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Ben Jacobson (#47010365)
 member for 7 years, 3 months, 8 days
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All edits to memorials can be done through the EDIT on the memorial page. If I don't get to your edit in a weeks time, please leave a message in my message below. This will e-mail me so I can take a look. Thanks!

I currently live in Byron, Illinois, but grew up in Stillman Valley. I also retype out anyone's lists they have put together, and they do not have a desire to post it on Find a Grave.

If you find a Memorial I have created, and they're your family. Let me know! I am more than happy to transfer. The only exception to this is with Brooklyn cemetery. I am the Vice-President of this cemetery, and we are still researching people here and connecting them. If you want a high resolution picture, also let me know.

Photo Policy
I retain the rights to all photos I take, and no one may repost the photos without my permission. I give my permission to family members who would like to use the photograph in their family tree to do so. I simply ask that I am credited for taking the photo.

Transfer Policy
I will transfer immediate family members to those that ask. I will not transfer anyone from Brooklyn due to myself being on the board and we are using this to keep track of people and the info we find out on them as we restore it.

Current Photographing Work
Christian Reformed Church Cemetery - Photographed 2008
Brooklyn Cemetery - Restoring
Byron Cemetery - Photographed
Riverview Cemetery - Photographed
Stillman Valley Cemetery - Photographed

Special Thanks
To Sherry for walking cemeteries for us.
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Judy Scudder Hook
# 31719084. Your site. Would you please add his obit to his site! Thank You!
Added by Judy Scudder Hook on Aug 11, 2015 9:58 AM
Norma Ruth (Mason) Stukenberg
She is not dead and does not want to be on Find A Grave website, please remove her page. I am a member of this website and I will put her on when she pass away. I am her daughter.
Added by sandy on Jul 16, 2015 9:48 AM
Judy Scudder Hook
Ivy Pearson
I'm new to find a grave. Will you add Ivy #31719084 to her parents Harry #147728286 Lucille #147900291 Garrison. Also her spouse died on 6-7-2015. He was buried by her. He remarried and here is his obit. His obit says he married Ivy Tyler (married name). Maiden name is Garrison. I lived next door to Harry & Lucy till they passed away. Thank you! Bob's obit
Added by Judy Scudder Hook on Jun 25, 2015 11:25 AM
edward smith
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please disregard last message it could be wrong
Added by edward smith on Jun 11, 2015 9:03 AM
edward smith
Catherine Meyers
I am curious as to your reason for believing Cathrine Meyers (Memorial# 40327242) is Stein and not Enterline. She is buried with her husband Peter Meyers, they are on the same stone, and their daughters Hannah Obit helps to substantiate this fact. "She was the daughter of Peter and Katherine Enterline Meyer. She was born in Dauphin Co., PA, January 28, 1841, and came west with her parents to Ogle county in 1854." And also the death info for their son Peter
Name Peter Enderline Meyers Father Peter Meyer Mother Mary Enderline Birth abt 1835 Death 16 Apr 1908 - Deer Park, Spokane, Washington - Age: 73. The 1850 census has:Peter Meyer 48,Cathrine Meyer 49,Isaac Meyer 20,Elizabeth Meyer 18,Peter Meyer 15,Cathrine F Meyer 13,Hannah Meyer 11,Sarah Meyer 9.
Added by edward smith on Jun 11, 2015 8:12 AM
David Joe Leonard
Larry William Knight
Hello Ben, my name is Dave Leonard. I am a friend of Larry's from US Navy Medical Corps School. He was my best friend in corps school. I have the details on his death in 1967 and have been trying to find a member of his family to see if they would like to know those details. Can you help me?
Thanks a lot.
Blessings from Camiguin Island Philippines, Dave
Added by David Joe Leonard on Jun 07, 2015 6:33 PM
Rebecca Millsap
Hi, are you related to Catharine Meyers? 40327242
Added by Rebecca Millsap on May 18, 2015 10:44 PM
Walter Dunn
Thanks for the transfers, I really appreciate them.

Walter Dunn
Added by Walter Dunn on Apr 20, 2015 7:55 PM
linda lake
RE: A Heart Felt Thank You
Thank you Ben!

I am new to Find A Grave so thank you for the guidance. I am specifically looking for the headstone of my 3rd great grandfather Elihu/Elihue Corkins. His engraving may be on the right side of the headstone for John and Diantha Lake at Kishwaukee. I only wonder, if this is the case, because his wife Sarah Calkins has her information engraved on the left side of this headstone. I will send an official request though and wait for the thaw :)

Added by linda lake on Feb 27, 2015 9:34 PM
linda lake
A Heart Felt Thank You

Thank you so very much for the transfer of my great grandfather's memorial (Henry Lake). I appreciate this so much!

On a side note, do you work on photo requests? I have another family member that I believe is also buried at Kishwaukee Cemetery. It is a mystery that you may be able to help me solve :)

Added by linda lake on Feb 20, 2015 9:56 AM
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