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Grandma Mac (Elizabeth Ella Kellogg MacFaddin) was the genealogist of the family. She got the "bug" from her father. She kept all her research in an old black suitcase. There were notes on all sorts of scraps of paper – the back of a grocery list, used envelopes and even a bank statement here and there. Her handwriting was neat and dainty. She would come down from Fresno and Daddy would drive her in to the Los Angeles Main Library to spend all day there working on her research. When she passed away in 1970 the suitcase was put away, until my sister took up the task in 1999, of sorting through all of Grandma's bits and bobs of information.|
I personally had no interest in genealogy. That is until 2008 when quite by accident, I found my Dad's name in another family tree. So it's not my fault that I've become obsessed with the family history. I have a need to connect the dots.
Back to Grandma Mac, wouldn't she just have a field day with all the information that is at our fingertips today? Many thanks go out to all the volunteers through the various groups, like Find A Grave that give their time to help put the family puzzles together.
Names I am researching: MacFaddin/McFaddin or McFadden, Boynton, Breed, Caldow, Clark, Cody, Higgins, Hiscock, Houghton, Kellogg, Rathermel, Sairs, Schuck and Wilder.
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|John Surman||RE: Hilda Hammel|
I agree with your chice on her maiden name. Thank you. Undoubtedly, the editor misspelled it in her obituary.
|sherjstone||RE: William M. Kellogg|
Thanks so much. The Kelloggs are the brother and father of a friend of mine.
|marsha||Memorial # 115146308|
Could you please add
Born - Aug 7 1882 Mexico
Died - Sep 20 1955 Orange, CA
Thank you very much.
Added by marsha on Apr 12, 2014 11:09 PM
|marsha||Memorial # 115146441|
Here is the information, could you please add, thank you.
Serafin Dionisio Perez
Born - Apr 9 1912
Died - Mar 22 1990.
Added by marsha on Apr 12, 2014 11:05 PM
|Darleen Ritchey Berens||RE: Anna L. Hadley|
Thank You so much Marg, for taking care of my request regarding the Hadley's
God Bless, Darleen Ritchey Berens
|Rebecca O||Sardis & Odessa Frazier|
Thank you for taking the pictures of their gravesites and location.
Have a great day :)
|Mary Kadlec||RE: Andrew's Memorial|
Thank you so much for your help :D
|Andrew Voigtlander||Wollenman Pictures|
Thank you for taking and adding the Wollenman pics! It is much appreciated!
|StantonBaker||Richard V Moreland|
Thank you so much for photographing John's headstone as well as the other pictures showing the burial location.
I appreciate you going above and beyond and thank you for the excelllent photos.
Your time and efforts are sincerely and greatly appreciated.
Added by FRWild on Mar 29, 2014 4:27 PM
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