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Mrs Donna Schauss (#47686427)
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PERSONAL INFO: Born & raised in New Jersey and have been living in Indiana since married in 1976. Have 2 adult children, one is married. Have family & relatives of in-laws in IN, NJ, NY, PA, GA, NV, SC, TX, FL, KY, CA, NH, Alaska, Mich.
Have ANCESTRY.COM trees for my husb's Warrick County families of SCHAUSS & TRAUTVETTER which includes LIBBERT, CASTLE, INGRAM, ANGEL, SPLITTORF for ex. And trees for my NJ family for SWAN/FREEMAN/FREIERMUTH, EMMONS, & HERBERT.
Majority of ancestors for 2 families are from: Germany & England & one branch (non blood line) from Ireland.
My Pics & Mem Pgs are donations. If anyone wants a transfer of a family member - send edit request. PICS: Please put Source for anyone's pic that is copied from findagrave. Put "Pic Source:" with pics. Ex being for trees. I've rarely seen anyone put a source for pics they are copying from findagrave.
PLOT RECORDS: I also do Plot Records for cem's besides getting pics. Includes updating records on findagrave & providing pics for member Lynn's Spencer County Cem Project on GenWeb. Also providing info to cem. contacts (offices &/or person) to update their records if they are avail. Thank you to all who help with my Edit Requests. Feel free to correct me when nec. I correct myself when I catch my typos.
UPDATE July 2014 "Done" meaning pics & recording of all stones. Some stones are on file but don't know who they belong to. Some grave sites have decor but no stone.

CURRENT PROJECT: Luce Twp, Spencer County, IN
BAKER CREEK - started July 2014

Spencer Co - done:
WRIGHT (Huff Twp, not Maxwell)
Warrick County
- ROSE HILL posted pics for pic req's & too other pics recently

- pics of all or maj of stones taken:
ANGEL (all) (Angel Mounds)
BATES HILL (maj. of)
BELL (all) (African American)
FRISBEE (some)
MOUNT GILEAD (some) - Want to start doing all
ST JOHN - MAUSOLEUM (all & re-ck x's 1 so far)
UNION (all)
ZOAR - WARRICK (Trautvetter stones) (Trautvetter & Godeke relatives of my husb.)
Vanderburgh County -
PARK LAWN - pic requests - Looking up Plots in Library & started to send Edit Req's to add to mem pgs. Working on A & B Aug 2014.

2013 Mausoleum Chapels on outside (Georgian & Patricia) & 3 bldgs (consist of outside walls only). Patrician Chapel on inside (was let in by a visitor & we had a nice visit while i took pics)

7/2014 Georgian Chapel inside - only what I could see thru glass since doors are locked. Names d 2014 on outside of chapels & bldgs.

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Ebenezer Cemetery Glenn Family
Just wanted to thank you again for all of your time and contributions. It's so neat to be able to "visit" the gravesides of ancestors from a computer. I greatly appreciate you!
Added by JRBaugher on Aug 27, 2014 2:52 PM
Daniel Martyn
Thank you very much for the Wonderful Photo!
Added by Diana on Aug 18, 2014 12:45 PM
Bernie Carlisle
Kelly Stephenson
Thanks for the photos at Park Lawn
Added by Bernie Carlisle on Aug 16, 2014 12:49 AM
Linda Y
Donna thx for the photo. Linda
Added by Linda Y on Aug 15, 2014 10:54 AM
Michael Harris
Betty Hilligoss
Mrs. Schauss,
Thank you very much for you assistance with my wife's Aunt Betty. I saw that you put the picture on Aunt Betty's parents (my wife's grandparents), Thank you again.
Mike Harris
Added by Michael Harris on Aug 10, 2014 3:48 AM
Linda Y
RE: Hazel Riggle - Pic Req
Thanks Donna
Added by Linda Y on Aug 07, 2014 1:28 PM
Diane Addington
Rose Hill
Donna, Thanks for the note. Yes I would like more info and to see the pix of the stone you photographed.
Added by Diane Addington on Aug 07, 2014 8:20 AM
Diane Addington
No, That describes YOU! I am so very grateful to you and the great volunteers who go around accomplishing the difficult tasks of first even finding some of these very old and forgotten cemeteries.

Once they are found, trying to re-assemble broken stones and searching the premises for missing pieces. All the while trying to stay upright because there are holes and very uneven surfaces on some cemetery grounds. It is like walking through a mine field, (especially so for me because I need a knee replacement.)

Then there is the problem of trying to decipher what might have been a name or date chiseled into stone 200 years ago, but no longer legible.

All the while, hoping one does not have a close encounter with poisonous snakes, spiders, coyotes, mad skunks and other wild and crazy dangers, (Some may even be human!)

Yeah, I say you are the thoughtful one. Thank You!
Added by Diane Addington on Aug 05, 2014 9:54 PM
Mary Martin Bentley
John and Clara Scherer
Thank you for the photos of John and Clara Scherer's headstone. I truly appreciate your time and effort to obtain these photos of my mother, Sarah Grace Scherer's, ancestors. It helps me add to my Scherer line of my family.
Mary Martin Bentley
Austin, TX
Added by Mary Martin Bentley on Aug 03, 2014 9:49 AM
Mary Martin Bentley
Bruce Scherer
Thank you for the photo of Bruce Scherer's headstone I truly apprecate your time and effort to obtain this photo for my family research.
Mary Martin Bentley
Austin, TX
Added by Mary Martin Bentley on Aug 03, 2014 9:43 AM
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