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Rose (#47158534)
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Bio Photo I have been researching family since 1983.This doesn't mean I am an expert but have hopefully learned something along the way. One thing I feel significant, is to research all the females and do about 2-3 generations on each sibling of yourfamily(from your direct line) You may also find more relatives this way, as families move together(or did earlier in time)

I love Find A Grave, I have found so many persons full birth and death dates.

My pet peeve is to find a memorial with a photo of the tombstone with full dates etc and the person who made the memorial only puts in year, or does record from a partial listing and has unknown for the dates ...when they are there on the tombstone.
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Linda Brown
RE: McGrady Cemetery, Lydia, John N. & William West
Hi Rose,
I have done some research, on RootsWeb, of the West family who are buried at the McGrady Cemetery in Scotland County, Missouri that you sent along some updates for.

The family trees that I found agreed with the birth date that you calculated for Lydia (Bruner) West, but multiple family trees disagreed with your birth date for John N. West. Just thought you might want to know so you can take a look at what I found. Also, through RootsWeb, I found other family members who are buried at the Downing City Cemetery and I created memorials for them and made the connections.

Another note about mistakes on gravestone: I applaud your optimism in thinking that there are no mistakes on gravestones, but there are mistakes on birth certificates, death certificates, gravestones, obituaries and everywhere else. Everybody is human and makes mistakes. A gravestone at the Slocum Cemetery in Knox County, Missouri reads as follows:

William C. son of
S. & L. M. Slocum
Nov. 1, 1888
Jan. 18, 1888

It appears that William died before he was born.

Thanks for all your good work on FindAGrave,
Added by Linda Brown on Nov 29, 2015 9:35 PM
Linda Brown
McGrady Cemetery, Lydia, John N. & William West
Hi Rose,
You have sent along a date of birth for Lydia, John N. & William West, who are buried in the McGrady Cemetery in Scotland County, MO, and I am wondering if you have evidence that those dates are correct or did you calculate those dates?

If they are calculated dates, I will want to indicate that in my memorials, and state that they are calculated and therefore may not be correct. The dates given for their deaths may actually be incorrect or the age given could be incorrect, so I do not calculate the date of birth when I create a memorial.

Please let me know, so I can add the note if the dates are calculated.

Also, a comment regarding your pet peeve about dates on tombstones not being included in the memorials. Do you look to see when the photo of the tombstone was added? Maybe it was added later and the person who added the photo did not send an update to the manager of the memorial to let them know the dates that are on the stone. Just wondering.

Thanks, Linda

Added by Linda Brown on Nov 20, 2015 11:45 PM
KJ Heald
RE: Carlan Stipe & Chattie Stipe
Would you like me to transfer Carlan Stipe to you? I'd love to do that. Just let me know.
His F.A.B. number: 44257522

Added by KJ Heald on Nov 09, 2015 1:46 PM
KJ Heald
Carlan Stipe & Chattie Stipe
A Jim Bowen send this info ( to me) on Chattie, Carlan's wife. I thought you might want to add it to her memorial.


Chattie Marie Stipe, a homemaker who lived on the Mendocino Coast 46 years, died Sunday after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. She was 84.

Stipe was a native of Mena, Ark., where she was raised and educated. She moved to Sonora in 1945 and then to Westport on the Mendocino County coast in 1952. In 1980 she moved to Fort Bragg, where she lived until her death.

Stipe was married to logger Carlan Stipe, who died in 1979. They had three children, and Stipe spent her life as a homemaker, according to daughter Carol Stipe of Fort Bragg.

''She was an excellent seamstress,'' Carol Stipe said. ''She made most of our clothes, and she could upholster furniture. She could look at a dress in a Sears or Ward catalog and make it. She could make her own patterns.''

Chattie Stipe also enjoyed yard work and cooking, Carol Stipe said.

In addition to her daughter Carol, Stipe is survived by her daughter Carlene Garrison of Sutter Creek; son Jim Stipe of Westport; brother George Egger of Jackson; sisters Helen Towsley of Jackson and Ines and Rena, both of Arkansas; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be today at 2 p.m. at Daneri Chapel in Jackson. Burial will follow at Jackson Cemetery, where Stipe's husband Carlan is buried. Services are being arranged by Chapel By The Sea, Haverfield, Fairlee & Blair in Fort Bragg.
Press Democrat, The (Santa Rosa, CA) - Friday, December 18, 1998

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Added by KJ Heald on Nov 08, 2015 10:02 PM
Brad Whitney
RE: Patterson photos
You're very welcome, I'm glad I could help!
Added by Brad Whitney on Sep 11, 2015 11:42 AM
Sharon Mohrmann
Hi Rose,
My name is Sharon Mohrmann and my husbands mother was Elba Utsey Mohrmann 5244050. He was 10 years old when she died. We had no knowledge of a brother. Do you have any other information on the family?
Added by Sharon Mohrmann on Aug 25, 2015 8:33 PM
Ray Yellott
RE: 14521265 memorial of Joseph B Duke
someone requested pics of Duke's best I remember posted with note it was just extras if someone was looking for Duke's in Panola county.
Added by Ray Yellott on Aug 23, 2015 4:17 PM
RE: Mary Kinchen Butler
Please do. I, like you, think that pictures should be shared. Thanks
Added by Patricia on Aug 03, 2015 3:57 PM
Irene Hopper
RE: Hopper Family History Research
Can you send me a pedigree chart for Tabitha Ann? Thanks in advance. I have no one passed her.
Added by Irene Hopper on Aug 01, 2015 11:07 AM
Irene Hopper
RE: Hopper Family History Research
Can you send me a pedigree chart for Tabitha Ann? Thanks in advance. I have no one passed her.
Added by Irene Hopper on Aug 01, 2015 10:56 AM
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