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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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s sweet
RE: Nathan Colegrove
I was happy to do it. The sun was bright enough so I couldn't see very good at what I was getting for a picture. When I go up again I will try and get a picture of the complete stone.
Added by s sweet on May 24, 2015 7:00 PM
Kay Parker McCary
RE: Sims Rose
Thanks for all you do, Roy!!
Added by Kay Parker McCary on May 20, 2015 9:36 PM
Kay Parker McCary
RE: Sims Rose
Thanks so much...he is my cousin in my Currie family...I would be honored to take care of his memorial.
Added by Kay Parker McCary on May 20, 2015 12:49 PM
Islington
RE: Mason Family
just waiting on maps from corporation office and go find them early next week :D
Added by Islington on May 13, 2015 4:46 PM
LA Powers
RE: John Robbins
Wow. I wasn't even aware of the 3-generation rule... But I am with you on working at helping others.... I'm hoping some day it will be paid forward, and someone will find information for my own relatives.... Thank you for all you do.
Added by LA Powers on May 13, 2015 11:50 AM
LA Powers
RE: John Robbins
Oh, I found it. John Calvin Robbins, buried in Tempe. No, this is not a relative. I am a research assistant at Bullion Plaza Cultural Center & Museum in Miami, Az. digitizing local historic newspapers. As a hobby, I am saving the obituaries and then adding the info to findagrave at home. In this way, although it is somewhat random, many families have been able to find information on their relatives. Thank you for all you do!!
Added by LA Powers on May 13, 2015 10:34 AM
LA Powers
RE: John Robbins
Can you send me findagrave # ? It may or may not be a relative. I do have Robbins in my family, mostly in Alabama. But I live in Arizona, and it may not be a relative. THANK YOU for asking....
Added by LA Powers on May 13, 2015 10:29 AM
carol fasc
RE: Braunscheidel - Vincent Burkard
took a picture of Valentine Leising grave...spotted in St. Michaels plus lots of Burkhards...will see if they are connected
Added by carol fasc on Apr 29, 2015 1:50 PM
carol fasc
Braunscheidel
Hi Roy...just joined the site yesterday and was looking through photo requests in my area...I'm good friends with Vincent Burkard's son and his mother,Cecelia is still going strong at 98...Acadia is far for me but I will try to find William B. for you...also I worked with a gal who was the granddaughter of Norbert Braunscheidel...do you have any photos of the old time ancesters? if so I will add them to their family tree ( I did it for them on Ancestry.com)...what is your connection so I can tell Jim when I talk to him..Carol
Added by carol fasc on Apr 28, 2015 5:09 PM
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
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