|Larry & Nancy Brooks (#47160903)|
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|We are both members of the Topeka Genealogical Society in Topeka, KS and enjoy researching our family's history.|
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|Cheryl White||Leonard Porter, 121601437|
Just letting you know I have updated Leonard's page and linked him to his wife and mother.
I'll have to do a little digging on Ancestry to find his father.
|Becky Garretson Perigo||RE: Josiah Penrose Garretson|
I have many photos on my iPad but need to speak with my dad and make sure that I give you the right names with them. I'd also like to send you the transcription of Josiah's diary, he talks about his brother Ben being shot in the head and making arrangements for him. Ben was originally in a hospital in the DC area but Josiah had him transferred to the hospital in Philadelphia where Josiah recovered from his illness. Over the winter we traveled to Petersburg where Ben was shot and have photos of the monument for his Unit. My dad has so much amazing info and I just work to fill in the blanks.
Is the email listed on your Find A Grave account correct? I'll make sure to email everything there.
|Laura Moore||Ruth Lutes|
Good day. Would you please add the following data to Mrs. Lutes Find A Grave memorial? It is Mr. Lutes wishes that this information be added to her record.
Full name: Ruth Margaret Biggerstaff
Born: 12 Aug 1918 Caldwell, Sumner Co., Kansas
Died: 14 May 1997 Topeka, Shawnee Co., Kansas
Obituary to follow - I just don't know how to attach a photo to messages in Find A Grave yet.
Thank you for your assistance, time and willingness to volunteer to record such priceless information and pieces of our lives.
Respectfully, Laura L Moore - Friend of Mr.Lutes.
Reference - Ruth Lutes is located in Penwell-Gabel Cemetery and Mausoleum Plot: A-Acacia Lawn, Lot 317, sp 1A
|Becky Garretson Perigo||Josiah Penrose Garretson|
I stumble across your name often and know we're cousins but am trying to decide how. Josiah is my GG Grandfather. Then I come down through his son Charles, Charles' son Clint, and then my dad Charles. I want to guess your line came through Nate & Nellie or George. How are we related? My dad grew up in Ferndale and his dad Clint grew up in Johnstown. Im still in Somerset County. Dad has many old photos and I may be able to send copies of what we have.
|Luella Hinrichsen||Your Edits|
Hi Larry & Nancy, Thanks for sending the edits, always happy when more can be added & is so simple now. You can send obits to Suggest A Correction if you have them. :) Luella
|Thomas Gartner||John Allen|
Thank you for posting the info on John Allen (1823-1912)in Lynn Creek Cemetery. He was my great-great-grandfather (pretty sure this is the right John Allen.) I see that the headstone is in an Allen family plot and just says "Father." I was curious to know if there is a stone in the plot for "Mother"... that would be his wife, Elizabeth (Kirk)Allen, who died in 1911, and whose grave I have not been able to locate.
|Karen L.(Gregory) Largent||RE: Alonzo Hancock|
Nancy, No Alonzo was a man, but his stone sure looks like it says Alonza. It's so strange.
Could it have been a mistake?
Those wild and crazy Quakers. LOL!
I'll have to ask my uncle about it. He is having
his Hancock genealogy book printed right now.
He'll probably know.
Thanks for the transfer, I'll let you know what i
|Sue||Charles W. Walker|
Thank you so much for the article & the correct dates. I so appreciate your patience in this endeavor. You don't happen to have his wife, Ollie's obituary, do you? Or his son, Jack Junior Walker. Jack was my brother in law, but I didn't do Find A Grave at that time..
If you don't, it's all good. I'll figure something out. :)
Added by Sue on Sep 28, 2015 12:46 PM
|Ann Jarmer||Harvey Benham|
I am looking for family of Henry Benham (one of the memorials you manage. My Great Grandfather and Henry were best friends as teenagers and I have a picture of the both of them together. Just thought I would let you know in case a family member contacts you.
|William Ross||I'm a cousin...|
My dad was John W Ross. I think I may have
met you one time when I was a kid, Nancy. Just wanted to say thank you for keeping our family history alive.
The Turkey Farm is now closed. A Sad day, but life must always go on.
I love all the photos you have posted. I'm amazed at the strong line of genetics that have run through our family. I remeber your mother quite fondly...what a character she was!!
Feel free to contact me via e-mail or phone. 646-761-5052
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