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Diane Miles (#47721859)
 member for 5 years, 5 months, 13 days
Miss Debbie
Solomon Wolfe Find A Grave Memorial# 86560261
Do you know who is parents are? Thank you for your time. Debbie

Added by Miss Debbie on Jul 12, 2017 1:23 PM

RE: Memorial #96040249
Thanks. I looked at it again and I don't know how I came up with that.
The other Hannah was from Blair county and was buried in Blair County.How's that go.....geeeeesh...what a maroon.

Added by Agespast on Jun 21, 2017 11:34 AM

Cindy Coffell
Sarah Deeters
Thank you for the links to Mrs. Deeter's parents. I appreciate you!

Added by Cindy Coffell on Jun 13, 2017 4:45 PM

RE: Tombstone Pic

Added by Cheryl on May 29, 2017 4:24 PM

Albert Ledoux
Jesse Dively
This is what happens when the computer remembers the last thing that was copied rather than what was intended!!


Added by Albert Ledoux on May 07, 2017 5:47 PM

Albert Ledoux
Jesse Dively

Added by Albert Ledoux on May 07, 2017 4:46 PM

Scott Bumbaugh
Name of unknown son of John Weisel and Rebecca Koontz Weisel
I believe that the son buried in the Pleasant Hill United Church of Christ cemetery with a death date of 14 April is John Weisel. On the 1860 census is a John Weisel, aged 10 months. If you do the math, August 1859-14 April 1861 it come out at 1 year and 8 months.

Added by Scott Bumbaugh on Sep 11, 2016 3:34 PM

Stewart Alton Knisely #133359194
Every record I have my great great grandfather is listed as Stewart A Knisely. I have posted his death certificate on the along with his obituary that my great great grandmother published. I have seen that my edit has been declined. I have also looked over both his son Kenneth and his daughter Floss and he is also listed at Stewart and on the deed of his property that my grandfather bought off his woife in 1973 he is also listed as Stewart. Please reconsider maybe he went by Steward also.

Added by Laric7 on Aug 29, 2016 1:54 PM

Hoover photos
A belated but still heartfelt thank you for those excellent headstone photos. Thank you!

Added by janicet on Jun 24, 2016 12:50 PM

Henrietta (47274097)
Meade Graham # 161272943
You sent me the following message:

Just writing to advise you that the info I gave you to up-date Meade Graham's Memorial was based on his obit published in the Huntingdon Daily News on January 11, 1961, Page 2. Thank you, Diane

The obit does not state that he died in Danville. It does not say where he died. If you have a different obit than I do with different info then you could email it to me and I will update the memorial and remove your name from it.

Thank you.

Added by Henrietta (47274097) on Apr 23, 2016 7:38 AM

Angie Brown
Hi my name is Angie Brown . My grandmothers sister married a Michael Cirko in October of 1935 in Luzern co pa her name was Anna Carey . On the marriage record it states Michaels father was Wasil Cirko and his mom was Ellen Hollick . Do you know of these people ? And if you do my email is

Added by Angie Brown on Apr 09, 2016 1:51 PM

Michael Imler Dopson
Alfretta C. "Tottie" Frederick, Memorial# 126080263
Dear Ms. Miles, I am Michael Imler Dopson, (#48342552), here is an Obit for Alfretta's Mem.


Obituary of Alfretta C. Claar
Mrs. Claar, 68, of 3806 3rd Ave. died Sunday, April 4, 1993, at Altoona Hospital.
Known as Tootie, Mrs. Claar retired as a housekeeper from the Fountain Motel, after 12 years' service.
She was born Feb. 25, 1925, in Altoona, the daughter of George and Daisy (Aikens) Frederick. She married William Claar on June 12, 1948. He died Jan. 1, 1981(sic).
Surviving are a son, William H. of Altoona, and two grandchildren.
Also surviving are six brothers and sisters: George, Peter, Shirley Cobler, Pat Merritts and Betty Frye of Altoona, and Frank of Washington, D.C.
Mrs. Claar was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church.
Friends will be received from 7 to 89 p.m. Tuesday at Stevens Mortuary.

CLAAR -- Services for Alfretta C. Claar of 3806 3rd Ave. will be held at the convenience of the family.
Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Stevens Mortuary Inc., 1421 8th Ave. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society. Mrs. Claar is also survived by a daughter-in-law, Tyane Claar.

Newspaper article - written on page Apr. 5, 1993
Blair County Genealogical Society
Altoona Mirror Obituary Collection

Burial: Calvary Cemetery

Added by Michael Imler Dopson on Feb 11, 2016 7:03 AM

Michael Imler Dopson
William Claar, mem.126080098
Dear Ms. Miles, I am Michael Imler Dopson, (#48342552), here is an Obit for your Mem. on William.



