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Kathie L. Webb Blair (#47399339)
 member for 3 years, 10 months, 11 days
Lorene Conn-Roth
Marian Chaffin
I was reading your comments on Marian Chaffin and wanted to let you that Bert passed on 10/17/2014. You can find his obituary on I was one of his students back in the late 60's and remember seeing him and his wife together. Sucks seeing all these people we looked up to for so many years gone. But they are not forgotten.
Lorene Conn-Roth

Added by Lorene Conn-Roth on Oct 20, 2014 4:07 PM

Martha S. T. Read Diary
Dear Kathy, I am so glad you enjoyed reading Martha's overland trip diary. It is an amazing window into the past and into a time much more difficult physically than ours is, in just about every way thinkable!

When we travel I-84 I too think of those pioneers and how they had to get their wagons up and down those hills and mountains, while we are simply zipping along at speeds unimaginable to them. Have you stopped and seen any of the Oregon Trail exhibits at any of the rest stops? They are most interesting, especially the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center at Baker. You can see the wheels ruts still in the hillsides and then as you travel the freeway, you can spot them here and there along the way.

Take care, Marci

Added by Mawahlquist on Oct 16, 2014 8:38 PM

Peggy Frost
RE: Edward C. & Lulu E. Viereck
Hi Kathie, Edward's wife, Lulu Edith Hall, was my husband's Grand Aunt - one of her sister's was my husband's Grandmother.

I don't really have much information at all on Edward - I wasn't even aware that he was a doctor - but I do know he was in the US Navy. To my knowledge, Edith (Lulu went by her middle name) was never in the military and I suspect that she just happened to own a Navy blouse.

No, I don't mind at all that you're doing research on the family. Are you related?


Peggy Frost

Added by Peggy Frost on Oct 10, 2014 8:36 AM

Connie WEEAKS Pace
RE: Andrew Westbrook
Kathie, thanks for all your help. I appreciate it. Connie

Added by Connie WEEAKS Pace on Oct 07, 2014 3:12 PM

jeane marshall
RE: Mary Elizabeth Hagedorn Chamberlain
No upset here---actually wanted to thank you for the flowers and the thoughtfulness---we believed that Mariah had died in Los Angeles, CA---Makes sense that she was buried near her Cleveland "home" and son. Thank you again for your endeavors. We are having a problem with her mother's maiden name---Perry or Petty? does the cemetery have death certificate information? ---memorial #57759813
Jeane in CA

Added by jeane marshall on Oct 06, 2014 6:52 PM

Alvin Oglesby
RE: Eliza (Pickle) Burkhart
My mistake.
You are correct.

in Asbury Cemetery, I saw so many Pickle/Pickel memorials not showing the same spelling as in the photo, I tried to get them corrected.

Sorryto inconvenience you.

Added by Alvin Oglesby on Oct 06, 2014 1:04 PM

jeane marshall
Mary E Hagedorn Chamberlain
Mary was the daughter of Luther Hagedorn/Hagedon and
Fannie Perry/Petty Hagadon of Cleveland, Ohio and Green Bay, Wisconsin --- Fannie died in 1848 and Luther remarried. Luther was a captain on the Great Lakes.
How did you know of "Mariah" (as my family referred to her) ?
Jeane in CA

Added by jeane marshall on Oct 06, 2014 9:12 AM

Angie Raspone
RE: Ruth Chamberlain
Thank you for updating Ruth's memorial. I hope you are having a great weekend!

Added by Angie Raspone on Oct 04, 2014 2:57 PM

J.Richard Davis
RE: Sgt. Ronald Wayne Burkhart
I will look into it, Ronald was one of my best friends, we grew up together, I know there are many other site on the web that honor him.

Added by J.Richard Davis on Sep 22, 2014 9:02 AM

Sharon Davis
RE: The Ashtons
Kathie, wow, you do have your hands full! I hope and pray your sister will be alright. Back problems are never fun; hope the surgery improved her situation.
Hope your kitty is OK, too. I've got 2 cats myself, and they do leave paw prints on your heart!
Take your time; no rush!!

Added by Sharon Davis on Sep 18, 2014 3:14 PM

Diane Parker
Pvt Charles Samuel Place
Thank you so much for your touching tribute to my Grand-Uncle that you left as "flowers" on his Memorial Page. When I was able to have his page on the "Virtual Tour" I was so hoping that people, like yourself, would be able to read about his short life and his family who loved him and to see the photographs of him and to know of the "Ultimate Sacrifice" that he made for his Country. My Grandmother loved him so much and I grew up feeling as though I had always known him. Another "Place" cousin, Pvt Harry Place (Henry Alexander Frederick Place) #56682495, also gave his life in France for Canada during WWI. We are so grateful to the website for the opportunity to honor our brave soldiers and our other family members. There have been many, many wonderful people like you who have left flowers for Charles.
Thank you again!

