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Kathie L. Webb Blair (#47399339)
 member for 4 years, 7 days
Robert James Campbell~Willamette National
Corporal in Marine Corps during World War II

Added by Jan on Dec 19, 2014 8:00 AM

Ralph David Short
Thank you for the message left on my son's site. I am so sorry to read that your Mom took the same deadly road that David did. Pancreatic Cancer is horrid on the person and the family! It's for sure it don't pick and choose the age, color, rich or poor, etc. David was diagnosed stage IV adenocarcinoma and seven months 6 days later was gone. It was wrapped around the main surgery. God bless and be with you and your family during the Christmas season. Merry Christmas!

Added by Agnes on Dec 17, 2014 5:03 PM

re: The Eliza Taylor death certificate

Thank you ever so much for letting me know, I have corrected the information. I sincerely appreciate the catch. You are so right, what a way to go ... but at least she was asleep!

Added by Rheag123 on Dec 11, 2014 12:49 AM

Cherryl Winget Gist
Larry Gist
Thank you for the lovely message you left on my husband's memorial!

Added by Cherryl Winget Gist on Dec 10, 2014 2:07 AM

Reverend Larry
Hello Cousin!
I have been working the Ledgerwood line again.
I have all of the Ledgerwoods in a virtual Cemetery listing of which I can put into an ex-cel listing, if you would like a copy, let me know.

My group almost has all of Snohomish County Washington done. We started the year needing around 50,000 headstones photographed and will end the year with less than 5,000 to do. I'm leading an effort to put headstones on all of the unmarked graves in the County.
I ask all of the healing angels in the Universe to send you a healing.
Rev. Larry Taylor (Ledgerwood descendant) The Taylors and the Ledgerwoods were Oregon Pioneers, Stayton and Sublimity.

As a Vietnam Vet, Thank You for acknowledging my fellow comrades. USMC 1967-69

Added by Reverend Larry on Dec 06, 2014 12:01 AM

Lori Nash-Kanitz (Angel Becky's Mom)
Thank You!

Kathie, thank you for the sweet note you left on my daughter's memorial on November 10th (Rebecca Rose Wirtz). I enjoyed reading your bio, and I too get severe migraines! I hope you are feeling better and you and your family enjoy the holidays.

Merry Christmas!
Lori (Angel Becky's Mom)

Added by Lori Nash-Kanitz (Angel B... on Dec 05, 2014 9:11 PM

Traci's Mom
Traci Fields
Kathie, thank you so much for your very kind words. I will pass your comments about the video to Traci's brother, Chuck. I, too, think he did a great job.


Because of you and other wonderful findagrave friends, Traci now has 5,260 flowers/tokens, and her birthday is a little over a week away. THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU! We appreciate you all so much.

I'm in awe! To show you more of what Traci was like, I posted the following on her memorial page,

"Traci, my angel, I can see the big grin on your face for all the flowers you're receiving on your memorial page. You're telling me, "Mom, why are you so surprised there are so many good people in this world? You should have known that....." "You're right, sweetheart, I should have known".

Traci was a person of strong faith, and GOD took excellent care of her, and helped her through all her hardships! Her faith never waivered.

GOD, bless them all, and thank you for your wonderful gift of Traci.

We've received an outpouring of so much love for Traci. I will try to get to everyone's site and leave a flower/token for at least one of their loved ones. However, there are so many of you, it will take me a while.

Sharon (Traci's mom)

Added by Traci's Mom on Nov 10, 2014 4:19 PM

Thomas Lang
Thanks for the edits.
Percy and the Smiths are ancestors of my wife. I was looking into her side at the request of my wife's grandmother, who was looking for HER grandmother's burial site... then started looking up and linking together that part of the family.

Added by Thomas Lang on Nov 07, 2014 1:30 PM

Traci's Mom
Token you left for Traci Fields
Kathie, thank you very much for the token you left for my angel, Traci. You are certainly helping reach my goal of 5,000 tokens by her birthday, November 20th.

I so appreciate the loving, moving tribute you left for my baby girl. It brought tears to my eyes that you would be so caring about someone you never even knew.

I appreciate you so much. You are a blessing to me.

Thank you again.

Sharon (Traci's mom)

Added by Traci's Mom on Nov 06, 2014 3:13 PM

Nancy Abraham
Annie RIce
I am the gg granddaughter of Annie Coffee Rice buried Oakland Cem in Marshall Co OK who married gg grandfather Robert C Rice. Where did you get the info that she was born in Tennessee? All census and other info I have show she was born in Alabama.

Added by Nancy Abraham on Nov 06, 2014 1:19 PM

Ellen Hamby
RE: Gardell Franklin Gay
First, thank you for your expressions of sympathy and for your prayers.

I'm having a very difficult time reading through the lengthy one-paragraph letter you left as a public message. And, since the letter doesn't include a link to the relevant memorials(s) or any of our previous correspondence, I don't know--and cannot easily determine--what you're talking about.

Please follow the site's rules and send any and all suggestions via a memorial's Edit tab, NOT by way of public messages; I've requested that contributors also send sources and any correspondence (divided into paragraphs, please) about memorials via the Edit tab. Use the "Suggest Another Correction" option. If we've had previous correspondence about a memorial, please copy and paste that into the SAC.

Thanks, Ellen

Added by Ellen Hamby on Oct 27, 2014 2:04 PM

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

Added by Angie R. 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


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