill on Oct 29, 2014 6:34 PM

Denise Dinunzi-Foreit
Fannycase/Faust
Hello Joe it has been awhile, i was wondering if you culd before it gets cold look to see if Thomas Fannycase has any family members around him he is in union cemetery in weatherly thanks so much i am mainly looking for Bessie she may be under Faust or Fannicase/Fannycase her dates are as follows to the best of my knowledge march 17th 1872 and may 7 1932, if you see her anywhere else in the future let me know i'm applying for DAR and i need her information thanks so much!

Added by Denise Dinunzi-Foreit on Oct 22, 2014 8:58 PM

Joyce Niswander
RE: Daniel Frantz
I am sending you some documents that should prove that you have the right Daniel Frantz. I'm sorry for the delay.
Joyce Niswander

Added by Joyce Niswander on Oct 21, 2014 12:18 PM

Spicy Guppy
RE: Alexander Skipper

Added by Spicy Guppy on Oct 20, 2014 9:53 PM

Spicy Guppy
RE: Alexander Skipper
You are most welcome. Alex Skipper is a cousin of mine.

Added by Spicy Guppy on Oct 20, 2014 7:36 PM

Matt Vonada
William Snyder
Joe, I have also (just now) uploaded a photo of William E. Snyder - perhaps you could identify the medal/badge he is wearing? I only now noticed it - is it Civil War regalia of some sort?

He is my great great great grandfather, proud to say that

Added by Matt Vonada on Sep 15, 2014 2:30 PM

J.E.K.
Rev Msgr. Gabriel Martyak Memorial#134540199
Dear Joe: Can I have permission to post your photo of St. John's Byzantine Catholic Cemetery chapel on Monsignor Gabriel Martyak's entry, I have a photo request up but not sure if anyone will be able to obtain it as he is interred under the altar of the cemetery chapel. Thank you for your consideration.

Added by J.E.K. on Sep 09, 2014 7:15 PM

Joan Cavanaugh
RE: Stewart McIntosh
Joe,

Always a pleasure. You make my search so easy by listing the plot #.

Joan

Added by Joan Cavanaugh on Sep 03, 2014 11:12 AM

Glen Bickhart
RE: Casper Hahn
I found Private John Hahn Company D 208th P.V.I. C.W. right beside Casper's plot.

Added by Glen Bickhart on Aug 31, 2014 7:16 PM

David Wilson-Pinkney
RE: Nighan, Nihen
Unusual surname, i will keep an eye out on my travels :)

Added by David Wilson-Pinkney on Aug 20, 2014 1:02 PM

Lalita Kuhn
Mathias Rosenberger
Hi Joe,
Thank you for leaving my Mathias Rosenberger memorial. I have updated it with the information you sent me. Thank you for all you do!!

Added by Lalita Kuhn on Jul 24, 2014 7:48 PM

Stanley Tykarski
RE: John Merritts
Glad to be of help.
Photographing markers that are fading and barely readable are my favorites. Making a visual record before they become impossible to read makes me feel that I am helping to preserve the memory of that person. Thanks for the request.

Added by Stanley Tykarski on Jul 15, 2014 3:41 PM

Shirley
RE: John Lutz
You are quite welcome. Thank you for adding it.
Shirley

Added by Shirley on Jul 14, 2014 7:32 PM

Beth Quigley O'Brien
RE: William H. Troup
I uploaded the photo, then realized you had him listed with a different rank. I did not find him in the "new" Newport Cemetery when I walked it over the past 3 years, but there are sites without stones. I just started walking the "old" cemetery (I didn't realize no one had uploaded anything for it yet), so will keep my eyes open for possibly another William Troup.

As always, you are quite welcome. I'm glad to be able to help document history.

Added by Beth Quigley O'Brien on Jun 20, 2014 4:59 PM

PStrickland
Seyfried Transfers
Thank you for the transfers. It is greatly appreciated.

Added by PStrickland on Jun 20, 2014 2:41 PM

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