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Mike Ohio (#47282139)
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Bio Photo Greetings fellow Find A Grave members. I'm Mike Tillinghast and live in Northern Ohio and am working on my family genealogy. I am a direct descendant of Pardon Tillinghast. I am his 11th Generation Great Grandson and the 7th generation on our Tillinghast Family Farm. My fraternal twin brother and I raise cattle and horses.

Also researching other family relatives: Sommers, Gardner, Stacey, Hine, Welch, Hill, Fennell and Burnham.

I am a photo volunteer for Find A Grave. It is a very good past time and I enjoy "Headstone Hopping" all around Erie and Huron Counties. It is very rewarding to assist families and provide genealogical information. I also enjoy the excitement and satisfaction when I find that elusive headstone I've been looking for after a long challenging search.

Also taking photos of grave sites in area cemeteries for our local Historical Society.

One impressive thing I have observed in every cemetery I have been in is that veterans from the Revolutionary War to the present have veteran markers at their grave sites. As a Navy veteran, I am very pleased that my fellow veterans from all branches are remembered. One of my ongoing local cemetery projects is to obtain grave markers for veterans that do not have one.

My long range intent is to provide photos and/or Memorials for those in area cemeteries who do not have them.

With the exception of my relatives, I will be glad to transfer any memorial. Please feel free to ask.

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RE: Stanley & Constance Stacey
You're very welcome. Happy to be of help.
Added by BAB/FNB on Mar 24, 2017 9:21 PM
Loretta Hawkins
Hello, saw your Nuhn notes. My father is John Henry Nuhn lll and I am looking for all or any photos and info. I have some info on My great grandfather John Henry Nuhn , but looking to unravel the previous Nuhn's.

If you have information please guide me....just started on this side of my family. Thank you, so appreciate all that you have done!
Added by Loretta Hawkins on Mar 06, 2017 7:17 PM
Canfield Cemetery
Mike, I need a little help. Do you have any idea when the Canfield Cem came into origin? I have people buried at Wakeman Township Cem, and the list was published in the Firelands Pioneer in 1860 of people buried there. I am now running across the same people buried elsewhere, such as Canfield Cem.

I found a list of 30 cemeteries that are within less than 2 miles of the Canfield Cemetery, and Wakeman Township is one of them.

Those are the main names I am questioning (although I am running across a few others)-
They are the Canfields:
The first burials I see are for Clarissa Hanford 1831, Calvet Hanford 1834, Alban J Canfield 1836, and Alexander Hanford 1837.

I just don't understand why they are listed in 2 diff places

I don't know how to do a cenotaph, and I don't mind deleting, but because they are listed in the 2 diff cemeteries, I believe they should be noted as such.


Added by Ghostdigger2 on Feb 24, 2017 10:34 AM
Kathie Rodgers
James Sidney Evans

Thank you so much for getting this photo for me. I was never notified that my request had been filled. Jimmy was my half brother we had the same mother different fathers. Again thanks for doing this.

Kathie Rodgers
Added by Kathie Rodgers on Aug 24, 2016 11:55 PM
Ms. Clyde
Louise Sickinger
Your memorial for Louise is 84344900

It appears to be a duplicate of one entered earlier (same headstone photo, but different cemeteries); see 30350045

Please check on this
Added by Ms. Clyde on Aug 17, 2016 8:41 AM
Christopher Hapgood Brooks
Charlotte Bissell
Thanks for the photograph!
Added by Christopher Hapgood Brook... on Jul 28, 2016 11:09 PM
Karyl Bissell Jorgenson
Charles Bissell
Thanks very much Mike!
Added by Karyl Bissell Jorgenson on Jul 28, 2016 12:16 PM
Linda Konrad
Thanks so much for the headstone photo for Robert Lambie.
Added by Linda Konrad on Jul 16, 2016 3:34 PM
tonia Rachidi
milton shipley
Thank you, I appreciate it more than you know.
Added by tonia Rachidi on Jun 28, 2016 11:30 AM
Julie Christensen
Ralph H. Conklin 125720962
Thanks so much, I really appreciate it!
Added by Julie Christensen on May 12, 2016 9:20 AM
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