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Tom Black (#47092164)
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Bio Photo Inspired by the work done by her great grandfather, Silas Wm. Blizzard (fag #40386458), while writing a history of his family, my mother, Eleanor Clara Blizzard Black (fag#33676318) began her own research. She continued until the early 1980's when arthritis and osteoporosis made the work too difficult for her. I had always found the subject interesting but did nothing with it until after inheriting mother's numerous notes. I began my own search to learn more about my ancestors and those of my wife about ten years ago but did so on a limited basis until more recently. Find A Grave has proved to be a wonderful tool! I've "met" so many people here who have been so helpful to me. As I've visited cemeteries and researched names, I've found many of our relatives. I've also created memorials for many other people I've found along the way in the hope that what I've done may be helpful to others who are searching for their ancestors. If I've entered information incorrectly, I apologize; please let me know and I'll make corrections. If you find ancestors of yours among the memorials I've created and would like for me to transfer them to you, let me know. If neither my wife nor I is related, I'll be happy to make the transfer.
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April Williams
Solomon Peachey
Hello, my name is April Williams and I wan't sure if you knew that Solomon Peachey and his wife were the parents of Solomon D Peachey and his wife Catherine 'Katie' Spicher; whose graves are located I believe directly in front of Solomon and his wife Katherine. Solomon D Peachey was also the father of Jeptha U Peachey and his wife was Mary Stoltzfus Peachey. Mary and Jeptha are my great grandparents. Thank you for your photos
Added by April Williams on Sep 21, 2014 4:12 PM
I just want to 'thank you' for all your endeavors and endless hours of photographing headstones for people like.
I can not get to many places of my heritages and I so very much appreciate all you have done.
Find A Grave has been a blessing to me.
I have been trying to locate the families of Mahala Anderson. She was born 1825 from what I have found via Trees in Ohio but not finding parents names. She passed away 1907 in Ponca, Nebraska.I am assuming her maiden name was Anderson.
From what my mother has told me and notes I have state Martin VanBuren Preston was 1/2 brother to the Anderson's. He married Fannie Coats daughter of John C and Mahala. Don't know what became of Fannie either.

Thanking you again Mr. Tom Black

Gloria ~ G.G.Grand daughter of John C Coats and Mahala Anderson Coats.
Great Grandmother Fannie
Grandmother Sarah "Carrie" (Preston) Anderson
Added by Glory on Sep 01, 2014 10:45 AM
Marilyn Sanders
RE: photo request
Thank You so very much !
Added by Marilyn Sanders on Aug 02, 2014 10:05 AM
Marilyn Sanders
photo request
I have relatives buried in the Young America, IN cemetery in unmarked graves. I am requesting permission to use the photo you took of the cemetery to place on I will give you credit for taking the picture. Thank You.
Added by Marilyn Sanders on Aug 02, 2014 6:05 AM
James Gault descendants & their spouses
I have transferred a number of them. I leave it up to you if someone who is more closely related requests a transfer. If I have missed any, let me know. I do want them to be with family however distant. Marji
Added by MarjisAngels on Jul 15, 2014 4:36 PM
RE: Gault family in McKeesport
Several years back, I was the compiler for III volumes of books on Gault descendants. I actually have no connection to this particular line of Gaults. I worked with only one person on this line, a very dear sweet person who worked hard to gather information and is now deceased. I put these memorials up because of her. I am waiting to hear from one other person who sent me an edit. I would like to transfer these to whoever might be the most closely related or interested. Would you be interested in having them transferred to you? There are a number of them. Marji
Added by MarjisAngels on Jul 15, 2014 8:06 AM
Gault family in McKeesport, PA
Are you or your wife related to the Gault family that lived in McKeesport? Marji
Added by MarjisAngels on Jul 14, 2014 8:11 PM
RE: Catherine Wilcox - 52194238
Thank you for sharing the info and the source; I'll check it out! I have seen reference to the parents you mentioned, but have yet to find documentation.
Added by EveyBl on Jun 18, 2014 11:25 PM
Catherine Wilcox - 52194238
Hi, I was wondering if you could let me know where you found reference to Catherine's surname as Wilcoxson. Our family notes all have simply "Wilcox" so I was hoping perhaps you have specific information regarding her parentage. We have the birth date and location, but have been unable to specifically document her parents. Thanks for any info you can share!
Added by EveyBl on Jun 15, 2014 9:21 PM
M Beth Finley
Lena Henderson
Hello Tom,

Thank you for taking your time to post these've done a very fine job!

If she's not your family, would you please transfer Lena Henderson to me...she's the wife of my gr-gr-uncle, Peter Henderson. I'd like to update it with her maiden name & other information to link her with the family.

Thank you.

M. Beth Finley
Find A Grave #47018708
Added by M Beth Finley on Jun 03, 2014 3:05 PM
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