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Pamela Orcutt Goossens (#47925170)
 member for 5 years, 1 month, 16 days
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Bio Photo "Genealogy becomes a mania, an obsessive struggle to penetrate the past and snatch meaning from an infinity of names. At some point the search becomes futile – there is nothing left to find, no meaning to be dredged out of old receipts, newspaper articles, letters, accounts of events that seemed so important fifty or seventy years ago. All that remains is the insane urge to keep looking, insane because the searcher has no idea what he seeks. What will it be? A photograph? A will? A fragment of a letter? The only way to find out is to look at everything, because it is often when the searcher has gone far beyond the border of futility that he finds the object he never knew he was looking for." ~ Henry Wiencek ~ The Hairstons: An American Family in Black and WhiteI couldn't have said it better myself so I left it to someone else's words to express my feelings about this genealogy path I have taken. My father's mother left behind a very large scrapbook, which is very well documented, of pictures and memorabilia so that her family and her husband's family would not be forgotten. I feel it's my duty and my privilege to pass along this information. With the help of the internet and sites like and, I can help other people find their roots and look into the eyes of family members and maybe find a piece of themselves in them. This way, they will always be remembered for who they were and what they experienced during our history.Thank you in advance for any help that I am given by this community of people. This is an important site and I am excited to be a part of it. ~ Pam
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Gerry Stanley
Messages left for Pamela Orcutt G... (23)[Leave Message]
Julie Mc
Eileen Skilton Heinrichs
Thanks for finding & photographing her resting place. I especially like her name cropped out. She was my 1st cuz twice removed & I'm a long way from Florida So I really appreciate your efforts. I will pass on your good deed to another Find a Graver.
Added by Julie Mc on May 23, 2017 5:18 PM
Tom Stephenson
George R. Stephenson Eastside Cemetery in Reno Co,KS.
I turned in an edit request weeks ago to connect George R. Stephenson b. 1852 with his parents. I am not interested in George R. Stephenson being transferred to me.
Thanks, Tommy Stephenson
Added by Tom Stephenson on May 05, 2016 9:47 PM
Joan Krajecki
Thank you so much for getting a photo of my Aunt's burial spot.
Added by Slc1Emc2 on Oct 25, 2015 3:18 PM
Helen Chase Wright
I thought I knew of all the Chases in Dow Corner... is Helen related to any of the following? Zenas, Isaac, Lois, Abigail...??
Added by IsChivalryDead on Nov 23, 2013 3:56 PM
Sherri Driver
Nancy L Wood Hadaway
The stone you found would be for the daughter of John T and Lucetta Wood Hadaway (Nancy L).It has already been photographed for this site. John married 2 times to 2 Wood sisters: Nancy and Lucetta. The stone I was interested in was for Nancy Wood Hadaway. I was afraid there would not be one as she died in 1857. Apparently this was the case. Thanks for taking the time to go out there and look for me.
Added by Sherri Driver on May 26, 2013 4:56 PM
Gerry Stanley
RE: Frank & Mabel Conard
You're welcome and if you have any information on the Conard's that isn't shown, I'd love to see what you might have.
Added by Gerry Stanley on May 16, 2013 3:48 PM
Judy McGilvray
RE: Another Willard in Dacula
Yes I would like Selener Willard information & tombstone, they might be related. I am researching all the Willard families I can find, first in south Carolina, later in Forsyth co. Georgia for a cousin of mine. Would like tro find all i can for her.
You're so kind to do what you did for me.
Added by Judy McGilvray on May 16, 2013 12:31 PM
Gerry Stanley
RE: Frank & Mabel Conard
Did you see the headstone. Sorry I'm just now getting around to telling you the headstone had been added.
Added by Gerry Stanley on May 12, 2013 6:33 PM
Papa Randy
Geneva Hutchins
Thanks so much for the photo for Geneva Hutchins. It is truly appreciated. I'll be sure to let her daughter know it has been added now.
Added by Papa Randy on Apr 02, 2013 5:09 PM
Bryan Chandler
Andrew D. McEntyre Photo
Pamela, Thank you for the photo of my cousin's grave.
Added by Bryan Chandler on Apr 01, 2013 7:39 PM
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