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Dennis Kowallek (#47558798)
 member for 6 years, 13 days
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My name is Dennis Kowallek and I am a retired software developer. I spent 22 years working for AT&T in Cleveland and Cincinnati designing and implementing everything from mainframe applications to client-server and web-based systems. I took an early retirement offer in 1998 and then spent seven months working for MedPlus on their ChartMaxx application. I decided to fully retire in 1999.

Soon after retiring I got bit by the genealogy bug and began using Millennia's Legacy Family Tree for recording my family history. One of the reasons I chose Legacy was because it utilized an MS Access (Jet) database on the back end. This allowed me to program my own reports (and web pages) when necessary. I've been doing this since 2001.

To keep busy, I help people who can't travel to Butler County, Ohio perform their genealogy research. I also maintain several web pages with Butler County cemetery info and plat maps. In 2003 I contributed to the making of an episode of PBS's History Detectives, which first aired in 2004. This episode had a Butler County connection. You can see my name listed (as a researcher) in the credits which aired at the end of the show. In addition, I maintain a DNA database for the LEE surname, which happens to be my wife's surname.
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rollin yeakle
Michael and Julia Ann Yeakle
Michael and Julia Ann Yeakle are my ggg grandparents. I see you have posted a photo of their headstones. I went to the Goos road farm in 2011 to visit the grave site but was denied access to the farm where it is located. Do you know if the same owner owns the farm or has it changed hands? Also, do you know if some else owns the land where the family cemetery is located?

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My name is Rollin Yeakle
Added by rollin yeakle on Jan 03, 2017 6:15 AM
For all your help ... I read your bio because I was wondering if you were related to my Stoughtons and learned more about you. Are you? If you are ignore my trsf requests, if not I will maintain them. OK?

Anyway, just a quick note to thank you for all your help to other people...your kindness is appreciated by all, I am sure.

I too use Legacy. Great program.
Patti Graman Hanaghan

Added by Patti on Nov 19, 2016 5:13 AM
Donna Hawkey
just wanted to let you know this has been taken care of and I have deleted her thanks so much I really do appreciate you letting me know this . have a terrific week.
Added by Leah on Oct 23, 2012 8:26 AM
RE: Donna Hawkey Memorial
Hi Dennis I do not get on here alot but I saw your e-mail and I will take care of this so sorry I used to work with her but was not able to go to funeral was going on info given to me by my fellow workers so sorry will do thanks so much for letting me know.Leah Workman
Added by Leah on Oct 23, 2012 7:58 AM

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