I see you have Phoebe McVay's parents listed as John McVay and Elizabeth Parson Smith.
Do you have any documentation for this?
Her brother George McVay is my 2nd great grandfather, and I have not been able to find anything documenting who his parents were.
Thank you for posting all of this.
Added by Pat Dwyer on Jul 09, 2014 4:56 PM
|G. Charles Ogline Lantay (aka Gregory P. Lantay)||37179805|
Hello: FYI: Sarah's daughter Jennette Lape Md 2nd husband Daniel Anderson 1902 Shelby County, IL - She died July 6, 1945 IL dc #0028335. This is Contributor #39265068.
Added by G. Charles Ogline Lantay ... on May 24, 2014 9:33 AM
|SJ Oregon||More info on Kingleys, Lee & Palenkas|
I found an OCR version of The Belleville Telescope, in which I found a couple of fragments of info about this train wreck and these three men. Here you go:
The Belleville Telescope, 7 Aug 1930
(Headline) Cause of Wreck Said To Be "Sun-Kink" In Rails, Resulting From Extreme Heat of the Day — Train Crew Uninjured — Cars of Grain Are Piled Up and Track Is Badly Twisted — Depot Might Have Been Destroyed.
(Portion of Page 1) Three men were killed and two were injured when Rock Island freight number 994 ditched fourteen cars at Agenda Sunday afternoon. The dead were unidentified, but according to the two injured companions, had been employed by the Sells-Floto circus, which played at Smith Center Saturday.
(Portion from Page 4) Identification of the three men killed in the freight train wreck at Agenda Sunday was believed to have been made late yesterday, according to Bachelor & Faulkner, undertakers, who have been following clues which might lead to identify since the accident Sunday. A membership card of Moose Lodge, No. 3, Chicago, was found in a bloody pocket which had been torn away from the clothes of one man. The card bore the name of Fred Kingsley, which is considered tentative identification. Geo. 0. Faulkner made a trip to Agenda again yesterday and in a second search of the death scene he found parts of an old coat, a pocket of which contained an express receipt bearing a name and address, Myron Lee, Osawatomie, Kan. This tallied with other information which had been previously gathered. The third man was identified as George Palenkas, Mansfield, Ohio, from information obtained through the Sells-Floto circus with which he had been employed.
Added by SJ Oregon on Apr 19, 2014 7:27 AM
|SJ Oregon||Kingsley, Lee & Palenkas/Agenda Cemetery|
I just sent you SACs on these three men -- who were all killed in a train wreck in 1930.
Curiously, their shared grave is in the farthest northeast corner of the cemetery, tucked between the driveway and the fence. No wonder there had been no photo of it before!
Added by SJ Oregon on Apr 18, 2014 5:44 PM
|AAW||John Manning Agenda KS|
Thanks alot for linking John Manning to his father James Manning. Also thanks for linking his son John Augustus Manning (also buried in KS) to him.
Unless you are more closely related, would you please transfer John Manning #87814896, buried in Agenda KS, to me? He is my maternal great-great-great grandfather. My # is 48224322.
Added by AAW on Mar 28, 2014 9:16 PM
|CarolJJ||RE: Rosa May Warburton|
You mentioned a list the cemetery posted. Where did you find that list? I am wanting to find the burial place of an aunt and her husband and am considering making a trip to that area to do research, but if there is a way to find info online, that would save me some time. Do you have lists of other cemeteries?
I mentioned that I had Rosa May in my family tree. I am wondering if she is buried under the name Warburton if she might have been adopted by her sister Rachel and Rachel's husband George Warburton. Thanks for the help. I hope we can solve this.
Added by CarolJJ on Feb 18, 2014 9:44 AM
|CarolJJ||Rosa May Warburton|
I am wondering how you came up with the last name of Warburton for this memorial:# 87818272. I have her in my tree on Ancestry.com as Rachel's sister with the last name Kramer. Are they buried next to each other? I can see how you would have gotten the idea if that is the case. I am going to request an edit through her memorial page. I was wondering how I could have not found a Warburton that was buried in that cemetery. Warburton is my mother's family name. Thanks
Added by CarolJJ on Feb 14, 2014 9:01 AM
|Dave Crawford||Elizabeth A Hunter Waterman|
is my great great grandmother i see it says she is buried in hopper but she is actually buried in Terre Haute Cemetery Terre Haute Henderson County Illinois was she married to David O Waterman
Added by Dave Crawford on Feb 13, 2014 4:47 PM
|Homeward Bound||Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Dunlap, Iowa|
May I please use your photos in my family tree with credit to you for the pictures. Thank you.
Added by Homeward Bound on Dec 16, 2013 6:31 AM
|AAW||John Manning in Agenda KS|
John Manning (1825-1901) #87814896, buried in Agenda KS, is my maternal great-great-great grandfather. I would like to link him up with his father, spouse, children and add place of birth. Could you please transfer management of John Manning to me? My # is 48224322.
