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Big Ern (#46620889)
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Bio Photo I have been interested in genealogy since 2001. I have added both family and non family members. Any additions or corrections are greatly appreciated. I have also added people that had both positive and negative contributions to society as well as some that were just caught up in events that they couldn't control. I feel we can learn from their mistakes as well as their accomplishments. Those who cannot remember the past are doomed to repeat it.- George Santayana

I like to do corrections so send me what you have, preferably using the edit tab located on the upper right hand corner of each memorial. I want the memorials to be as complete as possible. Due to time constraints I don't always reply but I will do them within the 30 day period.

Note: As of 2/23/15 I should be all caught up with corrections. Please resubmit any that I may have missed updating the memorial.
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Sandra Walczak
RE: Frank Keller
You're welcome.
Added by Sandra Walczak on May 24, 2016 7:52 AM
Brian Joseph Velazquez
Hello Big Ern
My Second Cousin Herman Edward Robinson have pic face on Yahoo
Added by Brian Joseph Velazquez on May 22, 2016 7:38 PM
RE: Joseph Juliano
Do not bother to request a photo, I have been there and there is no marker on the grave.
Thanks for your response
Added by Tina on May 16, 2016 5:23 AM
Joseph Juliano
Regarding entry number 118300206 Joseph Juliano.

I'm curious to know why you declined the edit regarding Joseph's full name. His name was Nicholas Joseph Juliano (Giuliano) They called him "Little Joe" because he had a cousin Joseph Juliano whom they called "Big Joe". Big Joe was my great uncle and Little Joe would be a first cousin 2x removed. There are a few articles written about the Reid Ice cream robbery and also about the history of Ward 1 in Newark including the infamous Aqueduct Alley where both big and little Joe lived.
I would respectfully ask to reconsider and update him to his full name.
Thank You

Added by Tina on May 15, 2016 11:38 AM
Priscilla Elledge
RE: Detweiler memorials
So, Rebecca Bowen was your great grandmother? My tree "grows" from Peter Charles Detweiler and Luzetta Rebecca Horn. How cool is that?! Their daughter, Lulu Horn, married James Goethe. Their son, James Hamilton Goethe, was my father (he died in 1991)~ From whom are you descended?

Thank you so very much for letting me know! This is so cool . . . you've made my day! I'm not great determining relationships, but I think we're second cousins (?) since we share the same great grandfather. Because we have different great grandmothers, I'm sure there's some terminology to denote that. I've seen your name many, many times as a contributor, but would never have dreamed that you were part of my family

Hope you have a great day ~
Added by Priscilla Elledge on Apr 17, 2016 6:07 AM
Priscilla Elledge
RE: Detweiler memorials
Thank YOU so very much for creating them! They are my great-grandparents.
Added by Priscilla Elledge on Apr 16, 2016 6:17 PM
John P Vickery IV
Peter Andreas Olsen (Aursnes) Aurness
# 49758463, Howdy we have a terrific profile for him here:
Added by John P Vickery IV on Apr 01, 2016 7:03 PM
Sam Lemon
RE: Memorial # 144010256
Here are two articles about Alexander McClay Williams.

- S
Added by Sam Lemon on Mar 21, 2016 12:28 PM
Sam Lemon
RE: Memorial # 144010256
Thanks for the quick reply. Yes, it is abandoned, and I can't get the former owners to talk with me. I have researched the Williams case for over 30 years, and have recently discovered new evidence that I hope will exonerate him. I've also determined the identity of the person who almost certainly committed the crime.
Added by Sam Lemon on Mar 20, 2016 9:50 AM
Sam Lemon
Memorial # 144010256
Big Ern,

I'm trying to find the exact location of the grave of Alexander McClay Williams, in Green Lawn Cemetery, on Concord Road, in Chester Township, PA. Do you have information on that?

And do you know who posted the picture of the electric chair on his page?

Thanks for your help.
Added by Sam Lemon on Mar 19, 2016 7:52 PM
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