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shawn (#46785668)
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Bio Photo I have been going to cemeteries to do look ups for people and on my trips I have taken several pictures of headstones. Not all are related to me. My hopes are that someone else out there is looking and needs a little helping hand. If there is information that you would like added to a loved one please feel free to e-mail me and I would be glad to put the information in for you or if you would like to put it on Find A Grave please e-mail me and I will delete the one I put in. Some of the surnames in my family are: Fathers side; Willis, Skinner, Campbell, Tarr, Williams, Webb and McFarland; Mothers side; Schaer, Wells, Lee, Smith, Cahalan, and Olson. Good Luck to all that are searching!! Thank you again to Find A Grave for helping with my look ups and letting me contribute to help others.
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Clare Priem
Hi, Would you make some changes to this person. Clare (Clara) Priem is the daughter of Barbara Hof Priem (1852-1930) and Frederick Priem, not the spouse of. Thankyou. N
Added by NAndersen on Apr 19, 2016 11:56 AM
Tammie Ritz
Arthur Nelson& Doris J.
I have been looking for them for some time now. Thank you for doing what I can't do anymore and that is walk the cemetery's for my family. Thank you again. Tammie Ritz
Added by Tammie Ritz on Jan 28, 2016 1:37 PM
Minnesota Norsk
MEMORIAL # 35391340
Would you be so kind as to add the following bio provided by the family?

Lauris “Lolly” Clifford Nelson was born January 30, 1920 in Freeborn County, Minnesota the son of Oliver and Mabel (Sorenson) Nelson. He graduated from Albert Lea High School and the Albert Lea Junior College. Lolly served his country in the United States Marine Corps and the Merchant Marines. On July 7, 1946 he was united in marriage to Dorothy Loeffler at the First Lutheran Church in Albert Lea.

They moved to Manchester, MN, where he operated the Nelson Locker Plant, was the Manchester Postmaster and also owned the grocery store. In 1955 he began working for Brown and Bigelow Company and in 1961 started 4 Seasons Advertising Company in Albert Lea. He opened 4 Seasons Travel and 4 Seasons Coffee in 1967. Lolly was an active member of the First Lutheran Church serving on the Church Council and was an usher. He was a member of the Elks Club and the Masons. He loved to spend time with his family, friends and especially the grand-kids. Lolly enjoyed travel, gardening, winters in Arizona and Nisswa Beach Resort with friends and family. He was a founding member of the Fountain Investment Club, Board member of the Albert Lea Family YMCA and the Naeve Hospital Foundation.

Lolly died Friday morning, December 4, 2015 at the Albert Lea Good Samaritan Center. He was 95 years of age. Funeral services were held at 11:00 AM Monday, December 7, 2015 at the First Lutheran Church in Albert Lea. Pastor John Holt officiated. Interment was in Graceland Cemetery. Military honors were accorded by the Albert Lea Area Veteran's Organization.

Lolly is survived by his son and daughter in law, three granddaughters and two great-grandsons, one nephew and a niece.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Dorothy in 2012 and Brother Vern Nelson.

Following the rules of find a grave, living persons are not mentioned here.
Added by Minnesota Norsk on Jan 21, 2016 3:03 PM
LETTOW - Jeffrey R. Phillips
Hi Shawn. Thank you for your amazing contributions to Find a Grave. I can't express how much your work has helped in my research.

I am trying to link my Illinois LETTO family to Jeffrey R. Phillips Iowa LETTOW family. My family came to America as LETTOW and dropped the ending W.

Is there any way you can make contact with Jeffrey to see if we can connect our families? I wonder if there is anyone in the LETTOW line that has taken a DNA test to see if we have a link.

Again, thank you for your contributions and am looking forward to a possible connection.

Laura Skender (nee Haduch)
Added by Petitelake on Jan 17, 2016 9:59 AM
D. Fox Engelhardt
Carl townsend
Added by D. Fox Engelhardt on Jan 16, 2016 8:31 AM
Christopher A Smith
Looking for DNA testers
Hello, I'm trying to find descendants of Lewis B Smith:

I believe he was living in Jackson County, Indiana in 1840 and suspect he may have been a close relative to my Smiths. I have GEDmatch, F362100, and yDNA at


Chris Smith
Added by Christopher A Smith on Jan 14, 2016 8:06 PM
Debby Worden
David Worden
the ?77yrs mo, day is most likely his wife's Mary. (PEET) as she died Nov 8, 1884 age 77 yrs.
David was alive 1885 census age 81 and in 1895 census he was age 91. My records show he died Jan 25, 1898 at age 94y. I do have him in 1850 Census age 47, 1860 census age 56, 1870 census age 67, 1880 census age 77
Added by Debby Worden on Dec 10, 2015 7:34 AM
Jenny Clarke
Hans Langseth
Special note or in famous section record set for long beard 17 feet 6 inches (you might be able to get a picture of him on computer, him showing his long beard) Thank you
Added by Jenny Clarke on Nov 09, 2015 7:48 AM
j. bradley
Mary Jane "Mollie" Anderson Stevens
Hi! I've done some edits to your memorials abt. "Mollie" & Rev. Wm. Buel Stevens. I also noticed that there are duplicates of them. Wm. Buel is related to my great-grandfather Hamilton Ross "Ross" Stevens. Thanks Jim
Added by j. bradley on Oct 18, 2015 10:50 AM
Kim Esry
email address
your email address must be out of date.
Added by Kim Esry on Oct 12, 2015 2:51 PM
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