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Kathy Ripke (#47406663)
 member for 3 years, 3 months, 24 days
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Bio Photo I have been working on my family history since about 2004, but have just recently begun using Find A Grave. I am excited by the possibilities Find A Grave offers for sharing information and making new discoveries. Surnames I am working on in particular are Ripke, Nehring, Anderson, Hubbard, Brewer, Brown, Wright, Scharff, Rahn, Carter and Robbins.
(Note: I will be unable to respond to communications about my Find-a-Grave memorials from January 2014 until mid-May 2014. I will respond ASAP to any requests or inquiries after the 15 of May, 2014)
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Jack Davison
CAPT John Lester Chittenden
If you choose not to use the bio I submitted, please bump it back to me as I neglected to save it in its finally edited form and would like a file copy. The Chittendens were good friends from the time he served under my Dad's leadership in Uss Quincy, and my parents "lent" me to help them move from DC to Norfolk my first summer leave from USNA when he went to report as exec of the carrier FDR. I jumped at the unpaid job as I was smitten with their gorgeous daughter, but sadly for my hopes, she was away visiting family. He flew me back to DC in the ship's SNJ, giving me my first aerial view of the Chesapeake and the Academy. Mrs. Chittenden was very gracious to me and slipped me a 20 to go out with my friends from my Dad's previous tour in Norfolk.
Added by Jack Davison on Mar 28, 2014 2:28 PM
Brenda
RE: Vande Voorde
Kathy, thank you for your wonderful management of Morris and Zoe's memorials. I also added a photo to Morris's and two to Zoe's.

Brenda Vande Voorde
wife of Gregory Vande Voorde
Added by Brenda on Jan 26, 2014 12:12 PM
Brenda
Morris Vande Voode
Kathy, you did a wonderful job on my father-in-law's memorial. I added a couple close up photos of the marker if that is OK. I also deleted my duplicate. Thank you for managing the memorial.
Added by Brenda on Oct 27, 2013 3:10 PM
scotdeerie
RE: Moore gravestones in Oakwood Cemetery
Do you want me to transfer Nettie over to you?
Added by scotdeerie on Oct 11, 2013 4:37 PM
Judy
Idalynne Ferguson
Thank you for the additional info on Idalynne. You stated she married Cecil Ferguson...do you have a link to him? Thanks, JudyC
Added by Judy on Oct 03, 2013 9:22 AM
Jim Childers
Carner
Heads up -
Another Carner has been added to the Pillager cemetery based off the cemetery records. Maybe you will know more info on it? 'Old Lady Carner'
That must have been all it said in the records.

Jim
Added by Jim Childers on Oct 02, 2013 1:51 PM
dm wms
Re: Elam Rust 109565588
I have transferred him to your caretaking. Thanks for claiming his as family.
Added by dm wms on Sep 28, 2013 7:15 PM
WJH
Thank you
Your picture adds much to the memorial...updates completed and always appreciated.
Added by WJH on Sep 16, 2013 10:31 AM
Thelma (Payne) Coberly
Quay Young 6665620335
I was pleasantly surprised to see you had a Memorial Page for Quay and Della Young. Would you add Quay's only brother to his page? He was a very dear Uncle of mine and I'd like to have them linked since there was just the two of them. Charles Clair Young 113660054. I just added he and his wife's Memorial page yesterday.Thanks for your help!!
Thelma (Payne) Coberly contributor 4783919
litleoldladywho4@gmail.com
Added by Thelma (Payne) Coberly on Jul 12, 2013 2:42 PM
Glenn Olander-Quamme
Chloe Palmer
The headstone for Chloe identifies her as the wife of O. S. Palmer. Is there another headstone that might be her husband's?
Added by Glenn Olander-Quamme on Jun 18, 2013 9:56 AM
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