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Bruce Speck (#46873080)
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Bio Photo I live in Lebanon County, PA, with my wife and our five cats. I enjoy hiking, exercising, traveling, family research and visiting cemeteries in my spare time. Some of the surnames I am researching are: SPECK, DOHNER, SMITH, PHILLIPS, BRUBAKER, KRUMBINE, STROHM, RUHL and WITMAN/WHITMAN. I will share any information I have for these families.

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Suzzette G Yandle
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Thank you for posting Josehine's death certificate on her memorial page.

A closer look at the census records, I find this Josephine is listed as the daughter of Joseph Betz and wife Sarah (nee Greth). By the 1900 census, Sarah Betz is listed as not having had any children. Then Josephine's death certificate gives different parents than Joseph Betz and Sarah nee Greth. One then will assume that this Josephine was an adopted daughter of Joseph and Sarah Betz by the 1880 census record. I will have to do more research to see if I can find an adoption record for her to Joseph Betz, or any baptism record for her with father Benjamin Heffelfinger. Also included in the Joseph/Sarah Betz family in census records are: Wilson Betz and Ceylon aka Seleon Betz (marked as "adopted" son). I will need to assume these two sons are also adopted.
Added by Suzzette G Yandle on Dec 21, 2014 9:10 AM
 

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