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Ancaster (#47453393)
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Bio Photo I discovered Find a Grave while researching family history with my husband Todd Stone. It has been interesting and rewarding, something we can do together. I love that I can connect and in a sense bring together family members who have been separated by distance and time.As well as my own extended family,(see Virtual cemetery info) I am working on the Strathmore Cemetery, have taken photos of all headstones as of 2012 (updated Sept 2014), and am trying to add as many bios and link as many family members as I can. Have started on the Gleichen, Beiseker, Irricana and Hanna, AB cemeteries.
I thank all the volunteers who have helped me with information, pictures and transfers regarding my family. If I can be of help to someone, let me know and I will do my best.
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No Worries
Florence Annie Hoffman
I just noticed you've added a photo of her memorial. Thank you so much!
Added by No Worries on Dec 13, 2015 10:29 AM
Sylvia Hertel
Rall kids
Thank you, again, for the transfers. I already have their dates, places, and all of them linked to their parents. Now all I have to do is write the details. A few of them were married, and I know where one of the married ones lived, but I'm going to have to track the other two or so.

You're great!

Added by Sylvia Hertel on Sep 26, 2015 10:36 PM
Sylvia Hertel
Katharine (Hertel) Rall
Thank you for the transfer of Katharine's memorial, and for the compliment.

I do try to represent everyone as they were, which sometimes means doing a lot of research outside of the names, dates and places. My whole thing is telling stories, bringing people to life again. I think that's what memorials should do.

Many of Katharine's kids didn't have much of a life, as far as I've been able to tell, but in doing some concentrated research, I might find more than immediately meets the eye.

I just can't get over the outstanding photos you got of the kids' headstones. Again, thank you.

Added by Sylvia Hertel on Sep 26, 2015 12:26 PM
RE: E Robarts
The Alberta Genealogical Society has Edward Gabel Robarts buried 27 Oct 1934 aged 65y 9m
E 0271 0001
They have an E Robarts also in M P buried JUL/31/1935 but no plot #. Perhaps they transcribed an old version of the city cemetery list.

I am hoping to get to the cemetery tomorrow so will take a look and if possible a photo for you.

There are many many errors in the Edmonton Cemeteries list, names dates but most of the time the plot # is right, though sometimes they give 2 different plot #s for the same person!

Hope this helps

Added by Alison on Jul 03, 2015 1:58 PM
John Mills
Gunn,Stenhouse,Duncan families
Gleichen Cemetery.

I just noticed today after checking my entry on my grandmother, you already had posted or created a memorial to the Cemetery.
Gunn, Stenhouse & Duncan are all related to me .

Added by John Mills on Jun 22, 2015 9:25 AM
ivy wigmore
Rosa (Gibot) Wigmore
Incorrect Date of Birth

s/b November 10, 1923
Added by ivy wigmore on Jun 07, 2015 9:43 AM
ivy wigmore
George Wigmore
Date of Birth: May 22, 1896
Added by ivy wigmore on Jun 07, 2015 9:42 AM
Judy Anderson
Quast Family
Thank you for taking pictures of the QUAST family members. I can now add them to my QUAST Family Tree on
Lorne and Judy Anderson
Added by Judy Anderson on May 12, 2015 12:54 AM
Kurt Johnson
Hans Zachariassen
Thanks for the picture of his marker.
Added by Kurt Johnson on Apr 30, 2015 12:53 PM
SD researcher
Martin Baes and wife Bertha
Thanks for taking photos of these 2 markers. It is great to have volunteers like you, so good of you. Nice photos, thanks
Added by SD researcher on Apr 28, 2015 8:57 PM
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