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Mike Brown (#46978231)
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Bio Photo Even though I really enjoy researching my family history, my purpose and calling in life is to serve as a missionary for my Lord Jesus Christ. I serve through World Gospel Mission (Marion, Indiana) in Bolivia, South America, which has been my home since 1986. I am an ordained minister, a seminary professor and have been somewhat of a writer.

I was born in Ohio, spending much of my growing up years in that state. My wife is a New Englander and our two children were born here in Santa Cruz, Bolivia.

My interest in genealogy began when I started sifting through old papers and boxes of photos following the death of my maternal grandfather in 1979. It is a fun hobby of solving mysteries of the past and learning more about history.

I hope some of the information and photographs that I'm posting will be a help to others in their own quest to learn more about their family roots. If you think we share some common ancestry, I'll be pleased to share what I know.
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Jane C.
annna and jacob sautter
hi
im with the pike county gen & his society. we are working on evergreen union cemetery - with the civil war veteran. trying to get a book done on them do you care if we use your information??????????

use your pictures and info

thank jc
Added by Jane C. on Jan 09, 2015 7:16 PM
MissT
Dunnick Photos
Thank you so much for the wonderful photos! I noticed that there was another infant on the marker so I have created a memorial for her. I was wondering if you would be so kind as to add your photo to this memorial. 140618744
It would be greatly appreciated.
And again Thank You. Tonya ;)
Added by MissT on Dec 29, 2014 2:02 PM
Bob Orr
Forest Cem.
Mike - Thanks for the tombstone photo for Kermit Edwin & Vivian May (Lamb) Doutz.
Added by Bob Orr on Dec 29, 2014 1:13 PM
Marion
Shaw Grave
Thanks so much & Happy New Year! Marion
Added by Marion on Dec 29, 2014 1:01 PM
Danielle Calhoun
My mistake
No problem! I didn't even realize that - I should have looked more closely. ;) Silly me!
Added by Danielle Calhoun on Nov 18, 2014 6:32 PM
Danielle Calhoun
Thomas Blackston
Hello there,
I believe you searched for a Thomas Blackston in Forest Cemetery. It turns out that he's actually buried in Springbank! I see that you have claimed another photo request at Springbank, so when you do make it over there I would be so appreciative if you could try to find Thomas Blackston, Minnie Blackston and Samuel J Myton. They're all in the same plot - Sec 2, Lot 43.
Thanks so much for all your help.
Danielle
Added by Danielle Calhoun on Nov 18, 2014 1:57 PM
D Sullivan
RE: George Chapman grave
Mike,

I really doubt that this would have been George Chapman. He was my 3rd great grandmother's second husband. They got married in 1828. She was born in 1792, so assuming that he was about the same age, he would have been about 70 during the Civil War. I think that they may have had a son, but I know absolutely nothing about him, including his name.

Deborah
Added by D Sullivan on Nov 14, 2014 4:23 PM
Robert Allen Bowser
Thank you
Many thanks for the photo of my relatve.

Bob B
Added by Robert Allen Bowser on Nov 07, 2014 2:28 PM
Heather Cottrell
RE: Robbins graves
Oh John is there with them! I didn't know if he would be. He was named after his Grandfather: John Bentley. I see you made a memorial for John. Thanks! I'll send the edit to get him linked to his parents.

Heather
Added by Heather Cottrell on Oct 28, 2014 1:41 PM
Molly Carson
Standley L. Cook and Amelia Bradley Cook
Dear Mike.
How extremely grateful I am to get these photos and to my surprise Amelia's name was on Standley's memorial too. I live in Washington State and my husband and I traveled to Kansas to find my Great Grandmother Sarah Cook Barnes grave and when I located it there was with Amelia Cook's name on it too. Since my GG Grandmother died while living with daughter Sarah and her husband in Kansas it made sense but to see her name on Standley's memorial too it was interesting.
Thanks again, Mike for taking the time to get these pictures for me. You are one of the angels who trudge out in the rain and wind to get these pictures for people. Thank you so very much again for your more than quick response.
Cordially,
Molly Carson
Added by Molly Carson on Oct 25, 2014 4:54 PM
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