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Cathy Thomas (#47117781)
 member for 8 years, 2 months, 13 days
Amanda M Lashbrook Johnson #37677199
I hope you received my e-mail about this memorial if not please contact me through the email listed on my profile. Thanks

Added by cawatkins on Nov 06, 2014 10:09 AM

Linda Oelze S
RE: Wiley W Walk Family Bible
You're very welcome. I am always looking for my Family's Bible - when I see names and birth dates in one on Ebay I try to help them find their 'home'. Good Luck.

Added by Linda Oelze S on Sep 08, 2014 4:21 PM

Linda Oelze S
Wiley W Walk Family Bible

Thought you might be interested

Added by Linda Oelze S on Sep 08, 2014 6:39 AM

Tom Cook
RE: William Auld
No transscription could be read. Just Wm & Mar and barely an A for Auld.

Added by Tom Cook on Jul 20, 2014 2:26 PM

Ruth Watkins (Pew) Jaynes
Beulah Beach "Barbara" Ledwith Jennings O'Hara
Hi Again,

I agree that the Barbara O'Hara born Dec 1, 1896, died April, 1985 Colorado Springs, Colorado looks like it could be her, but without an obit I don't know.

If I may be so bold, do you live near Colorado Springs or New Hope Cemetery, Fremont County, Colorado, near enough to look up her obit for me?

I live in Mich, so not feasible to do.

I have put in a request with the Pikes Pike Library, so I'll see if they will do it.

If I get one, I'll transcribe and try to get the "owner" of Beulah's Find-A-Grave site to include it there.

Many thanks again.

Added by Ruth Watkins (Pew) Jaynes on Jul 04, 2014 11:14 AM

Ruth Watkins (Pew) Jaynes
Robert Ray Jennings
Hi Cathy,

I've been gone on vacation and I am only now getting back to do some genealogy. I had not seen the account of Robert Ray Jennings death. I found an "uncited" obituary on an Ancestry Family tree called "Particulars on Death of Ray Jennings." I transcribed it and am hoping the "owner" of his Find-A-Grave cite will include it in his bio.

Did you have another or different source for the info surrounding Robert Ray Jennings death? If so, what/where is it? I'd like to transcribe it for my records and see if the "owner" of his Find-A-Grave cite will include it in his bio.

Thanks for your work. Subsequent to my message to you, I am now a contributor to Find-A-Grave. I will be working the rest of my life to enter my 40,000 individuals on Find-A-Grave!!!!

Added by Ruth Watkins (Pew) Jaynes on Jul 04, 2014 10:54 AM

Ruth Watkins (Pew) Jaynes
Jennings in New Hope Cemetery

First, I want to thank you for all the work you have done in posting on Find-A-Grave.

I would like to know if you have or can get the exact date of burial in 1986 of Beulah Jennings.

I believe she is the woman I am looking for, but can only confirm that by having someone look up her obituary (I live in Michigan, so I can't do that myself), which is why I need the exact date of burial. I also believe her last name was NOT Jennings when she died, but rather O'Hara. Which I will explain in a little bit.

I also wish there was a way to link all the Jennings who are buried in New Hope Cemetery to show their family relationships, which I will also explain here. I am hoping that you can do that, after I explain to you their relationships.

I note that not all the Jennings buried in New Hope were posted by the same person. I have to apologize, but I am not a contributor to Find-A-Grave, so I do not know how to do any of that. I am not very computer literate. I use the computer, but I am old fashioned (61 years old), and it is difficult for me to adjust and learn all the new technology that has occurred during my life span. I have been doing genealogy for over 30 years, have almost 40,000 individual records, etc., but if I have to figure out how to set up a family tree on, or post all my stuff on Find-A-Grave, I think I would chose to stop doing genealogy cold turkey. I am leaving that to the "younger" generation or to those who have an interest in computer stuff. Personally, I hate computer stuff and would be what you would call a "late adopter" of new technology things. Well enough of this.

I think it is best if I just explain the family relationships of the Jennings/others buried in New Hope Cemetery first.

