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Lois (#46771696)
 member for 10 years, 9 days
Seth Baker
There are 2 memorials for Seth Baker (1735-1822). Yours and number 43051461. Just wanted you to know as the other memorial has some information on it you might need.


Added by Shipgoer on May 26, 2014 2:39 PM

A Family Who Loves Genealogy
Thanks ever so much. ..
Do appreciate the updates!!! I bet you did miss having your email working... I'm glad to hear it is up and going!

Added by A Family Who Loves Geneal... on Feb 12, 2014 11:13 AM

Photo permission
Hello Lois,
At some time in the past, I've used your photo of the gravestone for Lt Gen Charles Douglas Herron and Louis Milligan Herron (Oak Hill Cemetery, Crawfordsville, Indiana) on my family tree, and I just want to be sure that you are okay with that. Please let me know if I can retain it, with attribution to you. Thanks very much! Gwen

Added by Gwen on Jan 07, 2014 1:18 PM

adding you to my friends list

I have added you to my friends list.

You can add me to yours if you want to.

Have a super great day.

a fan of findagrave

Added by sandpipertoo on Jun 29, 2011 8:15 AM

RE: Thank You!
Good Morning,

You're welcome.

Hope your day was great.

Added by sandpipertoo on Jun 29, 2011 8:13 AM

Happy Birthday
Good Morning,

I saw your name listed at the Birthday today.

I would like to wish you a very Happy Birthday.

I'm sending you an Irish Blessing:

With the first light of sun, ...Bless you.
When the day is done, ...Bless you.
In your smile and in your tears, ...Bless you. Through each day of all your years, ...Bless you.

Added by sandpipertoo on Jun 27, 2011 8:35 AM

dan smith
lt. general charles herron
definitely rates a gold star next to his name as well as a rating group of stars

Added by dan smith on Apr 05, 2011 8:20 PM

Genealogy Girl
Happy New Year 2010
I hope that you and your family have a wonderful and prosperous year and that you all have a safe holiday weekend.


Added by Genealogy Girl on Jan 01, 2010 12:39 AM

Genealogy Girl
Genealogist's Christmas Eve
'Twas the night before Christmas
When all through the house
Not a creature was stirring,
Not even my spouse.

The dining room table with clutter was spread
With pedigree charts and with letters which said...
"Too bad about the data for which you wrote;
Sank in a storm on an ill-fated boat."

Stacks of old copies of wills and such
Were proof that my work had become too much.
Our children were nestled all snug in their beds,
While visions of sugarplums danced in their heads.

And I at my table was ready to drop
From work on my album with photos to crop.
Christmas was here, and such was my lot
That presents and goodies and toys I'd forgot.

Had I not been busy with grandparents' wills,
I'd not have forgotten to shop for such thrills,
While others bought gifts to bring Christmas cheers,
I'd spent time researching those birth dates and years.

While I was thus musing about my sad plight,
A strange noise on the lawn gave me such a great fright.
Away to the window I flew in a flash,
Tore open the drapes and yanked up the sash.

When what with my wondering eyes should appear,
But an overstuffed sleigh and eight small reindeer.
Up to the house top the reindeer they flew,
With a sleigh full of toys and 'ole Santa Claus, too.

And then in a twinkle, I heard on the roof
The prancing and pawing of thirty-two hoofs.
As I drew in my head, and bumped it on the sash,
Down the cold chimney fell Santa--KER-RASH!

"Dear" Santa had come from the roof in a wreck,
And tracked soot on the carpet, (I could wring his short neck!)
Spotting my face, good 'ole Santa could see
I had no Christmas spirit you'd have to agree.

He spoke not a word, but went straight to his work
And filled all the stockings, (I felt like a jerk).
Here was Santa, who'd brought us such gladness and joy:
When I'd been too busy for even one toy.

He spied my research on the table all spread
"A genealogist!" He cried! (My face was all red!)
"Tonight I've met many like you," Santa grinned,
As he pulled from his sack a large book he had penned.

