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Louise (#47609295)
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My husband and I have been researching our families for over ten years. Most of this was done the old fashioned way by visiting archives, libraries, courthouses, elderly relatives etc. When we began there was nothing available on the internet, not even census records.

The way we did it was great fun. But now it is much easier. There is so much on the internet --definitely not everything-- but a lot. Since discovering Find-a-Grave, I was able to locate a couple of people in my own line that I had not previously managed to find. Now I want to help others by being involved in the project of Find-a-Grave.

I try to take good pictures but sometimes because of the conditions, etc. they do not come out as I would like. If anyone gets a better picture than I have put up, just let me know and I will remove mine.
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Ms. Clyde
RE: Dorothy Fairbanks
I'm sorry, but my captsha puzzle thing is not appearing, so I can't use the edit for messages. Find A Grave says I need to upgrade my OS, but I don't like changes, so I'm stalling...
Added by Ms. Clyde on Nov 09, 2016 6:37 AM
Ms. Clyde
Dorothy Fairbanks
You memorial for Dorothy is 142111235

If you want to add some/all:

FAIRBANKS, DOROTHY OURSO A homemaker and resident of St. Amant, she died at 4:16pm Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2004, in Gonzales. She was 79 and a native of Donaldsonville. Visiting was at Ourso Funeral Home, Gonzales, from 6-9pm Friday, Jan. 9, 2004. Visiting at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, St. Amant, from 9:30am until religious service at 11am Saturday, Jan. 10, 2004, conducted by the Rev. Bob Stine. Entombment in church mausoleum.

Survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, Brenda and Warren Hines, Albany; Kathleen and Harry Sanders, Pasadena, Texas, and Sylvia and Gary Bonnette, St. Amant; two sons and two daughters-in-law, George Jr. and Glenda Fairbanks, St. Amant, and Lawrence and Kathy Fairbanks, Fullerton, Ca; two sisters, Margaret Forbes, Baker, and Rita Landry, Pearl River; two brothers, Wilfred Ourso Jr., Donaldsonville, and Alton Ourso, Harahan; 12 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her husband, George Delton Fairbanks Sr.; parents, Wilfred Sr. and Jane Sanchez Ourso; and an infant daughter, infant brother and infant sister.

She was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church, St. Amant. Published by Funeral Home Ourso Funeral Home.
Added by Ms. Clyde on Nov 08, 2016 1:51 PM
Kathy S. Savoie
Transfers of Isaac and Elita Leger
Louise
Thank you ever so much for the transfer.
And thank you so much for creating there memorials in the first place.
God Bless
Kathy
Added by Kathy S. Savoie on Oct 26, 2016 8:42 PM
Liz
Irma Malapart Breaux
Thanks for recent edit/transfer & for all your contributions! If you ever need linking, research, question help re Carencro and Scott families, especially, don't hesitate to ask. Contact info on my contributor page #47004176 A bientot! --Liz
Added by Liz on Sep 26, 2016 9:50 AM
Pamela Thompson
Gravestone Photo Permission
Louise,

I am happy to see that you photographed the gravestones of Alvin & Betty Alford in Holy Rosary Catholic Church Cemetery (Memorial# 38328372).

I would like to add these gravestone photos to the (non-profit) Alford American Family Association's collection of Louisiana Obituaries, where their obituaries are (or will be) included. You can see the current collection at http://www.alfordassociation.org/obit.html.

May I have your permission to include your gravestone photos? If so, the photo caption will say:

Photo from [cemetery name, city, county, state]—www.findagrave.com
Permission granted by the photographer, Louise [or your full name if you prefer]

And thanks so much for your gravestone photo work!

Best regards,
Pamela Alford Thompson (Find A Grave #47195155)
Obituaries Project Manager, Alford American Family Association

Added by Pamela Thompson on Sep 26, 2016 8:17 AM
Jamie Penny
Penny Family
Louise, I was wondering if you are relative to the Penny Family in the Fort Worth, TX area? Please email me jamielpenny1995@gmail.com.
Added by Jamie Penny on Aug 02, 2016 10:02 PM
Princess Roddy O'Brien
Alcide Francis Rodriguez
Thank you for the beautiful grave picture.
Added by Princess Roddy O'Brien on Jul 22, 2016 1:41 PM
Kathy S. Savoie
RE: Lonnie Landry
Hi Louise
Really confusing.. Obituary indicates he is in New Iberia. and all indicated that he is.
I have seen a memorial indicating "in honor of since there is a marker" in the Carencro one... and post the obituary which would explain and also link his wife that is linked on the Carencro one to the one in New Iberia..
It is all up to what you think.. i had to share for that was a distant family member that sent me the info..
Sincere thanks
Kathy
Added by Kathy S. Savoie on Jul 12, 2016 7:20 PM
Sebastian
Adam Trahan
Thank you very much.
Added by Sebastian on Jul 03, 2016 10:34 AM
Toone
Mrs. James G Toone
The website shows date of birth as 1835. It should be 1935.

Find A Grave Memorial# 105295170
Added by Toone on Jun 05, 2016 10:17 AM
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