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Jerry Fair (#47065935)
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Bio Photo I began a quest to find my roots.in 1988. When I began my quest, there were no documents that I could use to trace my ancestors. My parents were deceased as were most of my fathers siblings; the others were elderly and could not remember very much. My mother was adopted. The document that started me on my journey was my grandfather's social security application. It provided me with his place of birth, father's name and mother's maiden name.
In 2006 I found my great-great grandfather's grave. He is buried in the Birdsboro Cemetery aka St. Michael's Episcopal Cemetery in Birdsboro, Berks, PA. I made a promise to him that he and other Fairs would never be forgotten. Since that time, I have added many Fairs that were not listed in findagrave.
I am related to the Fairs in the following Pennsylvania counties: Armstrong, Allegheny, Beaver, Indiana, Bucks, Butler, Westmoreland, Mercer, Venango, Allegheny, Fayette, Lawrence, Montgomery, Clarion, Chester, Lancaster, Lebanon and Berks. Also the following states: Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Florida, Georgia, Michigan, Nebraska, Colorado, California, Arizona, New Mexico, New Jersey, New York, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and Oklahoma. We are descendants of Johannes Fahr/ John Fair b.1730 in Germany, d.1808 Berks County PA. I would like to meet relatives from those aforementioned counties and states.

If anyone wishes a memorial transfer, just let me know. I will be more than happy to make the transfer. The exception being anyone with whom I am diectly related. Please use the edit button on the top of the memorial to send me your request. I would be very interested in how you are related to the person in question. That information is optional of course. I will still make the transfer. Reuniting people with their loved ones means more to me than the quest to have the most memorials added.

"These were human beings, they had families, they had loved ones. We owe these graves the same dignity and respect as someone who was buried yesterday.''

"People will not look forward to posterity who never look backward to their ancestors" -- James Barnwell Heyward

Poor is the nation that has no heroes. Shameful is the nation that has heroes...and forgets them. You are not forgotten.

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Dan Oh
beerbower
made the corrections and added the death certs.
Added by Dan Oh on Jul 03, 2014 11:12 AM
Tom Loy
Michael Fair
I believe the Michael Fair tombstone you are looking for is not at the Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery in Bridgeport, Pa but at the Pisgah Methodist Church Cemetery in Shermansdale, Pa. I was recently there and photographed a marker for a Michael Fair photo requested by another person. You can check it out to see if that is true. Thought you might like to know.

Tom Loy
Added by Tom Loy on Jun 26, 2014 11:55 AM
Barbara Haines
RE: Laura J. Fair McCarty
You're welcome. Did I turn her memorial over to you? If not, I meant to do that--I get so far down the rabbit hole sometimes I forget if I'm headed up or down! Also, recently got over to Pennington Chapel Cemetery in Corydon, IN and have photos to upload for James Fair's marker. Hope to get that project completed by this weekend...

If I didn't already turn Laura's memorial over, send me her memorial number and I'll transfer it to you right away.

--Barbara
Added by Barbara Haines on Jun 19, 2014 4:04 PM
Tracey Harry
Sarah Fair
You are more than welcome. I so enjoy cemetery hopping!
Added by Tracey Harry on Jun 09, 2014 3:35 PM
Louis M.
RE: Marguerite Fair 127688454
Gipson was added. My request to you is change my name to Louis, not Lois. :-)
Added by Louis M. on Jun 05, 2014 8:34 AM
Ancestor Searcher
RE: Jeremiah Fair
I am always happy to make transfers to make the site a better reference place.
Added by Ancestor Searcher on May 31, 2014 5:27 PM
Coral Tyson King
RE: Charles Evans Cemetery
Thanks, Jerry, for all the input!
Added by Coral Tyson King on May 19, 2014 11:46 AM
Linda Hubbard
Re: Martha Stiles
I have filled a request for a picture of Jackson Stiles' headstone. I wanted to load it also for Martha but you have loaded the maximum number of photos for this site. If you want the headstone on her page, please remove one of your photos and let me know. I will then load the headstone.

Linda Hubbard
#47926103
Added by Linda Hubbard on Apr 13, 2014 8:24 PM
Glenn Benner
Jesse James Walker
Hi Jerry,
I hope you are doing great!
Thought you may like a "heads up".
Another of our greatest generation passed recently.
Jesse James Walker- #124898309 - Arlington
He is another Pearl Harbor survivor.
Thought about your Dad.
Best Wishes Always,
Glenn
Added by Glenn Benner on Apr 08, 2014 12:08 PM
Michael V Drachman
RE: Friend E. Fair
Jerry,, your very welcome and it was my privilege to honor another Veteran that gave everything to protect our way of life and did not get to come home.

No, I do not live in France but frequent Europe for work.. Timing, weather and location allowed me to do some serious work in 3 different cemeteries this last trip.

Hopefully time and patience will allow me to get the work all up for others.. For me it is a real treat to see families find their kin,, see where they have been buried. For some of the older family,, it is closure, for the young it is there uncle, grandfather, etc. Hearing these stories, visiting these sacred places and actually realizing what was sacrificed to preserve our way of life is what drives me.

Let us not forget..

Take Care,
Mike
Added by Michael V Drachman on Mar 07, 2014 8:03 PM
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