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Patrick Ryan & Doris W, O (#47012916)
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Bio Photo We are Patrick Ryan and Doris W O'Shields

Our Interest in the Findagrave come as researchers of our Family History
To bring back to memory the history of a life that was lived,
My Surname -Paternal O'Shields-Hyatt-Mayes-Smith-Black-Maternal-Riddle-Rampley-Wilson
-Watson-Hewitt
Doris family Surname -Wilson Lusk Corbin-Smith Beck, Maternal--Rice -Moore-Pitman-Andrews-Gosnell--Shipman--Merrill--Ashworth-
all of these listed are Grandparents.
We are working to connect families together on F.A.G To make it an easy process for anyone in search of their family history. My purpose is to help.
F,A,G is the most helpful tool I have come across in doing research. I personally think it is better than D,N,A when a family member knows who is related. It can reach from State to State.
So if anyone knows where a mistake has been made please let us know. In the future I will not add family pictures to the memorial because they are being picked up by websites that want to use them for profit.
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MLPBailey
RE: Ann Saye
Thank you so much for your kind words! I do enjoy doing family research in depth...I'm not so interested in the numbers, but how well I can get to know my ancestors. And many of them have left us wonderful information about themselves, if we just dig deeply enough!
Again, thank you. We're probably distant cousins back somewhere, since we both have ancestors at Fair Forest!
Added by MLPBailey on Aug 28, 2015 8:42 PM
GBK
RE: Mary Higgins Riddle
Patrick,
Please contact me at my email account gbkinard@sc.rr.com.
Thanks,
Glenna
Added by GBK on Aug 24, 2015 3:36 PM
GBK
Mary Higgins Riddle
I am trying to figure out how to place Mary Higgins (m. John) in my Higgins line. Do you know her parents?
Thanks,
Glenna
Added by GBK on Aug 24, 2015 10:05 AM
Gary Farmer
Richard Simpson Wilson
Patrick,
I would like to pass on to Doris the name of the only child of Richard Simpson Wilson. Bertie Wilson Brewster came by the Anderson County Chapter of the Genealogical Society. I believe Doris may be interested in swapping information on the Wilson line. Bertie's Email address is brewsterbertie@yahoo.com. She is interested in the Picture that was posted of her father on Find-A-Grave.

Thank you for all you do,

Gary Farmer
Added by Gary Farmer on Aug 13, 2015 12:36 PM
sparks
RE: O'Shields
More than likely they did not reply to my messages or either refused corrections. I always request a bio or try to contact the person who created the memorial, since I am not able to do a bio if I did not create the memorial. I have seen so many mistakes.If I have not created the memorial, it is very difficult to add information to a bloodline family member if someone else has done it and is not a relative. Sorry.
Added by sparks on Jul 30, 2015 4:51 PM
Jeni
Sunie Eugenia O'Shields Jennings
I haven't heard back from you about the problem. It is easy to transfer a memorial from one cemetery to another. I checked, you just click on the Edit button next to the Burial, then mark the 1st choice for a cemetery burial, then type in the name West Oakwood & tell it to search, it will find the cemetery & that's it.

I like my photos of the plot, I can add them to your memorial after you change it if you wish. Let me know.

--Jeni
Added by Jeni on Jul 29, 2015 2:59 PM
Jeni
RE: Sunie Eugenia O'Shields Jennings
Not sure exactly what you wanted, I can transfer mine to you, or tell you how to transfer yours to West Oakwood. I like my photos, I put 3 showing the individual marker, the overall row of markers in front of the big family plot marker, & also the big family marker.

Let me know specifically what you want to do.

--Jeni

PS Text me at 864-357-2292 for quicker reply.
Added by Jeni on Jul 23, 2015 9:12 AM
Jeni
Sunie Eugenia O'Shields Jennings
I got your message about there being 2 memorials for your aunt. I checked yours and mine, and I realized why I didn't see yours; It's in the wrong cemetery.

This has happened before. There are 2 Oakwood Cemeteries there, one is the old Oakwood which is to the east of this area, the other where Sunie is has a different name & is separated by a road, it's called West Oakwood, but there is no sign. I have relatives in both, I did not know West Oakwood had a different name until my great-aunt told me in the 1980's. She said West Oakwood was opened after Oakwood, and it was reserved for the elite of Spartanburg.

What needs to be done is to make sure her memorial is switched over to West Oakwood where mine is & I will delete mine. Do you know how to change the cemetery for yours? Or I can turn mine over to you & you can keep all the photos I put on & add your biography & delete yours. You choose which way is best for you.

--Jeni
Added by Jeni on Jul 21, 2015 11:19 AM
Casey Bridges
RE: Paul O'Shields
Your Welcome
Added by Casey Bridges on Jun 28, 2015 12:01 PM
Wayne L. Osborne
RE: Henry K Osborne
Thank you for posting the additional information.
Best wishes to you and yours.
Wayne Osborne
Added by Wayne L. Osborne on May 13, 2015 2:17 PM
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