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Kim Kerr (#26047466)
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Bio Photo *June 2014 - Find A Grave does not send edit requests via email now. Please check the edit tab at the top of your profile for suggested corrections.

Please help me process your edit requests by sending me an email or post a message to alert me that you have sent through a correction. The new system does not send notices to contributors that there are edits waiting to take place.

I have enjoyed genealogy as a hobby (my family says addiction) for over 30 years. Apparently I inherited this interest from both sides of my family. My paternal great-grandmother was left motherless at age 18 months and raised by a foster family. After she married, she was committed to learning all she could about her birth family, passing this interest to her daughter and granddaughters. I was very fortunate to have access to their records to build on when I began my own research. My maternal grandmother was a source of inspiration and encouragement until her death at age 92. Her correspondence with family members provided me with many clues to help research our family.

I photographed all of Goodrich Cemetery in Linn County, KS, and parts of other local cemeteries, but most of the memorials I've posted are for family members. If you copy a personal family photo that I've posted, please give credit. This gives other researchers a reference if they have questions. If you have additional info or are related, I would love to hear from you. Thank you to all who have taken the time to add flowers and photos.

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Chris
RE: Showalter Cemetery - Linn County
RE: Showalter Cemetery - Linn County
I will get this to you next week if you still need it.
Added by Kim Kerr on Dec 16, 2014 7:31 PM

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Yes, thank you!!
Added by Chris on Dec 16, 2014 8:48 PM
Marian
RE: Benjamin Mills
Kim - I have corresponded over the years with Jim French who has a web page on Rootsweb's WorldConnect. The title is 'FFA Chart 1 Descendants of Thomas French and several other French charts for research purposes). Here is the URL: http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=jacob11&id=I01988. Benjamin Mills is a brother of Jane Mills who was the wife of Nathaniel Whitmore (1760-1818). Mr French is connected to the Whitmore family through Sarah Jane Whitmore who was married to Lewis M Ballard. Sarah Jane was the daughter of Amos Howard & Elizabeth Lamb Whitmore. One of their sons was William Whitmore Ballard who was Mr French's great-grandfather.

Hope this helps.

Marian Parsons
Added by Marian on Dec 15, 2014 6:26 PM
Chris
Showalter Cemetery - Linn County
Hello - I'm working on a project to add maps to all Kansas cemeteries at Findagrave. Can you provide driving directions or GPS coordinates to the Showalter cemetery? I know it is somewhere south of the Goodrich cemetery and it looks like you've been to both of those, based on the photos you've uploaded here.

Thanks!
~ Chris
Added by Chris on Dec 06, 2014 8:12 PM
Sydney Shaw
Shaw gravestone
This is Della Jane Shaw's gravestone, NOT Ella May Shaw's.

Added by Sydney Shaw on Dec 05, 2014 3:20 PM
Bill McDermott
Edit for: Thelma Mae Fast, Hills Ferry, Newman, CA
Hello Kim,
I have added the birth year and additional death location information for Thelma. She was my sister-in-law's mother.
Regards,
Bill McDermott
Added by Bill McDermott on Nov 14, 2014 11:26 PM
C.C.Diamond
ID Military in Westlawn-Hillcrest
We are currently working to identify anyone buried in Westlawn-Hillcrest Cemetery Omaha NE that has served in the military. If you have a loved one buried there or know of someone, please send us a message. We place flags on the graves for Memorial Day. This project is sponsored by Centennial Masonic Lodge #326.

If you can send us the names, we will be sure to include them on our list to get a flag.

Thank you for the help with this ongoing project.

C.C.Diamond

If you have already received this message, please accept our apologies for the duplicate message.
Added by C.C.Diamond on Nov 07, 2014 1:58 PM
Roy Short
Transfer Requests
Hello Kim -

Would you also consider transferring the following direct family members?:

Nancy Jane (Wyatt) Hardendorf #39742482 - GG GRandmother
Shedrick Bostik Wyatt #39741709 - 2nd G Grandfather
Lucinda (Pellet) Wyatt #39741638 - 2nd G Grandmother

Thanks -

Roy Short

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Added by Roy Short on Oct 21, 2014 3:41 PM
FutureAncestor
Kightlinger Edits at Kiser Cem
Thank you for alerting me to the error on the dates for Charlotte Kightlinger!! Have a great week.
Added by FutureAncestor on Sep 21, 2014 11:21 AM
Lisa Bailey
Nancy Neely Hunziker
Kim- Thank you for making the requested edits (so quickly) for my cousin's memorial. And then thank you so much for transferring her to me!
Added by Lisa Bailey on Sep 11, 2014 11:31 AM
randy ellis
every
I sent you edits regarding Francis, john and William Every
Added by randy ellis on Sep 10, 2014 8:56 PM
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