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Kathy Robinson (#47211190)
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Bio Photo I love genealogy and old cemeteries! I am currently working on restoring an old, "abandoned" cemetery near Pleasant Hill in Pike county, Illinois with my father, Lonnie Robinson, and my good friend, Chris Harris. It is a shame to see the final resting places of the pioneers to this area covered in brush, briars and completely neglected. I need volunteers to help keep these cemeteries maintained!!!

Many of the oldest gravestones have toppled or broken and I would like to get them standing proudly again. I'm learning the PROPER way through the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency cemetery preservation workshops. It's a lot of work, but it's definitely worth it.

I welcome any corrections, links, etc. to my memorials and I'm always willing to transfer memorials that aren't my kinfolk to an actual relative. I'm sure I've made many mistakes and I won't be offended if you point them out......:-)

If you appreciate seeing your ancestor's burial location, show your support by donating to that cemetery's maintenance fund. There are a few good folks who volunteer to keep the many old cemeteries in good shape by mowing, trimming trees, clearing brush, etc. and a donation toward their costs is a great way to show your support and appreciation! Without them, all the old cemeteries would disappear......(if you don't know where to send donations, please message me and I will find out for you)



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Nancy Charlton
James Charlton
Thank you very very much for getting thid Memorial picture for me. Do you mind if I add it to my Family Tree? Nancy Charlton
Added by Nancy Charlton on Jul 09, 2014 9:48 AM
Lynett Walker
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Thank you for taking the time out of your busy day to photograph the headstones of James and Flora Ward in the Griggsville Cemetery and John McGaw in the Blue River Cemetery. I was thrilled to see them and I very much appreciate all the time it took to travel to these various cemeteries, then find the graves to photography. Thanks again!
Added by Lynett Walker on Jul 06, 2014 3:14 PM
Judith Hurt
Gladys Breisacher
Thank you for looking for a stone for my Aunt Gladys. I appreciate the time and effort you took in trying to locate it.
Added by Judith Hurt on Jul 06, 2014 12:24 PM
sherri schaefer bagby
cemetery care
absolutely love reading about your zeal for cemeteries. the photos you added for Bagby family members are much appreciated and your outlook is fantastic.

sherri
Added by sherri schaefer bagby on Jul 03, 2014 5:00 PM
Sue Macduff:)
Della & H Daley Garrison
"thanks so much for their grave stone photos!"
Added by Sue Macduff:) on Jul 02, 2014 11:20 AM
Deborah Jane Kline
Oops! Forgot to ask your permission
May I please have your permission to use your photo on my public tree on ancestry.com? I will, of course, give you credit in whatever form you prefer. My usual credit line is "Photo used with the permission of the photographer, findagrave.com contributor ___." Whether you give me permission, thanks again for taking and uploading your photos.
Added by Deborah Jane Kline on Jul 01, 2014 8:21 PM
Deborah Jane Kline
Thanks again!
Re: photo for Leila Spellman
Added by Deborah Jane Kline on Jul 01, 2014 8:13 PM
Steve Trudgeon
James Tucker - Photo Request
Thank you for the photo. I really appreciate the favor.

Steve
Added by Steve Trudgeon on Jul 01, 2014 1:04 PM
Deborah Jane Kline
Thanks & requesting you upload one of your photos
Thank you for takin and uploading your photo of the gravestone for the Spellmans, George V and Leila N, to George's memorial in Illinois, Pike County, Pittsfield West Cemetery. Would you please also upload that photo to the memorial for Leila? I am going to make a photo request just as soon as I send this message. Thanks again!
Added by Deborah Jane Kline on Jul 01, 2014 11:19 AM
Byron Jones
Thank you
Kathy - Thank you for adding photo of James H Jones tombstone - I really appreciate it!!

Byron Jones
Added by Byron Jones on Jun 30, 2014 11:07 AM
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