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Becky Jacobs (#46859466)
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Bio Photo Becky Jacobs graduated from Elgin in 1966. Seven generations of my family is buried in the Prospect Cemetery. (Live in Abilene, TX since 1977).I have worked on genealogy research for 39 years and just completed my 19th family history book. I published "The Scrapbook of Prospect Ohio Pioneers" in 1988 from clippings from my Great Grandmother Rebecca Jane Bevis Hedges of whom I was named. My dad, Carl L. Jacobs was a Prospect township trustee. My great grandfather Stephen Bingham McWherter was the Sexton at the cemetery from 1921 until his death in 1923.I have checked these records against death and census records. Over 2500 obits from my cousin Sarah Longnecker Reichardt's scrapbooks, she gave me years ago along with obits from the Prospect Monitor, Richwood Gazette and Marysville Journal Tribune obits will be added as time permits. Thanks to Stofcheck-Ballinger Funeral Home in Richwood in helping me to honor those that have gone before.

My dad, Carl also served as a trustee at the York Cemetery in Union County, Ohio. I went to Byhalia-York from 1st to 8th grade before moving to Prospect. May 19 2011 permission was granted from Leona & David Gustafson to use their pictures of the York Cemetery. This has added greatly to the memorials. Thank you Leona & David for your years of taking these beautiful pictures, we know the families will appreciate them. We are all working toward the same cause to
preserve the family.

In 1991 my friend Sherry Bowen Barger helped me copy the old cemetery record books. Sep 2011 classmates Larry Osborn & wife Norma and Terry Redmon helped take 4800 pictures of tombstones. Cousins Sylvia Bevis Harmon & Jean Bevis Clingenpeel shared copies of obit for this cemetery.

Jim Issler is helping me on this project. He has added files for 1923-1949 that I have edited Click on Jim's name below for his bio.

Ralph Issler (Jim's dad) is Superintendent at the cemetery since 1988 and we appreciate the great job he does.

My goal on Find A Grave is to link families together NOT to just add names. I have spent 1000's of hours looking up birth,marriage and death records to have the record as accurate as possible.
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Frank A. Stumbaugh
Sarah A Stumbaugh Severns
Becky, I am interested in Sarah Stumbaugh, Can you tell me any information? were her parents Jacob and Margaret? were was she born? Many Thanks Frank
Added by Frank A. Stumbaugh on Dec 11, 2014 5:42 PM
Daryl Traylor
Matt Stapleton
Good Morning Becky!
I was thrilled to find a memorial and a split photo for my dear, dear friend Matt Stapleton (Ohio 1966-2003)
I would love to manage his memorial if you wouldn't mind.
He was a VERY dear friend!
Thanks so much!
-Daryl Traylor-Atkins
Added by Daryl Traylor on Dec 11, 2014 6:07 AM
RE: Inez Mabel Lanius Uncapher
I kind of figured that is what happened :) I have no info on Donna Ruth Uncapher, but have been researching the Uncaphers in Marion Co. If I find anything, I will let you know.
Added by Tag on Dec 03, 2014 6:36 PM
Inez Mabel Lanius Uncapher
She died Aug. 3 1940. The obit you have copied is from the Marion Star and is dated Monday, Aug. 5 1940 (Pg 5) in which it states: Died Sat. in city hospital. That would be Aug. 3rd.
Not complaining, you do excellent work! As always just want to see the correct posted for the next generation. :)
Added by Tag on Dec 02, 2014 9:03 PM
Nancy E.
Jaggers family members
Thank you for your amazing assist with the obituaries loaded onto the pages. Thank you again, Completely unexpected. It showed that I managed to add, incorrectly, a Birth date.
Added by Nancy E. on Nov 22, 2014 9:44 AM
Carl Robert Coe
RE: Elizabeth Koczera
Deleted. Thank You, CRC
Added by Carl Robert Coe on Nov 19, 2014 3:24 PM
thank you
Added by sezena on Nov 16, 2014 3:20 PM
Hi Becky, My name is Sheryl Rhoades (Sezena on FindAGrave) the following members of my family are under your listing...thank you so much...I was wondering if you would consider transferring to me. I was there this weekend and took more pics and have more family info to add
Iantha Sweetland Cook #135842146 (her name is actually IANTHA not Jantha-my great grandmother
Grace cook Schwaderer # 8673947 my grandmother(she was my mother's mother)
Peter Cook # 135842092 My great grandfather
Mary Cook Klingel #99561158 my great aunt
and John Cook #99559261 my great uncle
thank you for your kind consideration and all of your hard work on FindAGrave
Added by sezena on Oct 27, 2014 5:41 PM
Tim Prater
Thank You
I wish to thank you for your research and help finding the grave of Peter Faires, my GGG Uncle and son of my GGG Grandfather David K. Faires. I also appreciate you location the marriage application for Peter and Rebecca and the obituary for Rebecca. You are appreciated. Sincerely, Tim Prater
Added by Tim Prater on Oct 22, 2014 5:29 PM
Carol Chakurda
RE: Bob Murray
All fixed. Thanks!
Added by Carol Chakurda on Oct 13, 2014 6:44 PM
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