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Laura Kessler Hershey (#47639879)
 member for 5 years, 11 months, 27 days
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Bio Photo If anyone has anything to add to a memorial I've made PLEASE let me know and I will be glad to add the information! I Love to link their parents to each memorial or have their obituary to add.
I'm interested about who my ancestors were and how they may have influenced who I am today. I am also researching my husbands ancestors and am learning as much as I can to pass on to our daughter. It's also fascinating to learn about the many different church backgrounds they all have had. Still searching in PA!!

I found this through a friend:
Your tombstone stands among the rest;
Neglected and alone.
The name and date are chiseled out
On polished, marbled 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, in 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.
Written by:
Walter Butler Palmer
List of people who died on the Titanic, Brett Williams work:

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Joe Makowiec
Lois "Janie" Thornton Hershey
According to your memorial for Lois (, she has a son Jack Makowiec of Elmira, New York. According to a compilation of births I found at Elmira Public Library, she had a daughter and a son with Robert Makowiec. I'm trying to place Robert in my family, and I can't seem to find anything further about him. (He's not necessarily related, but the possibility is strong.) I'd appreciate anything further you could tell me about him. Thanks!
Added by Joe Makowiec on Oct 14, 2017 11:27 AM
James Robert Haug [ Jim ]
Shue Family
I was wondering if you are also related to the Shue Family from York,Co,Penna.
Added by James Robert Haug [ Jim ... on Sep 25, 2017 7:56 PM
Rick Daly
RE: William Lawrence
After I emailed you, I saw how to it from his page. I added his father and mother's numbers and it's now pending approval. Thanks.
Added by Rick Daly on Sep 22, 2017 9:12 AM
Rich Kreiss
RE: Sevilla C. Miller Kaltreider
It's not unusual, Laura, for them to be in error. I see it most every day. Often the stones are not placed for years after the death of the person and the true dates are often confused or forgotten. Thanks for making a note of it in the bio.
Added by Rich Kreiss on Sep 16, 2017 3:03 PM
Asia Ann Paynter C lemmans
Thank You so much for the awesome pic of Asia & her Mom. Asia is a Paynter Cousin of mine & I love seeing pics like this !
Added by Stephanie on Aug 26, 2017 6:57 PM
Shannon B
RE: Michael R. Kessler # # 150808028
Hi Laura!

Sure. I don't mind.

Best Regards
Shannon B
Added by Shannon B on Aug 15, 2017 7:36 PM
RE: Maria Mills Bercaw
permission granted. Thank you for asking in advance.
regards, Heidi
Added by heidic208 on Aug 09, 2017 5:54 AM
RE: Laura Weisensale
Thanks so much for checking her on Ancestry. I have a birth certificate for her and was trying to locate a descendant.
Added by Becky on Aug 05, 2017 10:24 PM
Laura Weisensale
I see that you have done a lot of research into your genealogy. I was wondering if the above person is known to you.
Thank you,
Added by Becky on Aug 01, 2017 12:04 PM
Harry Senft
RE: Norman Keeney
You're welcome
Added by Harry Senft on Jul 21, 2017 6:58 PM
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