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Chantel (#47171177)
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Shirley H
William Gedge Spencer 74059164
I am researching the Benson family for my niece. Her great-aunt Vera Benson was married to William Gedge Spencer who's memorial you manage, #74059164. On it you are in doubt to the exact cause of his death at such a young age. I have the newspaper article and can post it to the memorial, but you might just want to re-type that portion of his memorial. This account is according to the family and supported by the news article: He had been working in the Los Angeles area, was attempting to board a moving railroad car, fell, and was crushed by the moving rail car.

Hope you find this helpful.
Added by Shirley H on Aug 26, 2017 5:54 PM
RE: Nickname Queen?
Thanks Chantel. I do you use FamilySearch. KWVG-LL1 is my grandpa's cousin that died in the sledding accident. The newspaper article about the sledding accident is interesting. The chief of police (and the newspaper reporter) needed a little sensitivity training. "...if [the parents] persist in viewing with indifference the hazards taken by their children ...." Harsh words to a widow who just lost her teenage daughter. I doubt she viewed it with indifference. I feel so sorry for the young boy who had to live with that memory all of his life. Anyway, whether of not she is the same girl with her cousins marked "Queen" is still a mystery that I'll continue to pursue.
Jennie Jo
Added by GenJenery on May 13, 2017 9:40 AM
NIckname Queen?
Memorial #86154616. You have included details about the accident leading to Elizabeth's death as a teenager. How did you find this info? I have a group photo of most of her cousins and there is a girl identified as "Queen". Elizabeth is the only one I imagine it could be. Do you know if "Queen" was a nickname for her? If so, I could positively identify the photo.
Thank you for the enormous work you do!
--Jennie Jo
Added by GenJenery on Apr 26, 2017 1:34 AM
Tom Gwilliam
Chantel -

Would you please transfer maintenance of Find Find A Grave Memorial# 95890233 Jesse M Drury and Find A Grave Memorial# 95890874 LaVon Drury to me, they are my wife’s parents.

Tom Gwilliam (#46559774)

Thank You
Added by Tom Gwilliam on Mar 23, 2017 4:12 PM
RE: Carl and Anna Tesch
Thank you Chantel. I have been and will continue researching this family. Nit may be that our family needs to do a monument for this family. Bi found an adorable photo of their two sons. I am hoping my father in-law has more information to assist me with this.

Still looking for the burial of Aunt Annie's bother Carl Odenwalder.
Added by mickyo on Mar 17, 2017 9:55 AM
Carl and Anna Tesch
Thank you very much for the transfers. I am assuming from the photo on Anna's memorial that they are buried in unmarked graves. Do you know if that is the case? Carl's memorial # 123330277.

Again thank you,

Micky O.
Added by mickyo on Mar 16, 2017 9:18 AM
RE: Anna Tesch
Thank you very much for the transfer. Now if we can just find Uncle Carl.

Added by mickyo on Mar 15, 2017 10:19 PM
RE: Anna Tesch
Thank you so very much. I just wish I could find Uncle Carl. So I will still keep looking.
Added by mickyo on Mar 14, 2017 4:52 PM
Chesnut/Behunin Descendant
I had a great Christmas. My hubby had the two days before off and the kids stayed with us. Christmas Eve, my hubby kept singing 'I'm dreaming of a white Christmas' and when we woke up, he had gotten his dream. We had about a foot.
He went out early, came home and on the last present being opened, his phone rang. Kept him out until 5:15 pm.
I dug the kids out, so they could go to her [I have no nice words for them] but she had to put in an appearance. I had just gotten dinner together when everyone showed up again.
It was REALLY Great timing.
New Years we were in bed around 11pm. I woke up moments before for a potty break and bugged by hubby. And the Dumbest sounding cannon rang in the New Year at my neighbors.

I am Currently working on the Military sections. The way we talked about, checking every single one of them, to make sure they are remembered. L-42 is done. Y-1 I am about 1110 memorials in. Most of the upright stones had memorials, the last half I posted photos. Dec 3, L-42 and the first half of Y-1 I got and posted pics.
Dec 5 I was up there in the sun pm and took 514 pics counting my surrounding pics to separate Rows. Finished ALL Of the WHITE STONEs.

We had to put our dog to sleep on the 6th. So I kind of do not have the ability to just sit here, working, when she cannot occupy my mind, while waiting for pages to load.
I was aiming for having All of Y-1 done with everything but {Flat stone] photos that will have to wait for no snow, complete by New Years day. But I only reached completing and posting the White stones on Dec 28th.
I am only 8 memorials into the flat stones, but the one man, I found his stillborn daughter, who's dates are Dec 31st. The hospital kept her, so there is no burial record of her. I spent the 31st, finding ALL of his Wife's Family.
That HUGE Cobweb I told you I felt I follow, linking these people??? I did her Grandparents awhile ago. The spelling was off in their son's memorial and I missed them.
Every one I can find, is Now LINKED to them.

Y-3 is Military and All flat stones, I have already dug out several, doing VP searches over the years, so I kind of nervous about wandering up there, and I have not checked to see if someone Else has already created memorials and/or posted pics.
Y-2 IS DONE. OVer 700 mostly babies. I started that New Years Eve Last year finished recording by mid Feb completed it with photos Memorial weekend. There were a number of stones that were NO WHERE NEAR WHERE they were actually buried.
The Little one we looked for was one of them. His stone is way off his burial in the map.

T1 pauper plot is DONE. just over 1200 names. There were only less then 50 stones, so those pics I posted as I went.
I have another Pauper plot started, about 300 in; but for some reason, the Military one kind of forced it's way into the forefront.
BUT last half of Y1, all of Y3 and B4....I have a lot of things to keep me busy UNTIL snow lifts up there. IF I can get used to Nobody sitting at my feet.

I am pretty flexible going up there, just let me know. YOU WEAR COMFORTABLE shoes. we can dress for cold. Too warm we can find a rain bird.

As pretty as it is, in the snow and the deer, I followed them on the 3rd. The 5th I did not see any. I have learned to keep to a RARE Search. I will check if I am chasing sun or shade around a stone, but my hubby was up there with me last spring, [it started to down pour before we were done] and I have no more stones to chase around.

We had about a foot of snow, for my hubby's 'White Christmas' and this I just came in from shoveling several more inches. Both times, my neighbor makes a loop, with his snow blower, and sadly both times, my Timing has been terrible, because I have already shoveled our walk and the driveway.
I STILL HAVE NOT SEEN a Plow on the roads.
Yesterday we had a lane clear, but patchy in a lot of places outside of that one lane. Now we are just packed in again.

But HEY, I cannot complain, I STILL LOVE WINTER. If I can get used to my yard, without doggy prints, I will STILL LOVE WINTER.

I have killed enough time, I have to get back to work. Maybe I will get TWO done today.
Maybe I should go through them and come back to Link family? IDK. I only have a handful in the center of the White stones. I did not search out their family YET.

Added by Chesnut/Behunin Descendan... on Jan 02, 2017 1:53 PM
Dee Williams
Thomas and Annie Case
You are so kind thank you
Happy New Year
Added by Dee Williams on Dec 31, 2016 3:10 PM
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