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MA History, University of Montana|
MA Clinical Mental Health Counseling, University of San Diego
I am an avid family historian for over 30 years and a native Montanan. When I was working on my MA thesis in History ("Myron Brinig's Butte: Jews in the Wide Open Town"), I spent a summer transcribing the information from the graves at the B'Nai Israel cemetery in Butte (my home town).
Family names I am researching include:
Wilson - McWhirter
Chartier/Carter - Neveu
Bertrand - Kuether
Sutherland - Sollars
Brittain - McMinn
Vance - Cole
Douthitt - Moore
Dillworth - Stilwell
Find a Grave is not a scholarly website. I think it has many purposes including providing catharsis and aiding with the grieving process, helping people with their family history, connecting relatives, remembering the dead, finding burial sites, etc. Those who think it is only for locating graves have a narrow imagination.
Sometimes all we know about a family member is what is printed in an old biography or what someone told us. This acts as a foundation for finding, correcting, adding to their history. I believe this should be a friendly collaborative process where we build together a story as we find more information. I will make mistakes. Feel free to let me know and I will correct.
My philosophy on transfers is simple - I believe memorials should be in the hands of relatives, even if not close relatives. I am happy to transfer, in fact I am waiting for the relatives of the B'Nai Israel and St. Patrick's cemetery memorials to contact me to care for their family memorials. I'm happy to transfer to relatives.
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|Cathy Gowdy||hugh martin dilworth 63408616|
This is my great grandfather, Pam. Will you please transfer his Find A Grave memorial to me so that I may add to the information?
Thanks so much,
|Jeffrey Barber||Fred Hunter Grave|
My name is Jeff Barber member # 48460072. I was in Garneill today and went by the Ubet Garneill cemetery. As I wrote in the problem field, the cemetery is on private land but I was told who to ask for permission and will get back there. I did want to add though, that the gentleman I talked said a fire some time back went through the cemetery and burned the wooden grave markers. Hopefully Fred Hunter's marker is stone. I just wanted to let you know. Thank you.
my name is patricia stark im a relative of yours here is my no call me 510 706 8388
Added by PATRICIA on Sep 13, 2015 9:07 PM
|Patricia Harrison Armstrong||Dunn transfer|
Transfer Complete! Best Wishes!(<:)
|Patricia Harrison Armstrong||Helen Tobin Dunn #144507031|
Pam, if Helen is your family, I am more than happy to transfer. (<:) Pat
|GariochGraver||Ann Easton - St Nicholas, Abdn|
Although the edits were declined, the links would appear to have been broken. Can you check that these are now OK.
|Amy the Spirit Seeker||Margaret Kees Dilworth|
I would like to thank you for the work you did researching this memorial - turns out she is my 4th-Great Grandmother! I don't know a lot about my paternal grandfather's side, so it is always nice to unearth something new about them! Most of the info that I have for these relatives has all been because of the hard work and kindness of strangers. (When the research goes outside of Texas, I'm afraid I become rather lost.)
I notice that Dilworth is one of your family names - are we distant cousins? Happy to hear from you either way, and THANK YOU SO MUCH!
|marie ||Chartier family|
I am related to the Chartier family, Albert Chartier was my great great grandfather
Added by marie on Jul 19, 2015 12:10 AM
No, I don't have any other info for this family. It was probably info another Find A Grave member sent me, to add as a correction.
|Robert DeVowe||RE: Thank you|
Thank you Pam.
I read you message then your bio statement and totally agree with you. I with two French lines, a great grandfather and a ggreat grandfather, love working on the French lines and to date, have not come across another French Canadian that I am not related too at least once if not multiple times. We are one very large family. Thanks again, Robert.
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