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I have now been back in Colorado for a couple of years but I am still dreaming of waterways, bridges, moss covered trees, and yes the rain. I don't know if I will ever get use to the snow but I am told we need the snow for the water levels during the summer. I am unsure of the numbers but I believe rain works better and it doesn't require a shovel. |
I have been lucky enough to connect with family and friends. While in Oregon I had some great Colorado volunteers that helped me with my family's stones and have had the pleasure of meeting and working with them in Colorado and meeting new ones along the way.
I have had quite a couple of years, babies born; friends & family that have passed; reconnected with friends from high school; getting to know my granddaughter, and I have had two surgeries.
I have been working a number of cemeteries trying to help family find family and over the last three years have heard some of the saddest and happiest stories from family that were so happy I helped them locate a missing loved one. I still get surprised when someone mentions the number of memorials I have loaded or the number of photo requests I have completed. I do this for you and the numbers mean nothing. If I was somehow able to help one of you during the day find an aunt, uncle, sibling, grandparent, parent, or childhood friend – it is you that has given me a reason to smile that day and continue on with what I do.
Also, I believe in transferring photos to family no matter how many generations removed. I believe the four generation rule is used for hoarders that are interested in numbers and just want to keep your family. One of my pet peeves is people taking over or starting memorials that do not know how or have any intention of maintaining the site. I feel the family belongs to the family but should be with a family member that is going to insure that links and edits are going to be taken care of in a timely manner.
I do not transfer to non family – I volunteer my time for the family and that is where I want them to end up. I am impressed and grateful that there are people who take time to work on groups and any editing you require or photos you need – I am your girl but NO I don't transfer to non family.
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Thanks for bringing George Gifford to my attention. Somehow, I missed him.
|Linda Trainor||Minnie Bruce|
Thank you so much for taking and sending my Great Grandmother Minnie's grave stone. You are awesome!
|Daniel Roberts||Elizabeth Jane Dykes|
You may be right...Thanks for taking the time to locate and take the photo....Dan
|Maggie ||John C. Davis|
Thank you for taking the photo. Sorry to find he had no headstone. I have little info about him.
Added by Maggie on Jul 26, 2014 1:40 PM
|Gwen Gieson||Dr. John Norton Bean|
Dr. John N. Bean born 1833 Maine-1910 Denver, Colorado #97097087 and he was 1st. married 1868 to Abigail Ellis White Bean 1834 Maine - 1894 Colorado #14035549. She is buried in the Fairview Cemetery, Burlington, Kit Carson, Colorado
He was md.2nd 1897 Colorado to:
Clara Bean #60757049 she is buried at West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala, Cynwyd,Montgomery, PA plot: Moreland 643
Info if wanted.
|Gwen Gieson||Dr. John N. Bean|
Can you tell me if his 2nd. wife, Clarinda is buried with him?
I am related to Abigail E. White and if you want to connect her to him, since he has 2 headstones, I approve. She is buried in Burlington, Kit Carson, CO at the Fairview Cemetery.
|Misty Dawn Michael||Frances Elizabeth Wells Lister|
Thank you for the photo of her and Versie's headstone.
|Willa Wiley||William & Ina Davenport|
Thank you for the great photos. Appreciate your efforts. William is my 1st cousin 2x removed.
Thank you for the photo. I appreciate your time and help locating his grave site.
Added by Linda on Jul 22, 2014 12:40 PM
|margaret ||George Bussell|
thank you so much for taking the photo and the additional information on George Bussell, your kindness is greatly appreciated
Added by margaret on Jul 22, 2014 6:01 AM
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