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Cathleen Zepelin (#47291953)
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Bio Photo I am interested in family history and love cemeteries. People don't understand that; there is so much history to be learned there; cemeteries are quiet, restful places, and many are quaint and beautiful. Our Memorial Day family tradition was to visit our cemeteries and decorate the graves of family members by weeding, planting flowers, and cleaning the gravestones. My grandmother always packed a picnic lunch to eat in the cemetery after the work was done. Since I now have family all over, Find A Grave helps me "visit."
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Taylor Wolf
Hi Cathleen, my name is Taylor and this may sound odd but I am a Pokemon Go player and there are many pokestops in the evergreen cemetery in grand blanc Michigan that I frequent. I mention this because it seems you are cousins with someone that's head stone is a pokestop. Jesse Sibley. I think that it is nice that they have pokestops in older cemeteries because I don't think people always get out to go visit. I was wondering if you could tell me why she passed at 54 years old. I just visit her so much that I find myself thinking about it frequently. I hope to have not upset you and I hope to hear from you soon. :)
Added by Taylor Wolf on Aug 19, 2016 9:33 PM
RE: John Winship - Civil War Soldier
Wonderful photo!
Added by Miriam on Aug 31, 2015 8:00 PM
Steve Saxon
Abbie Koder Acker
Hello Cathleen , I made a transfer of your Great Great Aunt Abbie Koder Acker . Have a Great Day , Steve
Added by Steve Saxon on Aug 10, 2015 3:37 PM
Bruce in Louisville, KY
Pleased to make your acquaintance
Looks like we may be distant cousins, Cathleen. It will require someone other than me to do the math. Like your bio and affirm your activity from generations removed.
Added by Bruce in Louisville, KY on Dec 03, 2014 7:02 PM
diane carey
hugh sargent
you're right, find a grave is like visiting. Bless the people who have taken on this huge task of getting all the photos and information online for others who can't get access or get to the actual places themselves( me included).

How do you descend from Hugh Sargent? I come down from him thru my grandmother Eva Lillian Cromwell.

email me at
Added by diane carey on Aug 26, 2014 3:36 PM
Hey Cathleen
Can you tell me more about Maple Grove over near Elba in Lapeer Co

Trying to find info about it, the only thing I could find that it is attached to Dawn Memorial. Sounds like an interesting cemetery!

Added by TheBlueJar on Dec 08, 2012 11:21 AM
Errol Coder
RE: Sylvester Koder
It is great to meet new family :) I am actually doing the research for The Ancestral Families of Michael Koder (1540-2011), 3rd Edition: In Search of Koders & Coders.

The 2nd Edition is available on Amazon.

So Sylvester will be taken with much care and chronicled in the next book of which I am more then happy to add you as a contributor.
Added by Errol Coder on Nov 08, 2012 2:43 PM
Dana DeMerchant
RE: Cathy's Chase LIne

Its an open group so you can read it without an account. :)
Added by Dana DeMerchant on Aug 20, 2012 8:54 PM
Dana DeMerchant
RE: Aquila Chase
Thats just how I am related to Aquila . I guess looking back he is my 9th great grandfather but here is the connection

Aquila Chase (1626 - 1687)

is your 9th great grandfather

Daniel Chase (1661 - 1701)

Son of Aquila

Enoch Chase (1701 - 1745)

Son of Daniel

John Chase (1745 - 1848)

Son of Enoch

Enoch Chase ( - 1841)

Son of John

Sewall Scott Chase (1806 - 1855)

Son of Enoch

Seward Scott Chase (1834 - 1904)

Son of Sewall Scott

Edwin Angelo Chase (1869 - 1937)

Son of Seward Scott

Howard Edwin Chase SR (1901 - 1973)

Son of Edwin Angelo

Howard Edwin Chase JR (1921 - 1989)

Son of Howard Edwin

Marsha Jeanne Chase (1950 - )

Daughter of Howard Edwin


You are the daughter of Marsha Jeanne

Added by Dana DeMerchant on Aug 18, 2012 10:55 AM
Dana DeMerchant
Aquila Chase
I saw that you posted a connection to this family. I am the 10th GG daughter of Aquila Chase and Ann Wheeler. I guess that makes us cousins :D There is a large group on Facebook of the descendants if you would like to join. :)
Added by Dana DeMerchant on Aug 17, 2012 9:24 PM
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