I gazed with amusement--the cover it read
Genealogy Lines for Which You Have Plead.
"I know what it's like as a genealogy bug."
He said as he gave me a great Santa hug.

"While the elves make the sleighful of toys I now carry,
I do some research in the North Pole Library!
A special treat I am thus able to bring,
To genealogy folk who can't find a thing."

"Now off you go to your bed for a rest,
I'll clean up the house from this genealogy mess."
As I climbed up the stairs full of gladness and glee,
I looked back at Santa who'd brought much to me.

While settling in bed, I heard Santa's clear whistle,
To his team, which then rose like the down of a thistle.
And I heard him exclaim as he flew out of sight,
"Family history is Fun! Merry Christmas! Goodnight!"

Added by Genealogy Girl on Dec 25, 2009 3:56 AM

Ainsley Jo Phillips
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!
Russell has just received some wonderful news that Invisible Youth Network is among those organizations being recognized by Peet's Coffee & Tea with a donation that will be sent to IYN in January!!!

Some of Russell's plans for 2010 include intentions to open up a residential youth center for San Diego street kids along with a camp (a respectable one and not one of those horrible boot-camps) out in the country.

He also intends to have four major fundraising events every three months out in San Diego in the coming year!

That's quite a shirttail cousin you have there!

From what I've seen so far, you Hartsaws are some pretty amazing people!!!

Added by Ainsley Jo Phillips on Dec 23, 2009 9:41 PM

Happy Holidays
Merry Christmas and a Happy New year to you.

Added by Jane on Dec 23, 2009 8:43 PM

Angel moz

Added by Angel moz on Dec 23, 2009 9:58 AM

Bill McKern
Enclosed -- bio for Charles D. Herron
I sent this to your e-mail address, but it was returned.


Charles Douglas Herron, 1877-1977

I prepared a bio of General Herron. I'm sending it to you in case you want to add it to the Find A Grave page you created.

I added a photo of General Herron to that page today -- I found it on the web site for the US Army's Pacific Command

If you wanted to, you could probably have General Herron's page included in the famous listings.


Bill McKern


Birth: Crawfordsville, Indiana, March 13, 1877

Death: Honolulu, Hawaii, 23 April 1977

US Army General. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1899 and served in the Philippines during the Spanish-American War. He then carried out a series of increasingly demanding assignments, including Adjutant of the 10th Infantry Regiment in Panama, and commander the 10th Infantry's Machine Gun Company. In 1908 he received a master's degree from Indiana's Wabash College. During World War I he served as Deputy Chief of Staff of the 1st Infantry Division and Chief of Staff of the 78th Division, receiving the Distinguished Service Medal. After the war he served on the General Staff and was assigned as Chief of Staff of the Philippine Department. From 1934 to 1935 he was head of Reserve Affairs, receiving promotion to Brigadier General. From 1935 to 1937 he was commander of the 6th Field Artillery Regiment. In 1937 he earned a law degree from Wabash College and was promoted to Major General as acting VI Corps commander. As head of the Army's Hawaiian Command in the late 1930s and early 1940s, Herron was promoted to Lieutenant General and bucked Army conventional wisdom by advocating the integration of Japanese-Americans into the military. He retired in early 1941, but was recalled for World War II, serving on the Personnel Board that considered officers for promotion. He retired again in December, 1946, receiving another Distinguished Service Medal. In 1947 he was promoted to General on the retired list. From 1946 to 1966 Herron resided in Bethesda, Maryland, where he was active in civic affairs and served on the Montgomery County Court of Tax Appeals. In 1966 his wife and he moved to Hawaii to live near their daughter, and Herron died at the nursing home where he had resided for several years.

Added by Bill McKern on Nov 28, 2009 5:53 PM

David C
Happy Easter!

Added by David C on Apr 12, 2009 6:54 PM

Happy Easter
Sending you and your family Easter Blessings.

