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Bonita (#47264828)
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Bio Photo I will transfer almost all of my Hartford City, Indiana memorials. Send me a request using the edit button. When I lived by that cemetery, I tried to get as many of those graves online for family to find them. I now live in southeast Ohio.

I am researching my family (Warner/Hardman/Clark/Klinger/Norris/Cook/McKrill/Bowen/Beihold/Henline/Wolf)and it has taken me in the past to several Indiana cemeteries in Wabash, Kosciusko, Whitley, Wells, Adams, and Allen counties to find tombstones. Now checking out Ohio cemeteries to find my husband's family, and some of mine who came from Ohio to Indiana.

Not all my memorials are family. I took tombstone pictures of some people who just happen to be buried in the same cemeteries as my relatives.

Thanks to all who have helped me find my relatives. It's much appreciated!
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Janet McBride
Covault Memorials
Hi Bonita,
Thank you so much for taking the time to put up these memorials. Many of my ancestors would have been much more difficult to find without the memorials being up, so thanks for what you do.

I have found the following memorials that are all the children of Jacob and Fanny (Hess) Covault. At least one is yours and the rest (so far) are jakesangel. Would you mind if jakesangel put all of them on their parents memorial and their parents and siblings on all of them as well. I will send a message to jakesangel to see if she will do this. I just wanted to get your permission since you put up at least one of them. If I find more I will also ask you about those by number as well.

This involves Find A Grave memorials for:
Jacob Covault #27135869 and his wife:
Fanny (Hess) Covault # ? also buried in Harford city Cememtery, Blackford Co, Indiana
Their Children: Sarepta #27135544 (current memorial says Babepta Covault, Sarepta is correct)
Fanney Covualt # 27135128
Elizabeth Covault # 27134957
Jesse B Covault # 27135045
Rebecca Covault # 27135001

It must have been just awful for this family as they lost all these children in 1859. There must have been some kind of illness going around at that time.


Jan McBride
Added by Janet McBride on Aug 21, 2015 11:48 PM
Alice Stewart and Alice Stuart
Is 95920479, Alice Stuart (d. 20 Oct 1899, age 59) the same person memorialized as 69237584, Alice Stewart (1840-1899)?
Added by Mark on Aug 19, 2015 1:38 PM
Brenda Kay Schwartzkopf (77199432)
Hello Bonita,

I posted the obituary for young Brenda Kay Schwartzkopf (77199432) and thought you might want to know her cause of death.

It helps give me closure.


Added by AZEXPLORER on Aug 18, 2015 2:43 PM
Robert Longbottom # 46521199
Susanna Snider Arnett
Hello Bonita, You left a note on Susanna's memorial and I would like to know more on this connection as I have much to share, Please contact me at

Thanks Bob
Added by Robert Longbottom # 465... on Aug 17, 2015 6:40 AM
Karen Montana
Hi Bonita
I've noticed that you have left flowers and comments on many of the memorial pages that are my family also. I'm curious how we might be related. You can contact me privately at

Thanks and look forward to hearing from you.
Added by Karen Montana on Jul 15, 2015 5:11 PM
volunteered photographs
Hello, I'd like to thank you for photographing the grave markers of my parents and brother at the Mt.Pleasant Cemetery, Claypool, Indiana.

My parents were Wallace & Ruth Valentine, and my brother was Robert Valentine.

There are quite a few Valentines buried at Mt. Pleasant, not sure if you did them all, but thank you for these.

Patricia Valentine
Added by valpat54 on Jul 11, 2015 3:41 PM
Lori Mills-Jones
Nellie McSherry
Hello Bonita, Nellie was my grandmother's twin sister. I am in the process of gathering information and updating my family tree, so to speak, and am just getting started. Would you consider transferring management of Nellie's page to me? Her Find A Grave number is 118192944. Thank you so much for creating her page. Your efforts are much appreciated!
Added by Lori Mills-Jones on Jun 01, 2015 2:44 AM
Hello - I have added photos to Joseph Albert Hardman and his family to their findagrave pages.

If you wish to swap info, please contact me at the email address below.

Joseph was the husband of my 2nd great grandaunt. I am descended from one of Jennie's sisters.

Hope to hear from you,

Added by yellowstone on Apr 25, 2015 9:40 PM
Mi Jo
RE: Marguerite Smith
Hi Bonita,

You are welcome. I was glad to photograph Marguerite's headstone for you. Since the dates on the stone were hard to read I thought I would send you the dates from the cemetery ledger.

From the Democratic Messenger, July 6, 1916, page 8, column 3.

Smith: Margaret, the twenty months old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jake Smith of near Climax, died Friday, June 30th, of intestinal trouble. Funeral services were conducted at the home Monday, July 3rd, by Rev. Mahaffee of Severy, and interment was made in Greenwood Cemetery.

I found this in the 1916 newspaper at the museum this morning. Thought I would send it along.

Mi Jo
Added by Mi Jo on Apr 03, 2015 11:21 AM
Mi Jo
Marguerite Smith
Hello Bonita,

Just some info. from the cemetery ledger. Marguerite was born 09-30-1914 and died 06-30-1916. She was buried 07-03-1916. She is buried beside her parents, Jacob L. and Mary S. Smith. Jacob is buried in block 42-20-02, Mary is buried in 42-20-03 and Marguerite is buried in 42-20-04.

Mi Jo
Added by Mi Jo on Apr 02, 2015 4:46 PM
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