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Elizabeth (#47182943)
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art davis
RE: Brownlow Cemetery
The cemetery is a little difficult to find. You have to take gravel roads to get there. It stands on a hill above a creek. An ancient spruce tree greets you at the entrance. The cemetery is well maintained. It is peaceful, a nice resting place.

Those interred at Brownlow are among the original settlers of eastern Butler County. Brownlow itself, I am guessing, was a town that never quite made it.

Added by art davis on Jul 11, 2014 8:17 AM

Memories From The Mist
David Knott
Thank you for the links on David Knott...hope you have a wonderful summer!

Added by Memories From The Mist on Jun 06, 2014 6:38 PM

ProgBase
John Cook
Sorry, no further info :-(

Added by ProgBase on May 15, 2014 4:17 AM

Kelly O'Hanrahan
Emma Lilly Moore Applegate
Hi Elizabeth. I added the information pertaining to Mrs. Applegate's DAR membership. Do you know how she was a DAR member, e.g., was it through her paternal or her maternal lineage?

Kelly

Added by Kelly O'Hanrahan on Apr 03, 2014 10:02 AM

Matthew Trynoski
Photo Request greenwood cem
Hi Elizabeth, I received a request for taking a photo at Greenwood cemetery. I will be happy to fulfill this request, however due to the heavy snow that we have experienced this winter I may have to delay until a thaw. I may have trouble locating grave and getting a good picture. If someone else gets to it first, great. I will keep it on my list and hope for spring time weather soon.

Matt T

Added by Matthew Trynoski on Feb 10, 2014 8:31 AM

Janet Turnbull
RE: Thurman family photo
It will be on Illinoisancestors.org at this link:
http://www.illinoisancestors.org/fulton/military/civil_war/civil_war_vets.html

Please take a look at the other township summaries I've done. If you send me your personal email, I would be happy to send you the information I have on the Thurman family, which will be included in the summary. Janet

Added by Janet Turnbull on Jan 05, 2014 8:38 AM

Janet Turnbull
Thurman family photo
Hi Elizabeth: I am working on a summary of Civil War soldiers from Fulton Co., IL and for
illinoisancestors.org (free access) and would like to use your photo of the Thurman family for this project. I will be happy to give you photo credit. Thank you very much. Janet Turnbull

Added by Janet Turnbull on Dec 27, 2013 6:09 PM

Gordon Hungerford
Byerly Decendants
I just discovered the Find a Grave site upon renewal of a search for my great grandparents. I do not know the first name of my Stephenson great grand father who, by aural family history, married an Orrie Byerly and lived in Butler County, Kansas. Thanks to your work I have potentially broken through a 10 year barrier in my family search efforts. Your reference to Isabella Byerly as a GG GM suggested to me that we may be related. If interested I may be contacted directly: gdhungerford@gmail.com

Added by Gordon Hungerford on Nov 26, 2013 10:47 AM

cj
Rita and Ross Gillett
Thank you so much for the additional information and for catching my error on Ross's memorial. I don't know how that happened as I try to be very careful...but sometimes it does. Thanks again. If you would ever like a transferr just use the Edit tab and don't forget to include your number. cj

Added by cj on Nov 01, 2013 12:58 PM

Ralph Davis
RE: Dorothy Gillett Currey
Your welcome, Ralph

Added by Ralph Davis on Oct 30, 2013 3:52 PM

Lance W
Bushnell Cemetery
I noticed on a photo request a comment that you had left that you possibly have a book with the plot locations for the Bushnell Cemetery. Do you have a digital copy of that or do you know how I might obtain one? - Lance

Added by Lance W on Oct 28, 2013 8:34 PM

Stacey
Ringer family
Thank you SO much for looking for me. I will check the other cemetery and see if they are there!!
- Stacey

Added by Stacey on Sep 21, 2013 12:42 PM

Stacey
Bushnell Cemetery
Hi -

I see that you've taken some photos at the Bushnell Cemetery and that you have a book about the cemetery. I was hoping you could tell me if John Ringer (d. 1881) and his wife Mary Hendrix Ringer (d. 1910) are buried there? I have a photo from 1959 and it says they are buried in "cemetery south of Bushnell Illinois, in the north west corner" . I hate to put a photo request in if it's not the right cemetery. Thank you for your help - Stacey

