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Sheila White Hughes (#47145789)
 member for 7 years, 10 months, 29 days
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Bio Photo I live in Tucson, AZ, which is very far away from my area of interest...mostly Carroll County, IL. I've been working on my family history only since 2009. I picked it up where my late brother left off. He started it ages ago when there were no computers to rely on. Everyone he found was through old family records, interviews, libraries, and cemeteries. He would buy headstones for family members who were buried in Potter's fields or who had only a rudimentary marker. The surnames I'm most closely associated with are White, Woodruff, Rahn, and Miller, all in Illinois but in various counties: Schuyler, Knox, Carroll. My info on the Whites and Woodruffs is sketchy, so I'd really like to find more about them, starting with their graves. My Dad passed away when I was 12 years old, so I never got to ask the questions about his family that have arisen since I began working on genealogy.

I am not in a position, unfortunately, to be able to be a photo volunteer--at least not yet--but my gratitude for these selfless folks is immeasurable. You perform such an invaluable service for this site and your hard work is much appreciated.

***I would also like to thank the caring people who post flowers on my family's memorials. It warms my heart when I find that someone has visited a member of my family on their birthday or angel day...or anytime. If I can't thank each of you individually, I at least want you to know how much I appreciate your thoughtfulness.***

My precious puppy Stewart, 4/29/2003 - 1/10/2014

4/16/2015: Today is a very sad day for my son and his girlfriend who lost their precious, beautiful Maeve. She had a wonderful life and was loved very much. She was very special. I fell in love with her the moment I met her.

My thanks to D. Frederick Birely on this site for teaching me how to link family members on my bio page!

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Rosie♥Mooch
RE: Computer garbage
Hi Sheila, Diana has it about right. F.A.G. has a lot of problems with hackers, that is why you are having those problems. I use McAfee and haven't had an issue but I think it's just a hit and miss thing. Rosie
Added by Rosie♥Mooch on May 24, 2017 3:23 PM
Diana McDevitt Eyler
RE: Computer garbage
Hi Sheila, I have had no problems with my computer and I have Webroot. That's what the Geek Squad installed for me. I guess they felt that was the best. I have no idea what is the best software to protect your computer. They did tell me the protection can't protect every virus because there's so many. And people are very clever. Sometimes I wonder if it's worth having a computer. It's funny it's always Find A Grave that I was getting these pop-ups no other sites. I play games a lot on the computer and I don't get these pop-ups on the games sites. So far so good. Good Luck Diana.
Added by Diana McDevitt Eyler on May 24, 2017 7:48 AM
Saralyn McAfee Smith
RE: Dear Saralyn
Thank you, Sheila. I had very good news today, as my PET scan showed that my cancer has not spread. My first chemo round is tomorrow, but I am confident that our Lord will see me through this.

Love and hugs,
Saralyn
Added by Saralyn McAfee Smith on May 23, 2017 6:05 PM
Valenciaღ Asiaღ Angel of Mine 💞
Sheila,


~🌸~


Thank you for visiting my great-granddaughter Asia 👑 on her 4th Angelversary and Birthday, deeply appreciated.

Hugs 🤗 ~ Valencia's mom


Added by Valenciaღ Asiaư... on May 20, 2017 9:11 AM
Delita
Sponsorship
Thank you so much for sponsoring my memorials, Kendrick Johnson, Brenda Wisenbaker, and Kayla Lewis. You have a very caring heart. I appreciate it so much. Hugs Delita
Added by Delita on May 19, 2017 8:02 AM
Virginia
Nathaniel White 61611499
Thank you very much for sharing. I've added a note to his memorial. I've added the info to my file of murders, etc.
Added by Virginia on May 18, 2017 6:04 PM
Love To Heaven
Stewie's Token
No "Thank You" is necessary. I was happy to make it for your sweet fur baby.

Have a wonderful Mother's Day Weekend!
Added by Love To Heaven on May 12, 2017 6:28 AM
Karen_Wyatt🐶
Thank you - Wyatt
Thank you so much for your kind note about the passing of my dog, Wyatt, yesterday. It's been a difficult day as you well know and a sweet note helps with the grief. Thank you again! I know our pets will be there waiting to hug us again when it's our time to go. I believe Wyatt is with my parents now. He loved his grandparents and they are together again until I can get there.

Karen Cale
Added by Karen_Wyatt🐶 on Apr 26, 2017 3:28 PM
Diana McDevitt Eyler
RE: Computer hack
Hi Sheila, Thank You so much for the information. It was so funny I was on Find A Grave flowering when this pop up appeared saying if I didn't call this certain number 1-855 something my computer would be hacked. But they would walk me through the process to prevent from being hacked. The thing that made me panic was I couldn't get rid of that site. And it kept saying WARNING WARNING your computer is about to be hacked.Call this number now. I didn't call something screamed in my head scam. And I closed my computer down that got rid of that page. So far no more problems. I have never got any phone calls but my 82 year old father has. He likes to mess with them also when they call to tell him his computer has a virus on it. He lets them talk there bull and then tries to tell them there's just one problem when they finally let him speak he says I don't have a computer. And then he calls them liars. Anyway I just wanted to warn people about this popping up but I guess no one else on Find A Grave has had the problem. Thanks again Diana.
Added by Diana McDevitt Eyler on Apr 26, 2017 7:39 AM
dhbღ
Hummer 'Beauty' 🌷

Sheila,
Your kindness in sponsoring Beauty's page warms my heart. Thank you so much♥

*hugs*
-Diane



Added by dhbღ on Apr 22, 2017 11:01 AM
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