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Ron Chapin (#47518769)
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Bio Photo I got interested in my geneology after I did some restoration on the Chapin plot.

Samuel Chapin ( in the plot ) was my three times great grandfather.Samuel was a Veteran of the Revolutionary and War of 1812.
Samuel's son James Corse, my twice great. I have yet to locate him or his death date.
James Corse's son Walter, my great.
Walter's son Frank, my grand.Walter was in the Civil War.
Frank's son Clayton, my father.

I have finished plotting the Oquawka Cemetery.
I have almost 3900 burials in a data base by plot number.
I can find any burial in a very short time now.
Some stones that were there in 1980, I can not find now.
If you need help finding someone, just let me know, I can help with that.

When ever possible I put the plot number in my memorials. I know this does most people no good, but it does help me locate them. There is no online map to the cemetery and until this year there was no map of what is called the West Addition. I made one. The cemetery association now has one and I have the original.

Thank you in advance for transferring any memorials to me.
It's nice to get them under one roof,so to speak.

If I can help you in any way,just ask and I'll try.
And any help you can give will be greatly appreciated,
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Sherri C.
RE: Albert Eames in Oquawka
Thanks so much, Ron for letting me know. I also added the obit that you graciously shared with me. I appreciate your kindness and sharing what you've found!

Have a good weekend,
Added by Sherri C. on Oct 08, 2016 9:18 PM
RE: 101447123 Frances McKay
Thanks for the information Ron! I moved to the west coast last Fall so I've been trying to find obits and information on relatives that died here. I appreciate you keeping me informed on relatives in the Midwest. :)
Added by hbracy on Sep 07, 2016 9:25 AM
Robert Ortega
RE: Lulu Wall McKee
The names of Lulu Wall McKee's other husbands were Lauren Woodbury, Albert Owen, and Armstead McKee. I know that Lauren Woodbury (divorced) and Armstead McKee both outlived her and remarried. Lauren passed away in California in 1924 and Armstead died in Iowa in 1940. The latter is in fact buried in Iowa and there is a photo of his headstone on Find A Grave. That just leaves Albert(or A.G.)Owen as the other husband who might also be buried in the South Henderson Cemetery.
Added by Robert Ortega on Aug 14, 2016 8:44 AM
Robert Ortega
Lulu Wall McKee
When you took the photo of Lulu Wall McKee's headstone, did you happen to notice which two people she was buried between? I was wondering because I heard that Lulu was married five times and was buried between two of her husbands. I know that one of them, Franklin Wall, is also buried in the South Henderson cemetery.
Added by Robert Ortega on Aug 13, 2016 8:45 PM
RE: Bessa Lea Rice Albin

All is correct, thanks
This is Candy Kage's mom, Jack's daughter-in-law

Thanks Dawn (Kage) Hutson
Added by dhutson on Jun 23, 2016 3:27 PM
Gary Walker
RE: Duplicate photos
My mistake I will send the messege to the right person now.
Added by Gary Walker on Jun 11, 2016 7:38 AM
Gary Walker
Duplicate photos
For George Riley Noble, Find A Grave Memorial# 102235528 you have add the same photo twice. Would you delete one of them, so someone else may add addition different photos if desired. Duplicates are easy enough to do by accident, it has happened to me more than once.


Added by Gary Walker on Jun 10, 2016 1:01 PM
Connie Carroll
Charlotte Mae Smith Kimmitt
Ron, Thank you so much for taking the time to take a great shot of Charlotte's headstone and posting it. It is greatly appreciated!
Connie Carroll
Added by Connie Carroll on Jun 05, 2016 1:41 AM
Me Again
Hi again - yes, there is a stone for Earl F. Norville (1889 - 1968) at Roseville Cemetery in Illinois. I was busy there last weekend - taking pictures. Now holiday weekend, I'm putting pictures up and listening to the storm outside!

Keep up the wonderful work! Got my Hend. County Gen. Soc. newsletter today - May 28th - it says who will be speaking at April 21st meeting - thanks, huh?
Added by Shawdau on May 28, 2016 9:16 PM
Ernest James Beresford
Thank you for the picture of Ernest James Beresford's stone at Biggsville! I had a much worse version and was hoping someone would come along and take a decent picture!
Added by Shawdau on Apr 11, 2016 6:04 PM
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