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Dean Hirst (#47404528)
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Bio Photo I was born in Riverside, Burlington County New Jersey and spent much of my first ten years there. My father died in WWII having never seen me. My step-father was in the Navy so we spent a lot of time traveling around. I graduated from high school at the Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, joined the Navy in 1961, came out to California in 1963 and have been here ever since. I have been married twice, have three children and eleven grandchildren. My second wife Sandy and I have known each other since we were five years old and have been married since 2006. I have been doing my family genealogy since 2010 and a member of Find A Grave for over four years now.

I am interested in families in the Philadelphia and Burlington County, NJ areas with last names of Freck/Frech (originally from Germany mid 1800s), Broderson/Brodersen (Denmark), Stecher (originally from Germany mid 1800s) and Hirst, originally from England. Hirst were prominent in the cigar business in Philadelphia. Additionally, I am working on my wife's family, Wetherell and Goodwin in New Hampshire.

If you see a picture of a gravestone I have taken and want to use it, by all means copy it and use as needed. If you see a family members memorial that I have created and you would like to manage it, just ask.
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C. Shane Stoneham
John gist headstone
Ty for the photo of John hosts headstone
Added by C. Shane Stoneham on Jan 26, 2016 4:52 PM
RE: Frances Roland
That would be great. Just let me know what I need to do. Thanks for checking for her husband. Also, if there is anything to take a picture at her plot or his that would be great.

Added by Cindy on Aug 30, 2015 9:50 AM
RE: Frances Roland
Yes, She is my grandmother. She left when my mother was 7 and we have been searching for what happened to her for many years. We just got a clue the other day regarding her married name (2nd marriage) and were able to connect the dots. Still not a lot of information but we are glad to know what we know. We cannot find any information about her 2nd husband. Maybe he is buried next to her? We would love any information you could provide. My mom would love to know if she has any sibling from her mothers second marriage. We have also done a full genealogy on France Roland (Lee - maiden name) so if there are other children who would like this information we would be happy to share.
Added by Cindy on Aug 29, 2015 9:41 AM
Thank you!
I wholeheartedly appreciate your contributions! I've discovered my paternal grandmother's grave site. I only met her when I was a baby. I found out decades later that she passed away in 1995. Conflicting online information gave two different burial locations. Your photo has solved that mystery! Thank you again for all your efforts!!
Added by Michele on Aug 28, 2015 12:39 PM
Beverly Keicher
RE: William Case Styker
Hi, William (Winfield) Case STRYKER is buried in the Union Cemetery, Bakersfield, CA. He is in the Haven of Rest Block 1539, Lot A.
Beverly Keicher # 47255649
Added by Beverly Keicher on Aug 28, 2015 6:30 AM
Peter Welch
RE: Re: Sarah Goodwin Eldredge
Hi Dean,

Yes, I am very sure. Paul and Sarah were married in Ossipee in 1891 when they were about 16. They had a child Benjamin Franklin Welch who was born in 1892. Paul and Sarah were divorced in 1895.
Added by Peter Welch on Aug 28, 2015 5:47 AM
Peter Welch
Re: Sarah Goodwin Eldredge
Hi Dean,

Could you attach Sarah's 1st husband Paul Welch # 123467631 to Sarah's memorial.

Thank you,
Peter Welch
Added by Peter Welch on Aug 25, 2015 4:32 PM
Peter Welch
Re: Sarah Goodwin Eldredge
Hi Dean,

Could you attach Sarah's 1st husband Paul Welch # 123467631 to Sarah's memorial.

Thank you,
Peter Welch
Added by Peter Welch on Aug 25, 2015 4:31 PM
Beverly Keicher
William Case Styker
William ( Winfield) Case Stryker is my great grand uncle. Would you be willing to transfer his record to me. I have been doing my family history for many years. It took me over 20 years to locate him. I would appreciate your considering the transfer. I have entered his brothers and sisters on Find a Grave with his parents. The family lived in the state of New York. Thank you.
Beverly Keicher #47255649
Added by Beverly Keicher on Aug 25, 2015 1:47 PM
RE: Mary Wyatt
Hi! Not a relative. Mary Jane Sears Wyatt was a very interesting lady, who went from housemaid to running a photography studio in Roseville, Illinois, and then operated a railroad car photography studio in Nebraska. She was quite a remarkable figure, and thus the sponsorship. I plan to add a few things to the memorial, but I don't need to manage it to do that (not that I'm against managing memorials). Thanks for your note.

Added by Verano1 on Jul 10, 2015 1:05 PM
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