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Katie Baptiste Garrison (#46514927)
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Bio Photo Hi, I'm Katie! I live in Lyons, Oregon. I love everything history related, especially old cemeteries, houses, barns, books and photos.

I work full-time and am mom to a teen, tween, and a busy toddler. Please be patient with me! I will get to edits as soon as I can, but am unfortunately not able to process them every day.

My own family names includes the surnames Baptiste, Reid, Bennett, Bales, Fiester, Densford, and Hampton. I am also researching my husband and children's lines, including the surnames Garrison, Follis, Kirsch, Phillips, Mitchell, and Imlah.

I collect antique photographs, particularly those with names on them, and try to match them up with other researchers on Find a Grave or Ancestry.com. It's so much fun to unexpectedly add something to someone else's search and I hope someday karma will return the favor!

On memorials I manage, if myself or my son (Reid) are related I have stated our relationship in the notes section. I would be happy to transfer all others to a member of their family. Please request the transfer through the edit tab and state your relation.

If I add information to a non-related memorial, I state my source. If no source is given, info is from edits from other contributors. Any and all information that I have is already listed on the memorial.

Please feel free to use any gravestone photos that I have posted for your personal genealogical use.
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EZHall
Re. Birthdate for Alice Emerine Oliver
Regarding the birthdate on the tombstone of Alice Emerine Porter in the Mountain View Cemetery in Walla Walla, Washington:

The tombstone does indeed read "1882," but Alice Porter's correct birthdate is 1862, not 1882. The tombstone is incorrect. I am Alice Porter's great-granddaughter, and heard the story many times from my grandmother and Alice's only child, Wilma Porter Yoder, about the distress this caused the family, and their efforts to make the stone mason correct his error.

Perhaps a note could be added? I would be willing to take over this listing, if she is not your family member.

Thank you very much, Katie, for your work!
Added by EZHall on Dec 14, 2016 3:39 PM
J Edwards
Thanks Rosella Richardson
Really appreciate you transferring her memorial to me. Thank you!
Added by J Edwards on Nov 14, 2016 3:37 PM
Devastated Land Owner in NEMO.
Thanks for the transfer.
Thanks for transfering the memorial for William Harvey #119187716 to me. It is greatly appreciated along with the other transfers you have been so nice to do for me. I have added some info. to William's memorial. Have a nice day,
Added by Devastated Land Owner in ... on Nov 12, 2016 10:04 AM
edward smith
Charles Fiester
I do not remember where I found the reference as to where he was buried. Yes, I am related; I have worked quite a bit on the Fiester family tree.
Added by edward smith on Nov 05, 2016 5:37 PM
Marcia Lynne vonGunden
Transfer & thank you
Hello Katie,
Thank you for your generosity in transferring:
Elizabeth Jane "Eliza" Dyke Richardson # 124606345
to my care.
With your help, I have successfully connected her with her parents, four of her eight siblings, her husband and four of her nine children.
As I receive more information, I will be adding to Our shared memorial.
With sincerest appreciation,
Marcia
# 47059326
Added by Marcia Lynne vonGunden on Oct 30, 2016 7:09 PM
Donna
RE: Albert McCormick
Thank you for the message. I have requested the change from the correct person now.
Sincerely,
Donna
Added by Donna on Oct 30, 2016 5:49 PM
Annie G.
Find A Grave Memorial# 6278837
Find A Grave Memorial# 6278837
Please transfer management to me. This is my grandfather's sister.
Thank you.
Annie G.
Added by Annie G. on Sep 28, 2016 7:12 PM
Rebecca Dodds
Clarence Lee Rust (Russ)
Katie,
Thanks for accepting the parental and sibling connections for Clarence. I'll keeping working to try to reunite these folks with more family.
Added by Rebecca Dodds on Sep 18, 2016 2:04 PM
Devastated Land Owner in NEMO.
Another transfer please.
Could you also transfer the memorial for Glenn W. Harvey #119186992 to me. He is another relative of my husbands. Apparently he was adopted which makes links very difficult. Hoping you will transfer his memorial to me so I can link him to both his biological parents and his adoptive father. Thanks for creating his memorial and for considering my request for a transfer. My contributor number is: 47142793.
Added by Devastated Land Owner in ... on Aug 20, 2016 2:12 PM
Devastated Land Owner in NEMO.
Transfer please.
I cannot send "other" edits since I have sent out so many that Find A Grave's system thinks I am a robot so I hope you won't mind me leaving a transfer request here. Would you consider transfering the memorial for Seba L. Harvey #119187642 to me. She was married to my husband's great uncle and I have more info., links etc. that I would love to add to her memorial. Hope to hear from you soon. My contributor numer is #47142793.
Added by Devastated Land Owner in ... on Aug 20, 2016 9:37 AM
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