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Ben Zuber Swanson, Jr., DDS, MPhil (#47273947)
 member for 6 years, 7 months, 22 days
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Dave H
Bella Delziel Memorial
Hi Ben,

Thanks for sponsoring the memorial. Would you like it transferred to you?

Dave

Added by Dave H on Oct 12, 2016 8:55 AM

Michael Blankenship
RE: Dr Pinkard
Hello Dr. Swanson, I am the author of a book about Dr. Pinkard. If you might be interested in having a copy it is available from the Franklin County Historical Society. Thanks for the additional photo I will try to do the rearranging to get it below Dr. Pinkard's portrait. Best regards.

Added by Michael Blankenship on Oct 01, 2016 8:32 PM

Marie Bonafonte
RE: Dr George Wesley Spencer
I did read the PA one and very interesting. In fact, after reading it, I did a little searching for him and found his LW&T which directs re-interment after his estate was settled and whatever cemetery his wife was eventually planning to have herself buried. Looks like he died in May and probate was started in June from the various probate listings that I found for Pittsburgh.

Added by Marie Bonafonte on Sep 21, 2016 6:50 AM

Marie Bonafonte
Dr George Wesley Spencer
I received your information and thank you for it. I am not related to this person or his family - just a volunteer walking in cemeteries and then noting information on FindAGrave.com. When I find a number of burials in one area that seem related, I do try to take the additional step to check on relationships and then link, if there is a relationship. So, unfortunately, I'm not able to provide any additional information other than what is already noted. However, you did mention that there is another burial designation for Dr. Spencer in PA - it would be helpful to know the other cemetery's name so that I can make mention in his NY memorial. The other thought is that I could transfer his family memorials to you since it looks like you have serious interest in Dr. Spencer. Let me know. Marie

Added by Marie Bonafonte on Sep 20, 2016 12:28 PM

Rodney Belcher
John Watling
Thank you so much for sponsoring Dr. Watling's memorial. I tried to have it be "famous" but Findagrave didn't agree with me! Thanks for recognizing this dental pioneer!

Added by Rodney Belcher on Aug 09, 2016 12:57 PM

Sharron Cohen
Elmer Hodgdon
Thanks for sponsoring Elmer Hodgdon's Memorial page (123112572). I'd be happy to do a transfer, if you'd like. Sharron Cohen

Added by Sharron Cohen on Jul 02, 2016 2:53 PM

Shan Clark
Philander Ring
Hi Ben,
I received a message that you have sponsored the memorial I created for Philander. It is the first time since I started as a member on Find a Grave that one of my memorials has been sponsored. Thank you!

I would love to know your connection to Philander.

My best,
Shan Clark

Added by Shan Clark on Jun 09, 2016 7:44 AM

John Wilby
Elijah Tubbs
Ben,
This is the 1st time I have ever had a memorial
sponsored. A thank you is in order.
Do you have any connection to Elijah?
John Wilby

Added by John Wilby on Jun 08, 2016 5:06 PM

Rick Rudie
Dr Amon Ortman postcard
Dr Swanson,
I just added a postcard of Dr Ortman here. I have this original post card from my grandmothers archives. I really have no idea why it was in there. Is this something you would like to have?
Rick

Added by Rick Rudie on May 30, 2016 11:21 AM

Big Ern
William Mumler
Thank you for sponsoring his memorial. I appreciate it!

Added by Big Ern on May 07, 2016 10:16 PM

Jon Saunders
Albert H Spicer Memorials Westerly
I updated the memorials and made as many connections as I could locate. Feel free to send along additional information.

Added by Jon Saunders on Apr 27, 2016 11:24 PM

Dexter Taylor
RE: Claude Wildes
Hi again Ben - I looked through the local papers again for the 4 weeks after Claude's death and there is no mention at all. I suspect he found himself at the county hospital in Monroe and died there and thus ended up at the county subsidized cemetery in Monroe. I notice his brother was in Island County which is a much less populous county not too far away and they may not have had the facility to take in Claude. As far as transfers I stick with the FindAGrave guidelines - parents, grandparents, children, but am always happy to add whatever you want on the memorial.

