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Mary Miller Brenzel (#46884528)
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Genealogy has been one of my hobbies off and on since 1980. I am researching in the US: New York, Michigan, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Oregon; Canada - Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick; England: Devon; Germany: Wurttemberg; and France.

Names in my family (both direct and collateral) are: Miller, Mago, Merkle, Blake, Forton (Freton), Mink, Roneker, Hill, Bolz, Beaufait, Stotz, Bauer, Greno, Bulled, Adams, Peltier, Batt, Brenzel, Kambat, Desmarais, Veno (Vienneau) and many others in French-Canada.

My pet peeve about genealogy in general and specifically Find A Grave is the proliferation of data that is incorrect. If I have nothing more than names, dates, and the cemetery name, so be it. It is still a memorial for that person. As time goes on, I may add more information about the person but I WILL NOT post information that is incorrect. And I WILL NOT post information on a memorial page created or maintained by someone else. I will provide the information to the person who created/maintains the page and he/she can decide whether to add it.
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Katherine (Kathi) White
Theresa Mommer Memorial
If you have a moment to check your memorial for Theresa Mommer (and extended family), I believe she may be listed in the incorrect cemetery. St. Francis Cemetery is just a few miles down the same Road as Mount Olivet Cemetery where there is another Memorial for her under #67444458. I'm pretty sure based on the photographs attached to the memorial that she is in fact in Mount Olivet.
Added by Katherine (Kathi) White on Jan 27, 2015 8:06 PM
Janice Prichard
RE: Mary Catherine Maslan
As previously stated, and since it was 5 years ago, I believe the lion's share of info was from her husband's obit along with info from the gravestone. The remaining info of which you are referring could POSSIBLY have been from a family tree on Ancestry. Quite honestly, I can't be absolutely sure at this point. I research thousands of people on Ancestry every week for people who don't have that service. Since the memorial is yours, you can correct the inaccuracies. I am sorry if there are mistakes. I am only human and sometimes have to rely on others that their info is correct. From what I can see, the only error is the parents. As far as military honors, most likely is true as reference is detailed. It is also possible that I found or requested from the Claremont library, her obit. This reason is based on too much detailed info that could not have been pieced together from Ancestry.
Added by Janice Prichard on Sep 29, 2014 5:07 PM
Janice Prichard
RE: Mary Catherine Maslan
Some info was taken from her gravestone; some from her husband's obit. If there are errors, please let me know and I will correct them.
Added by Janice Prichard on Sep 28, 2014 8:19 AM
Chris Scott
Magdalene Pfanner Blumstein
Hi Mary,

My name is Chris Scott, and I have been doing geneology research in hopes of finding more about my medical history, and maybe even my family tree.

I saw you posted a picture of a grave for Magdalene Pfanner Blumstein at St. Francis Cemetary in Tonawanda, Erie County.

I believe she and I are related.

Is there anything you can tell me about her? Do you have any relation to her? Do you know if there are graves for any other relatives nearby?

Of course, if you know of any living relatives that would be a great help.

You can contact me any time at 949-294-6038. I am actually in New York City today (Sep. 10), but am leaving tomorrow morning. You can also email me at

Thank you. I look forward to your reply.

Chris Scott
Added by Chris Scott on Sep 10, 2013 10:30 AM
Phyllis Meyer
Mildred Brenzel
Added the photo of the stone and transfered to you for correction. She is buried next to her first husband and I took Brenzel as her maiden name
Added by Phyllis Meyer on Dec 03, 2012 8:50 AM
Phyllis Meyer
RE: Irene Kambat
Yes the other Kambat stones were Augusta 1867-1942 & George 1859-1924 on the same headstone Henrietta 1908-1924 and William 1896-1926. They were all together. If you want to list them I'll add the photos.
Added by Phyllis Meyer on Mar 27, 2012 6:04 PM
sue (smith) ray
RE: Many thanks!
Good luck in your search.
Added by sue (smith) ray on Mar 14, 2012 8:34 PM
sue (smith) ray
RE: Many thanks!
It was my pleasure. It's a beautiful cemetery close to my home.
Added by sue (smith) ray on Mar 14, 2012 8:29 PM
sue (smith) ray
RE: Strahl
They are yours.
Added by sue (smith) ray on Mar 14, 2012 7:26 AM
sue (smith) ray
RE: Thank you!
You're welcome. Yes! Use them in your records. I took the pictures for you to do what you want with them. The Strahl headstone is the SAME headstone as the Kambat headstone. It says Kambat on one side and Strahl on the other side. Pretty neat, huh?
Added by sue (smith) ray on Mar 13, 2012 4:58 AM
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