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Mary Bittle (#47221173)
 member for 6 years, 4 months, 30 days
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Bio Photo Forty-something, happily married to a great guy, and living "7 miles from nowhere" in Bates County, MO, a mile from the Kansas line. Two sons, the youngest is a student at University of Central Missouri. Genealogy and history are a couple of my many and varied interests. I garden, keep chickens and other poultry, and was "green" decades before it was "a thing." I was a semi-trailer mechanic (yep, a gal that didn't mind getting greasy) until my disability, and I also volunteer my time as a keyer/arbitrator (doing transcriptions) for the Ancestry World Archives Project. Those transcriptions get added to to be searchable by anyone with a subscription, and many are available for free. I have an Ancestry subscription, and am trying to get all information available on there attached to each memorial I manage, as time allows. There are many resources there, and more are added all the time. I highly recommend the site.
I am happy to transfer memorials I've made to family, all you need to do is ask. If there are errors on memorials I manage, please let me know.
My first "large" project will be to completely list the Woodfin Cemetery in Walnut Township, Bates Co., MO. Between my disability and "real life," though, it's slow going. I am determined to complete Woodfin, no matter how long it takes. :-)
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Martha Yager
Lydia Snow
You recently requested a photo of her marker. According to my notes, there does not appear to be a stone at Mound Grove Cemetery, Independence, MO. Should you have otherwise, I would be happy to re-check for you. In the meantime I am going to remove request but feel free to request again if you have knowledge of a stone.
Added by Martha Yager on Dec 19, 2015 5:39 PM
Tera Lewis
minerva lewis
her maiden name was Polley
she was married to Levi Lewis on 31 jan 1841 in Missouri
on ancestry is shows a different headstone shared with her husband Levi. are these the same Minerva lewis or are they different people? would you let me know
I don't have a find a grave record for him but if they are the same girls could you possible add her husband and link them?

tera lewis
Added by Tera Lewis on Dec 19, 2015 3:09 PM
Linda G
RE: Joseph N. Bush
sorry this took so long. I have happily transferred management of this memorial to a family members hands. happy hunting, Linda
Added by Linda G on Sep 09, 2015 8:04 PM
RE: Jacob and Mary Swaim
Please send me your Find A Grave number and I'll transfer these memorials.
Added by campbell2u on Aug 09, 2015 5:59 PM
Janet LaMotte
Mary Langdon
You need to use the edit button in the upper right hand corner of the memorial to make corrections, additions or links.
Added by Janet LaMotte on Jul 28, 2015 7:08 AM
Roy Fredrick
53601290, 47257193, 47257133
Please transfer 53601290 Grandfather
47257193 father
47257133 mother of my spouse Leanne Coureton

Added by Roy Fredrick on Jul 15, 2015 1:10 PM
R A Skirvin
William C Foster
Hi Mary, I am contacting you because Jaime Crandall-Stapleton's (Find A Grave #46811611) messages have been disabled and you took the headstone photo for him. I would like to see if you could please add his mother and father to his Find A Grave Memorial, #39492164. His father is George Foster, Find A Grave Memorial #25908515, and his mother is Martha Allman Foster, Find A Grave Memorial #25908524.

William C Foster is my grand uncle.

If you can't do it, I will understand.

Please let me know.

Thank you very much!!

Ruth Ann (Foster) Skirvin
Find A Grave #47801902
Added by R A Skirvin on Jan 22, 2015 12:25 PM
Mary Jane Baker Foster #40493845
I just came across your picture of Mary's tombstone covered with the aluminium foil to bring out the words. I was so impressed. I would never thought of doing that! How did you come up with this idea? How did you manage to take pictures without glares? I would love to hear from you.
I can be reached at mnich5 at :-)
Added by Squirrel on Nov 06, 2014 10:50 AM
Coureton Memorials
Hello Ms. Bittle, would you be so kind as to transfer the Coureton Memorials to me. This my family who are buried at Woodfin Cemetery, Walnut Township, Bates County, Missouri, USA Thank you very much.
Added by BKB on Sep 23, 2014 7:16 AM
Could you please add the following information to William O Spratt #120588278

Middle name is Otis

Mother Mary Spratt 52254498
Father Walter Spratt 32022107

First wife was Maria May Main Spratt 42479224

Obituary for Iris Lee Spratt #120588308

Middle name Irene

Kansas City Star, The (MO) - March 30, 1996 Deceased: IRIS IRENE SPRATT Iris Irene Spratt, 82, Pleasanton, KS, passed away March 28, 1996, at Mercy Hospital, Fort Scott, KS. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, March 31, at First Baptist Church, Pleasanton, KS; burial in Independence Cemetery, Hume, MO. Visitation will be 7-8 p.m. Saturday, at the Torneden-Coffel Funeral Chapel . Memorial contributions may be made to the church or Pleasant View Nursing Home Activity Fund. (Arrangements: Torneden-Coffel Funeral Home, Pleasanton, KS)

Added by mlc on Feb 03, 2014 5:44 AM
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