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J.G.B. (#47533410)
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Bio Photo For questions msg. me and include a contact e-mail account separate from this site.
Click my cemetery photos for all info concerning them. I try for best possible pics/info/occasional updates. If you post this credit this source. Thank you.
*All memorial photos have permission to be used for general purposes with proper credit using this member number. Thank you.
*Individual photographs NO permission being from various family collections. Photos I add courtesy of others do NOT have permission. Please respect this. Any information that can be added to my family listings, usually marked w/flowers, (and some friends) greatly appreciated.
Should you find anything of interest e-mail me separate from this site. Info received for all posts will be credited and dated/updated unless requesting not to be identified. Sources not affiliated with f/g will not be ID'd unless requesting it for privacy.
Esp. looking for families of Walter A. and Nora B. Hall Brown, starting places: NC, SC, TN, VA, others associated w/both families. If I missed any THANK YOU'S for those helping me w/my southern search please know it's unintentional and very much appreciated!!! YOU ARE AWESOME!!!
1. BICKEL'S/REED'S-private (some land POSTED, little-no maintenance, preserved), Ashland*
2. CITIZEN, Ashland*, (some maintenace yearly), current.
3. DEEP CREEK RD.-marked private, it is assoc. w/Church of Christ in Christian Union, Weishample*, current
5. GREEN'S FARM-private (POSTED Enforced, maintained to preserve), Lavelle*
6. IOOF, Centralia, Columbia Co.*, current
7. KLASE-private (POSTED Enforced, not maintained yearly), Ashland*
8. McINTYRE, Catawissa, Columbia Co.*, current
9. NEW ST. JOSEPH, Ashland*, current
10. SCHEUREN'S FIELD-private (POSTED Enforced, maintained to preserve, hunting area), Lavelle*
11. WEIKEL'S-private (POSTED Enforced, lies w/in Hunting area, not maintained, heavily overgrown), Cameron, Northumberland Co.*
12. YARNELL'S-semi private, Weishample*, current
13. ZION LUTHERAN AKA LUTHERAN, (Altamont section)Frackville*, current
14. OLD ST. MAURITIUS, Ashland-all transcriptions by Schuylkill Vital Records to 1989-completed.
**NOTE: Check NEW St. Mauritius AKA German Catholic, Ashland before making posts for St. Mauritius Cemetery. Many already up, most likely to be in newer cem. Please try to determine this if possible first.
15. OLD ST. JOSEPH, Ashland-going over SVR transcriptions up to 1989 for this cem as I can. *NOTE: Same applies-Please check your entries to make sure they are correct to avoid duplicates.
16. IOOF AKA "WILDCAT", Girardville*-SVR transcriptions, pics completed, current.
17. (OLD) ST. JOSEPH, Girardville-(POSTED-Enforced). This cem is highly overgrown on hillside, in bad general condition due to age, neglect, weather, vandalism, etc. Pics up document it's current state. Possible duplicate posts due to described damage. Plots w/out markers put up as such. More than likely that may be the ONLY thing left as nature has taken it back. Not maintained. If you have any help to offer please do! Deleted pics for here have no permission for use anywhere!
18. ST. IGNATIUS, Centralia, Columbia Co. Newer section complete (north).
19. CHURCH OF GOD, Weishample*, current *Check entries, some have shown up in SALEM UNITED BRETHREN cem up the road from this one that belong here. They're very close same side of rd.
21. (NEW) HOLY ROSARY, (Englewood section) Frackville-western/new side cem only*, current
22. ANNUNCIATION B.V.M., (Englewood Section) Frackville*, current *Burials could show up in St. Vincent-St. Louis, others in Englewood, didn't org. have it's own land but is Catholic.
23. Ss. PETER & PAUL'S POLISH (of St. Clair), at Port Carbon*, current. All pics courtesy of J. Vaughn.
24. ST. PAUL'S LUTHERAN, Middleport-partial
*My pics are TRUE to locations. I know my area well being born and raised here. If I can help someone I will try my best, just ask.
**NOTE: Check entries before posting for following CEMS in ENGLEWOOD section of FRACKVILLE, these include:
1. St. Vincent DePaul of Girardville
2. St. Louis/Our Lady of Siluva of Maizeville
3. New Holy Rosary, Maizeville/Frackville
4. *Old/New St. Joseph of Frackville
Many associated w/the "Foot patches/towns/sections" of Mahanoy Plane & Gilberton-incl. Ducktown, Long Row, Maizeville, Cork(town), poss. Boston Run, Powder Mill (Rd.), Quality Hill (Rd.), Suffolk, Wiggans, Vulcan, Patriotic Hill, Ellen Gowen, Yatesville, Maple Hill, St. Nicholas, all located at "the foot" of Frackville mt. extending from Girardville to Mahanoy City-Shenandoah; Girardville and it's sections/patches of Wildcat(Run), Preston Hill, Connerton (aka Connor's Patch) incl. Fingerboard sec., Colorada/o, Rappahannock, Hunters Patch. This does NOT incl. Lost Creek 1 & 2, Smokey Hollow Patch village, Deansville, William Penn, W. Wm. Penn, Raven Run, Brownsville (Upper & Lower), others located between Girardville and Shenandoah; Weston(Place), Shenandoah Heights, Turkey Run, but can't rule them out. SOME PATCHES NO LONGER EXIST due to extensive mining. I add names as I find them. Also Homesville, Big Mine Run between Ashland & Girardville not ruled out. Oakland (Ave.), Little Mine Run-sections of Ashland, Woodland Heights-sec. of BMR/Ashland.
Best to check ALTAMONT section, Frackville of OLD H.R. & OLD St. Joe's, FIRST for burials from THESE CHURCHES, then Englewood. There are other CEMS located in ENGLEWOOD section, these get the most attention, as does Annunciation BVM.
2014:Info for Old & New St. Joseph Cems of Frackville-BOTH located in ENGLEWOOD as stated by parish office, as is NEW H.R. Cemetery. Only OLD Holy Rosary located in Altamont.
BOTH O.H.R./Old St. Joseph TRANSCRIBED as located in Altamont by SVR-any burial locations for memorials listed by me for Altamont taken from SVR, photos true to location.
*Finally a THANK YOU to those who supply the info and get me out when I can-All things Schuylkill: Schuylkill Vital Records (SVR), Joanne Vaughn, Peggy Scully & L. Merritt-(esp. for St. Joseph, Girardville), CARETAKERS, local residents & friends, historical societies & libraries, churches, f/g, and anyone willing to share info or tag along w/me. Beth, Carrie & Wendy w/all things Columbia, Northumberland Co's. Terry, Laura and Emily for their INVALUABLE help w/southern searches!! Joan, Mike, Lorraine, southern cems, pics. Others who have helped me you are NOT forgotten-THANK YOU SO MUCH!!
All other kindnesses regarding transfers of family members and information supplied-THANK YOU!!!

