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Chesnut/Behunin Descendant (#47104688)
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Bio Photo .I use Familysearch all of the time. Not every detail is accurate but it gives you a jumping off point. I have just been playing around in the Familysearch Family Tree and I have notice that "Stories and Documents" section have familysearch members "Copy/Pasting" from Find A Grave Memorials. A few of them MINE. I like to think I am a story teller though my guys think I am just long winded.
. A LOT of time and energy goes into research and writing the stories on My Memorials. My Family and people who have gotten a hold of me and led me on the trail of their lives so I could tell their story, but they are no relation to me or mine or indirect connection. IF YOU are going to "Copy/Paste" these stories, NOT just mine but Every contributor on this SITE, who puts in the energy and sometimes expense of creating these Memorial pages PLEASE give the Find A Grave MEMORIAL #'s at the very least:::OR SOURCE IT in the Source section.
Please Use the information, that is why I put it out there on Find A Grave, most of it is fully verified, but use at your risk. IF you "Copy/Paste" please give my Memorial # credit so I can smile to my guys, 'some people appreciate my long winded." It is not like we get paid for this research. Please Do not steal our efforts and have it look like yours on Familysearch or Ancestory.

.Grampa understood that 'doing' is the best teacher. When I was 7, during Thanksgiving vacation, my teacher asked us to ask any visiting relatives, about their parents and grandparents and we will be able to fill what she called our family tree.
I took Grampa's clues and I looked up info. in encylopedia's my parents had. My great teacher allowed me to bring home a globe, to help with my interest in this topic. Grampa and I had our heads over that globe all evening. He showed me how to find the similiar map, flat in those encylopedias, by comparing the letters,(which I knew and loved) in a word, no matter how big, to know I had a match.
. Grampa died of cancer, just weeks after that incredable project.
> My Uncle Bill has much of these same teaching skills. He took this niece with so many questions to the other end of the cemetery, and showed me who was there, that I could call mine. He took me to the family's homestead, in Fruita, that was nothing resembling what it was when he married my Mom's sister, and described what he remembered. I Walked in their footsteps.
Thirty years later, it was his words in my eyes and Grampa's in my ears, that took me to a place, I call home.
. If you serve your country, in the Military, Police Force, Fire Departments or in the Schools. For what it is worth, you have my gratitude.
. When I fulfill a request, I will get every family member, surounding my original request. If I can catch connecting names, either in the field or in the records, I get those as well. IN family plots I always try to find those within the plot that do not have stones{maybe there was a stone but the GOPHERS got there before me} and forward that info.
THe pic on my bio was a great man who believed in being kind. If someone does something for you you repay them. I have spent my life trying to honor him.
This site those people who have helped me the most: Nancy K, Chantell, Shirleen, Kara and others there is nothing I CAN Do to help them in the way they have helped me. So I try to pay it forward. By finding these burials and everyone in them and trying to track down and link the entire family.
I cannot THANK YOU people enough. So I hope doing for someone I can help, shows how grateful I AM TO YOUR HELP.

As a child, I wanted to time travel backward. Now there are people I want to meet.
History is my Passion. Knowing how my Family Connects is the Cream on top.
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Jingles McCormack
this is me Jingles
Added by Jingles McCormack on Sep 18, 2014 1:15 PM
Susan W Bartholomew
Leonard Pechnick headstone
Thanks so much for the headstone photo. I am way behind on these, please forgive me. But thank you very much - better late than never???
Best wishes,
Added by Susan W Bartholomew on Sep 08, 2014 9:51 PM
Most welcome.
Added by Liane on Sep 08, 2014 5:56 PM
High Plains
You're welcome!

Glad to be able to give them over to a family member for their continuing care!

Best wishes,
High Plains :)
Added by High Plains on Sep 07, 2014 4:18 PM
RE: Angel
Thanks for reading and enjoying my bio. You are a very patient woman to have read and then replied to that

I am sorry to hear about your nephew, I am wondering, did he die from abuse? I hope not! I am glad to know the one who needs to be, is in jail and thank God you are there to help keep him there.

Kindness goes a long way, some people have yet to learn that, maybe some day?

Have a wonderful day!

Added by Angel on Aug 31, 2014 2:46 PM
Hello, thank you for your message.
Shirleen has been very helpful to me too! I'm glad you decided to contribute to this site despite being dyslexic, it's always good to challenge yourself and this is a great website. For a long time I used it to search for people but only more recently did I actually start researching people buried near me. It's so much more interesting to know the story behind everyone in a family than to just walk through a cemetery and take note on who is related and who is not. It's so interesting to me, though no one my age around here is interested in it at all, so I tend to drag my mum along, she loves history and cemeteries just like I do, I guess that's where I get my interest. Thank you for your message. I added you to my friends so we can keep in contact!

Thanks again,

Added by Morpheus on Aug 31, 2014 1:46 AM
Boy, kiddo - I am taking so much junk the Dr. gave me - muscle relaxers, etc... I'm not much help.

I did run through those names, but so many Daniels, Marys, Tripps , Susanns..I even found 2 John Tripps married to 2 Hannah Hopkins in New York, who lived 100 years apart!

That pedigree could be a mess because there is not a lot on the census and hardly any marriage or death records. I attached a lot of the sources and added burial locations to several, but still could not rule those parents in or out - they just connect those two generations and could probably be correct - I would contact some of the contributors who have left email addresses.
Back to the easy chair for me...sorry to not be more help.
Cheers~ Shirleen
Added by history4sure on Aug 29, 2014 4:44 PM
RE: Pabst
You are welcome
Have fun yourself.

Added by Robin on Aug 28, 2014 3:08 PM
Laurie Edmunds Reeve
John Haynes
John has been transferred into your care. When I was at the cemetery taking photo's for someone else, I noticed his marker and wanted to preserve John's memory before the marker became too old to read... enjoy!
Added by Laurie Edmunds Reeve on Aug 21, 2014 8:29 AM
Jaycie Smith
Katharine Schmidt - St. Elizabeth, Lefor, North Dakota
I noticed in the bio section you were guessing at the burial.. I just added the headstone picture today. You guessed correctly!
Added by Jaycie Smith on Jul 23, 2014 9:36 AM
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