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Michael K. Smith (#32328575)
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Semi-professional genealogist, in the field since the early 1960s. Retired librarian & archivist, 30 years with Dallas Public Library, half of it in local history and genealogy. Editor of the Louisiana Genealogical Register, 2000-2010, journal of the Louisiana Genealogical & Historical Society. Volunteer administrator at, the world's largest genealogy wiki.
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Susan Kelly
RE: Jane Hammack Memorial# 43213600

Hi Micheal,

Thank you for letting me know about the date, I will make sure that it is corrected.

Susan Kelly
Keizer, OR
Added by Susan Kelly on Aug 23, 2015 4:39 PM
Marlene Bennett
RE: James Harvey McClung
Thanks for bringing this to my attention. I have linked James to his Mother.
Added by Marlene Bennett on Jun 12, 2015 7:15 PM
Hal Eaton
RE: Maud Johnston - Memorial# 86465525
You are correct. 1891 a typo by me. 1891 is also the death date in the Johnstons of Salisbury.

Hal Eaton
Added by Hal Eaton on May 12, 2015 9:37 AM
James Henkel
RE: John Thomas Gano
Thanks. I made the necessary changes. John Thomas is my 6th cousin 2 x removed through his Stites ancestors.
Added by James Henkel on Apr 12, 2015 4:19 AM
David Rowles
Sorry about the mix-up. The guy that put that marker on his grave has put these markers on the stones that were unreadable.(soldiers) I will remove that photo from his memorial page. Karen
Added by zoey on Apr 08, 2014 4:54 PM
Fred Mattox
Margaret Ann Mattox Leather
Margaret Ann's father Peter Mattox (Mattocks) is my 3rd Great-great uncle. Do you have any proof of who Peter's parents. My info say they were Henry Mattocks and Sarah ?.
I would appreciate any help you could give to me
Fred Mattox
Added by Fred Mattox on Apr 02, 2014 6:34 PM
Martha Neighbors
RE: Richard Booth (#13523473)
Hey Michael!
I am unable to do the family link as Junius Booth's memorial was created by Find A Grave. I would send them a correction thru the "EDIT" tab.

I made a note about the date of birth in the bio section.

Added by Martha Neighbors on Nov 15, 2013 7:19 PM
Ross S. Abbott
Rowles Family in Fountain Co.
My 3rd Great Grandmother, was Rebecca (Barnum) Abbott. Her husband, James Abbott, JP in Fountain Co., IN died in 1827, and she remarried a ? Rowles, as per probate records for James Abbott Sr, in CT. Sometime after 1830 and before 1842. She was still living in Fountain Co. in 1842. I see documents in Fountain Co., with a Judge David Rowles, working with James Abbott, JP in 1826-27. Any connection?

I am looking for the Rowles whom she married, and the dates of her birth and death. I know she married James Abbott about 1805, in CT, before moving to IN about 1815-1818.
Regards Ross
Added by Ross S. Abbott on Nov 13, 2013 8:34 PM
Steve Voss
RE: Memorial #78249965
The death certificate shows: Lizzie Celia Clements, and the Miles Cemetery record shows Elizabeth Celia Clements died 21 March 1918 and is buried in Section C, Lot 59 - burial date: 22 March 1918. One of the few death certificates during that time frame my Great Grandfather "E. N. Voss" wasn't the undertaker. He was very ill for a couple of weeks in mid March 1918.

Would you like me to email you a copy of the death certificate ?

Kind regards,

Added by Steve Voss on Jul 08, 2013 1:54 PM
Jenny Willis
RE: Margaret Bagby
Fixed it--thanks! George Henry Bagby is my mother-in-law's 2nd great grandfather. It is hard to keep all the Bagbys straight, and I think there were two separate Bagby families in the area.
Added by Jenny Willis on Oct 02, 2012 2:57 AM
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