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Lisa Gerald (#47005408)
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Bio Photo Feel free to contact me with any corrections or additions to my listings!

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Please also feel free to add more photos to the memorials - portraits, snapshots, etc. If you need more photo slots just let me know; if you have a better gravestone picture I'm fine with deleting mine.

And here's a standing "Thank you" to the usual suspects, for sending corrections, links & additional info for the local memorials; I know your work is impeccable!


Primary focus is documenting West Aurora Cemetery. Nearly all marked graves now have photos posted; a few fallen, broken, and overgrown stones still need to be identified and photographed. (About half of the documented burials are known to be unmarked.) Please check out the "unknowns" if you are missing a family member who you think might be buried at West Aurora!

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Leslie & Don
Thank you for the transfers of my great-grandparents Harry & Edna Buehl
Added by Leslie & Don on Apr 12, 2015 7:11 PM
David Nicholson
Lisa--thanks for the updates.
Added by Deb on Mar 18, 2015 12:35 PM
Mary Hall Miller
Wow! Thank you!
Added by Mary Hall Miller on Mar 10, 2015 4:20 PM
P. Pomeroy
RE: Wehler gravestone
Your welcome!
Added by P. Pomeroy on Mar 06, 2015 11:47 AM
Jack Babel
RE: Babel obit
Yes Lisa this is my dad so I'd appreciate it if would transfer to me & correct as you suggested.
Jack Babel
Added by Jack Babel on Mar 03, 2015 12:09 PM
Kathy Robinson
RE: John Wesley Miller
Whoa....I just found a Lydia Miller, born the same year (1837) and same place (Ohio) living in Atlas, Pike, IL on the 1900 census with John W. Miller, who was born in 1870. She was the mother of 6 children with 6 children still living. Sounds like the same Lydia Watters Miller!
Added by Kathy Robinson on Feb 27, 2015 12:36 PM
Kathy Robinson
John Wesley Miller
Hmmm.....the Washington Death Index has his date of death as Sept. 19, 1924 and his age as 64. No year of birth listed. His mother is listed as Lydia Watters and his father as Wesley Miller. He's definitely not on any census with his father, but obviously everyone knew who his parents were! I found all the other kids, except Viola M. Miller and asked the creators to link them back to JJW Miller.
I think I'll check census records for John Wesley Miller now. He was raised in the home of James Blair Morrison and Livingotha Sapp and is buried in their family plot in Quincy Cemetery, Quincy, Grant County, Washington.
Added by Kathy Robinson on Feb 27, 2015 12:07 PM
Kathy Robinson
RE: John Wesley Miller
Good eye! I didn't notice that....I will check out the death index...
Added by Kathy Robinson on Feb 27, 2015 11:59 AM
Kathy Robinson
RE: JJW Miller
He may have been. That makes sense! I have Almina Roberts marrying J. A. Callender, but nothing else.
Added by Kathy Robinson on Feb 27, 2015 11:16 AM
Kathy Robinson
RE: JJW Miller
Thanks! I found his marriage to Lydia Watters, it was June 24, 1852 in Pike County, Illinois. Her name is spelled "Waten" and he was "Wesley Miller". She must have died between 1863-1870. I have their kids as: Viola M., George W., Mary A. (sent links on findagrave), Nancy C., and Martha E. Still hunting down death info for Viola, George and Martha. No kids with Fidella Butler. Found 4 kids with Mary Vickroy: Lavina, Ray, Charles Ren (sent links) and Guy (sent links). There is one other child a findagraver sent me: John Wesley Miller, buried in Quincy Cemetery, Quincy, Grant County, Washington. Word is he was an illegitimate child? Hmm....Still working on it!
Added by Kathy Robinson on Feb 27, 2015 10:49 AM
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