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M.E. Packard (#47258537)
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Bio Photo I have always loved cemeteries, both for their aesthetic qualities and the infinite stories they contain about individuals, communities, and history as a whole.

This site is a wonderful escape for me; I appreciate the way it combines art, history, and paying respects to the deceased.

I take photos here in Polk County, Florida, 99.99 percent of whom are not my relatives. If you find that I've added a memorial for your Floridian friend or family member, I'll be happy to transfer the memorial to you if you wish. I'm also able to add information and return to get photos of nearby graves, etc.

I depend on generous Find A Grave volunteers to take photos for my own relatives in cemeteries in Michigan, Ohio, New York, and throughout New England. Thank you, thank you to all those who have created memorials and added photos and information for my family members in faraway states.

Although it is not my sole reason for contributing to this site, genealogy is my passion. I love to help others; please contact me for more information about any of my primary families of research. I have volumes. Literally.

Packard, Beal, Ford, and Everett in Michigan, New York State, and Massachusetts.

Rudisill and Miller in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Michigan.

Rushmore in New York State and Long Island, also in Michigan.

Allard, Ray, Tracy, and Bingham in Vermont and New Hampshire.

Cloyd, Woodmansee, Mutchner, and Swihart in Ohio. Also Mutchner in Maryland and Cloyd in Virginia.

Wolnowski, Kwiatkowsky, Wilkewitz, Kummer, Wobbrock, and Jaffke in Detroit, Michigan and Prussia/Germany.

Kruzynski and Lewandowski in Toledo, Detroit, and Poland.

Foye, Leach, Casson, Cruthers, Tice, Reardon, and McVey in Brooklyn and Manhattan.

Practically everyone in Massachusetts and Connecticut pre-1800.

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Cindy Marsch
1858 Journal Entries Mentioning Cyrus and Betsey Packard
Hi! I'm writing a novel, ROSETTE, based on the 1856-1858 journal of Rosette Cordelia Ramsdell Churchill of Ionia County, and in the journal she mentions Cyrus and Betsey coming to her parents' home, so that Betsey could hold a "spiritual manifestations" meeting. If you're interested in seeing that excerpt, please visit and click on the Journal Blog entry for 1858. I have a couple of other mentions of Cyrus in the journal as well, if you'd like to correspond with me about those.

Also, in the novel I refer to Betsey as Sally Richardson Ramsdell's cousin but have only the connection that Cyrus Packard's sister was married to a Ramsdell. Do you have any other info on that connection?

Thank you!
Added by Cindy Marsch on Oct 08, 2015 1:50 PM
Siblings of Alexis Packard
Mary, I'm not sure how it happened but names were attached to Siblings of Alexis Packard that do not belong.
Cassius R Packard
Nancy Jane Packard
Emeline Baldwin Packard
Ada A. Packard.
I see you have control of some of these people. Could you remove them and connect to the correct parents. Thanks
K Oswald
Added by Koz on Jul 09, 2015 10:42 PM
Jenni Glysson
RE: Maud Packard
Maud Packard, who married Harry Andrews was my sister-in-law's great grandmother, via their daughter June Andrews.. I was researching the family for her.

Is it Maud V or Maud P?
Added by Jenni Glysson on May 25, 2015 3:38 AM
Jenni Glysson
Maud Packard
Did Hervey Packard have a sister Maud Packard? I see her in the 1880 census.. and I am tracing her line...
Added by Jenni Glysson on Feb 28, 2015 8:49 PM
Lane transfers
Thank you for your kind transfers of the Lanes for our Denson family. Your photography helped up solve some long answered question. Stay warm ! We got some cold weather coming.
Added by Karen on Feb 18, 2015 2:22 PM
RE: asking permission to use headstone photos of my family
Thank you!
Added by Karen on Feb 17, 2015 5:05 AM
asking permission to use headstone photos of my family
Thank you for being a Photo Volunteer. You are doing so much to help others. I believe if a person spends their time and efforts taking the headstone photo they should be given credit for it which I always do. I was wondering if you would give me permission to use your photo elsewhere as long as I give you credit for taking them.
Have a wonderful Day!
Added by Karen on Feb 16, 2015 9:52 AM
Larry Wales
RE: Everett- Scott
thank you for your time, it gives me a couple more puzzle pieces, Larry
Added by Larry Wales on Dec 01, 2014 6:09 PM
Larry Wales
Everett- Scott
Am trying to piece together my Grand mother's( Helen Wales) maternal side of the family. Her mother was Alice Dickerson Brown, Alice's mother was Helen Marr Scott Dickerson. They were related to William Everett I think through his wife, Cynthia Scott Everett (#16247185). My grand parents visited a Charles Everett in Michigan. Elizabeth Cranson was his sister. I'm wondering if you have anything on the Scott's that you could help me with, regards, Larry Wales
Added by Larry Wales on Nov 25, 2014 6:56 PM
K. Packard
Abigail Packard

I'm wondering how I may find Abigail Packard's grave. If my information is correct, she was born in 1733 to John Packard and Lydia Tomson Packard.

She married George Packard in 1766 after his first wife passed away in 1765.

She is the link to the Packard-Cooke connection so I'm keen on establishing lineage.

They had several children and their son George is buried in the Underhill Flats Cemetery.

It would be interesting for many of their descendants to find her.

Thanking in advance,

Kim Packard
Added by K. Packard on Oct 09, 2014 2:31 PM
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