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Rich Ryals (#47753934)
 member for 5 years, 5 months, 8 days
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Bio Photo Looking at family history in Johntson, Bladen and Robenson counties in North Carolina for the Munn's Ryals, and Burney's. My wife's family is from the Chicago area: the Schoditsch, Buenzow, Petznick Ulrich, and Knauf.

If you find any mistakes in my entries,
email me and I will correct it. I would like to thank all who have added links, bios or photos, your kindness is appreciated. If you find a memorial I have added and would like to have it removed from Findagrave, please ask, and I will remove it. I don't have any intention to offend or upset anyone, just love to help and Findagrave is such a wonderful resource for honoring ones who have passed and for helping ones to connect to their family history.
I'm not related to most of my enteries, the information I add to each memorial is all I have.

Photos taken by me for Find A Grave may be considered public domain and you are most welcome to use them.

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Marcia Lynne vonGunden
Transfer & thank you
Hello again Rich,
Thank you for your generosity in transferring:
Emma Edith "Betsey" Vaughan Handy # 104175718
to my care. With your help, I have successfully connected her with parents, spouse and ten children.
As I receive more information, I will be adding to Our shared memorial.
With sincerest appreciation,
# 47059326
Added by Marcia Lynne vonGunden on Feb 17, 2017 10:21 PM
Joseph Bennett
Jacob Percey Tyree
Would you mind transferring the page for Jacob Percey Tyree? I'm his great-great-grandson and would like to add anymore information I can provide.

Joseph Bennett
Added by Joseph Bennett on Dec 08, 2016 11:30 AM
Frank L Jenkins
Ralph Jennings
Thank you Rich for sponsoring my Great Uncle Ralph and his memory....
Added by Frank L Jenkins on Nov 11, 2016 6:24 PM
D. Goodboe
Correction: Lucy West
Sorry, correct memorial number for Lucy Richeson Patteson West is: 115661055
Added by D. Goodboe on Aug 06, 2016 6:47 PM
D. Goodboe
# 15661055 - West, Lucy Richeson Patteson
Rich, I just posted a copy of your headstone photo to the page I have for my ancestor Lucy on (Richeson family tree). Gave credit to you. Thanks so much for the effort you've put in and for granting open use permission of your headstone photos.

Added by D. Goodboe on Aug 06, 2016 6:45 PM
Daisy Porter Cofer

Thank you for posting my Grandmother's headstone photo. I haven't been able to return to her grave site since her burial and this is the first time I have seen her headstone. This means a lot to me. Thank you!
Added by DBCofer on Jul 08, 2016 9:32 PM
Rich: I don't even know what a transfer is. I am just learning all the new information which has been added recently to Find A Grave and have now uploaded more information and photos of my immediate family. Sorry to be so dumb. You could contact me directly at msamywils at G mail dot com
Added by Amy on Jun 30, 2016 10:08 AM
Larry Draughon
Clarence H. Woodall
Thanks, Rich, for making the correction on Clarence's Memorial. Since most of your Memorials are not your relatives, that is really going above and beyond duty, and I really appreciate it. Larry Draughon
Added by Larry Draughon on Jun 28, 2016 11:07 AM
Flora McNair McNeill #87355932
Hi Rich,

I was wondering if you could confirm the information on this person - Flora McNair McNeill (#87355932)? There is no picture included of her tombstone and she would have been 118 years old which, while maybe not impossible, does seem a bit excessive. Also, you have the same death date on this Flora McNeill as you do on Flora Fletcher McNeill (#87355931) so something seems a bit off.

To make matters more confusing there is also another Flora McNair McNeill (#53211981) in this same cemetery but managed by another person. His info is clearly not correct since the data doesn't match the photo at all. I will contact him to see if he can fix his data. Since you two have the same birthdate and name it may be that you are describing the same individual, in which case one of you should probably delete their person so there aren't two of them. You two will need to work that out. Is there a tombstone? Can you include a photo of it?

I look forward to your help in clearing this up. I am distantly related to this person and I'm just trying to figure out what information is right.

Thank you for your help,
Added by Memories on May 16, 2016 8:04 PM
Gary Mowrey
William Whitney "Brazen Bill" Brazelton
Hello Rich.
I didn't create the Memorial Page. 27301828 It was transferred to me to manage. I don't know why.

Maintained by: Gary Mowrey
Originally Created by: Clay Homister
Record added: Jun 03, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27301828

I added a different Bio perhaps it will provide needed documentation.
Thank you!
Let me know if I should do anything else.

Gary Mowrey
Added by Gary Mowrey on Apr 22, 2016 5:33 PM
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