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Gregory Aanenson (#47230741)
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Bio Photo I was born in southwestern Minnesota and now live in the Twin Cities.

My wife introduced me to genealogy in 1998. Since then I've discovered a little Scottish in my otherwise Norwegian and German ancestry.

The cemeteries of Rock County, Minnesota (Maplewood, St. Catherine's Catholic and Memory Gardens also known as Restlawn Memorial Gardens, and Luverne Memorial Gardens) are of particular interest to me.

My goal is to keep families connected to their ancestors through Find A Grave. I will gladly transfer memorials to family members.

Please submit any additions or corrections to me under "EDIT" and "SUGGEST A CORRECTION" on the memorial site.

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This work by Gregory Aanenson is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

In other words, you may copy any of the grave photograph(s) I have taken and posted on Find A Grave for your personal use as long as I am credited for the photo(s). You may not change my photo(s) in any way without prior written permission.
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Heather Bowers
Hi Gregory,

I have been a member of Find a Grave for years, and last night I just found that you had my Great Great Grandparents with photos listed. John Tulin and Ellen Swenson Tulin at the Blue Mound Luthern Cemetery in Rock County, Minnisota. They were from Sweeden! Could you transfer them to me by chance? Thank you so much for having the information listed, I had no idea where they were buried.


Heather W. Bowers
Added by Heather Bowers on Sep 14, 2014 3:07 AM
cathy lindeman
Adolph Steinfeldt
I believe his death date is 1 Nov. 1906. It's easy to confuse the 6 and 8.
Cathy Lindeman
Added by cathy lindeman on Sep 02, 2014 8:22 AM
Dennis Harmsen
RE: Ida Meyer
Again today I put in an edit request to correct the problem of getting Ida's two marriages in order, and again, it came up the same, no change.
I now put in an edit requests to remove all spouses from Ida's memorial, on John Schlapkohl memorial and on Albert Meyer memorial, which was not showing any spouses. Will wait for those edit requests to be processed, and after that, will resubmit the spouses links on Ida's memorial only. Can't believe the hassle in getting this straight.

Added by Dennis Harmsen on Aug 22, 2014 11:19 AM
Dale & Corinne Wise
Cecil fischenich
Thanks for posting the great photo. We really appreciate it. Thanks again, Gail wise gittens
Added by Dale & Corinne Wise on Aug 15, 2014 4:09 PM
Charles Swenson Memorial Updates
Hello Gregory,

I've requested some updates to the Swenson Family memorials you've created. Most of them I did through the automatic edits tab, but I've got one more that I can't do without deleting my other requested edits. Can you please link Charles Swenson Jr, #55307861 to his father John Swenson #59116541? Thank you! This is my great Aunt's parents and grandparents! You've helped us fill in some blanks by having created these memorials. Thank you! Thank you!
Added by Stephani on Jul 31, 2014 7:04 PM
Martha Franks Phillips Martin
Ella Rasche Memorial
Thank you for the quick response to my suggestion. We can only go by the information we have and you did a great job. Your work is, and will be, greatly appreciated.
Added by Martha Franks Phillips Ma... on Jul 10, 2014 6:53 PM
Diane Loe
RE: Memorial Updates
Thank you - you are quick!
Added by Diane Loe on Jul 06, 2014 10:00 AM
Just a quick note to say THANK YOU for all the work you have done on findagrave. Not only have you added the memorials, but you have also put in a lot of time and work for each memorial. It is easy to list and individual, but then to research them and link them to the family takes time. Adding headstone photos is no easy task. It is a lot of time and hard work in the sun on your hands and knees, with care and patience. Keep up the work, you are doing a great job. Many may not thank you, but your work is great appreciated by many more than you will ever know. FANTASTIC JOB!!


Added by dells on Jun 15, 2014 6:18 PM
Jay Swenson
Norbert Baustian
thank you for adding the Headstone of Norbert Baustian, very much appreciated Gregory
Added by Jay Swenson on Jun 14, 2014 9:39 AM
Alex Bogue
RE: Olava Bergum
Thank you sir.
Added by Alex Bogue on May 16, 2014 3:56 PM
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