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Sheila (#47702527)
 member for 2 years, 5 months, 20 days
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Bio Photo PLEASE NOTE: I will have limited internet use for a time. I will try my best to accomplish edits and answer messages, but I do anticipate some delays. Thanks for your patience and understanding.
I was born in the Midwest, but have lived most of my life in the south. I was stationed in Germany for a time, and have otherwise done a little travel to Europe and Asia. I spend far too much time on the computer, enjoy a good frappuccino,and I ♥LOVE♥ cats.

My primary family names are Sullivan, McCoy, Withee, Fredendall, Washburn, Nesbit, Schmidt, Petersen, Meyer (Meier), Markman, Pease, Millikan, Donnan, and still counting.

I view the memorials on this site as living tributes to our loved ones. I strive to "reunite" them with family, and if I am able, to add a personal detail or two about them.


You are welcome to use any photos which I have uploaded for your personal family research work, but please do not use them for commercial purposes. The photos I upload are intended as gifts for the families of the deceased with no regard for personal profit, with the exception of the honor of providing them, and I wish for this to be respected.

Photo Allotments

We are allotted 20 photo requests per week. I am requesting for everyone to please use your allotment. Memorials you manage, memorials I manage ~ it doesn't matter.

Headstone photos may assist in providing confirmation of birth and death details, marriage dates, children, spellings, and might even lead to the discovery of additional family members.

Requests fulfillments also provide a small reward to our volunteers who often drive several miles to obtain a photo. I have so often seen where someone will request a photo, and then ask for the volunteer to take a photo of their spouse too, without submitting the request for the additional photo. Why?

It's much easier to request 20 photos in a cemetery that it is for the volunteer to drive out, take them, edit them, caption them, and post them. While I do try to get other family near the one requested in case they are not already listed, it is nice if you also request them, so please take the time to request them and please try to remember to use your weekly allotment.

Suggestions, Corrections, and Transfers

I generally adhere to Find A Grave transfer request guidelines, but before requesting, please keep in mind that even a "starter" memorial involves effort to create and I am more than willing to accomplish edits. Also, if a transfer or edit request comes off as pushy, arrogant, demanding, or rude, do not be surprised if you are ignored.

This site was created as a means of helping others, and not intended as a means to criticize, harass, bully or badger. Be kind to your fellow volunteers as we are all trying to achieve the same goal of helping others.

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Thank to Cindy S. #18484625 for your contributions

My Fur Babies is a work in progress
Please visit if you have the time

♥ღ♥ღ I wish to extend a special thanks to all the other Find A Grave contributors. You have supplied a wealth of information to me and my family which I cannot repay with a simple thanks. Bless each and every one of you. ♥ღ♥ღ
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Michael Meyer
RE: Terri Jo Meyer
I will put her into the family context. When I tie people into their family context, I feel like I am reuniting them in some way--at least in the memories of those of us who are still alive.
Added by Michael Meyer on Jul 10, 2014 5:58 AM
Keith Gee
Mary Hartford
There were three others in the Plot Mabel C., Raymond R, and Dorothy Mae. When you decide to make memorials let me know and I can add my pictures.
Added by Keith Gee on Jul 09, 2014 2:24 PM
Michael Meyer
thank you
thank you for the memorials to my parents. They are deeply appreciated.
Added by Michael Meyer on Jul 09, 2014 5:11 AM
Michael Meyer
RE: Meyer

Many thanks! I only recognize one of the names. Terri Jo would have been my cousin, but she died before I was born. I am happy to take that one if you want to send it.

Added by Michael Meyer on Jul 09, 2014 4:58 AM
M Gilbertson
Jennie Powers Memorial
Hi Sheila,

No need to apologize. As soon as I sent the email I figured it out. I understand that is common genealogy terminology. My wife is the genealogist and I'm the cemetery stomper, so we complement each other.


M Gilbertson
Added by M Gilbertson on Jul 07, 2014 4:52 PM
M Gilbertson
Jennie Powers Memorial
Hi Sheila,
I'm not sure what your second suggestion "D/O Jasper Hartford and Mary J Coy" means. Please advise.
M Gilbertson (#47413631)

Added by M Gilbertson on Jul 07, 2014 6:46 AM
Jennie Shiley
RE: Forrest King
If you are missing anything from me, let me know. Ancestry is in a funk for so long and bet Find A Grave is attached.
Added by Jennie Shiley on Jul 04, 2014 1:32 AM
Jennie Shiley
RE: Forrest King
Did you receive the picture satisfactorily?
Added by Jennie Shiley on Jul 03, 2014 7:55 PM
Rodney Carstens
Ernest Johan Schmidt
Hi Sheila, I have updated the name for my great grandfather. The records I have has the name switched around. Thanks for pointing this and having the photos attached.

Rodney C
Added by Rodney Carstens on Jul 03, 2014 2:38 PM
Linda S
Re; Harbottle Family
Thank you for the Harbottle information. The edits are all made , Linda Sims
Added by Linda S on Jun 30, 2014 7:25 AM
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