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Patty Ryker (#47562722)
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Bio Photo Just adding to the family tree, ever expanding. Married for 50 years. We live in the Bitterroot Valley of Western Montana. Parents of 5, grandparents of 17, great grandparents of 8.
Born and raised in Colorado, raised by my beloved grandparents, Clarence B. and Beulah B. Spencer Hocker. David was raised by his parents John J and Lola Marie Sumner Ryker. All of which are deceased.
On that note, FEEL FREE TO COPY ANYTHING I PLACE ON HERE< PHOTOS< OBITS WHATEVER> THE easiest way is to copy and paste the page and then put into word to edit for your own usage. Add or delete. I have not contributed anything as yet due to health complications and etc., however I have great respect for those that take time to do this and I will be soon. If I offend anyone in any way, please contact me.

Names I research in Kentucky, mainly Montgomery and Washington County are: Anderson, Bradshaw, Cockrell, Coleman, Foster, Ray, Spencer, Spratt, Tipton and related families and adjoining counties a/e Nelson, Lincoln, Shelby, and Simpson.
In Pennsylvania I research Hess, Hocker and relating families in Cumberland and Dauphin. In VA and TN, surrounding area's, Collins, Johnson/Johnston, Payne and Cox.
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Farm Girl from MO.
RE: Virgie Bragg Saffel Spencer Bohannan
Glad you like all the info. I have included on my memorials for the Bragg & Saffell family members. I love adding as much info. as I can possibly find. Memorials with just the bare facts are just not as personal or meaningful to me.

The Braggs are more closely related to my husband as his great grandmother was a Bragg. Some of the Bragg's also married into my husband's Buck & Shumaker families and also married into my Buck, Easley & Vulgamore families. It can be quite confusing at times.

Have a nice day, Farm Girl from MO.
Added by Farm Girl from MO. on Mar 31, 2015 11:12 AM
RE: Elizabeth Ruger Bowman
Yes, you may. Apparently, we are cousins. I try to bring to life as much as possible the memory of those who if not for them, we would not be who we are today, we might not even be here, so I have a deep respect for those who have taken care of our greats and who have served their families and their country.
Added by Stella on Oct 12, 2014 5:54 AM
Cathy & Thomas
Sarah Spratt Cockrell
The issue was that you posted a copyrighted photo. I have uploaded it so that picture is now available on public domain.
Added by Cathy & Thomas on Sep 12, 2014 9:52 PM
Craig H. Trout
RE: Trout Information
Hi Patty,

Yes, absolutely, please use anything I have posted on Find-a-Grave in any way that meets your research needs. I only ask that I be credited as appropriate. Thanks for asking!

Craig Trout
Added by Craig H. Trout on Jul 11, 2014 4:54 AM
Reverend Larry
RE: Lindsey Allen at GAR
Most of my life, I have seen birthday twins living into their 90's. When I came across Lindsey, I had to stop taking pictures for an hour because my eyes were flooded with tears. Here is what I saw.
Find A Grave #14995894. She still fills my eyes with tears after two years. I'll be 66 in a few days on July 21st. I'm glad I found Lindsey. She makes me feel loving and I would not want to take another picture without knowing I can be touched by loving another.
Many Blessings to you!
Added by Reverend Larry on Jul 05, 2014 10:21 PM
Reverend Larry
RE: Thank You
Sempler Fi!
Larry Taylor Cpl. USMC 1967-1969
Added by Reverend Larry on Jul 05, 2014 10:06 PM
Farm Girl from MO.
RE: Just touching base
Yes, I am still out and about the cemeteries taking more photos. Working on the La Plata cemetery this year. Still have a ways to go yet but making progress. Just glad to see it is in better shape this year than it has been the past couple of years. Mowers didn't mow it but once last year and never trimmed close to the stones or removed the dead peonies. Most of the photos I took the last couple of years will have to be retaken. Not an easy job when I am already busy helping on the farm and keeping our yards mowed every couple of days.

Glad I was of some help with your family research. Hope you are doing well and haven't been hit by the droughts/fires like they are having out west or the sever storms/tornadoes a lot of places here in the midwest have had so far this year. Take care, Farm Girl from MO.
Added by Farm Girl from MO. on May 14, 2014 3:53 AM
Patricia Louer
Propst family
Hi Patty,

John Michael and Catherine were my 6th great grandparents. I live in California, but last month I visited their graves in Propstburg.

Patricia Propst Louer
Added by Patricia Louer on Aug 31, 2013 12:06 PM
L. B.
RE: Cynthia Six Sides
First of all you didn't offend me. I learned something today. I tried requesting the photo and it stated as you said, unable to request photo due to previous request. Sorry I wasn't able to help you.

Added by L. B. on May 05, 2013 9:11 AM
Farm Girl from MO.
Photo request for Alice Rooney
I saw your photo request for Alice Rooney and the attached note. Alice died in 1938. I sent the creator of Alice's memorial a message but I don't know if or when she will make corrections to her memorial.
According to the obit for Alice Rooney you have her parents correct. They are also buried in the La Plata cemetery. Alice was married twice and her first husband was a Mr. Daugherty. Her second husband was Mr. J.F. Rooney. Neither husband is buried beside her unless they do not have a stone.
Added by Farm Girl from MO. on Oct 09, 2011 1:42 PM
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