I have been doing family history research for over 10 years and I've found that cemeteries are a tangible way to help educate the young people about their ancestors. Once, when touring several cousins and their children around a cemetery in Colorado where 6-7 generations of my family are, a young 11-year-old boy came up to me with wide eyes and said "I never though about being part of generations and generations." Bingo! That's why I'm doing this!
Please let me know if you have corrections or additions to my records. And especially I'd like to hear from you if you're related to one of these people -- since I'm related to many of them myself! Jan Botkin Therkildsen (Arvada, CO)