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Memory Lane (#47935911)
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Bio Photo I have working on my family history now for about 40 years.

Currently I am working on locating the members of 17th Airborne Division, 517th Parachute Infantry Regiment Combat Team, 3rd Battalion, I Company. This is my Uncle's unit, he was KIA at Col de Braus in France.

My reason for joining find a grave is to remember those friends and family members who have passed on. I add each memorial one at a time with the information that I have complied.

I will gladly make corrections, add additional information or make family links to any of my memorials. Click on the "Edit" tab and then click on "Suggest a correction or provide additional information" link on a memorial about anyone I have listed.
Transfer requests will be made within the Findagrave guidelines, for direct relatives within four generations. This would be your siblings, parents, grandparents, great-grandparents, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
Transfer requests: please include your relationship to the person.
With this request, include your Findagrave member number. I happily make all corrections/additions within a few days.

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RE: Herbert Philip Starken # 161994516
Were the couple you sent possibly an aunt and uncle?

There was very little to go on for his parents.

Added by KDQ on May 17, 2016 5:26 PM
RE: DeeEtta Wakeman
Thank you for this information!
Added by Sherbie58 on May 16, 2016 2:44 PM
Herbert Philip Starken # 161994516

You left edits for Herbert Philip Starken advising his parents were Philip Herbert Starken and Emma Thomas Starken.

The Minnesota birth index indicates his parents were George Starken and Kathrine Thomas Starken.

Were the names George and Kate nicknames?

The 1920 Census for George gives his birth state as Wisconsin while Kate was born in Minnesota.

I also didn't find a sister for the Herbert Starken buried in Omaha.

I am missing the 1910 Census for Herbert as well.

When I tried to back track on George and Kathrine I did not find any Census data further back than 1920.

Thanks so much for your help.


Added by KDQ on May 03, 2016 2:57 PM
DeeEtta Wakeman
As I go through the cemetery I add everyone as I go so that they are linked to their family members...either through marriage or parental. I do this because some people won't have surviving family members to make them a Find A Grave page. As I've done my own ancestry I find these links very helpful. I realize she is still alive but Find A Grave fills in unknown if I don't put in a date.

If you are a family member and would still like me to remove DeeEtta please let me know and I will do so immediately.


Added by Sherbie58 on Apr 13, 2016 4:23 PM
cynthia mullens
RE: Hobert and Artie Mae Costello Dodd
You're welcome!

Added by cynthia mullens on Dec 08, 2015 6:20 PM
RE: Sylfest Saby Garthune
My brother-in-law is great-grandson of Endre Herried's brother Amund Herreid (they spelled their last names differently. Saebbe and Saby are the same name. Anna Thormodsdtr Saby was Endre's second wife.
Added by ddjohnsonri on Oct 26, 2015 2:57 PM
Yeller Bumble Bee
RE: Charles Wiltscheck
You're welcome! Please feel free to use the photos in your family tree, etc. Kind regards, YBB
Added by Yeller Bumble Bee on Aug 01, 2015 10:57 AM
RE: Marie Schieffert
Happy to help!
Added by BAB/FNB on Aug 01, 2015 9:47 AM
Mary Bredesen
Margaret towey grave
Could not find any do you have any more information parents or siblings

Added by Mary Bredesen on Jul 03, 2015 12:32 PM
Colleen StaniskeLowry
RE: John C. Gross
Thank you for update-will go to edit tab-stay in touch- Colleen #48672008
Added by Colleen StaniskeLowry on May 24, 2015 7:55 PM
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