Changes are coming to Find A Grave. See a preview now.
|"IRISH EYES ARE SMILING" (#46591610)|
| || member for 17 years, 4 days|
| [Add to MyFriends]|
|Bio and Links|
Author: Delia Cummings|
"WE ARE THE CHOSEN"
We are the chosen. In each family there is one who seems called to find the ancestors. To put flesh on their bones and make them live again. To tell the family story and to feel that somehow they know and approve. Doing genealogy is not a cold gathering of facts but, instead, breathing life into all who have gone before. We are the story tellers of the tribe. All tribes have one. We have been called, as it were, by our genes.
Those who have gone before cry out to us: Tell our story.
FREE~~~~I have all the Genealogy books for Wapello County Iowa that are in print. Look ups include births, marriages, death, ,cemetery records as well as Johnson funeral home records and naturalization records and St. Marys Catholic church records for Ottumwa, Iowa.
Also obits from the Ottumwa Courier 1932~1987.
"You Can Always Tell Where A Beautiful Soul Has Been By The Tears And The Smiles Left Behind"
My Lanigan ancestors came to America during the Great Potato Famine of Ireland. Their first child Sarah was born in New York in 1847. Her father John Lanigan and her uncle James Lanigan helped to build the first railroad into Fairfield, Iowa. (name spelled Larrigan in 1860 census) Both signed up for the Civil War in Jefferson County Iowa at Lockridge, Iowa. Both were Catholic. They both settled in Ottumwa, Iowa and that is when my grandpa James Aloysious Lanigan was born in 1860.He married Anna Phillips at the old St. Patricks church at Ottumwa on the South side.
*BURNS~~BYRNES~~IRELAND & IA
*CLARK~~WAP CO IA
*ELLIS~~WISCONSIN & IA (Lensford "LENN" Ellis)
Ille~~GERMANY~~CA~~TX & OK
*MYERS~~GERMANY & IA
*COLLETT~ENG & IA
*SELLWOOD~~England OREGON & IA
*JONES~~ENG & IA (WALES)
*REISENAUER~~GERMANY~~RUSSIA~~N.D.,Washington & CA
*McDermott~~IRELAND, OH & IA
*PHILLIPS~~OH & IA
DAWSON~~ENG ~~ IA
BURNS~WAPELLO CO IA
CALVARY CEMETERY OTTUMWA ...
CUBA~MONROE CO IA
LAST CHANCE~LEON IA
MYRICK~WAPELLO CO IA
[View all Virtual Cemeteries...]
|Find A Grave Friends|
46620252, A Hugel, A Marine Daught..., A Thomas, ACSwanson, Alice, Alice, Alice Holloway, Amanda Ritz, Anita Snow, ann, ANNA LANIGAN, Annette Wecker ..., Anonymous, Anonymous, Arthur Tetrick, Barb Ragucci, Baxter B. Fite ..., becky, Bella (Pace)Con..., [View all Find A Grave Friends...]
|Messages left for "IRISH EYES ARE... (1346)||[Leave Message]|
|karma jo miller||miller|
I am the granddaughter of Elza Elsworth Miller Jr Who served in the army during WWII. I have a picture of him. His youngest son that I know is my father Gery Lee Miller....if you know more or want what I have. I would gladly share if you to could share anything you find with me. This has been a 44 year wait for me to find this side of my family. His father is SR and his wife's last name was Gold. that's all I have for now ...let me know if you will work with me please..email@example.com
we know we have two more female missing first cousins
thank you so much for your time
|Rebecca Vaughn||RE: Benjamin Hartley|
I don't believe Benjamin is in my direct line but there are lots of Hartley's.
|Rebecca Vaughn||RE: HARTLEY|
Awesome! Which Hartley?? My mom is JoElla Hartley. Her Dad was Joe.
|Rebecca Vaughn||Clara Orman #13667782|
Can you connect Clara to her parents John R Eakins 14954103 and Minerva Ellen 14954124.
|George E. Wolf Jr.||RE: BLACK HOPE CEMETERY|
No problem. I hated the way this cemetery was treated.
|George E. Wolf Jr.||Black Hope Cemetery|
I look up the names at the (LDS) family search website.
Only a few came up.
|Susan Malloy||Cara Carpenter|
Please be advised that Cara Carpenter (Find A Grave#32108038) did not die in an accident in Ottumwa. She died after a long and courageous battle with Leukemia. Is there anyway you could change your post? Thank you.
|Carl Nollen||Peter Yacko at Laurel Hill|
Ok, I have added your bio info to my Laurel Hill posting.
|llanggin||RE: WLLIAM CKINLEY MYERS|
Both memorials have transferred to you.
Added by llanggin on Jul 10, 2017 12:36 PM
|Marvelyn Adams||Memorial 71609666|
This memorial is for Marilynn Edgeton. Are you relation to her?
If not, could you transfer to me? She is my mother's Sister.
|[View all messages...]|