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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. If you add something to one of my memorials, please notify me through the edit tab so that I can update the memorial.

Any photos I have posted are gifts - free for family or friends to use as you please for non-commercial purposes. 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! 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.

I'm human, I make mistakes. If you find some, please use the edit button on the memorial to advise me. Patience is a virtue - I am not retired and have young children, but will address emails as soon as I can.

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.
*** Woodlawn - ALL memorials from cemetery records are posted.
*** Oak Grove - Just getting started. About 10% 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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Lasley transfer
Thank you for the transfer of Carl Lasley.
Added by lasley on Mar 29, 2015 4:11 PM
Lasley- Mount Hope
# 100256954 Could you please transfer Carl F Lasley, if your not related. He is my great uncle. Thank you D.Lasley
Added by lasley on Mar 26, 2015 10:39 PM
RE: Anna Post-Potter
Thank you; I've called & am awaiting a return call & answer. :)
Added by D.A.E. on Mar 26, 2015 10:45 AM
RE: Marvin Hummel
You're welcome!
Added by Diana on Mar 25, 2015 8:05 PM
Barbara Catron
Thank you for the transfer of Mary Menninger. The others who have members of the family tree I am working on have disabled their communication links, and my requests are being ignored. It's very frustrating on my side to be able to tie up loose ends on those memorials.

Thank you for your help. Barbara Catron...
Added by Barbara Catron on Mar 23, 2015 9:20 PM
#95088912 John W. Gross
Thank you for the correction, I am looking for Clarence Columbus Gross & his sister Candes Loreno Gross, children of Jacob & Nancy Adeline (Smith ) Gross, Ks, Mo. or Ok.

Smith Family Historian
Dorris Sickels Smith
Added by DORRIS SICKELS SMITH on Mar 23, 2015 4:34 PM
Marjorie McCampbell Etchell
Birth date
According to her death certificate, Genevieve Farr Pittman's birth date was 22 Nov 1882, not 1822!
Sincerely, Marjorie Etchell McCampbell
Added by Marjorie McCampbell Etch... on Mar 23, 2015 12:17 PM
Barbara Catron
Would you consider transferring Joseph and Mary Menninger over to me?. I have a lot of information to add to both Joseph and Mary.
Barbara Catron.
Added by Barbara Catron on Mar 23, 2015 9:45 AM
#95088912John W. Gross
This John W Gross is not a child of Jacob & Nancy Adeline (Smith) Gross

Dorris Sickels Smith
Smith Family Historian
Added by DORRIS SICKELS SMITH on Mar 22, 2015 8:09 PM
Mary Bailey
RE: J Rance Jones
I will let you know about the other names I am looking for. I do believe I saw the obit for this J Rance Jones. Turns out the Rance Jones I was looking for was buried in Memorial Cem in Missouri, not Kansas. Yet some of the family was buried in Memorial Cem in Kansas!!
Added by Mary Bailey on Mar 19, 2015 6:17 PM
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