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Heather Riley (#48031442)
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Bio Photo I've been interested in family history since I was a few years old. My grandfather had a book full of our family history, and I read that book forwards and backwards more times than I could count. I decided to try Ancestry last year to store all the information I learned from our family book, and I haven't stopped since!

I spend a lot of my free time in the Winter searching records and scanning photos. In the upcoming warmer months (if they ever get here), I plan on traveling around the state of Michigan to photograph some more cemeteries. As of June 2014, I have visited: Marlette City Cemetery, Indian Fields Township Cemetery, Arbutus Cemetery, Logan Township Cemetery, and East Dayton Cemetery, all in Michigan.

I am always researching these family names: Riley, Malsbury, Johnson, Race, Gould, Gantz, Crisman/Chrisman, Findlay, Avery, Wiscombe, Beach, Howe, & Hubble. Most of my ancestors were from Tuscola, Oakland, and Gratiot counties in Michigan.

99% of the memorials I maintain are relatives of mine. If you have any information to add to any of them, I'd love to hear from you! I greatly appreciate all e-mails and edits sent to me!

I have about 3,000 photos of various family members. If a memorial I maintain is full of photos, I probably have even more of them. Just e-mail me and ask, I'll be glad to share them! Feel free to use the photos I have posted for personal use as well. Most of them are my own photos, or were provided for use by a family member. All of my photos are set to public on Ancestry as well.
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Beach & Wiscombe (62)
Crisman/Chrisman (78)
Findlay & Avery (90)
Gantz & Gould (39)
Hubble & Grover (47)
Major Family (13)
Riley and Malsbury (48)
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tootz
William Hoge # 6106351
Hi Carrie:
I see william Hoge was your 9th great grandpa. How are you related? He was my 7th great grandpa through my great grandma Izora Missouri Hogue who married my great grandpa Thomas Jefferson Burns. It's great to find distant relatives and be able to share/compare info. I read your bio and it sounds like you are a member and have a Hogue tree on ancestry.com? I also subscribe to ancestry and have several family tree's I am working on I was including Hogue's in my Burns line and then as I researched and saw how huge the Hogue line is I recently realized I need to make a seperate Hogue tree so I recently started working on it. How can I find your tree on ancestry.com? I look forward to hearing from you.
Tootz
Added by tootz on Nov 30, 2014 9:02 PM
lisa cockerill
RE: Findlay Headstone in Fairgrove
Hi Heather, You are welcome. I'm hoping I posted the photo correctly for you on the memorial site. I just joined Find A Grave, not to long ago. If there is anything else that you need let me know and I will try my best to help you.

Lisa
Added by lisa cockerill on Oct 24, 2014 6:50 AM
Noel David Barrett
Mary Ellen Beach Barrett
Mary Ellen Barrett was my Grand Mother. Her son, David Franklin Barrett was my dad. Mary had also been married to my grand father, last name Barrett, sorry I do not know his first name. I know I had an uncle Palmer from her first marriage.
Added by Noel David Barrett on Oct 21, 2014 5:21 PM
bob gardner
RE: Mattie Findlay
George and Mattie are in Brookside Cemetery in Fairgrove Mi. Also 3 of her brothers are their Raymond, b. 10-28-1883 d. 2-18-1858 Delos b. 6-29-1880 d. 11-3-1889 and Frank b.12-17-1880 d. 8-23-1883.
Added by bob gardner on Oct 20, 2014 6:49 PM
bob gardner
RE: Mattie Findlay
I do have some photo. I will get them out and see what I have. my email is gardnerbob39@yahoo.com. If you send them to me I will look at them. if you send me your email I will send the photo I have. Bob Gardner
Added by bob gardner on Oct 20, 2014 6:34 PM
David
Andrews genealogy.
There is a wonderful book that Miss Roe told me about. Its called "genealogical history of john and mary Andrews" It is online you can google it.
Added by David on Oct 16, 2014 7:43 AM
Adventure Rider
RE: Leo Hubble
You're welcome. The caretaker was kind enough to mark it for me, I'm not sure if I could've found it on my own. Sorry it took some time to coordinate with him. I also took pictures of the 2 headstones next to his. They were labeled mother 1859-1909 and father 1849-1918, and I didn't see any Find A Grave memorials that looked like they matched. The headstones do match Leo's in shape and size. Let me know if you want these pictures or know what memorial they do belong to. I will gladly pass them on.
Stacy
Added by Adventure Rider on Aug 04, 2014 6:46 PM
Johnny
Thank you for visiting the memorial for Morgan Thompson
Hello, I wanted to take a moment to thank you for visiting my friend Morgan Thompson's memorial. Thank you and keep up the good work you do within the Find a Grave community. It is appreciated.

Johnny
Added by Johnny on Aug 03, 2014 5:49 AM
baba
william wittee jr
i forgot william wittee junior, his number is 127265746 i do not know if there is a headstone or not , but please just when in the area , also could i please ask for him also to put him with the family,
thank you heather you dont know how pleased i am to get them together , there are also 2 sisters but still trying to find where they are buried, but i will push till i find them ,
again heather thank you very much
Added by baba on Jul 15, 2014 10:36 PM
baba
RE: William & Auguste Witte
thank you very much appreciated, i will keep the family together,
Added by baba on Jul 15, 2014 10:27 PM
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