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Michele Bender (#47035971)
 member for 9 years, 2 months, 18 days
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I have been researching my family for over 30 years. My contributions and the Virtual Cemeteries I have put together all revolve around those I have searched so long to find and share ancestry with.
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 • 78 Memorials Added
 • 97 Memorials Managed
 • 8 Photos
 • 1 Photo Request
 • 32 Virtual Cemeteries
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Adachowski Family (67)
Belt Family (73)
Bender and Binder Family (16)
Bricker Family (17)
Brueck Family (22)
Crumback Family (137)
Detweiler Family (2)
Eby Family (1)
Erber Family (6)
Godwin Family (3)
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Messages left for Michele Bender (13)[Leave Message]
Diane Hurst
RE: Elda M Brewer Jordan
Thank you so much for the obituary and the info. I think it's been corrected.
Added by Diane Hurst on Apr 04, 2017 4:00 PM
William Skene
I saw your note on your grandfather's memorial and have added a photo of his headstone. Just thought you'd want to know.
Added by bblakel on Jul 04, 2016 8:35 PM
Jane ofarc
Thank you for the correction.
Added by Jane ofarc on Dec 31, 2015 8:20 AM
Elise K.
An unusual question
Hello Michele,

This might be a bit of an unusual question, but I don't know where to start. I found your name through and I'd like to ask you a question, since you've been studying the Kasprzyk family in Michigan, but I couldn't register for the website where I found the information, since it was a paid subscription and I don't live in the US.

Let me introduce myself first. I'm Elise and I'm living in the Netherlands. Since a couple of years I've been searching for family members of Roman A. Kasprzyk, an American soldier from Michigan who died in Germany in World War II. He's buried at the American War Cemetery of Margraten in the south of the Netherlands. The war cemetery has had a remarkable tradition for years: they let people adopt graves of fallen soldiers, so each of them has someone to look after their grave. My grandmother has been looking after Romans grave for years now and I thought it would be nice if I did some research about him online. Unfortunately, I've been completely stuck for quite some time now. I found out as much as is now already known on the website of the adoption commission:

Do you have some information for me? He had two sisters, but I'm completely lost on how to trace them and find out whom they married...

It would be great to hear from you, thanks in advance.

Added by Elise K. on May 25, 2014 3:29 PM
The Lady in Black
Lucille & Ralph Stepaniak @ Woodmere

Added photos to their pages. It's difficult to get a photo in there--that's the best I could do. Hope it's OK.

Happy Holidays,
Added by The Lady in Black on Dec 06, 2013 2:43 AM
Joan Kobernik Hoeft
RE: Lee Roy Sabin
You are welcome. Glad I could help.
Added by Joan Kobernik Hoeft on Dec 08, 2012 5:22 PM
Joan Kobernik Hoeft
RE: Lee Roy Sabin
You are welcome. Glad I could help.
Added by Joan Kobernik Hoeft on Dec 08, 2012 5:22 PM
Lani Ueland
Sabins Children
I just claimed your request for the 2 children. We are right in the middle of a rainy patch, but will go down as soon as we get a dry day! ;)

Here is some information I found ~

b. Jan 1889, d. 4 Aug 1889 of cholera infantum, age 7m Int. 5 Aug 1889 in SW 131 S/2 Line 14. Parents were James Sabins and Hannah May Matthews
daughter of James "Lee" Leander Matthews and
Mary Ann "Pollyanna" Powell. Ref: #1 & #3.

b. Feb 1891, d. 10 Jun 1891 of natural causes, age 4m Int. 11 Jun 1891 in SW 131 N/2 Line 14.
Parents were James Sabins and Hannah May
Mathews. Ref: #1 & #3.

Happy Searching!
Added by Lani Ueland on Dec 05, 2012 2:15 AM
Eldred Pickett
RE: Mt. Olivet photos
You're welcome, Michele!

Added by Eldred Pickett on Sep 19, 2012 3:28 PM
Eldred Pickett
RE: Mt. Olivet pictures
You're very welcome - glad to help!

Added by Eldred Pickett on Sep 17, 2012 9:30 PM
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