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JMFerguson (#47015825)
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Bio Photo 5th-generation Oregon Trail Pioneer, Mayflower, Revolution, Civil War, and WWII descendent; 45-year genealogist, champion dog breeder, 15-year BC survivor. Wife, Mother, Granny of 4.

Continuing research on Moore, Loomis, Cooley, Doyle, Matney, Mayben, Zimmerman, Sargent/Sargeant.

I currently list only memorials for those I'm related to, but if I've listed a member of your family in the past, I'll gladly transfer them to your care if I'm not related to them, too. The exception is for those who refuse to share with others in the same way and/or won't post their bios.

Feel free to copy any of my photos for personal use, but if you plan to publish them, please ask for permission and give a word of credit. Thanks for making this one of the best family history sites available, and its FREE.
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Eileen Watson
Richard B Ridgley
New info on my great great great grandfather. He was also married to Caroline Cummings and had one son named John, prior to his marriage to Elizabeth Jones.
Added by Eileen Watson on Jul 16, 2016 8:48 PM
nancy Van Schoiack
James S.Peek
The dates you have on his Find A Grave are wrong and he was not a child of Annie and Charles. He was a brother of Charles and lived 1866 to 1905.
Charles and Annie did not have any children.
Please correct this mistake. Thank you.
Added by nancy Van Schoiack on May 30, 2016 2:47 PM
Michele McDonald
M Bruce McDonald
I am the grand daughter of M Bruce McDonald. Would you have any information about his adoption? We know very little about my father's family and any information would be appreciated.
Added by Michele McDonald on May 01, 2016 10:06 PM
Cooley, Edwards & Loomis
I added a group picture consisting of the these names to the page of Charles Cooley. I also put in a caption detailing their positions. I will remove it if you would like. Feel free to copy and share on the others pages. I also have another picture you might be interested in. It is a smaller marker that is lying on the ground next to the big grey Cooley one. It looks old and only has the initials J. L. C. on it. Let me know if I can be of any help.
Added by Curt on Apr 19, 2016 2:51 AM
Emma Kyler
Do you have any information on her mother? I am a descendant of Emma's sister, Ida. Just wondering if you might have any further information in possibly identifying their mother. Thank you!
Added by AShea on Mar 21, 2016 10:53 AM
J Bridges
All yours
Added by ProgBase on Nov 25, 2015 9:58 PM
USA Grannie
W. Herron and wife
Hi, you will have to contact Surprise Valley, the name under the picture, to have the correction made, I didn't add the photo's so I can't delete, Karol
Added by USA Grannie on Oct 19, 2015 10:08 PM
Penny Wood Spaziani
Re: Elisha Dodson
Thank you for pointing that out ...not sure how I did that as it was a father and son. Elisha was the father and John was his son.

Thanks again

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On Oct 11, 2015, at 1:11 PM, wrote:


Find A Grave contributor JMFerguson has made a suggestion to you regarding your Find A Grave memorial for Elisha Dodson.
Link to memorial:
Link to contributor profile:

Their suggestion:
Please unlink this couple as husband and wife unIess there is proof of their marriage. While not impossible, it seems unlikely that she would be 34 years older than her husband.

Not sure how I did that as they are father and son, thanks for pointing that out.
Added by Penny Wood Spaziani on Oct 13, 2015 8:55 PM
nancy Van Schoiack
Mayben family
My husbands grandmother Myrtle Mayben Van Schoiack. We take care of S.B.'s grave each year on Memorial Day. Put flowers on it also. How are you related?
Nancy Van Schoiack
Cottage Grove
Added by nancy Van Schoiack on Sep 28, 2015 4:20 PM
Rick Heumann
RE: Log Town Cemetry
I can't seem to figure out how to delete those photos. I have done it on memorials, but not for a cemetery. Any suggestions?

I would like to leave the one I took of the plaque as it is easier to read than the other.
Added by Rick Heumann on Sep 23, 2015 7:45 AM
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