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Donna (#46855607)
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Bio Photo First off....FEEL FREE TO USE MY PHOTOS OF HEADSTONES in your family trees...they're the last photos taken of our loved ones' time on this earth....The writing on headstones will fade over time but these pictures on findagrave will not.....

I've been doing our family genealogy for about 6 years now. I started my journey by looking for the ship my Grandfather came over from Yugoslavia on. I had the information on my Grandmother, but I could never find Grandpa's. Two days ago, on November 10, 2006, I finally found it!!! What a joyous moment for me! Because of my quest to find my family, I've been able to trace my husband's family back to Stephen Flanders (thanks to all the Genealogy books and family trees by Flanders family members), the Mansfield's back to Samuel (1804), and the Wolff's (Wolf, Wolfe) back to the 1700's. What a journey! I am really hooked now on finding our family. All four of my Grandparents were born in Yugoslavia and Lithuania. My parents are the first generation American. Needless to say, it's going to take me a lot longer to find MY roots! I really enjoy walking through cemeteries and taking pictures of unique headstones and the headstones of veterans. I take a picture of EVERY headstone of Flanders, Wolf, Wolfe, Wolff, Mansfield, Josephites, Josephitis, Juozapaitis, Altabas and other family names that may be relatives, because I know that someone--somewhere--is also looking for them. If you are a relative of any of my postings and want me to add family information, please e-mail me. I know how important the names of spouses, parents and children are to genealogists..so any information on my postings are a big help!

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Garrett Mansfield
RE: Relation
Not sure if I ever replied to your message. I am Roger's son. John and Adrian were my aunt and uncle although I didn't have a chance to interact with them much. Adrian's daughter just brought my grandfather's (Charles Mansfield) military records to California. I was happy to see that as I served in the military as well. She also brought a blue book which is the supposed history of the Mansfield family. I would like to compare it with any notes you have of the family history.
Added by Garrett Mansfield on Jul 15, 2016 1:44 AM
Ernest Kent
Jennie Shaffer (Kent)
Hi, Donna

This entry shows a relation to Hannah Kent. I am Hannah's gg-grandson and would be very interested to know the evidence that links this burial to Hanna's daughter Jane Kent. I know there was a marriage in Tippecanoe of a Jane Kent to a John Shaffer in the right time-frame, but I would be very interested to know what other evidence you have or anyone else has provided for the identification. Thank you so much!

Ernie Kent.
Added by Ernest Kent on May 21, 2016 1:18 PM
LuAnn Currier
William Harry Crabb
Florence Crabb middle name was Eureka, not Emelia. She was my grandmother.
Added by LuAnn Currier on Mar 31, 2016 8:33 PM
Jan Summers
Miller and Zane Families
Thank you for updating their memorials. Best regards, Jan
Added by Jan Summers on Feb 17, 2016 1:35 PM
Patty
Brocks
Thank you so much for transferring my Brock family to me. It means a lot. Patty
Added by Patty on Jan 22, 2016 8:11 PM
DeWitt
Photos
May i use your photos on my tree? I ack the ownr, thx, DeWitt
Added by DeWitt on Dec 24, 2015 6:31 PM
Robin Rainford
Alden Besse
Thank you, Donna, for the great photo of the Besse headstone.
Robin
Added by Robin Rainford on Dec 15, 2015 9:28 PM
TRICIA
RE: Harmony Cemetery Roland family
ps.yes.you.may.use.the.photos
Added by TRICIA on Sep 21, 2015 3:15 PM
TRICIA
RE: Harmony Cemetery Roland family
No problem.I hope you feel better soon. My husband needs a hip replacement,but because of other health problems they cant at this time.
Added by TRICIA on Sep 21, 2015 3:13 PM
Michael Johnson
Meily / Woodruff
Hi Donna,

Are you related to the Meilys or Woodruffs or know who is? You put together nice memorials for them. I've found two pictures from about 1900 of the Meily's store in Columbus, Ohio. Ambrose Woodruff was married to Jenny Meily (picture says first wife so they must have gotten divorced). She is listed in the same cemetery but not connected in his memorial. If you know their descendants, please share with them.

(Note, I do not know the seller at all, I found the photos striking and tried to find a relative).

http://www.ebay.com/itm/The-Meily-Woodruff-Grocery-Photographs-Columbus-OH-East-Main-Street-1900-/221857801662?hash=item33a7c165be

Aloha,
Mike
Added by Michael Johnson on Aug 31, 2015 9:03 PM
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