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Karen Mattson-Yeoman (#46783224)
 member for 10 years, 10 months, 27 days
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Bio Photo **PLEASE Note**
If you are requesting an edit or a transfer and I am not related, I will gladly do so, however, you must go to the memorial page and click on suggest/edit and request from there. I cannot hunt down the memorial and then hunt down your member number. I have had 2 requests that I cannot fulfill, since the person has their messages disabled and did not give me the wanted memorial numbers.
You have my permission to copy ANY of my photos for your genealogical and personal use.
I totally enjoy sharing :)
***Why Find-A-Grave***
I do this mainly for genealogy purposes and to dedicate memorials to the ones who have been lost. The information is of PUBLIC record, often found in newspapers, court reords or cemetery records or first hand knowledge from generation family members. This information and memorial will be put in by someone eventually, if not by me. If I have listed a family member of yours and is not related to me and you wish a transfer, please request the transfer by clicking the edit/suggestion button to the right of the memorial. I will transfer the memorial to you and if you wish removal, then you, yourself, may go through the removal process, as it has become difficult to remove them, per Find-A-Grave's new system. Even when a duplicate is made, the removal of the duplication now has to have a reason for it and get an approval before it will be automatically removed by the service. I apologize for the inconvenience this causes, but I am not the one who makes the rules & have no control over the process.****

I am Karen and I have, so far, traced my heritage to the year 1029, Flamsted, England, to my 26th great grandfather, Ralph De Toni and Isabel Montford.
I am a grandmother of 15, married for 33 years to my best friend. We both enjoy genealogy.
Interested in names in Pennsylvania, Chester, Berks, Bucks, Delaware, Montgomery, Lancaster & Chester Counties. They are:
Mattson, Yeoman, Ogden, Smith, Peterson, Baldwin, Fling, Bowen, East, Gring, Hoopes, Copes, Copeland, Irwin, Hoopes, Seeley/Seely, Rodgers/Rogers, Davis, Trimble, Taylor, Thompson, Matlack, Garnett, Garrett, Townsley, Townsend, Whiteman, Woodward & Leary.

In Cecil County, Maryland:
Peterson, Price, Campbell, Mattson

In Georgia, Alabama and Tennessee areas:
Copes, Copeland, Garrett, Smith, Rooks, Teal, Taylor, Darracott, Heathcott, Reed/Reid, Yeoman, Klutts, Kinsey/Kinzey/Kimsey/Kincey, Whitmire, Whitehead/Whitted/Whited, Baird, Boyd, Robinson, Reed/Reid.

"There is no king who has not had a slave among his ancestors, and no slave who has not had a king among his." - Helen Keller

"A family carries each other, some are more broken than others." - Michael Caine - 'Around the Bend' - 2004

"Let no one, by abuse nor by words, snuff our your inner light....Let it shine, so that others might see the reflection."
Karen Mattson-Yeoman~October 1989

"Life is a journey. We can't control where it starts or where it ends. We can only control how we live and that makes us who we are." - Morgan Freeman -'Moll Flanders'

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Gina Reardon-Gaddis
Charles I Kennedy
Hi Karen! As far as I can remember and looking at my photographs, Charles was in the same area as the other Kennedys. So, it is a good chance this one belongs to you.
Added by Gina Reardon-Gaddis on Feb 08, 2016 12:13 PM
Misty Sposato
Wrong Parent
The father listed on Allen Candler Reed - Memorial # 17994715 is incorrect. You can tell because the lister father's name is different and the dates don't make since.

His father is Perino Griffith Reed - he is also buried in that same cemetary in Georgia - Poplar Springs Baptist Church.

Allen Candler Reed is my great-grandfather and Perino is my great-great grandfather. I would change this but it says I have to contact you to make the change. Please correct this information.

Thank you,
Misty Reed Sposato
Added by Misty Sposato on Oct 21, 2015 7:15 AM
Dan Oh
Anna E. Wood

Obit added. You left flowers here.
Added by Dan Oh on Oct 16, 2015 1:28 AM
RE: re: # 140993559 Merle KINZEY -d 1971
Hi, transferred memorial. Best wishes, Caral
Added by Caral on Oct 14, 2015 2:47 PM
Carol's Genealogy Stuff
Virginia Mae Buffington Buffington
Hello. I appreciate these edits as well. ;-) ~~Carol
Added by Carol's Genealogy Stuff on Sep 22, 2015 9:30 PM
Carol's Genealogy Stuff
Mary Evaline Randolph Buffington
I appreciate the updates. Thanks. ~~Carol
Added by Carol's Genealogy Stuff on Mar 08, 2015 1:40 PM
re: # 140993559 Merle KINZEY -d 1971
In reading old newspapers for my own families, came upon Merle's obit, w/a WELSH surname within... have added to memorial# 140993559 -- if part of your family (KINZEYs), I'll gladly transfer
Added by Caral on Jan 07, 2015 1:25 AM
Charlotte Palmer
RE: Johnnie Mae Palmer

Thank you for making the correction.

Added by Charlotte Palmer on Nov 12, 2014 5:54 AM
Carol's Genealogy Stuff
Helen Buffington
Thanks for adding the parent links to Helen's memorial page. I put a wrong memorial number for her father, and have sent in the correction. I apologize for the error and thank you in advance for the correction. ~~Carol
Added by Carol's Genealogy Stuff on Nov 06, 2014 8:29 AM
Ernest and Suzy Bowles
Jimmy Reeves
I hope you do not mind that I transferred Jimmy Reeves to you. I read your message and felt you should be managing the memorial.
Added by Ernest and Suzy Bowles on Nov 03, 2014 3:32 PM
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