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Jennifer (#48201801)
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I love the puzzle that is genealogy, and Find-A-Grave is a wonderful way to share the pieces that I've fit together.

Currently, I have young children, so it's difficult for me to get out and photograph graves, but would love to do whole cemeteries eventually. What a great resource!

I have many ancestors who have passed through the Charles City, Iowa and some eventually settled in Menahga, MN (Ash, Morgan, Hartman), and also from Garner and Forest City, Iowa (Jass and Bergan, Haut, Bahr, Kittelson,). The Jass family came from a part of West Prussia which is now in Poland (Schlochau or Człuchˇw), so I would love to eventually find connections for them from the old country. Other family names are Johnson, Nelson & Eklund (Port Wing, WI and Duluth, MN), also Roy, McMillen, Baldwin, Clapp, Sowder, Sidden, McReynolds, Marsh, Nitcher, and Guinall. If we're related, I would love to connect with you and share information. Just send me a message.
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Marty McCarthy
RE: Thanks for the Morgan tombstone pics!
I searchd the entire cemetery whist mumbling "I know where the Morgan's are" When I found it I realized I was one that I did a minor repair to. DUH. If bored see my volunteer repair work on the facebook group gravesavers take care, Marty
Added by Marty McCarthy on Nov 03, 2015 10:11 PM
Dale & Corinne Wise
RE: Michael Frank Nowland, III
Yes, thank you for the inquiry. If it can be done by the edit feature, that would be great ir e mail.
Added by Dale & Corinne Wise on Aug 18, 2015 1:43 AM
RE: Thanks!
Yeah, they're buried way up there in the corner!
Added by Mike on Jul 30, 2015 10:34 PM
RE: James Jerry Guinall descendant
James' daughter, Lovina, was married to my 3rd gr-uncle John Huss.
Added by Red on Aug 24, 2014 9:43 AM
Jean Jorgensen
RE: Larry Thompson marker
Hi Jennifer,
I am guessing that this is a temporary marker until the family can put up a permanent one. The pole behind the cross has flower hooks at the top that likely held baskets of flowers over the spring and summer months. I haven't been to the cemetery in awhile, so would not have noticed the flowers. They were probably recently removed since we've had below freezing weather.

Again, I can only guess that this is Larry's grave - until I visit with the funeral home personnel. It's close proximity to his parents is what suggests it is Larry's grave marker.
Added by Jean Jorgensen on Nov 19, 2013 7:45 AM
Mary and William Wiltse
Yes, it looks that way to me too. This cemetery had damage to the headstones many years ago.
Added by Chris on Oct 03, 2013 10:01 AM
RE: Carl Gottlieb Jass
Sorry for taking so long getting back to you. Yes I am a descendant of Carl Jass. I know for a fact that he also came from western Prussia in the Rhineland region. Jass is an unusual last name and I have always wondered if somehow the two are related but I have yet to figure it out. According to the family stories is that Carl is an illegitimate child and took his mother's maiden name. He was soon after adopted by the Stahlkopf's but kept the last name Jass.
Added by Snowblossom on Sep 22, 2013 10:06 AM
Dennis Warden
Albert Jass / Elmwood
According to the records that I have for Elmwood, Albert is the only member of the Jass family that is buried there. Not related at all, just helping to get the cemetery on-line.

Have a great day!
Added by Dennis Warden on Sep 19, 2013 2:15 PM
Jill Harris
Good afternoon. This request has been updated. Please let me know if you have any others!

Added by Jill Harris on Sep 16, 2013 2:55 PM
RE: Ida Samp Jass
Hi, I'm going to the library this week, thought I'd see if there's an obit...would you know a month/day in 1949 for Ida?
Added by JuJu on Sep 15, 2013 5:34 PM
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