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Shani Miller (#47456990)
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Bio Photo Though our branches are seperate and far apart,
my quest for you is from the heart.
For somewhere back in time,
we share the same family line.
- Shani

The Elusive Ancestor

I went searching for an ancestor, I cannot find him still.
He moved around from place to place and did not leave a will.
He married where a courthouse burned, he mended all his fences.
He avoided any man who came to take the U.S. census.
He always kept his luggage packed, this man who had no fame.
And every 20 years or so, this rascal changed his name.
I'm told he's buried in a plot, with tombstone he was blessed; But the weather took engraving, and some vandals took the rest.
He died before the court clerks decided to keep records.
No family bible has emerged, in spite of all my efforts.
To top it off, this ancestor who caused me many groans, just to give me one more pain, betrothed a girl named JONES!!!
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Judith Adams
Thanks again for your help. I deleted my memorial.
Added by Earth Angel on Feb 10, 2016 10:55 AM
Ms Martie M
RE: Ronald Kenley
You are welcome :)
Added by Ms Martie M on Feb 07, 2016 1:04 PM
Claudette Brown Hackworth
Harry McGinnis
Thank you so much for the transfer!!!
Added by Claudette Brown Hackworth on Dec 27, 2015 8:31 PM
Linda Dukes
Will you please remove the copy of the death certificate from my memorial, thank you for your consideration.
Added by Linda Dukes on Nov 09, 2015 12:04 PM
RE: Melbourne and Velma Alexander
You are welcome... Are you related to Melbourne or Velma??
Mel was my wife's uncle.. Jack her father.


Ken Bower
Added by K.B. on Sep 26, 2015 6:20 PM
Ann Swartz
RE: Joannes Casparus Shorb buried Conewago Chapel Basilica
Hi Shani,

Thank you so much for responding! I would very much appreciate you sending that document. My ancestor, Adam Shorb, or Johannes (John) Adam Shorb, was of the same generation as your John, and most of Adam's children ended up in Stark County, Ohio. Adam's parentage is unproven, as far as I know, so a document from Stark County could be very useful.

Thank you so much!


Added by Ann Swartz on Jul 26, 2015 6:58 PM
Ann Swartz
Joannes Casparus Shorb buried Conewago Chapel Basilica
Hello Shani,

I am a descendant of Adam Shorb, 1742 - 1798, associated with the Conewago Chapel in Adams County, PA. I am very interested in the sources for your documentation of Johannes Casparus Shorb, and his descendants.

Thank you in advance!


Ann Swartz
Added by Ann Swartz on Jul 21, 2015 1:22 PM
Ralph and Wendy
Grace Evia Crum Miller
Hi Shani Miller. Thanks for putting Grace and Parker Miller on Find A Grave. Grace is my Grandma Lena Mae Crum Whitney's sister so Grace is my great aunt?

Are you related the Parker Miller? Do you know anything about their daughter Pearl Evia Miller?

Thanks again.
Ralph Whitney
In Texas
Added by Ralph and Wendy on Jul 12, 2015 3:17 PM
Daniel Webster & Frances Rush

Are you related to them?

Anna -
Added by Anna on Jun 15, 2015 9:05 PM
RE: Mary A Youngwirth
You are welcome. They are listed in the Maple Hill cemetery book together. If you ever go back, they are in "Section 1, Row 11 (south to north)" about in the middle near the Rider family. Section 1 appears to be to the left of the Washington street entrance, but it is long and skinny so where Row 11 is located is a guess. I'm not local so can't be much more help.
Added by Airrow on Jun 08, 2015 7:35 AM
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