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Betty Frain (#46858568)
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Eighteen or nineteen years ago a friend told me she had a new hobby, genealogy, and how much fun she was having. I immediately contacted my mother who informed me that we owned three family Bibles. I have been deep into this ever since. I started with my mother's family in Loudoun County, VA. Her parents were third cousins, a fact she did not know. Of course I added my father's family, my husband's family, and both my daughter-in-law's and son-in-law's families. Then by adding wives, mothers, sisters, brothers, ancestors, descendants, I have ended up with a database of about 37,000. All are related to me or to someone I am related to.
Most of my time has been spent in Loudoun County, Virginia. I wrote two books on Union Cemetery in Leesburg, a book on Monocacy Cemetery in Bealsville, Montgomery County, MD, Death Records of Fairfax County, VA, and co-authored books on the Death Records of Loudoun County, VA and Marriages after 1850 in Loudoun County, Va. I have also been involved in the preparation of Cemetery Books published by Thomas Balch Library. All of these books are available through Heritage Books.

I am more than happy to share any information I have. My cemetery pictures are there for anyone who needs them. They have been taken over the last 19 years. I will ask that you let me know if you are using a family picture because that means you are probably at least a cousin and I want to know you.

If you see errors, please let me know. Let's get all these people linked! But PLEASE everyone, use the Edit button on the memorial that needs changing! It takes about 2 minutes to make changes using that button. It can take 1/2 an hour or more to find the memorial you would like changed, if you don't use that button, and often I cannot be sure if I am looking at the correct person even then. In that case I may spend an hour or more looking. That takes away from someone else's time. Be fair!

Thanks.

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Greg
Thank you
Thank you for the memorial photo for Laura Hagan in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.


Greg
Added by Greg on Oct 12, 2014 4:12 PM
A Horan
Jimmy Tolton at Gate of Heaven
Thank you for posting a photo of Jimmy's marker at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. I appreciate your time and effort!
Added by A Horan on Oct 11, 2014 4:07 PM
Bruce Spencer
Cary & Kathryn Spencer
Hello,

Thank you so much for taking the time to find and record a photo of their grave marker. I really appreciate it.

Best regards,
Bruce Spencer
Added by Bruce Spencer on Sep 29, 2014 3:36 PM
Dan K.
Ermine Perantoni
I believe that Joanne and Ermine were married before. Thanks for adding the picture and linking the memorials!
Added by Dan K. on Sep 23, 2014 8:42 PM
SLNP
RE: Chamberlain/Godfrey
No need to transfer but thank you so much!
Added by SLNP on Sep 20, 2014 11:34 PM
J. Butler
Daniel Cooper
Hi there, according to his death index record, Daniel's parents were Frederick and Catherine. (Virginia, Deaths and Burials Index, 1853-1917)
Added by J. Butler on Sep 18, 2014 4:03 PM
fossmeg
Photo McKain
Thank you!
Added by fossmeg on Sep 14, 2014 11:46 PM
Greg
Thank you
Betty,

Thank you for adding the photographs for Paul Owen Ady and Irma Elizabeth McKenzi Ady.

I entered an edit request.


Thank you for adding the memorial for Elizabeth.


Greg
Added by Greg on Sep 13, 2014 7:07 PM
Connief
Daniel Colachicco
Thank you so much for taking this picture.
Added by Connief on Sep 13, 2014 6:59 PM
Dal Mallory
Garnett Reed
Thanks for the transfer.
Dal Mallory
Added by Dal Mallory on Sep 12, 2014 12:12 PM
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