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Mike Webb (#46867884)
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Katie Sowers
Aaron Paxton Memorial# 23447457
Are you related to this Aaron Paxton? I am asking because the birth date on the headstone is different then what you have entered in for the memorial. I was wondering if there is a reason for you having a different date then the store has. Thank you.

Katie Sowers

Added by Katie Sowers on Jul 07, 2014 9:33 AM

Sandra Boudrou
Lloyd Granville Poole
Your picture of his stone is greatly appreciated and thanks for all your work. Seeing the picture is almost as good as a visit.

sandy

Added by Sandra Boudrou on May 05, 2014 3:53 PM

Mary D
Spencer Taylor Memorial# 18069292
If I've asked you this before, I apologize. Is it ok if I used the gravestone photo for my great-uncle Spencer on my ancestry tree? Thanks for your consideration and have a great day.

Added by Mary D on Mar 02, 2014 3:03 PM

Cynthia Wilson
Orting
Memorial 5551344 has two photographs; one of Charles F. Morgan and Charles A. Morgan.

Added by Cynthia Wilson on Nov 09, 2013 11:57 AM

Theresa Ryan
Cemetary Not Found
Hello, I am new to Find A Grave and I was looking forward to helping others find their ancestors. I cannot locate a Cemetery in my area called Beardshire Cemetery. I found a reference to possibly the cemetery be renamed (or AKA) to Willow View Cemetery located off of Neff Rd in Dayton, Ohio. This is much farther north that I can get to right now. You may want to contact them @ 937-277-2021 to see if they can give you any info. Sorry I cannot be of more help to you. Theresa Ryan

Added by Theresa Ryan on Sep 14, 2013 1:52 PM

okieskater
Valois Transfer
Thank you very much for the speedy transfer. I wish they were all this smooth.

Added by okieskater on May 28, 2013 9:59 PM

Terri Snyder Satchwell
James Wilks #5551840
May I use your photo on my Ancestry tree? I would, of course, give you credit. Thanks!

Added by Terri Snyder Satchwell on May 12, 2013 11:56 AM

Jamey Deeter
Augusta E. & Clara McCartney - Washington Soldiers Home Cemetery
May I please have permission to use your photos on a family tree site? I will credit you as the photographer. Thank you! Abigail Deeter

Added by Jamey Deeter on Mar 13, 2013 6:14 AM

raps4la
Thanks for William Apsley
Thanks so much for taking the photo of my 3rd great grandfather's gravestone in Franklin County, Indiana! I hope to visit there myself one day, but in the meanwhile this is a great gift. Best, Rob Apsley, Macon, Georgia

Added by raps4la on Feb 25, 2013 11:12 AM

tom young
Memorial# 5551641
hello mike, i see your the one that posted the pic of mary shouse's headstone, i am searching for more information on her, i had a 3rd great aunt named mary young who married a shouse, first name unknown, my young family has roots in arkanas, i am trying to find out if this may or may not be the mary shouse i am searching for, birth yrs match, thank you, tom young

Added by tom young on Feb 18, 2013 6:44 AM

Lola Pitman Snyder
William Harman Bricker # 24793833
We found the picture you posted on Mr. Bricker's memorial. We are trying to find his eldest daughter Jennie or Jane R. Bricker born 1862 and marrying David Michael Stumb on Aug. 29,1891. They had three daughters before she died in 1898. Their daughter Viola Frances (Stumb) Crist born April 5,1893 died in Randolph Co.,IN .

Sincerely,
Lola

Added by Lola Pitman Snyder on Feb 13, 2013 5:06 PM

JackiMex
Joseph Black #5550569
Mike, I am so excited to have found my great grandfather's grave. He died in Portland, so I didn't think about looking for it in Washington. Thanks to ancestry's hints, it has been found.

I appreciate your having added the photograph. Since every photographer holds a copyright for each photograph, I would like to ask for your permission to use that photograph in my family tree on ancestry. I will make a citation, giving the source of the photograph. If you would rather I not do that, then I can upload it to my tree on Family Tree Maker and mark it as private so it will not sync with my tree on ancestry.

