|Sandy Schilling Payne (#47498634)|
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I've been doing genealogy research on and off since 1994. My research has my family origins back to the early 1600s in Germany and the Alsace region of France. The early 1800s took both sides of the family to the Gluckstal and Kutschurgan colonies in South Russia, now known as Moldova and Ukraine. The late 1800s to early 1900s again brought both sides of the family to North and South Dakota and scattered across the West. |
Currently involved in a project to make the Germans from Russia colony location data collected by DG Bender available to the public as he incorporates the cemeteries and memorials into Find a Grave. Please see the map in progress below .
Map of Germans from Russia Settlement Locations and Current Names
I'm currently located in the Charleston, SC area.
Particular interest in documenting female ancestors.
Feel free to use any of my photos any way you like. I would, however, as a courtesy, at least like to know how the family photos are being used and where they are published.
Accuracy is important. Please notify me of any corrections that need to be made to any of my memorials, especially those that do not have a photograph and were entered from a database. Please provide sources to support your corrections.
2012-Nov-17 Began adding source info to bio notes
2015-Oct-17 I will not add narrative biographies that do not provide at least one or more sources supporting the facts in the bio. If there is a discrepancy of an unsourced bio, I will do the research when I'm able and include documented facts only.
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|Maxine White||RE: St Augustine-Bowdle|
Finally had a nice day and some time. Need to get a plot map as several names are still missing for markers. (or in the wrong cemetery)
that will be good - then I don't have to send and edit for each one. lol
|Shirley Jacobchick||RE: Schmidtgall/Sandmeier in Bismarck|
Your very welcome...I'm trying to do the entire cemetery, so I may come across some more :)
|Maxine White||St Augustine-Bowdle|
I still have a way to go. Thanks for your help and cooperation. There is more to go. Need to get a plot for the cemetery, am missing several.
|Mother2Many||RE: George Sautner|
Thank you for going above and beyond and adding the information about the Russian places of past. I appreciate all that you do for find a grave. Thanks again!
|Paul R||RE: Re: Moving middle initials and maiden names|
Thanks for letting me send additional edits. I have just sent you all that I have at this time.
Added by Paul R on Feb 29, 2016 4:33 PM
|J Mo & B Ma||RE: Christina Binder|
|Philip Weiss||RE: Michael Thomas #112795645|
Unfortunately I do not live near Strasburg. I hope someone is kind enough to get a photo for you.
|Jim J Schumacher||Frances" Hoffart Hopfinger|
The Bio needs to be corrected
The Family Ludwig Hoffart and Spouse arrived 1886
Source 1900 Federal Cencus
My Records show the family is from Selz, Kutschurgan, Odessa
Fransika Hoffart Birth 1 Nov 1891 in Selz, Emmons, North Dakota Per headstone and 1900 Federal Cencus
Should be more as follows
Francisca "Frances" Hoffart was born in 1891 in Selz, Emmons, North Dakota the daughter of Ludwick and Margarete Hoffart. She was one of several children. Ludwick was a farmer.
The family emigrated to the United States in 1886, their ship landing in New York, New York.
Francisca married Anton Hopfinger on 19 Jun 1912 to in Edmunds County, South Dakota. He was the son of Sylverster and Magdalina (Ussleman) Hopfinger. Anton was a general farmer. They lived on their farm in Edmunds County, South Dakota and had 5 children: Magdalena, John, Mary, Adam and Frank.
Frances died on 1 Mar 1927 in Edmunds County, South Dakota and was buried in Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery in Hosmer.
|Sylvia Hertel||barbara (Eisenbeiss) Schlaht|
I thought I was the only nut to be still up at 4 in the morning!
I got suspicious about Barbara's birth place, so I did some double checking, and discovered I was right. So then, I checked to see where the wrong information came from. As it turned out it came from familysearch. They had two birth records on her, one on an image and the other not.
The one that wasn't on an image was either a transcribed record, or one someone just added to their tree, and altered the birth place to make it fit better. Never mind the importance of documenting.(:.
I really get tired of these researchers who don't have a clue about what they're doing. That was only the first error I found tonight.
|Saratoga||RE: Riverview and Old Third Central|
When you enter the cemetery look way to your left. They are directly in front of the tree line on the left side of the cemetery. You have to get close to be able to see them because it's always dark by the graves. Good luck!
Added by Saratoga on Sep 27, 2015 5:10 AM
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