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Carrie Nelson (#47568804)
 member for 4 years, 11 months, 6 days
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Bio Photo I am a 51 year old Mom to 4 girls (ages 15-22-25-30) and Busha (Polish for grandma) to 5 awesome grandchildren 4 girls and 1 boy. My grand-daughters are ages 2,3,8 & 10 and my grandson is age 5. I was baptized into the LDS church in 1981 and a few of years after that I really found a love of genealogy. I have been doing my genealogy for over 27 years! I am currently (2014-2015)serving a mission for the LDS church as a support person for FamilySearch.com. I have a relatively small family. My Mom and her sister both had only 2 children. My Busha had only 2.

My husband though, is far different, being one of 10 and his dad being one of 14! He is the 3rd generation family sexton in Grandview Cemetery. My husband's family was the 2nd one to settle here after the logging companies. I have traced a couple of my family lines back to the 1600's. I have helped many people that have family from here in Drummond and Grandview area as we have their centennial books that have school census', pictures and stories of many of the settlers and logging companies. These are a WEALTH of knowledge. I once looked up a person's family and sent her scanned pictures of her relatives and she had the picture but didn't know the people in it! Her ancestors were on the baseball team in 1900! This is also why I also belong to Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness (RAOGK). I grew up from age 4 to adult in Hayward Wisconsin so I will be fulfilling those requests too as I have family there as well. My stepmom still lives in my childhood home on the Namekagon River. I love helping others not just find their relatives but learning about their ancestor's life.

If you see something you want changed, added, or edited let me know. Please ask for a transfer if you wish to add info that isn't available to me or if you want to manage a family member's memorial.
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Karen Darwin Robert
Joe Darwin family
Hi Carrie,
I have kept your msg from a year ago and read it often. I have hit a brick wall with my death information and a cemetery location on my GGGrandfather...John Darwin. His wife was Selinda LaPorte Darwin and they immigrated from Canada. The last I knew of them he was abt 82 living in Iron River WI. I can't find either a death cert (cuz I don't know when or where he died) or where they could be buried. If you ever run across anything on them, PLEASE let me know.
Thanks and Blessings to You!
Karen Darwin Robert
Added by Karen Darwin Robert on Sep 10, 2013 9:57 AM
Glenn Olander-Quamme
Nelson family
I am trying to obtain more info about the Nelsons in Grand View Cemetery and their link to the Nels Nelson descendants on Madeline Island. I'm also trying to locate other members of the Nelson family that settled in southern Wisconsin. Martin Nelson (interred at Grand View) was Nels' brother. If there is an obituary for Martin, it may help identify additional ancestors and kin.
Added by Glenn Olander-Quamme on Jun 12, 2013 3:47 PM
PLC710
Anna Webb Photo
Carrie,

Thank you so much for the photo.

Peggy
Added by PLC710 on Mar 27, 2013 7:45 AM
Jan Bos from Nijmegen, Holland
Pvt Richard P. Schlies
Pvt Richard P. Schlies was a soldier in Company E 26th Infantry Regiment 1st Infantry Division. He was killed on 4 August in Sicily. Private Schlies was buried in the temporary American GELA Cemetery in grave F-62-735. After the war his remains were repatriated and buried in the Union Cemetery in Mellen, Wisconsin.

Over 1,200 men and women were buried in the Gela Cemetery between 1943-1947. I am writing a book about the GELA cemetery and want to include the picture you took of his grave. Can I have your permission, of course you will be credited and notified when the book will be finished next year (2013)

thank you

Jan Bos
Nijmegen, Holland

Added by Jan Bos from Nijmegen, Ho... on Oct 05, 2012 12:11 PM
Barb OD
Ray Sorel
thanks for photo
Added by Barb OD on Sep 29, 2012 2:29 AM
Barb OD
Joseph Justice
Added by Barb OD on Sep 29, 2012 2:27 AM
Anna Herrera
Fischbach
Thank YOU Carrie!! You are appreciated..
Added by Anna Herrera on Sep 25, 2012 2:54 PM
George F (Skip) Fishbach, Jr
Fischbach Markers
It was a noble gester to take all those photos, my heart goes out to you.

George
Added by George F (Skip) Fishbach,... on Sep 22, 2012 4:04 PM
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katherine otto
thank you for her picture. vicki
Added by GMACC1 on Sep 19, 2012 11:57 AM
Dawn Green
Edward Marion
Thanks so much for the photo of Edward's grave.
Added by Dawn Green on Sep 19, 2012 9:39 AM
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