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Mona Anderson (#46620248)
 member for 12 years, 3 months, 27 days
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Bio Photo I started researching my husband's family several years ago when we "inherited" all the photos, newspaper clippings, wedding invitations, etc. that his grandmother had kept. I didn't want to throw it all out because it was a lifetime of memories and keepsakes so I began to organize it on a genealogy database. Then I was "hooked"!

I accidently stumbled onto my cousin's posting on a message board while I was searching for information on MY family and this thing just took on a life of it's own.

I volunteered to take photos for Find-a-Grave after I requested and received some for my postings. It was so exciting to see the stones that I thought it would be nice to reciprocate. I also think I have a "sixth sense" or the deceased just "call to me" because since I started taking photos, I've been to cemeteries that I've never been to and I just seem to be able to walk right up to the grave! I've done it almost every time!

If I have posted something incorrectly or if I have posted something you feel is inappropriate, please email me or leave a message and I will correct it.

I am not related to any of the postings for Mifflin County, PA so I will gladly transfer memorials to a family member, no matter how distant. PLEASE USE THE EDIT TAB AT THE MEMORIAL TO MAKE THE TRANSFER REQUEST. It's much easier that way and all the necessary information is there.

Any photos I post here are free to be used by anyone. If you do not want me to use your photos, please do not claim my requests.
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Tom Schoening
RE: Anna Bishop-Find A Grave Memorial# 25129323
Mona, Dup Obit deleted and Thanks for understanding about those computer Gremlin's and Thank You for all Your Great Work !!!!!!!

Regards, Tom Schoening
Added by Tom Schoening on Sep 27, 2016 2:33 AM
Jean Stewart
Betty Hemphill
Hey, thanks so much for the additional information for Betty. Is she in your family? I would gladly transfer as I was probably working on a genealogy puzzle and like to update Find A Grave while I'm puttering. I guess James is my 4th cousin 2X removed.
Added by Jean Stewart on Sep 25, 2016 8:51 AM
Chris Appleby
Eva Fay Moist
Mona, I've found an error that you may want to correct. According to her Pennsylvania death certificate, Eva's parents were George S. Appleby (1853-1930) & Mary Frances Casner (1865-1948).
Added by Chris Appleby on Sep 23, 2016 6:31 PM
Thanks, Mona, for supplying me with the obit for Dorothy E. Cotherman. I've appreciated your contributions to Find-a-Grave ever since I became a member.


Added by Betty on Sep 18, 2016 4:26 PM
Brian Knepp
RE: Bortell - 83526870
Thank you Mona I have deleted the photo as requested.
Added by Brian Knepp on Sep 18, 2016 8:08 AM
Bonnie Moore
Mrs. Robert Bortell-Memorial# 83526870
This info is from her death certificate:

Name: Phoebe Jane Bortell
[Phoebe Jane Harshbarger]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 59
Birth Date: 9 Sep 1877
Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Death Date: 22 Aug 1937
Death Place: Lewistown, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, USA
Father: Isaac Harshbarger
Mother: Eliza Kauffman
Spouse: Robert K Bortell
Certificate Number: 79811
Burial: Mt. Rock Cemetery, Lewistown, Mifflin, PA
Added by Bonnie Moore on Sep 18, 2016 5:53 AM
Joan of VA
Marguerite J Hollis

Thank you for the death cert information, on Maguerite J or June Marguerite Hollis

I have come across a few instances where they have one name on a birth or death cert and a different name on their tombstone.

I added your information and will leave both names on her memorial page.

I see they also spelled her last name Hallis.

My Grandfather, who was a Hollis has his name spelled Hallis in the 1940 Fed census. took me awhile to find him.

Thanks again.


Added by Joan of VA on Sep 14, 2016 3:17 PM
L Bitner
RE: George Singer Peters
my great grandmother is deceased though. Ada (campbell) Peters
Added by L Bitner on Sep 14, 2016 2:34 PM
L Bitner
RE: George Singer Peters
My grandmother is not deceased. I would love to manage the memorial but i'm not sure on how to ask for a transfer!
Added by L Bitner on Sep 14, 2016 2:30 PM
Joan of VA
Helen M (Bowser) Emerick

Thank you for the obit on Helen Emerick. I have added it to her memorial page and given you credit.

I appreciate your helping me.

Thanks again,

Added by Joan of VA on Sep 11, 2016 11:26 PM
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