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michelle Hansendaberkow (#47523720)
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Bio Photo I enjoy gardening, blowing bubbles on rainy grass, playing cello, reading good mysteries, discovering fun rocks and shells and other "gems," eating good food, and trying old recipes. I like finding graves that link to my history and to help others link to their histories.

Due to web email is mdaberk71 at gmail(dot)com

I am searching for a gravestone of Ernest Schweizer. Born 1882 Switzerland, died April 19 1907. Suicide in a barn on the August Boettcher place west of Silver Creek, Nebraska. According to Columbus, NE paper, buried in Clarks, NE (not in Calvary but in the public side of the Clarks cemetery.) NO record of his death in the books there. Any leads appreciated.

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cemeteries - Merrick County
Start with the CEMETERY SEARCH on the left side, and don't put in the cemetery name but leave it blank, but put in NEBRASKA for the State, then for County put in Merrick. Fairview is listed with 179 memorials, and Silver Creek is listed with 765 memorials. For CLARKS, you will need to contact FIND A GRAVE and notify them that there are two separate cemeteries. Provide them with any info that there are two separate cemeteries and request that the two (Calvary and Clarks) be separated. This may take some time depending how busy they are. As for the person you are looking for, there is a good chance that it is an unmarked grave. Cemetery records should have a copy of that. You could also contact the Merrick County Historical Society at web site:
Be aware that some cemeteries have changed names over the years, so you need to look at all cemeteries in the County and sometime in adjacent Counties as even though a cemetery is located near a city, it may be in a different County. As for starting to put memorials in for a "new cemetery" you are given the option on your memorial form when you click on State, County, then under Select Cemetery, the very first thing offered is "Add new Cemetery." Hope this assists and happy hunting.
Added by Don on Jul 23, 2016 4:44 AM
Kerry Rae Smith Moser
RE: Gamble Grave Photo..Idaho

You're very welcome!

Added by Kerry Rae Smith Moser on Dec 26, 2014 12:03 PM
Kerry Rae Smith Moser
Bertha & George Gamble
both are buried at Normal Hill. I entered the info from cemetery records. The biggest clue that they are there, is there is plot info for them. I will take the pic today.
Added by Kerry Rae Smith Moser on Dec 17, 2014 6:55 AM
Shirley (Bruhn) Martys
RE: Jane's grave.
You are very welcome.
Added by Shirley (Bruhn) Martys on Apr 07, 2012 5:07 AM
Andrew Jackson Rainey
REALLY good work, Michelle.
Thank you for hanging in with these relatives.

Jim Waite
Baton Rouge
Added by archtype on Mar 21, 2012 5:47 PM
Pattie Ford
RE: McNurlin Info
Good Morning Michelle

Thought I would let you know that I did update the burial location to Oren & Dessie McNurlin last night and reqested a photo. This morning I did get my photos of their headstone. I want to thank you for keeping me going on finding the right cemetery.

Thank you so much!
Your a sweetie!

Added by Pattie Ford on Mar 18, 2012 2:50 PM
RE: Rainey, A.J.
Thanks for going above and beyond. Volunteers are the best!!

Jim Waite
Baton Rouge
Added by archtype on Mar 18, 2012 12:18 PM
Pattie Ford
RE: McNurlin Info
Hi Michelle

I think that you are right and have updated the burial location and requested a photo.

Thanks for all of your help!

Added by Pattie Ford on Mar 17, 2012 7:14 PM
Pattie Ford
RE: McNurlin Info

You are just to sweet!

These two that you have listed below are Oren's grand parents.

B. B. 1832-1915
Jeannette B. his wife 1833-1904

Please I don't want to take up any more of your time as I am not sure of my source. But I sure do appreciate all your hard work and sticking with it. Oh my, you need a medal, girl!

Thank you sooooo much!
Added by Pattie Ford on Mar 17, 2012 2:17 PM
Frederick Daberkow
Thanks for the corrected name and the article from the Nebraska Atlas. I have now attached them to the memorial.

Added by hammered13 on Feb 01, 2012 7:26 PM
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