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The Navigator (#46856982)
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I started researching my husband's family after years of searching for my own ancestors when I found Find A Grave. Behold, I found many of my husband's family. I was not as successful in locating my own family. I eventually came in possession of an extensive family tree on my mother's side. I then knew I had to place my family on Find A Grave.

It has been exciting finding information, but it has been more wonderful creating memorials for the family I knew and loved.

I realized I've always had a passion for family history. One of my favorite memories was sitting around the table at family gatherings listening to all the stories. I was fortunate enough to have known my great-grandmother and was always especially fond of her tales of life in Ireland.

I have been on the trail of my Mother's family in Ireland, Germany, Baltimore, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Richmond, Virginia, and Delaware. Surnames I'm searching for are Burns, Brennan, Burke, Darcy, O'Hare and Michaelis.

My Father's family traces to Ireland, England, Germany, Switzerland, New York City, New Jersey and Baltimore, Maryland. Surnames I'm searching for are Rapp, Burke, Breslin, Edge.

My husband's family traces to England, France, Maryland, Kentucky, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina and Florida. Surnames I'm searching for are Wyatt, Adkins, Mullins, and Morgan.

I would like to thank my relative Charlotte Elizabeth Trainum Stewart for her tireless effort in producing our family history. To my Late cousin George William Larkins for keeping my interest in cemeteries and foreign lands alive with his wonderful stories.

This is dedicated to my Mother, Kathleen Louise Michaelis Rapp #16556856, who was the first person I added, she taught me the importance of love of family. I could not have asked for a more loving, compassionate and devoted mother.

I have just recently added my father's memorial, William James Rapp, Sr. #167642198. He passed away July 31, 2016. Dad you are loved and missed by all your family. You will always be in our hearts.

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Messages left for The Navigator (213)[Leave Message]
Ray Bartlett
RE: Malecki family
Hi Kathy,

Thank you for adding all of the Malecki family information I sent you I greatly appreciate the time and effort you have put into helping me.

Added by Ray Bartlett on Feb 28, 2017 7:05 AM
David P. Wilson
Kaniecki Family
Thank you very much for the two new Kaniecki Family transfers!
Added by David P. Wilson on Feb 03, 2017 2:23 PM
David P. Wilson
Transfers thank you
Thank you very much for the two transfers. They're tremendously appreciated!
Added by David P. Wilson on Feb 02, 2017 1:26 AM
Re Kunigunda Zuber
According to her death certificate she is buried in Most Holy Trinity Cemetery not Holy Cross. Her husband was Jacob. Her father was Peter Klaus and mother was Regina Fleischman.
Se was born in the US Sept 1, 1852
Added by Anonymous on Nov 11, 2016 8:51 AM
Theresa K.
RE: Joseph Witkowski
Thank you for transferring my grandparents information to me. I will continue the legacy. Theresa
Added by Theresa K. on Nov 04, 2016 5:29 AM
RFB Jenkins
Capt Gerald Fitzhugh Lee Sutton
My family traces to England, France, Maryland, Kentucky, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina and Florida.

I have cousins with the Surnames Adkins, Mullins, and Morgan.

Thanks for the information for:

Capt Gerald Fitzhugh Lee Sutton

Added by RFB Jenkins on Oct 07, 2016 10:00 PM
RE: Helen Dunigan
Hi Kathy,
Thanks for adding the cemetery.
Her date of birth on the NY Death Index is listed at about 1896. Do you think this should be added?
Also, the period at the end of Dunigan prevents her showing up in a search for her name.
Thanks again for your help.
Added by Dorellen on Sep 23, 2016 5:13 AM
Joyce McJilton 158787282
I have processed your edits. Would you like me to transfer management to you?
Added by Debbie on Sep 17, 2016 6:04 AM
Richard D. Moore
RE: Carl Thomas
Thank you so much for taking care of him. I truly appreciate such a kind and thoughtful gesture!

Added by Richard D. Moore on Aug 25, 2016 8:49 AM
Richard D. Moore
RE: Carl (Charles) Thomas
Yes, Carl Thomas is my great grandfather (my father's mother's father). I'd be most deeply appreciative of such a kind gesture!

Best wishes always,

Added by Richard D. Moore on Aug 24, 2016 3:49 AM
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