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Robert David Miller (#47262294)
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Bio Photo Live in Mount Carmel,Pennsylvania. Trying to find other family members of Harold Seibert Miller(father),John Seibert Miller(Gf),William Miller(Ggf)Lafayette Derr(MGgf),Israel Derr(MGGgf),John William Boyer(MGf), Joseph Boyer(MGGf). Also related to the Weikels, Kerstetters and Updegrove(sp?)

After being called out by someone for misinformation, I would like to set the record straight. I spent over 12 years of my life reading 104 years of local newspapers in the Mount Carmel and Shamokin Pennsylvania area. My data comes from personally reading every obituary printed in those papers. Additional data was taken directly from death records read by me. Those records were taken directly from the death certificates written by the attending doctor/coroner upon that person's death. My "Lost Little Angels" & "Lost Angel" data was taken from their obituary or death certificate. I trust the doctor's information but the newspaper data I took with a grain of salt as the saying goes.

That's because after doing my research, I found out that reporters back then did not necessarily care if what they reported was correct or correctly spelled. A prime example was the death of a child named "Kulick" (correct spelling). One local newspaper had it correct, the other had it spelled "Coolick". The worse misspelling I found was this example. The one obituary listed the name as "Isaback", the correct spelling was "Eisenbaugh" and people wonder why they can't find their ancestor with reporters like this, that made these examples. So if the data I post is incorrect, don't kill the messenger, blame the reporter who didn't give a cr@p to make sure they reported the right information. I can only post the information taken from the obituary, how am I suppose to know if said information was incorrect. I tried to look for updated obituaries to make sure I had the right data but most times there was only one obituary and that's what I used. Please accept my apology for venting on here but I have spent a good part of my life trying to help fellow genealogist and to be called out because of misinformation hurt me.

As far as changing incorrect information, I am happy to do so. I am also willing to transfer any memorial. As most people know, it is very difficult to read sandstone headstones, especially if they're weathered. So please take the time to read any stone you may be concerned about the information I may have used. After all it is very subjective material and open for interpretation. Using special filters, I gave it my best shot but I'm not sure on some stones and even went back to actually feel the lettering or numbers, it's still guess work in some cases.


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PLEASE feel free to visit my "Lost Little Angels" & "Lost Angels" Virtual Cemeteries anytime and leave them a Flower or Note. These children & adults are lost in time because they have no headstone to tell us where they are buried in a cemetery or even on a family plot. My own twin brother and sister Daniel & Nancy Miller are a part of this group. So is my Maternal Great Grandmother. Records usually don't help, they simply say yes, they're here but where, we don't exactly know. Just remember, you may be the only other person beside myself to visit a "Lost Little Angel" or "Lost Angel". Some of these lost children may not even have a living ancestor,"PLEASE VISIT THEM". Thank You from the bottom of My Heart.

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J.G.B.
Little Angel...
Thank you for the transfer, I just wanted to get them linked proper and finally have some info added there. Appreciate all you do very much!
Added by J.G.B. on Mar 02, 2015 5:28 PM
J.G.B.
Transfers...
Appreciate that, makes it nice to keep them all together. I am a little surprised this last bunch are showing up over there rather than down Hegins valley. Also have an interesting surprise down the line w/the Krall descendants. Thank you for leaving flowers too.
Added by J.G.B. on Mar 02, 2015 11:52 AM
Tumbleweed
RE: Drumheller transfers
Once again, so very kind of you!
Added by Tumbleweed on Feb 25, 2015 9:57 AM
Marilyn O'Brien
Ida and Thomas Camp
Hi Mr. Miller,

Thank you so much for your thoughtful message to Ida Camp. Are you in any way related to her? I understand what hard work you are doing, and that it requires a lot of dedication on your part. You are to be applauded!

Have you found obituaries for either Thomas or Ida? I seem to have lost their daughter Frances, who was born around 1910, and disappeared after 1920.

Again, you have my heartfelt thanks.

Marilyn O'Brien

Added by Marilyn O'Brien on Feb 23, 2015 12:05 PM
J.G.B.
Thank You...
for the transfers at St. Mary's.
Added by J.G.B. on Feb 18, 2015 11:22 AM
Valenciaღ Angel of Mine 💕
Mr. Miller

I certainly appreciate the lovely words for my daughter, you truly warmed my heart, thank you so kindly

Valencia's mom

Added by Valenciaღ Angel of ... on Feb 17, 2015 8:07 PM
Ladyjoson
RE: Kotch obit
welcome, happy to help
Added by Ladyjoson on Feb 15, 2015 9:49 AM
pamrobin
RE: Oshman correction
You're welcome Robert.
Added by pamrobin on Feb 04, 2015 8:47 AM
Susan C Miller
Miller Memorials at Arlington National Cemetery
Robert - Thank you for your memorial tributes that you left on my brothers and father's memorial site. They are most appreciated. Also, thank for for your service to our country and and please give my thanks to your brothers as well.
Added by Susan C Miller on Jan 25, 2015 4:32 PM
J.G.B.
RE: That should read
Belated Thank You for stopping by SSGT Luke Opuda's memorial...he wanted another tour and couldn't get it due to what I'm told was a draw down in forces. His brother Jake has also recently passed, his number is presently at the end of my bio. Two young lads certainly missed by many.
Added by J.G.B. on Jan 22, 2015 6:42 PM
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