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elizabeth shaner (#47424851)
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i have always been interested in where my family on all sides of my tree came from. i knew that part of it was German and another part Irish. but since i started researching 3 weeks ago i now have over a thousand members in my tree. and three more countries to look at. because of another member on this site who is a direct relative. i got my first pictures of my fathers grandfather and grandmother and his children. these were pictures that i have never seen as we dont have copies. my children are starting to become interested in this project as well. and this project has brought me a little closer to my father as he is now talking about the things these people did. my sister and cousins have been researching our family much longer than i have. i get so excited when i get a leaf on ancestry.com or a picture from a site like this. it meant so much to my dad when i told him today about this site. he couldn't wait to see the picture of his granddad. now i wish i had listened more when my grandparents talked about our family. it makes it more personal. so get out your notebooks and write that oral history your grandmother and granddad is giving you on your next visit. someday you may want to see who your related to. better yet bring along a tape recorder and a digital camera. make it a personal project to teach your kids listening skills writing photography history spelling skills. the truth is they are from our past and we are their future.
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New York Historian
RE: Crystal River African American Cemetery
Ok, will keep in touch.
Added by New York Historian on Mar 19, 2015 2:38 PM
New York Historian
RE: Crystal River African American Cemetery
Elizabeth, Thank you for getting back to me. I plan on visiting the cemetery when I return to visit my cousin in Crystal River. Maybe we can meet at the cemetery. Don't know if you reside in Crystal River. Jim
Added by New York Historian on Mar 18, 2015 6:48 PM
New York Historian
Crystal River African American Cemetery
Elizabeth,
Thank you for documenting this cemetery. I would like to sponsor an early death of any person from your Crystal River African-American Cemetery. I see a Mary West who died in 1914. Is there an earlier person who died before 1914 who I can sponsor, I may have missed him or her.

Please let me know.

I visited my cousin in Crystal River two days ago, missed seeing this cemetery, would have loved to see it, maybe on my next visit.

Jim
Added by New York Historian on Mar 09, 2015 10:56 AM
Jo A. McGinnis
Pictures
I notice that you left pictures in Scrubgrass Cemetery in Venango County, PA. On memorial number: 108109616, it looks like you added the same picture twice. The pictures are so small that you can not really see them. You might want to remove the duplicate picture.
If you have the original picture, I think I could scan it and get the picture to be bigger. Let me know if you would like me to do that.
Added by Jo A. McGinnis on Feb 11, 2015 12:59 PM
Michele Nelson
RE: relations
The death certificate I have seen says Addison Eli.. would be interesting to find out
Added by Michele Nelson on Mar 30, 2014 3:12 PM
Michele Nelson
RE: relations
I am on there as JersyJovigrl...and I have a great deal of info as well.Everything I have seen on Addison has his name listed as Addison Eli...even the death certificate...is there a birth certificate that you have found that shows he is Eli Addison and not Addison Eli?
Added by Michele Nelson on Mar 30, 2014 2:30 PM
Michele Nelson
Eli Addison Shuman
We are distatly related, Eli was the brother of John Lacey Shuman who is my gggrandfather,
Added by Michele Nelson on Mar 30, 2014 11:58 AM
Liz Leavell
Lucille Wall Sparkman
Thank you so much for the picture of my mother's headstone.
Added by Liz Leavell on Mar 20, 2012 11:35 AM
Michael Eugene Shaner
Hello My 4th Cousin Elizabeth!
I am pretty slow on the uptake, but I finally put an email with a name..."Hello my 4th Cousin Elizabeth!"

Here's hoping our kids (and their kids, too) enjoy our research into the Shaner Family Ancestry!

Mike, Janell, Logan, & Sydney
(The Shaners Now In Kentucky)
Added by Michael Eugene Shaner on Oct 09, 2011 5:20 PM
 

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