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Shawdau (#47263480)
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Bio Photo I am a direct descendant of the Copp, Brown, Peck, Ward, McIntyre, and Shaw families on my father's side. Roloff, Crescelius, Garbrecht, Pfersich, Zastrow, and Ziemer families from Prussia on my mother's side. I am making a special effort to photograph stones at Terre Haute Cemetery in Henderson County, IL. Many of the stones are faded and breaking off. I want to preserve them digitally before it's too late. My Peck & Shaw ancestors rest at this cemetery, so it is very important to me.

As with everyone else, if you find a relative's memorial that I have created, you can have it to manage. Just drop me a note via Find-a-Grave. I am creating memorials because I can get to these cemeteries to take the pictures. I appreciate the memorials people have made for my family members who are buried far away. Thank you, all!

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Clara Salter
I updated Clara Stecker Salter as you requested. I looked on the Illinois Statewide database and found her father, Charles, died in Peoria Jan 29, 1921, and her mother Nov. 12, 1935 in Peoria. Clara is not related to me, but she was married to my great-great uncle, Benjamin Salter. If she is related to you, I would be happy to transfer her over as I don't trace the "in-law" side of my family.
Added by Cindy on Oct 23, 2016 2:20 PM
Patricia KH
Transfer of 153469731 & 153469768
What great work you have done. I would be interested in managing the following two sites, as they are my great-grandparents, John D. Allen & Amy Benson Allen. Thank you! Patricia
Added by Patricia KH on Oct 16, 2016 7:07 PM
Carol Kreider
Emma Evans
Thank you so much for taking the photo of her gravesite. I really appreciate your effort. Thanks!
Carol Kreider
Added by Carol Kreider on Oct 12, 2016 8:43 AM
Thank you so much for the photo of Samuel Evans grave.
Added by Myra on Oct 12, 2016 7:08 AM
Martha Evans
Thanks for keeping me on my toes!!! Thank You for all the photos!! Stones are a Great addition to the memorial! Thanks! :)
Added by JuJu on Oct 09, 2016 5:18 PM
Charles & Marsha Tinkham Garrett
curts Cemetery
can you tell me where this cemetery is located in Henderson county?
Added by Charles & Marsha Tinkham... on Oct 02, 2016 11:10 AM
Jan Dishon
Vivian Roehing
Thank you so much for the photo of their tombstone.
Added by Jan Dishon on Oct 01, 2016 7:32 AM
Stephen Cantrell
Swan Lake Memory Garden photos
Many thanks for all of the photos taken at Swan Lake Memory Gardens!
Were all of these taken in "Devotion"?
Added by Stephen Cantrell on Sep 30, 2016 8:04 PM
Carol Davis
RE: Sarah Margaret Allen
Whatever you can do will certainly be appreciated.
Added by Carol Davis on Sep 26, 2016 12:56 PM
Carol Davis
Sarah Margaret Allen

I am trying find where my great, great grandmother, Sarah Margaret (Emery) Allen is buried. She was born Oct. 29, 1849 and died April 21, 1881, and was living in Durham township, Hancock County, Ill. at the time. I noticed that you had photographed the headstones of her parents, Arthur and Elizabeth Emery in the La Harpe cemetery. Other family members are also buried there. When you have time, could you see if Sarah might be there as well? Thanks so much for all you do.

Carol Davis
Added by Carol Davis on Sep 25, 2016 2:16 PM
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