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Jane (#47242360)
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I became interested in genealogy after my Father passed away. I felt a need to "find my roots". Find a Grave has been so helpful to me in my search. Obituaries hold a wealth of information, and often allow me to find a "link" to reconnect parents and families.

If you are related and I have a memorial for one of your loved ones, please contact me by clicking on the edit tab on the upper right hand corner of the memorial and then clicking the suggest a correction link to ask for a transfer. Connecting families, both past and present, is what it is all about!!

*Please do not copy pictures from any of my memorials without my permission--they are mine by rights. I would not copy your photos without your permission--
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Incorrect photo
Hello. Somehow your photo has been placed on my memorial #131640817 for William Jardine. But your photo is for another person's gravestone. Thanks.
Added by anony1234 on Jun 24, 2017 1:34 PM
Long Black Veil
Llanie Sue (Sherwood) Knox
Thank you for reminding me where Llania Sue Knox was buried.

Added by Long Black Veil on Jun 23, 2017 2:35 PM
kath west
Im sorry
I didnt read your profile about not posting pic before you aprove it. on Carolyn Gray Obituary. Im very sorry about posting that Ms. Jane. I dont know how to take this off. Could you help me with this again Sorry Ms Kathy West
Added by kath west on Jun 21, 2017 12:28 PM
thank you
hi Jane thank you for posting the death certifcate of mildred gray she is my grandmother and it gave me her parents names and i was able to comferim the names with my dad
Added by RionaShadow on Jun 18, 2017 3:01 PM
Zach Dilly
RE: Jessie (Hawk) Martz
Hi Jane,
Yes that info. helped me out greatly. I didn't know that she had remarried to a man with the last name Spence so I was still looking for Iona/Imogene Davis. Do you know if she died in Muncie, Indiana? I contacted a Martz relative & he said that she lived in Muncie but he didn't know if she died there.

Zach Dilly
Added by Zach Dilly on Jun 17, 2017 8:58 PM
Patsy Walls-Adamson
Fred Claspell
Jane, Do you mind if I put A picture of Fred on his memorial. I sent edit's thru the edit tab. Please get back to me on this. Thank You
Patsy Walls-Adamson
Added by Patsy Walls-Adamson on Jun 17, 2017 3:27 PM
David Whited
Lila V. Piner Whited
Hello Jane.
I just wanted to say thank you and that you have been doing a wonderful job with this site. I have learned a lot about my family. Raymond is my grandmothers brother. Lila is my dad's mother. I never knew how many Piners were in and around Muncie. I guess I just wanted to say Thank You for all the hard work you have done.
Added by David Whited on Jun 16, 2017 8:22 AM
Susan Martin
RE: Melissa Ziglar
I would be happy to take over the memorial page for her. She was an amazing woman, thank you.
Added by Susan Martin on Jun 15, 2017 1:36 AM
Jennifer Thompson
RE: Find a Grave photos
My book on the Eighth Indiana has been published in a four volume series entitled, Above Us or Around Us. Volume I: The Story of the Bloody Eighth tells the history of both the three-month and three-year Eighth Indiana Infantry regiments from April 1861 to August 1865. Readers will learn how they chose their motto "Above Us or Around Us," how they earned their nickname "The Bloody Eighth," and what occurred during each battle. They will also learn about the soldiers' family ties, claims to fame, and tragic endings. This volume includes poems about the Battle of Cedar Creek and poems written by James Whitcomb Riley, whose father, uncle, and favorite teacher served in this regiment, and includes regimental correspondence. Volume II: The Men of the Bloody Eighth A-K and Volume III: The Men of the Bloody Eighth L-Z continue the story of the Eighth Indiana Infantry through the biographies of the soldiers and contrabands who served in this regiment. Readers will learn about the regiment's Medal of Honor recipient, the soldier who made and sold the first ice cream cone in the world, James Whitcomb Riley's teacher and relatives of James Whitcomb Riley and Carrie Nation, the soldier who held ten patents for his inventions, and the soldier related to Presidents William Henry Harrison and Benjamin Harrison. Two soldiers in this volume named the town of Windfall, Indiana. One soldier and his brother built the first threshing machine in Indiana. Several soldiers experienced close encounters with death or PTSD, which led to suicide. Some became murder victims or committed murder. These biographies will leave a lasting impression on readers as they learn more about the men of the Bloody Eighth. Volume IV: The Story and the Men of the Bloody Eighth in the News includes the newspaper articles that provide reports during the war and about brigade reunions after the war. The articles also help readers learn about tragedies, special events, and the deaths of the soldiers in this regiment. Readers can also follow a Tennessee murder trial. The men of the "Bloody Eighth" lived up to their motto "Above Us or Around Us" and are men to be remembered for years to come. This series is now available on
Added by Jennifer Thompson on May 26, 2017 8:37 AM
Zach Dilly
Jessie (Hawk) Martz
Hi Jane,
I was hoping that you could help me locate Edward & Jessie (Hawk) Martz's daughter Imogene. I don't really have anything on her except that she was born around 1928 in Indiana. If you have anything on her or a way to contact her could you let me know.

Zach Dilly
Added by Zach Dilly on May 13, 2017 10:03 PM
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