Added by AAW on Dec 04, 2013 7:26 PM
|Gary Peifer||FAG Photos|
Will you allow your photos of Peifers in Gallagher Cemetery, Shelby Co., IL in my Ancestry Family Tree???
Added by Gary Peifer on Dec 04, 2013 12:24 PM
|Ace||Reminder for Carrie & Cornelius Mershon|
Can you please call the cemetery and obtain the grave location (Section & Lot numbers) and ask them whether or not there is a grave marker?
Forest Home Cemetery: 708-366-1900 or 773-287-0772
This cemetery will not assist photo volunteers with finding the grave's location and the Find A Grave FAQs (Help File) states it is the photo requestors job to provide this information.
Thank you! Ace
Added by Ace on Oct 04, 2013 2:17 AM
|Ace||Carrie & Cornelius Mershon|
Hi! Can you please call the cemetery and obtain the grave location (Section & Lot numbers) and ask them whether or not there is a grave marker? Please post this information to the memorial or send it to me.
Forest Home is a huge cemetery with well over 70,000 burials, and the information is needed in order to find someone there. I go here regularly, and since August I have found over 150 graves that had the location information provided. Thank you! Ace
Forest Home Cemetery: 708-366-1900 or 773-287-0772
Added by Ace on Sep 15, 2013 5:45 AM
|Donna Rohwedder||William Devore|
Yes, of course you may use my pic.
Added by Donna Rohwedder on Aug 18, 2013 7:31 PM
I saw that you have a couple of photo requests for Forest Home Cemetery in Cook County,IL.
If you can call the cemetery office and get the location of the headstones, I am happy to look for them. It's a big old cemetery, but the sections are well marked.
Added by Scott Plummer on Aug 10, 2013 1:48 PM
|Peter Joseph ("PJ") Braun||RE: Miles Odle|
My pleasure... anytime I can do something to honor the memory of someone who served our country, I try my best to do it. This request was easier than some, since you were so kind as to position the marker for me. Danke! "PJ"
Added by Peter Joseph ("PJ") Braun on Aug 01, 2013 10:05 AM
|G. Charles Ogline Lantay (aka Gregory P. Lantay)||30520146|
Parents John Lape Find A Grave 21324722 Mother Henrietta Lape 21324930
Added by G. Charles Ogline Lantay ... on Jul 03, 2013 12:13 PM
|G. Charles Ogline Lantay (aka Gregory P. Lantay)||21324722|
Noticed Death date for HENRIETTA LAPE as being 1870. THIS IS INCORRECT! Harriett (Henrietta) Lape AGE 65 APPEARS living with Farmer husband John Lape AGE 74 and with grandchildren Leah Reed Age 19 and Robert Reed on the June 12, 1880 Fed'l Census Enumeration living in Holland twp, Shelby County, IL.
Added by G. Charles Ogline Lantay ... on Jul 03, 2013 11:39 AM
|G. Charles Ogline Lantay (aka Gregory P. Lantay)||21324930|
Henrietta Lape w/o John Lape. You've listed James Lape as their son which is correct. FYI: James F. Lape's Find A Grave Memorial # is 14891161.
Added by G. Charles Ogline Lantay ... on Jul 03, 2013 11:23 AM
|G. Charles Ogline Lantay (aka Gregory P. Lantay)||FAG MEM #22658566|
Hello: FYI: Effie Ann Jarchow Lapw md Roy E. Lape Lake County,IN in 1927. The d/o of William & Effie Jarchow, she was born in Hammond, IN Nov 2, 1896 confirmed by 3 sources. Thank you for taking the time to enter the memorial. Blessing always to you.
Added by G. Charles Ogline Lantay ... on Jun 22, 2013 3:31 PM
|Our Colorado Family||RE: Benjamin and Sarah Devore|
Added by Our Colorado Family on Apr 22, 2013 6:27 PM
|Jolene Chapman||Chapman Pics|
Thank you for your contributions to the sites.
Added by Jolene Chapman on Apr 20, 2013 11:54 AM
|kathleen garrett||Henry thomas Harbaugh|
Could you please connect him tho his Mother: Mary Polly O'Har Harbaugh born 16 Sep Kentucky died 17 Nov 1877 Roseville, Warren, Illinois
memorial#107932533 I have quite a bit of information on this family if you need it. Kathy Garrett firstname.lastname@example.org
Added by kathleen garrett on Apr 07, 2013 11:13 AM
|Roger Schneider||Thank you for Herman Otis Knauss|
He was my grand uncle.
Thank you for taking the time,
Added by Roger Schneider on Apr 01, 2013 11:39 AM
|DOloff||Oloff family memorials|
Thank you so much for all the Oloff family memorial photos.
Added by DOloff on Mar 31, 2013 7:48 AM