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Colleen Sanders Broyles (#46875999)
 member for 10 years, 11 months, 5 days
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Bio Photo Hi!


A little about me...I'm a amateur photographer/genealogist/findagraver as well as an extremely proud mommy to six children (3 girls/3boys) and 17 grandchildren! :) I've been working on my own family tree since about 1994...not long after my Grama passed away...she raised me and so I do occasionally refer to her as my Mommy. Family that I am working on are Sanders, Denny/Denney, Cummins, Daglish, McCord, Heater, Galbreath and Lobb. I live with my best friend...my Ed as I call him! and our doggie, Jettie. I found Findagrave while researching our family and have been a die hard "Graver" since!

Update: Married my best friend, My Ed, Oct 3, 2014 and am now officially a "new" person lol

PLEASE If you want to request a transfer or updates to memorials do that through the "edit" tab/suggest a correction!!!! When I have many many many edits/transfers/messages to read and answer it gets frustrating to have to look up the memorials for each request when if done correctly I can just click on the link included with the suggestion/edit...quicker for me to get it done for you :) :)
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If someone has an issue with any memorial I am involved with please be polite and adult and send a note through the SAC feature and I'll gladly do whatever I can to make you happy! Leave me a rude hateful message and I'll first delete it and then forget about it. That way I'm returning the favor!

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From Find A Grave's FAQ...
"The ultimate goal should be to have meaningful, accurate memorials that honor those who have passed away, regardless of who created the memorial or who maintains it."
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I have no problem whatsoever doing any updates or links to my memorials and definitely will transfer if I'm not related and you have a direct connection.
I love being able to link up entire families as far back or forward as possible!!! It's like a big puzzle and I also love puzzles :) It gives me a great feeling to get one done! I always try to find a little information to add to the memorials that I create so that it is more than the mere fact that someone was born and they died. Sometimes I'm unsuccessful but believe me I usually spend some time searching before I give up! Stubborness I guess lol.
If I ever add a picture to a memorial that you would rather I didn't please let me know but I prefer to hear from the "manager" of the memorial.

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update Oct 2017...so the past year or so has been hard...lost my mother, my nephew, and my father just a few days ago...almost lost my husband this past spring...many "changes" in my life and I'm ready for some happy again...if you get a chance stop by the pages for Margaret Blunt, Norman Sanders, and Bobby Lee Williams III to let them know they are in our thoughts :)
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Vicki Sanow
Augusta and Ellsworth Tanke
Thank you, Colleen for sharing these memorials; they're a big help in my Standke family research in Ohio.
Added by Vicki Sanow on Oct 10, 2017 6:36 PM
Petoskey History
RE: The loss of your loved ones 2017.
Dear Sanders Broyles. Yes. The grief, the shock of it all has to be so very difficult for you and your family.To say the least. May the birth of the baby bring jpy into your life and that of your family. Hugs.
Added by Petoskey History on Oct 10, 2017 6:30 PM
Petoskey History
The loss of your loved ones 2017.
Condolences. This had to be so hard on you––losing so many and all within a short time. Hugs.
Added by Petoskey History on Oct 09, 2017 3:41 PM
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# 98986242 Robert Kessler
In case we didn't thank you for this, please forgive us. This meant so much to us. Bless you for all of your fine work!
Added by Petoskey History on Oct 09, 2017 3:37 PM
Carolyn Baltzell
Cemetery Photo
I guess I was right to start with..........There are 2 cemeteries at this location, The Marengo Cemetery, which has around 2,500 headstones in the cemetery in current use. There are older stones as well, but this has many more that are modern.

Marengo Cemetery is bordered by Springtown Cemetery, which is the older, primitive area to the east side, next to the Marengo Cave National Landmark area. This is the picture you have attached to all of the Marengo Cemetery. So you have to know which of the two Cemeteries the person is buried in. Most if not all of my relatives are buried in the Marengo Cemetery, not Springtown.
Added by Carolyn Baltzell on Sep 29, 2017 11:42 AM
Carolyn Baltzell
Cemetery Photo
Please delete my messages, I just learned that Marengo Cemetery was previously called Springtown. Sorry!
Added by Carolyn Baltzell on Sep 27, 2017 8:41 AM
Carolyn Baltzell
Cemetery Photo
Every photo you have added to people buried in Marengo Cemetery is incorrect. IF you dont know the person or the cemetery then stop adding pictures. This is most frustrating. Marengo cemetery is NOT SPRINGTOWN Cemetery!
Added by Carolyn Baltzell on Sep 27, 2017 8:32 AM
Carolyn Baltzell
Cemetery Photo
The Cemetery photo on 107096166 is not correct for Marengo Cemetery. Please delete and add correct one for Marengo Cemetery.
Added by Carolyn Baltzell on Sep 27, 2017 8:09 AM
Carolyn Baltzell
Cemetary Photo
The photo of the cemetary on 107096332 is not correct for Marengo Cemetary! Please delete and add correct one!
Added by Carolyn Baltzell on Sep 27, 2017 7:57 AM
Christopher Marshall
William and Emily Allford
Hi Colleen. Thanks for transferring my great grandparents to me and thanks for creating the memorials.
Chris
Added by Christopher Marshall on Sep 27, 2017 5:55 AM
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