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Carol (#47303245)
 member for 7 years, 10 months, 25 days
Kimberly G. Toelle
RE: Clark Hanna
Hi Carol, I apologize! Somehow I overlooked your request. I am submitting the transfer now.

Added by Kimberly G. Toelle on Oct 17, 2015 8:08 AM

L. Forbes
Fannie & Margaret Abbott
Thank you Carol, I just hope I can find more on the girls.
L Forbes

Added by L. Forbes on Oct 01, 2015 2:28 PM

RE: You have done
Hi Carol....I am very sorry to take so long to get back to you. Thank you for the kind words you left on my page. For the last few years, I have become an avid "ghost hunter" and local legend connoisseur. I came across the book "Weird Wisconsin" (, inside was a picture of the Old Mineral Point Cemetery....The site of the broken markers intrigued me. I visited the lot, and came to find out that despite all the broken and unreadable stones, Find A Grave, had a total of (I think), two people listed as being interred there...I contacted the Mineral Point Library, and they sent me a packet of names of those people who are supposed to be buried at the cemetery. The problem was that the names are handwritten, not in any real order, and often repeated. I tried to decipher the records the best I could, but I'm sure I made mistakes...I just wanted to get as many people recognized, as I could.

Added by RavenHawk on Aug 08, 2015 10:01 AM

s grimm-mullen
RE: Dozard
Hi Carol,
Nice to hear from you.
What I can share with you are my experiences. When I find family (like the Morses) that are on find a grave, but the owner is deceased (Dozard), what I have done is mostly two-fold: email them, as you have, and I also leave a message on the memorial. But you have to be very patient, which can be frustrating, because what they do is email me asking about my relationship. Even though I say what my relationship is, they always ask. Also, it takes them 2-3 weeks to respond. Very slow. The individuals that we had talked about previously, Timothy Morse Sr and Jr., seemed to take an exceedingly long amount of time. I had told them that I was family and that I didn't want family members left unattended. Ultimately, ownership was transferred to me, but I have to admit its a very discouraging process.
Regarding if people don't respond in a timely manner, I guess that you could let find a grave know, but again, I'm afraid that you'd have to be patient.
I thought that if an owner passed, that find a grave would step in and assume control until a family member came forward and offered to assume ownership. I have advised them that Dozard is deceased, and even listed the memorial in the one particular cemetery that she owned, but they haven't moved forward, en masse. They have only responded when I have requested each, one at a time. I wish there was a more efficient way for them to handle this situation.
If you discover anything different that would be helpful, please let me know. Thank you.

Added by s grimm-mullen on Jun 22, 2015 11:44 AM

Jason Cornish
RE: Elizabeth Ann Terrill Coad
Elizabeth Ann Cornish
When Elizabeth Ann Cornish was born on July 28, 1855, in Mineral Point, Wisconsin, her father, John, was 35 and her mother, Elizabeth, was 23. She married William H. Coad on March 21, 1881, in her hometown. They had one child during their marriage. She died on April 24, 1919, in Mineral Point, Wisconsin, at the age of 63, and was buried there.

Her mother, Elizabeth Cornish (nee Terrill), was born Nov 3, 1831 in Camborne, Cornwall, England. Her death certificate states she died in Mineral Point in 1905 and biried there, although I have been unsuccessful in locating her grave. Elizabeth Cornish's grandfather, John Terrill, was also born in Camborne on Dec 6, 1803. He and his wife, another Elizabeth (nee Vivian) are both buried in Mineral Point, Wisconsin.

Added by Jason Cornish on Jun 17, 2015 7:52 PM

s grimm-mullen
RE: Morse family
Thank you for your kind words.
FYI - I found out that Dozard is deceased, so am working in other ways to find a way to correct.

Added by s grimm-mullen on Apr 28, 2015 4:29 PM

Mary Hayward
Hi Carol:

That is a remote rural graveyard - I just took an interest in correcting her name because of recently viewing the documentary on the Hanna Ranch. Her maiden name is Hayward and since she married Hanna first, the stone has that name, with FROST as her last legal name, that of her second husband.

Findagrave tells us to use the last married name in the "married" name field and just document any former marriages in the bio.

Since the stone carries ALL her names, it would be good to copy that entire engraving down in the "Marker Transcription" area of her memorial. I used to like using both married names in the last name field, but people keep correcting that because it messes up the "search" feature of the web site.

(She is the mother of Kirk Michael Hanna, the "Eco-Cowboy" featured in the film.)

She died at the Hanna Ranch at El Paso County, Colorado.

Cheers, Shirleen

Added by history4sure on Apr 26, 2015 8:09 PM

Tom Denardo
I will not delete the record because I added it years before the other one you refer to. Why dont you delete the other record?? dont worry about it so much

Added by Tom Denardo on Jan 20, 2015 12:50 PM

Kerry Rae Smith Moser
RE: Transferring people
idk, I do one thing though, it's a lot like kindergarten... I don't understand the nastiness that goes on either.

I have been criticized publicly on my message board and turned in to admin for documenting cemeteries. Which is what the site is for. I'm not the only one doing it... but for some reason it's ok for some to do it, but not for me. I have also supposedly run off many of the photo volunteers, not because I grab all the photo requests, as a rule I don't do photo requests because I mow the rows...but now that everyone took their ball and went home.. I am doing photo requests..

