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jake waidelich (#47137781)
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Bio Photo I have been researching family history for my daughter and also try to capture some of the older stones before they are illegible. One of the first cemeteries that got me hooked is the Quaker-Lapham Cemetery in Barry Co. I've been sending my pics to but I will try to fill requests in my area if possible for find a grave. Some of my pics were lost in my computer recently (and I didn't really want to re-upload to another site anyways) but if I would have found this site first I probably would have done more with it.
Some of my photos from another site were copied without my permission and posted at findagrave so I emailed f-a-g and they corrected it. If you would like to use my pics just give me credit and please send a message. Thanks
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Grace ONeill
Ma Barnes, FAG Mem. # 22221508
Hi Jake Waidelich -- Many thanks for the fine photo of Maria Barnes' memorial stone. You are appreciated.
Grace ONeill, Find A Grave member # 47460387
Yucca Valley, CA 92284
Added by Grace ONeill on Oct 13, 2016 2:55 PM
barb anderson
Eugene Wesley Brown

thank you for the time in taking and posting the picture of my second great grandparents.

Have a great day
Added by barb anderson on Oct 13, 2016 2:29 PM
RE: German Evangelical Graveyard
Thanks for following up so quickly on this! The transcriptions are very helpful. Strange that Adam's son, Samuel M. Fuhrmann, isn't buried nearby, but since it seems he died as a child, he may have had a small marker which had long since disintegrated? Guess that will remain a mystery. I have solved the other mystery: Adam's 2nd wife and Samuel's mother was born Catherine Kahler . She remarried twice after Adam died and is buried elsewhere in Barry. Thanks for all your help!
Added by nlmidwife on Jul 04, 2016 5:19 PM
Wife of J. Adam Fuhrmann
So, after further digging I was able to find a memorial for a "Margaret Foreman," who presumably was J. Adam Fuhrmann's first wife:

Find A Grave Memorial# 9025376
Burial: German Evangelical Cemetery in Barry County, Michigan.

However, J. Adam Fuhrmann remarried between 1869 and 1870 to a woman by the name of Catherine who was born in Germany about 1849. Any information you might be able to provide about her or their son, Samuel M., would be immensely appreciated. Thanks again for you work!
Added by nlmidwife on Jul 03, 2016 2:49 AM
J. Adam Fuhrmann
Re: Find A Grave Memorial# 9025379
Buried in: German Evangelical Cemetery, Barry County, Michigan

J. Adam Fuhrmann was my mother's great-great-grand uncle. The memorial says that he was the "husband of Margaret," but other records show that his wife's name was Catherine. I love the photo of his tombstone that you shared. Unfortunately, I am unable to decipher most of the words on it, though, and so am hoping you might be able to help provide me with further clues about his family life. Can you tell me if his wife's name is listed on the tombstone itself? Or if there is a neighboring tombstone for his wife or for his son, Samuel M Fuhrmann (born about 1873)?

Thank you so much for sharing this photo and for any help you can provide!
Added by nlmidwife on Jul 03, 2016 1:48 AM
Carol Sisson McLeod
Myrna Ellen Matzan

I received notification that you had added a photo of the stone for Myrna Ellen Matzan in

Lakeview Cemetery
Barry County
Michigan, USA.

However, when I click on the URL

the only photo shown is that of the cemetery entrance.
Added by Carol Sisson McLeod on Jun 02, 2016 5:50 AM
Franklin Cash Browne
Thank you so much!
So glad to have a photo as the stone is fading.
This means so much to me and my family.

Added by Heidi on May 22, 2016 10:33 PM
Mimi Browne Strugis
1000 Thank yous is hardly enough!
Thank you so much for doing this for me.
She is my great Grandma and I've never seen her grave.
This means the world to me.

Added by Heidi on May 22, 2016 10:28 PM
Hello Jake
thank you for all you did by taking the picture
Added by margaret on Feb 17, 2015 4:52 PM
Rhoda Baker
Hello Jake
you took a photo of Rhoda Baker's tombstone, is there any other Smith's or Baker's buried around her? I am trying to find her husbands parents, William and Dolly Baker, and her parents Silas and Rhoda Smith, I am also trying to track down who has the cemetery records of this cemetery.
Added by margaret on Feb 16, 2015 3:13 PM
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