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OPPSheryl (#47070645)
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Bio Photo My ancestors settled in northeastern Indiana in the 1830s and I am still here. I especially like old obituaries and newspaper clippings, and of course, cemeteries.

I generally follow the transfer guidelines as outlined by Findagrave. I try to get updates done quickly.

Exceptions: I often take photos when we go on vacation, so if I have a memorial that is not in NE Indiana, I am normally more than happy to transfer it as I have no plans to do research in those areas.

Thanks to all who have sent additional information for the memorials. Time does not allow me to thank each of your personally, but please know that the additional information is greatly appreciated.

"Genealogy, begins as an interest, becomes a hobby, continues as an avocation and in the last stages, is an incurable disease."
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Ricky W. Lester Correction
#105025809 -Rick's correct birth year is 1956 NOT 1957. Please correct this. It is causing problems for those who are trying to look up Rick by his correct birth year. Thank you.
Added by LKS on May 03, 2015 10:12 PM
Oma Binkley
Teeters Cemetery
Thank you for linking my maternal Smith, Teeters, Carter, Oberst, Jacoway, Gross family back in time so well.
Marsha Kay

First maternal cousin to Nancy Elizabeth Carter- Smith

Sarah Gross- Carter- Smith was my 3rd maternal Great Aunt.

Again , thank you
Added by Oma Binkley on Apr 30, 2015 10:25 PM
Polly Hull
Work Family
I am trying to find out where in this cemetery my relatives are buried. I found Sadie and Henry and the Infant but on find a grave it says there are more.
Rachel Amanda Work Chamberlain
Beatrice C Work Nowell
George E Work
James Work
Mary E Work
Rexi G Work

I hope you can help or atleast put me in contact with whomever can. Thanks
Added by Polly Hull on Apr 30, 2015 9:42 AM
Shirley Pace
I'm happy to report that that Deppen marker (memorial #130521243) has been removed by the cemetery. No one is buried in that spot. Thank you- Shirely Pace
Added by Shirley Pace on Apr 26, 2015 6:02 AM
Sandy Rowe
Harry Beatty
Hi Sheryl I just looked up the birth date that Harry Beatty's son had given me and it is 24 Nov the year is 1938.
Added by Sandy Rowe on Apr 18, 2015 10:13 AM
Eric Lowman
Thomas Hubler
You don't happen to have Thomas Hubler's obit from Oakwood Cemetery in Warsaw do you? If you had it, it would save me some research. Thanks,
Added by Eric Lowman on Apr 17, 2015 7:33 PM
Deb Lynch
RE: Thomas Lynch
Hi Sheryl,
working on my Lynch family today and realized Thomas who died in 1856 was the son of Thomas and Catherine, not Mary & Matthias. Mary was actually his sister. All those name repeats are so confusing. Mary and Matthias did have a son named Thomas, but he couldn't be that old. I was looking for naturalization records downtown today and found Thomas' - originally thought it was his fathers, but had his age as 21 - he applied in May and died in July. I am sure he is not really buried there, since there was no cemetery there, unless they reinterred him at the same time as his father. I submitted edits for his parents. didn't want to just do that without an explanation. Did you tell me before if this is your family too?

Deb Lynch Osborne
Added by Deb Lynch on Apr 17, 2015 7:09 PM
Retired Kent
RE: Glenn West
Cool never know who you might get to know out here now days,,,Thanks for the transfers,,Kent
Added by Retired Kent on Apr 13, 2015 3:39 PM
Oscar Weaver's Headstone Navy Emblem
Good morning, Sheryl, when time allows, could you describe the Navy emblem on this headstone? I believe that this Oscar B Weaver may be a Marine that I'm looking for, and his birth year is a best match for my search; if the emblem is an eagle, globe and an anchor, that would point towards the Marine Corps. Thank you for your time, - Top
Added by Top on Apr 12, 2015 7:41 AM
Jody Gonda
Fenstermacher - 76405328
I am just curious if you are also researching the Fenstermacher family. Russell and his brother George were cousins to my grandmother. Willing to share info. if you are researching this family.
Added by Jody Gonda on Apr 09, 2015 2:03 PM
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