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Jan Lange (#47586771)
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Bio Photo I became interested in genealogy several years ago and recently retired and it has become a bit of a passion. I am building on excellent research done by my father about 20 years ago so I had a running start.

Please check the Orphan Virtual Cemetery for those who are not in my family tree. These folk need to be reunited with their families.

If you are a distant relative and find anything that I have posted, please feel free to copy for your own use. I have collected quite a bit of documentation and I am happy to share with others working on the same relatives. The collection has been a labor of love and if I can save anyone a few steps, I'm thrilled to do it. If you are descended from anyone on my memorials, please let me know. I'd be glad to transfer anyone who is not in my direct line so you can honor your family member. And I may be able to direct you to other well documented family trees I am aware of. Plus, I love meeting distant relatives I never knew about and together we have been able to solve many mysteries. Amazing how the pieces are so spread out and fit so well when they come together.
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jackie campton
Lucinda Campton
Thanks so much for the transfer
Jackie
Added by jackie campton on May 27, 2014 7:44 PM
Russ Marti
Edits
Hi
A new editing function has rolled out to all members. Can you check the "EDIT" tab on your profile page for some of my edits.
Thanks Russ Marti
Added by Russ Marti on Jan 24, 2014 2:38 AM
Margaret Jenstad
Ann Barnard in Hope Cemetery
Hi, Jan.
My gg-gm, Ann Barnard, is buried in Hope Cemetery, Sioux Co IA. Her entry mentions only two of her children. As stated in the estate papers of a Barnard relative in England, money was bequeathed to her deceased husband Indoe Barnard (in which she was required to state the death date of Indoe), and the money was passed along to her and her children, who were: Amelia Ellen (m. John Betterton), Mary (m. Preston H. Grant), Martha (m. Jessie Hogate), and James Henry (m. Jessie M. Case).

The reason that James Henry is not in the family household in the 1860 census is that he was instead enumerated in the household of James and Martha Davis, his grandparents (parents of Ann Davis Barnard), who are living in the same township as Ann, and her second husband, David E. Hall. Ann had a 5th child, Frederick W. Hall, from this second marriage.

Didn't know if you were interested in this additional info, but thought I'd send it along.
Margaret Jenstad
Added by Margaret Jenstad on Nov 30, 2013 8:03 PM
Shalane Sheley-Cruz
Samuel R. Ousley
Listed in:
West Chapel Cemetery
Clinton County
Ohio, USA

Date of death Oct 27, 1864 aged 57 years 8 months, 10 days
You have his birth date as in March.

However, when plugging his age into:
http://www.progenealogists.com/birthfromdeath.htm

the month is February.

Thank you

Shalane Sheley-Cruz
P.s. This is my great-grandfather
Added by Shalane Sheley-Cruz on Sep 30, 2013 4:06 PM
Gail-Easter-Moore-Dresser
Fantastic Job
Thank you for your time and effort..
Hugs
Cuz Gail
Added by Gail-Easter-Moore-Dresser on Sep 27, 2013 1:33 PM
Keri
Vesely
I cannot believe I found a record and photo for my great-great-great-grandmother Anna Vesely. Thank you so much for putting it up!
Added by Keri on Sep 11, 2013 6:03 PM
Keri
Vesely
I cannot believe I found a record and photo for my great-great-great-grandmother Anna Vesely. Thank you so much for putting it up!
Added by Keri on Sep 11, 2013 6:03 PM
Margel Soderberg
Martha and Joseph Barrett
Thank you for adding this photo from the Frankfort cemetery. The one I have shows the headstone very black with moss so it looks like someone cleaned it up. They are my 2x great grandparents.

Margel Walker Soderberg
Added by Margel Soderberg on Aug 17, 2013 8:18 PM
Cathy Lynn Willeford
William H. West, # 103701818
I just posted a photo of the memorial listed above. Photo should confirm doubts as to his date of death and marriage to Rebekah Crawford West. Hope this helps! Thanks for creating the memorial!

Cathy
#47863104
Added by Cathy Lynn Willeford on Jun 11, 2013 7:29 PM
mcphail
PS
Neat idea you had about your orphan cemetery group!
Added by mcphail on Apr 25, 2013 6:22 AM
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