I have not been able to find the death records for any of them. None are in the Social Security death index. According to what my father found written down from his parents, Catherine died March 17, 1965. He is not sure if she died in…"
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I have searched the above records at family search and have had luck finding the marriage records through the index. They have not shed any light on who the parents of the Ford siblings are. I have also searched…"
"Here is an example of the information available:
Name: Ellis P. Lafferty, Jr.
Death date: 12 Dec 1909
Death place: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Race or color (on document): White
Age at death: 1 day
What records are available for Philadelphia from the 1884-1900 time period? I am trying to discover who my g-grandmothers (Catherine Ford or 'Kate", "Katie") parents were. Or at least where my g-grandmother and her siblings were living in that time period. The siblings immigrated from Ireland in 1884 to Philadelphia on the Lord Gough. The passengers are in alphabetical order and there are no adult Fords listed with them. The siblings are listed as Bridget 16, Kate 14, Patrick. 11, and Martin 8.…See More
"Thank you for all the great suggestions! I didn't even think about the Boy Scouts! I am going to contact the historical society first and see what they think. At least I have a picture of it!
"I hope these come out clear. They are pics. of broken headstones in the German Methodist Cemetery in Hay Creek, MN where my Great, Great Grandparents are buried. I found their stones broken as well, and managed to put them together enough to take…"
I basically just went through the same thing. I found my ggg uncle and aunt's marker in Illinois, and I live in Missouri. The stone was knocked off it's base, unbroken (thank goodness!) and the base was deteriorating enough to…"
"Elizabeth, I don't know what they have around Lancaster PA, but we have a cemetery group here that goes to old cemeteries and clean and fixes MINOR issues with stones. Other than that you might try the historial society or genealogical society…"
Maybe someone can help me out. My gg grandfather's gravestone is knocked over and cracked in half in the Lancaster Cemetery in Lancaster PA . I posted a photo request on "Find a grave" and the photographer who filled the request found it on the ground. It looks like it has been there for a while. He was kind enough to talk to someone he knows at the cemetery to see what could be done about it. He was told that the cemetery does not have enough money in the endowment fund to repair and reset…See More