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Lynn Fortney (#48193795)
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Bio Photo I have found findagrave to be so helpful in my own research and want to pass it on to others. If what I have helps someone else, I will be very happy to have helped in a small way. I have been researching my families for almost 30 years and have amassed a lot of information but I know there is so much I have not even touched. I have been researching Erway, Lent, Seely, Lewis, Owlett, Treat, Rice, Yeatter, Leister, Shellenberger, Bardell lines for me - that's not to say that there are not a lot of others, because there are. For my husband I have researched his Fortney, Kling, Earnest lines - again this is a small list. My husband and I mainly photograph stones in a cemetery that are related to us but every once in a while we do more. We plan to do some cemetery readings and photographing in the near future.
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WJT_87
John C. Fortney Marker
Hi,

I was in Fileys Christ Lutheran Chuch Cemetery this afternoon outside of Dillsburg, PA fulfilling photo requests. I took a photo of John C. Fortney's marker as someone had put in a photo request for it. I didn't realize until I uploaded the photo that you already had a photo of the marker on his memorial page. I'll be happy to delete my photograph if you like.

Thanks,
Bill_T
Added by WJT_87 on Jul 23, 2016 6:18 PM
buckeyegirl1721
Samuel Bar
Thank you so much for taking a picture of his tombstone. I think I descend from his brother.

Thanks again!
Jodie
Added by buckeyegirl1721 on Jun 27, 2016 5:58 AM
Michelle
Albert Frye
Thank you for the information you have sent about his birth date. I have chose the leave the date given on his death certificate, but added as a note the information you have sent as well
Added by Michelle on Apr 23, 2016 8:10 AM
Marlene Payne
Helen Jones
Helens birth and death certificates states she was born March 19,1908 and her tombstone has 1909
Added by Marlene Payne on Feb 12, 2016 1:37 PM
Peggy Bargen Duey
Robert Evans
I need the proof to accept Robert's edit that you sent me on January 28. I have tried to find documentation for him and I am unable to. Find A Grave Memorial# 107505790. thanks!!!
Added by Peggy Bargen Duey on Feb 03, 2016 6:12 AM
Chris Erway
Myrtle and Lee Erway headstone
Thanks for posting the photo of the headstone of Myrtle and Lee Erway. As I was doing research on the Erway family, I came across their names. The parents you have listed are incorrect. Lee was the son of Dennis and Mattie Erway (my great grandparents). Myrtle was their infant daughter. She shows up in the 1900 census as "infant" daughter. I didn't know her name until I saw the grave stone photo. Thanks again for posting.
Added by Chris Erway on Sep 11, 2015 5:33 AM
Dana Dancy
Kissel Hill Cemetery / Schober Cemetery, Lititz, PA
Hi! The cemetery is actually called Schober Graveyard - Source: Churches and Cemeteries of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, A Complete Guide, By A. Hunter Rineer, Jr., Published in 1993. I believe there is a copy at the Lititz Public Library. "Description: West side of Pa. Rt. 501, at the intersection with Owl Hill Road, south of a commercial building. HISTORY: Some gravestones were moved from this site ca 1865 to Salem Lutheran Cemetery in Kissel Hill. The remaining stones were in poor condition in 1984.
RECORD LOCATION: Gravestone Inscriptions: Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society; Lancaster County Historical Society."

The Lititz Newspaper just had a news article in this weeks paper about it being restored and had a photo that showed a new split rail fence.

Maybe you could request Find A Grave to "Merge" the two cemeteries.
Added by Dana Dancy on Aug 22, 2015 12:11 PM
William Tipton
Kissel Hill Cemetery
Lynn,
I believe you are responsible for adding the Kissel Hill Cemetery to Find A Grave because you uploaded the cemetery photos and created most of the memorials (there is one memorial created by another contributor but I think it belongs in a different cemetery). This cemetery is also on Find A Grave as the Shober Graveyard, go to:
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2579649.
Note: This cemetery has recently been nicely restored with a new fence!
Bill
Added by William Tipton on Aug 20, 2015 10:55 PM
Karen Hill
RE: Emily Curtis Bullard
Great to get this piece of info! Ok, I will change my records to reflect the correct spelling. Thanks so much. I am not directly descended from her but from her father's uncle Joshua Curtis. I have been working on this Curtis genealogy for 40 years and am getting ready to publish it.
Added by Karen Hill on May 07, 2015 9:45 AM
Karen Hill
Emily Curtis Bullard
Hi, I noticed you created a memorial for this lady. My records show she was a Ballard.
Added by Karen Hill on May 06, 2015 5:50 AM
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