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Hiesela (#46625281)
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Bio Photo It seems no matter where my family lived growing up we always lived within walking distance of a very old small cemetery. I grew up taking many walks through the cemeteries and reading the enscriptions on the old headstones and wondering what thier lives were like. So when I found this website I thought it was GREAT! I became a find a grave volunteer photographer and really enjoy traveling to all of the cemeteries around Iowa. I don't think many people are aware of the different kinds of unusual cemeteries there are out there! A little about what I do when I get a photo request: I first look to see if there are many in that cemetery listed on find a grave and I print out the list if it isn't very long. Then I go and take photos of not only the one requested but also of any others listed for that cemetery that do not yet have a gravestone listed. I will post the photo. If I have posted one on one of your ancestors and you don't want it there please just let me know and I will remove it! Also I take any photos of head stones with the same last name of the person requested and send them to the requestor if they are not listed on find a grave. The reason I do this is maybe the requestor doesn't know their ancestor is buried in that cemetery or they haven't gotten around to posting that person yet. This way they will have the photo when they decide to post them. Also if I have posted a photo of a headstone on your site please be sure to click on the photo because I always write down what the headstone says. Sometimes a given name might be spelled differently or the dates might be different from what the person has posted. And I will post what ever scripture might be on the stone that I can make out.
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Bradley Pierson
Sales Cemetery
Hey Hiesela,

I saw that you posted a photo of the Sales Cemetery which is in Union Township, Appanoose, Iowa. I was wondering if you know if there is a sexton record somewhere of the people buried there. Thank you!

Bradley
Added by Bradley Pierson on May 06, 2015 8:17 PM
Mary Jane
RE: Jeffery
Thank you! Sad his life was so short. Jeffrey was the 4th child, 1st son. Late that year his sister was born and a brother 18 months later.
Added by Mary Jane on May 05, 2015 11:59 AM
NV4Life
RE: Barbara Simons Buttles McFall
I understand you keeping Barbara as long as she's with family I am happy!

It's my husband's family.
-Barbara Simons Buttles McFall was married to Malcolm McFall my husband's 5th great grand father.

Their son William Henry McFall his 4th great grand father and wife Rachel Brouse.

Their son William Jackson McFall 3rd great grand father who married Elizabeth Lyons.

Their son Benton McFall 2nd great grand father who married Jane Plum.

Their son Walter Jackson McFall, his great grand father who married Lucia Mabel Findley.

Their son Lloyd Edward McFall my husbands grand father who married Johanna Maye Schakel, their son Delbert Lee McFall my husbands father.
Added by NV4Life on Apr 24, 2015 6:05 AM
Rick Rollins
Tibbetts family
Might I ask if you have a personal connection to the Tibbetts family? You've posted some individual photos of family members, and I was wondering what the source of those photos were.
Added by Rick Rollins on Feb 16, 2015 12:07 PM
mahala collins
RE: Lena Smith
Thank you for trying
Added by mahala collins on Feb 05, 2015 1:56 PM
Suz Lew
Isaac and Nancy Ashbaugh
It's a little late, but thank you for the headstone photos.

Honoring those who have gone before
Suz Lew
Added by Suz Lew on Jan 28, 2015 2:06 PM
Andrew Daft
Loretta Cole #53793756
Hello,
Thank you for taking this photo and adding it to Find A Grave. May I have your permission to add your photo with credit to my Ancestry.com tree?
Added by Andrew Daft on Dec 27, 2014 4:38 AM
Shirley
Harlington Cemetery Waverly, IA
Robert Bailey is my Uncle could you put your photo on his wives memorial I would really appreciate it
Added by Shirley on Dec 03, 2014 6:35 PM
mahala collins
Lena Smith
I am sorry but that isn't the Lena Smith i was looking for.My Lena was born in 1895 in Indiana . Lena married William Pearl Smith in 1911 at her parents home in Douglas Mo.She was in Ark in 1920 then Kansas in 1925 then in Oklahoma City Ok..Her husband killed her then himself as what i was told Her mother Martha E.Davis went to where she was killed but died June 3rd.in Kansas city Kansas Wynadote County.Lena had William L.Smith,Delbert,KS.Hazel born in Ark Searcy Ark.Clara was born in Ark i thing and Preston BORN IN Oklahoma.William was in Mo.and was called Lester.
William P.Smith mother name was Mary brother Oscar sister Fannie and they lived in Bryan Douglas Mo.aly thank you for all you done.May God blessyou.Martha died in 1931 so Lena had to die right before June 3rd.They were all in Oklahoma in the early 1930-31 i believe so many thanks for trying.
Added by mahala collins on Nov 10, 2014 10:21 PM
mahala collins
Lena Smith
I am sorry but that isn't the Lena Smith i was looking for.My Lena was born in 1895 in Indiana . Lena married William Pearl Smith in 1911 at her parents home in Douglas Mo.She was in Ark in 1920 then Kansas in 1925 then in Oklahoma City Ok..Her husband killed her then himself as what i was told Her mother Martha E.Davis went to where she was killed but died June 3rd.in Kansas city Kansas Wynadote County.Lena had William L.Smith,Delbert,KS.Hazel born in Ark Searcy Ark.Clara was born in Ark i thing and Preston BORN IN Oklahoma.William was in Mo.and was called Lester.
William P.Smith mother name was Mary brother Oscar sister Fannie and they lived in Bryan Douglas Mo.I realy thank you for all you done.May God blessyou.
Added by mahala collins on Nov 10, 2014 10:13 PM
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