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Barbara Lea (#47213935)
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Bio Photo I have been interested in genealogy for most of my life thanks to my Aunt Iola who wrote and contributed to a number of family histories. Lewis and I have always taken pictures of grave markers as a means of documenting our families. Last year this interest took us to Hants County, Nova Scotia. I have been posting the cemetery pictures we took on Ancestry and received a note suggesting I post my pictures on Find A Grave and here I am!

I would be happy to transfer any memorial page that I created to anyone who is closer to the person honored than I am. I welcome corrections and am happy to make additions.
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Silas Armstrong
I am hoping that you can help clarify something for me. I am working on the Armstrong side of my family tree. I came across an individual named "Fish Armstrong". I believe that he was named Silas Armstrong. I see Find A Grave Memorial# 82211479 and the bio info and children linked all match except for the parents. I have his parents listed as George C. Armstrong 1792-1867 and Matilda Elizabeth Mosher 1798-1860. Where was this bio info from? Thank you for helping me. Have a nice day.
Added by MommyOfTwins on Sep 16, 2017 9:33 AM
Hattie V. (Lake) Armstrong
Find A Grave #118793061

I see that you have her birth date as 1886, however, the headstone says 1887. Just wanted to let you know. Thank you for creating this memorial. Have a nice day.

Added by MommyOfTwins on Sep 10, 2017 12:10 PM
RE: Helen Sanford
Added by TLBrown on Sep 05, 2017 10:32 PM
Rilla Werkmeister
I am the great granddaughter of Effie Loveall Williams, Rilla (Loveall) Werkmeister's sister.
I wonder if you have some of Rilla's descendant's names. I found a daughter of Rilla's, Bertha Schaad in find a grave, but no later family. Rilla and Effie's parents were Stephen Loveall and Martha Ellen Wolford. I am hoping that Bertha's family would have some photos of Rilla and/or their parents. Hoping you can steer me in a new direction.

Thank you,
Linda Gaethje
email is
Added by Linda on Jul 19, 2017 6:04 PM
I was wondering if you ever livid in Colorado?
Added by Cindy on Jul 15, 2017 5:36 PM
Patricia Cammock
RE: Transfer
Could you please transfer Jennie Devlin to me? #76022747. Thank you.
Patricia Cammock
Added by Patricia Cammock on Jun 11, 2017 6:46 PM
Hosea Brown
Hi I am interested in finding Hosea Brown in the Granite Hill Cemetary. ON your findings you posted the section and lot. When I was at the Granite Hill Cemetery there are no section labels in alphabets,so I was not able to find Section"O", there are only section labeled with names "madrone" and "oak" etc. Im wondering where Hosea and the browns are???? Please Help or if you can describe where they are in the cemetery that would be helpful? Thank you
Added by Restinpeace on Jun 03, 2017 8:20 PM
RE: John Riggs
Yes, you may send it to me. I would be happy to take a look before you repost. Are you descended from John Riggs?
I have no information on Wade Taylor but, could do some research to see if there is a connection. Sarah's first husband was George Vickery and their child, Georgia, was born after George died but, as far as I know, she still carried the name of Vickery. I have not yet found his cause of death. Some story out there about him being killed in a stage coach accident or Indian attack. We may never know the facts on that one ;). Thank you for you help in making this memorial factual.

John Riggs
May I transfer John Riggs (memorial # 113272745) to you? I did some editing as per your information. Is "Wade" Taylor part of the wagon train fantasy? You refer to Sarah's first daughter as Georgia "Vickery."
Added by genisearch on May 13, 2017 4:59 PM
Melvin Montey
you wrote:

When I searched for Melvin "Montey", Find A Grave could not find him. Because he did not adopt the Army spelling of his name, I believe it should not be used for his memorial. As his name appears, I would expect Monty to be his nickname.
Thank you for creating the memorial!

But it appears when he moved to Michigan he did adopt that spelling; his second wife's memorial also has the last name spelled Montey - see #127335181. We have removed the 'nickname' spelling of his name.
Added by drbuck on Apr 13, 2017 5:30 PM
Shirley M. Larsen
Madeline Winifred Olive Harvie
Hi Barbara
Ref.88614827 Madeline Winifred Olive Harvie (Newport Landing Cemetery) She was born Aug. 24, 1930. (not 1904) died Aug. 9, 1933.
Her brother Munro Dexter Harvie (born Sept. 28, 1931) died Aug. 9, 1933 is also buried in the same cemetery. Cause of death for both was accidental drowning.
Shirley Larsen
Added by Shirley M. Larsen on Mar 28, 2017 12:07 PM
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