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Nancy Yost Leach (#47506738)
 member for 3 years, 3 months, 19 days
Sue Oliver
Mary Ann Burns
Hi Nancy,

I was trying to research the sister of my 2nd great-grandfather (Thomas Murray). Her name was Mary Ann Murray and she married Thomas Burns. I just found the gravestone, Mary Ann Burns buried in Lawler. I'm wondering if this could be Thomas Murray's sister? I don't see that she is buried with her husband, Thomas Burns. I know many of my Murray family are buried in Mt. Carmel.

I was wondering if you might be able to tell me which family she is buried next to or around in Mt. Carmel? Her parents would have been Thomas and Mary Ann Kane-Murray. Also wondering if she might have any children buried next to her or around her?

I'm hoping you will be able to help me, this is a hard family to track down! Thanks, Sue Oliver

Added by Sue Oliver on Jun 08, 2014 6:54 PM

Robert Arens
The Nicholas Loesch husband of Maria Schoenberg (Schinberg)was born June 18, 1822 in Eischen, Capellen, Luxemboug, Luxembourg and died March 21, 1907 in Chicago, IL and is buried in St. Nicholas cemetery in Chicago, IL. Here is his obituary:

Nicholas Loesch 1822-1907 obituary in the April 16, 1907 Luxemburger Gazette

Im hause seines Sohnes John in Chicago starb am 21 Marz herr Nikolas Loesch, im Alter von 84 Jahren und neun Monaten. Herr Loesch war zu Eichen, Luxemburg, den 22. Juni 1822 geboren und kam 1847 nach Amerika und zwar nach Town Belgium, Ozaukee County. Nach dem tode seitier Gattin vor drei Jahren zog er zu seinem Sohne nach Chicago, wo er bis zu seinen Tode verweilte. Ausser seinen Verwandten hinterlass der Verstorbene drei Sohne und eine Tochter, J. N. Loesch von Chicago, Jos. Loesch von Hastings, Minn., Nic. Loesch von Oldham, SudDakota, und Chatarina Oswald von Milwaukee, Wis.

In the home of his son John in Chicago died on 21 March mr Nikolas Loesch, at the age of 84 years and nine months. Mr. Loesch was oaks, Luxembourg, 22 June 1822 born in 1847 and came to America and indeed by Town Belgium, Ozaukee County. After the death seitier wife three years ago, he moved to his son to Chicago, where he remained until his death. Besides his relatives behind let the deceased three sons and a daughter, J. N. Loesch of Chicago, Jos. Loesch of Hastings, Minn., Nic. Loesch von Oldham, South Dakota, and Chatarina Oswald of Milwaukee, Wis..

Added by Robert Arens on Mar 11, 2014 3:40 PM

Debra Lewis
Nora Brown
Took Photo added to site with husband

Added by Debra Lewis on Jul 26, 2013 12:14 PM

RE: Lydon Graves
They are listed as being buried in St. Anthony, but their graves just appear to be unmarked


Added by leslie on May 05, 2013 6:23 PM

Ken Richter
Michael Hayes
I did not find the grave marker for Michael. But I did find a marker for Ellen Daly Hayes. This was at a large family marker with only Ellen, Dennis and lots of extra space.

I took lots of photos of all Hayes in this cemetery and I would send them to you to use however you want, but I will need your private email to do this. My email address is:

This cemetery is just five miles from my home, but this is the first time I've been to St. Isadore's cemetery. I was very surprised by the large amount of Irish in this cemetery, as I thought most Irish settled closer to Lake Winnabago(Brothertown and Stockbridge). Since the early years of settlement, it is now quite German.


Added by Ken Richter on Sep 16, 2012 12:58 PM

Stanley Klopfenstein
Is that a son Tom whose inscription is on the back of Stanley's stone?


Added by Lulabell on Aug 19, 2012 7:00 PM

Stanley Klopfenstein
is buried next to Wendell.


Added by Lulabell on Aug 19, 2012 6:59 PM

K. Schaut
Michael Hayes at St. Isidore cemetery, Manitowoc Co. Wisconsin
Hello Nancy:

I'm sending you the link to the records of St. Isidore cemetery in the town of Meeme, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin where you have many Hayes relatives. I'm not finding the entry for Michael. I thought perhaps if you looked at it, you may be able to figure out if he's in there under a different first name or if perhaps the dates you have are off. I see everyone there except him and his son Alban.

See here (scroll down to the "Hayes" listings) -

Added by K. Schaut on Aug 13, 2012 5:18 PM

Melva Wyatt
RE: Sturgis Thank You
You are very welcome!

Added by Melva Wyatt on Jun 04, 2012 7:30 PM

Re Teresa Russell
I'm still not having any luck finding Teresa. There are no "Teresa" Russells listed in the Illinois Death Index and only 2 "Theresa" listed, one in 1923 and the other in 1933. Do you have any other information on her? Parents? Siblings? Also, what is the source of the info that you posted on her memorial? We know for sure that the grave info for her is incorrect if she is buried at MC in Hillside and the office there has confimed that there is no special section for nuns there that the information might be referring to.

