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Sheila White Hughes (#47145789)
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Bio Photo I live in Tucson, AZ, which is very far away from my area of interest...mostly Carroll County, IL. I've been working on my family history only since 2009. I picked it up where my late brother left off. He started it ages ago when there were no computers to rely on. Everyone he found was through old family records, interviews, libraries, and cemeteries. He would buy headstones for family members who were buried in Potter's fields or who had only a rudimentary marker. The surnames I'm most closely associated with are White, Woodruff, Rahn, and Miller, all in Illinois but in various counties: Schuyler, Knox, Carroll. My info on the Whites and Woodruffs is sketchy, so I'd really like to find more about them, starting with their graves. My Dad passed away when I was 12 years old, so I never got to ask the questions about his family that have arisen since I began working on genealogy.

I am not in a position, unfortunately, to be able to be a photo volunteer--at least not yet--but my gratitude for these selfless folks is immeasurable. You perform such an invaluable service for this site and your hard work is much appreciated.

***I would also like to thank the caring people who post flowers on my family's memorials. It warms my heart when I find that someone has visited a member of my family on their birthday or angel day...or anytime. If I can't thank each of you individually, I at least want you to know how much I appreciate your thoughtfulness.***

My precious puppy Stewart, 4/29/2003 - 1/10/2014

4/16/2015: Today is a very sad day for my son and his girlfriend who lost their precious, beautiful Maeve. She had a wonderful life and was loved very much. She was very special. I fell in love with her the moment I met her.

My thanks to D. Frederick Birely on this site for teaching me how to link family members on my bio page!

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Beth Devin Marsau
RE: Thank You
Added by Beth Devin Marsau on Aug 10, 2017 5:12 AM
Lღve Fღrever
RE: Thank you
You're very welcome; it was my pleasure.
Added by Lღve Fღrever on Aug 08, 2017 9:40 PM
Rosie
RE: My mom
You are very welcome, Sheila.
It was my pleasure, you made a beautiful memorial for your mom!

With Love, Rosie~
Added by Rosie on Aug 08, 2017 12:37 AM
Esther Kinder
RE: Thank you
It was an honor to leave a flower for your Mom. Good luck on your Dad's history. We do have one thing in common. My Dad also passed away when I was 12 years old. Take care and bless you.
Added by Esther Kinder on Aug 07, 2017 3:14 PM
JSOrorke
RE: Hilda Cox
It was my pleasure!
Added by JSOrorke on Aug 01, 2017 7:12 PM
Bear Hugs
RE: Benjamin Plumer headstone photo
Thank you Sheila, your kind words are greatly appreciated. Yvonne
Added by Bear Hugs on Jul 31, 2017 8:52 PM
N.E.
RE: Daniel Webster and Rebecca (Branthaver) Metz
Thank you very much. I agree about contributors slap up memorial pages, it is disturbing.

Nancy
Added by N.E. on Jul 25, 2017 4:23 AM
Sarah Gruwell
RE: Hi Sarah
No problem Sheila. I'll friend ya back. :)
Added by Sarah Gruwell on Jul 14, 2017 7:37 AM
jhintz
RE: Ruth Michaelis
Richard was briefly both the spouse and the son. As long as we get it untangled ... !
Added by jhintz on Jul 13, 2017 7:20 PM
jhintz
Ruth Michaelis
Please check your Michaelis group again. I had to remove Richard as a spouse twice - I think it was picked up as an update when you set parents in the middle of my update. Hope I got it fixed. Also, the misspelling of Ruth's maiden name is from the MN death index - I remove those notes when a link provides the 'real' info. "Close" sometimes can help a researcher.
Good health and good hunting!
Joanne
Added by jhintz on Jul 13, 2017 2:46 PM
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