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Schunke Research

Marilyn Schunke is quite the researcher! She sent us some pages copied from some very obscure books she located that mention the preachers.

  1. William Schunke as director in 1900 Canada
  2. Gustav Schunke church in Westaskiwin in 1900
  3. William Schunke results in 1900
  4. The Bittern Lake Church organization by Gustav Schunke in 1901
  5. Gustav a trustee I n Weistenthal School
  6. Gustav in the Lebuc Church
  7. Rev. Orthner in the Lebuc Church
  8. Rev. Orthner photo
  9. Fredericka Schunke as president of woman’s missionary group

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Sept 2014 Emails

To start with we found Levi Morrill who had 14 children lived in reverse of 18 days! This must have been a remarkable thing to be born on the 18th of a month and then die on the 1st of the same month! We realized we would have our work cut out on this batch!

  1. Levi Morrill dates corrected
  2. Brownville Villiage Cemetery address rebuilt
  3. Evelin Morrill page cleaned up
  4. Sarah Smith Morrill page cleaned up
  5. Shephard David Morrill was another one that had only lived a day but had two wives! Amazing guy, until now… Dates fixed
  6. Nancy Maria Morrill grave
  7. Peter Morrill dates fixed and grave added
  8. Mercy Hall Morrill dates fixed and grave added
  9. John Wilcox and Mary Barber section expanded based on Ken Roberts’ family group sheets
  10. Albert Himmelsbach Darrow military service from Liz Jenkins
  11. Albert Darrow family group sheet from Liz Jenkins
  12. Capt. Albert Darrow photo from Liz Jenkins
  13. Jessie Darrow immigration fix from Liz Jenkens
  14. Jessie Darrow education from Liz Jenkens
  15. The two Silas Rich’s and Laura’s were merged so Virginia Rich would have one set of adoptive parents.
  16. Virginia’s birth year and husband’s last names added from Liz Jenkens
  17. Isadore Schiel birth date added from Liz Jenkins
  18. Patricia and Robert Schiel dates and updates from Liz Jenkins
  19. Eileen Darrow first husband and children from Liz Jenkins
  20. Eileen Darrow grave from Liz Jenkins
  21. George Darrow children from Liz Jenkins
  22. Portrait of Jessie Alice Edwards Darrow from Liz Jenkins
  23. Photo of Jakob Himmelsbach and Anna Stumpf from Liz Jenkins
  24. Al Himmelsback and family photo from Liz Jenkins
  25. Milo Sebastian family news
  26. Janet Alvis pointed out that comments were not being allowed in our blog, issue fixed hopefully!

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September 2012 emails

We still have 24 emails that have not been handled from two years ago, so the time has come to take care of this problem! Here goes:

  • Elizabeth Bitzer news
  • Donna DeCrosta family tree
  • The Taylor tree from Seth Taylor
  • LaVaugh Zimmer news
  • John B. Barrow places changed from Linda Fox
  • Many additions to the greater Adam Litwin family from Rodger Pape
  • Additions to Pastorates of William Schunke and Gustav Schunke
  • Ebenezer Hunt dates and second wife added from Jen Elkins
  • William Robinson Barr family and comments from Sumner Barr
  • Pine Grove Cemetery, Worcester County, Massachusetts (cemetery 1926)
  • William R. Barr grave
  • Sumner Barr grave
  • Susan Barr grave
  • Jane Barr Stoddard
  • Addison Barr grave
  • John and Harriet Macomber marriage
  • Capt. Sumner Barr death record
  • Susan Barr death record
  • William Barr death record
  • William Barr marriage record
  • William Barr birth record
  • Sumner and Susan Barr children birth record
  • Orrillia Pegg dates and grave from Mary Rains
  • Henry Whitbread name changed to AKA John Henry Whitbread and name of John Lawrence Whitbread added
  • Spent three days (36 hours) cleaning up and preparing the Daniel Benoit family tree for import. The tree had 35 people that I had, but adds a great deal of detail and breadth to the section. More time should be spent gathering more information not imported. About 1000 people were added.
  • Corrected the town the first five Schunke children were born in Germany from Marilyn Schunke
  • Corrected the town Gustave Schunke was born in from Marilyn Schunke
  • Corrected William Schunke birthplace from Marilyn Schunke
  • The Schunke parents formal names from Marilyn search
  • Louis Schunke full name, birth confirmed and baptism from Marilyn
  • Births and christening of oldest Schunke children from Marilyn

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Himmelsback

Liz Jenkins kindly sent us corrections and updates to this family. We are so appreciative of her work! Thanks Liz! The following is a listing of some of the changes.

