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Bio Photo I've walked many graveyards, seeing stones in bad shape, and wondered what would happen to them as time marched on. This site is a wonderful way to preserve, if not the actual stone, at least a replica by photograph for the future.

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I no longer add dates of birth calculated from age at death unless a photo of the stone is legible. (I got caught on a couple bad transcriptions which threw off the calculated birthdate).

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A Horan
RE: Jennie Humes 130739098
Thank you very much, I appreciate your time!
Added by A Horan on Feb 08, 2016 2:27 AM
A Horan
RE: Jennie Humes 130739098
In the 1880 Census, Jennie Cole, daughter of Judy Cole, was born in VA in 1864. In the 1870 Census, Jennie Cole, daughter of Raphael and Judy Cole, was born in 1864. In the 4/21/1910 Census in Carlisle PA, Jennie Humes was born in 1864.

Her sister, Sarah, seems to be the informant on the death certificate. Sarah was about a year younger than Jennie, but may not have known when she was born, or, she may not have even been consulted. So, the "about 49" isn't as likely as the Census results.

Thank you!
Added by A Horan on Feb 07, 2016 6:15 PM
RE: Clifford Kaiser 30439923
His obituary says he died at The Village of Laurel Run, and I know for a fact that that is in Fayetteville. You can look it up. Dorcas "Skip", Clifford's sister, was my Uncle Leonard Shatzer's ex-wife and the mother of my cousins, Cinda and Candi.
Added by sscook62 on Feb 06, 2016 6:12 AM
RE: George Kiner
Sent you an email.
Added by rjsko on Feb 02, 2016 2:22 PM
Erin M. Schaeffer
RE: Margaretta Beisel 90940078
It's from the book "Genealogy of the Family of Ludwig (Kornman) Cornman," as are all of the other edits I have sent, and will continue to send. It'll take me quite a while to get through it, so if you see edits from me, that's where they're from! Thanks :)
Added by Erin M. Schaeffer on Jan 25, 2016 4:22 PM
RE: John & Margaret Jones
I have fixed the photos that were sideways. Thanks for letting me know.
Added by PA_Family on Jan 19, 2016 12:05 PM
Duplicate Entry
Deleted duplicate entry #134483740. Thanks for letting me know it was a duplicate.
Added by PA_Family on Jan 19, 2016 11:56 AM
RE: Hettie Hosler #99185167
I found the info in the Biographical annals of Cumberland County. The info was in a sketch about J.R. Hosler, the son of Henry & Hettie. Henry Hosler had worked on the Jacob Ritner farm, and that he and Hettie were married in 1853 and it confirms she was the daughter of Jacob & Alice Scott Ritner. 1850 census info, also confirms this sketch. It was a great read. I found it while researching Joseph Ritner Hosler, the grandson of Hettie & Henry. It can be found at I saved it to their pages. The sketch was written around 1900, as their grandson Joseph Ritner was a small boy. If you find the correct annal, it is on page 567 & 568.
Added by DJBV on Jan 19, 2016 7:56 AM
Mark Maxwell
Ruth Parr
Thank you for adding the obit. Contained info I did not have. Will add some photos that her daughter gave me when David Cavileer died.
Added by Mark Maxwell on Jan 19, 2016 7:56 AM
Carolyn K. Shearer
RE: Elizabeth Burkholder 88479457
Both Daniel C. Burkholder and his brother Abram Burkholder death certificates list their mother as Elizabeth Carbaugh. As Daniel gave the info on Abram's, his should have known his mother's maiden name.
PA Death Certificates
Name: Abraham C Burkholder
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 77
Birth Date: 23 Feb 1835
Birth Place: Lurgan Township
Death Date: 23 Feb 1912
Death Place: Newburg Cumberland, Pennsylvania, USA
Father Name: Daniel Burkholder
Father Birth Place: Lurgan Township Franklin County, Pennsylvania
Mother Name: Elizabeth Carbaugh
Mother Birth Place: Adams Co, Pennsylvania
Informant: D.C. Burkholder, Shippensburg
Burial: Fogelsanger Church, Hopewell Twp, Cumberland Co
Certificate Number: 15707.

Daniel's death certificate has the identical info.
PA Death Certificates
Name: Daniel C Burkholder
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 70
Birth Date: 12 Aug 1846
Birth Place: Lurgan Twp Franklin County
Death Date: 2 Feb 1917
Death Place: Newburg, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, USA
Father Name: Daniel Burkholder
Father Birth Place: Lurgan Township Frankin County, Pennsylvania
Mother Name: Elizabeth Carbaugh
Mother Birth Place: Adams County, Pennsylvania
Informant: John D. Burkholder, Newburg
Burial: Fogelsangers, Hopewell Twp, Cumberland County
Certificate Number: 18734

No Fogelsanger cemetery in findagrave, but my Cumberland/Franklin County Cemeteries CD (from the Shippensburg Historical Society)says that Fogersanger (sic) is the same as Ridge Church of the Bretheran, on PA 696, 4 miles north of Shippensburg.

Added by Carolyn K. Shearer on Jan 12, 2016 8:36 AM
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