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Surname HARTMAN, Portage County, Ohio
Posted by: otis slusher (ID *****0022) Date: November 09, 2003 at 11:58:01
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My uncle was Floyd Daniel HARTMAN (1916-1990). Floyd was a son of Harry Dee HARTMAN (1892-1969) & Lorean Helena HARRE (1888-1963) and a grandson of Joseph Robert HARTMAN (1860-1923) & Etta Elizabeth CHAMBERS (1870-1921).

Floyd Daniel HARTMAN was b 3 May 1916 Ravenna, Portage County, Ohio - occ: Sales Clerk, State of Ohio Liquor Control - d 28 Jun 1990 Madison Health Care, Unionville, Lake Co., Ohio - res: 7838 Lynden Drive, Mentor-on-the-Lake, Lake Co, OH - Cremated 30 Jun 1990 Hillcrest Crematory, Bedford Heights, Cuyahoga Co., OH - Floyd m(1) 15 No 1941 by Rev. Joseph Skrocki in Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., OH, to Florence P. TAFEL, d/o Zigmund TAFEL & Veronica HINC - Florence b abt 1921 Cleveland, OH - Floyd and Florence P. TAFEL ivorced in 1950 - Floyd m(2) 27 Dec 1951? in ? to Florence Lilly SLATER, d/o John Thomas Benton SLATER & Lilliam Anabelle MONTGOMERY - Florence b 11 Apr 1918 at 12600 Peuobscott St., Cleveland, Ohio - occ: Cook, Stoffers - d 14 Jul 1978 Akron City Hospital, Akron, Summit Co., OH - res: 1186 Genesee Ave., Mayfield Hts., Cuyahoga Co., OH - Florence had been living with and being cared for by her half-sister, (my mother) Estrell "Stella" Llewellyn (nee WINTRODE) SLUSHER (1929-1985), at my parents home in Akron, Summit Co., OH, the last several months of Florence's life and battle with cancer - Florence bu 17 Jul 1978 Hillcrest Cemetery, Bedford Hts., OH - Florence was prev married (1940's) to Harvey KELLERMAN Sr. - Harvey b on ? in ? - died on ? in ? - Florence & Harvey divorced in ?.

Child of Florence Lilly SLATER and Harvy KELLERMAN Sr.:

i. Harvey KELLERMAN Jr. b on ? in ? - died in the early 1950's (some time after the divorce of Florence and Harvey KELLERMAN Sr.) at the age of 3 or 4 years in some type of motorcycle accident involving Harvey KELLERMAN Sr. - Family lore is that Harvey Sr. was trying to balance the child on the motorcycle handlebars and that the child "fell off". Family lore has it that although Florence had custody of the boy, her ex-husband, Harvey KELLERMAN, "tricked the baby-sitter" and disapeared taking the boy. Florence had no idea where her ex-husband had taken him and a missing persons report was filled. Several months had past when the police showed up at Florence's residence to inform her of her young son's death. Family lore also is that Harvey KELLERMAN Sr. had taken "stolen" child to somehwere in Pennsylvania and that the boy's death occured somewhere in Pennsylvania sometime in the early 1950's.

My Uncle and Aunt, Floyd Daniel HARTMAN and Florence Lilly SLATER, had no children born to their marriage.

NOTE: Seek communications with any living descendants of Joseph Robert HARTMAN (1860-1923) and especially those of his son, Harry Dee HARTMAN (1892-1969).

NOTE: I am am also especially seeking communications with Floyd's sister, Gladys Louise (nee HARTMAN) LANGMEAD (b 24 Sep 1929) or any of Gladys' descendants.


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