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Susan Bowman (#47065755)
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Beatitudes of a Family Genealogist

Blessed are the great-grandmothers, who hoarded newspaper clippings and old letters, For they tell the story of their time.

Blessed are all grandfathers who filed every legal document, For this provides proof.

Blessed are grandmothers who preserved family Bibles and diaries, For this is our heritage.

Blessed are fathers who elect officials that answer letters of inquiry, For--some--they are the only link to the past.

Blessed are mothers who relate family traditions and legends to the family, For one of her children will surely remember.

Blessed are the relatives who fill in family sheets with extra data, For them we owe the family history.

Blessed is any family whose members strive for the preservation of records, For theirs is a labour of love.

Blessed are the children who will never say, "Grandma, you have told that old story twice today."

Source: Prairieland Pioneer, Prairieland Genealogical Society, Southwest Historical Center Room 141, Southwest State Univ. Marshall, MN 56258 Summer 1995 Edition; St Louis Genealogy Society; SWNGS Ancestors Unlimited; Duluth Gen. Soc. Branching Out; Ottertail County Gen. Soc.

I have a hope beyond the grave that someone on earth might remember me.
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Char Wirfs
Issac King....Thank you!
Wow, that was fast! Thank you very much.
Added by Char Wirfs on Jul 23, 2015 10:23 AM
Char Wirfs
Isaac King Memorial
Hi Susan, Thank you for all the work you have done. This morning I added my first memorial to the site. I would like you to transfer the Isaac King Memorial #63270127 to me. This is my first request to transfer a memorial. Please advise me how it is done. Thank you for considering my request. Charlotte Price Wirfs.
Added by Char Wirfs on Jul 23, 2015 9:09 AM
RE: guthrie
Thank you so much. I appreciate all the work you have done.
Added by Chris on Jul 21, 2015 10:24 AM
Dorothy Holly Connerly
Can you please correct the date of my mother's death. She passed on December 4, 2013. Thank you.
Added by Anonymous on Jun 30, 2015 12:28 PM
Janet Burnett
David Gregory
Hi, just located this post about David Gregory on Find a Grave. I am a direct descendant of David and Elizabeth Van Bebber Gregory. My father was Ralph Gregory, son of Arthur Gregory, son of William H Gregory, son of William M Gregory, son of David Gregory! How are you connected to this line? Happy Searching.
Added by Janet Burnett on Jun 22, 2015 3:22 PM
Ray Bowman
Anne Maria Mouser
In much of the research I have done, I can find two people named Anna Maria Mouser, both born in 1746 in Germany. One is married to Henry Fuchs and the other to my ancestor Johann Daniel Bowman. Are these the same person?
Added by Ray Bowman on May 16, 2015 9:37 PM
Debbie Gibson
Marjory Van Bibber Obituary
Susan, you mentioned on Peter II Van Bibber's page that you had located an obituary for Marjory Bounds Van Bibber. Would it be possible to send an image of this to me? I am particularly interested in a copy of the document (newspaper obituary), if possible. I have seen the transcription on Marjory's page. They are my husband's 5 great grandparents. Thanks very much. Debbie
Added by Debbie Gibson on May 08, 2015 9:31 PM
Susan--thanks for the quick update.
Added by Deb on May 01, 2015 12:35 PM
Kerry Rae Smith Moser
Madora "Dora" Dodson Crawford
Got the info added. Thanks for sending it!
Added by Kerry Rae Smith Moser on Mar 11, 2015 8:34 PM
Barbara Henneman
Calvin VanBebber - 54633963
One more item,

I have a PDF of Calvin VanBebbers obituary from the Ukiah Republican Press. If you want to add this to your record I could send it to you.

Barbara Henneman
Added by Barbara Henneman on Feb 12, 2015 3:13 PM
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