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Jimmyg4020 (#47305135)
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Bio Photo I am a retired metal fabricator and began genealogy as a hobby about twelve years ago, mainly to prove or disprove family lore. The past eight years has been spent full time at this endeavor. It has blossomed into a never ending project but I do get a lot of enjoyment in the hunt. I get the feeling I could have made a good detective, especially when a plan comes together. I have taken 14 family lines back in time, many into the 14 and 1500's. Three of which, Standish and Rogers,and Soule were on the Mayflower and one, Chase, was with Governor Winthrop and the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Many more are traced to the early and middle 1600's in New England.

My family lines:
German, Stinnett, Pingrey, Mead, Emery, Shay, Chase, Drake, Tozier, Stephens, Bach, Grandlienard, Standish, Rogers, Potter, Newman, Knapp, plus many others that have married into these lines that I have not pursued more than a generation or two, plus there are just to many to list here.

I have written a book on the Grandlienard family in which I include a family tree covering all the known descendants of Claudat Grandlienard and his wife Perrenette Girardin ca. 1600, of Perrefitte, Switzerland and covering 14 generations in Switzerland, The Netherlands and America.

The picture to the left is of me in early 1947 on my dad's RD6 Caterpillar wearing his hat in the almond orchard. Dad would let us sit between his legs and try to pull on the frictions. Dad bought this 1930's RD6 when he was in his late teens. It was well used during WW II while dad was off to war. He rented it out to different construction companies that used it in building state-side military facilities in northern California and Nevada, as well as Sacramento Northern Railroad.

While I understand one's desire to manage a particular memorial, I do not transfer memorials unless it follows Findagrave guidelines. All of those under my management are related to me. I have been subjected to people that believe they are the only ones that should have control and they have gotten very testy. One such person sent me many emails arguing she had more right than I to manage a person we were both related to and could not understand my saying no. Get a grip on your ego folks! I say to you; once I have said no to a transfer that is the end of it! The more you push the deeper I dig in. Please respect the fact many of these memorials are the result of a lot of investment in both time and money. I did not do the research to just hand it over to someone else. I am more than happy to work with people to improve upon any memorial I manage. I ask if you want information changed or added please be prepared to provide supporting evidence.
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Opal Yett Horchheimer
Thank you for helping me locate her burial location. I appreciate it very much!
Added by Geno-seeker on Dec 09, 2016 6:39 AM
Doris Aliff
Just me
By the way I took a copy of you last paragraph in you bio. It is well written. If you want me to take if off my page just say so. I am sure it will piss of a few. ha ha ha Thanks
Added by Doris Aliff on Oct 19, 2016 7:53 PM
Doris Aliff
Harvey E Aliff
In 1930 Harve E and Buelah are in Iowa with 6 children and Geneva is not there. Raymond, age 10, Charles age 8, Charelene age 6, Darlene age 6 (twins), Leland E, age 0 and Lorrane E age 0 (twins).

His brother that he was with in Kansas is still in Kansas in 1930. His wife and daughter M. catherine age 6, wife Catherine, age 41 and Maurice age 45. Wyandotte County, Kansas City.

Do you know of any other siblings of Harvey and Maurice (Morris maybe). thanks for the info
Added by Doris Aliff on Oct 19, 2016 7:47 PM
Doris Aliff
Harvey E. Aliff
Can you send me a copy of the birth record or the web site so I can take a look see. And please let me know what or if you hear from the living grandson. What an awsome find. Can't wait to see the record. Thanks
Added by Doris Aliff on Oct 15, 2016 2:21 PM
Doris Aliff
Harvey E. Aliff
I didn't know he had another wife. I will look into for the both of us.
Added by Doris Aliff on Oct 14, 2016 9:27 AM
Janice Oberlin Smarr
August Schafter
Thank you for the info
Added by Janice Oberlin Smarr on Jul 19, 2016 8:49 AM
Colin B
RE: Martha M. Howard

Yes, a few years ago, I did some extensive research on Rev Greenbury Howard and his family. I enjoyed every minute of it. I found the pictures from his book "Twenty Years of Revival Effort" which you can find on Google Books. I have records for Alice (after her husband passed away) of her living with her brother Evan in Kansas City while he was ill until his death in 1915 and then again she was caring for her father in Kansas City until his death in 1917. Unfortunately, shortly after that point, I lost her trail and like you was unable to find any trace of her. I assume that she probably remarried but I have been unable to find any marriage records that have "Howard", "Lienard", or even "Grandlienard".

Since your note, I've renewed my efforts to find her, but have still come up empty handed. One thought that I had was if an obituary was found for one of her brothers (Henry or Owen) that were still alive after 1917, perhaps if she was still alive that it would list her (along with her married name) as a surviving family member. But, I am unable to find any obits for them yet.

I will let you know, if make any progress.

Colin Bingham
Added by Colin B on Jun 09, 2016 9:33 PM
Nathan Haines
Added by Nathan Haines on May 12, 2016 4:34 PM
Nathan Haines
OK, neat. You are wonderful. :-]
They are most always real nice to someone who calls in, someone they don't know, as opposed to someone who pesters them every week, like me.
Added by Nathan Haines on May 11, 2016 11:55 PM
Nathan Haines
The problem is that I can only ask the office for a very limited number of locations per week for Find A Grave. I am getting more requests for pictures than I can ask the office for locations the past few weeks so am trying to find other ways to get locations so I can keep up with the requests.
With Lot 35, grave 3, I could go around looking in each section hoping to find the right section he is in. It could take quite a long time that way but I might get lucky. There are 250,000 people interred in Lincoln Memorial Cemetery, but there are only about 36, Lot 35's in the cemetery.
Added by Nathan Haines on May 11, 2016 9:31 PM
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