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Tom Black (#47092164)
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Bio Photo Inspired by the work done by her great grandfather, Silas Wm. Blizzard (fag #40386458), while writing a history of his family, my mother, Eleanor Clara Blizzard Black (fag#36676318) began her own research. She continued until the early 1980's when arthritis and osteoporosis made the work too difficult for her. I had always found the subject interesting but did nothing with it until after inheriting mother's numerous notes. I began my own search to learn more about my ancestors and those of my wife about ten years ago but did so on a limited basis until more recently. Find A Grave has proved to be a wonderful tool! I've "met" so many people here who have been so helpful to me. As I've visited cemeteries and researched names, I've found many of our relatives. I've also created memorials for many other people I've found along the way in the hope that what I've done may be helpful to others who are searching for their ancestors. If I've entered information incorrectly, I apologize; please let me know and I'll make corrections. If you find ancestors of yours among the memorials I've created and would like for me to transfer them to you, let me know. If neither my wife nor I is related, I'll be happy to make the transfer.
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Billie {Wolfe} King
RE: Douglas pictures
Your are welcome to use any photos; how are you related to Carin "Carrie" Wenona Beale Douglas?
Added by Billie {Wolfe} King on Jul 18, 2016 4:42 PM
RE: Ida May Shamp
You're welcome!

Have a great day!
Added by PuddinTain on Jun 16, 2016 4:31 PM
Rhonda Nelson
re: Killmers
Hi Tom,

Thanks so much for the speedy transfer of Kilmer/Killmer memorials to me! (I feel the same as you, if I am not related, that memorials should be with interested relatives who will add info on them.) It is much appreciated.
Added by Rhonda Nelson on Jun 07, 2016 12:50 PM
Rhonda Nelson
re: John Killmer #67897804
Hi Tom,

Another member alerted me that I had made a duplicate of J. Killmer's memorial and that we should merge the two. Since you created it earlier, I deleted mine. John Killmer was the brother of my GGG grandfather, Issac Kilmer. I was wondering if you are not related if you would please tranfer his memorial to me? I had all the siblings linked to their parents, Jonathan and Susanna in Pennsylvania.Jonathan's memorial is 31769491.
Added by Rhonda Nelson on Jun 07, 2016 11:02 AM
Tritt Girl
RE: William Schoener Phillips & Crystal Ernestine Gehrig
Great to "meet" another cousin! Thanks for replying. :)
Added by Tritt Girl on Apr 04, 2016 7:59 PM
Tritt Girl
William Schoener Phillips & Crystal Ernestine Gehrig
Hi Tom,

I saw on Ancestry that you have my grandparents on your tree. I am curious how you are related to them.

Thank you,
Added by Tritt Girl on Apr 02, 2016 7:24 PM
gerald whitton
RE: Catharine Zegafuse
Thanks Tom: I found another record which listed the correct information so I am sure her record is now correct. Thanks for your quick reply. I appreciate
the effort you made to provide the information.
Added by gerald whitton on Feb 02, 2016 11:42 PM
gerald whitton
Catharine Zegafuse
I believe that her grave stone was pulled from a pile of broken grave stones and put together with another
person stone. I know of no other Zegafuse that dau
of R, & A.R. exist. Michael Zegafuse was the first
Zegafuse in Miami County, Indiana. 1870 census does
not list Catharine. Catharine is listed as a child of Peter Zegafuse a son of Michael in the 1870 census
Her age is listed as one year of age. No other
Zegafuse families reside in Miami County other than
Michael's children. Catharine does not show up in the 1980 census. Michael Zegafuse her grandfather is also buried in the same cemetery. I would like to add her parents to her record. My mother was the daughter of Francis zegafuse who was born December 6,
1881 to Peter Zegafuse.
Added by gerald whitton on Feb 02, 2016 2:50 PM
Tess Theis
RE: Elizabeth Whitlow Deweese
Thanks so very much for looking into it. Happy New Year!
Added by Tess Theis on Jan 04, 2016 12:22 PM
Charlotte R. Smith
RE: Hello
I am actually only related via marriage, Thomas and Susannah's grandson, Thomas Mortimer Helm (b. 1898) married my grandfather's sister, Grace Naomi Smith. Their son, Earl Robert Helm (b. 1919) is my 1st cousin, 1x removed.
Added by Charlotte R. Smith on Dec 11, 2015 7:23 PM
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