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Lmue347 (#46950640)
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Bio Photo I have enjoyed piecing together both my wife's and my own rather vast family trees. I have been working on them since 1991.
The primary lines that I am tracing are:

Clarence Cole
and Emily Maude Hefner VANDALSEN, Arkansas; James Matthew and Ruby Lee Harrison REEL, also from Arkansas;
Carl (Karl) Henry (Heinrick) and Louisa "Lizzie" Maria Dorothea Plagmann MUELLER, from South Dakota; Feodor Emil, Maria Ida Braunschweig, and Svea Ingeborg Erika Johnson ROTHE, San Fransisco, California;
Charles Wesley and Harriet May Bruce STOREY, San Pedro, California; and Rev. Hiram Albert and Jennie Clarice McAlister BROOKS, Missouri and Florida.
I am also tracing back the ancestors for most of the spouses of our siblings and Aunts and Uncles.

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Ms. Clyde
Howard Mueller
Your memorial for Howard is 114988415

Howard pursued successfully 5 Major Careers throughout his life. These accomplishments include: US Naval Officer, Attorney at Law, Land Developer, International Business CEO, and C.P.A. He was also a very gifted Musician and loved the San Diego Opera and Symphony. He is survived by his beloved wife Marirose Mueller, loving daughters; Lydia Aragon, Dianne Cox, and Erika Perry (and Richard Perry); beloved son Howard R. Mueller; brother Albert H. Mueller; grandson Erich Aragon who worked along side him in his business, ten loving grandchildren and five beloved great grandchildren. Donations can be sent to the San Diego Opera or San Diego Symphony. Goodbody Mortuary Published in The San Diego Union Tribune on Apr. 10, 2003.
Added by Ms. Clyde on Sep 26, 2016 12:10 PM
Ms. Clyde
Erma Mallory
Your memorial for Erma is 126094438

This publication has a little bit more info, if you want to use some/all:

Erma "Lehua" Mallory, born August 3, 1915 in Altoona, Pa, passed away after 52 years in San Diego on January 12, 2003.

She taught/directed 35 years a group of Polynesian dancers known as "The Birds of Paradise", entertaining in Southern California. Famous for her authenticity and precision. She also danced until she was 65 years young.

Survived by her loving husband of 62 years James Mallory Jr., son Jamie Mallory and wife, foster son, Greg Drummonds and family, grandchildren: Jessica, Jaclyn, and Stephanie. Also sister, Edna Droessler, nieces: Carol, Rosann, Julie and families. She will also be missed and never forgotten by numerous other family members and friends.

Services and Interment at El Camino Memorial Park on January 17, 2003 at 1pm.


Published in The San Diego Union Tribune on Jan. 17, 2003.
Added by Ms. Clyde on Sep 21, 2016 10:25 AM
Ken Kreuser
Maiden name correction
Dear Lmue347,
On May 31, 2013 you posted the following memorial:
Created by: Lmue347
Record added: May 31, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 111527529

The Correct maiden name for Bernadine should read
KREUSER not (Kraiser) as stated in the obit.

I have been researching the Kreuser's for over twenty five years. I visited both Harold & Bernadine on 4/28/95. The spelling of Kreuser is
the correct spelling.

Thank you,
Ken Kreuser
Added by Ken Kreuser on Jan 01, 2016 11:19 AM
Ruby Harrison Reel
Hope you will e-mail me at Didn't get a response to last public message and e-mail to you bounced. Please , please, please get in touch. Ruth Vaughan Denson...Ruby's distant cousin.
Added by RVD on May 26, 2015 3:55 PM
RE: Ruby Lee Harrison Reel
Hey, I tried sending an e-mail to address in your note to me. It bounced. Could you send a message to ?
Added by RVD on Feb 04, 2015 6:38 PM
Ruby Lee Harrison Reel
Hope you will get in touch I've been researching Ruby's grandmother's family since 1968 but have very little info on Ruby and her siblings. Will be happy to share info on Biddy Catherine Vaughan Harrison Olive's ancestors and hope you will share info on the Harrison children. I do have a bit on oldest Harrison grandson but need help/verification of info I have on the other grandchildren.

