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Marcia Lynne vonGunden (#47059326)
 member for 7 years, 7 months, 18 days
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Bio Photo My researching of family began, after the birth of my grandson Max in 1997, when my daughter-in-law gave me a version of Family Tree Maker. As a child I always loved mysteries. I read my mother's Ellery Queen novels, watched Perry Mason episodes and my favorite board game was Clue. I always thought how much fun it would be to work as a detective. I guess, in my own way, I do.

I firmly believe that our ancestors deserve more than just dates on their memorials. It is because of that philosophy that I try to add as much of the information that is available to me. Thank you for either your help or your understanding when I fall short.
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It is for that reason that I have stopped making transfers for right now. I have been backtracking my postings to make corrections or add information.
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The surnames I am searching and recording;
from my paternal side are:
Gibson, Keller, Miller, Ploehs, Reed, Walkinshaw
from my maternal side, they are:
Beamer, Cunningham, Nelson, Peterson, Park, Parke, Parks, Perrell, Snow and Wiseman

On my husband's tree there are the following:
Mutscher, Oldendorf, vonGunden

The surname originated from 'von Gunten,' i.e. from the village of Gunten on Lake Thun in Kanton Bern, Switzerland. Hans von Gunten appeared in 1703 and 1704.

For those who wonder...
Why the number of memorials managed is higher than the number of memorials created?
This is due to some generous F*A*G contributors who decided to transfer some of their memorials to myself and others.
Thank you...
I feel honored to be one of the recipients entrusted to care for these postings.

"The measure of a woman's character is not what she gets from her ancestors, but what she leaves her descendants."

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Frances Allen Titsworth
RE: Transfer & thank you
What kind words! I'm glad to help. Let me know if you ever need any others.
Added by Frances Allen Titsworth on May 21, 2016 10:54 PM
Carol S
RE: Photo
I actually head out of Cincinnati today. I don't live here any more. So another visit is out til my next visit. I have family in Cincinnati and visit a couple times a year. I always take the time to walk my favorite cemeteries while I visit. I still have about 250 or so photos from section 13 to still post. I do not recall seeing a Ploehs monument there. But it is possible that I got it. I took over 500 photos at New St Joseph that day.
Added by Carol S on May 19, 2016 4:59 AM
Jennifer A. Tarara
Re: James "Dwight" Nuckolls 1915- 1990
I have a question about his name . You show his Middle name in quotation marks, that usually indicates in genealogy that is a nickname. If it is his given middle name and he goes by his middle name it usually is shown by Capitals; such as James DWIGHT Nuckolls. So I just needed to know is Dwight a nickname or his given middle name that he was know by ?

Added by Jennifer A. Tarara on May 08, 2016 1:42 AM
Benjamin Robins 59995422
Thanks for making this transfer. What evidence of a connection between Gabriel and John Henry Robbins have you found?
Added by bvandervos on May 04, 2016 8:20 PM
Ron Stewart
RE: Another transfer and another thank you
It is always nice to know that the memorial has moved on to family and has taken on a life of its own.

That's why I do what I do on Find A Grave.

Thanks for the note. Things like this keep me going.

Ron Stewart
Added by Ron Stewart on May 03, 2016 2:11 PM
Victoria Taylor-True
Very sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with and your family , during this time.
Added by Victoria Taylor-True on Apr 29, 2016 7:01 AM
Dan Oh
RE: Shared information
Very sorry for your loss.
Added by Dan Oh on Apr 14, 2016 1:34 PM
Mary Danford
RE: Transfer & thank you
Your welcome glad to help.
Added by Mary Danford on Apr 13, 2016 8:52 AM
Neil D Scheidt
RE: Lines, lines, and more lines
Ohhh! THAT word note. Now I get it. Goes to show, you're never too old. 77 today would you believe.
Thanks for kind patience.
Added by Neil D Scheidt on Apr 12, 2016 5:40 PM
Neil D Scheidt
RE: Paragraph width
Thanks for your kind suggestion but I don't follow. I can't even find the word "note". I guess it's hard to teach old dogs new tricks.
Added by Neil D Scheidt on Apr 12, 2016 3:01 PM
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