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Allan Dettweiler (#46892100)
 member for 10 years, 7 months, 4 days
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Bio Photo I am recovering from a stroke and doing well. My right hand doesn't function well when it comes to typing, so this is slow and frustrating. Hopefully, with a little time this will improve.The best way to get my attention is to call me at 519 716 4359.
Several of my peeves. From now on I will absolutely IGNORE edits which give birth and death locations using the present day name. I will accept ONLY the historical name in effect at the time of the event. If that can't be done - FORGET IT. I would sooner leave it blank. Do as you wish on memorials you create - leave mine alone!
Now another peeve.
Plenty of persons historically never had a middle name. Sometimes they used the first letter of their mother's maiden name as an INITIAL - especially on legal documents. But they didn't necessarily use the full name.
So I would appreciate if some of you gravers would use your time more wisely and leave my memorials alone in that regard. It is true - I am getting cranky in my old age. Just humour me.
All of us are mortal.
Which is why we prepare a will to state our wishes when our time comes.
In preparing for our very certain demise, we should appoint a Steward who will look after our FaG pages if we pass on, or are somehow incapacitated.
Karen Tober, member #46901145 is my Steward.
To appoint a Steward, simply e-mail your wishes to
Expecting to be around for a while,
Allan Dettweiler

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Bruce E Cumming #177849486
Thanks so much for sending me his obituary ~ it's been included in his bio and I've updated his date of death as well as his middle name.

Best Wishes!
Added by SearchingFamilyTrees on Aug 18, 2017 10:20 AM
RE: William Osborne
They show the correct way before I import them and also if you click on them to fully open. It is only in the "thumbnail" that they are sideways. I don't know why this happening and am open to suggestions for how to correct this.
Added by taggs51 on Aug 18, 2017 7:50 AM
Judy Russwurm
RE: Lorne Grubb
Added by Judy Russwurm on Jul 25, 2017 6:50 PM
M F Whiting
Picture - Hillborns
Back row left to right: 3 person is David Hillborn
Added by M F Whiting on May 26, 2017 9:04 PM
Patrick Murphy
Weltz-Koehler Marriage
Thank You for the information on their marriage. I added the information to both parties. Hope all is well with you?
Added by Patrick Murphy on May 14, 2017 9:18 PM
Bruce Uttley
RE: August Schultzke
You were right to unlink August Schultzke as a son of Johanna Rohmel Schultzke/Metzloff. The obit of John Schultzke 1891-1939 listed August as a 'brother' but in fact he was a 'step-brother'. Johanna must have been the second wife of John Schultzke Sr. who died about 1890-91. See the 1891 Canada Census for "Mrs John Schultzke" in Waterloo South for the evidence.
Added by Bruce Uttley on May 12, 2017 1:34 PM
Bruce Uttley
RE: Johanna Rohmel Metzloff
The 'widow' Johanna Schultzke married August Metzloff in Waterloo on 18Sep1983. Her first husband, John Schultzke, had died shortly before. Johanna's maiden name, from her headstone, must have been Rohmel.
Added by Bruce Uttley on May 10, 2017 11:09 AM
Catherine D
Thank you
Thank you for creating a page for my great grandmother Elsie Gingerich. Did you know her?
Added by Catherine D on May 07, 2017 10:12 PM
RE: Starr Headstones in St Clements Cemetery
Thanks Allan for your quick reply. I have gone ahead and prepared profiles for John, Mary and Alma Starr with what little info I had. Take care.
Added by KVN on Apr 25, 2017 2:43 PM
Starr Headstones in St Clements Cemetery
Hello Allan, I have located another Starr headstone in St Clement's Cemetery in Preston. It has the names of John A Starr (1880-1969), wife Mary C. Dopp (1881-1963) and daughter Alma Marie (1904-1992). If you think they may be your relations and you would like this photo, please set up profiles for them and I'll add the picture.
Just let me know. Thanks
Karen VN
Added by KVN on Apr 25, 2017 2:06 PM
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