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Har37x (#47671892)
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Bio Photo I have been researching my family history since 1973. Find A Grave is a great resource. Surnames important to me: Harp, Hoagey, Swavely, Krause, Sheafer, Kline, Keeney, Irvin. Most of our family was in Pennsylvania.

Oakland Cemetery has over 15,000 known interments. The Bureau County Genealogical Society has maps and caretaker records for this cemetery. The BCGS has very good information on all the cemeteries in the county.

I enjoy the search and challenge of finding the graves. Photo requests get my highest priority. When I go out to fulfill a photo request, I photograph all the markers in the family plot. The rules I follow; "Photograph the grave/gravesite "in-situ", or as it appears in that moment in time. The purpose is to show the grave as it is, be it dirty, cluttered, broken, or pristine. It is not your job to clean it, clear it, fix it, or decorate it. The graves are not yours to do as you please. Remember, one person's "good deed" just might be another person's vandalism. Go take lots of photos...but do it like an anthropologist and do not disturb the grave site. -AJ" Mar. 10, 2013

When time permits, if a memorial does not exist I create one. I also search for some records to tie the people together and add a bio. I have a backlog of photos to create memorials. Each trip involves multiple cememteries and normally 300 to 500 photos.

If you would like to use my photos, please ask. I have recently experienced some issues with my photos being used inappropriately. I want to share, but I want to know who, what, where, how? the photos will be used. Transfers and edits, please use the EDIT tab.
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Jeffrey Edwin Deyo Sr
RE: Abram Deyo
Great. thank you for your help
Added by Jeffrey Edwin Deyo Sr on Mar 27, 2017 1:12 PM
Jeffrey Edwin Deyo Sr
RE: Abram Deyo
Got it, thank you.
There is a stone laying against Charles, did you notice how that was?
Added by Jeffrey Edwin Deyo Sr on Mar 26, 2017 4:48 PM
Jeffrey Edwin Deyo Sr
RE: Abram Deyo
Are you saying Charles is in Mound Cemetery but NOT with Abraham and Althea? Do we know where in the cemetery he is? Thank you so much for your help. This is great. Jeff Deyo
Added by Jeffrey Edwin Deyo Sr on Mar 26, 2017 1:25 PM
Jeffrey Edwin Deyo Sr
RE: Abram Deyo
Thank you
Added by Jeffrey Edwin Deyo Sr on Mar 25, 2017 1:51 PM
Jeffrey Edwin Deyo Sr
RE: Abram Deyo
Do you still have the original photo? If so could you email me that copy? I may be able to enlarge that and get some information...?
Added by Jeffrey Edwin Deyo Sr on Mar 25, 2017 2:26 AM
Jeffrey Edwin Deyo Sr
Abram Deyo
Hi: I am looking for the oldest pictures I can get of his white stone. If you could send me a copy of the original picture I may be able to enlarge that more than the one that is posted.
I am hoping for....

1: Old picture (yours or others) may be able to read the inscriptions before the stone wore down.

2: Someone that could clean (rubbing) the stone of the black to be able to take a better picture and/or transcribe the inscriptions.

I am tracking Abram after the Civil War and the inscription holds details that I need. I understand that there are inscriptions on multiple sides.

I appreciate any help you can provide.
Jeff Deyo
Added by Jeffrey Edwin Deyo Sr on Mar 24, 2017 1:14 PM
Jeffrey Edwin Deyo Sr
Abram Deyo
Mound Cemetery in Bureau Illinois.
You posted a photo of his white stone. I was wondering if you still had an original copy of that photo.
I am trying to read the inscription and I cannot enlarge the one on line enough.

thank you
jeff Deyo
Added by Jeffrey Edwin Deyo Sr on Mar 23, 2017 5:45 PM
RE: David Ashenfelter
Ok. Thanks for getting back to me
Added by Rita on Mar 15, 2017 10:02 AM
RE: David Ashenfelter
You sent an edit request with his date of birth as well as two other edits regarding his wife and child. Should I delete the date of birth you sent me? David's Find A Grave# is 30578219. I know the other information you sent is correct as I had it in my notes on Heaton's Point. (Just hadn't linked everything yet) Thanks for your help.
Added by Rita on Mar 15, 2017 7:16 AM
David Ashenfelter
Could you share with me the source of David's dob so I can put it with Heaton's Point Cemetery records? Thanks, Rita
Added by Rita on Mar 14, 2017 10:22 PM
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