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The Navigator (#46856982)
 member for 9 years, 10 months, 19 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. Surnames I'm searching for are Burns, Brennan, Burke, Darcy, O'Hare and Michaelis.

My Father's family traces to Ireland, England, Germany, Switzerland, New York City, New Jersey and Baltimore, Maryland. Surnames I'm searching for are Rapp, Burke, Breslin, Edge.

My husband's family traces to England, France, Maryland, Kentucky, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina and Florida. Surnames I'm searching for are Wyatt, Adkins, Mullins, and Morgan.

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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Messages left for The Navigator (193)[Leave Message]
John Latchford Beck
RE: Teresa Klein
Dear 'family historian',
Thanks for the offer of help and the same applies to you from me.
Have a great summer,
Added by John Latchford Beck on Jun 24, 2016 11:10 AM
John Latchford Beck
Klein edit
Hi Navigator,
Thanks for the date for Teresa Klein. Would you like me to transfer her memorial to you? Happy to do so if you'd like.
I'd like to compliment you on your extremely nice profile. It is a pleasure to read.
Added by John Latchford Beck on Jun 23, 2016 11:15 AM
Beverley Groen Johns
Rocco M. Agoglia
This is a duplicate to #59824810

Thank you.
Added by Beverley Groen Johns on Apr 03, 2016 2:07 PM
Bronx Cop
Raymond Conahan
I added a photo to this memorial. I just wanted to let you know. - Kevin
Added by Bronx Cop on Mar 31, 2016 9:07 AM
Marie C
Re: Mary Tock
Thank you for the transfer!!
Added by Marie C on Mar 28, 2016 5:04 PM
Marie C
Mary Tock
Could you please transfer management of Mary Tock #76586457 to me. This was my Great Grandmother's mother and I have a great deal of information including photos. Thanks so much!! - Marie (#47793355)
Added by Marie C on Mar 25, 2016 5:58 PM
Ann Johnson
RE: Thelma Winters
Thank you,
Added by Ann Johnson on Feb 25, 2016 9:10 AM
Garry W
RE: Amy Weddle
You can transfer Amy Weddle to me thanks.
Added by Garry W on Feb 15, 2016 4:41 PM
Tami Taylor
Betty (Keller) Wrightstone
Thank you so much for transferring my great aunt to me. I wanted to thank you sooner, but I was helping to take care of my friend who just died of cancer so it has been a hectic week. I appreciate all the work you did on Betty's memorial. Thank you, Tami Taylor
Added by Tami Taylor on Feb 14, 2016 3:27 PM
Barbara Markwordt
RE: Henry Markwordt
Dear Kathy, I've no idea how I missed your msg of so long ago but apologize just the same. I've no need to have the Markwordt, Henry transferred to my name...just so very thankful for your work and sharing same. Just always looking for connections and thought that's how you might have found HEnry's headstone. Thanks again and keep the memorial to your credit. Barbara Kramer Markwordt
Added by Barbara Markwordt on Feb 13, 2016 10:43 AM
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