|Joe Chrisman (#47202017)|
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My name is Joe Chrisman, I have been the Cemetery Sexton for the City of Winfield for 19 years and a genealogy buff for over 30 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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|Allison Oberle||RE: Rebecca Ann Green Foote|
Hi Joe. Thanks for finding both of the burial locations. I saw that you made a memorial for a TJ Green but I did not see a date of death so I was not sure if by chance when you were reading the records for the plots that the L might have looked like a T. I know I have a heck of a time transcribing handwritten records from that time. I think the William Green you found might be Rebecca and Leland's son. I was hoping maybe you could help point me in the right direction of who to contact to get records for those three burials? Thanks again for your help!
|Allison Oberle||Rebecca Ann Green Foote|
Thanks so much for looking up the burial site for Rebecca. Her husband passed many years before her. His name was Leland Jackson Green and he was born around 1848 and died Dec 28, 1903. I was hoping you could find his burial site as well since I don't know where he was buried. I do believe he died in Winfield. Thanks again for helping me with my research!
|Robert Ortega||Liva Frith|
Thank you for the photo. Too bad the headstone was missing.
|Steve Wilson||Robert E. Wallis Grave Photo|
Thank you so much for getting these photos! Really appreciate it.
If there is anything I can do out here in Maryland let me know.
|Carla Case||RE: William Maris|
You are most welcome.
|Keith McDonald||Jacob Henderson|
thanks for taking the time to get his photo for me.
|Howard Burough||Coffey Photo|
Thanks much for your time and effort to acquire this photo for me. It is greatly appreciated.
All the Best to you and Yours in the New Year coming.
|carl ||Grover and Emily Smith|
Thank you for the quick response for these family memorials.
What you do for others is of great value.
Added by carl on Aug 29, 2014 5:11 PM
|Don DeWitt||Dewitt plot|
Thanks for the photo and information.
|Kristin Anderson||Hugh Dell Anderson|
Thank you, Joe! It has taken me years to track down great uncle Hugh!
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