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Jill S. (Gasdorf) Topper (#46629902)
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Way back in my teens I began researching family history for the purpose of finding my father's parents. It has since ballooned into a mega-project. I presently have nearly 35,000 individuals in my FTM database. Someone stop me! I've learned many fascinating facts about my ancestors. It's been a helluva ride.
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KEFleming
Ballweg, Joseph C.
I am making some changes on his site. He is credited with a child, Judith, that he didn't have.
He did have a female child born in 1904 but it died unnamed.
Am trying to find burial spots of all his kids and enter them or get the owner to make edits.
He had 13 and there are more Ballwegs in Dane and Sauk counties than you can shake a stick at.
I think some people just copy what they see on Ancestry. I personally hate that site - so many errors and people take all they see for gospel truth.
My background is Ganser research and I have done extensive research in those counties. Most of the county is related to them.
Added by KEFleming on Aug 31, 2016 5:21 PM
KEFleming
Ballweg, Joseph C
The obit is on his Find A Grave site.
Added by KEFleming on Aug 30, 2016 11:38 PM
KEFleming
Ballweg, Joseph C
Thanks for finding that the wrong parents were linked. I am trying to figure out why that happened as I checked my family history notes and I did have the correct parents assigned to him.
Sometimes the edits people send are not always correct. Perhaps that is how it happened. More than once someone else linked up incorrectly and I was unaware.
Added by KEFleming on Aug 30, 2016 11:00 PM
KEFleming
Ballweg, Joseph C
I did change the father - I did confirm with the Roxbury Cemetery inscriptions that he is indeed buried in St Norbert's. I did not find a listing for Theresa in either St. Norbert's nor St Aloysius. However I presume St Norbert's with the family.
His obit states he died at West Point, which is in Columbia county. He did have sons living there.
It is only a stone's throw from Roxbury.
It would be easy enough to find a marriage record for Johann and Barbara. The date would somewhat prove that Theresa was the mother of Joseph and not Barbara.

Are you from Dane county?
Added by KEFleming on Aug 30, 2016 10:51 PM
Spaceman Spiff
RE: Suggested edits for George Noble
Thanks for the follow-up!
Sincerely,
John
Added by Spaceman Spiff on Aug 27, 2016 9:33 PM
Spaceman Spiff
RE: Suggested edits for George Noble
Sounds good.
I'll go ahead and decline the edits for now (since otherwise the FindAGrave system automatically approves any that are left unresolved after 21 days).
Thanks!
John
Added by Spaceman Spiff on Jun 27, 2016 6:35 PM
Spaceman Spiff
Suggested edits for George Noble
Hi, Jill.

I received your suggested edits for George Noble of Sand Ridge Cemetery, West Lafayette, IN. I'm curious of how certain you are about his parentage, specifically his mother being Nancy Driskill. According to data I'd received from a cousin of mine who'd done research on these Nobles, George's mother was a Truitt, first name unknown. But I really have no documentation for this other than my cousin's notes, and she has since passed away. Do you have evidence supporting his mother being Nancy Driskill?

Thanks,
John
Added by Spaceman Spiff on Jun 24, 2016 10:13 PM
Debbie Atkinson Brown
Jack McKelroy
Hello... I added the Obituary for Jack as you requested, thank you for contributing.
Debbie
Added by Debbie Atkinson Brown on Jun 13, 2016 10:56 AM
priscilla ross-fox
RE: Peter Bradley
Yes, Luann and I are in contact. I am so happy she is interested in the family's history as I have so my health issues and it's difficult to research now.
Added by priscilla ross-fox on Apr 30, 2016 4:20 PM
priscilla ross-fox
RE: Peter Bradley
Jill, I transferred the memorial to his sister along with her parents and another sister + some others related to her Mom.
Thank you for all you do.
Added by priscilla ross-fox on Apr 26, 2016 6:15 AM
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