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Cecilia (#46619721)
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Bio Photo That's 1955

I live in the high desert of San Bernardino County, CA.

I've always been interested in the past. I bought my first antique, a little china dog, when I was about 11.

In 1977, I started doing genealogical research. I acquired quite a bit of info before putting it aside and going to work. (My children were then in school) My research was relegated to trunk in the garage for about 27 years.

Two years ago I had to stop work due to back problems. I started the research again to keep my mind agile and active. It's hard because I can only sit for 5-10 minute intervals before having to lay down. I do have the help (or is it hinderance?) of my keyboard-hopping, monitor-obscuring cat, Oreo.

My goal is to complete an Obenland family tree tying all members in the United States together, plus their ancestors in Germany. At the same time, I'm building memorials here on Find A Grave.

Anyone out there having info on any Obenlands, (or families derived from Obenlands) please email me. And if you have pictures, all the better!!!!

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Hi Cecelia,
Have transferred Shirley's memorial to you, Neal's as well, and deleted the extra Martha one. Let me know if you want any of the other Brown memorials. Happy to transfer them.
Added by Pamela on Oct 02, 2015 9:01 AM
Martha Brown
Sorry about the duplicate memorial, you're welcome to the picture if you'd like.
Added by Pamela on Sep 30, 2015 11:28 AM
Steven M
RE: Alfred Obenland
My apologies. The cemetery he was listed in and Hooglede were recently merged.
Added by Steven M on Sep 10, 2015 3:57 PM
Memorial #29497648 Jacob Keen
Memorial #29497648 Jacob Keen
Jacob Keen
b. 1/11/1818
d. 11/11/1890

Spouse listed as Anna Maria Deininger Keen

Q. Since Jacob KEEN is listed as child of George and Salome KUHN, why is the parents' surname different from Jacob Keen's? Please provide record source for this info.

Added by Sandra on Sep 10, 2015 12:39 AM
Carol & Pete
RE: Emma Deininger Mertz
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Added by Carol & Pete on Sep 02, 2015 11:47 AM
Carol & Pete
Emma Deininger Mertz
Thank you for the added info about Emma Mertz. I have transcibed the newspaper article into the bio section. Please delete the scanned article from the photo slot, per FindAGrave policy. Carol & Pete
Added by Carol & Pete on Sep 01, 2015 4:32 PM
Clara McIver
Wian @ParkView, Medford NJ
If this is a relative, please request a transfer. I'm in the process of transferring all my NJ memorials and would prefer they go to relatives, no matter how distantly related.
Added by Clara McIver on Jul 26, 2015 10:51 AM
Angels A-Far
RE: Martha Davidson Memorial
Thank you, I would love to have Martha Cloud Davidson's memorial page!

Added by Angels A-Far on May 13, 2015 5:58 PM
W. Warder
RE: Marion Dennis Memorial
Just uploaded them. Have a great day!
Added by W. Warder on Mar 27, 2015 3:55 PM
Vic Piper
Elzabeth Huston Taylor
I believe her daughter is buried Lexington Cemetery - Elizabeth Taylor Norton--
Find A Grave Memorial# 14804265

then I find this entry very tantalizing!

Find A Grave Memorial# 110023484
George Taylor
Birth: unknown
Death: unknown
Remains were removed from the old Presbyterian Graveyard on Jun 17, 1889

Vic Piper
Added by Vic Piper on Feb 17, 2015 5:52 PM
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