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John Trapp (#47625307)
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Bio Photo I was born in Niles, Berrien County, Michigan, and raised in the nearby village of Galien. I became interested in genealogy about 30 years ago, and have dabbled in it with varying intensity since then. With retirement, I find myself with more time to invest in the hobby.

My family tree includes my immediate TRAPP (paternal) and NOGGLE (maternal) relatives and affiliated ancestors and descendants, including KRUMRIE, RENNHACK, and SPITZER (paternal) and LOGAN, SCHABER, and THORSON (maternal) lineages.

After graduating from college, I couldn't leave Berrien County fast enough, proclaiming that there was nothing there for me and that I'd never live there again. Forty-odd years later, after a career as a wildlife biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that took me to places as varied as Alaska and the District of Columbia, I find myself drawn back to rural landscape of Berrien County, where I now live beside a lake on the outskirts of Buchanan.
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Shelby Blair and Margot Purcell
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Hello John Trapp,
Loved reading your bio as I came across a memorial you had created (Goeller at Riverside Cem) We also lived in DC and MD. Had a wildlife art gallery in DC and MD (Snow Goose Gallery) did many frames for US F&W service. Now retired back home again in Indiana where my husband grew up.
Margot Purcell
Added by Shelby Blair and Margot P... on Jun 23, 2014 5:07 PM
Chris Yoder
RE: DOB Error
done thanks
Added by Chris Yoder on Apr 15, 2013 7:47 AM
Carol & Mel Hochstetler
Your Dad
It's my privilege to release your father's memorial page into your safe hands. I believe both of you were blessed with each other.
Added by Carol & Mel Hochstetler on Oct 16, 2011 7:05 AM
RE: Transfer Requests
Added by Bev on Oct 13, 2011 7:48 PM

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