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Bonnie Morris Conrad (#46480766)
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Bio Photo I was born in Morgan County, Mo, down the road from Hopewell Cemetery. From the days of my first memory, my grandparents and parents took me to visit the little grave yards in Morgan county. I played among the stones and listened to the remembrances of the family who lay beneath, whose souls soared above. As my parents said, "Now is the time to honor their memories, lest we should neglect to repeat who they were and how much they changed their little corner of the world." As a pebble drops and changes it's place, it also creates it's own space and so have the pioneers who carved out a place and changed the world forever." Morgan County is full of people whose ancestors migrated from the East and became one with the land. They were great pioneers whose ancestors and they themselves fought in the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, The Mexican War, the Indian Wars,the War for Texas Independence, the Civil War on both sides and World Wars l and ll. My goal is to honor as many as I can.

I have lived all over the US and traveled abroad. I have five children,ten grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

I am a DAR member, Museum Guild member, Bay Area Genealogical Society member, Morgan County Museum Society member,
Cole County Historical Society member and I do cemetery restoration. I also transcribe and take pictures of cemeteries. I am working on a book for Family History.

I have more than one copy of all the pictures I have posted so if I can help anyone by sending them a picture, please let me know? I also have death certificates on many and family information.
I love helping other researchers and posters but if you use my info or pictures from my posts please cite me as the source. It causes researchers to hit blank walls when they don't have original sources and it is also considered plagerism and is an ethics issue. Thank you so much.
I want to add to my bio after all these years a great big thank you to all the researchers and
find a grave volunteers who have helped me and continue to add to the site and the memory of so many in cemeteries all over the US. You are remarkable and I appreciate every one of you.
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Dolores J. Rush
Hi!
We were just down in Osage and Miller counties the second weekend of July for a family reunion and to do a little research at the library in Linn. What do you know about Civil War camps along the Missouri River, specifically near St. Auberts?
Added by Dolores J. Rush on Jul 27, 2015 2:56 PM
Angela (Hart) Masterson
RE: Sarah Slocum
Sarah Jane (Thompson) Slocum was my 3rd-Great-Aunt. I'm a descendant of her brother William "Willie" Thompson. Her info and her husband's info came from their death certificates. Sarah's Missouri Death Certificate 40019 http://www.sos.mo.gov/images/archives/deathcerts/1946/1946_00040039.PDF.

Also research help from Ancestry.com.
Added by Angela (Hart) Masterson on Jul 22, 2015 6:14 PM
Kim Thornley Kovar
Sherry Kovar
I'm so sorry. It appears that I have failed to respond to your message from a month ago. Sherry was my mother in law. I am married to her son, Gary Wayne.

Right after her passing, we had so many friends and relatives visiting from out of town. I was very sick with an upper respiratory infection during that time. We had over 600 attend the funeral. She was loved by so many. It was such a beautiful service.

Again, I am so sorry I have not responded to your message. It's very nice to meet you!
Added by Kim Thornley Kovar on Jul 20, 2015 11:53 AM
Susan Renfro Anderson
William Henry Woolery
I just love what you wrote on his memorial with all the facts. Very interesting.
Added by Susan Renfro Anderson on Jul 20, 2015 10:02 AM
Susan Renfro Anderson
William H Woolery & Lula Speaker
I don't remember a place where you can list the source when you do edits, unless I add an additional writing on the pages. May be I am wrong. Lula died in 1911, so as you said his second wife is listed on the WWI Drat which I have added to my ancestry file. The only thing I did not have was his death certificate. I don't believe that I clipped the obituary out of the paper when he died since I was not back in Sedalia at that time. I use a lot of census records, but you can be fooled by some of them as I have found out lately. Ancestry.com is good at giving hints, but they don't always apply.
Added by Susan Renfro Anderson on Jul 20, 2015 9:33 AM
grandmacarol
Lula Woolery
Thanks so much for your input. I have added it, as well as some additional info to the bio.

Carol
Added by grandmacarol on Jul 20, 2015 4:06 AM
Susan Renfro Anderson
William H Woolery
First of all I have a picture of him with his first wife Lula May Speaker She was the daughter of Abraham Speaker and Hulda Gates. I posted a picture of her death certificate on my Renfro Family ancestry tree. There are marriage records for William H Woolery to Lula May Speaker and also to Lottie Lucille Lowery. I was also able to pull up her death certificate on the Mo Secretary of State Web Site. I did not have a death certificate for William H since he died after 1963. I used the census mainly to help me, but I did copy some trees from others and verified that they appeared to be correct. Also on the listing for the IOOF Otterville Cemetery, it lists Lula and states she was married to William, but that he and his second wife are buried in Florence, Morgan County, MO (Mt Olive Cemetery). I do not offhand remember if I have their memorials, but would gladly give them to you as they are not that closely related to me. As I remember, I created the memorial for Lottie after verifying thru the death certificate. One death certificate, that I verified had Woolery spelled as Woollery.
Please let me know if I can be of further assistance.
Added by Susan Renfro Anderson on Jul 17, 2015 11:29 PM
Diana
RE: Mary Fox
You're welcome Bonnie! :-) I am really glad to help.
Added by Diana on Jul 08, 2015 8:31 PM
M McNamee
RE: Hugh McNamee
I see at this site, http://www.germanmarylanders.org/churches/st-john-s-lutheran-hagerstown that George is mentioned as being moved to Rose Hill Cemetery but no other McNamee. Any news on where Hugh or Alice were buried? Hugh's widow, Alice Seeds McNamee, is in 1800 census living in Antietam.
Added by M McNamee on Jul 05, 2015 11:41 AM
Diana
RE: Susan Kelly
And thank you! :-)
Added by Diana on Jun 24, 2015 7:38 AM
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