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Sheila White Hughes (#47145789)
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Bio Photo I live in Tucson, AZ, which is very far away from my area of interest...mostly Carroll County, IL. I've been working on my family history only since 2009. I picked it up where my late brother left off. He started it ages ago when there were no computers to rely on. Everyone he found was through old family records, interviews, libraries, and cemeteries. He would buy headstones for family members who were buried in Potter's fields or who had only a rudimentary marker. The surnames I'm most closely associated with are White, Woodruff, Rahn, and Miller, all in Illinois but in various counties: Schuyler, Knox, Carroll. My info on the Whites and Woodruffs is sketchy, so I'd really like to find more about them, starting with their graves. My Dad passed away when I was 12 years old, so I never got to ask the questions about his family that have arisen since I began working on genealogy.

I am not in a position, unfortunately, to be able to be a photo volunteer--at least not yet--but my gratitude for these selfless folks is immeasurable. You perform such an invaluable service for this site and your hard work is much appreciated.

***I would also like to thank the caring people who post flowers on my family's memorials. It brings tears to my eyes when I find that someone has visited a member of my family on their birthday or angel day...or anytime. It is so touching and always tugs at my heart strings when I come across these tokens. If I can't thank each of you individually, I at least want you to know how much I appreciate your thoughtfulness.***

My precious puppy Stewart, 4/29/2003 - 1/10/2014

4/16/2015: Today is a very sad day for my son and his girlfriend who lost their precious, beautiful Maeve. She had a wonderful life and was loved very much. She was very special. I fell in love with her the moment I met her.

My thanks to D. Frederick Birely on this site for teaching me how to link family members on my bio page!

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Janet Wiersema
RE: Duplicates
Thanks Sheila. I understand that you are not the creator of the page and I appreciate your assistance in removing the duplicates. I am just trying to get it as accurate as possible for those that might be looking.
Have a wonderful day!

Janet
Added by Janet Wiersema on Sep 17, 2016 2:03 PM
Vickie Smejkal
RE: Earl White
You are very welcome.
Added by Vickie Smejkal on Sep 13, 2016 1:23 PM
Vickie Smejkal
RE: Earl White
If you get a chance to get with the folks at the Denver Public Library (Central Branch), speak with James Jeffries, the resident genealogist. I'm sure he will point you to the digitized files of photos of old Denver. 720-865-1821 (I believe James is off on Mondays).
I think they may be on line too. Try this: (Scroll down to the 'Denver Neighorhoods') http://digital.denverlibrary.org/cdm/buildings/#neigh

Or this: https://history.denverlibrary.org/photos

:-)

Vickie
Added by Vickie Smejkal on Sep 09, 2016 3:27 PM
Vickie Smejkal
RE: Earl White
You are most welcome Sheila.

I'm still working on this project, so from time to time when something new pops up,..I enjoy adding it and sharing with those who are related. :-)

Vickie
Added by Vickie Smejkal on Sep 05, 2016 2:07 PM
Valenciaღ Asiaღ Angel of Mine💕
Heartfelt Thank You Sheila,


Your visit and remembrance of our daughter, Valencia's Angelversary is deeply appreciated. Blessings to you always


Love, Yo

Added by Valenciaღ Asiaư... on Aug 14, 2016 6:00 PM
Phillip White
RE: Grace L Weidman Hartman (#40447775)
Thanks again, Sheila. I had to re-read the obit again to see what you were saying. It pays to persevere!
Added by Phillip White on Aug 14, 2016 11:20 AM
Valenciaღ Asiaღ Angel of Mine💕
💕 💕 💕 💕

Tearfully read your message, will respond soon

God Bless you dear friend

{{{HUGS}}} Yo


Added by Valenciaღ Asiaư... on Aug 10, 2016 1:32 PM
Phillip White
RE: Grace L Weidman Hartman (#40447775)
Thanks! I'll look at this again when I have time.
Added by Phillip White on Aug 10, 2016 8:40 AM
Valenciaღ Asiaღ Angel of Mine💕
Hello Sheila,


Can't thank you enough for your continued visits to many memorials, so kind and thoughtful of you. Have a pleasant evening and blessings to you always

Take care, Valencia's mom ..... Yo



Added by Valenciaღ Asiaư... on Aug 09, 2016 7:23 PM
Paula Zimmerman
RE: Emma Long
They have updated it since then,so my question was answered.Thank you.
Added by Paula Zimmerman on Jul 18, 2016 8:14 PM
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