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Janet Chambers Worley (#48238363)
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Bio Photo I have been researching all branches of my family, since I was a young teenager.The internet has made this a much easier task.Find A Grave was a well kept secret evidently, as I only discovered it a few years ago.

I wish to say that I only research my family and only create memorials for them. I have had good experiences with most creators granting my requests for memorials they have done on my family to be transferred to me.I have also had bad experiences with creators who won't make basic corrections ,will not give me credit for info I have provided and will flat out not make transfers to me.

I was fortunate enough to inherit 3 family plots in 3 different cemetaries in 3 different states. I have known my whole life who was buried in them. I look forward to creating memorials for my ancestors buried in these cemetaries.

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Kristin Spalding
Julia Hirn Family
Hi Janet, I'm Jim Anderson's daughter. Picking up the genealogy again after many years and was happy to find your entry! Would love to talk to you. I sent you a message on facebook but it won't let me add you, check your "other" folder.

Regards, Kristin
Added by Kristin Spalding on Mar 22, 2015 5:37 PM
F Chambers
RE: Chambers
Janet, I just don't know what is going on with my profile page. Another issue I notice is that the "Leave Public Message" does not show up as an option on my profile page when I open it on my laptop. I will probably have to contact Find A Grave to determine how to correct both problems. I have not found an answer on their "Help with Find A Grave". These things drive me nuts.
Added by F Chambers on Mar 16, 2015 4:13 PM
Betty Hicks
RE: ?
You did say edit then said no change on William Holcomb???
Added by Betty Hicks on Mar 16, 2015 2:08 PM
F Chambers
RE: Chambers ancestors
Hi, Janet. My Chambers ancestors are from Union County, Georgia beginning in the early 1800s. Prior to that I believe from Virginia, Pennsylvania and England. I don't have positive proof but think that is the case.

Your question about viewing my memorials caused me to look into that situation. As it turns out, I had not clicked the "Display my email on my contributor page". I have now gone onto my "Contributor Tools" page, clicked on "Edit Profile" and then the "Display my email..." block. That opened up the option for others to search my memorials by name. I looked at your profile and it appears that you should do the same thing if you want others to be able to search your memorials. You have educated me on this aspect of which I was not aware. Thanks for your message.
Added by F Chambers on Mar 15, 2015 2:43 PM
Betty Hicks
thanks I made the changes Marie/Mariah Norman Holcomb's maiden name
Added by Betty Hicks on Mar 11, 2015 9:39 AM
Pam Johnson
Peter Abbott and the emails
Hi, Janet, I¡¦ve answered both emails below:

1st post: Yes, DAR is ridiculously expensive ¡V it is indeed, highway robbery. The yearly dues are horrible, as well. The price of supplements, even worse. And, most of the DAR women are such snobs. I remember when I was in college and my madrigal (small singing group) sang for a DAR group. They all looked like they had ramrods up their backs and they were, quite literally, snobs. Then I joined the night group here in town and they were horrendous snobs. What got me was that my Dad, who wrote the book Texas and Her Fifty-nine Flags, was a guest speaker and one of the members actually had the gall to be rude to him and try to get him into an argument! I quit soon after. Several years later, I joined the daytime group and they weren¡¦t much better. I will never re-join DAR again.

I like Colonial Dames, 17th century. They¡¦re a fun group and a lot less expensive.

I agree, saying Peter was too old is ridiculous! His son, Joel, 1732-1823, is credited with being in the War but, like I said, they wouldn¡¦t drop down and take him, even though I sent the proof.
Yes, we are related seeing as how we both are descended from Peter. ļ

2nd post: It¡¦s public and listed under Williams. I wonder why they have no tree on my page ¡V I have 3 of them.

Thanks for the notice on copying my Find A Grave memorials. Will do that today. I have also found that a lot of information that people put on as ¡§fact,¡¨ isn¡¦t so. That¡¦s disappointing. I thought that Find A Grave people would want to have proof for what they put on the memorial site.

Unfortunately, some people on Ancestry are horrendous about putting dates and places willy-nilly. For instance, I have found several sites that have the children born after one or both parents are dead. The worst one was the child was born 200 years before the mother, but the father had the ¡§correct¡¨ date. Jeepers!

What are the ¡§Ancestry FB groups¡¨ you talked about? What is ¡§FB¡¨?

If possible, I think that memorials should be held by those related to them. I don¡¦t research anyone who isn¡¦t directly related to me, either. I don¡¦t have the time or the energy!

I take that back. I started my friend¡¦s tree for her and got quite far back and then she took it over. Then, I wrote a family history book for my cousin on her mom¡¦s family history. I¡¦d already done her dad¡¦s (he was my great-uncle - had plotted Amelia Earhart¡¦s flights). I took her way back to Charlemagne and beyond and wrote it all up for her. Then gave it to her for Christmas. I was fun to do for her ¡V she¡¦s such a sweetie and turns 92 in a week or so.

Well, best I close for now. If you don¡¦t find my tree, give a holler. And you can ¡§rant¡¨ any time! ƒº
Added by Pam Johnson on Feb 22, 2015 11:00 AM
Pam Johnson
Peter Abbott
I sent this through email but just in case they don't forward it to you, here's my answer on why DAR refused to accept his Revolutionary War service.

They told me he was too old to have served (although they had approved him earlier - he's in the MA Soldiers and Sailors book). When I asked and sent the proof, they refused to drop down and take his son, Joel, and kept my $80. I have yet to see any of my proof returned. I took them to task because if I had been a new member, they would have dropped down and taken Joel, but since it was a supplemental, they refused to do it. I objected to the double standard and quit DAR over it. I still keep my Revolutionary War picture under his name in my ancestry tree because, as far as I am concerned, he served.

Several years ago, I read a book that had Peter eligible because he stayed home and guarded the homefront but I didn't take notice of which book it was because I thought I had all the proof I needed. One of the Find-a-Grave members who lives in Brookfield offered to go through all the town records looking for proof of service and couldn't find anything on him. She did find some land dealings but nothing that showed he served on a jury or anything like that.

I, too, am a direct descendant of Peter.

Pam from Texas
Added by Pam Johnson on Feb 21, 2015 5:50 PM
Mel Fletcher
RE: John Hall & Hannah Foster Hall
I'm out of town at the moment but I will gladly add any additional information that you have providing I can find a source for what you have. Hannah is buried there at least at the last time I tramped through that cemetery.

Many small foot stones in Lakeshore Cemetery

Please bear in mind that I usually only transfer within four generations; siblings, parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents
Added by Mel Fletcher on Dec 22, 2014 7:59 PM
Linda Claxton
RE: Mittrach
You're very welcome.

Added by Linda Claxton on Oct 19, 2014 10:03 PM
Ken B
RE: Hirn
Glad to be of assistance.
Added by Ken B on Sep 19, 2014 4:47 PM
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