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Gary S Collins (#47022063)
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Bio Photo I am especially interested in graves and photos of descendants of three ancestors of mine: (1) Dr. Richard Collins (1725-1808), an immigrant in the 1750's from Ulster, Ireland who settled in Port Republic, Atlantic County, New Jersey; (2) Rev. Richard Furman (1755-1825), of South Carolina, a founder of Furman University, many of whose descendants drifted westward from South Carolina to Louisiana and Texas; and (3) Johann Friedrich Mueller 3rd (1826-1903), an immigrant in 1854 from the Rheinland-Pfalz who settled in Scranton, PA.

Links to a large ancestry file as well as documents and photos can be found at the website below.

As time is available, I can take photos of graves in the region between Spokane and Pullman, WA.
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Joseph Collins (1775-1850... (13)
Richard Collins (1725-180... (33)
Richard Furman (1755-1825... (37)
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Elizabeth Endicott
Hi Gary,

Would you please transfer the name Elizabeth Endicott 35100788 to my name.

Thank you,

Wayne
Added by Purz on Feb 14, 2014 1:28 PM
Cheryl Moore
Carey Craw
I have edited the information on Carey Crawford buried in the Mosco, ID cemetery. Thank you for bringing this to my attention.
Added by Cheryl Moore on Oct 04, 2013 9:57 AM
LV Reynolds
RE: Elizabeth Caldwell (Smithson)
Hi Gary. Just click on the "Edit" next to "Family Links" in her bio and put his number where it says "Spouse". LV
Added by LV Reynolds on Sep 26, 2013 7:13 AM
Mark Maxwell
Collins Cemetery
I have a week of vacation. Maybe I can get those Collins Cemetery photos to you soon. Wish I had the time to clean it out a little, but I have a problem with cleaning out the serpentine creek at Peace Pilgrim Park first so the park doesn't become a lake!!!

MARK
Added by Mark Maxwell on Aug 03, 2008 8:44 PM
David Hill
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Gary,

I do have a higher resoloution photo, will just have to find it. Will send to you asap.
Added by David Hill on Jul 09, 2008 7:53 AM
Diana Morse
Lennie (Rothwell) Vollmer Lynd:
Dear Mr. and Mrs. Collins: My daughter Melinda Morse has called me today and told me about your trip to the Greenwood Cemetary in Palouse, WA to take pictures of the Vollmer family burial plot. I can not thank you enough for your generosity. My name is Diana (Nelson) Morse and I live near Rathdrum, ID. The last time I was to visit Aunt Lennie's grave was the memorial day before my mother (Lennie's niece) passed away in 1994. She took me there to show me where Aunt Lennie was buried next to her first husband known to me as "Short" Vollmer. I didn't know him since he passed away before I was born. My mother was very disturbed when she discovered that she did not have a tombstone. Aunt Lennie was my grandmother's sister. Melinda and I plan to get her one in the near future. Lennie and John Vollmer had one child a son (Robert Vollmer) who has since passed away.
This is very comforting to us that you have provided these wonderful pictures of her grave and the Vollmer family plot. Thank you again, Diana (Nelson) Morse, Lennie's great-niece
Added by Diana Morse on Jul 07, 2008 8:11 PM
Melinda Morse, R.N.
Vollmer Graves - Greenwood Cemetery, Palouse, WA
Dear Mr. and Mrs. Collins:

I just found out that you created Memorials and took Grave Marker Photo's of all the Vollmer's in the Greenwood Cemetery, Palouse, WA. I just wrote my Mother and told her, she probably knows who they are all. Thank You So Much for Both of Your Time and Effort in helping to Honor the Vollmer Family, we can't Thank You enough!

Sincerely,

Melinda K. Morse
Great Niece of Lennie Rothwell Vollmer Lynd
Added by Melinda Morse, R.N. on Jul 06, 2008 4:11 AM
Melinda Morse, R.N.
Photo's of Lennie Rothwell Vollmer Lynd's Grave
Dear Mr. and Mrs. Collins:

I want to Thank You so Much for the unbelievable photo's you took of my Aunt Lennie's unmarked Grave, the surrounding area and Vollmer Plot and the beautiful Views from Greenwood Cemetery, Palouse, WA. These Photo's mean so much to My Family and I in honoring our Aunt and Great Aunt, Lennie Rothwell Vollmer Lynd. We are hoping to have a new Grave Marker placed for our Aunt and Great Aunt in the near future.

We Thank You and Your Wife for helping us honor this very special lady.

Sincerely,

Melinda K. Morse
Great Niece
Added by Melinda Morse, R.N. on Jul 06, 2008 3:47 AM
 

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