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I have been working on my family's genealogy for over 45 years now and it is still fascinating!|
Pictures of mine that I post are for sharing, so please feel free to use them as you wish. Photo credit is always appreciated but not necessarily necessary.
Some family names I am working on are:
SHERIDAN, WELLS, and MILNER (southern Indiana and Kentucky)
PAYNE, O'BRYAN, KINCHELOE, VOWELLS, HILL (Kentucky and Maryland)
ALLEN, GREGSTEN, HAMILTON (Illinois, and County Tyrone in Northern Ireland)
GOULDING (Illinois, and Galway, Ireland)
WASCHBUSCH, WITT (Illinois, and Treves, Germany)
MURPHY, KENNEY (Kansas, and Feohanagh near Limerick, Ireland)
SPENCER (Rensselaer Co, New York, and Monroe Co, Michigan)
MUNSON (Illinois, and Sweden)
BLOMGREN/HEGBERG, LUNDELL (Illinois, and Jonkoping and Hjo in Sweden)
FICKLING, HUSTON, DRAPER (Illinois, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and England)
BESEAU/BEZEAU, PAXTON, LACELLE, SOLO, COURNOYER and other related French-Canadian families from the Detroit River Region in Michigan.
To all those who have helped me along this road, thank you so much!
To the Find-A-Grave volunteers and staff...Thank you for giving us such a wonderful place to remember our families, for giving your time, and for giving us a place to connect. It is special.
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|Bob Weimer||Memorial #93346447-David Draper|
Your memorial for David Draper #93346447 created 9 Jul 2012 duplicates the existing memorial for David Draper #80822835 created 22 Nov 2011 by Richard Lybrook. You show the same biographical details as did Richard and have more complete birth and death information. However, you lack the family link and gravestone inscription on Richard's memorial as well as the picture of the gravestone shown on Richard's memorial.
I am a Draper descendant and periodically review Draper memorials to see what is new and if I can add any information. I would think the easiest way to eliminate this duplication would be for you to delete your memorial and add the additional birth and death data to #80822835.
Thanks, Bob Weimer
|Karen Bree||Memorial #70972423|
I ran across this record while doing some other research, and your note said you posted it in hopes that someone would know about it. This gravestone, which has been repaired since you posted the pictures, is for Francis Marion Beauchamp (my gr-gr-grandfather). I created another record for him not long ago, with photos thanks to the help of some very generous volunteers. The new memorial number is: 115817293. Thanks so much for posting! (Mary E. Beauchamp was his niece, the daughter of James and Rachel Beauchamp. James was his older brother.)
Thanks for your posting!
|Nicholas W||William O'Bryan|
I descend from Thomas O'Bryan, a brother of William.
|SWL||Tryphosa Narcissus Draper Gouty Marble|
I am a grand-daughter 3x of Tryphosa Narcissus Draper Gouty Marble. Just getting in to this genealogy. Are you related to her?
Added by SWL on May 13, 2014 11:40 AM
|MSL||RE: Rebecca A. Lewis|
Thanks, I'll let the other contributor know. It would've been rather difficult for her to be married to that gentleman, considering that he was born many years after she died! LOL!
Added by MSL on Apr 28, 2014 2:44 PM
Please keep my family in your prayers following the loss of my uncle Franklin Rogers, who passed away yesterday from cancer. If you have time I would appreciate virtual flowers for his Find A Grave memorial 128627148. I am very blessed to have my friends on this site. Thank you,
Added by Cadmus on Apr 28, 2014 10:00 AM
|Merlins||Ella Theresa Murphy Brennan|
Linda McGinnis here. I got a call from a cousin of my husband's yesterday and she gave me some family history information and during our talk she mentioned a funeral card for and Ella T Brennan, Sep 4 1886 to June 21 1947. Her mother had saved this card. Her parents before 1949 lived in St Marys, Kansas. So, they may have known Ella from living near her. Her family was Matthew and Marie McCormick Browne. (those were her parents).
We are related to the Brennan's from Broadford and Ashford, County Limerick, Ireland. Those in particular that are children and descendants of Bartholomew and Johanna O'Shea Brennan. Those children would be; John (stayed in Ireland), Matthew, Bartholomew, Margaret (Sr Mary Carmel), Thomas, Patrick, Mary (Jerry McCarthy) and David (martyr in S Finn 1920). We are also related to the Murphy's from Ashford, County Limerick, Ireland, as they relate to the daughter of Margaret O'Shea and Peter Kelly. The daughter was Johanna Kelly who married Jeremiah Murphy. Their children were; Margaret (Sr Rita), Mary (Sr Kevin), James, Ita, Daniel, Jerry, Matthew, Bridget, Nellie, Nora, Sean. The older Murphy's never came to the US, and I am not sure if any of their children did or not.
What I was wondering since you mention County Limerick, Ireland, was do any of the Brennan or Murphy names ring a bell?
Thank you for your time and for your Find A Grave information. I shall pass that along to Kathleen Browne.
Added by Merlins on Apr 17, 2014 11:44 AM
|Christine Masterson||RE: Mabel Masterson|
Aunt Mabel was a gem for sure. She is my father-in-laws Aunt. In the 1980's I was not working and I would call her out of the blue and ask would she want to come stay for a week and she would say of course. I would drive to Geneseo and get her and we always had a good time. We did this for several years with her. The movie Trip to Bountiful reminds me of her story. We drove her to her farm home once and it was all burned down just a brick fire place standing. She also looks like the actress in the movie. I added a photo to the Find A Grave memorial for her. I have lost contact with her daughter Jerri and I wish I could find her.
|Christine Masterson||Mabel Marie Masterson Lundell|
Yes, your correct! Are you related to Mabel?
|Catherine Hadley||Mildred Cora Hadley|
The wedding picture you have for Mildred C Hadley is not Mildred but her mother Ida Hornecker Hadley, wife of Frank. The picture you have of the young Mildred is correct ~ isn't she cute; but the older picture is not Mildred. Mildred was my husband's aunt.
Catherine Kemp Hadley
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