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Tom Donahue (#47182363)
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I have a passion for family research. My family is from the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area and Lancaster County, Pennsylvania area.

Interested in the following surnames: Donahue/Donohue, Steel/Steele, Stier, Stokley, Lockard, Kroft, Metzler, Kauffman, Spence.

I welcome and encourage corrections and additions to memorials that I have created. For transfers please state relationship.

Any photos that I have taken may be added to your family webpage without further permission.
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 • 16,160 Memorials Added
 • 16,137 Memorials Managed
 • 64 Memorials/week
 • 13,431 Photos
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 • 25 Volunteer Photos Taken
 • 1,375 Virtual Flowers
 • 6 Virtual Cemeteries
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Messages left for Tom Donahue (271)[Leave Message]
Paul Andrews
RE: Obituaries for Anna & Chester Work
Hi Tom,
I am a member of the Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society. The LMHS website has an obituary listing on their website that is available to all. Only members can access the actual obituaries. Unfortunately the obituaries do not show the source (probably Lancaster Intelligencer) or the date of publication. They do add the date of death.
I edit the obits to omit the names of children when I know some or all are alive. In the Work case, both sons are dead. I have their obits but do not know where they are buried.
For the Andrews and Wiggins families of Lancaster, I try to add links (to parents and spouses) and obits. Thanks to you and others, many people appear on Find A Grave from the Lancaster area.
Paul Andrews
Added by Paul Andrews on Jul 23, 2014 8:01 AM
Donna Butler Sheaffer
RE: Tobias Siegrist
I called the cemetery yesterday and spoke to the caretaker. He doesn't know anything about the Siegrist farm being part of the cemetery. It's possible she was actually buried on the farm. Some people do that. He couldn't find a record of her being in the cemetery. Donna
Added by Donna Butler Sheaffer on Jul 16, 2014 4:35 AM
Donna Butler Sheaffer
RE: Tobias Siegrist
Dear Tom, I'm not sure but I'll get back to you on this. Donna
Added by Donna Butler Sheaffer on Jul 15, 2014 5:14 AM
Jerre LaBanca
RE: Find A Grave Memorial# 71082358
Thanks! I will see if I know the creator, and contact them. I really appreciate your work.

Thanks again
Added by Jerre LaBanca on Jul 07, 2014 6:29 AM
Cindy K. Coffin
Susan Martin marker
Hello Tom,

One of the memorials you created for Concord Cemetery was Susan (Beeby) Martin's. I visited the cemetery last summer, but could not find her marker. Were you unable to find it also?

Susan was the first wife of Enoch P. H. Martin, and I did find his marker and those of his other wives... but nothing for Susan

Cindy Coffin

Beeby descendant
Added by Cindy K. Coffin on Jul 04, 2014 3:09 PM
Stephanie Myers Landis
Barbara Myers
Thanks for checking. I was hoping you had one in your files.
Added by Stephanie Myers Landis on Jul 04, 2014 7:42 AM
Stephanie Myers Landis
#15849218 Barbara Myers
Dear Tom,

I am writing to you to see if you have a photo of the head stone of Barbara Myers June 14 1788 to July 26 1867 buried in New Providence Mennonite Cemetery. Her headstone, when last seen, was toppled and broken in half. If you have a photo, would you kindly add it to her memorial #15849230?

Stephanie Landis #48146070
Added by Stephanie Myers Landis on Jul 04, 2014 7:07 AM
Ray Allen Brabston
Brabson Family in PA
Tom,

Just so you know your work and efforts are appreciated - I have been following your additions of "Brabson" family members.

I live in Knoxville, TN

I follow Brabson / Brabston family lines grouped as:

Virginia to: Washington Co/Grainger/Sevier/ TN
Mississippi to: Adams/Warren (came from PA)
Pennsylvania: Mostly Lancaster Co.

May I use your excellent photos and info in my personal "Family Tree Maker" software?

Do you know if there is a there a public source for birth/death records for Lancaster Co., PA ?

Thanks again for your excellent work.
Ray Allen Brabston
www.brabston.net
Added by Ray Allen Brabston on Jun 04, 2014 2:34 AM
PATTY McFERREN-BLANTON & JR BLANTON
Sarah J Shoemaker an d Sarah J Fickes Shoemaker
Spouse for Sarah J Shoemaker (1853-1901):
J A Shoemaker (1851 - 1914)

Spouse fgor Sarah J Fickes Shoemaker
Samuel Shoemaker (1835 - 1900)

Their dates of birth death differ also. Possibly, these two are related and one named after the other ???

Anyhow, due to the difference in from/to dates and spouses, will leave the Sarah J Shoemaker alone.

Many thanks, anyhow!

PATTYB&JR
Added by PATTY McFERREN-BLANTON & ... on Jun 03, 2014 2:28 PM
G. Flanders
Jacob and Susan Hart
I first want to thank you for the pictures you have posted to their memorials.
I was contacted by another contributor regarding the cemetery they were in. After reading the message you sent them I must thank you again for the information on the correct cemetery. And I apologize for not answering your message, but I never got it.
I have made corrections to the cemetery. I am sorry for the confusion, but my family records only said Mount Nebo, not Mount Nebo United Methodist.
I really do appreciate all you have done. You are very kind to be of so much help.
Ginnie
Added by G. Flanders on May 28, 2014 11:16 AM
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