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billfall (#47284897)
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Bio Photo Hey there Gravers! I'm a 35 year old Semi-Professional Genealogist and Local Historian with a past in cemetery operations...Hillcrest in Jackson, MI, Albion Memory Gardens, Albion, MI and Forest Lawn in Dimondale, MI. I know those cemeteries extremely well....especially Hillcrest in which most ancestors on my mother's recent side reside....I'm also very familiar with St John's Catholic, Woodland, Mt Evergreen, and Roseland in Jackson, Michigan...as well as many of the local rural cemeteries...many of which I have family in.

I am also currently doing work with Presque Isle County (North Eastern Lower Penninsula Michigan)

Please feel free to contact me with questions, or if I may be able to help you! As you can tell, I am so very passionate about genealogy and the history that lies within a cemetery's gates. That being said, I would love to help anyone I can!

I am researching the surnames FALL STRASSBURGER ROHRER PEMBERTON ARNEY OTREMBA and PRINCE among others. Happy hunting!
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Colleen Sanders Brown
Carol Davis Jenkins memorial
Hi!
I just got an SAC stating that the burial that I have for Ms Jenkins at Crown Hill has the wrong cemetery....that's when I noticed that you are sponsoring her memorial! Because you have done this would you like for me to transfer her to your care? Also I sent back a message saying I would need proof of a different burial location before I changed it.
Colleen
Added by Colleen Sanders Brown on Mar 28, 2014 5:24 PM
DONNA PRINCE/SERAFINE
RE: Prince Family
hello, i am so sorry if i haven't gotten back to you before now. no excuse will work. yes, i would be willing to share what prince family info i have. my prince family started with my father whom was born in orr, lawrence county, kentucky and back. i will give you my email and you can let me know what it is you would be interested in finding out specifically to your needs. i have a very large family file, my prince family also led back to south caroling, georgia, virginia, kentucky and i know many also went west. thanks for contacting me, donna (dserafine1@gmail.com)
Added by DONNA PRINCE/SERAFINE on Mar 17, 2014 8:08 AM
DONNA PRINCE/SERAFINE
RE: Prince Family
hello bill,
i don't know if i ever responded to you so here goes it. i am directly connected to the william prince and rachel murphy from virginia and some of the prince's you mentioned. i would be willing to share any info you would like on the prince family. do you have the family bible or are you quoting someone? i am not sure if i knew of them coming from s.c. to kentucky but would be interested in connecting. my personal email is: dserafine1@gmail.com
please write to me and i will get back to you with info. i have one of the largest prince family trees on ancestry. thank you and god bless, donna
Added by DONNA PRINCE/SERAFINE on Dec 26, 2013 9:14 AM
BW
RE: Gary Rice Firth
You are very welcome. I am so sorry for your loss! Blessings to you, his wife and entire family. I am certain, now that we are at the holidays, it is very hard. Stay strong.
Added by BW on Nov 24, 2013 6:29 PM
Anonymous IV
French gravesite
I might be able to fill this request as well. I wasn't aware this site was even there, so I wonder if you could provide a few more details about where it is in relation to the cemetery or other landmarks.
Added by Anonymous IV on Sep 30, 2013 2:10 PM
Anonymous IV
Bell photos
Hi Bill,

I've uploaded the photos for the two memorials I added to Bell Cemetery. I think you're right about the "Clark" stone belonging to Mary Clark -- it's not easy to read but you can just make it out. I'll go ahead and upload that, although I might eventually try for a better photo. I was getting eaten alive by mosquitoes the day I snapped those pictures, ha ha.
Added by Anonymous IV on Sep 29, 2013 9:15 PM
Anonymous IV
RE: Bell Cemetery
Hi Bill,

I'm afraid I don't have any additional info about the folks I added but I do have pictures of their grave stones, which I intend to upload when I get a chance.

There was a third stone with a name, which may or may not be different from one of those on the modern marker. It seems to be a "Clark", but unless I can make out the first name I'll hold off creating a new memorial -- it might simply be the original marker of one of the Clarks already memorialized. (It's not the best picture, either. I might go back and try to take another.)

There are also a number of cross-shaped markers with no names on them, but unless someone back in the day made a map, it's impossible to tell to whom they belong. Might you have any information regarding the cemetery's plot layout?
Added by Anonymous IV on Sep 26, 2013 7:23 AM
DONNA PRINCE/SERAFINE
RE: Prince Family
hello bill,
it appears as though we may be related. i have a tree on ancestry and i will go on in a day or so and check out the info you gave me and see if i can tweak it out a little and give you more info. my direct line comes from william and rachel murphy/prince. there is alot of controversy about those 2 and if there is any if at all connections to john william prince married to mary giles. my prince family came from virginia then to lawrence county, ky. i believe there is a connection to the georgia and south carolina families. let me get a little more info to give you and i will get back to you. you can email me at: dserafine1@gmail.com
thanks for contacting me,
donna prince-serafine
Added by DONNA PRINCE/SERAFINE on Sep 10, 2013 2:14 PM
Above The Branches Genealogy, LLC
James R Prince
Hi-

I am much interested in anything you might know about Willis Prince. My email is merlynne2011@yahoo.com

Thank you,
Barry
Added by Above The Branches Geneal... on Sep 07, 2013 4:53 PM
Rebel In Texas
RE: Add Son
Hi Bill ,

Thanks so much. Appreciate your help. Darlene
Added by Rebel In Texas on Sep 05, 2013 11:49 AM
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