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I enjoy learning new things about my family history. I'm a part time volunteer at the Poweshiek County Historical Socitey in Montezuma. I try to get out & take pictures of my families graves to put in with my family history. I also enjoy connecting people together. I have learn a lot since I have started working with this site. I would like to thank everyone for helping with Find A Grave because I have been able to find some of my family that is out of state.|
These are some of my families that I'm researching on my dad's side. Ver Steegt, Ver Dught, DeJong, Sterrenburg, DeKraai, Duinink, Dunnick, & Vander Leest.
Mom's side Busby, Leatherman, McDonough & Fowler.
PLEASE DO NOT ASK ME TO POST LIVING PEOPLE. I prefer not to.
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|Cherie Valentine||Isaac George|
Thank you so much for taking the photo of Isaac George's tombstone. Did you notice any other George family members around him? Have a great day, Cherie
|Cindy H||Donavon & Steven Latcham|
Thank You for the photo of the Latchmans. Have a great day.
Added by Cindy H on Jun 27, 2015 6:11 AM
|Carl Nollen||RE: Gysbert & Neeltje De Jong Van Houwelinge|
So am I related. There are several Gysberts & at least 2 Gysbert & Neeltje "Nellie" couples.
My great-grandparents were Gysbert 1835-1894 & Neeltje "Nellie" De Jong 1837-1896. They married 1862 & lived on a farm northwest of Pella & when they died (young) their children, 7 daughters & 2 sons were still at home, the youngest girl 12. Gysbert was the son of Gysbert 1813-1876 & Marrigje (Kappetijn) Van Houwelingen 1813-1892.
There was also Gysbert A. 1848-1920 & Neeltje "Nellie" De Jong 1853-1910 married 1874. They had 2 adopted children, one of them Andrew W. Van Houweling married Maggie Vande Lune. This Gysbert was son of Aart 1799-1893 & Dirkje (Sterk) Van Houwelingen.
Gijsbert 1813 & Aart 1799 were brothers.
I haven't looked for how the 2 Nellie's are related, but I may have it my De Jong papers.
As you probably know the name was originally Van Houwelingen, some later dropped the "n" & some dropped the "en" at different times.
If this raises more questions, please ask.
Thank you, Thank you, Thank you. Now we have the information we needed. You have included a document...that is very thoughtful and much appreciated. We our honoring the veterans of our family and this document gives us the information to look up his unit. Thanks again! Well done.
Added by Lori on Jun 05, 2015 11:24 AM
|Alice||Donald & Vera Peterson Headstone|
Thank you so much for the great photos of Donald & Vera. Your help is greatly appreciated.
Added by Alice on Jun 04, 2015 9:09 PM
|Anna VDK||Thank you|
Thank you so much for taking the picture of my great grandpa and great grandma's grave. It means a lot to me to see their graves since I wasn't able to go to my great grandma's funeral and I've never seen their graves.
Added by Anna VDK on May 31, 2015 11:34 AM
|MN||Klein grave photo|
Thank you so much for taking this photo and posting it.
I really appreciate it. Thank you again. Bless you.
Added by MN on May 30, 2015 6:46 PM
|William Fox||Asa Harlow Chase Transfer|
Thank you so much for the transfer of my relative Asa H. Chase. I just checked to see if it had been transferred and yes, it had. Now I will connect him with his Father & Mother. This is so appreciated. William L. Fox
|Hutchinson & Cortright||RE: Pearl Clifton|
|DeBO||RE: Lois Ragan|
Thank you for your help.
Added by DeBO on Apr 26, 2015 8:02 PM
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