User talk:Unkleoskar

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mar252007Corbit.ged Imported Successfully

The pages from your GEDCOM, "mar252007Corbit.ged" have been generated successfully. You may view them by launching the Family Tree Explorer and opening the family tree into which this GEDCOM was imported.

-WeRelate agent 12:35, 10 April 2007 (MDT)

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Thanks for participating in your virtual community.--Kquass 19:53, 10 April 2007 (MDT)


SHANKWEILER in PA. [8 November 2008]

Hello Unkleoskar... I just joined the WeRelate.org & found a Jay Shankaweiler listed with your name as the source. I have 100's of Shankweilers in my data including your JAY & FERN.

 Like you I have many collateral family's mixed in.

If you care to communicate please contact me at SAMS72427@aol.com

Reta--RMS 14:06, 8 November 2008 (EST)


Anna Eva Flath [20 September 2009]

Cardin, Thanks so much for providing information about Anna Eva Flath as the correct spouse. Would you be willing to edit her husband's page, making this point, and citing the source you've provided? Sounds like you're most familiar with this family. Thanks! jillaine 13:18, 20 September 2009 (EDT)


Johannes Osterwald [18 April 2012]

Hi. I have researched my Oswalt family in PA. Johan Jacob Osterwald arrived on the ship Windsor 26 Sept 1753. took oath 27 Sept 1753 in Philadelphia. The information I have is he came over with wife and daughter Catherine. Had a son Tobias July 1755, his wife died shortly after, about 3 months. He then married a Rebecca Huston, they had 4 children together. They resided in Bedford County PA by 175?. I am confused a bit. The man in my tree went by Jacob Oswalt, which there are many. I have seen on other ship records that there was a Hans Jacob Oswald in 1753, and a Johannes Jacob Osterwald that came over about 1738 as well as a possible brother Henry. I hope we can clear this up as to who is who.

 Thanks, Patti,
my email is cspmchenry@newwavecomm.net.--Oswalt 15:11, 18 April 2012 (EDT)
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