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Shirley Vandemark (#47118840)
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I got interested in genealogy in the 1970's. My father-in-law was reminiscing about stories of his past and that of his relatives. One was telling of his great grandfather being shot and killed in a bank robbery in Columbus Grove Ohio 1891. So that began my journey of finding out about our ancestors. What a journey it has been like a giant puzzle and am always looking for the next piece. I have made many friends and even found a long lost cousin. My husband has put up with my wanting to visit and tramp through cemeteries.
Findagrave has been a great asset and one the few that is free. I have found many links using this in finding and linking ancestors. Also, the contributors are very gracious in transferring of linking family
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Rudi Frank
RE: Daniel Vandemark
How are you descended from Daniel Vandemark?
Added by Rudi Frank on Apr 04, 2016 9:28 AM
Rudi Frank
RE: Daniel Vandemark
You are correct, but the name that I have is Donald Edward Horner. Not Homer.
Added by Rudi Frank on Apr 04, 2016 9:23 AM
Rudi Frank
RE: Daniel Vandemark
Daniel Vandemark married Sarah Hubbell and had Nancy in 1822.
Nancy married Daniel Hipsher and had Susanna in 1853.
Susanna married John Creighbaum and had Ollavi in 1872.
Ollavi married Silas Paxton and had Cleo in 1903.
Cleo married Emmet Krohne and had Clementine in 1925.
Clementine married Harvey Tumbleson and my mother-in-law Gloria in 1953.
Added by Rudi Frank on Mar 28, 2016 5:03 PM
Rudi Frank
Daniel Vandemark
Daniel Vandemark is my wife's 5th great grandfather. I'ld like to compare family trees and help you fill in the blanks.
Added by Rudi Frank on Mar 15, 2016 11:54 PM
Joan Shoffner
obit For Augusta Vandemark
I have her obit do you want it.joan
Added by Joan Shoffner on Nov 18, 2015 7:48 AM
Mike Porter
Andrew Kistler
Shirley,
Below is the obituary from the Greensburg Daily News about Andrew.
I have also attached it to his bio.
Thanks
Mike Porter

Greensburg Daily News - 1958
Heart Attack Fatal to Man
Andrew L. Kistler, 79, died from a heart attack at 5:45 a.m. Thursday, while on his way to water some livestock on the property of Mrs. Anna Kessler Burleson.
Born at Rising Sun, Ohio, on October 28, 1878, he was the son of David and Nancy (Briner) Kistler.
He was a contractor in Ohio before locating in Indiana. For the past 20 years he had been employed as caretaker for Mrs. Burleson. He was keenly interested in livestock and in out of door life.
Mr. Kistler had attended the Greensburg Baptist Church. He had resided in a cottage on the grounds of Mrs. Burleson here.
In 1898, he was married at Findley, Ohio to Minnie Sexton.
He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Leonard (Grace) Scharf, Toledo, Ohio, and Mrs. Daniel (Nancy) Hochradel, of Monroe, Michigan; two sons, Kenneth and Harold Kistler, both of Toledo, Ohio; seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Four brothers and four sisters preceded him in death.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday at the Wenning & Porter Funeral Home in Greensburg. The Rev. stanley M. Dodgson will officiate. Burial will be in the South Park Cemetery in Greensburg.
Friends may call at the funeral home after 9 a.m. Friday.
Added by Mike Porter on Aug 17, 2015 7:20 AM
skydancr
RE: Albert Peters
He is moved
Added by skydancr on Aug 02, 2015 8:24 AM
skydancr
RE: Albert Peters
I do not know - too long ago. I can delete the memorial if you think it is wrong - or relocate it to correct cemetery - your choice.
Added by skydancr on Jul 29, 2015 8:42 AM
Barbara Absher
RE: Girtie & Mary West
Son Billy, who died in 1968 at the age of 22) is buried next to his parents at Louisville Memorial Gardens in Louisville. Son Jimmy was cremated. Son Bob is buried in New Hampshire.
Added by Barbara Absher on Jun 24, 2015 6:28 AM
Barbara Absher
RE: Girtie West
Sorry, I don't know where the father is buried. I will ask my cousin Pat next time I talk with her but that will be a while; she lives in South Carolina. Girtie West was my mother's oldest brother, and I know that he was 18 years older than Mary. He lost his first wife Fannie to illness and his two oldest sons were killed in WWII. If you join Ancestry, you can probably get a lot of answers.
Added by Barbara Absher on Jun 19, 2015 7:16 AM
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