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Dan Russell (#47305878)
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Bio Photo Genealogy has become one of my favorite obsessions. I've found it sometimes frustrating but mostly rewarding. It's been especially rewarding to meet other people with similar motivation. Thanks to one and all! You more experienced folk have been gracious and have helped me continue. When I make mistakes, please don't be afraid to tell me. If you have a family member you're looking for in the Nashville area, please let me know!
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Julia Ojard
You're my cousin, related by Virginia & Betty
Dan, thanks so much for posting information about my grandmother Caroline Agnes Hughes Hestand and grandfather, Charles Leroy "Chick" Hestand. My mother Virginia just passed on October 29, 2014. I'm struggling to know how to write he obituary. The information you posted is so helpful in my search for answers. I would love to reconnect with you. We spoke briefly on the phone when you still lived in Chicago. Please feel free to contact me via email: julia.ojard@hotmail.com. I hope to hear from you!
Added by Julia Ojard on Nov 02, 2014 1:02 PM
Judy Jones
RE: McFarland Bible
I copied all the pages with info on them and sent them to you months ago, before I donated the bible. Maybe you did not see the attachments at that time. I did notice you never mentioned my attachments. I thought you didn't think they were so great. Anyway, sorry you might not of seen them before now. There was wonderful info I thought you would like. Enjoy your searching. Judy Jones
Added by Judy Jones on Oct 03, 2014 9:41 AM
Judy Jones
McFarland Bible
We drove down to Nevada, MO. to donate the McFarland Bible in July 2014. We left it with the lower level Vernon Co. Historical Society and Bushwhacker Historical Museum.

Have a good trip.

Judy Jones
Richard West
Added by Judy Jones on Sep 19, 2014 10:24 AM
cmag
McFarland Family
Dan, How are you related to the McFarland family? My husband is a Great grandson of James Andrew McFarland who is buried at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in King County Washington.
Added by cmag on Aug 31, 2014 10:21 PM
Judy Jones
Elbert McFarland Bible
I have Elbert McFarland and Flora Clendenen (sp?)family bible. Is there any McFarland family that would like this bible with many names, dates, birth, deaths and marriages? The were married Feb 1903. Elbert b. 1874 flora b 1879

I am located in Missouri at the time.

Judy Jones
rjjourneys@yahoo.com
Added by Judy Jones on Jun 13, 2014 2:07 PM
junebug
RE: Susan Jane (Usrey) Neeley # 59177132
Mr. Russell,

Thank you for attaching Susan to her parents and for the kind information also. I was researching another Neeley and came across this line and wanted to link the family together (as much as I could). I'm going to request the owner of Philip's memorial include that he was a minister. The owner of the memorial for his wife, Mary Frances Warren, has her listed as "Mary Frances "Frances" (Warren) Usrey, mother of Juda, Susan Jane,
Phillip Jr., Richard, David, and Joseph Warren Usrey."

My mother's grandfather was also a minister and the founder of a church. It is a blessing to have such a memory/heritage of someone who faithfully loved and served as He (Jesus) also loved us.

I've a couple* of Neeleys that I could transfer to you, if you wish. Although, at this point, I've moved on elsewhere and would have to think a bit before I could tell you if the one is even in your line. The other is the reason I was searching. He is a Ahtna Taltsiine (water) Clan native of Alaska. So I doubt that he is your relative. Of course, he was an active Christian minister to his people and a preacher… so one never knows! Lol.

Again, thanks for the info. Its quite interesting. I do so enjoy genealogy.
BTW, you're a retired musician… what instrument(s)? I'm sure you miss that moment when, all the instruments coming together, make that glorious sound that just utterly surrounds you - unlike anything a radio or concert hall can replicate. Lol. I still my middle-school symphonic band days… and, believe me, THAT was a long time ago.

May the Lord bless and guide you.
Sincerely,
junebug

*Ref
Joshua P. Neeley # 122959832
(s/o Joseph Warren Neeley and Eleanor Powell)

Tinighitiisen "Ben" Neeley # 122931362
Added by junebug on Jan 21, 2014 7:55 AM
Beverly Cook
Samuel Feldman Memorial
Dan, did you realize that you have entered a picture of the monument of Sydney Feldman at the Samuel Feldman memorial page in the Temple Cemetery, Nashville, TN?
Added by Beverly Cook on Nov 10, 2013 10:13 AM
Bill and Elaine Schrock
RE: Cemetery Photo
If you click on the link to the cemetery's website on the Find A Grave cemetery page you will see where it says the office is located in the South Sound Manor facility. If you click on the "Facilities" link on the left side of the page you can see a photo of the building I described. Hopefully I can take a decent photo this weekend to add to the page.

The brick building was gone before I started going out there in 2007 so it was interesting to see what was once there.

Elaine
Added by Bill and Elaine Schrock on Oct 04, 2013 8:57 AM
Bill and Elaine Schrock
RE: Cemetery Photo
Hi Dan,

Thanks for getting back to me. The building is no longer there. The building at the North St entrance is a white rotunda style one with pillars in front. Now that it has stopped raining I'm planning on going out this weekend and take a photo of the building and some area photos to add to the cemetery page.

Elaine
Added by Bill and Elaine Schrock on Oct 03, 2013 8:57 PM
Bill and Elaine Schrock
Cemetery Photo
Hi Dan,

It looks like you submitted a photo for the Masonic Memorial Park in Tumwater, Thurston County, WA. I have never seen that building out there. Can you tell me where you found the photo?

Thanks a lot,
Elaine
Added by Bill and Elaine Schrock on Sep 21, 2013 9:47 AM
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