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Ash Montagu (#46804013)
 member for 10 years, 2 months, 25 days
Larry K Bond
Mem# 79661339
Bettie Annie is my Grandmother (mother of my mother)

If you care to Link her to the informant, Oliver Russell, Mem# 45030131, here is additional info on Oliver:

Death Place: Albuquerque , Bernalillo County, New Mexico, USA

children: of Oliver Russell and Bettie Annie Halbert Russell:
Oliver Marion Russell, Memorial# 16456138
Lois Irene Russell Bond, Memorial# 45030226,
wife of: Charles Merlin Bond, Memorial# 45030184

Oliver Marion Russell's wife was Alma Owens 1917-1999. She die and was buried in Ruidoso, Lincon, New Mexico

Added by Larry K Bond on Nov 15, 2015 9:08 AM

Kent Stevens
RE: Florence Kearney

Added by Kent Stevens on Nov 05, 2015 11:32 AM

DE Sundeen
Jane Esther "Jennie" Morgan Thomas
Hi hi, Thank you again for all your lovely Edits. However, your Edit for Jane "Jennie" Thomas gave Morgan as her maiden name. My research says it should be Madigan.

Best wishes and Bless you for all your work.

Added by DE Sundeen on Sep 28, 2015 12:38 PM

DE Sundeen
Thank you for all the Edits. Bless you for your great work.

Added by DE Sundeen on Sep 21, 2015 10:14 AM

Raul N. Longoria
RE: Daniel V. Pena
I want to give you a little more explanation regarding the name. As you probably know the Spanish custom was to state a person's name as [Given Name] [Paternal Surname] [Maternal Surname].

Daniel's mother was named Arcadia Pena; hence, he gave his name as Daniel Villarreal Pena. The complication arose when the name was sometimes shortened by converting the paternal surname to an initial only, creating the impression that the middle initial was for a second given name and that the paternal surname was the last name listed. I have no logical explanation as to why they did this. Perhaps Daniel was only following the example of his father, Celso Villarreal Ramirez, whose own gravestone gives his name as Celso V. Ramirez. (Celso was my maternal great-grandfather.)

I offer this explanation in case you should come across other similar apparent inconsistencies in your work.

Added by Raul N. Longoria on Aug 05, 2015 2:53 PM

Viola J Smith at Mt. Hope
Thanks for the update. I am going to post the corrections in the biography part of the memorial. The picture of the death certificate only has the date of the death and not the birth. Are you related? That death certificate was the poorest documentation I have ever seen in my ancestry searches. If you would like I can transfer so you can add additional info if this is your family member. They sure got the dates way off on this one, which happens sometimes.
Thank and get back with me.

Added by seemore on Jul 29, 2015 5:21 AM

Michael Alex Smith
Darius Tompkins
Thanks so much for the transfer and for your hard work on his memorial!

Added by Michael Alex Smith on Jun 18, 2015 6:37 PM

Julian Armstrong
Elizabeth Armstrong Cramer
Many thanks for sending me the bio. I have added it to the site.


Added by Julian Armstrong on Jun 16, 2015 2:33 PM

Michael Alex Smith
Cornelia Belle Brinkley Tompkins
Please kindly consider transferring to me. She was my Great Grandmother. (Darius Tompkins's wife and Mancye and Betty Vivian LeGate's Mother.) Thanks!

Added by Michael Alex Smith on Jun 16, 2015 1:34 AM

Michael Alex Smith
Darius Tompkins
Thanks so much! I will request them to transfer my Grandfather's (Mancye Tompkins) page to me. Mike

Added by Michael Alex Smith on Jun 16, 2015 1:12 AM

Raul N. Longoria
RE: Daniel V. Pena
Thank you for deleting his interment in the Longoria cemetery.

I apologize for my poor job in explaining the situation. The information you had on him was correct. The problem was that there are four different Longoria cemeteries in the immediate area of southern Brooks County. Unfortunately, many obituaries and death certificates just say that the deceased was buried in the "Longoria cemetery" without specifying which of the four cemeteries it is. The cemetery shown on historical maps is referred to as the "Longoria cemetery" and is the one started by my grandfather Eugenio Longoria. San Mateo was started by Mateo Longoria, my grandfather's younger brother, and is about a half-mile east of the official "Longoria cemetery". So, yes Daniel Villarreal was buried in a Longoria cemetery in Brooks County, but it was not the official "Longoria Cemetery" but the San Mateo Cemetery.

