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Roy Woodruff (#47291486)
 member for 7 years, 4 months, 27 days
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I have been doing genealogy for over 25 years now. I have researched the Amherst/Clarence area of New York extensively because that is where a majority of my relatives settled. In addition, a small group of my family moved and settled in the Maple Grove Township of Saginaw County, Michigan. The other side of my family - one branch comes from old Connecticut and Vermont, settling in New York around the finger lakes, with a final move to the Buffalo, NY area. The other branch coming from Ontario, Canada.

My wife's family - one side goes back to Francis Cooke (who was on the Mayflower), settled in Massachusetts, moving to Ohio, and finally settling in Grand Haven area of Michigan. The other side of her family were from the south - Tennessee and North Carolina, moving to Missouri and Illinois and finally settling in Arkansas, with some moving to Michigan.

The families I am actively researching on my side include: Woodruff, Goodrich, Fillmore, Colegrove, Haskin(s), Rudd, Wood, Badger, Beiter, Blarr, Gillis, Malcolm, Mason, Anderson, Sutherland, Schuster, Braunscheidel, Schneider, Brown, Jung, Wittenauer (Witnauer), Spoth, Herberger, Fritton, Metzinger, Therring, Emmendorfer, Lorenz, and Leising.

The families I am actively researching on my wife's side include: Bellah, Shaw, Johnson, Jansen, Andersson, Johansson, Clark, Perry, Proffer, Hovis, Wheat, Hudson, Smith, Brown, McClain, Reed, Damon, Brown, Cooke, and Warner.

I will happily transfer management of any memorials I am not a direct descendent of. Please use the edit tab on the memorial. Thanks!
I have been actively trying to take photos of the Tempe Double Butte Cemetery graves in Tempe, AZ. If you are related to anyone in this cemetery, please let me know - I will transfer to any relation in this cemetery (would rather have family manage the memorial)

For memorials of direct descendents / family members: I put a lot of time into the research of the people in these memorials, looking up obituaries and family history, adding dates and links to other family members, etc. I would prefer to keep managing those family memorials I am a direct descendent of. If we do share the same lineage, I would love to hear from you to share information and/or pictures and talk about our lineage. I would be happy to update information on any of those memorials where we share ancestors or link to other family members as needed.

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Messages left for Roy Woodruff (387)[Leave Message]
Gerry Young
RE: Peter Brownschidle
Hi Roy,
Thank you. And thank you for your time and effort recording all the history you have done. I don't get out to it nearly as much as I would like. Mary Braunschadel (another spelling)(1857-1924) was my great grandmother.
I really do appreciate your assistance.
Added by Gerry Young on Sep 29, 2017 9:01 AM
Audrey Reinke
Yep, she is the granddaughter of my great-great-grandfather's brother, so that makes her my 3rd cousin, twice removed.
Added by Dwight on Jul 14, 2017 2:27 PM
Cathy Shepherd
RE: Lee Runnels
Thank you so much. Yes you can transfer Hugh and Deliah to me as well.
Thanks again!
Added by Cathy Shepherd on Jul 05, 2017 1:27 PM
Cathy Shepherd
Lee Runnels
Would you please transfer Lee Runnels to me? He is the father of Willard Runnels which you also manage. Lee Runnels is my husband's Grandfather.
His Find a Grave Memorial Number is 97719359.
My Find a Grave Number is 48106007.
Thank you for creating these memorials!
Added by Cathy Shepherd on Jul 02, 2017 6:20 AM
Cathy Shepherd
Willard Runnels
Willard Runnels is my husband's uncle. Would you be so kind as to transfer his memorial to me. I am in the process of updating the bios of his parents Myrtle Scott Runnels and Lee Runnels along with his 9 siblings. They were all born in Marshall County, OK. After their mother's death in 1928, Lee Runnels moved the remainder of his children to Maricopa County, AZ.
Thank you,
Cathy Shepherd
My Find a Grave Number is 48106007

Willard Runnel's Memorial Number is # 92119262
Added by Cathy Shepherd on Jul 02, 2017 6:15 AM
RE: Perry Madison Moore
Many thanks!!! Looks great!
Added by pdeneen on May 04, 2017 8:59 AM
Miller, Sally
#97719558, Check out AZ Death Certificate
This might be your Sally Miller
Added by wandajoy on May 03, 2017 1:55 PM
Rob and Carla Neese
RE: Transfer Of Memorial
Thank you for transferring over the memorials of my great grand parents. If I find any more of my family in memorials you manage I will let you know.
Added by Rob and Carla Neese on Feb 01, 2017 7:24 PM
Rob and Carla Neese
Transfer Of Memorial
Hello Roy Could you please transfer over the memorial of Henry L Moore and Lucy Mae Moore. They were my great grandparents and I would like to manage their memorials. Thank you for adding them.
Added by Rob and Carla Neese on Jan 27, 2017 8:36 PM
Danny McGinnis
RE: McGinnis Memorials
Hi Roy,
I am related to the McGinnis family at the Tempe Double Butte Cemetery. I range from great-grandson to cousin. If its no trouble, please transfer the McGinnis family Memorials to me. It will be much appreciated.

Thank you,
Danny McGinnis
Added by Danny McGinnis on Jan 15, 2017 8:44 PM
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