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Sharon Welch (#47009998)
 member for 9 years, 4 months, 29 days
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Bio Photo Hello To All...Finding our ancestors has become a passion in our lives and we truely enjoy it. It all started a few yrs ago when my husband and I realized we hardly knew anything about our family history. We were soon on a conquest....

We also soon found out how important it is to have people out there who can help us find our families stones that we ourselves are unable to go visit and see. Thank all of you for what you do! Becoming a photo voluteer is our way of helping others as much as they have helped us.

We have recently relocated to the Marion County area so visiting the cemeteries in the new county will be our mission.

Our closest immediate family lines are Welch, Knupp, Knedler, Barnett, Rains, Saylor, Eakins, Brown, DeWitt and Ellis. We do most of our exploring in Southeastern Iowa and Northern Missouri.

We do add "non" family names from time to time that have not already been posted, so that people can more easily find their relatives.
I am more than willing to add any personal info or link relatives for these memorials if they are not your "DIRECT" relative within the 4 generations per the find a grave guidelines. I firmly believe in following the rules set by find a grave (due to some very unpleasant prior circumstances in the past)so I do my best to comply to them for transferring memorials.
So...duplicating an entry to add your own information or adding biographical information in the flower sections (which is a no-no!) will not be necessary.
Please see the Find A Grave guidelines for this type of activity!!!

I have found that requesting to manage a memorial is "NOT" the important issue here in Find A Grave....its getting information put on our family memorials that is important!

If you want multiple monuments photographed, please take the time to request a photo for each person rather than attach a message to one request asking for multiple photos or "everyone else in that cemetery with the same surname." Its easier "not to miss" names by printing a list and saves on gas by not having to go back because you missed someone!

I also give permission for any of my pictures to be used for geneology purposes. Not for recreating and duplicating memorials.
Good Luck To All Of You!
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Darlene Britzius-Nelson
Welch Family
Francis Gilmore Welch is my connection to the family of Lavernge Welch. However I ran into a situation noticing that Lavernge has four children according to 1910 Census, Margaret Mary, Myrle Anna, Bernice Elizabeth and Mary M. Welch. Then I noticed that you had Mary Marcella Welch, with the approximately year of this child in Census 1910. I am wondering if this Mary Marcella Welch is connected with Lavernge and Nellie Welch? I would love to converse with you about this, to see what it should be. Two Marys in the same family? Margaret Mary or Mary Margaret and Mary M Welch....Census 1910 seems to show four daughters. What do you think?
Thank you for reading.
Darlene H Britzius-Nelson
Added by Darlene Britzius-Nelson on Sep 06, 2017 10:07 PM
Mary Mildred Beall Willson at Forrest cemetery
Hi Sharon,
The gravestone picture you added to Mary Mildred Beall Willson's memorial page (74509242) is not the correct one. It is for Charles and Maxine Wilson, who are also buried at Forrest cemetery in Oskaloosa.
Added by Mary on Aug 21, 2017 1:42 PM
Warren Wymore
Laura A. Bolton/Wymore
Hello, my name is Warren Wymore. Laura A. Bolton is my 2nd Great Grandmother and i have searched and searched for information on her, but i can't seem to find hardly anything. One thing in particular that i have been searching for is how she died. She died at a very young age. I heard she died from being attacked by wild dogs while doing laundry outside but i can never find actual proof of this happening. My father and his father before him were even told this story but yet there is no information on it happening. You would think something as tragic as this would have some information somewhere. Anyway, I am wondering if you know or have information on this occurrence? Than you for your time!
Added by Warren Wymore on Aug 04, 2017 9:47 AM
Ronnie Miller
Emaline Robinson Memorial# 47288056
Dear Sharon,

Thank you for adding the information to Emaline Robinson Memorial# 47288056.

Another daughter has found her way home today!

Please continue your fine work in helping us all find our family members.

Onward we travel,

Added by Ronnie Miller on Jul 14, 2017 8:57 AM
Rhonda Brown
Celia Rains
Thanks for the edit on maiden name. I've been checking and I think it is Brenner, not Brennon. Thanks for making me do a little more research.
Added by Rhonda Brown on Apr 20, 2017 10:01 PM
Deborah Myers
RE: C. H. Hilliard #47292439
Thank you for correcting his name and adding link to Frances. However, you will need an edit to put their marriage date in as 1923 or it shows him as her first husband. He was her second husband.
Added by Deborah Myers on Mar 24, 2017 11:57 AM
Deborah Myers
C. H. Hilliard #47292439
I was looking for what happened to my great-great-uncle Thomas Polson's wife Frances Elizabeth Garringer. I found her memorial in a cemetery with her second husband. After much research I finally found him in census records. His name was actually Cary R. Hilliard and he was born in Ohio.
Added by Deborah Myers on Mar 24, 2017 10:05 AM
Rachel Nicholson
Thank you for the transfer of Rachel Nicholson.
Added by KLElkins on Jan 11, 2017 11:13 AM
Mary Escher
Margaret Duncan Richmond. I noticed you created the Find A Grave for Margaret. Can you tell me are you related to her?

Mary Escher
Added by Mary Escher on Aug 31, 2016 1:16 PM
Linda Linn
RE: Stephans DeKock
Thanks, Sharon. I will delete my memorial. Sorry to make extra work for you when there was already one on Find A Grave. Sure wish Find A Grave had a fuzzy search!
Added by Linda Linn on Jul 15, 2016 8:15 PM
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