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Carol Ballew/Harris (#47108695)
 member for 6 years, 1 month, 5 days
HI I am working on this Markham line right now. I am so mixed up and get so much conflicting info. I am hoping you can help me. As you set up the memorial.
Thank you for your time and trouble.
Best Wishes, Heather

Added by Heather on Jan 28, 2015 12:09 AM

James Stewart
RE: Beschorners
Thanks very much should work for the government they need to get things done as fast as you do ! Jim

Added by James Stewart on Nov 07, 2014 9:35 AM

RE: Daniel P
You're Welcome

Added by Gina on Feb 05, 2014 8:12 PM

Duane Warren
Can you Help with Beschorner Burial Place
From: I am forwarding from:
James Stewart
3:24 PM (17 hours ago)

Dear Duane, I have spent the last 13 years restoring Shabbona Grove Cemetery outside of Shabbona IL. and I'm happy to report it's 99% complete. Now that I'm retired and past the age where I should be wrasseling gravestones I have started putting photos of all of them on Find A Grave. My problem is as I go thru the find a grave entries I have found others have " added " people to the cemetery that aren't buried there ! Nice photos of gravestones only I know those folks are not in the cemetery I was involved in restoring ! So now I have to find out where those folks belong ! One couple that has shown up is Ernest and Florence Beschorner. I used to locate people with an interest in them and your name and e mail popped up.

Do you know for a certainty where they are buried ? If you do could you be so kind as to help me out ? Thanks so much . Jim Stewart Shabbona IL.

Sent from Windows Mail

Added by Duane Warren on Dec 02, 2013 10:02 AM

Jill Harris
This had been updated per request. Jill

Added by Jill Harris on Aug 14, 2013 10:25 AM

Tracey Partin
RE: Traub
No, no relation ... I just live close to Bluff City Cemetery and Lakewood Memorial in Elgin and enjoy taking pictures of the headstones. If I had an unlimited data plan I'd be able to look them up while I was walking around the cemetery to see if they were already in Find A Grave ... lol ... would save me a lot of time, I suppose! My parents and daughter are buried at Lakewood but I find the headstones at Bluff City much easier to photograph (since they usually aren't half buried under the grass!) I spent over 30 minutes the other day "uncovering" 2 grave sites that had photo requests so I could take the pictures. I was amazed I was even able to locate them.

Added by Tracey Partin on Jun 03, 2013 2:52 PM

Dan & Karen Read
RE: Marian Greene Odendahl
Happy to do the transfer, just as others have made similar transfers to us.

Added by Dan & Karen Read on Apr 27, 2013 1:24 PM

Dan & Karen Read
Marian Greene Odendahl
The Corrections have been made, thanks for the info. Are you related to her? I can transfer her memorial to you if you wish.

Added by Dan & Karen Read on Apr 27, 2013 7:03 AM

Adeline Graf
Thank you for updating Adeline.
It was only for informational purposes; I am not related.

Added by BobH on Feb 19, 2013 6:31 PM

Dennis Wilson
Crown Hill

Noticed on one of your reported photo problems that you were documenting Crown Hill cemetery. I've just started mowing the rows taking photos and have 2/3 finished section 11. I would like to coordinate this with you so we aren't duplicating ourselves. If you have completed any section(s) please let me know.



Added by Dennis Wilson on Feb 10, 2013 5:38 PM

Deb McCallister
RE: photos
That is fine. Have a good day!

Added by Deb McCallister on Nov 01, 2012 3:32 PM

Marie Thurman - Vann
RE: Wesley M Davenport
Thank you for your thoughtfulness!

Added by Marie Thurman - Vann on Sep 07, 2012 5:31 AM

Marie Thurman - Vann
Wesley M. Davenport
I noticed that his birth and death dates are not there in Bluff Cemetery only the years of birth and death, I am able to provide that for this site. He was born in Cohoes, New York on June 1,1872 and died December 31, 1927 in Boone County, IL. in the chiropractor's office about pain in neck. They don't know what happened in that chair but there was an inquiry about his death. His middle name was Maurice and his son was Harry Maurice Davenport buried at Jefferson Barracks in St. Louis, MO under the name of Hal Davenport/ Hal, my grandfather and Wesley my Great grandfather. Please add this to his memorial. He is buried with second wife Marie, tombstone says she was born 1878-1836. They had no children. I see her name on his headstone but have not found their marriage certificate after my grandmother passed . Wesley's first wife was Hattie E. Rolfe who died in Harlingen TX, in a kitchen fire that my grandfather Harry "Hal" tried to save her by wrapping her in a rug but could not save her.
Thank you for all the work you have done for so many families. You are appreciated.

