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Barbara Schwartz (#47027144)
 member for 7 years, 11 months, 19 days
Bonnie Dampman
John F Lorah
I found a Baptism for John F Lorah. He was born October 10, 1860 and Baptized March 15, 1861. At Zion Spies Church His father was listed as john and his mother Sarah.

Bonnie Mintzer Dampman

Added by Bonnie Dampman on Jun 12, 2016 10:24 AM

Tim Gruber
RE: Daniel Gerber #93206482
Unlike most clergymen today, who only serve at only one church, pastors back then usually had a circuit charge which included several congregations (most congregations were too small to afford a full time pastor). The various events were sometimes recorded in only one church record rather than at the congregation where the person was a member and sometimes the pastors were not always careful in which church record they recorded events. Also unlike today quite often the events back then (baptisms, marriages and funerals) were usually held at someone's home rather than at the church itself. Another factor is the fact that sometimes a pastor's own records get mixed in with the church's records. So any events he presided over during his ministry, no matter where he was pastor, look like they took place at the church.

You may want to check for any other memorials you may have placed in the wrong cemetery. If you're relying on a church burial record for death data pay special attention to the place where the record says the person was buried. This is especially true of any pastoral records you're lying on which almost always listed the place of burial.

Added by Tim Gruber on Jun 12, 2016 4:15 AM

James Kutz
RE: James Kutz #111154847
Hi Barb, Being new to this I guess you can I have no idea what is involved. Yes he is my dad, also Norman and Mabel were my grandparents and Marion Petel is my sister, they are all right next to each other. So sure you can transfer it to me Thanks, Jim Kutz

Added by James Kutz on Jan 08, 2016 8:31 AM

Wendy Kramer
RE: Martha Kramer #131163571
Hello! Thank you for updating and for the additional information as well.

Added by Wendy Kramer on Sep 28, 2015 1:26 PM

RE: Agnes Heintzleman
Thank you for the link, and for suggesting the date from the stone, which has been added. Yes, I did ask that the picture be moved as well. Have a nice weekend.

Added by sr/ks on Sep 26, 2015 12:40 PM

Betty J. Burdan
RE: Alice S. Graff Find A Grave Memorial# 100883903
No, I am not a descendent in any way, I do not need the transfer. I simply have the funeral invitation, which I think does enhance the site, for those who are descendants or looking for information on Alice.


Added by Betty J. Burdan on Jun 13, 2015 3:07 PM

Betty J. Burdan
Alice S. Graff Find A Grave Memorial# 100883903

You have submitted Alice S. Graff to Find A Grave Memorial# 100883903, without any photos. I have a copy of the funeral invitation sent out by the family. I can send you a copy if you would like to add it to Alice's memorial, or with you permission I can simply add the invitation to the memorial.

Betty J. Burdan

Added by Betty J. Burdan on Jun 11, 2015 6:16 AM

Kenneth Schaeffer
Infant Son Heinley
Thank you for catching my error. I had the pictures of him and his brother reversed. I have corrected both memorials.

Added by Kenneth Schaeffer on Jun 09, 2015 1:29 PM

Carol & David
Oswald Edits
Thank you for the Oswald edits. I have been trying to add the gravestone photos that I took recently. I wanted to let you know I did add the gravestone photos for Charles & Messina Oswald that you sent edits for today. I am also trying to link family members so I appreciate your help. A number of the Oswalds in Jacobs Union are related to me either directly or indirectly.

Added by Carol & David on Apr 22, 2015 3:28 PM

RE: Memorial# 115961829 (Epler)
Ok...I shall upload the photo to her page this evening. Thank you for checking on it for

Added by Angel on Apr 22, 2015 12:26 PM

Memorial# 115961829
While I was searching for a different Epler couple in Forest Hills, I came across a plaque for a Margaret J (1913-1992) and Wilbur A (1909-1984) Epler in the same vicinity of the couple I was doing a request for. If you could possibly verify the dates for me I would happily post the photo I took.

