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Har37x (#47671892)
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Bio Photo I have been researching my family history since 1973. Find A Grave is a great resource. Surnames important to me: Harp, Hoagey, Swavely, Krause, Sheafer, Kline, Keeney, Irvin. Most of our family was in Pennsylvania.

Oakland Cemetery has over 15,000 known interments. The Bureau County Genealogical Society has maps and caretaker records for this cemetery. The BCGS has very good information on all the cemeteries in the county.

I enjoy the search and challenge of finding the graves. Photo requests get my highest priority. When I go out to fulfill a photo request, I photograph all the markers in the family plot. The rules I follow; "Photograph the grave/gravesite "in-situ", or as it appears in that moment in time. The purpose is to show the grave as it is, be it dirty, cluttered, broken, or pristine. It is not your job to clean it, clear it, fix it, or decorate it. The graves are not yours to do as you please. Remember, one person's "good deed" just might be another person's vandalism. Go take lots of photos...but do it like an anthropologist and do not disturb the grave site. -AJ" Mar. 10, 2013

When time permits, if a memorial does not exist I create one. I also search for some records to tie the people together and add a bio. I have a backlog of photos to create memorials. Each trip involves multiple cememteries and normally 300 to 500 photos.

If you would like to use my photos, please ask. I have recently experienced some issues with my photos being used inappropriately. I want to share, but I want to know who, what, where, how? the photos will be used. Transfers and edits, please use the EDIT tab.
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K. Roberts
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Thanks
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Added by K. Roberts on Mar 02, 2015 2:30 PM
Barb S
Oakland Cemetery-Pierson
Mary J. Pierson #99366435 and Swen Pierson #99366438 both have a picture of Mary J.'s headstone. Do you have a pic of the headstone for Swen Pierson?

Thank you.
Added by Barb S on Feb 21, 2015 2:00 PM
Paul Huntress
Ephraim Fellows
Please Correct that message to Ephraim Fellows and the credit would read:
Ephraim Fellows gravestone (Photo by: Har37x, 9/03/2013, copied from FindAGrave.com)
Added by Paul Huntress on Feb 12, 2015 10:36 AM
Paul Huntress
Louise C (Fellows) Babcock
I would like your permission to add your gravestone photos of Louise C (Fellows) Babcock and Ephraim Fellows to my tree. It will appear on my web site with credit to you.
I am actually researching Louise's husband, George Lemuel Babcock who died about 29 Nov 1910, a Civil War Soldier. Louise, his widow, applied for a widow's pension on that date.
The credit I have created reads:
Louise C. Fellows Babcock gravestone (Photo by: Glenn and Tracy Morrow, 10/30/2008, copied from FindAGrave.com)
Sincerely,
Paul Huntress
Auburn, WA
Added by Paul Huntress on Feb 12, 2015 10:33 AM
Cheryl Brown-Morales
Cemetery Picture,
Thank you so much for Philip Engelhardt cemetery picture
Added by Cheryl Brown-Morales on Feb 09, 2015 7:25 PM
Cheryl Brown-Morales
Cemetery Pictures,
Thank you so much for Johann Nickolaus Langbein cemetery picture
Added by Cheryl Brown-Morales on Feb 09, 2015 7:23 PM
Cheryl Brown-Morales
Cemetery Picture,
Thank you for the picture of Ann Katharina Engelhardt Longbein final resting place.
Added by Cheryl Brown-Morales on Jan 30, 2015 1:12 PM
Raymond Sassman
Simon Hoagey
Hello According to his death certificate I found on Ancestry.com Simon died in Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. That is why I requested the change.
I see the obit posted says he died in Pottstown Hospital. Please consider the change I requested.

Thanks Ray Sassman
Added by Raymond Sassman on Jan 24, 2015 1:59 PM
Jackie L. Wolfe
Gabriel Pohl
Thanks very Much...Have a Good Year jackie
Added by Jackie L. Wolfe on Jan 20, 2015 9:04 PM
Jackie L. Wolfe
Gabriel Pohl.
Thanks jackie
Added by Jackie L. Wolfe on Jan 19, 2015 9:55 AM
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