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KsCityKim (#47766275)
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Bio Photo I hope that my entries aid you in finding your family! My PRIMARY INTENT is to get the information up from the stones & records for those that haven't found the burial spots of their loved ones and to preserve information from these stones. Please note, many are put up from cemetery is. I'm aware that there are many errors in these records, but I rarely make assumptions as to proper spelling, etc. with the exception of death month which is often based on interment date. Generally speaking, I do not research each memorial. I would be happy to transfer any of your relative's memorials I have created that are unrelated to me - please let me know the relation. I'd prefer they be with someone in their family or someone with a connection to complete a more fitting memorial!

Any photos I have posted are gifts - free for family or friends to use as you please for non-commercial purposes. I have also assumed responsibility for many memorials from inactive/deceased contributors so just because they've been transferred to me doesn't mean they are my relatives. If you add something to one of my memorials, please notify me through the edit tab so that I can update the memorial.

I'm human, I make mistakes. If you find some, please use the edit button on the memorial to advise me. Kindness & patience are virtues - I am not retired and have young children, but will address emails as soon as I can. ***I cannot guarantee edits sent to me. I accept edits as long as it doesn't change information at which time I try to confirm the information before accepting.

A special THANK YOU to those who visit my family. I TRULY appreciate it - it means the world to me!:

✿✿~~ My beloved father & my hero James Robert Hoffman ~~✿✿

My cousin Francis Nicholas Hueben, MIA shot down over New Guinea in WWII.

My cousin Donald Michael Willy, killed in WWII.
After 35+ years of research, I finally found:

My GG-Grandfather Gustave "Gus" Werner in May of 2012 as well as his twin baby girls and 2 more of his baby granddaughters. (thanks to FindAGrave & J F-B)

My GGG-Grandparents Joseph Newby and his wife Letitia Hastie (Dark) Newby in August of 2012 (good old fashioned research).

Another GG-Grandfather William Lewis Horn found March 6, 2013 going through old funeral home records. Cemetery records were not available for June 1, 1914 to October, 1920. He died June 15, 1914. Go figure! :)

My GG-Grandmother Jessie Fremont Lane Nelson in January of 2014. (thanks to a FindAGrave friend Mixmastermom)
My Family Ties:
Hoffman, Cain, Willy, Fischer, Werner, Horn, Newby, Schuyler, VanVechten, TenBroeck, Roosevelt, Bush, Frawley, Nelson, Hannagan, Lane, McCormick, Sassenrath
~ My FaG Projects: ~
I'm currently working on photographing & documenting burials in (primarily) 4 Wyandotte County, KS cemeteries. ***Please note - Month is often interment month.

*** Mount Hope - ALL memorials from cemetery records are posted.
*** Quindaro - ALL memorials from cemetery records are posted. (I used a spreadsheet on this one & many duplicates were not caught)
*** Woodlawn - ALL memorials from cemetery records are posted.
*** Oak Grove - About 35% of memorials are posted.

I also do some work in Memorial Park, Highland Park, Chapel Hill, St John's & Mt Calvary & anywhere else in the area that the wind blows me that day. :)
"There are two lasting bequests we can leave our children. One is roots. The other is wings." ~ Hodding Carter

"A Genealogist must have the patience of Job; the curiosity of a cat; the stubbornness of a mule; the eyesight of an eagle; be blessed with the luck of the Irish and have the ability and stamina of a camel to go long hours without food or drink." ~ The Herald, Vol.18, No. 3 & 4; 1995

Your tombstone stands among the rest;
Neglected and alone.
The name and date are chiseled out
On polished, marbled stone.
It reaches out to all who care
It is too late to mourn.
You did not know that I exist
You died and I was born.
Yet each of us are cells of you
In flesh, in blood, in bone.
Our blood contracts and beats a pulse
Entirely not our own.
Dear Ancestor, the place you filled
One hundred years ago
Spreads out among the ones you left
Who would have loved you so.
I wonder if you lived and loved,
I wonder if you knew
That someday I would find this spot,
And come to visit you.
~ Author Unknown

"It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit." ~ Harry S Truman
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Diana Farrar Self
John & Blanche Whitworth
Thanks so much, have a wonderful weekend!!!

Diana Farrar Self
Added by Diana Farrar Self on Oct 04, 2015 10:12 AM
Donna Kelly
Harry Kelly
Got the bio added. Thanks for the information Kim!
Added by Donna Kelly on Oct 03, 2015 8:41 AM
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John & Blanche Whitworth
My # is (#48263511) Thanks again!!!

Diana Farrar Self
Added by Diana Farrar Self on Oct 02, 2015 4:01 PM
Diana Farrar Self
John & Blanche Whitworth
Sure I would love to maintain them. Thank you very much for all your help.

Diana Farrar Self
Added by Diana Farrar Self on Oct 02, 2015 3:57 PM
RE: Baby Van Meter #153086938
Could possibly belong to my Van Meter's. I will have to do some searching. Thank you for looking out for me!
Added by MrsZ on Oct 01, 2015 10:23 PM
RE: Amelia Noble McDougall
Thanks. I appreciate your understanding. I once added the full birth name for one of my aunts. One of my cousins contacted me and said, you know, she hated her first name which is why she was always called by her middle name. That is the name on her monument, too! That was my wake up call as I know many individuals who go by their middle names and in some cases have legally changed their first name to their middle name.
Added by SLGMSD on Oct 01, 2015 8:48 PM
Amelia Noble McDougall
Find A Grave Memorial# 107224610

Your edit:
First Name:
Middle Name:

Will be declined.

I have noted the fact that Grace Amelia Noble is her birth name in the bio section. When a family engraves a name on the stone (as posted on this memorial page) it is obviously the name that is important to the family and may not always be the birth name. In this situation I respect the wishes of the family and list the individual under the name found on the stone.
Added by SLGMSD on Oct 01, 2015 7:09 PM
Diana Farrar Self
John & Blanche Whitworth
Thank you for adding there information and all you do. God Bless you!!!
Diana Farrar Self
Added by Diana Farrar Self on Oct 01, 2015 4:16 PM
Madison Love RICHMOND
Thank you so much for the information, I did add it to the bio.
If you are related, please, let me know, and I will share some interesting information about his death.
Thanks again for all of your work on here!
Lynn (Brooks) Gleason
Added by lgleason on Sep 27, 2015 9:47 PM
Sherry Quigley Bray
RE: David & Maritta Ridenour
Oh yes of course. I'm glad I'm able to help. Thank you.
Added by Sherry Quigley Bray on Sep 27, 2015 2:37 PM
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