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Sherry Bish Jesberger (#47259965)
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Born in Ridgway, Elk Co., PA and raised in Kersey, Fox Twp., Elk Co., PA, I have been actively involved in genealogy and reading local cemeteries for about 18 years.

I'm in the process of entering the burials row by row from a map that I made of the Ridge Cemetery in Fox Twp., Elk Co., PA. (I used to help my grandparents mow the Ridge Cemetery when I was a young teen.) I've done the genealogies for a couple of generations of just about every family in the Ridge Cemetery, and I am related by marriage or blood to at least 90% of the people buried here.

I have most of the Mountain Church Cemetery in Brockport, PA entered. I will make a trip over in the Spring of 2012 to document new burials.

I put the inscriptions on the stones exactly how I find them. It's not my job to second guess about what is correct and what is not.

I'm not adding anything to any memorials I manage unless it's backed up by documentation that I have seen for myself, so don't ask. (Feel free to forward said documentation to me, and we may have something to talk about.) There's too much drive-through McGenealogy as it is. I'm not adding to it.

I will happily turn over management to anyone who finds an ancestor in this listing (unless they happen to be my ancestor too).
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Virginia Hoffman
Oh So Long Ago
Hi Sherry,
Greetings! Hope you are doing well and thank you for all your genealogy work!
I'd be elated but shocked should you remeber this - many eons ago in the year of 1998 plus or minus a year, I was desperately searching for a key piece of information that you eventually the unraveling key..."Jonathan Keller married Ellen Clementine Duttry and moved west." Being green at the time, I didn't get from you a reference to that, just said it was in a library book...Do you have any recollection of that?
BTW, I did solve my missing Jonathan, took 10 years to do so. Still don't know for certain his parents, but you were key in getting me the breakthrough at the time. (sorry everyone else for this long message if you drift in, but you will appreciate 'ask' before you 'can't' mentality.
All the best! - Virginia H.
Added by Virginia Hoffman on Jan 23, 2017 3:26 PM
Crystal Kline
Mountain Church Cemetery
I have a great grandmother, Bessie Sidelinger, who is buried there in an unmarked grave. I know where in the cemetery she is located and I have some information about her as well. I wasn't sure if you had any information that I don't have. I was thinking that maybe since she is not listed there, she may not be in the records somehow. (I know that can be true because I have a couple other relatives who are buried in Ridge Cemetery but are not listed in the cemetery records, only on death certificates.) Please email me about her as well. Thanks!
Added by Crystal Kline on Aug 03, 2016 8:53 PM
Crystal Kline
George B. Frantz and Eliza Jane (Taylor) Frantz
Hi. I am a direct descendent of them and I had a couple questions for you about the information listed and some additional information. Please email me :) Thanks!
Added by Crystal Kline on Aug 03, 2016 8:47 PM
Eliza Jane Frantz
Could you email me of Find A Grave site about ELiza Jane Frantz, buried in Ridge Cemetery? I have some questions.
Added by Whitechoc on Jan 20, 2015 2:02 PM
Honoring Our Angels
Wilburn Munn # 139638526
Happy New Year Sherry. Did you see that Wilburn Munn Find A Grave Memorial# 139638526 is linked to Daniel & Hannah?
Only 2 children not accounted for.
Wilburn was a long ways from home.
Have a great new year.
Added by Honoring Our Angels on Dec 30, 2014 1:28 PM
Michael Silvis
Daniel Silvis
Hey it me, I remember you sent me photo of John Silvis thur my email. If you don't mind sent me another one if you have photo of Daniel Silvis #84512910. My email: Thanks.

I have Family Group Sheet from (Yates Publisher) you back in Nov 11 1995. Regarding the Sarah C Nulf b. 1855, spouse Jonathan Silvis b.25 Feb 1844 . Do you know where Sarah bury at?

Give you clue: Did you know that Sarah C Hicks (spouse Jonathan Silvis) has the same DOB as Sarah C Nulf !

Michael Silvis
Added by Michael Silvis on May 21, 2014 6:56 PM
Michael Diveley
Sherry, For 41 years I have been researching the Diveley/Dively family. I have 26,000 names in my database. I noticed that you are descendanted from from Minerva Elizabeth Knisely wife of Michael M. Bish and the daughter of Samuel John Bish and Susannah Lingenfelter. She was the daughter of Abraham Sherman Lingenfelter and Margaret Zeth. Abraham Lingenfelter was the son of George Adam Lingenfelter and Margaret Dively (my 7th great aunt) I want to include as many descendants as I can in my forthcoming book. Can you help me.

By the way Margaret Dively (1767-1842) was born in Germany and was the daughter of Jacob Dively (1734-1782) who came to America in 1770. Will be willing to help you also if you desire. Your 7th cousin,

Michael L. Diveley of Cahokia, Illinos
Added by Michael Diveley on May 02, 2014 2:48 PM
Michael Silvis
Lydia Silvis Bish
Hi, it me again, Mike Silvis

I have Lydia Find A Grave # 84074888. Would love to see those photo if you already have one. Strange by saying her name as Lydia Silvis Bish. Her mother Sylvina Silvis marry to George Vibber. Lydia married to Norman Clair Bish. Lydia middle name should be V (as Vibber) but instead used Silvis Bish.
Mind sent me photo to my email addr.

Added by Michael Silvis on Apr 04, 2014 3:22 PM
Michael Silvis
Rachel Silvis 84513044
I am the distant of Silvis family. I was looking for John Silvis was created by Chris. But no photo but now I do have it. You setting up on Rachael Silvis. I wonder if you ever taken photo of gravestone at Mountain Church Cem at Elk Co of Rachael?

Michael Silvis
Added by Michael Silvis on Mar 01, 2014 6:48 PM
Marsha Adkison
William E. Hutchins
Here's a copy of William's Veteran Burial Card to verify his info
Added by Marsha Adkison on Jan 01, 2014 8:12 PM
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