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Cathy Hart (#47471649)
 member for 6 years, 4 months, 28 days
Lillemor Lindahl
Swedish relatives
Dear Cathy!

This might be one of the strangest things I've ever done. But I'm writing You this note becaus I think we might be related.

I've been serching for my emigrated ancestors of and on for years.
In the period of 1871- up until the early 1990ds they went from south of Sweden (the county of Småland) to northern America (Illinois, Minnesota).

Further on they moved on to Texas and New Mexico and if I'm right and read my notes and charts right, The Easley-family will be a part of the "this long chain of Swedish emigrants".

The connecting person is Helen Trixie Easley (a cousin of Your beloved Billy Charles Easley(?)I've found that Trixie Helen married John Arthur Schaffer. John A and his brother Robert W Schaffers grandparents came from Sweden 1871 and 1875.

I'm sorry to bother You with this my story!
I don't know whether You are interested in learning more of the Swedish branch of the familytree. But if You are, please let me know.

Lillemor Lindahl
Småland Sweden

I can be contacted either through this "Find a grave" or I'll be found on the web by searching "Lillemor Lindahl Church of Sweden".

Added by Lillemor Lindahl on Jul 20, 2017 5:25 PM

Sweet Pea
RE: Sugaski
It was my pleasure in helping you.

Added by Sweet Pea on Jul 11, 2017 8:15 PM

John Webber
RE: Martin
I never met the good man. I will ask around to see if some of my VFW or AL buddies know him. If you have an obit orbiographical information please , let add it to him memorial.

Added by John Webber on Jul 05, 2017 8:40 AM

John Webber
RE: Martin
I appreciate you asking. I don't know. I know many Martins in this area but no connection other then buddies.

Added by John Webber on Jul 05, 2017 7:47 AM

Genevieve Klingshirn
ST MARY AVON has NO RECORD of BURIAL. Could this be the person you are looking for who is buried in St. Mary in Elyria, OH?

Genevieve Klingshirn Sugaski
Birth: 1899
Death: Sep. 10, 1967

Family links:
John D. Sugaski (____ - 1975)*

Jean C. Sugaski Buckley (1921 - 2010)*

*Calculated relationship

Saint Mary Cemetery
Lorain County
Ohio, USA

Edit Virtual Cemetery info [?]

Created by: Nicole
Record added: Jul 29, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# ******55601327******

If so, please delete your photo request for Genevieve Klingshirn in St Mary in Avon, OH


Added by Linda on Jun 20, 2017 2:27 PM

RE: Easley
I am distantly related but do not really know the family. I think his son might be the person who manages the other record. Are you related?

Added by Hannah on Apr 25, 2017 11:17 PM

Mike Cronk
RE: 90701913/90594269

Good Morning Kathy,

It is a mystery indeed. Unfortunately, Alice was born two years beyond the available online birth records. I did find her birth announcement in THE EVENING PRESS to "Mr. and Mrs. Mart Dutmers". Alice is also living with them in the 1910 U.S. Census. However, by the time she dies in 1913, both the obituary and her death certificate list her as the daughter of John Dutmers. I see that John & Martin's respective wives, Margaret & Lavina VanOeffelen, were twin sisters. I suspect that fact comes into play, but only a family insider would probably know the whole story.


Added by Mike Cronk on Mar 14, 2017 3:17 AM

Anne Sturm
RE: Capt. James Tullis
Not a problem! Happy Holidays :-D

Added by Anne Sturm on Dec 02, 2016 9:03 AM

Carole K.
Hi Cathy, I have been contacted by a Klingshirn relative(through find a grave) who has asked about the availability of the books by Lois Quinn. Do you know if someone can still get a copy? Carole

Added by Carole K. on Nov 22, 2016 6:43 AM

Jeffrey Shorf Sr.
RE: John Lichtenberg
It is an unmarked grave so I put the cross down to show the location of the plot and grave.Like so many of that era and being a city cemetery many are unmarked graves.Records show no other family in that plot but there is a Drda Mary Lichtenberg (Memorial# 128931528) in Section 14 1/2 Tier 8 Grave 70.

