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OPPSheryl (#47070645)
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Bio Photo My ancestors settled in northeastern Indiana in the 1830s and I am still here. I especially like old obituaries and newspaper clippings, and of course, cemeteries.

I generally follow the transfer guidelines as outlined by Findagrave. I try to get updates done quickly.

Exceptions: I often take photos when we go on vacation, so if I have a memorial that is not in NE Indiana, I am normally more than happy to transfer it as I have no plans to do research in those areas.

Thanks to all who have sent additional information for the memorials. Time does not allow me to thank each of your personally, but please know that the additional information is greatly appreciated.

"Genealogy, begins as an interest, becomes a hobby, continues as an avocation and in the last stages, is an incurable disease."
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Laura Evans-Steele
John Eggman bio
Hi Sheryl. Thanks for the bio. It's been added to his memorial. Have a great Memorial Day weekend!
Added by Laura Evans-Steele on May 22, 2015 9:48 AM
Hi Sheryl! Thankx so much for everything you do on here! Thankx for linking my husbands family (Roy Cecil STUCKER)together. Have a Blessed Day!!! MK
Added by MGKester on May 20, 2015 11:28 AM
Mary Cornish
Hi Sheryl, The additional info you sent for Mary Cornish has been added to her memorial and links to parents made. I will transfer her memorial to you if you would like. Thanks for the info. Maggie
Added by Maggie on May 20, 2015 11:27 AM
Bernard Poirson
Memorial 132003467

Hi Sheryl,

I wondered if you could consider changing Bernard Poirson's death date? His will was not dated 1855 it was dated 1849 but probated 1855 so he was already dead by 15 Sep 1855. I don't have a better date but 1855 seems more accurate based on probate records.

Thanks, Donna
Added by DM on May 09, 2015 4:34 PM
Derek Jensen
Silvanus Mellott - Harvey C Jensen
Hi, Sheryl--

There is no Sylvanus Jenson (67615230) in Island Cemetery. There is a Silvanus Mellott, but there is already an entry for him (31833081).

Perhaps you meant to add an entry for Harvey C Jensen (no dates, just "1 year old"). There is no entry for him on Findagrave, so maybe 67615230 could be changed. I've added a photo.
Added by Derek Jensen on May 04, 2015 6:14 PM
Family Loving
Teeters Cemetery
Thank you for linking my maternal Smith, Teeters, Carter, Oberst, Jacoway, Gross family back in time so well.
Marsha Kay

First maternal cousin to Nancy Elizabeth Carter- Smith

Sarah Gross- Carter- Smith was my 3rd maternal Great Aunt.

Again , thank you
Added by Family Loving on Apr 30, 2015 10:25 PM
Polly Hull
Work Family
I am trying to find out where in this cemetery my relatives are buried. I found Sadie and Henry and the Infant but on find a grave it says there are more.
Rachel Amanda Work Chamberlain
Beatrice C Work Nowell
George E Work
James Work
Mary E Work
Rexi G Work

I hope you can help or atleast put me in contact with whomever can. Thanks
Added by Polly Hull on Apr 30, 2015 9:42 AM
Shirley Pace
I'm happy to report that that Deppen marker (memorial #130521243) has been removed by the cemetery. No one is buried in that spot. Thank you- Shirely Pace
Added by Shirley Pace on Apr 26, 2015 6:02 AM
Sandy Rowe
Harry Beatty
Hi Sheryl I just looked up the birth date that Harry Beatty's son had given me and it is 24 Nov the year is 1938.
Added by Sandy Rowe on Apr 18, 2015 10:13 AM
Eric Lowman
Thomas Hubler
You don't happen to have Thomas Hubler's obit from Oakwood Cemetery in Warsaw do you? If you had it, it would save me some research. Thanks,
Added by Eric Lowman on Apr 17, 2015 7:33 PM
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