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Janet Personette (#47370228)
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Bio Photo My family lineage is through George Steel(e) who settled in Bedford County, PA. That lineage is George, Philip, George, George, Moses, Charles Edward and Paul Victor Steele. My family moved to Holmes Co, Ohio and Moses and many family members migrated to St. Joseph Co, Indiana where most of us have stayed in the general area. I have 3 grown children, 4 grandchildren and 4 step-grandchildren.

I am fairly new to deep genealogy but have always wanted to know who my family was.

I am willing to take photos of local cemeteries if requested. I like to take photos of the area where the interment is to give the viewer a little better sense of the tranquility of the cemetery. I am a member of Friends of Silverbrook, the city owned cemetery here in Niles. We do restoration work on many of the headstones at the cemetery. Take some time to visit the website.

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Beach Digital Media Class
Thank you
Hi Janet,
Thank you for the added information about Henrietta Line. I will send you her father and mother's numbers so you can link the family together.
Thank you again,
Jill
Added by Beach Digital Media Class on Jul 01, 2014 8:53 AM
gennie
Prettyman
Thank you for doing my edit>Gennie
Added by gennie on May 20, 2014 12:30 PM
Nancy
Eastlawn/Westlawn
How do you record the cemetery of your ancestors in your personal genealogical records? Current obituaries specifically state Eastlawn or Westlawn, the Dept of Veterans Affairs (http://gravelocator.cem.va.gov) lists EASTLAWN Cem at 200 W Center St North Liberty and WEST LAWN Cemetery at 700 West Center Street North Liberty. The South Bend Area Genealogical Society, in Vol I of Saint Joseph County Cemetery Inscriptions list the two as separate cemeteries. Find a Grave's mission is to find, record and present final disposition information. I know it can be difficult to determine the burial location from older obituaries that do not specifically state Eastlawn or Westlawn and this was complicated by the fact that on Find A Grave (only), Eastlawn was aliased to Westlawn until the fall of 2012. This is not a case where it is difficult to distinguish between the two cemeteries on site. There is very specific, distinct signage at each cemetery. They are separated by at least a half mile with several homes in between. Someone who tries to fulfill a photo request will not have success without knowing which cemetery to visit. I think the only name change in the past was to initiate the name Eastlawn for the original (circa 1850) cemetery in North Liberty. Until the opening of Westlawn sometime in the 1900's, the original cemetery in North Liberty could simply be referred to as the cemetery in North Liberty. I think the name Eastlawn was then given to the older cemetery some time after the opening of Westlawn.
Added by Nancy on May 20, 2014 6:10 AM
Jane from MI
John C. Waterson
Thank you for making the memorial for John C. Waterson #74160053. He was not the son of Roy and Gertrude Waterson. Roy was his brother. Please disconnect him from them. John's father was James Waterson #58305148 and his mother was Eliza Smith Waterson Leonard. #58272775. Thank you. I am in contact with a descendant and she would like to visit the cemetery. Can you tell me where his tombstone is located? Thanks again, Jane from MI newjane2011@gmail.com
Added by Jane from MI on May 17, 2014 1:34 PM
Heather
71533211
George Washington Kime ... I hope you can help. I am finding conflicting birth & death dates. Hoped you might have some insight.
Thanks for all the hard work.
Best Wishes, Heather
Added by Heather on Apr 14, 2014 12:20 PM
Jill Nelson
Mary Steele Kimes # 71533264
birthplace is Pennsylvania per 1860 Census jillnelson625@yahoo.com
Added by Jill Nelson on Mar 22, 2014 9:09 AM
Gail Reames Hanchar
RE: Beswick
Hi,

All changes I recieved were updated to the sight. If there is any others please let me know.
Added by Gail Reames Hanchar on Mar 10, 2014 9:19 PM
cwdalzell
RE: Burk
Thank you!!!

I just checked and I only have one Steele in-law. Haha.

Thomas Steele b. 1681 Hartford, MI- d. 1757 Hartford, MI

Added by cwdalzell on Feb 27, 2014 8:56 PM
Mike
Glenn Todd Haynes
Parental links have been added---Thanks
Added by Mike on Feb 16, 2014 5:49 PM
Betty Frank
Seda Exner and Augusta Exner
Obits have been added. Thanks!
Betty
Added by Betty Frank on Feb 10, 2014 12:49 PM
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