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Maria Barrett (#46938998)
 member for 6 years, 6 months, 25 days
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Bio Photo I inherited my love of genealogy from my grandmother, Maxine Kortge Fulton. She did her research the hard way... letters, phone calls, and getting in the car and driving to where they wanted answers from! I know she would be so envious of how much easier it is now for us to find the information we are looking for. She would be so excited to see how far back I've gotten in our family tree as well!

I have always loved learning about our family and feel very fortunate to have inherited that love and interest. I guess part of it hails from my love of antiques and old things... and appreciation for what our ancestors had to endure before us...

Our family history is well documented in several lines and not as much in others. I have been lucky over the years (I started young... in my teens...) to find relatives who have been very generous with sharing pictures, stories, and even giving me diaries and items that belonged to my ancestors... Those are days I have to pinch myself! ;-)

I have enjoyed sharing our family tree with my entire extended family... I have an extensive library of photos of many of the families below and am always happy to share pictures. Please just give me time to respond! I'm a busy working mom of three who also cares for my dad who has brain cancer now. My dad has truly enjoyed learning his heritage and we've enjoyed a few trips "searching" for for family cemeteries/graves! My mom and I are now preparing to find some time to do some visits on her side of the family.

Note: All records that I manage/maintain are direct lines to me or very closely related. The original submissions of some of these memorials are intact and I offer my sincere thanks and appreciation to those that have taken the time to photograph and record so many of these memorials and those that have transferred management to me, as a direct family member.

Family names that I actively research and will not transfer records for:

My side: Elston, Yeackel, Morton, Helwig, Gilmore, Green/e, Bradstreet, Dudley, Kortge, Coffey, Weber, Black, Mosier
Fulton, Curtiss, Fairchild, Fenton, Gard, Bishop, Goble,

My husband's side: Barrett, Burke, Culhane, Voltin, Sherman, Cunning, Poage, Stickleman,
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Pat & Larry
Lydia Kortge/Elizabeth Ely Weber/Mathias Weber
I am pleased to transfer management to you for Lydia and Mary Elizabeth but Mathias Weber was previously transferred to William Malone #47902559.

Pat & Larry
Added by Pat & Larry on Aug 24, 2013 10:14 PM

Do you have an account to access census records?
Added by treerpgmo on Jul 15, 2013 2:53 PM
Jorene Clark Miller
James and Hannah Coe Curtiss
Thanks for the links...Jorene
Added by Jorene Clark Miller on Jun 18, 2013 10:24 AM
Karen Mickel Bennett
Emily Huff
I just transferred her memorial to you. I'm happy to help you with the transfer so you can have your family! And the photo of their beautiful grave. Have a great day.
Added by Karen Mickel Bennett on May 25, 2013 8:44 AM
Betty Hunter- Harrison
If you would like me to transfer the memorials,please go to the memorial and use the edit button. That way I do not have to look it up. Thanks.
Added by Betty Hunter- Harrison on May 24, 2013 10:03 AM
Then go to James A. GILMORE (1860-1922) and leave some kind of flower on his virtual grave that says he is your 2nd Great-Grandfather. I am going to have to work this line of GILMOREs again in my virtual database and this will take time. So if you have that flower there when I am done it is very easy for me to transfer him as I can simply right click the flower and copy your number.
Added by treerpgmo on May 24, 2013 8:57 AM
Maria: You can always add pictures to a virtual grave (up to a total limit of four unless the virtual grave is sponsored) whether you manage the virtual grave or not. Then go to James A. GILMORE
Added by treerpgmo on May 24, 2013 8:55 AM
Hi Maria!
I transferred your grandmother to you, but I did not have any other Elston's to transfer...I also checked for Gilmore and I didn't have any of those, either. I did, however, have many many Yeackel's so I transferred them all to you....have fun! Thank you so much for claiming your family members...please let me know if there are any others and I will gladly transfer. Have an awesome weekend!
Added by 天使 on May 24, 2013 8:41 AM
charlott jones
RE: William CH Bowman, The Dalles
I transferred William Bowman to you, as felt you should have his memorial.

I am not related to him, but think it would be interesting to read his diaries, since I am a "student" of the Civil War era. I think you may have confused me with someone named Charlene who left flowers.
Added by charlott jones on May 24, 2013 5:16 AM
RE: James Paton Gilmore
What you need to do Maria is leave some kind of flower on James' virtual grave that says he is your X (insert the number) great-grandfather but then ask for a transfer through the SAC. When I get that I file it in my "management" folder. Before I transfer ANY virtual grave that I'm related to I check my internal database to see if I have anything else on the person that I know that should be added. Then if I have nothing else to add and I'm not doing any kind of active research on that person I usually will transfer to someone closer related especially a direct descendant. Then if I do transfer and they subsequently add whatever to the virtual grave I can copy that to my internal database and know what or who the source is.
Added by treerpgmo on May 24, 2013 12:55 AM
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