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Tom B (#46532325)
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Bio Photo I've been doing genealogy since 1976. This has been a fun hobby looking up my ancestors and finding out who and where they are buried. It shows me what stock I come from my heritage.

Plus this is a great source for finding others in my tree to fill in the gap of blanks in my family history.

I use this as a training place for helping others trying to find their ancestors to learn where they come from and who they may be related to.

Researching surnames on Boelling, Gardner,
Ungry, Wert, McLaughlin, Gustin, Brinkmann, Black,
Henry and others.

Been known to be a Gravestone whisperer.
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Deniza A Harper Vance
Your memorial 123328552 created 1/31/2014 is a duplicate of 755510933 created 6/26/2011. Please delete or I will ask findagrave to delete.
Added by Kathy on Feb 07, 2016 9:03 AM
Emma Jane Gilmore
My mistake - Emma Jane Gilmore was one of Melissa Vance Gilmore's son's wives - therefore she was Melissa's daughter-in-law, not her sister, nor Wilson's daughter! His daughter is Emma B. Marcellus 154021449 as proven by the newspaper's obituary on her memorial. Please correct.
Added by Kathy on Feb 06, 2016 6:16 PM
Emma Jane Vance Gilmore
Ah ha, I knew you added another child of the Vance's. There are 12 kids listed for my great, great grandparents and they only had 11.
Emma Jane Vance Gilmore memorial 13612915 says she is the wife of William Wilson Gilmore 80668579. His memorial says he is the son of Melissa Ann Vance Gilmore 42590080. Her memorial states she is the daughter of Wilson Vance 42355424 and Mary Vance 42355496. Therefore Emma Jane Vance IS NOT the daughter of Wilson and Mary Vance; she is their granddaughter. I cannot believe the pages I am going to have to reprint after corrects all these mistakes before I can even consider sending this binder to my aunt. I can't even start my two cousins' binders until this crap is corrected.
Kathy Vance Leonard
Added by Kathy on Feb 06, 2016 2:03 PM
Henry Wilson Vance
and Infant Wilson wasn't a Henry - look his headstone. You're not a Vance - leave my relatives alone.
Added by Kathy on Feb 06, 2016 1:13 PM
Susan Ruhama Vance
In fact here is the correct info on Emma B. Vance Marcellus - Memorial: 154021449 and her husband. I've asked findagrave to make the corrections since I know you wont.
Added by Kathy on Feb 06, 2016 1:12 PM
Susan Ruhama Vance Webb and Susan Emma Marcellus
You've got another one wrong in my ancestry. Wilson and Mary Vance had one daughter named Susan. That was Susan Ruhama Vance Webb. There was no Susan Emma Marcellus. Per the Drummer Township Cemetery Burials, Ford County, IL Emma's name was Emma B. Marcellus married to Albert J. Marcellus - please correct as this person has now posted to all of Wilson and Mary's descendants.
Added by Kathy on Feb 06, 2016 12:52 PM
Vauna Snyder Stahl
John Vance
I checked findagrave and find a John Vance with dates close to yours buried not in Johnson Cemetery but with a memorial already in Old Leroy Cemetery in Leroy. That is in the area so it is more than likely possible. He and his wife have tombstone there.
Added by Vauna Snyder Stahl on Feb 06, 2016 6:18 AM
Vauna Snyder Stahl
Vance graves - Johnson cemetery
Two of us walked all of Johnson cemetery last fall. We intend to go again sometime in the spring, as it is not near. However, we walked all the cemetery and added all tombstones found. Have you checked any death records to make sure this family is buried in this cemetery?
Added by Vauna Snyder Stahl on Feb 06, 2016 6:11 AM
RE: Isaac Langford
Cemetery staff has advised that Isaac Langford 1888-1956 is not interred at Claquato. The only Isaac Langford in the State Archives was born in 1890 and died in 1973. His last residence was in Spokane, WA.
Added by mshunter on Jan 13, 2016 4:55 PM
RE: William McLaughlin photo request
Cemetery staff has advised that William McLaughlin is not interred at Claquato. His obituary states that he had been a resident of Longview, WA for 13 years prior to his death and that his funeral service would be held in Longview. If you can find out which mortuary did his service, they should be able to tell you where he is interred or if he was cremated.
Added by mshunter on Jan 13, 2016 4:45 PM
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