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Becky Jacobs (#46859466)
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Bio Photo Becky Jacobs graduated from Elgin High School. 7 generations of my family is buried in the Prospect Cemetery. (Live in Abilene, TX since 1977). I have worked on genealogy research for 40 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 8500 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 gave me files for 1923-1949 that I have edited

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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becky_rynders@yahoo.com
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thomas kleinknecht
nancy jane brooks fox
husband was Charles Fox .my ? to you who posted the newspaper clipping
Added by thomas kleinknecht on Jul 23, 2016 5:02 PM
gary williams
RE: Samuel Keith Williams
sorry Becky. I did misread the note.
Added by gary williams on Jun 30, 2016 8:32 AM
James
RE: Contributor
107408271 & 107408467 are the ones I'm referring to.
Added by James on Jun 21, 2016 6:18 PM
Tim Barnes
RE: Ben Houseworth
Done
Added by Tim Barnes on Jun 12, 2016 9:03 PM
Susie Simon
RE: Created by: Becky Jacobs Record added: Jun 04, 2011 Find A Grave Memorial# 70839685
Thank You. Kept looking for death and found none.
Added by Susie Simon on Jun 07, 2016 10:45 AM
Susan
RE: James Vance
Carrie Pope Barrick had a mother named Samantha Jane Shoemaker. She married Asbury Pope in Gallia County and then had Carrie and her sister Brittie. Then Samantha Divorced Asbury and married James Vance. Then they moved to Marion County and had a son Samuel who died when he was young hit by a train. Then They had William Fanny and Delia. Then James died and Samantha married again. So this is James Vance's grave. Is that what you wanted to know? Not sure what you want to know.
Susan.
Carrie is my Grandmothers Mother, who she never knew
Added by Susan on May 24, 2016 2:53 PM
Susan
RE: James Vance
Carrie's father was Little A, ( Asbury ) Pope
Added by Susan on May 24, 2016 11:03 AM
Stu Haley
Thank you
I just found the listings that you did for Mrs. and Mrs. Richard Clyborn and their young son Jeffery. THANK YOU for including the news clipping on Jeffery. Mrs. Clyborn is a distant cousin through my Burtsfield line. The people in and from Marion County are the best!
Added by Stu Haley on May 20, 2016 3:53 PM
dhutson
RE: Jacob & Emma
That is probably best
Thank you for your time
I will just make note on my ancestry page of the duplicates so that people can find both of them.
Thanks
Dhutson
Added by dhutson on May 13, 2016 10:48 AM
dhutson
Jacob & Emma
Sorry I didn't realize that JLS has his messages turned off so I can't send a message. Do you want me to send any edits to link all of them and just keep both memorials?

Dhutson
Added by dhutson on May 12, 2016 9:11 PM
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