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Eleanor Gibson (#46601745)
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Bio Photo When I was a little girl, my parents would drive through the local cemeteries on a Sunday, for something to do. (no tv then). We would look at the markers and the names and try to think about who that person was and what their life was like. If it was a child's grave, we would always feel sad. My little granddaughter likes cemeteries, too, so maybe it is in the genes. :)
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Kim Marler
RE: Memorial# 28031134
Thank you so very much Elenaor! I can't wait until the weather warms up so I can start really getting into this to not only record history but "reunite" families. I am truly grateful. Thanks for all your help!
Added by Kim Marler on Jan 31, 2015 2:50 PM
Kim Marler
Memorial# 28031134
I just realized somehow I had this confused...i think?.?. haha anyway here is the memorial # of my grandmother from the czech. I think i originally posted to the wrong place. I really appreciate your dedication and kindness of transferring me so I can tell her amazing story. I cannot truly express my feelings. Shes been gone for almost 19 yrs.; feels like yesterday. God bless you ~Kim
Added by Kim Marler on Jan 30, 2015 10:45 PM
Kim Marler
# 28031134
Hi Eleanor, I am new here at F/G. Anyhow, I was wondering if you wouldn't mind transferring my grandma Helen to my care. We(my family) was the closest thing she had to real family. She left(ran away to be more exact) czechoslovakia when she was 18 with her fiance' on a ship. She was never able to go back to the czech b/c the ship ride was too much for her to bear. She never saw her blood relatives again. She wrote them, sent money etc. Her fiance' John passed before they could get married. I still have her engagement ring. She couldn't have been more my grandmother if she had been blood. Therefore if you don't mind I would really like to be able to tell her story and manage her memorial. Thanks for any help you might be able to give. ~Kim
Added by Kim Marler on Jan 08, 2015 7:54 PM
A Van Meter
Kohler, Emma & Sebastian
Oops, my mistake, I didn't refresh my screen to see I already had them. My apologies.
Added by A Van Meter on Jan 03, 2015 1:34 PM
A Van Meter
Kohler, Emma & Sebastian
TRANSFER REQUEST and correction...Oops, Emma & Sebastian memorials have each others names listed twice as spouses. They are my great great grandparents.
Added by A Van Meter on Jan 03, 2015 1:24 PM
Peace4me
RE: Buchanan Cemetery
Eleanor, thanks for all your help. I'll try to get out there after the new year on a warm day and before the weeds start growing. I have always been out that way in the summertime so Hopefully I'll see that cemetery sign. Carla :)
Added by Peace4me on Dec 16, 2014 8:10 PM
Peace4me
RE: Buchanan Cemetery
I have never seen the sign for this cemetery anytime I have been out that way.
Added by Peace4me on Dec 13, 2014 4:35 PM
Peace4me
RE: Buchanan Cemetery
Thanks Eleanor, I'll try to look for that road again sometime in the Spring before all the weeds start growing again. I'll let you know if I find it. Thanks, Carla :)
Added by Peace4me on Dec 12, 2014 7:56 PM
Peace4me
Buchanan Cemetery
Eleanor, thanks for sending me that message. I wrote you a message but I didn't realize that it went to your daughter instead of you. I look for that road on the right but I can never find which road to turn onto. Does it have a name or is it like someone's driveway? Is it before you get into Limestone? Carla:)
Added by Peace4me on Dec 11, 2014 6:54 PM
Not so Irish
Carline Myers Coffield
Thank you so much.
Added by Not so Irish on Dec 06, 2014 8:19 AM
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