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Jane (#47242360)
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I became interested in genealogy after my Father passed away. I felt a need to "find my roots". Find a Grave has been so helpful to me in my search. Obituaries hold a wealth of information, and often allow me to find a "link" to reconnect parents and families.

If you are related and I have a memorial for one of your loved ones, please contact me by clicking on the edit tab on the upper right hand corner of the memorial and then clicking the suggest a correction link to ask for a transfer. Connecting families, both past and present, is what it is all about!!
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kimm146
RE: Phillip and Lucretia Roy
Thank you so much, Jane. You are doing wonderful work.
Added by kimm146 on Oct 18, 2014 4:41 PM
Sharon Fulton
RE: Roy M. Lynn
Thanks! I realized after asking that you also took the photo for his wife's stone, so will use that one too. Please let me know if any problem with that.

Thanks again! :)
Added by Sharon Fulton on Oct 14, 2014 4:17 PM
Sharon Fulton
Find A Grave Memorial# 77585835
Hello! I was wondering if you would allow me to attach (with appropriate credit given) your headstone photo from this memorial to my tree on Ancestry?

Thanks for considering my request. :)

Sharon
Added by Sharon Fulton on Oct 14, 2014 8:53 AM
Rebecca Marendt
William F and Lucile Hodson headstone
Thank you for adding a picture of my parents headstone in Yorktown Cemetary.

Becky Hodson Marendt
Added by Rebecca Marendt on Oct 09, 2014 3:26 PM
Gone Gravin
Nancy Willis Overbey
Thanks Jane!!
Added by Gone Gravin on Oct 08, 2014 5:01 PM
Beth Spencer
Geneva Mathews Clark
Jane
Thank you for adding this memorial. Geneva is my aunt who passed away before I was born. Did you find a copy of her death certificate or obituary? I would love to see them if you did.

Beth
Added by Beth Spencer on Oct 07, 2014 4:43 AM
Louella Hatfield-Likens
Thursann Hatfield Jennings
Hello,
My name is Louella Jane (Hatfield) Likens and Thursann was my aunt. My grandfather, Clyde C. Hatfield, was her brother. I remember going over to visit them in Muncie. We lived just a few minutes away on Mock Avenue and she had a bird with a top hat, a yellow bill and a red bottom that would bob up and down over a glass of water. I remember watching that for hours and listening to stories that she, Uncle Harrison, Grandma Mamie (Clyde's wife) and my father Robert Hatfield. She gave the best hugs! My father used to slip some money into Velma Dean's hand whenever we got ready to leave. He told me that he did that because that is what he remembered Grandpa Clyde doing. My Pop just recently passed away (31 July 2014) and I am researching our family history so that my children will have a better idea from whence they came. Have a great day!
Added by Louella Hatfield-Likens on Sep 23, 2014 10:18 AM
Bodo Zimmermann
Family tree Philip Jacob Hofherr
Jane,

we are related by Johannes Hofherr (1744 - 15 March 1818) to Philipp Jakob Hofherr (10 April 1822 - 9 August 1901), the founder(?) of the "Hofherr Chapel", which was detroyed by fire in 1981.

Are you too related to thes Persons? Do you have photos of the undestroyed Hofherr chapel. I have just put a photo of the Hofherr chapel to Google maps, but this should depict only a small part of the original building.

Sincerely

Bodo Zimmermann,
husband of Irmgard, born Hofherr in Germany near Heidelberg.
Added by Bodo Zimmermann on Sep 18, 2014 3:44 PM
Glenda Barry
Creson tombstone
Hi Jane,

Thanks for posting the picture of Duane and Jean's stone. They are Amanda's mother and father in law. Today is Jean's Angel Day. I hope you are okay, let's get together soon.
Added by Glenda Barry on Aug 25, 2014 7:45 AM
Kurt Mussler
Griffith Relationships
Hi Jane,
I thought I'd fill you in on the relationships between people in three adjacent family plots at Beech Grove Cemetery, Muncie, IN. As you have figured, Edward Lytle Griffith was married to Ella W. Griffith. Their two sons are in front of them in the family plot, F. Randolph Griffith and George Lytle Griffith. In the plots to the left are the Mussler and Gay families. Mildred Marie Jones[Griffith] [Shinkle] Gay was the wife of George Lytle Griffith. They married in 1921. He died in December of 1924. In 1930, she married local businessman, Robert Shinkle, who has a marker between the Gay marker and the road. Robert Shinkle died in 1951. She married Miami attorney Russell Gay in 1956. George Lytle Griffith and Mildred Jones had one child, Gloria. Gloria, her husband Ernest Mussler and her third child, Mark David Mussler are buried between the Griffith and Gay family plots. Thanks. Kurt Mussler
Added by Kurt Mussler on Jul 30, 2014 9:51 PM
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