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Cameron Herrell (#47967691)
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Att: Kansas Genealogists - I have over 450 memorials in Rush County KS that I need to transfer as I am winding down my volunteer work.

Merged Memorials: In the past year, some people are merging memorials where I have posted grave stone pictures on them and the final result is duplicate pictures. If you see one of these, please let me know and I will delete the excess.
I am starting to go down the alphabet list for Oak Hill Cemetery, Butler, MO to get this done and this project will take some time.

Also, note that some of the merged memorials have a wrong picture on them, also. Folks have already contacted me about this problem. I assure you, that I posted the pictures correctly the first time. One lady told me that this website has a glitch in it as she has experienced the same problem.

Thanks for your understanding.

My family on my Father's side came to Bates County in 1842. My wife's family on her Father's side came to Bates County in 1870. Since 1994, genealogy has been a hobby of mine and a passion to help others seeing the gravestones of their loved ones on this website as many cannot afford to travel here and see them in person. Thus, in order to help burial records be caught up in Bates County and assist our local library in order that they can help seekers,(they use this website quite often), I have worked to completely photograph each cemetery I visit, list the pictures, them post them on said memorials for that particular cemetery. My job is winding down as several others have been diligently taking pictures and posting the. I, and 2 local friends are still going to small cemeteries where nobody is being buried today, documenting the cemetery, and taking pictures of the grave stones for posterity.

PICTURES: Pictures posted on this website are automatically copyrighted. My pictures are free to copy off when you copy off a memorial of your loved one to post in your genealogy book. I just ask that you don't sell them or post on other websites and if you share them, please give me credit for taking it.

Thank you and have fun in your adventure.
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Genealogy Buff
Curtis & Leta Greer
Thank you so much for the transfers, I really appreciate all your hard work. I wondered if it would be okay to copy your photos onto my Ancestry account and give you full credit for the photos?
Added by Genealogy Buff on Oct 07, 2015 3:14 PM
Thanks for all the transfers from the Ninety Six Cemetery. I will try and work on them this winter. Thanks for all your hard work over the years on Find A Grave memorials!
Added by Marianne on Oct 01, 2015 2:49 PM
James R. Ainsworth birth year
Hi Cameron, Thanks for including wonderful photos of Ainsworth graves in Locust Hill Cem. I just entered a correction for James R. Ainsworth's (mem. 112365284). Birth year on stone looks like 1851 but it actually reads 1854 (note the distance of the line that appears to be a "1" from the 5). Hope this is helpful. I wanted to put a note when I entered my "edit," but this is the only way I find to do that. Thanks again. Margaret
Added by MargaretFrances on Sep 28, 2015 8:41 AM
sharon hayes
Concerning the Hamilton messages about new stones. I am not in that area to take a picture. If you would like me to transfer the files to you, just let me know.

Added by sharon hayes on Sep 24, 2015 2:25 PM
Terri Sager
Earl R. Mark
Thank you again for all the info you have posted and help you have given. It is greatly appreciated.

Terri A. Sager
Added by Terri Sager on Sep 22, 2015 9:28 PM
Dolores J. Rush
If you want to photograph the White cemetery on a spring Saturday, give me the heads up and we'll meet you there. I've been thinking of coming down and getting the information the library has on Martin and Kiturah and updating your librarians on what I know. Oh, and by the way, some of my family are buried in Oak Hill as well. White, Plummers, Lafollette, etc. The Donovan's, Martin's grandkids, lived in that big 2 story White house that is just across the road from Oak Hill (north side).
Added by Dolores J. Rush on Aug 31, 2015 6:57 PM
Lee Burner
Naria Jane Burner Herrell
Hi, I think we must be cousins. Enoch George Burner is my gg grandfather. His son Charles Lee Burner (my namesake) is my great grandfather. Harry Enoch Burner is my grandfather and Charles Lee Burner Sr. (should have been CLB II, and me CLB III) is my father.

Anyway, there is a small typo on the website. I believe Rachel Ann Talman (or Tallman) is the correct spelling, not Talwaw.

Thanks for your work on the Burner family gravestones. I live around KC and a few weeks ago visited Oak Hill Cemetery and found most of the key graves for my line of the family.

(Charles) Lee Burner (Jr.)
Added by Lee Burner on Jun 26, 2015 2:15 PM
I believe you posted a picture by mistake on memorial # 35357003.


Added by A.W.R. on Jun 10, 2015 7:17 PM
Angie Hall
RE: Thanks
Hi Cameron,

I want to send you a big "Thank you!!!!" for your help in locating the grave of my Gx3 Grandfather, Samuel Hall, Find A Grave Memorial# 126354274. There is no way I would have found the grave on my own.

Although I had called Crescent Hill Cemetery prior to my arrival, they were only able to tell me which section he was in (amongst 500 of "his friends" in that section). Apparently some of the older records were destroyed in a fire so they were unable to provide me the exact location of his grave.

To complicate matters, the writing on his headstone was so worn down, it was basically unreadable. Fortunately thanks to the picture you took of his headstone, I knew the general shape to look for, but honestly it was the names that you provided me of the headstones that were next to him that helped me actually locate his grave. It took me about 20 minutes to find it, but I did find it. However, there is absolutely know no way that I would have found his grave without your help!

Thank you so much Cameron, you are AWESOME!!!!!
Added by Angie Hall on Jun 02, 2015 10:55 PM

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