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Dana Dancy (#46998072)
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Bio Photo I currently live in Lancaster County, PA. I started researching my Family Tree in 2006. Greenwood Cemetery, Lancaster, PA was my first attempt of adding burial records to "Find a Grave".
I completed my project at the Machpelah Cemetery in Lititz, PA in August 2009 by photographing all the readable Gravestones & doing a quick Obituary search at www.LancasterOnline.
I photographed all the readable gravestones in the St. James Cemetery in Lititz, PA in October 2013, after the cemetery was restored.
I now (as of March 2010) include FULL obituaries, as fellow "Find A Grave" contributors have convinced me to do so - if your name is listed in an obituary and you would like it removed or your name listed as "LIVING" please contact me and I will do so.
You have my permision to use my Gravestone pictures for personal use, post them at Free Web Sites, rootsweb.com or ancestry.com as long as you give me credit for the photograph.
I will transfer any memorial that is not related to me, include the persons name, memorial number and your member number - any requests MUST include your member number.

NOTE: Any requests that do not include the member number will be IGNORED, as it is time comsuming to have to do the additional step of looking up the number.

If you leave a correction for a memorial & I don't post it please email me again. If you do not want your name/Find A Grave member number listed with the correction please note that - otherwise I list it.
I will do Obituary Look Ups at the Lititz Public Library (weekly paper dates from 1877 - 2001 covering Lititz, Lancaster Co., PA) - I go about once a month. Please include the DOD and any information that will help - there is an Death/Obituary Index but it is a work in progress, years completed are 1877 - 1998 (as of Jan 2015), rest of the years are being worked on by volunteers and not all years are complete. I have found some obituaries that were not listed in the Index - website with index is - http://www.lititzlibrary.org/lititz/cwp/view.asp?a=1214&q=468870

Other sites for obituaries/cemetery records in the area and USA are;

The website Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society (Obituary Index) - www.lmhs.org

Mennonite Church USA (full obituaries) around the United States - ww.mcusa-archives.org

website - www.pa-roots.com - Biographies, cemetery transcriptions, etc.

website - http://paperless.co.lancaster.pa.us/viewerportal/portal.asp?cc=true - Probate / Marriage Records of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania - requires Microsoft Internet Explorer. Mozilla Firefox won't work..

Fulton County, PA - www.fultonhistory.org - Cemetery transcriptions, biographies, etc. also covers some of the surrounding counties.

Website for Old Newspapers around the United States (Scroll down to the state you want) -
http://gethelp.library.upenn.edu/guides/hist/onlinenewspapers.html

The following websites supplied by Bill Tipton:

http://searchdocs.lancasterdeeds.com/countyweb/login.do?countyname=Lancaster
Lancaster County Recorder of Deeds Web Site
I suggest creating a user account; I never tried the guest login.
Note: Under General Criteria, Search Type, select Individual.
Java Runtime Environment is required to view and print documents. A link is provided for the download.
The site gives access to public domain documents including but not limited to deeds, mortgages, and POAs. Deeds can be quite helpful. For example, if a grantor is deceased (the sale if from an estate or surviving spouse), the death date is usually listed.

http://online.lancasterlibraries.org/
Note: Lancaster County Public Library Card is required. I got mine from the Lititz Library (free). You need the card number to log in.
There are two ProQuest lnks. ProQuest ABI/INFORM is NOT the better resource. The second ProQuest link "Provides access to Lancaster newspapers only: Intelligencer Journal and New Era backfiles, combined Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era, and Sunday News . . . "
This archive goes back to 1995, good for obituaries (I believe that LancasterOnline goes back only to 2005), weddings, divorces, anniversary celebrations, police logs, and various other articles. Microsoft Internet Explorer is recommended but I use Firefox without problems. The only aggravation is an activity time limit. If you're inactive for awhile (1/2 hour?) you might have to re-login.
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Autistic Savant
Howard A. Bauscher
Thank you for replying to my sponsorship of the Howard A. Bauscher memorial and the additional information pertaining to his death. Like you, I am not related to Howard, but my interest in him comes from the amusement park industry. Though he is usually listed as a "builder" by trade, his construction projects included the building of roller coasters. I am an avid roller coaster enthusiast and historian, and my collection of original blueprints include four that he was involved in including: the coaster for Lakewood Park in Barnesville, PA in 1923, the Rocket at Ocean View Park in Norfolk, VA in 1927 (which was featured in the 1977 movie Rollercoaster), the Skyclone at Allentown, PA in 1929, and an unbuilt ride scheduled to be built in 1928 at Orange Lake Park in Newburgh, NY.
Added by Autistic Savant on May 14, 2015 6:23 AM
Grace Younglove Hudson
Rose
Good Morning:
Thanks for the information on Henry Rose.

Information posted 11 May 2015
Added by Grace Younglove Hudson on May 11, 2015 8:49 AM
Treeclimber
Sebring/Maple Grove
Thanks for the info regarding Anson Sebring at Maple Grove Cemetery. I was able to confirm and add much of it to his memorial.

Thanks
Treeclimber
Added by Treeclimber on Apr 22, 2015 5:22 PM
dyo
Martin S. Frank #49387522
Martin S. Frank is buried at Boehm's Chapel Cemetery with other family members, Willow Street, PA, according to the Director of the Chapel.
Added by dyo on Mar 31, 2015 2:30 PM
Sheila Cooper
RE: Michigan Death Records
Thank you, Dana. That is great news.
Added by Sheila Cooper on Mar 27, 2015 7:12 AM
Rosalie H. Kaufman
John Wahl
I just found his, there was more that I missed. Thank you! Rosalie
Added by Rosalie H. Kaufman on Mar 23, 2015 8:25 AM
Rosalie H. Kaufman
John Wahl
Thank you for the info on his death certificate. I appreciate it so much. It confuses me though, as I visually saw his headstone with my date of death. Very strange. I will research more. Rosalie

Added by Rosalie H. Kaufman on Mar 23, 2015 8:22 AM
Jim Lyles
Eva Wood and others
Hello. I accepted your edits for Eva Wood (#143458104). Is she a relative? Would you like me to transfer her to you? And are there other Wood relatives from that same cemetery you'd like me to transfer?
Added by Jim Lyles on Mar 20, 2015 9:11 AM
BluMoKitty
Ann Mary Limbacher Ecarius
Thank You for Ann's Obit it is appreciated, Regards Blumokitty
Added by BluMoKitty on Mar 15, 2015 8:19 PM
Dennis Brandt
RE: Henry H. Wike - Memorial# 35671088
I meant just don't post the part in brackets.
Added by Dennis Brandt on Feb 17, 2015 4:44 AM
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