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Becky Doan (#46821009)
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Bio Photo Some names of interest in my own family line include Lowther, Thistle, Milne, Henderson, Zirkle, Tedrow, Briix, and Blythe, my great-grandparents' names. My husband's family names include Doan, Corder, Dokken, Tangen, Goff, Allen and Peterson. Please send corrections/ updates; I want things to be accurate.

My grandmother, Wanda Zirkle Jilka, and great-aunt, Veda Zirkle Vickery, compiled a book commonly referred to as "The Red Book," "Zirkle Branches 1725-1978, Yesteryears and Yesterdays." There are several copies for sale if anyone is interested. It mainly outlines the history of two Zirkle/Zerkel branches which left VA, went to OH, then settled in Richland, Shawnee Co, KS.

"Life is not separate from death. It only looks that way." Blackfoot Quote

"A Visit to the Gravesite"

Dear Ancestor,
Your Tombstone stands among the rest,
Neglected and alone.
The name and dates are chiseled here,
On polished marbled stone.
It reaches out to all who care,
Though it is too late to mourn.

You did not know that I exist,
You died and I was born.
Yet each of us are cells of you,
In flesh and blood and bone.
Our blood contracts and beats a pulse
Entirely not our own.

Dear Ancestor, the place you filled
One hundred years ago,
I wonder if you could have known,
Would spread among the ones you left
In all the seeds you've sown.
I wonder how you lived and loved?
I wonder if you ever knew?
That someday I would find you in this spot,
And come to visit you?

Walter Butler Palmer
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Dick Gates
RE: Doan/Doane via Titus
Thanks for the helpful and timely response. Dick
Added by Dick Gates on Mar 31, 2015 2:20 PM
Dick Gates
Doan and Doane again
I have a mission for you, if you accept. There are several multiple memorials at Hillside Cemetery, including some of yours. For example, D. D. Doan and Daniel Donald Doane.
Hillside Cemetery Find A Grave Memorial# 84076873 and 35050573.

I hope you can help clean up the records.

Thanks, Dick Gates
Added by Dick Gates on Mar 30, 2015 8:00 PM
Dick Gates
Doan/Doane via Titus PS
Actually, your husband is the distant cousin of my wife. Dick
Added by Dick Gates on Mar 30, 2015 7:40 PM
Dick Gates
Doan/Doane via Titus
You are a distant cousin of my wife, Nancy Titus, b. 1940. I see you manage the memorial for Amos B. Doane, b. 1863. He is the 5th great grandson of Edmond Titus, the common ancestor with my wife.

I wanted to ask if Doane changed to Doan on a specific date, or did some keep it one way and others change it?

If you do not know the Titus connection, just ask. I am Dick Gates, b. 1937 and my email is gatesrh@aol.com. Cheers and thanks for your efforts, Dick (my find a grave # is 47453266)
Added by Dick Gates on Mar 30, 2015 7:39 PM
Mary Ann Loss
RE: Fort Leavenworth
Hi there, Have you been able to find any on the Fort Larned transfers yet? Thanks, MA
Added by Mary Ann Loss on Mar 16, 2015 3:44 PM
Ann M
Oscar F Pearcy
I think your memorial may be a duplicate for my memorial for my great grand uncle, Oscar F. Pearcy. His memorial number is 8060306. Everything matches except the death date which I believe you got from a book. I am sure my date is correct since it is listed on his grave marker and also in a family Bible as March 10, 1890. My Oscar F Pearcy is buried in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery in Bentley, Sedgwick County, Kansas.

If you agree that your memorial is a duplicate, I thought you might want to correct your information or remove the duplicate memorial.

Thank you.

Ann M.
Added by Ann M on Mar 14, 2015 8:19 AM
Jennifer Wilt
Sarah Jane Ash Kelley
Thank you for the information on Sarah Jane Ash Kelley (memorial# 110533521). I've added your suggestion and linked her to her parents. If she is a family member and you would like to manage her memorial, please just let me know.

Thanks again,
Jennifer Wilt
Added by Jennifer Wilt on Mar 13, 2015 9:24 AM
Mary Ann Loss
RE: Fort Leavenworth
These are the names I have so far that you added to Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery: William Davis, James Hatchett, William Kosson, George Laner, Francis M. Lynn, Richard Nevelle, John F. North, James O'Brian, Jasper Pierey, Jacob Poltoff. Thanks, MA
Added by Mary Ann Loss on Mar 12, 2015 1:26 PM
Mary Ann Loss
RE: Fort Leavenworth
Thanks. I can give you some of the names if that will help. MA
Added by Mary Ann Loss on Mar 12, 2015 12:16 PM
Mary Ann Loss
Fort Leavenworth
Hi Becky, I noticed that you've added several memorials to the Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery and I'm wondering if you could share the source document with me. They were soldiers originally buried at Fort Larned. Any information you could provide would be helpful. Thanks as we try to tidy up this virtual cemetery. Mary Ann
Added by Mary Ann Loss on Mar 12, 2015 12:10 PM
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