Hurry... The Church is Moving!
by James Gilbert
My e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org
and I live in
While sitting at home one night, a cousin
a church in Gilbert, PA that was being moved to California,
that appeared in a local paper. Thinking I might be interested
in the village of Gilbert, as this is my surname, I thanked
him, then looked up the article.
Later that week, with a
recent snowfall, I and another cousin traveled to Gilbert.
After finding some Gilbert graves that I could not account
for, I made my way to the rear side of the old cemetery.
Where I happened across 2 graves bearing the name KERCHNER
(the surname of the cousin who was responsible for this
trip to begin with). I decided what the heck, and clicked
2 photos of each stone; and jotted the information contained
on them into my notebook.
Upon returning home, I called
my cousin to see if he could link these two Kerchners into his
extensive research on that name. Sure enough they fit.
Only at that time it was believed that they traveled out
west, not north.
Turns out what started as a search for
Gilberts, ended up helping the cousin that thought I might
find Gilberts, never did we expect to find any of his family.
He later made a trip up, and found some more members.
Submitted: Fri Jul 17 22:52:22 1998
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