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The Navigator (#46856982)
 member for 8 years, 7 months, 21 days
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I started researching my husband's family after years of searching for my own ancestors when I found Find A Grave. Behold, I found many of my husband's family. I was not as successful in locating my own family. I eventually came in possession of an extensive family tree on my mother's side. I then knew I had to place my family on Find A Grave.

It has been exciting finding information, but it has been more wonderful creating memorials for the family I knew and loved.

I realized I've always had a passion for family history. One of my favorite memories was sitting around the table at family gatherings listening to all the stories. I was fortunate enough to have known my great-grandmother and was always especially fond of her tales of life in Ireland.

I have been on the trail of my Mother's family in Ireland, Germany, Baltimore, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Richmond, Virginia, and Delaware.

My Father's family traces to Ireland, England, Germany, Switzerland, New York City, New Jersey and Baltimore, Maryland.

My husband's family traces to England, France, Maryland, Kentucky, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina and Florida.

I would like to thank my relative Charlotte Elizabeth Trainum Stewart for her tireless effort in producing our family history. To my Late cousin George William Larkins for keeping my interest in cemeteries and foreign lands alive with his wonderful stories.

This is dedicated to my Mother, Kathleen Louise Michaelis Rapp, who was the first person I added, she taught me the importance of love of family. I could not have asked for a more loving, compassionate and devoted mother.
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Florence Larkins #55134416

Thank you for leaving flowers on my memorial for Florence Larkins. Would you mind changing the image to a non-animated one? I find the flashing very distracting when I'm reviewing my research.


Added by cmarek on Mar 27, 2015 10:44 PM
Mistake & Transfer

First, thank you so much for transferring John Hyle.

Somehow I made a mistake linking another couple. I just changed Mary (27912673) to her correct spouse Steve (27912610).

The odd thing is this did not show up on my Edits! I have a list of about 800 Edits I've made. Never made an incorrect link before. But I'm glad findagrave sends an email for completed edits so I could re-check. I recall deleting an Edit request on someone last night and re-submitting it a few minutes later.

But it did not show up under my Edits. Under Mary and Steve Goski it says 'no change'. That might be when I withdrew the request. Did you have any problems on findagrave last night? I also found that I could not use the 'Suggest any other correction' for several hours. It kept saying error.

So in any any case~ sorry for my mistake that went through! Thanks again.

Added by kw on Jan 23, 2015 7:25 AM
Karen Sessions
Henry W Boss #25637379
Date of death is incorrect. It should read 1 May 1932
Added by Karen Sessions on Jan 17, 2015 5:33 PM
joanna neff
RE: John H. Schnepf Jr.
thank you for what you did
Added by joanna neff on Jan 07, 2015 11:28 AM
joanna neff
RE: John H. Schnepf Jr.
sorry. yes i am john's daughter
Added by joanna neff on Jan 07, 2015 7:47 AM
joanna neff
RE: John H. Schnepf Jr.
yes u am his daughter
Added by joanna neff on Jan 07, 2015 7:46 AM
joanna neff
RE: John Schnepf
If you have face book and would like to talk. I am under Joanna Schnepf Neff. I am married and living in Virginia.
Added by joanna neff on Dec 31, 2014 2:54 PM
joanna neff
RE: John H. Schnepf Jr.
yes i am his daughter. It is nice to meet you. You found someone that i was looking for. I had been looking for my grandfather's(pop), grandfather for a long time. Thank you.
Added by joanna neff on Dec 31, 2014 2:19 PM
joanna neff
john h schnepf 1950-2005
you did a great job with my father's grave. my name is joanna schnepf neff.
Added by joanna neff on Dec 28, 2014 2:06 PM
Chris Hannemann
Margaret and Joseph Wolfe

I am managing a family tree for my family. Margaret Gallagher (116221446) is my greta aunt and I would like to update the current memorial rather than creat a new one.

Also, her husband John Joseph Wolfe (116221564)

Hoping you will transfer management to me.


Chris Hannemann (48437082)
Added by Chris Hannemann on Oct 25, 2014 9:01 PM
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