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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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Connie Nisinger
Peter Doan
Cemetery records state that Peter Doan was 32 years old at the time of his death.
Added by Connie Nisinger on Jan 25, 2015 2:04 PM
Mayflower Pilgrim 332
Mary C. Jones # 55147137
Becky, Please check the parents I have added to this site. From tombstone photo, it appears Mary C. Jones is in plot with this William Jones. Richard.
Added by Mayflower Pilgrim 332 on Jan 22, 2015 2:21 PM
Susanna Martin Haynes
Hello Becky - I am looking for verified documentation that Susannah was the daughter of Ephraim Martin s/o John Martin. Could you share your source information for her Find A Grave entry with me? Thanks
Added by MRhea on Jan 20, 2015 10:42 AM
Martin Weybright
Alvira Ault
The photo is not mine so I can't transfer it. You can ask Find A Grave to merge the two memorials which will keep all pictures and flowers.
Added by Martin Weybright on Jan 08, 2015 10:20 AM
Andrea Rosenquist
Betty and Claud Fitzgerald
Could you please connect Betty and Claud Fitzgerald as husband and wife. Claud was Betty's second husband.
Added by Andrea Rosenquist on Jan 04, 2015 7:32 AM
Cynthia Cleaver
Daniel Doan
I wanted to let you know the facts you wrote about my Great Great Grand Father Daniel Doan were not entirely true. With all due respect I was wondering where you derived your information? I had the great honor of knowing my Great Grand Father, Daniel and Eliza's son, Leon Doan and his daughter my Grand Mother Leonore Cleaver. Again, I would love to find out where you derived your facts. I am open to discussing this with you!

-Cynthia Cleaver
Added by Cynthia Cleaver on Dec 06, 2014 10:03 PM
Zoe Tom
See Memorial #: 119286319
I think you will be excited about this one.
I was. I think maybe she died giving birth to a baby girl, who also carried her name.


Added by Zoe Tom on Dec 06, 2014 8:28 AM
Nancy Harrington
I noticed that you submitted the grave stone of Charles Russell Doane and the cemetery for Lyle Doane. They are my Uncles. Are you related somehow? Their brother George Abraham Doane is also buried in the Virginia, Minnesota Greenwood cemetery Nancy Harrington
Added by Nancy Harrington on Dec 05, 2014 12:45 PM
Leta Harrell
Ralph Quakenbush

The obituary is Ralph Quakenbush, formerly of District 88 southwest of Olpe, died in Iowa City, Iowa. Sorry for the type-o. Leta
Added by Leta Harrell on Dec 03, 2014 8:16 PM
RE: Shuck Family
I am convinced we all are too!! Have a wonderful Christmas. Lisa
Added by Lisa on Dec 02, 2014 3:22 PM
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