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|Messages left for Achisha (22)||[Leave Message]|
Thank you very much for the quick responce on my edits. Your help is very much appreciated as I research my family history.
Added by Pete. on Jan 17, 2016 12:43 PM
|Gerald Hall||RE: Duplicates|
Thank you for clarification.
Would you be kind enough to transfer Henry & Elizabeth (my great great grandparents)to me and I will marry my information to your memorials and I'll delete mine?
|Gerald Hall||Memorial #134934296|
Thank you for the transfers and the map.
You are a treasure, my friend!!
Thank you for the research you did and for letting me know. I took the birth records you added as gospel. :) After all, the parents should know what the child's name is and how they want to spell it.
Thank you, again! Have a great Sunday - tomorrow it's back to work!!
judy aka High Plains :)
|High Plains||Christiana (Ball) Drumm|
Thank you, again, Achisha.
These links were all from edits sent to me. I usually only check to see if it is possible by date of birth of parents and date of birth of child. Most days I get over 75 edits linking husbands, parents, etc. for memorials about which I have no knowledge other than what I have already put on the memorials. I so wish people would check their facts before shooting off an edit.
|High Plains||Louisa Davey|
Thank you for the correct parents - the joys of having edits come in!! (Not yours - the links for parents, etc. were send in by another Find A Grave member)
|Jeff Lockhart||Joan Marie McIntee|
Hi, Achisa I have been researching the Lockhart family since 2010 and I noticed that you have listed under Joan Marie that her maiden name was Lockhart. It is actually was Darroch. Her mother Irene May Darroch was a Lockhart.
Just thought you may want to know for accuracy. Thank you very much for posting this memorial.
|Molly H.||Thank you SO much!|
Thank you SO very much for taking the photo of the grave stone of Alexander Eddie. I appreciate it so very much. Thank you for adding it to James' memorial as well.
It was so kind of you, and I thank you for your volunteer work!
All the best,
Added by Molly H. on Aug 03, 2015 11:47 AM
|genealogy friend||Leo Haley|
Thanks for the tip.
No that's fine, leave it up. The book I was referring to was the John Connon book. He actually knew many of the old-timers. If you are not familiar with this book, it is well worth the read.
You have Francis (he was actually called Frank) as just a tanner. He operated a stage coach company and was a hotelier, having built and operated "The Lass of Richmond Hill" hotel in Richmond Hill where all his children were born. They were in Richmond Hill in 1835 and moved to Elora around 1850ish.
Added by psb on Jun 01, 2015 1:58 PM
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