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Rick Miller (#46935552)
 member for 9 years, 1 month, 17 days
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Bio Photo I am a retired naval officer. I am addicted to genealogy. I love puttering around in cemeteries, even if I don't know any of the people there personally. I like to find and meet new cousins that I didn't know previously and share genealogical info with them. If you go back far enough, we are all cousins.

Families I am particularly interested in include:
Zellner, Coffey, Harrell, Welch, Hayes, Rucker, Hipsher/Hipshire, Lorenz, Slocum, and Adams.
I have a special interest in the genealogy of many of the families who settled in Grainger County, Tennessee. They intermarried early and often, and if you are kin to any of them, you are likely kin to all of them.
The Millers were Volga Germans who immigrated to the U.S.A. in 1875. I have lots of information on them and the other Volga German families they intermarried with. I am happy to share with anyone who is researching that area.

I am always happy to transfer to a relative, even a distant one (unless they are my relatives, too!). I don't mind managing all the records I have created, but I am more than happy to transfer them to someone else with a direct interest to manage.

Feel free to use any photo I have posted. I wouldn't have posted them, if I didn't want to share.

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Tammy (Hanks) Nichols
forget my message
I just realized you were talking about James Doublas, John Ambrose Green
Added by Tammy (Hanks) Nichols on Oct 16, 2016 1:39 PM
Tammy (Hanks) Nichols
John Ambrose Green Townsend You have him listed as John Douglas Townsend

John Ambrose Greetn Townsend, The child of George and Clarissa Amanda Townsend is as stated below, You have him as John Douglas Townsend. I know that John's brother, George (my great grandfather) moved west from Oklahoma to Washington state. It was the belief of the family that John moved with him to Washington.

Birth: Jun. 11, 1853, Illinois
Death: Jan. 29, 1926, Washington

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Addie A Marshall Townsend (1865 - 1942)

Juell A Townsend (1910 - 1968)*

*Calculated relationship

Cowlitz View Memorial Gardens
Cowlitz County
Washington, USA

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Created by: Cheryl Ayres
Record added: Jan 18, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 103736951
Added by Tammy (Hanks) Nichols on Oct 16, 2016 1:16 PM
Thank you...
Just wanted to say thank you again.
Added by SirCharlesIII on Oct 14, 2016 3:08 PM
Family Pages
Hi Rick,

I have more to add to 23210232 from our family records. Can I have page management privileges?
Added by SirCharlesIII on Oct 11, 2016 10:55 PM
AZ Susi
RE: Oscar Peacock
Thank you anyway and thank you for your work. :-)
Added by AZ Susi on Oct 11, 2016 4:02 PM
Greg Sevelis
Raseiniai, Lithuania
Rick, your Email doesn't seem to work, so I'll try sending it through the messaging system:

Regarding the 2 burial places in Raseiniai that you established in the Findagrave system:

Raseiniai Kapines

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Cemetery

You did quite a bit of work. I visited both places last week, took some photos and GPS readings, and uploaded this material. While doing so, I noticed that quite a few of your photos were displaying online at a 90 angle. Just a tip, I have found it useful to rotate upright photos 360 on my own photo software first before uploading, and that seems to cause them to display correctly after they are online.

Also, you have named the burial place of the 4 priests buried on the church compound after the religious name of the church, Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Except in Vilnius and Kaunas where there are multiple churches in the same city, few people in Lithuania would differentiate individual churches this way, and would most commonly refer to them simply by their town location, such as "Raseiniai Church" (or "Raseiniu Baznycia" if you prefer the Lithuanian). I have also used the term "Churchyard" for burials on clearly-delineated church property.

I'm impressed with the length and breadth of your contributions to Findagrave. I'm curious, what brought about your interest in Lithuania? I'm a third-generation Lithuanian-American and HUD retiree now living in Lithuania. GREG SEVELIS 9/17 11:05AM Kaunas
Added by Greg Sevelis on Sep 18, 2016 6:22 AM
Robert Mag
Thomas Sanford Kiser
Thanks for the transfer!
Added by Robert Mag on Aug 31, 2016 4:14 PM
Thanks, Rick!
For transferring the Shearer memorials to me. I promise to add as much as I can to them. Your work here is much appreciated.

Added by janealogy50 on Aug 20, 2016 8:46 AM
doug jones
James R. & Dicy Malissy[Acuff]Cardwell
Rick, thanks for the info. on James & Dicy Cardwell he has a headstone but she does not.I had no idea her name,had asked several but no one knew. Thanks ,Doug
Added by doug jones on Aug 05, 2016 1:48 PM
doug jones
James R. & Dicy Malissy[Acuff]Cardwell
the Cardwell cemetery is on our property in Thorn Hill,If you have any info. on either we would like to know. There are only the two graves in this cemetery. signed, Douglas Jones []
Added by doug jones on Aug 02, 2016 8:58 AM
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