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jim gillis (#46829573)
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Bio Photo I got the genealogy bug when my great-aunt's grandson sent me a photo of my 2nd great-grandparents on their 50th wedding anniversary with the entire family. Only 4 people in the photo were identified. Since that time I have contacted relatives I did not know I had. I have also been able to identify everyone in the photo now. I have done research not only on my surname but grandparents, 2nd great-grandparents on both sides. I especially love doing research on my mother's parents because Parke County has a great website. I am at a stand-still on my own surname as I don't know exactly where in Prussia my 2nd great-grandfather was born. I always love to get in contact with new "cousins".
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Sandra Sprinkle
RE: Coombes
You are very welcome! Glad I could help!
Added by Sandra Sprinkle on May 13, 2017 4:49 PM
Lewis Holcomb
Barney Gillis
Hello, I am sorry for your loss. I have transferred the memorial to you.
Added by Lewis Holcomb on May 12, 2017 12:52 PM
Thank you so much Jim for your generosity. Take care.
Added by Sheila on May 07, 2017 7:38 PM
Glenda Barry
Sarah Stewart
Hi Jim,

Thanks for the info, I have added it. Let me know if you want a transfer.

Added by Glenda Barry on May 01, 2017 7:03 AM
Tina Galey-Horrall
RE: Malinda and William Cook
Oh I really am over the cold!!! And the rain is becoming too much too😊 Hopefully warmer clearer weather is on its way! I have loads of sites to locate...I do not stay focused when I'm cold!
Take good care of yourself!
Added by Tina Galey-Horrall on Apr 06, 2017 6:06 PM
RE: Joe Derr Hardesty
Good morning Jim, no, did not find any military records on him except the two drafts. As I mentioned:
WWI is Joe Derr Hardesty
WWII is Joe Derr
view of his signature reveals the E in Joe on both is a backward 3 so have to say, it is of the same man.

Also, according to the death certificate, informant his nephew Cleo - he is marked Never Married and NO is checked in the "armed forces" section.

Have yourself a very nice day and catch you another time. Warm Hugs, cousin Dott
Added by kdxdot on Apr 06, 2017 7:24 AM
RE: Mary D Mater or Mather #81208555
I noticed the number of Mater spellings also...not sure what to make of that.

I know that Thomas Mather comes from "my leg" of the family....
his dad is James Mather #145332721

However I will be looking at this spelling to see if any I cannot find might have used it....I think it possibly comes from a pronunciation and then spelling, but not sure because so far none of the others on that list are mine....except her son LOYAL DIXON MATHER

her dad, Phleming Dixon Johnson #72581617 is in this cemetery.....that helps to know I have the right girl

thanks for your help
Added by JANET (Simmerman) BARNABY on Apr 05, 2017 1:21 PM
Joe Derr Hardesty
Hello Jim - question - on his memorial bio you have indicated he may have served in WWI why is that? Looking forward to your answer! Dott
Added by kdxdot on Apr 04, 2017 6:57 AM
Tina Galey-Horrall
RE: Creola Huxford Hayes and Roland Hayes

Well, of course I got caught in the rain!😊

Thanks for the info on the picture!

Take care😊
Added by Tina Galey-Horrall on Mar 31, 2017 10:04 PM
Tina Galey-Horrall
George Teichman
Hi Jim!

The Office is uncertain if there was ever a stone. Regardless due to son many above ground stones found, this is the area of the burial site. Site location is Section 14, Lot 22, Block S1/2.
I hope this information is helpful.

Weather was wild here today; I did not get a lot of searching done😞 I'll get out again tomorrow!!
Added by Tina Galey-Horrall on Mar 30, 2017 7:21 PM
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