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Joan Raney (#46959437)
 member for 9 years, 10 months, 5 days
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Bio Photo I have been dabbling in genealogy for the past 36 years. I have spent a good deal of that time searching in cemeteries, long before the advent of the Internet. This Find A Grave website is a wonderful way to give back what I can, for all of the wonderful people out there that have helped me along the way with my ancestor seeking.
Please be patient with me if I don't answer your messages right away. I work full time and have other things on my plate but will work on your requests as soon as I can.

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Ralph Hammond-Green
Anna Crissy
Please let me know if you want a transfer. I'm not a relative.
Added by Ralph Hammond-Green on Apr 07, 2016 7:15 AM
Catharine Stinson Westbrook
Thank you for adding the links to the memorial of Catharine Stinson Westbrook; who is buried in Catholic Presbyterian Cemetery in Blackstock, South Carolina.

Joan, it is thanks to individuals like you; who's incredible contributions & photographs here at Find-a-Grave are invaluable to individuals like me doing family research. ~ with appreciation, George Gaston
Added by GMG on Oct 11, 2013 8:45 AM
Robert Miller
Dear Cousin Joan,

It is I - Robert (BOB) Miller from George Miller & Catherine (Terrell) Miller Family.

I am Praying I can locate a HILTON FAMILY BOOK. Do you know of a copy I can get a hold of one. Also I am still requesting a TERRELL FAMILY BOOK and Our BYRD/BIRD FAMILY BOOK. Please inform me soon.

I did Link Lance & Eva and the rest of our families, and I THANK YOU.

My Home E-MAIL Changed In March Of 2013. All Small letters at


Robert Miller
Mobile, Alabama
Added by Robert Miller on May 27, 2013 7:09 PM
Robert Miller
Greetings To You Cousin,

Joan, It's Me Robert (BOB) Miller your BYRD AND BIRD COUSIN. Please See If Everything Is Correct On Lester Bird And His Parents.

My Home E-Mail Is All Small Letters

Did You Write Any Of Our Family History Books, And If So Please Let Me Know So I Can Purchase A BIRD/BYRD FAMILY BOOK OR Any Family History Book.

In Christian Fellowship Always,

Robert BOB Miller
Added by Robert Miller on Sep 22, 2012 8:20 PM
W. L. Bird Cypress Hills N.C.
I have posted a picture of his headstone,
Added by chuck on Jul 08, 2012 3:17 AM
Robert Miller
Dear Cousin,

I Linked George Byrd To His Father W. Lee Byrd. I have a letter from you somewhere. WE"RE (WE ARE) Distance Cousin's. I am from Frances (MILLER) BYRD and Husband John Alexander Byrd, But I am From WILLIAM MILLER, SR. BROTHER To FRANCES (MILLER) BYRD.



Robert Miller
Added by Robert Miller on Jun 26, 2012 5:45 AM
Charles Bird (#42619739)
According to his tombstone which says he died on May 10, 1876, he would have be born in 1800 or 1801 (not 1804). Do you have some other evidence?
Added by Peka on May 14, 2012 1:53 PM
Gary Blakely
Thank you for transferring Gary's memorial. I am gong to update and link him to his family. Thank you for your help!
Added by Lanie on Apr 27, 2012 11:43 AM
Kelly Clark
Hi Joan,

Just wanted to drop a line and say hello. My name is Kelly Clark and I work for the Richfield Historical Society. I would love to talk about your family specifically Nathaniel Oviatt. One of our members is an expert on your family and the properties they owned - specifically what is now the Girl Scout camp and in danger of being sold off. It is such a wonderful piece of property and would love for you to hear about it. Please visit our website and look through our pictures. I am certain you will find Oviatt's amongst them! Please feel free to call me anytime!!

RHS Curatorial Specialist
Added by Kelly Clark on Apr 05, 2012 4:25 PM
Charles Brooks
RE: B Brooks
Thank You very much.
I get frustrated when i try to contact a person and they never reply when i think they should.I guess i am from the "Old School" where you did what you said you was going to do.

Thanks Again
Added by Charles Brooks on Jan 31, 2012 8:09 AM
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