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Ross Brewer (#47599369)
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I am working on geneology for the mid-Missouri Brewer (Russellville, Columbia, St Louis are on into Linn County, Brookfield) and mid to southern-Missouri Bayley's (Waynesville / Springfield area). I stumbled across Find A Grave and added it to my resources to help validate data not thinking about how much a photo of a tombstone can bring people and memories to life.

I took my first couple of pictures in a feeling of obligation prior to asking complete strangers to take pictures for me. Since, my daughter and I have discovered a whole new world with new experiences, wonders and questions. The people we have worked with and talked with have been a tremendous help and very warm hearted.

A new day has begun. I travel far and wide throughout Colorado and have family in Missouri were I know requests in the rural areas are growing. I wish fair weather and fun shooting with the respect due our friends and family that have moved on before us.
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Gerry Stanley
RE: Junior Wilson
Sorry to be so long responding to your request. I don't have records but I do know that Dudley Owen Wilson is buried by the same family marker as Harley and Jr. There is also a picture of Mabel E. Swaithe Wilson who I thought was Harley's wife. Now you say the wife was Mattie B. Wilson. Was Harley married more than once? Do you know where Mattie is buried? I'd like to make the link to Mattie if you know more? Don't know if this helps any but is all I have to offer.
Added by Gerry Stanley on Aug 25, 2014 2:40 PM
Gerry Stanley
RE: Junior Wilson
I couldn't find a MO death certificate for Jr. but there is one for Harley. The DC connects Harley to his father Dudley and mother Mabel. Do you know how to access the Missouri DC's? If not, go to www.sos.mo.gov/resources/deathcertificates. Good luck in all your searches.
Added by Gerry Stanley on Jun 06, 2014 8:38 AM
Gerry Stanley
RE: Junior Wilson
I'm sorry but I don't know anything other than what my pictures show. The Rothville Cemetery is fairly small and I have some family, including great grandparents, there. My grandmother was a Wilson, Vonia May Wilson, 1888, Marceline to 1956, Kansas City so I was interested in the name Wilson but was not able to make any connections.
Added by Gerry Stanley on Jun 06, 2014 8:32 AM
I Remember When
RE: William A. Rhea
I was sorry to 'rain on your parade' :) but I felt like you would rather know accurate information. Sorry I wasn't more help.
Hope you're able to find who you're looking for.
Best regards,
Nancy
Added by I Remember When on May 25, 2012 8:29 PM
I Remember When
William A. Rhea
Ross, I filled your photo request and took photos of all the ones buried there together. I created pages and added stones for all but you may need to do some double checking. The wife you have linked to William is not the right one. His wife Minnie is buried next to him. Also buried there is a daughter Lois Rhea Smith and her husband, Lt. Col. Lionel Smith. I have everyone linked together correctly and I suspect you will want to remove the link to the Minnie Bayley Rhea you have him linked to.
Are these all your family or what you thinking it was because of the Bayley link? Let me know
Best regards,
Nancy
Added by I Remember When on May 19, 2012 9:25 AM
Don Green
RE: Eugene and Dorothy Bledsoe
You're very welcome for the photos, Ross. Hope they do the area justice. Glad I could contribute to your California history.

Don
Added by Don Green on May 05, 2012 8:43 PM
Loyal (Tex) Nethery
Richard & Emma Neathery7
Ross thanks a lot for this one as I had a date wrong. I really appreciate you taking your time to help me document my family tree. THANKS
Added by Loyal (Tex) Nethery on Apr 25, 2012 8:30 PM
RHONDA HANDLIN (inactive)
MILDRED LEE WALLACE DUNLAP
THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR THE PHOTO!
Added by RHONDA HANDLIN (inactive) on Apr 25, 2012 4:38 AM
Rose Beebee
Max Bourland
Thanks so much for the Photo of Max Bourlands headstone. It was so nice of you to take your time to do this!
Rose Beebee
Added by Rose Beebee on Apr 24, 2012 8:45 PM
Jerry and Peggy
Chadez tomstones
Thank you very much for doing these three for me, I really appreciate it.

Peggy
Added by Jerry and Peggy on Apr 24, 2012 8:15 PM
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