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Margie & Bob (#47028174)
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Bio Photo FIND A GRAVE IS A GREAT SITE! Margie has been doing family tree research for over FIFTY years - half a century! Her cemetery-loving mom, Doris (Kinkade) Shones, started taking her to cemeteries when she was 8 years old. Margie has spent several decades concentrating on Stickney, Kinkade, Franklin, and Beaver families.
Margie photographed over 2000 graves at Washington Veterans Home in Retsil, Washington. She has created over 800 biographies from their free online files at We have no relatives in this cemetery and want these veterans to be remembered for their service. Margie is a Navy and Air Force veteran; Bob served in the Army.
I will do my best to help make any memorial as complete as possible. DigitalArchives.Wa.Gov is a FREE site for looking up WA state records and Google has a site for select Online newspapers that is also free. If I come across an obit when reading old papers, I will try and find that person at findagrave and send a correction; I am not usually related. I will cite the newspaper, date and page. There is also no need to ask permission for using any of my 2800+ grave photos - I consider them a public service and you can use them in your family history without crediting me. I also do not need credit for any obits as I always source the paper.

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Glenda Barry
Tammy Jo Modglin
Also thank you for the beautiful token you left for my daughter, I appreciate it.

Added by Glenda Barry on Aug 21, 2015 7:19 AM
Glenda Barry
RE: Huldah & Elizabeth McCoy
Hi Margie and Bob,

I have transferred the rest of the McCoys over to you. Thank you for your kind remarks, it means a lot to me to be able to do this work. My husband has cancer from Agent Orange in Vietnam and I take care of him, but will do the best I can to keep up with the Find A Grave work. Let me know any time I can help you with transfers. Thank you both for all the work that you do also.

Take care and have a happy weekend!

Glenda in Muncie, Indiana
Added by Glenda Barry on Aug 21, 2015 7:17 AM
susan clemons
RE: McCoys in New London Cemetery
Added by susan clemons on Aug 20, 2015 3:19 AM
Glenda Barry
Huldah & Elizabeth McCoy
Hi Margie and Bob,

I have transferred them over to you. There are probably about 30 more McCoys there if you want any or all of them. Let me know at your convenience.

Take care and have a nice evening!

Added by Glenda Barry on Aug 19, 2015 3:18 PM
Spanish American War
24 June 2015
Thank you for honoring the memory of so many Spanish American War veterans with your memorials, flowers, and photos! John Sims
Added by Spanish American War on Jun 24, 2015 9:33 AM
RE: John Embrey Townzen duplicate photo
Thank you, I appreciate it very much.

Added by Grave_Walker on Jun 22, 2015 4:57 PM
John Embrey Townzen duplicate photo
Was wanting to know if you would remove one of the duplicate photos from the memorial listed below. The duplicate to his memorial was merged by Find A Grave and now there are 2 of the same photo. Would really appreciate it if you would.


Find A Grave Memorial# 8819733
Created by: Cyrena Hogan
Record added: May 23, 2004
Added by Grave_Walker on Jun 22, 2015 2:54 PM
Porter Armstrong
Thank you for the transfer. I did not expect you to transfer so it was a pleasant surprise. I am very involved with Daughters of the Union and will take good care of his site. I am the registrar for our chapter here in OK. JMR
Added by JMR on May 27, 2015 8:42 PM
Shelli Steedman
RE: Thanks for the transfer!
No problem.
Added by Shelli Steedman on May 22, 2015 9:01 PM
Barbara Ray
Mary Nolan Stone
Margie, did you leave the biography for Mary Nolan Stone? She is also my great great great grandmother. Her daughter Sarah married my gg gf William Luther Walker. I have searched records but did not find a record of Mary's father William Nolan giving permission for her marriage to John Stone. If you could tell me where you found this record, I would very much appreciate it. There were photographs of Two Bayou Church and cemetery in the snow on the Ouachita County Historical Society Facebook page this winter. They were beautiful!
Added by Barbara Ray on Mar 30, 2015 10:10 PM
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