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JAB (#47045445)
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Bio Photo 2nd generation native Californian. Born in Santa Monica. Raised in Palos Verdes. Bachelors Degree in Finance from San Diego State University. Live in Redondo Beach.

I am a descendant of Hannah Emerson Dustin of Haverhill MA.

Some of my ancestor lines are Bellows, Dustin, James, Chase, Reside, Porter, Castle, Allison, Stewart, Mitchell, Irvin, McArthur, Hall, Abbe, Sessions, Beach, Merritt, Johnson, Eakle, Barger, Hedrick, Webster.

Revolutionary War ancestors - approved by D.A.R.
Hugh Parks (Elizabeth Barnhill) NC
John Averill (Mary Phippen) VT
William Martin (Olive Averill) NY
Solomon Abbey (Sarah Knight) MA
Jacob Burger (Elizabeth Hedrick) VA
John Hall (Elizabeth) VA

Working on:
Zophar Beach (Elizabeth Wadhams) CT
Daniel Beach (Susannah Beach) CT
Samuel Beach (Mary Nettleton) CT
Moses Porter (Mercy Deming) CT
John Hedrick (Susan Horn) VA
Jonathan Webster (Rebeckah Hall) NH
John Dustin (Abigail Kimball), MA
John Dustin Jr (Sarah Webster) MA
Noah Merritt Sr. (Sarah Lee) MA

Civil War Ancestors:
Joseph A. James (Elizabeth Allison) IL
John Chase (Amanda Deo) MI, drowned in Ohio River during Civil War.
Eugene Bellows (Lucy Cline) VT
Thomas Mitchell(Jane Hamilton) 29 PA Infantry Co B

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My family headstone photos
Would you be so kind to remove your photos of the headstones of my relatives?
There names are:

Thank you for your efforts and what you do. I have photos of all my relatives headstones and wish to use my pictures on my pages.

Thank you for removing yours, I appreciate it very much.


Added by Robin on Jun 30, 2016 8:09 AM
RE: Beryl Geneva Ater Guenther
Thank you so much. is my email. Please delete this message with my email in it!
Added by Cristy on Jun 29, 2016 12:31 PM
Beryl Geneva Ater Guenther
You took pictures of Beryl for me. She did not have a headstone but her husband does. If you are in the area would you please check to see if she has one now? I am in touch with her son and he said they paid for one....when she was interred. He lives in Idaho now so if you would check for me....we would appreciate it. Thank you

Added by Cristy on Jun 28, 2016 11:50 PM
B.J. Waters
John Mountain
John's grave was also unmarked.

Added by B.J. Waters on May 31, 2016 10:21 PM
B.J. Waters
Gladys Michalak photo request.
Hi Jamie! I hope you are well. I was able to claim quite a few of your photo requests (Finally! I don't get much of a chance anymore.) Anyway, this is just to let you know that Gladys's grave is unmarked. She is located next to Wendlyn Michalak. He already had a photo on his memorial, but I've added a view of the area which shows Gladys's unmarked grave next to him. So I will be fulfilling your photo request with the same photo. Sorry this was not a more positive outcome. I'm always disappointed when there is no marker.

Best regards,

Added by B.J. Waters on May 31, 2016 9:56 PM
Mary Pelayo, nee Silva
Dear JAB,

Thank you for creating a memorial site for my Great-Auntie Mary! She was my father's aunt, the sister of his mother, Margaret. I knew her and loved her, and we shared a common interest--a love for genealogy. Of course, she began her fascination with ancestry long before I became interested.

My mother, Margaret, was the family historian on my side of the family. When she died in 2005, I continued her work, which has absolutely turned into a labor of love.

I would like to ask you if you would please transfer management of Mary Pelayo's memorial to me. I want to add this close family member to my virtual cemetery. As you can see, I have already sponsored her site, and I would love to go further.

Kind regards,


Added by genealogygirl on Mar 19, 2016 12:45 PM
Christie Trapp
Blanche Mary Seeley - Inglewood Park
Back in 2010 you photographed her grave and for that I appreciate it. I do apologize for not thanking you sooner. Please keep up the good work as a photo volunteer. You are helping others by taking your valuable time to do this for us.
Added by Christie Trapp on Feb 15, 2016 1:22 PM
Terry James
Memorial# 91598008
Hi, how did you know her last name was Ristrom? Its not in the obit.

Added by Terry James on Nov 21, 2015 11:54 PM
RE: Ernest Donlou
Added by Jeff on Nov 11, 2015 7:11 PM
Char Kelly
Jewel Scallon
Thank you so much for posting Judy's obit. I was so surprised to find it. Judy was my sister-in-law, but more than that, she was my friend. As a teenager, she was my baby sitter. How my brother and I loved her. She was also a big sister to almost every kid in the neighborhood. What a special person she was.
How lucky we were to know her.
Thanks again,
Char Green Kelly
Added by Char Kelly on Jul 17, 2015 11:03 PM
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