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Richard S. Clark (#46794212)
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I have been doing family history research since completing a cub scout merit badge over 30 years ago. As a teen, I began walking and cycling through area cemeteries, noting familiar surnames and wondering if they were related. In high school, I helped a friend's grandmother work on her family history, as she had trouble reading what she had typed. This was "old school" genealogy - collecting and trading books, writing letters to genealogy societies, and contacting various relatives by telephone and mail. Times have changed!

I am also a licensed Amateur Radio operator. Licensed as KA9HTW in 1980 (Novice), upgrading to Advanced class in the spring of 1981. Later upgraded to Extra class, changing my call to WQ9T. I work as a journeyman electrician, and am a member of IBEW local 34, Peoria, for over 25 years. Former member UFCW. I have been married for over 22 years, with two children.
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Rebecca Lowe
Effie Luella Sams Lacock
Richard Clark-creator/contributor of my grandmother's site= this is my second message to you in as many months. Effie was my maternal grandmother, I have asked you to relinquish your role in this memorial, so that I may add accurate and additional information regarding my grandmother. I don't understand why you have not responded. I do not want my grandmother to be remembered by inadequate information, especially because, others will search for her in the future. It is important to me that the information is correct. Please remove yourself Thank you, Rebecca Sweeney-Lowe, proud granddaughter
Added by Rebecca Lowe on Jul 22, 2015 7:31 AM
Julia Poepellmeyer
I am not able to link her to Walter Bland or her mother. Children can be linked to mother, father, spouse; parents can't be linked to their children. You'll need to contact whoever maintains her page. Sorry.
Added by Kathy on Jun 15, 2015 1:57 PM
Blackston Reynolds
what can you tell me about him
Added by td on May 28, 2015 6:51 PM
Rebecca Lowe
Effie Luella Sams Lacock
Dear Mr. Richard S. Clark, Mrs. Effie Lacock was my maternal grandmother. Thank you for recording some information on her site, however there is much that is missing. She did not have 5 children, she had 8 of her own and 6 stepchildren. There is other info that needs to be corrected. The newspaper obit that is posted is also incorrect. I have a more in depth obit for my Grandma, along with a 400 page Family Heritage book that was written/produced and published by my Aunt in the 1970's. I would appreciate it if you could relinquish or whatever you want to call it, your creative control, and let me edit it with additional information. If you need to reach me, my email is Thank you, Mr. Clark. Rebecca Sweeney-Lowe
Added by Rebecca Lowe on May 27, 2015 8:46 PM
Janet McMaster
Russell Daggett Family
Thanks for your post. It has helped me put together pieces I never would have found.

I am looking for family who have pictures they can scan an e-mail me I would like pictures of Nellie (Taylor) and Orval Daggett's family; Nellie's parents David and Jane (Thomas) Taylor and children; Nellie's sister Stella May (Taylor) and Fred Shepard's family; and Fred Shepard's parents Brice and Annis (McMeins) Shepard and their children.

I would be happy to share with those interested.

Added by Janet McMaster on May 09, 2015 9:58 AM
Rebecca Lowe
Effie Luella Sams Lacock
Richard S. Clark Effie was my grandmother, many facts on this page are not accurate, and some need to be added. I am unable to edit this page. Please assist me. thanks, Rebecca Sweeney-Lowe
Added by Rebecca Lowe on May 03, 2015 11:30 AM
C Greer
Philip Gildersleeve
I transferred him into your care. I have not had any luck in converting to famous any of my memorials except one. I am still trying to work on getting Mr Stanley of Craftsman tools an Stanley Works designated as famous.
Good tidings if you can do it for Mr Gildersleeve.
Added by C Greer on Apr 26, 2015 9:59 AM
Betty Walters
Thomas, Thomas and Winny Jones
I just wanted to thank you for adding my four times great grandparents and their grandson to the Greenbush Cemetery List in Warren County, Illinois.

I visited the cemetery a few weeks ago and could not find any remnant of their tombstones, but I am very happy that they are on the cemetery list.

Did you once see the tombstones or did you list them from the cemetery list?

Thanks again.

Betty Walters
Added by Betty Walters on Apr 24, 2015 2:06 PM
Ron Chapin
Mervin Norville @ Oquawka
Thank you for the info on Mervin.
I linked him to his mother the old fashion way, so you won't get a notice from Find A Grave.
His father Earl did indeed die in Oquawka.
I looked at his death record and created a memorial for him in Roseville and did all the linking I could do on him.
Thanks again,
Added by Ron Chapin on Apr 13, 2015 1:59 PM
My email to you bounced. Do you have another email address?
Added by Sue on Apr 07, 2015 11:06 AM
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