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John Mairs (#47388386)
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Bio Photo Hi,
I am searching for the Mairs / Mears / Meares line, from The Scots- Irish in Ulster, Ireland to Steubenville, OH, and Browning area of Missouri.
I live in S.W. Michigan and frequently travel the back roads of West Michigan, Southern Indiana, and Southern Ohio.
My favorite cemeteries to explore are the small, somewhat forgotten cemeteries, well off the beaten trail.
The large cemeteries that require maps, and lots of research.. not my strong suit.
If there is anything I can do for someone, please ask.
Also, If I have made any mistakes please let me know and I will do my best to correct them.
Happy Hunting.
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William Stark
RE: Stephen Gorell Memorial #29542141
Thanks for the information. I'll pass on the information about the copperheads.
Added by William Stark on Sep 11, 2015 7:19 PM
William Stark
Stephen Gorell Memorial #29542141
John: Can you send the street address of the cemetery where Stephen Gorrell is buried?
Added by William Stark on Sep 10, 2015 9:50 AM
Kenny C. Fossitt
Ira Adkins, #22511000
Hi John,
I can send you the below document
if you'd like.

Kenny
Added by Kenny C. Fossitt on Dec 25, 2014 8:39 AM
Kenny C. Fossitt
Ira Adkins, #22511000
Ira Luther Adkins was the son of:
Roland Adkins and Mary J Stephens

Kentucky Birth Index:
Name: Ira L Adkins
Date of Birth: 15 May 1920
Birth Place: Floyd County, Kentucky, USA
Mother's name: Mary Stephens
Volume Number: 49
Certificate Number: 24030
Volume Year: 1920


APPLICATION FOR HEADSTONE or MARKER
QMC FORM 646 ...*note: replaced FORM 623
Adkins, Ira Luther
*Induction Date: 20 December 1943
*Reported for A.D. 10 January 1944
*Discharge Date: 05 December 1946 (Honorable)
Service no. 35-778-407
STATE: KENTUCKY ...*note: changed from Maryland
Grade: Private (over) ...*note: see back
MEDALS: BRONZE STAR MEDAL
BRANCH: Co F 506th Pchte Inf Reg (INF)
Date of Birth: MAY 15, 1919 ...*note: incorrect
Date of Death: APRIL 4, 1955
Emblem: Christian
Type Required: FLAT GRANITE MARKER

APPLICANT: Mrs. Margaret Adkins, Parma, Michigan
April 7th 1955

*on back of document:
"Name Bourne on records as Adkins, Ira
Reported for A.D. 10 Jan 1944
Highest Grade Held - PFC - while serving with same
organization"
Added by Kenny C. Fossitt on Dec 25, 2014 8:25 AM
D DeWitt
the other ben mairs
I changed the memorial to reflect what you are thinking but left a link to Ben Mears/Mairs in the text.

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=29312996

thanks cousin!

Don
Added by D DeWitt on Oct 01, 2014 6:11 AM
D DeWitt
Dr Benjamin Mairs progress
Hi john

Some progress

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=29312996

Any thoughts?

Don
Added by D DeWitt on Jul 02, 2014 10:10 AM
Robin
George Gillett
Hi John, I finally updated the photo you sent for me back in October and just wanted to thank you for your time, it is appreciated. Sorry it took so long.

Robin
Added by Robin on Feb 04, 2014 8:46 AM
SB
Thank you
Thank you so much for responding to my request for a picture for the gravesite of Eunice Patterson. I appreciate you taking your time to do this act of kindness.
Added by SB on Nov 04, 2013 2:06 PM
Lora Treadwell
RE: Polly Temple French
I have 1896...thanks for catching that....also changed her husband Thomas A. French to 1878. I will try and contact the person that posted for Thomas to link Thomas and Polly. Nice job.
Added by Lora Treadwell on Nov 02, 2013 5:33 PM
Bushong Weiss
Clarissa Woods
Thank you
Fraya
Added by Bushong Weiss on Nov 02, 2013 4:31 PM
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