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I'm Carolyn. I am from Kansas, originally. I like helping or contributing to whatever I can. I have interests in history, writing, photography, genealogy, art, different cultures, and love animals.|
I originally joined this site because I liked the idea of making sure people that walked this earth before us, had somewhere where they could be found and remembered. Though after the loss of my grandmother that I was very close to, and combining it with the loss of a friend that took his life, Find A Grave became a haven to me. I do a lot of grieving here, and this has opened me up, and made me want to pay respect and help in remembering as many people on here as I can. No-one should be forgotten.
If you have time, please stop by and see my grandmother, Nadine; my grandfather, Bert; and my friend, Adam
McCutchan, Earls, Lucy, Hitzeman, Baldwin, Collins, Thomason, Huff, Crocker, Thompson, Collingsworth, Howard, Chambers, Wims, Foerster, Schmidt, Beethe/BŁthe, Rathke, Achilles, Springston, Akin, Abercrombie, Conley/Connelly, Tarvin, Bartlow, Silverthorn, Craycroft, Vickerstaff, Norton, Hummel, Arnold, Lamphere/Lanphere, Mallory, Galyean/Gallion, Cox, Darwin, Hall, Preston, Garretson, Stoneman, Toliver, Rector, Gilbert, Perryman, Barton, Selby, Evans, Benjamin, Noble, Woodward, Ward, Lucas, Dennis, Wilson.
Through family knowledge and research, I have found out my ancestry consists of: English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, German, French, Dutch, and Native American and Italian.
I will not be able to do any requests until spring arrives. The weather is too cold and harsh to do photo requests at the present time.
If anyone needs a photo of a grave from Maxwell cemetery, just let me know. I just live a few blocks away, so it'd be no problem.
At the moment, I can mostly just help with grave photos from Maxwell cemetery in Maxwell, Story county, Iowa. I can sometimes help with Woodland cemetery outside of Maxwell.
If I have added anyone's family, please let me know and I will gladly transfer it to you - it doesn't matter to me how distantly related you are to the person. I feel it's only right that people should have their family and ancestors' memorial records. I think the point of this should be to preserve history and the people in it, give people a place to pay respect to their family, and give families infomation of their family history. I do not believe it should be about owning the most memorials, or having the highest amount of entries. I would hope that others would pay me the same courtesy.
Feel free to use the photos I've taken and added, but I'd appreciate it if you cited me; it also helps to use citation, if you are using the photos for research. Thank you
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|Dennis Bell||RE: Clinton Ratzlaff|
Carolyn, Thanks for the offer for some additional transfers. My Bell family came to the Maxwell area in 1863 and with my grandfather being one of nine, all who married Maxwell area people, I have quite an extended family to help look after. Like you, my wife and I love to assist others where and when we can. We have been working on several cemeteries in the area around Maxwell and hope this coming year to complete the indexing of the entire Maxwell cemetery as well as Elkhart and White Oak. We are doing our best to research the family connections too and include them....so takes us a little longer to get things done. Anyway, thanks again. Take care.
|Dennis Bell||RE: Clinton Ratzlaff|
Carolyn, Thank you for the transfer. Clint's son Ron was my best friend in high school. I really appreciate you creating the memorial in the first place and all the help you are giving to Find-A-Grave and I'm sure lots of others as well. If there is anything I can do to help here in central Iowa just give me a yell. Again thanks for the transfer I'd do my best to take good care of the memorial. I hope you have a wonderful Christmas.
|Gail Hinton Seward||Enoch Cox Galyean|
hi Carolyn, I found some info you may be interested in....#65495787 by One from many Feb. 11, 2011, maintained by JARROTT P. COX is a viable Find A Grave for Enoch in Jewell cem, vernon co, mO...Missouri death cert #19685 Vernon County for Enoch Galyen, d; 13 May 1928 / his mom: Elizabeth Frances "Fannie" Cox-Galyean-Edwards b: mar 1835 grayson co, vA d:Feb 1923 Vernon Co, MO buried Jewell Cem #66080624 by One from many 24 Feb 2011, Maintained by Carolyn / Mo Death cert #7700-B for fannie Edwards Vernon co, MO d: feb 1923 / in 1890 Fannie Edwards applied for widows civil war pension for noah Galyean / I found her with her son in 1900, 1910, 1920 cenus records /her parents are Enoch Cox 1757-1840 & Sallie Stoneman 1797-1855-66 / as for edw fishpool, I don't believe she was married to him, 1850 his 1st wife Amanda &s on: James Homer age 3Y,she died Dec 1850, 1860 he is married to an Elizabeth(b; Scotland), 1870 he & his wife have Ruth 13 & Enoch 16 Galyean, probably as wards....aft 1870 Edw. & wife & son are in MI....
Gail Hinton Seward, #46961204, Hinton Family Tree
|Debbie Gatti||RE: Barnet Hummel|
He married Lucy Lamphere who was my grandma's great aunt, My family grew up in Madison Wisconsin and Herkimer New York
|Larraine Dee (McCullin) Martinez||RE: Hoss Duane Collins|
I do not know who his parents were, he was married to my aunt. I loved him alot but never met his parents I was young and seen them in Adrian Texas long ago.
Hi, Sweetie...Belated Easter Blessings, feel better soon! Hugs, Me and GB
I noticed you had a virtual cemetery for Centenarians. Here is one to add to it.
Hilda Smidt # 104470164 She was by neighbors mother.
Hope all is going well with you. I am not ready for winter.
Added by Cindy H on Nov 06, 2014 2:12 PM
|Jackie London||Margaret Greer|
I am able to confirm there is not grave marker for this individual in the Eastern Oklahoma Hospital Cemetery.
|Carolyn Leverich Atkinson||Isaac Atkinson memorial stone|
Thank you so much for the memorial stone. I was going through my memorials and saw it. This verified that his wife was there also. I have changed her plot of UKN to Maxwell Cem.
The picture is just perfect.
Thanks from another Carolyn, have you noticed, our name is starting to become familiar again?
|Cindy H||Woodland & Peoria cemetery|
I recently found these 2 websites. I do not know if you knew about them. They contain burial records with plot information.
www.iowacenterwoodlandcemetery.com for the Woodland Cemetery.
www.sites.google.com/site/peoriacemetery for the Peoria Cemetery.
I found these thru the City of Maxwell website.
Added by Cindy H on Jan 17, 2014 7:36 PM
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