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hgs205 (#46875108)
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Long, Robert Lutes - 8815 7355 - CGC
Dear hgs205,

Oops...misguided finger moments ago...

Thanks for Linking Robert to his parents so quickly.

Thanks again for all you do.

Added by E49 on Mar 28, 2015 7:45 PM
Tom Reddin
Harrison S. Krider
Thank you for photographing Harrison's headstone.
Added by Tom Reddin on Mar 15, 2015 1:57 PM
Amy Hope
Headstone photo
Thank you so much for the picture of Charles Farquhar and his wife virginia Muddiman. Great photo...thanks
Added by Amy Hope on Mar 08, 2015 4:54 PM
Dennis Hubscher
Ida & Joseph Krause
THANK YOU so very much for tranferring these to me. Joseph was my aunt's father-in-law. We had thought for years he was buried at the Old Soldiers Home in Washington ... now we know!

Dennis Hubscher
Added by Dennis Hubscher on Mar 07, 2015 8:04 AM
Janet R. Klein
George Iden
Thanks for the information on George's burial place. I have made the correct accordingly. I appreciate this. Jan
Added by Janet R. Klein on Feb 04, 2015 6:15 PM
Major General Autrey Joseph Maroun
Thank you for the wonderful information you provided on Major Maroun. I added it to his bio but omitted the living family members names for privacy concerns. Take care - Cindy
Added by CindyS on Jan 28, 2015 10:42 PM
Betty & Dan
Jessie MacDonnell
Her death registration gave the information that she had been cremated at Hatley. Here is the link to the death registration:

However yesterday the staff at Hatley reported there is no record of either a cremation nor a burial for her.

The Hatley staff recommended contacting the funeral director identified on the death registration as Sands Funeral Chapel, 1803 Quadra St., Victoria, BC V8T 4B8 Ph: 250-388-5155


Given that you are a relative Sands might give you more information. It may well be that her cremated remains were interred with her husband at Veterans' Cemetery (but without a marker) as you had first thought.

Let us know if Sands has a different burial location for her - we'd be glad to see if we can find the marker.
Added by Betty & Dan on Nov 02, 2014 4:44 PM
Ron Roberson
Jacob Kolb
Sorry to bear so much bad news today! But I went to Section A, Lot 175 to look for the grave of Jacob Kolb. Unfortunately his grave is marked, as are the graves of two other family members beside him. I could post a photo showing another grave with the site of his just beyond it, but it's only a patch of grass. I'll leave it up to you to decide, just let me know.
Added by Ron Roberson on Oct 04, 2014 1:46 PM
RE: Edward Charles Kosack 100740964
A good source for free newspapers for the District of Columbia and other states is Chronicling America which is hosted by the Library of Congress:

If you are interested in Oregon or California there are two universities that host a free website for newspapers. Let me know if you are interested and I can send the links.

Check the database listing for your city, county and local university/college libraries. My city library has on line access to GenealogyBank that I can access with my library card number and pin. My county library has on line access to NewspaperArchives (which has decreased many of its offerings) which I can also access with my library card number and pin. I don't have on line access to the local university libraries, but I can check their databases for that they have available and go in person if I need to. Most of them have newspapers on microfilm. You would be surprised at how many local as well as out of state historical newspapers the university/colleges have available on microfilm.

I can also access on line the historical NYT from my county library.

So, check out the databases from the library websites first - your tax dollars fund them. One word of advice - the individual subscription to GenealogyBank has more newspapers than the library edition. I would not recommend a personal subscription to NewspaperArchives - there is information on line about why.

If you subscribe to OR if you use it at the library you can use the Card Catalog. Choose Search from the top bar. Card Catalog is at the bottom. On the menu for Card Catalog look to the left. The 5th selection is Newspapers... Pick Newspapers and it takes you to a page where Historical Newspapers is the second selection. This database has the NYT, LA Times, Boston Globe, WA Post, etc. It is similar to a database that was offered by ProQuest some years ago if you are familiar with ProQuest.
Added by SLGMSD on Sep 17, 2014 2:19 PM
Betty & Dan
Jessie MacDonnell's son
We notice that there is still a Laurence A. MacDonnell living at
4075 Grange Road,
Victoria, BC
V8Z 4V6
as was given in her death registration) - His phone number listed is 250-479-6561
Added by Betty & Dan on Aug 21, 2014 12:57 PM
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