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Jack Gilchrist (#47124171)
 member for 6 years, 6 months, 30 days
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Bio Photo I am a retired engineer living in Michigan who fills in many of his days with golf and woodworking.

But my favorite retirement activity is discovering my family genealogy history along with the stories and oral history as it has been passed down through the generations.

I have documented 7000+ family member's genealogy using MyHeritage software on a private family web site. Now I am adding some of my ancestors to Find A Grave to make some of my findings public.

Family names being researched include: Brock, Weaver, Critchlow, Yetter, Gilchrist, McFadden, Ellenberger, Orr, Miller, VanDyke, Hoffman, Stevens, Shaffer, Atwell, Snay and Ghost.

Genealogy records available for any branches of my family if you are related to one of my documented memorials. Also fell free to use any of my posted photos. Higher quality versions are usually available for the asking.
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Liz Owens
RE: Brock Photo - Thanks
You are welcome!
Added by Liz Owens on Oct 19, 2015 4:42 PM
Paul Rentz
RE: Rentz Grave Photos - Thanks
Wow, missed the last part got so busy on the first part! Cool family connection!
Added by Paul Rentz on Sep 25, 2015 6:51 PM
Barb Red
Ada Drebert, Evans City cemetery
I found a death certificate for an Ada Drebert Altenbaugh, husband John Altenbaugh, parents Herman Drebert and Sophie Ift. 16 Mar 1883-26 Feb 1949. She was buried in the North Cemetery in Butler, PA. Could this be the same person?
Added by Barb Red on Sep 25, 2015 4:09 PM
Jo A. McGinnis
RE: Blanche (Brown) Orr Parents
Awesome! When I find info, I sent it to you. I hope you do not mind the edits. I sent you the sources so that you can add that to you files.
Added by Jo A. McGinnis on Sep 25, 2015 11:39 AM
J. Rupert
RE: Ellenberger Photo - Thanks
You're very welcome!
Added by J. Rupert on Sep 24, 2015 7:10 AM
Dave Dayton
RE: Joseph Gilghrist Photo - Thanks
Thanks, Jack, for your prompt reply and expression of gratitude. However, I'm not very pleased with the way this photo turned out. I'm going to get another shot at a different time of day to see if different lighting makes the text on the headstone more readable.
Added by Dave Dayton on Sep 23, 2015 3:53 PM
Paul Rentz
RE: Rentz Grave Photos - Thanks
Wow- thanks for catching that! I went to the death certificate and of course, the headstone was correct. I was in Michigan at that time- ready to head to the airport and head back to Oregon when dad called and my whole family stayed for the funeral. Ironically, Clyne Funeral Home was a 'neighbor'- located at the corner of Mok and Gratiot where we lived. Mom had been battling cancer for years and managed to live through our entire visit- knowing it would be the last time we'd see her.
Added by Paul Rentz on Sep 22, 2015 10:53 AM
AZ Susi
RE: Azenath Julian Lewis
thank you. :-)
Added by AZ Susi on Sep 12, 2015 4:53 PM
RE: Ronald Poole Photo - Thanks
You're very welcome, Jack. Since I came a little late for a nice sunny face on this monument I will try for a better one when I get a chance. I needed to get pretty low to avoid the one behind his taking over the photo and to get the top of the hill in the frame and in doing so I washed out a lot of detail in the lower half. I'll just post a new one and delete the other one once it's up if that's OK.
Added by Lleeah on Sep 12, 2015 8:55 AM
Sarah Anne "Sadie" Braham Kirkpatrick # 60566129

This is the first wife of William Patton Kirkpatrick, my 2nd g-grandfather. I wondered if you wanted to added information on her daughter Sarah "Sadie" B Kirkpatrick (1867-1955), wife of Harry W Carr, Sr?

If you'd like, I'd be happy to take over management of this memorial. Just let me know.


Susan Nixon Shirey
Added by on Sep 06, 2015 3:31 PM
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