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Jan Rader (#46820725)
 member for 8 years, 11 months, 8 days
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Bio Photo This was my dog and best buddy, Ralph. He crossed the bridge in November 2009 at the age of 16-1/2 years. Besides being his "mom," mom to two humans and grandma to seven little ones, and mom to three scampering cats (Shelby Foote, The Artful Dodger and Shadow) and another dog (Ivy), I recently received my master's in history (emphasis on 19th century America) at Kent State University. My late husband Dave and I have also always had a fondness for family history and cemeteries. My wish is that every person could find all the graves of their ancestors easily (and wouldn't it be great if they were all marked?), and I think Find A Grave is an excellent way to accomplish this. I also have a special fondness for the out of the way, abandoned, and/or hidden cemetery - makes us wonder how these people were so forgotten. And I feel strongly that ALL veterans need to be remembered, and I find it quite sad when we locate a veteran buried with no stone.

Please feel free to copy any photos I've taken. And please don't hesitate to forward new information to me on any of my memorials and of course, if you are a descendant, I'll be happy to transfer any memorials to you!
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RE: Re: Find A Grave Correction: Effie Shaw
Ok. I thought that I did. Thank you.
Added by NArnes on Dec 19, 2014 1:08 AM
Carol Roberts
Raymond L Base
Hello Jan,

I was interested in your photo of the headstones for Raymond and Erma Base. My father was Raymond Huber Base and was from Cleveland Ohio. I know very little about his family history and was so surprised to see this photo. Would you be able to tell me some information about them in general. I have been searching for years for something. I'm just amazed to see this. I'm not sure if this is part of my Dad's family or not. Base is not that common of a name. Any information you could provide would be wonderful. I hope to hear from you soon. Thank you.

Added by Carol Roberts on Nov 21, 2014 6:48 AM
Abram Starcher
His parents #'s are Jacob Starcher #6169002 and Anna Staats Starcher #6170127
Added by LLO on Nov 15, 2014 3:52 PM
Jenny E.
RE: Geo. Hussey photo request
Hi Jan,
You're welcome!
Added by Jenny E. on Nov 04, 2014 6:15 AM
RE: Jim Butcher's Gravestone - Sunset Memory Gardens
Absolutely! Glad to help.
Added by flashbeagle on Nov 03, 2014 6:30 PM
RE: Graves of Hannah Hussey and Sophia Hussey Baker
You're so welcome. It's always disappointing when graves are unmarked. I often wonder if that was their preference or was money an issue? Another mystery. Take care.

Added by NLColes on Aug 28, 2014 11:20 AM
Jenny E.
Geo. Hussey photo request
Hi Jan,
I was at Spring Grove Cemetery this week and I searched in Section 73 Lot 97. The lot report says there are 4 burials in this lot _ Caroline, Edith, Geo B. and another Geo B. Hussey. I was unable to find ANY markers in this lot.
Jenny E.
Added by Jenny E. on Aug 10, 2014 6:35 AM
Phillip & Catharine Roads
Thank you for the transfer of these memorials. Quite often I find that only with the help of volunteers, as you are, families are now able to clear up the burial records of their ancestors. Several generations later we are now being able to link family members together through Find A Grave.

Bless our volunteers...
Added by Patsy1945 on Jun 26, 2014 9:56 AM
Patricia (Patti) Joy Berndsen Jacko
RE: Anna Brown
That's usually what I do. We 're plowing thru all of this, trying to straighten the mess out.

It isn't guaranteed that you will find the record you want. I've added dups myself and then I find the authogravr record. The searches in Find A Grave aren 't always thorough either.

We keep trying.
Added by Patricia (Patti) Joy Bern... on Mar 31, 2014 11:36 AM
Patricia (Patti) Joy Berndsen Jacko
Anna Brown
you are creating duplicates.

Anna Brown Find A Grave Memorial# 124319267 yours
Anna Brown Find A Grave Memorial# 78898913 autogravr

deaths or interments that occurred prior to October 23, 2011 are most likely already added.

I will delete the autogravr record as yours is more complete but please be on the look out for records already added.

thanks so much.
Added by Patricia (Patti) Joy Bern... on Mar 30, 2014 6:36 PM
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