Added by Marie Thurman - Vann on Sep 04, 2012 10:42 AM

Diana Chamberlain
RE: Mary F Brayman Marks
I was out there (Bluff City Cemetery) yesterday to take pictures of the gravestones. I couldn't find them. My connection is with the Brayman part of the family. Mary's father was my great great grandmother's (Mary Brayman Tyrrell) brother.

Added by Diana Chamberlain on Jul 11, 2012 8:53 AM

Diana Chamberlain
Mary F Brayman Marks
Thank you connecting Mary's parents.

Added by Diana Chamberlain on Jul 11, 2012 8:01 AM

Finding Family
RE: Thanks
Carol - your kind words moved me...thank you.

Added by Finding Family on May 05, 2012 11:31 AM

Request for grave info on famlies.
Hi. I am Phil Mogler and had 3 aunts live in Elgin plus a sistetr who passed away on 1/3/12 at Sabetha KS she was
Dorothy Kellenberger.

Personally knew Libbe Goll and some of the Graff's Huber's Dietrich,Traub's & kellenberger's.

II am searching for information on William Huber who lived at Lester Iowa during the1895-98 he iis in the census. If you want to I would gladly communicate with you Phil Mogler

Added by PHIL MOGLER on Apr 02, 2012 10:13 AM

Curtis Bond
Need Help
I saw your memo that you are slowly documenting the cemetery at 66th S. North and the 75. My wife and I live near there and would be happy to help in your project.

Give me a shout at

Added by Curtis Bond on Jul 26, 2011 7:34 PM

Darlene P. Blanken
Darlene P. Blanken of West Dundee Services for Darlene P. Blanken, 87, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, at Miller Funeral Home, 504 W. Main St., West Dundee, with the Rev. William P. Yonker officiating. Burial will follow in River Valley Memorial Gardens, West Dundee. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today, at the funeral home. Born Oct. 4, 1920, in Carpentersville. the daughter of the late Ed and Florence Sund, she died Sunday, Oct. 7, 2007, at Provena-St. Joseph Hospital in Elgin. Darlene was a lifelong resident of the Dundee area and a 1938 graduate of Dundee Community High School. On March 14, 1942, she married Donald W. Blanken Sr. Darlene was a former employee of the David C. Cook Publishing Co. of Elgin and a member of Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church of East Dundee. Survivors include her husband of 65 years, Donald W. Blanken Sr.; sons, Donald Jr. (Vicki) Blanken of Elgin, Randy Blanken of East Dundee and Robert Blanken of West Dundee; grandchildren, Brian, Todd and Eric (Michele) Blanken, Erin (Donald) Smith, Jennifer (Carlos) Gonzalez and Keith (Amanda) Melvin; nine great-grandchildren; and sister, Marilyn Melahn of California. She was preceded in death by her parents. For information, 847-426-3436.
Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald from October 9 to October 10, 2007

Added by StoneSearcher on Jul 14, 2011 5:20 PM

Arilla Householder
RE: Crown Hill
Thank you.ope you have good luck.

Added by Arilla Householder on Jun 26, 2011 4:46 PM

Arilla Householder
Basil Setzer
I posted the request for a picture of the Setzer headstone.I got the name of the cemetery from his death certificate.I appreciate your looking for it for me.Arilla

Added by Arilla Householder on Jun 21, 2011 6:47 AM

julia kinzer
Jo Lynn's site
Thank you for the transfer, you're the best!

Added by julia kinzer on May 22, 2011 8:38 AM

julia kinzer
Jo Lynn's site
Also, I thought that if you would transfer her site to me then I could add my Mom and Dad's information on it. If you don't mind, thank you.

Added by julia kinzer on May 22, 2011 6:11 AM

julia kinzer
Jo Lynn's site
Carol, When you go thru main gate at Woodlawn you are headed South not North. I must have had a senior moment.

Added by julia kinzer on May 22, 2011 6:10 AM

julia kinzer
RE: Jo Lynn's
It is in the Woodlawn Cemetery in Claremore. It won't be on the board at the cemetery. It is in the Driver Addition Block 3 Lot 20 space 3Wl/2
When you go thru the main gate you are headed No.
stay on that road until the last section and it is in the center of that last section to your right.
I have some of her ashes in a pretty little urn that will be buried in my casket when I pass.
I can accept her passing because of her suffering but I'm having a hard time accepting the fact that she is gone.

Added by julia kinzer on May 21, 2011 2:36 PM


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