|Joe Chrisman (#47202017)|
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My name is Joe Chrisman, I have been the Cemetery Sexton for the City of Winfield for 17 years and a genealogy buff for over 20 years.
I would be glad to transfer any memorial I have added, as long as the person is not related to me.
My Chrisman line started in Virginia, moving into Kentucky and arriving in Kansas in 1884. My 6th Great Grandfather Jacob Chrisman and 7th Great Grandfather Jost Hite, were the focus on the television series "Who Do You Think You Are?", Tim McGraw episode. What a thrill it was to see my family genealogy on TV!
I am a amature Civil War researcher and manage the Facebook page "Civil War Veterans Buried in Winfield Kansas Cemeteries". Please check it out and "Like" the page as well.
I also interested in "Co. H, 1st Kentucky Cavalry" history. My GG Grandfather Isaac "Ike" Chrisman was wounded 19 January, 1862 at the Battle of Mill Springs. Some say it was Ike Chrisman that fired the fatal shot that killed General Felix Kirk Zollicoffer. Documentation of this can be found in "A Boys Story of the Battle of Fishing Creek Kentucky" by John Worth Simpson.
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|Judy Mayfield||Charles M. Smith|
Could you check for me if Charles M. Smith is buried at Union Cemetery, Winfield. He was born 1870 and died 1902. I have a family member inquiring about him. Charles is susposed to be buried with his parents John Riley and Mary F. Brown Smith who are buried at Union.
Thanks for checking.
|Diane Pedersen||Robert & Vera Smyth|
Thank you for their headstone photos. I really appreciate you taking time to do this for me.
|Beth Wilson||John A Beltz|
Dear Mr. Chrisman,
I noticed you left a memorial on John A Beltz's find a grave.
I was wondering if you are related to him?
I have reason to believe he is my 2nd Great Grand father.
|Undertaker's Gr/Granddaughter||Elijah and Jane Chrisman|
I found headstone picture on my ancestry page. I have asked for permission to copy. Keep your fingers crossed! :o)
|Heather Brey||RE: Philip Werle|
Yes, Adolph Werle was the eldest child of Philip and Augusta. He was born April 28, 1878 in Milwaukee, WI. He left home at age 23 and as far as I can tell he moved to Kansas at some point before WWI and maried Clara Gastil, who had 2 daugters, Fern and Carrie Gastil. They all lived together in Crowly County, KS, according to the 1920 Federal Census. (If this is the same Adolph H Werle)
|Judy Mayfield||Jethro Cochran|
I have corrected the name of Jethro's father to James. Not sure why I had it listed as John R. Cochran.
Thanks for the heads up.
|Shirley Hause||Bessie & Lewis Peckham|
I have linked Lelia to Edward but I cannot link Bessie and Lewis as I did not put in their memorial. Judy Mayfield put them in. You will have to ask her to link them.
|Deborah Shelton Wood||Elizabeth Stephens Chrisman Dick|
Please disregard my previouos msg...
|Deborah Shelton Wood||Isaac Chrisman and daughter|
Please contact me asap regarding your memorial for Isaac Chrisman. Are you aware that Elizabeth Stephens Chrisman Dick was connected to this Isaac Stephens. I may need you help to convince the maker of erroneous memorial of the facts.
|Phyllis Mitchell Sway||RE: Missouri Chrismans|
I have actually done the same thing on a couple of my memorials. You want the connection between generations to be there. On mine, I state that I'm not positive they are buried there and I'm still researching. I also have a couple of ancestors that were (a) killed by Indians and (b) murdered by "Bushwhackers" in the Civil War, so will never know where they are. We do the best we can with the info we have!
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