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Claudia Towne Smith (#47462042)
 member for 5 years, 3 months, 14 days
Louis Stark
Please log into FindAGrave and process your edits.

Thank you.

Added by Louis Stark on Jun 15, 2016 6:18 AM

William M Grieve
Would I be able to use your headstone photo for my great Uncle William M Grieve, Find A Grave Memorial# 724419 in my online family tree? I am happy to include your name as photo credit. Thanks for your time.

Added by Kartomb on May 29, 2016 5:11 PM

Richard Carle
Vern Lamar Smith

Please check findagrave memorials 96822997, 134855343 and 156023529. It seems that there are three memorials for Vern.

Added by Richard Carle on Mar 07, 2016 7:55 AM

Carol Smith
RE: Your borther Norman Ives memorial
Thank you for adding my parents to my brother's memorial. Can you possibly transfer his memorial to me? My number is 46601812. Thank you for your kindness.

Added by Carol Smith on Nov 23, 2013 3:54 PM

John S. Sims
RE: Willamettee National Cemetery
I see the differences. I have entered what the VA records as his birth year and it shows him as "Sr." What is correct? ANd, is he not in a columbarium/mausoleum? Thanks.

Added by John S. Sims on Nov 19, 2013 7:30 AM

Headstone pic
I would like to add the photo of Gerald Lee Fuller's (# 72107776) headstone & his wife Ila Hope Fuller (# 673944) to my family tree on Ancestry. He was my 8th cousin 2x removed,not close but still family.

Thank you,

Ann Rogenski # 47180359

Added by ANN ROGENSKI on Oct 28, 2013 2:51 PM

Deb Bernard
I guess Everett (Ev, according to my Dad).. is where our families connect.. his wife was my great grandmother's sister!

Added by Deb Bernard on Oct 06, 2013 12:47 PM

Jim Estes
Raymond Walter Williams

Many thanks for the transfer, it is very appreciated.


Added by Jim Estes on Oct 05, 2013 3:57 PM

RE: Hager Cemetery

Sure you can email me at --- we can compare notes.

I don't know how far you have gone back in the Hager line --- I have loads of information on the Hagers and associated family lines going back to the mid 1640s.

Do you have family history about Lucy C. Hager? Were you aware that Lucy C. Fletcher (senior) was a Hager before you saw the posting on findagrave? There is not much information about her on any sites. When I look on the public family trees for Lucy C. Fletcher (Junior), many of the public family trees list her mother as unknown . . . or list her mother as Betsey Jones.

I also have traced the Fletcher line that relocated to Oregon but I don't know exactly where you fit in!

I posted the Hager Cemetery photos just to get the photographs up on the site but I have been too busy to add the additional information (i.e, birth dates, death dates, family links) to the records.

I have received some "correction" emails from you and someone else recently but I will not add the information until I have documentation that the suggested information is correct (or have time to go through my own records to make sure it is correct). I will try to get my Hager Cemetery information posted within the next week or two.

I have made several trips to Cass County to go through courthouse records, visit local cemeteries, and work on the Hager Cemetery.

I also have corresponded with local historical societies in New Hampshire for information on the family pre-1840s. The Hager family was in Massachusetts before moving to New Hampshire and I was able to find information on LDS microfiche.

There is a fair amount of misinformation about the Hager family on Ancestry so don't accept any of it as gospel without checking it out thoroughly --- that is why I don't post anything until there is documentation to support the posting. As with many families, lots of the errors are due to the fact that so many family members had the same name! (Kind of like Lucy C. Fletcher (Sr.) having a daughter named Lucy C. Fletcher who married a different Fletcher! How confusing is that???)

I have visited the acreage that belonged to Lyman Hager - and have even found the actual site of the house but there is not a structure there anymore. I have one photograph of Lyman and his family but I don't have any photographs of Reuben Hager. Lyman was in his 50s when my grandfather was born and Lyman died when my grandfather was in his teens so I don't have much family lore about Lyman.

Time to go - more later - feel free to email me at the email address above. I am interested in any information that you can add, too.

Take care,

Added by Marsha on Sep 22, 2013 9:17 PM

Tiffanie DeMayo
Laura F. Nichols
I found a possible birth record for Laura Fletcher.
~Laura Fletcher~
Born; April 18, 1804 in Newport, NH
Father; Timothy Fletcher born in Sutton, Mass.(age 26 at the time of Laura's birth)
Mother; Lois Metcalf (age 25 at the time of Laura's birth)

Added by Tiffanie DeMayo on Sep 19, 2013 9:42 AM

RE: Lucy Hager

I am in the process of restoring the entire Hager Cemetery in Cass County. I think the process will take me three to five years but I am determined to get the cemetery cleaned up and many of the stones repaired. (I live in suburban Chicago so I am only able to make the trip to Beardstown two or three times per year.)

