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Sheila (Horn) Strickler (#47649208)
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Bio Photo Please let me know if you would like me to transfer any of my memorials to your family that are not in my family. My grandson Owen and I really enjoy this time together. He especially likes the veteran areas and is really into Gettysburg and Lincoln. We found a relative that had brunch with Lincoln on the day of his address and then she sat on the platform steps to hear his speech.

We have taken many extra photos when looking for family so that someone else can use them. Please do not hesitate to ask for a transfer.

There are many headstones that are completely erased by time or very hard to read. I will list those as Unknown in the hope that maybe someone will recognize them. I will leave flowers so that they know they were not forgotten.

And for all the Findagrave members, there is a light at the end of the tunnel. I was fortunate enough to have an encounter with my Dad who passed in 1995. While visiting our cemetery, I always stop and check the flowers I had put on the grave. Last time I was there, I was sitting in my car (hot outside) and a brief fragrance came past me. I recognized it immediately. It was the same way my Dad smelled after showering and shaving in the morning getting ready for the office. I have not smelled that pleasant fragrance since 1995.

The latest surprise I had was at Hampton Union cemetery in Hampton, PA. When I got home and loaded my photos on the computer, I had a picture I did not take. It was a complete figure of a person that was translucent. But the odd part was that I was alone that day. It could have been me because my arms are not long enough to take a full body picture and there was no background--no other stones, trees, grass or houses--just white.
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bones-n-rust
tombstone photo verification
Hello Sheila,

Back in 2013, you posted photos for John and Sarah Jacobs (Memorial# 38473024 (John) and Memorial# 38473029 (Sarah) in Mount Olivet Cemetery (East Berlin).

Their death certificates list them as buried in Bermudian Church of the Brethren Cemetery, east of Mt. Olivet.

At your convenience, could you verify for me that you placed them in the correct cemetery? It's not unusual for death certificates to be incorrect, so your placement is probably the right one. Just curious.

By the way, really enjoyed your cemetery encounter stories in your bio!

Thank you.
Added by bones-n-rust on Jul 30, 2016 7:09 PM
Deneil Jurado
Samuel Reisinger's wife
Hi Sheila,

Please change your records indicating Samuel Reisinger's wife Henrietta. Her maiden name is not Shoemaker. It's Berry. If you look at the death certificates of a few of her children they list her maiden name as Berry. There is no proof that her maiden name was Shoemaker. Thanks for making the correction.
Added by Deneil Jurado on Jul 30, 2016 6:46 PM
cheryl weaver
Martin v Williams
Why did you add a photo to my Uncles site when I already had one? It is redundant
Added by cheryl weaver on Jul 23, 2016 4:42 PM
Dennis Brandt
RE: Pius Ness photo
On my toes? That will cause sore calves.
Added by Dennis Brandt on Jul 20, 2016 5:34 AM
Janna Exon
Glen Rock Union
Do you know who keeps the cemetery records of Glen Rock Union? Mary A. Myers' third son died just 2 months after her. I wonder if he's buried there but has no tombstone.
Added by Janna Exon on Jul 12, 2016 7:39 AM
Janna Exon
Mary A. Weaver Myers
Thanks, Sheila, for the transfer. I appreciate your great service!
Added by Janna Exon on Jul 12, 2016 7:37 AM
Dennis Brandt
Pius Ness photo
Thank you! I don't know how I missed him several years back when I was snapping photos at good ol' Union.
Added by Dennis Brandt on Jul 11, 2016 3:30 AM
Ben Cooper
Irma E Oldham
Hello Sheila,
I want to thank you for adding Irma E. Oldham to find a grave. I have recently been doing research on her and her family. Please allow me to explain. Through research it appears that her parents were Frederick J and Ella (Mace) Zimmermann. It appears that she became an orphan at 4 years of age. She then went to live with her mother's older sister Katherine Oldham and her husband James. And it appears that after age 8 she was adopted by them. (They apparently did not have any children of their own) Her mother Ella and her aunt/adopted mother Katherine were both sisters of my 2x great grandfather. I was wondering if you would be willing to transfer Irma's memorial to me? I would like to add some information to her memorial as well as link her to her biological parents. (I added them to find a grave a few months ago) My find a grave # is 46930896
Thank you for your time!!
Added by Ben Cooper on Jul 07, 2016 1:51 PM
Mel Calvert
James Henry Myers
Can you please tell me if you know whether he ever worked for a railroad, or lived in Oklahoma?
Added by Mel Calvert on Jul 03, 2016 2:57 PM
Dee E
Annie Barnes in Fairview
Hi Sheila,
Thanks very much for the information about the lack of a headstone for Annie. I've added it to her memorial. Best Regards, Dee
Added by Dee E on Jun 29, 2016 8:39 AM
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