|Vicky Wiemer Tracy (#46944421)|
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NOTE: ANY and ALL photos taken by me and posted on these pages with my contributor name(Vicky Wiemer Tracy) are yours to use for personal family trees or other personal use. They are not allowed to be sold or be part of a fee paid to access this web site by any person or entity (including Ancestry.com who may, at some point, decide to make Find a Grave a paid site). |
I am an avid family history buff and love to research. Cemeteries are such a great source for expanding family knowledge and family ties. I am delighted to be able to help anyone looking for family buried in the York and Hall County Nebraska and surrounding areas.
And for those of you who have visited my memorials and left flowers, your kindness is appreciated. I especially thank you for your thoughts about my granddaughter Michala. She is buried so far away, and I am so glad to have this place online to honor her memory. Thank you for caring.
I have added memorials for many persons who are not related to me. If you would like me to transfer these to you, please let me know. I am also willing to forward any pictures I have taken. I keep them for about a year.
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|Chuck Munn||Fannie Foster|
Vicky - thanks for the news article. I have posted it on the memorial.
So incredibly sad...
|Homeward Bound||Hill Family @ Rose Hill Cemetery|
Please also check out Memorial # 115899328 (his wife), # 147569963 (his son), and # 147595065 (his daughter). Headstone photos posted
|lewis and still looking||RE: Also|
Please feel free to use it you are very welcome
|Alberta Knotts||Emery Leon Patrick-Grantsville Cem.|
Thank you for kind words about photo. Love the way Find A Grave can connect all of us in our endeavors. By pooling information we are able to get a more complete picture. Thank you again. Alberta
Thank you very much for the photo for Keith Houderscheldt.
Added by ebj on Jul 25, 2015 8:04 PM
|Diane ||Phyllis Goc|
Thank you for taking the time for the memorial photo for Phyllis. I appreciate it very much!
Added by Diane on Jun 14, 2015 8:00 PM
|Patty C||RE: Glen Hershel Pursley|
Yes you may use my gravestone photo.
Added by Patty C on Mar 13, 2015 10:00 PM
|Joe Chester||Slawson @ Palo Cemetery / Thayer|
Thank you very much for the updates and helping to better connect this family. VRegards, Joe
|Parairiewinddancer||RE: Thank you for the photo|
Your are sincerely welcome. It is my pleasure to do this for you and the other members of Find A Grave.
It really wasn't a problem. My husband and I select a few cemeteries to do when we work(home based business. If they are along our route, we stop. Having said that I am glad that you got to go there in person and get all the photographs you needed. Going in person is more meaningful.
|Deanann Steinman||Find A Grave Memorial# 51924011 for Howard Proud|
While searching my family roots, I came across the following article regarding the death of Howard Proud. I thought it might be of some assistance to his family in their research. I am no relation to Howard Proud but found this excerpt from the Clay County Texas Genealogy website. I have included the web address below. I hope this may be of some help to someone.
Kindly, Deanann Steinman F.A.G. member #(#47077367)
Wichita Weekly Times (Wichita Falls, Texas) > 1907 > June > 21
PLUNGE IN THE TANK
Has Fatal Results for Howard Proud
WAS SEIZED WITH CRAMPS
Victim Sank and Came to Surface Several Times Within a Few Feet of His Companions
Electra Tex. - June 17, Yesterday afternoon, Howard Proud and eight other young men went to a small tank, on the Bear farm, about five miles north of this place, to take a refreshing plunge. Young Proud was the first to enter the water and he swam only about fifteen or twenty feet when he sank. He came to the surface and sank again. This was repeated seven times and he sank to rise no more.
His companions thought at first he was diving and were not alarmed. Later they thought there must be something wrong, but only one of them could swim at all and he was afraid to attempt to rescue his friend. About two hours later other help was secured and his body was recovered.
The fact that each time young Proud came to the surface, he was exactly in the same position, with his hands slightly raised, leads to the supposition that he must have been cramping. This is also confirmed by the fact that he was unable to speak and call for help.
The body was taken to the home of George Proud, the boy's father, where funeral arrangements are being made. The deceased was about 21 years of age and came from Aurora Nebraska last February.
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