|Alan Wismer (#46864949)|
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I have been researching my family tree since way back in the 1970's, starting out doing it the hard way; lots of legwork. Now the internet has made a lot of it easier.
I have always enjoyed walking through old cemeteries and looking at the old stones. If you'd like a picture of a friend's or relative's grave near me, please let me know and I'll see if I can do it for you. Please let me know as much information as possible, like obvious things like cemetery name, location, etc, but also the plot numbers and other names associated with the person you are interested in.
I love history. Family names I am searching include Wismer, Wagner, Dunlap, Kirby, Lietke, Johnson, Sprout, Herrington, and Sweet among others.
I live just outside of Lake Odessa, Michigan, so I spend a lot of time at Lakeside Cemetery, where there are thousands of graves!
If I fulfill a photo request for you and you want the original pictures, please feel free to ask for them. Generally they are larger and of a higher quality than what is posted on FAG.
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|MooreToots||Philo T White|
Hi Alan, I just
got this and wow, great shots too, many thanks!
|Benjamin Kinsey||Robert Helmer|
Thank you very much for posting the picture of baby Robert Helmer. He was my 1st cousin. I had been to the cemetery, in the past, but I ran out of time before I found him. I am intrigued by the husband stone and the star next to him.
Thanks again for your great work.
Alan, just wanted to express my appreciation for the photos at Lakewood Cemetery. To find family markers thousands of miles away is so gratifying.
Your work benefits many of the Find a Grave community. Best wishes.
Thank you for the information on the Housler family. I will have to go and look to see if I knew they were Colorado as I haven't worked on them in some time. Thank you for the heads-up - I sure appreciate it.
|waynemorgan||William Heighes & Elizabeth Heighes|
I think Elizabeth died in 1878, not 1875.
Alan, I transferred Minnie McClellan to you. Have a great weekend!
|Honoring My Ancestors||Transfer and links complete|
Hi Alan, it is always a delight to have someone contact me wanting to manage their ancestors' memorials, preserving their memories is what we are all about here on Find.a.Grave. Your Great-Aunt Bertha's memorial is now under your management so you can upload photos and help write her story. Incidentally, she was married to Wesley Noble Whaley who is in my family tree of Whaley's. I don't know much about the family yet to write their story, the search continues for descendants who can assist me. Enjoy! Helen
|Gail Hinton Seward||RE: last name Helmer|
Hi Alan, no you know him better than I, I have never met anyone in Helmer family.....you continue to manage his Find A Grave please
thanks Gail Hinton Seward
|Kathy A||RE: Mariah Ainsworth|
Thank you for the transfer! appreciate it.
Added by Kathy A on Apr 08, 2015 7:49 AM
|Gail Hinton Seward||last name Helmer|
Hi Alan, I notice you created Find A Grave #130284781 for Wayne Emerson Helmer on 24 May 2014 in Easton Cemetery, Easton Twp, Ionia, Ionia Co, MI.....did you creat any other Helmer pages????from that cemetery? If so, I have not found them.....Wayne is a 5th cousin to me, I have been trying to connect my Hinton side in MI.....his dad is Glen Leroy Helmer & mom is Mina G. Good.....another family member has taken photos of some headstones & posted them to ancestry but no Find A Grave pgs that I can find.....also in Wayne's obit, his grandmother is Carrie L. Price - Helmer who mom is Olive Rosemond Hinton - Price 1893 - 1938 & dad: Roswell Leroy Price 1852 - 1935 / Glen's mom Carrie died at age 21Y from TB, she had Glen in 1901 & son Russell Adelbert Helmer in 1902, after she died, their dad married Georgia Heminger who raised the 2 boys along with the children she & Arthur Eugene Helmer had..... Thank you in advance for your help.....Gail Hinton Seward #46491204 from IL
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