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William Ridge (#46534406)
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Bio Photo My name is Bill Ridge and I am researching the various lines of my family history (Ridge, Biles, Forepaugh, and Lownie with associated families). I am not on Find A Grave to see how many memorials I can generate. Rather, I would like to pay tribute to some of those who came before me.

I enjoy helping others by photographing grave markers requested through Findagrave. On occasion, I may also photograph markers near the ones that are requested and I may create a memorial for that grave if one does not already exist.

You have my permission to use my FAG photographs in order to document your own family history.

Please ask for a transfer (or provide data through the Edit screen) if I "own" a memorial that pertains to a relative of yours. I have created those memorials so that interested parties may find information about members of their family.
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cheryl hamm
LaRue in Bristol Cemetery
I added photos for Anna and Howard LaRue. The memorial says Annetta, but the details and the spouses details matched, so I was pretty certain I got the right folks. (I added the photo to the husband as well, even though there was no photo request).

Added by cheryl hamm on Apr 18, 2016 3:06 PM
RE: Ludwig Family Members
Thank you so much. I'm hoping by the end of the year I'll finally have this family all linked to each other. We wish you & your family a safe & enjoyable Christmas Season. I know I'm repeating myself but I love the Christmas Season & wishing everyone a great season together. Take care & God bless.
Rod & Kathy in WA State
Added by Kathy on Dec 08, 2015 1:25 AM
RE: Joseph Ludwig
Thanks William for posting the memorials & the transfer.

F.Y.I. Joseph has 10 other siblings. If your name is attached to any of them would you please consider transfering them to us also. These are the ones I found, but don't have it in front of me as I'm typing, to say if you did them also.

(1)Julia Anna (ludwig) Yost #117673003
spouse: John W. Yost #117672862
(2) Wm/ F. Ludwig Jr. #70889272
(3) Mary Magdalena (Ludwig) Seigford
(4) Henry Ludwig #66173146
(5) Ida May (Ludwig) Maag #97296869
spouse: Lewis Edison Maag Sr. #97296887

Their father William Frederick Ludwig is a Civil War hero. Wm. was wounded at Bull Run & Gettysburg. Survived, married & had 11 children. I & my husband are both Navy Veterans are very much intersted in him & linking him to all his children. Their are 5 of Joseph's siblings we are still looking for. Thank you for your time. Have a safe & enjoyable Christmas Season. take care & God bless.
Rod & kathy #47402211
Added by Kathy on Dec 04, 2015 5:46 PM
Faith Howe
RE: Hannah and Lydia Barndt
Thank you for processing the updates for the many memorials you added to the Little Zion cemetery. I recently had access to some of their church records so I was able to update the memorials with more information. Having that information on the memorial will help others to be able to easily find in person if they choose. Thanks again.
Added by Faith Howe on Nov 06, 2015 12:36 PM
Michelle Lowrie
By the way,John Praul (married to Martha Tomlinson) was the son 0f John Praul and Mary Ridge (daughter of William Ridge and Mary Walmsley).
Added by Michelle Lowrie on Oct 11, 2015 6:14 AM
Military Mom
Charles Crossley
Thank you so much for the transfer! I appreciate it.
Added by Military Mom on Sep 06, 2015 8:06 PM
RE: Charles Brockdon Brown Find A Grave Memorial# 28510062
Hi Bill,

Thank you so very much for checking. I think it will remain a mystery then. It is a beautiful picture. That you photographed the marker means that it will last much longer than its "slowly washed away by water and smog life," and it is really appreciated by admirers of the author as well as family members.

Best wishes,
Added by dd on Aug 30, 2015 3:31 PM
Charles Brockdon Brown Find A Grave Memorial# 28510062
Hi Bill,

Please forgive my totally being puzzled. There are two memorials for Charles Brown, two different cemeteries. Your photo of his grave marker places him in Laurel Hill. He passed away before the cemetery was established, but was very likely moved there later.

I am working on a memorial for his wife Elizabeth Linn. My interest is that she is a great plus aunt, and making her memorial can tie a lot of loose ends together, but I want to be accurate.

My question is, how was he found in Laurel Hill Cemetery? Some online bios place him in the other cemetery.

Thanks so very much for shedding light on this dark subject.

Added by dd on Aug 28, 2015 12:48 PM
Military Mom
Thanks so much for The transfer!
Added by Military Mom on Jul 15, 2015 10:06 PM
Clarence & Michaline Shallcross
Hello there. I sent you a few edits. Also, I've posted images to the memorials as well. Thought you might want to know. Cheers! :)
Added by Alberticoღდ on May 11, 2015 11:48 PM
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