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Color would be nice.

Photo of Joseph/Josephus Godfrey Swartz (1847-1887) of Rockbridge County, Virginia. Served in Civil War for Virginia Confederates. This photo came from a newspaper article in Virginia. He was a student at Roanoke College at the time. He was married to Margaret Jean Ochiltree (1847-1928). They met when he came home from the Civil War at age 17/18.
  Looking for a touchup on the photo. Thanks in advance.

Photo of LtCol. Carlyle Ochiltree Swartz (Ret), b. 27 Jul 1918 in Natural Bridge, Virginia, d. Oct 11 1996 in Englewood, Sarasota Co., Florida. Resident of Prince George's County, Maryland. Attended Baden Agricultural Maryland; Study at University of Maryland in 1936. Enlisted in U.S.
Army Infantry on Feb. 3, 1941 at Laurel, Maryland. Married Mary Frances Ryon (age 22) on
Apr 18 1942 in Washington D.C.; Discharged on Mar 1, 1961.  Commissioned after enlistment. WW2 and Korean War Veteran. Served in Army Corps of Engineers. Member of Retired Military Officers Association and  American Legion. Buried in Gulf Pines Memorial Cemetery, Englewood, Florida.
  This photo was taken in Germany after WWII. 
  Looking for touchup on the photo. Thanks in advance.

Europe / Dorschke Family of Upper Silesia
« on: Thursday 26 July 18 18:17 BST (UK)  »
Viktor Drozdzok (Dorschke)'s address at the time of his wedding (about 1914) may have been Amalien str. 14 in Ratibor. There is a 1938 address for Ingrid Renata Dorschke of Inburtenburg str. 605 in Ratibor. Her relation to the Dorschke family is currently unknown- she may have been a 7th sibling or Cousin (of Dorothea Dorschke).

Europe / Dorschke Family of Upper Silesia
« on: Tuesday 17 July 18 18:09 BST (UK)  »
Viktor Drozdzok (later Dorschke), dob listed as 01.12.1889 and hometown as Hohenbirken, Upper Silesia, is listed in a newspaper account as missing (Vermisst) from his unit on 1919-04-02. His unit is mentioned as Infanterie-Regiment 395 and the Liste as Preussen 1403. Here is a link to the newspaper:

Europe / Falkenecker of Heutingsheim, Germany
« on: Friday 22 June 18 21:52 BST (UK)  »
Some more documents relating to the Falkenecker's.

Europe / Falkenecker of Heutingsheim, Germany
« on: Friday 22 June 18 19:43 BST (UK)  »
More attchments

Europe / Falkenecker of Heutingsheim, Germany
« on: Thursday 21 June 18 23:29 BST (UK)  »
Records related to Anna Berta Falkenecker (1890-1970) of Huetingsheim. They may show her, her parents. There is also said to be one brother Adolf Eugen Falkenecker, b. Jul 21 1900 in Heutingsheim, Germany.

United States of America / Roland Kulhanek (1936-2016) of Illinois
« on: Friday 01 June 18 13:31 BST (UK)  »
looking for arrival records, or naturalization records.

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