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SMG (#46828829)
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I'm in the process of researching my memorials. I try to get documentation for all the information I place on each memorial.
Disclaimer: I am not responsible for misinformation placed on the memorials I manage via "edits". I've tried to keep up and cannot. It's too time consuming trying to verify each edit.

Do not use my pictures without my permission. I will not give permission for them to be used on Ancestry dot com. You may not agree with this policy but it is mine to make.

Many thanks to all who have helped me with my memorials. A very big thank you to Find A Grave for this outstanding web site.

~ ~ If you have the time, please visit: ~ ~

* * * * * * * * JOHNATHAN * * * * * * * *

(my Grandson...sadly, my first memorial)
16 March 2006

If you have additions or corrections for a memorial, please use the suggest a correction "edit tab', upper right on each memorial. I will not make additions I can not verify. Please do not leave "edits" below. Thank you.
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Wally S.
RE: Velton Haskins

I would need your email address to be able to send the .pdf file, as I can't attach such a file in this reply, so instead, I have saved it as a .jpeg file (picture) and added it to Mr. Haskin's memorial as a photo. Just drop me a line if/when you want me to delete the photo from the memorial and I'll gladly remove it.

Thanks for making the requested edits!

Best regards,
Added by Wally S. on Mar 03, 2015 9:59 AM
Larry Gardner
RE: Robert Daniel Love
Here's some of the story from what I can gather from relatives. Uncle Bert died all alone, no family or friends. Some people near him thought he had no relatives and tried to claim his home and possessions. Somehow, someway the authorities found a letter in his home from his sister, Nancy (Love) Pearson. They notified her. Nancy and other members of the family rushed down to Springfield from Greene Co., IN. In the house they found the place turned upside down, apparently some things were stolen and they found blood stains on furniture. They had the theory that Uncle Bert was murdered. However the perpetrators were never charged. From what I can gather Walter V. Love did not go there. Walter was living in Washington DC at the time.
My theory is, the perpetrators had one of them claim to be Walter V. Love and fudge the DC.That would show a bogus link to next of kin. Whatever happened their plot did not pan out. I say the DC here is purely bogus. If someone wanted to do some work I bet they could find a copy of a newspaper clipping on the story in the library.
Added by Larry Gardner on Oct 31, 2014 8:37 PM
Kenneth head
thank you for creating this...just thank you...i dont think there are words for what i feel at finding this....he was my grandfather...he was a man...and is a legend all at the same time...just thank you
Added by Tnraven on Jun 11, 2014 10:41 PM
Julie Grabill Rasmussen
Bessie, LeRoy & Richard White
Thank you for the transfers. I will ask the granddaughter who gave the article if she has photos, as I do not. I intend to keep your work on memorial & thanks so much for all that you have done!
Added by Julie Grabill Rasmussen on Dec 21, 2013 6:10 PM
Carl F. Johnson
Masters family
i just wanted to thank you for all the work you have put into Find A Grave and for all of the family members of mine that you have found and created. Isiah Masters was my great grandfather and I used to hear stories galore about him. I knew he was the one that had lost his arm in the Civil grandmother said it was at Gettysburg....was never certain, but was very happy to see you have it on his memorial. Plus all of the others....thank you so very much!
Added by Carl F. Johnson on Oct 29, 2013 1:32 PM
Cheryl Weeks
Mary Jane Wellington
Hi, I just returned from Kansas City where I attended my Aunt Janie's (Mary Jane) funeral. Going thru all of her old photos etc. got me going on my family tree again. I was happy to find this web site and more then that, that you had already posted this most beautiful tribute to her. Thank you for taking the time to do the work you do, I turly appreciate it. Once I get a little better at this, I'll be able to add some photos too.
Added by Cheryl Weeks on Sep 24, 2013 2:26 PM
Bonnie Bailey
RE: Harold Graham
While searching for some ancestry I decided to visit the Fort Scott National Cemetery site. My dad, Harold Graham is burie there. I looked at his grave and found the picture in his navy uniform and was thrilled to death. I have never seen this picture of him before. Seen lots of him in his uniform but never this one. I did save it to pass on to my sisters. Hope you don't mind... Thanks again for making my day!!!
Added by Bonnie Bailey on Jun 13, 2012 9:40 PM

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