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Christine Masterson (#47348844)
 member for 4 years, 11 months, 30 days
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Bio Photo I had a dream the other night a delivery truck pulled up to the house and was unloading some huge boxes and crates, four in all. I am watching as they are being loaded into the house and then I saw PARR Cemetery stamped on the side of one of the crates. My friend John was just about to open it and I screamed "Don't open it"... and I woke up!

I was born in Ottumwa, Iowa raised in Munterville, Iowa then moving to Blakesburg, Iowa and on to Muscatine, Iowa. Find a Grave has helped me bring my family who lived before me together. My Great Aunt Dr. Stella Pearson, D.O. (Aunt Teddy) enjoyed going to the cemetery to clean up, decorate, and tell me the stories about each family member we visited. I have found so many of my family because of our early trips to the cemetery. I just wished I had taken notes when she was telling the stories of family history. I put in a request for a picture of my father's grave over three and a half years ago and no one ever bothered to take a photo for me. Four hundred miles later I had his picture and many more. Today my passion is to fill as many photo requests as I possibly can for those who need that last family photograph. I am getting good at finding a grave and the walks are wonderful!

I have entered several cemetery records from online sources on snow or rain days so if I have any of your family no matter the relationship I will transfer just ask me and I will make it happen. Please provide your contributor number.

If you want multiple monuments photographed, please take the time to create a memorial for each person rather than attach a message to one request asking for multiple photos.

Family First,
Christine Masterson

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Dennis Harmsen
Keppy Photos
Thank you for Henry and Norma Keppy gravestone photos in Pine Hill Cemetery. Much appreciated.
Added by Dennis Harmsen on Aug 29, 2015 7:59 AM
L. Forbes
RE: William Laffeyette Chatterton
Called the Greenwood Cemetery, Muscatine, Iowa and they have no record of him Christine. There are some Chatterton members in Fairport Cemetery but they seem to be married to others, also.
L Forbes
Added by L. Forbes on Aug 28, 2015 8:49 AM
L. Forbes
RE: William Laffeyette Chatterton
Have you find the father William Laffeyette Chatterton, married-
William L. Chatterton and Mary Louis Curtis

Name William L. Chatterton
Spouse's Name Mary Louis Curtis
Spouse's Birth Date 1928
Spouse's Age 18
Event Date 02 Jul 1946
Event Place Muscatine, Muscatine, Iowa

L Forbes
Added by L. Forbes on Aug 27, 2015 6:18 PM
Valerie Neal
RE: Kyle Oetzel
That is awesome, thank you!
Added by Valerie Neal on Aug 25, 2015 6:59 PM
Valerie Neal
Kyle Oetzel
Thank you for the headstone photo!
Added by Valerie Neal on Aug 25, 2015 4:00 PM
Thank you very much for the photos! Really appreciated! And well done.
Added by Oscar on Aug 17, 2015 8:08 PM
Linda Bunch
Thank you so much for the headstone photo for David Kennedy.
Added by Linda Bunch on Aug 17, 2015 6:09 PM
Gilbert headstones x 2
Thank you for the headstone photos for Wesley and Mattie. They are very clear.
Added by MHF on Aug 17, 2015 3:01 PM
Retired Kent
RE: Bob Anderson
Christine, Thanks for your suggestion, Yes in our world Bob was famous,, but in find a grave world he was just a person with a great following and a great heart for wild life,, You can send it in if you wish but I am sure they will not do it..Kent
Please keep me updated if you do so,,

Also F A G has everything locked on the memorial page,, I cant add to his bio,,,
Added by Retired Kent on Aug 11, 2015 3:42 PM
Dolores J. Rush
I just purchased a book called "Sugar Creek: Life on the Illinois Prairie." by John Mack Faragher, Yale University Press; 1986 at a used bookstore, but I have found it on Amazon. It's about families who lived in Sangamon county, IL area. It doesn't specifically mention any Turleys but it does have a least one other Primitive Baptist member and you might recognize other surnames. I was really excited to find it as it mentions two Fletcher brothers in it -- my 4th great-grandfather and his brother. Just thot you might like to know.
Added by Dolores J. Rush on Jul 27, 2015 3:24 PM
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