|Nancy Leshikar Hébert (#47194409)|
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"He who careth not from whence he came careth little whither he goeth." - Daniel Webster|
This is a quote my father, T'Odon Charles Leshikar attached to the front of one of his family trees. He was passionate about recording names, dates, relationships of family members. At every family reunion he spread out his sheets encouraging everyone to see where they were and make sure the correct spelling, date of birth, marriage and death of every one was included. The last week of his life we spent retyping and entering corrections on all his trees (the numbers are impressive!) and then sent copies to each of his first cousins - including a distant cousin in Czechoslovakia (Czech Republic).
Using these trees, I am trying to track down and source each and every family member as well as add the newer ones. Finding the graves, seeing the headstones, sharing information, showing relationships and from one spot being able to leave a remembrance - my father would have loved websites like Find A Grave.
And then there are the treasures to be found –
This is the inscription from the headstone of my ancestors Josef Jirasek and Rosalie Balcar Jirasek who brought their family from Czechoslovakia to Texas in 1867.
"Here rest, a couple who loved each other,
after a long and arduous journey
through the byways of the world.
Laid here for their eternal sleep.
Completed is your life. Rest in Peace."
Please do not post death certificates on the memorials I have created. I feel strongly that this is not the place for them.
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|Mrs J Rabenaldt||Fredrich Kruger|
I am glad to see that, you also, are concerned with correct spelling. I was having trouble locating Friedrich Kruger on findagrave and it was due to the fact that the first "i" was left out of his name as recorded on his gravestone.
Two of my great-great grandparents were Gustav and Louise Grosskopf. Gustav's older sister was Fridericka Grosskopf Kruger. You have noted that Fridericka Kruger was not the mother of Friedrich Kruger's oldest child and I am wondering what you used as the basis for that statement. I am also wondering where you found the information that Fridericka's maiden name was Grosskopf since it is not on the gravestone. Are you also a descendant?
Are you related to the Leshikar family who lived in Taylor in the early to mid-1950s?
Thanks for the information!
Weddingtons are on my husbands side of the family. I have him listed as Gilbert Baker Weddington and I was wondering where you came up with James as first name, especially since he has a brother named James. Just didn't want people to search for him and not be able to find him if his first name is Gilbert. Thank you.
|CMMM||Request for Transfer of management|
Would you transfer the management for my uncle Joseph Franklin Metcalfe Jr #55639830 and my aunt Barbara Ball Metcalfe #55639756 to me #47284222. I created & manage the records for our other family members, including their only child who has since died (in 2013). Thank you.
Added by CMMM on Oct 04, 2015 11:41 AM
|Aaron Leddy||Mahala Tennessee Henson Matthews|
I am trying to find out more info about Mahala Tennessee Henson Matthews and her parents. If you have any info, please reply.
|Sherry Goolsby, Genealogical Research||#51203304|
Re: Amos Lewis Bracken, Sr.
Could U transfer Amos Lewis Bracken to me? I am his great-granddaughter. My Find A Grave #47340731.
|C. L. Hines||Vinson|
There is a Thomas C. Vinson and wife in the same lot as John Vinson, is this yours? B.1887-1961
|Jackson B. Weller||Duebbe Family|
Malinda Duebbe Bittner (117093691) is my gg-grandmother, I have some links you might be interested in adding. You have her mother Isabel Wehrmann Duebbe (44918786), Malinda's father is Wilhelm Dubbe (78729646). Another sister of Malinda's is Maud Sophronia Hergotz (26214739) she went by Sophie. Also, Isabel's father is Johann Wehrmann (77609879) his birth date is listed as 1781, it is actually 1791. Hope this helpful. Thank you for all the work you are doing.
|D L Carrier||Grave Correction|
Myrtle Virginia Eidelbach Stalmach (Memorial# 122778286) My Grandmother is in
Oak Hill Cemetery
I am Nancy Marek, my grandparents came from Tura Luka, Czech. I know very little else about them.My grandfather's name was John Marek B 1885, grandmother was Elizabeth Provaznick. They settled in Danbury ct. No one ever kept any records, and all family members are deceased.I never knew if they left people over there. Any help I would be so happy to hear from you.
thanks for any info,
|Phil Grimmett||Milton Dusek|
I bought a canteen that had Milton's and 2 other names on it. You may or may not know that Milton was a Death March survivor. The other 2 names were Jack Elliott, who survived with Milton, and Richard Dysinger who unfortunately died in the camp. They were in different units but were all 3 shipped to the same camp in China from Bataan. The name of Bataan was also carved on the canteen.
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