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Raymond Family (#47580476)
 member for 3 years, 9 months, 16 days
Grave Chick
Vance A Gallacher
Please remove one of the death certificates off of Vance's site. There are two on the website.

Thank you,
Marilee

Added by Grave Chick on Apr 17, 2013 4:36 PM

Diana Enos Hammock
John Gibson
This information was taken from a book called Stories in Stone by Colleen Fliedner

John S Gibson was born in Salt Lake City in 1866 and moved to Park City around 1877 to work as a teamster. Most likely, he hauled freight for the mines, but eventually wound up working in the Ontario mine. In early 1899, John had a streak of bad luck . First he was laid off of his job in the Ontario Mine. Then his mother died. Things started to look up when he began working again, but another blow came on June 23, 1899 when he son, Alvin, died from spinal Meningitis. John and his wife , Annie, buried Alvin near their daughter Jennett, who had died in 1892 at the age of two.
Life is full of ironies, however, and John's return to work was one of them. Four days after John buried his son, he was killed at the Ontario No. 3 Mine shaft while loading waste-filled ore cars on the cage. No one knew what caused the accident, but before the cars were hoisted to the surface, the cage suddenly shifted. John was crushed between the cage and the wall plates and died almost immediately.
Annie, John's widow, was left behind to raise their two small children. Since John had been out of work, his membership had lapsed in the A.O.U.W.. Had it been reactivated in time, the organization would have helped the widow with burial expenses and insurance. Since the couple had fallen on hard times, some of their friends or family undoubtedly came to the financial aid of the widow.
What does the pile of bridks represent? Is this a memorial to all of the Gibson family members? It would appear that John S Gibson was buried with a simple headstone in 1899 and that this unique monument was added sometime later. This touching inscription graces the monument
Like the dove to the ark
Thou hast flown to thy rest
From the wild sea of strife
To the home of the blest

I hope this is interesting information you might not have.
Diana

Added by Diana Enos Hammock on Nov 12, 2011 7:38 PM

L. Finley
Alexander Gibson- Price City Cemetery
Hi,

Thank you for sending the links for Alex's parents, they are now linked and I have updated his information :)

Thank you,
Lucia

Added by L. Finley on Oct 17, 2011 9:09 PM

Sherry Hess
Elvin Fuller
Raymond Family

Thank you so much for fulfilling my request for Elvin I really appreciate that. Great Photo!

Sherry

Added by Sherry Hess on Oct 01, 2011 12:09 PM

CemLady
Pearl Ockander
Hello Raymond Family! Thank you very much for the photo of the record. It does help, the mother from Denmark though throw in a twist. I had thought she would be from Sweden. Thank you again so much for all your hard work. Love this site!! Michele

Added by CemLady on Sep 26, 2011 6:40 PM

Harold Malaby Jr.
RE: Paul Andersen
Yes, if you can give me a contact number maybe I can come up with the money to have his grave marked??? Thanks, Harold

Added by Harold Malaby Jr. on Sep 25, 2011 10:43 AM

Sunflower Lady
David Robert and Priscilla Parry
You are doing a great job in adding photos of the Parry family. Thank you so very much.

Added by Sunflower Lady on Sep 16, 2011 11:18 AM

Lora Nehring
Walter Griffiths
Thank you Raymond Family for trying to fulfill my request for a photo of my great-great grandfather's grave. I am only half surprised that there is no headstone there. He was the only member of his family (as far as I can tell) who immigrated to America and he and his wife were separated (I can't find any documentation of a divorce - in fact on her immigration papers in 1920 she lists him as deceased even though he didn't die until nearly 40 years later. I am thinking they didn't have the happiest of marriages.) so there probably wasn't anyone to pay for a headstone.

I am a Find-A-Grave volunteer for a similar reason. I have had so many people be so generous with their time and resources to help me in my family history research that I think it's the least I can do to help others with theirs! Thank you again so much for your efforts.

Added by Lora Nehring on Sep 15, 2011 3:22 PM

Bryan Hatch
Peterson Grave
Thanks so much for the photo of John Peterson's grave. I appreciate the time and effort you put into getting that for me.
Thanks, Bryan Hatch

Added by Bryan Hatch on Sep 15, 2011 11:40 AM

Cathy Peacock
Re: Newton Grave Photos
Thank you so much! I love the gravestones:)You are awesome, I really appreciate all the help you have given to me.

Added by Cathy Peacock on Sep 14, 2011 1:31 PM

Barbara Hammons Davis, Dalt
Ruth Bowen
Thank you for your kindness in providing the picture of her headstone.

Added by Barbara Hammons Davis, Da... on Sep 14, 2011 1:11 PM

Michelle Anderton
RE: Elizabeth Meyer
Sorry, I know that I am maddeningly confusing.

I understand there is no grave marker for Elizabeth Feller Meyer (died 1908), but you said there IS a grave marker for Elizabeth Meyer Spring (died 1937)?

