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Merllene (#47157899)
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Bio Photo I am an avid genealogy/history buff who was born and raised in Northwest Iowa, but now live in Northern California. I grew up in a small town where we always took shortcuts through the cemetery on the way home from school. The memorials always intrugued me, especially the older ones.

As I continue working on ALL my family histories I have found findagrave to be very helpful in locating family members. It is especially helpful to me when the obituaries are posted and I am making it my personal goal to help provide obituaries for the cemeteries I am most connected with in Iowa. If I send you an obituary transcript, please feel free to share it.

Findagrave provides a very valuable service to history and genealogy researchers. 20 years ago I walked the Dedham Cemetery in Iowa with my mom; this year I went back and discovered that many of the stones I photographed then have disappeared or are illegible. Such a shame, but time marches on. To have this information recorded on findagrave insures that those who came before us live on.

I welcome corrections/additions to memorials I have posted and will be happy to transfer those to whom I am not related to those who are direct descendents.
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Just~Us Relatives
Thank you for the link.
How was your trip back home?
Added by Just~Us Relatives on Jun 24, 2015 3:22 PM
R Wiley
Benjamin Jenkins
Just a quick note to tell you that I have transferred Benjamin to you to maintain. Thanks for all of your work.

Ruth Wiley
Added by R Wiley on Jun 19, 2015 7:29 PM
thoran
Nourse photo
Thank you. I really appreciated your time, effort and volunteer spirit!

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Added by thoran on Jun 16, 2015 9:37 AM
Nancy
Miller Marker
Thank You so much for taking your time to take the pic and post it for Katherine Miller.

I appreciate your work.
Nancy
Added by Nancy on Jun 11, 2015 12:07 AM
Just~Us Relatives
RE: She is all yours
Have a great visit home. Make sure you take a life raft just in case.
Added by Just~Us Relatives on May 26, 2015 10:52 PM
Just~Us Relatives
She is all yours
Taresa Kay Mitchell
Added by Just~Us Relatives on May 25, 2015 10:16 PM
Pam
Edits
Thank you for the recent edits and for the connections for these families. May all your Find A Grave connections go smoothly!
Pam
Added by Pam on May 21, 2015 4:06 PM
Tressia
McKean obituaries
Thank you so much for sending the obituaries for the McKean family. I really appreciate you taking the time to do this.
Added by Tressia on May 08, 2015 1:29 AM
MO'Neal
Jack William Allen 71196939
Jack is the twin brother to my grandmother, Jennie Allen Reese Olsen. Can I have you transfer her to me.
Thanks
Marlys Reese O'Neal
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Added by MO'Neal on May 06, 2015 6:39 AM
Geo Clinton
Catherine Mast
Thanks again for another great obituary. geo
Added by Geo Clinton on May 06, 2015 6:11 AM
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