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Born Ridge Township Van Wert County Ohio but my roots go into Indiana, Kentucky and many others. Hobbies geneology and transcripting graveyards, Doing research in Van Wert, Paulding, Putnam, Auglaize, Mercer and Allen counties in Ohio; Bell and Harlan County in Kentucky; Adams, Wells and Huntington Counties in Indiana. Also doing search in Chautauqua County New York.|
Feel free to use my pictures on ancestry.com or other genealogy sites.
I will gladly transfer memorials upon request. Unless they are my family. Please go to edit tab and send a correction with this request. Do not use the message option for these requests!!!
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|Jody Brickner||RE: Mervin C Kapp|
You have done so much work on my family graves in Putnam County. I was happy to be able to do this small thing for you. I work about 2 miles from this cemetery, and I am trying to photograph it bit by bit.
Regarding John Litzenburg, mem #34128260 and Sara C. Litzenburg, mem #34128272, in Oakwood Cemetery, Paulding Co, Ohio, the names do not match the inscription on the monument, which shows Litzenberg.
Can you please clarify?
|Donna White||re: Harold and Alice Kohli|
Hi, can you add your grave pic for Harold Kohli to his wife Alice's memorial?
thanks, donna white
|AH89||Margaret Schaffner Yoh|
You rejected two edits I had made to Margaret Schaffner Yoh (Memorial# 47468805). First is the birth location and death date. The birth location (Shelby County, OH) is in the posted obituary. The death date (5 July 1957) is found at:
Her mother married Philip Ziebel on 26 December 1876. They were divorced sometime before 1880, because she and her mother were living with her mother's family in the 1880 census and her mother married Jacob Schaffner on 30 December 1880. In the 1880 census, Margaret is listed as "Margaret Shafer"...using her mother's maiden name. While not 100% clear, it would suggest she was born out of the marriage that ended in divorce. If Jacob Schaffner was her father, it would have been more likely she would have been named "Margaret Schaffner" in the census. However, the most convincing evidence is her marriage record, which clearly indicates her father is Philip Zwiebel:
Consider the fact that she was alive at the time of her marriage, whereas the death record was made after her death based on the memories of her children who probably were familiar with her step-father and thought he was her father. So, despite what the obituary says, Philip Zwiebel is most likely her father.
Added by AH89 on Jul 01, 2015 10:49 PM
|Barbara Johnston||Mary McCartney|
Hi, You transferred Mary McCartney's memorial to me. She is my 6th generation great grandmother.
Can you help me with any other details about her gravesite. I have been accepted in the DAR as a daughter of her husband James McCartney. There is confusion about the maiden name of his wife: Mary Taggart or Mary Jamison, the last has a preponderance of evidence but the first lady who proved said Mary Taggart and no one has proved otherwise. I would like to prove she is Mary Jamison.
I would like to know what was available at her grave when you did your transcription. Was there a headstone? If so an inscription? Is there someone to photograph it now? I left a photo request at Find A Grave some time ago and have not gotten a response.
I found a website that said on her tombstone it stated her age at death 62 yrs, 5 mo, 18 with birth and death inscribed on tombstone.
Did you see that?
were there in other graves in the plot where she is that are with her as family?
Do you know if there are cemetery records?
I realize this a lot, and would appreciate any information you have no matter how little. Do you know anyone in Bath Co to contact to get more information.?
Respectfully Barbara Johnston. contributor (#48028184)
|Kathy Phelan||RE: pohlabel|
I did find a Mary Angeline Pohlabel with a birth date of 5/3/1907 born in Lima, OH. Father was Nick
Could be the same person?
|Kathy Phelan||Angeline C. Underwood|
Any chance you might be able to find her maiden name?
|John Sloan||Charles E - Virgil Dimock question.|
Hello, I hope you can clarify some confusion on my part. I am researching the Descendants of Elder Thomas Dymoke of Barnstable. My research is indicating the the husband of Abbie L Shaffer is Charles Virgil Dimock. Yet in the inscription on the stone it shows Charles E. The Memorial also show an additional husband for Abbie as Abraham Lincoln Brandt, which my research bears out. Can you assist with the proper middle name/initial for Charles?
Thank You for any assistance.
|Bev Bitters||Looking for a grave|
I was wondering if you could help me find my great, great grandmother's grave? The memorial number is: 34639889. Carrie V. Hiller Johantgen. She died in 1967. I was wondering if you could give me a section number.
|David Steiner||Elizabeth Althaus Steiner|
Elizabeth Althaus Steiner was my grandmother. Her place of birth was in Hancock County, OH near Bluffton, OH. You have her date of birth correct.
Thank you for creating this record of my Grandmother.
David R. Steiner
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