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Kirk Vredevelt (#46804621)
 member for 9 years, 9 months, 26 days
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Bio Photo I was born in 1958 in Burbank, California. My family returned to Grand Rapids, Michigan when I was three years old. At the age of 18 I became a genealogist and since that time have found 466 ancestors and thousands of cousins. I have located 133 ancestral graves using I began teaching high school history in 1991 which I still do. I married Marie Gingrich on October 13, 2001 in Cocolamus, Pennsylvania. We have two Children, Elizabeth and Henry. I use Findagrave in my history classes.
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Which grave - give FAG#
Dear Kirk, Please use the Edit button on the entry with burial place and I will make the change or I could transfer the memorial management to you. Have a good day, Leo Shelley

Brubaker family graves
Lloyd Gingrich and I (KIrk Vredevelt) went to the actual burial place today. I took photos and coordinates. Please enter these on the Find A Grave site.

Thanks again for all you have done for Find A Grave.
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Sincerely, Kirk Vredevelt
Added by Leo on Jun 27, 2015 9:54 AM
Becky Doan
Thanks for supplying Adam Holtzapple's Find A Grave photo for me. BD
Added by Becky Doan on Jun 24, 2015 4:55 PM
Sue Allen
Allester Smuts
I changed his name back to Allester. IN marriage records show him as Allester. Gravestones are not always correct as to proper names. Many times it is a nickname or middle name on gravestone,not a legal name.
Added by Sue Allen on Mar 21, 2015 5:13 PM
Bob Worcester
Update to Evelyn Lane's Bio
I have added to Evelyn Lane's bio the newspaper article you sent. Let me know if there is anything else you would like for me to add!

Bob Worcester
Added by Bob Worcester on Feb 03, 2015 3:36 AM
Tiffany Stuck
mary c , n hubby john conrad/ john c. knauss , knaus are dups, please connect to the 1st set in other cem , in kv. ty. 104382973
Find A Grave etc. ty
Added by Tiffany Stuck on Oct 12, 2014 5:19 AM
Tiffany Stuck
ty, i moved him.
Added by Tiffany Stuck on Aug 19, 2014 4:09 PM
Leslie Hall
RE: Ann Fetterman
Thanks, Kirk for your prompt response and correction. I was hoping you might have the spouse's name for Eliza. Will keep looking. In the meantime many thanks for your Find A Grave contributions.

Added by Leslie Hall on Apr 26, 2014 8:59 AM
Susan S
"Linka" Vredeveld
Sorry - fixed my typo. Thanks for letting me know. If you are related I would be happy to transfer her to you - see my bio.

Added by Susan S on Mar 22, 2014 7:44 AM
Richard Howell
Donald Ayars
Hi,Check out the photo I added..regards,Rich Howell
Added by Richard Howell on Mar 11, 2014 4:24 PM
My Ancestry
Thank you, Kirk, for your entries! Your work added more generations to my Shellenberger Family Tree. v/r, cp
Added by C P on Dec 18, 2013 3:07 AM
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