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Ginger Carrick (#47352012)
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Bio Photo Mom and dad had already been working on writing up the family history with other relatives way back when, but that really didn't include much about the mothers' side of the families. Mom must have taken that to heart when my sister-in-law gave her a book at Christmas in 1987 entitled "Grandma Remembers". That's when she took on the project of making an album for each of her four grandchildren about her "memories and experiences that she had as a child, teen-ager, young woman, bride, mother, and grandmother".

First, she dismantled her's and dad's old albums; next, she added pictures of my two brothers and me, and included pictures with news from our relatives and friends. She put in photos of the many places we'd lived and what was going on along the way. Finally, she wrote about what was in each picture as if she was reliving each moment and describing it to that particular grandchild. She shared with them her joys and her hurts, her dreams and her failures, what she valued and what she learned on her life's journey.

My mother titles my daughter's album, "MEMORIES" and includes this poem by my father.


Our house is filled with memories
Of happy nights and days
When laughter bubbled through each room
From children we did raise.

Their play and fun just made the time
Rush by for Mom and me
Our kids would do unusual things
Which we would pause to see.

They whispered in the kitchen
And spread with jam their bread,
Or battled with their pillows
Before they went to bed!

They loved their dog and kitties
With all their childish glee,
And shared their beds and goodies
Wherever they would be!

These kids are grown and gone from home
And lonesome now are we;
But happy days will ever live-
They live in memory!

(Rev. Max Bailey - December 1976)

My mother left a legacy to treasure and pass on. Now it's my time to pass the legacy on . . .

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Re: photo request for Orlin S.Rhoads
The death certificate of Orlin S. Rhoads (original viewable on states that he died July 24, 1934 in Covert, Van Buren Co., MI, and was interred in Granger, IN, on July 25, 1934.
So it would appear that even though his gravestone in Harris Prairie Cemetery was not inscribed with his date of death, he was interred there.
Added by jcrow on Oct 28, 2016 6:04 PM
Paula Watson
RE: Charles & Retta Nieb
Hi Ginger,

All of the information on there was supplied by Friends of silverbrook, the local preservation society. Janet transferred everything over to me about 2 years ago as my great great grandmother was a Nieb. I will look more into it though when i can find my family paperwork.


Added by Paula Watson on Oct 21, 2016 11:37 AM
Derek Jensen
RE: Carl Rhodes Family Website
Hi, Ginger. I do research on all kinds of people for the local historical society, Historic Bremen. The photo I posted came from the high school yearbook of 1902. You can find Nellie's father obit on the Bremen library's database:

And Sherland family items in our Historic Bremen digital collection:

I updated Nellie on Family Search:§ion=details&person=KXZG-XXJ
Added by Derek Jensen on Sep 24, 2016 6:58 PM
David Mayo
RE: Donna Phillips - 60186766
You're more than welcome! Glad it was new information.

Added by David Mayo on Sep 23, 2016 11:42 AM
Michael Harshbarger
RE: Harry C Taylor - Memorial #124206296
Ginger - I am not blood related to Harry but to his wife Pearl...though distant. Pearl's great grandmother and my ggg grandfather were sister and brother which makes her my 3rd cousin twice removed.
Added by Michael Harshbarger on Aug 02, 2016 11:44 AM
Rachel Shaw
Joshua and Hannah Preble
I'd like more information about the memorials you have posted for Joshua and Hannah Preble. Do you have any documentation that these two people are buried at Evergreen Cemetery in Portland, ME. Can you post pictures of their tombstones? Thanks for your help!
Added by Rachel Shaw on Jan 05, 2016 8:57 AM
Chloe Zuver Brant #66010924
Hello: Thank you so much for posting the picture of Arthur Zuver & Chloe.

However, I have just finished analyzing all of those families censuses & marriage & death records and I need to tell you that Chloe's maiden name is NOT Zuver.

Her parents are Rhinaldo S. Howard & Luella Hanna (Sweet) Howard.

She married Arthur Monroe Zuver on Jan 9, 1890 in Benton Harbor, MI. There is an actual image of their marriage record.
They had 2 children, Flossie b. 1891 & Luella (named for her mother) in 1896.

If you have any doubt about this information please let me know and I'll be glad to provide you information and images.
Thanks so much
Added by boundersal on Dec 15, 2015 10:48 PM
Alice Carpender
Thank you for the updated information you supplied for this person.
I am not related to any person whose memorial Iíve posted and have no problem transferring any over to a relative or friend.
Keep up your great work.
Added by seekers on Nov 23, 2015 7:15 PM
Don Stowell
You posted a photo of the "Braybrooks home 2015" on Waynes grave memorial. Is that the Braybrooks farm in Lawrence or what, where?
Added by Don Stowell on Oct 31, 2015 7:39 PM
RE: Nell Miller
No problem I love researching ;-) just wish I could had been of more help. I've notice Howard doesn't have death date either.

Located section 2B row 13 headstone 7

King side is facing West {Francis and Howard}
Miller side is facing East

Added by MJRICH on Oct 07, 2015 4:02 PM
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