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Heather Larson (#47054517)
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Bio Photo One of my fondest childhood memories is helping my great-grandmother look through her big brown box of family photos and arranging them in a large scrapbook. I was fascinated by all of the photos, names, and familial connections she described and admired the fond way she talked about the people who had been a part of her life. Nearly 20 years later, I began dabbling with genealogy in an attempt to learn more about my family's history and get a better understanding of our sociological background and makeup. And really, I just like the never ending, personal puzzle it presents. Those AHA! moments and connections with other people you find online are one of a kind.

Some family surnames include: Judd, Adams, Pepper, Larson, Hofsaess, Crumb, Norcross, Lohmuller, Mather, Parsons, Griffin, Henderson, Sorenso/en, Woods, Wood, Rodine

"In different hours, a man represents each of several of his ancestors, as if there were seven or eight of us rolled up in each man's skin,—seven or eight ancestors at least, and they constitute the variety of notes for that new piece of music which his life is."

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Nancy Z
Minton grave at St Andrews
I had a little clarification for you. The gravestone of Patrick Griffin [Jr] and his wife, Mary (nee) Minton include "Julia Griffin." This is the unmarried sister of Patrick and not his mother, Julia (nee Murphy) Griffin. Julia Murphy married Patrick [Sr] in Canada (I believe).

I know identification becomes all the more difficult when parents name their children after themselves!
Added by Nancy Z on Apr 14, 2015 7:32 AM
Doris Miller
RE: Thank you Doris
I was going through a desk and found an old St. Joseph News Press paper that had an obituary of a family member. I thought I would just add the other people listed in the Obituaries if the obituaries weren't already on their find-a-grave sites. Pearl Garst was one of those.
Added by Doris Miller on Dec 01, 2014 11:56 AM
RE: Thank you
What better way to spend a few warm, sunny, quite hours? Center Cemetery is a lovely place in a beautiful country setting. Glad we could help.
Added by Anonymous on Oct 14, 2013 8:05 PM
William Kazupski
Minton Transfers
I will transfer the requested memorial pages over to you...

I did notice you had this one posted:
Mary Minton Griffin (1852 - 1989)*

Unless this person was 137 years old at the time of her death... the birth/death years are incorrect. LOL


Bill Kazupski

Added by William Kazupski on May 20, 2013 12:57 AM
Teresa (Hamilton/Pepper) Rust
Pepper and Hamilton Connection
Hi, Heather!
I am a Pepper by birth. My great-great grandfather was John Prouty Pepper and was the brother of Thomas Dearth Pepper. Are you aware of the Pepper DNA study in which my Grandfather Pepper participated? The end result is that we are actually biologically Hamiltons and not Peppers. :) Around 200 years ago a Pepper family gave their name to a Hamilton son. We do not know all of the details yet,but we have learned a lot about our Hamilton heritage which is Scottish. You can read more about it at my personal blog/website: and also at and also
Your Cousin, Teresa
Added by Teresa (Hamilton/Pepper) ... on May 01, 2013 5:51 PM
Irish Indian
RE: Robert Dennis
You're very welcome. It took some searching and an office visit but I finally found it. I posted the full plot location on the photo comments.
Added by Irish Indian on Mar 20, 2013 5:20 PM
Angela Owens Jando
Minton graves
Heather, there are other Minton graves at St. Andrews. Please email me privately if you are interested in information on them.

Added by Angela Owens Jando on Mar 19, 2013 4:57 AM
RE: Thank you
Hi Heather, nope not a relative -- am working on a local cemetery and was just linking her to family and saw that you seemed to have put effort into her parents memorials, so figured I would let you know. :)Jessica
Added by jessicado on Feb 05, 2011 2:16 PM
Miriam (Adams) Hunter
Hi, I added a daughter of Samuel and Diadama Adams if you are interested.

Added by jessicado on Feb 05, 2011 12:10 PM
T.Pat Wolfe
Hamburg Cem.Iowa
Was There Today A Very Large Old Cem Adams I Found A Lydia Adams d.jan 9,1895 23/28yrs 11mns 23ds The Other side only Read Adams only had a short time as we got there late couldnt even find the relatives I was Looking For Hope this might help
Added by T.Pat Wolfe on Sep 28, 2010 3:02 AM
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