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Walking the Past (#47051340)
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Bio Photo Please take a moment to leave a flower for Mom, Shannon Howard.

I do my genealogy to honor my mother. She was very interested in our family history, both her own as well as my dad's side. She was always trying to peak my interest, to no avail. About a year after she passed away I was going through some of her papers and I was bitten by the bug.

My main interests are with the Kamery, Fahey, Howard, Hyde, Chrisman, Hill and John families of Nebraska, Missouri, Virginia and Olean/Hinsdale, New York. I have a special interest in Madison Square Cemetery in Loup County west of Taylor, Nebraska.

If you are interested in an original copy of any picture I've posted please contact me and I'll be happy to forward it to you.
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Abby Gertge
Find A Grave Memorial# 124388436
Hello, I am very interested in the pictures you posted on "Find A Grave Memorial# 124388436". As well as any information about where you got those pictures or any info about the parents would be much appreciated. Nellie Hiner Waite Sevier, the infants mother, is my 2 times great grandmother. The infants name is Charles Edward Hiner. I would also like a copy of the pictures if you wouldn't mind. Thank you.
Added by Abby Gertge on May 19, 2017 3:24 PM
Destiny Hogue
Joan Frances Haggerty Dawson Lucas
Guess what, you haven't seen this. Her brother Michael just recently passed away three months after her. So pray for Michael and Joan. Here's Joan's obituary:
Memorial services for Joan Dawson of Chadron, Nebraska will be held on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 10:00 AM at Chamberlain Chapel in Chadron with Dr. Russ Seger officiating.  Private family burial will be at the Hyannis Cemetery.
Joan Francis (Haggerty) was born March 26, 1937 to Charles and Edwina (Sharp) Haggerty.  She went to be with the Lord on February 2, 2017 at Crestview Care Center.
Joan grew up and attended Spalding Academy in Spalding, Nebraska where she graduated in 1954.  She then married Robert LeRoy Dawson on November 24, 1954.  To this union were born four children, Lawrence Allen, Richard Lee, Mark Eugene, and Kathy Lyn.  Robert and Joan moved from Spalding to the Sandhills in 1957.  They worked and lived on ranches in Valentine, Brownlee, Hyannis, and Whitman.  Robert passed away in 1973.  Joan continued to live and work in Hyannis until she moved to Chadron in October of 1978.  She then married Larry Lucas on December 23, 1978.  They were married for 23 years.  Joan moved to Gordon and Martin, SD for work before coming back to Chadron.
Joan always enjoyed baking and cooking, she was best known for her cream pies.  She was also a great homemaker and always made you feel at home.
Joan was preceded in death by her parents Charles and Edwina Haggerty, Husband, Robert Dawson, Brother Chuck Haggerty, infant sister Helen Marie Haggerty, and ex-husband Larry Lucas.
She is survived by her children Larry (Deb) Dawson of Kilgore, NE; Rick (Becky) Dawson of Ogallala, NE, Mark (Terie) Dawson of Chadron, NE, and Kathy (Mike) Bishop of Chadron.  Step children John, Joe, Jerry, Jeff, Jim and Jackie Lucas. Grandchildren, Jessica (Andy) Coyle of Nenzel, Andy (Kasey) Dawson of Valentine, Kayla (Kyle) Helms of Holbrook, Erin Dawson of North Platte, Katy (Kelvin) Robertson of Ogallala, Casey Dawson of Ogallala, Sean Dawson of Chadron, Krysta Dawson of Chadron, NE, Steamer (Janelle) Nix of Colorado Springs, CO and Tennessee (Krista) Nix of Hay Springs.  She had 11 great grandchildren and one on the way in April.
Joan was also survived by her siblings Mike (Linda) Haggerty of Spalding, Marie (Fred) Schmietz of Spalding, Marsha Molinari of Minneapolis, and sister-in-law Beth Haggerty of Gladwyn, MI; plus numerous nieces and nephews.
Added by Destiny Hogue on May 10, 2017 3:25 PM
Bryan Anderson
Harold Grint
Dear Walking the Past,

I am researching my paternal grandfather's WWI army unit, Company B, 355th Infantry, 89th Division. According to the National Direcotry of the 355th Infantry Association, Harold Grint of Sargent, Nebraska was a member of this unit. My grandfather was Gunder Anderson.

I'm not certain where I'm headed with my project, but I want to eventually publish something. With your permission, I would like to use your photograph of the gravestones of Harold and Helen Grint (Find A Grave Memorial# 58195375). Please let me know whether this is acceptable.

Thank you for your consideration.

With kind regards,

Bryan Anderson
Added by Bryan Anderson on Apr 21, 2017 1:29 PM
Laurie Davis Hannah
Smith Memorials
I'd like to see if you'd consider transferring the following two memorials to me. Elizabeth Smith #41557073 and Stewart Smith #41557078. They are my husband's great grandparents. Thanks for your time and consideration. Laurie Davis Hannah #47087860
Added by Laurie Davis Hannah on Feb 16, 2017 12:09 PM
Claud Sanford
Gravestone marking

I believe that the date of birth for William should be 1856 rather 1876. Believe that inscription on Grave stone can be read as 57 years rather than 37 years.... If 37 is correct his first son was born when he 11. Please review
Added by Claud Sanford on Feb 10, 2017 4:34 PM
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Albert Erickson was only 15 when he died. The woman buried next to him was his aunt, not his wife as the shared headstone seems to suggest. Teresa Cooney was married to Albert's uncle, Carl Albert Erickson (1879 - 1960). Carl probably bought the plot next to Teresa for himself but ended up moving to the west coast shortly after her death. He is buried in Los Angeles, California.
Added by nwright on Nov 22, 2016 6:09 PM
Memorial 67800354

Memorial 67800354 for Nancy Coffman
(Maiden name is : Showalter)

You have a note on the Memorial for Nancy Coffman to the Cooks Creek cemetery page

It is the wrong link, there is no Coffman listed there

The link you want is this one:

Added by Heiden on Nov 15, 2016 10:50 AM
deanna french
Richland Co. Edgar Ward. C.W. Vet
OOPS!!! I spelled his last name wrong in the body of the message---sorry.. It is Ward.
Deanna French
Added by deanna french on Aug 28, 2016 8:17 PM
deanna french
Richland Co. Edgar Ward. C.W. Vet
Good evening, I would like a copy of the picture of Edgar Royal Road's monument. I would use it to be posted on the Vermont Civil War Site. ( He was a Native Vermonter, and I am trying to identify where many of our "old soldiers have their last resting place.

Thank you so much; you will receive credit for it. Deanna French
Added by deanna french on Aug 28, 2016 8:14 PM
Jennie Strohl 105380542
It seems she was married twice. 1st to C.E. Martin and then to Albert Mikkelsen. I believe her marker is in CA.
Maxwell Cemetery, Maxwell, Colusa County, CA

To add to all the confusion there is an entry for her under #140659610 also.

After Jennie's death, her brother James' widow married Jennie's widowed husband. Sounds like a soap opera, huh?
Added by BJC on Jul 05, 2016 8:37 PM
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