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Pat LaCroix (#47053110)
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Bio Photo I accidentally came upon the Find A Grave website! I was amazed at how much new direction it has provided me with on my genealogy search. I started my genealogy research about 30 years ago just as a hobby, but it now has become more of a 2nd occupation for me.
I love being able to help people with their research and at the same time it helps me with mine. I have been adding my family members info to FindAGrave in the hope that their story will endure.
I try to ensure that the memorials I add are correct! That is one of my pet peeves! I want my memorials to be more than merely a beginning date and an end date in someone's life! I want to paint a broader picture of that person. Since this is a living memorial, I want it to be just that! To show that the person did live, have a family, etc. So, I try to only add a memorial once all the facts have been verified as accurate and when I have a short bio of the person. Sometimes, there is nothing more than a birth date and death date and that is all.
If I make a mistake on a memorial, please contact me so that I can edit it and make it correct! I appreciate any and all help in this journey of mine.
The people I enter on FindAGrave ARE my family members! I take good care of them, but if anyone has more info on my memorials, I welcome the addition of information. Just send a message on the SAC (Suggest A Correction) for their memorial.
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Messages left for Pat LaCroix (102)[Leave Message]
RE: Orville Hubert Williams
Pat: what we have in the Calaveras County death index data base is what I posted to the memorial. You can copy or cut and paste any of the info that you would like to use.
The Calaveras Co. recorders office holds all death certificates and, as a family member, you could probably obtain a copy of it from them. I think they charge $12-15 a copy.
Added by Goldrush on Jul 09, 2014 5:01 PM
Joyce Nance-Woodcock
RE: Billy Porter Simmons @ Leavenworth
You're welcome. The picture I have now on my profile page is where they're both at, right under the tree to the left. It's my favorite spot at the cemetery, so beautiful from there.
Have a safe 4th.
Added by Joyce Nance-Woodcock on Jul 02, 2014 3:13 PM
RE: Ansil & Babe Randolph graves at JB
I went to school with Lester La Croix. He graduated from Dupo, Ill in 1951.
Added by Remo on Jun 22, 2014 12:05 PM
Judy Mayfield
Jerry Childress
Hello Pat,
I have no relationship to the Childress family and unable to provide any other information regarding them. Jerry Don Childress was born in 1959 so I doubt he was Olive Marie's husband. He could be a son.

Take care
Added by Judy Mayfield on Jun 14, 2014 5:29 AM
RE: Ansil & Babe Randolph graves at JB
Use my Find A Grave photos as you like.
Added by Remo on Jun 13, 2014 5:29 PM
Louella Yakel Christensen
RE: Hubert & Lola Williams' grave pic
You're welcome. Feel free to use the photos for your Ancestry tree.

Added by Louella Yakel Christensen on Jun 12, 2014 10:50 PM
tricia potter
Susan Bangert
You are entirely welcome for the transfer. I absolutely maintain that family belongs with family and that is just my philosophy. I enjoy helping others and certainly, if you find I have another of yours, please let me know!


Added by tricia potter on Jun 10, 2014 2:07 PM
Richard Wright
RE: Blair graves in Odd Fellows Cemetery
Sorry, I have no knowledge of the Blair graves. I probably created the memorial from a newspaper obituary.
Richard Wright
Added by Richard Wright on Jun 04, 2014 2:20 PM
Joyce Nance-Woodcock
RE: John Wesley Simmons @ Leavenworth National Cemetery
NO, there wasn't. I checked but there's no one, last name Simmons, with YOD 1968 at Leav Natl. What was her first name?
Added by Joyce Nance-Woodcock on Jun 02, 2014 10:41 AM
The Mikado, et al.
Charles LaCroix, s/o of Jacob and Caroline
Hi, Pat -

Just touching base.

My 3rd-great-grandparents, Sébastien and Catherine Maurer, were the godparents of Charles. I'm referencing him on their memorials.

Other than obvious friendship, are you aware of any kinship or other crossovers between the LaCroix and Maurer families?

Just curious.


Jim Zielinski

p.s.: Here are some others.

Elizabeth (Frierdich) Lacroix was the godmother of John Sebastian Maurer, my great-grandfather's uncle.

She was also the godmother of my great-grandfather's brother, Frank John Maurer, Jr.

Added by The Mikado, et al. on May 28, 2014 9:40 PM
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