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Billie (Morris) Barushak (#46923336)
 member for 8 years, 2 months, 24 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. (My father's side): Morris, Orman, Furry, Baker, Kirby, Staley.
(my husband's family): Barushak, Myers, Jones, Cox, Kent, Passmore, Lamb, Petitt, Hansbrough, Jewell....just to name a few.

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:

(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.

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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Messages left for Billie (Morris)... (92)[Leave Message]
James Craig
Pvt Roy Elmore Hardesty
I need clarafiction on Roy's siblings. I have a 1910 Federal census that lists some differences. You list as siblings Ruth Elsie,Paul, Cleo, Clayton,Thelma & Truman. 1910 Fed census lists Ruth, Paul, MAGALINE, Cleo, OTHER & LETCHER. On the 1920 Federal census it lists, Ruth, Paul, Cleo, ATHER, CLAYTON, THELMA & TRUEMAN. So I guess I need to know which list is correct and where did you get your info? My connection is with Roy Hardesty whose wife (one of) was Anna Blanche Craig. I am trying to get my info as accurate as I can so - like I say - I need some input. If you would prefer to use my other address, it is
Please help!
Added by James Craig on Sep 11, 2015 11:22 AM
Wabash Valley Genealogy Society Cemetery Committee
Esther Leona Ellis Myers (#148033679)
Billie, You listed her mother, Maude E. Stone as a spouse.
Added by Wabash Valley Genealogy S... on Aug 13, 2015 6:13 PM
Marion Horn
Hi I have deleted the memorial for Marion Horn. I should have checked better before I posted it.

I noticed that you have the memorial for Marion's son Mark. This is actually a cenotaph, so maybe you can put that on the memorial. Mark is actually buried at St. Joseph's in Appleton. Marion was my husband's Grandmother, that is how I know this. Thank you.
Added by Astoryinstone on Aug 12, 2015 3:21 PM
Ralph Morris
If this is kin of your husband, I will transfer him to you?
Added by Darrelll on May 23, 2015 8:30 PM
Geraldine Barnett
Billie, I agree. Will delete mine and have sent Jon her obit. Thanks for all you do, geraldine
Added by Geraldine Barnett on May 23, 2015 11:38 AM
Sorry I could not go the transfer, I did not add the memorial.
Added by Darrelll on May 14, 2015 5:44 PM
Picture is added. I transferred Shirley to you.
Thank You
Added by Darrelll on May 14, 2015 5:41 PM
Michigan mother
RE: Peter Joseph Smith Memorial
You have a sharp eye and I am thankful for your edit. My aim is to keep my memorials and info as truthful as possible. Thank you very much for catching that one.
Have a great day.
Added by Michigan mother on May 12, 2015 10:25 AM
Thank you so much. I have already begun adding additional information. Have a great day!
Added by eulaexpress on Apr 29, 2015 7:28 AM
Geraldine Barnett
Thanks for the obit, geraldine
Added by Geraldine Barnett on Apr 25, 2015 6:09 PM
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