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Bio Photo I am researching the Royal, Wyatt, and Blevins, families from Wilkes and Alleghany Counties, NC; and the Brown, Swaim, and Watkins families from Wilkes and Yadkin, NC. Also, the Vogel family in the Portland, Oregon, and Salem, Washington areas and the Fujita family in Oahu, Hawaii.

Since the death of my father, Willie Hampton Royal in 2008 (Scenic Memorial and Find A Grave #72198136), I have become a huge fan of genealogy and have done extensive research on my family and have been intrigued with "putting the puzzle pieces" together. I have decided that everyone should know their ancestors, whether they want to or not.

I love my family dearly and hope that they will some day read all of the history that I have gathered for them.

I live in North Carolina with my husband.
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Chad Eugene Schneider
RE: Iceland
You can definitely contact me anytime. I love helping. Objta?
Added by Chad Eugene Schneider on Oct 14, 2012 6:00 PM
Chad Eugene Schneider
The iniitials in Arthur's name stand for Carl August. I took a photo of Arthur's headstone (he seems to be just about the only Vogel that had one) and also got some photos of other Vogel's at the Old Tacoma Cemetery and the Tacoma Mausoleum. There was a Vogel (Fannie) who married a Henry Paulsen and she and her husband are buried just next to Arthur. I got their photo as well. I will be posting the ones that I took soon. Also, I tried to find Arthur's parents and they do not have markers. There is someone buried really close to where they are named Sarah K. Sangston and she, as it turns out, is Mary J.R. Vogel's mother-in-law. Mary was a sister to Arthur. From what I can tell, Leonhart/Leonhard/Leonard and Catharina/Catherine/Katherine had:

Paulina/Pauline b. NY Sep 1870 m. abt 1890 to Charles Kohl
Philip L.C. (Louis Charles) b. OH Sep 1872 d. CA 30 Dec 1945 m. abt 1903 to Louise Myers/Meyers
Leonhart/Leonhard/Leonard Jr b. NY 7 Sep 1874 d. CA 7 Apr 1941 m. abt to Katherine Judge
Oscar E.W. (Ernst William) b. NY 8 Jan 1877 d. CA 26 Jan 1954 m. abt to Alice Kenny/Kenney
Arthur C.A. (Carl August) b. NY 18 Nov 1878 d. WA 22 Feb 1923 m. abt 1912 to May Fern McQueen
Mary J.R. b. NY 6 Feb 1881 d. CA 10 Jun 1957 m. abt 1906 to Charles McCrum "Mack" Sangston

And I just realized that May Fern remarried to a Mr. Crawford Harvey Griffin. Maybe I should try to look for a burial for May Fern Griffin.
Added by Chad Eugene Schneider on Oct 11, 2012 1:05 PM
Chad Eugene Schneider

I sent an email to Fred Vogel about this one...should I also copy you in on it?
Added by Chad Eugene Schneider on Oct 11, 2012 12:43 PM
Chad Eugene Schneider
Arthur Vogel
I have been looking into your Vogel family here in Tacoma and have come up with a few tidbits. When I claim a request, I ask if the requestor is related to the individual. In the case of Arthur, I see that you have a vested interest in this one. :)
I only hope that I can do Arthur justice.
Are there any pieces of info that you don't know about that you would like to in regards to Arthur?
Added by Chad Eugene Schneider on Oct 07, 2012 4:53 PM
Rich Kreiss
RE: Transfer
The main tip, Debbie, is to subscribe to You won't believe it!
Added by Rich Kreiss on Jun 04, 2012 8:27 AM
Sandra "Walking Spirit" Selph-Hunter
Sofrona Harless Bumgarner
Thank you so much for adding the tombstone picture for Sofrona. It is so appreciated.
Added by Sandra "Walking Spirit" S... on May 28, 2012 11:06 AM

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