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Pat LaCroix (#47053110)
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Bio Photo I accidentally came upon the Find A Grave website! I was amazed at how much new direction it has provided me with on my genealogy search. I started my genealogy research about 30 years ago just as a hobby, but it now has become more of a 2nd occupation for me. I love being able to help people with their research and at the same time it helps me with mine. I have been adding my family members info to FindAGrave in the hope that their story will endure. I try to ensure that the memorials I add are correct! That is one of my pet peeves! I want my memorials to be more than merely a beginning date and an end date in someone's life! I want to paint a broader picture of that person. Since this is a living memorial, I want it to be just that! To show that the person did live, have a family, etc. So, I try to only add a memorial once all the facts have been verified as accurate and when I have a short bio of the person. Sometimes, there is nothing more than a birth date and death date and that is all. If I make a mistake on a memorial, please contact me so that I can edit it and make it correct! I appreciate any and all help in this journey of mine. The people I enter on FindAGrave ARE my family members! I take good care of them, but if anyone has more info on my memorials, I welcome the addition of information. Just send a message on the SAC (Suggest A Correction) for their memorial.
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George
RE: Henry Besse - husband of Keturah Besse
Minerva Besse Stinson
Added by George on Apr 07, 2016 5:25 PM
George
RE: Henry Besse - husband of Keturah Besse
Her daughter was buried right beside her. I'll try to get back there sometime. There are a lo of broken tombstones laying on the ground. It's a hard cemetery to walk because it has some many holes where the ground is caving in. It probably has old coal mines under the cemetery.
Added by George on Apr 06, 2016 5:58 PM
Lea Nall-Williams
Thank you for your recording
Thank you for your wonderful Find A Grave recording. It has been very helpful in my research. Many Blessing for all you have done Lea
Added by Lea Nall-Williams on Mar 28, 2016 8:51 AM
Barb J "John 3:16"
RE: Una (Jones) Forrest FAG # 93647109
I'm sorry, but Una is not one of my entries, however it looks like it has been corrected.
Added by Barb J "John 3:16" on Mar 16, 2016 3:31 PM
Orlena
RE: Dennis Moran FAG# 23682751

Pat,

You are very welcome to add William Dennis information on his memorial.

I almost always try to get them added to their memorial, but even though I send them, they don't always get added.

In this case the reason it may also be there is because, so far, I don't have any information on Dennis himself.

I could pick and choose and add scraps, but for me, this works, and anyone interested has it, without following links.

I could have added his daughter Thelma Moran Hamilton (1910 - 2010) also, but I didn't. ;-)

Orlena

~*~
Added by Orlena on Mar 15, 2016 6:26 PM
Christopher Donald Conger
Katurah Hanna Gentry Besse
Hi Pat,
Thanks for the message, and nice to know we're related. I know of at least three different ways to spell our ancestor's first name... what a shame! I recognized the spelling you wrote as Keturah. Another variant has the "t" "u" flipped.
I'm sure since Katurah was not a common name, its spelling must have been difficult for many, including descendants! Thanks for responding to my message, and glad to know her memorial is in good hands with family.
Distantly related,
Christopher Donald Conger
Added by Christopher Donald Conger on Mar 15, 2016 12:43 PM
Dave Davisson
RE: Drusilla Van Sickle Besse FAG # 84763259
Not sure what this means, would you please review and explain? I checked the memorial you gave by both name and numebr and I see no duplicates or errors.
Added by Dave Davisson on Nov 17, 2015 8:13 AM
Mary Runyon- Hanshew
Thomas McGinn
Pat, thank you so much for the info on Thomas's burial site.
If you would like a transfer of Anna's memorial, I would be glad to do so, as I am not related. Let me know.
Added by Mary Runyon- Hanshew on Oct 31, 2015 12:06 PM
Sue D
RE: Walter Probasco grave pic
You are welcome. Happy to do it.
Added by Sue D on Oct 29, 2015 8:31 AM
Sharon Matlock
RE: Alma L. (Jenne) Weeks
Pat, I didn't see a marker near Alma, but I am still working on that section so it may come up. It may be unmarked. There are quite a few of those at Lakewood.
Added by Sharon Matlock on Oct 06, 2015 8:07 PM
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