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Mary Giera

AncientFaces Member since May 24, 2015

Researching: Murray, Rouse, Rider, Vancleve, Masterson, Turley, Finger, Sheeks, Schilt, Jorris, Wescott

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possibly a photo of Dr. Rev. Joseph William VanCleve (1859-1926); taken at Shields' studio in East St. Louis, IL.
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All were children of Noah Zerkel and Martha Foltz. Top row: Zacharias Zerkel, b. Jun 25, 1866 in Richland Co, IL, d. Oct 13, 1961 in Clay Co, IL. He married Mary Negley. Ananias Zerkel, b. Jul 16, 1850 in OH, d. April 24, 1936 in Cisne, Clay Co, IL. He married 1st Elizabeth Pixley, 2nd Fannie Yockey. Bottom row: Mary "Ellen" Zerkel Murray, wife of Timothy M. Murray. Ellen was born Nov. 17, 1851 in OH, d. Sep 18, 1918 in Richland Co, IL; Emma Elizabeth Zerkel Lutz, wife of John Michael Lutz. Emma was born Jul 17, 1858 in OH, d. Jan 3, 1880 in IL; Sarah Catherine "Kate" Zerkel Kermickle, wife of Taylor Kermickle. Kate was born Oct 12, 1847 in Clark Co, OH, d. Jan 14, 1926 in Richland Co, IL. Not pictured: Elias Zerkel b. Feb 13, 1858 in OH, d. Jan 3, 1880 in IL.
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Timothy M. Murray {son of George Washington Murray, Sr. and Sophronia Fielder} b. Dec 19, 1853 in Lawrence Co, IN, d. Sep 7, 1923 in Noble, Richland Co, IL. Tim married Apr 10, 1881 in Noble, Richland Co, IL Mary "Ellen" Zerkel {daughter of Noah Zerkel and Martha Foltz} b. Nov 17, 1851 in OH, d. Sep 18, 1918 in Richland Co, IL
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This is Sarah Ellen Callaway on her wedding day. She married William Ira Pierson Gottright VanCleve, a circuit preacher in southern Illinois. She was the daughter of George Washington and Elizabeth Ann (Smith) Callaway. Sarah was born Feb. 14, 1839 near Delhi, Jersey County, Illinois, the oldest of 14 children.
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Rev. William Ira Pierson Gottreit VanCleve was a circuit preacher in southern IL, born March 5, 1834 in Bergen Co, NJ. This is his wedding photo. He married Sarah Ellen Callaway. He was the son of Garret and Maria Lenore (Romine) VanCleve.
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Stanley (Leo Stanley John) Klyszewski served our country in the United States Navy and gave the ultimate sacrifice. Son of Leon and Rozalia (Maj) Klyszewski [both born in Poland], was born June 6, 1921 in Detroit, Michigan and died January 7, 1944 while on a ship.
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Back row: Henry (1881-1974), Clara Murray O'Dell (1870-1909), Lewis (1867-1952), Lucetta Murray Coen (1883-1964), Ruth Murray Pflaum (1886 -?), Charles (1875 - 1954), G.W., Jr. (1872-1961), Ella Murray Dasch (1879-1960). Front row: Viola (Oley) Murray Casad (1866-1954), Alonzo (1857-1950), G.W., Sr. (1832-1910), [standing] Mary (1861-1921), Nancy Hickle Murray (1846-1932), Timothy (1853-1923), Jacob (1877-1938)
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Back row: Henry (1881-1974), Clara Anna Murray O'Dell (1870-1909), Lewis (1867-1952), Lucetta Murray Coen (1883-1964), Ruth Murray Pflaum (1886 -?), G. W., Jr. (1872-1961), Charles (1875 - 1954), Ella Murray Dasch (1879-1960). Front row: Viola (Oley) Murray Casad (1866-1954), Alonzo (1857-1950), G.W., Sr. (1832-1910), [standing] Mary (1861-1921), Nancy Hickle Murray (1846-1932), Timothy (1853-1923), Jacob (1877-1938)
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Basil Gera, son of Anna Lazor, and his wife Parascevia (in America the family called her Pearl), daughter of Demitri and Anastasia (Iwanoerko) Lazor - farmers who lived in Dobromil, Austria but is now the Ukraine. They had 2 children at least: Piotr (Peter Gera, Geray, Giera, born 1899) and Anna Gera (born 1902. The 2 children migrated to America. The parents stayed in the old country.
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Basil Gera {son of Anna Lazor} and his wife Parascevia (in America the family called her Pearl) {daughter of Demitri and Anastasia (Iwanoczko) Lazor} were farmers who lived in Dobromil, Austria but is now the Ukraine. They had 2 children at least: Piotr (Peter Gera, Geary, Giera, born 1899) and Anna Gera (born 1902}. The 2 children migrated to America. The parents stayed in the old country. Pearl came to America once for a visit.
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Mary Giera Please contact me: maryvmusic@comcast.net
Aug 12, 2008 · posted to the story Casad Family History
Mary Giera How fortuneate to have a 5 generation photo! I, too, have Brockmans - mine are back in the 1700's in Albemarle Co, VA. Any relation to yours? maryvmusic@comcast.net
Nov 15, 2004 · posted to the photo 5 Generation Photo
Mary Giera Thank you for alerting me to this website. Your photos are the greatest family collection I've found anywhere. Thanks, Betty. Mary Giera
Feb 18, 2004 · posted to the photo Martha Susan Horsey (13 Mar 1837-9 Mar 1879)
Mary Giera Am researching Finger Family. (see photo of Catherine Finger. maryvmucis@comcast.net
Jan 24, 2004 · posted to the photo William Finger
Mary Giera Another beauty in the tree. Your photo files are the greatest! Mary
Jan 23, 2004 · posted to the photo Mrs. John B. (Diadema Turley) Sheeks