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Tom Black (#47092164)
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Bio Photo Inspired by the work done by her great grandfather, Silas Wm. Blizzard (fag #40386458), while writing a history of his family, my mother, Eleanor Clara Blizzard Black (fag#36676318) began her own research. She continued until the early 1980's when arthritis and osteoporosis made the work too difficult for her. I had always found the subject interesting but did nothing with it until after inheriting mother's numerous notes. I began my own search to learn more about my ancestors and those of my wife about ten years ago but did so on a limited basis until more recently. Find A Grave has proved to be a wonderful tool! I've "met" so many people here who have been so helpful to me. As I've visited cemeteries and researched names, I've found many of our relatives. I've also created memorials for many other people I've found along the way in the hope that what I've done may be helpful to others who are searching for their ancestors. If I've entered information incorrectly, I apologize; please let me know and I'll make corrections. If you find ancestors of yours among the memorials I've created and would like for me to transfer them to you, let me know. If neither my wife nor I is related, I'll be happy to make the transfer.
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Barbara B Davis
Affectionately Yours
Dear Tom - Thanks for the plug for my book. I continue to research the Scot Butler family. Thanks also for your contributions to Find A Grave. Barbara Butler Davis
Added by Barbara B Davis on Aug 08, 2017 6:28 PM
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Anna Sabilla (Kohler) Mechling #38410516
Good morning Tom, I was wondering if you would be willing to email a copy of the photograph of tall black monument (photo courtesy of G.Stoecklein) you posted on Anna's memorial? or ask the photographer to send me an image to read. I can not read the ext on the stone in the image posted. sincerely, Zoe.
Added by zoomurray on Jul 08, 2017 5:26 AM
Suz Lew
Just a Hello
Hello Tom,

Thought I would say hey ... your Butler family person.

Suz Lew
Added by Suz Lew on May 28, 2017 4:18 PM
Joni Clark-Nelson
RE: Earl Whepley
Thank you so much!
Added by Joni Clark-Nelson on Apr 27, 2017 6:30 PM
robert swanson
#48059127
Hi Tom, thank you for all your work on findagrave, on the above listed memorial #, the is a caption,
that reads "Don't show cemetery photos on this memorial" what is this?, thanks, robert Swanson
Added by robert swanson on Apr 01, 2017 11:56 AM
judy trowbridge
RE: Robison Wheeler
ok thanks. I have a tree on ancestry if you ever want to look Samuel wheeler b. 1824 in Dearborn co IN married Elizabeth Holcomb. Judith
Added by judy trowbridge on Feb 24, 2017 8:29 PM
Kathryn J McCloud
RE: Prathers: Rose Ellen, Crawford Kerr, Orville, and Louisa
Tom, I'm glad my information helped you with your tree. I've found Find A Grave, in general, to be a huge asset in my own tree-building. Kathy
Added by Kathryn J McCloud on Feb 24, 2017 5:41 PM
judy trowbridge
RE: Robison Wheeler
ok. are your wheelers from Dearborn co IN? thanks
Added by judy trowbridge on Feb 24, 2017 4:36 PM
judy trowbridge
Robison Wheeler
Wondering if you are related to this man and if you have done any DNA tests?
He is related to me a x gr uncle.
Added by judy trowbridge on Feb 24, 2017 4:08 PM
Kathryn J McCloud
Prathers: Rose Ellen, Crawford Kerr, Orville, and Louisa
Tom, Thank you for updating these memorials and linking them to those of their family members! Kathy
Added by Kathryn J McCloud on Feb 24, 2017 3:25 PM
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