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Monroeville Tombstoners (#47149603)
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Bio Photo We are two sisters who are working on the Monroeville Memorial Cemetery (also known as IOOF Cemetery). The cemetery was incorporated on September 20, 1887; on November 30, 1965 the IOOF Cemetery ceased and the cemetery became the Monroeville Memorial Cemetery, Incorporated. The cemetery located in section 18 of Monroe Township, on route 101 at the Flatrock Road.

We have access to the original records for the cemetery with permission from the cemetery board. We are trying to get the utmost accurate information for all genealogists. If we have any of your families memorials please feel free to ask for a transfer.

12/26/2010 Update- All sections photographed. I will be going through the book to enter graves without photos.

Thanks to Lois Ternet for permission in using her photos from the LOIS TERNET COLLECTION.


*NOTE*- If a stone is two or more sided with names on them, I will post all pics of the stone on the memorial site. This helps with genealogy.

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celtic121mom
Elaine E (Evans) Lehrman Gravestone
Oh...Wow...!

Thank you so much for the picture of her gravestone....but I realized after I made this request that she shared the stone with her husband & I found his memorial with the photo already included...uploaded by the both of you earlier?? (Dumb mistake on my part - Dah)

Hope you didn't spend too much extra time & effort...it is so awesome the volunteer work that you are doing...please know that it is truly appreciated, & in many cases this work is so valued by families searching out "answers" to the unknown history of their "roots" !!!!!

Happy Hunting...
Added by celtic121mom on Jul 29, 2015 3:25 AM
Paige A. Pinder
RE: Kate Beauchot Grabner
That is actually really great! I love to make family connections, no matter how distant. Thanks for letting me know and for all the great, great work you have done!
Added by Paige A. Pinder on Jun 13, 2015 5:24 PM
Paige A. Pinder
transfers
Thank you so much for the memorial transfers of Imogene Grabner, Kathryn Grabner and Mary Hasty. Also thank you so very much for all of your time and hard work. You have touched the lives of so many and it is so appreciated. -Paige
Added by Paige A. Pinder on Feb 10, 2015 9:55 AM
wolfman
RE: Duplicates-Heaths
Hi and thanks for your message. Yes I am recent on this site and trying to get information out and rediscover old family connections. The problem I am running into is while the Heaths are my direct ancestors some of the sites set up by others are not responding to my specific information or corrections, leaving me unsure if some of the people who set up these initial sites are themselves deceased or other. Being older myself and in failing health the only way left for me to tie my info to a specific grave is to set up a duplicate site. The other problem I am having is that Pancake Cemetery in Van Wert county in Ohio no longer exists, making it ridiculously hard to track down not only direct ancestors but brothers and sisters offspring as well. My sister has worked with ancestry.com but sometimes the info there is incorrect plus it does not link names with physical resting places. Was it Marriman there who I thought might be related? Anyway thank you i greatly appreciate any help offered, with respect...
Added by wolfman on Feb 05, 2015 4:55 PM
Homeward Bound
Monroeville Memorial Cemetery
May I please use your photos in my family tree with credit to you for the pictures. Thank you.
Added by Homeward Bound on Dec 25, 2013 8:18 PM
Paige A. Pinder
Brown Memorials
Thank you, again, for the transfer of the memorials for Molly and Bryan Brown. -Paige
Added by Paige A. Pinder on Dec 07, 2013 7:46 PM
Paige A. Pinder
Grabner Memorials
Thank you so very much for the transfers and for all the work you do! It means so much to all of us but especially those who live far away. I really appreciate the fact that you go above and beyond to make a memorial and your willingness to transfer. Thanks for the great work! -Paige
Added by Paige A. Pinder on Dec 07, 2013 7:42 PM
pigeonriver
Much Thanks
I sincerely appreciate your work on the Monroeville Cemetery. I was looking for information on the Schlemmer school on the internet & one of the searches brought up the link to Find-A-Grave for one of our Schlemmers. It had been a long time since I did any searching here! I noticed that you have 6 children for Phillip & Caroline Schlemmer, but only have 4 listed. I can fill you in on the other 2. One of them was my grandfather, George William Schlemmer (B. 21-May-1879 in Allen Co., IN; D. 7-Jan-1958 in Mongo, IN, buried in Greenwood Cemetery, LaGrange, LaGrange Co., IN; M. 28-Apr-1904 to Iva Pearl Shaffer in Monroeville, IN). The other is Mary Esther Schlemmer (B. 18-Sep-1888 in Allen Co., IN; M. James Franklin Shaffer 27-May-1908 in Adams Co., IN) Sorry, I do not have her death date in my records -- and yes, she did marry George's brother-in-law!
I'll be searching out more of the family after our family leaves, feels kind of good to do some research again. :)
Ann Schlemmer Bricker
Added by pigeonriver on Sep 02, 2013 2:18 PM
Bridgett Johnson-Elliott
Herman Johnson's headstone
Thank you for the photo of Herman M. Johnson's resting place! #65068977. In the photo, you indicate that there is no headstone for him, or his mother, Mary Johnson. But there is one for his father, John Allen Johnson. Additionally, Mary Creason, also with no headstone, is listed next to Herman in the photo, with the date of 1916-1921. However, I am not sure exactly who she is. Do you have any info on her? I think she may be the daughter of Herman Johnson's sister, Maude Creason. When I click on Mary Creason's memorial (77081799) it says her parents are Maude & Earl Johnson Creason, which makes sense. But I am just confused on why their daughter would be buried next to Maude's brother and parents. I hope this isn't too confusing and makes sense to you. I greatly appreciate your time, and all you do!
If you find out anything more let me know.

Regards,

~Bridgett

Added by Bridgett Johnson-Elliott on Aug 22, 2013 6:29 PM
Bridgett Johnson-Elliott
Thank you, Monroeville Tombstoners!
Thank you so much for the close up photo! It is much appreciated. You are wonderful!

~Bridgett
Added by Bridgett Johnson-Elliott on Aug 22, 2013 6:02 PM
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