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ken striker (#47489461)
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I reside in Dayton Oh, but grew up in a tiny Crawford Co Oh village of Sulphur Springs (SS), thus my interest in small nearby SS/Liberty Twp/Union Cemetery, resting place for Revolutionary Soldier Adam Link in 1864, age 102. See sign in his honor at the Liberty Twp/Union Cem page. Also, thirty eight CW soldiers are interred there. Many local CW vets trained at nearby Annapolis, now named Sulphur Springs, and joined Co C 49th OVI formed at Tiffin. I am interested also in the other rural cemeteries near Sulphur Springs. Organizationally my interest includes CW Co H 123 OVI, and the SAW my grandfather's Co A 8th OVI. I have created several virtual cemeteries. If you can add to them, please contact me. I have compiled: Christian Striker in America 150yr: other surnames of interest: Ferguson, Durr, Wittel, Dinkel, Bessinger, Branstetter, Swarer. My wife's mostly Montgomery Co Oh surnames: Shank, Creager, Michael, Wolpers, Kreitzer, and Kemp.
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Law-Miller Roots
Marjorie Wolfsperger #49471515
Hi,

Thanks so much for the additional information. I have added to her memorial.

Best Regards,
Marilyn
Added by Law-Miller Roots on Sep 12, 2016 12:25 PM
paulsndr
Joseph Mackley
Ken, you have Joseph H. Mackley on your list. You can connect him to his parents if you would like. The parents numbers are:

Father - 136823207

Mother - 136823493

Thank you,
Paul Sneider
#48896080
Added by paulsndr on Jul 01, 2016 8:49 PM
Names in Stone
RE: Merton Wakefield 150497614
done, also linked his mother.

JILL
Added by Names in Stone on Jan 11, 2016 11:01 AM
Ellen Headington
RE: Freeda Thorpe Picture
You are very welcome. I always read the site when I add a photo. I printed it for my husband to read. It makes a great story.A wonderful athlete and a great story .
Added by Ellen Headington on Nov 24, 2015 6:12 AM
Leon Stirm
Josephine Carle
Thank you Ken for making the edits to Josephine Carle.
Leon Stirm
Added by Leon Stirm on Oct 23, 2015 5:20 PM
James Strickler
194829486 Fairy Strickler
You are correct Florence Striker is my cousin.
Added by James Strickler on Aug 23, 2015 9:57 PM
James Strickler
RE: Fairy Light Strickler #104829486
Thanks My father John H. Strickler 1907- 1988 and my mother Fairy M. (Light) Strickler 1906-1986 are in same plot in Wheelersburg, Ohio at Memorial Burial Park. They had 2 children, twins born in 1947. Both are alive, John A. Strickler and James W. Strickler. I am James W.

Siblings (5) Ruth Briegel 1903-1985, Mabel Auck 1904-2004 (9 days short of 100 yo) Walter Light (1908-1984) Ethel Lutz (1909-1998), and Sally McGookey (1916-1956)

Hope that info is useful.
Added by James Strickler on Aug 20, 2015 10:32 PM
James Strickler
Fairy Light Strickler
My family is from Crawford Co Ohio for several generations. Am presently doing research in history of Strickler , Light, and Bittekofer families. One of my cousins married into Striker family.
You created entry for my mother Fairy Light, but married name you submitted is correctly spelled Strickler. She is buried in Memorial Burial Park in Wheelersburg, Ohio. Died in 1986.
Thank you for your work.

Added by James Strickler on Aug 20, 2015 10:12 AM
Kathy Worley Peters
Dr. Frank M Virtue
I would like to be able to read the obituary for him. The site will not make this larger. Did you get this from a library? It also has a picture with it. Thank you so much for your help.
Added by Kathy Worley Peters on Jul 12, 2015 8:47 AM
Caryn Shill-Ayscue
RE: Lawrence Schell/Shill #5788788
I want to thank you for going to the cemetery and checking on my family. The photos were great. Joseph's stone was leaning up against his mother Elizabeth's when I was there in 2001. Guess it fell and busted. At least I got a photo of it before it broke. Lawrence was still a little readable but not now. Elizabeth's headstone still looks good.
I saw your postings for the Manning's as well. They are connected by marriage to one of Lawrence's sons. Its been a long time since I was able to go to the cemetery. I hope one day to go back. Good virtual cemetery for our vets.
Added by Caryn Shill-Ayscue on Jul 08, 2015 6:09 PM
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