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Judy Schoville Buchanan (#46873836)
 member for 10 years, 6 months, 21 days
Proof of parents
Hi, I'm Claudia H Grissom/Ward my father is the son of James Edward Grissom and Lillie Mae Hicks/Grissom who is the daughter of Lillie Ann West and Martin D Hicks. Lillie Ann West is the daughter of James J West and Caroline Langley/West. To my knowledge they had only 3 daughters,Sarah Caroline West/Singles, Lillie Ann West/Hicks, and Eldorado Jane West/Faust. However, a Mary E West Find-a-Grave #74545715 is listed as a 4th daughter but I find no sources to back that up. My father's Ancestry family tree doesn't list her either. Please help me by giving me solid proof and sources showing she is in fact a child of James J and Caroline Langley/West.
My father passed away in 2014, so I cant ask him about this person someone added to our family tree without any sources to show she is our relation.
I also dispute James J West married a 4th time as 1870 US Federal Census- Lodi, Columbia County, Wisconsin, list him as widowed and living with his daughter from his first marriage,Martha Jane West/Hanks and her family. James has 2 of his daughters, Sarah C age 12 and Eldorado age 8 with him. Lillie Ann West age 11 is living with family according to the same 1870 Census, an Alexander Ferguson, a 54 year old Blacksmith and his wife, Margery Ferguson age 50.
Where is Mary E West? She is not listed with the Ferguson's or James J West. In 1870 she would be only 6 years old. Caroline died of stomach cancer and probably suffered from that a while so not likely she had a child in 1864 but I may be wrong. I want my tree to be correct with sources to back up lineage. I appreciate any light you may be able to shed on this situation.
Thank you, Claudia Helen Grissom/Ward

Added by Claudia on May 08, 2017 12:38 PM

Couple of Gravers
Gary R. Shadlow (1940-2007) obit
Hi Judy. Thanks for the obituary for Gary Shadlow. Would you happen to know the source and date of the publication? Thanks.

Added by Couple of Gravers on Feb 18, 2017 7:48 AM

RE: Henry A and Lois Flett
Yes if you would like.

How do I add children onto Grandparents/GreatGrandparents?

Added by AlissaRJohnson on Dec 12, 2016 11:55 PM

Flett and Sutton Lines
I have a whole bunch of family history and pictures of my Grandparents (Deane T. Flett and Naomi R *Brown Flett) and before. Including Henry A. Flett's college graduation picture and more!

Added by AlissaRJohnson on Sep 24, 2016 1:21 PM

Paul Buchanan
Deleted duplicate memorial and added section number to yours.

Added by RrrrrGrrrr on Jul 18, 2016 12:17 PM

Henry A & Lois J Flett
Please add the child:

Deane Truman Flett
Born: April 13, 1922
Dows, Iowa
Died: October 29, 2000
Clarion, Iowa


Naomi Rose Brown September 21, 1950

Brenda Sue Flett
Born: June 28, 1951
Married Thomas Leon Vilmain
Children: Benjamin Richard Vilmain

Merrill Arthur Flett
Born: March 20, 1954
Married: Linda C. Freeman

Lois Elaine Flett
Born: February 6, 1958
Children: Alissa Renae Johnson (me) born: February 11, 1986
Married Gerd Henry Johnson
Date: July 19, 1980

Donna Jean Flett (Keller)
Born: March 29, 1962
Married Steven Lee Keller
Date: September 1, 1995

Added by AlissaRJohnson on May 18, 2016 4:16 PM

Cathleen Allen
Permission to use photo and some of the written.
First of all I would like to thank you so very much for posting all the Memorials of the Petersen family. I am Carl Marinus Petersen's great granddaughter. Emil Bay Petersen was my grandpa. I do not own a picture of my Aunt Alice and had started posting copies of the obituaries on my geneology site so the rest of my family can learn about them. Then I thought I should get your permission. I can credit you for the information. Would it be ok to use the information you posted?

I have looked for years on more information on Carl. You are an answer to my prayers. Thank you so much. Also I have a picture of him and Johanne holding 2 of Aunt Marie's children if you would like a copy.

Thank you again,
Cathleen Allen

Added by Cathleen Allen on Feb 09, 2016 8:43 PM

Wilkes Gillette Rathbun
Hi, Judy,
I just want to let you know that I left a picture on the memorial you created for Wilkes G. Rathbun with the source in the caption. Hope it's okay with you.