Michael S. Jennings (1883-1900) was married to Ann Eliza (Willett) Jennings (1844-?).

Their son is William Robert Jennings (1856-1907), who was married to Mary Catherine (VanSyoc) Jennings (1857-1942).

Two children (and some of their children) of William Robert and Mary Catherine (VanSyoc) Jennings are buried in New Hope Cemetery. The two children are:

1. Charles Lester Jennings (1895-1977) and his wife Elanor "Nellie" Eva (Moore) Jennings (1895-1939). One child of theirs that I know of is also buried in New Hope Cemetery. That child is Mary Eileen Jennings (1918-1936).

2. Robert Ray Jennings (1897-1924) and his wife I think Beulah Beach "Barbara" (Ledwith) Jennings O'Hara (born in 1897 in Colorado; died 1986, don't know where, but probably Colorado). She remarried after Robert Ray Jennings' death in 1924. On June 16, 1928 in Pueblo County, Colorado, she married James M. O'Hara. The O'Hara marriage ended in divorce in 1937 again in Pueblo County, Colorado. After her divorce, at both the death of her father in 1948 and her brother in 1974 (per their obituaries), she used the last name of O'Hara. I have no reason to believe that she wasn't using that name at her at of death in 1986. But as I could not find her on the Social Security death index, it is possible she remarried between 1974 and 1986 and died under yet again a different last name.

All three of Robert Ray Jennings and Beulah (Ledwith) Jennings children are buried in New Hope Cemetery. They are:

1. Kathleen Beach (Jennings) Lobaugh Venable (1917-2002). I note that Kathleen is buried under her first husband's last name of Lobaugh, but that in the Social Security death index, her last name is Venable, so I assume she remarried a man with the last name Venable sometime between 1962 and 2002.
2. Roberta Ray (Jennings) Bennett (1921-2007).
3. Robert Lawrence Jennings (1923-1977).

I think this explains the relationships of the Jennings in New Hope Cemetery, as best as I can figure it out.

I am VERY interested in Beulah because I believe her maiden name is Ledwith. That is my interest in the whole Jennings clan. I have been trying to locate and identify all of the Ledwith family. While it is well out of the scope of this message to you, if Beulah is a Ledwith, then she is a sister of Mable May (Ledwith) King Watkins Russell (1886-1927), who is buried Mountain View Cemetery, Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colorado, along with her parents and a brother and his wife. And I wish they could all be linked together on Find-A-Grave to show the family relationships, but, as I mentioned above, I don't know how. And FYI, Mable May (Ledwith) Russell was married three times; her second marriage was to my Watkins relative.

Again, many thanks for your postings on Find-A-Grave. Any help you can give me in specifically identifying Beulah Jennings exact date of burial in 1986 would be greatly appreciated so that I could try to get an obituary on her. And if you can link any of the Jennings burials together to show the family relationships that too would be greatly appreciated.


Ruth Watkins Jaynes

Added by Ruth Watkins (Pew) Jaynes on Jun 01, 2014 10:29 AM

L G Ragon
I wish you all the best of luck
Hi Cathy I hope you will get to go back east one day and find those graves. There are a lot of my family in TN and N Car. Skip's family seems to be i Al, NY, IL and Va. One day I too hope to get to go visit some of these places and maybe close a few chapters on the family history. Thanks for sharing your time and info. If I find something interesting I will let you know.


Added by L G Ragon on May 07, 2014 9:06 PM

L G Ragon
RE: Old Hamner Cemetery
Sorry to say I can not help you. I am in Texas and have never been to the area where the cemetery might be, so I have no idea. If I ever find out more I would be happy to share with you. How are you related to Nicholas?

Added by L G Ragon on May 03, 2014 7:07 PM

Gayle Fisher
RE: Plainfield Cemetery

Please email me directly:



Added by Gayle Fisher on Apr 07, 2014 9:59 AM

Gayle Fisher
RE: Plainfield Cemetery
Hi Cathy

Let me check my research files and I will get back with you.


Added by Gayle Fisher on Apr 06, 2014 3:46 PM

Kevin Strattan
Thank you
Thanks so much for going out to Fraser Cemetery and taking a photo of my ancestor. I really appreciate it!

