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Shmilybrandon (#46939657)
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Bio Photo "When I go to a cemetery, I don't just see tombstones. I see families there. I see history there. I see much more than just a stone..."

I've been working on genealogy for about 20 years now. I stumbled upon this site and so impressed with the idea that I decided to volunteer and add graves as I ran across them. It saddens me to see the state of some of the graveyards I've visited, but I feel like I'm helping save part of history by photographing the stones that are still there. If I can be of any help just let me know.

"Genealogy is the art of collecting tidbits of the lives of those who came before us. And a genealogist sorts, organizes and nurtures this info for the purpose of paying it forward to a future generation's hands. The bucket is in our hands now, for a moment it's "ours", but the rest of the brigade is waiting for that pail of water to be passed to the next soul." Gerblady

if you would like a transfer of a memorial, please use the "edit" button on the memorial and state your relationship. I will gladly transfer memorials within 4 direct generations. Others I will be happy to consider. :-)
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RE: Clarence James Borem
Thanks much.
Added by George on May 21, 2017 10:47 PM
Clarence James Borem
Clarence was married twice first to Ethel M. "Bessie" Walker in 1906 divorced in 1918, second to Ethel E Kennedy Hoffman in 1919. I have been searching for the second Ethel's grave but have been unsuccessful so far. She was married first to Bernie Hoffman who died in 1914. If you happen to find anything that would be great.

Added by George on May 21, 2017 6:44 AM
Carrie M
RE: Charles Sorrell
You are very welcome. I try to find 'lost' family members. Thanks for the name of the baby. Do you want the Sorrell memorials?
Added by Carrie M on May 08, 2017 2:20 PM
P. Oliver
All 2 have now been added. Sorry about the mixup.
Added by P. Oliver on May 01, 2017 3:25 PM
P. Oliver
Mary Wilson
Error, Mary is here and I will have her photo a little later. Patsy
Added by P. Oliver on May 01, 2017 1:25 PM
RE: George Cannon
Thank you. It was George Washington Ham, George Ham Cannon's grandfather, whose daughters I wanted to add, & I have done so. Much gratitude for the work you are doing!
Added by Cousin on Apr 19, 2017 12:14 PM
Jean Stoten John
Nancie L. Hartley
Hello I am a contributor & niece of Mrs. Hartley and would like to share her information with you so we can make her memorial page more complete. You do not need to transfer it to me however. DOB: May 11, 1932,Rushville, IN DOD: January 25, 1971, Beech Grove, IN. She had a daughter, Susan L. Matney. Nancie's parents were Virgil T. Fortner (1894-1945)and Florence Z. Fewell (1898-1991). Her siblings were: H. Louise (1917-1967), Marjorie (1920-1935), Charlene (1922-2003), Doneada (1924-1993), Carolyn (1929-2003), & Bobby L. (1926-1996).

Jean Stoten John
Added by Jean Stoten John on Mar 28, 2017 8:08 PM
RE: George Cannon
Thank you so much. This was about George Washington Ham, not his grandson George Ham Cannon who was killed in 12/7/41 (died 12/8) and had no children.
Fortunately I own Zoe Ham Reeves's grave and Guinevere Ham Ostrander's daughter is still living, so I've been able to add the two sisters to the sibling lists.
I greatly appreciate the work you're doing!
Added by Cousin on Mar 26, 2017 8:36 AM
Diane Winters
Virginia Fuchs Palmer Carwein
Thanks for sending the request to link my memorial for Frank Carwein to his last wife, Virginia Fuchs Palmer Carwein. Unfortunately I find that a memorial was entered for Virginia using her correct surname at the time of death, prior to the one entered by the contributor who has taken a photo of the marker showing her burial with her 1st husband under the surname of Palmer. I will send a message to the 'duplicate' contributor and let them work it out with the original contributor. In the mean time, I have declined your link request and linked Frank to the original memorial.

Thank you so much for bringing this to my attention.

Best Regards,
Added by Diane Winters on Mar 24, 2017 6:38 AM
Mary R Mauzy Sinsabaugh - 46979435
Mary was married three times:
1) to John Lewis Winship on 23 May 1864 in Rush co., IN
2) to Gustavus Henry Voss on 31 Aug 1882 in Rush co., IN (his Find a Grave memorial no. is 6372899); and
3) to Hiram Sinsabaugh on 17 Aug 1886 in Oakland, Alameda co., CA.

Judge G.H. Voss was married first to Sarah Ann Evans Voss (Find a Grave mem. no. 6372901), who died 18 May 1880. He died 11 Mar 1883, so he and Mary weren't together for long.

Added by kee on Mar 18, 2017 10:03 AM
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