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Sara Cross (#47403768)
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Bio Photo I've been working on my family tree for a few years now. My family tree includes the surnames Corbett (Corbet, FitzCorbet), Leichliter, Barcus (Barchus), Rhoades, Taliaferro, Tolliver (Toliver), McHaffie, Spittler and Secrest to name a few. Most of my family came from Pennsylvania and Virginia.

So far during my research I found on my mother's side of the family we are related to President George Washington, President James Madison, General Robert E Lee, and Thomas Green Clemson - the driving force and namesake of Clemson University. All of these relationships are by marriage but of course those count as well.

**FYI** I gladly will correct any information that I have if it is listed incorrectly. I try and research maiden names and middle names if I can but the information on the web is not always accurate. I also try to connect as many family members as I can, it just makes it easier for the next person's
research. A simple please and/or thank you with your request is enough. Thank you!

**You may use any of the photos I have taken for your own personal use, just please cite the source.
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I have been asked to help with the service of this person of the Ottumwa Police~~~ Can you please transfer to me so that I can add my info as I find it. Thanks so very much.
Added by "IRISH EYES ARE SMILING" on Feb 28, 2015 8:21 AM
Philena Wood Stancer
The date of birth in the Ottumwa Cemetery book is wrong. Her stone gives a different birth year. Can you please correct this one? Thanks~~
Added by "IRISH EYES ARE SMILING" on Feb 16, 2015 3:37 PM
Phillip S Jemison
Do you know whatever became of his wife Geneva?

Married Phillip S Jemison On December 22, 1923 in Van Buren, Iowa
Added by nk on Jan 30, 2015 1:55 PM
RE: Edward William Murray - Memorial# 98264514
Unfortunately, it isn't my relative if the obit is correct. My Edward Murray married Nancy Ann Jones in 1886 and had three children.

I don't know much about my Edward. His parents were born in Ireland and they were Michael Murray and Mary O'Donnell. He was either born in Ireland or Ohio, I think. His is a name that is hard to track down. I can't even find the three kids: Mary Tressie, Willis Fenton and Fieldon Edward.

I just keep hunting!! After all.... isn't that what we love? Hunting and then finding!!!!

Thank you for your efforts.

Added by LSJRJT on Jan 29, 2015 5:44 PM
Edward William Murray - Memorial# 98264514
Sara... Thank you sooooo much for getting a picture of Edward's headstone. Do you know if Ottumwa Cemetery has any records on him? That tell anything about his death or his relatives? From the things that I have documented, there are a few discrepancies and I am wondering if this is "my" Edward William Murray.

I haven't dug into it yet.... but I will. I wonder if there is an obituary for him in the Ottumwa area. hmmmmmm

Thanks again for the picture and all that you do on Find-A-Grave. I certainly appreciate it!!!! Great picture!

Added by LSJRJT on Jan 28, 2015 5:49 AM
Sandra Vallance
Milburn family tree
I don't know enough about find a grave to take over and don't know your side of family. It was good to hear from you. I will try to add my father's family for you.
Added by Sandra Vallance on Jan 26, 2015 11:46 AM
Elijah & Lottie Belvel
Sara, thank you for transferring Elijah and Lottie's memorials to me, I appreciate it more than mere words can convey. Best regards, Taddy
Added by Taddy on Jan 23, 2015 7:45 AM
Samuel & Susan Jones transfer

Can you please transfer these to me? They are of my Lanigan family. Thanks~~
Added by "IRISH EYES ARE SMILING" on Jan 22, 2015 4:36 PM
Sandra Vallance
Milburn Family
It was great to find some of my family - you have really helped me in my search. My father was: Chester Ray Milburn son of George Freeman Milburn (1882 - 1939)and Myrtle Estella Gillaspie (1885 - 1967). I have been working on his family tree for years now also doing my mother's: Dorothy Louise Walker (1923 still kicking at age 91).
Thank you for all your help. Sandy
Added by Sandra Vallance on Jan 20, 2015 9:39 AM
Angela Owens Jando
Bertha Atkins

Please remove your photo of an unmarked grave on my memorial for Bertha Atkins, #96376068. If the grave is unmarked I will put a notation in the bio but adding that picture is against the guidelines.

Thank you!

Added by Angela Owens Jando on Dec 04, 2014 6:23 PM
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