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Cindy Elschide (#47170270)
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Bio Photo Hi, I am Cindy Elschide. I began doing genealogy in 2000. Since then I have expanded my family tree in one place back to 1080 and in others several generations also. I started out with just a few names and now my house is over run with (about 30) 3 inch binders and tubs of papers, folders and pictures etc. I always say I get more fun going to a cemetery and finding an ancester's grave than most people do going to an amusement park and riding the roller coaster.
My husband & I have been known to center a vacation around cemeteries, libraries and courthouses. With visits with family and a little bit of site seeing thrown in.
My father's line includes Brooks & Haybron(southern Ohio); Gandee, Harper, Shafer or Shaver, Tanner, Hinzman, Raines and more (West Virginia); the famous Indian Scout Jesse Hughes who has many things written about his life; and I am cousins with Presidents Washington and Herbert Hoover.
My Mother's line includes Collard (originally from Belgium), Curwick, Kerouac (Jack Kerouac, the author and including being related to Madonna and Celine Dion); Newells' from Cambridgeshire England and Snows from East Riding Yorkshire England; Brownfields, Sallee's & Cox from Ohio, and other places of ancestors are Netherlands, France, Italy and more.
My husband's line includes Peter Kappis/Cavis a Germany Mercenary in the Revolutionary War; Peter's son who was the Engineer for the John Bull Train which currently sits in the Smithsonian in Washington DC; Ehlschides from Germany; His grandmother Helen Robertson was born in Scotland (her grandfather died while building the Firth of Forth Bridge) and his grandfather (Gerald McCann)was descended from Irish (Boyle and Corbett)who fled the potato famine to come to Canada.
I had visited the Find a Grave site before but just recently realised that I should have been adding to it--a long time ago! I find it has brought great enjoyment to me to share the photos I take with everyone on the web in hopes that they help others.
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Mrs. E
RE: Sarah Motter
Hi Cindy,

My great grandmother was Sarah Jane Motter. She married Ray Heiser Winbigler. Their son Frank Aquila was my grandfather on my mother's side. How are you related to the family?

Sorry it took so long for me to respond to you-I simply never thought to click on the message tab until tonight!
Added by Mrs. E on Apr 14, 2017 12:11 AM
Glenda Barry
Bonnie Atwood
Hi Cindy,

Thanks for sending the info about the death certificate. Do you want me to transfer her over to your care? Let me know at your convenience.

Have a good day!

Added by Glenda Barry on Mar 27, 2017 2:36 PM
Rickey Bellamy
Emma Smiddy Unknown
I have updated the memorial except for her last name. I am not sure if she kept her married name or reverted back to her maiden name. Would you like me to transfer her memorial to you?


Added by Rickey Bellamy on Feb 27, 2017 12:49 PM
Fred Mattox
RE: Fabien Matthew
Not sure what you have for St. Jean, Quebec. Tell me who you have the St. Jean for and I can tell you the full name of the area. It is more that just St. Jean. There are several areas with St.Jean
Added by Fred Mattox on Feb 07, 2017 7:48 PM
Fred Mattox
RE: Fabien & wife
Francois Hyacinthe Mathieu
B. 5/17/1776, Baptised 5/18/1776
Added by Fred Mattox on Feb 07, 2017 7:46 PM
Fred Mattox
RE: Fabien Matthew
Can't explain Flavius vs Fabien but on his birth and marriage documents it is Fabien. Regarding L'Acadie and Lacadie, L'Acadie is the French spelling
Added by Fred Mattox on Feb 07, 2017 7:41 PM
Hi, Cindy, I have not run across Roxanna Morrow or Monrow in my own searches. Sometimes another set of eyes can be of some help, so I thought to take a look. I did find the following, , which shows records for Campbell Kremer Funeral Home Records Eldon IOWA. Rosetta Wisenberger, daughter of Andrew Brooks and Roxana Monroe, died in Leando, Iowa. Leando is in Van Buren County. She is buried in Batavia Cemetery. Best of luck in your hunt. I have some many greats grandmothers of my own whose maiden names also elude me, after years and years of hunting. Someday.... !!
Added by Whispers on Jan 14, 2017 6:03 PM
Thelma Dickinson Moye
Lydia Gilbert
I don't have a copy of the trial, you might be able to get one from the State Libary in Hartford. I do have bits and pieces from it that you can find on the internet, now. Mine were handed down a few generations. She was my 11 th great grandmother. As I stated on her memorial a lot of the information that is out there contradicts itself so you have to draw your own conclusions on some of it. Wish I did have a copy.
Added by Thelma Dickinson Moye on Nov 06, 2016 10:29 AM
Amy Burnside
My mom side of the family is Burton which is Kerouac. If you any questions I can give you a cousin name and he can help with that side of the family.
Added by Amy Burnside on Oct 17, 2016 9:48 PM
Amy Burnside
RE: Harvey Page
Sorry it took me this long to answer you. Uncle Harvey Page is in front of the cemetery. I think he does have a head stone. You know his wife died a few years back. Did you ever find out where Christopher is buried at? Could you send me copies of the pics you have of my great grandparents. Thank you so much for helping finding out information about the Newell side of the family. Did you ever meet my grandparents? I know that my dad telling me about going to Indiana to see family.
Added by Amy Burnside on Oct 17, 2016 9:44 PM
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