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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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Matthew D Friend
RE: Abraham & Sophia (Ervin) Cassel Tombstone
Oh, okay! Thank you for letting me know. The children of Abraham & Sophia (Ervin) were based on two enumerations. 1850 showed Isabel, John, Samuel and George; then in the 1860 it showed John, Samuel, George, Ann and Eleanor. After Sophia died in 1853, Abraham married to Nancy Underhill and she had the last child, Eleanor. And then by 1870 I've found Samuel, George, Catherine Ann, and Eleanor, but not John or Isabel. Therefore, I believe Isabel died before 1860 and John died before 1870. It's possible he served in the Civil War. I need accessed to to view better records of the John Cassel there in Indiana.

Thank you again for your help.
3rd Great Grandson of Rev. John Ervin
2nd Great Grandson of Naomi Jane (Ervin) Friend
1st Great Grandon of John F. Friend
Grandson of Wilber Levie Friend
Son of Henry W. Friend
Added by Matthew D Friend on May 02, 2016 3:14 PM
Matthew D Friend
Abraham & Sophia (Ervin) Cassel Tombstone

I'm wondering if you have any photos of the possible inscription of the third side that you mention of two possible names on the same tombstone of Abraham & Sophia (Ervin) Cassel. I'm hoping that these two are the two eldest children of Abraham & Sophia, namely, Isabel Cassel and John Cassel. According to the census, Isabel was in 1850 but not 1860; and John was in 1850, 1860 but not in 1870. I'm thinking that John might have been a Civil War soldier but not sure. Anyway, can you tell me more about the "South side" inscription or have a photo of it that you can send? Have you tried doing a paper chalk scrapping?

My relations to this family is through the Ervin Family to the eldest daughter of Rev. John Ervin.

I hope to hear from you soon,
Matt Friend
Added by Matthew D Friend on Apr 30, 2016 7:26 PM
James Jessop
I am researching a Gregory MARTIN, who I think is a son of David MARTIN and Clarissa CUTCHER and he was adopted in the 1900 OH LUCAS CO. JERUSALEM TWP. by James and Arta CUTCHER. Is there any chance this might be the same Gregory MARTIN that is bur. In Woodlawn cem Medina Co.OH. Thank you for your help
Added by James Jessop on Apr 30, 2016 8:40 AM
Janet McBride
Covault/Coalt/Covalt Graves from Ohio and Indiana
I would like to have any memorials from these families from Indiana and Ohio. They are my family but I haven't been able to travel to get these pics. If you can provide the pics or the numbers from Find A Grave that would be much appreciated.

If you need someone to maintain them I would be willing to do that too.


Jan McBride
Added by Janet McBride on Apr 26, 2016 4:32 PM
Janet McBride
RE: Covault Memorials
Sorry I am so late responding to you. Which Covault grave did you want to transfer to me?
I will take any you don't want to/can't maintain.


Added by Janet McBride on Apr 26, 2016 4:29 PM
kelly wyman
Hi Bonita I am from Rhode Island and my grandfather was from warsaw Indiana. I dont know much past my great grandparents and i am trying to trace back my Indiana ties. I noticed you wrote on my great granfathers hebert wyman as a cousin, and I think we were related to the Mckrill family ( his mothers maidens name), Thank u for any help
Added by kelly wyman on Apr 18, 2016 6:42 PM
Lee White
Hi Bonita,

I am going to be requesting some transfers of relatives of mine and just wanted to give you a heads-up.

Thanks in advance for your help and assistance!

Best regards,
Added by Lee White on Feb 23, 2016 9:22 AM
Annie (Kunkel) Hoffmeier
RE: Blanche Olive Wolf Kunkel
Thank you for transferring my Grandma Kunkel's memorial over to me. I wasn't expecting that but thank you very much!

I didn't know that about your great-grandma or great-aunt. I will make sure my sister knows this because she is the one that has the majority of the family tree in her computer.

I have been working on getting everyone's obit from Prairie View into the Find-A-Grave website and it is so interesting to read the obits from the early 1900's. They went into great details as to how that particular person passed away!

Have a great week,
Annie (Kunkel)Hoffmeier
Added by Annie (Kunkel) Hoffmeier on Feb 08, 2016 5:21 PM
Carolyn Hunt
Robert Patton
Robert Patton is also my 4th great-grandfather. So that makes you and I cousins.:) I am curious to know if you have any information about any of his ancestors

Carolyn Hunt
Added by Carolyn Hunt on Jan 20, 2016 11:33 AM
Susan Schwartz
we are probably related!
Mary Snider Studebaker was my 5th great perhaps we are very distantly related!
Isn't tracing our genealogy amazing? I realize how many people I am related to, going back to the 1700's in the US. You included :)
Blessings to you and your family
Susan Hagstrom Schwartz
Orcas Island, Washington
Added by Susan Schwartz on Jan 12, 2016 7:08 PM
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