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Blair (#46799759)
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Bio Photo *~Note from contributor:I have been taking a break for a while. It was necessary, but I'm going to try to get back into the swing of things and do better with responding to requests and emails. Thanks for your patience and understanding.I'm originally from Indiana. My husband is in the military, so we've moved a few times. I love my husband, my dog, music, traveling, history, genealogy, photography and cemeteries.If you plan on using my photos for your personal research or on a for-profit site such as ancestry.com, please contact me first. Stealing my work without crediting me is wrong. Generally, when asked, I will say yes, but I must be asked. Please read the FAQ's for Find a Grave for their take on this.I enjoy trying to research all of the people that I've entered, and I at least try to put their mother and father and spouse. I will also try to find a female spouse's maiden name. I will NOT just copy and paste an obituary, because I think that's a lazy way to make a memorial.*All photos by Blair are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License This means that you may copy any grave photo I've personally photographed for your own personal use (no modifications without prior written consent) as long as I am credited for the photo.
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Laurie Hays Plemons
RE: James C. Hays
that is awesome! Thank you for that! It didn't occur to me to look at the index for Orange County. I don't know why it didn't, I just spent the last few days digging through indexes in Monroe County, you'd think it would have! I just found out my uncle has some documents related to James' death, all confirmed. Thanks for your help!
Added by Laurie Hays Plemons on Jun 23, 2016 8:31 AM
Laurie Hays Plemons
James C. Hays
Hello Blair:

I recently discovered that I had family buried at Liberty in Orange County, IN and visited this cemetery over the weekend. I am still in the process of connecting family members to each other, and see that you have listed James C. Hays as the son of Lorenzo D. and Sarah E. Hays.

his info:
birth: Jan. 9, 1878
Death: Oct. 17, 1904

His data:
James was the son of Lorenzo D. and Sarah E. Miller Hays. He married Susan "Sue" Mathews on June 13, 1901 in Orange County, Indiana.

He was killed by a train at Salem, Indiana.

I was wondering if you wouldn't mind sharing how you know that this is their James? (I thought their James was a James R. this is why I ask.) Lorenzo is my 3xgreat grandfather.
any info you can share would be very helpful, thanks!
~Laurie











Please do not copy these photos without my permission.

Family links:
Spouse:
Susan Matthew Hays (1879 - 1909)

Children:
Ruby Hays Gould (1902 - 1984)*

*Calculated relationship

Inscription:
KILLED BY ENGINE
No. 105
AT SALEM IND.

Burial:
Liberty Cemetery
Orleans
Orange County
Indiana, USA

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Created by: Blair
Record added: Feb 02, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47443811
Added by Laurie Hays Plemons on Jun 22, 2016 8:43 PM
Gwen HerzogTrammell
Memorial# 49952586
Hello Blair,
Would you mind transitioning Memorial# 49952586 for Herman Herzog to me. I need to update his information as he is in my family tree.
Thank you,
Gwen
Added by Gwen HerzogTrammell on Feb 16, 2016 4:02 PM
Mr. S
Diehl's - My GGG Grandparents
Hi, Blair,
I'm very excited to find you and your information on the Diehl's. Peter and Margaret are my 3rd great grandparents. I would love to share information. If you are interested, please contact me. Thanks!!
Added by Mr. S on Nov 17, 2015 3:07 PM
Jon P Czarowitz
Johanna 'Lena" Kubitz
Blair
Several days ago I sent you a request to transfer Lena's memorial# 50005556. Would you consider transferring this memorial to me?
Jon P Czarowitz # 46845582

This is person is buried near Temple where I live and included in my research as spouse of her 1st husband August Hempel. If she is your direct relation or you do not want to transfer, just let me know.
Thanks Jon P Czarowitz
czarowitz@gmail.com
Added by Jon P Czarowitz on Nov 06, 2015 1:32 PM
Reba Butler
Sarah Jane Davis Simpson Messick
If you are still looking for Jane Davis' first husband, his name was Henry C. Simpson. They married on December 24, 1864(Lawrence County Indiana Marriage Record D35). Jane is buried in the Green Hill Cemetery, Lawrence County, Indiana.
Added by Reba Butler on Feb 23, 2014 5:53 PM
karen hamm
Michael Georg Bauer
Sorry forgot to give you Michael's memorial number. It is #50167170 Buried in Coryell, TX.

Thanks,
Karen Hamm #47224402
Added by karen hamm on Jan 21, 2014 12:46 PM
karen hamm
Michael Georg Bauer
Dear Blair,

Would you please consider transferring Michael Georg Bauer to me. Michael is my husband's g-grandfather, and the only one in the family buried in this cemetery. I would like to fill in more information on him and link him to the rest of the family.

Thank you,
Karen Hamm #47224402
Added by karen hamm on Jan 21, 2014 12:44 PM
Joe Hall
Walter Harold "Bo" Hall
Bo Hall was my dad. Interested in sharing info. with you. Please contact me at dealeyjoe@gmail.com. Thanks.
Added by Joe Hall on Nov 22, 2013 2:17 PM
karen hamm
Michael G. Bauer
Dear Blair,
Would you please consider transferring Michael George Bauer #50167170 to me? He is my husband's g-grandfather and we would like to link him to his parents and wife and children, as well as fill in more information about him.
Thanks,
Karen Hamm #47224402
Added by karen hamm on Oct 18, 2013 6:30 PM
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