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NHans (#47587301)
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Bio Photo I have been doing genealogy for about 30 years, originally to help my brother out. He passed away eleven years ago. I am retired and am carrying on his legacy. It is amazing how much time I spend on the computer every day doing research.

I grew up in Kansas and moved to California around 1958 and have lived here ever since. My ancestry research started out mostly Swedish with some Norwegian. Now with about 10,000 people in my family tree, it includes many nationalities including Irish and English and Canadian. I am mostly focused on Kansas (around Vilas and Chanute, where my family grew up), and also Missouri, Nebraska, California, Oregon, Washington and Arizona.

My Swedish ancestors came over mostly around the 1870's from the mainland and the Island of Gotland and then settled in Kansas. My records go back to the 1500's.

My goal in Find-A-Grave is to provide as much information on a memorial as possible for the benefit of others. I use daily for research and have accumulated a lot of solid info.
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Messages left for NHans (198)[Leave Message]
B. C. B. : :=)
RE: Catherine Whan
Thank you for the info.
I have made the change and connection.
Added by B. C. B. : :=) on Oct 08, 2014 12:50 AM
Kristie Mudgett Doyel
RE: Bonnie Moffett
You are welcome, it was my pleasure! Kristie
Added by Kristie Mudgett Doyel on Sep 27, 2014 6:25 PM
Carolyn Whitaker
RE: Dorothy Carder
your welcome. Try to do my best.
Added by Carolyn Whitaker on Sep 14, 2014 9:10 AM
RE: Henry Gagnon
Glad I was able to help.

Good luck in your research!

Added by Suz on Aug 31, 2014 6:44 PM
Bryan Fields
RE: John Byrne
Yup, they probably don't have all the resources they want (but who does, right?). I offered my volunteer services to look everything up a year ago when the photo req count was over 700 and they never bothered getting back to me. Bottom line is that its just not a priority for their management. I think that's a deplorable attitude and service level.
Added by Bryan Fields on Aug 22, 2014 2:18 PM
Bryan Fields
John Byrne
Greetings - Calvary Cemetery isn't very cooperative in looking up grave locations to Find-A-Grave photography volunteers - they'll only do 3 at a time and recently cut me off from asking for any more locations. I was trying to add locations for the very large backlog of photo reqs for the cemetery; there's over 400 requests. Those that include the grave plot get photographed first, so I'd recommend that you add that info to the Find-A-Grave memorial page. Call 216-641-7575 for the cemetery office; they'll provide you 3 locations without charging you for them.
Added by Bryan Fields on Aug 22, 2014 7:58 AM
RE: Arthur Feist
We went by Mr. Feist's resting place again yesterday. Unfortunately, a headstone still has not been placed but we will keep watch and take a photo when a headstone has been set. However, the weather has been cooperating and we feel that, if a headstone had been purchased, it would have been set by now.
Added by VICKIE M & DON BOOSE on Aug 16, 2014 7:39 AM
RE: James Elliott
Neal, Nice job on linking Eliott family. Thank you.
Added by BWeed@KC on Aug 09, 2014 11:13 AM
RE: James Elliott
Hi Neil, I have moved James Elliott to the Spencerville cemetery and linked to Nancy. You can remove your James memorial. If you add their child I hope you link her to them.
Added by BWeed@KC on Aug 08, 2014 3:12 PM
RE: James Elliott
Hi, Thank you for your message. Yes I believe "Spence" is the right cemetery. The photo was taken by Neal Henley who has done extensive research on War of 1812 soldiers buried in Kansas and I have helped him add all of the 1812 soldiers to Find A Grave. If you wish to see what we have added you may visit my page and visit my virtual cemetery for War of 1812. I do see that there are two cemeteries both Spence and Spencerville but there is no picture for Spencerville but there is one for the Spence cemetery. I have not visited this cemetery my self but relied on Neal's info.
The names and area of these two are so close they may turn out to be the same cemetery. If this turns out to be the case I would ammend my memorial.
Added by BWeed@KC on Aug 07, 2014 7:53 PM
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