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The Navigator (#46856982)
 member for 11 years, 2 months, 18 days
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I started researching my husband's family after years of searching for my own ancestors when I found Find A Grave. Behold, I found many of my husband's family. I was not as successful in locating my own family. I eventually came in possession of an extensive family tree on my mother's side. I then knew I had to place my family on Find A Grave.

It has been exciting finding information, but it has been more wonderful creating memorials for the family I knew and loved.

I realized I've always had a passion for family history. One of my favorite memories was sitting around the table at family gatherings listening to all the stories. I was fortunate enough to have known my great-grandmother and was always especially fond of her tales of life in Ireland.

I have been on the trail of my Mother's family in Ireland, Germany, Baltimore, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Richmond, Virginia, and Delaware. Surnames I'm searching for are Burns, Brennan, Burke, Darcy, O'Hare and Michaelis.

My Father's family traces to Ireland, England, Germany, Switzerland, New York City, New Jersey and Baltimore, Maryland. Surnames I'm searching for are Rapp, Burke, Breslin, Edge.

My husband's family traces to England, France, Maryland, Kentucky, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina and Florida. Surnames I'm searching for are Wyatt, Adkins, Mullins, and Morgan.

I would like to thank my relative Charlotte Elizabeth Trainum Stewart for her tireless effort in producing our family history. To my Late cousin George William Larkins for keeping my interest in cemeteries and foreign lands alive with his wonderful stories.

This is dedicated to my Mother, Kathleen Louise Michaelis Rapp #16556856, who was the first person I added, she taught me the importance of love of family. I could not have asked for a more loving, compassionate and devoted mother.

I have just recently added my father's memorial, William James Rapp, Sr. #167642198. He passed away July 31, 2016. Dad you are loved and missed by all your family. You will always be in our hearts.

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Messages left for The Navigator (242)[Leave Message]
S Smits
Garriot J. Cox, Sr.
Hi Kathy,
Garriot J. Cox, Sr. (170934820) is buried at Ebenezer United Methodist Church Cemetery in Baltimore County.
Hope you're having a nice day!
Added by S Smits on Oct 19, 2017 1:28 PM
Karen Sharp
Thanks for leaving a banner
Thanks for leaving the patriotic banner for Kevin Jen "Kojack" Davis, former Navy Pilot and Blue Angel. Thank you for your support, Karen.
Added by Karen Sharp on Oct 01, 2017 7:11 PM
Hildegard Magrogan # 169734624
I was going through my mother's things and I found a prayer card from the funeral that listed Hildegard's DOB as May 19, 1927 and DOD February 2, 2008. You may add her DOB to the memorial. Thanks
Added by dznefan on Sep 28, 2017 2:10 PM
John Wesley Jones 128387267
would you transfer to me?
Added by FRPACE on Sep 10, 2017 2:30 PM
RE: Mildred Parks
Thanks Kathy, would be happy to. She is my 1st cousin.
Added by ERunyon on Aug 13, 2017 2:36 PM
RE: Rose Knoll
Just sent link for her father, unfortunately I can not find a record for her mother.

Added by AnonymousLMB on Aug 07, 2017 4:47 PM
RE: Rose Knoll
Thanks, Kathy
Added by AnonymousLMB on Aug 07, 2017 4:45 PM
Wrotens in Moreland
I added photos to the memorial pages for your 4 Wrotens in Moreland Memorial Park.
Added by LShue on Aug 02, 2017 5:45 PM
RE: Thomas Noonan and Anthony Philbin
Good Morning, Kathy!
Thank you for making and transferring these memorials; I really appreciate it! I can't wait to show them to Mom next weekend when I go home for her 80th birthday...what a lovely gift to be giving her!

If I come across any more, I will let you know!
Added by Maureen on Jul 15, 2017 4:59 AM
B. Felix
RE: Josephine Naylor
Other one deleted.

Thank you
Added by B. Felix on May 31, 2017 5:32 AM
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