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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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Angela Harlan
RE: Fritton Family
I need your email address in order to send you the photo. You can either send me an email first at my email address listed or you can post yours here.
Added by Angela Harlan on Mar 19, 2015 9:20 AM
kim semaan
RE: Naomi Lawson
Thank you so very much.
Added by kim semaan on Feb 05, 2015 8:05 AM
Thanks for making all of the "Prater" edits for me!
Added by Jennie on Jan 20, 2015 8:22 AM
Wanda Pierce Johnson
Sherman L Hardin
You have a headstone photo for my distant cousin and his wife at Temple Double Butte Cemetery in Maricopa County, AZ.
Sherman L Hardin is memorial # 92033238 and his wife Ellen Ivey Hardin is memorial # 92033200.
Would it be ok to use your headstone photos on my family tree? I will include (Find A Grave photo and permission by Roy Woodruff) for each photo.
Wanda Pierce Johnson
Added by Wanda Pierce Johnson on Jan 18, 2015 5:17 PM
s schultz
RE: 97719032 Ben L Daves
Thank you. Best wishes for 2015!
Added by s schultz on Dec 31, 2014 10:22 AM
s schultz
97719032 Ben L Daves
Good Morning, we were wondering if you would allow us to use your picture in our family tree? Please know that we do cite Find A Grave and the photographer for pictures we're allowed to use. The right thing to do and our way of telling others who truly deserves the THANK YOU.

Also we show his name as Benjamin Lovin Daves. He was married Rosa Lee Bell in 1889. She passed in 1926 in New Mexico - we're still looking for her burial site.

Thanks for considering our request and for all you do.
Added by s schultz on Dec 31, 2014 9:55 AM
Linda Hamlett
RE: Mary Ann Polly Hudson Bellah
Mary Ann Hudson Bellah is my husband's 4th Great Grandmother, married to Leonard Bellah ( I believe this was her second marriage). Her son would be Nathan Leonard Bellah Born 1805 in Smith County, Tennessee and died about 1850 Union, Lawrence,Ark., his daughter Mahalia Bellah is my husband's 2nd great grandmother Born April 4, 1833 in Ark. and died Oct 30, 1923 Ripley County, Missouri ( buried in UpShaw Cemetery, Randolph County, Missouri). She married a Pulliam. I don't have any other children listed for Leonard and Mary except Nathan Leonard. Let me know if this is helpful and if you have any additional information on this family I would appreciate hearing from you.
Added by Linda Hamlett on Dec 11, 2014 9:13 AM
Jim Geiser
RE: Morgan Groover
I'm researching for a memorial of Arizona State University Alumni. Not a relative. Pls keep it-you're doing fine!!
Added by Jim Geiser on Dec 05, 2014 11:08 PM
PJH / Angelbird
RE: Norris Memorials
Thank you again. Phyllis
Added by PJH / Angelbird on Dec 05, 2014 4:58 PM
PJH / Angelbird
RE: Norris Memorials
Thank you so much for making all the changes...and so quickly. I'll be happy to take care of Wm & Iva. Thank you for offering. That's so kind of you. I'll put a request through the edit tab on their pages so it's easier.

Regards, Phyllis
Added by PJH / Angelbird on Dec 05, 2014 2:45 PM
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