|Betty Frain (#46858568)|
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|Twenty-five years ago a friend told me she had a new hobby, genealogy, and how much fun she was having. I immediately contacted my mother who informed me that we owned six family Bibles. I have been deep into this ever since. I started with my mother's family in Loudoun County, VA. Her parents were third cousins, a fact she did not know. Of course I added my father's family, my husband's family, and both my daughter-in-law's and son-in-law's families. Then by adding wives, mothers, sisters, brothers, ancestors, descendants, I have ended up with a database of about 37,000. All are related to me or to someone I am related to. |
Most of my time has been spent in Loudoun County, Virginia. I wrote two books on Union Cemetery in Leesburg, a book on Monocacy Cemetery in Bealsville, Montgomery County, MD, Death Records of Fairfax County, VA, and co-authored books on the Death Records of Loudoun County, VA and Marriages after 1850 in Loudoun County, Va. I have also been involved in the preparation of Cemetery Books published by Thomas Balch Library. All of these books are available through Heritage Books.
I am more than happy to share any information I have. My cemetery pictures are there for anyone who needs them. They have been taken over the last 19 years. I will ask that you let me know if you are using a family picture because that means you are probably at least a cousin and I want to know you.
If you see errors, please let me know. Let's get all these people linked! But PLEASE everyone, use the Edit button on the memorial that needs changing! It takes about 2 minutes to make changes using that button. It can take 1/2 an hour or more to find the memorial you would like changed, if you don't use that button, and often I cannot be sure if I am looking at the correct person even then. In that case I may spend an hour or more looking. That takes away from someone else's time. Be fair!
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Audrey, David Sullivan, Edward L. Adams..., Gary Bonney, hgs205, Jen Snoots, Joanne Marcus B..., John Trundle, Kathryn Peters, Krista AQ & Tom..., Kyle, lilgreenbean, Peggy , Steve Poole, Tammy Hay
|Messages left for Betty Frain (429)||[Leave Message]|
|Bernard Johnson||Gate of Heaven|
Betty, are you near Gate of Heaven in MD? My public message here has disappeared but email me please.
Thanks so much for the transfer!
Added by Eric on Sep 09, 2016 9:44 AM
|david alquest||Van Sickler|
Thank you so much for your great work with Find-A-Grave and ancestry. So many of my family are buried in North Fork Baptist Cemetery in Loudoun County - Van Sickler, Holmes, Hughes, Craven, Coe...
I don't know if you are still active with this work, so I will take a long shot to ask you about a grave - Emanuel Van Sickler who was born on May 19, 1818 and died in Loudoun County in 1855. It seems most of his family is in North Fork, but I can't find him - my great great grandfather. Have you seen his grave?
|Michael Dutton||James Owen Hanvey|
I have submitted an edit request to change the date of death from 22 May 1903 to 22 May 1908. After looking at the headstone under enlargement the year engraved on the stone is clearly 1908.
Michael R. Dutton
PS: He was a great-uncle to me, the brother of my grandmother's father. My grandmother was Dorothy Karr Hanvey.
|Laura Knott||Thanks for adding|
Armida Yon- she was my grandmother. I am not sure why you added her. Please let me know. Email me at email@example.com Thanks
|Rod ||Jessie Ross Mackler|
Thank you for adding the memorial for Jessie Ross Mackler. I am a first cousin, once removed of her late husband, Ira David Mackler. I have visited the grave of his father, Nathan Mackler, in Nassau County, New York. Rod Mackler
Added by Rod on Jul 20, 2016 8:24 PM
|Steve Love||RE: June Beach (93755752)|
Betty, taken care of!
|Steve Love||RE: June Beach (93755752)|
Betty, I apologize for not posting the photo on Mrs. Beach's memorial. If you'll please request a photo again I will take care of it immediately. Steve
|rshc||CARL DAVID HENDERSON|
HI, ARE YOU RELATED TO CARL DAVID HENDERSON? HE WAS MY GREAT UNCLE. I REMEMBER VISITING HIM AND AUNT EDNA IN PA. THEIR SON BUTCH WAS 6 YEARS OLDER THAN ME AND I REMEMBER WHEN I VISITED THEM HE WOULD TAKE ME TO GET ICE CREAM I BELIEVE AT THE DRUG STORE. BECKY
Added by rshc on Jul 02, 2016 5:53 PM
|Daniel Dickson||Thank You|
I want to thank you for making the updates for my family.
You are the best.
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