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Marcia Lynne vonGunden (#47059326)
 member for 7 years, 8 months, 22 days
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Bio Photo My researching of family began, after the birth of my grandson Max in 1997, when my daughter-in-law gave me a version of Family Tree Maker. As a child I always loved mysteries. I read my mother's Ellery Queen novels, watched Perry Mason episodes and my favorite board game was Clue. I always thought how much fun it would be to work as a detective. I guess, in my own way, I do.

I firmly believe that our ancestors deserve more than just dates on their memorials. It is because of that philosophy that I try to add as much of the information that is available to me. Thank you for either your help or your understanding when I fall short.

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It is for that reason that I have stopped making transfers for right now. I have been backtracking my postings to make corrections or add information.
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The surnames I am searching and recording;
from my paternal side are:
Gibson, Keller, Miller, Ploehs, Reed, Walkinshaw
from my maternal side, they are:
Beamer, Cunningham, Nelson, Peterson, Park, Parke, Parks, Perrell, Snow and Wiseman

On my husband's tree there are the following:
Mutscher, Oldendorf, vonGunden

The surname originated from 'von Gunten,' i.e. from the village of Gunten on Lake Thun in Kanton Bern, Switzerland. Hans von Gunten appeared in 1703 and 1704.

For those who wonder...
Why the number of memorials managed is higher than the number of memorials created?
This is due to some generous F*A*G contributors who decided to transfer some of their memorials to myself and others.
Thank you...
I feel honored to be one of the recipients entrusted to care for these postings.

"The measure of a woman's character is not what she gets from her ancestors, but what she leaves her descendants."

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RE: Transfers & thank yous X3
Holy smokes, Maria. You are the relationship queen! Nice job on the Reedy family! <3
Added by h2ocello on Jun 22, 2016 7:18 PM
RE: Merge
It has bee awhile since I wrote this note and do not have the numbers of both memorials. Whichever one results should be the most accurate and complete.If the one least developed cannot be merged or illiminated both memorial should be listed on each individual memorial. I am not a find a grave die hard, dont know the rules, just did not want any confusion over others locating my an estor.
Thanks, Donna
Added by Donna on Jun 19, 2016 9:29 PM
Added by FRANCES LUNYOU on Jun 18, 2016 12:30 PM
Gina Reardon-Gaddis
Leah Minnich
Transfer is complete. I am now just getting to my e-mails and playing catch up. Was moving from NC to FL, when your request was sent. Have a wonderful week.
Added by Gina Reardon-Gaddis on Jun 13, 2016 3:18 PM
RE: WOW, Transfers & thank yous X3
My pleasure! My ultimate goal for every memorial I create is to transfer it to friend or family of that person! If I can do anything for you at Greenwood, I will be happy to do so.
Added by Merf on Jun 13, 2016 11:15 AM
Peggy Bargen Duey
Annie Genevra Walkinshaw
I am not related to the Walkinshaw family but there are relatives still in Nuckolls County and will retain her memorial for when a closer relative asks for a transfer. I will gladly add info if you have documentation.
Added by Peggy Bargen Duey on Jun 11, 2016 8:44 PM
RE: Transfers & thank yous X2
Hi Marcia: Glad I was able to transfer more of your family members to you. I spend many hours walking cemeteries documenting graves in hopes that loved ones will find their ancestors. Glad I could be of help to you again. Chris
Added by macso on Jun 11, 2016 5:08 PM
Alexander Walton
Thank you. I did not add the links they came in as an edit and I assumed they were correct. I am trusting you are correct and have removed them. Respectfully, James
Added by Romper90069 on Jun 06, 2016 7:37 PM
Esther Johnson
Thank you,
Added by Esther Johnson on Jun 03, 2016 3:55 PM
Esther Johnson
Mr. Arvil Monroe Brendle, age 97 of Dobson, NC, went home to his Savior on Thursday, June 2, 2016. He was born April 15, 1919 in Surry County to the late William Rufus Brendle and Laura "Ada" White Brendle. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Fairy Victoria Hutson Brendle, son and daughter-in-law Jay and Lana Brendle. He was also preceded by his sister, Callie Mae Brendle Poindexter and his brothers, James Kerney Brendle and Carly Eugene Brendle. Mr. Brendle had retired from Chatham Manufacturing, Brendle's Department Store, as well as Northwestern Bank, and was the eldest living member of Dobson First Baptist Church.

Mr. Brendle is survived by a son, Ivey Grey Brendle; grandchildren, Gina Brendle Kim, Jayme Brendle Holt, and Neil and Carrie Brendle; great grandchildren, Morrison Brendle, Erin Brendle, Ava Brendle, Andrew Brendle and Charlotte Brendle.
Visitation will be Sunday, June 5, 2016 from 2-4 PM at Dobson First Baptist Church. The service will follow with Rev. Cory Honeycutt officiating and interment will be in Fairview Baptist Church Cemetery.

Online condolences may be made at

Added by Esther Johnson on Jun 03, 2016 2:19 PM
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