Added by Dexter Taylor on Apr 11, 2016 10:21 PM

Dexter Taylor
Claude Wildes
thank you for sponsoring Claude Wildes' memorial and posting the great business card/photo. Usually someone just wants a memorial transferred to them and then does nothing. I am clueless as to why or when Mr. Wildes moved to Monroe and why he does not have a grave marker. There is no mention of him in the local paper. Perhaps he did not live in Monroe but is merely buried here, as it was the county cemetery, for those who did not have anyone to deal with their affairs.

Added by Dexter Taylor on Apr 08, 2016 8:58 PM

KDQ
Dr. George Grant Lemley Memorial # 156037404
Hello,

Thank you so much for sponsoring Dr. Lemley's memorial.

I love the images you posted.

The poetic "Age of a Horse" was great.

It's so wonderful to see the face of George. He was a handsome guy.

Do you have the year the advertisement was printed? In the photo Dr. Lemley appears to be about 30 years old. I looked for an Dr. N. Pease in Omaha in about 1906 based on how old George looked. I came up empty handed.

We appreciate your work very much.

KDQ

Added by KDQ on Apr 04, 2016 6:50 PM

Backus Family History
Henry C Backus
Thanks sponsoring his memorial and adding the picture of his business card! Have a great day!

Added by Backus Family History on Apr 03, 2016 4:46 PM

ChrisB
WS McCollum
Thanks sponsoring his memorial and adding the great picture!

Added by ChrisB on Apr 01, 2016 10:53 AM

Martin Burrell
Dr. James Keck
You should stop and check on his memorial again. He treated cancer without using a knife.

Dr. James Keck thoroughly understands, and is eminently successful in the treatment of all chronic and difficult diseases of both sexes and all ages, having made a specialty of their treatment for fourteen years.

Added by Martin Burrell on Feb 25, 2016 10:34 PM

History Hunter
RE: Find A Grave Memorial# 98325618
Ben,

As noted in the caption of his photo, it is hanging in the Darke County Ohio Courthouse with about another 150 veterans of the Civil War.

Under his photo is info about his unit- Company B 32nd unit of the Ohio Volunteer Infantry. I'm not sure what the red letters C.M. means.

If you would like any more info on him that I can find , let me know and I will search at our library etc.

You created a great memorial honoring him. I really enjoyed reading his bio.

Thanks,
History Hunter

Added by History Hunter on Jan 31, 2016 7:34 AM

McKenzie
RE: Dr Llewellyn Gwynn
You are welcome

Added by McKenzie on Jan 30, 2016 9:24 AM

Mike O
Johnson Memorial
Hello Ben, If this person is an ancestor of yours I can transfer it to your care. Let me know. Mike

Added by Mike O on Jan 27, 2016 5:39 PM

Deborah Anderson
Wilkins' sponsorship
Just wanted to say thanks for your sponsorship of Dr. G.G. Wilkins' page. I continue to look for information on this controversial dentist, and my hope is to one day be able to post a picture of him on the site.

Added by Deborah Anderson on Jan 20, 2016 6:37 PM

Ann Day
RE: Dr Jay Albion Heidbrink
Dear Dr. Ben, I am a dental hygienist and find it strange that I was drawn to take a photo of a somewhat famous dentist's tombstone there. I have actually done that before and find out later they were dentists. I am glad you will be adding more info about Dr. Jay. Nice photos!

Added by Ann Day on Nov 23, 2015 11:27 PM

Judy Reamy
James Jackson
Thanks for sponsoring. I can transfer if you want him.

Added by Judy Reamy on Oct 24, 2015 5:01 AM

James Bianco
Joseph Dennis Wadsworth
Thank you so much Ben for your kind words and your recent edits for this family. Your work on historical dentistry is amazing! Keep up the wonderful work and thanks again. All the best, Jim

Added by James Bianco on Sep 14, 2015 3:15 PM

La Crosse Area Genealogical Society
Dr. Frank WESTON memorial
Would you like me to transfer the management of memorial #114543507 to you? As a society, we are not related, but for you to sponsor the memorial makes me think you have a better interest.

Added by La Crosse Area Genealogic... on Aug 23, 2015 12:52 PM

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