Added by Raul N. Longoria on May 23, 2015 7:55 PM

Raul N. Longoria
Memorial for Daniel Villarreal Pena

Daniel Villarreal Pena is not buried in the Longoria Cemetery in Brooks County, Texas; he is buried in the nearby San Mateo Cemetery,

There is already a memorial for Daniel Villarreal at the San Mateo Cemetery, so this memorial should either be deleted or merged with the existing one at San Mateo.

Added by Raul N. Longoria on May 23, 2015 8:32 AM

RE: Josef Deserta
Thanks, I downloaded the PDF on the Stadelheim executions (the prison is right next to the cemetery in Munich).


Added by BobB on May 17, 2015 10:37 AM

Josef Deserta at Perlach
Hi Ash,

thank you for adding his birth date. Just curious - where did you locate it?

Thanks and take care,


Added by BobB on May 17, 2015 5:07 AM

Leann Pelvit
RE: Lydia Hundtoft
I can not delete it as I did not create it. I have copied the information you had on yours onto ours. You can delete it now. Thank you

Added by Leann Pelvit on May 05, 2015 10:07 AM

Kathy Rose
McClure cemetery Bryan County Ok
I photographed all the marked graves in this small cemetery and any memorials without photos are unmarked.

Added by Kathy Rose on Apr 12, 2015 7:38 PM

RE: Thomas Turner Beal
Thanks for the info. I will leave him in Albany Cemetery since Bryan County Official records have him listed there. I put the memorial number on his Albany memorial until we can verify. Tks again//Jerry

Added by JEROLD W. GARNER SR. on Mar 17, 2015 11:58 AM

Norma Jean Horton
In Pleasant Mound Cemetery. Just heard the story of this little girl from someone in the family - and how ironic we found her today - only a month after she was put on We just love this site and the people who are devoted to putting information online so we can find our relatives. Thanks Ash. Tex-Ranch on

Added by Tex-ranch on Mar 15, 2015 4:06 PM

RE: Daniel Johnson
Thank You
for your help on making the correction on the location of the cemetery.


Added by mj on Mar 14, 2015 1:39 AM

Perry L. Williams
Old Wink Cemetery
Thank you for your work on the Old Wink Cemetery. So many children and forgotten souls who all have a right to be remembered.

Added by Perry L. Williams on Feb 16, 2015 8:49 AM

Susan Aduddell
RE: Cecile Beard
Thanks for changing his name in the bio. Also, I sent an edit to change Lucy's father from Calvin to Charley, and to take out the mother's name. I didn't look at the Dawes enrollment card close enough the first time!

Added by Susan Aduddell on Dec 07, 2014 8:31 AM

keeper of memories
RE: Blackbear
I literally JUST made that page for Chief Blackbear has a gift for his son. While I was cropping pictures you added one, so I was curious how you knew I had added the page so quickly, and thought perhaps you were related since you added the photo.

Added by keeper of memories on Nov 03, 2014 4:01 PM

Lori Lumsden Smith
John and Margaret Tucker
Thanks for your contribution to my Tucker relatives Find A Grave Memorials. Your information will enhance the information I have already collected on them.

Added by Lori Lumsden Smith on Oct 01, 2014 11:32 PM

Susan Aduddell
RE: Ross Frazier
Thanks so much!

Added by Susan Aduddell on Sep 06, 2014 7:55 AM

Greg Burns
Martin Farrell
Hi Ash,

This is my great grand uncle who was an inmate at CIH who died there in 1904. I am having a VERY difficult time in tracking his records and all I need to do is have confirmation of who his parents were and that he is buried on the hospital grounds possible grave #3958. I have information on hand that tracks him to his birth in Co. Roscommon, Ireland in 1839. Feeling 99% sure though that it's my Martin.

Anyway...I have a lot of "feelers" out trying to help with his ID. Once I know, I will memorialize him. I am hoping that the NYC Mental Health Office in Albany will relinquish the info after I've sent lineage info to them beginning with me back to Ireland. We'll see. Any suggestions gratefully accepted. Thank you.
Greg Burns
Jersey Shore

Added by Greg Burns on Jul 31, 2014 4:07 PM


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