Added by Stacey on Sep 20, 2013 7:45 PM

Dan Ryan
RE: S. Clay Cook
I've created memorial pages of more
"Cooks" from Warren Co. cemetery. If S. Clay had other family members then maybe this will help.
Have a great memorial day week-end,
Dan :)




Added by Dan Ryan on May 25, 2013 3:34 AM

Dan Ryan
RE: Roy & Alice Thurman
Hi Elizabeth,
I missed their marker on the first pass through the cemetery & went into the office & asked where they were buried. I wasn't going to leave until I found them for you. They were near the entrance to the cemetery beside a tree.
Dan

Added by Dan Ryan on May 25, 2013 3:19 AM

Alva Van Houten
RE: Linda Vance
Hi,
You are welcome! Yes Linda's father Milford Vance was two graves down from hers. I set up a memorial and transferred it to you. That was the only one. I hope this helps.
Alva

Added by Alva Van Houten on May 16, 2013 8:02 AM

Kim D. Garrison
RE: Jacob & Isabella Byerly
Hi Elizabeth,

I've posted all the pictures of all the gravestones I could find in the Byerly cemetery. Some stones were face down and too heavy or damaged to move. Good luck in finding Bessie.

Added by Kim D. Garrison on Mar 23, 2013 9:27 AM

Suz
RE: Sarah C. Cook
Thanks for sharing your relationship to the request. I enjoy knowing how the requests tie back to the requester.

That stone was awfully shiny. . .difficult to get a nice picture the way the sun reflected.

Happy Spring! (really hope it doesn't snow here this weekend)

Suz

Added by Suz on Mar 21, 2013 10:16 AM

Michael DeLost
RE: Rose Sloan Photo Request
Elizabeth, I did not know any of Rose's family. Rose had moved to Canton and was working at the Norris Mine. I worked for Peabody at another mine. She was living 2 blocks up the street from me and we had become quick friends. I still remember the sadness I felt when she was tragically killed. Her little car was hit by a school bus and the bus driver thrown from his seat. The bus continued to push Rose and her car for about half a block or more. She was such a beautiful person both inside and out. Thanks again for your kindness. Your picture has brought fond memories of Rose once again. Mike

Added by Michael DeLost on Mar 11, 2013 6:45 PM

Michael DeLost
Rose Sloan Photo Request
Elizabeth, many thanks for braving the cold day to go out and get my photo request. Your kindness and effort is much appreciated. Your pictures are beautiful and remind me of the ones I take for others. Thank you for being a fellow Find A Grave volunteer. Regards, Mike

Added by Michael DeLost on Mar 11, 2013 5:34 PM

Joe Skorupa
RE: Laura Travis
You're welcome, I'm glad I could help!

Added by Joe Skorupa on Mar 04, 2013 9:55 PM

Doris Williams Blum
RE: Cook stones
You are very welcome. My grandson went with me and we were both excited that we found all four stones we were looking for!! This was my first attempt to fulfill a "Find-A-Grave" request so perhaps it was beginners luck. Blessing to you and your family. Doris

Added by Doris Williams Blum on Feb 26, 2013 7:31 AM

E O FRMN & T SELBY
Find A Grave memorial for Adeline Head.
Hello Elizabeth,

You are very welcome for Adda's memorial.

Thank you for her mother's link

Sarah Ann Beckelhymer #105648636, I added it.

Tina Selby

Added by E O FRMN & T SELBY on Feb 22, 2013 7:15 PM

Dan Ryan
RE: Charles Thurman
Hi Liz, hows it going?
Thanks for the message. It's sure a lot easier going out to fill the requests when you know it's appreciated.
Do you know if Charles had other family members near him, I made memorials out for them if you're interested. Will also transfer if you like, if so just let me know.
Dan

Added by Dan Ryan on Feb 20, 2013 11:36 AM

Dan Ryan
RE: John Byerly
Hi Liz,
You are welcome! If there's anything else I can do for you, pls. don't hestate.
Dan

Added by Dan Ryan on Feb 19, 2013 7:54 AM

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