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Eleanor Cross Koepke (#47281190)
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Bio Photo Hi everyone,
What a great site Find-A-Grave is. Ive been doing Genealogy since the 60's and my travels have taken me to many places. I started trying to do my family tree by asking my father if he had information on his (Cross) family. Naturally he said no, but I eventually found a large box with 73 old pictures, some old diaries and papers with brittle paper tape on them and lots of writing.. It was wonderful and I have been filling in the blanks ever since. My grandmother had attempted Genealogy back in the 1800's and gave me many clues on those old papers..
I am a Registered Nurse and since my retirement I'm trying to put whole cemeteries on Find-A-Grave. Many of the Memorials I have submitted are not my relatives. I just thought they might help someone. I am happy to transfer or update any who are not related to me but are related to you.. However please use the Edit button on the Memorial and follow the FAG guidelines for transfers you wish to receive. Some people have not done that and leave off important data so I have not been able to transfer them.
Thanks for creating this site.
Eleanor Koepke
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Orval Dean Cowan
Hello there,

I was wondering if you would be willing to transfer the memorial for Orval Dean Cowan to me. I have some information to add and would like to create a bio for him. He was my uncle (his wife, Kathryn Elaine Froats, is my mother's sister).

Thanks for your time,

Ashley Harper
Added by ADRHarper on Jul 21, 2015 12:11 PM
Herbert E. Eames
Sending a copy of this message to 'Ellinda" also. Thank you!
Added by acybersleuth on Jul 07, 2015 1:47 AM
Herbert W. Eames
Just a 'heads up": There are two memorials created for him - yours, #82843040, in 2012, and #69788596, created by 'Ellinda' in 2011.

Both memorials have some thing that the other one doesn't have. Yours has both his birth and death dates listed, but no photo of his grave marker; and the other one has a photo of his grave marker, but only his birth date, not his death date.

Added by acybersleuth on Jul 07, 2015 1:33 AM
Sheila Tyler Houvener
Lydia F Colby
Hello, I thought you might like to know that you have linked Irena Colby as Lydia's mother (54086771) and her mother is actually Mary Boomer. Mary was Levi's first wife and he then married Irena about 1870. Mary and Levi were on the 1860 census living in Flint Mi. There isn't any death records that I've found for Mary but I assume she died sometime after 1860.
Hope this helps.
Added by Sheila Tyler Houvener on Jun 24, 2015 9:20 AM
Robert Elder
Patrica Ishmael
Would you please transfer the memorial for Patricia Ishmael #83844904 to me Robert Elder #46865967. She was my sister-in-law. Thank You.
Added by Robert Elder on Jun 21, 2015 12:23 PM
Barbara Combs
Clarissa Sargent Gale
Hi Eleanor,

This is Barbara Lasell Rose Combs. Clarissa Sargent Gale is my ancestor and wondered if we might be related as Cuz. Anyway my E-Mail Addy is: My Mailing Address is:
Barbara Lasell Rose Combs
44479 W. Cypress Lane
Maricopa, AZ 85138-4014

I was brought up in Springfield, Windsor, VT. but haven't been back there for awhile. Anyway hoping we can help each other on the Sargent/Washburn Family Lines. looking forward to hearing from you.

Sincerely yours,
Barbara Lasell Rose Combs
Added by Barbara Combs on May 09, 2015 12:13 PM
Carol Hermann
Emil Mesick & Ida Mae House Raley
Hello Eleanor-

Thank you for creating these memorials and updating them to link family members and add additional information.

All the best!

Carol Hermann
Added by Carol Hermann on Apr 30, 2015 9:22 PM
Carol Hermann
Emil Mesick & Ida Mae House Raley
Hello Eleanor-

Thank you for creating these memorials and updating them to link family members and add additional information.

All the best!

Carol Hermann
Added by Carol Hermann on Apr 30, 2015 9:22 PM
RE: Van Tifflin Evergreen Cemetery
Hi Eleanor
I was adding photos and linking family members of the Van Tifflins and there were several duplicates with different spellings. When doing a search for the names, with different spelllings, it was very confusing. Some of the memorials had pictures and some had Bios. There were several people adding memorials for the same person with different spellings of the name. I was just trying to clean up the mess by everybody using the same spelling. Maybe you have some different ideas. Thanks Rick
Added by RickJam on Apr 09, 2015 3:44 PM
Van Tifflin Evergreen Cemetery
Hi Eleanor
I found many duplicate Memorials at Evergreen Cemetery due to several different spellings of Van Tifflin. I just wanted you to know why I sent so many edit requests. I tried to keep the Memorials that had pictures attached to them.
Added by RickJam on Mar 31, 2015 4:23 PM
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