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Lavidaloca (#47233220)
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Bio Photo I've been involved in genealogy for over 60 years. It started when an uncle asked me to make a family tree for an upcoming family reunion. That reunion is over, but the tree hasn't stopped growing. Cemeteries are a wonderful source of family history, and, observation combined with outright detective work make a fascinating and addictive combination.

Please, do not put death certificates on the memorials, chances are I've already put any pertinent information in the biography. Let's celebrate the life of the person.
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Ludwig and Phebe Snyder
I will let someone nearer claim the memorial. Thanks for the offer.
Added by Lou on Aug 20, 2014 2:38 PM
Ludwig and Phebe Snyder
Are you researching the Snyder line?
Edward R. Snyder Memorial number 117670886 is their son. I am researching from the Warren line.
Added by Lou on Aug 18, 2014 1:36 PM
RE: Eliza Ellen Simonds
You are absolutely right re: the migration routes. Are you an Ohio or Amer. history teacher or a person who actually learns history as they do genealogy research?! I am a former Ohio and American history teacher.

Henry is allegedly from Otsego County NY. He married his wife in 1845 in Medina County OH. Interestingly, I can place Henry's older brother in Medina County also. Did they come together or did one follow the other? Haven't a clue as I haven't been able to find the family in Otsego NY. I haven't seriously focused my research there yet, but the time is quickly approaching!

Thank you so much for the offer of a pic of Fred Simonds w/ the BG Volunteer FD. I came across that pic about 2 weeks ago! The Simonds are my husband's family. Once Henry settled in Wood County I can extensively document the family, it is just between 1810 to 1845 I can't find a trail.

I think I have everybody's obit that I need. So kind of you to ask. I must say, the Wood County Public Library has an excellent, easy to use obit index as well as an easy procedure to get copies. I have also found the BGSU Ctr for Archival Collections helpful. Hancock County Probate Court was very friendly and helpful too.

Thanks so much for your offers. What you have reinforced is I need to look at the info I do have with fresh eyes!
Added by Linda on Aug 10, 2014 1:53 PM
RE: Eliza Ellen Simonds
Thanks so much for responding with such speed and dispatch!

I have the same info that you gave me, but from your fresh eyes it is obvious I need to look at it again as it didn't sink in, until you pointed it out, Eliza was w/her dad, Henry, in Sharon, Medina County in 1850.

There is a time period that Henry "disappears" until a trail begins in Medina County with the marriage to Mary Loutzenhiser. His obit says he arrived in Wood County in 1840 and I can't find him before then and only intermittently in Medina.

Alas! Why oh, oh why didn't I research him when I lived in Portage County and could easily drive to Medina and Wood counties instead of waiting 'till I moved 2,000 miles away!

Thanks again not only for your response, but your extra effort!

Added by Linda on Aug 10, 2014 10:44 AM
Thank you so much for the quick transfer.
Added by MSmith on Aug 10, 2014 10:06 AM
Eliza Ellen Simonds
Quick question! It just sunk in that you listed Eliza's birth place as Medina County. May I ask how you know that? What is your source or documentation?

I would love to know that this is correct. The info won't necessarily solve any mysteries and it will conflict slightly with other info I have, but it sure would be great to know.

Let me know!

Added by Linda on Aug 07, 2014 4:54 PM
Thank you for that information, I will definitely use that resource! I will let you know if I find anything.
Thanks Again. :)
Added by Msmith on Aug 03, 2014 4:45 PM
That is one of the mysteries we're trying to solve.
Thanks again for your kindness. And thank you for John Kronberg. :)

Added by Msmith on Aug 03, 2014 4:00 PM
Mary Kronberg
Yes, that would be great! She is the daughter of Fred Bolte, thank you so much! :)
Added by Msmith on Aug 03, 2014 3:29 PM
Re: Fred Bolte
Thank you so much for the transfer, and thank you for the other Bolte's. That was very kind of you. Know that I will take good care of them :)

Thanks again.
Added by Msmith on Aug 03, 2014 9:35 AM
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