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KsCityKim (#47766275)
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Bio Photo I hope that my entries aid you in finding your family! My PRIMARY INTENT is to get the information up from the stones & records for those that haven't found the burial spots of their loved ones and to preserve information from these stones. Please note, many are put up from cemetery is. I'm aware that there are many errors in these records, but I rarely make assumptions as to proper spelling, etc. with the exception of death month which is often based on interment date. Generally speaking, I do not research each memorial.

Any photos I have posted are gifts - free for family or friends to use as you please for non-commercial purposes. I have also assumed responsibility for many memorials from inactive/deceased contributors so just because they've been transferred to me doesn't mean they are my relatives. I would be happy to transfer any of your relative's memorials I have created that are unrelated to me. I'd prefer they be with someone in their family or someone with a connection to complete a more fitting memorial!

I'm human, I make mistakes. If you find some, please use the edit button on the memorial to advise me. Kindness & patience are virtues - I am not retired and have young children, but will address emails as soon as I can. ***I cannot guarantee edits sent to me. I accept edits as long as it doesn't change information at which time I try to confirm the information before accepting.

A special THANK YOU to those who visit my parents. I TRULY appreciate it - it means the world to me! I miss them very much. They were great parents & friends!:

✿✿~~ My beloved Parents:
My father & my hero James Robert Hoffman and my beautiful, wonderful mother Alice 'Elaine' (Cain) Hoffman~~✿✿

After 35+ years of research, I finally found:

My GG-Grandfather Gustave "Gus" Werner in May of 2012 as well as his twin baby girls and 2 more of his baby granddaughters. (thanks to FindAGrave & J F-B)

My GGG-Grandparents Joseph Newby and his wife Letitia Hastie (Dark) Newby in August of 2012 (good old fashioned research).

Another GG-Grandfather William Lewis Horn found March 6, 2013 going through old funeral home records. Cemetery records were destroyed for June 1, 1914 to October, 1920. He died June 15, 1914. Go figure! :)

My GG-Grandmother Jessie Fremont Lane Nelson in January of 2014. (thanks to a FindAGrave friend Mixmastermom)
My Family Ties:
Hoffman, Cain, Willy, Fischer, Werner, Horn, Newby, Schuyler, VanVechten, TenBroeck, Roosevelt, Bush, Frawley, Nelson, Hannagan, Lane, McCormick, Sassenrath
~ My FaG Projects: ~
I'm currently working on photographing & documenting burials in (primarily) 4 of the older Wyandotte County, KS cemeteries. ***Please note - Month is often interment month or death date may be interment date and "NOTE" is often funeral home/interment date. I am also going through old funeral home records in an effort to fill in some blanks in these old cemeteries.

*** Mount Hope - ALL memorials from cemetery records are posted.
*** Quindaro - ALL memorials from cemetery records are posted. (I used a spreadsheet on this one & many duplicates were not caught)
*** Woodlawn - ALL memorials from cemetery records are posted.
*** Oak Grove - ALL memorials from cemetery records are posted. Please note that many of the dates appear to be off a year. Be creative in your searches with spelling as well.

I also do some work in Memorial Park, Highland Park, Chapel Hill, St John's & Mt Calvary & anywhere else in the area that the wind blows me that day. :)
"There are two lasting bequests we can leave our children. One is roots. The other is wings." ~ Hodding Carter

"It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit." ~ Harry S Truman

"A Genealogist must have the patience of Job; the curiosity of a cat; the stubbornness of a mule; the eyesight of an eagle; be blessed with the luck of the Irish and have the ability and stamina of a camel to go long hours without food or drink." ~ The Herald, Vol.18, No. 3 & 4; 1995

"What is this death but a negligible accident? Why should I be out of mind because I am out of sight? I am but waiting for you, for an interval, somewhere very near, just round the corner. All is well." Unknown

Your tombstone stands among the rest;
Neglected and alone.
The name and date are chiseled out
On polished, marbled stone.
It reaches out to all who care
It is too late to mourn.
You did not know that I exist
You died and I was born.
Yet each of us are cells of you
In flesh, in blood, in bone.
Our blood contracts and beats a pulse
Entirely not our own.
Dear Ancestor, the place you filled
One hundred years ago
Spreads out among the ones you left
Who would have loved you so.
I wonder if you lived and loved,
I wonder if you knew
That someday I would find this spot,
And come to visit you.
~ Author Unknown
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Diane Payne
Thank you!
Again thank you for all your work. Because of you I have found many family members. There are a few people that continue to be a mystery for me. Would you keep your eye out for Nettie May Washington (Pope) born 1875 -died after 1942. Her husband Beverly Washington born 1868 - died after 1940.

Thanks again!!!
Added by Diane Payne on Aug 13, 2017 1:35 PM
RE: Sadie L Watson
That George Lashbrook is her son by her first husband (she married a first cousin, by the name of Lashbrook. SIGHH)

I searched that newspaper again, and allowing for errors in OCR, etc. I found nothing more either.
Added by Carol on Aug 07, 2017 3:21 PM
Curt Cornell
RE: Transfer of Memorial
Thanks for transferring both memorials...
Added by Curt Cornell on Aug 06, 2017 8:55 AM
Curt Cornell
Transfer of Memorial
Can you please transfer the memorial of Lucinda NEWELL Anderson, Find A Grave #97054193 too me. Lucinda is my wife's 2nd Great Grandmother we have extensive additional info to add.
Curt Cornell
Added by Curt Cornell on Aug 05, 2017 10:19 AM
Curt Cornell
Transfer of Memorial
Can you please transfer the memorial of Neal Anderson, Find A Grave #97054259 too me. Neal is my wife's 2nd Great Grandfather, we have extensive additional info to add.
Curt Cornell
Added by Curt Cornell on Aug 05, 2017 10:15 AM
RE: Sadie L Watson
This is the last I have on Sadie:

Sadie is found on the 1910 U.S. Census of Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kansas, living with her second husband: Harry Watson, age 33, married one time for 10 years, born Iowa, parents both born Ohio, foreman for structural steel (hard to read); Sadie L. wife, age 51, married 2 times, married for 10 years, 8 children, 4 of whom survive, born Illinois, both parents born New York, matron, care of children in her home; Stephen G. Lashbrook, step-son, age 20, single, born Idaho, both parents born Illinois, rivetor, structural steel (hard to read). Also in the household is Martha Wilsey, step-mother, from Ohio. There are also 4 children, under the age of 3, obviously children in the care of Sadie.
Added by Carol on Aug 04, 2017 9:34 PM
Frank S. Dingwerth
RE: Otto Dingwerth
Hi Cousin! Good to meet you but in person would be better. My phone # is 817 467 2133. . Our address is actually in Arlington, TEXAS but right off Interstate 20 exit 448 so it is handy. Call if you have time and lets talk genealogy.
Cousin Frank
Added by Frank S. Dingwerth on Aug 02, 2017 5:50 PM
RE: Sadie L Watson
I called, they are wonderful. Funeral home records for about 1910 to 1930 flood losses. SIGH

They are going to look for an obit, but, I am not holding my breath, as they say they are "skinny" on obits before 1920.

No surprises, but, we are turning over every leaf in the search.

Thank you so much.
Added by Carol on Aug 01, 2017 11:34 AM
RE: Sadie L Watson
I cannot thank you enough. She has been hiding, really hiding.
Added by Carol on Aug 01, 2017 10:28 AM
D Snyder
Thank you for catching. Appreciated.
Added by D Snyder on Jul 26, 2017 9:54 AM
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