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Rich Vance (#47818065)
 member for 4 years, 1 month, 10 days
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I'm originally from Ripley in western New York state. My Vance, Maguire, Messenger and Wright ancestors were from McKean and Warren Counties, PA. My Hopkins, Alday, Rater and Getchell ancestors were from Erie County, PA and Chautauqua County, NY.
I retired from the U.S. Air Force in 1993 after
a 22-year career and now reside in Las Vegas.

My Father: Harold Paul Vance
Step-Dad: Arthur James 'Jim' Tustin
Grandpa: Lamont C 'Monty' Vance
Grandma: Genevieve Martha Getchell Vance
Grandpa: Lee Bloss Hopkins
Grandma: Iva Jane Alday Hopkins
Great-Grandma who made it to 100 years:
Nettie Belle Rater Alday

My Profile page in the Find-A-Grave Forums: Lost_Wages
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I'm happy to transfer any memorials of people I'm not related to.
FIRST please read the FAQs here: Transfers
Then click on the EDIT tab at the top right corner of the memorial and then click
"Suggest any other correction or addition". This will generate an e-mail from Find A Grave with links to the memorial and your member page... less chance for errors this way.

I'm only human and I make mistakes (especially when my "Coffee Low-Level Warning Light" is blinking); so any Edits or additions are gladly welcomed. ^_^

For corrections/additional facts for a memorial,
see here: Corrections
Then click on the EDIT tab at the top right corner of the memorial. It's easy to make edits to Dates/Places, Family Links, Name, Plot/GPS location, and Marker Transcription. For Bio info or to notify me of a duplicate, you still need to click "Suggest any other correction or addition".
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Messages left for Rich Vance (277)[Leave Message]
Nancy Kiel-Gravning
Boyd Kiel
Thank you for visiting my Dad's memorial.
I really appreciate it!

Kind regards,
Nancy
Added by Nancy Kiel-Gravning on Jun 22, 2016 2:37 PM
Robin Slater Boyd
Hi Rich
11074393 a POW for 13 months! Thought you'd like to check it out. I added the info as a pic because I was afraid they wouldn't add bio. His bio was so interesting I didn't want it overlooked. Hope all is well with you :)

Robin
Added by Robin Slater Boyd on Jun 19, 2016 9:01 PM
kellybean
RE: William Cunningham/Evelyn Clark
Aha. That happens. Please re-send the links. I appreciate it.
Added by kellybean on Jun 16, 2016 1:51 PM
kellybean
William Cunningham/Evelyn Clark
I approved your edits and then remembered that yours were the duplicates...so I've reconnected them with the originals even though yours are the correct location of burials. Have you asked that Find a Grave combine the two memorials? That would be the correct way to have it done. (That would be to edit@findagrave.com.) Thanks, Rich -- I truly appreciate all you do. Take care.
Added by kellybean on Jun 16, 2016 6:45 AM
MissingHim
RE: Claude Irons parents
Lol, totally understand!
Added by MissingHim on Jun 14, 2016 7:14 PM
Babe
Josephine Pinder Price
Thank you for the correct burial site, it has been corrected. Have a blessed day.
Added by Babe on Jun 12, 2016 7:03 AM
B. Felix
RE: Photos on wrong memorial
Photos are moved,thanks for catching that.
Bruce
Added by B. Felix on Jun 09, 2016 6:27 AM
Maggie Mac
Bob McCormick
Thank you for taking the time to visit my step father on his angel day. It is much appreciated.
Added by Maggie Mac on Jun 09, 2016 5:21 AM
James Bretzke
RE: MacNeill transfers
I generally think that anyone who has the interest and knowledge to make edits probably is more closely connected than I to the person, so I'm glad to hand them off to you.
Jim
Added by James Bretzke on Jun 02, 2016 2:48 PM
Mary Denzinger
RE: Charley Mitchell
Hi Rich,
You are very welcome for the photo. Of I can be of further help please let me know.

Mary Denzinger
Added by Mary Denzinger on May 31, 2016 1:11 AM
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