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Rick Valentine (#47475621)
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I started working on my family tree in 1978 when my mother got me involved in helping her do research. I am now retired and have more time to spend doing genealogy.
About 6 years ago I discovered Find-A-Grave and have been hooked ever since.

My main focus is on the families of Valentine, Virnig, Faust, Maiette, Clourate, Swain, Roots, Jolley, Powell, Fairfax, Gillam and their extended families.

I also have extended roots in the founding families from Nantucket Island including, Swain, Barnard, Macy, Coffin, Gardner and Mills.

I find old cemeteries fascinating, every old cemetery has it's own unique personality, unlike new cemeteries that are laid out in neat little rows with flat headstones.
So much family history can be found in old cemeteries.
Every grave has a story behind it and a story to tell.

Feel free to use any photos that I have posted, for non commercial use only. (Your personal family trees and are OK)

Please DO NOT repost my photos on Find-A-Grave as your own.

I was very fortunate to have many family photos passed along to me, I have posted family photos to share with extended family members that were not fortunate enough to have these photos.

Feel free to use and copy "Family Photos", I have posted them to share with extended family members.

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I will gladly transfer any memorial that is not part of my family.

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Search the name you are looking for before making a page, if the page already exists request a transfer!

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RE: Clara Marie Kuest
Thank you - we know she has not been forgotten. I hope someone in her family will find her. Thank you, again, for caring for her. Judi
Added by Yeschke on Oct 21, 2017 7:41 AM
Linda Evans
Thank you again so much for ALL your time. Much appreciated.
Added by Linda Evans on Oct 17, 2017 7:03 AM
Scrib & Barb Kelly
Hayden and Andrew Vachon
Thank you so much for the wonderful photos of the graves of Hayden and Andrew. Your time and effort to fulfill my request is very much appreciated by our family.
Added by Scrib & Barb Kelly on Oct 17, 2017 5:27 AM
Alton Clubine
Thank-you for taking the picture of his headstone. It is greatly appreciated. Is it possible to take his wife's picture? I just went throught the "Find a Grave" website.


Jill Honda
Added by nzzj7k on Oct 16, 2017 6:20 AM
Linda Evans
William Sargeant
Yes this is the right person. I will add his DOB and link him to his parents in Quebec if I can.
Thank you so much for your time on this.
Added by Linda Evans on Oct 12, 2017 8:46 AM
Linda Evans
Margaret Sargeant
Rick, Thank you so much for the picture of her . My SIL will be thrilled. It is her grandmothers grave site . Is there possibly next to her , her husbands, William H Sargeant?
I will put in a request for him.
Thanks you again.
Added by Linda Evans on Oct 10, 2017 2:09 PM
Rachel Williams
Thank you! Memorial# 156576949
Hi Rick... thanks so much for providing the photo for this memorial.

Rachel :)
Added by Rachel Williams on Oct 08, 2017 12:27 AM
Steph McGrath
Catherine F "Kate" Connelly Riordan
Thank you SO much for your efforts to locate Kate's burial site.

Did you notice how close her grave site was to her daughter Mary J. "Minnie" McCormack McCain's?

Thanks again, Steph
Added by Steph McGrath on Oct 07, 2017 2:41 PM
Penny Lee
Gabriel Daratha
Thanks for the picture Rick. As usual it is great. Penny
Added by Penny Lee on Oct 06, 2017 3:40 PM
Barbara Samans
Irene Gertrude
Hi Rick

I have death records that show Irene Gertrude Johnson as having died Oct 31, 1952 not April . I was wondering where you got the death date from? If you have a copy of something I would sure like a copy of it. Thanks for any help you can send my way
Barb Samans
see below: Name: Irene Gertrude Johnston
[Irene Gertrude Clyde]
Gender: Female
Birth Date: abt 1914
Death Date: 31 Oct 1952
Age at Death: 38
Death Location: Spokane, Spokane, Washington
Father: William Clyde
Mother: Ruby McKay
Record Source: Washington State Death Records
Added by Barbara Samans on Oct 04, 2017 9:30 AM
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