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Bruce Wertz (#46572133)
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Graduated from Las Vegas [NM] Robertson High School in 1966. Attended Cochise College in Douglas, Arizona from 1966 to 1968. Attended
New Mexico Highlands University from 1968 to 1971. Received a B.A. degree in History in 1971

IN AN ENGLISH CEMETERY:

Remember man, as you walk by,
As you are now, so once was I
As I am now, so shall you be.
Remember this and follow me.

TO WHICH SOMEONE REPLIED BY WRITING
ON THE TOMBSTONE:

To follow you I'll not consent
Until I know which way you went
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CryptoGram
RE: Thank You
Good to hear from you, Bruce ~ :)
Added by CryptoGram on Jul 15, 2016 12:44 AM
William Campbell Snouffer
RE: Sue Elizabeth Snouffer 1881-1965 & Dallas Nervous Aber 1874-1927
Thanks for the new info, Bruce. Bill S.
Added by William Campbell Snouffer on Apr 09, 2016 6:00 PM
Deb
Ethel Olson in Mt. Moriah
While taking the photo of Ethel's stone today, I also took two others which were nearby. They were Willard and Herman Olson, which by the dates, I assume were brothers/husband of Ethel. If you will create memorials for them, I will be glad to attach the photos. Let me know.
Added by Deb on Apr 01, 2016 8:31 PM
GeekyGraveGirl
Flowers for my mother Helen Coon
Thank you for the tribute on my mother's page. Have a great weekend!
Added by GeekyGraveGirl on Mar 26, 2016 12:06 PM
Lisa Lemon
RE: Quinter Kansas Cemeteru
I've been busy this past year but I hope to finish documenting the cemetery as well as updating any new stones that have been added. I am glad that my effort is appreciated. :-)
Added by Lisa Lemon on Mar 23, 2016 8:04 AM
Kendall Mellem
RE: Fristoe tombstone pictures
Good news! I decided to recheck the cemetery, and DID find a monument for the Fristoes. (I had misread the cemetery map.) I'll post the photos shortly.
Added by Kendall Mellem on Mar 20, 2016 1:27 PM
Kendall Mellem
Fristoes, Lee's Summit, MO
Good morning! I accepted your photo request for John and Barsheba Fristoe, Lee's Summit Historical Cemetery. I checked the cemetery yesterday, and their graves do not have stones. I did take a photo of the space and can post it if you like. Just let me know.
Added by Kendall Mellem on Mar 15, 2016 7:13 AM
Crystal H
RE: J.B.Wertz of Quinter Wertz
Here are a couple of snippets from a life story that my grandma put in my family history book, written by Leona Turner. I have the entire story if you would like it, especially more for context. It is about the life of John Ikenberry so I just took the parts that had the Wertz name in them. I went to a few family reunions in Quinter, my grandma was Mildred Earley. Grandma Earley tried so hard to get me to understand family stuff and always took me around to meet everyone at the family reunions at The Q, but sadly I don't remember much. I think I was still at the age that I didn't care about family history much and just wanted to go play. Now I wish that I had her to talk to about all of this.

"Rapid immigration made possible the organization of a church that same year. The members met in Baker's hotel in August, 1886, and organized the Church of the Brethren. Grandpa John was chosen the first elder in charge. Other elders were J.B. Wertz (Lilly Bailey and Howard and George Wertz grandfather), Ben Whitmer, Isaac Studebaker (Dan Crist's stepfather).

Soon a brick school building was built. This was the 2 story school building where later many of you and I attended school. Some of the first scholars were Ed and Anna (Coburn) Feiler; Sadie (Whitmer) and Etta (Reinecher) Hiddleson; Ben and Martha (Whisler) Ikenberry; Joel and Susie (Stanley) Ikenberry; Martha (Wertz) Roesch; Orval Lahman (Ralph Lakman's father); Moses, Joe and Mamie Trimmer (brother and sister of Kent Trimmer); A McElroy girl. Sam Long (Uncle of Della Turner, Chet Long and Allene Huxman), Seville (Wolf) Long (mother of Caroline Flora and Edna Boone), June McElroy, 2 Lahman girls- Rena and Vina- and Lottie Cline were in the upper grades, upstairs."

Added by Crystal H on Feb 27, 2016 7:00 AM
R&C
Wisehart ursuala Mildred
Bruce

There is a duplicate of this memorial, find a grave rules say yours is first.
you need to copy the family links before the later one is deleted.
thank you Ron Phipps
Added by R&C on Feb 27, 2016 6:33 AM
Crystal H
Wertz
If you are related to J.B. Wertz (that was the grandfather of Lilly Bailey, Howard and George Wertz) from Gove Co., I have a story that had a bit of information about your ancestors. Not much, just a history in the late 1800's type of story.
Added by Crystal H on Feb 24, 2016 9:52 PM
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