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Susan Ford (#47124728)
 member for 5 years, 11 months, 17 days
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I am following my father's lead in searching out ancestry for my family and my husband's family. This has led me in many directions - from my father's Ford, Speer, and Wylie ancestors in Michigan, Ohio, and Pennsylvania, to my mother's Winter, Walter, Weidman relatives among the German immigrants to Syracuse NY. And most difficult of all, I have traced my husband's Allen ancestors in Iowa, plus his Clark, Palmer, and Colman relatives scattered across the midwest. I have recently started visiting cemeteries and taking some photos to add to the nation's databank, and occasionally leaving flowers on distant ancestors -- it is exciting to rediscover details of their lives, 100-150 years later. You feel, on some level, that you now know them as you read about them aging from birth, to marriage, children, old age, and finally the grave.
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 • 271 Memorials Added
 • 304 Memorials Managed
 • 1 Memorial/week
 • 260 Photos
 • 7 Volunteer Photos Taken
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 • 4 Virtual Cemeteries
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Robert M Files Sr.
Haefner Lines
I want to say thank you for adding the pictures to find a grave website. Very good project you are doing. Your help in this area is very appreciated. Hope more people like you will continue this work.
I am related to the Bruen & Haefner family line as well as Files, Simmons, Vandewalker Vanderwalker lines. And Swank family as well.
Anyway I would like to update the info I have on the Haefner Line if you don't mind me doing so. As I have done research on them. I would like to correct any information that need correcting or adding onto. I have obits that I would like to add to this site. So may I go a head and do the work? Please let me know, my e mail address is You may e mail me & let me know.
Again I thank you for the photos you have added.
Thank You,
Robert M. Files Sr.
Added by Robert M Files Sr. on Jul 28, 2014 1:41 PM
Tom C.
RE: Edits
Susan - I don't see them anymore as pending on my end - so you must have processed them. Thanks so much!!!

Added by Tom C. on Jun 12, 2014 9:06 AM
Renee S Carolan Hopper O C
Memorial Day 2014
Thank you.

My family line goes back to the Ford name.
Added by Renee S Carolan Hopper O ... on May 25, 2014 9:00 AM
Tom C.
Please consider going to your "Edit" tab (on your profile page) in Findagrave and accepting the edits that I have left for you for some memorials - THANK YOU VERY MUCH!!

Added by Tom C. on May 17, 2014 8:36 AM
Jeffrey Adams
RE: Rosedale Cemetery Clarks
transfered those in my name.
Added by Jeffrey Adams on May 09, 2014 6:34 PM
Memories of You
RE: Obrists
Thank you so much for doing this! So glad to be able to help a little. Thanks for sharing the lovely story, too.
Added by Memories of You on Mar 22, 2014 2:37 AM
RE: Mary Worthen
Thanks so much, Susan for the transfers, I appreciate it. I know I am a day late, but hope you and your loved ones had a blessed Christmas.
Added by Brnc on Dec 26, 2013 1:15 PM
Jim Miller
Thank you!
Ms. Ford, thank you so much for transferring my great-grandparents' (Charles and Julia Trammel) pages to me. I'll rally the family and get all the info and photos I can to fill their pages.

A few years ago, you also even went to the cemetery and took a photo of my grandmother's grave marker.

You are much more than kind. Thank you.

Jim Miller
Added by Jim Miller on Dec 25, 2013 5:14 PM
RE: Mary Worthen
Susan, thank you so much for offering to transfer Mary Worthen to me, also if you would please transfer her husband, Fred and Son, Lavern, i would greatly appreciate it.
Mary 39390801 Fred 39390661 Lavern 39390723
Thanks again, I appreciate it very much. Betty
Added by Brnc on Feb 18, 2013 6:48 AM
Grave Digger
RE: Barber-Love Cemetery
The children I have for Levi Barber and Sally Rood are:
Lyman, b. 1808, m. Cornelia Spring
Henry, b. 1811, m. Rachel Spring
Clark, b. 1814, m. Mary Spring
Amelia, b. 1817, m. Lyman Huntley
Adelia, b. 1820, m. Franklin Burr
Children of Levi Barber and Mrs. Hannah Brownwell:
Wanton Brownwell, b. 1828, m. Myranda Shellburn
Mary, b. 1831, m. Wilson Love
Laura, b. 1833, m. Clark Carter
(all birth years are approximate)

Since we know from the 1830 Census that Sally was still living, Wanton Brownwell must have been the son of Hannah and her first husband.
Added by Grave Digger on Oct 22, 2012 10:14 PM
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