Twelve Years Ago Today

It was twelve years ago today. It was approximately 3:45pm. It was a Monday.

I got there about 25 minutes before then, maybe fewer. Her fluids were unhooked. I just sat with her. She was so cold. So cold. Her hands were freezing cold. I held them. Continue reading

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Find A Grave as a Source – Memorials and Photos

Isn’t Find A Grave a fabulous resource that we could not have fathomed 20 years ago? Do you think it would be safe to say that at this point, nearly all genealogists have used Find A Grave? It is a treasure trove of final disposition and sometimes biographical information for our ancestors and relatives. Thousands of contributors post photos of grave markers, attaching them to the online memorials for the corresponding individuals. Continue reading

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Margaret Ellen Wilson, 3 April 1931, Muncie, Indiana

I loved my mother so much, although I often had a strange way of showing it. But she was my best friend, my companion. We had so much fun, particularly after I became an adult. She understood me, but she couldn’t help me. Continue reading

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George Kuhn Obituary – Latest Post on Coon Genealogy Blog

Transcript of the Obituary of George Kuhn.

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Update – Keeping the Faith

Hello, Dear Readers,

I have many things going on in my personal life right now, which has made it virtually impossible to focus on finishing articles that I have in the works. Brain isn’t functioning as it usually does.

Don’t give up. Keep the faith. I’ll be back as soon as possible.

In the works are articles on using Find A Grave as a source, my JUDGE ancestry (primary writer my cousin Micki Jacobson), my ancestor Martha BLUE, my ancestor Joseph H. VIRKLER, and others in my mind but not begun.

Thanks for your patience.


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