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Donna (VanArsdall) Hoffman (#47278693)
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Bio Photo I was introduced to Find a Grave about 2000 by a cousin. Together we tried to add as many members of our family as we possibly could. It wasn't long before my cousin became the subject of his own memorial page. Eventually, I realized that there was more I could do than just search for my own family. So, I began trying to add photos whenever I could. Recently I became involved in a cemetery project in my area. A friend and I began searching through the hills, bushes and briers for long abandoned cemeteries, adding what we find to Find a Grave.
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Ms. N.E.
RE: Morris VanArsdall
This where I got the information. I already put in the plot information under edits.

I have relatives buried there and happen to come across his name.

Added by Ms. N.E. on Jan 08, 2016 11:30 AM
Stephensons Chapel Cem
No, I'm sorry I didn't create it.
Added by Bunnygirl on Dec 12, 2015 1:19 PM
Marjorie Trolinger Baskins
Curtis grave stone
Thank you for posting the pix. I appreciate the help. I noticed in the bottom one it is laying face down. Was it fixed before the other pix, or is it lying face down now, or do you know?
Added by Marjorie Trolinger Baskin... on Nov 23, 2015 1:05 PM
Robert Stites
RE: Mary Ellen (Morris) Switzer
It's on the caption I included with the photo:

Mary Ellen Morris Switzer with her two eldest children: Martin Luther Switzer (1879-1923) and Josephine Beatrice Switzer (1877-1912).
Added by Robert Stites on Nov 15, 2015 4:17 PM
Robert Stites
RE: Mary Ellen (Morris) Switzer
Hi Donna,

Mary Ellen (Morris) Switzer is my great-great-grandmother. She and Benjamin Switzer's eldest child, Josephine Beatrice Switzer, is my great-grandmother.

The photo was in a box of New genealogy (Josephine married John New) that my mother (Helen Klipsch Stites) had before her passing. I have the original hard, cardboard-like photograph. On the back it says:

The Blue Grass Photograph and Copying Co.
Main Street
Georgetown, KY
E. H. Boden, Manager

My mother had written the names on the back as well. She also included where Josephine married John New and Luther married Mattie Mitchell.

Hope that helps answer your question. :-)

Bob Stites
Added by Robert Stites on Nov 15, 2015 12:49 PM
Gone Gravin ★
RE: 'Jake' Nooe
No. I just stumbled across it. Thanks for following up on it!
Added by Gone Gravin ★ on Nov 14, 2015 7:53 PM
Gone Gravin ★
RE: 'Jake' Nooe
Hi Donna. Yes I think it says "Our Darling' on top. I believe the rest says:

Jake Bishop
Beloved Son Of
JB & Bell Nooe
July 30, 1866
Mar 22 1886
Added by Gone Gravin ★ on Nov 14, 2015 7:45 PM
Mindy Maines Kannianen
Uwriah Ravenscraft
Hi, Donna. I haven't been able to get back down to Rocky Springs Cemetery to look for this headstone that you photographed. Would you mind if I use the one you posted on F.A.G. on my Ancestry page? I will give you credit for the photo. I'd appreciate it. Thanks.
Added by Mindy Maines Kannianen on Oct 08, 2015 7:15 PM
Diane L. Webb
RE: David F. Mefford
I found a biography on his son Dr. Walter T. Mefford that gave a lot of information.
Diane Webb
Added by Diane L. Webb on Oct 03, 2015 12:55 AM
Diane L. Webb
David F. Mefford
Thank you, Donna for the transfer. I just found
Dr. Walter T. Mefford biography in "Kansas City and Jackson County, Missouri Biographical Record, 1896
s/o David F. Mefford and "Pasty" Martha Samuels.
Diane Webb
Added by Diane L. Webb on Oct 02, 2015 10:24 AM
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