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Connie Ferris (#47541532)
 member for 5 years, 2 months, 7 days
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Bio Photo I have been involved in researching my family history for the past 25 years. When I found Find A Grave I considered it a wonderful new tool and now I'd like to contribute to this virtual cemetery with bio's and photos of my own beloved family members.

Many of the memorials I manage connect to me in some way. That means I really want to talk to you if you connect too! Feel free to contact me through EDIT - Suggest... - or directly by e-mail.

My trees include a big connection to Norway and the names: Norby/e, Johnson (on both sides - oh joy!), Lien, Wigen, Nummedal, Behrents and Daehlin.
My husband's trees (Richard Ferris) connect to Scotland/Ireland, early America, Sweden & Norway. Names include: Ferris, Pillsbury, Donaldson and Thorson.

I'm currently working on a website with our family trees. It is free and easy to register. (All you need is a name and your choice of username and password.) If you have a name in one of my virtual cemeteries, there may be much more in my site. Please come visit!

Pet Peeve Section:
1. My husband and I travel to cemeteries, sometimes long distances, only to take photos of relatives' graves, and then we snap a few more that are nearby. I use Photoshop to enhance every photo. However, I have just a small camera and am not a professional photographer. If you take a photo that is distinctly better, I'm willing to remove mine, but have the common courtesy to let me know. Don't use up a second of the precious 5 photo limit to post basically the same photo.

2. I am so sad that managers of memorials interpret "guidelines" as "rules". Memorials should rest with family, regardless of the relationship. If there is a controversy, then use the guidelines to interpret whether someone is more closely related than someone else. Do you really want to become a Fallen Graver and leave 50,000 memorials to someone else, equally unrelated? If you send me an edit and are related in any way, please let me know. I am eager to transfer memorials!
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Behrents/Johnson (522)
Ferris/Donaldson (284)
Norby/Johnson (1658)
Pillsbury/Thorson (615)
Unrelated (417)
Messages left for Connie Ferris (192)[Leave Message]
Rick Elwood
Helen Fredericksen - 125785412
Connie, I liked your suggestion and simplified her last name, There was not an edit to add Helen's husband waiting to be approved but linked not only her first husband but her second one as well. Take a look and let me know if there should be any adds/changes.
Added by Rick Elwood on Jun 18, 2016 7:06 AM
2 finger typist
158280744 - John Gronau
Thank You for the photograph.
Added by 2 finger typist on Jun 17, 2016 8:06 AM
2 finger typist
158280744 - Mary Kohl Gronua
Once again, Thank You!
Added by 2 finger typist on Jun 17, 2016 8:04 AM
2 finger typist
RE: Gronau photo requests
Thank You so much for your pictures posted to Their memorials. They are excellent!
Added by 2 finger typist on Jun 17, 2016 7:58 AM
Bryan Anderson
Clarence and Orlando Serum
Dear Connie,

I have more! May I have permission to use the photographs in any publications I might have in the future for the headstones for Clarence and Orlando Serum? Both have roots in Selbu, Norway and served in WWI.

Thank you!

Bryan Anderson
Added by Bryan Anderson on Jun 15, 2016 9:57 AM
Bryan Anderson
Anton E. Serum
Dear Connie,

I am researching a list of WWI veterans having roots from my grandfather's hometown of Selbu, Norway. Anton E. Serum is on my list.

My I have permission to use your monument photograph on for this individual?

Thank you!!

Bryan Anderson
Added by Bryan Anderson on Jun 15, 2016 9:42 AM
RE: Wagner Family Summit Cemetery
What you sent are fine. Thanks again. elizabeth
Added by Elizabeth on Jun 11, 2016 6:31 AM
Bev Boyer
John Noorloos
Thank you for the nice photos for John's memorial. Pictures add so much.
Added by Bev Boyer on Jun 09, 2016 9:00 AM
Wagner Family Summit Cemetery
Connie -- Thank you very much for the photos of Frank and Erma's headstones. It's like a little gift that is very welcome. Thank you. Elizabeth
Added by Elizabeth on Jun 08, 2016 9:10 AM
Nicole Gilson
RE: Daryle Larson
Yes please, my email is thank you so much he was my father ♡
Added by Nicole Gilson on Jun 03, 2016 7:05 PM
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