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RLE (#47272226)
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Bio Photo I live in Lorain County, Ohio
My mother started me on family history by taking me all over Michigan looking in cemeteries for headstones and families. Then she would tell stories about everyone. She transcribed all the headstones we found and kept wonderful records. I am continuing on her love of family history and going back to same cemeteries and seeing the family. Thanks to find-a-grave I have found more family and hopefully can help others.
My goal is transcribe local cemeteries, not only the older graves but the newer ones so families can connect. I find I can connect families by their locations to each other in the cemetery with the added benefit of learning the history of the cemetery.

If I manage one of your family members and you would like me to transfer the management please let me know.
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Pat McArthur
Somerset Center Cemetery

There is an office that has records for burials in the cemetery last time I talked with her. Contact the township clerk - website at:

Added by Pat McArthur on Jul 21, 2014 5:02 AM
Patricia Moreland
RE: John Moreland
Oh My Gosh! How fun to hear from you! Yes, I will be honored to care for the perpetual care of John M. Morelands' gravesite. He was my Great Father. Thank you for taking the time at your convenience to take a picture of his head stone. Now I am on the search for his better halves grave site. She was Mary Ann Cowin Boyce/Boyd. And I have a picture of her. Now I need to discover how to download pictures onto the website.
Let me ask you do you often find living relatives? What a rewarding job for you!
Also another question for you are there many head stones that you are unable to read in the cemenary? I have at least 4 others Morelands not listed at the cemetary that I know for sure were buried there.
And last question how can we obtain a large readable copy of the death certificates? I found the websites small copy for John M Moreland and for Isabelle McKinney Moreland. ( So far I do not know how Isabelle is related to us)
Hope you dont mind me asking you these questions. Hard for me to find the answers from CA! Also is there an office at the cemetary and possible a phone number there?
I look forward to hearing from you with a picture. Youre awesome! God bless you : )
Added by Patricia Moreland on Jun 24, 2014 10:52 AM
sandi lewis - malburg
Rev. Benjamin Parker
Hi, might you have come accross unmark graves near Charles A. Parker's 79308476. he is supposed to be buried in the same cemetery. He is Charles, father.
Added by sandi lewis - malburg on Jun 14, 2014 7:16 PM
Pamela Thompson
Gravestone Photo Permission
I am happy to see that you photographed the gravestone of Barbara Alfred Shaver in Saint Boniface Catholic Cemetery (your Memorial# 111148802).

I would like to add this gravestone photo to the (non-profit) Alford American Family Association's collection of West Virginia Obituaries, where her obituary is (or will be) included. You can see the current collection at

May I have your permission to include your gravestone photos? If so, the photo caption will say:

Photo from [cemetery name, city, county, state]—
Permission granted by the photographer, RLE [or your full name if you prefer]

And thanks so much for your gravestone photo work!

Best regards,
Pamela Alford Thompson (Find A Grave #47195155)
Obituaries Project Manager, Alford American Family Association
Added by Pamela Thompson on Jun 13, 2014 3:34 PM
Gerry Freed
Mathias J Walther
Thank You So Very Much

In HIS Service
Gerry Freed
Added by Gerry Freed on Jun 13, 2014 6:26 AM
Barbara Maitland
I have attached your photo of Lucy Ann Roberts to my husband's family tree. If this is not okay, let me know and I will remove it.
Thank you,
Added by Barbara Maitland on May 26, 2014 3:38 PM
H. Bundy
RE: Frank Schoeffel
Ha! Just found your cute message!

Again, thank you so very, very much! Other Schoeffel headstone pictures would be very much appreciated. You mentioned Bernard. He is a son. A young daughter is also there, Doris Lucille Schoeffel. Perhaps there is another daughter, but DO NOT GO BACK if you didn't find this: Hildegarde Beatrice Schoeffel Carlson, who died in 1967.

Your effort was very kind. Stay in one piece so that you can keep on truckin'.

H. Bundy
Added by H. Bundy on May 25, 2014 1:53 PM
H. Bundy
Thank you soooo very much for helping me out with the headstone pix for Frank Schoeffel (Find A Grave#124709500). His 80-year old grandson who was afraid to go to that part of town will be MYSTIFIED as to how I found the photograph!!!

I am trying to compile a matrix chart of the 12 children of my Great Gpa, including face pix and headstone pix. Four children died young in Sandusky Co.,two died in Florida, the others died in Cuyahoga County.

I am still missing, and have requested a LONG TIME AGO through Find-a-Grave, other sibling pix in the Cleveland area.

They are:
1) Joseph L. Schoeffel, died 12/16/1958 and buried in West Park Cemetery, Cleveland. Find A Grave#: 124604209; and
2) Florence Schoeffel Petrie, died 6/17/1964 and buried in Whitehaven Mem Cemetery, Mayfield, Cuyahoga, OH. Find A Grave#: 124647211; and
3) Clarence Schoeffel, died 2/11/1956 and buried in Lutheran Church Cemetery, Cleveland. Find A Grave#: 124606635.

On this fine Memorial Day Weekend, you are my hero. Thank you! HB
Added by H. Bundy on May 25, 2014 1:43 PM
H. Bundy
Pix Request
Some years back, you took a pix of the headstone of Ralph Joseph Schoeffel (Find A Grave#: 80478890). For about a year now, I have asked and asked through Find A Grave requests to have a pix of Ralph's father's headstone taken. In fact, I even requested that Ralph's now 80-year old son take a pix for me. The son said that NO ONE will go to that cemetery because of safety reasons. WILL YOU?

The person is Frank Schoeffel, Find-a-Grave Memorial #124709500. His grave is located at Calvary Cemetery Cleveland in Section #76, lot #728, Grave #3. Thank you. (email: I am the great niece of Frank Schoeffel. HB
Added by H. Bundy on May 22, 2014 9:09 AM
D.E. Losey
Eloise Losey Branch
Thank you for transferring Eloise to me.
I welcome all Losey transfers (small family line)to me.
Thank you for your time.
D.E.Losey 47377966
Added by D.E. Losey on May 17, 2014 5:43 PM
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