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Joanne Scobee Morgan (#46991706)
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I became interested in genealogy back in 1960 when my paternal grandmother passed away in
Greencastle, Sullivan Co., MO., where my dad was born and raised, and we were going through her attic. We found this large portrait of, what ended up being, my gr gr grandfather. My mother did much research at the library before the internet and wrote a lot of letters by hand.
I spent many happy weekends in Sullivan, Putnam and Adair counties, visiting cousins. Now they are all gone but 1, my father is deceased, my mother died of Alzheimers in June, 2012 and didn't know me for years before that. I miss all the conversations with them all so much and have thought of so many questions I wish I had asked when I had the chance.
I live in Kansas City, MO and in my spare time, I am either inputting graves or going to cemeteries and writing down the information there so I can work on findagrave. I want everyone to be remembered, no one left behind. I try hard to connect family members so they can be together again, as in life. Isn't that a weird thing? I have no life.
"The goal at Find A Grave should not be to manage all of your family members. If you have information to add, you should suggest it to the current manager and they should make the changes."
~Jim Tipton, creator of Find A Grave.
I've never requested a transfer of my own grandparents, and the one who has it is no relation to them. I don't HAVE to have them in my "posession".
In fairness to those who may have closer ties to a memorial, please read the Transfer Guidelines prior to requesting a transfer. You do not need to "manage" every memorial that is part of your family tree. Remember that this site is for locating burials, not building a tree. There are other websites that are more suited for that purpose. I will be happy to make any links and corrections. PLEASE use the SAC feature ("Edit" tab). Please feel free to add photos where appropriate, as you do not need to manage the memorial to add photos.

Please consider using the "virtual cemetery" feature on this site to keep track of relations.


How do I enter all married names for a woman's memorial when she was married more than once?
The 'last name' is the name that is on the headstone. Include other married names as part of the biography section. The 'maiden name' is only for her maiden name.
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Marylin DeYoung
H. D. Veldhuizen
You have a pretty complete bio for H. D. so I will not add anything more. Thank you for the information. Too bad about his death and son, Marion's. I would like permission to use some of your information when I put the bio on for his wife, Elizabeth.
Thank you,
Marylin DeYoung
Added by Marylin DeYoung on Jan 23, 2017 10:36 AM
Marylin DeYoung
H. D. Veldhuizen
Thank you for agreeing to post a bio for H. D. You have his name as Hendricus. Since I am having problems finding much info about him, I wondered where you got this name and the other information you have on his site. His wife Elizabeth is my husband's ancestor, but not much shows up for H. D. Thanks for any information you can give me to upgrade my family tree. I will send you a bio when I get something together.
Marylin DeYoung
Added by Marylin DeYoung on Jan 21, 2017 1:03 PM
Rev. John Scobee
Good morning Joanne. Received your message re F.A.G. memorial for John Scobee buried at Scobee cemetery. Our information is from records at the Ralls County Historical Society - a Scobee genealogy which lists him as being buried at the "Scobee farm cemetery at the home place near Florida, MO". A family member's correspondence was apparently used for the source - it indicated he moved to MO in 1837 & "settled on a farm 4 miles east of Florida". That puts the location right on the border between Ralls & Monroe Counties. Folks at the RCHS are researching this right now & will more than likely go to the cemetery when the weather is nicer. Please contact me direct at email
Added by rallsgirl on Jan 19, 2017 9:16 AM
Dana Pereau
Find A Grave Memorial# 154015101
According to the Funeral receipt just discovered, Joseph Grazier is not buried at Ashland Cememtery. Have you photographed a gravestone there? The funeral receipt indicates he is buried at Mt Olivet, where his wife and many other family members are buried. Any thoughts? Warm regards, Dana
Added by Dana Pereau on Jan 18, 2017 10:30 AM
RE: 7258684
Ah, Polly Fowler on the right standing behind John Hensley her husband, she would have been the link to the indian blood. She didn't show up in my DNA because her sister-in-law, Annis Hensley Lane, was my 3rd great grandmother, no blood to Polly, but John's sister. Polly is the story passed down through the family.

Her and John were raised brother and sister after settlers to the area, at first arrival, found a quickly deserted indian encampment with the infant who would come to be known as Polly forgotten in the haste. This is the story I was told by my grandmother, (now gone 35 years), many times while at her kitchen table. She was dark complexion, brown eyes with big ears and straight hair. Somehow lending to my confusion over the certain indian blood in my DNA.
Added by GBern.O on Jan 15, 2017 8:42 AM
RE: 7258684
who are the 4 people in the photo? The Indian that one on the right Polly Anne Fowler Hensley?

I did the DNA ancestry test last year and was so disappointed to find -zero- native american blood running through my veins. What the wha! So will have to kick out a few family stories that have been passed down.
Added by GBern.O on Jan 13, 2017 12:38 PM
RE: Mary Casberry 158830172
Thank you very much. I believe I fixed it and I welcome any help.
Added by Deann on Jan 10, 2017 9:48 AM
gladys everhart hamilton thompson 42583587 west
Thanks for the suggestions. I removed two of her married names and left the one she had when she passed as she was married to the third husband for the longest and raised his children also. I also linked her third husband.
Added by Nay on Jan 09, 2017 9:48 PM
Either the 3 husbands couldn't get them in order so put them on the bio. Or one with parents but ended up being in laws. Karen
Added by zoey on Jan 09, 2017 7:24 PM
Jesse Young
#175104512 is not listed in the Oak View censes. There is another Jesse Young dates different 3-11-1782 5-7-1856. Also shows him being buried in 1882 something is wrong. Karen
Added by zoey on Jan 08, 2017 7:25 PM
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