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Bob Ottinger (#47263661)
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Recently I have started tracing my family tree, and in searching for the burial locations for my ancestors my family and I have found a fun and enjoyable hobby. My nine year old daughter views it as a treasure hunt. She even wants her own camera so she can take pictures by herself instead of using/sharing mine. Now as we go through towns she asks if there are any cemeteries that we need to stop at.

My favorite "treasure" that we have found was by accident. While searching through a rather large cemetery for a distant relative we found my grandfather. He had been killed in a car accident two weeks before my mother was born. I never knew when, how or where he died until I started tracing my family, and no-one was left who could remember where he was buried. At first when I saw the headstone I thought it was my uncle, as he was a junior, but I just kept looking at the date and knew that it wasn't right. Finally it dawned on me who he was.

I hope everyone out there is having just as much fun as we are. Good luck in your treasure hunting.
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Richard E Carson Sr
Mildred Hope Carson
HiBob:

What makes you think this person Is related to Selena? Would you please explain..

Thanks Dick Carson
Added by Richard E Carson Sr on Jun 25, 2016 3:00 PM
Valice Raffi
the Moldenhauer's
Thank You!
Added by Valice Raffi on Jun 13, 2016 8:56 PM
LAFK
David "Jimmy" Wood
Hi Bob, I need to make a correction to an edit I submitted. David "Jimmy" Wood #133705519, is not the son of Joseph and Julie Wyker Wood. They did have a son named David nicknamed Jimmy, but he was born in May 1894 and died sometime after May of 1956. Sorry about that, I should have caught the date discrepancy. - Lori (#48964219)
Added by LAFK on Jun 06, 2016 11:15 AM
janelle warden
Roderick Stanley Lewis
Sorry to get carried away on Arline and Roderick Lewis monuments. Now wondering why they are buried in WI ? I am certain they had no children but who are the other Lewis children buried here? any relationship? thanks for your work
Added by janelle warden on May 10, 2016 8:41 AM
Strato
Cemetery Transfer
Thanks for the cemetery transfer for John Breitsprecher to Zion Lutheran. :)
Added by Strato on May 10, 2016 5:37 AM
Vickie
Laura E Watts
Hi, Bob:

I believe Laura E Watts #119551596 in the Mount Hope Cemetery, Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine is the sister of my grandfather, William Roby Teats of Montpelier, Williams County, Ohio. Her parents were David Oliver Teats and Mary Ann Rausch (Roush) Teats of Montpelier.
Her husband William Harvey Watts (1870-1938) is buried in the Evergreen Cemetery, Houlton, Aroostook County, Maine.

Laura's birthdate is April 26, 1876, Montpelier, Williams County, Ohio.

If you have time, would you take a photo of her stone?

Thank you!
Vickie Teats Sherwood
Added by Vickie on May 06, 2016 11:48 AM
Valice Raffi
Gladys Lueck Leffel
Thank you!
Added by Valice Raffi on Apr 13, 2016 9:16 AM
McCauley-Mitchell
Mitchell Family
Thank you Bob for all of your passion and for the time you take creating the memorials. I appreciate the transfers for my family.
Becki
Added by McCauley-Mitchell on Jan 24, 2016 6:23 PM
srwolson
Transfer Requests
Hi Bob, two more for my husband's great-great grandparents:
Adolph Molle (121690203)
Lydia Molle (121690201)
Thank you! Sara
Added by srwolson on Jan 05, 2016 10:57 AM
srwolson
Transfer Requests
Hi Bob,
I have a couple more transfer requests to add to the list when you have a moment:

Oscar J Olson (121782473)
Ermina G Olson (121783463)
John Martin Olson (121782569)
Thora M Bragstad Olson (121782164)
Arnold & Eleanor Molle (121690182, 121690200)

Thanks, Sara
Added by srwolson on Jan 05, 2016 10:28 AM
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