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Karen Smith (#47058202)
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Bio Photo I've been adding older memorials in my area over the winter months and plan to go out, find and photograph them when it warms up. Any information you have to add to any of my memorials would be appreciated. I search the old newspapers for old obits. and also look up the death certificates, as sometimes the obit. does not give specific birthdates, parents, etc...this information is not always correct, but if it is there, I will list it and make a note where that info. came from. If you want me to add information or change anything, please list your source.

I have no problem with transfers if they are not related to me.

Any of my headstone photos may be used anywhere you'd like, I only ask that you give me credit for the photo.


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Thanks so much for the great pics of the Resides graves.
Added by Sherry on Sep 28, 2017 2:49 PM
Dennis Brandt
John Ritter photo
Thank you!
Added by Dennis Brandt on Sep 25, 2017 10:52 AM
John Dawson
RE: Nicolas Lincks
Thank you. The death date I had was not substantiated and therefore, I too will use the tombstone date. Thanks
Added by John Dawson on Jul 06, 2017 7:50 AM
RE: Emmit
Thanks so much!
Added by Sherry on Jul 05, 2017 9:58 AM
RE: Emmit
Thanks. I created a memorial for Margaret so that would be great if you would add the pic. I don't know her dates but will add them if they are on the stone.
Added by Sherry on Jul 04, 2017 8:34 PM
Thanks so much for the picture of Emmit's stone!
Added by Sherry on Jul 03, 2017 10:47 AM
Laura Jean Salisbury Witter
RE: Post Picture
Thank you!!
Added by Laura Jean Salisbury Witt... on May 22, 2017 4:47 PM
Laura Jean Salisbury Witter
Post Picture
Please post your picture of the cemetery marker found on William Henry Hoffman ID# 158049913 to the record for his wife, Susan Staley Hoffman ID# 177895818, and their two children - Minnie K Hoffman ID# 177896091 and Mary E "Mame" Hoffman ID# 177896163.

Thank you,

Laura Salisbury Witter
Added by Laura Jean Salisbury Witt... on Mar 29, 2017 6:50 PM
Base Kuhn
Hi there
Thanks for the Forrest photo. Next time your there, can you get a picture of the whole tombstone from a few feet back please. Thanks Base
Added by Base Kuhn on Mar 18, 2017 7:37 PM
Scott Mellinger
RE: George W. Mellinger at Chambersburg
Could you share the death certificate if you have a copy? I believe his father was Jacob Mellinger and his mother was Martha in the 1850 census. I track all the Mellinger emigrants to America before 1800 and while I'm not certain I believe Jacob's parents may have been two Mellinger first cousins from my family in Lancaster County. Jacob's farm survived the burning of Chambersburg but possibly Jacob died before 1860 so only his wife may have been living there at that time. Interestingly the farm seems to be located on King St. near the creek which is also near the cemetery. Send me an email to and I will send you my contact info what I have on this family. Would love to verify these are my relatives. Thanks for you help. Any assistance is greatly appreciated. And what a story!
Added by Scott Mellinger on Mar 12, 2017 7:56 PM
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