  1. Removed note about serving in WWI from Albert Himmelsbach (i3037). He was too young to serve!
  2. Added Military Service for Albert in WWII and Korea
  3. Albert Darrow family name change note
  4. Changed location of death for Albert Darrow
  5. Jacob Himmelsbach Junior death location and date corrected
  6. Lydia Himmelsbach dates fixed
  7. Theresa Himmelsbach nickname
  8. Theresa birth date and location corrected
  9. Theresa death location and date changed
  10. Her wedding date corrected
  11. Isadore Schiel primary name switched
  12. Isadore’s birthdate
  13. Isadore’s death year and cause
  14. Robert Schiel’s name expanded and dates added
  15. George Himmelsbach family
  16. Jacob Himmelsbach and wife immigration
  17. S.S. Werre information added
  18. S.S. Werre photo edited and added
  19. Passenger list highlighted and added
  20. Georg Himmelsbach dates and family members
  21. Maria Rainwald alt. name
  22. Maria dates
  23. Maria parents
  24. Jessie Edwards parents and step dad
  25. Lizzie Seach info expanded
  26. Theresa Schiel grave
  27. Isadore Schiel grave
  28. Robert Schiel grave
  29. Dorothy Schiel added
  30. Robert’s two children added

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Miller family

Continuing the broken media links and general cleanup needed we worked on the following:

  1. Anna Isley Miller (i52212) in Iowa death listing
  2. Anna Miller memorial on FindAGrave
  3. Rudolph Miller and family in 1860 census
  4. Rudolph Miller and family in 1870 census
  5. Rudolph Miller memorial on FindAGrave
  6. Rudolph Miller in Iowa Cemetery listing
  7. Rudolph Miller in Wisconsin Veteran home proved false because that Miller resided in New York and lived years after this Miller
  8. Louisa Miller sources cleaned up, and death in 1858 removed.
  9. Jacob Isely family in 1856 census
  10. Anna Isley Miller sources cleaned up
  11. Alexander Miller sources cleaned up
  12. Mary Ann Miller sources cleaned up
  13. Rudolph Miller sources cleaned up
  14. John Miller sources cleaned up
  15. Rose Miller sources and events cleaned up
  16. Jacob Miller sources cleaned
  17. Mary Miller sources cleaned
  18. Louise Hoffer sources cleaned
  19. Anna Freiburghaus sources cleaned
  20. Billy Cole sources cleaned
  21. Richard Cole sources cleaned
  22. Emily Cole sources cleaned
  23. Lucy Cole sources cleaned
  24. Arthur Cole sources cleaned
  25. Isaac Cole sources cleaned
  26. Sara Wisbey Cole sources cleaned
  27. Thomas Cole sources cleaned
  28. Emily Mardell Cole sources cleaned

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Schunke fixes

Several months ago we imported some information and wound up with extraneous sources that had media links that now do not exist. We went to work to fix these on the following.

  1. Beatrice V. Schunke (i3039) bogus census references in name and birth records
  2. Benedict Miller family import from FamilySearch in prep for possible use of 1925 census members. 85 people added and 29 families.
  3. Benedict Miller family cleanup of Locations; Wrong family for census
  4. Most Benedict Grandchildren removed due to excessive duplicates and improperly formatted places
  5. Louisa Miller and family in 1925 census
  6. Her parents and daughters added from census info
  7. Her maternal grandparents added from census
  8. John Wesley Miller family in 1925 census
  9. John Wesley Miller family in 1930 census
  10. John Wesley Miller source links cleaned up
  11. Mary Miller source links cleaned
  12. Anna Marie Miller source links cleaned
  13. Ada Miller source links cleaned
  14. Maria Ana Isley Miller cleared
  15. John Wesley Miller grave
  16. Anna M. Miller grave
  17. Chrystol Miller Hansen grave and info
  18. Wiliam B. Miller grave
  19. Gussie MIller grave
  20. Beryl Jeannette Miller Swenson grave and info
  21. Carman Swenson and parents added
  22. More clearing will have to continue later

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William Schunke

Marilyn Schunke sent us some important notes about her family in 2012. We added them and more. She also referred us to a research report by Mary Dorflein, which we also used.

