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Genealogy Bug Kate (#46831680)
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Bio Photo Here are some of the surnames I am currently researching: Smith, Becker, Roberts, Bradley, Baldwin, Strait, Allen, Moore, Hickman, Cook, Martini, King, White, Shumaker, Miller, Stull, Dawson, Anton, Thinnes/Tinnes, Jennings, Lemmon(s), Conkright, Fry, Wilson, Cabiness, Waggoner, and Barry just to name a few.

I'd be happy to transfer memorials as long as the individual is not related to me or my husband.

PLEASE USE THE MEMORIAL EDIT/SUGGESTION OPTION for both update requests and transfer requests or general inquiries about a particular memorial. We are all simply the guardians of those we have kindly added until their family comes along. It makes my day to have someone find one of my memorials and I can transfer them to family.

Adopted Cemeteries in Calhoun Co., MI:
Clarence Twp.:
-Clarence Center
-Dyer
-Hunt (North Clarence)
-Krenerick
-Nichols

Clarendon Twp.:
-Clarendon (Bentley's Corners)*
-Cook's Prairie*
-Saint Joseph's
-West Clarendon

Convis Twp.:
-Austin*
-Porter*

Eckford Twp.:
-East Eckford*
-West Eckford*

Emmett Twp.:
-Ceresco

Fredonia Twp.:
-Houston*
-Lutheran*
-Lyon Lake

Lee Twp.:
-Lee Center
-Partello
-Rice Creek

Marengo Twp.:
-Johnson
-Marengo Memorial (North Marengo)
-Marengo Village*
-Saint Mary's*
-Samson
-Townsend (Raesly)*

Marshall Twp.:
-Hotchkiss*
-Oakridge
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Donald Knapp
Fanning* Newton Township *Calhoun Co * Michigan
While adding flowers to several of my ancestors this Decoration Day it came to my attention that you appear to have been adding and deleting material to some of the sites in the last two months. Since I am a direct descendant I was surprised. It appears you have no relationship to any of these sites. I would like to know what has been altered and why.

Donald Knapp
Added by Donald Knapp on May 26, 2016 2:38 PM
Ellen Judge-Gonzalez
RE: Re: #110737350
Thank you so very much. That was very kind of you to do for us! My husband sends his appreciation, too.
Added by Ellen Judge-Gonzalez on May 26, 2016 4:06 AM
Bushong Weiss
Last minute Obituary Haven.
Thank you so much for your help, I finally figured out the memorial.
Thanks
Fraya
Added by Bushong Weiss on May 25, 2016 9:04 PM
Ellen Judge-Gonzalez
Re: #110737350
Hi Kate,

My husband's uncle, Fransisco Villarreal, is one of the memorials you have documented in St. Mary's Cemetery in Calhoun County, Marshall, MI. We are both new to genealogy and not familiar with the appropriate protocols, but are willing to learn.

We are traveling to Benton Harbor from metro Detroit area for a wedding this weekend and would like to stop and pay our respects, but we have no idea how to locate where in the cemetery Fransisco's grave is located. Do you keep a record of the location of sites you have photographed? I just called and left a message for someone at the church hoping they could help. I have no idea if there's an onsite caretaker as I can't seem to find that information online.

Fransisco was my mother-in-laws youngest brother. He drowned in nearby Pine Lake in July of 1948 along with two cousins who are also buried at St. Mary's. Fransisco, his parents and siblings including my mother-in-law, would come to MI from Texas in the summer to do farm work. They had relatives who resided in the area. Shortly after the boys' accidental deaths, in August of 1948, their grandmother Fermina Almarez, who lived in Marshall also passed away and is buried at St. Mary's, too.

Any tips or direction you can give us on locating the gravesite would be appreciated.
Added by Ellen Judge-Gonzalez on May 25, 2016 3:07 PM
Farm Girl from MO.
Some more corrections to make.
Please transfer the memorial for William David Allen #33218458 to me. There are a few typing errors in his obit. that I would like to correct for you. Will transfer it back to you after making the corrections. Thanks,
Added by Farm Girl from MO. on May 23, 2016 3:31 PM
Farm Girl from MO.
Need to correct errors in obituary.
Could you transfer the memorial for Nancy James #32948714 to me. There are several errors in her obit. that I would like to correct for you. I will transfer her memorial back to you once I have finished. Thanks,
Added by Farm Girl from MO. on May 21, 2016 7:26 AM
Tamara YC
RE: Oakview Cemetery
You're welcome. Glad to help.
Added by Tamara YC on May 16, 2016 1:23 PM
Peanut
frank
Hi
Kate,

Frank has an Aunt and I have the same Aunt,

We are not really related except by the aunt.laugh now, and my brothers used to pick on Frank in the playground.. not funny. And then someone who married a cousin of mine she used to do the same to me. And Frank is related to that cousin as well. Laugh a little harder now.
and Frank has this Geneaology bug and so do I.

Take care,
Peanut
Added by Peanut on May 13, 2016 1:50 PM
Peanut
Dean at Riverside
Greetings

Kate:

Since mine is a duplicate, let you switch out his wife to (My distant cousin)Franks submission, that # would be 13981804.... and then write me here to have me delete mine duplicate, please.... We need your help too.

Have a Great Weekend!

Take care,
Peanut
Added by Peanut on May 13, 2016 1:44 PM
Star Gazer
RE: Alma Tadman
Sorry for the slow reply but I don't really use my
gmail account except for sending Google Earth images to friends.

Would ordinarily not be doing genealogical research
except for purposes of locating places of residence
and additional verification of deaths.

Tom
Added by Star Gazer on May 10, 2016 1:55 PM
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