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Kathy Stroope Veasey (#47009271)
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I've always been fascinated with grave sites, visited cemeteries, made rubbings, took photos, etc. and must say that find-a-grave is an ideal site.

I've worked on family history projects for over 35 years and will for as long as I can. I'm more than happy to share family history with anyone interested.

The primary names I research are STROOPE, KEA, Pitts, Howton, Trammel, Hopper, Hale, Thetford, CARPER, BARTON, Lyon, Phipps, Griffith, Ellison, Shumate and many allied lines.

When I document a grave site, I try to include some information on the parents, siblings, marriage, etc. hoping this will help someone identify their relative. In some cases, when recording my line, or lines, I've created memorials for as much of the cemetery as I've had access to.

I'm not likely to post obits. I prefer to glean information from any I receive.

I'll be glad to transfer your family member to you. Always remember the FAG # for the memorial page and, of course, your FAG #. PLEASE do not send me a big list of names with no numbers included... thanks

If I have grave site information in error, please contact me so that corrections can be made.

Recent projects include:

--Gig Harbor and Haven of Rest Cemeteries, Gig Harbor, Pierce County, Washington

--JCC Smith Cemetery in Texas

--Knight of Pythias and Sunset Lane Memorial Park, Port Orchard, Kitsap County, Washington

--Lovington and Resthaven Cemeteries, Lovington, Lea County, New Mexico

--Mountain View Memorial Park, Lakewood, Pierce County, Washington

--Mount Calvary Cemetery (Santa Barbara Cemetery) , Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico

--Calvary, Old Pioneer and Tacoma Cemeteries, Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington

--Riverside Cemetery in Vassar, Tuscola County, Michigan

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Robert C. Peurifoy
RE: Dudley Brooks ...
Hello Kathy,
Not sure how much I can help. My relationship with Zechariah Brooks is through his Granddaughter, Lucinda Brooks Bird. He is the Mathernal Grandfather of my 1st cousin 5X's removed.
Most of my information, other than the cemetery survey, came from Donna Yarbrough, author of the book, "It All Began With Moses". That is Moses Yarbrough. The Yarbrough/Yarborough and Peurifoy families intermarried a number of times. I did not follow all the family lines as they were well researched. I am probably related in some fashion to half the people buried in the Butler cemetery.
After I got sick several years ago I let some of my genealogy work go. Just couldn't keep up with it, my mother's Alzheimer's, and then my son's death. I'm only getting back into research through find a grave.
You might be able to find a copy of the Book "It all began with Moses" on the internet, either ebay or Amazon.
Only a small suggestion, but I hope it helps. My email is on my page. It is dedicated to genealogy and cemetery research.
Added by Robert C. Peurifoy on Jun 26, 2016 1:57 PM
Frazers in Calvary, Tacoma
This is family of a friend I'm helping research - you have Henry Arthur Frazer - 96602210, his siblings and parents, but only the name of his wife (Janet Baillie Ritchie) who died in 1959. Expected her to be with him. wondered if you came across her.
Added by CasS on Jun 24, 2016 9:54 PM
Your query:
"Who is the male photo on the page for Mary Jerome Murphy Casey ??" Sep 17, 2013 10:08 AM

Not sure if I answered your inquiry or just went ahead and made a correction. Do you have a relation to the Jeremiah Murphy's? I would love to see the seven brothers linked together on FAGrave...!

Added by CynCon on Jun 20, 2016 8:47 PM
Jean MC
Kathy, how are you descended from a Harrelson...
Added by Jean MC on Jun 20, 2016 6:01 AM
Sandy Smotek
Thetford Family
Hi Kathy,

I have been researching my Thetford line for over 40 years.

King Thetford was my G-G-G-Grandfather - This is as far back as I can go, but I have found more that I would like to prove kinship before I consider it written in stone.

I do know he had a brother, Constant Thetford

The person who was Bondsman for King Thetford and Jane A. Wilson when they got married was Sanford Thetford which leads me to believe Sanford and my King Thetford were related.

I have not been able to connect parents to my King Thetford and his brother, Constant Thetford.

Please send me your email address, and I can discuss this further and hopefully connect more to my Thetford Line.

Added by Sandy Smotek on Jun 15, 2016 7:47 AM
verton Queener
Have sent updated info for Verton Queener, Did you receive the correction?
Added by ValenciaCoNM on Jun 09, 2016 10:30 AM
Marsha Adkison
John Lanfear
Hello-you put in a photo request for John in the Lyman Cemetery located in Lyman, Wyoming but his Find A Grave memorial shows a different cemetery. I photo graphed the Lyman Wyoming Cemetery on Tuesday and I did not find a headstone for John Lafear. Have a good one-Marsha Walker Adkison
Added by Marsha Adkison on Jun 02, 2016 8:10 PM
Joel Shore
Re: Photo request for Mary W. Wolcott (1889)
I just put up photos for this request. It is a rather unusual situation because, although the Mt Hope Interment Records (from which this Find-a-Grave memorial was created) list her name as Mary W. Wolcott, the evidence from the gravestone is that she is really Sarah B. Wolcott. Next to her is buried Mary W. Wolcott who died in 1901 and has a consistent name between the gravestone and the interment records. It is unclear why this mix up occurred, but perhaps it is because Mary Wolcott is the owner of the two graves and they mixed up the owner and the deceased when Sarah B. died.

Added by Joel Shore on May 31, 2016 7:33 AM
Tanner Bailey
Bud Veasey Photo Request
Hello Kathy,

This is Tanner Bailey. I've located I believe where he is buried. I have a picture and would love to talk to you more about it and fulfill the request. Please email me at to further discuss this! Thanks
Added by Tanner Bailey on May 29, 2016 6:26 PM
Tanner Bailey
Bud Veasey Photo Request
Hello Kathy,

This is Tanner Bailey. I've located I believe where he is buried. I have a picture and would love to talk to you more about it and fulfill the request. Please email me at to further discuss this! Thanks
Added by Tanner Bailey on May 29, 2016 6:26 PM
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