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Larry & Nancy Brooks (#47160903)
 member for 5 years, 24 days
Louisa C. Marshall Dumars
Larry & Nancy,
Thank you for making the corrections on Louisa's memorial.

Added by RMW on Aug 19, 2014 10:00 PM

Betty Snook
Thank you for adding Betty Snook's birth and relationship information and for doing it so quickly -- as usual! I appreciate what you do!

Valerie Williams

Added by Valerie on Aug 19, 2014 8:04 PM

Mike Monro
Mary & Alexander Stanton
I am related to Mary Barefoot and Alexander Vale Stanton. I found the grave sites in Somerset County Pennsylvania. I think he would be my G4 Grandfather. According to my family history, they had a son named John F. Stanton who married Katherine Bowman. I know that she was born 1846 and died 1918. I don't have dates for John F. Stanton, and I don't see John listed as one of the children but all the dates seem to line up. I'm very new at this and learning. Any advice or confirmation you can give me will be very helpful.

Mike Monro

Added by Mike Monro on Aug 05, 2014 8:32 AM

Cheryl White
adding obits
If I have an obit to add to a page from a person I've had no dealing with, I check their profile. If there are indications there that obits won't be posted, I just sent the citation, and abstractions from the obit: survivors include 3 sons and 2 daughters, etc.

I'm frustrated by people who won't approve edits, or who make duplicate pages because someone won't answer their queries. I found one of those this morning in Maple Hill. I just found it because I was looking to see what photos were requested. Someone wanted a photo for a page transferred to me from the mysterious "Carolyn." They had made a new page, spelling the name Billie Joe Carterman; the original page was Billy J. Carterman (with your photo.)

Added by Cheryl White on Aug 04, 2014 12:25 PM

Deborah Compton
RE: Amelia Keener Sherman
Amelia was born in Keokuk Iowa. Her father is John W.C. Keener born 1823 in Virginia. Her mother was Massa Ann Margaret Cassaday born 30 June 1832 also Virginia.

Amelia and Jeremiah had 3 children, William Oney Sherman that you have listed and then Isabelle born in abt 1882 and Mary E. born abt 1883.

I do not have anything on Isabelle or Mary except that my Granny though Mary married a man by the last name of East and she thought he was a dentist.

If you need anything else, let me know. I am glad to answer what I can.

Thank you

Added by Deborah Compton on Jun 24, 2014 2:43 PM

Deborah Compton
Amelia Keener Sherman
You are listed to have submitted Amelia Keener Sherman's information for find a grave at Rochester Cemetery in Topeka. Her birth month is March. She would be my great grandmother.
Her husband was Jeremiah Sherman. He is not located in Rochester Cemetery. If you or anyone else knows anything about Jeremiah, I would be extremely grateful. My grandmother Devota Sherman-Walters has passed away and I promised her I would find out where he was buried.

Deborah Turner-Compton

Added by Deborah Compton on Jun 19, 2014 8:19 PM

shelley buckner
Hi I was wondering if you are related to the rugg's I am the great great granddaughter of John R Rugg.

Added by shelley buckner on Jun 19, 2014 6:34 AM

Wally S.
RE: Harold Rew
Thanks very much for the reply and the info, Nancy! I would be happy to include the obit on the memorial if it is available.
Best regards, Wally

Added by Wally S. on May 23, 2014 8:47 AM

Bill Stephens
topeka cemetery section and lot maps
I see that you have posted volunteer photos at the Topeka Cemetery.

Now that they are under new management I have been able to get good quality section maps of all 96 sections and have posted them at

You can print copies of the maps from that site. I added a link to the cemetery database where you can look up names and find the section/lot info. This should make the job easier for us volunteers.

Bill Stephens Find A Grave# 47298947

Added by Bill Stephens on Apr 30, 2014 11:19 AM

Brian J. Ensley
RE: Grandview Cemetery, PA
No problem- you've helped me many times, too. If I can ever be of any help back here, let me know, and thank you for the kind words!


Added by Brian J. Ensley on Apr 17, 2014 2:36 PM

Cindy Elschide
If you ever run across
If you ever run across a Susan Bellgarde Curwick, Kerouac or similar name. I am pretty sure she passed away in Shawnee county 1875-1880. She was married to Hyppolite (Paul). Several spellings of their name as been found.
Thank you for all the memorials you have made. They help others to connect with their family.

Added by Cindy Elschide on Apr 03, 2014 9:18 PM

Lora and Oliver Yeager
Thank you for the information on Lora Yeager. If you ever come across information on her husband, Oliver A. Yeager, that would be welcome. I am still searching for their markers at Valley View, the information I have came from another source. There is another Oliver Yeager (b. 1916) who is not this one, but who also lived in this area.

Added by GeekyGraveGirl on Dec 02, 2013 6:51 PM

RE: Beegles - Union Church
Me too - re losing family in the flood - and I have found proof of some stones being moved to other cemeteries. It was a tragic time. I think I will do as you have done. Thanks for your help.

Added by bluebelles on Oct 07, 2013 10:55 PM

Joe Griffith
Hi Nancy, thanks for the transfer. I'm okay with you holding on the them if you want to keep a big family all together, so let me know. If not I'll take good care of them for you. I really appreciate all the work you've done. It really helps me in finding more about my family history. Have a great day!


Added by Devin on Sep 19, 2013 1:06 PM

C. L. Roth
Elizabeth Wolf Griffith
Dear Larry & Nancy:
Thank you for your wonderful photos of Jenner Baptish Church graveyard. So much of my family! I believe the Elizabeth Wolf Griffith you asked about was the wife of Jesse Griffith b 1763, son of Thomas & Eve Faulkner Griffith. I do not know Elizabeth's ancestry. Jesse was disowned by Menallen Meeting in April of 1787, probably for marrying out with Elizabeth Wolf. Their children so far as I know are: Thomas Grifrfith m Sarah Hendrickson; Jesse m Susanna Pilson; Joseph m Lydia Rowe; Eve m Elijah Adam; Rebecca m Philip Heiner; Elizabeth m John Mickle; Margaret m Francis Hammer. Candy Roth

Added by C. L. Roth on Feb 24, 2013 8:26 AM

Brian J. Ensley
RE: Jeremiah Walter
No, I'm not related. When I went to take photos at Hopewell Cemetery I wanted to photograph all of the headstones that had memorials already built to make the trip worth it. Once I started poking around, saw that Jeremiah was linked to John Walter and saw that he was buried at Grandview, which I live 2 miles from up here in Westmont, so I went over there, too.

Added by Brian J. Ensley on Jul 30, 2012 1:55 PM


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