It has been left untended for many generations. Most of the burials were in the 1840s and 1850s - the last person buried there was Reuben Hager in 1871.

Reuben Hager was Lucy's father. He was my great-great-grandfather. My great-grandfather Lyman Hager was Lucy's brother.

I have lots and lots of information on the Hager family that I can share with you.

There are also other people buried at the Hager Cemetery that may be of interest to you, as they are also related to your family. The parents of Betsey Jones Fletcher (Milton and Susanna Jones) are also buried there. I am sure that you are aware that she was Samuel Metcalf Fletcher's third wife. I have located Milton Jones' gravestone (it is in really bad shape!) but have not yet found Susanna Jones' grave. Susanna Jones was born Susanna Shedd - according to my records, her brother lead the wagon train to Oregon that relocated your family in the 1860s or 1870s.

I have been researching the family lines of all of the people buried in the Hager Cemetery and their histories are all intertwined! It is proving to be a fabulous quest!

Hope to hear from you again,
Marsha Hager Magnino

Added by Marsha on Sep 18, 2013 7:40 PM

RE: Josiah Nichols

The photo is upright when I look at it.


Added by PatS on Sep 17, 2013 8:37 AM

Josiah Nichols
Claudia, I have put pix on all memorials of people buried in Lot 1344 with Josiah. They are Ann Nickerson, Henry, Emma, and Virginia Nichols. Hope this will help you resolve your puzzle. Pat

Added by PatS on Sep 14, 2013 11:51 AM

Arnie & Judi Burrows
Oliver Fletcher
I have the picture on her memorial already her name is third down on stone

Added by Arnie & Judi Burrows on Sep 06, 2013 5:16 AM

Tiffanie DeMayo
Lura A Gove Fletcher
I believe her information is on her husband, Carl Benicia Fletcher's headstone. I will try to get out to the North Newport cemetery this week, and take a permitting.

Added by Tiffanie DeMayo on Sep 02, 2013 4:51 PM

Kathie L. Webb Blair
Ralph L Taylor, photo
Dear Claudia,
Thank you for taking the photo of my great uncle's headstone at Willamette National Cemetery. Both he and my great aunt passed away in the 1970's. I appreciate the work you've done for the veterans (and their wives, in this case). Take care and God Bless. With All Sincerity,
Kathie L.Webb Blair, Portland, Oregon

Added by Kathie L. Webb Blair on Aug 24, 2013 7:57 PM

Angie Howard
Robert Howard Hosley
I just came across this site. I was wondering if you could contact me privately concerning this headstone.
Angie Howard

Added by Angie Howard on Aug 22, 2013 4:23 AM

David Kemp Halls
His headstone says Francis is his given name. ???
Thanks for all of your work.

Added by David Kemp Halls on Jul 19, 2013 11:14 PM

Bill Miltonberger
Robert Lund
Thanks for adding the headstone photo for Bob!
Bill Miltonberger

Added by Bill Miltonberger on Jul 16, 2013 2:51 PM

Arnie & Judi Burrows
Orson Page
I made the changes you sugested

Added by Arnie & Judi Burrows on Jul 09, 2013 6:16 AM

Craig English
Thomas Metcalf
I have made the changes you suggested and linked Thomas to his parents. Thanks for your work.
Craig English

Added by Craig English on Jul 08, 2013 6:22 PM

Kendall Mellem
Hazel Christensen, 74105598
Please link your memorial for Hazel Christensen, 74105598, in the Evergreen Memorial Park, McMinnville, Oregon, to that for her father Emil Osen (76330065).
Please add to her biograph that her mother was Laura Mae Conklin Osen.
Hazel's marriage to Stanley Elwood Christensen took place on June 25, 1925.
Hazel and passed away May 26, 1972 in McMinnville, Oregon.
Thank you very much!
Kendall Mellem
(The same message was sent earlier via the edit/SAC tab, should that be more convenient.)

Added by Kendall Mellem on Jun 29, 2013 1:47 PM

info you sent me is added......thanks

Added by mourninglory on Jun 27, 2013 2:04 PM

Mary Towne
Love up dates thanks if family let me know i will turn her over to you

Added by cherokee on Jun 27, 2013 11:58 AM

Kerry Rae Smith Moser
I transferred them.. they belong with family...

Added by Kerry Rae Smith Moser on Jun 26, 2013 9:48 PM


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