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Ben Zuber Swanson, Jr., DDS, MPhil (#47273947)
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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

David Edsall
RE: Susan Perkins Marsh, Memorial# 89749925
Ben - Didn't Susan die at Woodstock, VT, where she is buried? David

Added by David Edsall on Aug 23, 2015 1:21 AM

David Edsall
RE: Susan Perkins Marsh, Memorial# 89749925
Ben,
The only reservation I had was the retention of her double married name which was originally taken from her gravestone - Arnold being from a prior marriage; that belongs in her bio. (See Find-a-Grave FAQs). Otherwise, no problem. Thank you for providing the links to her parents and her husbands. Best wishes, David

Added by David Edsall on Aug 23, 2015 1:09 AM

s schultz
RE: Edit
Thanks, doesn't look like we're related but it's such an unusual name I thought I'd check. Ours went from Backhaus, to Backus and a few other forms thereof. Have a great weekend!

Added by s schultz on Aug 22, 2015 7:16 AM

s schultz
Edit
Good morning, you sent me an edit on Elisha Backus Perkins. I was wondering where you found his middle name and if you know if it's a "family" name. I ask because it's one of our family names and I don't think I had Elisha in our tree. Thanks for your help. S

Added by s schultz on Aug 21, 2015 7:39 AM

Katie
Leo Mandel
I have transferred Leo Mandel to you. I added a newspaper clipping, but I am happy to delete it if you prefer.

Added by Katie on Jul 23, 2015 3:25 PM

Coral Tyson King
Raser
My pleasure! If there are any more that you wish to manage, let me know.

Added by Coral Tyson King on Jul 18, 2015 7:12 PM

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