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mallison (#48158303)
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Bio Photo I started family research in 1976 when I discovered a simple family tree that my father had made, some letters to my great grandmother about her ancestors.

I have 3 trees on and have taken many photos of gravestones as early as 1988 when my son had a 4th grade genealogy project to do. Where my photos are better than what's available, I'll add them to Memorials currently established on Find A Grave.

After giving some extra information and sending a photo to one Veteran who has created a huge number of Find A Grave Memorials, I suddenly found myself the manager of 2 as she transferred them to me. What a surprise! With copies of burial records for the Francis Marion "Borax" Smith (1946-1931) vault and David L. Beck (1814-1883) plot in Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland CA, I've added names and burial information and external views of the burial site. If I can get the okay from the cemetery, I would like to post the record as photos. However, both of these records can be seen online at under the names/dates above
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 • 47 Memorials Added
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 • 126 Photos
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RE: Carnahan
Thanks! Appreciate it!
Added by Juli on Jun 18, 2015 11:10 PM
Oh -- and if you have a better copy of the photo of John and Nancy than these photocopies that are posted here, I would love to post some with better resolutions. I'm descended from Susanna Carnahan and her husband, Alexander Fleming.
Added by Juli on Jun 16, 2015 11:20 PM
Thanks for the correction on John Carnahan. I've removed the middle initial -- appreciate you mentioning it to me. Good to hear from you and all the other details you had for me. Please let me know if you come across anything else I need to correct!
Added by Juli on Jun 16, 2015 11:13 PM
Colleen Turnbow English
There is a member of the family who is a Find A Grave Volunteer (vew - Virginia Walters - #48139610) who would be able to assist you with your research. She has contacted me to advise you to contact her.
Added by Colleen Turnbow English on Mar 09, 2014 11:45 AM
Earl McAuley photo
Thank you for getting the photo of Earl's marker!
Added by rocu on Feb 11, 2014 6:32 AM
Steve Trudgeon
Joseph Broderick - Photo
Thank you for the photo. I really appreciate the favor.

Added by Steve Trudgeon on Feb 10, 2014 8:47 PM
RE: Edwin L Beck # 93242500
I have linked Edwin Beck to his parents. Thank you for sending the information to me. There is a copy of an application to Sons of the American Revolution from Charles Beck on Ancestry.
Added by Janet on Jan 29, 2014 3:26 PM
Colleen Turnbow English
Thank you for the additional information regarding William. It has been added. Any information that you could provide about his wife Anna M. would be appreciated. Thanks :)
Added by Colleen Turnbow English on Aug 29, 2013 1:53 PM

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