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Ann (#47099958)
 member for 7 years, 4 months, 13 days
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June, 2016
I will have limited computer access during June. I will make all updates as time allows.
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Recently had my DNA tested and it verified that I am almost 50/50 Finnish and Irish heritage.
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When I walk a cemetery, I make a note of other nearby relatives, the section/area I am in and include it in my transcriptions. When you are researching a 'John Smith', it helps to know if there are other 'Smith' names next to him.
Some cemeteries restrict photo taking by non-family members. Having any plot information helps all of the photo volunteers.
When I first started, I just wrote down names without photos. Now I take photos of all of the headstones.

Quite often I find myself researching the folks that I create memorials for, adding additional information and linking as many as I can locate.

As time allows, I am willing to do some Oregon obituary research for others. This is my form of 'Pay It Forward'.

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I will make corrections/additions to any memorial that I have created.

All requests are verified before I change the memorial.
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When posting a photo to any other website or software, please make a notation of the person's name that took the photo. He or she should be acknowledged for their photo.
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Debbie Klotsche
Harriett Corey
Do you mind if I use your Find A Grave photo on my ancestry family tree? Thanks Debbie
Added by Debbie Klotsche on Jun 29, 2016 5:25 PM
Maureen O.
Delbert F. Gearhartt
I did not read your info before i submitted a change. I apologize. I am in the process of adding a memorial for his first wife, who was my Aunt. For the sake of his children by that marriage, I Intended to add her as the first spouse.
Added by Maureen O. on Jun 22, 2016 8:24 PM
Vida G "McMillan"
My research on Vida G, b: July 1888, Kansas shows she was the daughter of Charles Edward Pearson (1857-1924) and Sarah Jane Hill (1859-1935) Vida married twice. Her first husband was Ralph E Blaco. They had two sons before their divorce. (Ralph remarried). Her second marriage was to Ellis G McMillan (who had been previously married). Vida and Ellis had a daughter, Bethel (b; 1920; d: 2007).
Correct me if I am wrong.
Added by Lauretta on Jun 21, 2016 8:09 AM
George Hammons
Thank you for the information and photo. TJ
Added by tjvon on Jun 20, 2016 11:48 AM
Kay Fordham
RE: Georgia (spencer) Coleman
Ann, thank you so much for the photo and information. And, thanks for all that you do. Kay
Added by Kay Fordham on Jun 19, 2016 11:38 AM
nita stolns
Ella and Louis Amort
Thanks for adding a gravestone to this site.

Best Regards
Added by nita stolns on Jun 02, 2016 2:23 PM
RE: Frederick & Emily Hill
you are welcome
Added by Renee on Jun 01, 2016 5:21 PM
Ken Herman
RE: Theodore Kightlinger
Hello Ann,

Thanks for the information.

I located their headstone and a cemetery photo.

Ken Herman
Added by Ken Herman on May 25, 2016 4:16 PM
The Irish Lady
Belcrest Memorial Park- John Theodore Barnes
Many thanks for getting the headstone for John onto Find A Grave. It's a great stone and the pic is so clear.

I wonder if you'd allow me to use the picture in the family research, with credit of course?

The Irish Lady - Gail 46995691
Added by The Irish Lady on May 18, 2016 6:29 PM
SuEllen Holmes
RE: Kenneth L Richards
Thank you. I appreciate this kindness.
Added by SuEllen Holmes on May 16, 2016 2:12 PM
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