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Tom Black (#47092164)
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Bio Photo Inspired by the work done by her great grandfather, Silas Wm. Blizzard (fag #40386458), while writing a history of his family, my mother, Eleanor Clara Blizzard Black (fag#36676318) began her own research. She continued until the early 1980's when arthritis and osteoporosis made the work too difficult for her. I had always found the subject interesting but did nothing with it until after inheriting mother's numerous notes. I began my own search to learn more about my ancestors and those of my wife about ten years ago but did so on a limited basis until more recently. Find A Grave has proved to be a wonderful tool! I've "met" so many people here who have been so helpful to me. As I've visited cemeteries and researched names, I've found many of our relatives. I've also created memorials for many other people I've found along the way in the hope that what I've done may be helpful to others who are searching for their ancestors. If I've entered information incorrectly, I apologize; please let me know and I'll make corrections. If you find ancestors of yours among the memorials I've created and would like for me to transfer them to you, let me know. If neither my wife nor I is related, I'll be happy to make the transfer.
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JP Smith
RE: Harley Holaday
Whoop! We ARE cousins. I remember Aunt Carrie and Uncle Fay visiting my grandmother Margaret Lucile (Holaday) Smith at the holidays. He always wore a sporty, straw hat in the summer and smoked cigars. We were bare-foot farm boys, so they looked like movie stars to us. Fay was always making the men-folk laugh. I still keep in touch with his grandson, John and occasionally Laney.
Added by JP Smith on Jul 15, 2015 3:58 PM
JP Smith
RE: Harley Holaday
Tom are you related to the Henry County, Indiana Holadays? You seem to be taking care of many. If you are related, then we are cousins! Have a nice weekend, JP in AZ.
Added by JP Smith on Jul 15, 2015 11:33 AM
Eric Ihde
RE: memorial transfer request
Thank you for the Tobey transfers! Best wishes for you.
Added by Eric Ihde on Jul 10, 2015 9:14 AM
Eric Ihde
memorial transfer request
Hi Tom. Eric Ihde here. Member 48704493, I have a few direct ancestors I was hoping you would consider transferring to me.

Matilda Tobey 67897908

James Tobey 67897907

Thank you in advance. I respect and appreciate the work you have done!
Added by Eric Ihde on Jul 10, 2015 12:55 AM
Benjamin Lowe
Me again Tom:

James "Bruce" Lowe dad was Benjamin = either Lowe or Low. He was married to Margarite/Margaret Bruce do you know where they are? I know the Margarite Dads is James Bruce Find A Grave 123736490 Txs
Added by Joyce on May 17, 2015 2:42 PM
Elnora Black Lowe
Hi Tom:

I am working on my Mother in Laws family. Her dad was Benjamin Isaac Lowe Find A Grave 36764641 and his dad was James "Bruce" Lowe Find A Grave 36764643. I have Bruce's wife as Elnora Black Find A Grave 36764627. Her parents being John Wesley Black and Mary C Taylor.
You have Elnora Black as Find A Grave 36676318. Can you tell me the difference please. Thank you. Joyce H Wilke
Added by Joyce on May 17, 2015 2:35 PM
Lynne Uhl
Thank you SO MUCH (again)!
Thank you for graciously transferring the management of the Grosbach memorial. ~Lynne Uhl
Added by Lynne Uhl on May 11, 2015 3:14 PM
Janice McLean
RE: James Taggert Memorial
Doh! Thanks for the tip. I fixed it.
Added by Janice McLean on Apr 15, 2015 1:49 PM
Memorial for Katherine Wilcox Holman

Per our e-mail, I would be grateful to have you transfer management of Katherine's memorial as noted in the subject line.
Thanks for all you have done and continue to do.
Added by Gloria on Apr 03, 2015 3:54 PM
Janet Taylor
Timothy Hege in Reichter Cemetery
Thank you so much for updating the information that you had on Timothy Hege. We were almost positive it was our relative but when we saw that there was added information it proved it. George "Mac" Hege our grandfather is his son. Thank you so much for being a great volunteer! Janet Taylor
Added by Janet Taylor on Mar 31, 2015 8:48 PM
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