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Chris P G (#47054932)
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Bio Photo 08-09: At the same time my adult children left home, I lost my parents within 11 months of each other. Upon going through their belongings, the family found a treasure trove of old, old photos, some identified and others not. That single experience led me on my quest to find my family's story. I travel a great deal to ancestral "homes" and get photos of stones in various cemeteries across the states. I have them on my computer and hope that if anyone else is looking for a name/date/cemetery/, sharing my found information may be of some assistance as they look for the details of their personal story. My nest is emptied, my parents gone and my life has been revived by my passion for genealogy. Carpe Diem!
2010: Please let me know if you want ownership of my non family members. I would be happy to transfer these to you.
2011: Looking for Pennsylvania/MA/VT/RI/NY family names of Parkin, Stafford, Skiff, Brooks, Smith, Parker, Howe, Gore, Hicks, Mathewson, May, Ballou, Williams, Lanning, Barger and more.
2012: My searches have pretty much ended for now regarding my own family members. Please let me know if you want me to transfer any family members to your site.
2014: We have created a Face Book page to link all living Skiff members together again. Half of that family migrated west to mine and survey newly developing lands in the late 1800s. We also have a page for Parkin or Scott from Lewiston, Maine and Cannelton, Indiana, miners and mill workers. And one more page for Laning/Barger/Blower family members from Pennsylvania, New York, Wales, Palentine Germans, etc. and would love to find those family members who migrated west in the early 1900s. Please leave me a message on this site and I will contact you. Excited for the future of our ancestors on both Facebook and Find A Grave.
2015: I am thrilled that has included FIND A GRAVE. I continue to edit photo entries as requests come in by email. I apologize that I am just seeing the edit tab on my home page. I will respond to those requests today. This year I have started working on my husband's family as well as several of my high school classmates' trees. Next year will be more of the same. Chris PG
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L Tun
Vermont Thayer's
Hello Chris,
Great job with the photos.

I would be interested in managing the following two memorials...

Margaret I. Thayer (# 38750146) and Everett E Thayer (# 38749783)

if you would consider transferring them to me.

I am a relation.

Thank You.
Added by L Tun on Oct 29, 2015 3:44 PM
Donald Schmelzer
Sylvester Smith Gravestone
Are you a relative to Sylvester Smith? Memorial # 35522830 in Loomis Cemetery, Crawford County, PA.
I have his death certificate which indicates he died in Bloomfield, Crawford county. If you are a relative maybe you can help me put other members of the Smith family together.

Thank you
Added by Donald Schmelzer on Sep 07, 2015 5:42 PM
Sandra Ritch
hi I just filled in info for Charles Estabrook.His wife is also buried in this tomb, located in Christ Church in Guilford, Vt I did not know where to write the info.. Her name waS ANGELINE ALDRICH. b. 20 Dec 1834 Windham Vt. d. 22 Apr 1914 Brocton Ma. at 79yrs old. Their dau was EFFIE G. and she married Jesse Squire.
CHARLES parents were JEBADIAH ESTABROOK b. 1784 Dummerston, Vt his mother was PERIS CUTTER b. 1787 Dummerston, Vt. Hoping you can help me. Thanks for doing this important work. when you come across a family pic. with the info. its like finding a royal treasure. Sandra ritch

Added by Sandra Ritch on Apr 27, 2015 5:19 PM
Bob Rohwedder
RE: W.A. Skiff
No, I am not a relative. Just posting memorials
so you can find relatives.

Added by Bob Rohwedder on Apr 08, 2014 9:03 PM
RE: Mary Karner Hare
Mary Karner Hare is as far back as I currently go. Her possible parents are Nicholas Karner and Mary Welch. I still need to do research on this side of my family. Sorry I can't help you more.
Added by Sherman-Thomas on Apr 02, 2014 8:48 AM
Jeff Sengstack
Cook transfers
Hi Chris,
Thank you for making the two Cook transfers. I have updated both memorials.
Added by Jeff Sengstack on Feb 11, 2014 11:33 PM
Rosemary Merriam
Betsey Hicks
You have a picture posted on Find A Grave of the headstone of Betsey Hicks. Her maiden name is Brewer and is an ancestor of mine.

I would like to make a copy of your picture if this is okay with you.
Added by Rosemary Merriam on Jul 09, 2013 9:12 AM
Verne Thayer
Mary Holbrook
I'm not sure that the headstone picture belongs to her. The stone say's that she died in 1811 or 1817.

Not 1823

Please have a look.
Verne Thayer
Added by Verne Thayer on Jul 07, 2013 5:20 PM
Verne Thayer
RE: Ballou, Stafford
Now I don't know Lucy.
Added by Verne Thayer on Jan 22, 2013 8:59 AM
Mel Fletcher
The Ireland
Thank you for the transfers. It is through folks like you that makes this site so much more interesting.
Added by Mel Fletcher on Jan 21, 2013 9:42 PM
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