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Laura Plummer Ranville (#47069796)
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Bio Photo I love this site! I appreciate the work of people who make these memorials and those who take the photos to match. Because of the work of others I have found several 'long-lost' ancestors. I don't know that I would have found them any other way. Thank you to all who have made an entry, taken a photo, made a transfer, or created links between family members.

I am a retired teacher and I live in Michigan. I have been making entries and taking photos of the cemeteries around me in several counties. I'm happy to make edits and links and transfers.

I'm not the best photographer around, but I'm learning as I go. Please feel free to use any photo I've taken.
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David D. Smith#93746952
I am sorry about the typo, I have macular degeneration, receiving injections in my eyes, doing the best that I can.
Dorris Sickels Smith
Smith Family Historian
Added by DORRIS SICKELS SMITH on Mar 04, 2015 3:42 PM
Leon F Mason
Hi, I'm looking for my grandmothers infant son Leon Mason. I see that you have a Leon F Mason. Do you have a picture of his grave or a birthdate so that I can find out if this is our Leon? Thanks a bunch in advance.
Added by Christina on Mar 03, 2015 10:48 PM
#93746752 David Smith
David D. Smith was born in Sandusky Co. Ohio, died Allegan Co. Mi., Married Maria Stahl. Parents Peter & Rachael (Focht) Smith, Steuben Co. In.
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Dorris Sickels Smith
Added by DORRIS SICKELS SMITH on Mar 03, 2015 5:06 PM
Dolores Bottorff
Mary Jane Baxter
Mary Jane is my 2nd great-grandmother. I thought she was buried in Oceana County. I would like a photo of her gravestone. Is that possible?
Added by Dolores Bottorff on Mar 03, 2015 8:56 AM
Elizabeth White, Thomas Co GA
You have connected your Elizabeth to mine. Mine is buried here in a cemetery in Thomas County, Georgia. As is her husband. There are about 12 Elizabeth White's in Thomas/Grady Co GA. But you have the wrong one.

I am connected to the Barretts thru my Parker line, so I will try to help you find the right one. But, for now, pleae remove your Elizabeth from Uncle Henry and Aunt Beck. She is not their daughter.

Please let me hear from you regarding this. Email,


This is a link to mine
Added by Winnette on Feb 21, 2015 4:27 PM
Greg Hetzler
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I noticed your lost of virtual cemeteries. Looks great! Good work locating an 11th Great grand parent, I am autumn searching.
Added by Greg Hetzler on Jan 13, 2015 9:11 PM
Rena Jackson Sandquist
Hans Andrew Nelson
Hello! My name is Rena Jackson Sandquist. I'm a member of Find A Grave, but haven't been on in a long time due to illness.
Hans Andreas Lyngaas Nelson is my Great Grandfather. Are you related? Here is information I have from a friend who lives in Oslo, Norway. He was kind enough to research my Grandmother's family for me.
Grandmother Rena Nelson Jackson. I have the true spelling of her name. It's different from the above.
Hans Andreas (Andrew) Lyngaas (Nelson
Born Aug. 15, 1860 Christiania (now Oslo) Akershus, Norway.
Died: Aug. 3, 1957 Muskegon, Muskegon County, Michigan
I have more family history on this family line. I would love to have a picture of his and his wife Ovidia's gravestone. I put in a request, but no pictures yet.
I would love to hear from you.
Rena (I'm named after my grandmother Rena Nelson Jackson)
Added by Rena Jackson Sandquist on Dec 27, 2014 6:30 PM
Tom Jenkins
Kenneth Wayne Hand
Find A Grave Memorial# 73103761 has just has two photos added to the memorial. Though you might be interested in seeing them.

Regards, Tom Jenkins
Added by Tom Jenkins on Nov 30, 2014 8:06 AM
Julie Staples
According to my records Lorenzo Keyes #58269682, 9 year old son of Solomon Keyes & Sophia Stearns, was born on 23 Mar 1824 & died on 10 May 1833.
The headstone picture is not clear so I was wondering if the 1818 death year on this Lorenzo is correct, then this is a different Lorenzo Keyes. Could you verify this for me.
Julie #47279526
Added by Julie Staples on Nov 17, 2014 4:53 PM
Edward Mol
RE: Pamelia White Quant
I sent you an email a week ago or so about Pamelia White Quant asking how you came out with the name Wight rather than White as my grandmother had spelled it.

You indicted it must have been a slip of the fingers.

Are you sure? I was not challenging you but rather I was seeking another confirmation that Wight was correct. Edinburg(h) New York is a very small town and the census' from the US in 1850 and New York in 1855 conflict. One lists Jacob (#79710714) and Anna (#79710712) as Wight and the other White. The gravestones are spelled Wight so I normally believe that family members know better than the government agents on how to spell family names.

Also, my grandmother lists Pamelia's parents as Jacob and Anna White. According to the census' there is no other Jacob and Anna in Edinburg let alone another Jacob and Anna Wight (I checked) so I'm quite sure they must be her parents and they are precisely the right age. I was just looking for confirmation from you that the spelling was correct as Wight.

Are you also related to the Quants?
Added by Edward Mol on Oct 30, 2014 3:27 PM
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