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Janet Knepper (#48236448)
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Bio Photo September 20, 2013.
I just discovered this site and am learning a LOT about my family history.
My family's names are: Knepper, Graham, Pringle, McNicol and Bracey.
Thanks to this site, I found and 'met' my father's family. No easy task, when his mother died in childbirth after having his youngest brother, and his dad left them. The children were too young to know much about them except that their mother was from Caro, MI. My aunt remembered that their mother's maiden name was the same as her married name...that's how they met. They were introduced by someone else with the same last name.
Thanks to all of you who do this! It meant the world to me to 'find' them. Now I'm on a quest to find out more.....and in the process I want to help others...just like someone helped me.
September 20, 2014
One year later...
It's become important to me to provide as much info. as possible for anyone looking for family members, so pardon my edits....but I'm hoping they'll help people find the correct family members, or just add info for those people looking for family connections.
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unknown1
Britton
THank you for the pictures of this family
Added by unknown1 on Sep 29, 2014 7:17 PM
Twist
John Green marker at Owen
Hi Janet. When I was at Owen Cemetery, there was a marker for John Green. I put a transcription on the memorial. I do hope you are able to locate it. Twist
Added by Twist on Sep 29, 2014 1:56 PM
Duncan Skillcorn
RE: Skillcorn graves
Yes i did find them after i sent the 1st message many thanks for the extra pictures . Thank you very much for all your help. Duncan
Added by Duncan Skillcorn on Sep 28, 2014 2:18 AM
Duncan Skillcorn
Skillcorn graves
Hi Janet , Many thanks for three photo's you have taken for me as i live in England your time and effort is much appreciated.

Thanks Duncan
Added by Duncan Skillcorn on Sep 26, 2014 11:51 AM
Bill Daugherty
Mable Daley
Hi Janet,

Thanks for the Mable Daley photograph.

Bill D.
Added by Bill Daugherty on Sep 26, 2014 5:50 AM
Little Blessings
RE: Myrtle Olsezewski in Owen Cemetery
You will find the information here. Just copy and paste to your search engine.

https://familysearch.org/search/record/results?count=20&query=%2Bgivenname%3AIssac~%20%2Bsurname%3ANeff~%20%2Brecord_country%3A%22United%20States%22%20%2Brecord_subcountry%3A%22United%20States%2CMichigan%22
Added by Little Blessings on Sep 25, 2014 2:48 PM
Little Blessings
RE: Myrtle Olsezewski in Owen Cemetery
Michigan, Marriages, 1868-1925
Name: Isaac Neff
Age (Expanded): 20 years
Birth Year: 1900
Birthplace: Saginaw, Michigan
Spouse's Name: Myrtle Mead
Spouse's Age (Expanded): 19 years
Spouse's Birth Year: 1901
Spouse's Birthplace: Thomas, Michigan
Event Date: 04 Dec 1920
Event Place: Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan
Father's Name: Isaac
Mother's Name: Melvina Janet
Spouse's Father's Name: Chas
Spouse's Mother's Name: Alice Branch
GS Film number: 2342739 , Digital Folder Number: 4032439 , Image Number: 389 , Reference ID: v 6 p 84 rn 27834

Index:
Sunday, January 22, 1989 (G9)
Name: OLSEZEWSKI (NEFF), MYRTLE
Maiden Name: MEAD
Spouse's Name: WALTER (2)
Birth Date: 11/05/1901
Birth Place: SAGINAW, MI
Death Date: 01/20/1989
Miscellaneous
Cemetery: OWEN

(It looks like its their son. There is one that was born in 1901 too; he married someone else, but it could be him too and maybe did not claim her, because it did not work out.)which one is their son I do not know.

Michigan, Births, 1867-1902
Name: Isaac H. Neff
Birth Date: 07 May 1900
Birthplace: Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan
Gender: Male
Father's Name: Isaac Neff
Father's Birthplace: New York
Mother's Name: Melvina Neff
Mother's Birthplace: Canada
GS Film number: 2363031 , Digital Folder Number: 4208753 , Image Number: 210 , Reference ID: item 2 p 32 rn 476
Added by Little Blessings on Sep 25, 2014 2:42 PM
Sherry Saites
RE: ANOTHER John Chalenko in Forest Lawn!
I'd be most grateful if you can resolve the mystery! I know very little about this part of the family. Thank you for you kind offer to help solve it.
Added by Sherry Saites on Sep 25, 2014 8:39 AM
cj
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Wanted to thank you for taking the time to take pics of my great grandparents graves it is truly appreciated
Added by cj on Sep 24, 2014 10:11 PM
Sherry Saites
RE: ANOTHER John Chalenko in Forest Lawn!
Thanks so much for all you information. I hope it wasn't too much trouble gathering all this.

Peter and John "Chilenko" are brothers. John and Eunice are related. Peter and John had a brother Michael who was John's (husband of Eunice) father.

My family is from Saginaw, but I live on the other side of the state. My great grandfather is Michael.

I guess I'll have to call DPW and see if I can get it straightened out. Thanks so much.

Sherry

Added by Sherry Saites on Sep 24, 2014 8:15 AM
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