Happy New Year,
Jacki

Added by JackiMex on Jan 03, 2013 9:39 AM

mrs
anna gibson, old brookville cemetery
Hello, I was in Old Brookville Cemetery the other day; Anna Gibson's marker appears to be inscribed "Anna Gibson Died April 9, 1889 Aged 83 yrs 5 mo 4 d A Precious One from us has gone A voice we loved is stilled. A place is vacant in our home which never can be filled." Often the numerals in a picture of a marker aren't very legible. Hope this helps. mrs

Added by mrs on Mar 07, 2012 11:42 AM

Andrea Miller Hastings
Witter Cemetery union co. Indiana
Dear Mr. Webb,
You have ended a 70 year search for missing Smith family graves. THANK YOU, only wish my father could have lived to see this!!!!
Andrea

Added by Andrea Miller Hastings on Feb 14, 2012 3:23 PM

Kimberly Johnson
Everett Dunham Photo
Hello Mike, I just want to thank you for taking a photo of my relatives memorial/marker. Everett Dunham in Orting, WA. God Bless.

Added by Kimberly Johnson on Feb 13, 2012 1:41 PM

Guyetta Cluck
Charles H. Riggs - 18068398
Dear Mike: I have addt'l info for above Charles
HENRY Riggs. He was born in Pike Co., IL. He died in 1959. His parents were: Joseph Riggs & Elizabeth Ann Lyons. The inscription on his gravemarker is: "Co. D, INDPT BN, Wash Inf., SP AM WAR" He married Iona Winn 11-19-1899 in Waterville, Douglas Co., WA. Their children are:
Mary M. Riggs Inabnit, Serena Beatrice Riggs Rice, Everett Edmond Riggs, Melvina M. Riggs McFarlane, Ulysses Ethelburt Riggs, Gertrude R. Riggs Williams, plus four more who fall into the "Private" category. I am a Winn researcher and probably not close enough for a transfer but would appreciate the above information being added to his site. Thanks!

Added by Guyetta Cluck on Jan 25, 2012 6:24 PM

Joyce Millhorn Plunkett
Marion M Milhoan
I believe this person was born in Virginia on 3-00-1844 and died 5-5-1929 , Had 2 wives Elizabeth C Milhoan buried in Olathe Kansas and to Elizabeth A Bodley. Not sure but its possible

Added by Joyce Millhorn Plunkett on Nov 06, 2011 5:19 PM

Don Strube
John M. Tanner (FAG# 5551724)
Have some additional info for John M. Tanner ... and a request....

John M. Tanner (Civil War Veteran)
Born: Unknown - Died: November 24, 1933 (Orting, Pierce Co., WA)
Residence at time of enlistment: Salem, Kenosha Co., WI
Enlisted: February 17, 1864 as a Pvt. in the 7th WI Infantry, Co. E
(IRON BRIGADE)
Mustered Out: July 3, 1865
WND: May 5, 1864 at Wilderness, VA

I'd like to request permission to use your photo of John M. Tanner's grave in my web site dedicated to the men of the 7th WI (and the entire Iron Brigade). John served with my GG-Grandfather in the 7th WI.

Thank you,
Don Strube
Stevens Point, WI

Added by Don Strube on Jul 06, 2011 4:37 AM

Susan Kelly
Balzura Cope
Hello Mike, There are two memorials for Balzura Cope in the Washington Soldiers Home Cemetery. The other has more information, but does not have a photo of the headstone. Might you be able to add yours to the other, so I might request the removal of the second?

Thank you. Susan Kelly

Added by Susan Kelly on Jun 21, 2011 9:29 PM

Teresa Adams
Charles S Musselman
Hi Mike,
I was wondering if I could copy & use your picture of his grave marker for my family tree? His was my Great Uncle & I have very fond memories of him. Teresa

Added by Teresa Adams on Jun 01, 2011 11:22 PM

"IRISH EYES ARE SMILING"
WILBUR FISK CLEMENTS BIOGRAPHY
WILBUR FISK CLEMENTS

CLEMENTS, WEBB, FAIR

Posted By: Tim Dupy (email)(Rest in Peae Tim and thanks)
Date: 8/25/2002 at 17:11:07