Obituary of William H. Claar
Mr. Claar, 56, of 3806 3rd Ave., died at 3:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 1, 1982, in his home, following an extended illness.
Mr. Claar was employed at the Blair Clay Brickyard and the Altoona Exxon Station.
He was born June 2, 1925, in Newry, the son of Sheldon and Eileen(sic) Claar, and June 12, 1948, married Alfretta Frederick.
Surviving are his wife, a son, William H. Jr. of Altoona, and a grandson.
Also surviving are two sisters and a brother: Mrs. Naomi Haines and Herman of Altoona and Mrs. Audrey Hauser(sic) of Duncansville.
Mr. Claar was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church.
He was a Navy veteran of World War II.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday in Stevens Mortuary.

CLAAR -- The funeral of William H. Claar of 3806 3rd Ave. will be held with a mass of Christian burial at 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church.
Interment in Calvary Cemetery.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday in Stevens Mortuary, 1421 8th Ave., where a wake service will be held Sunday evening.

Newspaper article
Blair County Genealogical Society
Hoenstine Obituary Collection Vol. 130, p1

Burial: January 04, 1982, Calvary Cemetery
Military service: Navy - WW II

Added by Michael Imler Dopson on Feb 11, 2016 6:59 AM

Frederick Schneider/Elizabeth Caroline Mohr
Hi, Diane.

I see that you've got some information for this couple. I am interested, because I have a great grandmother, Helena Schneider Christ, whose father was listed as Fritz Schneider on her death certificate, and her mother was (Unknown) Mohr. She was born in Germany in 1854, and came to the United States via Castle Garden in 1882, with her small children. In 1900, the family moved from Montour County, PA, to Greensboro, Caroline, Maryland. They were back in PA in 1905, though her 17 year old son Michael was killed by a train in Maryland that year. I always wondered what would draw this family to Maryland, and why was her son left behind, when they had no known connection to the area... but it seems like Frederick could be why.

I found Catharine Snyder's death certificate, though I wasn't looking for it. Her father is listed as Frederick Schneider, and her mother as Catharine Mohr. I think there is a link here.

Added by LVPennGen on Dec 28, 2015 9:29 PM

Chris Buckreis
Mildred Ross
looking to trace the family tree back to its roots, this was my grandmother, her daughter, (my mother) was fern l daughtery

Added by Chris Buckreis on Dec 19, 2015 11:50 AM

RE- Bertha Riling
Diane, Thank you for the information,much appreciated

Added by Marianne on Nov 02, 2015 7:37 PM

Jack O
Lilly-Presbyterian Cemetery
Thanks for the photo !!


Added by Jack O on Aug 21, 2015 6:26 AM

Barb Kopshina
Thank you for the photo! Barb

Added by Barb Kopshina on Aug 17, 2015 10:08 AM

bob toelle
Williamsburg Presbyterian Cemetery
Hi Diane - Thanks for the photos, and thanks for straightening out the burial place for Elsie Smith.

Added by bob toelle on Aug 16, 2015 9:27 PM

Thank so much for adding the very nice headstone photos for the memorials to Annie, Hugh and James. I truly appreciate your efforts!

Added by Sharolar on Aug 16, 2015 3:17 PM

Jack O
Duplicate at Riverview
Thanks for being so nice about it. How I did that I have no idea but ....

Thanks again,


Added by Jack O on Jul 19, 2015 10:29 AM

Mary P
C. Blair Mark
Thank you so much for posting this headstone ! I have been searching for C. Blair Mark!! He was theoretically married to my grandmother in 1920, but the marriage was annulled by her father because she was only 14! There are two daughters from this union -- Thelma Lucille (1921) and Audry Louise (1923) - she raised me -- before Chalmer died of consumption in 1923!

Added by Mary P on Jun 21, 2015 12:11 PM

Photos of head stones.
I'm so sorry. I rechecked them today and able to see the head stone pictures. My computer must have had a problem. PLEASE FORGIVE ME.

Added by Pauline on Jun 08, 2015 10:52 AM

Photos that were recently on Grave sites are now gone did you remove them?

Added by Pauline on Jun 06, 2015 4:36 PM

Natalie Baxter
Alfred E. Riling
Hi, Diane...this is Natalie, Carl's daughter. Thank you for the photo and the info!! I am researching the Rilings of PA....our relatives. Very helpful, and I recognized your name!

Added by Natalie Baxter on May 21, 2015 11:45 AM


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