She is also a relative. (the daughter of Elizabeth Feller Meyer and the mother of my great-grandmother). I would love a picture of her marker and just created a Find a Grave for her this morning.

I will just request a photo through the site and hope that it comes to you.

Thanks again for your help and sorry for the confusion.

Added by Michelle Anderton on Sep 14, 2011 12:08 PM

Michelle Anderton
RE: Elizabeth Meyer
She was Elizabeth Feller (married name is Meyer). Her burial site is listed as O_16_16_2W_S2. She was born 1822 and died 1908.

Her daughter was Anna Elizabeth Meyer (married names Spring, Alisbach and Gallacher). Her burial site is listed as O_16_16_2E_S2. She was born 1857 and died 1937.

Apparently they both went by "Elizabeth" and were both, technically, Elizabeth Meyer. Very confusing! Thanks for any assistance.

Michelle

Added by Michelle Anderton on Sep 14, 2011 11:04 AM

Michelle Anderton
RE: Elizabeth Meyer
Thank you. I didn't request a photo for Elizabeth Meyer (the daughter) as I had not yet created a find a grave for her. I have since done so. If you are back over that way, I'd love a picture.

Anna Elizabeth Meyer was first married to Christian Spring in Switzerland for a very short time. They had one daughter (my Great Grandma) who Elizabeth sent to Utah with friends when she was only a year old. Years later, Elizabeth came to Utah and married someone with the last name Alisbach who died. Later in life she married Gallacher, who soon died, too. She never raised my g-grandma--she was raised by a kind stranger.

I'm not sure why, after all those years, they put Spring on her headstone. Although she didn't raise my great-grandma, Elizabeth did live with my great-grandma during the depression and my great-grandma was the informant on the death certificate.

Thank you very much for your help!

Added by Michelle Anderton on Sep 14, 2011 10:43 AM

Sunflower Lady
RE: David and Kate Parry
Wet is good. It makes the stone show up better. Yes, we are lucky that they water. Thanks again.

Added by Sunflower Lady on Sep 14, 2011 8:49 AM

Tina Curtis
RE: richard kletting
thank you
I'll watch for them
Tina

Added by Tina Curtis on Sep 13, 2011 8:47 PM

Tina Curtis
richard kletting
Thank you so much for your time in getting the photo for me
Tina

Added by Tina Curtis on Sep 13, 2011 7:15 PM

Michelle Anderton
Elizabeth Meyer
Thank you for looking. There is just nothing in that location?

Added by Michelle Anderton on Sep 13, 2011 5:43 PM

Sunflower Lady
David and Kate Parry
Thank you so much for adding the great photos of David and Kate Parry's grave markers. Your service is appreciated so much.

Added by Sunflower Lady on Sep 13, 2011 5:19 PM

Cathy Peacock
Re: Mary Newton Photo request
Hello Raymond family! I can see that you claimed my photo request for Mary Newton. I also noticed that I forgot to make a request for her husband Hyrum as well. I have since added his request also. I was wondering since you will be right their taking Mary's grave will you make sure you do Hyrum's? Thank you so much!

Added by Cathy Peacock on Sep 13, 2011 8:14 AM

Cathy Peacock
Re: Swaner, Tucker, Pope photos
Holy Cow, did I forget to thank you for the grave photos? I remember getting them and I usually thank immediately. I am so sorry, have been ill for 3 weeks and can't remember what I have done (or Not). I really appreciate them; they are all fantastic.

Added by Cathy Peacock on Sep 12, 2011 2:10 PM

Jason O'Driscoll
Elizabeth Mitchell Horrocks # 73178292
The photo I have on her memorial is a new family marker placed in the Ogden cemetary in the family plot location: A-5-19-8. I would like to see if there is an original headstone at her burial plot in Salt Lake.

Thanks

Added by Jason O'Driscoll on Aug 29, 2011 8:24 PM

Gary Mowrey
Harley Mowrey, Jr.
Interesting and confusing.
after sending you the message earler I found this on a site called names in stone.
Cemetery Information Name: Salt Lake City Cemetery
Address: 200 "N" Street, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
GPS: 40.776918 -111.859853

Name: FREDERICK HARLEY MOWREY

Birth: 0/0/1876 PARIS, IDAHO

Death: 10/23/1943 LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

Burial Information
Burial: 10/29/1943 Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

Grave Location: G_13_16_4S2RDWY

There was a photo of the grave plot location map showing his plot.
Any ideas what I should do at this point?

Added by Gary Mowrey on Aug 25, 2011 6:05 PM

Gary Mowrey
Harley Mowrey, Jr.
Find A Grave Memorial# 15387700

Thank you for the information for Harley. I have made the change in Cemetery. I hope someone will be able to help in finding the headstone. Your help is greatly appreciated. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Gary Mowrey

Added by Gary Mowrey on Aug 25, 2011 5:41 PM

 
 

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