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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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Mark Gibson
Find a grave memorial 120890195
Thank you Bob for your efforts and your wonderful story. I came across this memorial of my great granduncle, Albert Mascheck. The obituary in it confirms that he is my relative based on the information regarding his siblings. If I could contact the person who added this information it may help me gather some more information regarding his family. Can you put me in contact with this person?
Added by Mark Gibson on Apr 20, 2015 4:36 PM
Gail Kelly
Cambridge Memorial Garden
Thank you for accepting those edits for the Bunker and Whitney families. I noticed that you have entered almost all of the names listed in this cemetery. I was up there yesterday and took a few photos randomly and added them to your memorials. When possible, I like to make the connections, but I felt bad about sending you so many at once. I plan to make a trip up there later this season and photograph that whole cemetery (it is not very big) and was wondering if you would mind some more edits if I find them. I still have one more family to go with the pictures I have (the Coles).

Added by Gail Kelly on Apr 18, 2015 6:08 AM
Earl Wm. Selves
Can you transfer 133704836 Earl Wm. Selves in Neillsville Cemetery to me. He is my great-uncle.

Tom 47796343

Added by Tom on Apr 09, 2015 3:26 PM
M (Dillon) Goddard
Please transfer
Find A Grave Memorial# 133024240
Find A Grave Memorial# 133024237
Find A Grave Memorial# 133024236

Please transfer t 47082009. This is my family. Thanks you
Added by M (Dillon) Goddard on Apr 08, 2015 4:24 PM
Scott Cannon
question about #121782415
Bob -

I am trying to locate the source of your addition #121782415.

A member recently visited the cemetery and could not find this gravestone and I have no Mrs. John Nichol in my family tree who died on the listed date.

Thank you.

Added by Scott Cannon on Apr 08, 2015 10:51 AM
Grave Walker
Lewis R. Oelke
Are you by chance related to Lewis R. Oelke? #121651965

Added by Grave Walker on Apr 01, 2015 1:58 PM
Baby Stevens @ Bangot
I see Baby Stevens 2JAN1944 - same date listed six times. Perhaps you hit submitt several times awaiting the entry to show. Such has happened to me before.
Added by oldwolf600 on Mar 24, 2015 1:44 PM
Marian Woodman Flaherty
Loring Elsemore
Thank you for your prompt attention to my edit request for Loring Elsemore at Mount Hope. Also, that is wonderful story about your grandfather.
Thank you again, Marian
Added by Marian Woodman Flaherty on Feb 10, 2015 8:32 AM
Bob McLellan
Bob, thank you very much for the family transfers.
Added by Bob McLellan on Jan 28, 2015 3:36 PM
D. Larocque
Transfer and Thanks!
Thank you for adding my great grandparents and great great grandparents! I have submitted all of the edits I can for this evening, and if you could transfer them to me I would greatly appreciate it!
Added by D. Larocque on Jan 19, 2015 11:22 PM
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