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James Lemon (#46987614)
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Bio Photo I am very much enjoying doing our family genealogy and learning about our family. The "Lemon" side, the "Eastman" side (my mother's) and the "Reid" side (my wife's). If anyone has any stories about our families I would love to see them.

I am working with Family Tree Maker 2014. I really enjoy working with this program. This project helps to keep my mind active. Originally from Galesburg, Michigan we now live in Lady Lake, Florida.

Connie and I have taken Genealogical trips researching our families and taking pictures of headstones in many cemeteries. We have been to Pennsylvania, Michigan, Ohio, & Canada recording cemeteries. If anyone has any further information or corrections please feel free to contact me so I can make this information as complete and correct as possible. If I know we have family members in a cemetery I usually take pictures of every legible, and some barely legible, headstones.

Please help me with corrections.If you have additional info or a correction to one or more of my memorials please use the edit button then suggest a correction on that memorial. Leaving me a message makes it harder to make that correction.

These trips have afforded us the pleasure of meeting many distant cousins and we even found the original "Lemon" house built in 1809 and still being lived in in Columbia County, Pennsylvania. I had the pleasure of talking with a man that had grown up in the house and could tell me many stories of its history.

A picture is worth a thousand words and for the most part I only post internments with a picture of the headstone. Consequently I don't always record every inscription on the headstone. It is already written in stone.

We don't take all these pictures as if we're in some sort of a contest. We do it so we can help other people researching for their family members. I much prefer having a picture of the headstone. It is my belief that in death the family is much more likely to record the proper/correct information. It is true that upon rare occasions an engraver will make a mistake but much less likely than a census taker. Census records are a good guide but some people are very lackadaisical in giving the correct information to the census taker or the census taker is only trying to earn a pay check and just writes down what he/she wants, the way he/she hears it and many times very unledgible.

Unfortunately, Connie passed away on February 12, 2011. I will carry on but researching is not the same without her help. I truly miss being able to use her as a sounding board for ideas and problems. We really enjoyed traveling and taking photos of cemeteries.

Family research can be an addiction, it is for me, but it can be very rewarding and is a great avenue for meeting and corresponding with many distant relatives. I wish everyone happy hunting in your research.

Submitting a SAC ("Suggest a Correction" on the Edit tab) is the ONLY way to give me the information I need for corrections or transfer requests. I will not make changes from public messages. Please don't make me turn off public messages. (Public messages don't have the necessary links to do changes efficiently.) I take a lot of time posting these memorials. I am only too happy to make changes when I make a mistake but most of the time these public messages don't have enough information and don't even tell me what cemetery the person is in. I'm an old man and have a severe case of CRS so I'm not going to try to find your memorial in error.

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Coburn Family - Michigan (13)
Eastman Family - Michigan (15)
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Messages left for James Lemon (528)[Leave Message]
Linda Berney
Peden
I don't collect numbers either, so will probably transfer him on to family if any so request.
Added by Linda Berney on Aug 28, 2015 6:15 PM
Linda Berney
Melvin Peden
Do you want him transferred back when I'm done with him?
Added by Linda Berney on Aug 28, 2015 5:59 PM
Peggy Bargen Duey
THANK YOU
Thank you so much for transferring George Albright, Sr.'s memorial; my husband's family greatly appreciate it.
Added by Peggy Bargen Duey on Aug 24, 2015 4:16 PM
Susan Binsted
CRS
Finally know what CRS is! It comes with maturity!

Susan
Added by Susan Binsted on Aug 11, 2015 7:11 AM
Susan Binsted
Mary Catherine Doris Andrews
Hi James,
Wondering if you have any knowledge of what happened to this woman.
She married Arthur Hunter Wilson in 1922 but then by the time he died he was married to someone else.
You have the parents and siblings of Mary Catherine Doris Andrews Wilson on Find A Grave so thought you might know.
Susan Binsted, Pickering, ON
Added by Susan Binsted on Aug 11, 2015 7:07 AM
wanda nevills
RE: fockler family
Hi James,
Thank you for the information I'll have to do a little more digging. didn;t mean to confuse you. Just to let u know if you are working on the focklers. Eli Andrews had 12 children 2 of those children are Charles Andrews which is my gggrandfather and Emily Elizabeth Andrews who married Elijah Fockler. And that is where my Focklers come in at thank u so much for answering my questions. Thank You
wanda
Added by wanda nevills on Aug 08, 2015 6:00 AM
wanda nevills
fockler family
hi James this is my family line or I should say my husbands.
6th Great Grandfather George Fockler married Catherine Baker
5th GGF John Fockler Sr m. Margaret Wideman
4th GGF John Fockler Jr m. Margaret Johnson
3rd GRF Elijah Fockler m. Emily Elizabeth Andrews
Elijah moved from canada to Elm Hall Gratiot co,Michigan and that is were he met his wife.
2nd GRF Charles Andrews m. Mrya B ?
1st GRF Ora May Andrews m. John Franklin Nevills
GF otto John Nevills m. Ima Jean Haggert
Father John m. Norma still living
son John m Wanda(me)

What I'm tring to find is more information on George and his wife Catherine Baker they are buried in the same cemetery as their son John Fockler. I have alot of information on this family and would be more then happy to share my information with this family.if I could find them thank you wanda
Added by wanda nevills on Aug 04, 2015 8:09 PM
wanda nevills
Fockler Family
Hi James,
Do you know of anyone in Canada that is working on the Fockler Family. I have a few ?
I my 3rd geat aunt emily elizabeth andrews married charles fockler which breings me to jonh
flockler and margaet wideman fockler in canada. If you can help me in any way would greatly appreciate the help.
thank you
wanda
Added by wanda nevills on Aug 04, 2015 1:23 PM
wanda nevills
fockler family
Added by wanda nevills on Aug 04, 2015 12:33 PM
wanda nevills
fockler
I hope this helps I have a paper stating that John fockler was buried beside his wife margaret wideman fockler in dixon hill cemetery.(ref. cemetery records). records were found in 1978 ontario canada.look under spelling FAUKLER it should be spelled fockler.
Added by wanda nevills on Aug 04, 2015 7:37 AM
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