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Gale Boetius Perez (#47724849)
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Bio Photo I have been researching my family's history for years. Many of my memorials are of my relatives and people I have known. My family has many old photos which I have posted so that others can enjoy them. I try to personalize the memorials as much as possible by adding bios, details discovered through ancestry research, and the personal remembrances of people who knew them.

My father's mother (Olive Kullgren, 1897-1986) left many fascinating photos of her youth in Colorado and later in Southern California, where she became private secretary to Edward L. Doheny Sr. in 1925, after the departure of his previous secretary Miriam Lerner. I spent many hours pouring over her photos, trying to identify family and other people in them, and created memorials for the people I was able to identify, such as for her lifelong friend, Eunice Winifred Morgan, and two friends from Denver who served in World War I (Charles Matthew Klaiber and Wesley Louis Murray). Her photos touched and inspired me.

I'm currently working on cemeteries in Shawano County, Wisconsin, where my mother's father (Einer Louis Tulberg) grew up. I'm researching the individuals buried there to provide family links, obituaries, full birth/death dates and full names. One challenge is tracing the maiden names and parents of married women.

My family's names are Boetius and Blad (Denmark), Kullgren (Sweden) and Morrison (Scotland) on my father's side. On my mother's side, my ancestors are Tullberg (Sweden); Houm, Engebretsen, Kjerneby, and Vestby (Norway); and Stolz and Klein (Germans from Russia). Other surnames close to me are those of my second cousins - Hollands, Scott, and Zook on my father's side, and my mother's North Dakota cousins (Schacher, Wagner, Enockson).

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Jeanne Weiland
Palma Hansen found?
Gale, I think I found the memorial you were looking for. "Palma M. Hansen" rather than "Hanson," birth and death years the same as you noted, is located in the Norwegian Cemetery just a few miles from Ascension. Please see memorial 55898607. Hope this helps.
Added by Jeanne Weiland on Sep 13, 2016 9:47 AM
Jeanne Weiland
RE: Myrna Olson photo
One additional thought, Gale. Is there any chance the "missing" graves could be in a different location? Bethesda Cemetery is about a half mile from where the "missing" are reported to be buried. Since there were many Norwegian names there, I looked through those headstones, but couldn't find either Linda or Palma in that location. I don't know any of these people or their connections, but I did find and photo the Carpenters that are listed as Linda's parents. If there is another location I can check for amy of these folks, please let me know.
Added by Jeanne Weiland on Sep 11, 2016 7:47 AM
Jeanne Weiland
RE: Myrna Olson photo
You're entirely welcome, Gale. Glad it worked out. I did take several chose-up photos of the Pederson monument as well. I'm still working on editing the pictures to maximize what can be read, but I don't think we'll ever have all the inscription deciphered. The stone is very badly worn, wording difficult to make out, and many letters can no longer even be felt by a fingertip on the surface of the marble. I'll get those posted as soon as I finish the Photoshop work. Sorry there isn't more clarity available, but perhaps someone has an older photo that predates the Wisconsin winter ravages and damages. If you work with Photoshop, or know someone who is good at this type of work, I'd be happy to send the original photos directly to your email. That way someone with better talents would have more pixels to work with than what will be accepted by the website. I did talk with a professional photographer about the problem, and she assured me if we can't see the details with the human eye, there isn't a camera in existence that will capture anything more. Hope we can at least get you a few additional words...or letters...than you now have.
Added by Jeanne Weiland on Sep 11, 2016 7:30 AM
deanna french
Shawano Co.Evander Hubbell, C.W. Vet.
May I use the photo that you contributed to the Find A Grave memorial page for Evander Hubbell, to post in the Vermont C.W. site? (

You will receive credit for this.
Thank you for your consideration.
Deanna French
Added by deanna french on Sep 01, 2016 2:55 PM
RE: Schneider photos
I also added Adam, Margaret, Tony, Henry and Leo and Anna and Stanley.
Added by kateb on Jul 25, 2016 7:59 AM
Samuel Morrison Duran
Morrison Family
Gale, I am a great grandson of William Morrison, my grandfather married my grandmother in New Mexico. I would love to talk to you and learn more about my relatives before I visit Scotland. My e-mail is Warmest Regards
Added by Samuel Morrison Duran on Jul 14, 2016 6:12 PM
Brian Backes
RE: Shawano County
I have used that site before and had a obit or two sent to me but haven't used it for quite some time and had forgotten about it. Thanks for the reminder. I will probably have to do some more Shawano hunting this winter.

Added by Brian Backes on Jul 03, 2016 8:35 AM
Brian Backes
Shawano County
Gale, Do you live in or around Shawano county? My great-great grandfather came from Shawano county. His name was Frank Lade and there are quite a few Lade's in cemeteries there. I would be interested in having you try to look up some info for me at a later time if possible. You can send me an e-mail if you like. My address is on my contributor page.

Added by Brian Backes on Jul 02, 2016 7:25 PM
Brian Backes
RE: Laura Gilbreath photo
You're very welcome Gale. I'm glad I could help out. Put in another request or send me an e-mail at a later time and I will see if there is a gravestone for her.

Added by Brian Backes on Jul 02, 2016 7:21 PM
David Roscoe Duncan
Ivor Hadley Memorial
Gale; Thank you for the information about the marriage of Ivor and Berniece Catherine Miller. I have added information and perhaps you will want to visit and review it. Dave Duncan of Paonia Colorado
Added by David Roscoe Duncan on Mar 27, 2016 6:22 PM
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