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Terry Magyar (#47053508)
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Bio Photo My brother "Skip" and I enjoy genealogy. He's my expert regarding Belmont county, OH. We both take photos of tombstones, especially of family members. Some of the surnames are Bain, Bane, Blaine, Budd, Curtis, Giffen, Giffin, Griffith, Haines, Hepburn, Hinkle, Keyser, Long, Milligan, Pond, Spears, Shahan, and Terrill.

UPDATE: Skip started a GIFFEN DNA Group.

In addition to Belmont county, OH, we explore Ohio and Brooke counties in WV. I travel between Belmont Co and Columbus, OH. So, I make a few stops along the way, such as Cambridge or Zanesville.

I look for family tombstones across the country and try to link them back to Belmont Co., OH or Ohio Co., WV.

I have several GIFFEN / GIFFIN family trees at There's my Giffen family which started with Robert and Mary (Bane) Giffen. Plus a family tree for the Andrew Giffin family. I recently started a Simon Giffin tree.

My tree name is "Terry Magyar"

More recently, I've added family trees for Giffens/Giffins in the following Ohio counties; Athens, Butler, Coshocton, Licking, Miami & Hamilton, and Ross County. Many of these Scotch-Irish lines can be followed back to the late 1700s, in Penn.

I presently live in Franklin Co., OH, but grew up in Belmont Co., OH.

Please contact me (use the EDIT function) if need an item corrected of if you have additional information regarding any of the these families.

I highly recommend the Cumberland Trail Genealogical Society's book "Your Guide to Belmont Co. Cemeteries". ($20 + shipping)


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RE: Bailey Jones
Re: find a grave for veterans --- wow, what a massive, praiseworthy project ... after the thousands in Arlington, there are hundreds of national cemeteries with hundreds of thousands of graves, and thousands of little-known local burial grounds all over the country. If I were retired I'd volunteer to help, but right now I haven't the time. But I'll rephotograph all the graves I know of veterans, and I'll make sure to use flags when I do.
Added by Shiredweller on Jan 28, 2015 9:57 AM
RE: Henry Glass.
Re: placing an American flag in the photos - will do!
Added by Shiredweller on Jan 28, 2015 9:46 AM
Zuzu*s Petals
Please refer to my profile page regarding transfers.
Added by Zuzu*s Petals on Jan 19, 2015 10:48 AM
Joan Bartz
RE: Luanna Bechtal.
You are welcome. I know from personal experience that duplicates can happen very easily!
Added by Joan Bartz on Jan 09, 2015 11:35 PM
Ruth Giffin Tucker
Ruth Tucker is not recorded in the Evergreen Cemetery, Clermont Co., OHIO.
Her parents are buried in Evergreen Cemetery , Newport, Campbell Co., KY.
Since Ruth died in Newport, Campbell Co., KY, could she possibly be buried in in Evergreen Cemetery in KY?
Added by Anne on Jan 09, 2015 6:59 AM
Gravestone photo
Thanks So much for the prompt action! I am transferring this memorial to family & and happy to send it off with your photo!
Cheers~ Shirleen
Added by history4sure on Dec 30, 2014 4:59 PM
RE: Jonathan Shaw
You are welcome. Glad I could help. My brother lives two blocks from the cemetery. I usually go through when I visit him.
New Years Blessings,
Added by Roxie on Dec 29, 2014 10:55 AM
Sally Emerson
John M. Giffin
You have the wrong birth and death dates on your submission to Find-A-Grave, according to the obituary that is posted. I believe you have his wife's birth and death rather than his.
Added by Sally Emerson on Dec 27, 2014 1:20 PM
Searching Willow
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Oscar was, according to our records, disinterred and moved to Woodlawn, from Greenwood.

You may want to make those changes to your records.

Tricia "Willow"
Greenwood & Woodlawn Cemetery Secretary
Added by Searching Willow on Dec 24, 2014 7:32 AM
Cheryl (Hayes) Burger
RE: Robert & Mary (Bane) Giffen
Thanks for the info on the Facebook groups. I have several for my paternal side in Canada and I love them...will for sure check these out. Contact me anytime. My email address is:
Added by Cheryl (Hayes) Burger on Dec 15, 2014 6:46 PM
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