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Brenda & Pete (#47232469)
 member for 6 years, 11 months, 28 days
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Bio Photo My name is Brenda (Boyer) Kohr. My husband Pete and I are researching his side of the family (Kohr/Smith)&(Minnich/Buxton), as well as my own (Boyer/Grimes) & (Beil/Shott). We are not trying to see how many memorials we can amass so that we can have our numbers posted in the "Top Contributors" catagory. We want to make memorials to pay tribute to our families and friends and hopefully help others to find theirs.

We enjoy helping others by photographing grave markers. There are times that we may photograph markers that are near the ones we were asked to take photos of, or if we see one with our surnames. If there is no memorial for these extra photos that we take....I create one. If by chance I happen to create a memorial for a relative or a friend of yours don't hesitate to ask for a transfer. I don't feel the need to keep memorials that I have created. (unless they are family) I only created them so that someone may find a member of their family or a friend.

Your tombstone stands among the rest
Neglected and alone
The name and date are chiseled out
On polished marble stone

It reaches out to all who care
It is too late to mourn
You did not know that I exist
You died and I was born

Yet each of us are cells of you
In flesh, in blood and bone
Our blood contracts and beats a pulse
Entirely not our own

Dear Ancestor, the place you filled
One hundred years ago
Spreads out among the ones you left
Who would have loved you so

I wonder if you lived and loved
I wonder if you knew
That someday I would find this spot
And come to visit you

Author Unknown


Those we love don't go away,
They walk beside us every day,
Unseen, unheard, but always near,
Still loved, still missed and very dear.
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Sue Petres
Thank you for transferring my grandparents to me! Thank you, also, for taking pictures and posting them in the first place! I am also a Find A Grave volunteer and take lots of pictures in my area, but I can't get to PA often.
Added by Sue Petres on Dec 27, 2016 8:46 AM
Kathyrn Todd
William A. Selak #67934526
I tried sending this thru the edit but don't know if it went through. In The Philadelphia Inquirer(PA) Sun, May 3, 1925, Pg 3. YORK -- William A. Selak, 59, died at his home in this city today of complications. He is survived by his wife and the following children: Paul, Catharine, Herbert, Genevieve and Joseph Selak, all of this city. [Note: I have Paul as Paul Mathias and Herbert as Herbert Francis and have seen Catharine as also Catherine or Kathryn]
Added by Kathyrn Todd on Dec 19, 2016 10:33 AM
Cheryl Carmany Marr
Gilbert C Howard
Thank you for your time and effort to photograph this headstone. I appreciate it!
Added by Cheryl Carmany Marr on Oct 30, 2016 12:36 PM
Harrisburg Cemetery

Dear Brenda and Pete,

Thank y'all so much for the grave marker photos of:

George Curtis Strine #136078274
Clara (Jobsen) Strine #144491246

Your efforts and these photos are greatly appreciated!

Rebecca Strine
Added by Fluttrbye on Oct 29, 2016 6:44 AM
Dennis Brandt
Samuel Ellenberger photo
Thank you!
Added by Dennis Brandt on Oct 29, 2016 4:45 AM
Dennis Brandt
Jehu DeHaven photo
Thank you!
Added by Dennis Brandt on Oct 27, 2016 6:42 AM
DMichael Burns
James Pollard Espy & Margaret Pollard Espy
Thank you for taking and posting photos of the headstones for James and Margaret.
Added by DMichael Burns on Oct 26, 2016 3:41 PM
Peggy Bargen Duey
Mary Wetzel
Thanks for fulfilling another one of my photo requests. It appears that the cemetery needs to go in and do some maintenance, like setting Mary's marker back up. God Bless you for preserving these markers!!!
Added by Peggy Bargen Duey on Oct 26, 2016 9:35 AM
Photos at Harrisburg Cemetery
Brenda & Pete,

Thank you so very much for the photos from Harrisburg Cemetery. I am so very thankful for your time and photography efforts. These people are a very special to me and my mother and it means the world to me to have an image of their stone. Jennie is my 2x great grandmother & Ellen is my great grandmother. Grover is Jennie's son & Ellen's brother (died too soon) and Edward is Ellen's second husband. Ellen and Edward often took care of my mother. I'm overwhelmed with gratitude, truly. I feel so happy to have an image like this! You've made a big difference in my life. My children will treasure this.

Thank you for making Find-A-Grave amazing!

Added by Descendant on Oct 25, 2016 10:12 PM
RE: Henry & Catharine (Forster) Antes
M. F. Simons is Mary Forster (Antes) Simons - Daughter of Henry Antes & Catharine (Forster) Antes. Did you take a photo of the children? If so, I just added profiles for them with photo requests. I don't know where M.R. & Mary F. are buried ?? Signor Muzio married Lucy Antes, a daughter of Henry Antes & Catharine (Forster). Not sure where they are buried either ? Did you find any of these parents ? Thank you so much for your expertise & detailed photos - so much appreciated.
Added by Marguerite on Oct 22, 2016 3:23 PM
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