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Laura Hawkins (#47117409)
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Bio Photo I got seriously involved in my geneology when my father passed in March 2009. I am still a newbee to all of this but I am trying hard and making many new friends traversing the many avenues of research.

I have many, many ancestors in Mower, Goodhue, and Olmsted Co, Minnesota; & Charleston Co, S.C. As well as the states of Iowa, Ohio, Pennsylvania & Massachusetts but the going is very slow.

Living in Southern California I have to rely on others for much of my information for which I am eternally greatful.

Surnames : Gee, Rupe, Shaw, Leason, Eggleston, Kraft, Wohlers, Hawkins, Fallon, Ryan, Cunningham.

Any photo taken and posted by myself is free to use. No need to ask for permission to reuse nor is acknowledgment required in it's reuse. Once anything hits the internet it is out in the world much like our journey thru life and it is just as hard to control. So feel free to enhance your family trees and records with what I have.

Dear Ancestor
Your tombstone stands among the rest;
Neglected and alone
The name and date are chiseled out
On polished, marbled stone.
It reaches out to all who care
It is too late to mourn.
You did not know that I exist
You died and I was born.
Yet each of us are cells of you
In flesh, in blood, in bone.
Our blood contracts and beats a pulse
Entirely not our own.
Dear Ancestor, the place you filled
So many years ago
Spreads out among the ones you left
Who would have loved you so.
I wonder if you lived and loved,
I wonder if you knew
That someday I would find this spot,
And come to visit you.

Poem used courtesy of Brenda S., FAG #46991033
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Messages left for Laura Hawkins (140)[Leave Message]
Ed M
RE: Hilda & Marvin Asper
My pleasure!
Added by Ed M on Nov 10, 2014 11:03 PM
Lleeah
RE: Reno Leininger
You're very welcome, Laura. It's my honor to take photos in this cemetery.
Added by Lleeah on Nov 07, 2014 3:56 PM
Michael Feeney
RE: Lindgren
Glad I could help
Mike
Added by Michael Feeney on Nov 06, 2014 6:06 PM
Grandmaeceb
RE: Lomgstreth
You are very welcome! :)
Added by Grandmaeceb on Nov 01, 2014 6:24 PM
Dee Green
RE: Gary Arlington
You're very welcome!
Added by Dee Green on Oct 19, 2014 5:00 AM
Lora Carter
RE: Polizos
Thank you for replying, I appreciate the response..
Added by Lora Carter on Oct 06, 2014 5:27 PM
MissT
RE: Stephen Longstreth
You're very welcome. ;)
Added by MissT on Oct 05, 2014 12:05 AM
Brenda S.
Poem
Yes, please feel free to use it too. I love the message it shares. Have a great day!
Added by Brenda S. on Oct 04, 2014 5:42 PM
InMemory
RE: Your Poem
I loved the poem so much when I read it also. I read it on the profile of Brenda S. (#46991033) and had to ask her if I could post it on mine. Send Brenda a message ... I'm sure she would be happy to share.

Thanks for asking me as I put "Courtsey of Brenda S. (#46991033)" after the poem on my profile now. It took me a bit to find who I got it from :)
Added by InMemory on Oct 04, 2014 12:53 PM
BrideyLight
RE: Aleta Pennock Myers
Dear Laura: One last detail I forgot to mention -- yesterday when I met with Don in the cemetery office, he showed me the actual original large format, handwritten map, with "Aleta Myers" written in the plot where she is interred, so there is no doubt in my mind that she is there in that unmarked grave in Block 1 at Sunset Memorial Park. ~ Bridey
Added by BrideyLight on Sep 10, 2014 8:24 PM
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