Ruth Vaughan Denson
Added by RVD on Aug 09, 2014 6:35 PM
Mary Detherage
Leon Doyle Ayers
I have been told that Leon Doyle Ayers was buried in the Olive Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery.
Date of birth May 8 1936 and date of death Aug. 24 1991. I would really appreciate it if you would make a picture of his headstone and put it on Find A Grave. Again, Thanks. Mary Pearl
Added by Mary Detherage on May 29, 2014 5:09 PM
David T Gibson
Henry Reel
Info below is from Charmaine Reel Ernst, who is very interested in this family and how your wife connects in. I can connect you to her if you email me... Looks like I should change the death date as you suggest. Thanks for your message.

In regards to Henry Reel and his death date. Here is what is "fact" and I would say until I can track down court records or Estate records this is as close to an actual date as we are going to have.

Henry Reel, his wife Lois Stroud Reel (listed as Louis), with children: William, Daniel, George, Mary A., John, James, Dilly (Delilah) C., Nancy, Elijah, and Charity are listed on the 1850 McDowell Co., NC census ( enumerated 30 July 1850), Household 24/Family 24. Henry and Lois are listed as age 45 (born 1805).

In 1860, enumerated during the month of June, Lois Stroud Reel (written as Loas) is listed as head of household, age 54, with daughters, Mary, Nancy, and Charity in the household. Household 611/Family 611.

The 1860 Federal Mortality Census for McDowell Co., NC, which list deaths from the previous year (June 1, 1859, through June 1, 1860) but, unlike some of the other Mortality censuses doesn't correlate with the household number listed on the 1860 census, list Henry Reel, age 53, farmer, as died Oct (1859) from Typhoid Fever, also dying at that same October, from Typhoid Fever, were sons, James R. Reel and Elijah Reel and another, listed as female, Malinda Reel, age 26. Malinda is thought to have actually been son John M. Reel, but I am not sure if that is correct., He married to Nancy Emaline Allen, who gave birth to their son, James Crayton Reel on 1 Oct 1859. John M. Reel believed to have died 18 Mar 1860.(which doesn't correlate with the Oct. 1859 death date from Typhoid Fever in the Reel household, so Malinda may have been married to one of the sons who also died at that time). (Nancy Emaline Allen Reel remarried 13 Dec 1866 to Joseph Grayson Dickson/Dixson in McDowell Co., NC. James Crayton Reel, son by John M. Reel, married Mary Paralee Reid 13 Aug, 1882 in Conway Co., Arkansas. They late lived in Cleveland and Pope Co., Arkansas.)

Apparently, looking over the 1860 Mortality Census for McDowell Co., NC, there was an outbreak of Typhoid Fever in the Fall of 1859 which caused a number of deaths in the area.

Lois Stroud Reel was listed on the 1870 McDowell Co., NC census - Household 35/Family 35 ( written as Louis) age 65, with daughters Mary and Nancy still living with her. I don't know her death date, or where she may have have been buried. Possibly at the old Reel Cemetery, next to Henry , in an unmarked grave. She is not found on the 1880 census..

So, with those known facts, we can say that Henry Reel, youngest son of George Reel (Johan George) Jr and Mary Stroup Reel, died on an unknown day in October 1859 in McDowell Co., NC from Typhoid Fever, along with two of his sons, and a female in the household named Malinda Reel.

Henry was possibly buried at the old Reel Cemetery, but as we know those markers were made to replace the damaged ones in the cemetery in the late 1940's to early 1950 range, and the date may have been a guess, or what information older family members gave, which may have been completely wrong.

Or, we have it wrong, and there was a child named Henry Reel, a grandson of George (Johan George) Reel Jr and Mary Stroup Reel by one of the sons, who died in Mar 1849 and was buried in the cemetery. (You have to consider all options with no clear records to help explain a marker with a death date which is off by 10 years.)
Added by David T Gibson on Apr 11, 2014 9:47 AM
Ronnie & Marjeana
Thelma Snyder
Thank You We have made the corrections for Thelma Ann Snyder. Is she a relative of yours?
Added by Ronnie & Marjeana on Jan 21, 2014 9:30 AM
Ron Rader
Mary Williamson - Oak Grove
I have made the corrections, changes and links to her memorial. I also made a few changes on some of the other Williamson memorials I have. I took some info from Ancestry and tried to link everyone together as best as I could. If you have time, check them out and let me know if I got everything okay.
Added by Ron Rader on Nov 23, 2013 9:02 AM
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