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Pat Shaw (#46621490)
 member for 12 years, 4 months, 19 days
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Bio Photo I want to thank everyone that has helped me and for all the kindness, hard work and effort they have gone to making memorials on FAG. Am always worried I missed thanking someone for their work and their help, so this is THANK YOU TO ALL for the photos, linking updates and any transfers. IT IS ALL VERY APPRECIATED.
I know that I have made so many link edits and requests to updates that in my email I am not able to keep up with all of the thank yous and am truly sorry for that.

I have been researching my family tree for almost 20 yrs now. Direct line and I always seem to chase aunts, uncles, cousins and everyone I can find. It tells you a lot about the people and their life, which is the best part for me.

Some of my main family names are....
Paternal side: Abbott, Pitman, Ritchie, Wilson, Cox, Gann, Yates, Dodd, Hall, Clark, Snead, Newland, McCauley, Bledsoe, Belcher, Oldham, Gentry, Martin, Ferrill, McCauley, Feland

Maternal side: Phelps, Stewart, Hassler, Jett, Banson, Pointer, Aud, Tate, Wheeler, Pratt Vandervort, Halstead, James, Reed, Hornaday, Baily, Short, Pike, Richardson, Overman

Husbands side: Shaw, Roberts, Finnel, Terhune, Wheeler, Morris

Tons more surnames from marriages of siblings, aunts, uncles and cousins. My immediate family started in Missouri from north to mid, south and east parts of the state reached into Kansas in Atchison and Miami counties just to name a few then kept growing! I have over 40,000 people in my tree that covers the whole USA and other countries, some back to the 1500 and 1600's.

Has been an exciting journey and learning experience for me and my family. I love it and wish you all the best in your journey. Thank you.
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Nora Hicks
RE: Mary Catherine Bear
I have several photos of family members in the Bear side and some cemetery pictures. Where can I e-mail them to you?
Added by Nora Hicks on Oct 28, 2016 6:00 AM
re Mt View photo request
It would make photo volunteers job easier if you could call or email the office at Mt View and inquiry where your ancestors are buried and if they have a headstone. If there isn't a marker, all you'd get is a photo of the location of burial. :/
Added by Taweret on Oct 12, 2016 1:42 AM
Donald S Edwards
I have sent a request to edit to have the Michigan memorial made a cenotaph. The cemetery records do not show him buried there. Maybe She thought they'd move him u to be with her, but seems it hasn't happened!
Added by kej on Oct 06, 2016 8:16 AM
kerry kellermeyer
Sarah Margaret Wyatt Thompson
Thanks, I added your suggestion in her Bio.
Sarah is my Great-great-grandmother.
Added by kerry kellermeyer on Oct 04, 2016 6:45 AM
Cheryl Ayres
Re: Donald S Edwards
I believe the other stone in Michigan is most likely a cenotaph (memorial) for Donald, his wife is buried in the Michigan cemetery but he is actually buried in Indiana since she passed 43 years after his death. If he had been removed from the Indiana cemetery & reburied with his wife there would not still be a headstone in the Indiana cemetery.
Added by Cheryl Ayres on Oct 03, 2016 11:28 AM
Phebe Wharton Clymer
Thanks for pointing out the incorrect maiden name. I need to be more careful approving requested changes to my memorials. I hadn't noticed that. Thank you again.

Added by Shelly on Oct 02, 2016 2:33 PM
Henry Plummer, Howard Cemetery, Madison Co, IN
I was unsure of what your suggestion meant. Hiram and Henry are brothers. As far as I know all of the data on both memorials is correct. Thanks
Added by Khoward on Sep 11, 2016 5:16 PM
William Nesbitt
If you can call Resurrection Cemetery 323 887 2024 and get the location for the grave, I will be happy to take a photo next weekend.
Added by Valerie on Jul 03, 2016 3:56 PM
Fay Alford
Hi Pat,

Following up on our conversation regarding the Hasslers. Martha Hassler, daughter of Abraham Hassler, sister of Pleasant Hassler..

You and I have both the same information regarding her from the 1870 Osage County, MO census. But, after that, she disappeared. Hoping a descendant would be somewhere on the world wide web, but I can't locate either of the Raines boys either. How can one woman with two young boys cause so much of a challenge!

Added by Fay Alford on Jun 24, 2016 1:54 PM
Fay Alford
RE: ps: nice to meet you cuz :)
Hello Patty,

Hi Patty,

This is fantastic to meet a cousin from the same lineage. Martha Hassler Hufstedler Raines is my 2nd great grandmother.
James Hufstedler > Martha Hassler

Jacob Hufstelder > Mary Jane West

Frank Hufstedler > Fay Helmig

Geraldine Hufstedler > Leonico Castro

Me... Fay Castro Alford.

I have found the same information as you have regarding Martha..... After the 1870 Census she and the youngest children (Raines ) seem to disappear off the face of the earth. I have looked for Columbus, looked to see if she had remarried, looked for death certificate. I am curious of your comment regarding "Martha I believe she died about 1900 in Osage, MO." Wondering what is making you feeling this way?

I have info complete info on Jacob (since I am from that line) and on William Abraham Hufstedler. Not much on Mary, John or Louis.

Which line are your from ?? So thrilled to connect.

Added by Fay Alford on Jun 19, 2016 7:53 PM
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