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Billie (Morris) Barushak (#46923336)
 member for 9 years, 4 months, 20 days
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Bio Photo I have been interested in researching my family history since about 1995. I am researching:

(my mothers side): Hoopingarner, Leclercq, Cornwell/Cornell, McFarland, Williams, Purcell, Jones, Davenport, Manning, Chastain, Barnett, Smith, Van Hook, Strawn, Van Woggelum, Parent, Yorke, Hays, Vendeur, and Curry

(My father's side): Morris, Orman, Furry, Baker, Kirby, Staley, Comer, Barbee, Allen, Houghton, Scarlett, Bowater, Corbett, Cagle, Shonk, Frantz, Everett, Long, Stansbury, Lawrence, Bays, Nevil, Spicklemeyer, Brown, Bryant, Brammer, Seay, Walden, Brooks, and Styles

(my husband's family): Myers, Jones, Cox, Kent, Passmore, Lamb, Petitt, Hansborough, Jewell, Paige, Scudder, Moore, Bean, Curtis, Hotham, Hamilton, Milner, Smith, Whitman, McLaughlin, Fulloon, Schurtz, Rogers, Cheshire, Rolls, Dove, Fletcher, Tye, Vaughan, Loving, Lomax, Reed, Wheeler, Taylor, Deering, Coffman, Miles, Wizer, Lany, Walton, Wood, Yocum, Hilyer, Reffett, Kent, Passmore, Bowden, Goshom, Stonebraker, Busel, Lamb, Davis, Barushak, and Sulava

Please contact me if we have a connection or if there is a correction that needs to be made. When adding photos and/or creating memorials I research the person so I may be able to link them to family and be as accurate as possible. Please realize that we are all human and mistakes are made. So please let me know if there is something I should add/change.

Also, I believe that family should be with family, if possible. I have no problem with transferring out of Find a Grave guidelines to family. Please, just simply send me a request and let me know your relation.

Feel free to use any photos I have taken for your own personal genealogy research. It would be nice if you would credit me with the photo.

A few poems that I enjoy:

DEAR ANCESTOR
(Author Unknown)
Your tombstone stands among the rest;
Neglected and alone
The name and date are chiseled out
On polished, marbled stone.
It reaches out to all who care
It is too late to mourn.
You did not know that I exist
You died and I was born.
Yet each of us are cells of you
In flesh, in blood, in bone.
Our blood contracts and beats a pulse
Entirely not our own.
Dear Ancestor, the place you filled
So many years ago
Spreads out among the ones you left
Who would have loved you so.
I wonder if you lived and loved,
I wonder if you knew
That someday I would find this spot,
And come to visit you.


STRANGERS IN THE BOX
By: Pamela A Harazim

Come, look with me inside this drawer,
In this box I've often seen,
At the pictures, black and white,
Faces proud, still, and serene.
I wish I knew the people,
These strangers in the box,
Their names and all their memories,
Are lost among my socks.
I wonder what their lives were like,
How did they spend their days?
What about their special times?
I'll never know their ways.
If only someone had taken time,
To tell, who, what, where, and when,
These faces of my heritage,
Would come to life again.
Could this become the fate,
Of the pictures we take today?
The faces and the memories,
Someday to be passed away?
Take time to save your stories,
Seize the opportunity when it knocks,
Or someday you and yours,
Could be strangers in the box.
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Colleen StaniskeLowry
Staniske / Lowry
We do have our flower choice in common which makes me smile! Your insight/interest I do sense is definitely on the same level as mine.
Thanks for the visits to our loved ones sites and it is much appreciated- Colleen
Added by Colleen StaniskeLowry on Nov 23, 2016 7:21 AM
Colleen StaniskeLowry
Charles Staniske
Hello-I was revisiting my Uncle Charles gravesite relative and noticed you left a memorial flower(happens to be my favorite flower on list -interesting) so I decided to leave a message for you-we may be family? through marriage to his wife Helen? Message when you can- Colleen Lowry(Amanda Staniske's granddaughter)-thanks much
Added by Colleen StaniskeLowry on Nov 22, 2016 12:55 PM
Elizabeth Lewis
Bill Anton
Thank you, I wish I could have been there, not enough time and was too far away
Added by Elizabeth Lewis on Nov 12, 2016 6:39 PM
Elizabeth Lewis
William Anton
My Uncle was just buried today so I went to the site to add him to the family. Surprise you had already done it for me. Can I please have maintance on this grave. My mother was Eunice Anton Smith, Bill's sister. Thank you
Elizabeth Lewis
Added by Elizabeth Lewis on Nov 12, 2016 4:52 PM
Tamie Dehler
Levi Grigsby
I deleted that duplicate memorial.
Added by Tamie Dehler on Nov 12, 2016 9:14 AM
Tombstone Shadow
Susie Bolin Stevenson
Could you please transfer Susie Bolin Stevenson's memorial (#134954624) to me? I am a direct descendant of hers. Thank you!
Added by Tombstone Shadow on Oct 25, 2016 1:28 PM
N K Jewell
Jewell Transfers
So happy to add to clarity for another Jewell family. Have fun!!
Added by N K Jewell on Sep 10, 2016 9:08 AM
N K Jewell
Jewell Transfers
Shall I transfer all of the Jewell pages I created for the cemetery in Monticello (roughly 25+) or just specific ones. I realized I should ask before shifting all of them to you. I am happy to do it.
Added by N K Jewell on Sep 08, 2016 6:55 AM
N K Jewell
RE: David Jewell Photo
Feel free to copy the photos if you need them for other purposes. I wish they were better so you could really read all the details.
Added by N K Jewell on Sep 08, 2016 6:45 AM
N K Jewell
David Jewell Photo
I believe I have added the photos you requested. It appears that there is some confusion about relationships among these Jewells. I am happy to transfer the pages that I created to you if that will help you sort out these relationships. Just let me know what will help you.
Added by N K Jewell on Sep 07, 2016 12:36 PM
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