|Nena Smothers (#46780596)|
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I research many family lines>> |
Smothers, Smethers, Smathers, SMEATHERS, Smither, Smithers, Smythers, Smitheys, Smiddys, GRASS, Longmire, STATLER, Beall/Bell, BERRY, Gentry, ASHBY, Stribling, Taliaferro, Youngman, Harris, Netherland, Lee, FOSTER, Greathouse, Showalter, Bowlus, RAMSEY, Strange, Ash, France, MILLER, HINCH, Hinsch, Hinchey, KELLY/Kelley, Butler, Clark, Dufner, May, Upton, Taylor, Day, Dowlearn, Upchurch, Turk, Reid, McElroy, Faught, Richardson, Schafer, Weymouth to list a few.
They come from Pa to NC/TN, from KY to TX.
Willing to take those of my family lines, extended families & those in our Smothers Tribe DNA project to manage when I run across them. I live in NE WA & at this time not available to search cemeteries nor take photos as physical disabilities hinder me in doing so or would do in a heartbeat. I will submit various family memorials as the information & gravestone information is gathered & given to me or I am able to do so. I gladly help anyone I can, esp along the lines I research to help connect families. It is my passion as a genial genealogist to assist others as much as possible.
...I like this I saw on a gal's page recently, "Let's make it a goal to add as much information, as we can possibly document, to these memorials."
Had to snag this from a gal's site.."I enjoy reading contributors Bio's but it's called that for a reason but Not, to use the space to reiterate F-A-G guidelines by a contributor who feels the need to preach to others about how they should make their memorials. Believing we are all adults & know the guidelines most all do act accordingly & do not need to be preached at."
New! snagged this on member's site which I agree with 100%, "Any and all info or pics I have uploaded are meant for SHARING! Family memories were meant to be passed on. I just don't understand anyone that thinks different, if you don't want to share, than DON'T put them on a public site!"
One good note I want to post-From FAG: Death certificates may be added via the "Add a photo" button on the memorial page. [that should end that discussion]I like DC for their info not always totally correct but most of the time very informative good info and helps to show especially if someone died young, why, I feel that is important to visitors and family, esp if it is some inherited issue family needs to know.
There is a dna test out now called 23and me that also helps families know of inherited issues esp any fatal ones passed from generations.
I admin our Smothers Tribe DNA project 2002-2014 as well as admin at least 50+ rootsweb & ancestry mail lists & boards to help others. I live on a ranch, am happily retired and besides a heartfelt Passion for Genealogy; my beloved family of children, grandchildren, cousins & precious friends, all my critters too esp my sweet little deer herd I've made great friends with over the years; I immensely enjoy working with F-A-G and members in helping folks connect with their ancestors. Am happy to make links, corrections & transfers. I am especially appreciative of our gravestone photographers and are owed big Cudos!!
Many kind thanks to all who leave flowers on any of our ancestor memorials!~Happy Trails!
Here are tidbits:JFYI
finding Gravestones without a dob>
when you don't have a dob and only dod & yr, mo, dy-here's a formula to figure out the dob
example: person died May 6 1889 age 71yr 7mo 9dy
1. write year, month day >18890506
2. subtract age at death >> 710709
3. gets this sum >>>>> 18179797
4. subtract 8870 >>>>>> 1817/09/27
= Sept 27 1817
here is another way to do it if the above gets you too frustrated/:-)
freebie calculator someone sent me. http://www.progenealogists.com/birthfromdeath.htm
If you wonder when census are done go here
Here is a link to a You Tube video about reading unreadable tombstones. Very interesting technique.
this one might be very helpful for photographers
LDS site has added millions of new records; checking it probably will find a DC for that individual with most all info one needs for any missing dob/dod's.
LDS research site/new
When giving your Member # to someone be sure to give them your whole link in your browser, otherwise they end up at a dec'd person's memorial; this separates being a member in F-A-G vs being a dec'd person with a memorial where you only need their member # to find them, can't find a F-A-G member though using this method, trust me I've done it, and end up at an unknown person.
"The Dash" is based on that little line on a tombstone, between the dates of birth and death. Ultimately, that dash is a symbol which represents every day they've spent alive on earth. Therefore, how you spend your "dash" is all that really matters. These memorials we do for folks hopefully give a glimpse into their lives of that DASH!
More later~~Happy Trails >>>>
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|Cindy S Munson||Braches|
They are all yours. That tree was amazing! The only way to see the headstones was from that side of the cemetery. The tree made a great back drop for the headstones.
Glade their with family now.
|Linda Cardenas||Lora Smothers|
Your information has been included in her memorial. Thank you.
|Robbie Carnell Story||RE: You|
Nena, How nice of you to say that. Your words certainly made my day; thank you. The photo on my bio was taken back when I was about 33 - 38 years ago, and about the time I became interested in genealogy. So I am probably slightly older than your son (smile). I am a volunteer at a genealogical library. Almost all of my time is spent doing research. Again, thank you for you kind words.
|J Delity||RE: Your edits question to Youth/LDS|
No, I did not. This was quite a while ago but if memory serves, I emailed the address listed and even attempted to contact someone through their church website.
Added by J Delity on Oct 29, 2014 3:17 AM
|Vickye Blatherwick||Hoffman Memorial|
Thank you for letting me know of the incorrect link. I have made my corrections and hope you will now be able to make your correct links.
Let me know if there is a question.
|Charles M. Mayes||RE: Mary Hargraves|
No worries. I will check again in about a week or so.
|Cora Stroud||RE: Jaquess|
I'm sorry it took me so long. I haven't been able to do pictures for a while. Hope to do better.
I'm glad to pass it along.
|Linda Barnard||RE: Kelly|
Would love to add you as a Find A Grave friend. I always need help and I see you don't mind helping.
|Kathy Adams||RE: Oliver B. Morse|
Thanks for the information. Have added it to the memorial per your request.
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