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Christian (#46541152)
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Bio Photo I was born in Los Angeles but lived most of my life in San Francisco. I will always remember those who influenced my life... but especially my dear friends who live on in my spirit. I want to make sure they will never be forgotten or their lives taken for granted.

I am a proud direct descendant of William Sprague who came to America in 1629 aboard the ship "Lyon's Whelp". Two of my direct ancestors were Revolutionary War heroes. Another fought in the Civil War and was wounded in the battle at Stone's River in Tennessee. Further back I am directly descended from King Louis VII, Henry I, II and III and Saint Margaret among others. These people led extraordinary lives and inspire me every day.

I am honored to have written the biographies for the following famous people here on findagrave... Tyrone Power, Irene Dunne, Janet Gaynor, Erich Von Stroheim, Helmut Newton, David Brian, Charles Ives, Ernest Tidyman, Eugen Sandow, Lorin Maazel, Martinus Sieveking, Samuel H. Kress, Bronislaw Kaper, Albert Frey, Fontella Bass, Clifton A. Sprague, Governor of Virginia Frederick W. M. Holliday.
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LADY258
RE: South Lawn, Coshocton
We were so fortunate as to connect with those we know in the state to photograph the gravesite, etc. I have even been in contact with Catholic and Protestant clergy to bless the grave and others nearby. Thank you always for your work for all ancestors and deceased loved ones. Happy holidays.
Added by LADY258 on Dec 19, 2014 2:21 PM
Louis Mata
RE: Denny Miller
Okay, I see that now on IMDB. I based my findings on Wikipedia (which i shouldn't...), but now I feel comfortable knowing I didn't post false info about his death.

I'm sorry for the loss of your friend.

Regards,

Louis
Added by Louis Mata on Sep 12, 2014 2:13 PM
Rebecca McIntosh
RE: Tina
When a marker is placed, let us know and we will be happy to get a photo for you and her family and friends in the USA. All of my family is in the USA and they will never see my grave when I go so a photo is the next best thing. Australia is an awesome place though!! I am sure she is resting well. Cheers - Robert and Rebecca McIntosh
PS The plot should read Matthews with a double T if you would like to fix that up. RM's
Added by Rebecca McIntosh on Sep 08, 2014 6:38 PM
Louis Mata
RE: Lauren Bacall
Christian,

Wow, how cool that your aunt knew her!

Thanks for the kind words about her bio.


Regards,

Louis M.
Added by Louis Mata on Aug 12, 2014 9:41 PM
Susan Swindell
RE: Julia Ann Sprague
I would love more information. I descend through Mary Ransopher the youngest child of Aaron and Julia. I recently spent a lot of time trying to sort out all the Julia's. But it was fun.

My email is swindell@value.net

Susan
Added by Susan Swindell on Jul 29, 2014 7:39 AM
Linda in Placitas, NM
RE: James Sprague and Susanna Rice
I too thought Susanna was the daughter of Zachariah RICE and his wife Abigail, but she is NOT. I found a posting at http://boards.ancestry.com/localities.northam.usa.states.pennsylvania.counties.bedford/4362/mb.ashx which put me on the right track. Se I went to the Bedford, PA courthouse, the Hist Society, & the PA archives to do research. Found the land sale noted in the above post, which confirms her father as George Rife plus other land sales, tax, & probate records. Also at http://www.pa-roots.org/data/read.php?49,233919 they give her name as Rife in the marriage records. I think someone long ago decided the F should be a C and changed it. Zachariah's daughter Susan married someone else. Also went to Zaneville, OH and held James' probate records in my hands! It was an extremely successful trip. Some of the docs are on our family tree website on their page - http://www.jtbullock.com/Tree/Richardson.html. Send me your email address to the email you find on the Listing Page on that site & I will forward you the pertinent docs.

Yes I have all 11 kids, I guess I just never updated the memorial bios. Will do that too.

Thanks,
Linda
Added by Linda in Placitas, NM on Jul 24, 2014 6:00 AM
Anna Mae
Tyrone Power
Thank you for the bio/tribute to Tyrone Power. He was a beautiful man and a great actor.
Added by Anna Mae on May 03, 2014 11:31 AM
Lita
Gratitude
Your lovely tribute contributions have made my heart sing. Thanks! for the love and for caring.
Added by Lita on Sep 01, 2013 6:10 AM
chezarie
Hello Chris
Hope alls well and good .
Added by chezarie on Jun 21, 2013 4:52 PM
KCCoff
Vesta
An absolutely lovely tribute to someone who must have been so dear to you - I have no doubt she would have been so pleased by your words!
Added by KCCoff on Jan 15, 2013 10:30 AM
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