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Ruth (Hickman) Wicks (#46792405)
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Bio Photo I think this "Find-a-Grave" website is wonderful, and I hope more people will add data to it. Hopefully my input will help someone out there.

I so enjoy finding & visiting the old pioneer cemeteries, where the dates go back to the 1700-1800's.

I'll be more than happy to make corrections and/or add data, make relationship links, etc, but I am curtailing (not stopping) transferring memorials due to a growing misunderstanding of what Find-a-grave is all about.

Please DO NOT not leave me a message of "any kind" without leaving a way for me to get back to you. It makes no sense to do so - it is useless and it will be ignored.

Your "e-mail" must be present in your messages to me.

DO NOT ask for transfers without return contact information either.

I only transfer memorials according to Find-a-grave guidelines so check first before asking please.

TRANSFERS: Per Findagrave regulations:

Transfer requests should be for direct relatives within four generations. This would be your siblings, parents, grandparents, great-grandparents, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. This DOES NOT include aunts, uncles and cousins.

Please do NOT add personal data in the "Leave Flowers & Note" section -- that is NOT what it is for...... send the data to me & I will be happy to add it in the "Bio Section" where it belongs. Thanks!

Another contributor has ask my help in managing some of the memorials he created, therefore if I can be of any help to you with of the memorials he has transferred me let me know. I will be glad to make updates/corrections or links to them.

God Bless!

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Check out my memorial below for my beloved kitty "Punky" that crossed over the "Rainbow Bridge" on July 20, 2014. It was such a heartbreak..... I miss her so much.

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Kathryn J McCloud
Reese Curtis Runion
Thank you so much for updating this memorial and linking it to that of her former husband.
Added by Kathryn J McCloud on Mar 22, 2017 11:15 PM
Sandy Koehler Lee
RE: Phillip Kless #112571950

I found the obits for Phillip and for his wife, in case you wanted to add to their memorials. Transcription below.

Sudden Death of Phillip Kless, an Old Resident

Clifton Springs, Feb. 17 The residents of this village were greatly shocked this morning to learn of the death of Phillip Kless, one of the oldest business men of this village, which occurred on Thursday night. Mr. Kless, who was a barber by trade, left his shop in the evening and started to walk to his house on South street, but when he had nearly reached the top of East Hill, he fell to the sidewalk and was picked up and taken into a store nearby, where he died almost immediately. He had been in poor health for several months, but had been able to be about his shop almost daily, and was feeling as well as usual on Thursday.

Mr. Kless was about 73 years of age and had been a resident of this village during the last forty-five years, and had conducted his business in the Annex block for a long term of years. He is survived by his wife and two sons, Charles and Frank, of this place, and one daughter, Mrs. L.H. Horten, also of this village and two sons, William and F.H. Kless, of Buffalo.
Democrat and Chronicle
(Rochester, New York)
18 Feb 1911, Sat Page 10

Mrs. Adelia Kless

Clifton Springs, Oct. 18 - The death of Mrs. Adelia Kless, widow of Phillip Kless, occurred in this village on Sunday, following a brief illness. Mrs. Kless was in her 75th year and had been a resident of this village for many years. She leave one daughter, Mrs. L.H. Horton of Newark and four sons, William and Fred Kless, of Buffalo, and Charles and Frank Kless of this village. The funeral will be held on Tuesday afternoon, Revered M.G. Freeman officiating.
Democrat and Chronicle
(Rochester, New York)
19 Oct 1915, Tue Page 13

Added by Sandy Koehler Lee on Mar 22, 2017 10:30 PM
Tom Stansbury
Hall edits
Many thanks for the quick processing of my requested edits for Don Hall and Avery Hall.
Tom Stansbury
Added by Tom Stansbury on Feb 09, 2017 10:23 AM
Judith W. (Family Finder)
Clarissa Miner Dobbins
Hi Ruth,

Many thanks for your speedy update for Clarissa Minor Dobbins' memorial.

I ALWAYS appreciate your help!

Happy New Year,
Judith W.
Added by Judith W. (Family Finder) on Jan 12, 2017 1:46 PM
RE: John Pickens #158029065
You are very welcome. I'm surprised I was able to find it. It was stacked against other markers that have fallen over and or broke.
Added by RickC on Jan 03, 2017 5:05 AM
Elizabeth (Wilson) Ballard
RE: Punky
You are welcome, Ruth. To have a heart filled by a cat is to live life to its fullest.
Added by Elizabeth (Wilson) Ballar... on Nov 04, 2016 9:00 PM

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