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ShooperDooper (#47799722)
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Bio Photo I think I may be finding my religion in Find a Grave.

My in-laws and much of my own family immigrated to the United States during the mass immigration period of 1850-1930 from Norway, Germany, England, and Ireland for me and Italy, Lithuania, and Ireland for my hubby. My paternal grandmother's family, however, immigrated during the colonial era prior to the Revolutionary War from England, Wales, Ireland and Scotland. This family has the largest representation in Find a Grave but I'm trying to get the other families caught up.

I try to add memorials when I can, if I come across a record that states where an individual is buried, and sometimes I may not be directly or closely related to that individual. If I manage a memorial of someone that you are closely related to and you would like to take over the management, please let me know. It doesn't matter how closely you are related to that person, as long as I'm not closely related, there are very few cases where I wouldn't allow a transfer.

Some of my families:
Christiansen, Kelly, Koeller, McHugh, Moran, Morrow, Noetzel, Olsen, Price, Simensen, Smith, Vance, Watt, and Wayman, concentrated in Chicago and the counties of eastern Tennessee near Knoxville.

My in-laws:
Barnes, Brown, Cifelli, DiMarco, Salmon, Tarangel/Tarangioli, Tumillo, Valenti, and Santomenna, concentrated in Philadelphia and Trenton, New Jersey.

- Shoop
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Anton and Hulda Olsen
Do anyone know the names of their parents? Someone in Norway think they might be related, but can't find their names.
Added by Katharina on Dec 29, 2014 5:56 AM
RE: Anton and Hulda Olsen
Aunt Ruth was buried in Tucson, AZ. I think at the South Lawn Cemetery. My cousin thinks that Ma Olsen is buried at Evergreen Cemetery in Tucson. If you would like to email me your address I will send what I have to you.
Added by Peggy on Nov 11, 2014 11:12 AM
RE: Anton and Hulda Olsen
Ruth married my Uncle Sam Thomas. They did not have children and Ruth spent her time with my parents before dying from Alzheimer's. Perhaps you already know this. Because she was a big part of our family I have something that I thought the Olsen family would like, but did not know if there were more family members. I had a vague memory of "Ma" Olson being visited by a son. This week I found Uncle Sam and Aunt Ruth's phone book and discovered Olsen names in Illinois. My parents died 2 years ago and we are still going through household items and trying to find places for some of these things. Did you know that Aunt Ruth made the BEST chocolate chip cookies and cakes. She was a lovely woman!
Added by Peggy on Nov 11, 2014 9:01 AM
Anton M. Olsen
I am looking for descendants of Anton and Hulda Olson. I see that you posted a picture of this family taken in Illinois. Can you help?
Added by Peggy on Nov 09, 2014 3:20 PM
RE: Concettina Valenti
I have a picture of the gravestone. I will see if I can submit it. I'm interested any other pictures you have.
Added by Carmela on Sep 26, 2014 6:05 PM
Concettina Valenti
Concettina Valenti is my grandmother. What is your relationship with her?
Added by Carmela on Sep 21, 2014 6:06 PM
Alexis Tanner
Patrick Kelly relative
Hi! I'm trying to do some family history research and am a descendant of Patrick Kelly and Winifred McHugh. I saw that you put that Patrick's parents are Michael Kelly and Bridget McDermott. Do you have any information on them? I can't seem to find anything about them. Thanks so much!

You can email me at
Added by Alexis Tanner on Dec 29, 2013 4:43 PM
Chuck McKinley
RE: Waymans at Memorial Park Cemetery
I posted them
Added by Chuck McKinley on Dec 10, 2013 5:08 PM
Betty Susong
RE: Margaret L Hunt
You are most welcome. The location is:
Monument E Section, Lot 164, Space 3.
Added by Betty Susong on May 14, 2013 2:11 PM
Kelli McPheters
Stanley headstones
I corrected the names for you. Thanks for letting me know. Sorry it took so long to do. I had been out of town.
Added by Kelli McPheters on Apr 14, 2013 9:01 PM
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