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Jon Saunders (#47674050)
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Bio Photo I've been hooked on this genealogy habit since I retired in late 1999.

Becoming a contributor to FAG has reinvigorated me as I work to get each individual I research documented for the benefit of future generations. I have found the contributors here to be a great bunch of people.

The FAG editors have graciously transferred over six thousand memorials to my account from that of valued deceased contributor Superkentman. I will be updating these memorials with additional information gathered in my research and will post info received from others. I'll also gladly transfer any of these memorials for which I have no additional information or direct interest.

So far I have been able to cross reference over 18,000 individuals in my tree file to their memorials on Find A Grave.

See my tree file on RootsWeb shown below.
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bonnie carroll, dbgreen, Erin Proctor, Gary Jacobson, Jacki Bierma, Jean Jorgensen, Seeker Mel, Sheila, Sue, William Scherwi...
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Jacki Bierma
Ada Killam
Obit has been added - thanks for sending this!

Added by Jacki Bierma on Feb 11, 2015 7:26 PM
Old Bible with Julia Synder and son John Fredrick Schneck
I came across an 1823 Bible with a lot of "Schneck"s and other names in the family history. Julia Snyder, born 24 October, 1827, was listed as mother of John Fredrick Schenck, born 16 July, 1848. The contributor's page I visited had both these people listed (though no birth date for Julia.)

I am trying to track down relatives of these folks in order to return their "family bible." There are lots of names, including birth, death, baptism, marriage etc. records.
Added by Mick on Feb 08, 2015 3:53 PM
Diane Preston
Lydia Burdick at Oak Grove
Hi, Jon...still not able to get into the cemetery. My claim will expire before I am able to do so, but, as soon as the conditions permit, I WILL get the photo! Diane
Added by Diane Preston on Feb 04, 2015 2:28 PM
Esther Eustaquio
I want to thank you for the infomation on Elizabeth's memorial. I found out things that I otherwise would never have known. Blessings, esther
Added by Esther Eustaquio on Feb 01, 2015 3:00 AM
Diane Preston
Lydia Burdick at Oak Grove
Okay, I know where the Burdick plot is supposed to be , perhaps there is a stele with names in this area. We're in the middle of a promised blizzard, but will try to get out there this weekend. Diane
Added by Diane Preston on Jan 26, 2015 12:23 PM
Diane Preston
Lydia Burdick at Oak Grove
Jon, do you have new information as to the location of her grave? She is listed as having no marker in my reference book. Regards, Diane
Added by Diane Preston on Jan 25, 2015 3:08 PM
Georgia Glenn #117007032
Thanks for the info you sent. Warm Regards, Stacey
Added by Stacey on Jan 07, 2015 2:33 PM
bonnie carroll
RE: Allen M. Mapes
Janesville! How cool is that. Remember I told you my minister was Herb Saunders, even sent you a look alike picture of him and you mentioned he was like about your sixth or seventh cousin..he lives here in Milton at 366 Bree Drive, phone 868-4080. Where are you two staying in Janesville...been crazy with my 95 yr. old mother, cousin with MS just moving to a little apartment and the two of us trying to find a new health and drug insurance...but I'd love to stop and say HI, being as you are SO CLOSE. If you are staying along Hwy 26 (Milton Avenue) I am all of maybe four miles down the road toward Milton from there.
Added by bonnie carroll on Nov 18, 2014 5:49 AM
bonnie carroll
Allen M. Mapes
Fassett Cemetery, Edgerton, Rock WI.

I have a Mapes Family here in WI. that I just received a questions about. The person is Allen M. Mapes(1881-1912). His head stone says his parents are J.A. & A.C. Mapes Jr. so I have him with parents John August and Augusta Louise Mapes. I assume the "C" would be Augusta's maiden name but I don't know that for sure.
His siblings being Willie (twin?), Anna Mapes Heller, Frank, Edith Mapes Heller, John A., & Mayme L. Mapes Berry.
I recently received a request from a contributor saying he thinks my Allen M. Mapes should be the son of John and Olive Mapes, even though the headstone reads his mother is A.C. Mapes. I don't have access to Obituaries to look this person up. Can you check on this for me.
He says he is going by an obituary for a Howard K. Mapes, which I don't have.
Sorry for the inconvenience but You are the Man for finding out information.
Added by bonnie carroll on Nov 15, 2014 7:45 AM
Janice Dean LeMaster
I will check and see which cem. they are buried in and delete the wrong one.
Added by Janice Dean LeMaster on Nov 11, 2014 6:57 AM
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