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Jane Gerrish Waddell (#47310089)
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Bio Photo I have been interested in family history since the mid-1970's and interested in cemeteries since childhood when we often walked to Lewis Cem a small rural cemetery where we read the stones, told ghost stories and noted the tragedy of infant mortality.
Much research has been done on my Gerrish family since they were an early New England family arriving in Newbury MA in 1639. But much less is known of my mother's family so at this time I am more interested in learning about her Small, Holton, Ramsay, Ogle, and Light families, the first 2 in PA and the others in Canada, Scotland and Ireland.
Besides my own family I am deeply involved in research of the small rural cemeteries of Carrigan Twp, Marion Co, IL: Lewis, Harrison (where approximately 70% of the burials have some connection to my 3x-Great Grandfather, Henry Gerrish), Phelps and Wisher (listed here as Burton/Kissner/Wisher).
Any new information to add to the memorials I have created as well as infomation on my own lines is greatly appreciated.
Though my ratio of managed memorials to created memorials is high, I AM NOT a hoarder aka number person. Most of my memorials which I did not create came from the accounts of deceased or inactive contributors. If I have no connection whatever to a memorial that I manage I am always happy to find someone who would like to take it over. And I am just as happy to receive any and all that have a connection with my extended family.
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Stephen Davis
RE: Annie E. Gath maiden name
I am not related to the Gath family, but my 3rd great aunt Anne Elizabeth Layne married a William Gath in Richmond, Virginia on March 23, 1905. I know very little about her and was hoping this is the same Anne Gath. The birth dates don't match exactly, but headstones can be wrong. I have her birth date as October 15, 1859.
Added by Stephen Davis on Jul 15, 2014 7:07 AM
Stephen Davis
Annie E. Gath maiden name
Would you happen to know the maiden name of Annie E. Gath memorial #34810184 second wife to William Gath memorial #34810183?
Added by Stephen Davis on Jul 14, 2014 11:15 AM
RE: Photos for #89457434 & 89457433
You are very welcome
Added by clevelandpole on Jul 04, 2014 2:18 PM
B.J. Waters
Found a connection . . .
It seems that Martha Honeychurch and Enola Raede have the same maiden name. Maybe they are sisters? I hope that solves the mystery.

Added by B.J. Waters on May 25, 2014 9:31 AM
B.J. Waters
Fred and Martha Honeychurch
Hello again! I am fulfilling two of your requests with photos of the area, only. Fred and Martha do not have markers (Jessie did!). Jessie is buried in a different part of the cemetery.

Interestingly, Fred and Martha are buried in between 4 people with the surname Raede. Do you know if they are related? I am going to create memorials for them and add photos. Let me know if you know the relationship, if any.

I am sorry this was not a more positive outcome.

Best regards,
Added by B.J. Waters on May 25, 2014 8:25 AM
Larry & Susan M.
James Resch
I do not know how I got the wrong wife listed for James Resch the correct one is in the book. I have changed the bio to reflect Phyllis as his wife and did not list any children.

Thanks again for your help.
Added by Larry & Susan M. on May 23, 2014 7:58 PM
Larry & Susan M.
Anna Barnhart
I changed the name from Ina to Anna; you can faintly see the outline of the A when you look at the enlarged photo.

Thanks for all of the great help.
Added by Larry & Susan M. on May 23, 2014 10:08 AM
Charlene Kimpler
Resch, Dickens and Resch
Thank you for full filling all my request for gravestone photos for the Reschs and Dickens.
Added by Charlene Kimpler on May 23, 2014 4:39 AM
Larry & Susan M.
Viola Britt
Please post the picture you took and I will leave both photos on the memorial. It is amazing how taking the picture at a different time can sometimes make the picture so much clearer. It all depends on where the sun was at the time the picture was taken.
Added by Larry & Susan M. on May 22, 2014 11:17 PM
Sherry Cavender
Hettie Votaw Marcum
Memorial #84812404. Thank You so very much for the photo!!
Added by Sherry Cavender on May 11, 2014 6:27 AM
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