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Robert David Miller (#47262294)
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Bio Photo Live in Mount Carmel,Pennsylvania. Trying to find other family members of Harold Seibert Miller(father),John Seibert Miller(Gf),William Miller(Ggf)Lafayette Derr(MGgf),Israel Derr(MGGgf),John William Boyer(MGf), Joseph Boyer(MGGf). Also related to the Weikels, Kerstetters and Updegrove(sp?)

After being called out by someone for misinformation, I would like to set the record straight. I spent over 12 years of my life reading 104 years of local newspapers in the Mount Carmel and Shamokin Pennsylvania area. My data comes from personally reading every obituary printed in those papers. Additional data was taken directly from death records read by me. Those records were taken directly from the death certificates written by the attending doctor/coroner upon that person's death. My "Lost Little Angels" & "Lost Angel" data was taken from their obituary or death certificate. I trust the doctor's information but the newspaper data I took with a grain of salt as the saying goes.

That's because after doing my research, I found out that reporters back then did not necessarily care if what they reported was correct or correctly spelled. A prime example was the death of a child named "Kulick" (correct spelling). One local newspaper had it correct, the other had it spelled "Coolick". The worse misspelling I found was this example. The one obituary listed the name as "Isaback", the correct spelling was "Eisenbaugh" and people wonder why they can't find their ancestor with reporters like this, that made these examples. So if the data I post is incorrect, don't kill the messenger, blame the reporter who didn't give a cr@p to make sure they reported the right information. I can only post the information taken from the obituary, how am I suppose to know if said information was incorrect. I tried to look for updated obituaries to make sure I had the right data but most times there was only one obituary and that's what I used. Please accept my apology for venting on here but I have spent a good part of my life trying to help fellow genealogist and to be called out because of misinformation hurt me.

As far as changing incorrect information, I am happy to do so. I am also willing to transfer any memorial. As most people know, it is very difficult to read sandstone headstones, especially if they're weathered. So please take the time to read any stone you may be concerned about the information I may have used. After all it is very subjective material and open for interpretation. Using special filters, I gave it my best shot but I'm not sure on some stones and even went back to actually feel the lettering or numbers, it's still guess work in some cases.


PLEASE feel free to visit my "Lost Little Angels" & "Lost Angels" Virtual Cemeteries anytime and leave them a Flower or Note. These children & adults are lost in time because they have no headstone to tell us where they are buried in a cemetery or even on a family plot. My own twin brother and sister Daniel & Nancy Miller are a part of this group. So is my Maternal Great Grandmother. Records usually don't help, they simply say yes, they're here but where, we don't exactly know. Just remember, you may be the only other person beside myself to visit a "Lost Little Angel" or "Lost Angel". Some of these lost children may not even have a living ancestor,"PLEASE VISIT THEM". Thank You from the bottom of My Heart.

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Patsy Hittle Gore
Solomon Strouss (1845-1909)
You Don't need to give me credit for the information. Sharing is a good thing. Are you by chance related to this Solomon Strouss? Since his tombstone reads 1845 I think that is the date to use as his birth. As we known the Death Certificate is only as correct as the person giving the info. Tombstone seems to be the best choice between the two. In addition the PA Church Records: p.175. Burials. has Soloman Strauss d: 18 Feb 1909. 64y. Mt. Carmel Cem. according to this age he would have been born 1845. lots of choice. LOL Take you pick. Happy Digging from Alaska, Patsy
Added by Patsy Hittle Gore on Jul 18, 2014 8:51 PM
Judith Sachs
RE: charles Maul
You have already transferred all of the Mauls to me that you maintained. Thanks

Added by Judith Sachs on Jul 12, 2014 8:55 PM
Judith Sachs
charles Maul
Thank you for adding information for my relative. I appreciate all the work that you have done over the years. Judy
Added by Judith Sachs on Jul 12, 2014 7:02 AM
richard burrows
RE: Grandparents
buried right next to my grandparents are my aunt and uncle same plot, can you shed any light on this , Mildred and Maurice hinkle,thank you
Added by richard burrows on Jul 11, 2014 5:30 AM
richard burrows
noit shures how to proceed...
Burrows Richard 3/22/58 Item-p8
Added by richard burrows on Jul 11, 2014 4:20 AM
richard burrows
richard burrows/bertha burrows
is there a way to find out the day and moth they passed, only shoes year on the stone, thank you,mt Carmel pa.
Added by richard burrows on Jul 10, 2014 11:27 AM
Law-Miller Roots
RE: Transfers completed
Thanks very much for the transfers, greatly appreciated... Have a happy and safe 4th of July! Best, Marilyn
Added by Law-Miller Roots on Jul 03, 2014 8:32 PM
Darlene Nash
RE: Great Grandparents,
I apologize - I replied before I saw your other emails. Thank you so much. Blessings. Darlene
Added by Darlene Nash on Jul 02, 2014 7:29 PM
Darlene Nash
RE: Great Grandparents,
Hi Robert - I felt the need to drop you an additional note after going through all the work you have done - for so many!! I don't know how to say thank you enough for the years and love you have showed people you never - and will never meet. God Bless you for handing me a few more pieces of a beloved puzzle I am trying to put together. They are a mystery but I feel compelled to know them. I have searched for my great aunt who died as a teen. Her name was Philomena Gentile - Philadelphia. I last saw her in the 1920 census - born 1909 died about 1928. Parents Angelo & Elizabeth. Sister Catherine. This search for her is absolutely driving me crazy!! How does a teen just drop off the earth?
But I go on and will continue until I make sense of her young life.
Again - God Bless you for the happiness you gave to me. Have a nice holiday. Darlene
Added by Darlene Nash on Jul 02, 2014 5:32 PM
Darlene Nash
RE: Great Grandparents,
It would be an honor for me to do so. Would you send me a link as I am not sure who you are talking about at this time. Blessings and thank you Robert. Darlene
Added by Darlene Nash on Jul 02, 2014 3:28 PM
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