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Karen Brewer (#46823815)
 member for 9 years, 8 months, 7 days
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Bio Photo I am eighth generation Iowan. My mother's side of the family has been in Iowa since 1841. I have been working on my family history since 1980.

I began contributing to Find A Grave as a means to record the headstone inscriptions I had transcribed from walking many cemeteries back in the day, mostly Audubon, Cass, Clarke, Madison, Polk and Warren counties in Iowa and mostly relatives. This was before Find A Grave and way before Find A Grave turned into a genealogical site. My parents have also contributed headstone photographs they have taken. My main goal is to preserve what was written on the headstones, to learn about the people and to honor the deceased.

Please contact me by clicking the edit tab on the upper right hand corner of the memorial. I will not add highly detailed information such as census transactions. This data is more suited for sites like, or your virtual cemetery, etc.

Please use the edit tab to request links.

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I have meet so many nice people on Find A Grave.

Thank you!!

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Jeanne Gaumer
Lewis cemetery
I added notes that the 2 stones could not be found.
Added by Jeanne Gaumer on Oct 02, 2015 6:07 AM
Dawn Albrecht
RE: Your Mother
Thank you so much, its only been 5 months but it still feels like yesterday. I have so much to do on her behalf, I wish I had more hours in a day

Added by Dawn Albrecht on Sep 30, 2015 5:15 PM
V. Case Ford
RE: FAG#140418907(Mary Ann Poush)
If you need me to do some local searching I can, like the funeral home or local records.Thanks.
Added by V. Case Ford on Sep 18, 2015 4:18 AM
V. Case Ford
FAG#140418907(Mary Ann Poush)
Hi...I have photographed the Willis Cem today and find no MAry Ann Poush. Are you sure abt the location. This Willis Cem is Mt. Carmel, TN. Val
Added by V. Case Ford on Sep 17, 2015 7:57 PM
RE: Woodmere Cemetery
If you don't want the transfer, I will keep it. You can send the edit in a bio.
Just thought you might be related.
Added by Renee on Sep 10, 2015 5:52 PM
RE: Woodmere Cemetery
You are welcome. If you are related to the Cook' you need a transfer of Jerome?
Added by Renee on Sep 09, 2015 8:20 PM
Cook's at Woodmere
I found & added J.M. Cook, next to Eliza.
Added by Renee on Sep 09, 2015 6:49 PM
One of the Barnards
RE: Find A Grave # 55699714
Thank you!
Added by One of the Barnards on Sep 05, 2015 9:43 PM
Don Bedwell
Erastus Gardner 64345771
Memorial transfered back to you, thank you so much for transfering his memorial to me so that I could make family links and edits.
Added by Don Bedwell on Aug 26, 2015 7:02 PM
Josephine Osincup Keeney
Hi Karen,
Thank you so much for Josephine's obituary. I finally got it added to her memorial and also added to Family Tree at, to both, citing your courtesy as the transcriber. It is always such a pleasant surprize when I am contacted to see if I'd like this or that, so thank you too for making the extra effort. Sincerely, Pam
Added by pcarter55 on Aug 24, 2015 4:02 PM
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