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Shirley I Shawver Nees (#47311329)
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I am 76 years old and have been doing genealogy for over 40 years. I started wih my line then got into my husband's and when our daughter married, I've worked on my son-in-law's too. Now I have 2 grandson-in-law's and I've worked on their for the children. I love finding out about our history and meeting other people, although I can't get very far anymore. My PC is
my lifesaver when I can't be with my children.
I've been all over the US but I live in Central
Illinois , where I was born.
I used to sew alot too but can't do much of it anymore. the funny thing is the line I started
with, I've not got any farther.
Please feel free to contact me if you find errors
or woould like to add information.
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Messages left for Shirley I Shawv... (34)[Leave Message]
RE: Marie Catherine Koppenheffer
Dear Shirley,

Thank you for making those edits to Eva Batdorf Koppenheffer memorial. No apologies were necessary for the lag in time. As you can see, I get myself into arrears as well, and I can't even explain it by using my age. :-)

I guess it would have been more accurate for me to say that one "is not suppose to," rather than "can't," make memorials where the place of burial is not known. It is tempting, but I know in the long run that it can lead to confusion with a duplicate being made when the location is found. So, for the time being I am keeping my fingers crossed that someone will find that little piece of information.

With appreciation and best wishes,
Added by Flutterby on Oct 23, 2014 9:56 AM
William Sweet
Would you be able to actually leave a picture of the monument for him and any other family??
Added by Rosita on Oct 13, 2014 9:24 AM
Lori Coffman Karabel
Elias & Mercy Needham
Dear Shirley, God Bless You for being so nice in transferring
Elias & Mercy Needham memorial site over to me, I will do my best in caring for them.
Sincerely, Lori Coffman Karabel
Added by Lori Coffman Karabel on Jun 04, 2014 8:29 PM
RE: Rachel Hinshaw
You are very welcome and the thanks is always appreciated.
Added by BrysonSearcherJMM on Mar 14, 2014 1:29 PM
RE: Horace Kellogg 1765-1825
Sorry book also lists this information.

Under the act of 1818 he was a Connecticut pensioner living in New York. He-enlisted in Hartford in Battalion men of the Conn. Line.

Not sure if that helps you decide if he is you guy or not.

I took pictures of all of Onondaga County Rev war vets (and all of the really old stones in lost cemeteries one summer).
Added by BArnold on Oct 19, 2013 6:09 AM
RE: Horace Kellogg 1765-1825
The stone says

March 22, 1825,
59 years, 11 months & 2 days.

Having a fit of the apoplexy he lived
only about three hours after being taken.
Time how short,
Eternity! oh, how long.
How safe how careless and secure
Mankind by nature are.
Each one must die this thing is sure;
0 then for Death prepare.

(Make sure to set the year to Julian not Gregorian)

I'd cite the gravestone, but if you want a book reference try Page 42 of Revolutionary War Soldiers Resident or Dying in Onondaga County by W M Beaachamp.
Added by BArnold on Oct 19, 2013 6:07 AM
RE: Eva Koppenheffer
Thank you for the addition.

The family genealogy that I have says that there were seven children, so now they are all there. :-)
Added by Flutterby on Oct 14, 2013 11:25 AM
Re: Leah Enterline Gergen
Thank you for your email to me regarding Leah Enterline Gergen.. I found on some of the censuses that Leah was her middle name and her real name was : Leoli Leah Enterline Gergen , which I have attached to Jacob Gergen already.. is there something else you need me to do ..
Added by GKBWS on Aug 09, 2013 3:09 PM
Emma's death certificate is on the Hinshaw Family Association web site and she died in Arizona and the body was removed to Brighton for burial.
Added by BrysonSearcherJMM on May 16, 2013 10:22 PM
jesse Hinshaw
Could the memorial page for Jesse Hinshaw (Find A Grave Memorial# 36759018) in Brighton, Colorado be Martin's son. His wife Emma is buried there as well? I have J. R. in Colorado after being in Canada.
Added by BrysonSearcherJMM on May 16, 2013 3:33 PM
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