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Sgt Daxter (#47228901)
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Bio Photo I became interested in genealogy in 1978. I had always been told that if you met someone named Hawpe you were related. So I set out to confirm the story. I was able to trace the HAWPE lineage back to a Rudolph Hawpe who settled in Greenville, Augusta County, Virginia in 1784. There I hit a brick wall and was unable to find the next generation.

My brother Gary Hawpe got interested and we began tracing the descendants of Rudolph Hawpe. He has a website on our family (Hawpesville) where we have placed the information we have discovered over the last 35 years. As of April 13, 2015 we have identified over 14,520 descendants of Rudolph Hawpe plus spouses.

In September 2009 that brick wall came tumbling down. All it took was one swipe of a swab for DNA testing which was submitted by my brother Gary. Which resulted in finding the Hawpe ancestral homeland and clues to taking the lineage back to the early 1500's.

I joined Find A Grave in February 2010 and have been creating memorial pages for those descendants and their spouses who we have burial locations for. Another big project has been to find memorials of these descendants, created by other gravers and suggest corrections and provide additional information to be added to them and have them linked to the next generation or spouse.

I appreciate all the volunteers who take photos of these graves as they are scattered all across the country.

Dwayne Hawpe
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RE: Maxine Rosen
And Thank you for being so quick and efficient with the updates. It is greatly appreciated.
Added by Shock on Nov 15, 2015 10:23 AM
Wallace Brownlee
I had claimed to take the photo, however someone has used the 'add a photo' to his memorial. So there is a picture there now of his headstone. You would not have received the request fullfilled email, there fore I thought I would let you know, I will now unclaim that request. But there is a photo there
Added by B.Griswold on Nov 08, 2015 8:09 PM
Marian Thompson
RE: Photo
You are very welcome love doing this
Added by Marian Thompson on Oct 29, 2015 7:23 AM
RE: Lena & Jos Moran, 63241625
No worries, I'm not related, so just thought I'd ask.
Added by LSP on Oct 18, 2015 7:49 PM
John Webber
RE: Wrong Grave Photo
thanks for noticing and taken care of
Added by John Webber on Oct 18, 2015 7:53 AM
Lena & Jos Moran, 63241625
Additions added. Thanks. I'm more than glad to transfer the Morans. if you're interested, please just ask.
Added by LSP on Oct 13, 2015 11:15 PM
Michael Hague
Alba Luigia "Louise" Fracassi Bailey # 144696358
I looked Alba's birth information up. Below is what I found. I put Louise as a nick name.

Alba Luigia Fracassi
Vermont, Vital Records
Name Alba Luigia Fracassi
Event Type Birth
Event Date 28 Dec 1913
Event Place Montpelier, Vermont, United States
Gender Female
Father's Name Antonio Fracassi
Mother's Name Santa Crozzoli

Thanks... Michael
Added by Michael Hague on Aug 20, 2015 1:10 PM
RE: Transfers Smiley/Blackwell
Done. Glad to transfer any or all of the rest of the Smileys or Blackwells at New Providence. Just ask. Best
Added by LSP on Jul 13, 2015 12:26 AM
Transfers Smiley/Blackwell
Hi Sgt,

I made the changes requested and want to keep them with your family since I'm not related. Hope that's OK. Smiles
Added by LSP on Jul 12, 2015 1:20 PM
RE: Transfer
Your very welcome
Added by NK56 on Jul 10, 2015 7:05 PM
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