|Laura Hawkins (#47117409)|
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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 transfers of memorials to myself will not be deleted and replaced. That is rude and unseemly to the hard work of the original creator.
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.
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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|George & Peggy Stumpf||RE: velma Herber|
Yes, we did get a photo of the plot. I'll get that loaded into her memorial today. You'll see 2 stones on both sides of the photo. Her plot will be between them.
|George & Peggy Stumpf||RE: Herber|
We're still working on Velma. We've located the area her plot is in, there's a possibility her grave is unmarked. We'll let you know.
I have so many family members that are buried too far away for me to visit. I appreciate the aid others have given to me.
I am more than happy to pay this forward!
Thank you for the kind words!
Added by Diane on Jul 20, 2016 2:32 PM
Hi Laura, I didn't do a very good job cleaning up Evelyn Schoonover's stone as I didn't realize from the request for Marcella Schoonover Malone on my Find A Grave printount that they were one in the same!! Would you be willing to submit another photo request for her, and that will trigger me to take care of it next time I am up that way? It's 160 miles from my home, but I appear to be one of very few who fulfill photo requests for this cemetery.
Added by Bitsybee on Jul 16, 2016 6:25 PM
|Bitsybee||Miland Edward Schoonover|
Hi Laura, I checked for a marker yesterday for 'Edward Schoonover' in the Maple Hill Cemetery Hibbing, MN. The cemetery has him listed as 'Edward Schoonover' buried in Plot 2-352-4. There is no marker for him. I did find a marker for an Evelyn and an Edson b1865-d1928 Schoonover. Evelyn's stone reads Mother Evelyn Schoonover. I didn't record her dates unfortunately, but I have photos of both of those stones if you would like.
Added by Bitsybee on Jul 16, 2016 11:33 AM
Next time I get to Austin I am planning to try for a better photo. The sun was so reflective that day, then my batteries died! But for now, there it is.
Merry Christmas. God Bless You.
Added by suecal on Dec 15, 2015 5:16 PM
|Paul Everitt||RE: Alfred Johnson|
You are very welcome. Glad to help.
You're welcome. Glad to be able to help get photos out there for everyone.
|GenealogyAddict||RE: Louisa Wohlers Roper|
I am similarly related to her. If you have some updates you would like me to make to her memorial, please send them via the edit function and I'd be happy to make them. Thanks!
|GenealogyAddict||RE: Harvey & Louisa Wohlers Roper|
Hi Laura - I'd be happy to transfer the memorials to you if you would please provide your relationship. Thanks!
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