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Jo P (#47989322)
 member for 3 years, 5 months, 12 days
LaSalle County connections
I am so glad that you found Addie Baker Land in Oakwood. Did Ryan give you the location in the cemetery by any chance? My fall/winter mission has been to photograph Oakwood and get it posted to the website but since the cemetery is so large, I have only gotten 2 sections of it done and have not run across the marker for Addie yet. BTW, have you been able to located Stanley McCready, Sr. yet since he was not in the Grand Ridge cemetery with his wife and son? If you find him in LaSalle County, I can snap of photo of his resting place for you if you let me know where he is located. The snow finally all melted and the cemetery roads are drivable now.

Added by Vickie61997 on Apr 21, 2014 8:53 AM

RE: McCready in Grand Ridge Cem
It was my pleasure to get the photos for you. Let me know if you find Stanley, Sr. and Addie here in the area and I will make a trip to the cemetery and snap a picture of each stone (after the snow melts) and post it to the memorial so that you can see it. Happy hunting! Vicki

Added by Vickie61997 on Jan 03, 2014 11:40 AM

McCready in Grand Ridge Cem
Hi Jo:
I finally made it to the cemetery and snapped photos of the markers for Bertha and Stanley, Jr. Is Stanley Sr. in GRC also? I didn't find his marker.

Added by Vickie61997 on Dec 11, 2013 2:45 PM

RE: Addie/Ada Baker Land
Hi: I have already added all of the cemeteries in the GR area to findagrave. If I were you, I would check with Jim at the Guild to see if they might have her in one of the Ottawa cemeteries (not many of these cemeteries are on findagrave). If he finds her, Let me know the location in that cemetery and I will photograph it for you. If the stone is flat, my bet is on Oakwood Cemetery which is just up the road from my house. But I will need the location in the cemetery because it is huge! good luck and let me know the details. vicki

Added by Vickie61997 on Sep 20, 2013 8:22 PM

Timothy M. Coplin
RE: Martin H Baker/Lydia Baker
Absolutely. I'm always happy to transfer memorials into the hands of caring family members.
Timothy M. Coplin

Added by Timothy M. Coplin on Sep 20, 2013 8:57 AM

David Bryant
Thanks for the photos.

Added by David Bryant on Sep 18, 2013 6:30 PM

Mark Vernon
Beechey Thanks
Thank yoy very much for the Beechey photos!


Added by Mark Vernon on Sep 18, 2013 3:14 PM

Margaret Prince
Dwyer, Broadhurst, O'Brien, Redmond
Thank you so much for the grave site pictures. These are all family and so wonderful to see their headstones. Thanks again and God Bless You.

Added by Margaret Prince on Sep 18, 2013 6:41 AM

St Peters Cemetery, London
Thank you for collecting and posting the Hodgins and McGarrell grave pics on find-a-grave. I really appreciate your assistance with my genealogy research.

Added by Beverley on Sep 18, 2013 5:22 AM

Bakers, et al in Grand Ridge
All transfers have been made -- I know you will do a good job of connecting and adding info. Let me know if you have questions or need legwork done here in LaSalle County, IL. Vicki

Added by Vickie61997 on Sep 16, 2013 3:24 PM

The Bakers in Grand Ridge, IL
It is indeed a pleasure to receive messages like yours and being able to unite families again. If you will request a transfer of your relatives on the website, I'd be more than happy to make those transfers so that you can add details and connections. I might also suggest that you contact the LaSalle County Genealogy Guild at for more local information on the Baker family. Another good resource here in Illinois is Let me know if I can be of further assistance in tracing your IL ancestors. Vicki

Added by Vickie61997 on Sep 10, 2013 9:23 AM


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