I've also been criticized for how much time I spend on here.,yeah.. because "it's a volunteer position, it's NOT a job... you do it when you have time"""" that one cracked me up because I will decide how much time I spend on here, whether that be 1 hour a day or 10.. it's MY business..

There is a HUGE disconnect between people working their family tree, and those who document cems. From what I have seen and heard, much of the nasties come from those working family only..they don't "get" why anyone would document a cemetery, or why anyone would create memorials for strangers... and so it goes...

Added by Kerry Rae Smith Moser on Nov 28, 2014 2:10 PM

Gene Meier
Captain A.T.Andreas
I am writing the first book from the American point of view about 19th century rotunda panoramas. These were the biggest paintings in the world,50 x 400=20,000 square feet, housed in their own rotundas which were 16-sided polygons. Chicago in 1893 had 6 panorama companies and 6 panorama rotundas.A.T.Andreas sponsored three panoramas per Theophile Poilpot (1848-1915), the most prolific panorama artist in Europe. These were the BATTLE OF SHILOH (Chicago), BATTLE OF MANASSAS (Washington, D.C.) and BATTLE OF THE MONITOR & THE MERRIMAC ( New York City).Manager of this enterprise was Louis Aime Augustin Le Prince (1841-1890),cinema pioneer.Much info to share.

Added by Gene Meier on Oct 14, 2014 7:22 PM

RE: St. Euny Churchyard
Hi, I emailed the Cornish Studies Library ( about burial locations for those buried there and received this response. I thought you may enjoy reading it...

Thank you for your enquiry. We have an index of internments for part of St Euny for the years 1880 1986, but apart from that, you would have to contact the church (See here for contact details and ask to see their burial plans.

Burial plans are usually kept with the church (municipal graveyards are looked after by the Cornwall Council Burials Officers), so for each site that you are interested in, you would have to contact the church in question. Many of these are on Cornwall Council has a list of the cemeteries it looks after at

I will certainly look this info up...
Hope you enjoy,

Added by Smontee on Aug 19, 2014 8:20 AM

RE: St. Euny Churchyard
Its definitely on my bucket list!!! I have looked at several websites and loved the pictures of it.. I found a family member who lives in Wales and she has been all over Redruth looking at where our family lived and worked and she has been to the churches. She said she would meet me there and show me around if I visited there. I am excited about that..

I emailed a lady that works for the churches, or something like that?-I cant remember where she works, in Cornwall or Redruth. She emailed me back one time But I haven't heard from her since then. I just emailed her again asking if she got me return email and if she knows if there is a map of the St Uny graveyard and all of the burials there.

Added by Smontee on Aug 18, 2014 9:10 PM

Catherine Cramer
John W. Ross
A little bit, haven't found anything yet on his wife.

John Wesley Ross was an architect in Davenport, Iowa.[1] Originally of Westfield, Massachusetts, Ross moved to Davenport in 1874 where he designed several prominent structures. His son, Albert Randolph Ross, was a draughtsman in John W. Ross's office during 1884-7, and became a notable architect in his own right.

Added by Catherine Cramer on Jun 10, 2014 3:25 PM

Gene Meier
RE: Alfred T. Andreas
Hello, Carol
Glad to help.
I wrote a monograph on A.T.Andreas, and would like to share this with you.
Kind regards, Gene

Added by Gene Meier on Jun 10, 2014 2:44 PM

Gene Meier
I am writing the first book from the American point of view about 19th century rotunda panoramas.These were the biggest paintings in the world,50 x 400=20,000 square feet, housed in their own rotundas which were 16-sided polygons. Chicago in 1893 had 6 panorama companies and 6 panorama rotundas.A.T.Andreas produced BATTLE OF SHILOH for Chicago, MONITOR & MERRIMAC for NYC, and BATTLE OF MANASSAS for Washington, D.C. Info to

Added by Gene Meier on May 31, 2014 2:03 PM

Robert and Mary Ankenbauer
Lena Grafing Blair

Lena Grafing Blair is the sister of my great-grandmother Bertha Grafing Regennitter.

It would be great to hear from you.

Mary and Bob Ankenbauer

Added by Robert and Mary Ankenbaue... on May 08, 2014 11:38 AM

Catherine Cramer
John A Ross
Hi! Just curious. John Ross' father was John W. There was a John Wesley Ross who was an architect in Davenport, designed the city hall, who had a son Andrew, also an architect, born 1868. This couldn't be the same John W. that is the father to John A. Do you have any other information on John A.'s father? John is such a common name there are possibly more John W's in Davenport. I tried a search, but didn't find anything other than the connection between John Wesley and Andrew.


Added by Catherine Cramer on Jul 11, 2013 6:55 AM


I see where you are related to the Reininga line. I have been doing research for a descendant of Kate Felthouse - or Velhuis who is a sister of Ann . Any info you might have on this line would be appreciated. I will also share. You may e-mail me.

Added by larhallberg on Apr 17, 2012 6:59 PM

Debbie B
RE: Ethel Reininga
Their grandfathers--Ernest Miller Hall and Miller Hall were brothers. I already had memorials for some of the Halls, so it was just connecting the dots.
Good luck in your search and research!

Added by Debbie B on Nov 08, 2011 10:31 AM

Debbie B
RE: Reininga - Forest Home
Done. Interestingly, Ethel Hall Reininga was Ernest Hemingway's second cousin. But you already knew that, right?

Added by Debbie B on Nov 07, 2011 7:24 PM


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