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carolyn leonard (#47319116)
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Bio Photo Carolyn B. Leonard, author, freelance magazine writer, genealogist, speaker, past president of Oklahoma Writers Federation, recently honored in Kentucky for locating and marking graves of American Revolutionary Patriots. She is author of the book "Who's Your Daddy? A Guide to Genealogy from Start to Finish" and enjoys presenting workshops and programs to help people find their family's place in history.

If you see incorrect or missing info on a memorial that I manage, I will be happy to fix that. (Please provide info on where your info can be sourced) Also I am happy to transfer any immediate family members to another volunteer. Findagrave guidelines say request only transfer within four generations, but I sometimes agree to transfer more distant relatives - so long as they are not also my ancestors. Use the "Edit" tab on the memorial which will make it easier to add info or make other changes.

Please cite my name as reference if you choose to use any photos that I have posted here. Please show the courtesy of asking permission and telling me where you want to use the info.
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Robert & Christine Stom
Pvt Peter Demott
Hi Carol,

I added the correction to the memorial bio at Mud House.
I also included a link to the memorial at the Banta/Demotte cemetery.
Here's the link:

Thanks for the information,
Robert Stom
Added by Robert & Christine Stom on Feb 08, 2016 12:11 AM
Bill Krebs
William Beebe
I came across your memorial (#121656509) for William Beebe. Are you related to him? Does his stone read 4th Ohio Cav?
Added by Bill Krebs on Dec 27, 2015 2:13 PM
Marsha Moon
RE: Lamunyon family in Willard Cemetery
I did send the requests via the Edit button, and this morning when I checked my emails, I found they had been processed. I thank you very much for processing them for me. I saw your Findagrave profile and it states: "If you see incorrect or missing info on a memorial that I manage, I will be happy to fix that. (Please provide info on where your info can be sourced)". That was the reason I asked in what format you would like it presented as a source. Have a great day. I am working on the descendants of David & Elizabeth Rhodes Lamunyon.
Added by Marsha Moon on Oct 15, 2015 5:12 AM
Elizabeth Wood Hansen
RE: Cozine family
Thank you Carolyn! I've read quite a bit of your bios on here! Very nice to hear from you!
Added by Elizabeth Wood Hansen on Oct 05, 2015 5:38 PM
Elizabeth Wood Hansen
Cozine family
Thank YOU so much for all the family history and information and care you have given to record these people in our lives! Eva Iola Cozine is my g-grandmother (she is the daughter of George E and Mary Anne (Stogsdill) Cozine. I have so enjoyed your ancestry work!

Thank you.
Elizabeth Wood Hansen

Daughter of Marvin Victor Wood
Granddaughter of Faye Isabel Taylor
Added by Elizabeth Wood Hansen on Sep 12, 2015 7:29 AM
Joan Viney
RE: Re: Suggested correction for Bernice M. Samuel
Thanks for the clarification. Both given names sound feminine. The middle name "McKnight" appeared to be a surname/maiden name. However, I found a census record to verify your statement.

By the way, I did not say that Bernice "became a man." I simply interpreted Bernice as the husband and Amie as the wife, which is incorrect.
I have made the necessary corrections. It always helps to have someone who has known the person in question personally.
Added by Joan Viney on Sep 05, 2015 7:43 PM
Joan Viney
Re: Suggested correction for Bernice M. Samuel
Bernice M. Samuel is a man who married Amie McKnight and her name was changed to Amie Samuel. Therefore, I do not believe his parents could have the surname "Carter" as you suggest.
Added by Joan Viney on Sep 05, 2015 2:26 PM
Linda Dukes
RE: Agnes E Murphy Carpenter 97771301
Pretty simple really. Francis Andrew Murphy married Julia M McDonell and had children.
Added by Linda Dukes on Aug 06, 2015 6:35 AM
RE: Fausset memorials, Indiana
Hi Carolyn, I sponsor some of the memorials that we are related to in one way or another. Since I was married to a Fausset 54 years ago and I was not interested in genealogy whatsoever, I didn't pay any attention to it at all, then when our children were grown and married, they wondered who was really related to us and how. Then as the years had passed, I started in looking for more information on the family. We were lucky as we had inherited pictures from relatives, and those who knew much more than I did. My husband's father was born as Paul Noble Belyew, to an unwed mother, Charlotte. When she married John Fausset, John adopted Paul. Charlotte and John Fausset did have two other children, Joseph Carl and Ernestine Frances. There again, we were lucky to have been sent the adoption records for Paul who was a half brother to Joseph Carl and to Ernestine. Also, there were a some Fausset's, who were also related, who lived in Mayes Cty., OK., which is about 60 miles from where we are. John Fausset was born in Indiana, is buried in a cemetery in Mayes County, OK and his brother is also, but neither one of those graves have markers on them. Anyway, when a memorial is sponsored, there can be more pictures put on it, and it's ad free, which is a plus. Glad to hear from you. Suzan Fasullo Fausset
Added by Fausset-Fasullo on Jul 20, 2015 10:00 AM
carl ruthstrom
Frances Lee
Thank you for updates on Frances' memorial. She was the first of my mother's siblings to pass. Since Buffalo is so remote, I wondered if your connection is local. Frances lived with her daughter. I was there until two days before Frances passed, but she was travelling to a high school reunion in Canadian, TX. My sons birthdays were August 20 and 21, and I promised my wife we would be home for their birthdays. Frances arrived back home from the trip and passed soon after entering they home. I could not locate Frances at first because of the use of her previous married name. I am in touch with Alice, her daughter, and will talk with her about how Frances last name should appear.
Added by carl ruthstrom on Jun 11, 2015 12:29 PM
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