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Gayle (#47223271)
 member for 4 years, 6 months, 5 days
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Family names on my mother's side: maternal: Stochl [Stokel]; Moel [Mohl]; Broz [Brosh, Brush]; and Ilick [Jilek]; paternal: Messenger; Allen; Leighton; Gibbons; Goss.

On my father's side: maternal: DeReus; Van Hoeve; paternal: Van Dyke [VanDyk, van Dijke]; Romers

In her approximately 25 years of (pre-Internet) research, my mother Helen Messenger Van Dyke, was able to prove two ancestor links to the Mayflower on the Messenger side; one to William White [through Mary Goss], the other to Richard Warren [through Lemuel Gibbons].

Ancestors are buried in NH, MA, ME, PA, OH, IN and IA predominantly.
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Messages left for Gayle (37)[Leave Message]
RE: Rowe photos
You're very welcome. I have corrected my mistake and the correct photo is now posted. Sorry about that. Glad to be of help to you. Chris
Added by macso on May 26, 2014 10:30 PM
Jay Kruizenga
Maria Van Hoeve
I have uploaded a area photo for where the grave of Maria Van Hoeve should be. She does not have a stone as so many in this section at Oakhill.
Added by Jay Kruizenga on May 07, 2014 12:31 PM
Lovell Foster #
Thank you for the information for Lovell Foster. I have added it to her memorial, and I also added a photo that I took of her grave awhile back, which includes her own headstone. What a lovely child she was! Let me know if you'd like a transfer. Thank you.
Added by Sue on May 04, 2014 1:24 PM
Richardson Cem, Howard Twsp, Wayne Co, Iowa
Gayle: Thank you very much for photographing the gravestone of Harriet E. (PROCTOR) WILLIAMS (1852-1874) at Richardson Cem, Howard Twsp, Wayne Co, Iowa.
Added by treerpgmo on Apr 26, 2014 8:55 AM
RE: William Kelso in Iowa
Hi Gayle: Funny Findagrave didn't notify me that a photo had been posted. Perhaps the request was too old. Great photos, lovely old stones. I can't thank you enough for your kindness in finding these headstones, and going out of your way to do it. Chris
Added by macso on Apr 22, 2014 2:17 PM
RE: fulfilling a photo request
Gayle, thank you so much for pursuing this request for me. Without your help, I doubt it's would ever happen. Chris
Added by macso on Apr 12, 2014 9:40 AM
RE: fulfilling a photo request
Hi Gayle: That would be very nice of you. Hopefully, he has a headstone. The request has been up for sometime and no one has taken it. It's not like here, where you have to be on your toes to claim a request. Chris
Added by macso on Mar 29, 2014 7:59 AM
RE: Photo of James Van Dyke headstone
You're very welcome. I'm glad I could be of help to you. I like taking photos of the area where someone is buried. I know I would like to see the area if I was requesting a photo. Glad you liked the extra photos. Chris
Added by macso on Mar 28, 2014 4:09 PM
RE: Van Dyke headstones
You're very welcome. Chris
Added by macso on Mar 17, 2014 9:06 AM
Found that info at one time put as notes there as a reminder! We have been working to find and link our Messenger and didn't want Abby king to get lost as many names do! But will note this in the records! Thanks
Added by Maggie on Feb 24, 2014 9:04 PM
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