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Kate Jacques (#46637583)
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Bio Photo Family history exploration for me begins with Ottawa Co, Kansas, but of course led across the country. An inheritor of several generations of newspaper clippings, I started transcribing obits from microfilm beginning at the 1879 start of the paper and realized the value of reading them all in understanding my family's history in the region. A sort of 'community-based genealogy' habit grew and expanded, as did an interest in cemetery preservation and recording.

Living now in a rural Kentucky county, our local history goal is to locate the old family cemeteries up in the hills, photograph and record. Most are hidden and overgrown; some remarkably well looked after by landowners whether related or not. And several are out there yet to be found...

Am happy to transfer your relatives and happy to help in the hunt for them.

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Chris Hammond
RE: John C. Hammond
That would be great thank you! His Civil War service has been a mystery!
Added by Chris Hammond on Jan 02, 2015 8:17 PM
Chris Hammond
John C. Hammond
Hi, I noticed that you created John C. Hammond's find a grave memorial.

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=35399614

I am his 4th great grandson (direct lineage). I was wondering if you have done any research on him? I am trying to figure out if he was in the Civil War. There were several John Hammond/Hammons/Hammonds that served in KY. I thought since you had posted his obituary and the photo of his marker, that maybe you could help me out. I appreciate you creating his memorial. If you do not want to manage it now or in the future, I will gladly assume that role. Thank you!

Chris Hammond
Powell, TN
Added by Chris Hammond on Jan 01, 2015 12:34 AM
Warof1812
RE: James Christie
Thank you. I was actually there two years ago when I took my parents. I did not have the interest or knowledge that I have now. I guess my best chance is to try to find James Christie's name on an Indian Fork Listing. Would really like to find where James is buried and have it marked while my dad is still alive. Thank you-doug
Added by Warof1812 on Dec 22, 2014 5:35 PM
Warof1812
James Christie
Looking for my GGGG Grandfather, James Christie. Believe he is buried at Indian Fork. Cant prove it... yet. He lived by and served with Miles, Cooks, Bohannans, Cooks. Another Grandfather of mine is Abraham Cook m. to Hannah Miles.
Added by Warof1812 on Dec 18, 2014 5:51 PM
Rick Waggener
Thanks for the photos
Added by Rick Waggener on Nov 22, 2014 11:02 PM
Old Waco
Margaret Jane Clarke Herndon
Thanks for another photo!
Added by Old Waco on Nov 22, 2014 10:47 AM
Old Waco
Charles Alexander Julian
Thanks for the photo!!
Added by Old Waco on Nov 21, 2014 10:22 PM
Old Waco
Alexander Julian
Thanks for the wonderful photo of his marker!
Added by Old Waco on Nov 21, 2014 10:20 PM
LaDon Brennan
Rodgers
Thanks for the excellent photos, and for letting me know that so many other members of the family were interred with them. I have sent several requests to link the children. I appreciate the photos and that you wrote about the others.
Added by LaDon Brennan on Nov 16, 2014 12:08 PM
Christina
Benjamin J. Hickman
Kate, thank you for taking the time to photograph Benjamin's headstone.
Added by Christina on Nov 12, 2014 11:20 AM
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