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Marsha (#46857842)
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Bio Photo I've been researching my family history for over 40 years and since I have no children to leave my work to I'm trying to share it with as many people as I can so it won't be lost. I have a great love for my ancestors and was blessed to know three of my great-grandmothers. One of my favorite places to go is the cemetery where most of my father's family is buried. I can stand in between two rows of graves and be surrounded by four generations. When my husband and I travel we plan our trips around cemeteries we want to visit. He brings a big stick to beat the bushes and tall grass with and I bring a camera so I can take pictures. Two of our most memorable trips resulted in us standing at the graves of two of my GGG-grandmothers, Elizabeth Spoor Bliss and Electa Buck Chapman, in small cemeteries in western Kansas. It was awesome to think of how far they had both traveled in their lifetime and the things they went through that made it possible for me to be there.
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Pamela P. Lavery
James Buck in East Harrisburg Cemetary
Thank you for including him on Find-a-Grave. His mother was Mary Thompson from Delaware. His father James Buck was born in Ireland.
Pamela Lavery
Added by Pamela P. Lavery on Jul 23, 2014 6:56 PM
Richard Culler
Edith (Culler) Holden
Thank you so much for the photo. That was neat how you were parked next to her grave why looking for it on the map.

Take Care, Richard P. Culler
Added by Richard Culler on Sep 17, 2013 8:20 PM
Mary
Capps
Doing a little work on the West Cedar Cemetery in Phillips co. Kansas and I added a grave photo for Fern Leroy Capps whom you have the memorial for. Stone clearly states as well as your memorial page that she is daughter of W.A and M.E. Capps. Can you please place the links to each on their memorial pages. Thanks
Added by Mary on Jun 03, 2013 11:33 AM
Jackie Dare
Henry & Anna Clarence
Marsha,
Thanks so much for the headstone photo for Henry and Anna Clarence. I appreciate your time and thoughtfulness.
Before you delete the photo from your computer, would you please add to Anna's memorial# 69322144.
Thanks so much again,
Jackie Dare
Added by Jackie Dare on Oct 17, 2012 12:54 AM
sharon wilbur
thank you
Electa Buck was my 3rd great-grantmother through her daughter Fannie Chapman Proctor, whose son Myron Eugene Proctor was the father of my grandmother Mabel Proctor Ashton. I truly appreciate all of the work you have done to share the cemetery pictures and information. Please feel free to share any information you have with another avid genealogist. Thanks.
Added by sharon wilbur on Aug 16, 2012 2:56 PM
Kathy
Alecea Burch
Thanks so much for the photo!
Added by Kathy on Jul 17, 2012 4:58 PM
Rev. Edward F. Steiner
James League's wife
Miranda Lou Phillips, the wife of James League (your memorial #15680919) is buried with their daughter and son-in-law in Idaho Springs Cemetery in Idaho Springs, Clear Creek County, Colorado. Find A Grave Memorial# 21654780. You already list the daughter in James' memorial.

According to Civil War records, James enlisted as a Private on 19 August 1862 at the age of 44. He enlisted in Company I, 121st Infantry Regiment Ohio on 11 Sep 1862. Died of disease Company I, 121st Infantry Regiment Ohio on 4 Jan 1863 at Lebanon, KY.
Added by Rev. Edward F. Steiner on Oct 23, 2011 5:06 PM
immnurse
Fanny Marilla Chapman Proctor
Hi
My great grandmother is Fanny Proctor. I am trying to get a picture of her tombstone. Since you sponsor the memorial for her on Find A Grave I was wondering if you had a picture of her headstone?

I was able to obtain a picture of her husband Edwin Proctor but not Fanny's. The person that took his stone's picture said he couldn't find a stone for Fanny.

Can you help me?
Thank you, Joyce
Added by immnurse on Aug 10, 2011 9:48 PM
 

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