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Loretta (#47184061)
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Bio Photo My name is Loretta and I'm a genealogy addict ;-) I'm a freelance musician in Chicago. The surnames of my four grandparents are Gillespie, Loftice, Dimas and Bernal.
Many of my memorials are not family. I just take extra pics while visiting a cemetery. If they are relatives of yours feel free to ask for a transfer.
If you know a maiden name, relationship connection, correction or addition for any of my memorials please use the edit tab to let me know! Thanks :-)
If I've added a duplicate pic to a memorial of yours and you would like the space for personal photos just let me know and I'll delete mine. No hurt feelings ;-)
If you have a minute please take a look at my blog (linked below), Barking Up The Wrong Tree.
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katalex23
Bruce E. Cutler relative
Wow! What a great job you are doing! Would you mind transferring "ownership" of this memorial in Crystal Springs Cemetery, Michigan? I need to add his mother and father, etc to his memorial. Thank you again. Katalex23
Added by katalex23 on Sep 24, 2014 1:03 PM
katalex23
Bruce E. Cutler relative
Wow! What a great job you are doing! Would you mind transferring "ownership" of this memorial in Crystal Springs Cemetery, Michigan? I need to add his mother and father, etc to his memorial. Thank you again. Katalex23
Added by katalex23 on Sep 24, 2014 1:02 PM
Craig Handy
Byron Lanham
Loretta, Thank you for this new information on my g Uncle. My mother & father didn't know much about what happened to him and where he was laid to rest. I updated his info. and hope to get a photo of his resting place. Thank you again. Craig
Added by Craig Handy on Jul 12, 2014 10:31 AM
KatieDee
Mona View Cemetery Muskegon MI
your entry 61284372 is a duplicate of
90957095. I know yours is older, but the 909 has family connections.

Thanks, Kay
Added by KatieDee on Jun 12, 2014 10:21 PM
luis ramirez
FROM VENEZUELA
HI Loretta, my name is Luis Eloy Ramirez Cabrera and writing from Venezuela. I'm a historian, author, writer and baseball columnist. right now I devote a book entitled "El increible ascenso de los latinos en las grandes ligas". I'm trying to figure coincidentally two enigmas baseball: Charles Pedroes and Vicente Simental.Both would check if the first Cuban (Charles) in the twentieth century to play in MLB and Mexican (Vicente) to play in the history of MLB. Both would unpublished pioneers.was common as there are too many contradictions in the lives of these men as well put it into the Charles Pedroes information. According to the 1880 census, his mother told him as born in Cuba-Havana-Cuba and son of Justo Pedro. Charles himself in the 1900 census says he was born in Chicago on October 26, 1873, but most of the information placed the date as October 26, 1869. In your research, the issue becomes more confusing because you put the date as October 27, 1870 and his birthplace Ciego de Avila. Vicente Simental I played in the MLB as Sandy Nava, just accedi the 1900 census in Baltimore - Md., and appears on line 51 and Sandy Nava but a man of 49 who lived alone, away from... You say you are addicted to the genealogy, with these two cases on Charles and Vincent could do a very special job and reaching the category of myth.I'd give you what I possess Charles Pierre (Pedroes) and Vicente Simental (Sandy Nava) in America and your arm would look for the puzzle....you like? and of course everything would go as mutual research at the American Society for Baseball Research (SABR). I hope your answer luiseloy
Added by luis ramirez on Jun 10, 2014 1:37 PM
Aunt Jane
Thank You!
Thank you, Loretta, for taking your time to photograph and post the memorials for my father and baby brother in Mona View Cemetery in Muskegon, Michigan. It is SO appreciated!
Added by Aunt Jane on May 19, 2014 2:16 AM
Hallie Jenkins
Clyde Holy
His Grave Memorial # is 116181951 and my ID# is 48396741
Added by Hallie Jenkins on May 04, 2014 4:08 PM
Hallie Jenkins
Clyde D. Holy
I was just wondering if you would be willing to transfer Clyde D. Holy to me as he is my cousin. Please and Thank you
Added by Hallie Jenkins on May 04, 2014 3:59 PM
Pooh Bear
Bettie Brooks
She is also very distant related to my husband. We are doing some research on the Brooks family and just trying to connect a lot of dots some just don't seem to fit. My husband is from the Cave Springs area of Claiborne County, Tennessee
Added by Pooh Bear on Feb 15, 2014 11:27 AM
Pooh Bear
Bettie Brooks


I made a mistake on the birth date on the memorial. Birth/death date are the same Oct 11, 1923. Cause of death was premature birth. I have both Bettie's birth record as well as he death record which show Burl Harrison Brooks and Dora Martin Brooks as her parents. If Bettie is related to you, I will be happy to transfer the memorial to you. thanks for pointing out my error. Becky


Added by Pooh Bear on Feb 15, 2014 7:21 AM
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