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Kathy Stroope Veasey (#47009271)
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I've always been fascinated with grave sites, visited cemeteries, made rubbings, took photos, etc. and must say that find-a-grave is an ideal site.

I've worked on family history projects for over 35 years and will for as long as I can. I'm more than happy to share family history with anyone interested.

The primary names I research are STROOPE, KEA, Pitts, Howton, Trammel, Hopper, Hale, Thetford, CARPER, BARTON, Lyon, Phipps, Griffith, Ellison, Shumate and many allied lines.

When I document a grave site, I try to include some information on the parents, siblings, marriage, etc. hoping this will help someone idendify their relative. In some cases, when recording my line, or lines, I've created memorials for as much of the cemetery as I've had access to.

I'll be glad to transfer your family member to you. Always remember the FAG # for the memorial page and, of course, your FAG #. PLEASE do not send me a big list of names with no numbers included... thanks

If I have grave site information in error, please contact me so that corrections can be made.

Recent projects include:

--Gig Harbor and Haven of Rest Cemeteries, Gig Harbor, Pierce County, Washington

--JCC Smith Cemetery in Texas

--Knight of Pythias and Sunset Lane Memorial Park, Port Orchard, Kitsap County, Washington

--Lovington and Resthaven Cemeteries, Lovington, Lea County, New Mexico

--Mountain View Memorial Park, Lakewood, Pierce County, Washington

--Mount Calvary Cemetery (Santa Barbara Cemetery) , Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico

--Calvary, Old Pioneer and Tacoma Cemeteries, Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington

--Riverside Cemetery in Vassar, Tuscola County, Michigan

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James Webster
RE: Marriage license for David Parsons
Need an email address.

Mine is
Added by James Webster on Apr 25, 2015 12:22 PM
RE: Cryer
Cryers are indeed Citizen Nation Potawatomi. Jack Archer is listed on the 1937 payment roll as 1/16. The Potawatomi line comes through Myrtle Cryer Archer's mother, Delia Bourassa Cryer.

Your niece can enroll in the tribe if she wants - there's no blood quantum restrictions. She would have to reside in Oklahoma to get CPN specific benefits, but could use the Indian Healthcare System no matter where she resides.

The tribe produced a series of DVDs about the founding families - and they've done one for the Bourassas, but I can't find it listed on their webpage now. Perhaps they've sold out?

If you or she want to contact me directly, my email is
Added by melcryer on Apr 25, 2015 11:01 AM
RE: James Lee Cryer
Cool - if I can help with the Cryer stuff, just let me know.
Added by melcryer on Apr 15, 2015 11:24 AM
James Lee Cryer
Thank you for the correction on his mother's maiden name - Louriana Crow. I should have have caught that. (Actually, I probably need to re-do the whole bio. I didn't know how to link people when I added his entry.)

But she was not married to John Houston Burk first. She probably married James R. Cryer in 1864. James Lee Cryer was born in 1865. She married JHB on March 3, 1869 and is listed as Mrs. Cryer on the marriage certificate. Unfortunately, I have no idea when or where she died.

Thanks for your input~~~~ Mel
Added by melcryer on Apr 15, 2015 10:34 AM
RE: Agnes Sund Ward
I found a 1919 Stadium High School yearbook online!!
Added by Alice on Apr 14, 2015 7:02 AM
Peter Morgan
Libbys in Woodlawn

I took a few photos of the marker for Alfred J Libby and his wife. I will upload the monument photo, but will return to re-take it when the sun is in a different position.

I could not find markers for Al Libby or Franklin Libby. I will try again.

Added by Peter Morgan on Apr 12, 2015 6:09 PM
Antoinette Waughtel Sorensen
EDGAR E BOONE 99336212
Would you be willing to add or connect his mother to the him? She is V. Alma Boone memorial #142198762 - thank you.
Added by Antoinette Waughtel Soren... on Apr 06, 2015 12:51 PM
Peter Morgan
Incorrect Death Date?
Hi Kathy,

I intend to get out to Woodlawn in the next week or two. One of your photo requests was for Winnifred Libby. Is it likely that her date of death was in 1983, not 1883?

Added by Peter Morgan on Apr 05, 2015 2:54 PM
Searching for Thetford
I was looking up gravesites for my ancestors and I noticed on the entry for Allen Thetford, my grandfather, that you were the contributor and that Thetford is one of the names you search for. Are you related to any Thetfords? I was also wondering if there's a way to correct the entered information for Allen Thetford on the Find A Grave website. Although his death certificate lists his parents names as Reese Albury Thetford and Emily Owen Smith, those names were incorrectly entered at the time of his death from pneumonia at the Kerrville Veterans Hospital. His father's name was Reason A. Thetford and his mother was Emily Covington Thetford. They are buried in the Gonzales Memorial Cemetery in Gonzales, Texas. Della Mae Thetford listed with Allen Thetford has an asterisk as estimated relationship, but she was his wife, and my grandmother. It was my grandfather's and grandmother's second marriages. Their sons, Harry Richard Thetford and wife Muretta C. Thetford and Robert Daniel Thetford (my father) are also buried at Fort Sam Houston, Texas.
Added by dtpolasek on Apr 04, 2015 7:29 AM
Westford Veterans Services
Re: Alfred Thomas Prinn

Check out his Find A Grave memorial now.

Volunteer helping Westford Vet.Svs. with Find A Grave.
Added by Westford Veterans Service... on Mar 26, 2015 5:26 AM
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