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Margi (#47167844)
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Bio Photo 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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Scott Warner
Transfer please
Would you be so kind as to transfer my father to me. Joseph Thomas Warner #110921706
Scott Warner
Added by Scott Warner on May 29, 2016 6:20 PM
Gloria Rodrigues
#116620231 Robert J Medeiros
Aloha Margi, Looking for my cousin Robert James Medeiros and came across this memorial. Was wondering why there is no birth or death info. Look forward to hear from you.

Smiles of Aloha, Gloria
Added by Gloria Rodrigues on Apr 08, 2016 12:01 PM
Sorry Margi, this is the number I forgot to include
Thank You.
Florence Hernandez
Added by FH on Apr 03, 2016 10:58 PM
Year of death not correct
Hi, Margi...,
Thank you so much for the photo of my grandmother Rosa P. Ortiz' grave. I would like to know if you could change the year of her death from 1988 to her correct date of 1980. Thank you.
Florence Hernandez.
Added by FH on Apr 03, 2016 10:54 PM
Judy Simpson
Hi Margi,
You helped me back in 2011 with a relative who was buried in Orange County, so when I got stuck on this problem, I thought of you. I'm helping a friend with her family research, and discovered that her great grandmother died in Orange County, but I don't know where she's buried. Do you do look-ups in the Orange County newspaper? If not, that's okay---just thought I'd ask. I appreciate the work you do!


Name: Clara Gertrude Wilson
Death Date: 19 Mar 1982
Death Place: Orange
Mother's Maiden Name: Howe
Father's Surname: Towsley
Added by Judy Simpson on Feb 29, 2016 2:33 AM
Rebecca Emmett
Mary Braxton 120382159
Thanks so much for posting this memorial. I think the information I have for her birth/death dates came from the SS death register. However, sometime in the early 70s she wrote my father asking for an affidavit stating she was 90 years old. She wanted to go on a trip with her son Bob, and didn't have a birth certificate. I suppose she must have wanted a passport. So, her birth year is really anybody's guess.
Added by Rebecca Emmett on Jan 31, 2016 7:05 AM
Beverly Steinbeck
Henrietta Hanson Memorial P.S.
The memorial #156832071
Added by Beverly Steinbeck on Jan 14, 2016 6:18 PM
Beverly Steinbeck
Henrietta Hanson Memorial
Hello, I created a memorial for Henrietta Uriel Smoot Hanson without first checking to see that there was one, however, I have added photos and linked to all of her family members in my memorial, so can you please delete yours.

Also, I have not been able to find the first name of Henrietta's husband on any documents. Do you know whether she is buried next to her husband and if so, what is his name? Thank you, Sorry for the confusion. Bev
Added by Beverly Steinbeck on Jan 14, 2016 6:17 PM
Memorial #119122047
Would you please transfer Memorial #119122047 to me? She is my sister.

Added by Carol on Jan 10, 2016 1:01 PM
Sylvester Mandeville Farmer
Would you consider transferring Sylvester Farmer to me? He is married to my cousin and I have more information to add. Thank you,
Added by Sorella on Jan 03, 2016 7:40 AM
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