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Michele Hilgert (#46784582)
 member for 12 years, 6 months, 20 days
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I am 50 years old and live in Yuma Arizona. I Have been doing genealogy since I was 15. It has been a very rewarding journey of self discovery. And I love learning more about my family where they came from and all the other interesting things I learn about them.

I also enjoy helping other people with their family history when I can

My Main Lines;

Those are my main lines but there are many other as well.

Michele Hilgert Yuma Arizona

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RE: Merle Brownnell
It was a beautiful day to be out on a nice drive, so it was rather enjoyable. I'm sorry we couldn't get a better picture of the lettering, it was so worn away, and it was hard to get underneath that tree. It crossed my mind, I wonder if that tree was intentionally planted by that grave at burial, and they just never realized it would get that big? If so, the tree itself is a lovely memorial, it's strong and healthy.
Added by Aviena on Sep 06, 2017 2:41 PM
Debra Herps-Tipton
Susan M Shoptaw Herps

I contacted you back in June regarding William Casper Herps for whom you set up a memorial. You said your only connection to him was through the Shoptaw line. Susan Shoptaw is my great grandmother.

I would be grateful if you could share any information you have on her and her family up or down the line. I am working on my family tree and would love not only to learn about my past but also to connect with living relatives.

Debra Lynn Herps-Tipton
Added by Debra Herps-Tipton on Aug 30, 2017 11:37 AM
Debra Herps-Tipton
RE: William Casper Herps (1868 - 1926)
Thank you, Michele. I am not sure how this works. I just started researching my family on Find a Grave for about the last 8 to 10 weeks, but I am willing to give it a go. Thank you for setting the memorial up.
Added by Debra Herps-Tipton on Jun 23, 2017 3:13 PM
Debra Herps-Tipton
FYI, Michell, Susan M Shoptaw Herps was my great grandmother.
Added by Debra Herps-Tipton on Jun 15, 2017 4:04 PM
Debra Herps-Tipton
William Casper Herps (1868 - 1926)
Hello, Michele. My name is Debra Lynn Herps-Tipton. Thank you for creating this memorial page for William Casper Herps. William was the brother of George B. who was the father of George Edward Herps, my father. Making William my father's uncle. I started working on my family tree about 4 months ago and have not had much success in getting information about my relatives/ancestors. I am not sure if you have any information on any of the Herps family that you would share with me, but I would appreciate anything you have. I would be grateful if you had any photographs of any of them as well. My Email is Thank you in advance for your help.

Added by Debra Herps-Tipton on Jun 15, 2017 4:01 PM
Patricia Darling
Stella Darling Persons
Hello Michele
I wonder if you could make a change to Stella's memorial (#46334110). Please remove Harry Darling's name. He is the son of the other Gilbert Darling. (178906754).
Thank you for your help.
Pat Darling, (married to the great-grandson of the other Gilbert)
Added by Patricia Darling on Apr 30, 2017 2:36 PM
Bone Finder
FAG transfer request
Hi Michele, Allen Poe Memorial# 64699012 is my g-grandfather. I was wondering if you are not also related if you might transfer him to me. thank you for your time and efforts... Vickie
Added by Bone Finder on Mar 12, 2017 4:32 PM
Margaret Ernst McCollum
Sarah Bell Younger
# 74450163. Sarah Bell is My 2nd Great Grandmother. Would you please transfer management to me.

Thank you
Margaret ERNST McCollum
Added by Margaret Ernst McCollum on Jan 22, 2017 5:41 PM
Viola Holden Jones
McDaniel/McDonald Family
I have extensive research on this family line and would like to have more on Linvil McDaniel/McDonald line. The names was changes by census etc. and some went back to court to have is changed back to McDonald; however, some did not. I descend from John McDaniel second marriage to Margaret Watkins and Linvill is through the first marriage Elizabeth Linvill. John had a brother Eli and I descend from both of these brothers. Eli is named for his mother's family the "Eli" family. I have researched this line for 30+ years.
Added by Viola Holden Jones on Dec 21, 2016 10:37 AM
Chris Coleman
RE: Willard Hilgert
Your welcome
Added by Chris Coleman on Dec 08, 2016 10:19 AM
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