**Please visit SSG Lucas James "Luke" Opuda #127454033 at Indiantown Gap National Cem. & his brother Jacob "Jake" Opuda #132771606.

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Robert David Miller
As is my custom, I transfer everyone linked to any memorial for any give transfer. Take care of them Judy. Bob
Added by Robert David Miller on Mar 02, 2015 11:48 AM
Robert David Miller
Heffron transfers
Transfers completed, take good care of them. Sincerely, Robert Miller
Added by Robert David Miller on Feb 27, 2015 11:14 AM
Robert David Miller
Krall transfers
Glad to send your family to you. Take good care of them for they are a part of your family's history. Let me know if you want anymore transfers, just send a request like you did. Sincerely, Robert Miller
Added by Robert David Miller on Feb 18, 2015 11:18 AM
C. Campbell
RE: Buri Family
Judy, I wonder that Frogtown got its name from the spring peepers down in that creek down in that hollow. Can just imagine that sound soon when spring gets here. I do wonder of the possible Buri to Buery connection, always have to leave an open door. Here is a question concerning Otillie Buri Walter's daughter also named Tillie, she 1st married William Rhubright, divorced then remarried to Raymond Kessler of Shamokin. Her death certificate June 2, 1930 states she was buried in Fountain Springs Cemetery (Christ Church Cem) outside Ashland. I looked through Sch Vital Records 1 and no listing for her under either name. Have you dealt with the cemetery personnel there? are they helpful etc. to go through burial records ? Carrie C.
Added by C. Campbell on Feb 18, 2015 6:22 AM
C. Campbell
Buri Family
Judy, Thanks for the transfer of Otillia Buri Walter. I thought that the Buri family was also aligned with the other Beury Families in Schuylkill but now I know they are not. Otillia's two brothers Theodore and Henry Buri came to Tamaqua,from Germany then by 1889-1895 or so both pulled up roots again and went to Philadelphia, with all the children, then Henry moved to New Jersey. Otillia's three sisters all married, but stayed in Tamaqua. All the men in the family kept the spelling of Buri as such till some of the deaths I have seen in the 1960's. The German birth & Bap records I have found are all spelled Buri. Its always possible another Buri sibling slipped in to Tamaqua Sch Co and the spelling changed. But from what I have seen in records one or other of the Buri siblings were standing in as sponsors in Baptismal records and who gave info on Death Certificates. Their nephew Phillip Otto Buri did come over and married a Tamaqua girl but by the 1910 census he left for Wayne Co., Michigan where he died.. Speaking of Rocktown for Lavelle, where was Frogtown ? also part of Lavelle? Carrie C.
Added by C. Campbell on Feb 17, 2015 1:11 PM
Diane Gravlee
Troy & Mae Brown
I sent you an email with photos I took of their markers today. I think my close ups are better than cemeteries', but not sure about the others.
Added by Diane Gravlee on Jan 31, 2015 6:20 PM
Little Marie
Gilbert Milligan in McCorkle Cemetery
You sent me a message that there was a duplicate memorial for This man but when I typed the number in I got a message that the memorial didn't exist. Did you send me the correct number? Thanks Little Marie
Added by Little Marie on Jan 28, 2015 7:45 AM
Mike Huffstetler
RE: Thank you...
You are welcome Always glad to place some one with Family who knows them and can honor them more than I can

Added by Mike Huffstetler on Jan 27, 2015 9:13 PM
Robert David Miller
RE: Thomas Troyan
Just to let you know, I photographed all 11 cemeteries around Mount Carmel including all 5 on top of the Merriam. I've taken over 25,000 pictures so far and still doing some follow up walk thru. If you're ever in the mood, there still are a lot of people buried in the last two years that need to be taken pictures of. Except for the Mount Carmel Cemetery, just walk thru any of the other 10 cemeteries and look for people buried in 2013 & 2014 & 2015 and take a picture of their headstones, chances are that they are needed. You're welcome for the compliments. Sincerely, Robert Miller
Added by Robert David Miller on Jan 25, 2015 5:42 PM
Robert David Miller
Thomas Troyan
I'm sorry Judy but I know very little about the people I've made memorials for, Thomas included. I now leave a note & token that states that fact. "Because I Never Knew Knew You And Since We're Not Related" it starts. People like yourself, sadly make the mistake, thinking I know all the deceased in my memorials. This is simply one massive project I started 15 years ago and still trying to finish. Sorry I couldn't have been of more help. Sincerely, Robert Miller
Added by Robert David Miller on Jan 21, 2015 12:45 PM
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