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Allen Monasmith (#46880788)
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Bio Photo Retired mechanical engineer with an interest in genealogy since 1976, and a home computer since 1986.

My sister first got me interested in our family history when she copied some old photos and sent them out to the family as part of her "1776 Bicentennial celebration". After years of research, we haven't found any ancestors who were rich or famous, but the real story we uncovered is better than anything we could have made up.

I'm interested in:
Beaver, Bower, Curran, Darlington, Dugger, Loy, Lupfer, McClure, Monasmith, Pflanz, Pollard and Schlott.

Monasmith is of German origin, and many Manneschmidt households can be found today in the German state of Hessen. In America, the name has been re-spelled as Mahnenschmidt, Monasmith, Monesmith, Monismith, Monosmith and several other variations. Although not gifted in spelling, we are all cousins.

I have been working on the families of Perry County, and Cumberland County, Pennsylvania for several years now. As a result, I have registered several hundred graves there who are not related to my families, and I would be happy to transfer to any relative.

I'm also working on memorials for the alumni of Frankfurt American High School, and for the Class of 1961 of Wichita High School North. Old friends are not forgotten.

Some Find A Grave contributors have RULES. Here are a few of my favorites:

"I do not allow death certificates on MY sites."

"Congress is currently investigating the use of Social Security No.'s of deceased persons by the thousands of ILLEAGLE ALIEN'S in these United States of America in-order to gain employment and financial benefits.
FYI..Genealogy web sites and FAG are being used to obtain this information. ALSO..please note that public display of SS#'s is a Federal offense.
I am forwarding all posted death Cert. with SS#'s that I find to assist in this investigation."

"I am no longer adding obits unless I see the original Newspaper source with date of print and I can access the source. This means if the obit is no longer viewable in a source that I have access to....I will not use it.
Please bare in mind, ANY EDITS submitted that do not have an e-mailed SAC with detailed SOURCE sent to prove correct info....will be DECLINED. Please include your direct line relationship to memorial person."

"FIND-A-GRAVE: Primary purpose is a graves registration website. If a memorial listing or contribution corresponds with only the primary purpose, it has fulfilled its part of Find-A-Grave's mission and is not required to correspond with the secondary and tertiary purposes.
Any requests to add additional info to my relatives and or ancestors will be declined at my discretion."

"One of my aunts was a licensed, accredited, certified genealogist. I am a Life Member of the Ross County Historical Society, Steuben County Historical Society, a former member of the Hemphill Historical Society and the Rittenhouse Family Association and several other groups.
I am a member of DAR. Also, although I am a Mayflower descendant, I have not yet joined that society."

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#59660883 Michael Loy
Hi, it seems we share Michael as a 5th great grandfather. I come down from his son John (1785-1850). What line are you from?
Nice to meet you cousin.

Cheers from Wisconsin,
Added by kkduck on Jun 28, 2015 8:42 AM
Peggy Bargen Duey
RE: Memorial # 95103461
Funny part is I added a death certificate this morning and two of them were added...sigh. I think Find A Grave is having another "glitch". thanks!!!!
Added by Peggy Bargen Duey on Jun 23, 2015 3:47 PM
Peggy Bargen Duey
Memorial # 95103461
There must have been a glitch on Find A Grave because 2 death certificates were added to her memorial. Please leave one of them because there are some people that can't afford Ancestry and this is my way of sharing with others. Thanks!!!
Added by Peggy Bargen Duey on Jun 22, 2015 4:53 PM
Pattie Welsh
RE: Lavina L Monosmith
I plan on heading back out there beginning of next week and hopefully the sun will be in my favor.
Added by Pattie Welsh on Jun 19, 2015 9:47 PM
Pattie Welsh
Lavina L Monosmith
I have already placed a photo of the Tombstone for Lavina. Are you looking for a better photo? I can go back out and try in a better light?
Added by Pattie Welsh on Jun 15, 2015 10:17 PM
Prof. K. Edward Lay
Grave Transfer
Thank you for the Suvilla LOY grave transfer in Lebanon Cem in Loysville, Perry Co PA
Added by Prof. K. Edward Lay on Jun 14, 2015 3:40 PM
Ivan Waddell
Find A Grave Photo Request
Hi Allen: I along with a member the of the cemetery maintenance crew, searched Newton Falls East Cemetery today (6/11) and could not find any markers for John and Ester. Sorry.
Added by Ivan Waddell on Jun 11, 2015 11:12 PM
RE: Sarah J Millard
You're welcome. So glad I could help.
Added by Dee on May 29, 2015 6:52 PM
Family Tree Climber
RE: Henry Monismith
Thank you for sponsoring the memorial - with that said, it should be in your care. If you would like any other relatives, let me know.
Added by Family Tree Climber on May 26, 2015 2:10 PM
Family Tree Climber
RE: Susan Monosmith
You are quite welcome!
Added by Family Tree Climber on May 22, 2015 5:08 AM
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