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Sheila White Hughes (#47145789)
 member for 4 years, 9 months, 23 days
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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.

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. 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

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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Thank you for your visits/flowers to my Jinsi & Tiger. I am so sorry about the loss of your Stewie. I know they are all playing together now.
Added by LdyBugღ on Apr 14, 2014 2:13 PM
D.Frederick Birely
your welcome...SALTS
Added by D.Frederick Birely on Feb 05, 2014 4:09 PM
kathy barnett
RE: Stewart
Happy Valentine's Day Greetings to you, your family & your furry babies:)
Added by kathy barnett on Feb 03, 2014 12:51 AM
kathy barnett
RE: Stewart are welcome....Kathy
Added by kathy barnett on Feb 02, 2014 11:34 PM
D.Frederick Birely
RE: Orpha (Carbaugh) Helsinger
SALTS = Smiles A Little Than Stops its more appropriate than LOL
Added by D.Frederick Birely on Feb 02, 2014 10:09 AM
D.Frederick Birely
RE: Orpha (Carbaugh) Helsinger
no need to message me every time you do something to one of the memorials that I have transferred to you, you would be messaging me all the time if that were the case ..SALTS

they are yours to manage and care for. Im sure i will see most them in researching these cemeteries eventually anyway.

there will probably be allot more memorials transferred to you :)

thought you were suppose to go to bed ?

Added by D.Frederick Birely on Feb 02, 2014 8:50 AM
Allison Ford
RE: Thank you
Thankyou so much Sheila. You're words are both a source of comfort and inspiration to me. Your puppy was adorable. I'm sorry you lost him so young. The black cat, with the green eyes is Precious. That's a true story. She is curled up on me sleeping as we speak. She'll be 5, this April. I don't know if I wrote, but I was highly allergic to cats. Not her. Not 1 sneeze!
Alex was amazing, I've never met anyone like him before or since. I wish you'd met him, it was the most effortless working relationship I ever had. Bless you, Allison
Added by Allison Ford on Jan 29, 2014 11:12 PM
RE: Gilbert
Thank you for asking about Gilbert. He came around today and I checked his wound. It's healing very nicely and hope he stays out of any type of fight. It's very hard to keep him inside since he's a wild cat and prefers the outdoors. I've been feeding him for almost 4 yrs and feel a connection with him.

Added by Joyce on Jan 29, 2014 8:06 PM
D.Frederick Birely
RE: Amelia (Sack) Spealman
well she wasnt really lost...i took that photo in 2011 i started raining while i was there,,,you would be surprised how many times i get caught in a cemetery and a storm pops ....thats why the stone has wet spots it just started raining lol
Added by D.Frederick Birely on Jan 28, 2014 10:45 PM
RE: Gilbert
I will Thank you!
Added by Joyce on Jan 23, 2014 8:10 PM
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