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t_town_ks (#47429749)
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Bio Photo I found Find-A-Grave (aka FAG) accidentally, but I love the idea, hope that it always stays free to the public.

If there is something I've posted that you question, or are concerned about; please contact me. I'd like to get the information on the memorial as correct and complete as possible.

I try to use as many sources as possible (that I can get to) to get the information correct; such as Cemetery records, Church Records, Funeral home records, County records, State records, obituaries, & from the families; but I know mistakes can be made. Please let me know.
One problem that comes up a LOT, is duplication; since I work mainly from church records, I have no idea if indeed there are 2 cemeteries; or 1 cemetery with various different names that were used over years; both instances have occurred. But what is the right answer?? I have found 1 person who has two stones in 2 cemetery's in 2 different STATES; but where is the body actually?? Or a different person entirely? I can't tell you because I don't know. I have found where a person was buried to start with, then because of changes for example; dams, family wants to move them, I try to keep as much information, to note the 1st burial (disregarding the date when entered into FAG) as a memorial and make changes to show they were here now have been moved to here; very important for tracking family moves throughout the years.

Myself? I am researching for my own inter-related family branches as well; Bahr, Baker, Hays, Keyes, Kussmann, McLaughlin, Meeker, Shaw, Visger, and Walker (up to great-great-grandparents and all their siblings so far).

I found a statement about links that is similar to my own beliefs. Myself? I believe in adding information as found because others might not have that particular detail that will help them. I have requested of Melaney Friesen Shaum to be able to use it and with permission, here it is:

♥ *ღஜ Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ ஜღ* ♥ *ღஜ Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ ஜღ* ♥

Let's help the next family member or researcher that visits a memorial by adding all the family links that we know. When family members are not linked, it makes the next person do the research all over again. Also, if we have the information, let's use it before it is forgotten.

I also believe that family links make this site easier to use. The easier it is to use, the more it will be used and the better it will get.

Melaney Friesen Shaum

♥ *ღஜ Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ ஜღ* ♥ *ღஜ Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ ஜღ* ♥
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Laurel Wilson
William Ayres #95903748
When you created the memorial for William Ayres #95903748 you noted that he was born in Cumberland, New Jersey. Do you happen to have record of where you found that information? Thanks.
Added by Laurel Wilson on Jan 18, 2017 3:43 PM
Harold Barraclough
Dennis Smith
Are you a relative of Dennis Smith? His brother George Smith was my uncle. Will do your edits, just wondering if we are related. Thanks Harold
Added by Harold Barraclough on Dec 25, 2016 11:50 PM
Beverly Blackwell
RE: D M K Barnett
Yes,I would like to have my Great Grandfather, David Morrow Kirkpatrick, transferred to me. Thank you for taking the time to help me find him.
Bev Barnett Blackwell.
Added by Beverly Blackwell on Dec 15, 2016 6:29 PM
Beverly Blackwell
D M K Barnett
David Barnett is my great grandfather. I have more info on him if you want it. (1st wife, 2nd wife, siblings, children, etc.) Have looked for him in the past b/c I knew he died in Topeka enroute to his home in MO. Yes, he had an older brother, George, in Topeka. He was a minister and a Civil War Vet.
Added by Beverly Blackwell on Dec 15, 2016 2:30 PM
The Kind Cemeterian
Jeff Nye Memorial
Would you be so kind as to consider transferring memorial # 91980761 for Jeff Nye to me? Jeff (Jefferson Nye) is my great-great-grandfather.

Thank you for your kindness.

Regards,
RJJ Nye-LaPierre
Added by The Kind Cemeterian on Oct 31, 2016 11:05 AM
Zoe
RE: Re: William M Hayes FAG 91768420
My g-grandmother was a Hays/Hayes, wondered if we might be cousins.. Could Be? Find A Grave information of family.
My Father his dad C. H. W. wife was a Hayes Augusta Jenette Hayes memorial 86687589
Yes that could be as my mother married a Hayes. W. A. 8661356 before she married my father who was a Wood.
My Father dad was Charles Henry Wood also married a
Hayes Augusta J. Hayes Wood. Lucy Jennie Young was married to Samuel S. Hayes, See memorial 8668769 Lucy.
Also have family tree at Family Search website.
Let me know what you discover! Zoe
Added by Zoe on Oct 25, 2016 3:58 PM
Zoe
RE: Re: William M Hayes FAG 91768420
Hi
William Miller Hayes was son of
P. Nutting. Hayes his mother ( G. G. Great Grandmother) on my Fathers' side of the family.
Any reason why you were asking? I have done some work on the Hayes side of the family. Would be happy to share if you wanted. I sorry I have been so long in getting back with you. I had computer issues where I was not able to use my computer.
Thanks for the email. Best Regards, Zoe Looper

Added by Zoe on Oct 24, 2016 5:14 PM
Mary Counts Lichtenwald
RE: Elizabeth Colvin Hanthorn
mine is maryliz630@aol.com
Added by Mary Counts Lichtenwald on Sep 12, 2016 3:25 PM
bedbugsmith
Samuel Reeder
Thank you for the suggestion of inserting the bio for Samuel Reeder, it was long overdue. Thanks to Sam, we have first hand accounts of important events in Kansas history that are truly one of a kind. His diary inspired me to create my blog, which is a tribute to the 2nd Kansas State Militia. His Artwork is featured liberally in the blog and while researching his diary I actually discovered a drawing he made of my G.G. Grandfather stealing cabbages from a from a farm the day before the Battle of the Blue. Kind Regards, Jeff Bell
Added by bedbugsmith on Aug 29, 2016 5:22 PM
Elizabeth
Harley Long
Your very welcome. I feel being a photo volunteer is a good way to give back to FindAGrave (& its members&visitors) in hopes others will benefit as I do. Today happens to be the 1 year anniversary of finding my half brother (alive & well) thru a distant relative I connected with on this wonderful website!
Added by Elizabeth on Aug 22, 2016 12:49 AM
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