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Librarian Jessie (#46964858)
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Bio Photo I was named for a (distant) relative, Jessie Ohl Darrow of Ohio (first wife of Clarence Darrow). My grandmother, Jessie Darrow Davis of Pennsylvania, highly disapproved of Clarence.

I have been tracing my family tree since 1980 and am currently researching my Affelder and Zugsmith relatives, with a focus on Germany, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and New York. As a sideline, I try to input memorials for Jewish cemeteries and individuals in Chicago and elsewhere.

My Findagrave image is a photo of my father's headstone in Chesterton, Indiana. He was a radio engineer, a telegrapher and ham radio enthusiast. The face on the memorial bears a slight resemblance to him, but the gargoyle figure and pyramid topper are both a whimsy of the talented sculptor who created the monument.

When asking for corrections or transfers, please request thru the memorial link. When requesting a transfer, your FAG number would be appreciated. Give me a few days to a month to comply or reply.
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Terry Goodwin
RE: Butteris in Hillside
You are welcome, and yes it is the group you noted. I would have posted to the others' memorials, but found none. Glad to be of assistance.
Added by Terry Goodwin on Jul 14, 2014 4:23 AM
Shirley (Lauffer) Kohler
RE: Nathan Wescott

I am curious as to how you are related to the Wescotts. Especially, since your name is Jessie! We have 3 Jessie Wescotts in my line that I know of:

My Great grandmother was Jessie May Wescott and her daughter was named Jessie "Beulah" Wescott, so she went by her middle name of Beulah.

Also Gaylord Wescott named his daughter after his Mom, Jessie May Wescott. Gaylord's daughter was named Jessie "Edna" Wescott, so the family called her Edna.

My niece is a Jessica (nicknamed Jessi), only Wescott is not her surname.
Added by Shirley (Lauffer) Kohler on Jun 04, 2014 11:12 AM
Shirley (Lauffer) Kohler
RE: Nathan Wescott
Nathan is my GGG grandfather. Nathan is also our ancestor who broke protocol and changed the family's surname from Westcoat to Wescott, which became a huge turning point in this branch of the Westcoat/Wescott family tree!

As I uncover more Wescott history, my desire isI to add more information to Nathan's memorial.
My mother is Ruth (Wescott) Lauffer-Bowes; Ellis Oliver Wescott's daughter. If you are a closer decendant, then by all means, keep management of this memorial.
Added by Shirley (Lauffer) Kohler on Jun 03, 2014 11:18 AM
Jeannie Mantell Havel
Memories of the Davis Family
Hello - I grew up near your grandparents and have many happy memories of them. If you would like to write to me, you can use my regular email: My name was Jeannie Mantell.
Added by Jeannie Mantell Havel on Apr 10, 2014 12:21 AM
Terri Burris
Joseph Barsotti
Thank you for adding the family link to his father. I also want to thank you for your outstanding number of contributions to the Find a Grave Community. I hope this month is a Fun and Happy one for you!
Added by Terri Burris on Apr 07, 2014 12:30 PM
Thanks for connecting James & Jessie.
Added by JTK on Apr 06, 2014 11:33 AM
East Batavia Cemetery
Thanks for all your help, especially with William Mair's memorial.
Added by DESchuett on Feb 13, 2014 2:53 AM
Dee E
RE: Carrye Eversman
You're very welcome, Jessie! If you notice any other memorials that I created for your family, just let me know. I'm always happy to transfer...Dee
Added by Dee E on Nov 20, 2013 4:17 PM
Dee E
Carrye Eversman
Thanks very much for all the information & links you supplied for Carrye Eversman. I really appreciate it! Dee
Added by Dee E on Nov 18, 2013 5:51 PM
Tim Wilkinson
Charles Duffield
Thank you very much for the transfer.
Added by Tim Wilkinson on Oct 16, 2013 7:59 PM
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