Added by Kevin Strattan on Sep 01, 2013 11:12 PM

Anita R. Austill
RE: Frederick Tanner
I photographed the Cemetery Saturday. I am in the process of adding photo's and memorials. I do not know if he is there or not. Keep checking back, maybe he is.

Added by Anita R. Austill on Feb 11, 2013 8:04 PM

greenwood cemetery,Co

thank you!

Added by speter42 on Sep 08, 2012 9:22 PM

Karen Waddell
Oak Grove
Cathy have not got all them upload and set in Find A Grave.
Was out of town for the week at a Family reunion. I will work on it.

Added by Karen Waddell on Jun 02, 2012 7:01 PM

Karen Waddell
James Little
Which cemetery?

Added by Karen Waddell on Jun 01, 2012 11:54 AM

B Vance
Gressett-Balaslt Cemetery
I was surprised and amazed when I found this picture. This person was most important in my life at one time and to find this was truly amazing. Thank you.

Added by B Vance on May 22, 2012 12:01 AM

Sandra Boudrou
RE: Eunice Yarnes Covey
She's yours to take care of and good luck!

Added by Sandra Boudrou on May 09, 2012 10:14 PM

Sandra Boudrou
Eunice Yarnes Covey
Thanks for the additional information. I have added her maiden name. If she is a family member, let me know~always happy to transfer.
sandy in WA state

Added by Sandra Boudrou on May 09, 2012 8:13 AM

Mary Funschooler
Thank you!!
Thank you so much for the wonderful pictures. It is really helpful and means a lot to my family.

Added by Mary Funschooler on Mar 18, 2012 5:38 PM

Marvin L Fetters grave
Thanks so much, Cathy, for getting me the photo of Marvin's grave. He was my cousin's child. It would have been impossible for me to get it myself as I live in Alabama. I will try to "pay it forward" by adding something for someone else.

Added by msbsdrvr on Mar 18, 2012 3:05 PM

Jasper Earl "Lush" Lusk
I would be happy to link him to his father, but I cannot do that since I listed his father Horace Franklin. The best way to get him linked is to go to Jasper's memorial and go to the edit tab and request the person that put his memorial in to link him to his father.
Now if you've done that and you have not gotten any response from them, I will be glad to add your information to Horace's memorial. Just let me know.

Added by Marla on Mar 18, 2012 1:32 PM

Gigi M. Jackson (Jerry)
Thank you!
Hi Cathy
Thank you so much for taking the photo of Clarence & Phoebe Rundell's grave markers and placing them on their memorials for me ... I have been working on this family since 2003 .. it's been a long journey of mine and yet I still feel .. it's not complete. Thank you so much for all you do. I'm surprise you were able to take the photos this time of the year. I suppose your winter has been lacking as well in snow fall like the rest of the nation. I live in Dallas Texas and not so easy for me to get up there.
Sinerely, Gigi

Added by Gigi M. Jackson (Jerry) on Mar 18, 2012 12:11 PM

Sherri Hendrix
RE: Thomas B Boyle
WOW, how similar our stories are. My Thomas Boyle also came from Ireland with two brothers when he was 18. It took me a long time to find the "answer" to my question as to what happened to him. I found his wife"s, (Ellen) story while working in Paducah, KY. I found a granddaughter who said Ellen lived with her until she died. I found in Mississippi County, Missouri that Ellen had refused probate on Thomas but nothing else could be found. This granddaughter told me that Thomas had received a letter telling him to come back to Ireland to receive his inheritance. He left and was never seen again. So, questions still abound. Did he really go or did he just leave. I have not been able to find anything else on his story.

Added by Sherri Hendrix on Oct 16, 2011 11:45 AM

Sherri Hendrix
Thomas B Boyle
I received a message where you sponsored my site for Thomas Boyle. I was wondering why?

I had a great grandfather named Thomas Eugene Boyle and so hopeful this was him when I was searching.

Thanks for the sponsorship.

Added by Sherri Hendrix on Oct 15, 2011 5:36 PM


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