WILBUR FISK CLEMENTS

Wilbur Fisk Clements, owner of the Agency telephone system, is a businessman notably prompt, energetic and reliable in all his dealings. His activities and interests have carried him into various sections of the country, and gradually he has worked his way upward, improving opportunities that others have passed heedlessly by and winning for himself a place among the substantial citizens of the county in which he now makes his home. He is a native of Blooming Grove, Franklin County, Indiana, born November 24, 1849, his parents being Richard and Elizabeth (Webb) Clements. He has almost a complete genealogical record, showing direct descent from one of the three brothers who came to America on the Mayflower. His grandfather also bore the name Richard Clements and was an exhorter in Indiana when it was a pioneer state, traveling for miles through the wilderness to a little settlement, where he would preach the gospel. Wilbur F. Clements traces his ancestry in the maternal line back to the period of the Revolutionary war. His father was a native of Maryland and his mother of Indiana. After residing for some years in the latter state following their marriage they came to Wapello county, where they settled upon a farm, here continuing to make their home until called to their final rest. They had a family of five children: Altis, now a resident of Red Oak, Iowa; Wilbur F.; Virginia, the wife of George W. Fair of Red Oak; and Howard and Mary F., both residents of California.

Wilbur F. Clements pursued his early education in the common schools and afterward attended a seminary. He was but fourteen years of age when he started out in life on his own account, and since then he has depended entirely upon his own resources. He first learned the carpenter's trade, which he followed for several years, becoming quite expert in that line. He has pronounced mechanical tendencies, which have been developed until his skill in that direction is marked. In 1878, he went to Colorado, attracted by the excitement over lead discoveries, and there he remained for two years. He then returned to Wapello County, where he was again connected with building interests until 1902, in which year he went to New Mexico. Having taken up the business of mechanical engineering, he was engaged in the construction of municipal waterworks and in setting up machinery of various kinds. He built some gold reduction mills and also was the builder of creamery plants in six different states. Following his return to Wapello County in 1904, he became identified with telephone interests and established the Agency exchange. He owns the entire line and in this connection gives excellent service to the public, at all times striving to improve the system, which is today recognized as an indispensable factor in the community. His possessions also include one hundred and sixty acres of land in Montana and town property in Agency, in addition to the telephone system.

WILBUR FISK CLEMENTS
PAGE 2

On the 8th of October 1871, Mr. Clements was married in this county, to Miss Rebecca Fair, a native of Maryland and a daughter of John and Rebecca (Fisher) Fair, who were also natives of that state. They came to Iowa during the early development of Wapello County, however, and here settled upon a farm, which continued to be their home throughout their remaining days. In their family were nine children. To Mr. and Mrs. Clements have been born three children: Avonia K., now the wife of Rev. W.H. Perdew of Newton, Iowa; Melville F., who married Minnie Coover and is a civil engineer of Oregon; and Gladys M., the wife of Lorne Parks of Burns, Montana. The parents are members of the Methodist Episcopal church, and Mr. Clements gives his political allegiance to the republican party. He has held numerous township offices, has also been assessor and a member of the city council of Agency. The cause of education likewise finds in him a stalwart champion, and he has done effective work in its behalf while serving on the school board. While his business interests have taken him into other sections of the country, he has spent much of his life in Wapello County, where he has a wide acquaintance and an extensive circle of friends.

Taken from the History of Wapello County, Iowa, Volume II, S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, Chicago, Illinois, 1914, Pages 284-286




Added by "IRISH EYES ARE SMILING" on Mar 08, 2011 9:29 PM

"IRISH EYES ARE SMILING"
FISKE
http://www.beforetime.net/iowagenealogy/wapello/HistoryOfWapelloCo1914/F40.html

Added by "IRISH EYES ARE SMILING" on Mar 08, 2011 8:32 PM

mjay
Charles Dewey Stewart
Thanks for posting the photo of Charles Dewey's grave site. He was my dad's cousin and I have recently started researching that branch of our family. I have also checked out your web site and was very happy to find so much information posted there. My grandmother's sister was Delsie Mae, mother of Charles Dewey.

Thanks again for sharing your information on your web site.

Mary

Added by mjay on Sep 20, 2010 8:47 PM

Linda Evans
James Hutchings
Thanks so much!!!

Linda

Added by Linda Evans on Sep 18, 2010 7:41 AM

Linda Evans
James M Hutchings
Mike,
I was wondering if I could use the picture you took of James Hutchings in the WA Home for soldiers cemetery for his grave picture on find a grave.
I want to link him to his first wife who is my greatmothers sister, Ellen Anderson Hutchings and their 3 children.

Thank you very much
Linda

Added by Linda Evans on Sep 18, 2010 5:51 AM

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