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John L. Poling (#46790570)
 member for 11 years, 11 months, 5 days
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Bio Photo I am a native resident of Dayton, Ohio, son of Myron Dale and Emma Lucille (Smith) Poling. My favorite hobby has always been genealogy, but I started seriously studying my roots in 1993. I am single and retired after 30 combined years of service with the Montgomery County Clerk of Courts & Prosecuting Attorney offices. I enjoy entering information at Find A Grave. I have worked on entering information on many cemeteries including the following six cemeteries; Vernon Baptist Cemetery, Clinton County, Ohio; St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery, North Star, Ohio; Roxanna Cemetery, Roxanna, Ohio; Mount Holly Cemetery, Mount Holly, Ohio; McKnight Cemetery, Spring Valley, Ohio; Spring Valley Cemetery, Spring Valley, Ohio; also I worked on entering information on Sections A, B, C, and part of Section D, of Woodland Cemetery, Xenia, Ohio. I like to research a persons name and add a small bio where possible. Please contact me with corrections / suggestions / links for my entries. Also contact me if you would like me to transfer a memorial page to you.

Thought - If you take time to proof read your work, and do a little research on the person you are creating a memorial page for, you won't receive dozen upon dozens of edit requests!

Thank you for taking time to read my bio.
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Linda J. Morris
RE: Simison
John, I know I have already taken full advantage of you and just can not ask anymore from you. I thank you so very very much. I do believe you do more for Find A Grave than anyone else in Ohio.

Thank you,

Added by Linda J. Morris on Apr 02, 2017 6:40 PM
Linda J. Morris
RE: Simison
Tried to email you by the email you gave me is not accepted. So, if you don't mind, I will give you the information here.

The Simison family I would like to have are the following:

Edwin 17436418
John 17132032
Laura 17435685
Osa 17436350
Robert 17435655
Walter 17436382
William 1731995

I found a lot of names that I knew but could not honestly say I could add anything of value to them. Ohio was ground zero for many of my family. All of them in a hurry to claim their land grants from the Rev War. lol

I do appreciate this John, I did get a lot of information from your memorials that I did not have and it would have taken me so much time to find even if I could.

I would love to go back to Greene and Montgomery Counties but if I will ever is doubtful. I live south of Phoenix, AZ and spend most of my time wandering around here.

Thank you so very much again

Added by Linda J. Morris on Mar 31, 2017 12:35 PM
Linda J. Morris
John, Will you do me one more favor, please if you give any of these families up, could I have them please. They all come from Samuel Knight and Hannah Cain. Me too. Anyway, I have never got to put up their history on them and it is rather good. The Knight family came over with William Penn in 1680. Samuel Knight m. Hannah Cain, daughter of Daniel Cain REV WAR and he turned around and married for the 2ed time to Samuel's sister Sarah. You have done a lot for me in the past with my other family, the Schnepp's. They all lived in the same area at one time.

Thank you for doing such a bang up job on the Simison's. I love your work.

Linda Morris grandaughter of Lora Edith Knight.

Find A Grave 47181309

Added by Linda J. Morris on Mar 21, 2017 10:51 PM
Cindy (Nekvasil) Hester
RE: Cyril Jarka
Thanks! 😊😝😝
Added by Cindy (Nekvasil) Hester on Mar 19, 2017 6:24 PM
Cindy (Nekvasil) Hester
Cyril Jarka
Thank you for giving me Cyril's middle name. How did you know that?? Cyril was my Grandmother Elizabeth (Jarka) Januchowski's nephew. Thanks again!
Added by Cindy (Nekvasil) Hester on Mar 19, 2017 10:26 AM
B Mowen
RE: Carroll or Carrill
I think it's a stone error and should have been Carroll. I see you have researched this person very thoroughly (via you family tree). Your work is impeccable. Thanks.
Added by B Mowen on Nov 29, 2016 5:20 AM
Pam Hunter
Misspelled my grandmother's name
Hello John,

My name is Pam Stokes Hunter. I am May Daniels Witham's granddaughter. My mom is her last surviving child, Judith Ann Daniels Stokes. She and wanted to inform you that my grandmother's name is listed incorrectly in your record here. The "V" did not stand for Vivian. It stood for Vada. I noticed in working on my records that it has come up a few times and I've not accepted it as a hint because it was incorrect. I wonder if you might be able to change it or tell me how to change it.

Thank you so much!

Added by Pam Hunter on Jun 18, 2016 1:18 PM
RE: Maggie J. Houston Daugherty #17961210
I had sent you a correction that she has a headstone in Sec L-31 in Woodland. Posted pictures on her memorial you have in Spring Valley
Added by RWM on Jun 10, 2016 6:53 PM
Ruth Tobias
Bernice Copsey Confer
It's a distant relationship. Arthur Upton Confer's wife, Clara Miller, was the sister of my husband's grandmother, Effie Tobias. Arthur and George Albert Confer were brothers. George Albert's son was Earl, who was married to Bernice. And it goes on and on...
Added by Ruth Tobias on May 07, 2016 10:44 AM
Ruth Tobias
Bernice Copsey Confer
Thanks for your transfer of Bernice. She is part of my husband's extended family.
Added by Ruth Tobias on Apr 30, 2016 8:34 PM
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