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DutchGirl (#47071888)
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Bio Photo I've been enjoying walking the cemeteries in my area for a few years now. It's peaceful and it turns out to be quite a stress reliever!

The photos I take are for the benefit of others so please feel free to use them for your personal use or at any of the genealogy websites, including Ancestry.com. I figure the more places they go the more these loved ones will be remembered!

I have deep roots in the Dutch heritage which is very influential in my area. It's been a pleasure to take photos of the Dutch ancestors headstones knowing it has helped those in the "old country" reconnect with their US family branch.

Also, please use the edit feature to send a transfer request along with your member number. I will gladly transfer to you unless it is also my direct relative. Thank you!

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Jan
Claude Fongers
Thank-you so very much for the transfer of Claude Leo "Bud" Fongers to my care!
All the work you do for Find a Grave and all the descendants of family members left behind is greatly appreciated!
Jan
Added by Jan on Sep 05, 2017 10:39 PM
Sandy Vandertol
HERREMA TRANSFER
BLESS YOU! THANKS SO MUCH!
Added by Sandy Vandertol on Aug 06, 2017 12:00 PM
Donna DeVries
Darwin and Anna Terpstra
Also these are my grandparents if you could transfer then also and if you have their daughter Maria which is Johns twin sister. Thank you and for all you do .
Added by Donna DeVries on Apr 24, 2017 1:18 PM
Donna DeVries
John Terpstra
I was wondering if you could transfer over John Terpstra as this is my uncle Thank you for all you do
Added by Donna DeVries on Apr 24, 2017 1:16 PM
Alex Bogue
Evelyn Crandall
Do you know much about her?
Added by Alex Bogue on Mar 17, 2017 10:42 AM
amwj1
Memorial #75436555
Hi friend...I see that her memorial is linked twice to Nick Andree. Somehow a double link?? Are you able to disengage one of the entries for her to Nick. They were each other's 2nd marriage.
I just returned from a trip and now I will work on my aunt's other relatives and look at what you have given me for Jacob Faber and his family. I plan to soon call the cemetery office where his wife is supposedly REALLY buried because I need to verify her sister's burial site for my aunt (granddaughter of that sister). Thanks for your help!
Added by amwj1 on Oct 10, 2016 4:55 PM
Lynda King
RE: Titia Ros
You are absolutely correct -- I am so sorry for the error! Thanks much.
Added by Lynda King on Oct 09, 2016 8:55 AM
amwj1
Fabers
You are the best. Thanks! I communicated with the volunteer who made Geertje's memorial page for Hillside Cemetery. He has cemetery records that show her interred there and her sister is buried next to her. I have found on rare occasions that families honored deceased by putting name and info on monuments even when body was somewhere else. I "get" why they would do that but makes our research get a bit tangled. I am going to call Hillside ofc at some point to ask whazzup. When i find out i will let you know. And...we should probably link both Geertje memorials to Jacob with notation. Stay tuned :). Thanks again.
Added by amwj1 on Oct 01, 2016 2:17 PM
Willem kappe
Balder
Dear "Dutchgirl" Iam Wm Kappe from Nijkerk Netherland.
I was looking for the Balder burial place and his tombstone.

Thank you you provide apicture of this tombstone.

Can I have a copy of that picture?

Greetings from Wm Kappe , Nijkerk. Netherland
Added by Willem kappe on Sep 21, 2016 8:56 AM
Tom
My proposed addition
Hi Dutch Girl, my proposed addition is not correct. I followed a link that can not be correct. Hotze Annes Dykstra was not married to the person that I have been looking for. I am looking for Jennie Dykstra who was born 28 Aug 1856 Lemsterland, Netherlands and who married 3 times, first to Gerrit Schaafsma, then to Fokke (Frank) Dykstra (1856-1904) and finally to Albert K. Huisman.
Added by Tom on Sep 17, 2016 11:57 AM
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