Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
swede (#47330563)
 member for 5 years, 11 months, 22 days
[Add to MyFriends]
Bio and Links
Genealogy has been a topic of interest since college when a Kansas History course required either a term paper or a family history; the family history topic intrigued me more than any other random topic available.

Since that time, I have continued to search out my extended family as well as work closely with the Kinsley Public Library to document those early settlers of Kinsley and Edwards County, Kansas who moved west to grow up with the country.

Whenever possible, I have found obituaries to 'flesh-out' my family members as well as those early settlers.

This avocation is truly an enjoyable journey and I have been fortunate to meet some wonderful individuals along the way.

Leave Public Message
Contributions to
Find A Grave
 • 9,424 Memorials Added
 • 9,450 Memorials Managed
 • 30 Memorials/Week
 • 9,476 Photos
 • 176 Volunteer Photos Taken
 • 452 Virtual Flowers
Search Contributor's Records

First NameLast Name

Messages left for swede (206)[Leave Message]
Ancestry Sisters
Shirley Williams
Hello. You set up a memorial for Shirley Williams who is buried at Elmwood Cemetery in Kansas City, MO. She died July 1938. However, no marker exists. Can you tell me where you got the info to set up the memorial? By chance did you see an obit for her? I am trying to locate her obituary. Thanks, Ellen
Added by Ancestry Sisters on Jul 05, 2016 6:04 AM
Thanks for looking for the grave of Mattie Records. You said there is no marker. Appreciate you searching!
Added by arcticamy on Jul 04, 2016 7:54 PM
KC Jayhawker
Klingler family
Thank You so much for adding the obituary and other data. :-)
Added by KC Jayhawker on Jun 06, 2016 10:55 AM
John Frederick & Jeanette Amelia (Kollmann) Berg
I cannot THANK YOU enough for the wonderful surprise, when I saw the new photographs that you so beautifully took and contributed to these memorials at Elmwood Cemetery. I want you to know that your contribution is most sincerely appreciated by me.

Many thanks,
Added by Stardust on May 11, 2016 2:41 AM
Donna Williams Suchocki
Edith Pullman Van Eman
Edith had 3 brothers, Arthur, Harry and Lauren
I am a descendant of the line and I am just doing some digging to see how much information I can find. Just thought I'd let you know in case you were interested. Thank you for having this info here to share!!
Added by Donna Williams Suchocki on May 10, 2016 4:56 PM
Richard Van Wagenen
Robert J. Brown
Found 1st daughter, will add her data on Saturday.
Added by Richard Van Wagenen on May 06, 2016 10:48 PM
Richard Van Wagenen
Alicia S. (Blood ) Brown
Further data Alicia's middle initial "S" was for Sarah.

Also, after Alicia, died, Robert married 20 August 1878 in Leavenworth, Kansas Caroline M. :Carrie" Blood born about 1836 in Lyme, Grafton, New Hampshire. Caroline was Alicia's older sister. I don't know what happened to Caroline after Robert's death.

Am wondering is the any kind of obit on Robert ?
Added by Richard Van Wagenen on May 03, 2016 12:05 PM
photo request
Thank you for your time. didn't realize there wasn't any marker.
Richard Phoenix
Added by RICHARD PHOENIX on May 02, 2016 9:40 AM
Richard Van Wagenen
Alicia S Brown
Alicia S. Brown who you have being buried in Lansing, Leavenworth, Kansas and being the wife of Robert J.Brown.
ALICIA WAS BORN CA 1842 IN Lyme, Grafton, New Hampshire and was joined in marriage to Robert 19 Dec 1874 in New Bern, Cravem, North Carolina.
Added by Richard Van Wagenen on May 01, 2016 8:48 PM
J. Garland
William J. Guy
Hello! You mentioned that William J. Guy has no headstone. I am well aware of that fact. I ordered one through a gentleman who was and hopefully still is affiliated with the cemetery. that was about 2 years ago. I had asked him to let me know when the stone was to be placed so that someone from our family could be present. And I never heard back from him. I would love to get a military headstone (for his service in the Civil War) finally place as it should have been long ago. Thanks for letting me know about this. Now that we have corresponded about it, let's hope that we can soon change your comment about his lack of a stone to something more of a memorial for him. :-) Thanks, Jan Garland
Added by J. Garland on May 01, 2016 5:20 PM
[View all messages...]

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service