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Roy Woodruff (#47291486)
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I have been doing genealogy for over 20 years now. I have researched the Amherst/Clarence area of New York extensively because that is where a majority of my relatives settled. In addition, a small group of my family moved and settled in the Maple Grove Township of Saginaw County, Michigan. The other side of my family - one branch comes from old Connecticut and Vermont, settling in New York around the finger lakes, with a final move to the Buffalo, NY area. The other branch coming from Ontario, Canada.

My wife's family - one side goes back to Francis Cooke (who was on the Mayflower), settled in Massachusetts, moving to Ohio, and finally settling in Grand Haven area of Michigan. The other side of her family were from the south - Tennessee and North Carolina, moving to Missouri and Illinois and finally settling in Arkansas, with some moving to Michigan.

The families I am actively researching on my side include: Woodruff, Goodrich, Fillmore, Colegrove, Haskin(s), Rudd, Wood, Badger, Beiter, Blarr, Gillis, Malcolm, Mason, Schuster, Braunscheidel, Schneider, Brown, Jung, Wittenauer (Witnauer), Spoth, Herberger, Fritton, Metzinger, Therring, Emmendorfer, Lorenz, and Leising.

The families I am actively researching on my wife's side include: Bellah, Shaw, Johnson, Jansen, Andersson, Johansson, Clark, Perry, Proffer, Hovis, Wheat, Hudson, Smith, Brown, McClain, Reed, Damon, Brown, Cooke, and Warner.

I will happily transfer management of any memorials I am not a direct descendent of. Please use the edit tab on the memorial. Thanks!
I have been actively trying to take photos of the Tempe Double Butte Cemetery graves in Tempe, AZ. If you are related to anyone in this cemetery, please let me know - I will transfer to any relation in this cemetery (would rather have family manage the memorial)

For memorials of direct descendents / family members: I put a lot of time into the research of the people in these memorials, looking up obituaries and family history, adding dates and links to other family members, etc. I would prefer to keep managing those family memorials I am a direct descendent of. If we do share the same lineage, I would love to hear from you to share information and/or pictures and talk about our lineage. I would be happy to update information on any of those memorials where we share ancestors or link to other family members as needed.

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L Bower
Spoth Family
Don't know if you know it or not but Elizabeth Spoth, Simon's (I think that's his name) daughter, married John Bower, my great great grandfather's brother in the late 1800's. John died in 1910, Elizabeth died in 1920. Obit's indicate they are in St. Mary's cemetery in Lockport but I have walked that cemetery 3 times and cannot find them. Just wanted to pass along what I know that I thought might help you.
Added by L Bower on Jan 02, 2016 5:04 PM
L Bower
RE: Bower Memorials
Thank You for the transfers. I already added the family link to Susan's memorial.
Added by L Bower on Jan 02, 2016 4:57 PM
RE: Johnson Memorial Pics
Know you are welcome to use any photos that I post on Find A Grave for your personal family history. Enjoy
Added by butterfly on Dec 28, 2015 7:17 AM
This area will be photographed next year.
Added by butterfly on Dec 22, 2015 6:22 PM
Dave Lewis
Hudsons, Tempe Double Butte Cem
Thank you for the transfers. I'm finding out more about these people—it seems that Estmer originally developed Pima cotton.
Added by Dave Lewis on Dec 18, 2015 7:08 PM
nutty Holla
RE: Lucy Christensen
But she did marry a second time after he,George A. Ward passed away to an Ole Edwin II Christensen and they had one child together Ole Edwin III Christensen. I do not have memorials for this that is where the Lucy Christensen comes in.

: - )
Added by nutty Holla on Dec 18, 2015 1:42 PM
Keith Moseman
Thuman Transfers
Thanks for the transfer offer. I'm not a Thuman relative. I'm doing Thuman genealogy for a neighbor, Patrick Thuman. His German ancestors came from the same area of Germany as some of mine but I've not found a "connection." ~And I'm 86 years old and trying to get rid of the few Find A Grave memorials I still manage. It takes none of my time nowadays so I don't mind it anyway.

As soon as I'm certain about me Thuman efforts I'll probably have more links for you to do. I wish I could return the favor, but "what goes around comes around" is the way I figure it.

If you know someone or someone reads this, we could use some "feet on the ground" in Erie county to help a little with the Thumans or we'll be happy just to share and compare any Thuman "stuff." Pat and I live in Big Canoe, GA.

Thanks for your memorials, your help and the offer.
Added by Keith Moseman on Dec 02, 2015 7:17 PM
RE: Frank Mulvey
Thank you for letting me know that the newspaper information I found will be added to the memorial(s) that I sent you information on. I'm sure, somewhere along the way, someone will appreciate that I took the time to go and find any newspaper information on the particular individual(s) and that they are openly visible to anyone else so may not have that particular information.
Added by Rose on Nov 05, 2015 5:32 PM
ClaraRae Haught
Transfer Management
Arlie Roy Haught #91828502 and Jesse Rolland Haught
#91828521. My #48260778 ClaraRae Haught. Thank you for the picture of the stone and cemetery.
Added by ClaraRae Haught on Oct 19, 2015 10:42 AM
Dee (Delores) Vaughan Lamb
RE: Christopher Lytle Walmsley #97745829
I appreciate you reply. I stumbled on Christopher Lytle Walmsley while researching my aunt, Hermina Biehl Trump. She married him after being married to my uncle but haven't been able to find anything on record. Thanks for your offer though. Dee Lamb
Added by Dee (Delores) Vaughan Lam... on Oct 13, 2015 7:48 AM
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