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Janice Dean LeMaster (#47119496)
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Bio Photo I am a descendant of the Daniel Taylor Dean family, Millard Irons family, Solomon Maggert family and Johann Zerfass family. My grandmother, Hazel Surface McPhail and my mother, Lorraine McPhail Dean, decorated graves each year and I went with them, thus my fascination with cemeteries.

My husband's family is John Lafayette LeMaster family, Wm. Jackson Hughes family, Daniel Wainwright family, John H. Boston family, Coleman Pryor Eaton family.

We live in Topeka, Ks. but grew up in Carl Junction, Jasper Co. MO.

I do not know most of the memorials I have built..but I always leave a flower because I believe memorials deserve one. I try to remember veterans, infants, unknowns and old, old graves.

If you would like a family member transferred, please use the EDIT and I will transfer most, except for my relatives.

Those we love remain with us,
for love itself lives on.
Cherished memories never fade, because
one loved is gone.
Those we love can never be, more than a
thought apart,
for as long as there's a memory,
they live on in our heart.
Author Unknown.

There's an open gate
at the end of the road
Through which
each must go alone,
And there,
in a light we cannot see,
Our Father claims His own.
Author Unknown.
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Cheryl White
Obits and newspapers
Janice, I work at the Historical Society most mornings, Tuesday through Friday. No cost for card. You can transcribe free to your laptop or photograph yourself, or use their printers at 25 cents per copy. They also have Ancestry on their public computers.
Added by Cheryl White on Oct 21, 2016 4:14 AM
Larry & Nancy Brooks
RE: Obits
Hi Janice,
Kansas Historical Society has all the newspapers in Kansas on microfilm so that is a source. the downtown library has some of the obits in their files and I think they are trying to add more each day. I don't know how the cost compares between the two resources.
We belong to Topeka Genealogical Society and they have kept obits from 1970. That is where I am working from. We don't have all of them because some of the newspaper got wet when we had roof damage. I am working in 1975 at the moment. If you have dates, I could get hold 1975 through about 1990. After that, we didn't keep them.
Added by Larry & Nancy Brooks on Oct 20, 2016 10:20 AM
Michael Schield
William H Allen
Thanks for your question/response to my contribution. I do have a question about the death date. The death cert says 1932 but the headstone says 1931? Any explanation?

Thanks, Michael
Added by Michael Schield on Oct 04, 2016 4:13 PM
Cathy Hughes Francis
Roland Hughes
He was born in 1924 and is another sibling of Aunt RoseMary's and he is still alive 92 and living in Independence. He was not listed under children of Grandmas.
Added by Cathy Hughes Francis on Aug 24, 2016 11:23 AM
Cathy Hughes Francis
Hughes family
Hi Janice I am Freddie's cousin from Arizona and would like to. Get info on the Hughes Thorp side of the family. Can you give me any guidance?
Please tell Fred hi, I haven't seen him since I was 13, about 50 years ago.
Hope all is well.
Added by Cathy Hughes Francis on Aug 24, 2016 10:13 AM
Sharpe Morgan
Trying to figure out if this S. Morgan is our ancestor. My husband is a descendent of Daniel Taylor is his 3 times great grandmother Nancy Polly Taylor. Have not been able to find exactly where Nancy or Sharpe are buried. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Added by rmorgan on Jun 29, 2016 7:26 PM
RE: Nellie Nelson Dearinger
Well OOPS, I thought I did, but come to find out, the Sharon I know isn't the Sharon that contacted you. I'm going to transfer her to you and then you can transfer to the lady that contacted you named Sharon. What a mess LOL. Lets just get rid of Nellie! Its your turn now ;)
Added by NJBrewer on Jun 07, 2016 11:31 AM
RE: Nellie Nelson Dearinger
Thanks for all you do. I transferred the listing to Sharon and she can finish the bio. Nice working with you :)
Added by NJBrewer on Jun 07, 2016 9:48 AM
Caitlin Red star
RE: Father's name?
Yes cameron red star he died when i was six ive met him as a baby but dont remeber him if u could possibly find any info about him that would be greatly appreciated thank you so much have a good day
Added by Caitlin Red star on May 02, 2016 1:51 PM
RE: Surface
Nice to meet you cousin. I am a Surface descendant of John Ulrick Surface Zurfass, that is trying to map out all of his descendants in the United States.
Added by Jauers on Apr 24, 2016 2:36 AM
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