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Kathy in NW Indiana (#45695505)
 member for 13 years, 5 months, 20 days
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Bio Photo I started researching my family history after my mother died from a hereditary disease but got hooked and have been climbing the family tree for over 30 years. I hope I have contributed to the family history for generations to come.

I am a volunteer with the Portage Community Historical Society and they have allowed me to have a genealogy and historical research area in the Goin Museum. If you have an early Portage Township family, consider donating a copy of your family history to our museum.


My Favorite Poem

A Daisy Beside the Rose
by Diana Sue Lindley Horton

Among the many flowers, God,
Within Your garden fair,
May I, a simple daisy be
So proudly standing there.

I need not be the most admired,
Great beauty to disclose;
It's certain in Your garden,God,
Not all can be a rose.

'Twould be to me an honor,
If where Your garden grows,
I could but be a daisy -
That stands beside the rose.
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Terre family
My great grandfather (Edward M Beiriger) sister,Rosina married Louis Terre. I am also related to the Mahns family in Portage and Hammond. I live in South Haven, 219 759 1031
Added by T C on Aug 30, 2014 6:59 PM
Michelle Willett Pierce
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Please check your edit tab at the top of this page. Thank you.
Added by Michelle Willett Pierce on Aug 23, 2014 3:03 AM
JJ Coppinger
RE: James Schrock Memorial has arrived
Absolutely gorgeous--nice to remember the old settlers like that
Added by JJ Coppinger on Aug 08, 2014 9:07 AM
Jenean Hamilton
RE: James Schrock Memorial has arrived
Kathy, thanks so much for sharing this with me! I appreciate you keeping me up to date! The memorial is beautiful! Well done! Will anything be left at James Schrock? Jenean
Added by Jenean Hamilton on Aug 08, 2014 7:05 AM
TY for the King transfer!
Added by mrchrrsnwnn on Jul 19, 2014 8:41 PM
Conni Brady ~ MAMA CAT
ginger lee brown
hello again kathy; you were so so kind in a transfer of one of my family members and now i see my sweet infant neice, ginger, is in your care. she was the youngest of 4 children of my dearly loved brother.

her memorial # is 51373984 and nce again, i ask kindly and add a pretty please to transfer her care to me. i also have one or two photos that i would love to add; there weren't many since ginger died at the very young age of 3 months...

i look forward to hearing back...thank you again for a.l.l. that you do for genealogy and our relatives in indiana...

dale d brown and conni brown
Added by Conni Brady ~ MAMA CAT on Jul 10, 2014 8:16 AM
Michelle Willett Pierce
Viola Bacon. Please put in a request for a photo. I have a picture of her headstone.
Added by Michelle Willett Pierce on Jul 09, 2014 7:50 AM
Connette Blalock
RE: Your Mother
How do you change/edit/add to an existing memorial that was not done by you? A non-relative put in a memorial for our dad and my sister wants to do one. We should not do another one, should we? Do we have to get the other person to delete his? How does this work. Thanks for any help you can give me.
Added by Connette Blalock on Jun 30, 2014 11:13 PM
Connette Blalock
Rosemary Joyce Miller
I added my mother to the site, however, I don't know how to link her to Michkel Joe Halford, Russell W. Halford (in Calvary cemetery Merrillville IN, nor to her daughter, Lonnda Mae in Calvary cemetery, Portage Indiana.
Added by Connette Blalock on Jun 30, 2014 7:30 PM
Connette Blalock
RE: link her to her parents
My Dad is Russell Waldon Halford, Mom is Rosemary Joyce Miller. Dad is buried in Calvary cemetery in Merrillville, IN. Mom was cremated and there is no grave site.
Added by Connette Blalock on Jun 29, 2014 9:00 PM
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