|Jennifer Neff (#48245099)|
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|My Mother is very much into Genealogy and I enjoy taking photos and playing in my paint-shop. I also enjoy exploring cemeteries and examining older monuments. My mother informed me of this site and asked me to become a contributor. I am more than happy to fulfill photo requests in my area.|
Also Nettlecreek Cemetery is where my grandparents are buried and I have been photographing various headstones. I search for an existing memorial page first, if no result is found I have created one based solely on what is listed on the marker. If this is your family and can provide the bio please feel free to contact me for a transfer.
I would like to round up some local individuals willing to put a little elbow grease into assisting in cleaning up Harbour South Cemetery. It is severely overgrown and it is difficult to navigate but there is still some clear stones back there if you make the climb through the brush. If something is not done it will eventually be lost forever. Honestly I have found a few others here in Champaign County that could use some clean up....
Also Please do not use my images for any publication, or resource guide(Web, written, electronic...)without my written permission.
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|Jayne McCarley||Stevens Cemetery|
Do you think there is any chance this cemetery will ever be "cleaned up"? I requested the stoen of Matilda Bekum Decious.
I am now the Historian of my Church's cemetery which had suffered some neglect since it was read/transcribed in 1974 - We have done a major overhaul including falling 17 large fir trees, new signing. We are now in the process of taking up the grass and reseeding (and looking for buried stones as we do this.) so I know how hard it is to restore one, once nature gets the best of things. I love old cemeteries and wish I could come back and help with this one.
|Bev McGinnis||Christian Stevens|
Jennifer, Thank you for trying to find the marker for Christian Stevens. It has probably disintegrated by now if it ever existed. At least now I know. Thanks so much. Bev
|Candy||RE: Silas & Walker Johnson/Johnston|
No, I have no documents, or proof, that they were originally buried on private property. All I have are photos of their gravemarkers in Rosedale Cemetery. But it wouldn't surprise me if they were moved, I have found many graves moved to larger cemeteries over time. Sorry I could be more help.
Added by Candy on Nov 05, 2013 8:42 AM
|Mary Lavezzari||walter and sarah wiant|
Thank you so much for your time and effort. It is frustrating to search and search and not find the markers. I want you to know that your efforts are appreciated and that knowing there are no markers is important to me. Thank you so much for your help. Mary Lavezzari
|Kelly O'Hanrahan||RE: Calland Cemetery|
Thank you Jennifer! I appreciate your efforts...and sense of adventure! :D
Thank you for the marker photos for Harbour family member at Harbour South Cemetery in Champaign County, OH.
Added by RWS on Oct 05, 2013 10:54 AM
|Bev McGinnis||RE: Lydia Ann Stevens McGinnis|
That is funny. Some of these old cemeteries are burried right under one's nose!!! Yes, Susannah McGinnis is a relative but not in our direct line. You have the dates correct for her. Have you ever tried the trick of spraying white shaving cream on the stone and go over with a rubber squeegee? It really makes the writing easy to read. Can be cleaned off with water. Thanks for your help. :)
|Janie Taylor||Stevens Cemetery|
Thank you so much for the pictures, it looks like the cemetery is not in such good shape, what a shame.
I lived in Ohio for 50 years than moved to Arizona about 10 years ago and while in Ohio never made it to Stevens Cemetery so again, thank you so much. Janie taylor
|Bev McGinnis||Lydia Ann Stevens McGinnis|
Jennifer, Thank You SOOOO much for the photos!!! You can't imagine how exciting this is. I have been looking for her burial site for over 30 yrs. This is AWESOME!!!! Is there any way that you can give me exact directions to find the cemetery. I would be most greatful. Thank you. Bev
Thanks so much for trying, perhaps hers is one of the "unidentifiable" headstones? Marion
Added by Marion on Oct 03, 2013 7:15 PM
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