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Ruth Breslin (#46604179)
 member for 11 years, 1 month, 29 days
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Walking, I am listening to a deeper way.
Suddenly all my ancestors are behind me.
Be still, they say. Watch and listen.
You are the result of the love of thousands.
~ Linda Hogan (1947-present)

"No love, no friendship, can cross the path of our destiny without leaving some mark on it forever." 

~ Francois Mocuriac


After a hundred years
Nobody knows the place, --
Agony, that enacted there,
Motionless as peace.

Weeds triumphant ranged,
Strangers strolled and spelled
At the lone orthography
Of the elder dead.
Winds of summer fields
Recollect the way, --
Instinct picking up the key
Dropped by memory.
~ Emily Dickinson
by JOHN MASEFIELD (1878-1967) found after his death in a note left for his"Heirs, Administrators, and Assigns":

Let no religious rite be done or read
In any place for me when I am dead,
But burn my body into ash, and scatter
The ash in secret into running water,
Or on the windy down, and let none see;
And then thank God that there's an end of me.


Ample make this bed.
Make this bed with awe;
In it wait till judgment break
Excellent and fair.
Be its mattress straight,
Be its pillow round;
Let no sunrise' yellow noise
Interrupt this ground
~ Emily Dickinson

"They say such nice things about people at their funerals that it makes me sad that I'm going to miss mine by just a few days." ~ Garrison Keillor
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Bill McKeeman
David and Darwin Hand
Thank you for the pictures of my uncles.
Added by Bill McKeeman on Mar 23, 2015 3:32 PM
RE: Sgt Thomas L Wilson
You are welcome Ruth and thank you for your kind words. CRob
Added by CRob on Mar 21, 2015 9:25 AM
wwii researcher
WWII veterans

Many of our WWII veterans who are buried in Europe, have been adopted by local families who are grateful for their ultimate sacrifice in liberating their country. I have met a few of these adopters and find they treat our fallen (or MIA) veterans with respect and dignity. These people help these men be remembered.

I am volunteering with a Dutch non-profit group which is assembling a database of our veterans in 3 cemeteries in Belgium and Holland. This site ( is searching for information and photos of these men.

You have a picture of Capt Walter Whiteside which is not posted on the Veteran's website. I would like to ask your permission to use the photo so he can be known to many. Is that possible?

Thank you in advance.

Added by wwii researcher on Mar 14, 2015 10:32 AM
William Floid Luckie (Memorial# 87797230)
William Floyd Luckie is my Great-Great Grandfather, thanks for posting the photo! My Luckie line research ends with James Luckie (1780-1843). If you have any further info it would be greatly appreciated.
Sincerely, decent1
Added by decent1 on Mar 01, 2015 8:04 PM
Lynn Mullis Wright
John Wooten, Sr.
Hi, Ruth,

I'm a descendant of William Wooten and I've found on that John and Mary Wooten are his parents but there are no citations that prove this. The person who posted this virtual grave is no longer living and I saw that this person is your 5X great grandfather. Do you have any records of his descendants? I'd like to know if William Wooten was really John Wooten's son.

Lynn Wright
Added by Lynn Mullis Wright on Feb 14, 2015 4:32 PM
Rose Kraft
Hello Ruth,
Would you happen to have any information about Rose Kraft, especially about her siblings or her parents?
Thank you,
Added by Sally on Nov 19, 2014 1:45 PM
K Berry (KBC)
Janice Tokarski's grave location
My son and I tried to photograph Janice's grave. Unfortunately, she is not at Hillside in Culver City, LA Co. CA. The staff there was great they looked for her extensively. Fortunately, we do know where she is(my 14 yr old son found her listed elsewhere)...Hillside Memorial in Redlands, CA.
Please put in a request at that Cemetery, it's way to far for us.
Good luck to you.
Added by K Berry (KBC) on Oct 19, 2014 3:39 PM
Will Carrick
RE: Richard J Calderon
You're welcome. Will
Added by Will Carrick on Oct 05, 2014 10:54 AM
tania thompson
Amelia Ann Frohock Herndon
Hi Ruth and thank you for the transfer. Is there a memorial for Amelia Ann Frohick Herndon? Id like to add her to Willuam Zopher Herndons memorial. She was my great gtreat great grandmother. Thank you so much!
Added by tania thompson on Sep 14, 2014 4:09 PM
Bonnie Miller
RE: Ada Maude Clinton memorial #6120935
:) thanks, Ruth
Added by Bonnie Miller on Sep 13, 2014 2:29 PM
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