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Joy (#48108836)
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I have been interested in Genealogy for quite a few years. I stumbled upon Find A Grave when I was using Ancestry.com and decided that this was something I would enjoy doing. So, my latest hobby was born. I enjoy going to cemeteries and taking photos to upload to this site. Others have done the same for me. It means the world to me to be able to see the grave sites of those who came before me.

Through research I have discovered that about 17 or so generations back on my father's side, I have 2 Princes of Wales and a King of Wales in my lineage.

Recently I connected with a distant cousin through this site and was able to find out some amazing things about my father's family.

I am researching the Ross family of Shubert, Nebraska primarily. I am also interested in the Parent family of Ascension Parish, Louisiana as well.

"The Chosen"

We are the chosen. In each family there is one (or more) who seems called to find the ancestors. To put flesh on their bones and make them live again. To tell the family story and to feel that somehow they know and approve. Doing genealogy is not a cold gathering of facts but, instead, breathing life into all who have gone before. We are the story tellers of the tribe. All tribes (hopefully) have at least one. We have been called, as it were, by our genes. Those who have gone before cry out to us: Tell our story. So, we do. In finding them, we somehow find ourselves.

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Dawn B
RE: Justus Belfield
You're welcome, glad I could help you out.
Dawn
Added by Dawn B on Apr 24, 2015 6:41 PM
Paulette Johnson-Powell
Tallant Photos
Joy,

Thank you so very much for taking all the Tallant photos for me. I am sure other family members are just as thankful. I really appreciate you taking the time to do this for us.

Paulette Johnson-Powell
Added by Paulette Johnson-Powell on Apr 23, 2015 10:18 AM
Vickie Stone
The Chosen
Hi, I am borrowing this from your profile to add to mine. This is so awesome and true. Thank you for all that you do on this site. I've seen your footprints many times and have not as yet stopped to thank you,
Added by Vickie Stone on Apr 21, 2015 11:09 AM
DUeckert
Arthur and Hazel Norman
Thank you for your time and effort in getting all these great pictures.
Added by DUeckert on Apr 20, 2015 6:48 PM
AngryHippieChick
Dorothy & Milton Handley
Thank you so much for the quick response with my great aunt & uncles photos. That was awesome of you!:-)
Added by AngryHippieChick on Apr 19, 2015 10:53 PM
v f
Briscoe
Thank you so much for the beautiful photos!!!
Added by v f on Apr 18, 2015 8:44 AM
Joan J
Elijio Juarez
Joy,

Thank you very much for the photo.

Have a great day.
Joan
Added by Joan J on Apr 18, 2015 5:50 AM
Wanda L
Re: Angelo photos
Hello Joy

Thank you for the photoa. Very nice of you

Wanda
Added by Wanda L on Apr 18, 2015 5:21 AM
B. Helmer
Quintin Petree
Thanks so much for the photo of Quintin Petree.
Added by B. Helmer on Apr 17, 2015 12:16 PM
DUeckert
Thelma Kramer
That would be great.
Added by DUeckert on Apr 17, 2015 10:34 AM
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