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grainne (#46637036)
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Bio Photo I am now an old woman who proudly served America in the Air Force during the Korean and Viet Nam eras. God bless all our troops in the mid-east. I hope they all come home safe, sound and whole as soon as possible. God bless America.

Aretha's hat is everywhere and this kitty looks so great wearing it, too.

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Jan robinson
RE: WAF in Find a Grave
I have added Janet but unfortunately her obit did not say where she is interred. She probably has a military marker somewhere but until I find out where this will have to to. I belong to the
WAF assn. We meet every year in a different city. This year will be in San Antonio in Oct 5-9. The last time we were there was in 1998 and they had the biggest rainfall in one day ever. The boardwalk was covered. I served in 1953-1961. My favorite place was F.E. Warren. Jan
Added by Jan robinson on Aug 06, 2016 6:36 PM
Memorial Day
Thank you for your service young lady ;) and hope you have a full filled Memorial Day.
Added by Gerre on May 28, 2016 1:07 PM
Star Kline
Happy Armed Forces Day!
Thank you for your service to our country. Thanks, also, for creating memorials to honor other veterans, including one for my distant relative, Dot Rustay.
Added by Star Kline on May 20, 2016 8:37 PM
RE: Noah Drake
Noah's first wife (I believe his first) was Goldie Pickerel, they had Bettie Jean Drake who only lived for 7 days. Bettie Jane DRAKE

Birth 24 JAN 1923 Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, USA

Death 31 JAN 1923 Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, USA

I do have the certificate and it is posted on my Ancestry pages, I can't post it here but will email it to you.

here is the Ancestry page link:

They were living at 610 Creighton Ave in Dayton and Bettie Jean is buried in Woodland Cemetery.

you can search the Woodland site for free:

Added by GCHDRAKE on Sep 17, 2015 6:49 AM
Kathleen McAuley
RE: Anna
Good morning from NYC!
I was referring to the Find-A-Grave page I believed you maintain for the listing of Annie Moore (1874-1924), recorded as the first immigrant processed through Ellis Island, on January 1, 1892.

Her real first name was Anne; she was from Ireland and she married a man called Joseph Schayer, a bakery clerk and lived the rest of her days in the Lower East Side in Manhattan, NYC.

I thought you were listed as sponsoring her page - perhaps in going through pages, I got my information mixed up.

Best regards,
Added by Kathleen McAuley on Jun 01, 2015 9:34 AM
Kathleen McAuley
Anna "Annie" Moor Schayer
Can you provide an exact location for Annie Moore's grave in Calvary Cemetery?
Thank you.
Added by Kathleen McAuley on Jun 01, 2015 8:52 AM
RE: Noah William Drake
Thanks so much for the reply that helps a lot to understand the relationships. I recently found a lovely picture of Frederick and his lovely wife Mary Ellen tending to their chickens, I have posted it on Ancestry. Thanks to your pictures of her I was able to identify the photograph. If you would like a copy, please let me know.

I will look for the ship that they came over on, it shouldn't be too hard to figure out.

I did know of Mrs. Connoly passing, I am in touch with her son Carl. I am very sad to hear the news of Agnes Marie passing though.

My love and best wishes for a very happy new year.

Gordon Drake
Added by GCHDRAKE on Jan 03, 2015 10:10 AM
Bear Hugs

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☆。. ƝƐW YƐƛƦ 2015

Thank you for everything you are doing to preserve the memory of those that have gone before.
Added by Bear Hugs on Jan 02, 2015 8:36 AM
Noah William Drake
I wonder how Noah came to be thought of as Irish? The Drake line is German as we well know and if his father removed the kids to raise them then I wonder if the Iraih streak was a nod to his Mother?

I would love to hear your thoughts on this.

Cousin Gordon
Added by GCHDRAKE on Dec 15, 2014 12:15 PM
Jaylynn F.
Florence Ward
I thought this was your mother from the bio and you had created the memorial sorry :) but they have 2 Photos Find A Grave Memorial# 38317785 Have a great day !
Added by Jaylynn F. on Dec 09, 2014 3:56 AM
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