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Dr. Cynthia Mahaffey (#47784539)
 member for 2 years, 5 months, 13 days
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Bio Photo Long-time instructor of writing and women's studies at Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH. Addictive reader, interested in geneaology, folk music and sacred harp, Anglican, guitar player, singer, guardian of two rescue dogs.

I enjoy walking in cemeteries and have made it a personal project to photograph and record the headstones of military personnel in addition to requests in local cemeteries, in honor of their service and the service of my father, stepfather, and uncles in World War II and Korea, friends from Viet Nam, and students from the Gulf Wars and the Irag and Afghanistan wars. If any of these service persons or others I have added are family members and/or you wish to manage their memorials, just let me know. I am happy to transfer.

Anyone who wants to use my photos in their family tree, on Findagrave, or any other site may do so without my permission.
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Jim Kimble
Eleanor Olejniczak
Thanks for the updates. If you would like to manage this site please let me know and I will gladly transfer it to you. I took on a project a few years ago to add all of the sites in this cemetery that were not already listed in Find A Grave. I have no personal connection to any of them and will gladly transfer.
Added by Jim Kimble on Sep 30, 2014 6:20 AM
RE: CW3 Callanan photo
You are both very welcome. I'm glad I could help. If you would like any others (wreaths, view of area, etc) please let me know. I'm happy to return.
Added by Melissa on Sep 28, 2014 3:25 PM
Thank You Dr Mahaffey!!!!
For the generous use of your photos!!!!! ~Tammy
Added by TammyLewisPriebe on Sep 26, 2014 10:07 AM
RE: Nellie Finch
Ok, no real hurry about this. I'm just plugging along & rechecking things in between taking my son to appointments.

Just wish I could find the link I had for Perrysburg papers.

I lost it when I had computer problems last year.

Thanks for all your help.
Added by sec412 on Sep 23, 2014 12:25 PM
Thank you for Thressa's obituary!

Busy Busy at work, and triple digit heat has slowed me down a bit, but otherwise things are great here.
Hope all is well with you also!

Added by Famlygeni on Sep 22, 2014 12:02 AM
Ok, I've done a little more looking around in regards to the 3rd wife of Ellsworth Finch. Now I'm wondering if there is a way to view: Newspaper: Bowling Green Sentinel-Tribune; Newspaper Date: 28 Feb 1970; Newspaper Page: 2 Column: 1 online to get a copy of Nellie Finch's obit. A friend found info where the obit for Nellie Finch was published in the newspaper listed. I know the obit could be ordered from the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidental Center but that costs.
Before I had computer problems last year I had several links to various newspaper but don't know if the above mentioned one was a link I had. I do know I've lost the link to a Perrysburg paper that I used a lot to help me with the Finch, Hickle, Fellers & other surnames.
Added by sec412 on Sep 21, 2014 6:29 AM
Jeff Hall
PFC Roy D Campau Photo and Info
Hi Cynthia, thank you for the headstone photo added
for PFC Roy D Campau, as well as the parental links and other information which I have accepted through
the edits provided. Great work!
Added by Jeff Hall on Sep 16, 2014 8:07 PM
Ellsworth Finch
Fantastic! Thank you & your friend for the obit for Ellsworth.
If I remember correctly we had talks about wife Nettie vs wife Nellie.
Well, I do believe his obit clears the confusing names of wives. I do have the marriage record for Ellsworth marrying Nettie V. Burnside in 1895 and the obit states he married a Nellie Anderson in 1931! He also married an Anna Beuth in 1923.
The obit mentions 2 sons surviving. I believe Joseph was a son of Ellsworth & Anna. I have an obit for a Joseph that is highly likely for Joseph. A brother William was mentioned but no distinction made whether half or step brother. Joseph's obit also mentions a sister, no distinction, surviving & says his mother, Ann Stricker survives.
Now looks like a little more detective work is in order!
Thank you again.
Added by sec412 on Sep 15, 2014 3:47 PM
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Jack Baxter
Thank you for the obituary.

Pennsylvania Lady
Added by Pennsylvania Lady on Sep 13, 2014 7:14 AM
Tim Osborne
Find A Grave Memorial# 98223828
Thank you for taking her headstone photo.
Added by Tim Osborne on Sep 10, 2014 10:50 PM
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