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Brenda & Pete (#47232469)
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Bio Photo My name is Brenda (Boyer) Kohr. My husband Pete and I are researching his side of the family (Kohr/Smith)&(Minnich/Buxton), as well as my own (Boyer/Grimes) & (Beil/Shott). We are not trying to see how many memorials we can amass so that we can have our numbers posted in the "Top Contributors" catagory. We want to make memorials to pay tribute to our families and friends and hopefully help others to find theirs.

We enjoy helping others by photographing grave markers. There are times that we may photograph markers that are near the ones we were asked to take photos of, or if we see one with our surnames. If there is no memorial for these extra photos that we take....I create one. If by chance I happen to create a memorial for a relative or a friend of yours don't hesitate to ask for a transfer. I don't feel the need to keep memorials that I have created. (unless they are family) I only created them so that someone may find a member of their family or a friend.

Your tombstone stands among the rest
Neglected and alone
The name and date are chiseled out
On polished marble stone

It reaches out to all who care
It is too late to mourn
You did not know that I exist
You died and I was born

Yet each of us are cells of you
In flesh, in blood and bone
Our blood contracts and beats a pulse
Entirely not our own

Dear Ancestor, the place you filled
One hundred years ago
Spreads out among the ones you left
Who would have loved you so

I wonder if you lived and loved
I wonder if you knew
That someday I would find this spot
And come to visit you

Author Unknown


Those we love don't go away,
They walk beside us every day,
Unseen, unheard, but always near,
Still loved, still missed and very dear.
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Brenda Nicholson Hess
RE: George W. Cover
Thank you so very much for the information on Caroline as well!
Added by Brenda Nicholson Hess on Mar 09, 2017 6:35 AM
Brenda Nicholson Hess
George W. Cover
Thank you so very much for the burial information on George (177132912)!
Added by Brenda Nicholson Hess on Mar 09, 2017 4:52 AM
James Robert Haug [ Jim ]
Elizabeth Downs
1832 - 1887 I do not think Mary Ann Smith is her mother as i first thought, there is 14 years difference in ages. And i've worked on this several hours tonight and i can not find this. I am sorry that i jumped on this but i really think they maybe sisters.
Added by James Robert Haug [ Jim ... on Mar 02, 2017 8:37 PM
Olive Hoffman
# 90867485 Benjamin F. Hoffman
Thank you ! for transferring Benjamin and his wife Dora; so much easier now to work with my families. I really appreciate it.
Added by Olive Hoffman on Jan 25, 2017 8:24 PM
Rick Boardman
Walter Bright
Just wanted to thank you for being on top of the edits in such a timely manner. It means a lot. Thanks again, Rick
Added by Rick Boardman on Jan 22, 2017 5:58 PM
Sue Petres
Thank you for transferring my grandparents to me! Thank you, also, for taking pictures and posting them in the first place! I am also a Find A Grave volunteer and take lots of pictures in my area, but I can't get to PA often.
Added by Sue Petres on Dec 27, 2016 8:46 AM
Kathyrn Todd
William A. Selak #67934526
I tried sending this thru the edit but don't know if it went through. In The Philadelphia Inquirer(PA) Sun, May 3, 1925, Pg 3. YORK -- William A. Selak, 59, died at his home in this city today of complications. He is survived by his wife and the following children: Paul, Catharine, Herbert, Genevieve and Joseph Selak, all of this city. [Note: I have Paul as Paul Mathias and Herbert as Herbert Francis and have seen Catharine as also Catherine or Kathryn]
Added by Kathyrn Todd on Dec 19, 2016 10:33 AM
Cheryl Carmany Marr
Gilbert C Howard
Thank you for your time and effort to photograph this headstone. I appreciate it!
Added by Cheryl Carmany Marr on Oct 30, 2016 12:36 PM
Harrisburg Cemetery

Dear Brenda and Pete,

Thank y'all so much for the grave marker photos of:

George Curtis Strine #136078274
Clara (Jobsen) Strine #144491246

Your efforts and these photos are greatly appreciated!

Rebecca Strine
Added by Fluttrbye on Oct 29, 2016 6:44 AM
Dennis Brandt
Samuel Ellenberger photo
Thank you!
Added by Dennis Brandt on Oct 29, 2016 4:45 AM
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