Added by Jane on Apr 09, 2009 1:44 AM

Happy Holidays
Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Added by Jane on Dec 20, 2008 3:03 PM

Hi Lois
Wanted to stop by to wish you and your family a very safe and beautiful Christmas holiday season.

Added by Michael on Dec 16, 2008 1:11 AM

Charlie and Betty Lott Photo
Hey Lois,

Just letting you know I just found a pic of Charlie and Betty. My grandmother found it in some of her things. I posted it on his memorial page. Check it out.


Added by BamaGuy0324 on Nov 01, 2008 1:18 PM

Charlie & Betty Lott
Hi there Lois! Thanks for the reply.

I also was going to ask you, do you have a picture of Uncle Charlie and Aunt Betty together? If you do, is there anyway you can scan and email it to me?

Thanks so much,


Added by BamaGuy0324 on Oct 27, 2008 9:31 AM

Charles Claude Lott
Hi Lois! Thanks for adding the picture of Charles Claude Lott's tombstone to his page. He was the brother of my grandmother, Alice (Lott) Quinley. Are you related to his wife Betty?

Leon Weekley

Added by BamaGuy0324 on Oct 27, 2008 12:22 AM

~ Happy Memorial Day ~
Wishing all of you a safe and wonderful Memorial Day.


Added by Jane on May 26, 2008 11:02 AM

Ainsley Jo Phillips
Private Reply!
I'm going to go ahead and send you a private reply using your e-mail address, so be looking for it in a little bit!

Thanks for getting back with me so quickly! It's going to be exciting discussing family, as I know we have lots of connections!

Ainsley Jo :-)

Added by Ainsley Jo Phillips on May 05, 2008 8:21 AM

Ainsley Jo Phillips
Russell & Cloverdale
I have a very special friend named Russell T. Hartsaw (T standing for Thomas) whom I met online a year ago January 15.

His dad was born in Indiana--and, likely, his paternal grandparents as well. But they moved to Florida when his dad was still young.

His dad eventually moved to Cleveland, Ohio where he met his second wife. They had Russell (their only child) together.

Eventually, Russell and his parents moved to Florida--and his parents mysteriously disappeared while Russell was at school. Russell was nine at the time and came home to find even their mobile home missing.

I wrote his story here:

The aforementioned story also tells how he came to found an organization called Invisible Youth Network...

Anyway, my mom grew up in Cunot (not far from Cloverdale) and graduated from Cloverdale High School in 1939.

Last year on Memorial Day Weekend, we had gone down to decorate graves at Cunot Cemetery but had decided to drive around the cemetery in Cloverdale where various other friends and relatives were buried.

Earlier that day, we had picked up some food at Subway, which was located in this truck stop up on the hill by I-70. I was drawn to these sweaters for some reason at the time--and, when I got closer to them, I saw that they were Russell Athletics outfits.

But here we were in the cemetery, and, all at once, my eyes about popped out of my head when I found myself staring at a gravestone with the name of Hartsaw on it!!!

We would later find out that some people who were close friends knew the Hartsaw family--and that the mother of the man who had passed away had actually been the person who had stayed with the wife's mother until she went to the nursing home!

Anyway, I have the feeling that it might be time for Russell to find out about the missing links in his family--and, perhaps, end up understanding why his parents took off like they did and left him behind.

Please add me to your friends list, and I hope we stay in touch!

Ainsley Jo Phillips :-)

Added by Ainsley Jo Phillips on May 04, 2008 11:47 PM

Happy Easter
Blessings at Easter and always.

Added by Jane on Mar 22, 2008 3:01 PM

Michael Almer
Milton Wellington Almer
Hi Lois: I see that you left flowers and brief note at my father's virtual grave site in 2006. I don't know you or anyone else among your family and friends listed on your own site and was wondering if you knew my father?

Thanks for stopping by and visiting my dad.

Mike Almer

Added by Michael Almer on Feb 28, 2008 6:11 PM


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