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Karen Mickel Bennett (#46580610)
 member for 13 years, 1 month, 19 days
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Genealogy is a passion of mine from when I was very young. My grandmother told me wonderful stories about our families and I have been doing family history for over 30 years. I have traveled all over the world photographing family graves and writing books on my different families. I need another 25 years to finish everything I have started!

PLEASE do not add birth or death certificates to my memorials. Thank You...

Names I research: Pendleton, Gaines, Taylor (Virginia)
Webb, Broome, Queen (Tennessee); Mickel (New Jersey & Illinois); Cartwright; White (New Jersey ( Maryland) Doubleday;Coode;
Pendleton; (Virginia) Reeves/Reaves; (North Carolina, Tennessee, Oklahoma) Witsell/Witzel (North Carolina); Schoonover;(Ohio & New York) Lyons; Keeley/Keely (Ireland, Nevada & Ohio)
Stopher (Ohio) de Fremery, van Loben Sels; Nederburgh, Netherlands & California); Gaines;(Virginia) Steele;(Ohio) Herckenrath; de Magnan (Charleston, SC, Cuba & France); Suermondt (Netherlands & California); Parr (California, Nevada & Canada);
Douglass;(Illinois & Nevada) Henley; (Ohio) Bennett;(England, Iowa, Arkansas & Oklahoma) Flowers;(England) Slye; Dr. Thomas Gerrard & Susannah Gerrard (Maryland & Virginia); Reuben William Smith (Mo., Tx, CA.) Larios; Escobar (California & Spain)
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Julie Knox/Graves-Birkhimer
RE: Alexander Crow
No problem! Have a great week!
Added by Julie Knox/Graves-Birkhim... on Jul 27, 2016 8:00 AM
Mark Utley
RE: Bennetts
Glad I can are absolutely right, Alta Mesa seems to do its best to disguise the sections/subsections, and the descriptions on their map don't always correspond to how they list it in their office. So some of my edits may not stand the test of time, but doing what I can to add locations as I stumble upon them.

Stay cool in this warm weather!

Added by Mark Utley on Jul 26, 2016 11:38 AM
Laura Torres
Tom Chisholm's Memorial-Alta Mesa Memorial Park
Dear Karen,

Thank you so much for the pictures! They look great. Thanks for doing something I couldn't do for myself. Like many Scottish clans, his family members love their genealogy. The memorial will help a lot of people connect with Tom for future generations.

Added by Laura Torres on Jul 23, 2016 11:47 PM
Werner Howald
And thank you
From Werner Howald

Just checking in some newspapers fron San Luis Obispo from that time period.
Added by Werner Howald on Jul 23, 2016 7:52 PM
Amy Robbins-Tjaden
RE: Ernest Moore
Thanks, Karen. It's always great when we can all work together to clean up the online cemeteries. I ask you to please let me know if you run into an errors I have made, no matter how small. Thanks!
Added by Amy Robbins-Tjaden on Jul 22, 2016 3:09 PM
Marilyn Maloney photo
Thank you for taking the photo of Marilyn Maloney's headstone for her memorial at my request. I will continue to pay it forward.
Carolyn Finnegan
Added by Carolyn on Jul 16, 2016 4:30 PM
Mark Utley
RE: Reese
Glad I could help! Hope the healing continues!
Added by Mark Utley on Jul 15, 2016 12:41 PM
bio name
If it is a bio that I wrote, I don't think they will do that. They refused to remove someone's name from a bio when all there was in the original bio was a list of what was in the census- even though I erased what they wrote so that what was there was a blank. You may have more success as this was some time ago.

So if they won't do it, and you have your original bio, put it above the one I wrote, and put a line under it and put your name on it and just leave what I wrote and my name there.
Added by RosalieAnn on Jul 13, 2016 6:36 PM
Second thought
I think I write the bio in order to submit him as Famous. Any Famous bio has a byline on it.
Added by RosalieAnn on Jul 13, 2016 12:31 PM
Thomas Gerrard
Two memorials for Thomas were merged. I had nothing to do with It. I did write a bio for one of the memorials and FindAgrave used that bio. You are right in that I can't do anything about what is on the memorial now.
Added by RosalieAnn on Jul 13, 2016 12:30 PM
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