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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 records...as 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.

Any photos I have posted are gifts - free for family or friends to use as you please for non-commercial purposes. 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 would be happy to transfer any of your relative's memorials I have created that are unrelated to me. I'd prefer they be with someone in their family or someone with a connection to complete a more fitting memorial!

I'm human, I make mistakes. If you find some, please use the edit button on the memorial to advise me. Kindness & patience are virtues - I am not retired and have young children, but will address emails as soon as I can. ***I cannot guarantee edits sent to me. I accept edits as long as it doesn't change information at which time I try to confirm the information before accepting.

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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 Robin Bell, brutally murdered in the early morning hours at Dollar General in Bonner Springs, KS.

My cousin Francis Nicholas Hueben, MIA shot down over New Guinea in WWII.

My cousin Donald Michael Willy, killed in WWII.
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*~* MY SPECIAL FAMILY FINDS: *~*
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 destroyed 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)
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My Family Ties:
Hoffman, Cain, Willy, Fischer, Werner, Horn, Newby, Schuyler, VanVechten, TenBroeck, Roosevelt, Bush, Frawley, Nelson, Hannagan, Lane, McCormick, Sassenrath
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~ 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 or death date may be interment date and "NOTE" is often funeral home/interment date. I am also going through old funeral home records in an effort to fill in some blanks in these old cemeteries.

*** Mount Hope - ALL memorials from cemetery records are posted.
*** Quindaro - ALL memorials from cemetery records are posted. (I used a spreadsheet on this one & many duplicates were not caught)
*** Woodlawn - ALL memorials from cemetery records are posted.
*** Oak Grove - About 95% of memorials are posted. Please note that many of the dates appear to be off a year. Be creative in your searches with spelling as well.

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. :)
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"There are two lasting bequests we can leave our children. One is roots. The other is wings." ~ Hodding Carter

"It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit." ~ Harry S Truman

"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

DEAR ANCESTOR
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
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alan yoder
photo
Thank you for the photo for Etta Howell.
Also for the quick response.
Alan Yoder
Added by alan yoder on May 29, 2016 5:44 PM
Jacki Bierma
James Warren in Hillside Cemetery
Parents have been added into his bio area.

Jacki
Added by Jacki Bierma on May 21, 2016 5:26 PM
Diana
Re: Margaret Floyd
Thanks Kim! :-)
Added by Diana on May 19, 2016 12:10 PM
MRHL
RE: Memorials #97493787 and #97493781
Thank you very much - and you were really quick!
Added by MRHL on May 15, 2016 1:57 PM
MRHL
Memorials #97493787 and #97493781
Hello! I see you have created wonderful memorials for my parents William and Elsie Herington, who are buried in the Green Ridge Cemetery. If you would not mind, I would very much like for you to turn them over to me.

Did you take the photos, too? They are very nice. I live in Kansas now and don't get back to Green Ridge much, so it was a nice surprise to find such good pictures.

Thank you, and I appreciate all your hard work adding the memorials!

~Melody
Added by MRHL on May 13, 2016 1:51 PM
Scott Adell
RE: #155744483 and #155744506
Will do Kim, and thanks again. S
Added by Scott Adell on May 08, 2016 10:06 PM
Scott Adell
#155744483 and #155744506
Hello again, I can't remember if I thanked you earlier for the management transfer of my great grandfather, G.N.Adell. If not thank you, and my apology. I see you also have my G.G. Grandparents, B.F.Chance and Sarah A. Chance. As long as they aren't part of your tree, would you mind a transfer of their memorials as well. Thanks for all you do. Best, Scott
Added by Scott Adell on May 07, 2016 11:39 AM
b2gthr4evr
Brose Photos
Thanks a million for the wonderful photos! I truly appreciate your time.
Added by b2gthr4evr on May 05, 2016 9:22 AM
CSH
Studt
Thank you so much for taking the time to photograph my three requests. The pictures were great...I appreciate your time.
With thanks,
CSH
Added by CSH on May 04, 2016 9:21 PM
Harold & Wanda Blackwell
RE: Matilda Jane Scott, #121389271
Sent the pdf file.
Glad your mother is feeling better.
Added by Harold & Wanda Blackwell on May 04, 2016 5:40 AM
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