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Victoria Taylor-True (#47036752)
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Bio Photo Hi! Welcome to my little part of the world at Life in the Past Lane. [Online 10 years but offline for now]
Honoring the past generations, helping families to find their ancestors and finding out how many of us all have a connection and many more cuzins than we ever dreamed. Finding our ancestors and walking through the lands of times past.

I only work on genealogy on days ending in "Y" ©

For the cuzins I have met previously "Hi" and for the new cuzins I hope to meet "HI" to you to.
We have many many paths to walk that our ancestors walked, and our time here is in honor to them.

6-2013 NOTICE: PHOTOS of family members of my current lines - DO NOT TAKE without asking!!!! I have recently found my parents grandparents aunts uncles on other personal sites and have NO IDEA of when the cuzin took them or who they are. We are online to share information with family: BUT not without asking .. COPYRIGHT photos of precious parent /family photos etc are NOT TO BE TAKEN!!
Ask and see what happens ;-> !!!!

I leave "Daisys" on all family members that are in my data and lines [direct and extended].
I leave other flowers for memorials I have help link up and/or helped someone else with.
Other flowers also can mean I havent located or logged them in my data . We all have ALOT of branches and trees to climb and explore.

I do enter cemeteries when possible. It is to help others find their family members as well as it probably has an ancestor or two of mine.
I am not about numbers , I am about family and heritage and our ancestors. If I have a memorial that is part of your family line, I dont mind transfering [as long as it isnt part of my direct]. If I have made an error, just let me know and if I have dupped in error. Just let me know where and who. We have many generations , with so many simular names - errors are possible . But puzzles are so much fun finding validation of one piece at a time, till the picture among the pieces start to take form.

I do choose to post death certificates. DC's help with family medical history documenting. We all need to know what our family medical history was/is also.

Dates on papers, bibles, headstones, & certificates may vary. We are working through our families pasts and lives and getting the dates may sometimes be the best drawn conclusion that is to be drawn.

My immediate direct lines I am working with are:
Ward, Pennington, [Taylor-Gardner] Chapman, Lawless
Direct GG+ Grandparent lines:
Adkins, Anderson, Bawle, Beaumont, Belcher, Blevins , Brockett, Canoe, Carpenter, Cock, Coleman, +++[will update list again]

My Mother Mary Jane Gardner Taylor passed away Dec 26,2011. She did so enjoy learning of all my new finds and helping as she could, to fill in missing information and facts. She will be greatly missed by so many family members and friends.

My Uncle James Edward Gardner passed away April 8 2012. He was the last of the family line of that group. Such a sad feeling of seeing the family lines end, but the next geneation now becomes the "Elders".

Eagle Clan Woman Elder , AST
Victoria Spirit Owl Searching

I saw behind me those who had gone, and before me those who are to come. I looked back and saw my father and his father and all our fathers, and in front to see my son and his son, and the sons upon sons beyond. And their eyes were my eyes. As I felt so they had felt, and were to feel, as then, so now, as tomorrow and forever. Then I was not afraid, for I was in a long line that had no beginning and no end. And the hand of his father grasped my father's hand and his hand was in mine, and my unborn son took my right hand and all, up and down the line that stretched from Time That Was to Time That Is and Is Not Yet, raised their hands to show the link. And we found that we were one....

From: "How Green Was My Valley", by Richard Llewellyn

A Prayer for Genealogists
Lord, help me dig into the past
 And sift the sands of time,
That I might find the roots that made
This family tree of mine.

Lord, help me trace the ancient roads
On which my fathers trod,
And led them through so many lands
To find our present sod.

