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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 and mowed.....

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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Sarah Stead
stead tombstone
would you post the tombstone picture from Find A Grave Memorial# 42618919
to his wife's memorial, Find A Grave Memorial# 151475013

Thanks!
Added by Sarah Stead on Aug 30, 2015 6:40 PM
R&C
RE: Jesse Peck
You are so welcome. You do an excellent job on the photos. We are so happy when we find one that you have put on it is always a great photo. Thanks for all great work.
RON AND CHRIS
R&C
Added by R&C on Aug 22, 2015 10:27 AM
Kenny Smith
Thanks
You do such great work. Thanks for digging and digging.

Kenny Smith
Added by Kenny Smith on Aug 08, 2015 11:04 AM
Mozi69
Thanks
Thanks for all the great information you have posted!

Keep a lookout for those elusive Mozier graves
Added by Mozi69 on Jul 11, 2015 10:05 AM
Kathy Spencer
Barnd Cemetery
Thank you for taking care of all the headstones at the Barnd Family Cemetery and posting all the pictures. This was a great find for my ancestry tree!

Kathy S
Added by Kathy Spencer on Jul 05, 2015 10:53 AM
R&C
Joseph T. Short
Will you please delete the stone of Joseph T. Short from Joseph Dwight Short on Perry Cemetery in Pike Co., Illinois.

Thanks.
Added by R&C on May 30, 2015 8:57 PM
Donnie Ruyle
Retta Ruyle
Kathy: Thank you for sending the obituary. I have added it to the memorial. Also thank you for posting a picture of the headstone.
Added by Donnie Ruyle on May 28, 2015 7:54 AM
Brenda (Gerard) Fitzgerald
Walter and Phyllis Gerard
Kathy,
Thank you! Love the picture and bio of my mom and dad, and appreciate your time to do that. We live out of the area, and it is nice to see the memorial stone, as we have not seen it since it was put in place. Much appreciated!
Added by Brenda (Gerard) Fitzgeral... on May 23, 2015 8:49 AM
Deann
Hannah Almira Myers
I think she is buried at Taylor-Martin and that there is a typo on either her stone or something i think she is buried under Hannah A Meyers and has the death date as 1876 instead of 1870. Just an idea.I am going to do some research. and get back to you.
Added by Deann on May 16, 2015 5:25 PM
Lisa Gerald
John A Callender update
Apparently he is not related to the Pike Co. Callenders - he was born in NY, and he and Almina Roberts were living in Alameda Co., CA in 1910 and 1920.
Added by Lisa Gerald on May 09, 2015 10:23 PM
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