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Linda Jenkins Werts (#47016781)
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Bio Photo My interest in genealogy began 64 years ago when I followed my mother's and grandmother's conversations as they traced relationships of their friends and family.

My memorials are family members, then relatives of relatives. My childhood piano teacher and other early settlers, friends of my parents and grandparents were next. Being from a small Nebraska town, this can be quite involved. But interesting. Very interesting.

As a Find A Grave photo volunteer for Lone Fir Pioneer Cemetery, I sometimes stumble - literally - over a neglected or forgotten grave marker. I add information or create memorials for the lives I discover in this way.

Please make additions/corrections through EDIT>Suggest a Correction or Provide Additional Information options on the memorial page
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RE: Corin/Karen Smith Lone Fir
I wondered why - it looks like you put a lot of work into the project. I also wonder why they put Karen on the stone instead of Corin! It is so sad that all three children died so young. There was one more girl Sophia that I will need to locate later. Do you think Karen Smith - died 1990 has a stone?

Added by VDR on Oct 01, 2014 4:17 PM
Corin Smith
I wish Zina would have contacted me instead of bothering you on Corin Smith since I hold the memorial but this is what I discovered. Stone Shows the wrong name - it says Karen when it should be Corin. Corin was the 5-year old daughter of Amanda and John Smith. They are also buried with Oscar Smith died at a little over a year old from whooping cough and brother, Artur Smith, who died the same year as Corin at the age of 7 years.

I have linked all family members.

How is the weather out there - we are in the middle of a rain and thunder storm.

Added by VDR on Oct 01, 2014 2:53 PM
RE: Corin Smith in Lone Fir
Thank you for trying to help! This is indeed a mystery. I'm sorry you went through so much trouble.
Added by Zina on Oct 01, 2014 9:49 AM
RE: Corin Smith
Thank you so much!
Added by Zina on Sep 28, 2014 9:15 PM
RE: Corin Smith in Lone Fir
That does seem possible, but there is a Karen in the burial records, a user named "VDR" added the same photo to the memorial, unless it is the wrong person. It says that Karen Smith died Nov. 30, 1990, while Corin died Aug. 20, 1903. Unless the other user added the the picture to the wrong Karen Smith, I am nearly positive those two couldn't be the same person, as those dates are just so far apart.

There is a Smith family plot nearby the one with John. P, Amanda, etc., but it didn't appear to have any headstones, or if it did, they are covered by earth. I was wondering if Corin could be there, if Corin is indeed a different person from Karen. It is also in Section 31. I was just there today. There are a few other Smiths I was unable to locate in that section, specifically a Charles W. and Chester, perhaps they are in that family plot?

Added by Zina on Sep 28, 2014 8:21 PM
Winter memorial
I have put the correct tombstone picture on the Winter memorial. Thanks for the headsup!

Added by Becky on Sep 23, 2014 2:10 PM
Michael Coyle
Amos photos
Thanks for taking the time to shoot some photos of Anna and Alfred. It is a beautiful cemetery and your photos provided a nice background to where they have been laid to rest. Much appreciated!
Added by Michael Coyle on Sep 22, 2014 11:11 AM
You are welcome!
They warned us on the GOGS site that the references might be quite brief, but I am glad this one was of help to you!
Added by MrsB on Sep 17, 2014 8:44 PM
Gerry Jean
RE: Nellie Loryea
You're quite welcome, Linda!
Added by Gerry Jean on Sep 07, 2014 12:00 AM
Sherrii Williams
Mary Rayburn
Thank you for your time and effort. It is greatly appreciated.
Added by Sherrii Williams on Sep 06, 2014 6:01 AM
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