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Claudia Bourdon (#46928184)
 member for 9 years, 5 months, 13 days
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Bio Photo I was born in 1951, in Phoenix, AZ. I have been researching my family history since 1971. I have ten children and 22 grandchildren. We now live in Mesa, AZ.

I've always loved cemeteries! There is such wonderful information on this website. I would be glad to help someone else in their search.

While researching some of my family history on this site, I found that someone had taken the time to add photos of obituaries to many of my relatives' memorials. This thoughtful act touched me. I have decided that to repay their kindness - I tried adding memorials for those found in online obituaries for the Arizona Republic, The East Valley Tribune, and the Apache Junction Gold Canyon News, but soon discovered that someone else was duplicating my entries! I then went to a nearby cemetery and took photos of some name plates and created memorials for them. I hope to continue to add memorials to this site.

Please freely share any photo I've posted!  Share and copy them on the internet, with family and friends, anywhere, anybody.  I didn't take the photo to make money!  I take photos so that friends and family may see and have them.

If you are related to someone whose memorial I have created - I will be happy to transfer it to you - just let me know. If you find any error or omission in a memorial which I have entered, use the edit tab or contact me! Since I may only have had the obituary or the gravestone to go by, many times I do not have all of the information. If you have further information to add to a memorial, I will be happy to make changes.
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Messages left for Claudia Bourdon (100)[Leave Message]
Marilyn Sommers Neal
RE: Thank You!
You are welcome! I am new at this but am having fun with it!
Added by Marilyn Sommers Neal on Jan 03, 2017 9:52 PM
Graybeal photos
You're very welcome! I hope you have a Happy Thanksgiving!
Added by Weez on Nov 23, 2016 5:26 PM
Rhonda Hagston
RE: Thank You!
You're welcome!
Added by Rhonda Hagston on Nov 11, 2016 8:41 PM
Rick G.
RE: Thank You!
You're very welcome. I remember seeing another McCallister very close to this one - not sure if it's a relation or not. I'll see if I can find it.
Added by Rick G. on Nov 05, 2016 9:48 PM
RE: Thank You!
You're very welcome :-)
Added by StoneSeeker on Oct 25, 2016 6:01 PM
Paul Hoyt
RE: Marie Vogelsang Moore
Hi Claudia - thanks for checking the info - I found Friedrich Vogelsang's memorial in the Lorimier Cemetery in Cape Girardeau. I was puzzled because he died in 1904, but Marie's mother identified herself as a Widow in the 1900 census. If you're certain that he is the father, I'll link the children to him.

Added by Paul Hoyt on Oct 05, 2016 9:03 PM
Paul Hoyt
Marie L Vogelsang Moore
Hi Claudia - thanks for the maiden name tip! If you have time and don't mind, please check out Marie's memorial to see if I've made any errors. I haven't been able to figure out her death date.

Also - I figured out who her mother is - if you are familiar with the family, you might see some mistakes there too. Thank you!

Paul Hoyt
Added by Paul Hoyt on Oct 04, 2016 2:01 AM
Steph T
RE: Thank You!
It was my pleasure and quite a fun adventure I took myself on yesterday! Glad you like the pictures. Hopefully I'll get back there later this year and see what else I can find once all the undergrowth has died back.
Added by Steph T on Sep 23, 2016 11:27 AM
James E. Reynolds
Claudia, I noticed that you left flowers on the memorial for James E. Reynolds (Find A Grave Memorial# 100935530)and said he was a distant cousin. I just wanted to let you know that I uploaded a photo of his gravestone today.

Added by Aileen on Sep 15, 2016 3:26 PM
RE: Thank You!
You are most welcome. Glad you like the photos.
Added by Susan on Aug 29, 2016 9:40 AM
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