|Linda and William S. (#46961623)|
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I'm an avid photographer/archivest, having taken the majority of both my and my husband's family's graves. We take (outdoor) cemetery photos from March/April to November or December/snowfall within an hour or so in all directions of N'east Wisconsin, incl: Outagamie; Winnebago; Calumet; Manitowoc; Sheboygan to the East; and in the West: Waushara, and some of Portage, if we're in that area. Mausoleum photos, of course, can be taken all year.|
NOTE to those requesting grave photos in Wisconsin: Although each year is different, we don't usually see any ground-level graves until at least April, given the weather in our area. Thanks for understanding!
Here's a poem that touches my heart. It is the reason we are in this service; for both the living and those who have gone on before us.
THE RECORDING OF A CEMETERY BY THELMA GREENE REAGAN
Today we walked where others walked On a lonely, windswept hill; Today we talked where other cried For Loved Ones whose lives are stilled.
Today our hearts were touched By graves of tiny babies; Snatched from the arms of loving kin, In the heartbreak of the ages.
Today we saw where the grandparents lay In the last sleep of their time; Lying under the trees and clouds - Their beds kissed by the sun and wind.
Today we wondered about an unmarked spot; Who lies beneath this hollowed ground? Was it a babe, child, young or old? No indication could be found.
Today we saw where Mom and Dad lay. We had been here once before On a day we'd all like to forget, But will remember forever more.
Today we recorded for kith and kin The graves of ancestors past; To be preserved for generations hence, A record we hope will last.
Cherish it, my friend; preserve it, my friend, For stones sometimes crumble to dust And generations of folks yet to come Will be grateful for your trust.
When corresponding, please indicate the name of the person/people whose grave photo I took. Thanks! :)
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|Danielle Green||RE: Lyle Kamps|
Thanks for checking. I figured this was a long enough wait and the stone would be up. There will be a stone at some point.
Thanks for your efforts.
|Michael J. Petrie||RE: Patricia M Petrie|
I checked at the WI Vital Records office today. There's no mention in the birth or death indexes for a Patty M. Petrie for the date given on the stone.
|Michael J. Petrie||RE: Patricia M Petrie|
Here's the obituary for Patricia. I'm unaware of a Patty and she has a brother born in July of 1951.
Appleton Post Crescent, Wed. Feb. 24, 1965, p. D5:1. Patricia Mary Petrie, Rt. 2, Menasha. Infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Al (Ruthie) Petrie passed away Tuesday evening, 4 hours after birth. In addtion to her parents she is survived by one sister, Marlene, two brothers, Al Jr., and Ronnie, all at home, her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John L. Petrie, Fond du Lac and Mrs. Warren Sager, Appleton. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Brettschneider-Trettin Funeral Home. Burial will be in St. Mary's cemetery, Menasha.
Thanks so much for your time and effort for going out and taking a photo of Clara's grave. Your time is much appreciated.
Thanks so much for your time and effort for going out and taking a photo of Clarence's grave. Your time is much appreciated.
|Jean Hallenbeck||John Plantz|
Thank you so much for the picture.
|Tim Koenig||Thanks for the transfers!|
Hi Linda & William: Thank you for creating, and then transferring, the pages for my uncle, aunt and cousin. - Tim
|Becky O||RE: Thomas & Margaret Emerson|
I declined the edit for Erwin because it conflicts with the date on the headstone, if you have source document that says otherwise, let me know and send another edit and I'll change it.
Added by Becky O on Jul 16, 2015 7:36 AM
|Eric Ihde||memorial transfer request|
Hi Linda and William,
'm Eric Ihde user # 48704493
I'm hoping you would transfer some family memorials to me so I may manage them.
Joseph Scovronske 117809849
Margaret Scovronske 117809836
Donald Scovronske 117809820
Thank you in advance. I respect the work you have done.
|Amanda Forrestal Cook||Major Alfred Belanger|
I saw your pictures of the graves of Alfred and Alvira Belanger. They were my G-G-G Grandparents. Alfred was born in Quebec Canada and served in the Civil War. He entered the service with the Private rank, and got promoted to Major during his service. Here is his military information:
- Residing in Grand Rapids, WI at time of enlistment
- Enlisted on Dec 30 1863 as Private
- Enlisted into G Company, 12th Infantry (Wisconsin) on Dec 30 1863
- Mustered out from 12th Infantry (Wisconsin) on Jul 16 1865
Sources for the above information:
- Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion, (1886)
I wish I could find a photograph of him but I haven't had any luck yet. I even tried putting his company name and clicked on images but there were no pictures of him, just the main Captains and other officers. Thank you for taking a picture of their graves and posting them on here.
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