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RoadRunner (#47320165)
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Bio Photo My main areas of interest are the Irish of Mount Carmel, Northumberland County and the cemeteries of the Numidia area of Columbia County, Pennsylvania.

I can do lookups for a good deal of the cemeteries of those areas. In addition, I do findagrave volunteer picture requests for Lebanon and western Berks County cemeteries.

I try my best to verify information through several sources before I make a memorial. However, no one's perfect. If you find a mistake or would like something added to one of my memorials, please let me know and I'll be happy to correct/update.
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RE: Margaret Revels
You are welcome
Added by Renee on Sep 22, 2015 8:21 PM
micki neria
George Washington Dyer
8-1-1843 to 8-11-1925

Hi .. I have a copy of this death certificate;

His parents are John Dyer and Catherine Strausser
if you need a copy let me know.
Added by micki neria on Sep 14, 2015 1:39 PM
Judy Morgan
Samuel Yetter & Rebecca Moore
Hi RoadRunner

All research on this family was done by my cousin Susan Poncurak. I did not do any of the research myself. I imagine she hired a researcher in Penn to "dig" as she does not live in the area. Judy
Added by Judy Morgan on Sep 06, 2015 12:51 PM
88429724 Abraham Mensch
I am doing volunteer research trying to substantiate his relationship with his father for a descendant who is attempting to apply to a genealogical society. I noted you mentioned his father as Adam (and his father is in same cemetery). Is there a cemetery list or other document where you found mention of his parental relationship? Thanks
Added by Birdwing on Aug 30, 2015 11:00 AM
RE: Eve Ann Hower #104765593
The only Ernest Gunther that I could find that would fit in with David Henry’s birth date of 1877 was an Ernest Gunther in the 1870 and 1880 census where the name was really butchered.

1870 Census - Found Ernest Gurder (Ginther) in Butler, Schuylkill, PA. The post office was Ashland, PA. He was married to Anna Maria Hornshuh (not Eva Hower). He had other children with Anna Maria. I am wondering if he had an affair with Eva Hower and is David’s father. Ernest’s wife died in 1878 in Ashland; Schuylkill County, PA the year after David H. Gunther was born. (See Find-A-Grave #81074169 for Anna Maria Gunther, Klase Cemetery).

David was born in Girardville, Pa which is only 3.2 miles from Ashland. Ashland is close to Shenandoah, PA where Eva Ann Hower was living in 1880 when David Henry was 3 years old.

1880 Census – Ernest Gunther moved to Beaver Creek, Clackamas, Oregon with his children Wilhelm Emil, Friedrich August, Emilia and Wilhelmina. He was listed as a Widower.

This is pure speculation but I thought it was worth noting. I do know that errors are made on death certificates. The death certificate for David Henry Gunther lists his mother as Elizabeth Hower and that is incorrect. His mother was Eve Ann Hower. It is possible that his father's name Earnest is also incorrect.

It is also speculation that David Henry Gunther's father was David William Gunther. David William Gunther was 13 years younger than Eve Hower and he lived in Catawissa, Columbia, PA his entire life. He was living in Catawissa in 1879 when he married Ida Sanders. David William Gunther was not living near Girardville, PA when David Henry Gunther was born in 1877. In my opinion, I don't think it is likely that David William Gunther was David Henry Gunther's father. Without documentation, we will never know.

I requested information from the Schuylkill County Historical Society to see if they could find a baptism for David Henry Gunther to find out who his parents were. Unfortunately, no baptism record could be found and no marriage record for Eve Hower and Earnest was found. The researchers looked through all the Baptismal records for all the Protestant Churches in Shenandoah, Girardville and Ashland.

David Henry Gunther's father may remain a mystery!

Added by Tanager on Aug 30, 2015 9:25 AM
Eve Ann Hower #104765593
Eva Ann Hower Find-A-Grave #104765593 was not in a relationship with David William Gunther. See the death certificate attached to her son David Henry Gunther (1877-1911) on Ancestry that lists his father as Earnest Gunther. There is also a Deed Transfer on Ancestry that lists Eve Ann Hower's children. There is no documentation that Eva Hower had a relationship with David William Gunther.
Added by Tanager on Aug 28, 2015 7:26 PM
RE: Patrick Daugherty 134868801
Got the obit Thank You Karen
Added by KAREN LOVY on Aug 26, 2015 7:21 PM
RE: Patrick Daugherty 134868801
I double checked did not see it Karen
Added by KAREN LOVY on Aug 26, 2015 5:40 PM
RE: Patrick Daugherty 134868801
I checked my email and Spam but didn't see the obit if u can resend Thank you Karen
Added by KAREN LOVY on Aug 26, 2015 4:50 PM
RE: Patrick Daugherty 134868801
Thank you Karen
Added by KAREN LOVY on Aug 26, 2015 4:44 PM
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