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Jean Clark Giesbrecht (#46915767)
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Bio Photo Most of my ancestry is American, from both sides of my father's family and that of my maternal grandmother.When I found 'Findagrave', I thought it a great way to pay tribute to my grandparents & greats, by listing them and giving them flowers!
Four generations are buried in B.C. My brother,James Eli Clark III born June 17,1927, Burns OR died Sept 18,1945 BC: my father James Eli Clark Jr born Oct 5,1907 Grant Co OR died Sept 28,1991,Quesnel,BC; my grandfather James Eli Clark Sr born June 29 1868 Laramie,WY died Aug 15 1949 Burns Lake BC and great grandmother,Mary Ellen (Phelps,Peters,Clark)Morrison born Aug 5 1845 Rock Co.WI died Oct 21 1931 Wistaria BC. My maternal grandmother May Aret (Griffin,Morgan) McGrane born July 7 1890 Palouse, Whitman Co.WA died Mar 5 1975 Burns Lake BC. My maternal grandfather's family (Morgan & Fitzmaurice)arrived from Ireland in 1873 to Renfrew, ON. Two generations are buried in ON & two in B.C.
My American father, James Eli Clark Jr came to Canada in 1929; he and my mother, Marion Ethel Morgan were married in Burns Lake, B.C. in 1933.They are both gone now and I & my siblings are the older generation. I have been tracing my families for over 30 years; it's such fun now with computers and the Internet!
I am the mother of three, grandmother of three and great grandmother to two.
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Julie Watts
Dorothy Ann (Young) Andrews
Thank you. Yes, that's correct.
Added by Julie Watts on Mar 31, 2017 1:21 PM
RE: Helena Giesbrecht
My apologies for the late reply. I checked on Helena's dates and apparently they were a typo. I fixed the dates on her memorial - she was born in 1905 and died in 1975.

Thanks for bringing this to my attention.

Happy Holidays...

Added by Christina on Dec 22, 2015 12:23 PM
RE: Grace Peterson Pierce Metz
Thank you very much, I think she would have liked that.

Added by mansfield on Dec 12, 2015 5:46 PM
RE: George Phemister
You're welcome =)
Added by Niagara2012 on Nov 29, 2015 10:20 PM
Jacki Bierma
Christie Shelman Memorial
Thank you for the transfer of my great-grandmother's memorial to me.

Added by Jacki Bierma on Aug 24, 2015 6:04 PM
Roxanne Jenkins Riggan
Dorothy Ann Young Andrews
Hello, just an fyi, I posted a photo of her stone on her page, but it is hidden due to other items also posted here. Roxanne
Added by Roxanne Jenkins Riggan on Apr 11, 2015 7:05 PM
Catherine Denise Sargent
RE: Obadiah Griffin

I found the picture plate of Obadiah and it read he had a daughter named Anna who died August 14 at the age of 6. It also reads that he had a son named Isaac and another daughter named Sally. Does this match any of the records of the family Bible? I only have half of the writing and so it is fragmented. Let me know.
Added by Catherine Denise Sargent on Nov 25, 2014 2:51 PM
Catherine Denise Sargent
RE: Obadiah Griffin

This picture plate of Obadiah was given to me by my grandfather Wilbur Sargent the ggg grandfather of Isaac. The writing which is slightly cut of reads that he married Mary Fell and had a son named Isaac G. Then there is a line and under that line is the name Ann who died August 14 at age 6 another line is drawn and under that Sally W.
Added by Catherine Denise Sargent on Nov 25, 2014 2:49 PM
Catherine Denise Sargent
RE: Obadiah Griffin

Hi again,

I would love to have copies of the Griffin family Bible.

Could you email it to me if you have it?

My email address is

Thanks so much!
Added by Catherine Denise Sargent on Nov 24, 2014 8:33 PM
Catherine Denise Sargent
RE: Obadiah Griffin
Hi Jean,

I uploaded a plate of Obadiah. It is not very clear but it does show that he has good bone structure. I also uploaded a photo of Robert Isaac Griffin and a picture of Helen Griffin Strong with her husband Henry holding an aligator as well as their home in Rochester New York. It was my grandfather first photo with a Kodac camera.
Added by Catherine Denise Sargent on Nov 24, 2014 8:29 PM
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