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Cheri Branca (#47128185)
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Bio Photo I've been doing genealogy since 1988. I love walking through cemeteries, imagining the lives of the people I pass.
Most of the pages I post are for people to whom I am not related. (the ones I am connected to usually have a photo of the person added). These "extra" people are ones from local (and not so local) cemeteries that my husband & I photograph their stones and I enter them on FAG, trying to link as many as I can so the families are brought back together after all this time. I do lots of research to accomplish this and I hope I add correct information. I love to connect these people and I'm always thrilled when something comes together, either through the census, obits, marriage records, a family genealogy, Rootsweb entries, or even "social" news in an old newspaper. I hope I find "homes" with descendants for all these people. Please ask for a transfer if you are related.
If you find someone you are related to and would like to take over their page, please request a transfer through the EDIT option, on the particular individual's page. Select "Suggest" and type in your request, which will then send me an email that will be linked to the person.
as an added comment--I always try to guessimate a person's birth year, based on age at death, so it obviously is not always correct. I just feel that a person searching for an ancestor will be less confused with an estimated birth year, rather than having to paw through other entries with no year listed at all.
[I was given/manage over 600 pages that I did not originate. If you subtract the two numbers above you will realize that the number of pages I have transferred would need 600+ at this point, over 1200 have been given to descendants]
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Ron Hanley
Hi Cheri, Thank you for catching this error I posted. I have corrected it according to the 1900 census give date. Many thanks! Ron
Added by Ron Hanley on Sep 21, 2016 9:54 AM

Thank you for the transfer!
Added by AW on Sep 18, 2016 11:35 AM
Petoskey History 1852-2002
Lucinda Trask
Dear Cheri, How wonderful of you to add the new obituary and grave stone belonging to Lucinda. We struggled to put the pieces together––you confirmed what we suspected but could not prove, that even though Lucinda had a burial site at Greenwood in Petoskey, that she was actually buried elsewhere. We plan to use this information to round out the memorial for her brother, Lambert, and nephew Homer Trask, and future generations of those related to Homer and his wife, Jean Hastings Trask. We are so delighted with this little gem you have provided. The Hasting and Trask families were such a big part of Petoskey's early history, as was their hotels on Crooked Lake: The Hastings Hotel and the Conway Inn (This Ole House–today known as the Inland House Condominium Association. Thanks again! Punky
Added by Petoskey History 1852-200... on Aug 31, 2016 10:52 PM
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Hi, Thelma is a relative of mine if you'd like to transfer this.
Thank you,
Added by TaliasBa on Aug 30, 2016 1:55 PM
Diana Coughlin
James Byron North
Hi Cheri,
James Byron North did have another brother named Elisha as mentioned in his obituary. I have been researching my family history (North.) How do I go about getting it added his page?
Thank you!
Added by Diana Coughlin on Aug 30, 2016 1:02 PM
RE: auto-edits explanation
Yes, I remember you described this to me earlier but I didn't remember what it was called. I'm excited about your pics for Boughton Hill Cemetery because I have a number of burials there for my project. Nice going!
Added by Lochsa on Aug 15, 2016 8:08 AM
Cheri, I decided it would be more prudent to just delete Elevina's birth date. Also, I don't know what you mean by "auto-edit for her location." I am strictly an amateur at this! ~Karen
Added by Lochsa on Aug 15, 2016 6:39 AM
Thanks Cheri, for the Beegle transfer. Much appreciated.
Added by bluebelles on Aug 12, 2016 6:06 AM
Terrance Fessner
Lois Helen Powell Green 1888-1975

I worked for Lois's son Al Green when I was a teenager (12-16)at the cider mill.

Lois (I called her Grandma) always cooked Sunday dinner for me and I would help her clean up and wash the dishes. She was my "adopted Grandma"!!

I am sorry to see she has no marker for her grave.

Can you point me the right direction where I could remedy this situation (buy a marker for her)?

She wrote me wonderful letters while I was in the Navy (1974-1982). It was a hard letter to read when Mom informed she had passed away in 1975.

Thanks for what you do - it is truly amazing.

Terry Fessner
Bremerton, Washington
360-471-8847 (cell)
Added by Terrance Fessner on Aug 06, 2016 12:19 PM
You can transfer 147546114 Frank Cummings to me if you like. This is my husband's family and I'm researching it. Thanks.
Added by Lamplighter on Jul 30, 2016 5:35 PM
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