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Jill (#46885535)
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Please do not use my personal photos or the bios on my memorials unless you ask first. I've researched and written all the information included on these memorials, some information is not included on any document found at Ancestry.
Copy and pasting is not researching!

I've been researching my family genealogy for over 20 years and love doing it.
Most of the memorials I've added are family.
I've also added some Scotland's Comonwealth War Dead, my interest stems from a great uncle that died in WWI. I found his record in the CWGC.

Transfer gladly done if they're not my family. Or will add any info or links you may have. If anyone has any corrections or info to add on any of my memorials, I'd also be happy to add it.

If you are also searching these surnames I'd love to hear from you. I'm always willing to share factual information.

Barry, Brown, Burns, Criner, Davitt, Dilts, Eagens, Fanning, Gilmartin, Griffin, Hall, King, Kirk, McCaslin/McCauslan/McAusland, McCathon, McCormick, O'Donnell, Savage, Smith, Tague, Thompson, Westerman.

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"So long as we live, they too shall live, for they are now a part of us, as we Remember them."

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Donna White
RE: Re: st. Marys and Dena Schwarz
thanks for telling me about the fire. They should have told me that....donna
Added by Donna White on Apr 13, 2014 7:04 AM
Donna White
RE: Re: st. Marys and Dena Schwarz
Hi Jill, Thanks for checking. I did call them and ask them if they had someone going out near the husband's grave (and his second wife) if they could check and see if there is a marker for his first wife on either side of them and they said it might be awhile, but they will check. I put the plot of her as the husband's plot and put a request on findagrave with the 41st. cemetery. I did say something to them about not mentioning the fire and it made me call long distance more than once.

I live far away, so I am not familiar with the area up there.
Added by Donna White on Apr 12, 2014 6:37 AM
Donna White
Re: st. Marys and Dena Schwarz
I had listed her in the same cemetery as her husband, but the catholic cemetery place said no record of her, but didn't mention a fire (which certainly would have helped me to sort it out a bit).

I had called the funeral home listed in the obit and they said the closest St. Mary's to them was near 150th st.,ohio&fb=1&gl=us&hq=st.+mary+cemetery+and&hnear=0x8830edb5c3bee289:0x323bb627d79a4688,W+150th+St,+Cleveland,+OH&ei=g41FU5-pEYLcyQGciYDABQ&ved=0CKoBELYD

She may be buried with her husband. I live far away from there. Is there any way you could check the plot her husband is in and see if there might be a gravestone for her there (besides the one with him and his other wife).

what do you make of the cemetery on 150th? Is that in Brookpark? donna
Added by Donna White on Apr 11, 2014 8:19 AM
Highland Park Cemetery.
Hi Jill, Hope your remember me. We had discussed this cemetery & soldier before the new year. He has been on my request list for many, many months. He is the only soldier in my virtual cemetery of the plane crash that he died in that doesn't have a gravestone photo. You mentioned that perhaps in the spring you might take a photo for me. Please don't feel obligated. I just wanted to remind you if perhaps you were able.

David Vaughn
Highland Park Cemetery

Thank you so much.

P.S. Take a look at my Virtual Cemetery. Very sad that all these young men died in that horrible plane crash hardly befare their military careers were started.
Added by snm on Mar 10, 2014 4:09 PM
Barry Sherry
RE: Walter H. Brown
She is listed as Bonnie Jane Brown in her obituary - The Indiana Gazette ( Monday, 29 November 1999 ) p. 19, Col. 2; Bonnie Jane States, Marriage Licenses - Indiana Gazette 18 Apr 1935, Marriage story - Indiana Gazette, 11 Apr 1935, and Marriage Story - Indiana Progress, 17 Apr 1935.
Added by Barry Sherry on Feb 09, 2014 7:55 AM
Brittany McClelland
RE: McClelland
Hi Jill,

Thanks so much for sending me a message. Wow 20 years of research that is amazing and I am sure you have found some pretty interesting history. I have only begun on this journey, but really enjoy finding information as to where my family came from. Yes, I am also from the Brown, McCaslin, Thompson line from the information I have found from the Brown book. My mom gave me this book a long time ago and it's been sitting on a book shelf in my house, but when I started to research more I began to look through it which has helped a lot. The book I have was given to William Johnston McClelland back in 1917 from I assume a friend, Hannah Potts. Someone (not sure who) has written in some additional information (children, dates of death, etc.) that I plan to look into. Anyways my grandfather who is mentioned in the book was Stanley William McClelland, born in 1901. My grandfather had one son Robert Stanley McClelland (my father). However, my father died when I was very young and my grandfather died before I was born so I am pretty much relying on the Brown book I have for information and

Added by Brittany McClelland on Jan 31, 2014 9:31 AM
Brittany McClelland
Hi Jill I am visiting Scotland soon and trying to locate some of my family members to visit places they may have lived or the area at least. I have a copy of a book, William Brown Family, that was passed to me. I believe christinah, which the book spells her name Christiana Brown was my x5 Grandmother. I may have that wrong as I am new to this thing. Anyways was curious what other additional information you may have. Please feel free to contact me!

Added by Brittany McClelland on Jan 29, 2014 8:08 PM
Alexander Burns 1820-1879
Hi Jill,

I just came across this website a couple of months ago. I started working on my family tree at the beginning of last month. I am a descendant of a Lydia Burns, I am just not sure if it is the Lydia Burns who is one of the daughters of your GGG grandfather Alexander Burns. Would you be willing to discuss this with me? I just joined this site, so my apologies if this is not the way that things are done here.

Added by Scott on Jan 18, 2014 12:27 AM
RE: Brown's in Pa.
Hi Jill --

I'm Karen from Indiana. When we had contact, I cannot tell you in which state I lived. My husband's employment moved us all over the country for 40+ years.

Yes, I did know that John was not Charles Brown's bio son; believe you were the one who indicated that to me some years ago. I too have looked for more info on John's father, but have not found anything so far.
Added by Karen on Jan 15, 2014 1:39 PM
RE: Brown's in Pa.
Hi Jill--

You inquired about my relationship to the Brown families in/around Indiana county, PA.

I believe we have had contact in the past. I have used information from your FindAGrave memorials in my database.

My husband is a distant relative thru marriage. His 2nd cousin 3x's removed, Nancy E. Little, married Charles S. Brown. Nancy's mother, Barbara (Cunningham) Little is the daughter of John & Susie Cunningham. John is the brother of my husband's 3rd great grandfather, David Robert Cunningham.

So, it is the Cunningham line & all it's branches that I research.
Added by Karen on Jan 14, 2014 3:50 PM
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