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Netti Schreiner-Yantis (#47533834)
 member for 5 years, 2 months, 15 days
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I am 84 years old. Started tracing ancestors when I was twenty--before anyone had ever heard of a genealogist! Have been an avid researcher ever since. At one time, I was a certified genealogist and was on the Board for Certification one term. I turned my enthusiasm into starting a business called "Genealogical Books in Print" which I operated from about 1970 until 2000. Am now retired and am engaged in getting 64 years of research into some logical format so that it can be shared with others. I am also trying to put, on FindaGrave, the pictures that my relatives gave me way back when I first started. I am so grateful to FindaGrave--it is a fantastic medium for sharing! I have found information I would never have found without it--am sure you have, too!

I have accumulated a lot of pictures. When I called on relatives asking if they could tell me about their forebears, many were eager to do so. They showed me items they had treasured over the years. When I was leaving, a number of them said "Why don't you take these. You are the only one I know of who is interested." I have all sorts of things--hanks of hair, old lace caps, letters, etc. but the most important are the pictures. Most of these had the name of the person(s) in the photograph recorded on the back. If they didn't, I would question them and record it on the back myself. I was fortunate enough to have grandparents who lived into their eighties, and were alive when I became interested in tracing ancestors. They gave me photographs, tintypes, daguerreotypes, and even one oil painting of their grandparents and other relatives, many of whom had also lived into their eighties thus were alive when photography came into vogue about 1870. I have several pictures of ancestors who were born in the 1700s. I am trying to put them all on Findagrave as I feel obligated to those who entrusted them to me to do so. Want to be a good steward--am hoping to meet them in heaven someday and they may ask me to account for them! I try to tuck in a little of the family history along with the pictures when I know it. Have quite a lot more than I give on Findagrave, so if you have a specific question email me; I may have data that will help you and will be happy to check. --Netti
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Dr. James M. Owston
RE: Emanuel Ruper # 36990271
I'm not sure if there is a stone. I haven't physically been to this particular grave. In any sake, I've transferred it to you. Good luck.

Added by Dr. James M. Owston on Mar 18, 2015 7:30 PM
Dr. James M. Owston
RE: Emanuel Ruper # 36990271
Ms. Schreiner-Yantis:

I don't know anything about his family. If you would like, I can transfer the memorial to you.

Jim Owston
Added by Dr. James M. Owston on Mar 16, 2015 5:49 PM
Sue Allen
RE: Flower message
I can't remove anything you put under a flower,only you can. But all that shows right now is the disclaimer. They say review of your comments will only take a day. Until they show it on the flower you will have to wait & rewrite it leaving out "the old devil".

This info is from a distant relative Ancestry file which I was working on as editor.

PS I am 75 & have been working on genealogy for 48 yrs.
Added by Sue Allen on Mar 14, 2015 7:37 PM
Wally Evans
RE: Addition to Joseph Evans's descendants
Joseph's father, Joshua was my 5th great Uncle making Joseph a 5th cousin to me. We would be really distant cousins, but are for sure blood related. I am working on getting mistakes changed on the memorials. I also made one for Job # 143672799 you may want to add the bible information to it
Added by Wally Evans on Mar 14, 2015 10:33 AM
Wally Evans
RE: Addition to Joseph Evans's descendants
Thank you Netti for the information you supplied but it seems someone has the memorial information for Nancy Finch wrong, they are showing her son as her spouse. I made a link from Joseph's memorial to her. Joseph's father, Joshua was my GGGGG Uncle, brother of Nathan Evans my GGGGG Grandfather that married Susannah Gaskill.
Added by Wally Evans on Mar 13, 2015 8:52 AM
the Myers side
How good to hear from you today. You have given me great hope of tracing our line and to fill in the gaps. This is fantastic. Will share with you as much as I am able. I have been the searcher in my family and have felt compelled to search our Roots on all sides. My cousin and I shared many hours searching the Seaman side as well. I now find we are connected to the Cowgills, which have a vast ancestry. Our grandmother is a Seaman and her Dad married the Miss Cowgill. She was the 11th child. So the tree spreads it's mighty branches. Thank you so very much for connecting on the Myers tree.
Added by Jkm45 on Feb 28, 2015 5:53 PM
DJ Csikos
RE: Memorial--Dorothy Smith
I know just how you feel...I am 72 and wish I could do better too. Thank goodness for the grandchildren, they help a lot.
Regarding the Jefferson County, Just one group was from there, most were in the (OH)Ashtabula-Trumbull or (PA)Crawford-Mercer areas. The majority of the family resided fairly close to the Pymatuning Lake area; as the family grew the more modern generations moved all over the place; but I had very few in the Jefferson area.
If you check my bio, you will see that I have a bunch of people sponsored...they are my pedigree family...the rest are cousins, aunts, uncles etc
Added by DJ Csikos on Jan 25, 2015 7:52 PM
DJ Csikos
RE: Memorial--Dorothy Smith
No problem, we all goof at times...this the nature of the human being!
Think you can just go to the picture...should be a delete button. I can't because you posted it.
If you can't figure it out, there is a section called help with find a grave, many tools to use and one would be to write to them and ask for the how to delete an incorrect photo; might come in handy again.
I have had folks post the wrong cemstone photo (when father & son have same name--just different dates) it can be done.
Added by DJ Csikos on Jan 25, 2015 10:33 AM
DJ Csikos
Memorial--Dorothy Smith
Just got a note saying from Find A Grave that you have fulfilled my request for a cemetery stone photo, I do not see it posted. I do see a photo of the lady which is fantastic, but I think you posted it instead of the cemetery stone. A photo comes up with a picture frame symbol & the cemstone as the traditional old tombstone symbol, could you check to see just what happened to the cemetery stone photo?
Thank you so much
Dianna Csikos
Added by DJ Csikos on Jan 24, 2015 6:55 PM
Patricia Endicott
Find A Grave Memorial# 20661140
Re: Mary J Hill Yantis wife of Benjamin Yantis

Netti, I cannot find where I requested permission to use the photo you have attached to Mary J Hills Find A Grave record.

May I use it in my tree and in the book I am making, please?

Thanks. Patricia
Added by Patricia Endicott on Oct 20, 2014 6:03 PM
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