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Linda Jean Limes Ellis (#46864930)
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Bio Photo I research the surnames of Limes, Duvall, Lombard, McKee, Szczepankiewicz and Zagorsky.

My locations of ancestry for my Limes and Duvall lines are in Lorain, Franklin, Pickaway and Champaign Counties, in Ohio; and in Virginia: Frederick County in the early 1800s for my Limes, and McKee lines.

I am a descendant of Dr. Jeremiah Duvall of Bedford, Pennsylvania.

For my Szczepankiewicz line: The areas of ancestry are: Zlotkow, Milaczew, and Kazimierz Biskupi, Poland.

For my Zagorsky ancestry: Resita in present day Romania (formerly Resica in Austria-Hungary.)


For those with a sincere interest in cemetery preservation in the state of Ohio, there is a closed Facebook Group: "Preserving Ohio's Cemeteries" that addresses the issues caused by the use of improper gravestone cleaning, repairing, and re-setting; among other aspects of what elements encompasses cemetery preservation and gravestone conservation.


Please remember that just because someone holds a cemetery preservation workshop does not necessarily mean that the person or company holding it adheres to all of the widely held best practices for cleaning, repairing, and re-setting gravestones.

For example, some use power tools such as Nyalox plastic brush wheels attached to power drills that rotate at high speeds. Using Nyalox brushes removes the outer layer of stone or marble. It is a totally unapproved method for application on gravestones by the Association for Gravestone Studies, and the NCPTT of the National Park Service.

Attempt to learn ahead of time, before attending a workshop, if the methods and products that will be demonstrated and used are aggressive (think power washers and power tools), abrasive (think wire brushes or metal scrapers), or invasive (think metal pins and rods) as these are just some of the methods that lead to or directly cause destructive damage that are irreversible on a gravestone.

So, please to gain a well rounded education, consider attending more than one cemetery preservation workshop if you are intent on learning the best practices of hands-on gravestone cleaning, repairing, and resetting yourself.

Always think: DO NO HARM -- Less is more when it comes to working with fragile old original gravestones -- which are truly one of a kind historic artifacts.

If your goal is to read and photograph tombstone inscriptions: Many gravestone inscriptions can be read by reflecting light on the letters and numbers, or by shining one of the newer LED lights on the front of the gravestones to bring out the inscriptions for transcriptions or photography purposes.

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Bell, Joseph and Ann
I was going through all the cemetery transcription in the Champaign county genealogy magazine and compared what they had posted with what was posted in the actual cemetery. They must have been listed for the Lewisburg cemtery.
They didn't indicate if there was a marker or not.
I have thrown out all those periodicals so can not go back and recheck.
KE Fleming
Added by KEFleming on Aug 07, 2016 7:31 PM
Bob Ferda
RE: Joseph Merlini
You are welcome
Added by Bob Ferda on Aug 04, 2016 3:07 PM
Huressa Limes Rose
Hi there! Looks like we have some things in common. Daniel Haley Rose is my ancestor on my dad side and I am Polish on my mom side. I grew up in Chicago area. I'm hoping on the outside chance you have some information on Daniel Haney line back. I'm trying to find out whew his father and mother, Allen Rose and Elizabeth Haiti Rose are buried. I think in the affidavit that he made it said Galion County Ohio but I can't find any records anywhere. If you have any insight to this or any proof of his father Alan's relationship to his grandfather Edward I would be ever grateful. Thanks in advance!
Cindy Rose
Added by MsRose on Jul 23, 2016 3:50 PM
RE: Fred C. Schmauch
You are most welcome. Thank you for having the burial location. It's appreciated.

Added by Linda on Jul 18, 2016 6:49 AM
Sue Green
RE: Ruth Richardson
FYI I have sent the request that connects Ruth to her parents yesterday. Thanks again Sue
Added by Sue Green on Jul 07, 2016 2:30 PM
Sue Green
RE: Ruth Richardson
Find a Grave #89058296
Added by Sue Green on Jul 07, 2016 2:24 PM
Sue Green
RE: Maria Dick
I show a Death Certificate for her daughter Ruth Richardson that states mothers maiden name as Light.
Thanks for checking. Anything else I can do for you? Sue
Added by Sue Green on Jul 07, 2016 9:29 AM
Lawrence & Sue Dale
RE: 163052062
Death records began in Texas officially on 1 Jan 1903. Texans, being a little red-neck, did not take to this invasion of their privacy so by ca. 1920 about 40% of the deaths were actually recorded in the individual counties.
Added by Lawrence & Sue Dale on Jun 12, 2016 3:13 AM
Lawrence & Sue Dale
Take another quick look at the memorial. Thanks to you have added this to 4 more memorials with the same problem.

Keep up the sleuthing

Lawrence and Sue Dale
Added by Lawrence & Sue Dale on Jun 11, 2016 1:26 PM
Lawrence & Sue Dale
Made the changes to the document. Also, went over the 1850 census for RRCo TX and did confirm the handwriting style as you suggested. Went thru the marriage records for the county and could find no remarriage for a surviving widow within 5 years. Also there were no marriages for a child that could fit either. As there is no remnant family found on the 1880 census I have to presume that this was a single man and with his passing all traces of his lineage has disappeared.

Added by Lawrence & Sue Dale on Jun 11, 2016 4:29 AM
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