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Margaret Orthodox (#47080490)
 member for 8 years, 3 months, 9 days
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SueB
Thanks for the info
Yes, I know they have messed around with many of the old El stop names. I also think the house my GPs lived in is gone. They were at 4846 Mulberry St until about 1974. That was an empty lot on Google Earth when we checked last fall. From Mulberry St it was an easy walk to the El and to shopping on Frankford Ave. My GF never learned to drive. And Nana (my GM) only learned when she was in her 60s. It was also within walking distance of Cedar Hill (including the East section), North Cedar Hill and Oakland cemeteries. I have family buried in all of them. Also in Mt Carmel, the Jewish cemetery that was recently vandalized. That cemetery is adjacent to the Cedar Hill ones.

Added by SueB on Mar 23, 2017 4:32 PM

ResrchH630
Warren E Blatchley @ Magnolia
Hi - Thanks for your suggested edit to this memorial. In doing some quick research, I came across this information:

Warren Earl Blatchley
United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942
Name Warren Earl Blatchley
Event Type Draft Registration
Event Date 1942
Event Place Philadelphia, , Pennsylvania, United States
Residence Place Philadelphia, , Pennsylvania
Gender Male
Employer Warren Earl/Blatchley
Birth Date 14 Sep 1895

Warren E Blatchley
United States Census, 1900
Name Warren E Blatchley
Event Type Census
Event Year 1900
Event Place Philadelphia city Ward 23, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Gender Male
Age 5
Marital Status Single
Race White
Race (Original) W
Relationship to Head of Household Son
Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Son
Birth Date Sep 1895
Birthplace Pennsylvania
Father's Birthplace Pennsylvania
Mother's Birthplace Germany

So there seem to be some variability as to the year of birth across sources. Can you tell me what your source was for suggesting the change to 1893 from the 1892 that's engraved on the headstone? Thanks much!

Added by ResrchH630 on Mar 22, 2017 12:45 AM

SueB
Blatchleys in East Cedar Hill
I have recently recd the cemetery file card for the sister of my GG GM buried in East Cedar Hill. In addition to her and her children there is a couple - William and Elizabeth Blatchley - buried in the same plot. No idea who they are or if they are related to Elizabeth Dyer Agnew, my relative. I see you have created memorials for some Blatchleys in Phila cemeteries. Any thoughts? I am not a genealogist and I don't live in the Phila area, so if I create Find A Grave memorials for these 2 people they will be limited to what is on the file card.
BTW, love your screen name of Margaret Orthodox. That's the El stop I used to get off at when going to visit my grandparents on Mulberry St. years ago.

Added by SueB on Mar 21, 2017 10:19 AM

BlueEyes829
George M Taylor 38827009
Margaret, thank you for the photo of my Great Great Uncle George's stone and the transcription. I had a photo, but couldn't read it!

Added by BlueEyes829 on Feb 17, 2017 2:55 PM

Family Tree Climber
Elmer Yeatts edit
Thank you for edit suggesting Elmer's parents. I have linked him to father Amos, but am denying Mary as mother as she died in 1864, while Elmer wasn't born until 1868.

Added by Family Tree Climber on Jan 22, 2017 7:36 AM

Patrick
RE: Robert W Forsyth
Margaret, thank you so much for acknowledging the photo and the very interesting story of what occurred. I'm still smiling at the story. You certainly made my day with that.

It just so happened that I was at the cemetery doing requests yesterday. Your request was not on the list that I had printed out, but I have the Find A Grave app on my phone and always check it right before I leave to see if any new requests have been entered and yours was there so I full filled it.

I think Indiantown Gap Cemetery is beautiful and honors our veterans with respect and dignity. I enjoy going there to do photos.

Added by Patrick on Jan 13, 2017 7:12 AM

northga1@yahoo.com
RE: Find A Grave Memorial# 63225654
P.S: If you select Begin New Search under Actions menu on left side and then enter the memorial number in the MEMORIAL: box, you will also find her entry.

Added by northga1@yahoo.com on Dec 29, 2016 10:43 AM

northga1@yahoo.com
RE: Find A Grave Memorial# 63225654
Sure. Her name was Catherine Barbara Hymon Klotzbucher. Her husband is buried at Greenmont Cemetery and based on gravestone picture, looks like they share the same stone? If so, then how can she buried at a different cemetery (per your entry)? Please review and if I'm correct, transfer her memorial to Greenmont Cemetery please? Thanks.

Added by northga1@yahoo.com on Dec 29, 2016 10:41 AM

northga1@yahoo.com
Find A Grave Memorial# 63225654
Based on cemetery stone attached here, looks like her record should be with Greenmount Cemetery and not Lawnview?

Can you please review and if you have it wrong, can you please move her record over to Greenmount, where her husband's record is at too. They share the same stone.

Thanks.

Added by northga1@yahoo.com on Dec 28, 2016 6:49 PM

Ben Martinez
Greenleaf Page Davis and more...
Margaret, good work. I was reading about the good Captain Greenleaf Page Davis (What a name) and came across the name of General Naglee. What a grand coincidence.

