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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

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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Kathy N
On His Angel Day
Sorry I meant on His Angel Day.
Added by Kathy N on Feb 22, 2015 10:25 AM
Kathy N
Mr Ray White
Hi Sheila,
You are welcome, it was my pleasure to honor your Father for his Birthday.
God bless,
Added by Kathy N on Feb 22, 2015 10:20 AM
Esther Kinder
RE: Ray White
You are so very welcome. It was my honor
Added by Esther Kinder on Feb 20, 2015 2:21 PM
Kris Gilbert
RE: Arthur, Anna & Hilda Flowers
Don't tell anybody, but I'm off this week. Taking some time to get caught up with the edits!
Added by Kris Gilbert on Feb 05, 2015 1:48 PM
Randall Chandler Stroot
Lawrence Stroot
Thankyou for the birthday flower for my brother
Added by Randall Chandler Stroot on Feb 03, 2015 8:56 PM
Walter S Yarwood
I do not post obits for two main reasons. One, they often contain names of living persons who might not want their name posted; and, two, obituaries are copyrighted material and it is a copyright infringement to post them without publisher permission. Having said that, I have posted the obit with names of his sons deleted.
Added by BobH on Dec 11, 2014 10:03 AM
RE: Daniel Flanders # 104229091
So sorry, you're right. I went back and looked, and your info. was right. Take care to have a great day!!! Lavender
Added by lavender on Dec 10, 2014 3:50 PM
Esther Kinder
RE: Beatrice Rahn White
You are so very welcome Sheila. It is an honor for me to leave flowers on our loved ones gone before us.
Added by Esther Kinder on Dec 09, 2014 8:56 AM
Daniel Flanders # 104229091
Good morning, I'll go back and see if I can figure out where I came up w/ the info. Thankyou, Lavender
Added by lavender on Dec 08, 2014 12:19 PM
Project Next Generation@ Beardstown Houston Memori
RE: Leona Easton
So glad you like the photo we took! The area of the cemetery she is buried in is very shady with several old trees. Thanks for allowing us to use this grave to learn about local history.
Added by Project Next Generation@ ... on Nov 10, 2014 9:59 AM
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