Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
swede (#47330563)
 member for 5 years, 2 months, 2 days
[Add to MyFriends]
Bio and Links
Genealogy has been a topic of interest since college when a Kansas History course required either a term paper or a family history; the family history topic intrigued me more than any other random topic available.

Since that time, I have continued to search out my extended family as well as work closely with the Kinsley Public Library to document those early settlers of Kinsley and Edwards County, Kansas who moved west to grow up with the country.

Whenever possible, I have found obituaries to 'flesh-out' my family members as well as those early settlers.

This avocation is truly an enjoyable journey and I have been fortunate to meet some wonderful individuals along the way.

Leave Public Message
Contributions to
Find A Grave
 • 6,877 Memorials Added
 • 6,910 Memorials Managed
 • 25 Memorials/Week
 • 7,633 Photos
 • 1 Photo Request
 • 99 Volunteer Photos Taken
 • 281 Virtual Flowers
Search Contributor's Records

First NameLast Name

Messages left for swede (151)[Leave Message]
Daisy Tierney
Thank you...
Added by GeorgiaCA on Oct 03, 2015 2:06 PM
RE: TerVehn
Thank you for the information. The search goes on...
Added by KSM on Sep 30, 2015 12:55 PM
You're welcome. My friend and I were researching the family for a friend. Luella's maiden name was Witherspoon.

Added by MemoryKeeper on Sep 30, 2015 12:24 PM
THANK YOU for adding my relative John TerVehn to Find A Grave. I was wondering if you noticed his brother Frank TerVehn at that cemetery?
Added by KSM on Sep 30, 2015 11:22 AM
Ms Martie Martin
George Turner; 146262870
THANK YOU for the lovely headstone photo you provided for this memorial.
Added by Ms Martie Martin on Sep 17, 2015 9:58 AM
Anne G.
James Bonnell
Thank you so much for taking a photo of James Bonnell's grave marker and posting it!! Anne G.
Added by Anne G. on Sep 09, 2015 7:13 PM
Linda Rhoadarmer
Albert L. Sturtevant
I found another obit for this gentleman that might help you find his other two sons. Would you care for it? I believe one son is buried in Rock Creek Cemetery. Linda
Added by Linda Rhoadarmer on Aug 24, 2015 11:42 AM
DeLoss McKnight III
RE: Joseph LaFonda - 79787281
My pleasure! Your info cleared up the mystery of who this was. The death index listed "Jas. LaFonda," so I thought his name was James. The indexer obviously thought the handwritten "o" was an "a". I appreciate your help!
Added by DeLoss McKnight III on Aug 20, 2015 8:38 AM
Thank you for trying to find a marker for Ivan. I figured it would be a long-shot but every once in a while the unexpected shows up!
Added by Sherry on Aug 17, 2015 1:12 PM
Wm Barr
Thank you for trying to locate William Barr's grave. Strange that there is no marker, but I appreciate the effort!
Added by Heidi on Aug 14, 2015 5:37 AM
[View all messages...]

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service