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CRS (#48031709)
 member for 1 year, 5 months, 18 days
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I have been a member of Find A Grave since the beginning of 2013. I have long had an interest in genealogy and a love of historical research in general.

When I was 10 years old, my grandfather gave me a copy of the family history he had spent years researching. This sparked my interest, which has continued to this day. Since then I have learned about several branches of my family. I especially enjoy getting in touch with relatives and other people I never would have otherwise.

Family lines I am researching:
George W Stephens
Lewis W Bon
Alita Vadesca (Miss Tita Del Valle)
DAinty Estelle Allen-Vosburgh (Whitman)


"Remember me in the family tree
My name, my days, my strife;
Then I'll ride upon the wings of time
And live an endless life."
--Linda Goetsch

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Mary 'Momo' Michel
I just saw the marker you placed for 'Momo' and stopped by to leave her a 'flower'. You did a wonderful job and she would have been so pleased at the love you showed, the time, effort and expense you went to, to make sure she will always be remembered. Well done!
Hugs, Chloe
Added by Chloe on Jun 20, 2014 12:48 PM
Hey there!
What bad timing! My phone DIED this morning!!!!!! Could you please resend me the time and place we're suposed to meet tomorrow, via my home email - and keep in mind, I may not have a new phone by then (hopefully you won't need to call), but will be there if you send me the meet-up information! :-(
Thank you...
Added by Chloe on May 09, 2014 12:26 PM
Jim Davis
RE: Nellie Stephens Lippincott
I also took photos of Elizabeth who happened to be near to her. I'm glad you liked the photos!
Added by Jim Davis on Apr 28, 2014 8:42 AM
Jim Davis
Nellie Stephens Lippincott
I've posted photos for her husband and daughter as well. I hope you like them. Jim
Added by Jim Davis on Apr 22, 2014 6:07 PM
Don Lynch
RE: Bertrice Hammers # 63412618
I have a number of articles from the Los Angeles Times about Bertice and some family members. I'll email them to you. Don
Added by Don Lynch on Mar 01, 2014 8:41 PM
Elam Stewart
If it is a photo of headstone, credit should be to Barbara Adams. If it is a photo of a person - no credit. Thanks!
Added by Carmian on Feb 07, 2014 7:28 AM
RE: Elam L Stewart
Yes, you certainly may use my photos if credit is given. Thanks for checking.
Added by Carmian on Feb 06, 2014 5:02 PM
RE: Emma Butin
Per the Find A Grave entries:

Butin is in Lotus, lot 53, grave 3
Conner is in Lotus, lot 53, grave 4

I know of no relation between the two individuals. Just that, as shown above, their graves are adjacent.

In the Lotus section, there are some lots which are family lots (e.g. 4 graves adjacent with the same surname and -maybe- a taller monument with the family surname and individual ground markers). But for a majority of lots, each grave appears to be individually owned (individual markers with different surnames). The latter appears to be the case for lot 53.

Sorry if I confused you. There are no lot markers in this cemetery and the cemetery office is rarely open. One has to find the lot on the cemetery map and then count actual cemetery rows from the drive and or fence lines to get to an approximate lot location. But you may then have to search a number of graves in all directions to locate the desired lot/grave. If one doesn't find the desired name on a gravestone, the technique is to record a number of gravestones in the area (I photographed about 50 in Lotus) and then go back to the records to see where those graves are located. By plotting those graves on the cemetery lot map, one can better determine the location of the original desired lot. In this case, one of the graves I recorded was Conner's and in the desired lot. I visited a second time, re-found the Conner grave marker, and verified that the adjacent grave (Butin) did not have a marker.

- Clay
Added by Clay on Oct 21, 2013 9:20 PM
Emma Butin
Sorry, there is no marker for this grave. I am sure of the location as I did find the marker for the adjacent grave - Susan Conner in Lotus, lot 53, grave 4. Searched graves all around that area just in case.
Added by Clay on Oct 21, 2013 4:26 PM
Hobart Gray
RE: Ivan Eugene Bowen
Use the photo where ever you wish to.
Added by Hobart Gray on Oct 14, 2013 7:58 PM
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