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Lois (#47185164)
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Edmund Burke said "People will not look forward to posterity, who never look back to their ancestors." I do believe that is true and have been dabbling in genealogy research on my husband's and my families for about 40 years plus I have a library science background. Between the two and the love of solving puzzles, I love research of any kind. When I found this site I was excited because it is easy to use, has a wealth of information on ancestral burials, plus it's free! I love this site and am on it every day searching or adding information. I will keep working and seeking more information to help our family trees along, plus help others as I can.
Thanks for this wonderful website!

P.S. Please use the "Edit" button to add obituaries, biographies, etc. I will gladly add them!
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Old Country Roots
Caroline Schmidt
Hi Lois,

Info has been added to Caroline's memorial.

Added by Old Country Roots on May 16, 2015 12:09 PM
Charles Hubbartt
Thank you for adding the information.
Added by CMR on Apr 21, 2015 8:56 PM
Not so Irish
Howards & edits
Thanks for doing all those edits. I tend to do massive edits on a family all at once. So I so appreciate all you do. Thanks again ....Gail
Added by Not so Irish on Mar 21, 2015 6:18 AM
S. W.
find a grave - Oscar Ura Cooper
Thanks so much for linking Oscar with his wife and correcting his name! You were so quick too! I really appreciate it. God Bless you for all your hard work!
Added by S. W. on Mar 07, 2015 5:50 PM
Glenda Barry
Adolphina Gibis
Hi Lois,

Thanks for sending the info, I have added it and given you credit. Let me know if you want any of the family transferred over to you.

Have a nice weekend!

Added by Glenda Barry on Mar 07, 2015 12:17 PM
Dan Stone
RE: Murphy, Nancy
Hi Lois,

Thanks for updating Nancy's memorial. If you wanted to add links to her parents, her father is Find A Grave Memorial# 92669277 and her mother is Find A Grave Memorial# 92669274. Michael G(ilbert) Murphy (Find A Grave Memorial# 92669272) is another one of their children.

Something else I noticed is that there are several Murphy entries in Bethel Cemetery that look to have had a slight problem when you imported them to Find A Grave (such as Nancy's mother, and brother, Michael). The last name has a comma attached (Murphy,). Not a big deal, but probably worth correcting at some point.

Lastly, as with Nancy, death index entries and or death certificates for Nancy's parents and brother can be found at the West Virginia Archives site (, if you wish to add them and/or check the dates. I noticed Nancy's parents both have different death dates than what is currently on their memorials.

Hope this is helpful. Keep up the great work you are doing in getting memorials added!

Best regards,

Added by Dan Stone on Feb 28, 2015 11:33 AM
Dominic & Katerina
You did a beautiful job on redoing Dominic and Katerina. I am glad it is all under your name now. You have been a great care taker of our family.

I will never understand what his problem was.

Thank you so much for being so gracious in this situation.

later Cuz, Faye
Added by Faye on Feb 27, 2015 10:58 PM
Janet LaMotte
Walter Negus
Obit added. Thank you for your help.
Added by Janet LaMotte on Feb 26, 2015 6:42 AM
Find A Grave Memorial# 104263176
Hi -- Do you have information on this persons military record? Ann Gardner says there is no 5th ILL. Calvary and I tried to find it and could not locate it either. Thanks
Added by JARROTT P. COX on Feb 25, 2015 9:27 AM
Dominic & Katerina
My friend wants to have these two off of his info. They show up in his family. So, I will have to delete them, as I maintain them. Just wanted to let you know so you could add them back. I am so sorry.

Added by Faye on Feb 07, 2015 4:24 PM
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