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Olin E. Hartley (#46925033)
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I was born in Pittsburgh, Pa., and grew up just east of there in the small town of Murrysville. Through Army, college, and company transfers, I've retired to East Texas.

I was married to Janet Marie (Vogel) Hartley ,and have three children, Tim, Todd & Kari.

My genealogy interests are (Paternal): Hartley, Headlee(ey), Gass (my stone wall), Fordyce, Lemley, Shriver, Barrickman, Jones, Cunningham and Prickett. (Maternal): Green, Knox, Jackson, Scott (England), Heacox, Barton and Hawley.
I'm willing to take photos for anyone in and around the Tyler, Texas area. I would like to thank those that have taken photos for me. I've "met" some great friends that way.

Please email me with any additions and/or corrections and I'll gladly update.

Please note: Many thanks to Carolina Angel for sponsoring my wife's memorial page.

A very special thank you to my friend Diane Miller for sponsoring my great grandparents, Joseph & Margaret (Scott) Green and Albert Henry Knox. Please visit Diane's family.
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Added by Missing*U*Always ~ Loving... on Apr 20, 2014 8:24 PM
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Hi Olin, stopping by to wish you peace, love & happiness this Easter and always. Have a great day.
Added by purple-lady on Apr 20, 2014 1:11 PM
RE: photos
Thank you so much for your quick reply! My e-mail is And thanks for the photos (in advance).
Added by Jan on Apr 19, 2014 9:08 AM
I'm not sure, but I assume since your last name matches Elsie McClanahan Hartley's name, that you must be related to her.

Elsie's grandmother, Jannigje (Jane) Verhoeff Hol (Hall) is the daughter of my 3rd greatgrandfather. I'm always looking for family photographs to include in my Verhoeff family genealogy. Do you have any you would be willing to share?

Of course, if you're interested, I would be happy to return the favor and share those that I have collected.

Jan Verhoeff Stauffer
Added by Jan on Apr 19, 2014 2:07 AM
sally baird
RE: Maria Fordyce FAG request
I think a lot of volunteers are complaining that Find A Grave is not notifying folks that their requests are being filled. glitch in the system?
There are many Fordyces in this cemetery.
Just go to and search for the cemetery. Whiteley Chapel Cemetery, Garards Fort, Greene Co PA.
When that comes up click: view all interments.
Scroll down to Fordyce.....I posted pics of quite a few.
If you are ever back in the area, message me, and I will be glad to show you where the cemetery is. It is really close to the interstate. On top of a hill. can't see from road. you drive down a little lane that says Gamelands. and walk up a path to the site. Half the fun of photographing the stones is actually trying to locate the cemetery!! : )
Added by sally baird on Apr 17, 2014 9:40 AM
sally baird
RE: Maria Fordyce FAG request
I left your request open in case we get a chance to go back out and look again.
This cemetery is not maintained. There are briar bushes everywhere. Most grave stones have sunk beneath the grass and weeds. We had to dig a few out and clean them to be able to read the inscriptions. there were several small markers dug up and laid next to the fence. Probably infants or children.
Hopefully someday we can have a group do some work on restoring the markers or at least digging them back up.....It is on top of a hill with woods all around. very peaceful spot!
I would say at least 2/3 of the graves are missing stones....or are beneath the grass.
I added about 35 more photos to the Find A Grave site if any of them are your relatives....they weren't requested, but we thought as long as we were there, we'd go ahead and take what we could.
Added by sally baird on Apr 16, 2014 7:43 PM
sally baird
Maria Fordyce FAG request
My husband and I photographed all the remaining stones at Whiteley Chapel Cemetery, Greene Co PA
I filled the request for Maria. It is the only stone in the cemetery with her initials. I cannot be sure is this is her grave or not.
Will be glad to delete it if you so desire.
Sincerely, Sally Baird
Added by sally baird on Apr 16, 2014 1:43 PM
Amy Robbins-Tjaden
RE: Hartleys
It's my pleasure to make those transfers, Olin. If I have created any other memorials you may have an interest in, please let me know so I can get those to you, too.
Added by Amy Robbins-Tjaden on Apr 08, 2014 3:32 PM
M. Richards
Photo Charles Hartley
Olin, Yes you have permission to use the photo, the others were taken without permission. This is why I hesitate to post any photos. Yes, Lena and Charles are ancestors; they attended many Moore family functions. Blessings in all your future endeavors, Mary Richards.
Added by M. Richards on Apr 07, 2014 8:19 PM
Barbara McCully
RE: The Worthington's
You are welcome-I linked one of their daughters to their memorials, thanks to your interest in them. It is all a big circle, with the Find A Grave community working togeather to remember these people.
Added by Barbara McCully on Apr 01, 2014 4:46 PM
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