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Iowa Girl (#47315020)
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Bio Photo I am an Iowa native - born here and still living in the great state of Iowa. I have been doing genealogy research for over 20 years. I have a BA in Psychology and Humans Services and not only complete research to find the names, places, and stories of families but also the patterns of behaviors that evolve in a family line. These relationships within the family are part of what defines who we are. Through researching for myself and others, I have learned about how things like alcoholism, mental health (depression, PTSD, etc.) and socioeconomic situations can change a family for generations.

I will not add details to cause of death. When I first joined find-a-grave, I searched for one of my grandmothers and the person who added the memorial had given details of how she committed suicide. This detailed information was not necessary and would have been a very hurtful reminder for my mother if she had seen it first. We are all trying to trace our own roots as well as help others find theirs as well. Please be RESPECTFUL!

We ALL have spent many hours and often what amounts to years researching our ancestors. Please remember to be kind and not rude when making requests for changes. I am willing to make transfers outside of the FAG guidelines unless it is a family member in my tree. I have spent hours photographing at cemeteries in Southwest Iowa and have added many people that I am not related to. One last thought…..when requesting a correction from me it might take a few days….I have a family and job that also require my attention. :)

GOD BLESS YOU ALL!
Iowa Girl
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PJackson
Maud Jesse Coppock Bryant-FAG Memorial #93898645
Dear Iowa Girl:
I should have processed my thoughts/request further. Could you please link Maud Jesse Coppock Bryant with her parents? Her father was Jacob Coppock, Find A Grave Memorial #44250148. Her mother was Sarah Margaret Tucker Coppock, Find A Grave Memorial #44250228.
Again, thank you for your consideration of this request.
Sincerely,
Pam Jackson
Added by PJackson on Dec 20, 2014 8:45 AM
PJackson
Memorial #93898691-John L.Bryant
Dear Iowa Girl:
I am working on my husband's Bryant side and would like to request that you link John Lyman Bryant with his parents. His father was Lyman Bryant, Find A Grave Memorial #48053982. His mother was Sarah Catherine Blair Bryant, Memorial #48054047. His wife was Jessie Maud Coppock, Memorial #93898645. Interesting that her headstone has the name Maud as all other records I can find indicate she went by Jessie.
Thank you so much for your consideration of this request.
Sincerely,
Pam Jackson
Added by PJackson on Dec 20, 2014 8:41 AM
B. Flowers
Erskins
Thank you for updating our family member Ella.

Respectfully,
B. Flowers
Added by B. Flowers on Nov 11, 2014 8:22 AM
Mary P.T.
Shaver
Just thought I would let you know Robert 1927, Terry 1965, Brent 1979 and Ralph 1898. Were all buried by each other.
Added by Mary P.T. on Nov 10, 2014 8:13 AM
Mary P.T.
Erickson
Nadine, myrtle, Edward and Merrill were all buried by each other. Lillian and Lawrence Falk were too. Not sure if relatives or not but passing info on. I opened the names you didn't request up.
Added by Mary P.T. on Nov 09, 2014 7:10 PM
Nate Carpenter
RE: Alma Marie Ekstrand
Thanks for the note, and leaving flowers at Alma's memorial. I still miss Alma. Life hasn't been the same around here without her.

Nate
Added by Nate Carpenter on Oct 28, 2014 8:48 AM
Barb
Lillian Govig Givan
In response to you message from March 23th - sorry I am slow. My connection is through the Givan line as she was married to Roy Givan....Barb
Added by Barb on Jun 24, 2014 11:21 AM
Tim Hultine
RE: Laurie Skidmore
Thank you! Our loved ones live on in our memories and you have helped so many. Bless you.
Tim
Added by Tim Hultine on Jun 13, 2014 8:56 PM
Tim Hultine
93625201
Hello Iowa Girl,
I'm an Iowa Boy living in Arizona, member 47870030. Please allow me to post a photo in the memorial for Laurie Skidmore. She is my step-sister.
Thank you
Tim
Added by Tim Hultine on Jun 13, 2014 8:50 AM
Adele Sullivan
RE: Catharine Quinn
Hello,

Thank you so much for getting back to me on this
request. Interesting? I wonder what happened to her? I believe Thomas Quinn, is her her husband.

Thanks, Again
Best Wishes
Adele Sullivan
Added by Adele Sullivan on Apr 18, 2014 5:01 PM
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