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Donna L. Autrey (#46907480)
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Bio Photo Hello, Families Can Be Together Forever.
I have been researching my ancestry since 1960 so have seen a lot of advances in research, which makes me a Senior Citizen. I work at the Family History Center in Redding, California and so enjoy helping others find their long lost ancestors. I love knowing about there history which makes them come alive. I find this site very fulfilling and appreciate the hard work many are doing to take photos of these grave markers and submitting information about them. Families Can Be Together Forever.
Some of my research includes:
Ball, Noe, Armstrong, Reavis and Renfro ancestry on my Fathers side.
Krogh, Nielsen, Rasmussen, Jensen and Petersen, ancestry on my mothers side....Husbands side Father, Autrey,Colvin,Crosby,Feaster, Petrie,Hardwicks: Mother: Foster, Angel, Tooley, Boyde, Hardwick, Montgomery.
Please contact me. My Family History Web Page for Family History is below:

Redding, California
PS. If you need a photo in Redding or or that area of northern California let me know.
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Adam Gibbons
James R. BALL
Hello! I'm a history teacher, and I live in Geneva, just north of Batavia, in Kane County, Illinois. I think that if you look carefully at James R. BALL's gravestone, you will agree that he died in 1858, not 1857. Not a huge deal, but wanted to be aware of the discrepancy. You can even make out the curve in the final "8" if you look carefully at the photo on Find-a-Grave. I can go to the cemetery and try to get a photo when the light is right, if you're still "on the fence." I am not related to this family, but have done some research on an historic house in Batavia once owned by Alvin BALL, James' son.


Adam D. Gibbons
Added by Adam Gibbons on Jun 14, 2015 8:33 PM
Kat Carter
Rasmus Nielsen
Thanks, Happy New Year
My family is from Rasmus Nielsen and Louise W. Rasmussen Nielsen.
Which are you from?
Added by Kat Carter on Dec 31, 2014 11:05 AM
Kathleen Montrees
Photo Use
Hello Donna...I am interested in the use of your photo of the Lawncrest Memorial Park pillar to post on my family Find A Grave memorials, that is if you allow me to do so. Warm regards, Kathy
Added by Kathleen Montrees on Dec 07, 2013 12:44 AM
Kat Carter
LoneyAlonzo Nielsen 52387820
Hi Donna, I was happy to sponsor Loney's memorial as he is my Great Grandfather. I do appreciate you creating the memorial and sharing your photos. Would you please consider allowing me to manage his memorial. It would mean alot to me. Thanks Kat
Added by Kat Carter on Sep 13, 2013 9:40 AM
frances Johnson
Samuel Hartzell & tressie Hartzell
Hi Sam & Tressie are my parents. I would like to write a bio for them. I am new at this and just learning. Thanks Frances
Added by frances Johnson on Aug 16, 2012 10:48 PM
Debra Polly
Ball ancestor "AWOL" question
Hey, I guess Elizabeth was NOT married. I'd still like to know who the father (Mr. Unknown Ball) was of Jane (my paternal gr gr grandmother). Elizabeth was my gr gr gr grandma...I had it wrong in the other post...
Added by Debra Polly on Jul 13, 2012 11:28 AM
Debra Polly
Ball ancestor "AWOL" question
Hey, wondered if you would know who the husband is of my paternal great great grandmother Elizabeth Martha Ball Ball 82246734. Even her gravestone inscription doesn't say. She was born a Ball through George Ball I and Elizabeth Tunnell and married an Unknown Mr. Ball. They had a daughter (my paternal great grandmother) named Jane. Any ideas who the mystery man could be???? You are the best expert I've found yet on Ball ancestry. I love your web sites btw, Can't wait to delve into them! ;D
Added by Debra Polly on Jul 13, 2012 11:24 AM
Debra Polly
RE: Sarah Sally Renfro Armstong
You are very welcome! I love it when teamwork happens on here because it helps every generation find the missing pieces and links the past together! ;D
Added by Debra Polly on Jul 13, 2012 11:11 AM
Judy Montero
Distant Relative
Hi Donna,
I am Hertha(Hattie)Sophia Rasmussen's Great Granddaughter. I had decided to google Louisa W. Rasmussen Nielsen and found so much information. Would love to add any information you might need regarading Hattie's Daugher, Ada Johnson and her family.
Judy Montero's email:
Added by Judy Montero on Mar 26, 2012 10:51 PM
RE: p.s. Hartman Cemetery
Yes. And I'm embarrassed that information is posted on my county website, because of all the errors. I'll ask the webmaster to instead link to the Find A Grave site for Hartman Cemetery, once all the corrections have been made and the three lists merged into one cemetery. Thank you for your assistance in correcting things, and please check back in a few weeks when hopefully everything will have neatly fallen into place.
Right now I'm kind of wishing that I never set foot in that cemetery ... but, when the pain of setting it right is over, I'll be glad I did.
Added by Alice on May 15, 2011 6:29 PM
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