Added by Diane Parker on Sep 17, 2014 3:22 PM

Connie WEEAKS Pace
RE: Julia Westbrook
Kathie, Here is the marriage record for Andrew Jackson Gray Westbrook and Julia nee WESTBROOK: August 8, 1849 in Lowndes Co., MS.:
05Nov1850, Lowndes Co., MS
583Westbrooks, Lemuel 49 M plater 12,000 NC
wife, Mary J. 32 F NC
son, James T. 12 M NC
son, Charles Y 10 M NC
dau, Winnefred 8 F MS
dau, Louisa 6 F MS
dau, Martha A. 5 F MS
dau, Mary 3 F MS
Stalling, Kemp 30 M cannot read AL
584 Westbrooks, Andrew J.G. 22 M planter 1,500 TN
wife, Julia 31 F NC
dau, Eugina 8 F MS
daym Jeneva 4 F MS
585 Westbrooks, James H. 40 M planter NC
wife, Penelope 32 F TN
dau, Pricilla 16 F MS
son, William 10 M MS
son, Albert 8 M MS
dau, Louisa 4 F MS
dau, no name 2 F MS
laborer, Moore, William 18 M MS
04Aug1860-West Point, Lowndes, MS
744 Westbrook, Charles Y. 22 M W farmer 10,000 10,000 NC
wife, Rebecca, 19 F W MS
son, Cane 9/12 M W MS
745 Simmons, Alfred 25 M W NC
wife, Martha 20 F W NC
749 Simmons, G.W. 65 M W farmer 3,600 12,000 NC
wife, Hester 55 F W NC
son, Fedrick 32 M W NC
son, Samuel 28 M W NC
son, Williams 14 M W MS
Penina 21 F W AL
dau, Frances F W 15 MS
751 Westbrook, Julia 36 F W 10,000 25,000 SC
dau, Eugenia 15 F W MS S
dau, Geneva 13 F W MS S
son, Vernon 11 M W MS S

Added by Connie WEEAKS Pace on Sep 16, 2014 1:57 PM

Connie WEEAKS Pace
Andrew Jackson Gray Westbrook
Wondering if you can give me some assist. I have a marriage record for Andrew J.G. Westbrook marrying his cousin, Julia nee WESTBROOK (daughter of Charles Westbrook and Winifred nee SIMMONS)on August 8, 1849 in Lowndes Co., MS. One child, Vernon to this union. I see that his memorial is showing Falia STARK as a wife. Can you offer me some opinion? Connie

Added by Connie WEEAKS Pace on Sep 14, 2014 5:23 PM

Mikala Dent
RE: Transfers
Mikala is now Sister Dent she is service the Lord in Tennessee. Some of the people on find a grave have become to pushy and start demanding that she transfer their third cousins 2nd wife to them.(or some other distant relative.) When I tell them she will be gone for two years they get made and report her to find a grave, who tells them she does not have to transfer a person who is not in your first 4 children, parent, grandparent or great grandparent. She didn't mind sharing or transferring but she was not going to be bullied. Now she has given up and said start transferring to the people who left flower on find a grave and that is why you got the people you did.
We are all volunteers here I hate it when people have unrealistic expectation of other people time. If people are a little more polite maybe it would not run off the people who took the time out of the day to go walk around the cemetery and take the pictures. Thanks for taking over!!

Added by Mikala Dent on Sep 11, 2014 6:38 PM

Catherine Booher
I do not have any more information than what is on the memorial. Sorry.

Added by familyroots♡ on Sep 07, 2014 12:47 PM

Sharon Davis
RE: RE Ashton parents
You're welcome, and thanks for the quick response! Now if I could just find out who HIS parents' parents are! Think I know, but can't find proof!

Added by Sharon Davis on Aug 31, 2014 5:13 PM

Tim Allen
William "Julius" Anderson

I've sent a message to the creator of this memorial to add Erick and Inga as his parents. Thanks for letting me know.


Added by Tim Allen on Aug 25, 2014 6:59 AM

Tim Allen
Erick Anderson
Thanks for the info and I've made the correction.


Added by Tim Allen on Aug 25, 2014 6:57 AM

Sheri West
Edris McCrary
Info has been added :)

Added by Sheri West on Aug 18, 2014 6:41 PM

Andrew Lau
Deepest Thank you
Thank you for leaving the lovely tribute to my precious child.It is very much appreciated by me.I will go to my child someday he or she will not be coming to me.I do have hope to see my child in Heaven one day.Thank you and God bless you for your love.

Added by Andrew Lau on Aug 17, 2014 9:42 PM

Williston Woodcock
he is buried at Baty/Beattie Cemetery in Oregon. I could not find a cemetery with either name... maybe you can.

Oregon, Early Oregonians Index, 1800-1860
about Williston D Woodcock
Williston D Woodcock

Birth Date:
24 Apr 1817
[24 Apr 1822]

Birth Place:
Knox, Ohio, USA

Death Date:
27 Mar 1869

Death Place:
Clackamas, Oregon, USA

Baty Cemetery


Added by J on Aug 15, 2014 3:06 PM

Tom Decker
James Ford
Hi, Kathie!

I see the servant's name as "Indian George" but you probably knew that already.

I would suggest doing a photo request and see what you can learn from his marker, if there is one.

Good luck!

Added by Tom Decker on Aug 14, 2014 5:34 PM

Dolores Davidson
Lydia JOHNSON in 1870 census
Betsey Johnson 27 household no 160
Ezra Johnson 19
Sarah Johnson 13
Enulin Johnson 10
Mary Johnson 6
Lydia Johnson 4 *************
Chloe Pillsbury 16
Henry Pillsbury 23
in 1870 census both this woman's family and Dorastus Johnson are in Warren CO PA this one and Dorastus both in Pine Grove

SALINA is a Female
Salina Johnson

Age in 1870:

Birth Year:
abt 1828

New York

Home in 1870: household 121
Pine Grove, Warren, Pennsylvania



Post Office:

Household Members:

Dorestus Johnson 70
Bathsheba Johnson 69
Salina Johnson 42
Bathsheba Johnson 19

Added by Dolores Davidson on Aug 14, 2014 3:31 PM

RE: James Davidson, #71356136
The James Davidson line was documented in 1966 and then updated in 1970 by a direct descendant. James Davidson was said to be an orphan from Wales so it appears that your Davidson line and his are most likely not related.

Added by SLGMSD on Aug 14, 2014 9:32 AM

Lydia Johnson
My mistake, sorry. Apparently didn't pay enough attention to the dates.

Added by CABrown on Aug 14, 2014 5:47 AM


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