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Audrey DeCamp Hoffman (#46783896)
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Bio Photo I am now a ninety one year old mother, grandmother, gr-grandmother, and recently a gr-gr-grandmother. On my 80th birthday my grandkids were ask to share what they remember about grandma. Because I realized they didn't know much about their ancestors, I decided to write down what I remembered of the stories that were told to me as I was growing up. That lead me to contact the Sequoia Genealogical Society.

Volunteers taught me how to find more than 100 years of local family history from the Tulare City Libraries Genealogical Collection.

One volunteer, a retired school teacher taught me, fourth grade style, how to search the Internet on the computer. That year my daughter and grand children gave me a computer for Christmas, and I was off and flying and now I added Find a Grave to my activities.

Seen on another contributor's profile. I couldn't agree more.

We are the chosen. In each family, there is one who seems called to find the ancestors. To put flesh on their bones and make them live again, to tell the family story and to feel that somehow they know and approve. Doing genealogy is not a cold gathering of facts, but instead, breathing life into all who have gone before. We are the storytellers of the tribe.

When you visit one of my memorials please leave a flower. I appreciate it when you say what relation, if any, to a person.

Because of my age I would like to transfer some of my memorials. For many of them, I am not a direct descendant, and I prefer to transfer to direct descendants. There are a few occasions where I will make an exception. I will not make any transfers unless you leave a flower and a note.

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Burton Porter
Chief Richard Fields Jr. #61974741
Thank you for posting a photo...he is my 6th Great-Grand Uncle. His sister Susan Patsy Fields-Manis/Maness is my 6th Great-Grandmother.

Added by Burton Porter on Feb 28, 2015 12:10 AM
Burton Porter
Chief Richard Fields Jr.
Added by Burton Porter on Feb 28, 2015 12:08 AM
dhansen
Mitchell
Thank you for transferring the memorials for Benjamin and Della Mitchell, my grandmother's grandparents. I am thrilled with the bio you wrote and will take good care of both memorials. Kind Regards, Dena
Added by dhansen on Feb 20, 2015 10:43 AM
Larry Walker
Bio for Newton Kitira "Curtis" Henson
Hey Audrey, I have been researching the Henry Henson/Hester Walker family, and find their son Newton Curtis Henson bio that you wrote has some information that should be double checked. Another Ancestry.com member had listed the mother of Newton and his siblings as Margaret Hesteranne "Hester" Fain. There is no documentation for that name, and all other documents point to Hester Walker Henson as their mother. Just thought you would like to know.
Thanks for all your good work.
Larry Walker
Added by Larry Walker on Feb 19, 2015 3:35 PM
Cyndi
Ernest Abbey
Do you have documentation showing his full name? , if not I will leave his name as it appears on the headstone. (# 40283022)
Regards,
Cyndi
Added by Cyndi on Feb 18, 2015 7:23 AM
Susy Flaming
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You are most welcome.
Added by Susy Flaming on Feb 07, 2015 10:37 PM
Kerry Moser
Chester Knott
oops! looks like I had a huge brain lapse this morning and forgot that someone had already sent me info on Chester...
Added by Kerry Moser on Feb 06, 2015 8:12 AM
Kerry Moser
Josephine Matheny Copenhaver
Thank you so much for the info on Josephine. Do you have any info on her son, Chester Knott? I haven't been able to find much of anything. I am not related. He lived in Colton and my family is there.
Added by Kerry Moser on Feb 06, 2015 8:09 AM
Alton Christie
Bessie I. Woods 1906-1988
Hi. Do you know the relationship of Bessie I. Woods Find A Grave# 75360394 that is buried on the left side of William Leslie Woods, who has his first wife, Gracie (Cobb) Woods buried on his right side if you are facing the headstones in the Courtney Cemetery in Hawkins County, Tennessee. Was Bessie possibly a second wife after Gracie died in 1952? Any help or thoughts are appreciated. You can contact me directly at colcicolonel@aol.com. God Bless. Alton
Added by Alton Christie on Feb 04, 2015 6:36 PM
Susan Barbara
RE: Dixie Dix Courtway 139161619
Hi Audrey,
Perhaps when you phone the 1-800-204-3131 number for Forest Lawn Glendale you will be able to get a plot location to add to the memorial.

All the best,
Susan Barbara
Added by Susan Barbara on Jan 28, 2015 2:44 PM
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