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Glen Swartz (#46889224)
 member for 10 years, 4 months, 21 days
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Bio Photo FindaGrave has some incredible research I never would have uncovered, but take heed, I've also found creeping in here with less than stellar research and records.

I began researching my genealogy using the research of my grandparents. I found some errors and corrected these and marched on with my research. Been at this for probably over 20 years depending on how you want to calculate it. I find genealogy is just a puzzle, and the only way to solve it is with evidence.

I am a retired U.S. Army, Ranger and Special Forces Team Sergeant (Green Beret).

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Michael S. Markwood
RE: Friendsville Cemeteries
Glen, thanks for the kind remarks. John Friend Jr. is my 4th great grandfather the following way:
John Friend Jr. (1763 - 1849)
4th great-grandfather
Stephen Willis Friend Sr. (1818 - 1894)
son of John Friend Jr.
David Harrison Friend (1843 - 1920)
son of Stephen Willis Friend Sr.
Ersie Myrtle Friend (1886 - 1960)
daughter of David Harrison Friend
Willard Ethel Wilhelm (1912 - 1994)
daughter of Ersie Myrtle Friend
John William Markwood Jr. (1942 - 2016)
son of Willard Ethel Wilhelm
Michael Shawn Markwood
You are the son of John William Markwood Jr.
I would like to know how you are related to him so I can add you to my tree. You can message me on here or at
Mike Markwood
Added by Michael S. Markwood on May 15, 2017 7:00 PM
Michael S. Markwood
RE: Find A Grave Memorial# 20317208
Done...John Friend Jr. is my 4th great grandfather.
Added by Michael S. Markwood on May 05, 2017 5:28 PM
RE: Find A Grave Memorial# 20574862
Dear Glenn,

Thank you, all of the information that I've copied came from and (for American actor Jonathan Taylor Thomas) too.

Thank you,
Dustin Schrull
Added by Dstmnstr on Apr 29, 2017 12:51 PM
Neil D Scheidt
RE: FAG # 27617716 - correction
What is the memorial number for this person. Does he have the same exact birth as given in the record I added. Is he buried in that cemetery also? Why do you think your memorial is not the same person. Hopefully not because there is a York/Westmoreland geographical variation. Many of these soldiers traveled far and wide after the war. Some as far as Montana, with land grants.
The data I attached as a flower note is very specific with dates and cemetery. If you wish them removed and decline to add in the bio, that's your privilege. But I will not let this valuable information I worked hard to find for this person, be deleted into oblivion.
Regretfully, I will present your objection and my records to the administration for their judgement on how to display..

Added by Neil D Scheidt on Feb 24, 2017 2:43 PM
John Arsenault
RE: Find A Grave Memorial# 69760785
Glen - I've gone ahead and removed the James and Phebe as the parents of Nicholas. Can you tell me who his parents actually were?

Added by John Arsenault on Jul 08, 2016 5:01 PM
Sharon Leon
RE: Re: 17866929
That's true. I've wondered if that could be why Sarah's daughter, who married Judge King, didn't have any biological children from that marriage. It looks like the children she and Judge King raised may have all been Skinner branch orphans. If I remember correctly, Judge King was buried near Sarah, which, of course, doesn't prove anything either. Sharon
Added by Sharon Leon on Jun 19, 2016 11:08 AM
Sharon Leon
RE: Re: 17866929
Thanks Glen, I understand your frustration. There's way too much copying of unproven data that goes on. Sharon
Added by Sharon Leon on Jun 17, 2016 11:02 AM
Arthur Hepler
RE: Memorial# 148648621
See the death certificates at 27684707 & 147925588
Added by Arthur Hepler on Apr 30, 2016 1:46 PM
Anshe Sfard Cemetery

Dear Mr. Swartz,

I am sorry, but I have no personal knowledge of the subject Cemetery and do not live in that part of Penna. My entries for that Cemetery were gleaned from various websites with the hope of assisting others looking for their Ancestors. Sorry that I cannot be of assistance.


Added by Kenej on Feb 26, 2016 5:32 PM
Mari Hanna Piscitelli
Alexander Hanna
Hi Glenn,

My husband and I are retired military and researching family tree. My DNA test came up as direct link for Alexander Hanna 1737. I have some information (documents) from civil war and such. Wondering if you are still researching. Would love to share info. Email is Living in NJ, retired from McGuire AFB. Close to PA and would love to start visiting sites of my ancestors. Please let me know. I am on and have come up match for James Hanna and Ann Leech. Look forward to hearing from you.

Mari (Hanna) Piscitelli
Added by Mari Hanna Piscitelli on Jan 22, 2016 10:49 AM
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