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~P.J.~ (#47007566)
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Bio Photo Hello!
I have been an avid genealogy researcher for over 35 years and thoroughly enjoy putting my detective instincts to work for myself and others, so much so that it has definitely become my "magnificent obsession"!

My paternal line is of Irish and American Indian descent and consists mainly of Hodge/Hodges, Black, Swartz, Easter, Bozarth,and Roland/Rowland and is mainly found in Pennsylvania, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri and Nebraska.

My maternal line comes from Germany to New York and consists mainly of Blohme, Mathias, Glaeser, Schureman, Hoberg, and Wilhelm.

I have really enjoyed adding data to the Find-a-Grave site and hope that I may have helped someone find a long-lost relative. If you have any info or photos to add to these postings, or if you would like to have a memorial transferred to you, please do not hesitate to contact me. After all, these memorials do not BELONG to me....they belong to ALL of us.
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Aaron John Turner
Please see that you correct the capitalization errors in nearly all of your listings. NO names are to be in all capital letters according to the

Please change them to proper conventions of capitalization only the first letter of a name. Thank you.

Added by Aaron John Turner on Jan 09, 2015 10:43 PM
Barbara Schell Snyder
Hodges - Anson # 44746311
I am not sure of the connection but I think my grandparents Sarah Eliza (Reed) b. 1858 Coryell Co. TX and Martin H. Hodges b. 1852 Sullivan Co. TN may be related to this Anson -- can you help me verify this ??
Added by Barbara Schell Snyder on Jan 05, 2015 8:00 PM
Mary Downing-Mahan (gravehuntermary)
RE: Balliett
Your welcome. I don't know the family. I found him in the cemetery records and found his DC, leading me to his family. There is no stone.
Added by Mary Downing-Mahan (grave... on Nov 09, 2014 10:59 AM
Tom C
RE: Lena Friesen
Thank you P.J. for the photo.
My mom and dad came from Fairbury.
Added by Tom C on Oct 19, 2014 7:40 PM
Tom C
Lena Friesen
Would you please upload your picture for Lena
Friesen #116260647 .Same photo as you put up for Ernest.
Added by Tom C on Oct 19, 2014 6:55 PM
Tom C
Ernest Friesen
Thank you for the great picture.
Added by Tom C on Sep 28, 2014 6:54 PM
Thank you so much for the great photo of Richard Zabel's gravestone. You're the best!
Added by Joy on Sep 26, 2014 8:59 PM
Barbara Schell Snyder
Anson L. Hodges # 45113404
I am trying to tie or disprove tie between
Martin H. Hodges b. 03 Aug 1852 Sullivan Co. TN as son of
Anson L. Hodges # 45113404 and his 1st wife Amanda Dyer
can anyone help. e-mail
Added by Barbara Schell Snyder on Sep 15, 2014 4:33 PM
Ernie Baldwin
Clark Black
He died June 15, 1929. He is buried in the Hobart Rose cemetery listed on Find a Grave. He was my grandfather and after receiving his death certificate I verified his burial.
Susie Baldwin
Added by Ernie Baldwin on Jul 24, 2014 11:05 AM
Roy Black
I will be happy to consider changes/additions to this memorials but would prefer not to transfer at this time.
Added by D W on May 17, 2014 3:33 PM
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