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Smilydino (#47098476)
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Bio Photo I've been into genealogy for some 50 years and have never lost interest in helping myself and others find their roots. I find it a huge mystery game with many surprising discoveries.

PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE... WHEN SENDING ME A MESSAGE ABOUT A SPECIFIC INDIVIDUAL, KINDLY INCLUDE THE MEMORIAL NUMBER. I OVERSEE TOO MANY MEMORIALS FOR THIS OLD MIND TO REMEMBER. THANKS.

TRANSFER REQUESTS: Please request if you are really a relative and will do something constructive with the memorial. If you are just a close friend, etc., the same goes for you. I will never refuse a request for valid reasons.

CORRECTIONS: additions, & family links when asked but no promises if you just send me an email instead of using the edit link. Use the Edit tab at the top right of memorial, then the Suggest A Correction option. Now we have the auto edit request and permission ability so that makes it easier. You can upload your pictures directly to the memorials, but PLEASE take pride on what you enter. Photos should be carefully composed and submitted with the highest resolution that FAG will accept.

I believe everyone prefers a typed Bio to be entered through the Bio button on the memorial page. If at all possible please transcribe the newspaper Bio and send it through the Edit button rather than attaching a photo of said Bio. I will gladly enter it in the proper location on the memorial.

IF YOU WANT TO ADD INFO TO MEMORIALS OF MEMBERS OF MY OR MY WIFE'S FAMILY, I MAY ASK YOUR SOURCE OF THAT INFO.

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Strato
RE: John Paul Mark photo
Your photo has been added. Sorry I usually take the spouses photo also even if not requested but I missed this one. My phone did a gps marking in the plot section on the grave so in the future you can use google maps if you or any of your family would like to find the grave there. Thanks :)
Added by Strato on Aug 25, 2016 1:10 AM
RobMinteer57
William and Eunice Bonham
William's wife was a second cousin of my great-grandfather and Eunice was a third cousin of my paternal grandmother. I will send some brief Bios your way eventually.
Added by RobMinteer57 on Aug 18, 2016 5:10 PM
MHCFTL
RE: L. L. Powers
Approve the links I submitted on his memorial. You will see Lawrence and Nettie as his parents. I researched it.

Thanks
Added by MHCFTL on Aug 17, 2016 5:41 PM
Linkert
RE: PVT Er John Strauch
You're welcome! If I can be of any further assistance here, just let me know.

Kind regards
Nick
Added by Linkert on Jul 25, 2016 10:03 AM
Loring Wells
Samuel S Woodward
Is also my 3rd gr grandfather - his son, Samuel M and his son Joe Woodward. One of Joe's daughters is my grandmother - Helen Katharine Woodward Greene.

A cousin, Ada "Marian" Gardner Ryger, Joe's great niece, my 1st cousin once removed, has/ had documentation of births through to Samuel S., since he is/was our direct grandfather.

I only have a copy -
Added by Loring Wells on Jul 19, 2016 1:42 PM
Loring Wells
Samuel S. Woodward
I would like to know how you have the information Samuel was adopted by Wm and Elisabeth?

This link shows a very detailed list of births and deaths, also adoptions, and Samuel is not listed

I have done some pretty deep investigation of the family. I am a direct descendant of Samuel S.

This web site was created and has been maintained by family members.

http://freepages.family.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mygermanfamilies/WilliamW.html
Added by Loring Wells on Jul 18, 2016 6:52 PM
Thomas L. Harman
RE: Confusion
You do not have your email address posted so that I can send the death certificates.

Tom
Added by Thomas L. Harman on Jul 18, 2016 11:41 AM
Jodi Lynn (Black) Snook
RE: Harriett Brower Coe
His grandmother is still alive. Her name was Rowena (Coe) Patton married to Wes Patton. Her oldest son, my brother-in-laws dad is Coe Patton. Rowena's grandfather was George Washington Coe
Added by Jodi Lynn (Black) Snook on Jul 08, 2016 2:08 PM
Glenda Ragan
Bertha is a 2nd cousin
Name: Jory
Added by Glenda Ragan on Jul 06, 2016 10:07 AM
K T
RE: Tommie Blanton
I think this is about my suggested edits for Edward J., Theodore, and Otto Ruegger?

It comes from family history backed up by records. :)

Theodore Emil Ruegger is my paternal grandfather's father. Edward J. was his older brother and Otto was his younger brother. I am providing links to 2 census records for you. The first is the 1870 Census which shows Edward and Sophia Ruegger with sons Edward, aged 4, and Theodore, aged 2. You will also see his daughters Ida and Anna (they are already linked to him), his mother Anna (Pleus), and his sister Emma (who married Valentine Mattern). We don't know where his mother is buried, but his sister Emma and his daughters Ida and Anna are both buried in Greenwood Cemetery. We just got back from a trip to visit the cemetery and take pictures.

In 1889 Edward and Sophia's son, Edward J. Ruegger, married Rose Disch. The second census I am attaching shows Edward, Rose, and their son Edward living in Poinsett County, Arkansas. Also living with them are Edward J's brothers, Theodore and Otto. Our family history says that they went all the way down to the MS Gulf Coast, then back up through Arkansas. They stopped when they found a large settlement of German living in Waldenburg. There the two brothers, Theodore and Otto, married two sisters, Matteye and Freda Rennicke. My grandfather, Forrest Edward Ruegger, was born in Waldenburg, but after his father died he was raised by his Uncle Otto and Aunty Mattye. Grandad's mother, Freda, moved to Texas after his father's death and remarried but my dad remembers her coming to visit when he was a boy and he has photos taken of the two of them together. I never met her, but I did meet my Great Aunt Mattye. She lived to be over a hundred and visited my grand parents when I was a
little girl.

http://interactive.ancestry.com/7163/4268460_00447/11401535?backurl=http://person.ancestry.com/tree/71598399/person/48366805002/facts/citation/342634693729/edit/record

http://interactive.ancestry.com/7602/004119762_00903/35765954?backurl=http://person.ancestry.com/tree/71598399/person/48366806513/facts/citation/680042029358/edit/record



Added by K T on Jun 16, 2016 1:20 PM
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