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Billie (Morris) Barushak (#46923336)
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Bio Photo I have been interested in researching my family history since about 1995. I am researching:

(my mothers side): Hoopingarner, Leclercq, Cornwell/Cornell, McFarland, Williams, Purcell, Jones, Davenport, Manning, Chastain, Barnett, Smith, Van Hook, Strawn, Van Woggelum, Parent, Yorke, Hays, Vendeur, and Curry

(My father's side): Morris, Orman, Furry, Baker, Kirby, Staley, Comer, Barbee, Allen, Houghton, Scarlett, Bowater, Corbett, Cagle, Shonk, Frantz, Everett, Long, Stansbury, Lawrence, Bays, Nevil, Spicklemeyer, Brown, Bryant, Brammer, Seay, Walden, Brooks, and Styles

(my husband's family): Myers, Jones, Cox, Kent, Passmore, Lamb, Petitt, Hansborough, Jewell, Paige, Scudder, Moore, Bean, Curtis, Hotham, Hamilton, Milner, Smith, Whitman, McLaughlin, Fulloon, Schurtz, Rogers, Cheshire, Rolls, Dove, Fletcher, Tye, Vaughan, Loving, Lomax, Reed, Wheeler, Taylor, Deering, Coffman, Miles, Wizer, Lany, Walton, Wood, Yocum, Hilyer, Reffett, Kent, Passmore, Bowden, Goshom, Stonebraker, Busel, Lamb, Davis, Barushak, and Sulava

Please contact me if we have a connection or if there is a correction that needs to be made. When adding photos and/or creating memorials I research the person so I may be able to link them to family and be as accurate as possible. Please realize that we are all human and mistakes are made. So please let me know if there is something I should add/change.

Also, I believe that family should be with family, if possible. I have no problem with transferring out of Find a Grave guidelines to family. Please, just simply send me a request and let me know your relation.

Feel free to use any photos I have taken for your own personal genealogy research. It would be nice if you would credit me with the photo.

A few poems that I enjoy:

(Author Unknown)
Your tombstone stands among the rest;
Neglected and alone
The name and date are chiseled out
On polished, marbled stone.
It reaches out to all who care
It is too late to mourn.
You did not know that I exist
You died and I was born.
Yet each of us are cells of you
In flesh, in blood, in bone.
Our blood contracts and beats a pulse
Entirely not our own.
Dear Ancestor, the place you filled
So many years ago
Spreads out among the ones you left
Who would have loved you so.
I wonder if you lived and loved,
I wonder if you knew
That someday I would find this spot,
And come to visit you.

By: Pamela A Harazim

Come, look with me inside this drawer,
In this box I've often seen,
At the pictures, black and white,
Faces proud, still, and serene.
I wish I knew the people,
These strangers in the box,
Their names and all their memories,
Are lost among my socks.
I wonder what their lives were like,
How did they spend their days?
What about their special times?
I'll never know their ways.
If only someone had taken time,
To tell, who, what, where, and when,
These faces of my heritage,
Would come to life again.
Could this become the fate,
Of the pictures we take today?
The faces and the memories,
Someday to be passed away?
Take time to save your stories,
Seize the opportunity when it knocks,
Or someday you and yours,
Could be strangers in the box.
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Susan Gardner
Mary Morris Butler
I am researching the Butler family of Nelson County, Virginia and have hit a brick wall with Claud and Mary Butler. I was thrilled to find Mary Morris Butler and your information on her on this site. Do you have any more information on Claud/CB Butler? I have 1910 census info on them and their children, but nothing beyond, except Theodore and Rufus living with relatives in 1920 census. Any little bit of info would be appreciated!
Added by Susan Gardner on Apr 02, 2017 10:41 AM
Ada Ethel Biller Memorial
Thank you so much for the information. I can do better with the upkeep of these memorials. I appreciate your help! The Indiana death certificates have been such a terrific source. Thanks again.
Added by eulaexpress on Mar 07, 2017 4:55 PM
Ralph Hammond-Green
Arland Smith
Thank you for the information on his father.
Added by Ralph Hammond-Green on Feb 26, 2017 12:47 PM
I deleted Lester and wife Gladys, she is listed under a different name. Thank you for pointing this out. Any more mistakes please let me know.
Added by Darrelll on Jan 17, 2017 7:39 AM
Added by Darrelll on Jan 17, 2017 7:37 AM
kristine conners
RE: Conners Infant
oh ok, thank you
Added by kristine conners on Jan 13, 2017 7:07 PM
Ann Maree
Vern Jarvis
I'm sorry, I sent you an edit to change his place of burial to the correct cemetery, but then sent you the link to the wrong cemetery. He is buried in Busby cemetery in Goreville, on the same headstone as his wife. I sent another SAC to correct my mistake. My apologies, I was working on several people with the same last name at the same time.
Added by Ann Maree on Dec 05, 2016 3:30 PM
Colleen StaniskeLowry
Staniske / Lowry
We do have our flower choice in common which makes me smile! Your insight/interest I do sense is definitely on the same level as mine.
Thanks for the visits to our loved ones sites and it is much appreciated- Colleen
Added by Colleen StaniskeLowry on Nov 23, 2016 7:21 AM
Colleen StaniskeLowry
Charles Staniske
Hello-I was revisiting my Uncle Charles gravesite relative and noticed you left a memorial flower(happens to be my favorite flower on list -interesting) so I decided to leave a message for you-we may be family? through marriage to his wife Helen? Message when you can- Colleen Lowry(Amanda Staniske's granddaughter)-thanks much
Added by Colleen StaniskeLowry on Nov 22, 2016 12:55 PM
Elizabeth Lewis
Bill Anton
Thank you, I wish I could have been there, not enough time and was too far away
Added by Elizabeth Lewis on Nov 12, 2016 6:39 PM
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