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Mike Ohio (#47282139)
 member for 7 years, 2 months, 23 days
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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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Mike, Thanks again for all the good work you do. Thanks especially for the the Sinclair photo. Barb
Added by Ghostdigger2 on Jul 26, 2017 8:19 AM
Fish grave marker
Hello Mike,

Thanks very much for the photos of Mr. Fish's grave marker. I appreciate the effort.


Added by Thucydides on Jul 25, 2017 11:05 PM
Linda Compton
Appreciate the photo.
Thanks so much, Mike, for taking the picture of Mary Pope Forsyth headstone for me. I greatly appreciate it.

Linda Pope Compton
Added by Linda Compton on Jul 25, 2017 9:05 PM
I know it is none of my business, but how did you get a concussion? Barb
Added by Ghostdigger2 on Jul 18, 2017 9:45 AM
Adaline Curry Sinclair
Birth: Apr. 8, 1818 -Feb. 3, 1886

Mike someone else has requested a copy of the headstone for Adaline Sinclair from Clarksfield Methodist Cemetery
Clarksfield, Huron County, Ohio, USA

She is questioning the date of birth. Plot: Old part 1841 - Row 20 South, Stone 7
Find A Grave Memorial# 120036801

If you get out that way, will you check for me. Thanks, Barb, and thank you for the checks you did for me for the other people. I do most sincerely appreciate it. You go above and beyond the duty of a friend and I am happy to call you my friend.
Added by Ghostdigger2 on Jul 17, 2017 6:13 PM
Mike, Am begging for another picture from Clarksfield.
It is for Gilbert McCord. It states Old Part 1841, Row 5, North.. The book gives birth of 18 Aug 1867 and death of 5 Sep 1855
Added by Ghostdigger2 on Jul 12, 2017 9:58 AM
Debbie Hodge
John MIller
Thank you for the photograph of John Miller's tombstone!
Added by Debbie Hodge on Jul 11, 2017 2:27 PM
A Yeaman
God Bless and hop you get to feeling better!! Barb
Added by Ghostdigger2 on Jul 03, 2017 8:33 AM
Hi Mike, Wondering if you have been to Clarksfield Methodist Church lately to check up on that Y. Leaham. Thought you might have been ill. Barb
Added by Ghostdigger2 on Jul 02, 2017 1:26 PM
Suzanna Tolman
Photos of Leora J Hastings
Thank you for posting these photographs. Your contribution to the site and furthering the work of ancestral research is much appreciated.
Added by Suzanna Tolman on May 16, 2017 11:35 AM
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