Added by Sue on May 25, 2012 2:21 PM

Pam Wiedemann
RE: Martha and Menno Klopfenstein
I transferred Martha and Menno to you. Happy finding! Pam

Added by Pam Wiedemann on Apr 19, 2012 1:37 PM

Pam Wiedemann
Martha and Menno Klopfenstein
I updated your info. I can transfer you management if you want. Pam

Added by Pam Wiedemann on Apr 18, 2012 3:01 PM

Pamela Thompson
Coline Alford's Gravestone Photo
I'm sorry if I wasn't clear. I want to include her gravestone photo in AAFA's Arkansas obituary collection, with your permission. I will add that caption to the photo. You don't have to add it to your Find A Grave photo!

Added by Pamela Thompson on Apr 11, 2012 2:32 PM

Pamela Thompson
Coline Alford
Thank you for photographing the gravestone of Coline Alford in Lake Carroll Cemetery. I appreciate it!

I would like to add this gravestone photo to the (non-profit) Alford American Family Association's collection of Florida Obituaries, where her obituary is (or will be) included. You can see the collection at

May I have your permission to include your gravestone photos? If so, I will add this to the photo caption:

Photo from [cemetery name, city, county, state]—
Permission granted by the photographer, Nancy Yost Leach

And thanks so much for your gravestone photo work!

Thank you,
Pamela Alford Thompson (Find A Grave #47195155)
Obituaries Project Manager, Alford American Family Association

Added by Pamela Thompson on Apr 11, 2012 9:54 AM

You're Welsome - Who's your Aunt?
Is it a North Prong photo?

Added by djcarroll on Mar 21, 2012 7:14 PM

David L Nesbitt
Percy Railey

I went to Riverdale Cemetery today and the office has no record of Percy being buried there. I do have a list of Railey's that are buried there. I will send you their names and you can check to see if they are related.


Added by David L Nesbitt on Jan 27, 2012 12:34 PM

Percy Railey
Percy is buried in Riverdale Cemetery in Columbus. You will need to move him into that cemetery. I added the obit that states burial at Riverview. When I added the photo of the obit, it removed your request for photo. Linda Ames

Added by LFAmes1008 on Jan 26, 2012 11:18 PM

David L Nesbitt
Railey Obits

Will need your email address in order to send you copies of the obits on Percy and Walter. My email is


Added by David L Nesbitt on Jan 12, 2012 11:23 AM

RE: Re Teresa Russell
Don't give up yet. That was just under the name Teresa Russell. Let me do some research on her. :)

Added by Sue on Nov 10, 2011 3:52 PM

Re Teresa Russell
There is no section 3 in Mount Carmel. There is a Teresa Russell listed that was born in 1923, but not one in 1932. Can you please re-check your records? Thanks.

Added by Sue on Nov 09, 2011 4:09 PM

David H. Huffman
Wilmer Wartman
I do a lot of obit research at the Bluffton, Indiana Library and thought you might be interested in posting this obit on the Findagrave web site.
David H. Huffman

Bluffton, Indiana News Banner
Friday, August 30, 1957 - P1C2
Wilmer Warthman Death Is Sudden
Wilmer R. Warthman, 67, died suddenly at 1:15 a.m. today following a seizure at his home in Craigville. He was a well known retired farmer of that community.

Mr. Warthman was born June 20, 1890, in Wells County to Charles and Emma Abbot Warthman. His marriage was to Anna Yake, who survives.

He was a member of the Craigville Evangelical United Brethren Church.

Survivors include the wife; five daughters, Mrs. Wilma Reed of Craigville, Mrs. Luella McAgern of Libertyville, Ill., Mrs. Edna Everett of Decatur, Mrs. Ernest Huffman of Swanton, O., and Miss Donnabelle Warthman, at home; four sons, Harold and Paul Warthman of Decatur, Dale Warthman of Bluffton and Donald Warthman, at home; three sisters, Mrs. Martin Gahman of Craigville and Mrs. Ernest Sills and Mrs. Herman Mahler of Fort Wayne; three brothers, Chancey Warthman of Bluffton and John and Ford Warthman of Fort Wayne; and 11 grandchildren.

A son and two sisters are deceased.

The body was removed to the Black Funeral Home at Decatur, where friends may call after 7 p.m. today.

Services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home and at 2 p.m. at the Craigville Evangelical United Brethren Church. Rev. Fred Pflugh will officiate and burial will be in the Craigville Cemetery.

Added by David H. Huffman on Oct 31, 2011 11:48 AM

Linda and William S.
Michael Hayes
Also, Michael Hayes, IF he is buried at St. Isidore's Cemetery, may not have a gravestone.
Also, the cemetery is NOT located in the village of Meeme but in the village of Osman.

Added by Linda and William S. on Oct 15, 2011 11:00 PM

Linda and William S.
Michael Hayes
We looked all over St. Isidore's Cemetery & could not find the grave of Michael Hayes. There were plenty of other Hayes gravestones there & we took photos of those.

Added by Linda and William S. on Oct 15, 2011 10:56 PM

Kathi Lynn King
Hi Nancy I have finished photographing and editing Fells Church Cemetery and found another Sickles. Mildred Sickles Allen 1908-1979 could she be your walter's sister. if there is a connection let me know and I will transfer her and her husband to you. Kathi

Added by Kathi Lynn King on Oct 07, 2011 11:57 AM

Anna Mae Shenners Russell
I added memorials for the Shenners.

West side: Shenners, Martin and Mary. In east side of plot is Mollie Shenners

Added by Phillip on Sep 27, 2011 9:12 AM


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