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Colleen Sanders Broyles (#46875999)
 member for 9 years, 11 months, 9 days
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Bio Photo Hi!

A little about me...I'm a amateur photographer/genealogist/findagraver as well as an extremely proud mommy to six children (3 girls/3boys) and 16 grandchildren! :) I've been working on my own family tree since about 1994...not long after my Grama passed away...she raised me and so I do occasionally refer to her as my Mommy. Family that I am working on are Sanders, Denny/Denney, Cummins, Daglish, McCord, Heater, Galbreath and Lobb. I live with my best Ed as I call him! and our doggie, Jettie. I found Findagrave while researching our family and have been a die hard "Graver" since!

Update: Married my best friend, My Ed, Oct 3, 2014 and am now officially a "new" person lol

PLEASE If you want to request a transfer or updates to memorials do that through the "edit" tab/suggest a correction!!!! When I have many many many edits/transfers/messages to read and answer it gets frustrating to have to look up the memorials for each request when if done correctly I can just click on the link included with the suggestion/edit...quicker for me to get it done for you :) :)

If someone has an issue with any memorial I am involved with please be polite and adult and send a note through the SAC feature and I'll gladly do whatever I can to make you happy! Leave me a rude hateful message and I'll first delete it and then forget about it. That way I'm returning the favor!

From Find A Grave's FAQ...
"The ultimate goal should be to have meaningful, accurate memorials that honor those who have passed away, regardless of who created the memorial or who maintains it."

I have no problem whatsoever doing any updates or links to my memorials and definitely will transfer if I'm not related and you have a direct connection.
I love being able to link up entire families as far back or forward as possible!!! It's like a big puzzle and I also love puzzles :) It gives me a great feeling to get one done! I always try to find a little information to add to the memorials that I create so that it is more than the mere fact that someone was born and they died. Sometimes I'm unsuccessful but believe me I usually spend some time searching before I give up! Stubborness I guess lol.
If I ever add a picture to a memorial that you would rather I didn't please let me know but I prefer to hear from the "manager" of the memorial.
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Ahasuerus Marcelus
Thank you so much! I was praying there was a stone for him.
Added by Jauers on Oct 19, 2016 12:59 PM
Tracy Ice
RE: William Ice
Thanks, but he is not my direct line.
Added by Tracy Ice on Oct 13, 2016 6:20 PM
Carole J. Gardner
Elizabeth Stanridge #21617369
Thanks for the update on Elizabeth Stanridge. She has Siblings also buried here. Would you have any information on where the parents are buried?
Added by Carole J. Gardner on Oct 12, 2016 2:12 PM
The Seeker
Ezekiel Kelley
Thank you for the photo of the grave of Ezekiel Kelley. I truly appreciate your efforts.

Kathy Kelley
Added by The Seeker on Oct 10, 2016 3:01 PM
Margie & Bob von M
Elizabeth Robbins McCoy grave photo
Thank you for the multiple photos of my kids' ancestor's grave. You are a gem and I can tell by your profile bio that you are a kindred spirit, too. Happy graving! Margie
Added by Margie & Bob von M on Oct 09, 2016 8:48 AM
George W. Lawson
Hi Colleen,

Thanks so much for getting the photo of George's grave marker. It looks like it was a tough one. I really appreciate it.

Added by E&GRay on Oct 05, 2016 12:58 AM
Judy church
Mary Graves Denny
Hi Colleen, Thank you for creating the Memorials for the Denny Family. In your research of the Denny Family, Have you found a marriage between a Denny and a Torrentine sometimes spelled Turrentine
Family.Or a Denny and a Foster Family??
We keep finding the names: William Denny and
Denny Columbus Franklyn running through the Foster Family but we can't figure out where the Denny came from. Any help you could give us would be greatly appreciated. Thank you so much, Judy Church
Added by Judy church on Oct 03, 2016 2:05 PM
Charles Chittenden
Just realized his memorial is mine so I will update his birthdate. Thanks
Added by KEW on Sep 28, 2016 8:33 AM
Charles/Lydia Chittenden Memorials
Hi Colleen, I got a text from Park Cemetery office that Charles death date is Jan 27,1897. Looks like the top picture on Charles memorial is actually for Lydia and his memorial has her death date. Could you switch the picture to her memorial please and correct his death date? Thank you so much and keep up the good work.....appreciate it. Charles #114339669
Added by KEW on Sep 28, 2016 8:30 AM
Scott Messerschmidt
Sam Dale
I Transferred Sam Dale, sent email of marriage licence
Added by Scott Messerschmidt on Sep 22, 2016 5:08 AM
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