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Mary Britton (#47765453)
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I live in western NE, Garden County. I would be willing to do research or take photos of local grave sites. Please feel free to use any photo I have taken for your personal use.

Dear Ancestor

Your tombstone stands among the rest;
neglected and alone
The name and date are chiseled out
on polished, marbled stone
It reaches out to all who care
It is too late to mourn
You did not know that I'd exist
You died and I was born.
Yet each of us are cells of you
in flesh, in blood, in bone.
Our blood contracts and beats a pulse
entirely not our own.
Dear Ancestor, the place you filled
one hundred years ago
Spreads out among the ones you left
who would have loved you so.
I wonder if you lived and loved,
I wonder if you knew
That someday I would find this spot,
and come to visit you.
-Author Unknown
kindly shared by #46931634
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Ten4jhawks
RE: Elizabeth Norman Snow
Thank you for catching that. I double checked the info I had and it should be 1871. I mixed up the last two numbers and did not catch it. Thank you again for bring this to my attention.
Added by Ten4jhawks on Feb 13, 2015 4:08 PM
Ten4jhawks
RE: Elizabeth Norman Snow
Thank you for catching that. I double checked the info I had and it should be 1871. I mixed up the last two numbers and did not catch it. Than you again for bring this to my attention.
Added by Ten4jhawks on Feb 13, 2015 4:07 PM
Cheryll Cotten
RE: Sharon Sloan Nelsen
No, I do have relatives in Nebraska though.
Added by Cheryll Cotten on Feb 13, 2015 6:44 AM
Cheryll Cotten
RE: Sharon Sloan Nelsen
Thanks for letting me know, because I didn't realize it, mainly because I didn't have burial information on her. I have messaged the person who has the other one and offered my picture of her as well as her obituary. Once he does that, I will be deleting mine.

Thanks again for letting me know.

Cheryll Cotten
Added by Cheryll Cotten on Feb 12, 2015 1:36 PM
Jeff Davis
John F Gilkison
Hello Mary,

Thank you for sharing the information about john F Gilkison. I updated the correct date and will update more information if you have. If you are interested, I am willing to transfer the memorial to you. Maybe he is a relative of yous. Have a great week and thank you again.
Added by Jeff Davis on Feb 08, 2015 11:48 PM
MGlass
RE: Watts
My pleasure!
Added by MGlass on Dec 15, 2014 1:55 PM
MGlass
Richard and Francis Watts
You're welcome! I'd be happy to transfer ownership to you. What is your ID#?
Added by MGlass on Nov 30, 2014 6:06 AM
Sue Henry
RE: Ethel Hansen
Hi Mary,

I was a little scared this morning, I couldnt find the obit.. but I double checked them all again, and I found it. When I needed an obituary, I used Newspaper Archives to look them up, then I would print out the whole page, so its small. This morning I looked on their page and it couldnt make a match, so I really started to worry. Anyway, I will see if I can make the print bigger, and then I will send it to you. It says she was born April 16, 1913, at Denmark, Ks, and passed September 5, 1989 at Rogue River. Interment at Scenic Hill cemetery, Ashland. It mentions her brother Kenneth. By some chance did she write a book ? For the life of me I cant remember the name, but it did have to do with teaching. I
will also transfer her memorial to you as well. I am so glad you wrote to me. I will holler soon. SUE
Added by Sue Henry on Aug 18, 2014 12:13 AM
Sue Henry
RE: Ethel Hansen
Hi Mary, I am so sorry that is has taken me so long to respond to you. I was wondering which memorial you are referring to, that I had mentioned that I thought Mrs. Hansen was buried in Oregon. I have bought some booklets from the Historical Society in Abilene, Ks., that I added abstracts of obits to memorials, and have added memorials for folks in cemeteries around my area. I am really interested in answering your question. The information that I entered was in hopes of family members being able to find their relatives, hopefully easier. One cemetery just down the road a piece I've been able to add names to the cemetery because they do not have a headstone. Anyway, please let me know, and I will get back to you a lot sooner ! Thank you, Sue
Added by Sue Henry on Aug 17, 2014 12:32 AM
Peggy Bargen Duey
RE: Mary Elizabeth Wright Britton
I totally agree with you; the memorials should not just be the names and dates. I'm addicted to Find A Grave and try to make my memorials the very best that I can, but I want documentation before I add the info. Happy Hunting!!!!
Added by Peggy Bargen Duey on Jul 09, 2014 8:28 AM
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