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Ancestral Sleuth (#48171177)
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"A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory. LLAP."
~Leonard Nimoy (last tweet)

Consciousness: That annoying time between naps.

"History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon."
-Napoleon Bonaparte

“To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child. For what is the worth of human life, unless it is woven into the life of our ancestors by the records of history.” —Cicero

Chief Petty Officer, US Navy, retired.

Enjoying the fruits of my labors - children and grand children - to the best of my abilities.

Traveling around North America in my RV with my dogs!

Currently, my favorite bumper sticker is "My grandchildren are cuter than yours"

If you have a problem with something I posted, please email me or click on suggest a correction instead of posting it on my contributor page. I will address the issue as quick as I possibly can.

If you would like a transfer, I do not follow FAG transfer guidelines, so feel free to ask. But if they are a relative of mine, let me know how you are related and we will figure it out from there!

The purpose in life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

One can tell the morals of a culture by the way they treat their dead. ~ Benjamin Franklin

To Err Is Human, To Correct Divine. If you come across any errors or have additions to the memorials I maintain, please let me know. I strive to provide accurate information and will be happy to make any changes necessary, or transfer them over to your care.


The wise man must remember that while he is a descendant of the past, he is a parent of the future. ~ Herbert Spencer

Our most treasured family heirlooms are our sweet family memories. ~ Unknown

Remeber and learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.

"There are things that we don't want to happen but have to accept, things we don't want to know but have to learn, and people we can't live without but have to let go." ~ Author Unknown

"Lest they be forgotten."

"May they live forever."

"When an old person dies, a library burns..." African proverb



Life is not a journey to the grave, with the intention of arriving safely, in a well-preserved body. Rather to slide in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming.."WOW, that was a Great Ride!"
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william willett
Mary Evans Browning
I would like you to transfer her memorial to me, she is my Great Grandmother, the mother of Anna Marie Browning willett my GrandMother, also please transfer to me all other Browning family memorials you might have. thank you William Willett
Added by william willett on Oct 16, 2017 10:28 PM
Noel Beard
RE: Ferdinand Hayn
Hi Debbie. I'm sorry it's taken over 3 years for me to see this message. Did you find the answer to your question about Ferdinand Hahn's grave? If not, let me know. I believe that he is buried alongside my grandmother Emma.

Added by Noel Beard on Oct 16, 2017 11:34 AM
Danny Yates
Johnnie Fairchild
I found a marker, Baby Fairchild, no dates or other information at Knob Prairie Cemetery at Waltonville, IL. Could this be your Johnnie Fairchild?
Added by Danny Yates on Oct 01, 2017 1:32 PM
Danny Yates
Johnnie Fairchild
I found a marker, Baby Fairchild, no dates or other information at Knob Prairie Cemetery at Waltonville, IL. Could this be your Johnnie Fairchild?
Added by Danny Yates on Oct 01, 2017 1:31 PM
Brian Gallagher
Sherri King O'Conner
Memorial# 135798969
Please correct her name to O'Connor and move this memorial to Monticello Memorial Park.
Added by Brian Gallagher on Sep 26, 2017 6:50 AM
James E Heidlebaugh
James Lester Beckham
Son of Soloman Daniel Beckham Jr (82043138)and his first wife Emma A Smith. I would appreciate it if you would update his memorial and connect him to his father. Thanks.
Added by James E Heidlebaugh on Sep 24, 2017 4:11 PM
Regina Matus Janak
Find A Grave Memorial# 82703673
I think this grave is in the Sts. Cyril Methodius Catholic Cemetery in Shiner.
Added by Regina Matus Janak on Sep 21, 2017 11:46 AM
Diane Reuscher
Mable Irene Gifford
Could you possibly get a photo of Mable Irene Gifford's marker and/or Winfield Shugrue's in the New Oregon Cemetery? She passed in 1886 - was only a year old. He was a child, also. I would do it myself - but Cresco is a long drive from Nashua. Thank you in advance.

Diane Gifford Reuscher
Added by Diane Reuscher on Sep 16, 2017 5:40 AM
Dave Noveske
Request memorial removal
Your memorial for Grace Arleen Noveske Pijor was created prior to my aunts recent death, therefore is in violation of Find A Grave standards, also is not supported by our family. Respectfully request you remove it.

Thank you
David Noveske

Added by Dave Noveske on Sep 05, 2017 6:46 PM
Chesnut/Behunin Descendant
Charles Griffith
b. 1919, d. 1979
Plot: REM3690
Requested by Ancestral Sleut...
Nov 15, 2016

This is your request int the Salt Lake City Cemetery.
REM=REMOVED in this cemetery. They were buried in this cemetery but at SOME POINT they were REMOVED.
So I stopped at the Cemetery Office and Charles was REMOVED to
Bountiful, Davis, Utah

I have access to Their Cemetery Records

Birth: 6/19/1919 ROOSEVELT, UT
Death: 8/10/1979 SLC, UT
Father: Joseph Quincy Griffiths
Mother: Mary Jeffries
Burial Information
Burial: 3/17/1980 Bountiful City Cemetery, Bountiful, Davis County, Utah, United States
Grave Location: C-GA/2-40-5

I messaged the manager of this Memorial.
Would you PLEASE REMOVE your Request?

Added by Chesnut/Behunin Descendan... on Sep 01, 2017 3:08 PM
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