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Gail Kreyns (#47072679)
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Bio Photo I'm a stay-at-home housewife and mother on the Cherry Hill side of Mount Laurel, NJ. I've got a deep passion for history and genealogy, and love doing family tree research and wandering through cemeteries. I have temporarily removed myself from being a photo volunteer, but will re-volunteer once I am again able to do so.
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 • 2 Memorials Added
 • 11 Memorials Managed
 • 48 Photos
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Wayne Andrews
RE: Abraham Johnson at Colestown
Thank you Gail for making the effort to look at Colestown Cemetery. I still hope we'll find the gravestones of Abraham and Sarah someday.
Added by Wayne Andrews on Jul 21, 2012 6:39 AM
C. Cowell
Stow pictures
Thank you so much for taking your time and efforts to fulfill my request. The pictures are great and incredibly helpful in my search for ancestors. It is much appreciated!
Added by C. Cowell on Jul 19, 2012 3:44 PM
Wayne Andrews
RE: Abraham Johnson
Hi Gail-

Just a friendly reminder. I have had some real breakthroughs with my Johnson research. Seems like Edith Lippincott Troth family really rescued the Johnson kids when Abraham and his wife died. Abram (Jr) lived with her son Joseph E. Troth and even moved with him to Bordentown after he married Rebecca Stratton.

Joseph and Sarah the younger of the three Johnsons kids lived with the widow Edith her other 6 children. Edith's daughter Elizabeth married Samuel Engle and took in another orphan named Charlotte Hall. Eventually Charlotte married Abram Johnson!

Amazing how life worked out for hes orphans. The Lippincott's were very kind and generous.

Added by Wayne Andrews on Jul 15, 2012 10:36 AM
Wayne Andrews
RE: Abraham Johnson
Hi Gail-

In studying Colestown Cemetery I saw that the daughter of Samuel and Edith Lippincott Troth, Agnes is buried in Colestown next to her husband Amos Coles.

I have seen all kinds of connections between Abraham's family and the Lippincotts but no blood relationships! Guess they were really good "friends."

Added by Wayne Andrews on Jul 10, 2012 3:19 PM
Wayne Andrews
Abraham Johnson
Hi Gail-

I could really use your help in solving a mystery.
Abraham Johnson and his wife are buried in Colestown Cemetery. We have never found his wife's name in any records. I am optimistic that their gravestones are still readable. Abraham (88253071) was born about 1770 and died 18 Jun 1827. His wife (88253128)died 16 May 1826. They also lost a child (93059489) who died 9 Dec 1810.
The information from the gravestones could help us immensely with at least her first name. With date of birth/death we may be able to determine her surname.

I appreciate any help you can give us!


Wayne Andrews
Added by Wayne Andrews on Jul 06, 2012 6:06 PM
Bob & Sue
Mabel Kreyns - Evergreen, Tucson
We transferred the memorial page to you but we ask one thing. Do not allow our photo of Mabel's headstone to be used on any subscription service that charges a fee. We walked the cemetery as volunteers and received no salary. Our photos are meant to be free to the viewer.
I am glad you found your loved one. That is what this free website is all about.
We would have added more information on her page but the free online birth and death certificates are available up to 1960.
Bob & Sue of Illinois
Added by Bob & Sue on Sep 29, 2011 2:33 PM
Lisa MacFerren Minerd
Thank you very much.

Added by Lisa MacFerren Minerd on Jul 20, 2011 4:05 PM
Lisa MacFerren Minerd
Thank you so much for the picture of Nathan Haines in the Colestown Cemetery. I am wondering if I can use this photo on my family tree. I will of course cite your name as the source.

Added by Lisa MacFerren Minerd on Jul 19, 2011 4:56 PM
Mike Bell
RE: mildred
your welcome
Added by Mike Bell on May 30, 2010 2:34 PM
Dan Oh
Do you have the obits? Both died same day, unusual circumstance? auto accident?

I can snag the obits and story if you need it. our library will have the Daily Local News on microfilm.
Added by Dan Oh on May 29, 2010 6:17 PM
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