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Vada L. Long (#46807018)
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Bio Photo Hi, I have been doing family Genealogy as far back as I can remember. My Great Aunt Pauline had me walking in cemeteries as soon as I was old enough to walk. My aunt Pauline Myers died in 2000 but I still carry on with her research.

This is a wonderful place to remember our loved ones and too pass along information to others. Coming from a military family I have been trying to record the graves of the Veterans, especially the civil war vets. Many of the old stones are gone but with a sight like this maybe they will not be forgotten. My daughter and I spend weekends finding old cemeteries that have been forgotten, (a lot of walking). We have also recorded cemeteries where all headstones are gone and the only records for these graves are recorded at the county library.

I want to thank Dave and Apple Dwiggins for the info on the Indiana Service men who were killed during World War II, and are buried at the Manila American Cemetery. See their web page here.

My grandma, Inez Rogers (Buried at Grandview Cemetery, Vigo Co. IN) died Aug. 7th 2009 if you have time please visit her memorial and leave a flower.
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Gigskid
RE: Lieut William A Crawford
Thank you so much!
Added by Gigskid on Mar 29, 2016 6:12 PM
Katie May
21033639
Catherine Jane Haltom Woodburn was my great Aunt. My grandmother was Dora May Haltom Beaman. Their maiden name was "Haltom" with an m.

Thank you for the all the work you do. You make my family grave searches much easier.
Added by Katie May on Mar 28, 2016 1:35 PM
James Hoover
RE: S. N. Harrington
Thanks!
Added by James Hoover on Mar 19, 2016 7:23 AM
James Hoover
RE: S. N. Harrington
Thank you for creating it.

Jimmy
Added by James Hoover on Mar 18, 2016 6:36 AM
Shirley Gragg
Thank you
... for posting the picture of the County Home Cemetery [aka the Poor Farm] for Joseph A Wright
[Cemetery Photo Added by: Vada L. Long] at Find A Grave Memorial# 137655051
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=137655051&ref=acom

Did you happen to 'survey' the cemetery also; and - if so - were you successful in finding any readable headstones?

ANY info on this person would be greatly appreciated.
Added by Shirley Gragg on Mar 15, 2016 2:29 PM
Mary Duffer Morgan
KESTER, TRUEBLOOD & JOHNSON
Vada, thank you so very much for sending the obits to me and they have been added to my file and Find A Grave. They are so appreciated.
Added by Mary Duffer Morgan on Mar 05, 2016 7:40 AM
DHBrantley
Capt Carl Bohmin
May I have your permission to upload your photo of Carl for my ancestry.com tree? This is a family member, I sure appreciate you considering.
DB
Added by DHBrantley on Feb 08, 2016 4:00 PM
Larry
Headings Chapel Cemetery
I visited this cemetery in about 1993 or 94. I found the gravestone of my great grandfather George W. McConnell at that time. It was way back on a dead end road far from everyone. The cemetery was in a neglected state at the time I visited. George's tombstone was toppled and it looked as if the place had had no attention in a long number of years.

My Uncle Jim, his grandson, and I righted the stone and tried to prop it up, between the base and the engraved stone with stones found nearby.

From the nice pictures it appears that much has been done to rehab this cemetery. It appears that George's stone may have a new base. Those making those improvements are to be commended and thanked as well as Vada for the posting. It is the first time that I have been aware that there was a newspaper reporting of George's death.
Added by Larry on Feb 04, 2016 5:30 PM
jim gillis
RE: Corp Francis Wilson Stutler
Sorry, I must have been thinking of someone else. A great big thank you.
Added by jim gillis on Jan 24, 2016 1:53 PM
MyGrandmaAnne
Hobermeyer/Habermeyer Cem. Vigo IN
Hi Vada! I just saw you have done some notable work in the cemetery listed above. My ancestors John Habermeyer, wife Adeline Eberwein, and brother George, were from Germany and settle around Lost Creek, in Vigo County. I know they were buried in the Woodlawn Cemetery, and George was a jolly Saloon Keeper, but do you know if the Cemetery has any relation to the family? Thank you, and I hope you don't mind my asking but you where the only one who seemed to have contributed to the cemetery.
Added by MyGrandmaAnne on Dec 01, 2015 9:10 AM
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