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Indiana Graver (#47105591)
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Bio Photo I never thought I would get this much enjoyment out of researching my family tree. My friend bugged me for years to do it, but I just wasn't interested. After an incident sparked my interest, I am hooked.

I especially enjoy being able to add a headstone photo to the memorials I have created. I have traveled far and spent a lot of time finding information. With that being said, you are welcome to use any of the photos I have added including obituaries.

Some of the names I am interested in are Hunsberger, Davis, Osborne (and every variation), McIntire, Barrett, Wenger, Keith, Spies, Metzler, Topper, Brewer, Kissinger, High, Schrenker, Reed, and Onan.

I love meeting new people and sharing information, so feel free to contact me. I would be glad to add or correct any information on the memorials. Just let me know.

~ Author unknown

Your tombstone stands among the rest;
Neglected and alone.
The name and date are chiseled out
On polished, marbled stone.
It reaches out to all who care
It is too late to mourn.
You did not know that I exist
You died and I was born.

Yet each of us are cells of you
In flesh, in blood, in bone.
Our blood contracts and beats a pulse
Entirely not our own.
Dear Ancestor, the place you filled
One hundred years ago
Spreads out among the ones you left
Who would have loved you so.
I wonder if you lived and loved,
I wonder if you knew
That someday I would find this spot,
And come to visit you.

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johanna epperson
poem
thank you--I feel the same way about anything I post--if I want it private I won't put it out there !!!!!!I LOVE to share. Johnnie
Added by johanna epperson on May 28, 2014 7:56 PM
johanna epperson
poem author unknown on your bio
In looking at my late husband's great grand uncle's Find A Grave memorial (Andrew Jackson Brewer) I read the beautiful poem you had on your bio.It fits my feelings so well about my forebears I never knew. I copied it and will likely use it myself if you don't mind--at sometime in the future. Johanna Dever Epperson
Added by johanna epperson on May 27, 2014 2:55 PM
Brenda Reilley Hun
RE: Hunsbergers?
Hi, yes I married into the Hunsbergers, and yes I have the old and new books. What is your question?
Added by Brenda Reilley Hun on May 01, 2014 4:48 AM
Bunnygirl
Heddleston
I checked other sources & Juda Ann is mentioned in his will as his daughter. Bev
Added by Bunnygirl on Jan 07, 2014 11:12 PM
Bunnygirl
Memorial# 74822841
The parents info was sent in a SAC. Do you have other info? Thanks, Bev
Added by Bunnygirl on Jan 07, 2014 11:01 PM
Earl Martin
RE: Arthur Barrett
First let me say I have nothing in my notes that a Arthur Barrett is buried at Citizens Cemetery in Row 20 in one of the Nine spaces near Mary Pemberton Barrett. Some years ago, I think it was some one whose 2nd or 3rd great grandmother was Elizabeth Barrett, daughter of Mary and Abner, sent me the picture of Mary's headstone. They said she was buried at Citizens Cemetery in Row 20 and that there were nine graves for the Barrett family and Mary had the only headstone. They assumed that Abner was buried beside Mary, after all they were married 34 years before her death and the remaining graves were for some of their children. The only records I could find for the Citizens Cemetery are of listings of Headstones only and no listings for unmarked graves. Do you know who has the Citizens Cemetery records. I will be glad to remove Abner's name from this cemetery if other family members knows that he is buried some where else. I know nothing of Abner's 2nd wife. I can't remember who told me that Abner was in The War of 1812. That is the only name I could find near the area he had once lived. He would have been 27 years old, which is old enough to be a captain. He only served one year in the Military and I don't know if he was wounded or even fought in a battle. If you know any info where Abner is buried or if he was in the military, please let me know---Earl W. Martin---P.S. I send away for for info about my 2nd great grandfather, Isaac H. Barrett to Washington D.C. It cost me $80.00 dollars and I was sent over ninety pages of Military, Medical, Marriage, Birth and other records. I guess I need to see if they have records for Abner Barrett, that way we would know if he is our relative or not.
Added by Earl Martin on Jan 05, 2014 3:29 PM
Eva Hopkins
RE: Catherine Barrett
Catherine Barrett Norris Shanks??
Added by Eva Hopkins on Jan 02, 2014 6:44 PM
Deborah Sigrist
RE: Sophia Barrett
I am distantly related via a 3rd cousin. I have a strange habit of wanting to list each persons children, parents and siblings. And from there I go off in strange directions.

William is the furtherest back that I have info on:

William W Barrett
Born: Jun 28 1845 Coshocton, Ohio, USA
Death: October 30 1905 Indiana, USA

Parents
Jacob Barrett 1812-1870
Mary Elizabeth Young 1814-?

Married April 27 1869
To Sophia Ellen Brown 1850-1908

Children
Christina Barrett 1867-1873
Minnie May Barrett 1870-1871
Nora Allenah "Allie" Barrett 1872-1929
Adelbert Barnett 1878-1920
Alva Dell Barrett 1877-1878
Alice Belzona Barrett 1880-1893

Sources: ancestry.com; 1850-1870-1880-1900 censuses, findagrave.com and Indiana Marriage
Added by Deborah Sigrist on Dec 17, 2013 10:41 AM
Road Less Travelled
RE: Johannes Overholtz
The cemetery records indicate this is the stone for Johann Overholtzer with the initials "I O H" which stand for "Iohannes Ober Holzer" a common convention in german gravestones. (the capitol letter "j" was an "I" in the 18th century and prior). I find many of the Oberholzers are "O - H" and the Vanfossen's "V - F"
Added by Road Less Travelled on Dec 01, 2013 12:19 AM
P Kristine Hurd
Jacob KISINGER
Memorial #58237458 your created 5 September 2010. I wanted to thank you for attaching the typed pages of the interview of Lincoln & Anna(Borman) KISINGER from 1957 by Clarence Chisholm. Thank you for sharing your research!!
Kristine
Added by P Kristine Hurd on Nov 03, 2013 7:47 PM
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