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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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Francine Dinsmore
Dinsmore family
i would love to thank you for getting my families info on this site as i have been trying to find them. I was born a dinsmore than was adopted. Trying to slowly find all of my family. AGAIN - TY
Added by Francine Dinsmore on Jan 20, 2017 4:50 AM
Anna Bobb
Transfers
Hi Bob,

Thank you for all you have done. I would love to have my 2nd-great grandparents transferred over to me. Their #s are as follows:

Find A Grave Memorial# 121700912
Thomas Allen Bobb
Find A Grave Memorial# 12170077
Almeda Cudney Bobb

I would sincerely appreciate this.

Thank you,

Anna Bobb
Added by Anna Bobb on Jan 07, 2017 3:22 PM
Audrey Tonnesen
Thank you
Thank you.
Added by Audrey Tonnesen on Dec 30, 2016 10:20 PM
Kathy Cox
121700827
Please... Bob another Find A Grave site. Thank you.

48971020

Thank you,

Kathy
Added by Kathy Cox on Dec 19, 2016 11:27 AM
Kathy Cox
Maintaining Jessie B Bohn
Bob

Could you please transfer me Jessie B Bohn's Find A Grave site 120308756.

My account is: 48971020

I messengered you in a below text. Jessie is my Great Aunt. Thank you.
Added by Kathy Cox on Dec 19, 2016 11:19 AM
Kathy Cox
Maintaining Family Sites
What a neat story about your father! I take great pride in linking my family members together and eventually want to post individual bios on each site. I would greatly appreciate it if you would transfer me Jennie Harper's site to me. And Bob you have transferred several to me. If you come across any Harpers, Sisco's, Moen's I would greatly appreciate it if you would remember me. My family is all over but I am really hoping to find some that I believe have to be some where in Jackson or Trempealeau Co. My Find A Grave account is: 48971020

Thank you!


I hope you continue your journey!

Kathy
Added by Kathy Cox on Dec 18, 2016 4:30 PM
Slappy
Ebenezer Slocum
United States Census, 1870, Wisconsin
Ebenezer E Slocum from 1802 to 1803 Massachusetts
Emelia Slocum from 1817 to 1818 New York
Ernest Slocum from 1855 to 1856 Texas
Added by Slappy on Dec 17, 2016 4:55 AM
Blake Foster
Last transference I think
I apologize for the requests for so many transference, these are my great great grandparents and i'd also like to manage these.

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Worster&GSfn=George&GSmn=H&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSob=n&GRid=119557986&df=all&

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Worster&GSfn=Carrie&GSmn=E&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSob=n&GRid=119557975&df=all&
Added by Blake Foster on Dec 04, 2016 12:35 PM
Blake Foster
Lucille Minton
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Worster&GSfn=Lucille&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSob=n&GRid=119558010&df=all&

You also have my great grandmother's grave, I would like management of this one also, thank you in advance.
Added by Blake Foster on Dec 04, 2016 12:31 PM
Blake Foster
Ray Worster
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Worster&GSfn=Ray&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSob=n&GRid=119558017&df=all&

Bob, could you transfer management of my great grandfather's grave to me? It would be greatly appreciated, thank you in advance.
Added by Blake Foster on Dec 04, 2016 12:30 PM
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