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Barbara (Feldkamp) Burns (#46816205)
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Bio Photo Graduated from Dexter High School, Washtenaw Co., Scio Twp., Dexter Michigan in 1966. Retired after working 35 years for a book manufacturer in Ann Arbor, Michigan as a typesetter. Started researching my family in 1980. Been married since 1967 have 2 children, 2 gradchildren, and one great grandchild.
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Baby Eberbach at Forest Hill, Ann Arbor
Hi. You added a death certificate to a memorial for Baby Eberbach and sent a note. There are two babies. I added the second one today after doing some research. Would you mind transferring your death certificate to the baby referenced in your email, the one who died in 1914? Thanks for your help.
Added by Twist on May 11, 2015 7:29 AM
Tom & Julie Salvato
RE: William S. Rogers
You're welcome. Our pleasure. Glad we could help.
Added by Tom & Julie Salvato on May 05, 2015 8:00 PM
Edward & Edna Bissinger
Just thought I would let you know Edna has a memorial #13279276. I've requested an edit change to the creator of the memorials to link the two together and to add the plot locations. I have claimed Edwards request.

Added by HiD on Apr 30, 2015 5:54 PM
John George Bissinger
Hi Barbara - I did confirm via his Arizona death certificate that he died in Phoenix, Maricopa County, AZ. It says he was born in Ann Arbor, MI, which may or may not be correct. The informant was a G.L. Bissinger. If you go to, you can pull up a copy and see all the other information. You might want to go in and delete the correction you sent and re-send it with the correct death place/dates and change the birth place if necessary. Thanks, LG
Added by LostGeneration on Apr 30, 2015 12:27 PM
Steve Trammell
Pauline Luckhardt
Thanks for the info Barbara. I added the name and birthdate for the infant but I could not make out Pauline's maiden name from the death certificate.

Thanks again,
Added by Steve Trammell on Apr 23, 2015 9:06 PM
Thank you very much for taking the headstone photo for me. I appreciate it!

Added by Lynniep2000 on Mar 24, 2015 5:42 PM
Mike Cronk
RE: Louis M. Douglass - Whitneyville Cemetery

Hello Barbara,

So, I see that L. Ruth Thomas & Louis M. Douglas were married 27 July 1911, in Grand Rapids.

If Florence Belle Douglass was born on 10 May 1904 and died on 20 Mar 1905, was she born out of wedlock, or did she have another mother...or another father? Could she be buried under another surname, other than Douglass? Cascade Cemetery records show only one Douglass/Douglas burial...and their records also cover the unmarked graves, as well. I'm also not finding a Michigan Death Certificate for a Florence Douglas/Douglass. This all presents a mystery...and I love to solve mysteries.

Added by Mike Cronk on Jan 12, 2015 2:23 PM
Mike Cronk
Louis M. Douglass - Whitneyville Cemetery

Hello Barbara,

I did not intentionally create the "half-sister" designation. Perhaps it is there because the girls are both linked to a mother, but only Frances Ella is linked to her father, as well.

I found Louis M. Douglass buried in Whitneyville Cemetery under the name Louis M. 'Douglas'. The photo of his gravestone shows both S's and I put in for a change and linkage, but I've currently had no response from Bob Worchester, the memorial's manager. I did add Louis' obituary from THE LOWELL LEDGER to his memorial. His memorial number is #32714471. Also, Louis is buried with his second wife, Bertha Densmore (1891-1953), whom he married 8 March 1920, in Grand Rapids, MI. It appears that Bertha had been previously married, as well.

I've also added Bertha's obituary to her 'Find A Grave' memorial.

Do you have an exact date of death for Florence Belle? If so, I might be able to find something on her in the Lowell newspapers.

And, to answer your earlier question, no I'm not related. I live about 1 mile from Cascade Cemetery and my mother's family were settled in Cascade Township as early as 1837. I take an interest in local history and the early families of the area.

Best Regards,

Mike Cronk
Cascade, MI

Added by Mike Cronk on Jan 12, 2015 12:53 PM
Mike Cronk
Frances Ella Douglass - Cascade Cemetery
Hello Barbara,

According to the records, Frances Ella Douglass is the daughter of LOUIS M. DOUGLASS & L. RUTH THOMAS, prior to their divorce, 24 January 1919, and Ruth's remarriage to Horace Burns, 11 May 1921. Below is the link to Frances Ella Douglass's death certificate showing her parentage.

Frances Ella Douglass is buried in the same lot as her grandparents, Edwin L. & Mary L. Thomas


Mike Cronk

Added by Mike Cronk on Jan 08, 2015 10:38 AM
I have updated the Lemanski's that you emailed me about. Roberta "Beatrice" and added Victor and linked him as her spouse.

Just wanted you to know i followed up.
Added by KAREN T on Nov 25, 2014 4:22 AM
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