  1. Anne Marie Himmelsbach Schunke marriage date added from Marilyn Schunke
  2. Anna Marie Stumpf Himmelsbach marriage and migration notes
  3. Anna Marie Himmelsbach Schunke immigration and ship
  4. Sebastian Himmelsbach accident and death scene
  5. Therese Stumpf immigration and marriage
  6. Theresa Himmelsbach story and widowhood jobs
  7. Anna marriage and husband
  8. Jacob marriage and wife
  9. Jacob children
  10. Anna Stumpf Himmelsbach children spouces
  11. George Himmelsbach added
  12. George Himmelsbach parents
  13. Bunch of ancestors
  14. Anna Schunke grave
  15. William M. Schunke grave
  16. Sebastian Himmelsbach grave
  17. Cemetery 1760. Multnomah Park Cemetery, Multnomah County, Oregon
  18. Cemetery 1761. Lone Fir Cemetery, Multnomah County, Oregon
  19. Jacob Himmelsbach grave
  20. Theresa Himmelsbach grave
  21. Marie Himmelsbach Doerflien grave
  22. Theresa B Himmelsbach grave and dates
  23. Ruth Schunke grave and dates
  24. Redid Champoeg Cemetery info
  25. Ruth Marie Schunke grave and info added
  26. Cemetery 1762. Belcrest Memorial Park Cemetery, Marion County, Oregon
  27. David Robert Schunke, grave, dates, wife, etc.
  28. Martha Schunke grave
  29. Edward Schunke Sr grave
  30. Edward Schunke Jr. grave
  31. Ann M. Schunke years and grave

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Schunke updates

  1. Mark Schunke (i6389) date of death notation from Deborah Burt
  2. Mark Schunke wedding date changed from Jan 24, to Jan 30, 1990 per Deborah Burt

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Benjamin Croeni fixes

  1. John Croeni (i7484) name originally Johann Croeni from Deb Ashe
  2. Lily Schunke Croeni (i917) name footnoted as Lily not Lillie from Deb Ashe
  3. Several typos in the William Schunke story in Portland were fixed!
  4. John Croeni association with the North American Baptist Convention added from Deb Ashe
  5. William Schunke (i802) association with the NABC from Deb Ashe
  6. William Schunke special page links added to his page

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Schunke additions

  1. We added a little note about Nelda Griffiths calling Aunt Mollie, “Aunt Lollie.” Also note about something strange there. Mollie Schunke Vetter (i914).
  2. 1940 Census for Beatrice Schunke Cole and family including sister Gladys Schunke. Beatrice’s family added as well
  3. Added cemetery: 1653. Skyline Memorial Gardens, Multnomah County, Oregon
  4. William Cole grave & stone
  5. Beatrice Cole grave & stone
  6. William T Cole in Soc Sec. index
  7. Jon Schunke added and marriage
  8. Beatrice Cole birthdate & Portland residence
  9. Beatrice Cole’s senior living apartment
  10. Beatrice Cole in Soc. Sec. index.
  11. About 15 new family members in Cole family
  12. Added 5 more members of the Cole family
  13. Isaac Cole in Death Index
  14. Thomas Cole in 1841 Census
  15. Thomas Cole in 1851 Census
  16. Thomas Cole family in 1861 census
  17. Thomas Cole family in 1871 census
  18. Arthur Cole in 1881 census
  19. Arthur Cole in 1891 census
  20. Arthur Cole family in 1901 census
  21. Arthur Cole family in 1911 census
  22. Arthur Cole family in 1916 census
  23. Port of Entry for the Arthur Cole family
  24. Ship information for the Cole Family
  25. The Canadian 1921 census has just been released and is being indexed but is not available for viewing yet.
  26. Arthur Cole family in 1923 immigration
  27. Arthur Cole family in 1930 census
  28. Arthur Cole death index
  29. Arthur Cole  death notice & cemetery
  30. Lucy Cole death notice & cemetery
  31. Doris E. Cole grave
  32. Lucy Cole family in 1940 census
  33. Ethel Cole in Soc. Sec. index
  34. Ethel Cole in Oregon Death index
  35. Reginald Cole in Soc. Sec. index
  36. Reginald Cole in Oregon Death index
  37. Reginald Cole funeral notice
  38. Reginald & Stanley Cole as bass singers in church choir
  39. James Spencer family in 1871 census
  40. James Spencer family in 1881 census
  41. James Spencer family in 1891 census
  42. James Spencer family in 1901 census
  43. Susannah Spencer family in 1911 census
  44. Grace Lucy Cole in 1911 census
  45. William Spencer family added (18 members)
  46. Reginald Cole in WWII registration
  47. Stanley Cole family in 1940 census
  48. Stanley Cole family in 1953 directory & 1956
  49. Reginald Cole in 1953 directory
  50. Ethel May Cole in 1953 directory & 1956
  51. Stanley Cole in People Union

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