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John L. Poling (#46790570)
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Bio Photo I am a native resident of Dayton, Ohio, son of Myron Dale and Emma Lucille (Smith) Poling. My favorite hobby has always been genealogy, but I started seriously studying my roots in 1993. I am single and retired after 30 combined years of service with the Montgomery County Clerk of Courts & Prosecuting Attorney offices. I enjoy entering information at Find A Grave. I have worked on entering information on many cemeteries including the following six cemeteries; Vernon Baptist Cemetery, Clinton County, Ohio; St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery, North Star, Ohio; Roxanna Cemetery, Roxanna, Ohio; Mount Holly Cemetery, Mount Holly, Ohio; McKnight Cemetery, Spring Valley, Ohio; Spring Valley Cemetery, Spring Valley, Ohio; also I worked on entering information on Sections A, B & C of Woodland Cemetery, Xenia, Ohio. I have a full subscription to, and access to other sources. I like to research a persons name and add a small bio where possible. Please contact me with corrections / suggestions / links for my entries. Also contact me if you would like me to transfer a relatives memorial page to you.

Thought - If you take time to proof read your work, and do a little research on the person you are creating a memorial page for, you won't receive dozen upon dozens of edit requests!

Thank you for taking time to read my bio.
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Pam Hunter
Misspelled my grandmother's name
Hello John,

My name is Pam Stokes Hunter. I am May Daniels Witham's granddaughter. My mom is her last surviving child, Judith Ann Daniels Stokes. She and wanted to inform you that my grandmother's name is listed incorrectly in your record here. The "V" did not stand for Vivian. It stood for Vada. I noticed in working on my records that it has come up a few times and I've not accepted it as a hint because it was incorrect. I wonder if you might be able to change it or tell me how to change it.

Thank you so much!

Added by Pam Hunter on Jun 18, 2016 1:18 PM
RE: Maggie J. Houston Daugherty #17961210
I had sent you a correction that she has a headstone in Sec L-31 in Woodland. Posted pictures on her memorial you have in Spring Valley
Added by RWM on Jun 10, 2016 6:53 PM
Ruth Tobias
Bernice Copsey Confer
It's a distant relationship. Arthur Upton Confer's wife, Clara Miller, was the sister of my husband's grandmother, Effie Tobias. Arthur and George Albert Confer were brothers. George Albert's son was Earl, who was married to Bernice. And it goes on and on...
Added by Ruth Tobias on May 07, 2016 10:44 AM
Ruth Tobias
Bernice Copsey Confer
Thanks for your transfer of Bernice. She is part of my husband's extended family.
Added by Ruth Tobias on Apr 30, 2016 8:34 PM
Linda J. Morris
Griffy family
John, You don't remember me but, you have helped me in the past. Nothing like you have tonight however. I am a decendent of Leonard Schnepp, Daniel Cain & Solomon Mormon Knight. These three names are all tangled up together with marriages over and over down the lines over 250 years. Sarah Knight, mother of Hettie however has always been a real problem as she married her brothers father inlaw, Daniel Cain who was 30 years older than she. We have always known there were other children but could not find them. It did not help that those children were young with the loss of almost all the Knight family in Sugar Creek, 1846-7 with Colora By the way, Sarah's brother was Samuel who married Hannah Cain. They are mine too. I have no clue where you found this information but I do thank you so very much. If you ever feel like passing them on, please consider me. Oh, I did not tell you that Leonard Schnepp's granddaughter married into the Cains and that the Schnepp & Coy family, which 3 of their children married, also married into the Bingamans who are mine another way too. What a tangled web. lol

Linda Morris
Added by Linda J. Morris on Feb 28, 2016 10:03 PM
Sheila Mobley
Louis G. Shehan-Bardstown City Cemetery, Nelson Co., KY
Thank you for allowing me to acquire Louis Shehan's memorial. Blessings for 2016, Sheila
Added by Sheila Mobley on Dec 26, 2015 6:46 AM
Bernard Green
William E Huston memorial
Thanks for pointing out that I had the wrong photo on this memorial. It has been corrected.
Added by Bernard Green on Sep 20, 2015 4:40 AM
Brenda Krekeler
Harry Brunk Transfer
Hello John, Thank you for your time and consideration to create the memorial for my Uncle Harry Brunk. It is very generous of you to transfer his memorial to me. I will take good care of it. I am working on a biography for him and his wife Cora. Thanks Again! & Have a Great Day! Brenda
Added by Brenda Krekeler on Aug 09, 2015 6:45 PM
Davis family
Hi John, Thanks for the transfer of the Davis family in the Woodland Cemetery, Xenia Ohio. These are my husbands G G uncles. Thanks for all you do.

Added by Bonnie on Jul 26, 2015 8:57 PM
Walter H Freeman
Sorry got that wrong. David's grandma is Ann Poling and her brother Richard Poling is my 7th great grandfather.
Added by Walter H Freeman on May 17, 2015 7:03 PM
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