|Julie Keeven Nunn (#47502426)|
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"Genealogy is not chisled in stone but is derived from fleeting foot prints in the sand." - Author Unknown|
I am from the St Louis area & my husband & I are raising four awesome kids who I hope someday inherit the 'Genealogy Bug'. Right now they just think Mom is strangely obsessed with dead people.
I have only just begun my journey into family history research, but have found it to be one of the most fulfilling hobbies I could ever undertake.
I found these poems & I love them....
Genealogy begins as an interest,
Becomes a hobby,
Continues as an avocation,
Takes over as an obsession and in its last stages
Is an incurable disease.
Old genealogist never die they just lose their census -Author Unknown
Dear Ancestor - Author Unknown
Your tombstone stands among the rest; neglected and alone,
The name and date are chiseled out on polished marbled stone.
It reaches out to all who care, it is too late to mourn.
You did not know that I exist. You died and I was born.
Our blood contracts and beats a pulse entirely not our own.
Dear ancestor, the place you filled one hundred years ago
Spreads out among the ones you left,
who would have loved you so.
I wonder if you lived and loved. I wonder if you knew
That someday I would find this spot, and come to visit you.
"Why Me?" -Dot Stutter
This is a tedious task, much work.
Not a great tree, my family,
Not any kind of tree,
A spindly twig....
A stunted sapling of little importance,
No forest giant we.
Persuasive, soft and still.
"Daughter, if you don't remember us,
"Genealogy Bug" -by Alice Mickey Weddle
Our world is a quiet, peaceful place
We go along at a smooth, even pace;
Until that bug, "Genealogy" bites
Then all is changed, both days and nights.
We search and research every nook and cranny
To find all we can about Gramps and Granny,
Dad and Mom, Uncles and Cousins
We quiz them all, dozens and dozens.
In books we read, in records we search
In old courthouses, and in the church;
We hope to find a great, or a great great
Where they lived, why and how they rate.
With pleasure our records we compile
Each one we add brings a smile:
We are inspired, life is much brighter
That bug, "Genealogy" is a real biter.
If you could see your ancestors
All standing in a row
Would you be proud of them or not
Or don't you really know?
Some strange discoveries are made
In climbing family trees
And some of them you know, do not
If you could see your ancestors
All standing in a row,
There might be some of them perhaps
You wouldn't care to know.
But there's another question, which
Requires a different view.
IF you could meet your ancestors
Would they be proud of YOU?
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|Jennifer Leible||Warnecke Family|
I just found that you are descended from the Warnecke family and appear to have lots of photos. I'd love to connect with you and see what pictures you have, and explain my relation to the Warnecke's. Please email me at email@example.com
|Tammy Brust||RE: Bequette|
I'm sure somehow they are in my family tree. You can transfer them if you want. I will add info to their memorials as I find it. Mostly finding info from ancestry.com, and from my Dad's research. Thanks so much,
|Heather Cottrell||RE: Charles Brooksher|
I have Mr. Brooksher's full obit at my house. Would you want to post it if I send it to you? He was the grandfather a good friend which is why I kept the obit. Doesn't matter to me either way.
Thanks for adding the link.
|Becky Bowman||RE: Brooksher's|
Thank you for taking the photos. I had been looking for Brookshire (which is what I thought my mom said it was)when I ran across the Brookshers and it finally clicked. On the back of one of my grandmother's photos it clearly said Brooksher. Thank you so much!
|Becky Bowman||Brooksher Elsberry, Mo|
Are you related to the Brooksher's in Elsberry City Cemetery? My great grandmother was Serilda Ann Brookshire (Brooksher)Aunt of Forrest and Charley. Thank you, Becky Bowman
P.S. I also enjoy your poems alot. LeAry
Added by LeAry on Jan 08, 2012 1:46 PM
|LeAry||RE: Thank you!|
I believe I have a photo of Benjamin A. and Mary E. Clark which was close to the other B & M Clark. It's always a pleasure taking these photos, I try to make a day of it. Peace LeAry
Added by LeAry on Jan 08, 2012 1:44 PM
|Betty Randell||RE: Thank you!|
No problem, glad to help. I know how nice it is to see more info.
I am trying to piece together my family history on dad's side. My father is Robert William Lynd his father is William Addison Lynd who married Clara Ann Hall. Somewhere in there in the Keberts. I have many old photographs from the family but no one wrote on them who they are, perhaps you can help?
You may contact me via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
I could scan and email many of these pictures and what little information I have and maybe it would fill in the blank spaces for us.
Look forward to hearing from you soon.
|Mr. Tom||RE: Pictures|
Added by Mr. Tom on Jul 23, 2011 7:04 PM
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