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Arlena Boggs (#46958297)
 member for 9 years, 2 months, 16 days
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Bio Photo I grew up in a small family with just my parents and a younger brother. I always enjoyed riding horseback and hiking in the mountains with my family. I was fortunate to have both sets of grandparents who taught me a love of family history. After graduation from high school, I took Cosmetology and worked in that profession until I married. I raised two sons. As a girl, I always wished I could have lived in the Victorian and Edwardian times, as grandmother Place did. Her wedding picture was taken in Mexico in 1905. She was riding sidesaddle. She taught me to ride aside in 1967. I am a Living Historian/Re-enactor of the 1860-1890's era. My hobbies are making my period clothing and accessories. I have also ridden on many General Crook trail rides in Arizona, sidesaddle, of course. My time has been taken up lately helping my mother, Nancy E. Brown, with photographing and indexing the cemeteries in our county. I am also a genealogist and researcher. I love to research the people that I put on F/G, in hopes that their lives will not be forgotten and will not be just a number. If any of my information is incorrect or incomplete let me know. I will be more than happy to make the changes. Or, if you want to do your own bio on a family member, please let me know.
If you would like a transfer, I DO NOT do demands! I will consider nice requests.

PLEASE NOT PUT death certificates, newspaper articles or copied material on the photo memorials! If you have researched information to add let me know. Thank you.
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Bryan Anderson
Robert Henry Welty
Find A Grave Memorial# 61932076

Dear Arlena,

I am researching my paternal grandfather's army unit, Company B, 355th Infantry, 89th Division. According to documentation, he was in the same unit as my grandfather at least at one point.

I'm not sure where I'm going with my research, but I want to eventually publish something. It may be a book, an article, or something else. Should I publish something, may I have permission to use your photograph of Robert Henry Welty's gravestone? I'm not even sure I'll use the photograph, but I want to be prepared.

With warm regards,

Bryan Anderson
Added by Bryan Anderson on Nov 14, 2016 4:12 PM
RE: Kenneth Ray Porter
Cemetery has been added. Thank you for letting me know.
Added by GrammyJan on Oct 26, 2016 6:36 PM
Sherry Dennewitz
David Benny Brown 1877-1963 & Family
Hi Arlena

May I Please Have Your permission to use My Cousins picture of His Headstone and any other Family Members that You Have Taken, On My Family Tree.
Credit will be Given to You and I will post that anybody wanting to Copy , Needs Your Permission to do so.
Sincerely, Sherry
Added by Sherry Dennewitz on Oct 17, 2016 5:14 AM
Connie Rakestraw
Arlena, I cannot thank you enough for adding my aunt Connie Rakestraw and my great grandfather Donald Rakestraw WWll to find a grave.  She was hit and killed by a drunk driver at a young age.  Is there anyway I can get with my family and write some kind of obituary or something about her and add pictures or have this transferred to me or a member of my family.   Also, is there an address for the cemetery she is buried in?  It breaks my heart to see her headstone and I want to give her something better that she deserves.   Again thank you so much from the bottom of my heart for posting this.  She died 3 years before I was born so unfortunately I never got to meet her.  You have no idea how much this means to our family.   God Bless you!
Added by Amber on Jan 10, 2016 12:13 PM
LA Powers
RE: Powers
Great. Reading your bio, it looks like we're "kindred spirits."
Added by LA Powers on Jun 11, 2015 4:15 PM
holly k
arlena, can you change addie's middle name to lucretia? thanks, holly
Added by holly k on Nov 24, 2014 8:31 PM
holly k
arlena, thats wonderful, thank you very much. holly
Added by holly k on Nov 24, 2014 8:28 PM
John Mark Lambertson
Russell J. Hastings
Are you related to this fellow, #31103877? I am related to the person I think was his first wife, Lucinda Lyman Hastings. Would be happy to share information!
Added by John Mark Lambertson on Jun 26, 2014 8:20 PM
Cherie Roberts
RE: Amanda H. Allison
let me get everything i have together and i send to you and thank you, but if you ever want to transfer i would love to have the transfer
Added by Cherie Roberts on Apr 05, 2014 8:41 PM
Cherie Roberts
RE: Amanda H. Allison
i plan on link her to her daughters and adding when her and jesse got married and a picture of her
Added by Cherie Roberts on Apr 05, 2014 7:08 PM
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