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Terri Vance Weston (#46776046)
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Bio Photo I became interested in genealogy and finding my roots many years ago. In 2005, I began working for a company that has several cemeteries located near it. Weather permitting, I started going out during my lunch hour and visiting these cemeteries and taking pictures. I then discovered the MI Tombstone Project were I could upload my photos and help others locate their ancestors.

I've been trying to add my photos onto Find-A-Grave but it is a longer process trying to upload to two different sites. I have faith that I will eventually get it done. Somewhere along the way I also became Michigan's Ingham County Keeper for Find A Grave. If you find one of my photos on MI Tombstone Project, please let me know and I will upload it to FAG.

If you happen to stumble upon any Vance, Kaloz, Torok, Meehan, Cosgriff, Quinlans, Davarns, McVeigh I'd love to hear from you.

Note: If you find a photo that I took click on that photo and you will see my notes. Sometimes you'll get lucky and find other ancestors that you didn't know about based on my comments.

Please read the Help with Find A Grave link before requesting transers. I'm pretty good about fulfilling requests outside of the "direct relatives within four generations" rule. I believe the memorials are in better hands with family and/or a descendant than with myself that is a stranger to the family history. Plus, I have discovered that it is easier for "living" relatives to find you if you are the manager of the memorial. However, if you demand the request versus asking politely and if you don't state your relationship you will not receive the memorial.

Thank you.

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Eidolyne Ravenscroft
May Piper
I was curious to know if you knew if she is buried next to Edward Piper? Thank you.
Added by Eidolyne Ravenscroft on Aug 25, 2014 6:38 PM
Robert Yarrington
Memorial Transfer

You created memorials for my Uncle, 2 Aunts and a Cousin that I would hope you would consider transferring to me. They are:
Ralph W. Rich, Find A Grave Memorial# 40317592, Dora Mae Rich, Find A Grave Memorial# 40317608, Janette J Rich, Find A Grave Memorial# 40317627,
and Dale F. Rich, Find A Grave Memorial# 40317575.

Thank you,
Added by Robert Yarrington on Aug 03, 2014 7:36 PM
Brian J. Ensley
RE: Toroks
You're very welcome- glad I was able to help!
Added by Brian J. Ensley on Jul 29, 2014 4:01 AM
Gary Buch Gehman(Gayman)
10 Memorials with the name Torok
Hi Terri:I'am trying to find 10 mem's listed for the Richland Cemetery,Lebanon Pa. Can you give me any more info.The family name on all 10 mems. is Torok.
Added by Gary Buch Gehman(Gayman) on Jul 24, 2014 6:46 PM
Diane Rentschler-Timko
Marilyn Rentschler
Hi, Terri-

Marilyn and Robert Rentschler were my parents.

I'd love to have her page transferred over to my name - thank you so much for your help!

Diane Rentschler-Timko
Added by Diane Rentschler-Timko on Jul 20, 2014 5:01 PM
RE: Porter
Thanks Terri!
Added by BearsChica on Jul 16, 2014 5:43 PM
Karen M.

Thank for transferring Orlie & Hazel's memorials to me.

Added by Karen M. on Jul 14, 2014 8:09 AM
Barbara Z.
RE: McCarron
When I viewed the photo at 100%, the dates appear as:
Daniel - born Mar 7, 1811; died Dec 2, 1887
Mary - born May 19, 1831; died Jan 12, 1907

If does not allow you to view the photo more close up, I can send it to you email. Hope this helps.
Added by Barbara Z. on Jul 10, 2014 6:59 PM
Barbara Z.
RE: McCarron
You're welcome Terri! I just added the pictures to Daniel's memorial as well. You might have to ask the person that created both memorials to update with them with the birth/death information.
Added by Barbara Z. on Jul 10, 2014 12:16 PM
Harry T Rapelje
RE: Arol C. E. Harrop posting
Hi Terri,

Thanks for correcting that birth date for Arol Harrop.

We may be related but if my records are correct, we are very distant relatives. I am a 7th cousin 1 time removed of Irene Rapalee, the wife of Arol. There are conflicting records for Rapalee family descendants. Some say that the Rapalee's are descended from the Robyler family. I have Irene and other Rapalee's descending from Joris Jansen de Rapalie who came to the Dutch colony of New Netherland in 1624. I have Irene as being a descendant of Joris Jansen's 8 child, Jeroimus Rapalje. My family was descended from Joris Jansen's 11th and youngest child Daniel Jorise Rapalie.

Added by Harry T Rapelje on Jul 07, 2014 9:17 PM
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