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Cindy Elschide (#47170270)
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Bio Photo Hi, I am Cindy Elschide. I began doing genealogy in 2000. Since then I have expanded my family tree in one place back to 1080 and in others several generations also. I started out with just a few names and now my house is over run with (about 30) 3 inch binders and tubs of papers, folders and pictures etc. I always say I get more fun going to a cemetery and finding an ancester's grave than most people do going to an amusement park and riding the roller coaster.
My husband & I have been known to center a vacation around cemeteries, libraries and courthouses. With visits with family and a little bit of site seeing thrown in.
My father's line includes Brooks & Haybron(southern Ohio); Gandee, Harper, Shafer or Shaver, Tanner, Hinzman, Raines and more (West Virginia); the famous Indian Scout Jesse Hughes who has many things written about his life; and I am cousins with Presidents Washington and Herbert Hoover.
My Mother's line includes Collard (originally from Belgium), Curwick, Kerouac (Jack Kerouac, the author and including being related to Madonna and Celine Dion); Newells' from Cambridgeshire England and Snows from East Riding Yorkshire England; Brownfields, Sallee's & Cox from Ohio, and other places of ancestors are Netherlands, France, Italy and more.
My husband's line includes Peter Kappis/Cavis a Germany Mercenary in the Revolutionary War; Peter's son who was the Engineer for the John Bull Train which currently sits in the Smithsonian in Washington DC; Ehlschides from Germany; His grandmother Helen Robertson was born in Scotland (her grandfather died while building the Firth of Forth Bridge) and his grandfather (Gerald McCann)was descended from Irish (Boyle and Corbett)who fled the potato famine to come to Canada.
I had visited the Find a Grave site before but just recently realised that I should have been adding to it--a long time ago! I find it has brought great enjoyment to me to share the photos I take with everyone on the web in hopes that they help others.
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Richard Bragg
RE: Ada Calhoun
Of course you may use the photo. My whole point here is to help people, not hinder them.

I would be honored if you took my photos and used them to assist you in your family tree.

Thanks for asking and have a wonderful day!
Added by Richard Bragg on Jun 24, 2015 6:38 PM
Patricia Westlake
RE: Annie Boyle
You are most welcome, I was at a workshop next door to the cemetery and it was fairly easy to find and a wonderfully sunny do to to it.
Added by Patricia Westlake on Apr 24, 2015 6:28 PM
Patricia Westlake
RE: Annie Boyle
You are most welcome, I was at a workshop next door to the cemetery and it was fairly easy to find and a wonderfully sunny do to to it.
Added by Patricia Westlake on Apr 24, 2015 6:28 PM
Betty Burch
RE: Mahala Jane harper
I have been working on her all day for 3 days and can't find out anymore other than she was John Doss Harper's daughter outta Butler County, Ky. I have always wanted more on her and couldn't fine anything.
Added by Betty Burch on Apr 13, 2015 2:29 PM
RE: sorensen 94342864
Okay: Sign in. Go to the first member page. On the top are two tabs (Profile, Messages.) On the left of the screen is a box called "Actions". (Begin New Search...) Near the bottom of the line Log In As: and should have your name. Hit your name. It will take you to the second member page, also with your name and number at the top, but now there are three additional tabs on the right top of the page: The first is Edits. It should have a number in the tab. This is the number of edits you have waiting. Hit Edits and it will give you all the edits that others have requested (Or at least 25 of them). Scroll to the bottom of the edit page and accept the edits. This should clear the ones it showed.

Try this and tell me how it works.

Added by Grothmann on Apr 13, 2015 12:07 AM
sorensen 94342864

I am not sure what you are asking. When you hit the edit button on a memorial, it goes to the person who created the memorial. About every other day I get a group of Edits under the Edit tab on my page. I click on it, and either accept or reject the edits.

That's about all I know about it.

Added by Grothmann on Apr 12, 2015 10:07 PM
Betty Burch
RE: Mahala Jane harper
She is buried in Old Bethel Cemetery, Greenville Ky.
Added by Betty Burch on Apr 12, 2015 11:55 AM
Isaac Brooks
I will check my Wapello CO IA books today for you. I have worked on this family before.
Added by IRISH EYES ARE SMILING on Apr 10, 2015 8:38 AM
Isaac Brooks
John & I have obits on cds for Wapello CO IOWA 1930~1987 and share them with persons wanting them by typing them up and sharing with others. Charles MORFORD copied them from the OTTUMWA COURIER at OTTUMWA, IOWA.
Added by IRISH EYES ARE SMILING on Apr 07, 2015 10:33 AM
Isaac Brooks obit
John is a friend of mine who transcribed the obit from his obit collection.
Added by IRISH EYES ARE SMILING on Apr 07, 2015 8:18 AM
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