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Preserving the Past (#47480910)
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Bio Photo I have always had an interest in family history & genealogy. Several years ago I actively engaged in discovering my "roots", and joined Find A Grave in 2011 as part of my discovery process. I have benefited from the labors of others and decided to pay it forward by becoming a contributor to the Find A Grave website with a desire to help others locate the final resting places of their ancestors.

I am happy to transfer a memorial per Find A Grave Guidelines, or make any corrections or updates to a specific memorial as needed. Please send your request(s) using the EDIT button on the respective memorial.

I spend many hours tracking info, obits, family connections, etc., when I post a memorial for someone and try not to post a memorial with just a date of birth and a date of death. I take a personal interest in each memorial and endeavor to treat that person as if they were my "family". It is never my intention to offend anyone and I do my best to never duplicate a memorial. Please accept my contribution to Find A Grave as it is intended; to "Preserving The Past" with a sincere heart toward the legacy and memory of a person or their family.

ON A PERSONAL NOTE: I am the "Grammy" of three precious grandchildren. My daughter and three little grandchildren are my "cemetery search" assistants. They love going with me to locate grave markers. My daughter and six year old grandson, who loves photography, assist me by helping to take the photo's and my other grandchildren tag along for the "adventure". It is great seeing the interest they are showing in the effort to help others find their ancestors.

**My oldest daughter, Amanda, went to her heavenly home on October 24, 2006. She was a new bride of only three weeks and three days, (home one week from her honeymoon) when she lost her life in a car accident. Please take a moment and visit her memorial page; ~ AMANDA RENEE ~ Thank you and God Bless You and Yours!


"Because we know the Lord Jesus, death is not the end. It is merely as if I went to sleep in the adjacent room.

I go on being me, and you go on being you, and we go on being the same to one another.

Talk to me as you once did, speaking as you did before.

Go on smiling as if I were still here. Think of me, pray for me and ensure my name is always spoken in a natural manner, without shadows surrounding it.

Death is a part of life and I still go on in your heart, even when you do not see me, I will always be by your side.

Until we meet again ~ life must go on and all will be well."

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Diana Zu
Harvey Joel Blacklidge
I was doing some research on my family and read a comment you left on the grave of Delilah Young Blacklidge that she was Harvey's first wife. Did Harvey have a second wife and if so do you know who she was by chance? He is listed as only having one wife on my family tree so I would love to update things if that isn't correct. Thank you ever so much for all of your help.
Added by Diana Zu on Nov 19, 2015 12:23 AM
Krys Oller
Presley and Ethel Bradshaw
Thank you very much for sharing the photos. Ethel was my grandfathers sister. I only met them a few times in my lifetime. I spoke to Presely quit a few years back and he said that he remembers me well. I wished I got to know them since I was a youngster when I last saw them.
Added by Krys Oller on Nov 18, 2015 12:16 AM
Jona Limbert
RE: John Martin Weddle
Any information on the Weddle family would be greatly appreciated. Thank You!!
Added by Jona Limbert on Nov 16, 2015 11:16 AM
Jona Limbert
John Martin Weddle
Hi, I was wondering where you found the names of John's parents? Do you have anymore information about them and where they might be buried? Thanks!
Added by Jona Limbert on Nov 15, 2015 3:28 PM
Marty Beaumont
I'd appreciate it if you would transfer my great grandparents memorials to me. They are: Isiah Richards #119339929 and Jane Catherine Secrest Richards # 119340995. Thank you. Marty Beaumont
Added by Marty Beaumont on Nov 10, 2015 6:33 PM
Amy Waldron
RE: Hudnall Cemetery
I don't have exact GPS coordinates. My family and I were looking for this cemetery and the lady who owns the property stopped to talk to us and she took us to the cemetery herself. If you'll email me, I'll be glad to give you her contact information. My email is :)
Added by Amy Waldron on Sep 22, 2015 1:19 PM
Tracey Hayes Davidson
RE: 7607200
Hi, sorry it took me a while to see your message. I really appreciate your taking the time to review my documents and make the requested change.
Thanks for all your good work on Find a Grave!
- Tracey
Added by Tracey Hayes Davidson on Jul 21, 2015 7:51 PM
RE: Memorial # 100858643

That's fine. Thanks.

Added by DRL on Jul 16, 2015 6:05 PM
Memorial # 100858643
Hi! I was wondering how you came by the burial place for Thomas H Currier in Greenlawn Cemetery, Salem, MA. The reason I ask is because I found a Thomas H Currier with the same dates 1899-1965 buried in Hamilton Cemetery, Hamilton, MA. According to the stone, his wife was Margaret D. Currier, 1902-2000. There aren't any memorials for them in Hamilton Cemetery.

Added by DRL on Jul 16, 2015 5:32 PM
Carol Kaye
RE: James Cooper - #125262998
Thanks for the info. I took care of it. Thanks for your help.
Added by Carol Kaye on Jun 22, 2015 5:08 AM
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