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ohlw (#47569794)
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Bio Photo I'm Pat and have been researching my family tree for 30 years. My family lines are Bean, Gaw, Gore, Dennis, Kinnaird, Bullington, Judd, Terry, most all in the Putnam/Jackson County, TN area.

I have searched my local cemeteries in Ohio for other researchers and am happy to look for gravestones for someone far away. I know how thrilling it is to find another piece of the puzzle. I've had people help me so it's all about keeping it going.

For me, this is not a competition to see who can have the most memorials. My purpose is to capture the records of people who have passed for future generations who might one day look for their final resting place. I believe every person's grave should be respected.

If I manage a memorial for your family member and I am not also related I am happy to transfer to you. I do not follow the guidelines for transfers - I believe memorials should be managed by their family members or close friends, whatever the relationship. It would be selfish of me to keep your family members' memorial. Families have more information and photos and have an attachment to that person that a stranger doesn't have. So don't hesitate to ask for a transfer even if you're not in the 4-generation guideline!
You are welcome to use my photos in your family trees, ancestry, etc. A credit would be nice, but again, not why I do it.

If you do not have an email listed on your profile and you have your messages disabled, please leave me a message as to your source(s) for edits you have sent me, otherwise I have no way to contact you and may have to decline your edits.
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Diane & John
Re: Condolence on John
Thank you so much on your kind condolences for John. He was the driving force for taking the photos of tombstones & entering them on Find A Grave. I haven't the heart to go out yet on my own but do intend to keep up the maintenance & edits for our entries.

Added by Diane & John on Aug 16, 2016 12:40 PM
Sherry Passon Wray
Scott Fitzgerald
Thank you, I will correct this right now!!
Added by Sherry Passon Wray on Aug 12, 2016 4:20 PM
Judd Family
I was interested in your JUDD family. My mother's direct line is JUDD.

I can not get past Richard D. JUDD. I was wondering if you have this line in your information.

Richard D. JUDD is the farthest I can get back. Richard was suppose to be born abt 1833 in Indiana. He was married on 6 June 1849 in Dearborn, Indiana to Eleanor Luke.

I can find him on the 1860 census for Vigo County, Indiana with wife Eleanor and children George, Albert, John and Elizabeth.

I can not find them in the 1850 census, nor in anything after 1860.

My mother's line goes through George.
George Judd was born in Indiana abt April 1849. He was married to Mary Frances Thurman/Shuman/Shewmon/Shewman (depending on which marriage record you look at) on 11 October 1884, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana...the situation is I believe they are married and divorced and then remarried as they have a son, Frank M. Judd that is believed to be born abt 1878, Indiana. (His marriage certificate lists parents as George Judd and Mary F Shewmon, so I am sure that this is THEIR child by a previous marriage)
George and Mary Frances Judd's children were:
Frank M. Judd
Roy Judd
Charles Judd
Forst Warn Judd

My mother's line is through Roy.

If any of this sounds familiar, I would love to talk to you more.

Thank you for your time and consideration!
Added by genealogyfever on Aug 01, 2016 10:43 AM
I would say the one in Crestview is the correct one
Crestview was called Gallatin memorial when it first opened
I will delete the one in Gallati cemetery
Added by BBrown on Jul 24, 2016 1:56 PM
Cindy Rinehart
79291699 John S. Laughlin
Thank you for photographing the memorial and headstone for John S. Laughlin.
Mr. Laughlins wife was named Elizabeth she died (20 June 1918). The information on the death certificate coincides with family history and It lists the date of burial as 24 May 1918 a clerical error I assume; St. Mary's Cemetery Richmond Indiana, her maiden name is listed as UNK I created a memorial for her and I don't want to make an error. Was she mentioned on the monument?

Thank you again.
Added by Cindy Rinehart on Jul 19, 2016 5:02 PM
Michael Maranda
RE: Smith's at Sugar Grove Cemetery
Thank you!
Added by Michael Maranda on Jun 19, 2016 11:05 AM
Joyce Hambleton Whitten
RE: MICHAEL family 94065623
Thank you Pat. Right now I am just trying to prove my relationship with the Michael family. My mother was adopted at birth and while I have lots of information on the birth mother I have only recently made a connection to the Michael family through DNA. If I can prove it beyond a shadow of a doubt then I'll be happy to take a transfer.
Added by Joyce Hambleton Whitten on Feb 05, 2016 6:41 PM
Joyce Hambleton Whitten
MICHAEL family 94065623
Are you by any chance related to this Michael family? I believe that David Deardorff MICHAEL was my 3rd great grandfather. I am working with another lady trying to prove that her Joseph MICHAEL and my David (Jr.) were brothers and sons of this man and his first wife Elizabeth Williamson. Since you added information to Phebe Harter Michael's memorial I am wondering if you have more that a passing interest in this family?

Joyce Whitten (
Added by Joyce Hambleton Whitten on Feb 05, 2016 8:47 AM
David L Gray
RE: Bertha Anderson @ Hollansburg
Hello (from a few months ago),
I found that the pending edits are sorted, in a way: all birth & death dates & places come first, then relationships, then names, etc. This is the order of the possible edits presented when requesting an edit. Logical, in a way.

Still it would be helpful if we could sort by name or date of request.
Added by David L Gray on Jul 14, 2015 5:47 AM
Romona Hunt
RE: Martha Gaw Bailey
You are more than welcome. I love being able to do this. It is my way of paying back what others have done for me!
Added by Romona Hunt on Jun 05, 2015 2:16 PM
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