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Elaine A (#47160132)
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Bio Photo Please don't hesitate to suggest corrections, changes or additions! I will gladly transfer any memorials as well ..I would love to have ALL of them claimed by their families!

I believe that the marker is the final word. As an example: if Mr. Smith wanted William Smith on his marker he would have put it there. If he put Billy Smith, I prefer to not change the memorial. I would be happy to add William James Smith in the bio section if such a request is made.

As so many others have posted, using the edit tab to request transfers is soooo much easier. I like easy!

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Amanda K
Hello Elaine, I just spoke to my mom and Mabel was Sam'S daughter from a first marriage and he also had a son William from his first marriage. Harold was my mom'S father.
Added by Amanda K on May 22, 2015 7:18 PM
Amanda K
RE: Alma Doran
Mabel was Alma'S daughter from a first marriage. My cousin was doing research on the Doran family before she passed away 15 years ago. I was actually shocked to find the bio as our family is very small aND there are not many from the Doran family left to fill in the holes. I am new to this site so any help would be appreciated. How do you transfer bios?
Added by Amanda K on May 22, 2015 6:54 PM
Amanda K
Alma Doran
Alma Sundstrom Doran and her husband Sam lived in Foster City, MI, not hardwood. Their family farm was also in Foster City Mi. I know this because I am Alma and Sam's great granddaughter and I own the property that the farm was on. My mother is Diane Doran Erickson, daughter of Harold Doran. The farm was located on Boarding House Hill Road. The property has never been sold to anyone outside the Doran family. I'd like to know if you have any other information on the Doran family.
Thank you,
Amanda Kivi
Added by Amanda K on May 22, 2015 3:05 PM
Richard E. Bartz
Isaac Swanson
You need to add the correct Isaac Swanson to Find A Grave - the one born 1893/1894 -
How do I remove the gravestone photo you added to my Isaac Swanson?
Added by Richard E. Bartz on May 20, 2015 4:44 PM
John W. Van Dyke
Find A Grave Memorial# 124520273
Hi Elaine,

Thanks, so much for the great photos of Eric's markers...
John and Bonnie
Added by John W. Van Dyke on May 11, 2015 5:09 PM
Juhl Photos
Thank you so much for doing the photos of the Juhl
family there in Michigan.
My grandmother was married to John Juhl Jr, but I
have been unable to find him. This was her second
marriage so no children were involved.

Thank you again and many blessings!
Added by RosiePosie on May 07, 2015 9:23 AM
RE: Lakeview
See you've done a lot also.
Great to work together to cover the cemetery.
It's a big job.
Added by cheryl on May 05, 2015 4:35 AM
Stuart Troyer

I corrected the cemetery to West Lawn in Tuscarawas Co. There were so many I must have accidentally picked the wrong one. Thanks for the correction.

Kym :)
Added by Kym☺ on Apr 26, 2015 11:43 PM
David Allen
Father Sanford
I believe that the "Father Sanford" in Fernwood Cemetery, in Gladstone, MI, maybe John Jeremiah Sanford. I found this obituary. The death date is the same as the gravestone, however the birth date does not correspond. Also, I expected that his wife, Avis, would be buried there also. I could be mistaken.
Escanaba Daily Press
August 13, 1922

Funeral services for John Sanford, aged 60, who died at his home at 705
Minnesota avenue Friday night, will be held from the Alice Memorial Methodist
church at 2:30 this afternoon, the Rev. Otto J. Lyon officiating. Interment
will be made at Fernwood cemetery. Mr. Sanford had lived in Gladstone for the
past sixteen years. Death was due to pernicious anemia and the general
infirmities of old age, from which Mr. Sanford had been ailing since January.

Added by David Allen on Apr 01, 2015 1:56 PM
Joe Chester
Walter Edgar @ Lakeview/Escanaba
Thank you very much for the update and helping to better link this family. I have more details to verify, so you'll probably hear from me again.

Regards, Joe
Added by Joe Chester on Mar 30, 2015 11:33 AM
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