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Not Forgotten (#47093036)
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Bio Photo I consider my "roots" from East Tennessee and Bell County, KY. Many of my direct line moved to Monroe, MI as early as 1923 and that is where our line also starts to include the State of Michigan. I've done as much as possible here on Findagrave to preserve our families past, that they will be remembered. Miller/Cox/Brogan/Parks.
I started in the 90s to visit with those in our line and to gather as many of our old family photos and stories as possible ; before those who can share them with us were gone. There is nothing quite like a photo, story or memory to bring a person to life.
In many cases I don't have any photos of an individual. If you do, PLEASE post them in their memorials! If you have obituaries, biographical sketches or first hand accounts, I would love to add them.
It makes me a little sad to realize that most of my immediate line will have little ties with the areas of my childhood of TN and Monroe, MI, but those ties are preserved here.

My interests with Findagrave have expanded far beyond my family. I love most that it is free for all to share and that it helps to keep the memory of those gone before alive:

Someone once posted a grave memorial here that led me to my Great-Aunts resting place... I hope my work here will do the same for someone else.

Today we walked where others walked
On a lonely, windswept hill;
Today we talked where other cried
For those whose lives are stilled.

Today our hearts were touched
By graves of tiny babies;
Snatched from the arms of loving kin,
In the heartbreak of the ages.

Today we saw where grandparents lay
In the last sleep of their time;
Lying under the trees and clouds -
Their beds kissed by the sun and wind.

Today we wondered about an unmarked spot;
Who lies beneath this hollowed ground?
Was it a babe, child, young or old?
No indication could be found.

Today we saw where Mom and Dad lay.
We had been here once before
On a day we'd all like to forget,
But will remember forever more.

Today we recorded for kith and kin
The graves of ancestors past;
To be preserved for generations hence,
A record that will last.

Cherish it, my friend; preserve it, my friend,
For stones sometimes crumble to dust
And generations of folks yet to come
Will be grateful for your trust.
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Deb Miller
Josephine Stark Holtrop 80333446

Could you add the following information or
transfer to Deb Miller #47158973

father 44378122 Henry Stark
mother 44378448 Tryphena Elizabeth Glass Stark
Added by Deb Miller on Jan 25, 2016 8:26 PM
Deb Miller
Josephine Stark Holtrop 80333446

Could you add the following information or
transfer to Deb Miller #47158973

father 44378122 Henry Stark
mother 44378448 Tryphena Elizabeth Glass Stark
Added by Deb Miller on Jan 25, 2016 8:22 PM
Terri (Haupt) Huizenga
James Wildey
I have an amazing wedding picture I would love to add and hate to pay $5 to do it. If you are willing to delete one tombstone pic I will add. Just let me know if you do it and I will add right away. Thanks Terri Huizenga
Added by Terri (Haupt) Huizenga on Jan 22, 2016 3:02 PM
LEWIS KOON THIS GOOGLE E BOOK TELLS OF A LEWIS COON BLINDED OR PARTIALLY BLINDED BY HIS SERVICE IN THE CIVIL WAR. I was wondering if you can prove his connection to his possible father Willis S. Coon(51153037) and his possible mother Patience Nichol Koon(15120434).
. I have linked this family through the edit system except for Lewis,John B. Emma, and Mary L.Coon to this point.Sincerely and thank you.
Added by GENEALOGYLOVE on Jan 12, 2016 3:40 AM
Mary Lou Lloyd
RE: Permission to use on of your picture
Find A Grave Memorial# 96872930
Patrick McCormick
my Grand Uncle.
Added by Mary Lou Lloyd on Oct 09, 2015 11:25 AM
Mary Lou Lloyd
Permission to use on of your picture
Hi, I was wondering if it was okay to put a picture you took of my relative on ancestry. I will make sure the credit goes to you. I will write it on picture. thank you Mary Lou
Added by Mary Lou Lloyd on Oct 07, 2015 10:33 PM
Christine Price
William Lee Crouse
May I have your permission to copy your photo of William to my genealogy site?
Added by Christine Price on Sep 13, 2015 7:26 PM
Sandy Vandertol
RE: Bios
I have a lot of family in the Nunica/Spring Lake area, so I just pass along what I am seeing. Thanks for all the great work you are doing to help others locate family members. It's really nice to meet you.
Added by Sandy Vandertol on Sep 11, 2015 3:51 PM
Debora Kelsch-McKee
Robert & Mary Docking
Thank you so much for transferring these two wonder people to me. Hugs
Added by Debora Kelsch-McKee on Aug 26, 2015 11:23 PM
jackie mosby
RE: Robert Lester
It was my honor. This was my first time taking pictures of head stones for other people. The experience was humbling and therapeutic.
Added by jackie mosby on Aug 18, 2015 5:23 PM
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