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Nancy Thompson (#46988183)
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Bio Photo My interest in genealogy began ten years ago when I started my Family Trees. Most of my relatives are from PA and OH. My research led me to join ROAGK in IA, where I volunteered to help others in their search for information. Since my retirement, I am now dedicating my time to entering information into "FAG". Hopefully some of the information and gravestone pictures will help others in their searches. If you note errors in my entries, please let me know by email and include "FAG" in the subject line. I hope my contributions add to the value of this important site.

Find a Grave has implemented a new way to submit Edits! Unfortunately, there are far too many members for Find a Grave to notify everyone via email, so it's up to us to get the word out. If every member posts this message (or similar) in their profile, hopefully we can help spread the word.

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Erin M. Schaeffer
Marjorie Hoffman
Thanks for the photo!
Added by Erin M. Schaeffer on Jan 16, 2017 1:25 PM
Raven Smith Millwood
RE: Friend
Thank's Martha, that pic was when I was abt 50, 15 yea ago,I'm like you if your not gonna share and keep it going what's the use.
Added by Raven Smith Millwood on Jan 14, 2017 9:58 AM
Staci Sexauer
RE: Rupert, Jesse, #29261510
Hi Nancy,

I got the middle name for Jesse C. from his WWI Draft Registration, available on Ancestry.

I am doing this family tree for my niece. John Sr. and Christiana are her 5th great grandparents. She descends from John Jr.'s line, through James Lane, to Jesse James. As she is a minor, I prefer not to go into much more detail.

Thanks for your help. I'm sure I'll be in touch again :)

Added by Staci Sexauer on Jan 12, 2017 8:36 PM
Tom Schoening
RE: Russell Shaffer
Nancy, Aw darn, I already have the memorial and have been hoping to find a relative. Thanks for the reply.

Merry Christmas - Tom Schoening
Added by Tom Schoening on Dec 17, 2016 6:10 PM
Tom Schoening
Russell Shaffer
Nancy - Are You related to Russell ????

Merry Christmas - Tom Schoening
Added by Tom Schoening on Dec 17, 2016 11:12 AM
Merry Christmas
Wishing you and your family, a very Merry Christmas and a Happy Healthy New Year!
Added by Lavelle on Dec 04, 2016 3:43 PM
B. Felix
RE: Deshong, Sheldon & Patricia
If you find out they are buried somewhere else, let me know and I will try again.

Added by B. Felix on Dec 04, 2016 7:18 AM
James Monihen
I am James Monihen's 4th great grandson and I was wondering if you had the biography of James Monihen:
JAMES MONIHEN, farmer and stockman, of Latta Grove, Huntingdon
county, Pa., was born in Tod township, May 20, 1834, son of Patrick and
Sarah (Foeshey) Monihen. Patrick Monihen was born in Ireland, of
Scotch-Irish descent, came to America when a young man and settled in
Huntingdon county. After working for some time as a laborer he found
employment at Paradise Furnace, Tod township, but after a short stay
removed to Huntingdon, Pa. There he enlisted in the standing army, and
has never been heard from since. In Huntingdon county, he married Miss
Sarah Foeshey; of their three children, only James is now living,
Thomas and William having died young. Mrs. Monihen was married,
secondly, to Henry Alexander, of England, a stone cutter by trade. She
died in 1884 at the home of her son James.
James Monihen attended the common schools, then worked out as a farm
hand, and later learned hoop-making and coopering. In February, 1864,
he enlisted at Hollidaysburg in Company C, One Hundred and Tenth
Pennsylvania Volunteers, Colonel Rodgers and Capt. J. C. Hamilton
commanding. He fought at the battles of the Wilderness, Spottsylvania,
Cold Harbor, at Petersburg and in other engagements. At the last named
place he had his skull broken by a shell and lay over a year in the
hospital in Washington, D. C. On May 23, 1865, he was at the grand
review in Washington, and soon after returned to his native county.
After spending some time in Cromwell township, while slowly gathering
strength, he bought a farm of 130 acres, erected buildings, and
otherwise improved it. He was married in Cass township to Anna,
daughter of Michael Dell. They had these children: Hettie (Mrs. William
Sipe); Henry A.; Hannah (Mrs. George Shore); Sarah (Mrs. Frank Stever);
Miles J.; Rhoda; Mary, deceased; James, died in infancy; Winfield S.,
deceased; and four others, who died very young. Mr. Monihen is a
Republican. He has served as school director for six years, and as
constable. He is a very active member of the United Brethren church, a
teacher in the Sunday-school and a class leader. He belongs to Camp No.
662, P. O. S. of A., and to Grange No. 935, P. of H. He began life as a
poor man, and by his own efforts has risen to a position of competence
and influence, and is personally highly respected.

Thanks for this memorial. I really appreciate it.
Added by geneneunz on Dec 02, 2016 8:47 PM
Warren Eastright
Wanda Horton
Hi Nancy, thanks for the obit

Added by Warren Eastright on Dec 01, 2016 8:22 PM
James T Dell photo
Thanks, Nancy, for the photo of James' memorial. Appreciate your efforts - and all you do in support of Find A Grave's mission.
Added by lolo1951 on Nov 27, 2016 11:54 AM
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