He was the Commanding Officer of Sergeant William Roach, the First Sheriff of Monterey County (CA). I have done considerable research on the Sheriffs and Deputies of that agency, since it's inception in 1850.

http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=5796447

What a wonderful thing Findagrave.com is. It enables people such as you and I to preserve, educate and share the wonderful legacies of those that have gone before us.

I will add a link between Captain (General) Naglee in the Roach bio.

Thank you again and keep digging.

Added by Ben Martinez on Dec 27, 2016 7:37 AM

Tony Triolo
George Matchell
I am George Matchell's great-grandson. How are you connected?

Added by Tony Triolo on Nov 22, 2016 9:42 PM

S B Spade
Wiliam Thomas Glasgow FAG memorial#37821141
Margaret,
Would you be so kind as to transfer the memorial of William Thomas Glasgow Find A Grave memorial #37821141 to me. He is my greatgrandfather. Thank you, Sarah Beth Spade, Find A Grave member # 48124849

Added by S B Spade on Nov 18, 2016 7:36 PM

LansdaleLady
Agatha Zmuda Wilk
Thank you for the update regarding Agatha (70537375). Are you related to her? She is my great grandmother. LL.

Added by LansdaleLady on Oct 03, 2016 5:26 AM

LR Jolley
Joseph Jones
Thank you so much for the transfer of Joseph's memorial! I just visited the family graves in July. Thanks for all your work on Find A Grave!

Added by LR Jolley on Aug 16, 2016 12:48 PM

Suzanne Tettemer
re: #41619506 & 41619467
Hi Margaret, I apologize, I was confused about the numbers you mentioned. A senior moment, I suppose. The memorial numbers listed above are for J Anton Gall & his wife Catherine Gall. I thought it was easier just to put the number in the memorial search field. Sorry for the confusion. Suzanne

Added by Suzanne Tettemer on Jul 28, 2016 7:16 PM

Suzanne Tettemer
RE: transcription
yes, they are. Section, row & grave number. I'm sorry, I don't have a map of the cemetery, I simply walked up & down the rows.

Added by Suzanne Tettemer on Jul 27, 2016 3:45 PM

Suzanne Tettemer
transcription
Hi,
re: # 41619506 & 41619467
If you want to add the transcription on the stone it reads - Hier Ruhet in Gott (Here rests in God) - Ruhe in Frieden (Rest in Peace)

Added by Suzanne Tettemer on Jul 23, 2016 7:46 AM

Charlotte Henry Hughes
Col. Chares H. Banes
I will send it to the Haddonfield Historical Society. Thanks for responding. Charlotte Henry Hughes

Added by Charlotte Henry Hughes on Apr 04, 2016 7:19 AM

Charlotte Henry Hughes
Col. Chares H. Banes
I found a memorial also known as a funeral notice in an old family Bible. Col. Banes does not appear to be a relative. Contains photo and notice that he died 15 Jan 1897. Would you like it??? Charlotte Henry Hughes

Added by Charlotte Henry Hughes on Apr 03, 2016 11:32 AM

Marianne
John Sentner 33451485 and wife Emma33451504
I would like your permission to use a copy of John and Emma Sentner Headstone at Greenwood Cemetery Phila. in my family tree.
Thank you and have a Great Day
Marianne

Added by Marianne on Mar 25, 2016 5:37 PM

Sue Herbine
Dingee stones
I see the rehab has gotten to my Dingee family. I cried when I saw the 2 stones you posted. Thanks so much. I will look back more often now hoping for the rest of the family. Hope you are well. Sue in FL

Added by Sue Herbine on Feb 26, 2016 7:05 AM

Marty Mangold
RE: William Temple Franklin
Nice catch! I also took close-ups of each portion of that stone, and looking at that close-up, I see it is "IN" rather than "EN", which I thought I saw in the pictures I posted. I updated the caption.

I also have pictures of the right-hand side of this two-person gravestone, though I believe that woman is buried elsewhere in that same cemetery, with the man she married after Temple died. If you have any information about her, I'd appreciate knowing it.

Thanks again for checking the text.

Marty

Added by Marty Mangold on Feb 10, 2016 7:15 AM

Jamie Brenenborg Minner
Transfer Request
I am requesting a transfer for Abram Abrams (# 39888419). He is my 4x great grandfather. Please let me know if you have any questions or need details.

Thank you.

-Jamie Brenenborg Minner

Added by Jamie Brenenborg Minner on Nov 23, 2015 11:40 AM

Diana Lyon
Transfer request
Annabella Noblit Bratton is my family's 2nd great grandmother her memorial number is 45125420 Thank you for creating her memorial

Added by Diana Lyon on Oct 12, 2015 9:05 PM

Jamie Brenenborg Minner
Transfers
Would you be willing to transfer a few of my family members to me? I have a short list of Abrams (interred in Oakland and Greenwood) that I would like to "reunite" and put back together.

Please let me know and I will send you a list.

Thank you.

-Jamie Brenenborg Minner

Added by Jamie Brenenborg Minner on Oct 06, 2015 12:19 PM

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