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Orlena (#46627566)
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Jenkins, Ruby Marie Bash 133214626
b. Mar. 23, 1920 d. Jul. 23, 2014

She loved flowers. She made her own from crepe paper & decorated Jenkins family and other family graves of people who had died before she was born, as well as those she had known, until she began to buy artificial or real ones. She was still interested in growing flowers at 94.

Please leave some of your flowers with her, and my dad, he loved flowers too.

Jenkins, Joseph Frederick "Joe" 40428086
b. Sep. 2, 1910 d. Oct. 21, 1974

Thank you.

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Many obits I use are from my sister, Peggy Jenkins Kreiger, and our deceased mother, Ruby Bash Jenkins' obituary collection. The obituaries are used with their permission.

I also use photos my sister, Peggy has taken at cemeteries for me, they are also used with her permission. I also have photos from John Schehrer, Big John (#46634520) & Betty Saltenberger (#47066478), that I may use with their permission. Photos I have used from other Find A Grave members are used with their permission.

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If you send a request for transfer of a memorial, please explain exactly how you are related, and descend, generation-by-generation, from that person.

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Margaret Pickett
Leslie Hamilton Mannen
Thank you for all your work on him and for the transfer! All of the time you invest in these families is so worth all the challenges!
Added by Margaret Pickett on Jun 20, 2017 9:53 AM
Sue Muller
William Watson
Hello Orlena,

I wonder if you would mind transferring William Watson's memorial to me, please? His Find A Grave memorial # is 21015748. He's my 3rd Great Uncle.

William Watson
4 Jun 1841, Scotland
4 Nov 1897, Crestline, Kansas

He's buried in Messer Cemetery in Galena, Kansas.

Thanks for considering my request.

Sue Muller
Added by Sue Muller on Jun 16, 2017 6:23 PM
Carol Cotton
Richard Redlon
Corrected year of death. Added location of passing. Thanks!
Added by Carol Cotton on May 11, 2017 2:59 PM
Frank Simoncic parents
Wondered why couldn't find his parents. Thank you much for their entries, makes it more complete. Stay dry and thank you again, Betty
Added by Betty on May 11, 2017 2:03 PM
Carol Cotton
James Hensley
Corrected mother from Wanda to Margaret. Thanks for the info.
Added by Carol Cotton on May 09, 2017 11:31 PM
Cheryl White
Grace E Deill Harvey
Thanks, Orlena, for the information. I have added it to her page.
Added by Cheryl White on May 01, 2017 4:47 AM
Barbara Chisler
Noah Stanley Turner
Thank you so very much enclosing the other information on Noah. His Uncle will be very great full on learning of it. Are you related to this family? If so would you contact me at my email address. Again thank you so much!!!!!
Added by Barbara Chisler on Apr 15, 2017 5:45 PM
Ann Harris Humble
RE: James Oliver Pottorf #19987830
Orlena - I have been chasing the Pottorfs through Minnie Kirk Pottorf lost her first husband James Oliver Pottorf 1906 in a mining accident; then married his brother Jake Pottorf. Apparently they became disappointed with each other and divorced. Minnie married a Louis Lafayette Threewit which was a big mistake. Louis killed Minnie and himself on July 3, 1926 according to a newspaper article. He is buried at the Greenwood Cemetery, Eureka, Kansas. James and Jake Pottorf were my great-grandfather's 1st cousins. Ann
Added by Ann Harris Humble on Apr 07, 2017 11:45 AM
Ann Harris Humble
James Oliver Pottorf #19987830
Thank you for the changes. James Oliver Pottorf also saw the census taker in 1900 on June 22, line 85,Sheet No. 16, in the same county. This entry lists him with his wife Minnie and young daughter and may be a better clue. J. Oliver Pottorf's father and maybe his mother were deaf so sometimes information was incorrectly stated on the censuses. Henry, younger brother of my direct ancestor, was born in Ohio, so the information on the census as to where Henry and his parents were born is incorrect. Thank you for sorting all this out. Ann
Added by Ann Harris Humble on Apr 06, 2017 2:32 PM
nita stolns
Perhaps you can help me. I know that Francis was the second wife of Lewis Runo Lee. Lee is the father of my G Grandmother who had a daughter that married my grandpa in Boulder, Colorado. When his first wife Julia passed Lewis then married Francis and was her 3 husband. He sold his farm in Fairfield County, Iowa and moved to McDonald County, Mo. He passed before Francis Ledbetter in McDonald Mo. Francis then married her 4th husband and is buried with him. Would you have any information as to the whereabouts of his final resting place?? Would you have any record in a family bible that was mentioned?? Did he use the money from the farm he sold and buy more property in Mo.?? Any help would be appreciated. His first wife is buried in the Perlee Cemetery in Fairfield Iowa with out a gravestone and has since been plowed under by a farmer using the land to raise his crops. Julia was a good Christian woman where as Lewis Runo drank quite abit. Thanks for taking the time to read this. I can be reached at

Best regards;
Added by nita stolns on Apr 03, 2017 11:00 PM
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