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Joann (#46889231)
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Bio Photo I am trying to find out any information on my Dad's side of my family. The last names I am researching are Chamberlain, Dreiser, Dickerson and Dies.

I am also researching my Mom's side of my family. The last names are Bozages and Voses or Vasos (sp?)(Greek surnames). If anyone has any information on these surnames...please contact me.

I live in California with my husband and 2 of our 3 children. Our daughter is married and lives with her husband in San Jose, CA. I can take photos in the Modesto, California area.

If you would like any of the memorials of the people I have listed on Find A Grave transferred to you...please let me know and I will be more than happy to do that for you.

If I have made any errors, please let me know and I will correct them.
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john haines
RE: Sarah Maria Schnepp Dreiser
Hi Joann,
I copied the German form as used by her children in remembering her genealogy. Which is correct sort of depends on family choices.

Added by john haines on Aug 17, 2014 4:47 PM
Thank you
Dear Joann,
Hope that this finds you doing well. Sorry this has taken me so long to get this to you. Thank you so very much for the visits to my Daddy. You are so very sweet. Take care and God bless.
Added by Laura on Aug 12, 2014 12:29 PM
Hemingstein III
RE: A Dies
Both memorials for the name "Dies" came from a cemetery list of burials for this cemetery found on the internet. I can not verify the accuracy of the dates. It appears that A. Dies was the husband of Alice Dies since they are buried together and born about the same time frame. Wish I could be of more help, but am just a simple volunteer! No direct relationship.

(Go to web site Steele County, MN Genweb for more information as that was site I used!) Good luck!

Added by Hemingstein III on Aug 06, 2014 8:04 AM
Karen Sipe
Myrtle Dickerson
Joann I thought I sent a message giving permission to use the picture but do not see it on you personal page.

When I went to send you a higher resolution copy of the picture I do not seem to have a Myrtle Dickerson in my database.

Could you provide me with more information about this person, dates other names ect
Added by Karen Sipe on Aug 05, 2014 1:13 PM
Chad Woodburn
RE: Your Video
Joann, that is incredibly kind of you to send me that message about the video I made about my dad. Thank you.

I see that you are trying to find out information about both your father's and your mother's side of your family. I suspect that you may have already done so, but have you looked into having your DNA tested? I recently did that with Ancestry, and it was somewhat helpful, especially in confirming some of the lines. Although, I'm swamped with all the links they gave me of probable relationships with other Ancestry people (over 9,000).

Thanks again.
Added by Chad Woodburn on Jul 21, 2014 2:54 PM
florida boy 64
Jan & Wolfman
We both left flowers for Jim Morrison. Can you please leave flowers for Jan Berry 8565984 and Wolfman Jack 11176976 thank you
Added by florida boy 64 on Jul 03, 2014 1:35 PM
Christa Holland Isom
RE: Your little baby
Awww. Thanks Joann. My husband and I are thrilled.

How did you know about Vicki Lynn? I was her age when it happened and don't know if it made national news or not. Did you live in Tucson when it happened?

Added by Christa Holland Isom on Jul 01, 2014 6:09 PM
David C. Dyess
RE: Martin Dies
Hello again Joann, The name spelling is sometimes very challenging. If we go back to the early settlers in this country we find various spelling of the Dyess name. Some Dias, Dies, Dyas, ect. Many of the names with my direct line got changed after the civil war. DNA testing has helped to tie together much of this confusion. Some if our research group went to England year before last, 2013 to research on that side of the pond. One of the first things they were told when they began was to forget the spelling.

You may contact be by my personal e-mail
Added by David C. Dyess on Jun 25, 2014 7:07 AM
RE: Jeffrey F Stokes
Thank you so much for the information on Jeff. I did not know his mother's maiden name. I am grateful to you for finding out for me. I've done tons of searches trying to find his family. A distant relation wrote to me once, but I never heard from him again.
Thank you again!
Added by Rebecca on Jun 23, 2014 9:16 PM
David C. Dyess
Martin Dias
Thank you Joann for contacting me. If you would please send me the memorial number that you are mentioning. It will be great to contact me by private e-mail.

If we are speaking of Martin W. Dias, FG memorial 6814667 we would be fifth cousins once removed.
Added by David C. Dyess on Jun 23, 2014 7:30 PM
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