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Lois Branch (#46771718)
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Bio Photo I have been researching since the late 1960's. Back when we used manual typewriters, carbon paper and hand wrote many letters. My research can be found at Rootsweb World Connect.
My main areas of research are in Logan, Marion, Wayne and White Counties of Illinois as well as Columbia County, New York.
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aiahninchi ohoyo
hello after all these years
hello cousin
just wanted to thank you for putting me on the path of finding my dean and folsom relations...you probably don't remember me...corresponded with you when we lived in Washington state back in the early 2000's....my email address is choctawlady47@gmail.com...would love to get back in touch with you...have tried several times to call but got no reply...j l Weiss truitt/aiahninchi ohoyo
Added by aiahninchi ohoyo on Oct 10, 2014 8:16 PM
flashbeagle
RE: Dilla Lucas
I'm glad to pass it along.
Added by flashbeagle on Oct 07, 2014 9:44 AM
CryptoGram
RE: Richard Murray
You're very welcomed, Lois...glad to have been able to visit Mr. Murray for you!
Added by CryptoGram on Aug 28, 2014 11:27 AM
Johnny
Thank you for visiting the memorial for Morgan Thompson
Hello, I wanted to take a moment to thank you for visiting my friend Morgan Thompson's memorial. Thank you and keep up the good work you do within the Find a Grave community. It is appreciated.

Johnny
Added by Johnny on Aug 02, 2014 7:16 PM
Kathy Jennings Brown
Old New Britian Cemetery
It appears you may have been the person who created this cemetery. Could you please correct the spelling or contact findagrave staff to correct the spelling to "Britain" not "Britian?" Appreciate it. Sincerely, Kathy
Added by Kathy Jennings Brown on Jul 22, 2014 7:06 PM
Johnny
RE: Irvin Family Tombstones
Hello Lois,
You are welcome. Glad I was able to help.

Johnny
Added by Johnny on Jun 09, 2014 2:37 PM
Roslyn Roisman-Patchi
NEW SAC FUNCTION
I sent a few SAC's to you a couple of weeks ago using the new edit feature which makes life a lot easier. Just go to your profile page and hit the new edit tab on the upper right corner. Then just follow the directions.
Added by Roslyn Roisman-Patchi on Jun 02, 2014 11:12 AM
Diane Mills
I meant Matilda
I am sorry I am very tired right now.
Please substitute Matilda for Emma in my previous message below.
Added by Diane Mills on May 28, 2014 7:07 PM
Diane Mills
correction
Gravestone Records of Lenawee shows Emma d. May 29 (not 28)
Added by Diane Mills on May 28, 2014 5:55 PM
Diane Mills
West Rome Fergusons
Hello,
At Lenawee Museum, an obituary card for Jerry Ferguson:

Jan. 27, 1893 Geneva: d. at res. of his bro-in-law, taking away another of Lenawee co. pioneers. He was buried at West Rome Sun.

From Hudson Gazette, also Ad. D. Times and Expos. 1-23-1893 p 3 col 2

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From Gravestone Records of Lenawee County, Vol. 2 by Harriet Cole Bowen, page 76:

Ferguson, J.E. b. Aug. 26, 1812 d. no ins.
Matilda L., wf. b. May 28, 1816 d. Jan. 7, 1882
Sarah B. S. b Jan 17, 1818 d. Feb. 8, 1896
Emma, dau. H. & S. d. Aug. 26, 1860 ae 16 days

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Note: I removed the photos and replaced them with the new photos I took yesterday (except the lot photo) I was wrong about the side Sarah's inscription is on--it's on the left or north side of the monument.

I did not detect any other inscriptions on the other two sides of the monument, but it was very difficult to tell as it is so soiled.

The first headstone to the north (two stones left of the big monument) is a "Mother" only stone. I don't know if it really belongs to the Fergusons or not.

I do not know if the info. for Emma is inscribed on the monument (and (I just wasn't able to uncover it) or if it is on a headstone that is misplaced.



Added by Diane Mills on May 28, 2014 5:53 PM
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