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Lynn Fortney (#48193795)
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Bio Photo I have found findagrave to be so helpful in my own research and want to pass it on to others. If what I have helps someone else, I will be very happy to have helped in a small way. I have been researching my families for almost 30 years and have amassed a lot of information but I know there is so much I have not even touched. I have been researching Erway, Lent, Seely, Lewis, Owlett, Treat, Rice, Yeatter, Leister, Shellenberger, Bardell lines for me - that's not to say that there are not a lot of others, because there are. For my husband I have researched his Fortney, Kling, Earnest lines - again this is a small list. My husband and I mainly photograph stones in a cemetery that are related to us but every once in a while we do more. We plan to do some cemetery readings and photographing in the near future.
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Albert Frye
Thank you for the information you have sent about his birth date. I have chose the leave the date given on his death certificate, but added as a note the information you have sent as well
Added by Michelle on Apr 23, 2016 8:10 AM
Marlene Payne
Helen Jones
Helens birth and death certificates states she was born March 19,1908 and her tombstone has 1909
Added by Marlene Payne on Feb 12, 2016 1:37 PM
Peggy Bargen Duey
Robert Evans
I need the proof to accept Robert's edit that you sent me on January 28. I have tried to find documentation for him and I am unable to. Find A Grave Memorial# 107505790. thanks!!!
Added by Peggy Bargen Duey on Feb 03, 2016 6:12 AM
Chris Erway
Myrtle and Lee Erway headstone
Thanks for posting the photo of the headstone of Myrtle and Lee Erway. As I was doing research on the Erway family, I came across their names. The parents you have listed are incorrect. Lee was the son of Dennis and Mattie Erway (my great grandparents). Myrtle was their infant daughter. She shows up in the 1900 census as "infant" daughter. I didn't know her name until I saw the grave stone photo. Thanks again for posting.
Added by Chris Erway on Sep 11, 2015 5:33 AM
Dana Dancy
Kissel Hill Cemetery / Schober Cemetery, Lititz, PA
Hi! The cemetery is actually called Schober Graveyard - Source: Churches and Cemeteries of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, A Complete Guide, By A. Hunter Rineer, Jr., Published in 1993. I believe there is a copy at the Lititz Public Library. "Description: West side of Pa. Rt. 501, at the intersection with Owl Hill Road, south of a commercial building. HISTORY: Some gravestones were moved from this site ca 1865 to Salem Lutheran Cemetery in Kissel Hill. The remaining stones were in poor condition in 1984.
RECORD LOCATION: Gravestone Inscriptions: Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society; Lancaster County Historical Society."

The Lititz Newspaper just had a news article in this weeks paper about it being restored and had a photo that showed a new split rail fence.

Maybe you could request Find A Grave to "Merge" the two cemeteries.
Added by Dana Dancy on Aug 22, 2015 12:11 PM
William Tipton
Kissel Hill Cemetery
I believe you are responsible for adding the Kissel Hill Cemetery to Find A Grave because you uploaded the cemetery photos and created most of the memorials (there is one memorial created by another contributor but I think it belongs in a different cemetery). This cemetery is also on Find A Grave as the Shober Graveyard, go to:
Note: This cemetery has recently been nicely restored with a new fence!
Added by William Tipton on Aug 20, 2015 10:55 PM
Karen Hill
RE: Emily Curtis Bullard
Great to get this piece of info! Ok, I will change my records to reflect the correct spelling. Thanks so much. I am not directly descended from her but from her father's uncle Joshua Curtis. I have been working on this Curtis genealogy for 40 years and am getting ready to publish it.
Added by Karen Hill on May 07, 2015 9:45 AM
Karen Hill
Emily Curtis Bullard
Hi, I noticed you created a memorial for this lady. My records show she was a Ballard.
Added by Karen Hill on May 06, 2015 5:50 AM
Cindy E.
Evans-Ellis or Evan
I noticed you photographed an Evans grave stone in the Mechanicsburg Cemetery. I found the death notice for Evan Evans in The Indiana Gazette (Indiana, PA) on November 8, 1899. He was 84 years old. It mentioned that "Internment will be made in the Evans graveyard near Mechanicsburg". He lived in Brushvalley township. I live in California, so am not able to hunt for his grave site. Do you know of another "Evans graveyard" near Mechanicsburg? If so, please let me know. Also, if it is possible once your weather calms down, would you be able to photograph his grave, and any other Evans relatives? Thank you.
Added by Cindy E. on Jan 26, 2015 4:43 PM
Carolyn Troupe Stoll
RE: picture on Caroline Treat Carl page
I went into my tree as I do not have a memorial
on them. The photo is Carl with daughter Ellen and
grandchildren Tom wife Jenny and Bob.
Orig. Sub. by William Clark892 ancestry. Treat was a
cousin 5xs rem.
Glad I could help. Any other q's let me know
Added by Carolyn Troupe Stoll on Oct 19, 2014 3:54 PM
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