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Smilydino (#47098476)
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Bio Photo I've been into genealogy for some 50 years and have never lost interest in helping myself and others find their roots. I find it a huge mystery game with many surprising discoveries.

PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE... WHEN SENDING ME A MESSAGE ABOUT A SPECIFIC INDIVIDUAL, KINDLY INCLUDE THE MEMORIAL NUMBER. I OVERSEE TOO MANY MEMORIALS FOR THIS OLD MIND TO REMEMBER. THANKS.

TRANSFER REQUESTS: Please request if you are really a relative and will do something constructive with the memorial. If you are just a close friend, etc., the same goes for you. I will never refuse a request for valid reasons.

CORRECTIONS: additions, & family links when asked but no promises if you just send me an email instead of using the edit link. Use the Edit tab at the top right of memorial, then the Suggest A Correction option. Now we have the auto edit request and permission ability so that makes it easier. You can upload your pictures directly to the memorials, but PLEASE take pride on what you enter. Photos should be carefully composed and submitted with the highest resolution that FAG will accept.

I believe everyone prefers a typed Bio to be entered through the Bio button on the memorial page. If at all possible please transcribe the newspaper Bio and send it through the Edit button rather than attaching a photo of said Bio. I will gladly enter it in the proper location on the memorial.

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Dottie Meadows
Myrtle Jean McDowell Simmons
Hello,
Would you mind to transfer Myrtle McDowell Simmons, memorial# 73990822 to me to maintain so I may add some of our family information? Many thanks. Myrtle is a relative to me.
Dottie member# 47025565
Added by Dottie Meadows on Feb 08, 2016 7:23 PM
Sunny
RE: Fell photos
You are more than welcome to crop them and add them to individual memorials.
Added by Sunny on Feb 05, 2016 7:51 PM
Keith McDonald
Sarah Fouty
thanks for taking the time to track down status on her grave marking...
Added by Keith McDonald on Jan 29, 2016 6:38 PM
Jean
Malvina Fell 152205314
I have searched the Mount Vernon cemetery for a headstone for Malvina, and there isn't one. I did, however, find another listing for Melvina Q. Fell, buried in Grand View cemetery in Anacortes, Wa. While there isn't a photo of her headstone on that memorial either, I do believe Grand View is the correct cemetery, as they have a plot listed for her as well. The memorial for Grand View cemetery is # 154410808.
Added by Jean on Jan 28, 2016 2:28 AM
KD Burleson
Emerson Edit
Thank you for the Comer Emerson birth date edit. It was a simple typo error that I failed to notice. Again, thanks for spotting it and letting me know.
Added by KD Burleson on Jan 27, 2016 9:58 AM
Dona Horine
RE: photo request for Edwin Brock in Salem Pioneer
I recently posted a photo of the plot at Salem Pioneer Cemetery
Added by Dona Horine on Jan 20, 2016 8:28 PM
Patricia Max
RE: Jesse Rubottom
The last I found on Jesse was that he enlisted Sep 5, 1861 Company B, Iowa 11th Infantry Regiment and mustered out on 30 Jul 1863. Their daughter Lillian was born in 1861. Emma's first child by Samuel Woodward was born in 1867 so I believe she and Samuel were married by 1866 at the latest. I'm going to continue searching the Quaker files to see if I can find any information about him. All but one of the Rubottom burials that I've found in Iowa were in either Hardin or Warren County. He might have been injured, mustered out, and died. If so he could have been disowned.
Added by Patricia Max on Jan 09, 2016 3:33 PM
Pamela Hall Forney
RE: Forney Photo on Memorial 56994931
We currently live in Tennessee. We are natives of California. My husband Merv was born in Colusa. We lived in the Sacramento area for 8 years, so I did a lot of research in the Colusa library and courthouse. I also spent lots of time at the cemeteries. The California State Library was a wealth of information too. I was able to comb through all of the old newspapers.
Added by Pamela Hall Forney on Jan 08, 2016 3:49 PM
With Love, Caprice
Emma Smith
Hello, you asked me to add death index information for Emma, I did add it but then realized that you may want me to transfer her memorial to your care, I would be glad to transfer her if you would like. Please let me know.
Thank you.
Caprice

Added by With Love, Caprice on Jan 08, 2016 2:07 PM
Patricia Edmonds
Hans Bohren
I have found and photographed a marker for this grave. Robert Bird cemetery ... Find A Grave # 5533749.
Added by Patricia Edmonds on Jan 07, 2016 9:15 PM
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