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DiAnn (#47175115)
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Bio Photo Since 2005 I have been working to put together the giant puzzle of my husband's and my ancestors. It is so helpful to find information at Find A Grave to substantiate or add to my research. I hope what I add will be helpful to others and maybe we can collaborate!


I try to add some of my personal information and photos for you to view; however, please do not publish on other websites without my permission. Thank you!
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Anne Elizabeth E. Patton Snead
Source for information is from the book "Taylors and Tates of the South " by Ann Blomquist.

Monroe County Tn Will Book A
Reba Boyer: Monroe Co TN Records 1820- 1870, Vol 2 p.5.

Anne Elizabeth (Patton) Snead died while on a trip to visit relatives in Kansas and was buried in Kiowa Cemetery beside her mother and her brother.

Kiowa Cemetery records, Kiowa KS.
Added by MATuley on Mar 15, 2017 6:13 PM
Hedvig Welde
RE: Eriksen family at Hamar Kirkegaard
Hi DiAnn.
First of all I want to say that I read and understand English, but write it is an entirely different matter. I use Google to translate for me, so please do not laugh too much :-).

Now on to your question what it means when I write that a grave is deleted. In Norway graves one close seasons in 20 years - there is no charge. Then the next of kin to decide whether they will pay a ground rent to keep the grave - it is usually for five years at a time. When the grave is deleted so nothing happens other than that headstone is removed, and then the same graveyard be applied to others. It is perhaps not the best phrase deleted, but what do you suggest that I use instead?

I will be happy to transfer your three family members to you.
Plot: An explanation of what I mean by - for example:T.04.005 = Section T, Lot 4, Grave 5.

If you are interested in obituaries for your Norwegian family members, send me an email.

Greetings from Hedvig.

Added by Hedvig Welde on Feb 15, 2017 7:54 AM
Randy Wall
Two families at Diamond Lake Cemetery
DiAnn, are you related to the WEST family and/or the Swing families that are buried here; Anna & Louis? I'm writing a story on these two families. Randy Wall
-By the Way The sign at Maria Chapel for the Diamond Lake Cemetery was designed by my parents and I and we also placed it there. I hired a company in Brainerd to make it. What a marvelous day that was. To see a sign for the cemetery on the road. We also put in a stone bench at our plots. Someday I'll publish a photo or two.
Added by Randy Wall on Jan 20, 2017 8:50 AM
D Rausch
John Earl Smith
Would you mind if I copied John's obit and his wife's for myself and to put it on He is a great Uncle of mine.

Thanks I appreciate your help.

Diane Rausch Find A Grave # 46811795
Added by D Rausch on Jan 10, 2017 7:54 AM
Ronald Belford
Added by Ronald Belford on Dec 08, 2016 2:44 PM
Peter Joseph ("PJ") Braun
RE: St. Boniface - Schleppenbach
DiAnn, based on past professional exchanges, I KNEW you would BOTH do the right thing AND keep me informed. I appreciate the offer of transfers but right now I think I'm good.

I've actually caught up with many of my family members on Find A Grave and now I am focusing on helping ensure that the memorial created by others for veterans are more completely documented.

If you are "walking a cemetery" and come across a military marker, take a picture or note the basic information (name, DOB & DOD) and then see if it is documented in Find-A-Grave. If not, go ahead and create a "shell" with the basic. At that point you can either transfer it over to me or let me know what you know and I'll do the researching. Either way, vets who have honorably served our great country will be remembered.

Namasté, "PJ" Braun, ETCM/USN (retired)
Added by Peter Joseph ("PJ") Braun on Nov 16, 2016 8:51 PM
Marvel Cotton
I have transferred Marvel Cotton over to you. Have a wonderful fall and a Happy Halloween. -Caroline
Added by Caroline on Oct 31, 2016 9:08 AM
Jill Gagner
Larson Grave sites in Hinckley
My husband and I were both at the Memorial Cemetery in Hinckley yesterday, we both walked the entire cemetery and we could not find any of the 4 Larson gravesites that you are requesting. I am willing to go back if you can get me more information as to where they should be? or verify they are there? Thanks -Jill
Added by Jill Gagner on Oct 17, 2016 7:31 PM
95749236, 95749315
Hi Diann,
Thank you so much for your work on the Schultz family line of my husband. His mother is Fernie May Schultz Blake, child of the above listed records. Known children listed include Mabel and Arva, but the complete information on them is not shown. Mabel Anna Schultz Harris lived July 23,2010 to Feb.11,1986 and died in Great Falls, MT. Her Find a Grave record is 52261259. Her obituary is in the Great Falls Tribune Feb. 12,1986 or I can send it.
Arva Schultz Jensen lived from April 4, 1919 to July 2,2016 and died in Salinas, CA. Her obituary is online currently at the Miles City Star and Salinas Californian sites. According to a LDS chart that belong to Fernie, there was one more daughter Lillian, born and died on Aug. 11, 1915 in Expanse, Saskatchewan, Canada, I have no other information on her. I hope this helps you fill a few gaps. Thank you again. Carol
Added by ceb on Oct 01, 2016 3:22 PM
Clifton Rex Weeks Sr
You did not include the Husband of Mildred Bracken-Weeks 1908-2000. They have a double stone and the picture clearly shows his name etc. Her husband is Clifton Rex Weeks Sr 1908-1985. Is it possible for you to add him. You have her son connected to her. Thank you so much for all the work you do. Glenda
Added by GLENDA J. FOREHAND- SCOTT on Aug 28, 2016 11:36 PM
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