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jim gillis (#46829573)
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Bio Photo I got the genealogy bug when my great-aunt's grandson sent me a photo of my 2nd great-grandparents on their 50th wedding anniversary with the entire family. Only 4 people in the photo were identified. Since that time I have contacted relatives I did not know I had. I have also been able to identify everyone in the photo now. I have done research not only on my surname but grandparents, 2nd great-grandparents on both sides. I especially love doing research on my mother's parents because Parke County has a great website. I am at a stand-still on my own surname as I don't know exactly where in Prussia my 2nd great-grandfather was born. I always love to get in contact with new "cousins".
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Uncle Cleon Callis - 142133354
Thank you so much Jim in transfer of his memorial to maintain...much appreciated.
Added by kdxdot on Feb 07, 2016 8:41 AM
Geraldine Barnett
Thanks Jim, I have made note of the duplication on the Hopewell site. Someone who knows where he actually is interred, hopefully will let us know. geraldine
Added by Geraldine Barnett on Feb 05, 2016 3:01 PM
Fred O Roberts - 28560266
Thank you so very much in transferring my family Jim. I have enhanced his memorial with further information that I had.
Added by kdxdot on Feb 04, 2016 2:14 PM
Donna Gash
RE: Hi
Sorry, no. I am surprised to learn there is another Donna Gash so close to this area.
Added by Donna Gash on Jan 27, 2016 8:16 PM
Kathryn Bennett's obituary
Thank you Jim in finding her obituary. I have copied it into her bio and will work on her in enhancing her memorial. Thank you very much!
Added by kdxdot on Jan 25, 2016 9:51 AM
Opal Lake Hartman
Are you related to Opal Lake Hartman at all?
Added by Brayden on Jan 24, 2016 3:43 PM
Vada L. Long
Corp Francis Wilson Stutler
I have transfered the memorial to you. This is the first time you have sent the request. I always transfer memorials to family members when ask. Good luck with your research. Vada
Added by Vada L. Long on Jan 23, 2016 11:26 PM
Kathern Bennett
Hello Jim,
First - thank you for the obit on Cynthia Uselamn; have copied/pasted into her bio and it looks nice.

Second - you suggested another copy/paste but didn't leave me anything - think you had done that once before, but, failed to leave a message to at that time, so, we both failed on her, LOL - will you be so kind and leave me what you'd like for me to add to my great-aunt's memorial?? Am thinking it's her obit so want to thank you in finding it also. Hard to get my family "stuff" when I live so far away and have only a short amount of time to fully research when I visit.

Have yourself a great day and warm hugs!
Added by kdxdot on Jan 23, 2016 10:34 AM
charles fleming's mother
Thanks Jim for finding her and connection is done.
Added by kdxdot on Jan 13, 2016 2:46 PM
Clarence A. Boyd
Dear Jim,

I'm thrilled you found this obit! How did you come about it? Are you researching Boyds?

My grandfather, Raymond, was Clarence's brother. Unfortunately, I was only 8 when my Gramps passed, and there isn't anyone else to ask about Clarence. I found his military record on Fold 3, but where he went after that was unclear, as was his place of death. What was passed down to me was that he died in Missouri and it is unclear where he was buried. If you think his body eventually made it to Indiana, then he is likely buried near William Alsinious Boyd.

When William A.'s wife died and the children were young, it seems that he farmed them out to other families. I found them all, but not where my grandfather, Raymond, went. He was the youngest. Do you have any more information about this family? I have quite a bit and am happy to share.
Kind regards,
Jeri Ann Boyd
Added by boyddna on Jan 13, 2016 12:33 PM
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