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Jim Childers (#47455615)
 member for 6 years, 3 months, 20 days
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Bio Photo I started doing genealogy back in the early 1980's, researching the Jewett (my mothers' maiden name) Family in the Wright County, Minnesota area. That was back before the computer, when it was door to door, phone calls, or US mail. I gathered 18 notebooks full of information and now am slowly getting that information listed on
I started back on my family research in February 2011 after retiring in January of that year.
Unfortunatly, most of the people I talked to back in the 1980's can now only be found on Find A Grave.
To any of you doing family research, I suggest you get to the oldest family members first and get as much information as you can before it is lost to time. Some of their stories (not always true) are interesting and more importantly, informative to your research.
Since starting back up this year, I have made some awesome discoveries thanks to the web. Lots of it I would have never found had it not been for the internet.
Find A Grave is an awesome site, people helping people. I can't say enough good things about it.
I live near the little town of Nimrod, Minnesota in Wadena County located in west central Minnesota. I used to travel the whole northeastern part of the state in my work and drove past many cemeteries, not ever knowing what I was missing out on. Maybe that's a good thing, I would have never got my work done!
To all of you who have helped me, I thank you sincerely and will do my best to help as many folks as I can in their research.
If you are interested in a transfer on any of the graves I have entered, I will gladly do a transfer as long as they aren't in my family line. It does not matter to me how distantly they are related to you, if they tie in to your lines somewhere down the road, I'll gladly transfer them.

All PHOTOS on FAG are legally COPYRIGHTED works, belonging to the original photographer. Mine are Creative Commons licensed, described here:

Briefly, you have permission for reuse of my photographs only for non-commercial purposes, with attribution, in a manner and context that is not offensive. This permission does NOT include adding my photos to other record entries or locations. Please ask first
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I am working on several cemeteries trying to fill in as much information as possible and trying to make as many links as possible. I therefore am sending out a lot of correction requests. If you don't want, or don't know how to make the corrections, please just transfer the memorial to me with a note you want it back and I will make the corrections and additions and transfer it back to you.

Jim C.
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1 - Jewett-Aquilla,Willia... (5)
2 - Jewett, Aaron & desc (42)
2a - William H Jewett (2)
2b - Adam A Jewett
2bk - Kennelly (7)
2c - Martha A Jewett
2d - Carrie J Jewett (5)
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I will be busy all summer!
Added by Memerizion on Jun 19, 2017 3:29 PM
MaryDon Beeson
Added by MaryDon Beeson on Jun 16, 2017 10:53 AM
Dr Frank Wilbur Jewett obit.
Thank you for sending me the obit. for Dr. Jewett.
I appreciate your help.

Added by Anna on Jun 13, 2017 6:04 AM
Mary Erickson
Margaret Giese
Thank you, Jim, for adding a picture of Margaret's stone. I really appreciate your help. And THANK YOU for being a volunteer!! Mary
Added by Mary Erickson on Jun 11, 2017 8:13 PM
Brent Bruderer
Hi, There is no record of the person (memorial #71318795) being buried in the cemetery (Sunset Memorial Cemetery Fargo, ND). When you made the memorial are you sure this is the right cemetery?? Regards, Brent Bruderer
Added by Brent Bruderer on Jun 11, 2017 8:12 PM
love always
re: Gail Stenbo
Thanks for the photo, looks great.
Added by love always on Jun 10, 2017 9:48 PM
jane austin
Eugenia Swain Hall
Eugenia is fine where she is. I have learned that it's best to stick to transfer guidelines in that cemetery. FYI, her name is as it appears on both her memorial marker and interment records which, for Find A Grave, are expected.

Send any edits you have right along. I almost always turn them around within 24 hours.

And yes, please do delete the duplicate.

Added by jane austin on Jun 07, 2017 1:08 PM
Carl Bennett
Thanks for contributions!
Carl Bennett
Added by Carl Bennett on Jun 04, 2017 1:10 PM
RE: Beverly Brockopp
No problem! Always happy to connect family.
Added by AnnieBea on May 31, 2017 8:27 AM
Ms. Clyde
Please check the photo you have posted on this memorial. Doesn't seem to match the rest. Thanks!
Added by Ms. Clyde on May 23, 2017 4:59 PM
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