Added by Jeffrey Shorf Sr. on Aug 23, 2016 11:41 PM

Joseph R. Klett
RE: Cirspin, Crispin
I don't know... It just looked like a typographical error to me. I've never seen the surname Cirspin, but have seen Crispin in Salem and Gloucester counties.

Added by Joseph R. Klett on May 11, 2016 11:00 AM

Carole K.
Genevive Klingshirn
If you are asking if Sara has deleted Genevieve from St. Mary, Avon the answer is no. She is difficult to deal with. She has not been to the cemetery and puts info in from other sources.

Added by Carole K. on Feb 07, 2016 9:36 PM

Carolyn Mackey-Byrum
RE: Find a Grave #61671689
I live in Lea County, NM. I have family buried in the cemetery you are taking photo's at. If I were you I would take a flower and place it on the unmarked grave(s) and take a picture of it then post to Find A Grave with the caption grave is unmarked at this time. Altho the graves are not marked you are making sure they are not forgotten and if family starts hunting for them they can know that the grave is unmarked and maybe have marker(s) made.

Your right it is sad to find a grave that has been there a long time with no marker. There might be someone in your area who donates markers to graves that have gone unmarked. Take a look at Everglade Cemetery. when the cemetery was started very poor people were buried there it got to the point they closed the cemetery to burials because they did not know where the graves were. The kind Lea County historian has now changed all that. You wouldn't know it unless you knew the small initials in the corner are his.

My ggrandparents are buried in Alabama. Because of Find A Grave contributors there are now photo of their headstones that I can go and virtually visit any time. Because of those photos and a Find A Grave contributor I also found the name of the amazing woman who raised my grandfather and his brother and sister. I don't think I would have ever known her name if it had not been for people like you who are taking the time to take photos for memorials. People like you are totally AMAZING!

Thank you so much!

Added by Carolyn Mackey-Byrum on Feb 05, 2016 3:51 PM

Mike Cronk
RE: 90692869 - Martha Dutmers

Hello Cathy,

Thanks for your reminder, because [I'm embarrassed to say it] although I remember you asked me to check on something regarding Martha Dutmers, I have completely forgotten what it was I was supposed to check. And, perhaps I already did, but my memory needs a jog.


Added by Mike Cronk on Feb 05, 2016 10:26 AM

Carolyn Mackey-Byrum
RE: Find a Grave #61671689
Sorry, I do not know where he is buried. If you find there is no headstone I will note that on his memorial.

Please let me say you have done an amazing job photographing the cemetery. It is so neat when so much work has been done and entire cemeteries, as you have.

Added by Carolyn Mackey-Byrum on Feb 04, 2016 9:04 PM

RE: Shilo Cemetery, Alto Tx
My find a grave buddy Judy Murphy is the "cleaner". Bless her heart she's very dedicated to the old stones. She & I worked Shiloh Cemetery together one day. For many years she used nothing more than water and a soft brush. She always carries a spray canister full of water with her, wets the stones, brushes it gently, then rinses it off. You'd be surprised how well it works! Also doesn't cost anything to do. Just lots of back breaking work ... thus why she has recently started using ORVUS cleaner. Its not always recommended to attempt to clean some stones but so far its worked well for her.

Added by Deb on Feb 04, 2016 9:00 PM

Mike Cronk
RE: 90692869 - Martha Dutmers

Hello Cathy,

Sometimes (more often than one would realize) remains are moved to be united with those in other cemeteries. In a larger urban environment, people are often moved to more outlying cemeteries like Woodlawn or Resurrection, as family members move further out from the city center. I know a number of remains were transferred out of St. Andrew's down thru the years. Perhaps Martha is one of them. I will check further on this after the snow comes and I can no longer be taking photos.


