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Sharon Patching (#47355018)
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Bio Photo I started this obsession in 1963 when I was 15 after finding a box of family photographs. Long before I knew that there was a name for people like me I was "haunting" cemeteries, sitting in dark libraries on sunny days and sifting through old records in old government buildings; somewhere finding the time between serving my God, my husband, my children and my employer. Whew! How did I do it? I have not done much research since moving from NW MO to NE TX 20 years ago. I've spent all my "hobby" time organizing and sharing my mountain of data and getting it into places where future generations can reap (for free!)my years of work.
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Tanya Reed Bush
RE: Roberts Cousin
Hello Cousin Sharon :)

We have spoke many times in the past on Ancestery and you even gave me the link to your family web page. It's nice to hear from you after all this time. If I remember come down Linnie the son of Oliver Roberts and Permelia Smith and Linnie is the older brother to my line down his sister Ora Roberts who married James Isaac Gann. I was just in Branson, MO at the historical society doing some work for the folks there o this line. I had my 92 year old Uncle Max with me. He is the great grand son to Oliver. These pictures are part of a collection I have obtained and a gentleman out of the Ozark by the name of Wayne Glenn. He has several books on our family history and thousands of photographs. You can look him up on Facebook.. He is quite an amazing historian. Hope all is well with you and your and it was so nice to hear from you again. Contact me anytime.

Yours truly,
Cousin Tanya Reed-Ringo Bush
Added by Tanya Reed Bush on Jun 07, 2016 12:59 AM
Keith in Kansas
Fred & Johanna Kerber
You are very welcome Sharon. It was my pleasure. I'm glad I could be of help. Best wishes and best of luck.
Added by Keith in Kansas on Mar 23, 2016 12:07 PM
sabrina Anthofer
I was wondering where you found the pictures on Viola F Richards-Karnes page? I am trying to do some research on our family. My dad is her grandson. My brother just had a son who is Freddie Lee Karnes V so we would love to have copies of these. If you have any others or any other information and can tell me where to go I would appreciate it. The picture with the couple and the two kids is actually my grandpa and his sister with their parents.

Sabrina Karnes-Anthofer
Added by sabrina Anthofer on Mar 20, 2016 8:23 PM
Keith in Kansas
Censuses & obit
The other Kerber family in the 1900 Rochester census (previous post) is not your Kerber's, as this is them, below.

6/1/1900 census. KERBER.
Hiawatha Twp., Brown Co., KS.
Fredrick, Head, b.May 1858, 42, marr13yrs, he & parents b.Germany, immig.1882, in U.S.18yrs, Nat., Barber.
Johannah M., Wife, b.Mch 1863, (32? 36?)), marr13yrs, 1 child(living), she & parents b.Germany, immig.1884, in U.S.16yrs.
William H., son, b.Sept 1887, 12, b.MO.
Lagsding, (Faedri?) H., Sister-in-Law, b.Feb 1869, 31, Wd, mother of 3(2 lving), immig.1887, in U.S.14yrs, House Servant.
------, Robert F., Nephew, b.July 1892, 7, b.MO, parents b.Germany.
-----, Johannah L., Niece, b.Mch 1895, 5, b.KS, parents b.Germany.

4/15/10 census. KERBER or KERBEN.
Hiawatha (city), Brown Co., KS.
Frederick W., Head, 51, 1st marr. of 23yrs, he & parents b.Germany, immig.188(2?), Dairy Farmer.
Johanna M., Wife, 43, 1st marr. of 23yrs, only 1 child(living), she & parents b.Germany, immig.1884.
William H., Son, 22, single, b.MO.
Lagsding, Robert F., Nephew, 17, single, b.MO.
-------, Johanna L., Niece, 15, single, b.MO.

Friday Sep 16, 1910 Brown County World (Hiawatha):
"Kerber--Mrs. Fred Kerber died Wednesday noon, September 14. Mrs. Kerber was 45 years old and had been a sufferer for 15 years. Beside a husband she leaves one son William, who is in South Dakota. He is a Lutheran pastor there. Mrs. Kerber was a sister of Henry Reents. The funeral arrangements will not be made until the son is heard from."
Added by Keith in Kansas on Oct 16, 2015 1:09 PM
Keith in Kansas
Johanna & Fred
I meant to add that Johanna is buried in a section of the cemetery that is near the center of Hiawatha cemetery.

I wonder if this might be Fred:

In conjunction with that (149302602) Fred, I found this FamilySearch record on him that came from Illinois death records:
Frederick Kerber b. 28 May 1858 in Germany.
Occupation: Barber
Residence: Quincy, Adams Co., IL
spouse: Bertha
Burial date: 5 March 1937
Burial place: Quincy, Adams Co., IL.
Cemetery: Woodland

Also there's this June 1900 census of a Kerber family in Rochester, N.Y.:

Frederick Head 43 Germany
Hanna Wife 39 Germany
Carrie Dau 18 New York
Frederick Son 17 New York
Frank Son 14 New York
George Son 10 New York
Added by Keith in Kansas on Oct 16, 2015 11:08 AM
Keith in Kansas
Stone reads: KERBER, Johanna Reents 1867 - 1910.
Burial in the Hiawatha Cemetery.
Added by Keith in Kansas on Oct 16, 2015 10:31 AM
Keith in Kansas
Can you put their names right here, on this message board?
Added by Keith in Kansas on Oct 16, 2015 9:00 AM
Keith in Kansas
Great-Uncle & Aunt
Were you going to send their names to me?
Added by Keith in Kansas on Oct 15, 2015 10:18 PM
Keith in Kansas
Interned in Mt. Hope
Hi. I'm not sure what % of those interned in Mt. Hope are listed on Find A Grave. It must be fairly close to complete though.
I do have a 1999 Mt. Hope cemetery list. If you want to email me (see my profile page) I will look and see if the person(s) you're looking for are listed.
Added by Keith in Kansas on Oct 15, 2015 7:39 AM
Dori & Ed
Graves Cemetery
Hello Sharon
We will be at the Graves Cemetery again tomorrow to finish photographing. Anything you need from the area?
Dori 47796684
Added by Dori & Ed on Oct 04, 2015 6:40 PM
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