Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Nancy Thompson (#46988183)
 member for 8 years, 8 months, 17 days
[Add to MyFriends]
Bio and Links
Bio Photo My interest in genealogy began ten years ago when I started my Family Trees. Most of my relatives are from PA and OH. My research led me to join ROAGK in IA, where I volunteered to help others in their search for information. Since my retirement, I am now dedicating my time to entering information into "FAG". Hopefully some of the information and gravestone pictures will help others in their searches. If you note errors in my entries, please let me know by email and include "FAG" in the subject line. I hope my contributions add to the value of this important site.

Find a Grave has implemented a new way to submit Edits! Unfortunately, there are far too many members for Find a Grave to notify everyone via email, so it's up to us to get the word out. If every member posts this message (or similar) in their profile, hopefully we can help spread the word.

To suggest a correction (SAC) click on the edit tab of the memorial that needs to be corrected. Then click on the link which best describes where your edit should occur. Enter your correction, when you're done, click submit edit. Your request will be sent to the manager of the memorial and will appear in the managers' profile under the Edits tab.

Managers will no longer receive emails. They must go directly to their profile page and click on the Edits tab. Managers can approve, deny or ignore, suggested corrections. It's quick and easy!

The exception:
Requesting a transfer other corrections are still handled the same way. Click on "suggest any other correction or addition," type your message and press "send this message." The manager of the memorial will receive an email.
Leave Public Message
Contributions to
Find A Grave
 • 3,537 Memorials Added
 • 4,029 Memorials Managed
 • 8 Memorials/Week
 • 3,554 Photos
 • 87 Photo Requests
 • 99 Volunteer Photos Taken
 • 1,273 Virtual Flowers
 • 7 Virtual Cemeteries
 • 2 Fame Ratings
 • 8 Friends
Search Contributor's Records

First NameLast Name

Virtual Cemeteries
Bowmans Chapel Cemetery
Center Cemetery (35)
Cornelius Chapel Cemetery
Dell Cemetery
Everett Cemetery
Mount Union Cemetery
Old Baptist School Church...
Find A Grave Friends
Cindy, In Loving Memor..., Jil, Kat, Matt Park, Mona Anderson, Richard K Thomp..., Vickie Clark
Messages left for Nancy Thompson (261)[Leave Message]
James Monihen
I am James Monihen's 4th great grandson and I was wondering if you had the biography of James Monihen:
JAMES MONIHEN, farmer and stockman, of Latta Grove, Huntingdon
county, Pa., was born in Tod township, May 20, 1834, son of Patrick and
Sarah (Foeshey) Monihen. Patrick Monihen was born in Ireland, of
Scotch-Irish descent, came to America when a young man and settled in
Huntingdon county. After working for some time as a laborer he found
employment at Paradise Furnace, Tod township, but after a short stay
removed to Huntingdon, Pa. There he enlisted in the standing army, and
has never been heard from since. In Huntingdon county, he married Miss
Sarah Foeshey; of their three children, only James is now living,
Thomas and William having died young. Mrs. Monihen was married,
secondly, to Henry Alexander, of England, a stone cutter by trade. She
died in 1884 at the home of her son James.
James Monihen attended the common schools, then worked out as a farm
hand, and later learned hoop-making and coopering. In February, 1864,
he enlisted at Hollidaysburg in Company C, One Hundred and Tenth
Pennsylvania Volunteers, Colonel Rodgers and Capt. J. C. Hamilton
commanding. He fought at the battles of the Wilderness, Spottsylvania,
Cold Harbor, at Petersburg and in other engagements. At the last named
place he had his skull broken by a shell and lay over a year in the
hospital in Washington, D. C. On May 23, 1865, he was at the grand
review in Washington, and soon after returned to his native county.
After spending some time in Cromwell township, while slowly gathering
strength, he bought a farm of 130 acres, erected buildings, and
otherwise improved it. He was married in Cass township to Anna,
daughter of Michael Dell. They had these children: Hettie (Mrs. William
Sipe); Henry A.; Hannah (Mrs. George Shore); Sarah (Mrs. Frank Stever);
Miles J.; Rhoda; Mary, deceased; James, died in infancy; Winfield S.,
deceased; and four others, who died very young. Mr. Monihen is a
Republican. He has served as school director for six years, and as
constable. He is a very active member of the United Brethren church, a
teacher in the Sunday-school and a class leader. He belongs to Camp No.
662, P. O. S. of A., and to Grange No. 935, P. of H. He began life as a
poor man, and by his own efforts has risen to a position of competence
and influence, and is personally highly respected.

Thanks for this memorial. I really appreciate it.
Added by geneneunz on Dec 02, 2016 8:47 PM
Warren Eastright
Wanda Horton
Hi Nancy, thanks for the obit

Added by Warren Eastright on Dec 01, 2016 8:22 PM
James T Dell photo
Thanks, Nancy, for the photo of James' memorial. Appreciate your efforts - and all you do in support of Find A Grave's mission.
Added by lolo1951 on Nov 27, 2016 11:54 AM
Karen Smith
Blaine & Nannie Anderson
Nancy, Thank you so much for fulfilling my requests! I'm sorry I'm a month late thanking you!
Added by Karen Smith on Nov 22, 2016 11:04 AM
RE: Rohrer, Mae (Cisney)
Can you give me the memorial number for the picture you are talking about? Or you can use the pic I have .
Added by Cheryl on Nov 21, 2016 3:17 PM
James Monihen
Surely it's been a while since I've been active on this site. I have heard the story and that James was hit in rhe face with a cannonball during the civil war and yet survived. It would certainly match to the cause of death cancer of the face. I also recall seeing some sort of obituary or medical record stating it. Then again, I have 2 other ancestors in the civil war so I may be getting confused. I'm gonna go on a hunt for this information, however, if you have anything to provide, let me know. Thank you sincerely
Added by geneneunz on Nov 16, 2016 5:06 AM
93002192 Hoffman
Hello Nancy
Yes, I realize that there is a photo posted but it is not a clear photo. I have an issue with the DOD posted on Find A Grave - believing it to be 1959 and not 1950. I've seen a death certificate for Russell but the creator of the memorial believes that it is not for the same Russell...and yet both have the 30th of April. And the wife's name is the same. I'm just trying to make sure what is correct. So if you are able to get a new photo great. And if you're just questioning my request - that's the reason.
Added by NkNMOORE on Nov 08, 2016 3:16 PM
Carmen Gardiner
Thank you so much for the photos of Eliza and George Kesselring's stones!

They are my husband's great, great, great grandparents.

Carmen B Gardiner
Added by Carmen Gardiner on Oct 30, 2016 1:17 PM
Donald Coho
RE: PVT John Cannon
Thanks, Nancy. I've deleted Carmon from Three Springs and noted that I still need to find Co. C's 'John Carmon.'
In the past, I've seen the script of the 19th Century get confused many times. For instance, George Mauk from Roaring Spring has 'Mank' on his headstone at the Soldiers and Sailors Cemetery in Wash DC.
Thanks again.
Added by Donald Coho on Oct 28, 2016 6:06 AM
Mike O
Trough Photo Requests at Morris Cem
Please call Mt Zion Cemetery, who have the records for Morris and get the section and plot for your photo requests. Thanks. Mike

Phone: 610-326-1549
Added by Mike O on Sep 26, 2016 10:06 AM
[View all messages...]

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service