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Judy(Cressler)Brown (#47315837)
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Bio Photo Hi, My name is Judy (Cressler)Brown and I live in Manhattan, Riley County, KS. I am originally from Hoxie, Sheridan County, KS. My love of family and tracing their 'roots' came from many long, wonderful hours spent with my grandparents when I was a child. My grandmother Cressler had many boxes of old family pictures. She would get them down off the shelf in the spare bedroom closet and we would go through them one by one, while she told me stories about their lives. We did this so often that I came to know the family members as if they were alive but just away for awhile. My grandparent were pioneers themselves, and both remembered coming from Maryland and Illinois to Sheridan County KS when they were children. They both came in covered wagons and they lived in dugouts and soddies. They both had tragedies in their lives. The stories live on in my memories and they could not have given me a better gift. I have many of the old photos now and have been matching them to stories and records about days long ago. Grandma & Grandad left a lot of written notes and so did my dad, Howard Cressler.
Some of the family surnames I am researching are: CRESSLER, RUSSELL, LINTHICUM, MARSHALL, LOVE, BELL, HAYNES, SMALL, BROWN, MILLER, KEITH, HAINES AND McKIM. These peope came from: Vermont, Illinois, Iowa, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Indiana, Missouri, Ireland, Germany, Scotland, and France.

I do not claim or copyright any of the photos I take to fufill requests by family members, loved ones, or friends of the deceased. The photos may be posted and/or copied at the user's discretion.
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Jenn and Jade
RE: 'Sadie Russell obit.
You are very welcome! Thanks for adding it for us. I will be on the lookout for the other obits and will send them to you if I find them. It was a very sad affair. :(
-Jenn and Jade
Added by Jenn and Jade on Jul 01, 2016 10:47 AM
J. McKemy
RE: Finley graves
You're very welcome Judy!
Added by J. McKemy on Jun 07, 2016 3:01 PM
J. McKemy
RE: Finley graves
Thanks Judy -- I will watch for Mr. Finley's memorial and then add the photo so you do not need to do a photo request. Sorry I rushed through my message to you and didn't sign it or introduce myself.

Take care -- Julie McKemy
Added by J. McKemy on Jun 06, 2016 10:50 PM
J. McKemy
Finley graves
Judy -- I added the headstone photo to Fern Finley's memorial (#162790068). She is buried in a double plot with her husband James. He does not have a memorial. If you want to create one for him I will post the photo to it. His location info is the same as Fern's, except he is grave A3.
Added by J. McKemy on Jun 06, 2016 4:20 PM
Suzy & Rob
RE: Bell memorials
Transfers complete. The transcript I was working from when I created the memorials only goes up to 1953 so if Golde died after that time, she may be at Fairmount. I suggest you either contact the cemetery to check on her or you could request photos of the known family members. Most photo volunteers will take all family members in a nearby area so that may also confirm Golde for you.
Added by Suzy & Rob on Nov 25, 2013 12:25 PM
ogleCounty
RE: Marshall #76652852
Hmmm, there's nothing at all for "Marshall" in the transcription from the 80s. I'll see if I can contact the sexton and see what he has.
Added by ogleCounty on Oct 15, 2013 7:00 AM
BjJ
RE: Henry Marshall
The coal mining accident information was from the cemetery records. I also found futher info and included it on his memorial. I believe reading it will help you determine whether he is any relation. He is memorial 25351171.
Added by BjJ on Oct 15, 2013 6:00 AM
Brenda Billups Dodson
Dorcus Marshall
Thanks Judy for spotting that typo. It has been corrected. I will keep my eyes open for Leander.
Added by Brenda Billups Dodson on Oct 14, 2013 9:46 AM
Elsetta
Gethia Lucille Shellabarger Smith
I have attached her to her parents. Thank you for the links.
Added by Elsetta on Sep 25, 2013 9:28 AM
Margaret Bradley
RE: Russell Fearing memorial
I would like for Russell Slade Fearing 3345959
to be linked to his father Albert L. Fearing
104336224
Do you know where is mother is buried?
Added by Margaret Bradley on May 01, 2013 7:33 PM
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