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Neil D Scheidt (#47099775)
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Bio Photo My particular areas of interest are Berks, Montgomery, Schuylkill, Chester, Montour and Lehigh Counties in Pennsylvania. My strongest passion is to locate and honor all war veterans who sacrificed healthy lives and sometimes their adulthood. They must never be forgotten.

Many contributors are speculating on burial locations of old pioneer family members with no proof of burial. This may be encouraged by contributors who will not link to memorials listed as unknown cemetery. This practice is very deceiving for serious researchers who will be misguided in their research for accurate results. It also is misleading for those requesting gravesite photos.

Please consider that the information given in memorials is not only provided by the memorial manager but also by others through edit requests which cannot always be verified. These edit requests could also be added without the review of the memorial manager if not acknowledged in a given time period.

Please do not speculate on a middle name by suggesting a surname. I will not add without some official record such as obituary,death,burial,birth record,tombstone or individual's signature. Edit requests for maiden names are most welcome. I prefer to display names as they are most commonly perceived by skilled researchers and/or as they appear on the tombstone.

My thanks and devotion to you who are courteous, polite and appreciative. Those who are rude, demanding and condescending, are not in the best interests of findagrave principles.

My Patriots of the Revolution include:
George Herbst 1712, George Dry 1725, Johannes Koch 1725, Jacob VanReed 1726, Daniel Guldin 1735, Johann Christian Scheidt 1736, Michael DeLong 1739, Bernhard Eitel 1745, Michael Krebs 1744, Henrich Knauss 1746, John De Turck 1747, Marmaduke Von Buskirk 1750, John Grant 1754, Sebastian Koch 1757. My Loyalist who fought for the British is Christian Flicker.

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Carrie Campbell
RE: St. Peter's [Reformed] UCC Cemetery Book
Same here, spread a little to thin. I think I will slowly start getting it copied onto better paper as the index is crumbling on the edges. Then I would have extra copies to offer others. I just joined the Berks Co Genealogy group on Facebook and will offer a copy up or look ups. Carrie
Added by Carrie Campbell on May 24, 2016 6:38 PM
Carrie Campbell
RE: St. Peter's [Reformed] UCC Cemetery Book
If you want it, I will send it to you. I do not have family buried there. And it is a good resource for someone from Find A Grave if they want to post some of the now lost gravestones of this cemetery in Fleetwood. The late Berks-Dauphin contributor Wayne will Faust must have had this book as he had posted many of them. Carrie K.
Added by Carrie Campbell on May 24, 2016 2:29 PM
Carrie Campbell
St. Peter's [Reformed] UCC Cemetery Book
Neil do you have the book, more like a paperback of An Early Eighteenth Century Reformed Church, A Contribution to Church and Family History St. Peter's Reformed Church, Richmond Twp., Berks Co. by Dr. Irwin Hoch DeLong, 1934. It has the very old cemetery stone listings, also some in Kirbyville, St. John's Kutztown and a little in Grimsville Cemetery. Also contains history of St. Peter's church, with some baptisms, some photos. There is an Index in the back. I found a copy at the very big book sale in Lancaster sponsored by the Lancaster Library and held at Franklin & Marshall College, last till Wednesday.
Added by Carrie Campbell on May 24, 2016 1:21 PM
Angel Wilson Gerhart
Grave Correction: Susanna Moses
Done ... I've added your biography to my grave. Thanks.
Added by Angel Wilson Gerhart on May 24, 2016 10:16 AM
Brigitte Nickell
Charles Scheirer 1850-1930
Fairview Cemetery, Kutztown, Berks, Pa

Hi, I think there's an error with Charles Scheirer. His father was Charles Scheirer, 10 Jan 1814-29 Sep 1893, same cemetery. His mother was Elizabeth (Ressler) Scheirer, 1822-1903. His wife is correctly named as Elizabeth (Pauley) Scheirer. Please check this out if you have some time.

Thanks, Brigitte Scherer
Added by Brigitte Nickell on May 22, 2016 7:23 PM
James Keppeler
Valentine Sterner
Hi, I noticed on your entry for Valentine Sterner that you list his date of death as Jan. 9 1797. This date is actually his probate date,not his death date. This would mean his date of death would have been before Jan. 9 1797, and most likely in 1796 since probate dates usually occur a while after the death and burial. Here's a link to the probate record:
Added by James Keppeler on May 22, 2016 4:44 PM
Memorial# 50607672 - Clara A Hartman Potteiger
Thanks Neil D Scheidt,

Thank you so much for fulfilling my request for a photo for her tombstone, as well as all the others you have provided.

Added by AncestryClimber on May 20, 2016 11:21 AM
Sean Sherman
Emma Hoffmaster Sherman
Thank you for finding and posting my great great grandparents memorial. I actually got to meet my great great grand mom. She passed away in June 1979. I would have been 7 years old. Thanks again!
Added by Sean Sherman on May 19, 2016 5:17 PM
Diane Gravlee
Folk grave markers
Neil, thanks so much once again for photographing my Folk relatives' markers. Hope you are feeling well again and will have a good summer.
Added by Diane Gravlee on May 18, 2016 7:06 PM
# 47502313 Valentine Hartman
Thank you trying to photograph Valentine Hartman's grave site back in March. Valentine Hartman is my maternal 5th great grandfather. indicated the grave is inaccessible or on private property. I was under the impression the grave is located in Spies Zion Cemetery, a public cemetery. I would like to document the issue, if that is the case in my tree. I appreciate your effort.

Sharon Maxim
Added by Sharon on May 17, 2016 4:36 PM
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