Lord, help me find an ancient book
Or dusty manuscript
That's safely hidden now away
In some forgotten crypt;

Lord, let it bridge the gap that haunts
my soul when I can't find
The missing link between some name
that ends the same as mine.
N. Curtis Woods

WARNING....GENEALOGY POX; [very contagious to adults]

Continual complaints as to need for names, dates and places. Patient has blank expression, sometimes deaf to spouse and children. Has no taste for work of any kind, except feverishly looking through records at libraries, courthouses and internet, Has compulsion to write letters and send e-mail. Swears at mailman when he doesn't stop and leave mail. Frenquents strange places such as cemeteries, ruins and remote desolate country areas. Makes secret night calls. Hides phone bills from spouse and mumbles to [him or her] self. Has strange far away look in eyes.

Medication is useless. There is no known cure. Disease is not fatal, but gets progressively worse. Patient should attend genealogy workshops, subscribe to genealogy magazines and be given a quiet corner in the house where he or she can be alone.

The unusual nature of this disease is...the sicker the patient gets, the more he or she seems to enjoy it!

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william hammann

Thank you for your message.I had surgery 8 December.I am in a rehab center and will be for some time.I am on pain meds so we can go over this when I am able.

All the best,

William Hammann

PS Merry Christmas to you and yours
Added by william hammann on Dec 17, 2014 9:44 AM
Cynthia Farmer-Nold
Please correct errors - embarrassing -
I sent you a lengthy edit on correcting information for Thomas Alexander Farmer no. 115641897. Recently a friend of Colorado lawmaker Ken Buck emailed me about presenting a family tree to him as a gift for his swearing in as a US Congressman from Colorado this January. He said, "As you know from your extensive work, people like LTC Benjamin Farmer add so much value to one's family heritage. LTC B. Farmer is Ken's 2nd Great Grand Uncle. Ken's 2nd Great Grandmother was Margaret Emaline Farmer, sister to LTC B. Farmer." Having straightened out the family history of Lt. Col. Benjamin James Farmer and his two sons, Thomas Jefferson and William A. (Welborn) on Find A Grave, it is kind of embarrassing to see the errors creep back in. Please fix, and if you need more information, I can send it. But perhaps just clicking through the links on Thomas Alexander Farmer's page will explain the situation.
Added by Cynthia Farmer-Nold on Dec 16, 2014 6:50 PM
Roseann Zempter
William Pennington
At your request, I transferred William's memorial so you can add information. When you are finished, I would like you to transfer him back because he is a direct ancestor of mine. Thanks, Roseann Zempter
Added by Roseann Zempter on Dec 14, 2014 7:10 PM
Heather Cottrell
RE: re Cragen
Just got an email from my Aunt and Uncle. She says her Dad's middle name was Clark so I will add it.

Added by Heather Cottrell on Dec 14, 2014 12:27 PM
phoebe McClurg scaff
Levi pennington
Think you for the grave correction and also think you for putting Levi Pennington photo on his grave memorial. It is a very nice picture .
Added by phoebe McClurg scaff on Dec 14, 2014 8:36 AM
RE: re Nathan Jasper Gardner?
I made a mistake and messaged you - wrong person - my apologies
Added by @Luv2bird on Dec 12, 2014 12:13 PM
Heather Cottrell
I'll be checking with my Aunt before I add Clark to the Cragen memorial. Champ was her father. Unless you have an obit handy or a D.C.?

Added by Heather Cottrell on Dec 12, 2014 10:26 AM
RE: Deleted
Yes Glen is my first cousin. I talked to him the day I sent my request to you. I found out early that having husband and wife on same marker and one only has a birth date can be a problem. My wife's grandmother's marker in cemetery in Missouri has her grandfather name and birth date. He however is buried in Colorado and has been proven.
Added by Jim on Dec 11, 2014 10:53 AM
Added note
Also forgot to ask if "Big" Enoch Ward married Jemima Taylor my GGG Grandmother

Added by @Luv2bird on Dec 07, 2014 5:10 PM
Are you linked to descendants of Nathan Jasper Gardner?

Jill Marie Routh Aka "Birdy"
Added by @Luv2bird on Dec 07, 2014 5:07 PM
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