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Marcia Lynne vonGunden (#47059326)
 member for 6 years, 7 months, 11 days
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Bio Photo My researching of family began, after the birth of my grandson Max in 1997, when my daughter-in-law gave me a version of Family Tree Maker. As a child I always loved mysteries. I read my mother's Ellery Queen novels, watched Perry Mason episodes and my favorite board game was Clue. I always thought how much fun it would be to work as a detective. I guess, in my own way, I do.

I firmly believe that our ancestors deserve more than just dates on their memorials. It is because of that philosophy that I try to add as much of the information that is available to me. Thank you for either your help or your understanding when I fall short.

The surnames I am searching and recording from my paternal side are:
Gibson, Keller, Miller, Ploehs, Reed and Walkinshaw
& from my maternal side, they are:
Beamer, Cunningham, Nelson, Peterson, Park, Parke, Parks, Perrell, Snow and Wiseman

For those who wonder...
Why the number of memorials managed is higher than the number of memorials created?
This is due to some generous F*A*G contributors who decided to transfer some of their memorials to myself and others.
Thank you...
I feel honored to be one of the recipients entrusted to care for these postings.

"The measure of a woman's character is not what she gets from her ancestors, but what she leaves her descendants."

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Beamer memorials
Hi Marcia,

Thanks for the links to Abithaar Beamer. I'd be happy to transfer the 3 children to you if you'd like. This isn't my Beamer line. Wish someone was available to take headstone photos in Woodlawn cemetery.

Thanks also for posting the info on Julia Hance. Didn't know she had lived here in Portland.

I sent an edit to link Blanch to her father Clarence R Beamer. I think that Clarence was married 3 times - Julia C Hance, Dorothy M ?, & Gertrude Kline (21 Nov 1914).

1910 census - San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Clarence R Beamer M 29 MI; 1st marriage; married 1 year; automobile salesman
Dorothy M Beamer F 27 IL

groom's name: Clarence R. Beamer
groom's birth date: 1882
groom's age: 32
bride's name: Gertie Kline
bride's birth date: 1889
bride's age: 25
marriage date: 21 Nov 1914
marriage place: Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona

1920 census - Detroit, Wayne, MI
Clarence R Beamer M 39y MI; automobile salesman
Gertrude Beamer F 31y CA
Leroy K Beamer M 14y CA
Added by Cathy on May 21, 2015 6:10 PM
RE: Flowers
I will gladly communicate in the way that is right, my concern is this is my immediate family and I don't want incorrect information
Added by Dee on May 18, 2015 1:59 PM
Clarence J DILLION
You are welcome. That is our goal also--trying for accuracy. V/r Joe Maryville, TN
Added by Clarence J DILLION on May 14, 2015 7:43 PM
Jeff Davis
RE: Transfer & thank you
Thank you for your kind words, I am happy that I made your day. Enjoy the spring season and take care.
Added by Jeff Davis on May 14, 2015 2:01 PM
RE: Transfer & thank you
You're more than welcome!! Its always pleasing to have links made & to be able to view a memorial & have the luxury of seeing the 'bigger picture' of that persons life. Thank you! Hope you have blessed day! :)
Added by ❀CharleneZeiglerTa... on May 14, 2015 2:21 AM
Steve Poole
RE: Transfer & thank you
You're welcome!!
Added by Steve Poole on May 13, 2015 5:29 AM
Jeff Davis
George Washington Griffin
Good morning Marcia,

Thank you for contacting me. I transferred the memorial of George Washington Griffin to you. Have a great week and enjoy the spring season.

Added by Jeff Davis on May 12, 2015 11:46 AM
Erin M. Schaeffer
William L Grenoble 1894-1966
Hi there,
I found an error on your memorial for Mr. Grenoble...he is actually buried at Zion Cemetery, Bellefonte, PA, which is listed in the obituary attached to his memorial and I have added a picture of his headstone. Could you please change it? Thanks.
Added by Erin M. Schaeffer on May 11, 2015 12:35 PM
Arthur SANDERSON Barber
I sent an edit for Arthur S Barber, you have him as Arthur Summers Barber. Arthur is an uncle on my husbands line and his middle name was SANDERSON not Summers, I can provide proof if you need it. Thank You Kathy Howe Barber
Added by Kathy on May 09, 2015 7:24 AM
Carol S
Louisa Oehler at OLV
For some reason, it won't let me unlink them. What I added was from an index that I had at home. I am out of town now, so I cannot double check it. Not sure why I linked them to begin with.
Added by Carol S on May 09, 2015 6:05 AM
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