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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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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
RE: Thomas and Lottie Black
does the burial records have plot locations, i will go back and take a pic of the whole stone in the future.
Added by Islington on Nov 25, 2014 6:07 PM
Susan Stollsteimer
RE: Paul Dickason
Paul Dickason was my mothers step-father and I grew up with my uncle's children.
Added by Susan Stollsteimer on Nov 13, 2014 5:04 PM
Julie A Raupp
RE: John Eddy
WOW! Howdy 5th cousin! We are both the same number of generations descended from Finlay Malcolm and Tryphena Wardwell. I tried looking for information on the Miss Eddy that Hugh Malcolm married and hit the same dead end that I'm sure you have. I looked in my Eddy Family Association Books and only found Hugh's brother John married a Mary Chapin Eddy and his sister Sarah Malcolm married Charles Eddy(my ancestors). I have a couple of resources that I wonder if you have. Alfred E Myers Database. AEM created the memorials for our common Malcolm ancestors, Findlay and Tryphena Malcolm. Click on his profile and there is a web address. I also checked out The Malcolm Family by John Karl Malcolm published in Ann Arbor Mi in 1950 from an electronic library and I have some info from it.
Added by Julie A Raupp on Nov 04, 2014 3:32 PM
RE: Charles Black
Hello Roy! About Charles Black at Double Butte Cemetery, I have not yet found the "Black" link that connects us as relatives but there is a strong possibility that we are indeed distant relatives. If you would like to transfer him to me, that would be fine...I'll take good care of him! Mary
Added by Mairbair57 on Oct 03, 2014 3:23 PM
Stephanie Easley
RE: William Eddy
You're welcome! I flew halfway across the country to try to find my great-grandparents plot. With some investigative work and two hours of searching, I found them. I had about one hour until it was dark and attempted to find all seven plots of the seven requested by members. Yours was one of only two I was able to find. I'm sorry I cut off a little on the side, in my haste I didn't realize I had done so. Also, I only took a picture of the footstone because it had the information on it. There was a big headstone that said EDDY only. No first name or dates on it. I completely forgot to get a picture of it and didn't think to get it until after we left. For that I'm sorry. I'm back home, but plan to get a picture of the headstone when I go back.

Added by Stephanie Easley on Sep 30, 2014 12:53 PM
Lori Coffman Karabel
Thomas Lillico
Thank you for the transfer,Roy you made my day.
God Bless You...
Sincerely, Lori Coffman Karabel
Added by Lori Coffman Karabel on Sep 03, 2014 3:06 PM
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