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Buzz Piersol (#48161576)
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Bio Photo I grew up in the midwest and settled in California. Many of my ancestors are from Michigan, which I don't get much opportunity to make it over there. Thanks to all who can fulfill photo requests there! I also like to link up family members, so I am typically requesting that. Thanks for the links!
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RE: Charlotte Dorman Hawke photo
You are welcome...glad to be able to help you out!
Added by Vern-O on Jul 12, 2014 3:25 AM
Kenneth Funk
RE: Susanna McFadden Picken
I also claim them as my 5x great-grandparents. I come from Jane's brother Alpheus. Alpheus married Jane Anderson and one of their children was Susie Picken who married Henry Funk Sr. That couple would be my 3-great-grandparents.

I don't know if you are aware of it but many years ago Harold DeGood and Miles Bacon compiled as much as they could on the Picken/McFadden descendants and I have been slowly extending and updating it over the last 20 years or so.

If you are interested I do have a lot of the Picken Reunion news articles on my website. I combed through the Fremont, IA Gazette and took copies from microfilm which I then cut and taped together and scanned. I have most of them from 1902 - 1963 when they ended the reunion. I am probably missing 4 or 5 and I know that one year it was not held. If you would like the URL send me a regualr email and I will send it. I don't want to post it here.

The files are all uncompressed TIFF files. Most graphics programs can open these. If you are not able to open them, let me know and I can convert them to JPG files. I did TIFF files because some are a little hard to read and I wanted to preserve all details. This happens when scanning microfilm copies.
Added by Kenneth Funk on Dec 08, 2013 3:32 PM
Kenneth Funk
Susanna McFadden Picken
Hi Buzz, I added her maiden name. I knew it and had just not gotten to it yet. Are you a Picken/McFadden descendant?
Added by Kenneth Funk on Nov 24, 2013 3:08 PM
Ottie Konkright
Marion Ash
I have added a family link for Marion's father as you requested.
Added by Ottie Konkright on Sep 25, 2013 8:30 AM
Homer Thiel
William Backer
Hi Buzz, I put together the biography of William using census records from Ancestry; birth, marriage, and death records from Familysearch; and a few newspaper articles from I prepare a lot of these biographies (I edit the Grand Traverse Area Genealogical Society's newsletter). Homer
Added by Homer Thiel on Sep 24, 2013 3:48 PM
Homer Thiel
William Backer
Hello, I updated William Backer's memorial and have transferred it to you (I am not related).

Homer Thiel
Added by Homer Thiel on Sep 23, 2013 7:55 PM
RE: Hamptons
You're very welcome!
Added by llanggin on Sep 02, 2013 4:58 PM
Mr. Jean Coston
Hazel Stafford
It' good to to find some one that's newer to
find a grave than I am.
It is hard to find people when her maiden name
is not in the obit.
I put in the numbers you gave for her mon and dad.
It gives more info and all thoes that read our
info will LOVE your help.
Added by Mr. Jean Coston on Aug 22, 2013 8:28 PM
Hazel Wertzler
She is listed in the burial records as Hazel Wertzler. I will delete mine and add the other to Albert's memorial.
Added by ambs on Aug 20, 2013 6:16 AM
Joseph English
I found the link and linked to father. thanks!
Added by InSearchOf on Aug 19, 2013 4:46 AM
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