Added by Suellen on Jan 15, 2016 6:02 PM

Henry A and Lois Flett
They also, had another son Deane Truman Flett born April 13, 1922 and passed away October 29, 2000. Deane was married to Naomi Rose (Brown). I am one of Deane Flett's granddaughter's.

I would appreciate it if you add him on their pages.

Added by AlissaRJohnson on Aug 03, 2015 2:05 PM

Susanna Parrish
Hi-If there are memorials you would like to transfer to you just let me know.

Added by Susanna Parrish on Jul 12, 2015 2:23 PM

Dorothy Grosland Peter
You're welcome.

Added by MidwestFolk on Feb 01, 2015 8:08 PM

susan grigsby
thanks again for linking on susan grigsby. Mary

Added by Mary on Jan 08, 2015 8:10 AM

mary ann chandler savage
thank you for linking Mary Ann Chandler Savage

Added by Mary on Dec 29, 2014 4:12 PM

Jefferson DavisSutherland 42250509
I have him buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Red Bluff, CA....

Added by J on Sep 03, 2014 1:36 PM

Mollie Finn Hueneman
Marie Ellingson
Wondering if you have access to the original Obit for Grandma? If not I can send it to you which lists her children's names etc. Also I would like David Hueneman obit linked to hers as well, (she is on his page)
If you could help with this would be great

Added by Mollie Finn Hueneman on Aug 10, 2014 5:30 AM

Grave Walker(L Kopet)
Wauzeka Cemetery
If you run across and "Johnson" information...please let me know!!!!

Added by Grave Walker(L Kopet) on Jul 20, 2014 11:48 AM

Mearl M. Crook Nundahl
Judy -

Thanks so much for identifying Mearl's spouse Carl Obert Nundahl, and her parents. I have done the edits. Any other info that you might run across about the Nundahl (or Nundal) family would be appreciated. I am seeking living descendants who may still reside in the Viroqua, WI area.

Added by Deir on May 28, 2014 9:40 PM

Susanna Parrish
RE: Arvid and Charlotte
Thank you! That was a first for me!

Added by Susanna Parrish on May 25, 2014 4:22 PM

Susanna Parrish
I transferred two memorials to you! Arvid Olson and
Charlotte Olson. Can you transfer them to: 48067378? For some reason when I copy and pasted...I still had your 48067378! Thanks

Added by Susanna Parrish on May 25, 2014 1:42 PM

RE: ID Military in Westlawn-Hillcrest
Thank you for Warren and Dorivn's names. We will add them to our list. It is not required they be on Find A Grave, just served in the military, peace or war time and be buried at Westlawn-Hillcrest.
Please let others know of this project sponsored by Centennial Masonic Lodge #326. The more people that know about it, the more complete our list will be. We know many that served in the military have no indication of their service on their grave.
Thanks again,
Carl and Carolyn Diamond

Added by C.C.Diamond on Mar 16, 2014 2:23 PM

ID Military in Westlawn-Hillcrest
We are currently working to identify anyone buried in Westlawn-Hillcrest Cemetery Omaha NE that has served in the military. If you have a loved one buried there or know of someone, please send us a message. We place flags on the graves for Memorial Day. This project is sponsored by Centennial Masonic Lodge #326.

If you can send us the names, we will be sure to include them on our list to get a flag.

Thank you for the help with this ongoing project.


If you have already received this message, please accept our apologies for the duplicate message.

Added by C.C.Diamond on Mar 11, 2014 7:08 AM

Find A Grave Memorial# 44846760
Thanks so much for the transfer. Your thoughtfulness is much appreciated.

Added by patrickinpetoskey on Oct 26, 2013 7:48 PM

Find A Grave Memorial# 44846770
Thanks so much for the transfer. Your thoughtfulness is much appreciated.

Added by patrickinpetoskey on Oct 26, 2013 7:46 PM

Rebecca Lemons Ward
Thank you, for creating and linking her memorial!

Added by Mississippi76 on Oct 24, 2013 10:52 AM

83713440 James W Drake
Hi Judy,

On this memorial, you left a note stating that he was the husband of Helen Larson Drake and the son of Peter and Anna Drake. My records show that James Willard Drake was the son of Jonathan G Drake & Grace Midthum. Would you please check your information and let me know where your information came from. I'd like to make sure that my records are correct or fix them if they're not.


Added by Anonymous on Sep 17, 2013 5:05 PM


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