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DonJamesE (#48017517)
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Bio Photo Student, living in Georgia, who is interested in family research in Indiana and Tennessee. Four years of genealogy experience.
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RE: Roger & Edith Ashby
You're very welcome! I'm simply paying it forward as I've had many people help me over the last several years during my research of my family. If you ever need any help finding out more information or cemetery photos in Pike County, please reach out. I would more than willing to help out, time allowing!

Added by BLY on Feb 20, 2016 11:41 AM
Geraldine Barnett
RE: Genealogy Society Question
YES, I would like the link if you don't mind. I appreciate it and glad I could help. geraldine
Added by Geraldine Barnett on Mar 16, 2015 12:33 PM
Geraldine Barnett
RE: Genealogy Society Question
Hi, sorry it has taken me a bit to get back with you as I was gone all week visiting my daughter/family in Kansas and just returned. What you are referring to is the oldest fraternal organization in the United States. These were formed mainly for insurance purposes & they provided a marker so the widow did not have to purchase one, the men becoming members and if they died the widow would receive money-(life insurance). I'll let you read about it on I am so glad you asked because it has been on my list to do and now looking this up for you, I have an address. My fraternal grandfather belonged to the Improved Order of Redmen so I am going to see how far back their records go, if he is listed.
It kinda is like the Mason's. You see there is a Council # that they belong to and the D of P is The Degree of Pocahontas.
Added by Geraldine Barnett on Mar 15, 2015 4:42 PM
Anna Pinckard
Hattie Lee Dishman Greer
I checked my records and I have her husband as General Logan Greer, born 13 Apr 1886, died 12 Mar 1959. He is buried in Upchurch Cemetery as well.
Added by Anna Pinckard on Jan 20, 2015 6:37 PM
Anna Pinckard
Hattie Greer
I have transferred her memorial. I was working on this line a week ago. I will check on her husband. I may have the whereabouts. I am related through the dishman|pinckard lines.
Added by Anna Pinckard on Jan 20, 2015 12:44 PM
sheila wiseman
RE: Eliza J Corn
Your most welcome! I'm glad i could find her for you before her stone wore down any more. the other volunteer probably didnt know to use chalk to read the old ones.
Added by sheila wiseman on Sep 05, 2013 8:06 AM
Gail Barlow
RE: Emma Dial
No problem. The cemetery was near my daughter's home. Glad to be of help. Gail
Added by Gail Barlow on Aug 06, 2013 6:01 AM
Vickie Trent
RE: George Washington Campbell & Jennie Monahan Campbell
You are welcome. If there are other that you would like please let me know. If you would like copies of these pictures send me an email @ and I will send them. Vickie
Added by Vickie Trent on Jun 15, 2013 8:21 AM
RE: James Greer
No problem! The Crown Hill website also doesn't ever indicate if there is a marker. Looks like about 1/3 of the time, there isn't one. Sorry...
Added by Delbob1 on Jun 12, 2013 2:54 PM
James Greer-Beech Grove Cemetery
I saw your headstone photo request and request for additional information. Here is an obituary that I located that may give you help. You may already have this information:

Funeral services for James Greer, 23, 1912 E. Memorial Dr., killed Saturday morning, will be held at 3 p.m. Monday at the Parson Mortuary with the Rev. D.W. Lacey officiating. Burial will be in Beech Grove Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home.

Mr. Greer enlisted in the Marine Corps Sept. 1, 1954 and was honorably discharged as a corporal in 1957. He was an active member of the Marine Corps Reserve.

Surviving are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Greer; his wife, Emma Chanery; a son, Donnie; a stepson, Terry; and three uncles and four aunts, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Griggs, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Greer, Clyde Greer, and Marie and Charlie Mae Gillentine. All are from Muncie.

There is additional information on the Muncie Public Library website, including the mortuary record:
Deceased: James Greer
Date of Death: March 12, 1960
Place of Death: Dark Moon Cafe St Rd #35 Delaware Co.
Last Place of Residence: 1912 E. 12th St., Muncie, Ind.
Birth Place: Tennessee
Date of Birth: Aug. 25, 1937
Age 22 years
Usual Occupation: Laborer Marhoefer Packing Co.
Father's Name: Donald Greer
Mother's Maiden Name: Gay Gillintine
If Veteran, what War: Marine Corps Peacetime
Cause of Death: Gunshot Wound Chest
Physician: Dr. Bergwall Address: Muncie, Ind.
Informant: Mrs. Chauncey E. Greer (wife)
Address: 1436 W. 10th St., Muncie, Ind.
Date of Interment: March 14, 1960
Cemetery: Beech Grove Cemetery
Location: Muncie, Ind.

It also lists military enlistment and discharge record.

Hope this helps--
Added by Jane on Jun 05, 2013 3:42 AM
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