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RRiggan (#47270160)
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Bio Photo I am a 6th generation Iowan, My family have been here since 1852 on my mother side, possibly early on my fathers

I had always gone to the cemeteries with my mother and grandmother, I became active in researching geneology because I missed them both, I have been working on my family trees for years now, and when someone mentioned this site to me I was hooked!
Walking cemeteries is my favorite hobby sometimes my obsession.


*It is okay to use any of my photo's of headstones, for your family tree.

Transfer requests should be relatives, this includes siblings, parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents.

PLZ USE THE EDIT TAB on the upper right side of the memorials, then choose the Suggest a Correction feature for transfers or to add information and links. This option can really speed up your requests. Thanks

And I transfer memorials to family members, beyond the FAG requirements....
Unless of course they are my family.
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Julie
Oscar M Moore
Thank you so very much for the transfer. :) Julie
Added by Julie on Oct 23, 2014 10:07 PM
jo day
Sloan
Florence's number is 43915480 It isn't your page but it is your photo of the stone. I believe it is her husband's father or brother's
Thanks
Joanne
Added by jo day on Oct 03, 2014 8:18 AM
Meghan E
thank you!
Thanks for the info about the Riggan family! Vernice would be my grandfather. Dixie Riggan is my mother. I have been trying to build a family tree, but did not have much information.
Added by Meghan E on Sep 25, 2014 11:03 AM
EmilyD1037
Philip Fox d1846
You are taking care of a memorial page
for Philip Fox, husband of Sarah (Potts) Fox
Old Cemetery in Montgomery county IN.

There is at least one child missing:
34227236 Susan N. "Susannah" (Fox) Quillin

Susannah and her husband (Thomas Quillin/Quillen) are my great great grandparents. There is a memorial for him as well.
Added by EmilyD1037 on Sep 11, 2014 9:50 PM
michael gavin
RE: James Gilfillan
Thank you I'm glad he is in our family. His son Calvin is my 2nd GG father, 7 his son William Lamberton Gilfillan my great grand father, Susan Gilfillan my grandmother. If you get a chance I think I have most of them linked take a look. Thanks Michael
Added by michael gavin on Sep 10, 2014 4:34 PM
michael gavin
Find A Grave Memorial# 118603430
Hello They are my 3rd great grandfather &3rd great great grandmother. I have been working on linking them & adding photos I was wondering if you would please considering transferring them to me? Thanks Michael

James Find A Grave Memorial# 118603430



Ruth Adams (1810 - 1883)

is your 3rd great grandmother





Calvin Willard Gilfillan (1832 - 1901)

son of Ruth Adams



William Lamberton Gilfillan (1864 - 1932)

son of Calvin Willard Gilfillan



Susan Elizabeth Gilfillan (1896 - 1978)

daughter of William Lamberton Gilfillan



William Gilfillan Gavin (1924 - 2010)

son of Susan Elizabeth Gilfillan



michael Patrick McCormick Gavin
Added by michael gavin on Sep 09, 2014 9:36 PM
michael gavin
James & Ruth Gilfillan
Hello They are my 3rd great grandfather &3rd great great grandmother. I have been working on linking them & adding photos I was wondering if you would please considering transferring them to me? Thanks Michael

Ruth -60245465



Ruth Adams (1810 - 1883)

is your 3rd great grandmother





Calvin Willard Gilfillan (1832 - 1901)

son of Ruth Adams



William Lamberton Gilfillan (1864 - 1932)

son of Calvin Willard Gilfillan



Susan Elizabeth Gilfillan (1896 - 1978)

daughter of William Lamberton Gilfillan



William Gilfillan Gavin (1924 - 2010)

son of Susan Elizabeth Gilfillan



michael Patrick McCormick Gavin
Added by michael gavin on Sep 09, 2014 9:32 PM
Merry Helm
Sgt. Forest Decker
Hello,

I just come across the Silver Star citation awarded to Sgt. Decker for actions 11 days before he was killed in action. I was hoping to get a good photo of him to post with his citation in my work on Prairie Boys at War: Korea, a micro-history series that tells the history of the Korean War through the experiences of combat fighters from the northern prairie states, including Iowa. Also let me know if you'd like a copy of his citation?

Thanks,

M.M. Helm
www.prairieboybooks.com
Added by Merry Helm on Sep 06, 2014 10:35 AM
Denise Carter
Harsh
Thank you verymuch for the Harsh photos!
Added by Denise Carter on Aug 28, 2014 5:57 AM
Douglas Ray Mechler
Abraham Green
I agree that the stone I added was not for Abraham Green but it was in the same lot location per the cemetery records. There are no other stones in South Plain Grove Cemetery that remotely look like it could be for Abraham Green, so I would have to say that it is currently unmarked. He certainly is not buried around his family members and I double checked the back side of the family headstone and it was smooth.
Added by Douglas Ray Mechler on Aug 27, 2014 4:01 PM
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