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E.Renkin (#46537485)
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Bio Photo Any memorial that I am not related to will be gladly transferred following FAG guidelines.

These families are of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
Currently I am the Family Historian
for the "Brubaker Families of America."

Also the Rankin/Renkin families of Pennsylvania.
And my father's family HOGARTH and MOTLEY are in the Philadelphia area, and Lancaster & Schuylkill Counties.
Now researching the DUNSTER family of New York.

I've been recording names as I go, so I can help the next person looking for that missing family member.

Any corrections or missing information you would like me to add, just forward it on to me.
PLEASE use the edit link...

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Kelly Austin
Daniel Sing in Woodward Cemetery

You had taken a photo of this grave several years ago for Daniel Sing and posted it on the Find a Grave website:

Daniel Sing
Birth: Sep. 26, 1831
Death: Jul. 26, 1909

Family links:
Elizabeth Sing (1843 - 1923)*

Elmer Sing (1864 - 1935)*

*Calculated relationship

Woodward Hill Cemetery
Lancaster County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section 4 Lot 9

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Created by: E.Renkin
Record added: Mar 31, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35394390

I was wondering you knew if Danielís mother, Elisabeth Dorothy Sing, was buried in the family plot. She would have died between 1870-1880. I have been trying to contact the cemetery directly to ask, but the phone number is out of service and they do not respond to the online submission forms.

Any information that you might have would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks very much,
Kelly Austin
Added by Kelly Austin on Jan 31, 2017 11:08 AM
I posted a TS picture and Obit. Would you please correct her name. Carpenter is her middle name, last name is Frazer.
Added by Bobbi on Jan 27, 2017 12:50 PM
Liz Gowanlock
Maria Koehler Ziegler
You have added a photo to Maria Koehler Ziegler's memorial page, #94504979. The burial is listed as unknown. Do you happen to know which cemetery you took the photo in? Her husband, Johannes Oberholtzer Ziegler was buried in Lower Skippack Mennonite Cemetery, Skippack, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA. I can read that she was born May 19, 1805, and died August 5, 18?? (perhaps 18_5), aged ?? years, 2 months and 17 days. Can you decipher the date?
Added by Liz Gowanlock on Jan 10, 2017 3:05 PM
Carolyn Y Lowe Shifflett
RE: Samuel Esch
I cant help him as I do not have a memorial by that name.
Added by Carolyn Y Lowe Shifflett on Jan 03, 2017 8:18 PM
Liz Gowanlock
Garwood Detweiler
I was wondering if you could post a photo of the headstone for Valentine (#30461209), Emma (#30461220) & Garwood Detweiler on Garwood's memorial page #160279607? You already have it on his parent's memorial pages.
Added by Liz Gowanlock on Dec 14, 2016 12:57 PM
Christian Leib
Thank you for the photo and removal of the dupe, appreciate your contributions to the area.
Added by Capt on Nov 25, 2016 2:34 PM
Alice Kalush
father of Catherine Ruth Rickert

I was wondering if you had any contacts with the Ruth family that might lead me to the father of Catherine "Katie" Ruth Rickert, wife of Abraham Rickert and Isaac Rickert. My sources indicate that her parents are named Isaac and Catherine or Christian and Barbara. Isaac and Christian are both sons of Henry Ruth.

I notice that you are a researcher in Lancaster County, PA. and listed the Nissley family in Manheim Township or Hempfield Township which I'm trying to find out more about. I have Maria Nissley who married Christian Musser and her parents Martin Nissley and Barbara Stauffer.

Alice Kalush
Added by Alice Kalush on Nov 09, 2016 2:48 PM
Gallo Genes (Holly)
Mount St Mary Cemetery
Are you photographing there? It says there are 1164 volunteers yet no one ever claims or fills my requests, thanks for all your contributions
Added by Gallo Genes (Holly) on Oct 21, 2016 6:59 AM
Deb Clark
Lizzie M Swartley
Find A Grave Memorial# 53313348

According to the stone photo you have attached to Lizzie M Swartley, her parents were " J M Swartley" and Elizabeth Swartley.

I believe Elizabeth R. (Swartley) Daubert, 1841-1875, buried at St Stephens Union Cemetery (up the road from Line Lexington Mennonite) is the daughter of Jacob Swartley and Anna Ruth Swartley.
She is my 3x great-grandmother.

The Swartleys are a confusing bunch! Hope this helps.

Thanks for your hard work,
Added by Deb Clark on Oct 02, 2016 1:02 PM
Susanna Lausch Bowman

I see you have the memorial 66509604 for Susanna (Susan) Bowman, wife of John Bowman. She is my 4x great-grandmother. Her maiden name was Lausch, not Baer. Her parents were John (107887076) and Catharina (107887145) Lausch. Info per childrens' death certificates.
Added by geoboe84 on Sep 23, 2016 1:56 PM
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