Mike Cronk

Added by Mike Cronk on Nov 11, 2015 9:02 AM

Carole K.
Hi again, The Cleveland Catholic Cemetery Assoc has just added St. Mary, Elyria to its on line lists of burials. This is where John and Genevieve are. I have left a message for the person who has them entered as cemetery unknown. (do a find with no state) Hopefully she will move them there.

Added by Carole K. on Nov 10, 2015 2:57 PM

Carole K.
I can give you the publishers name; it is Westfair Publishers 33050 Webber Rd. Avon Lake, Ohio 44012. Authors Lois Ann Koff and Marian Quinn. Maybe someone has it on line.

Added by Carole K. on Nov 10, 2015 2:40 PM

Carole K.
Genevieve Klingshirn
I saw you photo request. I'm a Klingshirn and have the book Faith, Joy and Tears and feel Genevieve is Genevieve Klingshirn Sugaski 1899-1967. There is a person that has put a lot of Klingshirn females into St. Mary by mistake, as the women are married and buried elsewhere.

Added by Carole K. on Nov 08, 2015 10:10 AM

Carol Sullivan
RE: RE # 19496071
RE # 19496071
Michael Timothy Moriarty - I found him! #153049369 His head stone is covered by a bush and the Marker for his wife is right next to it.
Added by Cathy Hart on Sep 29, 2015 8:36

Would you be willing to send me a picture of his wifes headstone? Thanks for all of your hard work!

Added by Carol Sullivan on Sep 30, 2015 4:32 PM

Family Means Everything
Kuchenrithers in St. Marys
Would you mind calling the cemetery office and getting the locations of the last couple of requests you have there? They're nasty to volunteers and want to charge $5/request to us. This way, if family calls, they may just pass along the information. My sister and I have walked most of this cemetery and have found other Kuchenrithers but not the couple you are looking for. I'm going to be posting the rest (if aren't already out there) today some time. The cemetery office takes care of Calvary and St. Mary's so you'll have to tell them St. Mary's so they know where to look. Phone no. is: (440) 233-7784. Send me a msg when you get them. Thanks so much.

Added by Family Means Everything on Sep 17, 2015 7:32 AM

Family Means Everything
RE: st marys cemetery in elyria, lorain, ohio
Ha Ha!!! It's not as big as some are around here. According to Find A Grave there are only 2600 people there...Ha! Maybe in one section! There are many people that need added out here. For the last couple of years when I go to find someone I just take everyone around them or if I have the time, everyone in that section then I can post and create memorials when necessary. This seems to have helped many find their relatives as I get messages every once in a while! I have photographed some of the smaller ones in their entirety. It seems like it takes forever to post pictures after I do this though. I see Find A Grave has a 'new feature' to do pictures but I haven't tried it yet. Right now I'm posting pictures I had taken on April 1st so that tells you how far behind I am!!! Doesn't stop me from fulfilling requests and going out more though!!! I love it and so does my sister! She likes to help me find people! It's suppose to rain the next 4 days here so we'll see how it goes! Have a great day!

Added by Family Means Everything on Sep 10, 2015 11:10 AM

Family Means Everything
st marys cemetery in elyria, lorain, ohio
Hi Cathy,

I wish I'd seen these other requests before heading out to cemetery last night! I know I past by Lawrence B. and Adaline Wensink's graves. I tried taking a picture but it was already too dark out and my flash went off and ruined the picture. I know you didn't ask for them but I know exactly where they are. I also saw Theresa Baldauf's grave. Seems to me, she was buried next to a woman. I'll have to find her again. I may have seen the Kuchenrithers too. My sister found Aloisius and his wife, Mary. Two of their sons are buried next to them so I put them out here...Stay tuned. If weather holds up...should be back over there soon.

Added by Family Means Everything on Sep 09, 2015 7:46 AM

Melissa Brown Wolfe
RE: Terry and Guy Tullis
My pleasure. Glad to help. That cemetery is only a mile or so from my dad's place and I get up that way every few weeks or so.
Take care!

Added by Melissa Brown Wolfe on Jul 13, 2015 4:39 PM


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