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BJW (#47343717)
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Bio Photo I love family history and connecting with other amateur genealogists. I live in northwest Nebraska. I'm researching Turner, Fairchild, Mahan, Waters, Pollard, Stockman, Woodruff, Kellogg, Kelly, McCall, Gunderson, Harnett, Spurway, Woodbeck, Squires, Kuk, and Greene, to name a few.

I love old photographs and think they really enhance each memorial. If I add a photo to one of your memorials and you would like it removed, please let me know and I'll delete it. Feel free to use any photos I add in any way you wish.

I believe that a relative's memorial should be with family, not with strangers. I believe that these memorials need to be with people who knew and loved them.

Please use the "edit" button on the memorial when you are requesting a transfer or sending corrections.
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Martha Grabke
RE: Paul J. Schmidt
Thanks -- it's been great chatting with you.
Added by Martha Grabke on Sep 24, 2016 12:28 PM
Martha Grabke
RE: Paul J. Schmidt
I will manage the page only if that is something you wish me to do. I was surprised to find the page and just wanted to help out with info.
Added by Martha Grabke on Sep 23, 2016 10:37 PM
Martha Grabke
RE: Paul J. Schmidt
I've double checked all info and posted pics of memorial stone a death record. This is my great grandfather's pic. Came out of a Detroit News article on him.
Added by Martha Grabke on Sep 23, 2016 6:21 PM
Martha Grabke
RE: Paul J. Schmidt
Thanks for your quick response to my note to you. The picture that you have is definitely my great grandfather. He was among the who's who of Detroit. He had a large shoe store and his pic was in the Detroit Institute of Arts. I have his birth record from Germany. My daughter got it from the archives in Rostock, Germany. He came to US in 1873 with his mother Helene and brother William following the death of his father in Germany. I have the immigration/ship record on that. Also have photo of his memorial stone at the Acacia Park Cemetery in Birmingham MI. Trying to locate where I put the photo and will send once I find it. I am interested to know how you are connected to him if at all. I'm always pleased to find family connections.
Added by Martha Grabke on Sep 23, 2016 5:31 PM
Martha Grabke
Paul J. Schmidt
I discovered your photo and info of my great grandfather Paul J. Schmidt at Find a Grave. I'm not sure how to edit info so am contacting you with my researched info. Paul J. was born at Rostock, Germany on 25 Mar 1869. He died on 13 Jan 1935 at Detroit, Michigan. He is buried at Acacia Park Cemetery, Birmingham, Michigan. I will locate photo of memorial stone and forward later. I am wondering where you found the picture of my ggrandfather?
Added by Martha Grabke on Sep 23, 2016 2:33 PM
RE: Richard Fogarty
You're welcome - glad I could help.

Added by Michele on Sep 18, 2016 6:23 PM
Amos Agard Transfer
Thanks for the transfer Barb. I'd like more info on your Agard roots, I'm adding all the info I can get and if you have any pictures of the Agards thanks Dale.
Added by dagard64 on Sep 18, 2016 6:19 PM
cindy lagasse
RE: Julia Ann Mason, No. 132573146
We took. Care of it for you...
Added by cindy lagasse on Sep 16, 2016 8:17 PM
Amos Agard transfer
Hello Barb, Amos is the grandfather of Amos Agard who married Jane Rawlins they adopted my great great grandfather John E Agard. I'm working on my family history and hoping to link and maintain as many of these Agard memorials as possible. Thanks Dale Agard Sr.
Added by dagard64 on Sep 14, 2016 10:54 AM
Herbert Greenwood 50709723

Thanks so much for adding a photo of Herbert Greenwood at Templeton, MA. People like you make this website great! I added a note for people to read your photo caption under his portrait that you added.

You rock,
Added by Ryan-O on Sep 04, 2016 6:57 AM
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