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L Stoffel-Benney (#46984502)
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Bio Photo After living in UT and CA for almost 10 years, I am back in AZ where I was raised. My mother's family (STAPLEY's) are long time Mesa, AZ residents. My father's family (STOFFEL's) lived in Kansas, but the STOFFEL ancestors originated in Luxembourg. Some of the other relatives of the STOFFELs include HUNT, WALTER, LOHN, HERMANN, KLEIN, DIDERICH, THEISEN.

My father has been a genealogy researcher for years. My interest was sparked in 2007 when my brother passed away and I realized how little I knew about him. It made me realize how important it is to learn people's stories while they are alive and that led to the research of ancestors.

I have also began to assist my husband's family in the research of their ancestors including the following surnames: BENNEY, BOTTS, BLOCK, DOBSON, EYTCHESON, WALKER, BUSCOMBE, and MOHR.
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Marla Kirby
RE: Billie Dawn
I am her mother's cousin. I talked with her mother quite a bit before she died. I am also the family genealogist.
Added by Marla Kirby on Jan 15, 2014 11:28 PM
Marla Kirby
RE: Billie Dawn
Billie's mother, Mel Rae Starkey, is my cousin. She just passed away 22 Dec 2103. I am our family genealogist, so I try to keep track of all my Grandparents descendants. I'm sure you know Carla has also passed.
Added by Marla Kirby on Jan 08, 2014 11:14 PM
Marla Kirby
Memorial# 65987799
The full dates for Billie Dawn are:
2 Feb 1954 in Chandler, Maricopa, Arizona
9 Dec 1980 in Chandler, Maricopa, Arizona

Thanks for the memorial :)
Added by Marla Kirby on Jan 08, 2014 3:52 PM
Roberta Decker
RE: BOTTS
It's been a year since we were in touch! I haven't added anything re Botts except flowers to Alphonso & Gertrude's real graves. When I added Russ's ancestry charts to my database, I saw that some of his info was inaccurate. If you have a chart or something that you would share, I'd like to send it to Avis for her to give her grandchildren. Hope all is well. Roberta
Added by Roberta Decker on Sep 02, 2012 5:18 PM
Lesa Terrill Larsen
RE: Charles H and Ida Sylvia Stinson
You are welcome, glad to help. I don't think I replied back in March(sorry I am late!) - Also added Cletus Stinson's marker photo since he was beside Charles and Ida.
Added by Lesa Terrill Larsen on Sep 02, 2012 10:24 AM
Ellen FanningCoulter
Arthur and Emily Lawson
Arthur and Emily Lawson are buried in the newer part of Manchester Cemetery (the older part is across the road). There is a photo of their tombstone and links to their obituaries at the Scott County page of the Morgan Area Genealogy Society:
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilmaga/scott/cemeteries/manchester/lawson_art_emily.html

Ellen
Added by Ellen FanningCoulter on Jul 25, 2012 2:12 PM
Gateways
MILLER family
Hi I tried you aol email address - undelivered.
Care to leave me another email address. I have info to share.
Regards,
Carole
Added by Gateways on May 11, 2012 9:38 PM
shelby d sweat
hi im one of the sweats
hello my name is shelby sweat,i was wondering how did u know my great great grand parents noble and fanny sweat?
Added by shelby d sweat on Oct 25, 2011 6:49 PM
Roberta Decker
RE: BOTTS
My friend in Shelburn said that Annie Botts, sister of Alphonso, owned a hat shop. Also, one of the Botts owned a motel in Sullivan many years ago. I'd appreciate having the info that you do. While they are not direct relatives of mine, I do share the info with Avis Botts. Sometimes, it triggers her memory of someone or something else that's useful.
Added by Roberta Decker on Aug 18, 2011 6:33 PM
Roberta Decker
RE: Alphonso Botts info
A cousin gave me this info: Walter Botts posed for the WW2 poster: "I WANT YOU (photo of Uncle Sam) U.S. ARMY". A photo is on Ancestry.com under Walter Botts. Ancestry does not vouch for the accuracy of the family trees on its website and in my research, I've found many errors. However, an 87 year old friend who knew the Alphonso Botts family in Hymera, IN, told me that Walter was a nephew of Alphonso's.
Added by Roberta Decker on Aug 18, 2011 2:30 PM
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