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LeAnn Childs (#47029761)
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Hi,
We grew up visiting cemeteries in the 60's & 70's with our dad (Ralph Jones). We would go to them while on vacation. We had many picnics in cemeteries. I have passed this along to my children!
After my father died, I "inherited" all of his genealogy records and have been putting them on the computer. He researched: Crissey, Merz, Love, Langworthy, Burchard,Warre, Scofield, Lyon, Butterfield, Dodson, Walker, Moore, Jones, Peterson, Anderson, Lundahl - to name a few. He loved helping people solve a mystery. He would really have enjoyed this.
I have added my husbands family to my on going research: Childs, Wilcox, Scofield - to name a few.
I enjoy taking photos and like the "Scavenger Hunt" as I walk through the cemetery to look for the tombstones. I recently introduced one of my nieces to taking photos in cemeteries and searching for graves. As a photographer, she may have gotten the bug to do find-a-grave :) She became facinated with the art work and shadows as well as the names! I hope to take my other nieces and nephews with me to get the next generation to care about cemeteries.

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CryptoGram
RE: Crissey photos
Hi, LeAnn ~ guess the Crisseys went unfound for so long because they were thought to be in wrong cemetery, but glad to have been able to visit them for you finally!
Added by CryptoGram on Aug 04, 2016 3:19 PM
Harry Miller
Frederich & Minnie Wicks
Thank you. As it turns out I have worked most of the day today on that couple and their offspring. They are not family of mine, but as a senior citizen, I meet daily with others at the mall and the late husband of one, was family. Thanks again.
Added by Harry Miller on Apr 27, 2016 6:18 PM
Aleshia Brewer
Thank you
Thank you!
Added by Aleshia Brewer on Apr 24, 2016 7:44 PM
Marie and Bruce Newell
Eldred and Jackson photos
Hi LeAnn,
Thanks so much for fulfilling our photo requests. Your time and effort are greatly appreciated. We respectfully request permission to use the photos in our online tree with credit. They will make great additions.

Marie and Bruce Newell
#47582814
Added by Marie and Bruce Newell on Mar 19, 2016 6:53 AM
D. Falkenberg
Eunice Jones
Thank you
Added by D. Falkenberg on Mar 18, 2016 4:18 PM
Neal
Rev. J. B. Jud gravestone photo
LeAnn,
Thanks for uploading a photo of Rev. J.B. Jud's gravestone! I really appreciate it!

Neal
Added by Neal on Mar 03, 2016 8:15 PM
Jo Peterson
Neill Pictures
Thanks alot for taking the pictures. My husband is related to the most of the Cosgroves/Crosgroves/Crossgroves, Mateers, Guilds and Taylors in Westfield Cemetery and some in Union Cemetery. Christine and Hugh's daughter was married to the nephew of my husband's 3rd great-grandfather John Cosgrove (1808-1890). My husband's middle name is Mateer.

Added by Jo Peterson on Mar 03, 2016 6:41 PM
Virginia D
RE: Louis Hequembourg #15744763
LeAnn:
How very kind of you to post a photo of the above memorial and taking the time to inform me. Have a wonderful New Year!
Virginia D.
Added by Virginia D on Jan 03, 2016 6:01 AM
Sharon
RE: Shirley Kerr
Transfer done with additions.
Added by Sharon on Jan 01, 2016 9:51 PM
John & Dolores Chase
William Russell
Thank you very much for your time and effort in doing this photo request. J&D
Added by John & Dolores Chase on Aug 16, 2015 3:46 PM
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