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John Skillman (#47271152)
 member for 5 years, 7 months, 15 days
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Bio Photo I have been a family genealogist since 1967. My Skillman line dates back to 1664 in America. I am a member of the National Genealogical Society, The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Sons of the American Revolution, the National Huguenot Society, and The Order of the Founders and Patriots of America. I am also President of the Skillman Family Association, Inc. and Project Administrator of the Skillman DNA Project.

I am a passionate genealogist and great fan of Find A Grave. I have "met" several previously unknown cousins through this website. Nearly all of the memorials I have created on this website are for family or friends. I will gladly transfer management upon request, if within Find a Grave protocol and your direct ancestor is not also a direct ancestor of mine.

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Rich Dohm
Neurath graves ~ Oakwood Cemetery
Hello John & Lee. I stumbled across Lucretia Neurath's grave and photographed it for you, while looking for someone else. Thought you'd like to see it. And in the process, found a bunch of other Neurath's in the same lot. Point being, if you want them transferred to you just give me a holler, maybe you can add relationship links. Rich.
Added by Rich Dohm on Oct 17, 2015 8:41 AM
Becky Ramsey
Findagrave Photographs
John, thank your for all your contributions to the Findagrave website. I would like permission to use your photographs of my relatives' gravesites in my Family Tree files. I use the photos as source media and will gladly give you credit for your work. Becky
Added by Becky Ramsey on Jul 29, 2015 7:44 PM
Magen Sparks
RE: Daniel Spangler
Sorry for the late reply. If you ever get around there, I would love to have a good picture of Daniel Spangler's gravesite.

Health has been a recurring theme these days.

Thank you for getting back to me...and apologies for not replying sooner.
Added by Magen Sparks on Jun 23, 2015 7:27 PM
Magen Sparks
RE: Daniel Spangler
I got so excited, I forgot to mention...

yeah, my mother and sister are extremely interested in joining DAR. I am merely interested in the history of it all.

Again. Thank you
Added by Magen Sparks on Apr 02, 2014 8:15 PM
Magen Sparks
RE: Daniel Spangler
Thank you for the information. I was sure he was the soldier.

my e-mail address is You can contact me there at anytime and always will be willing to help out a fellow colleague at anytime.

I appreciate your assistance and all the dedication found by everyone on this website. The genealogical community is a great community to be a part of.
Added by Magen Sparks on Apr 02, 2014 8:09 PM
Carol B
Hi John,
Thank you so much for the photo of Daniel Spangler. I am wondering if you can make out the inscription on the headstone.
Added by Carol B on Mar 16, 2014 3:53 AM
Ron Vest
Peter King
Thanks John - his wife Sarah is my 4th cousin and I just like to have family connected whenever possible. Appreciate you!
Added by Ron Vest on Mar 08, 2014 8:45 PM
Magen Sparks
RE: Spangler photo
Oh my, I'm sorry to hear that friend. I hope your battle goes well.

I completely understand and I hope the best for you and your family. Please take care and prayers your way.
Added by Magen Sparks on Sep 30, 2013 12:25 PM
Magen Sparks
Spangler photo
Hi. Thanks for posting these wonderful images. I was wondering if you could tell me exactly what is listed on the Daniel Spangler picture in Pine Creek Primitive Baptist Cemetery?

from the angle, the text is a bit hard to read. I am able to make out the dates for Mother Mary, Daniel and Wife Sarah. With the exception of her death year. I think it's 1839, but not positive and also not sure what it says underneath. Does it say Patriot American Revolution?

It would be really great if you could help out somehow. I live in Ohio and taking a ride to Floyd Virginia would be a long trip.

You can contact me on here or via e-mail at Daniel and his family are my kin.

Thank you.
Added by Magen Sparks on Sep 27, 2013 11:03 PM
Pleasant Hill.
Thanks, John.
Added by Carla on Aug 14, 2013 4:47 AM
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