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chilifries (#47112763)
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Bio Photo I am a 25 year veteran of the US Air Force. I have taken hundreds of grave site memorial photos to fulfill Find A Grave requests. I get a great deal of satisfaction when I find and photo the memorial for someone who cannot travel to visit the grave or just verify the location of a family members remains. I have also taken photos of the entire Olive Branch and Lincoln and cemeteries for the Portsmouth VA Main Library Local History Room. Lastly, I have established FAG memorials for many of my relatives to ensure they will be remembered forever.
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DeLana Button
Family History
Hi Mike,

My name is DeLana Button. I was born a Willoughby. My grandmother, Maria Ramona Garcia, daughter of Jose Garcia and Jesusa Leon, was married to my grandfather Russell H. Willoughby of Ventura. They eventually moved to Watsonville, but her body was shipped back to Ventura, after her death, to be buried in Ivy Lawn Cemetery. Her son, Antonio Garcia, is also buried there along with her mother, Jessie Apitz.

I believe Jessie divorced Jose Garcia, or he may have died, and she remarried to an Edward Apitz.

Another daughter of Jose and Jesusa, Katherine, married a gentleman by the last name of Ayala, and they lived in Santa Barbara.

Do any of these names seem familiar? Is there any chance we are related? I am just trying to find out more about my ancestors. If you can be of any help, I sure would appreciate it.

I too, had relatives buried in the St. Mary's Cemetery. It is such a shame what happened there.

Thank you so much for your time,

Added by DeLana Button on Jun 10, 2011 10:24 PM
Mike, If you still have the pohto you added to William T. Robinson, would you add it to Ida Lee Robinson # 37585215. She is his wife.
Many thanks,
Added by Goldeneagle on Oct 19, 2010 4:58 PM
Thanks so much, Mike!
Added by mlf on Oct 18, 2010 12:08 PM
Mike, I know you put a lot of time getting the infomation from Portlock and I realy do appreciate your efforts.
Added by Goldeneagle on Oct 04, 2010 10:40 AM
Susan Mathews
Thanks Mike for the photo.
Added by Goldeneagle on Oct 03, 2010 8:01 AM
David Cuthriell
Banks Family
Thank you very much for the photos, they are very much appreciated!

Montrose, CO.
Added by David Cuthriell on Feb 24, 2012 8:57 AM
Thanks again. You are a life saver.
Added by Goldeneagle on Sep 27, 2010 3:21 PM
Thanks for Malina.
Added by mlf on Feb 22, 2012 12:41 PM
Thanks again.
Added by Goldeneagle on Sep 26, 2010 5:14 PM
finding ancestors
pics of talbotts
Thanks so much for the pictures of the Talbotts. My mother who is 91 and she has been working on our family tree for about a year. The Talbotts are part of the family tree. I do appreciate this so much. Thank goodness for people willing to give your time.
Added by finding ancestors on Feb 19, 2012 5:39 PM
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