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Janet LaMotte (#46988542)
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Bio Photo I am retired and enjoy working on genealogy as a hobby. I have a masters degree from the University of Oklahoma and I'm using my research skills to hunt down my ancestors. is a terrific web site.
My ancestors include but are not limited to:
Allison, Campbell, Morris, Johnson, Holdsworth, Baird, Kirkpatrick, Phillippi, Worley, Sweeney, Vaught, Watson, Dale, Wheeler, Hoyt, Newman

I make an effort to connect husbands, wives and families using obituaries and census records.

As many of you know, I have spent hours taking photos in the Rose Hill Burial Park in Oklahoma City in order to create memorials. I also do research in the Oklahoma Historical Society Library for some of my memorials.

Member: Oklahoma Historical Society, National Trust for Historic Preservation, Civil War Trust, Friends of Mt Vernon, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, National Women's History Museum, Pulaski Co KY Historical Society, Cornerstone Genealogical Society (PA), Morrow Co OH Genealogical Society, Osborne Co KS Historical Society.

Use the "Suggest a Correction" feature on the appropriate memorial to submit information or any requests. I follow the Find-A-Grave guidelines regarding the transfer of memorials. Any transfer requests should only be for direct relatives within four generations. This would be siblings, parents, grandparents, great-grandparents, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

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Gone Gravin ♥
RE: Margaret Phillippi
Great! Thank you!
Added by Gone Gravin ♥ on May 29, 2015 6:33 PM
Charley Smith
Thank you again. I just found my paternal grandfather's photo thanks to you.
God bless you for the work you've done.
Added by kay on May 29, 2015 2:56 AM
Thomas Charles Wood
Thank you so much for posting the photo for my great grandfather, Thomas Charles Wood, a WWII soldier. My great grandmother (his widow) Alberta Wood died June 11, 1990 in OKC but I can't find any information on her whatsoever. She was born August 15th, 1897. Any information you can find on her would be greatly appreciated.

Again, thanks for posting TC's gravesite pic. I'm truly thankful since I live in Washington State and have never seen it in person.

Added by kay on May 29, 2015 2:31 AM
James Brent
RE: Barbara V. Lovelock Brown
I do not know anything, other than he died around 1984 and was several years older than she was.
Added by James Brent on May 27, 2015 8:24 AM
James Brent
Barbara V. Lovelock Brown
I am writing to tell you Barbara Victoria Lovelock Brown, a resident of Lafollette in Campbell County, TN, died on May 3, 2015. A memorial service was held at St. Francis Episcopal Church, Norris, TN, on Saturday, May 23, 2015. She had been a member of the church for several years.
The link for her father's memorial is # 75879411. Her mother's memorial is # 75879699.
She was married in 1960 to Capt. J.H. "Brownie" Brown of American Airlines, who she met while working as a stewardess there (since 1952). He predeceased in 1984 and there were no children.
She had lived in Campbell County, TN, since her retirement.
I am a 'find a grave' contributor and was acquainted with Mrs. Brown through the church, where I serve as an organist. In fact I played at her memorial service. It's my understanding that after cremation her remains would be interred where her parents are in Oklahoma. I am hopeful this information is helpful.
James Brent (LPJim)
Oak Ridge, TN
Added by James Brent on May 25, 2015 5:30 PM
Janet de la Peņa
RE: James Newell reference
That's OK. No changes are necessary, as I am just copying others from the internet. You and I share mutual ancestors.
Added by Janet de la Peņa on May 25, 2015 1:21 PM
Phil & Donna Whitaker
Find A Grave Memorial# 16521426
George Thomas Shepherd

Thanks for the information.
Would you please remove the census information from the flower section. I have place it in the bio section. I saw in the FAQ section that we are not to use the flower section for any kind of bio information.

"Biographical information and obituaries are not to be included in a virtual flower."

Thanks for all you do.
Added by Phil & Donna Whitaker on May 25, 2015 11:05 AM
Michael Stanley Klimczak
RE: John T. Young
You're welcome!
Added by Michael Stanley Klimczak on May 24, 2015 2:37 PM
Barb Kimmel
RE: Harry Mason Thompson Jr.
Thanks so much for your effort. Hopefully, you will have better luck than I did. It still amazes me that you are actually in Oklahoma City and I had just called them one day this week.

I have relatives in Little Sandusky Cemetery near Upper Sandusky, Ohio (about a half hour from where we live) so we were there and wanted to try to fulfill some of the requests that we could find. Tuesday we are traveling to Columbus and are planning to visit 2 cemeteries that day.

Have a good holiday weekend.

Thanks again,
Added by Barb Kimmel on May 23, 2015 1:08 PM
Mike Casey
Resurrection: SHINN
Thanks for all the Shinn updates, including the latest for Lorena.
Added by Mike Casey on May 22, 2015 8:55 PM
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