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Bill Daugherty (#47160704)
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Bio Photo Hi Y'all. I'm a Central Pennsylvania native living in Eastern Georgia. I'm tracking down and documenting family names including Daugherty, Sprunger, Amstutz, Updegraff (and its variations Updegrave, Uptagrafft, Updegrove, etc.). I'm also interested in family names Antes, Bixler, Bressler, Coffee, Ferree, Gillinger, Habegger, Herr, Kendig, Logan, Pennington, Rothlischberger, Williams.

I'm part of the great Pennsylvania melting pot, a descendant of Scotch-Irish, Swiss Mennonite, French Huguenots, Moravians, English, German, and Welsh ancestors. The "huddled masses yearning to breathe free."

I'm also looking for my wife's family including Devaney, Hayman, Holley, Leffler, Ricketson, Robertson, Seiter, Street, Tuemler, Williams.

I'm trying to photograph as much as possible, and create an accurate, historical record. I'll be glad to transfer non-family members. I've enjoyed getting to know my extended family members through Findagrave.

Please visit my famous relatives:

Rev Hans Herr, Jr, Swiss Mennonite Bishop, 8th Great-Grandfather. (Herr)

Marie De La Warenbuer Ferree, Founder of French Huguenot Colony, Pequea Valley, PA, in 1712, 7th Great-Grandmother. (Ferree)

LTC John Henry Antes, 4th Great-Grandfather. (Antes)

Benjamin Henry Latrobe, America's first professional architect and engineer. 1st cousin, 5 times removed. (Antes)

Daniel Dale Gerber, Mennonite missionary kidnapped in Vietnam in 1962. Civilian POW/MIA. 3rd cousin, once removed. (Amstutz)

Raymond "Rube" Bressler, Major League Baseball Player. 3rd cousin, 3 times removed. (Bressler)

Samuel Montgomery Roosevelt, American artist, portrait painter, and merchant. 4th cousin, twice removed. (Antes)

Major General John Fulton Reynolds, Union Civil War general. Killed at Gettysburg. 4th cousin, 3 times removed. (Ferree)

Henry Latrobe Roosevelt, Assistant Secretary of the Navy. 5th cousin, once removed. (Antes)

Isaac Kaufman Funk, Publisher. Founder, Funk and Wagnalls Company. 5th cousin, 4 times removed. (Herr)

Elvis Aaron Presley, Rock Singer, Actor. 10th cousin. (Bressler)

Find-A-Grave Family Members:
Wendy A. Bonham, 2nd cousin. (Daugherty)

Shelley Crabb, 2nd cousin, once removed. (Daugherty)

Debra K. Amstutz Molnar, Double 3rd cousin. (Amstutz)

Edward Updegraff, 3rd cousin. (Updegraff)

Arthur Hawkridge, 3rd cousin, once removed. (Sprunger)

Robert C. Kuberek, 3rd cousin, once removed. (Daugherty)

L. Bolen, 3rd cousin, once removed. (Daugherty)

Leslie W., 3rd cousin-in-law, twice removed. (Daugherty)

Katie P., 4th cousin. (Updegraff)

Susan Alexander, 4th cousin. (Updegraff)

ChrisB, 5th cousin, once removed. (Ferree)

Kathy, 5th cousin, once removed. (Sprunger)

Joy Malessa, 5th half-cousin, once removed. (Antes)

Christine Brown, 5th half-cousin, twice removed. (Antes)

Wendy, 6th cousin. (Updegraff)

Karen Malcolm, 7th cousin, twice removed. (Herr)

David Werner, 8th cousin, once removed. (Updegraff)

Chip Miller, 8th cousin, once removed. (Updegraff)

Michelle, 8th cousin, once removed. (Herr)

Steve Herr, 8th cousin, once removed. (Herr)

Deborah Morrison, 8th cousin, possibly 2 or 3 times removed. (Updegraff)

William Watson, 9th cousin. (Herr)

Jill M., 9th cousin. (Herr)

Diana Frick-Simons, 9th cousin. (Herr)
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Patty C.
Issac Charles buried in Linden, NJ
I fulfilled your request for Issac Charles. There was no marker on his grave. I added a photo of section 19. Unfortunately, there are many unmarked graves in this section. I added this information to the photo caption for future reference. Happy Hunting!
Added by Patty C. on Oct 15, 2014 7:01 AM
Nancy Lindsey
RE: Updegraff Photos
your welcome.
Added by Nancy Lindsey on Oct 14, 2014 9:55 AM
butterfly
RE: Essebaggers Photos
In Oakwood yesterday, I took photos of several locations of Essebaggers. You are welcome to use them in your family research.
Added by butterfly on Oct 14, 2014 6:15 AM
Ed Gensemer
RE: Bixler Photos
Bill, The photos for Milton, Gertrude and Frederick have been added. You will notice also that Frederick has his own stone also. On the backside of this family stone are 2 more Bixlers plus some other family names. My camera's batteries ran out so I couldn't take a photo. I am going back down there today so I will take a photo and let you know the names.
Ed
Added by Ed Gensemer on Oct 12, 2014 5:32 AM
Jacqueline Hurst
Thomas Howe and Margaret Op den Graeff Howe
Hello. I notice you give death information for Thomas Howe and Margaret Op den Graeff, who you say are buried at the St. Augustus Lutheran Church in Trappe, Pennsylvania. I agree that Thomas is buried there (because of information I found in a journal); however, I have not been able to find him on the list of burials kept by the church. Nor have I been able to find a record of his wife Margaret's burial. Have you seen or found something I haven't? Please let me know!! Thank you. Jackie (Howe) Hurst. My e-mail is jhurst15@yahoo.com
Added by Jacqueline Hurst on Oct 09, 2014 7:02 PM
ljordan
Isaac Lunsford
It appears that there is a photo of Ira Lee James' grave marker on Isaac Lunsford's memorial. 70444346

ljordan
Added by ljordan on Oct 07, 2014 3:26 PM
Dianne
RE: Brinton Washinger
You're welcome, Bill! Brinton McClellan Washinger sounds like a good Civil War name.
Added by Dianne on Oct 02, 2014 5:14 AM
Robert Mullen
Driessen Pletzes
Driessen Pletzes was also my 11th Great Grandfather, through my Grandmother on my Mom's side, Her name was Zengler, Child to Schoppe.
Added by Robert Mullen on Sep 28, 2014 6:44 PM
Robert Mullen
Driessen Pletzes
Added by Robert Mullen on Sep 28, 2014 6:42 PM
Tony Bell
RE: Amos Daugherty Photo
Glad to do it!

Tony
Added by Tony Bell on Sep 28, 2014 9:56 AM
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