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Laura Plummer Ranville (#47069796)
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Bio Photo I love this site! I appreciate the work of people who make these memorials and those who take the photos to match. Because of the work of others I have found several 'long-lost' ancestors. I don't know that I would have found them any other way. Thank you to all who have made an entry, taken a photo, made a transfer, or created links between family members.

I am a retired teacher and I live in Michigan. I have been making entries and taking photos of the cemeteries around me in several counties. I'm happy to make edits and links and transfers.

I'm not the best photographer around, but I'm learning as I go. Please feel free to use any photo I've taken.
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#93746952 David Smith
Hi Laura, try this:

Posted March 17, 2011 by Mildred Smith.

David D. Smith & Maria Orpha (Stahl) Smith.
This portrait of David Smith hung in my home.
This was my husband's great grandfather. Their third child was Adam Marcellus Smith who married Julia Trumble.
Their third child was my father in law, Claude Arthur Smith. My husband was Claude Eugene Smith

Mildred Smith 317


Smith Family Historian
Dorris Sickels Smith
Added by DORRIS SICKELS SMITH on Mar 27, 2015 7:08 PM
Rich Frohling
Memorial #116467224

Stone date is different than
Death date on find a grave memorial. Wondering if the little guy was born and died on the same day.
Added by Teresa on Mar 27, 2015 1:51 PM
Jenn Anderson
Harriet Lewis' 3rd Husband
If I'm not mistaken, Harriet Royce Lewis married a 3rd time - to Ransford Corning Sr. It was a brief marriage but according to my records, she married Ransford in 1873. I really don't understand why her headstone says Lewis???
Added by Jenn Anderson on Mar 20, 2015 4:42 PM
Benjamin #951593030
Hi Laura see Memorial, father & children same person (1867-1947) thank you Sandy
Added by Sandy on Mar 18, 2015 4:12 PM
#93746752 David Smith
David D. Smith was born in Sandusky Co. Ohio, died Allegan Co. Mi., Married Maria Stahl. Parents Peter & Rachael (Focht) Smith, Steuben Co. In.
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Dorris Sickels Smith
Added by DORRIS SICKELS SMITH on Mar 03, 2015 5:06 PM
Elizabeth White, Thomas Co GA
You have connected your Elizabeth to mine. Mine is buried here in a cemetery in Thomas County, Georgia. As is her husband. There are about 12 Elizabeth White's in Thomas/Grady Co GA. But you have the wrong one.

I am connected to the Barretts thru my Parker line, so I will try to help you find the right one. But, for now, pleae remove your Elizabeth from Uncle Henry and Aunt Beck. She is not their daughter.

Please let me hear from you regarding this. Email,


This is a link to mine
Added by Winnette on Feb 21, 2015 4:27 PM
Greg Hetzler
Virtual Cemetery List.
I noticed your lost of virtual cemeteries. Looks great! Good work locating an 11th Great grand parent, I am autumn searching.
Added by Greg Hetzler on Jan 13, 2015 9:11 PM
Rena Jackson Sandquist
Hans Andrew Nelson
Hello! My name is Rena Jackson Sandquist. I'm a member of Find A Grave, but haven't been on in a long time due to illness.
Hans Andreas Lyngaas Nelson is my Great Grandfather. Are you related? Here is information I have from a friend who lives in Oslo, Norway. He was kind enough to research my Grandmother's family for me.
Grandmother Rena Nelson Jackson. I have the true spelling of her name. It's different from the above.
Hans Andreas (Andrew) Lyngaas (Nelson
Born Aug. 15, 1860 Christiania (now Oslo) Akershus, Norway.
Died: Aug. 3, 1957 Muskegon, Muskegon County, Michigan
I have more family history on this family line. I would love to have a picture of his and his wife Ovidia's gravestone. I put in a request, but no pictures yet.
I would love to hear from you.
Rena (I'm named after my grandmother Rena Nelson Jackson)
Added by Rena Jackson Sandquist on Dec 27, 2014 6:30 PM
Tom Jenkins
Kenneth Wayne Hand
Find A Grave Memorial# 73103761 has just has two photos added to the memorial. Though you might be interested in seeing them.

Regards, Tom Jenkins
Added by Tom Jenkins on Nov 30, 2014 8:06 AM
Julie Staples
According to my records Lorenzo Keyes #58269682, 9 year old son of Solomon Keyes & Sophia Stearns, was born on 23 Mar 1824 & died on 10 May 1833.
The headstone picture is not clear so I was wondering if the 1818 death year on this Lorenzo is correct, then this is a different Lorenzo Keyes. Could you verify this for me.
Julie #47279526
Added by Julie Staples on Nov 17, 2014 4:53 PM
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