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Marcia Lynne vonGunden (#47059326)
 member for 8 years, 13 days
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Bio Photo My researching of family began, after the birth of my grandson Max in 1997, when my daughter-in-law gave me a version of Family Tree Maker. As a child I always loved mysteries. I read my mother's Ellery Queen novels, watched Perry Mason episodes and my favorite board game was Clue. I always thought how much fun it would be to work as a detective. I guess, in my own way, I do.

I firmly believe that our ancestors deserve more than just dates on their memorials. It is because of that philosophy that I try to add as much of the information that is available to me. Thank you for either your help or your understanding when I fall short.

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It is for that reason that I have stopped making transfers for right now. I have been backtracking my postings to make corrections or add information.
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The surnames I am searching and recording;
from my paternal side are:
Gibson, Keller, Miller, Ploehs, Reed, Walkinshaw
from my maternal side, they are:
Beamer, Cunningham, Nelson, Peterson, Park, Parke, Parks, Perrell, Snow and Wiseman

On my husband's tree there are the following:
Mutscher, Oldendorf, vonGunden

The surname originated from 'von Gunten,' i.e. from the village of Gunten on Lake Thun in Kanton Bern, Switzerland. Hans von Gunten appeared in 1703 and 1704.

For those who wonder...
Why the number of memorials managed is higher than the number of memorials created?
This is due to some generous F*A*G contributors who decided to transfer some of their memorials to myself and others.
Thank you...
I feel honored to be one of the recipients entrusted to care for these postings.

"The measure of a woman's character is not what she gets from her ancestors, but what she leaves her descendants."

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RE: Another transfer and another thank you
You are very welcome. Please let me know of any ways I can help you more.
Added by Owlisnapp on Oct 19, 2016 6:44 PM
Hannah Moore
Record added: Aug 20, 2016
Find A Grave Memorial# 168724482
Added by digger70 on Oct 17, 2016 9:36 AM
Dora Forrester
Hi, Marcia ~ I am happy to transfer management of Dora's memorial page to you. Have a nice evening. ~ Janet W.
Added by JKW on Oct 14, 2016 5:13 PM
Marianne Caruso
Fleet William Cox
Find A Grave Memorial# 73124305 . I was wondering if you found a document or church cemetery record listing his name as Fleet William Cox . I am trying to trace my Cox ancestors .
Thanks, Marianne Caruso
Added by Marianne Caruso on Oct 13, 2016 12:56 PM
RE: Corrections
Thanks. Hope they will cooperate. We are all in this never ending thing together!
Added by Lillian on Oct 11, 2016 7:00 PM
Traci Cornelius
Osborne R. Anders Cemetery
I am looking for pictures from the Osborne R. Anders Cemetery in Independence, Grayson County, Virginia. There should be 4 LaRue graves there on the 4th row. I was hoping someone could go and take pictures for me.
Added by Traci Cornelius on Oct 03, 2016 6:27 PM
Corrected Birth date and age information
The birthdate for Rufus Henry Southern is 7 August 1868. I am looking at his death certificate and it says he died at the age of 65 years and 4 months. The birth date is also on the certificate. So that would have made him 46, almost 47, when he married my granny, Zephria. She was 13 years old. She was actually sold to him because her family needed a cow. That would have made him 60 years old when their last child was born in 1928, The baby Ruth did not live.
Thanks for all you do for us to be able to research our family and be able to find information.
Added by Linda on Oct 03, 2016 12:22 AM
RE: Transfer & thank you
You are welcome!!!
Added by jstanley on Sep 27, 2016 10:01 PM
RE: Transfer & thank you
You are very welcome. If I have other relatives I will also transfer them over to you. Have a great evening. Joan
Added by joan on Sep 26, 2016 2:08 PM
RE: Transfer & thank you
You are welcome.
Added by Sharon on Sep 26, 2016 8:05 AM
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