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Mary Walzer (#47177344)
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Bio Photo I have been happily married for 40 years. I have one daughter & 6 grandchildren.
I retired from a major communications company several years ago.
I love to sew & garden, but mostly genealogy. I have three dogs that I spend a lot of time with as well.
I became interested in genealogy in 2000 when my Dad's cousins' husband sent him a package full of data he had collected on our branch of the family. My Dad asked me to look it over and before I knew it I was hooked. The man who sent the package was Lloyd Smith, a major contributor to this website. We have since become friends and finally got to meet when he travelled from IL to San Diego to attend our Family Reunion in 2011.
I am an avid researcher and have a tree called "The Drury Tree" on web-site.
After a trip to IL where I photographed the graves of numerous ancestors I became interested in cemeteries.
I try to pass on information to Find A Grave as I obtain it. I have found so many people here and feel it is a very important researching tool.
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Hugh Thompson
Hi Mary You sent some family links for Hugh Thompson this morning but you had him married to his Dad Correct this and I will add it to the memorial Take Care and God Bless Lloyd
Added by Lloyd on Mar 17, 2015 3:46 PM
Phineas A. Gates
RE: Albert
You are very welcome Mary. My family lived right across the street from your aunt and uncle on the corner of Converse. Newt was a great man I remember him coming over and helping my stepfather when we were laying concrete and building on to our home, you don't see people do that kind of thing much now days. My mother took painting lessons from Shirley, Shirley was really talented at painting, my stepfather still has some of the paintings. I have many Cananday family in Illinois and have found the spelling change in some of the lines, but did not find any of them living in Williamson County, but that does not mean they are not related I may not have found them in my tree yet. You should be very proud to of had Newt and Shirley for your uncle and aunt, as I am to of had them for my neighbor.
Phineas Gates
Added by Phineas A. Gates on Sep 13, 2014 11:17 AM
Linda Claxton
Michael Hugh Humphrey
Yes - Click on the flag and it should take you to a screen where you can delete the offering.

Happy to transfer your cousin if you wish.

Added by Linda Claxton on Apr 09, 2014 9:03 PM
Amanda Trill
Corum Beltz
Thanks for the links...I went ahead and added them for you...then transferred. Thanks for asking for him! :)
Added by Amanda Trill on Apr 07, 2014 10:12 PM
Thompson Family
I have added the links and I have transferred all the memorials to you. I am in the process of posting all of my photos from Oak Hill to find a grave. I do have a long way to go, I have thousands of photos. I was very happy to get your request and transfer the memorials to family.
Added by Denise on Jan 23, 2014 9:42 AM
Myra Starling
Age for Melissa Nelson
Hi Mary,

My name is Myra Starling, I have been adding cemetery records to some Illinois cemeteries for a few months now, the records that I am adding are coming from the genealogical periodical "Saga of Southern Illinois". In the July-Sept. 1975 issue the records for McGowan cemetery appear. I wanted to let you know that the record for Melissa A. wife of M. Nelson d. Aug. 10, 1864, has an age for Melissa as, aged 25 y. 2m 25 days.
Added by Myra Starling on Dec 12, 2013 11:19 AM
Patricia Leonberger Hooper
Caroline Crain
Caroline Lipsy Crain remarried after Samuels death. I do not know who she married but I suspect she is in this cemetery. I will keep looking for her.
Added by Patricia Leonberger Hoope... on Nov 17, 2013 11:19 AM
Tammy Anne Brust (Beckett)
RE: Marshall Thomas Crain
Believe it or not I am still trying to find Marshalls grave. Is Cindy Hampton's dad Bob? I see a Bob Hampton posting photos. I would really like to help take care of Hampton Cemetery. If Cindy would give him a message, he is more than welcome to contact me if he needs help. I was just out there last week and someone has done a wonderful job at cleaning it and setting up alot of the overturned stones. I walked outside of the cemetery in the woods, but then I ran into a few deer, they didn't look too happy to see me in their territory. I got out of there before I got attacked(it's rutting season). LOL
Added by Tammy Anne Brust (Beckett... on Nov 12, 2013 3:54 PM
Patti Jo
Hi Mary,

Your request to link Nell to her parents has been done. Sorry for the delay, just got back into this updating after the summer. My grandfather and Ed Gentry are brothers.
Patti Jo
Added by Patti Jo on Oct 30, 2013 2:18 PM
Susan Bishop
Arlie Cagle, Alice Cagle
Thank you for the updates. I was happy to add the new info and family links you provided!
Added by Susan Bishop on Oct 27, 2013 2:12 PM
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