Added by Angel on Apr 19, 2015 12:01 PM

Gracie Ann Matisyn
RE: Edward Bunting and Catharine Hearn Bunting
You are welcome. Happy to have helped you.

Added by Gracie Ann Matisyn on Feb 02, 2015 8:08 PM

Gracie Ann Matisyn
Peter Loller at Lakeview
My error. Sorry and thank u for correcting me.

Added by Gracie Ann Matisyn on Feb 01, 2015 7:54 PM

Colleen Filer
Thomas Filer # 129315321
Hello Barbara, I was wondering your connection? I submitted an edit adding James and Mary Filer as Thomas' parents who are also buried at Odd Fellows in Tamaqua, along with 2 siblings in section 4. In addition to his parents there are about 30 or so family members I am aware of including his grandparents John Filer and Eleanor (Filer) Sneddon in section 3 buried in Odd Fellows Tamaqua. John and Eleanor are my ggg grandparents. Another question I have is your record shows Mary E Filer's maiden name as "West" and I have her maiden name recorded as "Luke" I do have records suggesting that was her maiden name but the sources are weak, could you share your source supporting the "West" name .... in addition, James' sister Emma (also buried at Odd Fellows in section 1 ) was married to Thomas West. With Mary being such a common name I found records for both surnames West and Luke. Any help or info would be greatly appreciated. Thank you, Colleen Filer.

Added by Colleen Filer on Aug 31, 2014 8:03 AM

Carol Chakurda
RE: Jack Tirman gravestone
You are very welcome. :)

Added by Carol Chakurda on Aug 10, 2014 11:19 PM

Honoring Our Angels
RE: Floyd Wolcott
No problem. My cousins and I are also checking on Flord the son T C Wolcott and C C DeVore. I didn't know he existed. :-)
His birth date was the same. How strange.
Thx for your help.

Added by Honoring Our Angels on Jul 20, 2014 6:06 PM

andrew strenk
Florence (Black) Kutz
Florence Black, daughter of Alexander M. Black and Sarah Jane Bogle. Married Walter K. Kutz.

Added by andrew strenk on Jun 20, 2014 11:01 PM

Amanda Jean
Richard Allen Zimmerman
Thank you for adding information about Richard Zimmerman (buried in Lehighton, PA). He was my grandfather and I added a photo of his headstone. :)

Added by Amanda Jean on May 17, 2014 12:06 AM

Roy Woodruff
Zita Voelker
Barbara - Thanks for the updates on Zita. I have added them. I left off the Fritton name but added in the information in the Info section. Thanks again!


Added by Roy Woodruff on Mar 10, 2014 7:27 AM

RE: Amandus Dietrich
Thanks for adding that!!

Added by Tricker on Feb 24, 2014 5:50 PM

Maria Smalley
Hi Barbara,
I added information :)

Added by Jessi-Schnittchen on Feb 06, 2014 8:53 PM

Clara Thering Jones
Your suggested links and updates have been made. Thanks!


Added by Curtiss48858 on Jan 27, 2014 8:11 AM

Carrie Campbell
Edwin S. Wehr
Barbara, Attached Edwin's parents David and Caroline Wehr. Thanks for letting me know about them. It was Edwin's wife, Sadie Reed who was my great grand aunt, but if he is a g.grandparent or uncle etc and you would like him let me know. It was a merry chase to find his and Sadie's grave. Carrie C.

Added by Carrie Campbell on Jan 22, 2014 12:58 PM

Faith Howe
Fritzinger edits
I noticed that you have provided some more information for some of the Fritzinger memorials ... are you a family member? If so, I'd love to talk to you.

Added by Faith Howe on Dec 30, 2013 1:51 AM

hi there
You and I had corresponded quite some time ago about Zehners. I'd told you about my great great grandma Salinda, and you'd shared some of your research with me. Tonight I was noodling around with Salinda again, and came across some online genealogy that differs from your 1st generation for the family. I'm not saying this person has it right; I only recall you were a serious researcher, and I thought you might want to see it for yourself in case it sparked any new thoughts or added to what you know. It's here.

Added by sr/ks on Nov 16, 2013 8:40 PM


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