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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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Pari Pearson
Ross Ferree
Thank you for transferring baby Ross' memorial page to my care. Pari Pearson.
Added by Pari Pearson on Sep 27, 2015 11:13 AM
Pat Osborn
Charles M Brooks
Can you tell me if there is a headstone for Charles Madison Brooks, Find A Grave #103549812, in the Rogue River Cemetery in Gold Beach, Oregon. I really like this site but find it very disappointing when all I find is just a cemetery with information I can find somewhere else and not "Find A Grave".
Added by Pat Osborn on Sep 23, 2015 11:37 PM
Nikita Barlow
Charles Elliot Perkins #65266020

An update on my previous message (below):
Charles' mother was his father's first wife, the former Leita Armory, whom he married on June 6, 1904. This first marriage ended sometime after Charles' birth in 1918. His father later married again25, taking the widowed Isabel McGunnegle Sheridan as his second wife in 1925. Charles' half-brother, Kennedy Perkins, was born of his father's marriage to Isabel. (Source: The Biographical Dictionary of Iowa.) I've submitted the appropriate "Family Links" corrections via the Edit feature.

Best regards,
Added by Nikita Barlow on Sep 12, 2015 2:09 AM
Nikita Barlow
Charles Elliot Perkins #65266020
Greetings, Lois!

Thanks for your swift response. I, too, have erred. Isabel Ray McGunnegle Sheridan Perkins (#89059349) was not Charles' mother. She was a widow when she married Charles Elliot Perkins (1881-1943), and her first husband, Maj. Philip H. Sheridan Jr., was still alive at the time of Charles' birth, Feb. 6, 1918.
It seems likely that marriage of Isabel & the elder Charles (b.1881) was a second one for both, and the mother of the younger Charles (b.1918) was an earlier spouse. Isabel and the elder Charles later had a son named Kennedy Perkins.

Best regards,

Added by Nikita Barlow on Sep 03, 2015 3:06 PM
Maredia Haddock
In Appreciation
for Burt Haddock.
Added by Maredia Haddock on Sep 03, 2015 2:56 PM
M. Jensen Seggerman
RE: Geneva updates
Thanks Lois,
I appreciate you letting me know! Have a safe and wonderful trip!

Added by M. Jensen Seggerman on Sep 02, 2015 9:31 AM
Mary Arvidson
St Adalbert Cemetery-Koscicki gravesites
Hi Lois-I've filled your request for John Koscicki. He is buried with his wife, Magdalene (1880-1960) and his son, John (1902-1940). I took pictures of their headstones too so if you create memorial pages for them let me know and I'll post the pictures.-Mary
Added by Mary Arvidson on Sep 01, 2015 12:42 PM
Gwen Menz
infant son Schmidt
Hi - I added the names of parents.

Thanks - Gwen
Added by Gwen Menz on Sep 01, 2015 11:21 AM
Nikita Barlow
Charles Elliott Perkins #65266020
Greetings, Lois!

Please take a look at the page you created for Charles Elliott Perkins above, as it includes several impossible "Family Links" which suggest that 2 individuals by the name Charles Elliott Perkins have been confused. This Charles Elliott Perkins, who was born in 1918, could not be the son of a woman who was 75 years old in 1918, and a man who died 11 years before his birth. (The individuals listed as his parents were actually his grandparents.) Also, while it's not impossible for him to have married Leita Armory--a woman who was 37 years his senior--it's extremely unlikely. I've submitted Charles' parents' names using the Edit feature, but not knowing the name of his spouse, can only suggest that the link to Leita be removed if it cannot be validated. Thanks for your consideration!

Best regards,
Added by Nikita Barlow on Aug 31, 2015 6:06 PM
Sheila Ruiz Harrell
Jose Guadalupe Arellanes, #55464440
Thanks so much for the transfer, our family is very grateful for all your work and help!
Added by Sheila Ruiz Harrell on Aug 30, 2015 11:18 AM
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