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Karen Koetting-Howard (#47695249)
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Bio Photo I love working on my own family tree, and now working on my husband's side.

My mother's side:

My father's side:

*****(I am sure I am missing something)*****

My husband's side:

I personally believe that if we know where we came from, it can help us understand (maybe) where will go in our lives.

I just recently volunteered myself to take photo's of other headstones. It was a blast, I introduced myself to the deceased and said, that a family member of their's sent me to say Hello, and take a picture, I know it may sounds crazy, but I took great pride in doing it. The cemetery is the one my mother is buried at, is where I started, they had 87 requests, I couldn't believe, no one had did any. So it is a work in progress for me.

I also give my permission, to anyone to use the photo's of headstones, that I post, it was my pleasure to take the photo's.
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Virginia Saddler
Minter family
Hello Karen; I received the following email today
and thought I would send it on to you - word for word. This is from James Dewelt

Virginia, I saw your message to Karen Koetting-Howard concerning the Houk family on find a grave website. I am not related to the Houk's, but I am related to the Williams family that married into the Minter Family in Andrew County Missouri.

I would like to share genealogical information with her. I did not leave a public message for Karen as I am not a member of find a grave and I could not find a current message email address for her. If you could help me get in contact with her or if you could forward this email to her, I would be grateful. Thank you, James Dewelt.

I will leave this to you, Karen to get in touch with him. Thanks, Virginia Saddler
Added by Virginia Saddler on Apr 10, 2017 9:15 AM
RE: Ditmars Genealogy
How can I find you in Ancestry? Tree name?

I see where Lloyd Ditmars is in my tree. My sister-in-law is a descendant of Amy Ann Ditmars Campbell, sister of Elihu Burritt Ditmars.

I think we need to connect in Ancestry.
Added by Tara on Feb 24, 2017 9:31 AM
Ditmars Genealogy
Karen, I would love to know more about how you connect to the Ditmars.

Amy Ann Ditmars Campbell?

Elihu Burritt Ditmars??

Mary Ellen Ditmars Simms??

Thank you,

Added by Tara on Feb 23, 2017 9:42 PM
RE: Abrahm Ditmars (# 143218637)
It has been several years since I worked on this line. There were many twists and turns. This 1934 book gave the information.

Cemetery Inscriptions of Hamilton County Ohio, Vol 2
• Craig, Robert D., 1934- (Main Author)
• Dickoré, Marie (Added Author)
Books/Monographs/Book with Film
Cincinnati, Ohio : R. D. Craig, c1963-1970
3 v.
Subject Class:
977.177 V3

Page 38 of book

Angeline, d. 22 July 1833, ae 11 yr 10 mo 19 da .
Elizabeth, wife of Jacob Case , d. Aug 1868, ae 22 yr 2 mo 1.7 da .
George Washington., son of John h. Mary , d. 3 Apr 1849.
Jacob, d. 20 Apr 1865, ae 83 yr 8 da .
John, d. 17 June 1853, ae 10 yr.
Mary Ann, dau of John and Mary Case , d. Nov 1844.
Sylvester W. , d. 12 Dec 1857, ae 10 yr.

Bartholomew, b . 4 Feb 1778, d. 4 Aug 1857.
Cyntha, b . 27 Sept 1780, d. 1 July 1845.
Cynthia, dau of C. A. and Elizabeth, d. 21 Nov I860, ae 22 yr 3 mo 12 da .
Cyrus A. , b . 8 May 1808, d. 6 Apr 1868.
Elizabeth, b . 20 Sept 1.809, d. 17 Oct 1868.

Martha Hunt, 1841-1919.

France s Lucreti a Curtis, (no dates).

Dunham, son of Joshua and Jemima , b . 13 Apr 1792, d. 3 May 1826.
Jemima , wife of J. Davis, d. 1.9 Sept 1854, ae 91 yr.
Joshua Sr. , d. 23 Oct 1839, ae 79 yr. Soldier of The Revolutionary War.
Elizabeth, dau of P . M. and E. H. , d. 15 Feb 18 57, ae 3 mo 8 da .

Abraham, d. 10 June 1851, ae 38 yr 5 mo 23 da .
Mary A. , wife of John, d. 25 Apr 1851, ae 22 yr.

Charle s (See Drier)
Annie, d. 1866, ae 93 yr.
Charle s Dizenberg, d. 1880, ae 30 yr.
Fran k Truter, Oct 1898
Sophia, 1897. (Above 4 inscriptions on one stone.)

Charlotte , wife of Jame s Dunn, ae 79. yr (no dates)
Added by Tara on Feb 23, 2017 1:23 PM
Virginia Saddler
Pearl Houk
My husband is a grandson of Pearl's and I was wondering if you had any information on the Houk family that you could share. My father in law was Ray Saddler

Thank you, Virginia
Added by Virginia Saddler on Dec 05, 2016 2:57 PM
victor F Bruemmer FAG 48154357
I have deleted his memorial as he was placed in the wrong place the first time...His new number is 83647550. I noticed you had placed a flower for him and wanted you to know...
Added by JMW on Oct 17, 2016 9:21 PM
The VanFleets
RE: Clarence Howard (photo headstone)
please use photos however you wish. Thanks
Added by The VanFleets on Aug 08, 2016 8:10 AM
Larry R Rhoades
Levi Rhoades
My name is Larry R Rhoades. I am looking for as much information on the Rhoades and Stine family as I can get. My fathers name was Charles Ray Rhoades, his father was James King Rhoades and his father was Levi Rhoades. If this is the correct Levi Rhoades he would be my great grandfather. The Rhoades name has been spelt many ways for the same person, so it makes tracing very difficult.
My Email is
Added by Larry R Rhoades on Jul 15, 2016 6:14 PM
Shirley Bice
I saw your post to Shirley and just wanted to let you know she passed away in April. Sorry
Added by Marianne on May 28, 2016 2:01 PM
Melissa Cupp
Cecil and thelma howard
How are you related to them? They are my grandparents.
Added by Melissa Cupp on May 08, 2016 2:46 PM
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