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Jim Shearer (#46589264)
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Bio Photo I am an retired electrical engineer who got into family research a few years ago. Now am an adict on finding family history I live in Michigan, which itself is a font of history, and have found that my family were pioneers and have famous connections, much of which I hadn't known about. Taking pictures of headstones connected to the family has helped tidy up family relationships, since with the headstone dates, a person can go and look up old newspapers for more data. Along with some other sites like ancestry.com, findagrave is a nice way to leave some of that history to be found by others.
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Stacey-Rae McCue
Mary (Ellis) Cline 13783989
Hello, would you consider transferring management of Mary Cline's memorial? She is my second great grandmother. My Find A Grave ID is 48186753
Thank You
Stacey
Added by Stacey-Rae McCue on Sep 20, 2017 3:42 PM
Stacey-Rae McCue
George Cline 13783979
Hello, would you consider transferring management of George Cline's memorial? He is my second great grandfather My Find A Grave ID is 48186753
Thank you
Stacey
Added by Stacey-Rae McCue on Sep 20, 2017 3:41 PM
Jess E. Bromley
Thank you
Added by Jess E. Bromley on Jun 21, 2017 11:28 AM
Donna DeVries
Elmer Manville
Well that is interesting as Elmer would be my second cousin. His mom is my mothers cousin and Lotties father Irving Drost is my Grandmother Lottie Hosfords half brother. Irvings mother was Ella Drost and his father was Dirk Drost . My Grandmother Lottie Drost Hosford Mother was Ella Drost and her father was Ira Drost . Ira and Dirk where brothers. Dirk died in June 1888 and two years later Ella married Ira. So thru marrage I guess we are some what related. Thanks for your information
Added by Donna DeVries on May 17, 2017 11:49 AM
Donna DeVries
Elmer Manville
Hello my name is Donna and I was wondering if you are related to Elmer Manville. Elmers mother Lottie Sarasin is my great Uncles Daughter . I am doing reasearch as well and would love to know your connection .. Thanks also for the great picture.
Added by Donna DeVries on May 09, 2017 8:28 PM
yentnawildrose
RE: Jacob Gladys and Agnes Kucharek
Thank you for the information.
Added by yentnawildrose on Oct 04, 2016 5:32 PM
Dawn M.
Hawkes
Hi
Sorry it took awhile to process the edit you requested. I don't get many and finally saw it. I transferred him to you as you are working on the Hawkes. This summer I spent months working on the Reids and related family and still didn't get it all done.

I'll get back to them one day.

Anyone else you want transfer I'll gladly send your way.


Take care.

Dawn
Added by Dawn M. on Oct 03, 2016 6:35 PM
Leslie Wright Bagwell
Margaret "Lizzie" Huey Moore
My first cousin (twice removed) thanks for the update! I'll send more additions!
Added by Leslie Wright Bagwell on Aug 29, 2016 8:05 PM
Holly L Rowe
RE: Michael Roy Radle
Thank you
Added by Holly L Rowe on Jul 31, 2016 4:39 PM
Elfi Meister
Frank Hoffman
Hello Jim, thank you so much for the article concerning Frank! I didn't know that I had so "famous" relatives in MI :-)
Here some informations about his Bavarian mother:
The birthday of Francisca Rom Meister is 12 Sep 1963, born in Piendling, near Roding, Bavaria, Germany (I have a copy of her birth from the archives in Regensburg). Parents: Georg Meister and Magdalena Haberl.
She immigrated 19 May 1873 together with her uncle Peter Meister (1845-1931) (who married Anna Maria Helmberger in 1879) to Petoskey, Emmet, MI.
She married Mathias Hoffmann 19 Feb 1882, Emmet, MI.
Children:
-Barbara Frances Hoffmann (1887-1888)
-Francisca Ann Hoffmann (1892-1902)
-Johann Mathias Hoffmann (1893-)
-Margarita Barbara Hoffmann (1896-)
-Maria Hoffmann
-Francis Joseph Hoffmann (1904-1969)
-Theodore Emil Hoffmann
-Mathias Jr. Hoffmann

She lived 1880 and 1900 in Bear Creek, MI and 1910 in Granville, Platte, Nebraska.

Regards from Bavaria, Germany!
Elfi

Added by Elfi Meister on Apr 11, 2016 1:30 PM
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