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Aunt Jan & her sister Brenda (#47661694)
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Bio Photo WOW!! Its great to be a part of this group! I've always loved cemeteries. Not so much as excitement, but seeing the love put into makers, stones, each family could afford. I've felt heartbreak in my wanderings, for the loss of children, mothers in birth, soldiers in war, from cities to ghost towns...I have a tendency to want to visit the cemetery.

I've taken a lot of photos of my own family; spent time weeping at others..I've been known to drive 200 miles to find a grave of a family member. I have a sister and her sons who go with me. If I can help you, I would love to. I live a half mile from the Provo City Cemetery. I am willing to travel for you between mid November through mid April, then again from mid June through August. Those are the times I am home, as I travel with my work. If I can get away with it, I will be posting as I move with my work also..

My name is Brenda. I am Jan's younger sister. I have enjoyed the numerous trips that Jan and I and my boys have gone on to find our ancestors burial spots. I feel like it's an adventure every time we start looking. We began with looking for our ancestors buried here in Provo, Utah and progressed from there looking for more that were within traveling distance. My boys love it when Aunt Jan calls us to tell us it's time for another road trip to find a cemetery. I am looking forward to helping other people located and photograph their acenters burial spots and headstones. I am usually available to search for a grave during the times that Jan is not available. My email address is
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83553299 Clarence E. Erickson
I found some bio info that I believe is for 'your' Clarence E Erickson.

He was once an associate of Douglas Fairbanks, St., and later partnered with Douglas Jr. Erickson helped organize the United Artists movie studio in 1919 and served for years as an executive with the company. He also co-found the Fairbanks Company at Universal-International. Clarence died of a heart attack in Hollywood, CA.
Added by TLS on Mar 02, 2013 3:28 PM
James Moore
RE: Matilda Oliver
I'm glad I was able to help. So many cemeteries stones are partially obstructed over time, removing some grass around them is often necessary to read dates, names and epitaphs, yet so many people are wary to do it.

Best Regards,
Jim Moore
Added by James Moore on Sep 18, 2012 5:52 PM
Bacons @ North Canton Cemetery

You had requests for Hiram & Harlow Bacon at North Canton Cemetery - I had found Hiram a few weeks back and finally found Harlow today. I also found Anna Bacon - listed as wife of Hiram. I'm creating a memorial for her, happy to transfer to you if you'd like!
Added by kal239 on Apr 02, 2012 6:45 PM
Lisa n Keith
RE: Amelia Evans-block4 lot 26

Thank you for letting me know.
Added by Lisa n Keith on Feb 19, 2012 10:49 PM
Libby Talley
RE: Hanna-
Hi Jan,
Hanna isn't my family, I fell in love with her full name when I found her memorial. I just think that her memorial is a bit naked without a photo of her marker.

I'll try to stop the request. There have been times I've stopped the request but it still went on for some reason and that was without a claim. Thank you letting me know.

I'm so sorry about your nephew.

Added by Libby Talley on Feb 18, 2012 2:39 AM
RE: Hiram Head
Yes, I was taking advantage of our unseasonably warm weather to fulfill a couple of requests! I think you also had a request for Hiram's wife. If I recall correctly there may have been a spot next to Hiram with no stone, perhaps it is missing? I'm sure I'll be back there at some point and can have another look. I was with my wandering 3 year old and it was beginning to get cold so we packed it in early!
Added by kal239 on Feb 14, 2012 10:55 AM
Emma Walling
RE: Pettijohn/Hope/Gilliam
It was a great pleasure.
Emma Walling
Added by Emma Walling on Jan 31, 2012 9:14 PM
Cheryl Henry
Lois Brown
I found another grave stone with Lois. The name was Hattie Brown. I took the photo if you know her and want to set up a memorial for her. Cheryl Henry
Added by Cheryl Henry on Jan 31, 2012 12:51 PM
RE: Thomas Mitchell
Hi again - I transferred the records over to you this morning. I'm glad you found him and would like to keep him w/your family! When I was living in AZ and went to the cemeteries, I would take photos of requests received and also any others close by with the hopes that family (however distant) might be looking for them some day. So this worked out perfect and I'm glad his info will be available to any of his relatives.

Enjoy the rest of your weekend - Eileen
Added by EFG on Jan 29, 2012 6:54 AM
Thomas Mitchell
I updated your cousin's record with his parents. If you'd like to keep his record, let me know .... I'd be glad to transfer it over to you!
Added by EFG on Jan 28, 2012 7:29 PM
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