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Donna Davenport (#47328997)
 member for 6 years, 4 months, 11 days
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Bio Photo I discovered Find A Grave while doing genealogy research and have been promoting it ever since. I think it is a great way to remember family, friends, classmates, coworkers, and many others that have passed on.
My genealogy blog listed below was a place to record a large amount of material left by an aunt and my grandmother. I also added more current obituaries of people from that area. It is called Butternut Valley Family History. Please find the URL below.



Today we walked where others walked
On a lonely, windswept hill;
Today we talked where other cried
For Loved Ones whose lives are stilled.

Today our hearts were touched
By graves of tiny babies;
Snatched from the arms of loving kin,
In the heartbreak of the ages.

Today we saw where the grandparents lay
In the last sleep of their time;
Lying under the trees and clouds -
Their beds kissed by the sun and wind.

Today we wondered about an unmarked spot;
Who lies beneath this hollowed ground?
Was it a babe, child, young or old?
No indication could be found.

Today we saw where Mom and Dad lay.
We had been here once before
On a day we'd all like to forget,
But will remember forever more.

Today we recorded for kith and kin
The graves of ancestors past;
To be preserved for generations hence,
A record we hope will last.

Cherish it, my friend; preserve it, my friend,
For stones sometimes crumble to dust
And generations of folks yet to come
Will be grateful for your trust.

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Donald Smith obit
I have added the obituary for Donald Smith. Thanks for the info.
Added by Sally on Aug 31, 2016 3:12 PM
RE: Dear Pat,
No problem at all, glad I could help
Added by Pat on Aug 27, 2016 7:18 PM
RE: Hello Pat,
I just sent both obits in separate emails; let me know if you received them
Added by Pat on Aug 27, 2016 6:52 PM
RE: Hello Pat,
Let me log into my computer and send them to you.
Added by Pat on Aug 27, 2016 6:36 PM
RE: Re photo for Corinne Shamey
Do you have access to Genealogy Bank? Her obituary is there, she was born 1/20/38. She married William 7/3/59. They have three kids, Matthew, Timothy and Rebecca. William passed away 2/15 07, he was cremated so no stone.
Added by Pat on Aug 27, 2016 12:23 PM
VanLeuven Duplicate
Thanks for pointing out my duplicate memorial. I have deleted the extra one.

Added by Russ on Aug 23, 2016 2:10 PM
RE: Thank you

Thanks. I was researching his 2nd wife's family and found the information. My Bacons are out of Simsbury, CT and Hales from Massachusetts. I have DNA accounts at both Ancestry and FamilyTree DNA. My ancestry user name is kewilson and I have linked a tree to my DNA account. Let me know if you have any difficulty getting to it.

Keith Wilson
Storrs, CT
Added by kewilson on Aug 23, 2016 1:14 PM
RE: Thanks
Added by KLM on Aug 22, 2016 3:42 PM
Alan A. Johnson
Bio added to memorial.
Added by Jay29 on Aug 13, 2016 4:08 PM
Daisy Hansen Distler
Bio updated on memorial.
Added by Jay29 on Aug 13, 2016 4:06 PM
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