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Greetings My Friend,

If you are exploring this website it likely means that you have an interest in your heritage and the lives of your ancestors.

I have a profound respect and appreciation for those who have gone before us and sacrificed much in their efforts to live a good life, leaving a legacy of faith and heritage which we must never forget.

I invite you to share family information. Corrections are certainly welcome. Sources are appreciated. If you have a closer relationship to one of my postings please contact me about a transfer of that memorial.

Family history is my passion, as well as my profession. Information from past research projects and a small obituary collection has been posted for the benefit of descendants seeking more information on their kindred.

Best wishes in your journey.

--Laurie West Hillier

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"We need another dimension in our lives, a compelling need and drive within each of us to feel that somehow, somewhere we have made a difference--that our lives have mattered." (President Gordon B. Hinckley)

"'s deepest meaning is not found in accomplishments but in relationships.

...possibly the deepest human need is the need to feel appreciated." (Gary Chapman)

"The thing about memories is that they get a little foggy. Or they can disappear completely when a family member dies and takes away recollections of a time and place that no longer exists.

"Sometimes it is only the voice that will remain." (Ian Frazier)

"Every life, well-observed is interesting." (Interviewer of Ian Frazier)

"Love is more powerful than any kind of magic." (Dumbledore)

"Life's journey is not to arrive at the grave safely in a well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, totally worn out, shouting...holycow...what a ride!"
(author unknown)

"The absence of evidence is not the evidence of absence." (author unknown)

"My goal is to be the kind of person my dog thinks I am." (author unknown)

"The end is often just the beginning." (author unknown)

"...I soon go to the place of my rest, which is with my Redeemer; for I know that in him I shall rest, And I rejoice in the day when my mortal shall put on immortality, and shall stand before him; then shall I see his face with pleasure, and he will say unto me: Come unto me, ye blessed, there is a place prepared for you in the mansions of my Father." (Enos 1:27)

"I hope there are Find A Grave office cubicles when we go to Heaven---Wouldn't That Be Neat?" – Don Calhoun

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